Welcome Friends to another Rims On The River Vintage Car, Hot Rod & Motorcycle Show! This year marks our 11th annual event that takes over Downtown Wilmington, NC, and, as in previous years, is sure to not disappoint both the nostalgic on-lookers and the motorheads alike! This years show will be held the weekend of Friday, May 15th through Sunday, May 17th, 2015. Vehicles will be on display throughout the downtown area vying for several trophies given out for different classes. 

Rims On The River kicks off on Friday with our "Welcome To The Rims On The River Weekend" parties. Several of our downtown venue partners will be hosting parties as participants and spectators roll into town. Be sure to check out our Bands page for updating entertainment information. Saturday is the big day with our anticipated car show. Parking of participating vehicles begins at 9:00AM. Please enter the downtown area by coming down Market St, heading towards Front St. Volunteers will be on hand to check you in and direct you to your parking spot. Participants are urged to pre-register their vehicles by filling out a registration sheet (available on our Car Exhibitors Page, and mailing it in with your payment. Payment for pre-registration is $10.00. Day of the show registration will also be available, but the fee for day of show is $15.00. Participants wanting to park together must arrive together. There will be no reserving of parking spots. Awards presentation will happen at approximately 4:00PM; time can vary depending on the amount of attending vehicles. The car show ends at 5:00PM and participants must move their vehicles into marked parking spots by 6:00PM, when the roads must be re-opened. Sunday will be Cruise Day. Meet us downtown at Cape Fear Community College Schwartz Center parking lot at 12:00PM as we'll take a leisurely drive out around our rural country roads. Be sure to check for all entertainment updates on our Bands page.

Please be sure to patronize our fine sponsors with whom this event would not be possible. Thank you for visiting our site and we hope to see you at this year's Rims On The River!

Chris Andrews - Founder, Hot Rodder, Motorcyclist and all around good guy!

Rims On The River

P.O. Box 208

Wilmington, NC 28402