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Start Your Engines for the 14th Annual Aims Car Show

Aims Community College presents the 14th Annual Car Show on Saturday, July 13.  Join us at the Aims Windsor Campus at 1120 Southgate Dr. for a day of automotive excellence — an opportunity to view beautiful and unique vehicles. 

People viewing cars on display at Aims Car Show

The community is welcome to attend this free event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The car show is held in the parking lot of the state-of-the-art Aims Automotive & Technology Center. The 45,000-square-foot facility includes classrooms, an automotive simulator lab, a collision repair shop, industry-standard paint booths, a service bay and more.  Tours of the facility are available during the car show. 

Enter Your Vehicle

Car owners can register for the show at 8 a.m. on-site the day of the event. There is no fee to get a vehicle into the show.  Entries are on a first-come, first-served basis. It is open for all years and models of automobiles, motorized vehicles and motorcycles. Awards are in a variety of categories. Trophies have been constructed and welded by Aims Automotive program students and instructors from recycled vehicle parts and are always a highlight of the Aims Car Show. 

Attend the Event

Community members and car enthusiasts are encouraged to attend this free, fun, family-friendly event.  Food trucks will be on-site during the event. 

  • Car Show begins | 9 a.m.
  • Door prizes are awarded at the bottom of every hour| 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
  • Aims Automotive & Technology Center tour | 10 a.m. and noon
  • Full Throttle Club Sustaining Members Drawing | noon
  • Car Show Awards presented | 1 p.m.

Snap-on Tools and Civitas sponsor the 2024 Aims Car Show. Photos from this year’s event will be posted a few days after the show at For more information, visit

Automotive Training at Aims

Aims Community College automotive degree programs are nationally recognized and certified in secondary and post-secondary educational systems with the National Automotive Technicians and Education Foundation accreditation. Aims partners with manufacturers and other nationwide programs.  This includes Mercedes-Benz Campus, Volvo Academy, Subaru-U, I-CAR Campus and Ford ACE School. The latest partnership is a Ford ASSET degree program that offers students a paid internship with a Ford or Lincoln dealership while attending classes at Aims.  For more information, please visit