Early Iron Festival Guidelines

Please help everyone have a safe and enjoyable Early Iron weekend by following these simple guidelines for the show:

Registration is open ONLY to 1979 and earlier.

For spectator safety, there is no driving around within the show lots. Once you enter the show, our Event Staff will direct you to a parking spot. Please park and remain parked during the show hours (10am to 4pm), unless otherwise asked to do so by event staff.  You may leave the show at the end of the day.

No saving spots - if you want to park together, you must arrive together.

No Burnouts or Speeding. Please keep your speed below 5mph in all show areas, and be very aware of pedestrians around you.

Failure to comply with these guidelines or instructions given by Event Staff may result in your ejection from the event.

The Early Iron Festival goes on rain or shine, there are no refunds.


  • No firearms or weapons of any kind are allowed on site.

  • No coolers, outside beer or alcohol is allowed inside the gates of the show. Beer and mixed drinks will be available for purchase on site.

  • No outside food or beverages allowed in, except for factory-sealed water bottles - both will be available for purchase at event.

  • No BBQ pits or open fires are allowed in Cole Park.

  • For everyone's safety and comfort, no dogs or other pets allowed in show areas (except service dogs).

  • No golf carts, mini-bikes or other motorized vehicles allowed in show area. Personal mobility scooters or wheelchairs are allowed for those who require them.

  • No RV or trailer parking onsite - see Map Page for nearby locations for RV & trailer parking

  • No personal car boundary ropes or fences allowed.