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4th Annual Breakthrough Car Show

May 13, 2023 @ 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 5, 2023 for $15.00 or vehicle registration is $20.00 per vehicle thereafter and at the show.

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.

Rain date TBA. All proceeds from this event benefit Pamplin Historical Park. This event is in partnership with Car Club Council of Central Virginia.

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.

Special thanks to our Gold Sponsors: Bank of Southside Virginia, Coastal Virginia Auto Show, Southside Electric CooperativeStrosnider ChevroletVirginia Motorsports Park and the following sponsors: Advance Auto Parts (Dinwiddie), AutoMeter, Griot’s GarageDalton Watson Fine Books, Gary’s Automotive Again (Dinwiddie)JEGSJ. C. Taylor InsuranceLincoln ElectricMeguiar’s, MotorbooksO’Reilly’s Auto Parts (Dinwiddie)NAPA (Dinwiddie)RockAuto.comStoner Car Care, Top Flight Automotive and Touchstone Bank.

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 downloadable and printable version of the show non-food vendor application.

Click here for a downloadable and printable version of the show food vendor application.


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