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Antique Car Show and Classic Hill Climb


June 2018 & 2019

Schedule of the Day's Events:

Roadster Hill Climb: 9:30 AM - Noon

A popular event during the 1920s, 30s, and 40s coming to Port Washington this June! Classic roadsters, pre-1940, assemble at Hempstead Harbor Beach Park, 175 W. Shore Rd. One at a time the cars race up the hill and get timed while the public watches and cheers from sidewalks lining the route. The cars return to the Park for another climb. Each car gets 3 runs up the hill. Unique trophies and prizes will be awarded to the winners in multiple categories. REQUIREMENTS BELOW!


Classic Car Show: Noon - 4 PM

Sands-Willets House, 336 Port Washington Blvd

See classic cars up close & meet their owners. Over 40 cars on display. Docent-led tours of Sands-Willets House, live music, hot dogs, popcorn. Free admission to general public.

To participate with your car, first read the requirements below, then click here to download the application form!

All entries for the Hill Climb must be approved by Jon Ruvio, President, Vintage Flathead Timing Association.

Limited space! Don’t wait too long!  

Email us with your specific questions!


  • No Engine Displacement over 250 C.I (Unless otherwise specified)

  • Model A 4 cylinder preferred

  • Car body MUST be 1940 or older

  • Stock bodied cars with fenders will be accepted

  • No OHV conversions 

  • No modern running gear (Transmissions or rear axles must be pre-1953) 

  • Mechanical brakes are accepted, hydraulic is preferred 

  • Remember this is a historical reenactment. The parts and overall appearance of your car must be period correct. (No mag wheels, or modern style parts). Period clothing and style are appreciated and will help achieve the look we are going for.


Sponsored by the Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society

 in cooperation with the Vintage Flathead Timing Association

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