Events that are light grey in color are 2012 dates left in place for ease of updating. As soon as we have the 2013 dates for those events, we'll update them and remove the light grey shading.
12th - Stockton: Fred's Annual Circle Track Trade Show & Swap Meet at the San Juaquin Fairgrounds, Building #2. 8am - 1pm. $8.00 admission, children free. Free parking. Indoor / Outdoors rain or shine. For info call (209) 982-4309
26th & 27th - Turlock: The big Turlock Swap Meet. Saturday, 7 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, 7 AM to 3 PM. Admission is $8.00 at the gate, children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. For more info www.TurlockSwapMeet.com
15th - 17th: Sacramento Autorama at Cal Expo: The Sacramento Autorama is now in its 63rd year. The Sacramento Autorama is “The Kustom Capital of the World” and boasts being home to one of longest running indoor car shows in the world. The Autorama is recognized as the premiere custom car show on the West Coast. The Show will feature over 450 of the finest custom cars, hot rods, classics, motorcycles, and specialty vehicles from around the county. Show times are Friday 12pm - 10pm, Saturday 10am - 10pm, Sunday 10am to 8pm. Admission $18.00 (ouch!) adults, $8.00 kids 6-12. Kids 5 & under are free. Parking $10.00. Info (877) 763-7469 for info, or click HERE
24th - 25th - Pleasanton: Goodguys 30th All American Get Together & swap meet at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. For more information go to www.Good-Guys.com
6th - Brisbane: Laf-a-lots present their 4th Annual Last Laf Car Show and Swap Meet located at 2801 Bayshore Blvd. from 9am - 4:30 pm. Open to all hot rods, rat rods, customs, lowriders, motorcycles, stockers and anything else that catches your eye going down the road! Entree fee is $10 Cars......$5 Motorcycle and Spectators are free (but we do have a donation box at the main show table and they are always appreciated!) Vendors, Raffle, Awards, 50/50, Food and much more! For info call Antonio at (650) 520-3356 or e-mail Lastlaf@Yahoo.com
14th - Santa Rosa: Swap Meet at the Vets Building presented by Cruisin' North Car Club. 6am - Noon. $25.00 per space. $20.00 for trailers. Car & truck sales $15.00. Buyers enter for free. No overnight camping / no food vendors. For more info call Merle Winton (707) 537-7718
14th - Stockton: Stockton Swap Meet & Car Show at the San Juaquin County Fairgrounds, 6am - 3pm. Gates open at 5am for sellers. $5.00 admission. Kids 12 & under are free. Free indoor & outdoor classic car show. 50's & 60's music. Antique toy show. Model car show, and MUCH more! Over 20 trophies. Come and see some of the best Hod Rods, Street Rods, Muscle Car Customs, Classic Cars and Trucks. $15 fee for car show entries & autos for sale. Dash plaques to the first 100 car show entries. Swap meet spaces 15 X 20 on pavement or 20 X 20 on the grass. $20 prepaid or $25 at the gate day of show. Overnight set-up on Saturday 2pm-8pm. Overnight security provided. 1000's of buyers. Turn those old car parts into cash! Rain or Shine, we swap. Indoor space available. Call for details (209) 948-5307
13th - 21st - Redding: 24th annual Kool April Nights. Redding Convention Center. Wake up and smell the exhaust fumes! Hear the roar of the hot engines... Gawk at the custom paint.... taste the old-fashioned burgers at that 50's joint out on Highway 273.. It's Kool April Nites time again! "Great cars, great music, great food.. tons of bobby sox and ponytails.. bigger and better than ever. You'll find: Miles of Classic Cars * Show and Shines * Trophies * Food * Music * Dances... and more fun than two people in a rumble seat at the drive-in. For more info visit www.koolaprilnites.com
20th - Stockton: Mustangs Plus presents The Mustang & Classic Ford Car Show at Mustangs Plus, 2353 Wilson Way. in Stockton. For more info call (209) 944-9977
21st - Sacramento: Sacramento Classic Car & Parts Swap Meet at the Power Balance pavillion (formerly Arco Arena). Gates open at 6am for buyers. $8.00 admission. Free parking. Set-up on April 20th after 5 pm. For more information visit www.sacramentoswapmeet.com or call (916) 955-8777
27th & 28th - Half Moon Bay: Pacific Coast Dream Machines at Half Moon Bay Airport. Cool cars & planes. This is always a nice event! For more info; http://miramarevents.com/dreammachines
April 28th - May 2nd - San Francisco: The California Mille Miglia at the Fairmont Hotel. LOTS of vintage classic race cars on display in front of the hotel on Sunday the 28th, with the race starting on Monday the 29th. For more info call (415) 479-9940 or visit www.californiamille.com
28th - Benicia: 20th Benicia Classic Car Show at the 1st St Green at the beautiful downtown waterfront. Vehicle check-in starts at 7am. Show runs from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Come see some of the best classic cars in Northern California and beyond. This event benefits the award-winning Benicia High School Panther Band. Music will be provided by professional DJ along with a performance of the Benicia High Jazz Band. Come enjoy the views, the food, the cars and the fun. There will be hourly raffle prize drawings beginning at 11am from a pool of great prizes. Food vendors and car show related craft vendors. Come on down and bring the whole family. Admission is free. Event Fees: $30 pre-registration Info at www.pantherbandboosters.com/car-show or call 707-742-3590 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
4th - Fremont: Car show at Washington High School located at 38442 Fremont Blvd. Out 10th year anniversary! 250 cars expected to be on display! All proceeds go to Tri-City Homeless Shelter. For more information contact Doug Nahale (510) 505-7300 ext. 67361 or (510) 468-0425 or emial email@example.com Please visit our web site at http://whs10thcarshow.webs.com
5th - Turlock: Spring Collector Car / Parts Swap Meet at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Early vendor setup on Saturday, May 5th after 2:00PM Free Parking, Auto related items only, Rain or shine. For info call (208) 861-6320 or visit their web site at www.springfallturlock.com Note: This meet is in no way associated with the Turlock swap meet held in January by the Modesto A's club of Modesto.
11th - San Rafael: May Madness! Down Town San Rafael (4th St). Classic car show, parade and street dance. Noon - 6pm. Parade starts at 5pm. For more info visit www.downtownsanrafael.org or call (415) 720-5591
11th - Santa Rosa: Fred's All American Old Car Day from 9am to 4pm at the Stoke Ranch, 5525 Old Redwood Hwy. 72 and older American cars only. No judging, no classes, no trophies and no trailer queens! There will be food, games, and lots of elbow rubbin'. For more info contact Ken Williamson at (707) 527-6068
11th - San Lorenzo: 12th Annual Arroyo Classic & Custom Car and Motorcycle Show at Arroyo High School from 9am to 3pm. Come to a day of fun and enjoy hundreds of classic and custom cars, street rods, tricked out trucks, muscle cars, vintage cars, low riders, motorcycles, bicycles, and more. There will be live music, featuring Blue Diamond Fillups, oldies music from Tunes by Tony, vendors, food, contest, and more!!! New car dealers from the Bay Area are all invited to showcase their new makes and models. $5.00 donation at the door. Remember that 100% of all proceeds benefits high school sports. For more info visit our web site by clicking HERE or call Debbie at (510) 483-1776
18th - Isleton: River Ranch Run Car Show located at Bob Dron's Delta Diamond Farm in Isleton at 15175 Hwy 160, from 10am to 5pm featuring customs, hot rods, trucks and motorcycles. $10.00 entry fee. For more information call (916) 777-5800 or visit www.DeltaDiamondFarm.com
19th - Petaluma: 40th Annual Petaluma Swap meet sponsored by the Redwood Empire Regional Group of Early Ford V-8 Club at Petaluma Fairgrounds located at Hwy 101 and Washington Street in Petaluma. Gates open at 5:00 am. Free parking and entry for buyers. A 20x20 swap space is available. Please contact Dave Peterson at 707-527-9183 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
19th - Red Bluff: 39th Annual River Park Car Show. Always on the 3rd Sunday of May. 100 River Park Way. The Contemporary Historical Vehicle Association (CHVA), Mt Shasta Region, invites you to enjoy a relaxing day next to the Sacramento River. All street legal cars and trucks from antiques through 25 years old are welcome. People's Choice trophy awards, 50-50 raffle, raffle prizes. Food and drinks available on site. Register 8:00 to 10:00, end about 3:00. Please, no pets, BBQ grills, loud sound systems or burn-outs. (Formerly Woodson Bridge Car Show.) Enter on Willow St, off Main St in Downtown Red Bluff. Fees: Pre-registration $10, $15 during event. Spectators are free. Contact Ron at 530-275-8655, email: email@example.com or Ty at 530-547-5774, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
14th - Concord: Ygnacio Valley High School Athletic Booster Presents DVRAA 6th Annual Car Show. Sat.May 14th 2011 at Ygnacio Valley High School 755 Oak Grove Rd. Time will be from 7:00 to 3:00 Pre-Registration will be $25.00 same day Reg- will be $30.00 Lots of awards in many classes.BBQ Raffle prizes & 50/50 drawing. Vendors are welcome. For more info contact Roger at (925) 381-2387 or e-mail at Sleek65@att.net or call Amador.M at (925)250-5331 or e-mail at Munoz_amador@yahoo.com
19th - Sonoma: Annual Car Show at Hanna Boys Center, 17000 Arnold Dr. in Sonoma, from 11am - 1pm. Kids carnival, refreshments, entertainment, art show, chili cook-off and campus tours. NO registration fee but donations are gladly accepted! Refreshments provided for all registrants! Vehicles of all years, makes, models, shapes and sizes are welcome. Registrants please arrive by 10:30am. For info call Leslie Petersen at (707) 933-2555 or visit www.hannacenter.org
19th - Turlock: 2nd Annual Alchemists Shrine Clowns Car Show. 10:00am - 3:00pm Stanislaus County Fair Grounds. Hot Rods,Street Rods,Muscle Cars, Classic Cars, Motorcycles, Clown Cars, Clowns! Open to all years, Grass parking, Awnings Welcome, Motels Available. Registration starts at 10:00am Day of event. Registration $25.00 prior to May 1, 2012 $30.00 May 1,2012 to day of event. Entry includes 2 lunches per car to first 100 pre-registered cars.
Food, Raffles, Music and much more! This is a Non-Awards Show. For more information contact: Craig Clark 209-668-7400 or 209-535-6217
17th, 18th & 19th - Petaluma: Salute To American Graffiti. Friday night Cruise-in and Kickoff Social, 4-8pm, Petaluma Plaza Shopping Centers. Free to all vehicle owners and spectators. Saturday Salute Celebration and Cruise, 9am to 9pm, on the streets of downtown Petaluma. A family-oriented, non-alcoholic, community-wide celebration of the "happy days" of the '50s and early '60s and a tribute to George Lucas' timeless, coming-of-age movie, American Graffiti, the most memorable scenes of which were filmed right here in Petaluma in 1972. Free to spectators. Vehicle entry into the show is by advance reservation only. Info: Event Producer: Cruisin' The Boulevard, Inc. Website: www.americangraffiti.net Email: email@example.com Telephone: (707) 762-3394
17th & 18th - Monterey: 7th Annual Monterey Rock and Rod Festival held at the Monterey County Fairgrounds, along with fabulous 50's, 60's, and 70's music. The event kicks off on Friday night with a Sock Hop. Classic and custom cars will be on display Saturday and Sunday. Food and vendor arcades will be on-site for your eating, drinking, and shopping enjoyment. For details on ticket prices and other information go to www.montereyrockrod.com or call Terry Wecker at (831) 809-6252
20th - Stockton: Located at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. 6am - 3pm (gates open at 5am for sellers) Admission $5 ~ kids 12 & Under FREE. Indoor & Outdoor Classic Car Show - 50's & 60's Music - Antique Toy Show - Over 20 Trophies - Model Car Show. Come and see some of the best Hot Rods, Street Rods, Muscle Cars, Customs, Classic Cars and Trucks. $15 fee for car show entries & autos for sale. Dash plaques to the first 100 car show entries. Swap meet spaces 15x20 on pavement or 20x20 on the grass $20 prepaid or $25 at the gate day of the show. Overnight set-up on Saturday 2pm-8pm. Overnight security provided. 1000's of buyers. Turn those old car parts into cash! Rain or shine, we swap. Indoor spaces available. Call for details. Huge Model Car Show by World Famous Builder Bob Carrol. For info contact carlos De La Torre (209) 948-5307
26th - Petaluma: Fourth & Sea Fish & Chips Classic Car Cruise-in. See what car clubs are calling "one of the coolest cruise ins in the North Bay" and "a pure blast!" Fourth & Sea’s monthly Sunday Cruise-In Classic Car Show is a fun, casual, FREE event the whole family will enjoy. Held the last Sunday of the month from Noon 'til 3pm, May thru Oct at 101 Fourth St. at C St.. The event features gorgeous classic cars, delicious classic food, foot tapping live music, free raffle prizes, and the presentation of the prestigious Sundae Cup Trophy! For more info call (707) 623-3219 or visit www.SundayCruiseIn.com
27th - Sacramento: Vettes for vets car show held at the California Automobile Museum as a memorial to our military veterans and Corvettes. Come enjoy a great day of sunshine and memorial for our veterans who will enjoy over 50 raffle prizes, food trucks coordinated by Sacto MoFo, and music. The car show is also free for spectators and would be an excellent event for kids. Come out and enjoy the sun gleaming off the gorgeous Corvettes! For more information please call Natalie Minas at (916) 442-6802 or visit www.calautomuseum.org/html/events1.html
2nd - Woodside: "Wild Cars for Wildcats" car show held at Woodside High School, at Alameda and Woodside Rd. from 9am - 2pm. $30 entry fee (includes event shirt and dash plaque). Benefits the school sports program. Live music, food & beverages, games, prizes and awards. For more info please call (650) 364-5212
4th - Vallejo: North Bay Summer Get Together at Solano County Fairgrounds. cars, trucks and bikes of all years and makes. Raffles, prizes, drinks, food and FUN. Parking $5.00 / General admission $5.00. Kids 12 and under; free. For more information http://www.northbaycarshow.com
2nd & 3rd - Sonoma: Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival at Infineon Raceway (Sears Point). Formerly known as the Wine Country Classics Vintage Racing event. LOTS of great, rare vintage race cars roaring around the track. For more info; http://www.infineonraceway.com/tickets/sonoma_historic_motorsports_festival
3rd - Fremont: 22nd Annual Mopar Rally. Open to all Chrysler products from pre-war to present. Over 350 cars. 7 am – 3pm, Ohlone College at 43600 Mision Blvd. next to historic Mission. Top gun class, car corral, swap meet, trophies, raffles, food, t-shirts, Goodie bags to the first 300.
Contacts; Rich 408-356-4752 or Debi 408-981-3326 www.moparalley.org
1st - Pleasanton: Goodguys 20th Summer Get Together at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. Kick start your summertime hot roddin fun with the Goodguys at the 20th Summer Get-Together! Open to all years of American made and/or powered cars & trucks, this festive weekend will feature a giant indoor & outdoor show & shine showcasing over 2,500 early and late model hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks on display! Plus, learn about the latest collector car products and trends at the Vendor and Sponsor Exhibits, shop the mega Swap Meet for those hard-to-find parts and automotive memorabilia, buy or sell a vehicle at the Cars 4 Sale Corral, watch or compete in the Goodguys AutoCross timed racing competition, check out the Pinstripers Brush Bash, enjoy FREE fun stuff for the kids like the Revell Model Car Make n Take & Kids Play Area and so much more. Also dont forget to check out the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge featuring high school kids build and rebuilding engines in a timed competition! Dont hesitate - Register your vehicle, purchase spectator tickets or get more details today at Good-Guys.com. Goodguys Rod & Custom Association. Celebrating 30 Years of Cool Cars, Cool People and Good Times! Info; www.good-guys.com
2nd - Lincoln: The 6th Annual Downtown Lincoln Car Show. Rods & Relics of Lincoln Hills and Lincoln VFW Post 3010. Open to all 1972 and older American Made or American Powered Vehicles. Registration before May 15th is $20.00-- after May 15, $25.00. Show to benefit the Gathering Inn, Ride to Walk, and Placer County SPCA. Show registration from 7-10 a.m., 50+ Trophies and Plaques will be awarded at 2:30 p.m. Club participation award includes $100. Dash plaques and Goody bags for the first 200 cars registered. Raffle prizes, Great Music, Great Food Vendors and fun for all in beautiful Historic Downtown Lincoln at 5th St & Hwy 65. NSRA safety inspections available. Boy Scout breakfast 7-10 am. See www.rodsnrelics.net for registration forms, etc. or call Alan Taylor 916-749-7468
3rd - Danville: Ponies and Snakes, a judged show for Mustangs and Ford Powered Cobras at the Danville Livery, 400 Sycamore Valley West from 10am to 3pm. For info visit http://www.poniesandsnakes.com
6th - 9th - Santa Rosa: Peggy Sue's All American Cruise & Car Show at A Place To Play Youth Park. A HUGE show with over 800 cars!! This is a fun and VERY WELL RUN event! Great for the whole family. Music, food, vendors and MUCH MORE! Thursday the 6th is registration day. Friday the 7th is chili cook-off and poker run day. Saturday & Sunday the 8th & 9th is the car show. For more info: www.peggysuescruise.com or http://www.peggysuescruise.com/schedule
6th - Paradise: On Saturday, June 16th, the 16th annual "Cruisin' Paradise" show will kick off with registration at 7:00 AM. The show will open to the public at 8:00 AM. There will be Awards and Trophies, Dash Plaques, Music, Food, Vendors, Displays, Giant Raffle, and $100 prize Poker Walk. Voting for several categories of cars will take place during the day with Trophy presentations commencing at 3:00 PM. This will be an enjoyable and fun day. For more info please visit www.cruisinclassicsofparadise.com
9th - Lodi: The 5th Annual Autorama is held at Lodi Lake in the Rotary Area from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Sunhouse is a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides Life Skills programs to persons at risk. All proceeds directly benefit those students who do not have the financial means to pay the program costs on their own. To learn more about Sunhouse, please visit our web site at www.sunhousewarriors.org
11th - Galt: Over The Hill Gang 11th Annual Car Show at McFarland Ranch. For more info visit www.OverTheHillGang-Sac.com or call Ron at (916) 744-1880
14th - 16th - Reno: RENO ROCKABILLY RIOT 2013 at the Grand Sierra Resort. This is not your typical Rockabilly show. It's much more. It is a celebration of everything Rockabilly. There will be Rockabilly bands all weekend, hundreds of traditional rods, vendors, clothing, tattoo artists, Pin up Girls, a rod swap meet, Burn out contests, 100 foot drag races, Loud Pipe contests, great food, Dine 'n Dash contests, Fastest mechanics in the West contest, tire changing contests, Dance contests, Best Dressed contests, and much, much more. Call (775) 750-4665, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or www.renorockabillyriot.com for more information. A-BOMB Entertainment Production.
18th - Auburn: Townsmen 8th Annual Poker Run & Car Show at the Auburn Fairgrounds 1273 High St. for pre '75 cars and trucks. For info contact Dar or Judy (916) 300-0868 or see the flyer at http://www.townsmen.org/Flyers/pokerrunflyer2011.pdf
18th - Sacramento: Boulevard Image Show 'n Shine at Hiram Johnson High School, 6879 14th Ave. from 11am - 4pm, car registration begins at 8am. Classics, Low Riders & Muscle Cars. Free admission to the public. DJ music, food & fun. (no alcohol). Vendor or Car Show information contact Danny (916) 265-8014
23rd - San Francisco: CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SWAPMEET ACROSS FROM CANDLESTICK PARK Vendor spaces available. 20X20 $40. 2 spaces for $60 Entry is $5.00 per a car load any questions call (415) 424-3535 or check out our website at www.sanfranciscoswapmeet.com
19th - Stockton: 12th Annual Father's Day Car Show at 3535 N. El Dorado St. Stockton. BBQ, entertainment, raffle prizes, (No alcohol). All cars welcome. Proceeds send students on mission trips. Info: Dennie Reid (209) 477-7300
16th - Santa Rosa: Father's Day 19th Annual Show 'n Shine car show in Juilliard Park, 9am - 4pm. Hosted by Engineering Contractors Association & Maintenance Superintendents Association, All proceeds go to the MSA & ECA scholarship & Vocational programs . Registration is $30 and $35 after June 1. Free Spectator Admission. Drinks & Food, Music Entertainment, Raffles & Contests. Registrations: www.nceca.org or call Mary at (707) 546-5500 or email email@example.com
22nd - Marysville: Classic Car & Bike Show in Historic Downtown "D" Street Marysville, California. Registration opens at 7 AM. Awards at 1 PM. BBQ, Food & Merchandise Vendors, Music and Raffle Prizes. $20 entry for Cars and Bikes. Vendors need to call: Gus 916-224-7467 or George 530-713-9332
22nd - 24th - Sonoma: The Toyota Save Mart 350 NASCAR races at Infineon Raceway. Info; http://www.infineonraceway.com/tickets/toyota_save_mart_350
23rd - Auburn: Cruisin' for Downs Syndrome at the Gold Country Fairgrounds at 1253 High St., Auburn. Features all makes, models & years of vehicles, motorcycles, trucks and hot rods, from 7am 'till after dark. Live Music, food vendors and beer and wine tasting after 5pm. Pedal car races, cacklefest, silent auction and raffle. Free admission to the public. For more info; Heather at (916) 532-4773 or firstname.lastname@example.org
29th - Murphys: MURPHYS-ANGELS LIONS CLUB 6TH ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW 9 am - 3 pm - "UTICA PARK" 1000 S. Main St. (Hwy.49) in Historic Downtown Angels Camp. A Beautiful Shaded Park with Grass to Park Your Classic Car On. Space is Limited to 100 Show Cars on Grass Area (1975 & Older). Close to Shopping & Restaurants. Awards, Dash Plaques, Raffle Prizes, 50/50 Drawing - Local DJ "Decade Music" - Lots of Vendors, FREE Coffee & Donuts, (while they last), BBQ Steak & Bratwurst Sandwiches, Jumbo Hot Dogs, Snow Cones, Italian Ice, Cold Beer, Soda & Water Available. PRE REGISTRATION IS - $20 & ENDS 6/22. $25 after 6/22 & at the Gate. Pre-Registered Cars Must Be Parked by 9 am to be Guaranteed a Space. Spectators Are Free - For More Info. Call Terry Costa @ (209) 728 - 9971 or email@example.com - ALL PROCEEDS GO TO CHARITY
23rd - Pinole: The Northern California Cruisers presents their 22nd Annual "Cruisin in the Sun" Classic Car Show in Old Town Pinole and Fernandez Park, 8am to 5pm. Pre-registration is required and is limited to the first 325 cars,1975 and older. There will be Awards, Dash Plaques, Goodie Bags, Car Show event T-shirts for sale, a Raffle, Automotive, Arts, and Crafts Vendors, terrific "Live" Music with The Dave Crimmen Band, and the Local "DJ" Vince Pistello playing those oldies but goodies tunes in the park. A delicious breakfast will be served at the Pinole Senior Center along with more terrific foods at other local restaurants. Free to the general public with lots of fun for the entire family. There is a playground area for the children. Car show proceeds benefit local charities. Please go to our Car Club's website to download a registration form at: www.northerncaliforniacruisers.com or call Cathie at (510) 233-0721 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
30th - Petaluma: Fourth & Sea Fish & Chips Classic Car Cruise-in. See what car clubs are calling "one of the coolest cruise ins in the North Bay" and "a pure blast!" Fourth & Sea’s monthly Sunday Cruise-In Classic Car Show is a fun, casual, FREE event the whole family will enjoy. Held the last Sunday of the month from Noon 'til 3pm, May thru Oct at 101 Fourth St at C St.. The event features gorgeous classic cars, delicious classic food, foot tapping live music, free raffle prizes, and the presentation of the prestigious Sundae Cup Trophy! For more info call (707) 623-3219 or visit www.SundayCruiseIn.com
30th - Pacifica: The Last Originals, Present: "Sea Bowl 2012" Hot Rod & Custom Car Show. Hours: 830 a.m. to 430 p.m. at 4625 Coast Hwy, Pacifica, Ca 94044 Regestration: $20 per vehicle. Free for Spectators. Trophies, Goodie Bags, Raffles, Live Music, bowling, surfing and Food $20 registration per vehicle. For more info, contact Matt, (415) 271- 1784 For Vendor spaces, contact Rob, (415) 676-9604 or LastOriginalscc@yahoo.com Some of the Bands that will be present: The merrywidows, The hurricanes, Los Hotboxers and others.
3rd - Sonoma: 3rd Annual Car Charity show at BR Cohn Winery on Hwy 12. Cars, live music, food, great wine country scenery and good food. For info: (707) 938-4064 or visit www.BRCohn.com Bad Ass Cars will have a booth at this show. Please stop-by and say hello!
6th - Vallejo: Nor-Cal Knockout Round 4. Pre-70 American hot rods, kustoms, bombs, gassers, nostalgic race & muscle cars. 40's - 60's styled Choppers, Bobbers, & Cafe Racers. Vintage trailers & speed boats. Any other vehicles by invite only. Live rock'n'roll, surf, garage and rockabilly bands + DeeJay Tanoa Samoa Boy spinning wax all day! Car Show Hosted By Swanx CC. Tattoo Artists :: Pinstripers :: Tiki Carvers :: Vendors :: Food :: Bbq :: Drinks :: Merchandise. A day full of amazing cars, bikes, dragsters, vendors, BBQ, drinks and live bands all day! It all takes place on the classic Solano County Fairgrounds. For more info contact Korena Goldstein & Hank Forss at (707) 319-1493
13th - Gilroy: Garlic City Fun Run and Car Show! Saturday, July 14, 2012. Come visit us Downtown and enjoy amazing cars, great food and drink, live music, and catch up with your friends and meet new people. Registration begins at 11:00am in the train station parking lot at 8th & Monterey Street. ($35.00 pre-registration $40 Day of registration) All cars must be parked by 3:00pm. No Reserved Parking. Show & Shine from 10:00am to 5:00pm. No entries after 1:00pm. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL PERMITED. Merchant and VIP Awards will be presented. PROCEEDS SUPPORT DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION PROJECTS. For more info contact Brian Dauenhauer at (408) 310-0957 or visit http://www.downtowngilroy.com/local
14th - Antioch: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. NO FURTHER INFO AVAILABLE. Swap Meet on the grass at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds. Gates open at 5 am. 20 x 20 spaces are only $40. Parking & admission $8 per carload. Antiques, hotrods, bombs, mortorcycles, sprintcars, marine. All welcome. For more info call Chris at (415) 374-5915
15th - Stockton: Swap Meet & Car Show. 6am - 3pm (gates open at 5am for sellers) Located at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. Admission $5 ~ kids 12 & Under FREE! Indoor & Outdoor Classic Car Show - 50's & 60's Music - Antique Toy Show - Over 20 Trophies - Model Car Show. Come and see some of the best Hot Rods, Street Rods, Muscle Cars, Customs, Classic Cars and Trucks. $15 fee for car show entries & autos for sale. Dash plaques to the first 100 car show entries. Swap meet spaces 15x20 on pavement or 20x20 on the grass $20 prepaid or $25 at the gate day of the show. Overnight set-up on Saturday 2pm-8pm. Overnight security provided. 1000's of buyers. Turn those old car parts into cash! Rain or shine, we swap. Indoor spaces available. Call for details (209) 948-5307 Huge Model Car Show by World Famous Builder Bob Carrol.
20th - Santa Rosa: 2nd Annual Custom Car Show at the Salvation Army parking lot, 93 Stoney Circle in Santa Rosa from 9am - 3pm, hosted by the Northern Style Car Club. Trophies, Food, Music, Pie Eating Contest, Bounce House for kids, Door Prizes, and more! For more info call Jon George at (707) 535-4271
21st - Santa Rosa: Swap Meet at the Vets Building hosted by Corvettes of Sonoma County. 6am to 2pm. Free parking & general admission! One space is 19'X 19' cost=$25.00, Two spaces=$40.00, Three spaces=$55.00 Vehicles with a trailer and/or long trucks must rent 2 spaces. Drive in CAR SHOW ENTRY=$15.00 Cash prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd & 3rd. Car sale space=$15.00. Contact Nancy Guadango at (707) 875-3425, or Larry Williams (707) 569-0244
21st - Dixon: 3rd Annual Grillin' & Chillin Car Show. 'Ol fashioned street car show. Lots of pork ribs & chili to eat. Crafters, activities for kids, live bands, and SO much more!! Downtown Dixon, Hwy 113 from West C Street to West Chestnut. Event details go to www.dixonribcookoff.com or contact Janette & Rich Barrango (707) 678-4373
20th - 22nd - Sonoma: NHRA Division 7 Drag Races, presented by Korbel, kicks off two weekends of world-class drag racing at Infineon Raceway, July 22-24. In all, more than 400 cars will compete over the weekend in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event. For more info: http://www.infineonraceway.com/tickets/nhra_division_7_drag_races
21st - Saratoga: The Fourth Annual Saratoga Classic Car Show organized by the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce and the Cool Car Club of Saratoga and Los Gatos will be held Sunday in the historic Village of downtown Saratoga. Thousands attended last year and the same is expected this year. Big Basin Way in the Saratoga Village will be transformed into a car lover’s dream with flags, vendors, sponsors, raffles, and live radio broadcasts, along with over 200 colorful, cool new and classic cars. A live band will have their tunes piped throughout downtown by wireless speakers, and for the first time there will be a “Cool Car Cruise” the day before the show to get the town “geared up” and to give local car collectors more to look forward to. Register your car by going to www.CoolCarClub.com or by calling the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce at 408-867-0753 or Tiger Teerlink at 408-828-9614.
27th - 29th - Fortuna: 22nd Annual Redwood AutoXpo. Join us for three days of free admission, with cars, cars, and more cars! Experience this great family event and enjoy the Cruise, the Swap Meet, the Arts & Crafts Exhibitors. Check out the Judged Car Show, the Antique Show and the Antique Farm Equipment. The Poker Run! Tractor Pulls! Burnout Contest! Sock Hop! Step right up, folks, for the biggest, baddest, most colorful and chromiest event in Fortuna! Info: http://redwoodautoxpo.com or call (707) 725-3916
27th - 29th - Sonoma: NHRA Sonoma Nationals drag racing series at Infineon Raceway. There is nothing more potent in motor sports than an 8,000 horsepower Top Fuel dragster or Funny Car barreling down the drag strip at over 300 miles per hour. It is earth-pounding excitement and you’ll find it at Infineon Raceway! In addition to Top Fuel and Funny Car, you’ll also see action in Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle, and don't forget the Friday Night qualifying under the lights!. More Info: http://www.infineonraceway.com/tickets/nhra_sonoma_nationals
27th - Jamestown: Pormotion Club of Jamestown presents its 1st annual RODS TO RAILS car and bike show, featuring custom, classic cars and custom bikes. Location is Main Street, Jamestown in the Gold Country and the home of Railtown 1897. Show is limited to first 200 cars, so early registration is advised. The activities will be Steam Train rides, Round House Tours, All Day DJ, Car Hops, Main Street Shops, Restaurants, Pancake Breakfast, Carriage Rides, Antique Shops, Wine Tasting and lots of beautiful cars and bikes. Parking starts at 7:00 am and awards ceremony at 3:00. For more info contact Gary Wilson at (209) 984-0888
28th - Petaluma: Fourth & Sea Fish & Chips Classic Car Cruise-in. See what car clubs are calling "one of the coolest cruise ins in the North Bay" and "a pure blast!" Fourth & Sea’s monthly Sunday Cruise-In Classic Car Show is a fun, casual, FREE event the whole family will enjoy. Held the last Sunday of the month from Noon 'til 3pm, May thru Oct. at 101 Fourth St. at C St. The event features gorgeous classic cars, delicious classic food, foot tapping live music, free raffle prizes, and the presentation of the prestigious Sundae Cup Trophy! For more info call (707) 623-3219 or visit www.SundayCruiseIn.com 28th - Penngrove: 2nd Annual Hot Rods and Bar BQ at Penngrove Park sponsored by Penngrove Social Firemen, 10am - 8pm. Open to 1974 and earlier hot rods. No Judging, No Entry Fee. Family Fun! Barbeque, raffle prizes and music. For more info call John Rossi (707) 981-7765
3rd - 5th - LAKE TAHOE AREA: Hot August Nights. According to the Hot August Nights web site, South Lake Tahoe is now included as part of the show so people can cruise between Reno & Tahoe for shows and events. The Tahoe event is BEFORE the big Reno / Sparks event so make sure you plan your dates and locations accordingly. Info at: www.hotaugustnights.net
3rd - Sacramento: The 5th Annual CAM Car Cruise, hosted by the California Automobile Museum (CAM), on Fulton Avenue between El Camino and Marconi. It was aIt will be a fun-filled day for the whole family as Cruisers parade the 5-mile route through Sacramento and along Fulton Avenue ending with a huge car show. Attendees enjoy the local fares of Fulton Avenue merchants, beer garden, live band, vendors, food trucks and so many great cars! For more info visit www.CalAutoMuseum.org or call Natalie Minas (916) 442-6802
4th - Sacramento: Sacramento Classic Car & Parts Swap Meet at the Power Balance pavillion (formerly Arco Arena). Gates open at 6am for buyers. $8.00 admission. Free parking. For more information visit www.sacramentoswapmeet.com or call (916) 955-8777
7th - 12th - RENO / SPARKS: Hot August Nights in the down town Reno / Sparks area. Event will begin with full day activities on Tuesday, August 7 with show-n-shines, cruising and entertainment, and will conclude on Sunday, August 12th after our parade of cars. For more info visit www.hotaugustnights.net
12th - 13th - Novato: Nostalgia Days Rod and Custom Show, down town Novato on Grant Ave. between 1st St. and 7th St. Friday: pre-registration at 5-6pm, social, dinner, music and cruise from 7 - 9pm. Saturday: Car show & shine from 10am - 3pm. Cruise starts at 4pm. For more details and info visit www.DownTownNovato.com
13th - Lincoln: Plow Jockys Rod Rumble Car Show. Classic Cars, Trucks, Street Rods, Hot Rods, Customs, Muscle Cars, Rat Rods, Special Interest, ect...(pre1974) at Lowe's in Lincoln, (535 S State Hwy 65). Registration: 7-9am. Show: 9am-2pm. For more info (916) 759-0125 or visit http://friendsoflincolnkids.com/classiccar.html
14th - 17th - Monterey: Mille Miglia North America Tribute. See great vintage race cars run a 1,000 mile course from Monterey, to Santa Barbara to Napa and back startig at the famous Pebble Beach Golf Course & Country Club. For more info visit http://www.millemiglianorthamerica.com
14th - Pleasant Hill: American Iron Car Show at Pleasant Hill Community Ctr., 320 Civic Dr. from 10am - 3pm. $25 entry fee for cars. Free admission for spectators. Food / Beverages available for purchase. Contact Pam Lischeske (925) 676-5200 ext. 17 for info.
17th - 19th - Monterey: Rolex Monterey Historic Reunion at Laguna Seca Raceway. Awesome display of vintage muscle and race cars roaring around the track just like they did in the early to mid part of the 20th century! More info: http://www.laguna-seca.com/rolex-monterey-motorsports-reunion
17th & 18th - Willows: Car and Bike Show. Please join us on Friday night August 17 for a Show 'n Shine and Cruise. Car Show, food, vendors and events on Saturday August 18 at Jensen Park in Willows. Over 14 classes for motorcycles over 15 classes for cars. Check out our website for all necessary information www.willowscarandbikeshow.org or contact Kevin 530-586-0119,
Colleen 530-624-8486, or John 530-228-2304 for info.
20th - Napa: 9th Annual Main Street Reunion. Stroll the streets of downtown Napa and see 400 pre 1976 cars. Cars will be judged and awards given in 29 categories. Tee shirts, henleys and baseball caps w/ pre registration. Food, beer, wine and other beverages available. The event is free and open to the public. 10am-3pm on First and Main Streets in Downtown Napa. For info contact Craig Smith (707) 257-0322
23rd - Placerville: Hangtown THURSDAY NIGHT car Show. 5PM - 8PM. Back by popular demand is the Thursday Night car show on Historic Main Street. Sponsored by the Placerville Lions Club. Participation is limited by the number of spaces available. Admission and parking are free for spectators. For info and pre-registration to show a car please call Mike at (530) 622-1731.24th - 26th - Sonoma: Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma at Infineon Raceway. The cars and stars of the Indianapolis 500® invade the Sonoma Valley for the seventh consecutive year at the Indy® Grand Prix of Sonoma. Drivers like Dario Franchitti, Helio Castroneves and Danica Patrick will reach speeds in excess of 170 mph on the most challenging road course on the circuit. For more info visit http://www.infineonraceway.com/tickets/indy_grand_prix_of_sonoma
23rd - 25th - Pleasanton: The Crown Jewel of all Goodguys events, the Goodguys 27th West Coast Nationals presented by Flowmaster, will take place at the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA, August 23-25, 2013! This highly prestigious Goodguys event on the blends old school traditions with new school trends and kicks off on Monday with our traditional Hot Rod Week featuring daily cruises to speed shops and other destinations of interest throughout the Bay Area region leading up to the official start of the event on Friday. The 27th West Coast Nationals will feature a huge show & shine featuring over 3,500 pre-1972 candy-colored hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks on display. Plus, learn about the latest collector car products and trends at hundreds of Vendor and Sponsor Exhibits, shop the Swap Meet for those hard-to-find parts and automotive memorabilia, buy or sell a vehicle at the Cars 4 Sale Corral, check out the incredible Miniature Engine Display and Model Car Show, enjoy live nostalgic music entertainment and take in nightly post-event parties, participate in FREE fun stuff for the kids like the Kids Play Area, Revell Model Car Make n Take, PPG Coloring Contest, Valve Cover Races, Clowns & Magicians and so much more. Dont hesitate - Register your vehicle, purchase spectator tickets or get more details today at www.Good-Guys.com
25th - Petaluma: Fourth & Sea Fish & Chips Classic Car Cruise-in. See what car clubs are calling "one of the coolest cruise ins in the North Bay" and "a pure blast!" Fourth & Sea’s monthly Sunday Cruise-In Classic Car Show is a fun, casual, FREE event the whole family will enjoy. Held the last Sunday of the month from Noon 'til 3pm, May thru Oct. at 101 Fourth St. at C St. The event features gorgeous classic cars, delicious classic food, foot tapping live music, free raffle prizes, and the presentation of the prestigious Sundae Cup Trophy! For more info call (707) 623-3219 or visit www.SundayCruiseIn.com
7th - Sonoma: This is it! This is THE car show! Our OWN car show! The 2nd Annual All American Bad Ass Car Show benefitting the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Bear Flag Post 1943 held at the Sonoma Vets Building parking lot in SONOMA on 1st St. West (across from the Sonoma Police Station) from 9am to 3pm. Car registration is $25 for pre-registering by July 31st, $35 at the show IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE. Spectators get in free. Fun for the whole family! Food and drink vendors, BEER, gadgets and fun things, music, and of course some pretty bad ass cars to look at! For more info click HERE or you can visit www.BadAssCarShow.com