​​Saturday September 30th Main Show Day​

Sunday October 1st will be the rain date

Oktoberfest Muscle and Vintage Car Showdown in Seaside

General/Miscellaneous

When is the Oktoberfest Muscle and Classic Car Showdown?
The Oktoberfest Muscle and Classic Car Showdown is Saturday September 30th is the main show date and Sunday October 1st is the rain date.

Where is the show held?
The Oktoberfest Muscle and Classic Car Showdown will be held on the Main Boulevard and Grant Avenue

406 Boulevard

Seaside Heights, NJ 08751


Where is the Oktoberfest located?

​Directly next to the Oktoberfest Muscle and Classic Car Showdown on the Main Boulevard


Do you welcome trailered cars?

Yes!!! Trucks and trailers will be directed to the Hershey Motel Back Lot. Please leave enough room for fellow participants. Hershey Motel 1415 Boulevard Seaside Heights, NJ 08751


How far is Hershey Motel from Oktoberfest Muscle and Classic Car Showdown?

​6 Blocks or 1/2 mile away on the Main Boulevard


How do I get to the show?
From NYC

Take Church St to I-78 W in Jersey City
Head southeast on Steve Flanders Square toward Park Row
Turn right onto Park Row
Keep right to continue on Barclay St
Turn right onto Church St
Use the left 2 lanes to turn slightly left to stay on Church St
Continue onto 6th Ave
Turn left onto Watts St
Continue to follow I-78 W
Follow I-78 W , I-95 S and Garden State Pkwy to NJ-37 E in Toms River . Take exit 82 from U.S. 9 S
Keep right at the fork to stay on I-78 W , follow signs for Interstate 78 / Interstate 95 / Turnpike
Take the I-95 S exit toward Turnpike S
Keep left to continue toward I-95 S
Keep left at the fork and merge onto I-95 S
Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 11 for U.S. 9 toward Woodbridge
Merge onto Garden State Pkwy
Use the left 3 lanes to keep left at the fork and stay on Garden State Pkwy
Keep left at the fork to stay on Garden State Pkwy , follow signs for 117, 105 / Asbury Park / South Jersey
Keep left to stay on Garden State Pkwy
Continue onto U.S. 9 S / Garden State Pkwy
Take exit 82 to merge onto NJ-37 E toward Seaside Heights
Follow NJ-37 E to Boulevard in Seaside Heights
Merge onto NJ-37 E
Continue straight to stay on NJ-37 E
Use the middle lane to stay on NJ-37 E and follow signs for NJ-35 N / Seaside Hts / Pt Pleasant
Use the right lane to merge onto NJ-35
Take Sumner Ave to Boulevard


From Philadelphia

Head south on S 15th St toward S Penn Square
Use the left 2 lanes to turn slightly left onto S Penn Square
Keep left to stay on S Penn Square
S Penn Square turns slightly left and becomes John F Kennedy Blvd
Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto N Broad St
Turn right onto the Interstate 676 E / U.S. 30 E ramp to Interstate 95
Merge onto I-676 / US-30 E
Use the left 2 lanes to take the exit toward Trenton
Merge onto I-95 N
Keep left to stay on I-95 N
Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 26 for State Route 90 / Betsy Ross Bridge / Aramingo Ave
Keep right , follow signs for NJ-90 / Betsy Ross Br and merge onto NJ-90 E / Betsy Ross Bridge
Continue to follow NJ-90 E
Keep left to stay on NJ-90 E
Continue onto NJ-73 S
Continue straight to stay on NJ-73 S
Use the right lane to merge onto I-295 N via the ramp to Trenton
Take exit 40A to merge onto NJ-38 E toward Mt Holly
Continue onto S Pemberton Rd
Continue onto W Hampton St
Continue onto Pemberton Bypass
Turn right onto Magnolia Rd
At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto NJ-70 E
At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto Union Ave
Continue straight onto Brown Ave
Continue straight onto NJ-37 E
Use the middle lane to stay on NJ-37 E and follow signs for NJ-35 N / Seaside Hts / Pt Pleasant
Use the right lane to merge onto NJ-35
Take Sumner Ave to Boulevard


If it rains, will the show be rescheduled or cancelled?
The main show rain date is Sunday October 1st

The show will only be rescheduled if the Oktoberfest is rescheduled.

What time does it start/end?
The show gates open at 9:00AM

​Oktoberfest Kickoff at 11:00AM

​Show and Oktoberfest reaches its full conclusion at 6:00PM


What is the admission price?
Car Show Spectator admission is free

Oktoberfest Admission is $5 for anyone 12 and older (cash only at the gate.) Kids 11 and under are free.

Craft beer tasting admission is $20 in advance and $25 at the door (cash only at the gate.) Patrons are limited to one tasting session per day. Tasting sessions options are Noon and 2:30PM and 3:30 to 6PM each day. Craft Beer Tasting tickets can be purchased on www.exit82.com


Can you recommend a hotel?

Hershey Motel is the official hotel for Oktoberfest Muscle and Classic Car Showdown. Special event pricing will be honored, but phone reservation is required stating it's for Oktoberfest Weekend.


​Hershey Motel

1415 Boulevard

Seaside Heights, NJ 08751

(732) 793-5000


Where can I park my car if I'm spectating or attending the Oktoberfest?
Street Parking around the event will be available.

Are the parking meters on or off during the show?
The parking meters are on! Public parking in Seaside Heights is available at metered parking spaces in most areas of the borough. Fees range from $1/hour to $2/hour depending on the location. Metered parking is enforced April 1st to October 31st.


​How will I know who is working this show?

They will be in highly visible vest's


Registration Questions

When does Pre-registration start/end?

Sunday September 24th is when pre-registration closes

What year/type of vehicles can enter?

There are no year restrictions. We accept ALL Muscle, Classics, Antique, Street and Rat Rods, Classic and Specialty Trucks.

I missed preregistration date can I still enter my car in the show?

YES!!! Show registration price is $30 per entry

I lost my registration paperwork, what do I do?
Send us an email through the contact us tab and we will reissue you a new email. We should have your records on file so this should be a very minor problem so don't stress.

Do I need to update my registration if I bring a different car
or change my address/phone?

Yes! We use this information during our judging process, so it needs to be up to date. Send us an email through our contact us tab and we will gladly make the updates for you.
 
During the show - General Information

Do you have an information booth?

Registration Tent should have all show information

Where are the vendors located?

They will be on Grant Avenue

Can I bring my dog into the show?
Only "Helper" animals (such as seeing eye dogs) are allowed during show hours.

During the show - Participants

When is vehicle check- in?

Can car clubs park together?

Yes but the MUST arrive together no exceptions!!!

Can I save a space for a friend who will be here in a little while?
No, Due to the volume of vehicles coming through the gates trying to get parked, we cannot hold spaces for people. Please be understanding about this. If you wish to park together, arrive together.

Is there any overnight parking?
Yes, but only for the guests staying at the Hershey Motel


If I need to leave early, can you put me close to an exit?
We will do our best to honor special requests but we can not promise anything. It will be a case by case basis based off overall attendance.


What time does the awards ceremony start?
The Awards Ceremony is scheduled to start approximately at 4pm.