2024 D.A.R.E. Car Show - August 18, 2024


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The Edwardsville DARE program will be hosting the 32nd Annual DARE Car Show on August 18th, 2024 (rain date of August 25th, 2024) at the Edwardsville High School, 6161 Center Grove Road, Edwardsville, IL. As in the past, expanded parking and tents will be allowed. Please be sure and mark your calendars now!


"THIS is the show you won’t want to miss!”





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There will be over 40 vehicle classes and 8 motorcycle classes, with awards presented for each class listing. The first 350 vehicles entering the gate will receive a commemorative 2024 Dash Plaque.   

Any Clubs registering vehicles will have a chance to win the $100 Club Award. As in the past, our trophy plaques, dash plaques, T-shirts and Souvenir Booklets will all include the 32nd year commemorative design.  Anyone entering their vehicle in the show will receive a FREE PHOTO of their vehicle, courtesy of Walgreens.  Activities including a 50/50 drawing, silent auction, and kids activities, which will all take place throughout the day.  

Registration opens at 8:30am and closes at 1:00pm.  Entertainment kicks off at noon and awards presentation will begin promptly at 4pm. Spectators welcome all day with activities starting at 11am.



The motorcyle class listings are as follows:

1. Stock - American    
2. Custom - American

3. Stock - Metric          4. Custom - Metric

5. Stock - Sport Bikes  6. Custom - Sport Bikes

7. Choppers                  8. Trikes




Donations Welcome

The Edwardsville D.A.R.E program is taught at over 15 schools, both public and private. All proceeds from the Annual D.A.R.E. Car Show will go towards educational material, D.A.R.E. T-shirts and certificates for the 5th grade graduates, the 7th grade discount card, as well as other educational material needed for over 1500 students that we work with each year. If you would like to donate to the program you can send a check or money order to

Edwardsville DARE
333 S. Main St
Edwardsville, IL 62025
In addition to monetary donations, we are always seeking donations for attendance prizes and the silent auction for our Annual D.A.R.E. Car Show. If you would like to donate to this event, please see our letter below or contact us here.

All donations are tax deductible.

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