Overview
The Columbus Piave Club, in collaboration with CBC Detailing, is thrilled to announce the much-awaited 2024 Columbus Italian Parade and Columbus Piave Club Car and Motorcycle Show, set to take place on July 27th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
This exciting event will be hosted by the historic Valley Dale Ballroom located at 1590 Sunbury Rd, Columbus, Ohio.

The day promises a vibrant celebration of community and culture, great music, awesome food trucks, refreshing drinks, and, of course, a dazzling array of remarkable cars and motorcycles. Enthusiasts and spectators alike are invited to immerse themselves in the festivities and explore the stunning vehicles on display.

Cars and motorcycles will be judged on various categories including Best Italian Car, Best Motorcycle, Most Fun Vehicle, and of course, Best in Show.

Brutus Buckeye will make an appearance at 12:30, just in time to hand out awards! 

12:30 PM: Awards Ceremony: Join us as we recognize the winners of each category and celebrate their achievements.

1:00 PM: 50/50 Raffle Drawing: Don't miss your chance to win big in our 50/50 raffle! Half of the proceeds will go to support the 2024 Columbus Italian Parade, so your participation helps make a difference.

While you're there, make sure you stop by the Columbus Piave Club tent to purchase swag, apparel, and bid on the silent auction items from CBC Detailing, Watershed Distillery, Raisin Canes, Wild Rivers Coffee, and more!

$20 to enter your car or motorcycle
All proceeds benefit the 2024 Columbus Italian Parade and Marching Band Competition
$5 to park
Donate $5 or more to park and view all the awesome cars, bikes, food trucks, and more!
We are excited to announce that Kool 101.7 WNKO will be broadcasting live from the event!

Come out and enjoy a fantastic day with us. You'll have the chance to win amazing prizes and listen to Central Ohio's best classic hits station.

Cars, Music, food, drinks... and more
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Location
hosted by the iconic valley dale ballroom
The Valley Dale Ballroom
1590 Sunbury Rd, Columbus Ohio 
Since 1919, The Valley Dale Ballroom was Columbus first music performance venue. It remains a premier event space in Columbus, Ohio and one of the last three surviving America Ballrooms and the only ballroom still open and presenting events and music concerts weekly since its opening days of 1919. Currently, a world-class music venue. Valley Dale Ballroom is significant as one of the nationally renowned Ballrooms of “The Big Band Era ” of the cherished 30’s and 40’s.
JUDGING AND TROPHIES
Dash Plaques will be awarded to the first 50 cars and first 10 motorcycles to arrive.

Cars and motorcycles will be judged on various categories including Best Italian Car, Best Motorcycle, Most Fun Vehicle, and of course, Best in Show.

We're excited to announce friend of the Piave Club, Dino Tripodis as one of our judges.

Dino Tripodis, a luminary in Central Ohio, boasts a diverse career as a creator, comedian, writer, actor, host, and producer. With deep roots in Columbus, Ohio, Dino has garnered recognition for his comedic prowess and engaging storytelling, making him one of the region's most recognizable faces.

A seasoned entertainer, Dino's talents extend across various mediums. His award-winning podcast, "Whiskey Business," has captivated audiences with its blend of humor, insight, and spirited conversations. Through this platform, Dino explores a wide range of topics while sharing his unique perspective and inviting listeners to join him on a journey of discovery and laughter.

Beyond the airwaves, Dino's creative vision shines through in his upcoming film, "Down to the Felt." As a writer and producer, he brings to life a compelling narrative set against the vibrant world of gambling, assassins and family. With his signature wit and storytelling prowess, Dino promises to deliver a cinematic experience that will resonate with audiences far and wide.

In addition to his entertainment ventures, Dino remains deeply committed to his community. His involvement as a judge for the Columbus Italian Parade Car and Motorcycle Show and Master of Ceremonies for the Columbus Italian Parade and Marching Band Competition reflects his passion for celebrating and preserving cultural heritage. With his discerning eye and genuine appreciation for craftsmanship, Dino ensures that each entry is evaluated with the utmost care and respect.

Dino's contributions to the entertainment industry and his community have left an indelible mark on Central Ohio. Whether on stage, behind the mic, or on the silver screen, Dino continues to inspire and entertain audiences, solidifying his status as a beloved hometown icon.

Food trucks
Want to drive your car in the Columbus Italian parade?
Join us on October 13, 2024
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I bring my dog?
We love your pups, but the asphalt will be hot, and there will be a lot of action. Please leave them at home
Is this just for Italian Cars? 
This event is open to all years, makes, and models of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. 
Is the event rain or shine?
  • Weather: No refunds for events impacted by weather.
  • No-Shows: No refunds for no-shows.
thanks to our title sponsor cbc detailing
Other events at the valley dale ballroom
Don't miss the legendary Pete Best Band live at The Valley Dale Ballroom on July 28th!

Pete Best, original drummer of The Beatles, brings his iconic sound to Columbus for an unforgettable night.

Limited tickets available for:
Lecture at 2:30 PM
VIP Meet and Greet at 4:00 PM
Opening Band THE CYRKLE at 6:00 PM
Pete Best Band at 7:15 PM

Enjoy food, drinks, and great music all evening long! Get your tickets now before they're gone.

Click here or call 614-441-1907 to secure your spot.

Ringo who?  Don't miss out on this legendary event!

Give us a shout
We want to hear from you. Send us a message with your questions or comments. Someone from the events team will respond within 48 hours. 

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