Some young spectators at last year’s cruise in Community Park for the Seaside Cruizers’ Father’s Day weekend show ‘n shine. The cruise starts at 5 p.m. on Friday in Parksville Community Park. — NEWS file photo

Qualicum Beach welcomes annual Show ‘N Shine

Full weekend is geared toward car enthusiasts

It’s car show season in Parksville Qualicum Beach.

The Seaside Cruizers’ Father’s Day Show ’N Shine is back for its 24th year this Sunday, but the festivities start Friday evening in Parksville.

On June 16 from 5-9 p.m. in the Parksville Community Park, anyone driving a classic vehicle can join more than 300 enthusiasts for a scenic cruise through the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. Staging for the cars at Community Park is from 5-6:45 p.m., with the cars scheduled to depart at 7 p.m.

On Saturday evening (June 17) from 6-10 p.m. the street dance will be held along Qualicum Beach’s Second Avenue. There will be live music from the ’50s to the ’70s performed by Eddie and the Funk.

Finally, Sunday (June 18) brings the big event, the Father’s Day Show ’N Shine in Qualicum Beach. Cars will line the downtown streets from 7 a.m to 3 p.m. The trophy and awards presentation starts at 2:30 p.m.

During the show ‘n shine, the whole town is wired for sound and music from the 1950s and 1960s will ring out over the gathering.

Parking is limited in Qualicum Beach on the day of the show ’n shine, so be prepared to walk.

The Seaside Cruizers Car Club was formed in 1993 by six local car enthusiasts. In the past 24 years, the show has been held in Craig Bay and Nanoose Bay before moving into dowtown Qualicum Beach in 2002.

The Father’s Day Show ’N Shine now welcomes upwards of 600 cars and brings more than 30,000 spectators and registrants to the community.

For more information, visit the event website at

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