California Car Festivals


Pictured: 1934 Pierce Arrow Silver Arrow Coupe owned by George Teebay

August Car Cruises, Festivals, Shows

Civic Center Campus
8353 Sierra Ave.
Admission is free
First Friday of the Month September 3 & October 1, 2021, 5-9 p.m. The Band Fresh and The Band Huge perform. Free admission. Free car show entry for first come cars meeting these specifications: Classics Pre-1979; Pre-1979; Low Riders; Specialty/Exotic Limited edition cars, super cars and marquees such as a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Bentley, Lotus, Bugatti, McLaren, Maserati, etc.; Motorcycles 

BURBANK: Downtown Burbank Car Classic August 3, 2019,  3-9 p.m.
Downtown Burbank Car Classic includes the Red Carpet Expo focusing on celebrity vehicles from film and television, along with a display of legendary cars from the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, The Television Motion Picture Car Club, World Famous West Coast Customs, and more. Additional blocks feature 200 restored and pre-1974 vehicles, custom cars, family entertainment, music and automotive-related booths. The Downtown Burbank Car Classic is free and open to the public. The Downtown Burbank Car Classic on four blocks of San Fernando Boulevard between Magnolia Boulevard and Angeleno Avenue and The Red Carpet Expo between Angeleno and Olive Avenues in Downtown Burbank offer an amazing free show!

OAKLEY: Main Street Car Show August 10, 2019, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Civic Center Plaza
3231 Main St.
Oakley, CA
$25 registration, free to see
Concert featuring Rock the Heart 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

SANTA CLARITA: Route 66 Classic Car Show August 10, 2019, 5-9 p.m.
Route 66 Classic Grill
18730 Soledad Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, California
Free Admission for spectators.
Enjoy the Live Music of our 50's themed bands, while viewing over 125 Classic Cars and Trucks. Dates: May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14 and October 12, 2019

ATASCADERO: Atascadero Lake Car Show August 16-17, 2019, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in
Downtown Atascadero
Atascadero Lake Park
9315 Pismo Ave.
 Hot El Camino Cruise Nite on Friday, August 16th at 6:30 p.m., continues on Saturday with Mid State Cruizers Car Show 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Atascadero Lake Park followed by Dancing in the Streets in the Downtown from 5-10 p.m.

NAPA: Main Street Reunion August 16-17, 2019 in Downtown Napa. Friday 5-8:30 p.m. is a show & shine while Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. features the Classic Car Show.  Registration: | spectators free

LAKESIDE: Lakeside Car, Bike, Boat & RV Show August 17, 2019,  8 a.m.-3 p.m. Library Park, 225 Park St Lakeport, CA. Cars and boats from all over the Western United States. The show is free for the public to attend. Music in the gazebo.

McCLOUD: Motor the Mountain Car Show August 21, 2021, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Hoo Hoo Park
McCloud, CA
Annual Motor the Mountain Car Show includes beer & food.  Awards are presented in the afternoon, but in the meantime, take a relaxing stroll through our pie sale and food vendors. Check out the quilt show and melodrama taking place the very same weekend as well!

SEASIDE: Concours d'Lemon August 17, 2019, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. registration
Seaside City Hall
440 Harcourt
Seaside, CA

GILROY: Garlic City Car Show August 17, 2019, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. More than 150 classic cars, muscle cars, and other vehicles will be on display from 10am to 6pm along Monterey Street in downtown Gilroy.
Car registration:

PEBBLE BEACH: Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance August 18, 2019, 10:30 a.m.
Vintage Car Parade and Display on Ocean Avenue
Open to the public
Nearly 200 of the rare, unique vehicles invited to compete in the world-famous Pebble Beach Concours
Additional dates: August 16, 2020 | August 15, 2021 | August 21, 2022

SOLVANG: Wheels & Windmills Car Show August 24, 2019
Wheels 'N Windmills car show
Includes Night Barbeque at the Mendenhall Museum of Gasoline Pumps, usually on Friday night before the show Saturday.

TEHACHAPI: T-Town Rumble Car Truck & Motorcycle Show August 24, 2019, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
T-Town Rumble at Country Oaks Church, 20915 Schout Rd Tehachapi, CA

PLEASANTON: West Coast Nationals August 23-25, 2019
Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
$20 spectator,
West Coast Nationals features over 3,000 1972 & older hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and classics on display. America's Most Beautiful Street Rod is crowned Saturday evening

CLEARLAKE: Slammed on the Lake August 30-September 1, 2019
Austin Park, 14077 Lakeshore Dr Clearlake, CA 95422
Bringing back a Northern California show. All makes and models welcome, tons of classes for awards.

Past events

MONTE RIO: Russian River Car Show   August 25, 2018, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monte Rio Community Center  20488 Highway 116 Monte Rio, CA

PLEASANT HILL: American Iron Car Show More than 100 pre-80's cars are on display. Enter your car or just come down and join in the fun. Music, food, giveaways and prizes for the best cars in various categories. Location: Downtown Pleasant Hill (on Crescent Drive.


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

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