Welcome to the official website for the 2024 Hops n Rods Classic Car Show! Join us for an unforgettable day of cars, food, music, and fun activities at our farm-brewery.

Event Details

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2024
Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Readington Brewery & Hop Farm
Address: 937 Route 202S; Neshanic Station, NJ 08853

What to Expect

Classic Car Display: Show off your vintage ride or walk the farm and admire the collection of beautifully maintained classic cars.
Craft Beverages: Enjoy a variety of authentic beer styles all day long! The brewery will open early at 11am to accommodate the show. The brewery also has non-alcoholic options and non-beer options including craft soda, hard kombucha, and more!
Food Vendors on Site: Marley’s Wings and Things (as seen on Food Network), Brakes & Briskets BBQ, and Bella Pizza will all be on site June 15. There will be veggie options.
Live Music: Retro Ravin’ (surf, rockabilly, blues) is returning to the Readington Brewery Biergarten!
Cigar Roller: Styx by the Lake are rolling cigars in their tent all day long. They will help you pick the perfect cigar! These make great Father’s Day gifts as well.
Awards: You will have the opportunity to participate by voting for “People’s Choice 2024.” The ballots and ballot box will be in the merch tent. Stop by before 2:30 to cast your vote. “Best in Show” will be selected by the Hops n Rods Committee
Goat Race: Watch us race our five goats! Arrive at the goat pen at least 10 minutes early to get a good spot.


10:00-10:45: Check-in (if you are showing your car, you must arrive at this time)
11:00: Car Show opens to the public, Brewery opens, Food and vendors open
11:00-2:30: Voting is open for awards
11:30-3:30: Live Music | Retro Ravin’ (surf, rock, and more)
3:00: Award Ceremony
3:30: Goat Race
10:00: Readington Brewery closes

Show Your Car

If you have a classic car you want to show, register on eventbrite. If you are viewing, but not showing, you do not need to register on eventbrite.

About the Venue

  • Admission is FREE to the public and open to all ages.
  • All parking, including handicap parking is on grass. This is a farm.
  • Absolutely no outside beverage is permitted. Readington Brewery will check bags upon entry.  We have water, juice, soda, and seltzer here for those who do not drink alcohol. There will be food and drink options on site. 
  • No coolers or pop-up tents are permitted. Lawn chairs and picnic blankets are fine.
  • This venue is family and dog friendly over the weekend. Please keep your pets and children close to your person at all times, and be courteous to the other guests. Pick up after your pets and children, and do not let them play in/with the gravel or run indoors. If your party is disturbing other guests or if your child is found away from you, you will be asked to leave.
  • Seating is first-come, first-serve. In the spirit of fairness, we do not allow “seat saving.” Please do not leave your food or belongings on a table that could be seating other guests.