Iola Old Car Show  gives the car lovers at heart a whole different outlook on the history of the automobile.  With swap meets and collectible cars on display there is something for every level of enthusiast.   From the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center start out going north on amber Ave toward windy Dr, take th 1st right onto Windy Dr, take the 1st right onto Elizabeth Ave, take the 1st left onto US-10 E, turn left onto WI-161, turn right onto N main St/ WI-49/ WI-161, Iola Old Car Show is on the left.

The 40th Anniversary Iola Old Car Show and Swap Meet will be held July 12-15, 2012.

The IOLA ’12 theme has been selected: “21st Century Orphans: A tribue to Plymouth, Oldsmobile, Mercury and Pontiac”. More information will be forthcoming; however, start sending in your pictures of your original Plymouths, Olds, Mercs and Pontiacs for 2012 poster and theme tent consideration. There are two vehicles featured on the 2011 Iola Old Car Show poster. A 1936 Dodge Model LC 1/2 ton pickup truck owned by Naomi and the late Henry Rehfeldt of Larsen, Wisconsin and a 1957 De Soto Adventurer convertible owned by Bob Brown and George Collar of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. Clay Miller of Waupaca, Wisconsin is the photographer and poster designer.  Antique auto enthusiasts from throughout the nation will be present for the four days, with about 2500 fascinating vehicles ranging from the early 1900’s through 1981.  Special exhibit areas include the Blue Ribbon, Pre-War, Post-War, Military, Modified and Theme.  Please no “For Sale” signs in the show car areas. Over 1,000 collectible cars – year 2000 or older, will be offered for sale by their owners to potential buyers in this special section of the show grounds.  The Swap Meet area now has 4,433 spaces, loaded with automotive related items. The Swap Meet area is open four days starting Thursday. Displays from major automotive parts and manufactures, museums, and private collectors.


Address: 100 North Main Street  Iola, WI

Phone Number: 715-445-4000