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Car Show & Swap Meet Dates

2020 car show and swap meet dates for California & Nevada.

Before you go to ANY event listed below, ALWAYS contact the event staff ahead of time in case it was canceled or had a date or time change, etc.  This information is provided as a free courtesy. I take no responsibility for the accuracy of the info if something changed or got canceled with short notice.

 Please note: Events in light gray are from last year. This year's dates for those events haven't been announced yet, so please check back again for updates. 

 

January - 2020

11th - Stockton: Fred's Annual Circle Track Trade Show & Swap Meet 30th anniversary at the San Juaquin Fairgrounds, Building #1. 8am - 12pm. $10.00 admission, children free. Street, Strip, Oval Track, Road Race, Cars & Trailers and other cool hot rod stuff. Free parking. Indoor / Outdoors rain or shine. For info call (209) 982-4309

 

19th - Pomona: The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show, known as the "West Coast's Largest" antique auto, Corvette, Porsche, street rod, and Volkswagen swap meet and classic car show. A one-day event held seven times per year, at The Fairplex at 1101 W. McKinley Ave. in Pomona. Hours are 5 am to 2 pm rain or shine. For the best shopping, swapping, and auto viewing, we recommend arriving early... remember, "the early bird gets the worm." For more info visit https://www.pomonaswapmeet.com/event-info/car-show-hours-dates

 

25th - Fairfield: Specialty Sales Classics Cars and Coffee at 103 Commerce St. from 8am to 10am. Our last show blew our predictions out of this world so in case parking is limited up front, please feel free to park around the showroom. We will have staff directing traffic, so look for them to help you find a spot to park.

 

24th - 26th - Pomona: The Grand National Roadster Show, now in its 71st year! Once known as the Oakland Roadster Show, it is the longest running indoor car show in the world! Produced at the Fairplex in Pomona for the 16th consecutive year. Over 500 show vehicles will compete for awards inside the Fairplex buildings at 1101 West McKinley Ave. Another 400-800 vehicles will join the event Saturday & Sunday for the 15th Annual Grand Daddy Drive-In. Show times are 12 - 8pm on Friday, 10am - 8pm on Saturday. 10am - 6pm on Sunday. General Admission (13 years and up) is $30.00 each day. Junior Admission (6-12 years) is $10.00 each day. 5 & under are free. Discount tickets available at your local O'Reilly Auto Parts store. For more information visit http://www.rodshows.com/gnrs/index.html 

 

25th & 26th - Turlock: This is the big Turlock Swap Meet! Don't miss it! Saturday, 7 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, 7 AM to 3 PM. Admission is $10.00 at the gate on Saturday, and $5.00 on Sunday. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. For more info www.TurlockSwapMeet.com  


 

February - 2020

1st - Temecula: Farmer Boys Breakfast, Burgers & More Car Show & Cruise at 41700 Winchester Rd. from 9am - Noon. 25% meal discount, Raffle & Music Trivia for participants. For more info call (951) 296-0220 or call the Inland Empire Cruisin' Hotline at (866) 924-4490

 

1st - Tracy: Cars and Coffee in the former OSH Parking lot at 1975 11th St. from 9am to 11am. 

 

14th - 16th - Sacramento: The 70th Annual Sacramento Autorama at Cal Expo.  Known as the Kustom Capital of the World and boasts being home to one of the longest running indoor car shows in the world. Over 500 show vehicles will compete for awards inside Cal Expo buildings. Show times are: Friday February 14, 2020 12:00 pm until 8:00 pm.  Saturday February 15, 2020 10:00 am until 8:00 pm. Sunday February 16, 2020 10:00 am until 6:00 pm. General Admission (13 years and up): $20.00. Junior Admission (6-12 years): $10.00. 5 and under get in free. Parking is $10.00  Parking at the Main Gate as well as the East Gate off of Exposition Blvd. Info call (877) 763-7469 for info, or visit https://www.rodshows.com/sa

 

23rd - Fairfield: Cars & Candy at the Jelly Belly plant at 1 Jelly Belly Lane in Fairfield from 9am to noon. All makes and model of cars are welcome - $10 Donation per car. Complimentary factory tours, food and drinks available at this family friendly event. 

 

29th - Santa Rosa: 29th annual Santa Rosa Tattoos & Blues car show at 106 7th St. $20.00 entry fee $40 for both car show and tattoo convention / music. Limited spots available. Pre-registration only! email srtattoosandblues@gmail or call (707) 328-5259 for registration forms


 

March - 2020

1st - Pomona: The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show, known as the "West Coast's Largest" antique auto, Corvette, Porsche, street rod, and Volkswagen swap meet and classic car show. A one-day event held seven times per year, at The Fairplex at 1101 W. McKinley Ave. in Pomona. Hours are 5 am to 2 pm rain or shine. For the best shopping, swapping, and auto viewing, we recommend arriving early... remember, "the early bird gets the worm." For more info visit https://www.pomonaswapmeet.com/event-info/car-show-hours-dates 

 

7th - Temecula: Farmer Boys Breakfast, Burgers & More Car Show & Cruise at 41700 Winchester Rd. from 9am - Noon. 25% meal discount, Raffle & Music Trivia for participants. For more info call (951) 296-0220 or call the Inland Empire Cruisin' Hotline at (866) 924-4490

 

11th - Lodi: Swap Meet & Car Show held at the Lodi Festival Grounds at 413 East Lockeford St. in Lodi from 6am to 3pm. $5.00 admission for adults. Kids 12 and under are free. Free parking. Come see some of the best hot rods, muscle cars, rat rods, VWs, low riders, original classic cars and trucks competing for over 20 trophies! Dash plaques to the first 100 entries. Swap meet has big 20 x 20 spaces for only $20.00 pre-paid or $25 at the gate - day of show. Overnight set-up or camp out OK on Saturday from 2pm to 8pm. Overnight security provided. For more info call (209) 948-5307

 

15th - Stockton: 13th Annual Stockton Swap Meet & Car Show at Stockton 99 Speedway located at 4105 N. Wilson Way in Stockton, CA. 7am to 3pm. Classic car, hot rod, race car, antique collectibles swap meet and car show. 100's of sellers / 1000's of buyers. 20 x 20 space $30. Car Show & Car Corral entry $20. General admission $5.00 - Free Parking. For more details call (209) 466-9999 or visit www.stockton99.com 

  

28th - 29th - Pleasanton: Goodguys 38th All American Get-Together. A Giant Automotive Festival and it’s all happening at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Don’t miss your chance to kick-off the Bay Area hot rodding season at the longest running event on the Goodguys Schedule! Come on out and explore over 3,000 shined-up American powered show cars and trucks of all years, makes & models on display celebrating our country’s car culture. Giant Swap Meet! For complete details and to register your vehicle or purchase tickets, visit www.good-guys.com or call (925) 838-9876 


 

April

April - 2020

3rd - 5th - Del Mar: 20th Annual Meguiar's Del Mar Nationals at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Come enjoy seeing over 2,500 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars, Race Cars and Trucks thru '87 in the beautiful sun among palm trees and the ocean breeze. Featured events include the Goodguys AutoCross, featuring the 16 car "Duel in Del Mar", Indoor Car Show, including a Street Rod d'Elegance Competition, Nitro Thunderfest Dragster Exhibition, Burn Out Competition, Swap Meet & Cars 4 Sale Corral, Kids Make and Take Saturday 1pm / Sunday 11am, Kids Zone - Free Arts and crafts, games, prizes & more! For more info call (925) 838-9876 or visit www.good-guys.com 

 

4th - Sacramento: Sacramento Classic Car & Parts Swap Meet at Cal-Expo - "Lot A". Vendor and Car Corral spaces available. $35 per space. Spaces are not assigned. Pre-registration is not required. For more information visit www.sacramentoswapmeet.com or call (916) 955-8777

 

4th - Temecula: Farmer Boys Breakfast, Burgers & More Car Show & Cruise at 41700 Winchester Rd. from 9am - Noon. 25% meal discount, Raffle & Music Trivia for participants. For more info call (951) 296-0220 or call the Inland Empire Cruisin' Hotline at (866) 924-4490

 

11th - Sonoma: Speedway Children's Charities and Nor Cal Car Club present their 4th annual Show and Shine at Sonoma Raceway from 8am to 11 am. For more information visit www.speedwaycharities.org

 

14th - 19th - Plymouth: The 43rd Annual Camp Plymouth Swap Meet & Military Vehicle Display. The largest annual gathering in Western North America for privately owned, historic military vehicles (HMVs). It is also a vendor event for pros and amateurs selling parts and military collectibles. Location is 49er RV Village, 18265 Hwy 49, Plymouth, CA 95669 and the adjacent Amador County Fairgrounds. Tuesday is a set up day. Sunday is a pull out day, not a show day. Best days are Thursday-Saturday morning. Group camping rates are available for three days before or after our event. Three themed HMV displays with people's choice contests: ARMOR, TRUCKS 2 1/2 TON AND LARGER, and HMMWVs ("Hummers"). There will be an HMV Poker Rally and catered BBQ dinners Thursday & Friday plus a fundraising raffle Friday evening. Includes a new-in-crate, MD Juan reproduction jeep Maxi-Kit with Frame. All HMVs welcome - any condition or nation of origin. No registration needed. No admission or parking fee. No vendor fee for amateur and pro sellers, but must rent a campsite or cabin. Swap meet is throughout the campgrounds with a path connecting them. Day visitor HMV parking/display area. HMV For Sale area. RV and travel trailer camping only at the RV park with 4 night minimum. Group discounts. Inexpensive dry tent camping is at the fairgrounds with no minimum stay. Contact JoAnn at MVCCcampmistress@yahoo.com to reserve a site on either side of the event or visit www.MVCCNews.net for more details and event flyer.

 

17th & 19th - Sonoma: CSRG David Love Memorial Vintage Car Road Races at Sonoma Raceway. This is the season opener for CSRG Racing, Northern California's premier Vintage racing organization featuring two days of racing on Saturday and Sunday. A wonderful weekend to enjoy with car enthusiasts of all ages. Advance purchase tickets are only $14. Kids, active duty military and veterans are admitted free. To enter the event as a competitor, visit CSRGracing.org For more information visit www.lovememorialraces.com 

 

18th - 26th - Redding: Kool April Nites at Redding Civic Auditorium as well as MANY other places where show & shines will be taking place. This is a week long event with way too much to list here. You really need to visit their web site to get all of the info or you're really going to miss out. This is a GREAT event and WELL worth the drive to Redding! 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. The cruise is on Friday night and the main show is on Saturday. Many open events during this fun week are free. For more info visit https://www.koolaprilnites.com 

 

19th - Pomona: The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show, known as the "West Coast's Largest" antique auto, Corvette, Porsche, street rod, and Volkswagen swap meet and classic car show. A one-day event held seven times per year, at The Fairplex at 1101 W. McKinley Ave. in Pomona. Hours are 5 am to 2 pm rain or shine. For the best shopping, swapping, and auto viewing, we recommend arriving early... remember, "the early bird gets the worm." For more info visit https://www.pomonaswapmeet.com/event-info/car-show-hours-dates 

 

19th - Santa Rosa: 9th Annual John Puccioni Memorial Swap Meet at the veterans building across the street from the fairgrounds. Cars and related parts only. 6am - 12pm. Space fees: $30 for truck bed. $50 for truck and trailer. $20 for vehicles for sale. $10 car show. Any question please call Steve at (707) 843-2930 or visit https://cruisinnorth.com/index.php/19-swap-meet 

 

24th & 26th - Bakersfield: NSRA Western Street Rod Nationals. Bring the whole family for a day of hot rods and classic cars and trucks at the Kern County Fairgrounds. For more info please call (901) 452-4030 or visit https://www.nsra-usa.com 

 

25th - Menifee: 8th Annual Motte Historical Museum Big Barn Classic Car Show at the Motte Historical Museum at 28380 US Hwy 74 in East Menifee. This year we are adding 7 classes for Motorcycle enthusiasts to enter. Come enjoy a great day among classic cars, trucks and motorcycles! There will be vendor booths & exhibitors, festival foods available for purchase, live music and an awards ceremony at 2pm. The show is open and free to enter and park at 10am. Parking is in the North field area for guests. Guest can enjoy the Motte Family Collection located in the giant Rustic Barn. The Motte Historical Museum is always free to visit. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS A MUST for vehicle entrants! Please sign up early- the show fills up in advance. A show tee shirt and goodie bag is included with registration. Staging is at 9am. For more information please call (951) 928-3210 or contact us at info@mottemuseum.com  Participant applications are online for printing and mailing back www.mottemuseum.com  

 

25th - Santa Maria: St. Mary's School 5rd Annual Car Show from 10am - 3pm. Cars, music, food, raffles and more! For more info call (805) 925-6713 or visit https://stmarysschoolsm.com/car-show-april-28-2018  

 

26th - Half Moon Bay: 30th Annual Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, The Coolest Show On Earth at Half Moon Bay Airport, 9850 Cabrillo Hwy. North is a mesmerizing array of more than 2,000 ultra cool antique, vintage, classic, custom and exotic machines of all kinds on display for public viewing. Automobiles ranging from hot rods, dragsters, customs, low riders, imports, street machines and muscle cars to fanciful touring, luxury, and sports cars; also exceptional vintage warbirds, classics from the 40’s and 50’s and homebuilt aircraft, tricked out trucks and motorcycles, military and SWAT vehicles, a special display of vintage police cars, world-record streamliners, model-T fire engines, antique engines and tractors, helicopter and plane rides, custom bicycles, kinetic art, rolling sculptures, extreme toys, mega-modified machines, advanced “green” technology vehicles, a special display of nostalgia dragsters to honor the former Half Moon Bay Drag Strip, jaw-dropping flyovers by historic military aircraft, high-flying freestyle motorcycle stunt shows (10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm). To show a car, truck, motorcycle, aircraft or other machine, the registration fee is $40 ($50 for entries postmarked after April 15) and includes a custom dash plaque and admission for the registrant plus one passenger (must be together in the registered vehicle). Register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/30th-pacific-coast-dream-machines-show-the-coolest-show-on-earth-tickets-84356377195  SPECTATOR ADMISSION: Spectator admission is $25 in advance ($30 at the gate) for adults (age 18-64), $15 in advance ($20 at the gate) for ages 11-17 and 65+, Free for kids age 10 and under (with paying adult). Purchase spectator tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/30th-pacific-coast-dream-machines-show-the-coolest-show-on-earth-tickets-84356377195 

 

26th - Coronado: 30th Annual MotorCars on Main Street featuring over 400 pre-73 restored classic, rod and custom cars & trucks. The event will be held in downtown Coronado, one block from the beach, at Isabella & Orange Avenues from 10am – 3pm. There will be live music and drawings throughout the day. Thousands of spectators are expected and viewing is FREE. Car registrations are $40 before April 19, $45 after / space permitting. This event will sell out. For more information please go to www.CoronadoMainStreet.com or call (619) 437-0254

 

26th - 30th - San Francisco: California Mille Miglia 2020 brings rare, historic cars from all over the world to San Francisco to salute Italy’s most famous open road race, the Mille Miglia. The public is invited to see the biggest free car show of its kind in America, meet the drivers and enjoy live Italian music. Free Car Show & Live Italian Music on Nob Hill Precede the 1000-Mile Drive at the Fairmont Hotel. For more info call (415) 479-9940 or visit https://californiamille.com/california_mille 

 

28th - Stockton: Mustangs Plus presents The Mustang & Classic Ford Car Show at Mustangs Plus, 2353 Wilson Way. in Stockton. Come join us at our annual April Mustang and Fords Car Show. An event for the whole family. There will be raffle prizes, food, music and most important, all the Mustang and Fords on display. For more info call (209) 944-9977 or visit http://mustangsplus.com/eblast/aprShow18/apr18Form.pdf  

28th - Kingsburg: The 29th annual Start-n Summer Rod Run 9am - 4pm at the Kingsburg Gun Club. Music, great food, $500 raffle, SoLow contest and lots o' fun. Open to hot rods, streetrods, customs and muscle cars through 1972. TGIF party & run registration at Fat Jack's 50's drive-n in clovis. For info call Al at (831) 688-0926 or Cal at (559) 292-4329 or visit http://pandraggersfresno.com  Click here to see their flyer.

28th - La Puente: Downtown La Puente Car Show and Chili Cook-Off. Come join us at our 3rd annual show from 10am - 3pm! Awards at 2:30pm. Street parking, Live music, Chili Cook-off Competition, Vendors, Raffle, 50/50, Food, and much more. Open to all classic cars. $30 vehicles; $30 vendors. Proceeds benefit La Puente Kiwanis Club, a Non-Profit organization serving the children and families of our community. For more info email solapuente@hotmail.com or visit www.LPKiwanis.org Click here to see their flyer. 

29th - Benicia: 25th Annual Classic Car Show at the 1st St. Green in the beautiful downtown waterfront area. The show brings together classic car owners and enthusiasts from all over the Bay Area for a day of fun, music, and competition. The event will be hosted by a dedicated group of Benicia High School Band students and their booster friends and families. All proceeds go directly to support our award-winning Benicia High School Panther Marching Band program. Bring your pre-1976 American made car or truck with the whole family to picnic on The Green while listening to our professional DJ and our own High School Jazz Band.  Show trophies for numerous categories voted on by other entrants and our High School Band students. Vender booths will sell food, crafts and car related merchandise. Please also visit our wonderful downtown shops along 1st Street. Vehicle check-in starts at 7:00 a.m. with the show starting at 9 a.m. and going until 3 p.m. We thank you for your support. For more info visit www.BeniciaClassicCarShow.com 

 

30th - May 3rd - Monterey: Trans Am Speedfest at WeatherTech Raceway (Laguna Seca). Dramatic and close, nose-to tail racing bring smiles to fans of all ages as the familiarity of Corvettes, Camaros and Mustangs battle it out for valuable Trans Am West Coast Championship by Pirelli points. Supporting the modern-day racing is a full group of historic Trans-Am cars that hark back to the late ‘60s and early ‘70s that catapulted the group on to the national stage. For more info visit https://www.weathertechraceway.com 


 

May

May - 2020

1st & 2nd - Temecula: Temecula Rod Run. Cruise Old Town Front Street on Friday night from 5 to 8pm. car show on Saturday from 9am to 4pm in old down town. This is a big event that's fun for the whole family. Over 600 vehicles. Music, great food, vendors and more! For more information, please visit https://temeculaca.gov/rodrun or call (951) 694-6480

 

1st & 2nd - Bakersfield: 1955-1956-1957 Chevy Only "Western Invasion" Car Show, Swap Meet, Drag Racing, Vendors and more at the famous Fomoso Raceway. For more info visit https://www.americantrifive.com/western-invasion.html 

 

1st - 3rd - Morro Bay: Cruisin' Morro Bay Car Show. Friday the 1st: 10-5:30pm Registration. 11am Cruise up Coast for Lunch.10am-3pm MBHS Auto Shop Open House & Car Show at 235 Atascadero Rd. 2-8pm Bear Metal Kustoms Open House • 1147 Scott St. 6-7:30pm Cruise - REGISTRANTS ONLY - STAGING BEGINS AT 5PM. Saturday the 2nd: 9am-4pm Show & Shine Downtown - 11:30am-1:30pm BBQ - REGISTRANTS / SPONSORS ONLY. 4pm Trophy Presentations. Sunday the 3rd: 9am-1pm Show & Shine - 1pm Trophy Presentations. For more info visit http://www.morrobaycarshow.org 

 

2nd - Grass Valley: Downtown Grass Valley Car Show in historic downtown amongst gold-rush era buildings! 10am - 3pm. Approximately 300 of the finest custom, vintage and antique cars and trucks to see! Enjoy great rock ‘n roll music as you stroll through the streets of historic downtown. Enter your vintage motorcycle or classic / muscle car today! For more info visit https://downtowngrassvalley.com/gvda-events/grass-valley-car-show 

 

2nd - Temecula: Farmer Boys Breakfast, Burgers & More Car Show & Cruise at 41700 Winchester Rd. from 9am - Noon. 25% meal discount, Raffle & Music Trivia for participants. For more info call (951) 296-0220 or call the Inland Empire Cruisin' Hotline at (866) 924-4490

 

2nd - Copperopolis: 20th Annual Hot Copper Car Show at 100 Town Square Rd. from 8am to 3pm. Open to all years of vehicles, including motorcycles. Free for spectators. The first 200 entrants receive trophies and Dash Plaques. There will be vendors, a raffle and music, plus great food & 2 full bars! Serving breakfast at 7:00am and lunch at 11:00am. Visit www.hotcoppercarshow.com for more details.

 

2nd - Monterey: Hagerty Cars & Caffeine at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Be a part of the Trans Am Speedfest at Laguna Seca. The Hagerty Cars and Caffeine car show is open to all Classic, Vintage, Exotic, Vintage Motorcycles and Collectible Cars of interest. Each $45.00 Car Show registration includes: 2 Weekend passes (Saturday/Sunday), An event poster and program, and VIP Parking. For more information email tc@svra.com or call (863) 698-8620

 

2nd - Lompoc: Cabrillo High School Car Show in the student parking lot at 4350 Constellation Rd. Registration is from 7:30am - 9am $25 entry. Show is from 8am - 2pm, FREE for spectators. Raffle, Silent Auction, Awards for Best of Show, People's Choice and Car Club. Proceeds help fund field trips, equipment and the purchase of a project car. Fore more info visit https://www.californiacarshows.org/flyers/2020-05-02-Lompoc-CabrilloHS.jpg

 

3rd - Turlock: 35th Annual Spring Swap Meet and Car show! The best finds in the central valley! Hard to find car parts, vintage items, antiques, and beautiful classic cars. 900 N. Broadway, Turlock. Bring the family! Street price food vendors, BBQ, Oldies DJ, etc. General admission $10. Children 12 and under free admission. Free parking, preferred parking, handicap parking. Gates open at 6am. For more info call (209) 201-8491 or visit http://springfallturlock.com  

 

3rd - Thousand Oaks: The 44th Annual Thousand Oaks Chili Cook Off, Craft Brew Festival & Car Show, 12pm - 5pm (VIP 11am - 12pm). Admission is $25 - Kids 10 and under are FREE! Chili is included until it's gone! Chili tastings end at 3pm for judging. Live music, tricked-out dream cars, a Kid Fun Zone, chili, craft beer and a blast for the whole family! For more info visit https://www.chili-cook-off.com  

 

4th & 5th - Clovis: 20th Annual Pontiac-Buick-Oldsmobile-Cadillac-GMC Show at Sierra Bicentennial Park in Clovis, CA sponsored by the Pontiac's of Central California Club. Starts Friday 4 at 6pm with a BBQ dinner and socializing. On Saturday show registration starts at 8am. Cars need to be on the show field by 9am to 3pm. Awards at 3pm. This show and a separate Oldsmobile Club of America Zone Show being held simultaneously. Separate Oldsmobile Club registration required for judging and Saturday night awards banquet. For POCC Show info see: www.PontiacsofCentralCalifornia.or g For Oldsmobile Club Zone Show info See: www.NorCalOlds.com  Pre-Registration must be postmarked by 20 April 2018. Click here to see the flyer for this show. 

 

8th & 9th Paso Robles: 12th annual Warbirds, Wings and Wheels Car and Aircraft Show and Swap Meet from 7am - 4pm at the Estrella Warbirds Museum. Lots of activities during the event, both Friday night (dinner and dance) and all day Saturday for the big event. Plenty of things to do and see for the whole family! See Dennis Gage filming My Classic Car. For more information please call (805) 238-9317 or visit https://www.ewarbirds.org/www12/index.shtml 

 

9th - San Rafael: 32nd Annual May Madness Classic Car Show & Parade on 4th St. in downtown San Rafael. Greg Borrelli's "May Madness" is the longest running street rod show and parade in Northern California! A parade at 5pm celebrates where it all began. This is where American Graffiti was first filmed. Come join the fun in the sun. Free to Spectators. Pre-registration Deadline: May 1st, 2020 - Please register online at https://www.MayMadnessSanRafael.com  or call Rick Lewis at (415) 265-4500 or email rick@goldrushjewelers.com 

 

9th - 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! Classic Cars and Trucks, Antique Cars and Trucks, Show Cars, Rat Rods, Low Riders, Motorcycles, Trailers, Anything American made that is Pre 1972, We like the Old Stuff. It doesn't have to be pretty, the rustier the better, this is your car show, Drive it in and fill it up with people, It's like a drive-in $20 gets in a car load, and if you are a spectator over 12 years old it will cost you $5 to walk in. No Dogs or Bicycles! There will be food and lots of elbow rubbin'. For more info contact Ken Williamson at (707) 527-6068

 

9th - Antioch: Relay For Life 2020 Car Show located at the Somersville Towne Center, 2556 Somersville Rd. from 10am to 3pm. Come see some cool hot rods, motorcycles and other vehicles. There will be vendors, music and more. For more info please email relayforlifedelta@gmail.com 

 

9th - Atwater: Bombs Away Car Show at the Castle Air Museum, 5050 Santa Fe Dr. in Atwater with The Modesto Pharoahs & Throttlers. 9am to 3pm. All years and makes are welcome to participate. This year we will be having 2 special guests Tony Freitas as Elvis and Gene Winfield. We are now taking early registration until April 25, 2020 which is $30.00. After April 25th the price to register a car will go up to $35.00. General Admission is $10.00 and 6 years old and younger Free. For any questions please contact Elishah Perez at (209) 723-2178 Ext 305 or at castleairgifts@gmail.com

 

9th - Porterville: 20th Rollin' Relics Car Show. Raffles & vendors in Veterans Park from 8am - 3pm. For more information call Mike Siegel at (559) 310-7136 

 

9th - Carmichael: 8th Annual Carmichael Elks Classic Car Show featuring Muscle Cars as well as Classic Collector cars, vintage years 1919 through 1975. We will invite owners of late model non-show competition cars to be displayed in the parking lot facing Cypress Avenue. Show Cars will be displayed in our spacious and shady back yard featuring a wide variety of vehicles that are entered into the judging contest from many of the local car clubs for your viewing pleasure. For those early bird folks that want to enter their cars early to get the best shady parking spots, we recommend that you register early and arrive around sun rise. The purpose of the show is to raise funds for the Lodge Beautification Project that will allow the Carmichael Elks to increase memberships and provide more capacity to hold charitable events for the benefit of the community. All cash donations and/or unique raffle prize donations are gratefully accepted! Last year, donated bottles of wine and spirits were raffled off and that raffle netted $100 for our Fund! Raffle Prizes, Guessing Games, Fifty/Fifty Drawing, Kids Activities, all go into making this event a fun time for the whole family. General Admission is FREE! Car Display Spaces are $20.00 For Additional Information contact the Carmichael Elks Lodge, 5631 Cypress Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608 - PH: (916) 489-2103 Email: carmelks2103@gmail.com 

 

9th - Woodland: Main Street Car Show and Cruise presented by Woodland Street Cruisers. Free to spectators but donations are always welcome. Registration includes the show and the main street cruise! Music, Food, Raffle Prizes, 50/50, Poker Walk. For more information visit http://www.woodlandstreetcruisers.com 

 

12th - San Lorenzo: 18th Annual Arroyo Classic & Custom Car and Motorcycle Show 9am - 3pm at Arroyo High School located at 15701 Lorenzo Ave. Come enjoy a day of fun with hundreds of classic and custom cars, street rods, tricked out trucks, muscle cars, vintage cars, low riders, motorcycles, bicycles, and more in memory of Rick DeVecchi. There will be live music, vendors, food, contest, and more!!! Meet KTVU celebrities as they emcee the event and wrap up the day with the "people's choice" trophy presentations. charity event - 100% of all proceeds benefits high school sports. $5 donation for spectators. More information at www.arroyocarshow.com or contact Andy at (510) 317-4167 or email arroyocarshow@gmail.com  

 

12th - Oroville: The Gold Rush Car Show is Oroville's biggest and most well-attended event of the season. This car show is fueled by vintage rock 'n' roll, pink poodle skirts, white bobby socks, sunglasses and cool cars that are hot! There will be plenty of classic vehicles on hand. Admission is free. For more info please call Lou at (530) 533-4001 or visit https://business.orovillechamber.com/events/details/2018-gold-rush-car-show-5581    

 

14th - 16th - Petaluma: Salute to American Graffiti. A lot of people think American Graffiti was filmed in Modesto. In fact, most of the movie was filmed in Petaluma in the summer of 1972. Come join us as we celebrate American Graffiti being filmed on the same streets that the car show is on. Starting on May 14th and ending on May 16th with a big car show. How about cruising those streets? Starting at 4pm, we open those streets up to cruising. That's right, you can cruise the same streets that Milner and Falfa did in the movie. Register at registration@americangraffiti.net starting on February 3rd, 2020. Don't wait because registration fills up quickly. Don't be square, be there!  For more info call (707) 762-3394 or visit  http://www.americangraffiti.net  See you there!

 

15th & 16th - Irwindale: Nitro Revival 4! Once again, Steve Gibbs is bringing his “Museum in Motion” to Irwindale Dragstrip. Meet International Drag Racing Hall of Fame members, see dozens of historic Cackle Cars, Street Rods and nostalgia drag racing on the 1/8th mile! For more information please call Cindy Gibbs at (559) 797-6176 or visit www.nitrorevival.com 

 

16th - Modesto: Modesto Cops & Rodders Car Show. Come see cool cars, customs, classics, trucks, antiques, hot rods, imports, and motorcycles! All proceeds benefit the Fallen Officers Fund and restoration of the 1957 Modesto Police car. Free for spectators! Vendors, food, music, raffles. Modesto Police Station Open House, SWAT team, K-9 unit and much more. Room for 250+ cars. Downtown Modesto in front of Modesto Police Station; 10th and G Street. For more info, please call Art Silva at (209) 581-1926. 

 

16th - Maxwell: 23rd Annual Classic Car Show. Billed as the "Best Little Free Car Show In The World" held at 515 Oak St. from 8am to 3:30pm. It is open to all years and models and there is NO entry fee.This full-featured event offers trophies, plaques, vendors, and the famous "Chuckwagon Lunch". Other activities include a rodeo and horse show, kids activities, and a parade which is optional for car owners. Maxwell is located about 1 hour north of Sacramento on I-5. For more info or an application please contact Randy Wilson at (530) 438-2376

 

17th - Petaluma: 47th Annual Petaluma Swap Meet at the Petaluma fairgrounds on Washington St, downtown Petaluma, the longest running swap meet in northern California! Gates open at 5:00am.
Free admission & Free parking! Vendors: $30.00 for each 20’ x 25’ space. For more information contact:
Dave Peterson at (707) 527-9183 or email 1davepete@comcast.net  Sponsored by the Redwood Empire Regional Group of the Early Ford V-8 Club

 

17th - Redwood City: The 45th Friendship Day Car Show will be held at #3 Lagoon Drive across from Oracle and the Hotel Sofitel at Redwood Shores. Our Club's signature event and our biggest event of the year! Attend with your car! Pre-War Alley special parking section for original early cars so bring your '42 and earlier car and park in this special section. For more info, please visit http://www.mpotac.com  or call Bob at (650) 851-4944 

 

17th - Red Bluff: 46th Annual River Park Car Show at 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. Free for Spectators. Register 8:00 to 10:00, ends about 3:00. Please, no pets, BBQ grills, loud sound systems or burn-outs. Enter on Willow St, off Main St in Downtown Red Bluff.  For more inco call (530) 527-7892 or visit https://content.redbluffchamber.com 

 

19th - Loomis: Townsmen 15th Annual Car Show from 10am - 3pm at Loomis Train Depot at Horseshoe Bar Rd. & Taylor Rd. Registration and check-in is from 8 - 9am. Goodie bags to the first 100 registered. Awards at 2pm. $25.00 pre-registration. Limited to 200 pre 1975 cars & trucks. For more info contact Steve at (916) 798-8766 or visit http://townsmen.org 

19th - El Sobrante: Hotrods and Hotcakes car show at El Sobrante Christian High School, 5070 Appian Way from 9am - 12 noon. Raffle, pancakes, awards, music and vendors. For info contact Majka at meesasmom@hotmail.com  

19th - Oakley: 4th Annual Car & Truck Show - PTSA of Freedom High School. All proceeds go to Freedom High School's PTSA senior scholarships. Classic Pre-1949, Classic 50's, Classic Trucks, Projects (finished and not finished), Student Owned, Muscle Car, Foreign, Low Riders, Rat Rods. Entry Fee $20 (per car) Located at Freedom High School, 1050 Neroly Rd. Oakley, CA 94561 

20th - Placerville: Hangtown Car Show on historic Main St. from 9am to 3pm. Come see approximately 180 '75 and earlier cool rides and hot rods in historic down town Placerville. Food, restaurants, shops and lots of fun. Show is sponsored by the Placerville Lions Club. Free to spectators. For vehicle registration or info please contact Mike at (530) 622-1731 or email at mikocen@yahoo.com

20th - Sacramento: 2nd Annual All Fast Fords and Muscle Mustangs Swap Meet being held at Sacramento Raceway as part of the all day Fast Fords and Muscle Mustangs event. Limited swap spaces. Spaces approximately 15'x15'. $15 for reserved spaces. $25 for unassigned (day of event). Vendors and attendees must also pay entry fee of $15 per person to enter the event. $15 event entry fee includes all this: Autocross 8am to 10am. Swap Meet 8am to 12pm. Drag Races 10am. Car Show 9am. Gate opens 7AM for reserved spaces. Be in line at gate at 6:30am. Limited to mostly Ford family vehicles and product parts of all years. The more FoMoCo items, the better. This is mostly a Ford lovers crowd. Plus other related swap meet items. Trailered vehicles for sale require 1 space. Non-trailered vehicles for sale must also pay additional $10 parking fee. No food products. Full event details at: http://sacramentoraceway.com/specialty­events­2/ford  For additional Swap meet details and to pre-register, contact: Bob Seawell at (916) 705-1747

20th - Concord: 6th Annual St. Agnes Church Car Show & Blessing from 10am - 3pm in the school parking lot. FREE admission for cars and attendees. Car Blessings at 12:30 PM (distilled water only). FREE dash magnet, but no prizes or competitions, just a nice family-friendly start to the season.
Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Food and refreshments will be available on site.
St. Agnes Church is located at 3966 Chestnut Ave., Concord, CA 94519. Visit stagnesparish.net for more info.
  

 

23rd - Reno: Classic Chevy's of Reno Car Club presents their "Summer Salute Car Show" held at Rancho San Rafael Park. Open to all years, makes & models of cars & trucks, old and new. Largest car show in Northern Nevada next to Hot August Nights. Expecting upwards of 600 cool vehicles!! 26 classes! Trophies and specialty awards. Food and Vendors. All net proceeds benefit our Veterans through The Veterans Guest House and Operation Feedback.  For more information and pre-entry visit http://classicchevysplus.com or https://classicchevysplus.com/summer-salute-car-show 

 

28th - Sacramento: Memorial Day car Show featuring Vettes for Vets & American Muscle at the Cal Auto Museum on Monday, May 28th from 9am - 2pm.  All makes and models are welcome! We will have music, a military colorguard and national anthem, vendors, food available for purchase, and more!  We will also be judging cars in several different categories, including best Corvette, Veteran-owned, and new this year, a kid’s judging category! Registration is available online at www.calautomuseum.org Admission for car show spectators is free. Contact (916) 442-6802 for more details or visit https://www.calautomuseum.org/event/8th-annual-vets-vettes-american-muscle-car-show 

 

28th - 31st - Sonoma: Sonoma Speed Festival, formerly known as the Wine Country Classics Vintage Racing event. This event features legendary sports cars and popular marques like Maserati, Ferrari, Porsche and Lotus, as well as a full array of formula cars, American Trans-Am and production race cars such as Shelbys, Corvettes and Cobras roaring around the 12-turn, 2.52-mile road course. Each ticket doubles as a pit pass granting you an up-close look at these historic race cars and a chance to chat with their owners. For more info visit https://www.sonomaraceway.com/events/sonoma-speed-festival 

 

Sonoma: The Annual Historic Race Car Festival on the Plaza! On Saturday night from 5:30 - 7:30pm, a select group of historic race cars depart from Sonoma Raceway under a full CHP escort and head to the picturesque downtown Sonoma plaza. After a window rattling ceremonial lap around the Town Square, the cars will go into the Plaza for public viewing. Saturday's car show, benefitting the Sonoma chapter of Speedway Children's Charities, is another perfect opportunity for fans to enjoy the street and performance cars from local car clubs, as well as show off their own rides. There are lots of shops and restaurants around the plaza, so make a night of it with the whole family! For more information call (707) 933-3950 or visit https://www.sonomaraceway.com/events/sonoma-historic-motorsports-festival 

 

29th - 31st - Pismo Beach: 35th Annual Classic & Hot Rod Show. The Classic is Central California’s finest seaside classic & street rod show. The show is located in the beautiful downtown area of Pismo Beach and on the pier. This 3 day event features over 900 show cars, giant Budweiser Beer Garden by the beach, large name manufacturers like Ford, GM, Mothers Polish, Barrett Jackson,GEICO, Edelbrock and more. Over 120 vendors, cruise night Friday & Saturday, local merchant shopping, opening night gala event, live music, celebrity appearances, live charity auction and trophy presentation. This show is open to all years, makes and models of cars and is free admission for spectators. Over 120 trophies are awarded each year to car show participants.  For more info visit https://theclassicatpismobeach.com  We’ll see you in Pismo Beach!

 

30th - 31st - Pleasanton: 27th Goodguys All American Get Together. A Giant automotive festival and it’s all happening at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Come on out and explore over 3,000 shined-up American powered show cars and trucks of all years, makes & models on display celebrating our country’s car culture. Giant Swap Meet! For complete details and to register your vehicle or purchase tickets, visit www.good-guys.com or call (925) 838-9876


 

June

June - 2020

5th & 6th - Sacramento: Sacramento Raceway’s Nite of Fire - part of NHRA’s Hot Rod Heritage Series. Racers are competing for $30,000 cash!! Jet Dragsters, Nitro Funny Cars and Dragsters, Alcohol Funny Cars, A/Fuel Dragsters, Junior Fuel Dragsters, 7.0 Pro Eliminator, Nostalgia Eliminator, A/Gas, B/Gas, C/Gas, D/Gas, Vintage Street Hot Rods, and NOR CAL Drag Bikes all on the race track at Sacramento Raceway! For more info call (916) 363-2653 or visit http://sacramentoraceway.com/big-shows/nitro-nite-of-fire 

 

6th - Lincoln: 14th Annual Downtown Lincoln Classic Car Show hosted by Rods & Relics of Lincoln Hills. Show open to all 1975 and older American Made or American powered vehicles. Show benefits the National Down Syndrome Coalition, RRUFF Healing Heroes and Ride to Walk. Registration from 7:00 – 9:30 a.m., Show from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 50 + awards presented at 2:30 p.m. Raffle prizes, music, food, vendors and fun for all in beautiful Historic Downtown Lincoln. NSRA safety inspections available. For more info email rodsnrelicsinfo@gmail.com or visit www.rodsnrelics.net 

 

6th - Vallejo: Battle On The Bay Down Town Vallejo Car Show 'n Hop hosted by Chelu Car Club and TEAM Hope. All Makes And Models welcome. Reg Time: 8am - 11am. Show Time: 10am - 4pm. Cars ,Trucks, Motorcycles, Bicycles, Pedal cars & vendors. Free Kid's zone for the kid's. Free for Spectators. For registration info contact Pete at (707) 363-9137 Proceeds go back in to the community

 

6th - Temecula: Farmer Boys Breakfast, Burgers & More Car Show & Cruise at 41700 Winchester Rd. from 9am - Noon. 25% meal discount, Raffle & Music Trivia for participants. For more info call (951) 296-0220 or call the Inland Empire Cruisin' Hotline at (866) 924-4490

 

6th - Marina: The 7th Annual Memorial Day Car Show at the Veterans Transition Center from 9am - 3pm at 220 12th Street, Marina, CA. (Fort Ord). Open to '79 & Older Classic Cars, Hot Rods, Muscle cars, Trucks and Motorcycles. Military Color Guard, DJ, Poker Walk, Huge Raffle & Silent Auction, 50/50, Awards, Bounce House, Goodie Bag, Dash Plaque, Food & Craft Vendors. Car Registration and Raffle Donations are Tax Deductible! Cars & Trucks – $40.00 with a T-Shirt to the first 100 Registrations. Motorcycle $20.00 with a T-Shirt to the first 100 Registrations. Day of show registration starts at 8am but no T shirt. The Veterans Transition Center (VTC) is a 501 (C) 3 non-profit that provides transitional housing and case management to homeless Veterans and Veterans with families located here on the peninsula. For More Info Call (831) 883-8387 or visit https://www.vtcmonterey.org/2020-vtc-classic-car-show 

 

6th & 7th - Huntington Beach: 35th Annual Huntington Beach Concours d'Elegance. A family car show featuring classic and custom Automobiles and Motorcycles. Hot Rods and Customs on Saturday, and Classics on Sunday. The beautiful venue is at the Huntington Beach Central Park directly behind the HB Library at 7111 Talbert Ave. Featuring live entertainment, good food and interesting vendors both days. Special events for the kids on Sunday. The HB Concours d' Elegance is a non-profit organization benefiting the HB Children's Resource Center at the Library. For more info please call (714) 337-6377 or visit www.hbconcours.org 

 

7th - Pomona: The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show, known as the "West Coast's Largest" antique auto, Corvette, Porsche, street rod, and Volkswagen swap meet and classic car show. A one-day event held seven times per year, at The Fairplex at 1101 W. McKinley Ave. in Pomona. Hours are 5 am to 2 pm rain or shine. For the best shopping, swapping, and auto viewing, we recommend arriving early... remember, "the early bird gets the worm." For more info visit https://www.pomonaswapmeet.com/event-info/car-show-hours-dates

 

9th - Elk Grove: The Over The Hill Gang presents their 18th Annual Pre-Fathers Day Car Show at Elk Grove Park. Open to '72 and earlier American vehicles. $25 Pre-Entry by May 31st • $30 Entry Fee Day of Show. Includes entry to the park • First 250 entries receive a dash plaque. Over 15 Awards including “Best of Show”. Raffle • Great food and drinks will be available! Set up 8am • Entries close 11am • Awards 2pm. NSRA Free Safety Inspection Available. Free vendor space available. Call Ray (916) 799-3115 For more info, or call the “Over the Hill Gang” Ron (916) 744-1228 or Bob (916) 761-4628  or visit www.Overthehillgang-sac.com or http://www.overthehillgang-sac.com/framed_home_page_1.htm  

 

12th - 14th - Sonoma: Toyota Save Mart 350 NASCAR Races. NASCAR's biggest stars tackle the series’ toughest track as they roar into wine country. Three packed days of NASCAR racing, entertainment, driver appearances, an aerial jet show, camping, food and more serve up an unforgettable kick-off to summer. Plus, back by popular demand, NASCAR gets back to its roots on the original 12-turn road course, including the infamous “Carousel” for the 2020 season. For more info visit 
https://www.sonomaraceway.com/events/toyota-save-mart-350 

 

13th - Santa Rosa: 18th Annual Peggy Sue Car Show & Cruise. Hundreds of classic, stock and custom All-American Cars will be on display. Admission to the Show & Cruise is $5.00 for the general public, children 12 and under are free. Parking at the Fairgrounds for non-registered cars will be $9.00 in Lot B Off of Bennett Valley Rd. There will be vendors, food, adult beverages, as well as live music for the show at The Sonoma County Fairgrounds.  Bring your family and chairs to Downtown Santa Rosa to enjoy the cruise for FREE. This part of the event will be restricted to registered cars, the route along 4th and 5th, Mendocino and B street is the place to be! All parking garages will be open so there will be plenty of parking downtown for non-registered participants. This is a fun and VERY WELL run event! Great for the whole family. For more info visit Peggy Sue's web site at https://www.cruiseforpeggysue.com 

 

13th - Fountain Valley: 14th Annual Fountain Valley Classic Car Show held at Mile Square Regional Park, 16400 Brookhurst St. Aside from great classic cars and hot rods, also see pre '85 classic and vintage motorcycles, mini bikes, scooters and vintage travel trailers. There will be live entertainment, food trucks / dining area, vendors, and a kid zone with jumpy house, face painting and balloon artist. For more information please visit http://www.fvcarshow.com/blog

 

13th - Woodland: Reiffs Gas Station Museum Presents - The Annual Street Bash at 52 Jefferson St., from 3pm to 10:30pm. This is the 20th Street Bash and it may be the last, so let's make this the best one ever! LOTS of cool cars and hot rods, a pot luck, B.Y.O.B with 50/50 drawings, live entertainment and a LOT of fun for everyone.  For more information call (530) 666-1578

 

13th & 14th - Capitola: 15th Annual Capitola Rod & Custom Classic Car Show. See classic beauties cruise the coastline on Saturday morning from the Santa Cruz Boardwalk to Capitola starting at 8:30 am. Enjoy a weekend filled with awesome cars, great music, charming shops, restaurants for every taste, and family fun at the beach! For more info please visit https://www.capitolacarshow.com 

 

16th - Sacramento: The 22nd annual Mustangs & Fords at the Marriott car show held at the Sacramento Marriott located off HWY 50 and Sunrise Blvd. at 11211 Point East Dr. Rancho Cordova CA 95742. Hosted by the Sacramento Area Mustang Club (SAMC). The event benefits local non-profits and youth at risk programs. Open to all years of Ford family products (Antiques, Rods, Trucks, Exotics, and lots of Mustangs. Over 80 big trophies and is limited to 200 vehicles. Pre-registration fee is $30 and includes a FREE T-SHIRT to the first 150 vehicles registered. Free to the public. Visit www.sacmustangshow.info  for downloadable application, or call Bob Seawell at (916) 705-1747

 

20th - Elk Grove: Dad's Nostalgic Car Show & Music Fest at The Wrangler Bar, 8945 Grant Line Rd. from 5pm to 2am. YOUR AVERAGE OLD SCHOOL, REAL DEAL, SMALL TIME CAR SHOW WITH HAND PICKED AMERICAN MUSIC! A full day of fun, friends, drinks, cars and MUSIC! This show will include a raffle that will benefit Guitars for Vets! Enjoy classic American pre 1975 cars and bikes, hand selected kustom vendors, and fantastic music ranging from country, rockabilly, blues and rock and roll! Awards provided by Sacramento's own Blue Collar Kustoms! All pre 1975 cars and bikes are welcome to participate. Pre registration is available at our ticket site, Brown Paper Tickets. NO outside alcohol, food, drinks, No BBQS. Leashes and friendly dogs. Inside the Wrangler is 21 and up. The venue is small so SPACE IS LIMITED! Tickets and car registration are available at Brown Paper Tickets.

 

20th - Campbell: The VINTAGE MUSTANG OWNERS ASSOCIATION is proud to announce their 43rd annual Car Show presented in conjunction with NorCal SAAC at The Home Church, 1711 Winchester Blvd. Over 200 cars, vendors & exhibits. This is one of the largest gathering of Vintage and Late Model Mustangs, Shelbys, Cobras, and 1960-1970 FoMoCo muscle cars in Northern California. See every generation of the Ford Mustang from 1964½ to current. Peer judging with awards given to the top three cars in each of 30+ classes. Limited to the first 200 cars registered. Free entry to spectators. See you there! For more info please call (650) 493-4476 or visit  http://www.vintagemustang.org

 

21st - Santa Rosa: Father's Day Show & Shine Car Show in Juliard Park on Santa Rosa Ave., sponsored by the Northern California Engineers Contractors Association. Free Spectator Admission. Trophy Classes for Stock, Hot Rod, Trucks, Motorcycle, People’s Choice, Best Rat Rod, Best Engine, Low Rider and Best Flames! Come and enjoy Father’s Day with your family. Dash plaques to first 400 cars in the park. Drinks, Food Trucks, Music Entertainment, Raffles. For more info call Mary Kennedy at (707) 546-5500 or visit https://nceca.org/event/fathers-day-show-shine-car-show 

 

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 11 - 2pm at 101 Fourth St. at C St. in downtown Petaluma. 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

 


 

Swap Meets and Car Show Dates


July 2020

4th - Temecula: Farmer Boys Breakfast, Burgers & More Car Show & Cruise at 41700 Winchester Rd. from 9am - Noon. 25% meal discount, Raffle & Music Trivia for participants. For more info call (951) 296-0220 or call the Inland Empire Cruisin' Hotline at (866) 924-4490

 

11th - Aptos: 14th annual Hot Rods On The Green Car Show held at Twin Lakes Church, 2701 Cabrillo College Dr., Aptos, 95003. Come on by to check out the coolest customs, sedans, hot rods, street rods, rat rods, motorcycles, muscle cars, tractors, trucks, VWs and works-in-progress from around the Bay Area (and further).  Pre-register by July 4th and pay $25 to enter your vehicle. Late/Day-of-Event registration is $35 per vehicle. Santa Cruz Police Officers Association pancake breakfast, Red Cross Blood Drive, 2nd Harvest Food Bank Food Drive, live bands and many more to be announced! CHECK IT OUT! For more info visit http://kingsmencarclub.blogspot.com/p/7th-annual-springtime-rod-custom-swap.html

 

11th - Petaluma: 8th Annual Casa Grande High School Car Show at 333 Casa Grande Rd. from 10am to 3pm. A GREAT selection of cars both new and old, modified and stock, plus music & kids activities. Be a part of the "Peoples Choice Awards" and judge the cars in 11 different categories. Tour United Anglers Fish Hatchery and learn how the program is helping to preserve and reclaim our local streams. Plenty of fun for the whole family. FREE ADMISSION to the public. For more info visit
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/copy-of-car-show-tickets-80941703815 

 

11th - Sacramento: Chevy vs. Ford Drag Races at Sacramento Raceway, open to all Chevy and Ford bodied or powered cars & trucks! Racer Gates Open: 4:00pm. Racing Time Trials: 5:00pm. Eliminations: 7:00pm. Pit Admission: $15 in advance online or $20 at the gate. Racing: $35 in advance online or $40 at the gate. Pit Area Parking: $5. Kids under 12: Free. For more info call (916) 363-2653 or visit http://sacramentoraceway.com/specialty-events-2/chevy-vs-ford-3                                 

 

15th - 19th - Sonoma: NHRA Division 7 Drag Races, presented by Korbel returns to the drag strip at Sonoma Raceway, offering a high-speed indulgence for drag racing fans. The Pacific Division will host two separate events, highlighted by the return of Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car by class sponsor Plumbing Concepts. Wednesday will be a test and tune for all classes. Thursday and Friday will host the first event for all LODRS competitors with Saturday and Sunday hosting the second event. Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car will qualify on Friday with eliminations on Saturday. For more information please visit https://www.sonomaraceway.com/events/nhra-division-7 

 

18th - Sonoma: 33rd Annual Devils Darlin's Car Show at Depot Park in Sonoma, 126 First St. West from 7am to 3pm. Open to 1975 and earlier American made cars. Pre-Registration $35.00 by June 29th. After June 29th will be $40.00 "if space is available".The 2019 car show only had a few spots left on the day of the show, so please register early if you want a guaranteed spot. This is a great event in a nice park setting. Hope to see everyone there. NOTE: This year the Car Show is on Saturday. For registration or info please email devilsdarlins1951@gmail.com 

 

18th - Hollister: 34th Street Festival & Car Show. The Hollister Downtown Association is proud of this years Street Festival and Car Show with a full day of Fun In The Sun for the whole family in downtown Hollister, including 2 stages of live entertainment and music. FREE Admission and parking, FREE watermelon, lots of fabulous vendors, downtown restaurant and merchant sales and specials! Food concessions, lots of raffle prizes, new car displays, kids zone and 250+ fabulous vehicles on display!

 

18th - Long Beach: 66th Annual Long Beach Swap Meet by the Long Beach Model T Club. One of the oldest and best swap meets in the West held at the Long Beach City College Veterans Stadium at 5000 Lew Davis St. off Conant St. / between Lakewood Blvd. and Clark Ave. All makes and models welcome - automotive and hobby related items only. No guns or weapons allowed. No dogs. $5.00 admission - free parking. 20' x 16' spaces are $40 each or three for $100. For more information call Jeff Hood (562) 597-5936 or email moemechanic@aol.com Download registration forms at www.lbmtc.com 

 

19th - Santa Rosa: Swap Meet & Car Show at the Santa Rosa Vets Building (across from Sonoma County Fairgrounds). Hosted by Corvettes of Sonoma County. 6am to 1pm. All makes and years welcome. Cars, Parts, Memorabilia and fun. General admission is free. 19 x 19 swap meet space - $25 (cash only). Car Show - $15 (cash only). For more info contact Mary Varela (707) 791-5147 or visit https://www.corvettesofsonomacounty.com 

 

21st - Dixon: Annual Street Car/Truck Show (Pre-1974) & Rib & Chili Cook-off plus Food Vendors, Craft Vendors, live music, Kid's Park! Downtown Dixon, Hwy 113. Car Show & Event start at 10am. Car Show awards are at 3pm at Dixon Library grass area. Our event with go on until 10pm but the car's can leave after the awards if needed. Food/Craft Vendors and live bands stay until 10pm. Event closes at 10pm. www.dixonribcookoff.com or call (707) 678-4373       

22nd - Saratoga: 9th Annual Saratoga Classic Car Show. Over 250 colorful classic and cool cars gather in the historic village along Big Basin Way in downtown Saratoga. The event runs from 10 AM to 5 PM. Free admission and parking for spectators. A wide selection of food, tasty beer and wine from local wineries and breweries, craft vendors, raffle prizes and a live band in the center of town all add up to a fun-packed day for people of all ages. For more info visit https://www.sccshow.com or   www.CoolCarClub.com or call (408) 828-9614 

 

23rd - 27th - Monterey: The Ferrari Challenge Series at WeatherTech Raceway (Laguna Seca) Only one automaker can elicit the passion, excitement and awes of kids of all ages than that of Ferrari. Racing the pure thoroughbreds from Modena, Italy, fans will see the latest Ferrari 488 Challenge race cars competing side-by-side and nearly swapping paint. And if that’s not enough, the Corse Clienti program rolls in with its F1 Clienti and XX programs where fans will enjoy the rarely seen and heard high-revving Formula One cars originally driven in international Grands Prix. For more info visit https://www.weathertechraceway.com 

 

24th - 26th - Sonoma: The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Nationals at Sonoma Raceway. There is nothing more potent in motor sports than an 11,000 horsepower Top Fuel dragster or Funny Car barreling down the drag strip at over 330 miles per hour at California’s most famous drag strip! Witness Top Fuel and Funny Car’s star-studded lineup battle for glory at record-breaking speeds, plus Pro Stock, Pro Stock Motorcycle, Blast on the Grass car show, camping, food, and more. Plus every ticket is a pit pass! For more info visit https://www.sonomaraceway.com/events/nhra-sonoma-nationals    

 

24th - 26th - Fortuna: 29th 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 Car Show, Cruise, Swap Meet, Sock Hop, Poker Run, the Arts & Crafts Exhibitors. Check out the Judged Car Show, the Antique Show and the Antique Farm Equipment. The Poker Run! Tractor Show and SO MUCH MORE! Step right up, folks, for the biggest, baddest, most colorful and chromiest event event Fortuna!  For more info visit: http://www.redwoodautoxpo.com or call (707) 572-7855 

 

25th - Woodland: Midnight Mass Classic Car Show at Yolo County Fairgrounds. Join Bossanova Life @ Midnight Mass! 1000+ Classic Cars, Rockabilly Bands, Pin Up Competition, Atomic Era Vendors and so much more! Noon until Midnight! Amazing time to be had! Please Note: WE ARE NOT ASSOCIATED WITH THE POOR BOYS CAR CLUB OR MIDNIGHT MASS. THIS IS AN EVENT TO JOIN US AT THEIR AMAZING EVENT AS WE SHOOT VIDEO AND ENJOY! For more information visit www.bossanovalife.com 

 

25th & 26th - Santa Barbara: 20th Annual Woodies at the Beach. The “Best of the Best” Woodie Wagons from all over the western United States will gather together on the west lawn of Santa Barbara City College overlooking the blue Pacific Ocean. Come and enjoy the artistry and craftsmanship that made the Woodie legendary. Bring a picnic and enjoy friendly people and the cool beach vibe.
Award winning gourmet food truck: “HEAT Culinary” providing delicious offerings for breakfast and lunch. Join us the next day for a cruise of Santa Barbara and end up at another show, Santa Barbara Cars and Coffee. Help support local charities - Raffles - Silent Auction - Event T-Shirts. Public Welcome. No Admission Fee & No Entry Fee. Entrant registration starts at 8:00am. Special parking for our Classic Car friends; pre 1973 (no moderns please). For more information visit https://www.nationalwoodieclub.com or contact Rick White at rick@larrabureframing.com or call (661) 619-6386.

 

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 11 - 2pm at 101 Fourth St. at C St. in downtown Petaluma. 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 - Yuba City: 3rd Annual Sun Ray Car Show Charity Event for Youth Group & River Bottoms Ministry, 1390 Franklin Rd. Access to rear parking lot is off of LittleJohn Rd. Antique, Classic & Late Model Categories, DJ, 50/50 Raffle, Food, Vendors, Prizes, Dash Plaques for First Fifty. Free to the Public. $20 Pre-registration, $25 Day of Show. Vehicle & Vendor Online Registration: http://standrewpcusa.org/carshow Gates open at 8am, Judging at 10am, Trophy Presentation @ 1pm

30th - Sacramento: Sacramento Classic Car & Parts Swap Meet at the Sleep Train Arena (formerly the ARCO Arena). THIS IS A HUGE TRADITIONAL STYLE SWAP MEET WITH OVER 11,000 SPACES!! Vendor & Car Corral SPACES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE GATE ON SATURDAY. NOBODY WILL BE TURNED AWAY! Vendor, Commercial, and Car Corral spaces are available. Swap meet spaces $25.00. Car corral spaces $35.00. Spaces are not assigned. 2 admission passes are included per vendor (NOT PER SPACE). Additional passes can be purchased at the Swap Meet Office. Gates open at 6am for buyers. $10.00 admission. Free parking. Set-up on July 29th after 5 pm. For more information visit www.sacramentoswapmeet.com or call (916) 955-8777 

 

31st - Aug 1st - Novato: 24th annual Nostalgia Days Car Show & Cruise! With 24 successful years behind us, Nostalgia Days - presented by the Downtown Novato Business Association, has become a cornerstone event in Downtown Novato. Each year the city closes down 7 blocks of beautifully tree lined Grant Avenue for a full day while summer is still in full swing. With the sound of classic rock ‘n roll floating in the air, thousands of visitors enjoy free admission as they admire hundreds of vehicles of all types, including classic cars, hot rods and kustoms – just to name a few.  The afternoon is capped off with a full slate of awards given to the best in each category as well as cash prizes for Best in Show and the People’s Choice. Hundreds of local families come out to cheer for the police escorted Hot Rod Cruise through Downtown Novato on the Friday evening before the main event. For more info please call (415) 599-6880 or visit http://www.nostalgiadaysnovato.com  

 

31st - Aug 1st - Virginia City: Hot August Nights kick-off! Make 2020 a classic with Hot August Nights in this historic mining town just outside of Reno with cruising events, live entertainment, poker fun and more. The events begin at 9am and run through 4pm, with the cruise from 4 - 5pm. Trailer parking will be available at the Virginia City Arena & Fairgrounds located on F Street near the V&T Train Depot. No charge for parking. Free shuttle rides will also be offered for both Friday and Saturday during the event. For more information or to register please visit their web site at https://hotaugustnights.net/virginia-city 


 

August

August 2020

1st - Virginia City: Hot August Nights kick-off! Make 2020 a classic with Hot August Nights in this historic mining town just outside of Reno with cruising events, live entertainment, poker fun and more. The events begin at 9am and run through 4pm, with the cruise from 4 - 5pm. Trailer parking will be available at the Virginia City Arena & Fairgrounds located on F Street near the V&T Train Depot. No charge for parking. Free shuttle rides will also be offered for both Friday and Saturday during the event. For more information or to register please visit their web site at https://hotaugustnights.net/virginia-city 

 

1st - Temecula: Farmer Boys Breakfast, Burgers & More Car Show & Cruise at 41700 Winchester Rd. from 9am - Noon. 25% meal discount, Raffle & Music Trivia for participants. For more info call (951) 296-0220 or call the Inland Empire Cruisin' Hotline at (866) 924-4490

 

1st - Lodi: The American Steel Car Club presents the 25th annual "Stuck in Lodi" Car Show. Open to all '79 and earlier vehicles in beautiful downtown Lodi. Limited to the first 300 cars. Awards, dash plaques, goodie bags, raffle prizes, 50/50. Pre-registration fee is $40 until July 14th. Registration at the show is $45 from 7am - 9:30am. Car show runs from 10am - 3pm. Delta Ambassadors MC Club breakfast from 7am to 10am. For more info call John at (209) 369-6303 or visit https://americansteelcarclub.com/2020-stuck-in-lodi-classic-car-show 

 

1st - Marysville: Marysville Elks Lodge is holding its 4th annual Car Show & Craft Fair at The Elks Lodge, 920 D St. Show is open to 1980 and older vehicles and adding motorcycles this year for the first time. Event starts at 7am and judging is at 1pm. We will be done and gone by 2 pm. Craft fair to be held inside lodge and a great assortment of raffle prizes. Raffle is done inside with tickets for sale. Winning numbers will be drawn and we will list outside too. Food will be on sale and contestants gets a free pancake breakfast and a free hamburger/hotdog. Price is $15.00 pre-registration and $20.00 at the time of event. For more info call Duaine at (530) 218-2934 or visit  http://everycarshow.com/event/marysville-elks-lodge-4th-annual-car-show 

 

7th - 9th - Sonoma: Blancpain GT World Challenge America Series rolls into Wine Country for rounds 7 & 8 of the 2020 championship. Formerly Pirelli World Challenge, the series features the top sports car drivers and teams with an action packed weekend showcasing exceptional GT3 machinery from brands like Ferrari, Mercedes-AMG, Porsche, Acura, Bentley, BMW, and more. An all-new format features two 90-min races with full-service pit stops for added excitement and strategy. Fans can enjoy unparalleled access to the stars and cars of Blancpain GT World Challenge America with an open paddock, driver autograph sessions, and Sunday Grid Walk. This family friendly motorsports festival brings you close to the action with open access viewing areas unlike any other race weekend. In support, the Pirelli GT4 America and TC America championships will feature even more wheel-to-wheel sports car and touring car racing at Sonoma Raceway. Join us and be a part of the action! For more info please visit https://www.sonomaraceway.com/events/blancpain-gt-world-challenge-america-series 

 

8th & 9th - Monterey: Monterey Classic Car Week officially kicks-off with the Monterey Pre-Reunion where owners of more than 300 historic race cars, most of which are competing days later in the Rolex Reunion, will get valuable track time in a more relaxed and less-crowded environment. A great chance for fans to get up close to these unique cars and watch them perform. The field is comprised of carefully selected entries by our selection committee. Ten run groups have been chosen with cars ranging in years from 1947-1974. Like the Rolex Reunion, there are no prizes for winning a race or having the fastest lap time, as the reward is the personal fulfillment of challenging oneself against like-minded drivers who want to continue their cars’ racing heritage and share them with others to keep the history of motorsport alive. For more info visit https://www.weathertechraceway.com 

 

9th - Pomona: The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show, known as the "West Coast's Largest" antique auto, Corvette, Porsche, street rod, and Volkswagen swap meet and classic car show. A one-day event held seven times per year, at The Fairplex at 1101 W. McKinley Ave. in Pomona. Hours are 5 am to 2 pm rain or shine. For the best shopping, swapping, and auto viewing, we recommend arriving early... remember, "the early bird gets the worm." For more info visit https://www.pomonaswapmeet.com/event-info/car-show-hours-dates 

 

4th - 9th - Reno / Sparks:  34th Anniversary of Hot August Nights in down town Reno and Sparks. Literally thousands of amazing hot rods and customs to see and LOTS of fun! Way too much to list here, so for more info or registration please visit their web site at https://hotaugustnights.net

 

6th - 8th - Reno: Reno's Hot August Nights Swap Meet! This is the Big One! This event was originally started by the late Bill Harrah and has been going on for over 40 years. Located in the Reno Livestock Event Center (Washoe County Fairgrounds,1350 Wells Ave, Reno, Nv. 89512). Swap Meet, Cool Car Showroom, Outdoor Car Corral, and Nostalgia Fair are all located together. Thousands of swap spaces, 200 plus specialty vehicles for sale in our air conditioned Cool Car Showroom, over 400 vehicles in Outdoor Car Corral, and lots of arts 'n crafts, collectables, antiques, etc. in the Nostalgia Fair. Our Cool Car Showroom averages a 50% sell rate. Swap spaces start at $60, outdoor car corral $70, Cool Car Showroom $220. Register early for direct entry without office check-in. Email hanswapmeet@sbcglobal.net or call (530) 307-9999 or visit www.westernpacificevents.com  

 

13th - Rancho Cordova: Butch Gardner Save Our Cars Car Show. The Show will be at Sacramento Vintage Ford 2484 Mercantile Drive Rancho Cordova. $20.00 Registration pays your Membership Fees through August 2017. $20.00 Registration Fee to Current ACCC Individual Members extends your membership for one year. How can you go wrong? A great car show in a great location and ACCC Membership all for one low fee! Gates open at 8:00 AM and Show starts at 10:00 AM and goes to 2:30 PM. Awards at 2:00 PM. Show is open to 1975 and older and limited to 300 cars. Clubs with late/model vehicles in addition to older vehicles are welcome. Pre-Reg is strongly recommended. Show goes on rain or shine! Contact Rex at (530) 748-6181 for more information! 

 

13th - 16th - Monterey: Rolex Monterey Historic Reunion at WeatherTech Raceway (Laguna Seca). An awesome display of vintage race cars roaring around the track just like they did in the early to mid part of the 20th century! Described as a museum springing to life, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is the largest event held during the famed Monterey Classic Car Week, and is the only event where cars are doing what they were originally intended to do…race. Approximately 550 vintage race cars are invited to compete in the world’s premier motoring event, and are accepted based on the car’s authenticity, race provenance and period correctness. The event relives motorsport history at the iconic circuit which has been the scene of America’s golden years of sports car racing since its inception in 1957. In addition to the entertaining on-track action, there are always engaging autograph opportunities with legendary drivers, Q&A sessions, and fine wine and cheese tastings among the myriad activities.  For times, dates and more info visit https://www.weathertechraceway.com/rolex-monterey-motorsports-reunion 

 

14th & 15th - Wrightwood: 26th Annual Wrightwood Mountain Classic Car Show from 10am - 4pm. Escape the city to enjoy a small town mountain experience less than 80 miles from Los Angeles. Come enjoy the clean air, beautiful mountains and visit our boutiques and restaurants to relax and feel at home! Our show features over 200 pre-1973 American-made rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and classics. Also featuring live music, a vendor village, raffles, trike drags, local shopping and small town hospitality. Paricipant and vendor applications are online at: www.wrightwoodchamber.org or call (760) 249-4320 or (760) 680-5730

 

14th - 15th Napa: Main Street Reunion Car Show and Shine. Come enjoy 2 days with 2 amazing car shows! Step back in time and experience the days of cars of distinction! Friday the 14th is the Show and Shine from 5pm to 8:30pm with approximately 150 vintage cars located at the corner of Pearl and Soscol Streets. Saturday the 15th is The Main Street Reunion Car Show from 10am to 3pm featuring 400 antique cars on Main and 3rd Streets. Both events are free and fun for the whole family. For more info please visit https://donapa.com/event/main-street-reunion-car-show-2020  

 

14th & 15th - Willows: 34th annual Car and Bike Show. Please join us for our cruise starting at 7pm on Friday and then our main Show on Saturday from 10am to 3pm in Jensen Park on Elm St. Registration for participants starts at 7am, awards at 3pm. There will be food, vendors and events for Saturday's main show. Over 14 classes for motorcycles, 15 classes for cars, plus cool tractors and farm equipment. 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. All proceeds go to local scholarships. 

 

14th - 16th - Santa Maria: 50th North South Run. Ford F-100 Elite of Northern California & Pickups Limited Of Southern California once again present the oldest running event in the world that highlights 1953 -1956 Ford-100 pickups and panels. Saturday Night Banquet and Awards Ceremony. Entry packet Includes: Show entry; 1 T-shirt, Dash Plaque; Goody Bag; Friday morning "Mystery Cruise." Cut off Date for mailed in packed money: August. 1,2020. No refunds & NO guarantee of free event T-shirt after August. 1,2020. For more info email Carl Stubbs at ctrstubbs2@aol.com or at NoSoRun@gmail.com call Bruce Ledbetter at (530) 396-2350 or Randy Ledbetter at (805) 598-9150.

 

15th - Seaside: "Concorso Italiano" will once again be a key part the traditional Monterey Automobile Week. Concorso Italiano’s unique format features more 800 vehicles of Italian origin, and its atmosphere is on the vehicles on display, conversations between people who love and appreciate them, and elements of Italian style such as fashion, food, music and art – all of this on the beautiful grounds of the Black Horse Golf Club, 1 McClure Way in Seaside. Concorso Italiano General Admission: $190 Admission to Concorso Italiano (9:30am - 4:00 pm) plus a 2020 Concorso Italiano Magazine and General admission parking. For more information visit https://whatsupmonterey.com/events/monterey-car-week/concorso-italiano/431 and to see a video of the event click HERE

 

15th - Lakeport: Lakeside Car & Boat Show in Downtown Lakeport (Clearlake) at Library Park and on Main Street on the shores of Clear Lake in Northern California. A fun event for the whole family. 375 Cars and Boats, Multiple Awards and Trophies to be presented on Saturday Afternoon. Enjoy a concert in Library Park starting at 6pm followed by A Night of Fire where high-performance boats will fire up and shoot blue flames into the night sky. This show is a fund raiser event for Operation Tango Mike, sending support and care packages to our deployed troops and veterans. For more info visit http://www.curbside.tv/lakeboatshow 

 

25th - Monte Rio: 20th Annual Russian River Car Show open to '73 and older American cars & trucks held at Monte Rio Community Center and Upper Beach parking lot from 8am to 3pm. Free general admission. Family fun! Poker Walk. Pancake breakfast! Raffle prizes. For more info contact Mike Murphy at (707) 865-9584 or email at mikemurphy2201@att.net or visit http://www.russianriverhistory.org/annual-russian-river-car-show 

 

21st - 23rd - Pleasanton: The Goodguys 34th West Coast Nationals at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton promises to be better than ever! Known as the “Crown Jewel” of all Goodguys events, the West Coast Nationals is the perfect blend of old school traditions and new school trends and it’s reflected in over 3,000 of America’s finest 1972 & older show-quality hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and classics on display. This big event also includes over 300 Vendor Exhibits, a huge Swap Meet & Cars 4 Sale Corral, Live Music Entertainment, Nitro Thunderfest Dragster Exhibition, Craft Beer Garden, Nightly Parties, a Model Car Show, Mini Engine Exhibit, a FREE Kids Zone and so much more! For more info call (925) 838-9876 or visit www.good-guys.com  Goodguys… Cool Cars, Cool People, Good Times!

 

22nd - Valley Ford: The 4th Annual Rattletrap Revival Car Show presented by The South of Heaven Filthies car club. Open to all traditional pre '64 custom cars, trucks, lead sleds, choppers and bobbers. There will be music, food and vendors. For more info call Joe at (707) 695-0802 or email at 
j_bertolina@yahoo.com 

 

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 11 - 2pm at 101 Fourth St. at C St. in downtown Petaluma. 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 - 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 or visit http://placerville-downtown.org


 

September

September 2020

5th - Temecula: Farmer Boys Breakfast, Burgers & More Car Show & Cruise at 41700 Winchester Rd. from 9am - Noon. 25% meal discount, Raffle & Music Trivia for participants. For more info call (951) 296-0220 or call the Inland Empire Cruisin' Hotline at (866) 924-4490

 

6th - Patterson: Kruisn' For Knowledge Car Show featuring cars, trucks & bikes of all years, makes and models. Trophies, food, raffle, live music and more. Located at the FDES Building at 501 Ward Ave. Registration at the gate is $25 or $20 to pre-register. All proceeds for this show are being donated to Patterson School District. Please help us make an awesome contribution to the school. For more info please call Yeshi Wisniewski (209) 818-3295 or email at yodasfantasy@yahoo.com

 

10th - 12th - Eureka: 27th Annual Cruz'n Eureka Car Show on the cool North Coast among the Redwoods. The three days encompasses many events: A Poker Run, Outdoor Concerts, Cruz through Old Town, Participant BBQ, Friday Night Movie, 2 Show & Shine events, and of course the Saturday Car Show with an estimated attendance of more than 10,000 filling Old Town Eureka. There is Great Dining & Hotels & Beautiful Trophies. Event days: Thursday: Poker-Run, Concert, Show & Shine. Friday: Show & Shine, BBQ, Cruise through old town & Movie. Saturday: Car Show w/Classic motorcycles, Swap meet, Vendors, raffles. For more info call (707) 441-1030 or visit www.bgcredwoods.org  

 

9th - Vallejo: Packard and Classic Car Swap Meet sponsored by the Nor Cal Regions of The Packard Club (PAC), Classic Car Club of America and Pacific Packard Classics. Sell, buy or trade your Packard and other Classic cars, parts and memorabilia. Antique automobile museum with Titanic exhibit open during the event. Vendor spaces (10x20) $25, For Sale Corral spaces $10. Make your reservation by check payable to Nor Cal Packards, 1584 Thornwood Drive, Concord, CA 94521. Sorry, no hot rods, muscle, late models or non-automotive items. Questions Contact Jeff Mihaly (510) 501-0415 or email: jeffmihaly@yahoo.com or visit http://www.norcalpackards.org 

 

11th - 13th - Monterey: IMSA Sports Car Championships at WeatherTech Raceway (Laguna Seca). America’s premier sports car series just keeps getting better. Fresh off its 50th anniversary, the IMSA series brings its top classes of Daytona Prototypes, Le Mans Prototype 2, GT Le Mans and GT Daytona to Monterey. Fans are always treated to autograph sessions, behind-the -scenes tours, a bustling Marketplace and continuous morning to evening racing action. Laguna Seca is the penultimate round so drivers and teams are battling to capture valuable championship points. For more info visit https://www.weathertechraceway.com 

 

12th - Leggett: 3rd Annual Drive Thru Tree / Peg House Cruise & Car Show. ALL MAKES, ALL MODELS, ALL YEARS WELCOME! Last year we had over 200 rides from all over California. This year let's make it over 300!!! Get out and enjoy this beautiful state in our amazing rides and with even better people from all walks of life, all different car clubs, all varieties of vehicles, etc! As always, the cruise & car show are COMPLETELY FREE! THIS YEAR'S BAND IS THE AMAZING "THREE BAD JACKS". There will be trophies, raffles, and a full weekend of adventures (if you choose to stay) BBQ plus a cruise to the drive through tree park in Leggett. The car show will be held 2 miles away at the Peg House.

 

12th - Oakhurst: 18th Kiwanis Run For The Gold Car Show. New format this year - a one day event at Oakhurst Community Park. Cars enter at 8am through a secured gate. 23 classes: best hot rod, peoples choice and best of show. Food trucks on site. For more information please visit www.oakhurstkiwanis.org or call Bob at (559) 683-4452

 

12th - Sonoma; VFW 9th Annual Veterans Car Show at the Sonoma Vets building parking lot on 1st St. West, just off the plaza in downtown Sonoma (across from the Sonoma Police station). 100% of the proceeds go directly to the VFW which helps local vets in need. Free admission and parking for spectators. For more info visit http://vfwpost1943.org

 

14th - 16th - Sonoma: Grand Prix of Sonoma. The Verizon IndyCar Series returns to Sonoma Raceway for the epic series finale to the 2018 racing schedule. Summer may be winding down, but the competition will be hotter than ever as double points are on the line, and a solid performance in Sonoma will determine who will reign as champion. For more info call (800) 870-RACE or visit http://www.sonomaraceway.com/events/grand-prix-of-sonoma 

17th - Bodega Bay: 3rd annual "Cruisin' the Coast" car show and fun day held at the Bodega Bay Community Center - 2255 Hwy. 1 in Bodega Bay from 10am - 2pm. Aside from an assortment of "beachy cars", (Mustangs, Corvettes, VW vans, woodies, cool trucks and others), there will also be live music, a BBQ, a Tiki bar with wine, beer and soft drinks, etc. Admission is $5.00 which supports the community center. For more information or to register please call (707) 875-9609 or email bbcommunityassoc@comcast.net 

 

18th - 20th - Monterey: The Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway (Laguna Seca). The year-long road to the NTT IndyCar Series Championship ends at the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey. For the second consecutive year, drivers and teams will be battling for the final points of the season in an attempt to rise in the standings at the season finale. Racing fans, sponsors and drivers enjoyed the return of IndyCar to Monterey and The Corkscrew last year where a young Colton Herta held off a charging Will Power for the checkered and his second victory of his rookie season. Look for even more excitement as teams now have a year of experience on how to attack the iconic track for even more last-minute passing and daring overtakes. For more info visit https://www.weathertechraceway.com 

 

18th - Placerville: 8th Annual Miraflores Winery Vintage Car Show from 10AM – 3PM. Register now!  FREE BBQ LUNCH*. NO ENTRY FEE. AWARDS. GREAT WINES. PAVED ROAD. Gates open at 9AM
*ONE BBQ VOUCHER PER REGISTERED CAR. 2021 four springs trail Placerville, Ca 95667 (530) 647-8505 mirafloreswinery.com

 

19th - Walnut Creek: The Danville Tour d'Elegance Foundation presents the Tour d'Elegance wine country run. Cars meet at Cole European at 2103 North Main St. in Walnut Creek. The Annual Tour d'Elegance travels into wine country, exploring the back roads and enjoying driving bliss on the way to an exclusive, private lunch (for two) with wine tasting at an exceptional winery, (to be announced.) For more information visit www.danville-delegance.org 

 

20th - San Jose: The 20th Annual Antique Autos in History Park, a living history day, is presented by the Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club in San José will take place from 11:00am to 4:00pm. This event fills History Park (Kelley Park, 635 Phelan Ave., San José, CA) with period-correct pre-1946 vehicles, fire equipment, bicycles and motorcycles. The featured vehicle this year is Pierce Arrow (1901 -1938). In addition to many antique vehicles, there will be participation by the Early Day Gas and Tractor Association, displays of Early Crafts and Antique Collectibles, a Dixieland Band, Singers, Dancers, Barbershop Quartet, Blacksmith Shop Demos, Trolley Rides, History San José Open Houses, Kids Activities, Food and more. Bring the family for a day of viewing, entertainment and fun. Admission to the event is $5, (3 yrs +) and free for participants and HSJ members. For more information, contact Peder Jorgensen at pederjorgensen51@gmail.com or call (408) 358-3398 or Allan Greenberg at allang@pacbell.net or call (408) 997-0879

 

24th - Petaluma: 3rd Annual Car Show for a Cure in support of the Alzheimer's Association from 10:00am - 3:00pm at the Plaza North Shopping Center (near KMART). This is a FREE event to attend and only $25.00 to enter a car. For more information contact Cynthia at (707) 775-4330 or by e-mail at cermshar@wfocliving.com

 

27th - 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 11 - 2pm at 101 Fourth St. at C St. in downtown Petaluma. 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 - San Jose: San Jose Country Club 8th Annual Motorsports Show, 7am to 3pm. This event is held at the San Jose Country Club located in the beautiful East Foothills of San Jose. Dedicated to motorsport enthusiasts in the San Jose and greater South Bay area. The entire facility is devoted to this fun event. Car and motorcycle clubs, collectors, and enthusiasts are encouraged to attend with friends and fellow club members. This show is a judged event for classic, vintage, custom, and collectible motorcycles and automobiles. But more importantly, it’s an opportunity for motorsports individuals to have fun and meet people at a beautiful location. For more info please visit http://www.sanjosecountryclub.org/motorsports  

30th - Turlock: The Annual Fall Swap Meet and Car Show! The best finds in the central valley! Hard to find car parts, vintage items, antiques, and beautiful classic cars. 900 N. Broadway, Turlock. Bring the family! Street price food vendors, BBQ, Oldies DJ, etc. General admission $10. Children 12 and under free admission. Free parking, preferred parking, handicap parking. For more info call (209) 201-8491 or visit http://springfallturlock.com


 

October 2020

3rd - Temecula: Farmer Boys Breakfast, Burgers & More Car Show & Cruise at 41700 Winchester Rd. from 9am - Noon. 25% meal discount, Raffle & Music Trivia for participants. For more info call (951) 296-0220 or call the Inland Empire Cruisin' Hotline at (866) 924-4490

 

3rd - Sacramento: Sacramento’s biggest car cruise and festival is back starting at 4:00 pm! Join your fellow car lovers and cruise half a mile of historic Fulton Avenue followed by a street fair with vendors, live music, entertainment, beer, food trucks, and much more! Discounted pricing for the first 300 cars to register! For more info please call (916) 442-6802 ext 13 or visit  https://www.calautomuseum.org/event/CruiseFest   

 

1st - Orland: 7th Annual Orland Chamber Rod & Custom Car Show held downtown at Library Park. Car entry $10.00 per car. Show begins at 8am. Awards at 2pm. Trophies and Sponsor Plaques. Directions: I-5 to Hwy 32 / Chico off ramp. Stay on 32 going East toward Chico. Turn right on 3rd St. Car shirts pre-ordered / prepaid $25 SM to XL $2.00 per X after XL. Website application www.orland-chamber.com or call (530) 865-2311

6th - Petaluma: Rip City Riders presents The 13th Annual Chilly Billy Car and Motorcycle Show at the Petaluma Fairgrounds. This is a great event with lots of cool cars and bikes, live music, a big BBQ, vendors, and a raffle. For more information please visit https://ripcityriders.org 

8th - Folsom: OctoberFest Car Show & Toy Run. Make plans now to attend one of the biggest and best car events in the Greater Sacramento area. The Capital City Cruisers in cooperation with the Palladio Mall and Gifts From The Heart invite you to join us for Great Food; Great Shopping; Great Entertainment; and Great Cars at a Great Venue. We’re expecting 400 of Northern California’s finest Hot Rods; Street Rods; Muscle & Classic Cars to be in attendance. The Palladio, located at 410 Palladio Parkway in Folsom, has 55 Plus Stores, 13 Restaurants, 16 Movie Theaters, and will be the place to be October 8, 2016. Pre-Reg is $10.00 plus a toy or you nay register at the gate for $25.00. Car set-up starts at 8:00 AM. Show starts at 10:00 AM and runs to 3:00 PM, awards presented at 2:30 PM. Up to 50 awards presented in different classes and categories. The show is open to all cars 1975 and older. Dash plaques to the first 200 cars. Download registration form at http://capitolcitycruisers.org and mail with payment to: Capital City Cruisers, 6114 Quartz Drive, El Dorado, CA 95623. Show will be limited to 400 cars. Pre-Registration strongly recommended. Show goes on rain or shine! Contact Rex Roden at (530) 748-6181 for more information. Vendors Welcome – Contact Donn Edlund at (916) 684-8297

 

10th - Alameda: The 27th annual Classic Car Show in downtown Alameda on Park St. Open to all '87 and older classic cars, trucks and other classic vehicles. More than 400 classic vehicles will be on display in Alameda’s historic downtown district. The free event runs from 10:00am to 4:00pm and is fun for the whole family. It's bigger than ever! Classic cars of every description will line up along Park Street between Encinal Ave and Buena Vista Ave. We've expanded the show to include classic vehicles on Alameda Ave, too. See antique roadsters, coupes, hot rods, muscle cars, and much more. Most of the cars come from the magical decades of the '50s and the '60s, but there will also be plenty of muscle cars from the '70s and '80s along with classic beauties from the '20s, '30s, and '40s. Bring your camera and don't be afraid to talk to the owners -- they love to talk about their cars. Want to hear the engines roar? Come early to watch the parade of cars arrive between 7:30am and 9:30am. The Downtown Alameda Classic Car Show will be packed with free family-friendly activities. While strolling through Alameda’s historic downtown district, enjoy a blast from the past as Local DJ’s Peter Fletcher and R. Duffy Collin spin some of the best rock n’ roll classics from two locations and stop at Alameda Bicycle for Island Schwinn’s 10th Annual Classic Bike Show. For more information please call (510) 523-1392 or visit https://downtownalameda.com/events/classic-car-show 

 

17th - Petaluma: 3rd Annual Cruisin' North Car Show For A Cause To Benefit Alzheimers from 8am to 4pm at The Plaza North Shopping Center, 259 N. McDowell Blvd. Open to all makes and models of pre '79 vehicles. Free admission for spectators. Pre-registration is $40, or $45 day of show. This is a rain or shine event. Dash Plaques. Food, Music, Vendors, Raffle. Maximum 150 Cars. For more info please email cruisinnorthcars@gmail.com or visit https://www.cruisinnorth.com
 

18th - Pomona: The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show, known as the "West Coast's Largest" antique auto, Corvette, Porsche, street rod, and Volkswagen swap meet and classic car show. A one-day event held seven times per year, at The Fairplex at 1101 W. McKinley Ave. in Pomona. Hours are 5 am to 2 pm rain or shine. For the best shopping, swapping, and auto viewing, we recommend arriving early... remember, "the early bird gets the worm." For more info visit https://www.pomonaswapmeet.com/event-info/car-show-hours-dates


 

November 2020

7th - Temecula: Farmer Boys Breakfast, Burgers & More Car Show & Cruise at 41700 Winchester Rd. from 9am - Noon. 25% meal discount, Raffle & Music Trivia for participants. For more info call (951) 296-0220 or call the Inland Empire Cruisin' Hotline at (866) 924-4490

 

14th & 15th- Pleasanton: GOODGUYS 31st AUTUMN GET-TOGETHER at the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. This is the final Goodguys Get-Together of the year and offers West Coast rodders one last chance to show off their pride & joy! Featuring All Years of American Made or Powered Hot Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks, Goodguys AutoCross, Indoor Car Show, Vendors, Swap Meet and Cars 4 Sale Corral. For more info call (925) 838-9876 or visit www.good-guys.com 


 

December 2020

5th - Temecula: Farmer Boys "Toys For Tots" Breakfast, Burgers & More Car Show & Cruise at 41700 Winchester Rd. from 9am - Noon. Please bring an unwrapped gift. 25% meal discount, Raffle & Music Trivia for participants. For more info call (951) 296-0220 or call the Inland Empire Cruisin' Hotline at (866) 924-4490

 

6th - Pomona: The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show, known as the "West Coast's Largest" antique auto, Corvette, Porsche, street rod, and Volkswagen swap meet and classic car show. A one-day event held seven times per year, at The Fairplex at 1101 W. McKinley Ave. in Pomona. Hours are 5 am to 2 pm rain or shine. For the best shopping, swapping, and auto viewing, we recommend arriving early... remember, "the early bird gets the worm." For more info visit https://www.pomonaswapmeet.com/event-info/car-show-hours-dates 


 

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