44th Annual Vintiques Rolls into State Fair Park

The 44th annual Vintiques Northwest Nationals will return to State Fair Park this week. Vendors and participants will begin setting up Thursday, August 2nd on the fairgrounds and in the Yakima SunDome.

“We’re anticipating more than 600 cars this year,” said Art Reis, director of the 2018 Vintiques Northwest Nationals.

Besides admiring classic automobiles from 1972 and older, spectators can enjoy displays and exhibits in the air-conditioned SunDome. There will also be concessions on site.

“This year we’ll also have a super car show inside the SunDome with 10 or 12 vehicles that are not driven or driven very rarely,” Reis said. 

The general public can attend the Vintiques Northwest Nationals show from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm on Friday, August 3rd, and 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday. An admission fee will be charged.

This year’s event will feature a concert by American Honey, a contemporary and traditional country band, at 7:00 pm on Friday at State Fair Park. The concert is included with paid admission to Vintiques Northwest Nationals.

More than 40 prizes will be awarded to entries during this year’s Vintiques Northwest Nationals.

The Vintiques Car Club of Yakima organized the first show in 1974. It was held at Sportsman’s State Park and hosted approximately 20 cars. Every year since then the Vintiques Northwest Nationals have been held at State Fair Park, which was previously known as the Central Washington State Fairgrounds.

The non-profit Vintiques Car Club of Yakima also contributes $10,000 to charities each year. This year’s recipients include the Children’s Miracle Network and Children’s Wishes and Dreams.

Call Reis at 949-1112 or visit www.vintiques.com for more on this year’s Vintiques Northwest Nationals.

44th Annual Vintiques – News Release