Classic Car Show & Hill Climb

Wheels Through Time!

June 24th! We hope you didn’t miss it!
A Classic Roadster Hill Climb
and Car Show!

Two events on the same day!

The Antique Roadster Hill Climb: A popular event during the 1920’s, 30’s, and 40’s coming to Port Washington this June! Classic roadsters, pre 1940, assemble at Hempstead Harbor Beach Park.  One at a time the cars race up the hill and get timed. The public watches and cheers from alongside the street. The cars return to the Park for another climb.  Each car gets 3 runs up the hill. Unique Trophies and prizes will be awarded to the winners in multiple categories. THERE ARE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS BELOW!!!

The Classic Car Show: At noon, many of the cars parade over Beacon Hill Road, up Port Washington Blvd.,  joining classic cars up through the 1970’s for an classic car show on the grounds of the Sands-Willets House.

To participate with your car, first, read the requirements below,
then click here to download the application form!

All entries for the Hill Climb must be approved by Jon Ruvio, President
Vintage Flathead Timing Association.

Limited space! Don’t wait too long!  Email us with your specific questions!


  • No Engine Displacement over 250 C.I (Unless otherwise specified ) 
  • Model A 4 cylinder preferred
  • Car body MUST be 1940 or older  
  • Stock bodied cars with fenders will be accepted
  • No OHV conversions 
  • No modern running gear ( Transmissions or rear axles must be pre- 1953) 
  • Mechanical brakes are accepted, hydraulic is preferred 
  • Remember this is a historical reenactment, The parts and overall appearance of your car must be period correct. ( No mag wheels, or modern style parts). Period clothing and style are appreciated and will help achieve the look we are going for. 

Sponsored by the Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society

 in cooperation with the Vintage Flathead Timing Association

The Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society
336 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington, NY 11050-4530
(516) 365-9074  .