Classic Cars & Community Fun Return to Downtown Camas for the Camas Car Show

Best in Show winners Sam and Cherrie Melton, 1966 Ford Mustang Fastback.
Best in Show winners Sam and Cherrie Melton, 1966 Ford Mustang Fastback. Photo courtesy: Downtown Camas Association

Submitted by Downtown Camas Association

The 15th Annual Camas Car Show, hosted by the Downtown Camas Association (DCA), will run from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 and will again bring classic and specialty cars and trucks to the streets of historic Downtown Camas. This event also includes live music by The Robusto Rejects Band, dance performances by Virtuosity Performing Arts Studio, balloon art by Joe Mishkin, food vendors, multiple raffles, and downtown businesses will be open late for shopping and dining. Admission is free to spectators.

For participating cars: $15 cash entry, open event, no pre-registration necessary, though it is recommended to fill out the registration form ahead of time and bring with you for faster registration. Cars can start entering car show area at 12:00pm. See information online here for more details. Goodie bags to first 100 cars and dash plaques to first 250 cars.

Awards will be given, including Best in Show, People’s Choice and a variety of Sponsors’ Picks. Best in Show award will be presented to winner by Camas Mayor Steve Hogan and the car will be featured on next year’s Camas Car Show poster and promotions. The 2019 Best in Show winners were Sam and Cherri Melton with their 1966 Ford Mustang Fastback.

The kids coloring contest will return this year with prizes in 3 different age categories. Each participant will take home a free Hot Wheels car for participating. The coloring area will be near the DCA tables across from the Liberty Theatre on 4th Avenue.

“We are thrilled to be hosting this event again in Downtown Camas!” says Carrie Schulstad, Executive Director for the DCA. “People have said they’ve truly missed this event and we expect a robust turn out of classic and custom cars this year. Car owners and spectators alike all enjoy connecting over the love of cars. So many to admire! We have fun things for the kids as well so there’s something for all. Thank you to the City of Camas and all our generous sponsors for their continued support of this favorite event in our downtown.”

This event benefits the Camas Washougal Treasure House Food Bank. Bring two cans of soup, mac & cheese or canned tuna and get a free raffle ticket. Event sponsored by Schlecht Construction and Carla Edwards–Realtor, Edward Jones—Robert Barber, Birch Street Uptown Lounge, Prune Hill Realty, WaferTech and the City of Camas.The DCA is grateful for all the community support.

The DCA is a nonprofit community development organization that works year round to strengthen and promote Downtown Camas through partnerships, events, beautification and historic preservation projects, economic development, advocacy, and tourism functions. For information on the DCA and other downtown events, visit the Downtown Camas Association website, email or call 360.904.0218.

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