Old Town Car Show

Presented by Nelsen's Auto Tech Center & Heilbrun's NAPA 

Celebrating Nelsen's Auto Tech Centers 70th Anniversary!

We are in the process of evaluating a reschedule date later this year with Nelsen’s Auto Tech Center and Heilburn’s NAPA so your registration will be honored if you have pre-registered.  Thank you for your patience. We will be in contact by June 7 with event updates.

We are sorry to announce that due to inclement weather the 2017 Old Town Car Show presented by Nelsen's Auto Tech Center and Heilbrun's NAPA scheduled for Saturday, May 20, 2017 is cancelled.  The event will not be rescheduled at this time.  We look forward to continuing the tradition next season.  The Downtown Business Association appreciates your continued support.   
If you have any questions or concerns please contact or 970-484-6500.
Car Show Registrants (PreOrdered T-Shirts): Pick up T Shirts at Nelsen's; T Shirts are still available for purchase.


Location: Downtown Fort Collins, CO - E. Mountain Ave, E. Walnut St., N. Remington Ave., N. Mathews St. at Mountain Ave.

Cost: Free for Spectators

Info: (970) 484-6500

This year fans will be voting for Nelsen's Nicest Nine, 9 categories to help celebrate Nelsen's 70th anniversary.

Stop by the information booth on May 2oth to vote for the following categories:

Best Street Rod (1959 & Earlier) 

Best Vintage Stock/ OEM Original (1900 - 1960)

 Best Stock/ OEM Original (1961 - 2017)

Best Modified (all years) 

Best Muscle Cars (1960 - 1985) 

Best Late Model (1986 - 2017)

Best Import (all years) 

Best Truck (all years) 

Best in SHOW (all vehicles will be eligible for this)

Interested in featuring a vehicle in the Old Town Car Show? Follow this link to sign up.

Interested in volunteering for this event? Follow this link to view current volunteer opportunities!

New to volunteering with the DBA? Follow this link to create an account!

If you are a food vendor, please click here to fill out an application. 

If you are a non-food vendor, please click here to fill out an application. 

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