The New Year is upon us, and that means it's time to start polishing those wheels for car show season! January is prime time for car enthusiasts in Phoenix, because that is when the big collector car auctions come to town. Although the largest auction is in Scottsdale, this year's calendar has events spread throughout the Valley including some non-auction shows as well. Check out the list of Phoenix-area car shows below:
Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event
When: January 18th-24th
Where: WestWorld, Scottsdale, AZ
What: The "World's Greatest Collector Car Event" features special events, a lifestyle pavilion, and of course, thousands of beautiful and unique vehicles for sale in a no-reserve auction format.
Admission: $15-55 daily, $10 after 5pm, other discounts available
Kruse International Collector Car Auction
When: January 8th-10th
Where: Renaissance Hotel and Spa, Glendale, AZ
What: More than 200 classic and collectible automobiles for sale.
Admission: $10, free for kids 12 and under
International Classic Auctions
When: January 16th-18th
Where: Diamond Ranch, Gilbert, AZ
What: Over 400 classic cars, muscle cars, and street rods will be for sale at this three-day event.
Admission: $10, free for kids 12 and younger
Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auction
When: January 20th-24th
Where: Scottsdale Road and Mayo Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ
What: Over 600 classic European and American cars for sale at this "All Reserve, All The Time" auction.
Admission: $20 general admission
RM Auctions' Automobiles of Arizona
When: January 21st-22nd
Where: Arizona Biltmore Resort, Phoenix, AZ
What: Over 160 collectible and rare vehicles including a large collection of classic British cars.
Admission: $100 for two people
Gooding and Company Scottsdale Auction
When: January 21st-23rd
Where: Fashion Square Mall, Scottsdale, AZ
What: A catalog of over 100 antique and rare vehicles are for sale at Gooding's first ever two-day auction event.
Admission: $30 general admission, $75 catalog for two
Silver Auctions Arizona Auction
When: January 22nd-25th
Where: Fort McDowell Casino, Fountain Hills, AZ
What: The affordable classic car auction has over 160 lots to choose from.
Papago Military Vehicle Show
When: January 30th-31st
Where: Scottsdale, AZ
What: Check out Jeeps, Humvees, and other military vehicles on display at this unique car show and swap meet.
Admission: Free (Parking $5 donation)
Quartzsite Rock and Roll Classic Car Show
When: January 30th-31st
Where: Quartzsite, AZ (130 miles west of Phoenix)
What: Rock and Roll car show featuring classics, hot rods, customs, street rods, and more! Stick around for the hobby, craft, and gem show.
Admission: FREE (plus free parking)