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California Woody | Woodie Festivals,  Events

It doesn't matter how you spell the name of this car — woodie or woody — but what matters is that everyone adores them. They've come a long way from their days serving as utility automobiles to lug items around.  

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Huntington Beach Beachcruisers  
Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach Beachcruisers show. This Surf City classic is great fun in a great setting. There are cars of all kinds but Woodies will be front and center right in front of Duke's.

DEL MAR: The Good Guys Del Mar Classic April 1-3, 2022
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, CA 92014
Spectator admission  $,
Goodguys  Del Mar Nationals.  Good Wood Woodie Corral 

VISALIA: Woodies in the Valley usually in April
Mark your calendars for this great annual event which is held in the Central Valley of California and put on by the Central Valley Woodies Club. This time of the year the valley is in full bloom and it a fantastic time to take a cruise to this event. Annual Woodies in the Valley cruise-in on Friday night, Show 'n Shine all-woodies car show at Redwood High School, 1001 W. Main St., followed immediately by a fun cruise through beautiful ag country with lots of blossoms to enjoy along the way. Sunday morning  Goodbye Breakfast
Friday Night A&W Gathering
Friday Night Music "Jam"
Saturday 'Show 'n Shine'
Saturday Cruise to Woodlake
Sunday Breakfast

LAKE ARROWHEAD: Woodies at the Lake June 10, 2023
On Saturday Wooden Cars on the shore and Wooden Boats on the lake are the highlight of the event, public invited. Arrowhead Up The Hill Woodie Club Car Show weekend at Lake Arrowhead starts Friday night and ends with breakfast on Sunday.

SANTA CRUZ: Surf City Classic Woodies on the Wharf (WOW) June 22-25, 2023
The Surf City Classic Woodies on the Wharf is Northern California's largest woodie show that features more than 200 stylish wood-bodied cars. Admission is free! Music, woodie goodies and prize drawings will add to the fun. Plus, free bike valet is available. |

SANTA BARBARA: Woodies at the Beach July 29, 2023, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Santa Barbara City College, West Campus
Santa Barbara, CA
Free admission,
Friday features a welcome breakfast
Sunday breakfast for woodie owners

ENCINITAS: Wavecrest Woodie Show September 21-24, 2023, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Moonlight Beach
400 B St
Encinitas, CA
Free to see,
September 21, 2023 Classic Car Show Downtown Encinitas on Highway 101 from D to J streets.
September 22, 2023 is a Meet & Greet for members
September 23, 2023 is Wavecrest at Moonlight Beach, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
September 24, 2023 is Woodie Cruise 8-10:30 a.m. Route: City Hall (Vulcan Ave.) to Oceanside on Highway 101, approx. 25 mile-ride! No registration required
Wavecrest. This is the Grand Daddy of Woodie Shows, with the main show held Saturday at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas. Historically this is the largest single gathering of woodies in the country, though Santa Cruz and So Cal will give them a run for their money. The San Diego Club puts on an amazing event to help close out the Woodie season. The actual club events take place September

MORRO BAY: Woodies at the Rock October 6-8, 2023
Refers to Morro Rock
Wavelengths Surf Shop
988 Embarcadero
Morro Bay, CA 93442 

DANA POINT: Doheny Wood October 14, 2023
Presented by the Southern California Woodie Club
Doheny State Beach
25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629
Woodies start lining up the south day-use area at dawn and begin departing in the mid-afternoon. Don't miss out on this fun-filled day! Tin Woodies up to 1966 are invited to attend this event Doheny Wood is one of the premier woodie events of the year, presented by the largest Woodie organization in the world, Southern California Woodie Club. A welcome gathering Friday evening, the show on Saturday, Dinner Saturday night, and a Sunday morning cruise.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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