Three shows. One event.

Experience the Davenport Americana Show, the Past Gas Car Show & Cruise AND Davenport Americana Auction this Thursday Sep 12, Friday Sep 13 and Saturday Sep 14 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (2815 W Locust St. Davenport).

PAST GAS CAR SHOW & CRUISE– Vintage car show & cruise with rockin live music.

DAVENPORT AMERICANA– Gas & Antique Show with vendors of neon, petroliana, gas pumps and curiosities from all over the world.

DAVENPORT AMERICANA AUCTION– Premiere petroliana, automobilia and vintage advertising auction.


Admission is $10 per day or $15 for all 3 days. Active Military members are free with ID. Kids 12 and under are free with paid adult.


Check out this full schedule of events:

Thursday Sep 12

Noon                  Open to Public

Vendors Set Up in Dahl Ford Building

Route 32 Auction Preview in Iowa Building

Shut down buildings around 6pm


Friday Sep 13

8:00 am              Open to Public

930 am               Staging for Cruise The Quad

9:30 am              Route 32 Auction Start – Iowa Building

10:00 am            Cruise The Quad leave Fairgrounds

4:30 pm              Pinstriping 101 w/ Hetz – Dahl Ford Building

5:00 pm              Cruise the Quad returns to Fairgrounds

5:00 pm              Neon Demo with Skyline Neon – Dahl Ford Building

5:30 pm              Beginning Welding with Garage Bound – Dahl Ford Building

6:00 pm              Jake’O (rockabilly band) – Food Pavilion

7:00 pm              Buildings close

7:30 pm              3 On The Tree (rockabilly band) – Food Pavilion

8:30 pm              Flame throwing cars


Saturday Sep 14

8:00 am              Open to Public

8:30 am              Route 32 Auction start in Iowa Building

10:30 am            Intro to Pinstriping with Hetz

11:00 am            How to bend Neon – Skyline Neon

11:00 am            Fifth of Country (old school honky tonk country band)

11:30 am            Welding basics – Garage Bound

1:30 pm              Unkle Daddy (70’s Rock band)

1:30 pm              Lost Art of Hand Lettering with Hetz

2:00 pm              Make & Take! Take a Glass Souvenir Home with You (Youth encouraged!)

2:30 pm              Welding for You – Which is Best? Acetylene, MIG, or TIG? with Garage Bound

3:00 pm              Dwyer & Michaels & Business/Car Club Picks


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Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.