Iola Vintage Military Show

2016 Iola Car Show – All Trucks & Dodge Chargers JULY 7,8,9 2016 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM

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Gates open daily at 6:00 am

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OPEN  6:00 AM to 7:00 PM Thursday, Friday and Saturday Closed Sunday


Midwest’s Greatest Old Car Show and Swap Meet!

Iola Old Car Show is a production of Iola Old Car Show Inc, a non-profit corporation established for the betterment of our area communities and to advance the specific charities of our members.

With over 2,200 show cars, 4,430 swap spaces, 1,000 car corral spaces, 1,600 camping spaces over 300 acres, the Iola Old Car Show is one of the biggest events for auto enthusiasts in the Midwest. Our range of services from free parking, complimentary Wi-Fi to our shuttle and bus services are designed to provide you with a comfortable and convenient experience at the Iola Old Car Show and Swap Meet

A Very Special Thanks to Rick Muzzy and the Whole Team at Muzzy Broadcasting. Enjoy listening to show day interviews by Rick

Don Garlits Interview

John Gillespie Interview

Jessup Interview

 ELIO Interview

Download 2015 Directory     Spectator Admission

3 Day Pass:  $18.00

Daily:  $10.00

Children: Free-12 years and younger



The 2015 show 1969 Pace Car Model has arrived!






Swap Spaces


Car Corral Displays


Camp Sites


Show Cars



New You Tube Production

Posted: July 28, 2015
By Larry Fechter

43 Annual Iola Car Show and The 43 North Company video.   Please check out their new video.

Not For Sale

Posted: July 16, 2015
By Larry Fechter

    The Iola Car Show  is not immune to rumors and over the past years we have heard some dandy’s and we simply go on with life and consider it just that, rumors.  However, we feel the latest rumor needs to be addressed.  With … Continued

Super Saturday Promotion

Posted: July 5, 2015
By Larry Fechter

Iola ’15 has many wonderful sponsors who support various aspects of the Car Show. You need to look no further then the growing partnership we have developed with Rawhide.  At Iola ’15, in cooperation with Rawhide, someone will have a … Continued

What to expect in 2015

The 43rd Annual Iola Old Car Show and Swap Meet -“PACE and RACE” – Featuring Pace and Race Cars!  – will be held July 9-11, 2015. Come out and discover some of the greatest classic cars from throughout the 20th century, from the sleek coupes of the ’30s to the muscle cars of the ’70s and everything in between!


Iola Car Show Cruise of Honor


For as long as I can remember I’ve been involved in veteran’s causes, from selling poppies at the youngest age to hosting national campouts on my property as an adult.  Being the IOCS Managing Director I’m in the thick of things promoting my … Continued


Website Overhaul Exceeds Expectation. Thanks to You, Our followers!


  Car enthusiasts know all to well the excitement generated from turning over a freshly tuned and overhauled engine.   In the same respect, the Old Car Show Staff released an updated and enhanced website this spring with the … Continued


Iola Car show Wants you to know!


Please be advised of road construction on Hwy B in Portage county, heading east off of Interstate 39.  Recently, Hwy B was covered with what’s referred to as “chip seal” using a pea size gravel.  Ken Gliszinski, Patrol Superintendent, has … Continued


Visit the Iola Vintage Military Show tent near the flag pole


While visiting Iola ’15, be sure to stop by the display tent of The Iola Vintage Military Show with Vintage Tractors & Equipment.  This event is held here at the show grounds on August 8th & 9th.  This popular event will once again feature military … Continued


Iola ‘15 Welcomes Fox11 CW14


  The Iola Car Show is pleased to announce a joint Sponsorship with Fox 11 and CW14 for Iola ’15 Pace and Race . During the show you will hear the voices of several Fox 11 Good day Wisconsin personalities welcoming … Continued


Not only see ’em, but hear ’em run at IOLA ’15!


This year, the Iola Old Car Show and Old Cars Weekly have teamed up to add a Pass in Review during the show’s Super Saturday. While Iola is known for its static display of show cars, the addition of the … Continued




This is a very limited collectable. Mary will take your order now so you may secure your own SS 396 Pace Car Camaro.  Price is $39.95, tax Included plus shipping.  Contact Mary at 715-445-4005 or


“Pit Crew keeps car show on track”


Left to right,   Andrew Bauer, Earl Lederhaus,Dave Kruzicki “Crew Chief” and Rick Stautz. 1936 Chevy coupe owned by Jim Wink and picture was taken at Deny and Kim Harms -“Pit Stop” Another behind the scenes group essential to the operation and success … Continued


T Time at IOLA ’15

Luggie's T-Bucket

Approximately 100 hot rodded Model Ts owned by members of The National T-Bucket Alliance will be poring into IOLA ’15 on Friday, July 10, to add some additional flavor to their own meet and the Iola Old Car Show. Alliance … Continued



Though Iola is a small Wisconsin town, it's very easy to find. It's located at the intersections of State Highways 49 and 161, Iola is an easy drive from just about anywhere.

Feel free to call our office at 715-445-4000 for help with directions