1970s and Older Vintage Cars at Pumpkin Run Nationals

The Pumpkin Run Nationals, the largest car show in Southwest Ohio, has drawn as many as 3,000 vintage automobiles from the local area, the region, and from as far away as Florida and Canada. Since 1975, this car and truck show is one of the most popular events in Clermont County.

The 2023 Pumpkin Run takes place at the Clermont County Fairgrounds Friday, September 29- Sunday, October 1, 2023!

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All cars and trucks are 1970’s or older. Activities going on throughout the day include live music, games and much more. Exhibitors come from all over the US to show their cars and trucks.

Pumpkin Run Schedule


7-10pm DJ JD Hughes

8pm Car Show Gate Closes

8:30-9:30pm Dance and Children’s Costume (0-12) contests with trophies

12am Show Closes

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8am Show Gate Opens

12pm Children’s and Adults Games

4pm Bean dinner for registered entries (served for two hours)

7-10pm Dave Lewis Band

8pm Show Gate Closes

12am Show Closes


8am Show Gates Open

8:30am Coffee and Donuts for registered entries

9am Model Car Contest

10am Church Services

1pm Bowtie, Ford and Mopar Trophies Awarded infield

3pm Trophies and Car Giveaway at the Grandstand

Pumpkin Run Trophy Categories

Main Show Top 50

Ford Country Top 20

Bowtie Country Top 20

Mopar Country Top 20

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About the Fastiques Rod & Custom of Southern Ohio, Inc.

The Fastiques Rod & Custom of Southern Ohio, Inc. is a street vintage car club based in Owensville, Ohio that was founded in 1973. Members own a variety of cars, 1974 or older. Member’s cars range from street rods, customs, and restored classics. Fastiques is a chapter affiliate of the National Street Rod Association. Currently, the club has fifty member families.

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The club’s annual show, ‘The Pumpkin Run Nationals’, will celebrate its 47th anniversary this year. This event fills the Clermont County Fairgrounds in Owensville, Ohio, always on the first Sunday of October and the Friday and Saturday preceding. The Pumpkin Run Nationals is the largest car show in Southwest Ohio, with an average display of 2800 vintage cars and trucks.

Clermont County Fairgrounds is located at 1000 Locust St, Owensville, OH 45160.

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