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  • Local Vendors!

    I been receiving more and more requests these days for vendor information- both from event organizers and vendors themselves. I...

  • Expanding the Area Rides Community

    Area Rides is now beta testing a new social network from PushUp is a local business getting a new social platform up...

  • Facebook Woes & A New Network

    It has been pointed out that the automated system for posting events on the Area Rides Facebook Page does not post them until...

  • The Area Rides Newsletter

    It is doing surprisingly well! I never thought there would be as much interest in something of the sort. Apparently people are...

  • Sponsorship: Area Rides and You

    I am attempting to expand coverage of shows with video. I will still do local shows, but I want to go a bit outside the Saint...

  • A 16 Year Show to End

    This year marks the final year of a sixteen year tradition in Brighton, Illinois. Though it's hard to see it go, there are...

  • Feeling Judgemental?

    The folks putting together the SCC Cougar Car Show on September 14, 2014 are looking for some judges. If you have judged a car...

  • There's been a hiccup

    Much needs to be done for Area Rides, but since it's a one-man show and this one man's mother is currently having some serious...

  • It begins in Three Weeks

    I admit the new Area Rides Dashboard is sparse at the moment. But do not despair, dear reader, there is more to come. Three...

  • Just About Ready...

    There are just a couple tiny tweaks that need to be done before I'll finally dust off my hands and proclaim the site done....

  • AR Facebook - Where are the Flyers?

    In short: You'll not find them on the Area Rides Facebook Page. In long: There are only three reasons why it is different from...

  • Every Year it Gets Better!

    With each new season, Area Rides gets event listing submissions earlier and earlier. I think it was the beginning of 2013 that...

  • Three More Years of Racing at Belle-Clair Speedway

    According to a recent press release from the Belle-Clair Speedway: Belle-Clair Promotions LLC Completes 3 year Agreement! We are...

  • One Down, Many to Go

    Now that the first event of the year has come and gone I am getting more excited about the "official" beginning of the show...

  • Memories Car Club Cruise

    A Slight Change The Memories Cruise schedule is the same as last year- first Friday of the month April through October from 4:00...

  • A New Complimentary Service!!

    Send Area Rides a copy of your event's flyer before you mass distribute them and I will gladly proofread it. I understand that...

  • Still Hacking Away

    A lot has been achieved on the new site, but there is still plenty to do. As I said before further tweaking is needed but it is...

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Events at a Glance

Wed Apr 23 @12:00AM
Gateway MSP Test n' Tune - Madison, IL
Fri Apr 25 @12:00AM
Shelbyfest - Hermann, MO
Fri Apr 25 @ 5:00PM - 09:00PM
Chick-fil-A Cruise - Arnold, MO
Fri Apr 25 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Outsiders Car Club Sonic Cruise - Kirkwood, MO
Sat Apr 26 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
GTA Springfest - Owensville, MO
Sat Apr 26 @ 9:00AM -
Mud Bug Run - St. Louis, MO
Sat Apr 26 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Rockin' the Route Car Show - Carthage, MO
Sat Apr 26 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM
Lightning Bugs Car Show - Energy, IL
Sat Apr 26 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Arrive and Drive - Taylorville, IL
Sat Apr 26 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Blessing of the Bikes & Hot Rods - Peoria Heights, IL


For event info submissions, questions, comments or insults contact Steve!