Thank you for another successful show. Your support means everything to us. A Show recap will be available very soon.

Indian Uprising Title Sponsor
We’re back for our 29th year!

Join The Cruisin’ Tigers as we host the largest all Pontiac charitable event put on by a car club in the world. With over 600 Pontiacs expected and activities all weekend long, fun is a sure thing.

August 9, 10 &11, 2019 – St Charles, IL

On Friday – Vendors, Food and The Friday night movie

On Saturday – Feature car only event with awards and The Mega Cruise-in

On Sunday – over 600 pontiacs expected

Over 150 awards

two classes 1926-1981 & 1982-2009​

2019 Feature cars

50th anniversary of the gto judge

50th anniversary of the gto judge

50th anniversary of the gto judge

Feature cars cover all years of the specified model. All feature cars get special preferred parking on the show field and are encouraged to attend a special feature car only show on Saturday at 12:00 with awards.

Sunday’s Legends of Pontiac Speaker Panel Discussion

Jeff Denison

Rocky Rotella

Don Keefe

Jim Mattison

Scot Tiemann

Lou Santiago is known best as the Host of the hit show Car Fix TV on VELOCITY and his two years as the Host of MuscleCar during the Power Block segment on SPIKE.

He has hosted a total of 44 episodes of MuscleCar and is currently hosting his fifth season of Car Fix Tv on Velocity.

Join Lou on Saturday and get an autograph. Lou will also be a special guest judge at the Saturday feature car event starting at 12:00.

Show T-shirts are now available

Buy yours now before we sell out!! Proceeds go to our children’s charities.

ONLINE SHIRT SALES ARE NOW OVER. Get yours at the show!!

The Illinois Camaro club is our featured car club for the third year in a row. This great group of people bring 40 plus cars to our event. Thank you!!

The 7th Annual MEGA CRUISE-IN

Saturday night – All makes and models

At 3:00 on Saturday we open up the show grounds to all makes and models and The New Invaders will be back again rocking the resort. This is a huge once a year cruise-in at a super nice resort with lots of food and live music you don’t want to miss!!

Free admission!!

Last year we had over 800 cars on the grounds.

Its a Tie Dye Explosion at This Years Mega Cruise-In. Join us on Saturday night wearing your best Tye Dye, Hippie garb and love beads as we celebrate The 50th Anniversary of Woodstock!!

special issue license plates

Special Issue Indian Uprising State of Illinois

License Plates Are Now Available – These special plates are issued every year and sell out fast. Proceeds go to our children’s charities. This year’s plate features a 1965 Grand Prix. Your donation of $40 gets you a set. They are available to out of state buyers!! Click the button and download an order form.


Orders for our plates end 4/20/2019


Join us Friday night at 7pm in the Mega Center. This years theme will be a solute to Burt Reynolds. We’ll be showing The Cannonball Run on the big screen

The Indian Uprising Movie Night is free of charge to all show participants and their families. You must have a registered car in order to attend.


​Proceeds from The Indian Uprising benefit three children’s charities. Click the image link to learn more.


The Indian Uprising All Pontiac Weekend is now in its 29th year!

Located at The Pheasant Run Resort in St Charles, IL, the event experiences massive growth each year. The Indian Uprising is now considered to be one of the largest and highest quality shows in the Pontiac end of the automobile hobby drawing over 600 cars annually with thousands of spectators. Over the life span of the event, The Cruisin’ Tigers have donated proceeds totaling far more than $100,000 to children’s charities.

2019 Feature Car Club

We are proud to partner with our friends at The Midwest Fiero Clubs as our 2019 Indian Uprising feature car club. As we celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Fiero, they will take on the responsibility of promoting the show with other Fiero enthusiasts.

The Beautiful Pheasant Run Resort – St Charles, IL

This is the home of The Indian Uprising. This upscale resort can hold indoor arena parking for 103 cars and space for 700 cars on the show field. The facility will be working on a multi-million dollar renovation over the winter months. Certain items that they will address will include the paved show field.

The Pheasant Run Resort
4051 East Main Street
St Charles, IL 60174
(630) 584-6300

Friday – Early arrival for arena parking 8:00 – 5:00
Saturday – 8:00-4:00 Cruise-In – 4:00-9:00
Sunday – 8:00-3:00 Awards – 3:00
Sunday Registration closes at 11:00

Pheasant Run Resort

Got Questions? We’re here to help. Please contact us.


When making reservations at the host hotel, please mention Indian Uprising to receive the special room rate. Overflow hotels do not have a special rate at this time, however, we have good experiences with these hotels and they are priced competitively.

Host Hotel

Pheasant Run Resort

4051 E Main St, St Charles, IL 60174
(630) 584-6300
Mention Indian Uprising to receive the special room rates.


​Click HERE to go directly to the event room reservation page.

Room rates:

  • $99 Golf Course Level Rooms
  • $106 Tower Rooms

Preferred Overflow Hotel

Hilton Garden Inn (Across the street from Pheasant Run)

4070 E Main St, St Charles, IL 60174
(630) 584-0700

Mention Indian Uprising to receive the $119 room rate.

Reservations will be available soon.

Overflow Hotels

Listed in order by distance from the show grounds. All are within one mile of the show grounds.

​Country Inn & Suites By Carlson

155 38th Ave, St Charles, IL 60174
(630) 587-6564

Hampton Inn & Suites

2875 Foxfield Rd, St Charles, IL 60174
(630) 584-0222

Courtyard St Charles

700 Courtyard Dr, St Charles, IL 60174
(630) 377-6370

Our sponsors are without question, the one that drives the show forward. Without them, the show doesn’t go on.

Indian Uprising Title Sponsor

Gold Level Sponsors

Lakemoor, IL 60051 – 224-422-0644

Airport electric – southwest town mechanical

kwasigroch electric – vincent, lyn & lee LTD

Jones & cleary roofing – midway III construction, inc

Silver Level Sponsors

Chicago Office Products – Gary Firch – Office Space Inc