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2024 Automotive Festival:
A Celebration of Cars and Community!

Join us on Saturday, June 22nd at Markham Fairgrounds for a day where automotive passion fuels community support!

What to Expect:

  • Experience over 250 stunning vehicles, including classic cars and custom builds.
  • Explore diverse exhibitors offering automotive products, services, and more.
  • Engage with industry experts in our Master Class Series covering restoration, tuning, and more.
  • Enjoy a thrilling Motorcycle Show.
  • Family-friendly activities, food trucks, and entertainment for all ages.
  • Your participation supports Steer Friends in empowering individuals with disabilities through inclusive programs.
Join us for a day of automotive passion and community spirit. Mark your calendars and be part of this unforgettable event!

Vehicle Awards

Get your shammies ready, as vehicle judging will be based on the sponsor’s criteria of style, cleanliness and overall presentation.


But that’s not all! We have something special in store; the most prestigious award of the festival, the Stephanie Award. 


Who’s Stephanie? She’s the inspiration behind Steer Friends, the heart of the show.  Stephanie and her friends will be selecting the top vehicle of the day. 

Live Entertainment

The 45’s will bring a delightful array of harmonies to the crowd, performing top hits from The Beatles, The Beach Board, CCR and many more!


In addition catch DJ Rockin’ Rick spinning classic rock hits all day long!

Event Highlights - Fuel Your Excitement!

Marvel at beautifully restored and maintained vehicles from every era.

Witness the prestige of the National Corvette Restorers Society judging.

Enjoy performances from local bands and entertainers throughout the day.

Taste a variety of delicious, high-quality food options from some of the best local food trucks.

Fun games, interactive exhibits, and activities designed for all ages.

Engage in our auction and raffle for a chance to win amazing prizes with all proceeds supporting individuals with disabilities.

Explore booths from leading industry vendors showcasing the latest in automotive products, services, and technology.

Attend seminars led by automotive experts covering topics from vehicle maintenance to the future of automotive innovation.

Show Vehicle Registration

“Register Your Ride!” Ready to showcase your pride and joy? Click below to register your vehicle for an unforgettable display among the finest. Secure your spot now and let your vehicle shine at the Steering for Steer Friends Automotive Festival Indoor and Outdoor Options are Available!

General Admission

Join us for a day filled with automotive excellence, community spirit, and family fun. Purchase your general admission tickets today and be part of the excitement at the Steering for Steer Friends Automotive Festival!

By becoming a sponsor, you’re not just supporting an event; you’re empowering a community.

Vendor applications for the 2024 Steering for Steer Friends Automotive Festival are now open!

Join us in making this event a spectacular success by becoming a volunteer!

Relive The Automotive Festivities

Have a Question About the Automotive Festival?

Send us a message by filling in the form below, or email Steve Wilkins at carshow@steerfriends.org.

Markham Fairgrounds - 10801 McCowan Road, Markham, L3P 3J3

Enter From McCowan Road Entrance just North of Elgin Mills Road