About Hot Rod Holiday

The Ozark Empire Fairgrounds invites you to the Ozarks only INDOOR car shows returns to Springfield, MO, this winter for the 9th year to brighten up a cold November weekend. Hot Rod Holiday show on November 19 and 20, 2022. It’s affordable family fun featuring a selection of street rods, custom cars, street machines, hot pickups, race cars and imports.

75,000 square foot E-Plex buildings will be filled with outstanding rides from all over the Midwest. Several local and regional car clubs will also have their vehicles on display.

The show is just as much about the spectators as the cars. Sunday features a Pin Up Contest. Santa will be at the show both days for the kids to get photos for the holidays.

M.O.S.S (Missouri Ozarks Scale Specialists) will again offer scale modelers a chance to compete for trophies and awards in the 5th Annual Model Car Contest on Saturday November 19th.

Several local and regional Automotive Artists offering everything from airbrushed and pinstriped panels, t-shirts and sculptures as well as original works will have booths at the show displaying their wears, and to discuss how they might be able to personalize your own ride.

Saturday evening the Southwest Missouri Drag Racers Hall of Fame and Annual Reunion takes place in Center Hall. Each year they induct Pioneers, Legends and Rising Stars into our Southwest Missouri Drag Racers Hall of Fame, racers whom have raced on the tracks here in the Ozarks. Race cars from those being inducted are on display both days in Center hall as well as tables full of memorabilia from the local Drag Racers, and tracks.

The show will also offer a great variety of vendors with the latest gear for your ride, your garage and you.

Show hours are Saturday, November 19, 2022 – 10am till 8pm and Sunday, November 20, 2022 – 11am till 5pm. Awards presentation is set for 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $15 for adults, children 12 and under are FREE and Parking is free.

Show location:

Ozark Empire Fairgrounds

3001 North Grant Avenue

Springfield, MO 65803

Kids 12 and under get in FREE & Parking is FREE

*Purchase of a ticket does NOT guarantee an autograph from special  guests.