Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

2nd Annual Breakthrough Car Show

May 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join in the fun of this automotive extravaganza. Experience the sights and sounds of elegant autos from yesteryear to the technologically advanced super cars of today at the historic Hart Farm, which is part of Pamplin Historical Park located near Petersburg, Virginia. The Breakthrough Car Show is open to all makes, models and years of vehicles and anyone can bring out their ride and participate in the show.

The first 150 registered show vehicles receive goody bags and dash plaques. Pre-register your single vehicle by May 1, 2021 for $15.00 or vehicle registration is $20.00 per vehicle thereafter and at the show. The first 150 registrants will also receive a $5.00 food coupon.

Show day registration begins at 8:00 am. Participant’s Choice judging will result in over 60 awards. The award presentation will take place at 2:30 pm. Spectator parking and show admission is free. A reduced “day of show only” Pamplin Historical Park admission will be available for those who want to explore the 424 acres of battlefields, historic homes, museums and more.

Vendors will have food, drinks and more throughout the day. Everyone can take part in a silent auction, door prizes and more.

The event is Rain or Shine! All proceeds from this event benefit Pamplin Historical Park. This event is in partnership with Car Club Council of Central Virginia.

Sponsored by Budz with Sudz, Coastal Virginia Auto Show, Southside Electric Cooperative, Strosnider Chevrolet, Virginia Motorsports Park and Walmart. Supporting sponsors: Advance Auto Parts (Dinwiddie), Auto Zone (Colonial Heights)Dalton Watson Books, Griot’s Garage, Hagerty Insurance, J. C. Taylor Insurance, JEGS, Lincoln Electric, Meguiar’s, NAPA Auto Parts (Dinwiddie), O’Reilly Auto Parts (Dinwiddie)RockAuto.com, Stoner Car Care, Texas Roadhouse (Colonial Heights), Top Flight Automotive, Tractor Supply Company, Universal Vintage Tire.

Located near Petersburg, Virginia, Pamplin Historical Park is about 30 minutes south of Richmond and is convenient to both Interstates 95 and 85 and US Highways 1 and 460. Pamplin Historical Park is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Click here for a downloadable and printable version of the show flyer.

Click here for a downloadable and printable version of the show registration form.

Click here for a vendor application to participate in the event. Food and Non-Food vendors are welcome.

The health and safety of visitors and staff is a first priority. The park is following the governor of Virginia’s guidelines. Frequent cleaning and sanitation of high contact surfaces is performed daily. Staff members wear face coverings and visitors are encouraged to do so as well. Social distancing of a physical six feet will be maintained throughout the 424-acre park and building occupancy levels will be closely monitored. Hand sanitizer is available at locations throughout the park.