75 Chrome Shop Truck Show set for this weekend

Updated Mar 4, 2020
The 75 Chrome Shop Truck Show in Wildwood, Florida, will be held this weekend. (75 Chrome Shop photo)The 75 Chrome Shop Truck Show in Wildwood, Florida, will be held this weekend. (75 Chrome Shop photo)

The 21st annual 75 Chrome Shop Truck Show Extravaganza is set for this weekend and opens to contestants Friday, and Saturday for the public. It runs through Sunday at the shop located at 419 E. State Road 44 (Exit 329 on Interstate 75).

The show — free and open to the public — is loaded with activities, including a convoy to the Bikefest in Leesburg, about 12 miles away. It includes food, games for kids and other entertainment.

Truckers compete for $25,000 in prizes in what organizers call their “non-judged” show. Prizes will be awarded for a People’s Choice Award and the “Prime Shine” trophy. Trucks will also be selected to appear in 75 Chrome Shop’s 2020 calendar.

The complete schedule is as follows:

Friday

  • 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – contestant parking
  • 6:20 p.m. – convoy departs for Leesburg Bikefest
  • 8 p.m. – convoy returns to 75 Chrome Shop

Saturday

  • 9 a.m. – show opens
  • Dusk – truck light show
  • 10 p.m. – show closes

Sunday

  • 8 a.m. – show opens
  • 11 a.m. – contest prizes awarded
  • Afternoon – trucks depart
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