UPCOMING EVENTS

Monthly Club Meetings

First Thursday of the month... Unless otherwise noted: Official start time: 1900 hrs - American Legion Luke Greenway Post 1, 346 N. 7th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85007, 7th Ave just north of Van Buren/Grand Ave. - Social hour 1730-1900hrs.

Come visit with us, pitch your ideas for club events and functions. Get info on your vehicles, buy or sell items, see show photos or video. Chat with us. This is not a display, but a planning meeting and monthly status update. The public is welcome to sit in, meet people and tell us of new events to display, create a trail ride or organize your military vehicle needs.
Note: we always skip July! Only 11 meetings total.

Google Map Link to the American Legion

Remember we skip a meeting in July!

This page shows you how to connect to our free Google Meet live stream
Live Stream Instructions

CURRENT EVENTS

02 October 2022
Cars & Coffee for a Cause
Gilbert, AZ

Date(s): 02 October 2022
Time(s): 0700-1000 Based on how hot it is
Location: 1430 W. Warner Rd., Gilbert AZ 85233

Event Info: Sunday early morning routine support for a veteran non-profit organization. InFamous Mopar AZ. Empowering and enriching veteran lives through automotive therapy. Hosted by InFamous Mopar AZ at Grindtime Coffee near Warner and McQueen in Gilbert. Vendors, food truck, and a 50/50 raffle for InFamous Mopar AZ.

POC: Joe Snodgrass (908) 216-5753 joesnod@gmail.com

08 October 2022
Nam To Sand Jam
Tucson, AZ

Date(s): Saturday, 08 October 2022
Time(s): 10-1800
Location: Rillito Race Track
4502 N. 1st Ave, Tucson, AZ 85718
Contact: Mark Lindemann mark43gpw@yahoo.com

Event Info: We have a premium location to set up on the track at the entrance. We have both sides of the walkway and everybody has to go by us. Lets see how many vehicles and living history people we can get out there. Sound off if you are going to show up. Veteran Resources, 0900 Pancake Breakfast, Drinks, Food, Music.

15 October 2022
Falcon Field Pancake Breakfast
Mesa, AZ

Date(s): Saturday, 15 October 2022
Time(s): 0730-1100
Location: Falcon Field WWII Hangar
4626 Fighter Aces Dr, Mesa, AZ 85215
Contact: TBD : 602-705-4413

Event Info: Bring your family & friends to see Vintage Military Warbirds in a Historic WWII Hangar and enjoy a hot and hearty breakfast served up by Falcon Warbird's Pilots and the Aviation Explorer Post 351! $8.00 Suggested Donation

21 October 2022
Paul's Car Wash

Phoenix, AZ

Date(s): Saturday, 15 October 2022
Time(s): 0730-1100
Location: Falcon Field WWII Hangar
4626 Fighter Aces Dr, Mesa, AZ 85215
Contact: Paul Horton at 602-882-8773 mark43gpw@yahoo.com

Event Info: Bring your family & friends to see Vintage Military Warbirds in a Historic WWII Hangar and enjoy a hot and hearty breakfast served up by Falcon Warbird's Pilots and the Aviation Explorer Post 351! $8.00 Suggested Donation

22 October 2022
Veteran's Truck or Treat Car Show

Mesa, AZ

Date(s): Saturday, 22 October 2022
Time(s): 0800-1300
Location: Bass Pro Shops Mesa
1133 N. Dobson Rd, Mesa, AZ 85201
Contact: Allan Gazza at 512-785-9650 agazza2@gmail.com

Event Info: Trunks or Treats is a Veterans car show parking with trunks facing outwards and handing out treats. This would be great fun with the Military vehicles. For more info: CLICK HERE Pre-Registration ends 10-07-2022

22 October 2022
American Legion Post 34 - Honoring Vietnam War Vets

Cave Creek, AZ

Date(s): Saturday, 22 October 2022
Time(s): 1200-1500
Location: American Legion Post 34
6272 E. Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Contact: Fran Booth at 602-400-3330 franbooth@me.com

Event Info: We have been honoring the vets of key war eras - WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Gulf War [and others]. This date will be our largest event since so many vets served during this war. Includes breakfast, a big BBQ, OUR vehicles (up to five) on display 1 and 3 PM - Good Morning, Vietnam! and music to wrap the day.

PAST EVENTS

05 February 2022
24th Annual NJROTC Car Show
Apache Junction AZ

Date(s): 05 February 2022
Time(s): 10-1400
Location: 2525 S Ironwood Dr, Apache Junction, AZ 85120

Event Info: Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps fund raiser. Vehicle display entry is $25. Money goes to support the NJROTC program. The event is in a large parking lot at Ironwood and Nugget drive. Very close to the exit 195 of US60 freeway, locate property at 2525 S Ironwood Dr, Apache Junction, AZ 85120 and follow signs to southwest parking lot.

Dropped Pin Google Map

POC: Gary Lock (360) 929-2573 glock@goaj.org

06 February 2022
East Valley Cars & Coffee for a Cause
Gilbert AZ

Date(s): 1st Sunday every month 06 February, 06 March, 03 April
Time(s): 7-10 am
Location: Grind Time Coffee, 1430 W. Warner Rd. Unit 148, Gilbert AZ 85233

Event Info: MV Display opportunity benefiting Veterans. Open to all Makes and Models. Live music, raffles, automotive vendors, food vendors and of course, Coffee! The primary mission of the cruise-in is to provide an opportunity for uniformed Service Members, Veterans and their families to be among fellow auto enthusiasts. Meet local non-profit Veterans' charities and learn about the amazing programs they offer.

POC: Joe Snodgrass (908) 216-5753 joesnod@gmail.com

18-20 February 2022
31st AMVCC ANNUAL MV SHOW
Buckeye, AZ

Friday-Saturday-Sunday 18-19-20 February 2022 0800-1800. Free admission. Partnered with the Buckeye Air Fair at the Buckeye Airport. 3000 S Palo Verde Rd, Buckeye, AZ 85326. Setup for show is 9a-5p Thursday, 16 February. Swap meet, vendors, food. Public invited to display their military vehicles in our area. This is the club's largest and oldest event. Used to be held at 52nd Street and McDowell, called Papago! But now it's the Arizona Military Vehicle Show and this year it's at the Buckeye Airfair!
AMVCC Show Info Page
Buckeye Airfair

POC: Joe Snodgrass (908) 216-5753
joesnod@gmail.com

26 February 2022 - Veteran's Carshow Westgate
Westgate Entertainment District

Saturday, 0900-1430. hrs. Nancy Perry production “16th year Biggest Carshow honoring Veterans.” Free Entry to all Veterans includes T-shirt. Special gift ceremony. Huge raffle to Benefit American Legion. 2 great bands. All other entries $20.00 includes T-shirt, Raffle ticket for Cash Prize. Over 50 Awards including largest Club.
More information about the event from Nancy Perry:Facebook Event Link
AMVCC Contact: Mike Pfeifer events@armytrucks.org

04-06 March 2022 - Cactus Fly-In
Casa Grande, AZ

Hosted by Tucson MV friends, Southern Arizona Military Vehicle Collectors Club (SAMVCC) and Classic Airplane Association of Arizona that will be a large public show, camp out and a dinner for drivers/pilots similar to the Marana show. Setup Friday, Show on Saturday with dinner, Sunday tear down.

Location: Casa Grande Municipal Airport (CGZ)
3225 N. Lear Ave.
Casa Grande, AZ 85122

Talk to Mark Lindermann (520) 977-0364 or email at mark43gpw@yahoo.com Website:www.cactusflyin.org

07-13 March 2022 - Parker MV Camp Out
Parker, AZ

Military vehicle camp out near flowing water, trees. Swap meet, gun show!

Location: La Paz County Park, 7350 Riverside Dr. Parker, AZ 85344

Cick for registration form

Cick for flyer
Contact: Mike Colgan (714) 269-0502 mikecolgan@cox.net

22-24 March 2022 - Big Sandy Machinegun Shoot Wikieup, AZ

Something military related, that will have a few military vehicles present. $35 entrence fee. Member Rob Lippert will be onsite working as video tech. You can email him for MV related questions at rob@armytrucks.org Big Sandy Website:BigSandyShoot.com

29 March 2022 - SP4 Davis Virtual Wall Ceremony
Ft. Huachuca, AZ

MI Museum... Contact: LTC John Schulz (408) 315-7132 johnsamshchulz@yahoo.com

TBD - Fort Tuthill Museum Display
Flagstaff, AZ

High altitude forest military museum. Display for public. Contact: James Denton, CSM, USA (Retired) (480) 907-9973 158bushmaster@gmail.com

TBD - Highlands Church Truck Town Display
Scottsdale, AZ

Faith based children's introduction to vehicles and machinery. Displays and Demos. Church provides lunch and water. 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd, Scottsdale. Contact: George Mahoney (480) 215-6178 (cell or text)gmahoney@highlandschurch.org

25 April 2022
Lou Malnati's Grand Opening
Chandler, AZ

Date(s): 25 April 2022
Time(s): 16-2000
Location: 2815 S Alma School Rd Suite 15, Chandler, AZ 85286

Event Info: Monday night car show and fund raiser. Hosted at grand opening of Lou Malnati's pizza restaurant. Come any time during the window of 4-8pm. A portion of restaurant sales will go to non-profit organization. InFamous Mopar AZ. Empowering and enriching veteran lives through automotive therapy. Near Alma School and Queen Creek road.

POC: Joe Snodgrass (908) 216-5753 joesnod@gmail.com

27-30 April 2022
MVCC Camp Plymouth
Plymouth, CA

Date(s): 27-30 April 2022
Time(s): All Day
Location: 49er RV Village, 18265 CA-49, Plymouth, CA 95669

Event Info: Huge weekend show by Military Vehicle Collectors of California (MVCC) held outside of Sacramento, California near the Amador County Fairgrounds. MVCC Website Link

POC: Don (209) 765-1273 caddymanwestside@yahoo.com

01 May 2022
Cars & Coffee for a Cause
Gilbert, AZ

Date(s): 01 May 2022
Time(s): 0600-0900
Location: 1430 W. Warner Rd., Gilbert AZ 85233

Event Info: Sunday early morning routine support for a veteran non-profit organization. InFamous Mopar AZ. Empowering and enriching veteran lives through automotive therapy. Hosted by InFamous Mopar AZ at Grindtime Coffee near Warner and McQueen in Gilbert. Vendors, food truck, and a 50/50 raffle for InFamous Mopar AZ.

POC: Joe Snodgrass (908) 216-5753 joesnod@gmail.com

30 May 2022
Memorial Day - Greenwood
Phoenix, AZ

Date(s): 30 May 2022
Time(s): 0800-1100
Location: 719 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85009

Event Info: AMVCC long time event, memorial day the Greenwood Memory Lawn. Remember those who served and didn't return. Greenwood provides a sizeable donation each year and usually food after the event. Please arrive before 0830 so vehicles are in place prior to the service at 0900. 0800-0830 is best. Stage in order of size, small towards the chairs, large near the road. Display flags suggested. Group picture!

POC: Joe Snodgrass (908) 216-5753 joesnod@gmail.com

2022 Show Pictures

200+ photos of our 31st Annual Arizona Military Vehicle Show. Click HERE

Turner Trail Ride Videos!

The club has had some great trail rides. Open to all club members, friends of members and possible new members. Keep an eye out for new trail rides and see if military vehicles are for you.

The first Turner trail ride was early in 2019.

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The second was held late in 2020...

Click to load 2020 video Contact a club member and ask to join an empty seat. New trail ride in planning stages.

Next Monthly Meeting

Thursday, 06 October 2022 we will holding our normal monthly planning meeting at the American Legion Luke Greenway Post 1, 346 N. 7th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85007, 7th Ave just north of Van Buren/Grand Ave. - Social hour 1800-1900hrs Meeting starts at 1900, usually adjourned by 2000.

Tank Crush Video


We made a video with Phoenix broadcasters Kent Dana and Jerry Foster. Never park in a tank loading zone! Click For Video

Magazine Article

Our January show has been lucky enough to be featured in the MVPA's April 2019 'History In Motion' magazine.

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Club

Channel

The club YouTube channel! Recordings of some virtual meetings added! AMVCClub YouTube

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