EvilleShindig 2022 Hot Rod, Kustoms & Rockabilly Weekend: A Nostalgic Journey to Evansville
Marking its 7th year of epic celebrations, the EvilleShindig Hot Rod, Kustoms, and Rockabilly Weekend made a roaring comeback from October 13 to 16, 2022. Hosted at the picturesque Vanderburgh 4H Center, this event wasn’t just a car show; it was a time-traveling extravaganza that brought the golden age of motoring and music back to life!
Classic Machines, Timeless Appeal at EvilleSindig 2022
Setting the criteria for timeless beauty, the event opened its gates to vehicles from 1972 and older. Showcasing traditionally styled Hot Rods, Kustoms, Trucks, and Cycles, the event celebrated a motoring culture that never goes out of style. Each vehicle told a story of design evolution, a testament to the owners’ passion and the era’s craftsmanship.
More Than Just Engines and Wheels
While the vehicles were undoubtedly the stars, the EvilleShindig 2022 offered a cocktail of attractions. From commercial vendors showcasing their automotive wares to foot-tapping tunes of rockabilly bands, the vibe was electric. And if that wasn’t enough, the Flame Throwers’ dazzling displays lit up the night, mirroring the event’s fiery spirit.
For the camping enthusiasts, Vintage Camping provided a nostalgic touch, allowing attendees to immerse themselves in an authentic mid-century experience. And, with on-site camping available, guests could enjoy the entire weekend’s activities without missing a beat.
A Medley of Attractions at EvilleSindig 2022
Adding to the charm of this annual spectacle, visitors were treated to an array of attractions. The unique, retro-inspired trophies stood testament to the event’s dedication to vintage aesthetics. Celebrity guests graced the occasion, mingling with fans and sharing their love for everything vintage.
However, the pulse of the event had to be the iconic Pin-Up Girls, epitomizing the glamour of yesteryears. Meanwhile, the Swap Meet became a treasure trove for collectors, and the cackle cars’ explosive sounds and sights were a treat for both the eyes and ears.
Save the Date for the Next Ride at EvilleSindig!
If the 2022 edition left you yearning for more or if you missed out on this nostalgic journey, the good news is just around the corner! All the information for the upcoming 2023 event is now available. Don’t miss out on the next trip down memory lane; bookmark the link and stay updated about the grandest vintage automotive celebration in Evansville: www.evilleshindig.com.
EvilleShindig is not just an event; it’s a tribute to a golden era. It’s where engines roar, rockabilly tunes play, and memories of a bygone era are relived. Mark your calendars, because when Evansville turns retro, you’ll want to be in the heart of the action!
Photos by: Todd Atkins