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.
National Drive Your Woodie Day May 15, 2021
Automobile Driving Museum
Incredible Bombs and Woodies on display with street closure for maximum exposure. Awards, music, food trucks, pin-up contests and vendors! $15 approx., automobiledrivingmuseum.org
Huntington Beach Beachcruisers
Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach Beachcruisers show. Put on by Tom Long, 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
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, CA 92014
Spectator admission $, good-guys.com
Goodguys Del Mar Nationals. Good Wood Woodie Corral
VISALIA: Woodies in the Valley April 16-18, 2021
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
LAKE ARROWHEAD: Woodies
at the Lake
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. rimoftheworldhistory.com
SANTA CRUZ: Surf City Classic Woodies on the Wharf (WOW) June 26, 2021 (They're calling it a Pop Up Show this year)
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. cityofsantacruz.com | santacruzwoodies.com
SAN CLEMENTE: Ocean Festival July 16-17, 2022
Free to see, oceanfestival.org
Annual Classic Woody Car Exhibit at Ocean Festival Saturday & Sunday
SANTA BARBARA: Woodies at the Beach July 31, 2021, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Santa Barbara City College, West Campus
Santa Barbara, CA
Free admission, santacruzwoodies.com
Friday features a welcome breakfast at Rincon Point and welcome dinner at Codys restaurant.
Sunday breakfast on Sterns Wharf at Longboard Grill for woodie owners.
ENCINITAS: Wavecrest Woodie Show September 18, 2021
400 B St
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.
MORRO BAY: Woodies at the Rock October 2, 2021, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Refers to Morro Rock
Wavelengths Surf Shop
Morro Bay, CA 93442
DANA POINT: Doheny Wood October 9, 2021
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.