The Frog Follies Rod Run Event Info

Swap Meet

Looking for classic automotive parts, vintage signs, tools, and rare finds? The Frog Follies hosts one of the largest swap meets in the United States. With over 600 vendor booths showcasing rusty parts, new parts, and cars for sale you are sure to find what you need to build your street rod, satisfy your automobilia appetite, or outfit your shop.

Women’s World

Ladies, don’t miss the Frog Follies shopping experience at Women’s World. Located in the Activities Center make time to browse over 70 booths of local artisans and crafters showcasing their distinctive handmade creations. You will discover a unique array of woodcrafts, clothing, jewelry, quilts, floral arrangements, candles, soaps, pottery, home and garden decor, artwork, holiday decorations, candy, and snacks.

Forgy’s Games

Kids and adults are invited to participate in Forgy’s games.  Some of the games include, valve cover and oil pan races, header toss, one blind racer, sack races, push rod drop, suck the balls, trike races, balloon toss, TP toss, bucket of balls, croak our frog, and the infamous frog races.

(available to registered Rodders only)

Friday Night Karaoke DJ

Head to the Industrial Building with your chairs, drinks, snacks, and friends to spend the evening singing Karaoke with Henry J.  Enjoy the sunset and camaraderie.  Event time is 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm.

(available to registered Rodders only)

Saturday Night Dance

Live music will be performed in the auditorium from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.  The Bobby Clark Band will perform country/classic rock from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm and the Eliminator ZZ Top Tribute Band, who has played from coast to coast for over 30 years recreating the complete ZZ Top concert experience, will perform from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

(available to registered Rodders only)

Pictures with P47 airplane

Have a photo taken of your street rod with one of the last air worthy P-47 planes in the world! The Hoosier Spirit II will be available for photographs on August 23rd to the 25th for only $20!

Friday, August 23: 12-5PM
Saturday, August 24: 7AM-5PM
Sunday, August 25: 10AM-3:30PM

Only $20 Per Car!

Schedule of Events


8:00AM – 4:00pmGates Open
8:00AMConcession Stands Open
8:00AM – 4:30PMRegistration at the Fairgrounds (Auditorium)
8:00AMSwap Meet
8:00AM – 4:30PMWomen’s World (Activities Center)
7:00PM*Forgy’s Games
7:00PM – 9:00PM*Friday Night Music Under the Stars


8:00AM – 4:00pmGates Open
8:00AMConcession Stands Open
8:00AM – 2:00PMRegistration at the Fairgrounds (Auditorium)
8:00AMSwap Meet
8:00AM – 4:30PMWomen’s World
9:30AM – 1:00PM*Forgy’s Games
5:00PM – 6:00PM*Meal Served (Auditorium)
7:30PM – 10:30PM*Dance (Auditorium)


8:00AM – 2:00PMGates Open (Rod Run ends at 1:00 pm)
8:00AMConcession Stands Open
8:00AM – 9:00AM*Donuts and Coffee (Banquet Hall)
8:00AMSwap Meet
8:00AM – 1:00PMWomen’s World (Activities Center)
10:00AM – 11:00AMChurch Service (Auditorium)
1:00PMAwards in the Grandstand

*available to registered Rodders and family members only

Event Map

Map Legend

1) Auditorium (Registration, Saturday Meal & Dance, Sunday Church)
2) Banquet Hall (Sunday Donuts)
3) Activities Center (Women’s World)
4 – 7) Open Air Barns (Swap Meet Area)
8) Commercial Building (Concessions/Door Prize Area)
9) Industrial Building (Games, Friday Dance)
14) Grandstand (Awards on Sunday)
15) Playground
17) Campground
19) Concession Areas
21) Commercial and Swap Meet Vendor Area

Frequently Asked Questions

Street Rod must be made before 1949.

The show has approximately 3000 registrations each year.

Confirmation letters are mailed in April for pre-registrations received prior to April. For pre-registrations received after April confirmation letters are mailed monthly (May, June, July).  If you pre-register on-line you will receive an email confirmation of your payment immediately and will receive a USPS mailed confirmation letter.

Pre-registration before July 1st is $25.00 per vehicle and includes a Frog Follies T Shirt, dash plaque, chances at giveaways, the opportunity to win cash prizes, Friday and Saturday night live bands, Saturday evening meal, games, Sunday morning donuts and church service.

Yes. Enter Gate 3 to be directed to trailer parking.

When you check in at registration let the volunteers know that you have a different vehicle.

Join us each August in Evansville, Indiana and stroll through the displays of creatively modified works of four-wheeled art.

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