Enter the chautauqua classic Car Show


Saturday, May 21, 2022
NE Corner of East Main at Chipley Park, on Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, FL 
Cruise-In: 9 am
Showtime: 10 am - 3 pm

Voting: 10 am-2:30 pm

The LakeFest 2022  Chautauqua Classic Car Show is one of the many events and exhibits comprising the 3-day festival in DeFuniak Springs, Florida.  Enter your unique/classic/vintage/modern vehicle to show off to as many as 5,000+ guests anticipated at the 2022 event!  Then, join the parade at 4 pm and show off that beautiful car/truck/motorcycle even more.  Also, car show registrants are also provided a free primitive campsite for overnight stays Friday and/or Saturday evenings.  Check the right boxes in your registration form if you wish to add these extra activities!

Chautauqua Classic Car Show Registration Form

Registration Fees

  • $10 for Motorcycles 
  • $25 for Cars and Trucks


Antique – vehicle is 50+ years old (vehicle built 1971 or earlier, both foreign and domestic.)
Classic – vehicle is 30 – 49 years old (vehicle built between 1972 and 2002, both foreign and domestic.)
Modern – vehicle is 2003 to present, both foreign and domestic.

*Low riders and squatted trucks are welcome 

Schedule (Saturday, May 21, 2022)

  • 9 am:  Cruise-In, Chipley Park, Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435 . Show will actually be in NE Corner of East Main at Chipley Park between Circle Drive and the water's edge of Lake DeFuniak (festival grounds).
  • 10 am-2:30 pm:  Car Show voting by the public
  • 3:00 pm:  Presentation of Awards. Main Stage amphitheater located next to Car Show exhibit site.
    • Modern Class for each Car, Truck, & Motorcycle: 1st & 2nd place
    • Classic/Vintage Class for each Car, Truck, & Motorcycle  :  1st & 2nd place
    • Antique Class for each Car, Truck, & Motorcycle : 1st & 2nd place
    • Mayor's Overall Choice
  • 3:45 pm:  Line up for the LakeFest Parade
  • 4:00 pm: LakeFest Parade

All major credit cards are accepted on the website for registration.

Car entries will be accepted the day of the event, pre-registration is NOT required.