Cruisin' Ocean City



October 5-6-7, 2023

 Downloadable Application

Show Hours:

  • Thursday 9am-5pm
  • Friday 9am-5pm
  • Saturday 9am-5pm


  • OC Convention Center (4001 Coastal Highway Ocean City, MD)


  • $15/day 
  • Weekend Pass $40








Hot Rod Show 2023

Keep checking back for special guest announcements and concert info!

Brilliant paint, bright chrome, and tricked-out American street rides will be showcased inside the Ocean City Convention Center on October 5-6-7, 2023 for the 42nd Annual Hot Rod & Custom Car Show.  This show will be held in conjunction with Endless Summer Cruisin.  From wild customs to cool classics, extreme trick trucks to hot muscle cars, and more, all will be on display at this Championship auto show.

Trophies will be given out to the top three in each class as well as over $2,000 cash and specialty awards including Elite 8, Outstanding Paint, Outstanding Engine, Best Interior, Best Undercarriage, Outstanding Display, Best Engineered and Most Popular.

Space is limited so don’t delay, register today!

There is so much to see and do at this year’s Hot Rod & Custom Car Show so make sure to mark your calendars for October 5-6-7, 2023 and cruise on down to Ocean City Maryland for the 42nd Annual Hot Rod & Custom Car Show!

For vendor information please email Jacklyn@specialeventpro.com

For additional information email infoevent@specialeventpro.com

Please note the town of Ocean City has implemented a new trailer parking ordinance that prohibits trailer parking on city streets from May 1st – October 31st.  Limited free trailer parking is available for the indoor show participants at the OC Convention Center as well as the route 50 Park & Ride located at the south side of route 50 just before you cross the bridge into Ocean City. Additionally, many hotels are offering free trailer parking.  Please check with your OC accommodations or call the visitor center for a list of places offering trailer parking, 1-800-OC-OCEAN.  Any participants that wish to park a trailer on city streets will need a trailer parking permit. Permits can be purchased at the event.  For more information on OC ordinances please click here.


Photos Courtesy of Chuck Vranas

Hot Rod Gallery

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42nd Annual Hot Rod & Custom Car Show

October 5-6-7, 2023

Space is limited, don’t delay, send in your application today!

MOVE-IN: Wednesday, October 4th, 10am-7pm,
Thursday, October 5th, 8am-9am
SHOW HOURS: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9am-5pm
MOVE-OUT: Saturday, October 7th , 5pm-8pm (Cars must remain on display until this time)


Personal Info

Vehicle Info

Advance Entry Fee...$55

Guest Info

This application MUST be accompanied with a color photo of the vehicle to be processed.

Payment Info

Your official confirmation will be mailed to you approximately three weeks prior to the event giving you complete details concerning sign-in and additional show information. The entry fee, minus processing fee, is refundable with written request prior to July 1, 2023. The exhibitor hereby applies to this event and will at all times comply with all rules, regulations and policies of the event producers. Neither Special Event Productions, Inc., the Town of Ocean City, the Ocean City Convention Center, producers, sponsors, support personnel or anyone else connected with the presentation of this event shall be responsible or liable for any loss, injury or damage incurred. In consideration of this entry, applicant agrees to the use of their name and/or photo and/or car photo for publicity and/or advertising. If vehicle does not meet show manager’s qualifications, vehicle may be denied entry without a refund. Any poor behavior, irresponsible driving and/or conduct deemed objectionable to the event’s well being may result in applicant being denied any further involvement in the event and/or future events. All participants are responsible for their own proper insurance. “For Sale” signs prohibited. Schedule and activities are subject to change and other arrangements may be made. Event credentials are non-transferable without written permission of event management.

I Agree to the Terms and Conditions above*