Rev It Up With Dad At The Burien Father’s Day Car Show June 20th

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Make a date with Dad to check out wheels flashy and classy at the Burien Father’s Day Car Show Sunday, June 20. The free event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. also features ‘50s and ‘60s tunes spun by a KJR disk jockey plus a sizzling chili cook-off.

Killer rides from various eras will line Southwest 152nd Street between Fourth Avenue Southwest and Eighth Avenue Southwest in downtown Burien and spill onto Sixth Avenue Southwest.

Vehicles will compete in nine prize categories:

  • Mayor’s Choice
  • Best Project Car
  • Under Hood Artwork
  • Most Likely To Go On A Date In
  • People’s Choice
  • Best Interior
  • Auto Dealers’ Choice
  • Best Paint Job
  • Lowest Odometer

From Noon to 2 p.m., dig into free samples of potentially prize-winning grub from the Chili Cook-Off. The top-scoring chili wins $250 plus a traveling trophy. Second place earns $100 and third place $50.

Adjacent to the car show, enjoy food, live entertainment and more at the Burien Wild Strawberry Festival.

Car show participants may either register in advance or on Father’s Day. Registration forms and details can be found at Preregistration is $15. Registration on Father’s Day is $20 and takes place between 8 and 10 a.m. at SW 152nd Street and Eighth Avenue Southwest.

Chili Cook-Off teams must preregister for $25. Registration forms and details are posted at

Burien Auto Row is the primary sponsor of the car show, which is being presented by the Discover Burien Association, a nonprofit organization that works on the economic development, promotion and marketing of the city. The law firm of Linn, Schisel and DeMarco, P.S. is sponsoring the Chili Cook-Off. Registration fees go toward operation of the event and Discover Burien.

For more information, go to or contact Debra George, the Discover Burien event manager, at 206-941-7199.

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