Annual Rolling Iron Antique Auto Show Returns to Allaire Village

Allaire Village Rolling Iron Antique Auto ShowThe Historic Village at Allaire is proud to present its 19th Annual Antique Rolling Iron Auto Show on Sunday, August 17th 2014 from 8:00am to 3:00pm (rain date of 8/24). We know this show will be one of our best, with Antique Vehicles coming in from all over the Tri-State area.  This show is open to all vehicles manufactured from 1989 and before.  On display will be unique, antique vehicles from the area; many of these vehicles you may not see at other shows.

Trophies will be awarded to vehicles in many classes including, foreign cars, American cars, custom cars, modified cars, street rods, trucks, modified trucks, and antique motorcycles. Allaire Village Incorporated is also very proud to say that the Annual Antique Rolling Iron Auto Show has become one the premiere shows of the Jersey Shore area, with over 350 vehicles displayed and thousands of spectators attending.  This is one show not to miss, whether you are a spectator or a participant.

For the early arrivals, the first 250 vehicles will receive a dash plaque.  There are more than 40 unique trophies, combining People’s Choice, the Historic Village at Allaire Guilds, and Director’s Choice will be awarded to the winners in each class.

This show takes place in the parking lot of Allaire State Park, next to the Pine Creek Railroad. There will be plenty of macadam, with grass and shade to keep the vehicles dust-free, and of course, keep the spectators cool and comfortable. Our food vendors, will be tempting you with hot-dogs, hamburgers, French fries, Italian ice, sodas, funnel cakes and much more.

Allaire Village Rolling Iron Antique Car ShowA State parking fee of $5.00 is in effect for spectator cars.  For show vehicles it is $18 if you register the day of the show.  Registration is at 8 a.m., and trophies will be awarded at 3 p.m.

This event is not just a car show; it’s a day of family fun for the history buff, the car enthusiast, the train fan, and the nature lover. All visitors are encouraged to visit the Historic Village at Allaire while they are here. Walk through the buildings, shop at our General Store, and learn about life in the 1830’s. This is a terrific outing for the whole family all within beautiful Allaire State Park. There is a picnic area, hiking trails and you can even take a train ride aboard the Pine Creek Railroad. Children will love fishing in the pond and looking at the authentically dressed museum interpreters, as well as visiting the carpenters, and blacksmith shops, where they can see demonstrations of their crafts.  The Village tells a story of life here over 175 years ago, a creative learning experience for all to see in the restored 1830’s iron manufacturing community.

Allaire Village NJ Car Show 2014This event is a fund-raiser benefiting the historic and educational programs presented by the non-profit organization, Allaire Village Incorporated. Allaire Village Incorporated  is licensed by the State of NJ to operate the 40-acre, state-owned Historic Village at Allaire, site of James P. Allaire’s Howell Iron Works Company in the 1830’s. Allaire Village, Inc. receives no state funding towards the educational programming presented throughout the year, but is strongly supported through private donations, membership fees, fund-raising events and patronage of our retail stores. Funding for our Interpreter’s Program is made possible in party by a grant from the Provident Bank Foundation. Other generous sponsors include the OceanFirst Foundation.

The Historic Village at Allaire is located at 4263 Atlantic Ave, in Farmingdale, Monmouth County, NJ off Exit 98 of the Garden State Parkway and off exit 31B of Interstate 195.  For more information, please contact Historic Village at Allaire during business hours, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 732-919-3500 or visit our website at

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