NEWS file photo Hundreds of classic vehicles will ride into Parksville Qualicum Beach for the Seaside Cruizers 26th annual Father’s Day Show and Shine and Poker Run.

Classic rides to take over Parksville Qualicum Beach

Seaside Cruizers host 26th annual Show and Shine, Poker Run

It’s that time of year again, where hundreds of classic vehicles roar into Parksville Qualicum Beach for the Seaside Cruizers 26th annual Father’s Day Show and Shine.

The three-day event, taking place from June 14-16, offers a plentiful itinerary with automotive related entertainment for everyone in the family.

The weekend kicks off on Friday, June 14 with a Cruise Night that takes drivers through the neighbourhoods of Parksville Qualicum Beach.

Last year, the Cruise night saw 400 vehicles join in. There is no registration fee for the Cruise Night, just bring your car out and join in. Meet at the Parksville Community Park between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. and the cruise begins at 7 p.m.

RELATED: VIDEO: Seaside Cruizers Show and Shine in Parksville Qualicum Beach

On Saturday, folks can take part in the poker run but they need to register online at

Currently, there are about 137 registered participants (150 max) for the poker run. That night, a street dance with free live music from Groundswell will take place in downtown Qualicum Beach from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be food vendors, merchandise, souvenirs and raffle tickets available.

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Sunday is time for the popular Father’s Day Show and Shine in downtown Qualicum Beach where spectators can view close to 600 classic cars. During the Show ‘n Shine, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., the whole town is wired for sound and music.

There will be plenty of trophies to give away and lots of prizes are given out to spectators.

Since the Seaside Cruizers formed in 1993, the annual Show and Shine has grown from about 65 registered cars the first year to 600 today.

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