Goodguys 21st PPG Nationals July 6-8 Ohio Expo Ctr

Goodguys PPG 21st Nationals-Columbus

Goodguys 21st PPG Nationals

July 6-8

Ohio Expo Center—Columbus, OH



The Goodguys 21st PPG Nationals Car Show is a giant outdoor “cool cars, cool people and good time” event featuring over 6,500 hot rods, custom cars, classics, muscle cars and trucks now through 1987 vintage. In addition to the acres of gleaming vintage vehicles the event showcases:

  • Vendor Exhibits and huge vendor midway
  • Giant Swap meet and cars for sale
  • Indoor Car Show
  • Special Musical performances by CMT Country Music Artist, Ashely Wineland and Voice Contestant, Riley Biederer
  • Vintage Valve Cover Racing
  • Burnout competition on Saturday
  • Saturday Specialty Parking areas
  • Goodguys AutoCross racing competition
  • Summer Shootout AutoCross presented by Forgeline on Saturday—16 car field
  • How to hot rod seminars on Saturday
  • Model & Pedal car show
  • Friday night vintage drags at National Trail Raceway in Hebron featuring AA/Fuel Altereds and Supercharged Thunder
  • The Crowning of the 2018 PPG Street Machine of the Year and the 2018 Classic Instruments Street Rod of the Year
  • Goodgals Gallery – arts & crafts show in the Ag/Hort building
  • Nitro Thunderfest Dragster Exhibition on Friday and Saturday
  • Kids’ zone—featuring the PPG coloring contest, arts & crafts and fun for little ones!
  • Spectre Performance All American Sunday – open to all years American made and powered vehicles on Sunday, July 8
  • Awards ceremony at 2:22 pm


Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 6-8, 2018


Ohio Expo Center, 717 E 17th Ave., Columbus, OH


Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sunday 8:00am to 3:00pm


Available at the event or online at  General Admission: $20, Kids (7-12): $6.00, 6 and under free (Advance discount tickets available at for $17 until midnight 7/5). There is a $7 parking fee charged by the Ohio Expo Center.  Active or retired military will receive a $5 off general admission discount with their military ID card.


Goodguys (925) 838-9876

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