Cruizers car show events at Father’s Day Show and Shine in Qualicum Beach

Father's Day Show and Shine has lots to offer in Qualicum Beach

Ken and Linda Thomas will be showing their 1967 Beaumont at the Father’s Day Show ‘n Shine in Qualicum Beach.

There’s nothing like a big street dance with show-stopping vehicles to kick off summer and the 2012 Father’s Day Show ‘n Shine being held June 15 to 17 in Parksville and Qualicum Beach has something for everyone in the family.

Sunday is the must-do day of the entire weekend with a spectacular show on wheels featuring custom, classic, hot rods and everything in between.

Every year, the Seaside Cruizers Car Club hosts a weekend of events in District 69 culminating with the Father’s Day Show ‘n Shine in the town of Qualicum Beach.

During the Show ‘n Shine the whole town is wired for sound with music from the ‘50s and ‘60s.

It all kicks off on Friday evening with a cruise-in night at the Parksville A&W from 5 to 7 p.m.  Last year close to 270 cars came to the cruise around the streets of Parksville starting at 7 p.m. On Saturday it’s the Poker Run leaving from Bugsy’s Bar and Grill in Parksville at 11 a.m. followed by a BBQ in the parking lot at 12:30 and prizes and awards at 2 p.m.

The action moves to Qualicum Beach Saturday night with a street dance featuring the Maloomba Boogie Band from 6 to 10 p.m.

Sunday, June 17 will be the big day with around 600 vintage and specialty vehicles lining the streets of Qualicum Beach. It starts with a Shriner’s pancake breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m.  At noon the Arrowsmith Pipe Band will pay tribute to fallen rodders and at 2:30 there will a trophy and awards presentation.

The Seaside Cruizers Car Club was formed back in 1993 by six local car enthusiasts who simply wanted to get together, talk about cars and put on a small annual car show.

The club now has about two dozen members and has grown from a show that started with 65 cars to over 600 cars and more than 15,000 spectators.

Five hundred and seventy-five cars are registered from all over Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland, Alberta, Washington State, Oregon and California.

 

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