It's back, bigger and better than ever before, Crawds N' Rods!  It's one of the biggest car shows in the area and of course, you can't forget the big crawfish boil that will be happening throughout the event.

There's nothing quite like it and there's even live music a carnival and helicopter rides! It's the perfect place to go this "Mother's Day" weekend! You won't want to miss it, or you'll have to wait an entire year until it returns.


We're talking live music, crawfish, carnival, helicopter rides and one of the biggest and best car shows around. There's even going to be a burnout contest! You could even win a fully custom 1970 Chevy Camaro!

The Elgin Volunteer Fire Department is selling raffle tickets and will be drawing for the winner on Saturday, May 13h (05-13-23) around 5:00 p.m. You could be the BIG WINNER! Get all the details by clicking here.

You could be the proud new owner of this custom-built 1970 Chevy Camaro Crawds 'n Rods - Elgin, Oklahoma Volunteer Fire Department Crawds 'n Rods - Elgin, Oklahoma Volunteer Fire Department

I can't think of a better place to be "Mother's Day" weekend. Take Mom to Elgin for the car show, enjoy some live music the carnival, and some of the best Louisiana crawfish you can find outside of the bayou state.

If you're not a fan of crawfish there will be plenty of other food available. It's a good time and all for a great cause. Crawds N' Rods benefit the Elgin Volunteer Fire Department. The monies raised during the event assist with operating costs, equipment, and training along with fire prevention and safety programs.


This year's event is scheduled for Friday, May 12th, 2023, and Saturday, May 13th, 2023 (05-12-23 through 05-13-23) in Elgin, OK. Friday night (05-12-23) is the big concert featuring Mike Ryan, Carson Jeffrey, and Gannon Fremin. Then on Saturday (05-13-23) the car show and crawfish boil. Get all the details on this year's Crawds 'N Rods by visiting the official website by clicking here or check it out on Facebook here.

Just take I-44 East to Elgin. It's just a short trip up the highway, about 15 miles or so. Once you get there you can't miss it! You'll see all the carnival rides and cars all set up from the highway. Exit into Elgin then make the first right-hand turn to get to the parking area. Crawds N' Rods is back bigger & better in 2023!

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