California Car Shows in May



CORONADO: MotorCars on MainStreet May 1, 2022 CITY:, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. More than 400 pre-73 restored classic, rod and custom cars & trucks in downtown Coronado, one block from the beach. Co-sponsors Cumming Chevrolet and the City of Coronado stage this grand gathering with live music, drawings throughout the day and free car viewing. Car registration Orange & Isabella Avenues 1100 Orange Avenue Coronado, CA 92118


Past events

COPPEROPOLIS: Hot Copper Car Show, Saturday, May 4, 2019, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 19th Annual car show sponsored by the Lake Tulloch Lions. Free to the public. See: index.php/events/hot-copper-car-show/

RIVERSIDE: Show and Go Car Show For Charity May 3-4, 2019
Downtown Riverside
12th Street and Market, Riverside, CA

GRASS VALLEY: Grass Valley Car Show May 4, 2019, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. 300 of the finest custom, vintage and antique cars and trucks. Location: Main Street. Cost: Free to see.

REEDLEY: Reedley Car Show and Street Faire May 5, 2019, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 
Downtown on G Street
Reedley, CA

KERMAN: Almond Festival Car Show May 4, 2019
Kerckhoff Park
15061 W. G Street
Kerman, CA Registration
Spectators are free
Kerman, CA
$10-15 registration,

CLOVIS: Pontiac, Buick, Cadillac & GMC Car Show May 4, 2019
Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick, Cadillac & GMC Car Show at Bicentennial Park in Clovis

PERRIS: Antique Truck Show Sunday May 5, 2019, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Orange Empire Railway Museum
2201 A  Street
Perris, California 92570
$7 approx., 
 Presented in conjunction with the American Truck Historical Society Southern California Chapter, this two-day special event features hundreds of restored, vintage trucks from semis to pickups to delivery vehicles and farm and fire equipment in addition to the museum's rolling locomotives and street cars. It is home to a vast collection of historic and vintage railway equipment and artifacts. 

MORAGA: Community Faire & Car Show Saturday, May 11, 2019, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Annual Moraga Community Faire and Car Show at Rheem Shopping Center features live music, art, wine tasting, as well as nearly 70 local vendors! Add to this mix a wide variety of attractions, children's activities, local bands and stroll among almost 100 stunning classic cars!

STANTON: Annual Spring Car Show May 11, 2019, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Stanton Park 7800 Katella Avenue
 Stanton Community Foundation and the City of Stanton Car Entrants: Trophies will be awarded to each division's Top 5 of Show Entries. Great raffle prizes. Sponsorship packages available. Spectators can join us for a fun atmosphere, popular food booths and DJ entertainment! $25 for advanced registration and $30 at the gate. Trophies to each division's Top 5 of Show Entries. Call (714) 890-4270,

LIVERMORE: Knights of Columbus Ribs, Chili, Salsa, Classic Cars, Brews & Blues May 11, 2019, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monsignor Adams Field
263 Church Street
Livermore, CA,
Free spectator admission,
Fun for the family, blues band, DJ, pay to sample foods, drink brews.

WHITMORE: Whitmore Mountain Music Faire, Car & Bike Show May 11, 2019, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. This year's theme is Music in the Pines. Parade 10 a.m. | Motorcycle, Car, Bike and Truck Show 11 a.m. Over 50 vendors, Horseshoe Tournament, Chicken Poop Bingo, Kids Games. Bands: Hill Street Band and California Country perform 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

VILLA PARK: Annual Car & Bike Show May 11, 2019, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 
Villa Park High School
18064 E. Taft
Villa Park, California
Spectators FREE
Live music, over 30 vendors, Mother's Day Roses

PETALUMA: American Graffiti May 16-18, 2019

WOODLAND: Woodland Back to the Street Car Show & Cruise May 11, 2019, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Car Show 1-5 p.m. Cruise starts after 5 p.m.
Historic Main Street Car Show and Cruise features pre-1987 vehicles. This year they are bringing back a more relaxed version of what started in 1979 as the original Hot August Nights Cruise.

EL SEGUNDO: Bombs & Woodies Car Show May 18, 2019, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Automobile Driving Museum
610 Lairport St.
El Segundo, CA
Music by Low Key Band, Pin-Up Contest, Special DJ

SUISUN CITY: Biggest Little Car Show May 18, 2019, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Waterfront Plaza
Suisun City, CA
Free to see,
Car registration:
Golden Hills Mustang Club hosts this all Ford show, showcasing all years Mustangs, Fords and Ford powered vehicles. The Registration/Check-in is from 7-9am the day of the show. It's a day of fun, music, vendors, prizes, and fabulous cars on display on the scenic Waterfront Plaza. 

TAFT: Car, Truck, & Bike Show May 18, 2019, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
400 Kern St.
Taft, CA
$25 pre-register, $30 day of the show,
Taft Chamber of Commerce (661) 765-2165
Dash plaques and awards in each class

FULLERTON: Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival  May 19, 2019, 10 a.m.
Muckenthaler Cultural Center
1201 W. Malvern Avenue
Fullerton, CA
 Showcasing true classics of the automotive industry, these vehicles demonstrate unparalleled perfection of refinement and automotive passion.

PLACERVILLE: Hangtown Car Show May 19, 2019, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in Downtown Placerville. Placerville Lions Club produces this annual car show that's free to see,

SAN JUAN BAUTISTA: Show & Shine May 19, 2019, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Open to all pre-1979 automobiles

OAKDALE: Oakdale Car Show May 18-19, 2019, Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Part of the Oakdale Chocolate Festival.

JACKSON: Mother Lode Cruise Vintage Car Show May 18, 2019, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cruise on down to Main Street, Jackson, for Shine, Wine & Dine day of music and gorgeous vintage cars. Free fun for the whole family in historic Jackson! MotherLode Cruise Car Show |

VISALIA: Visalia Downtown Car Show May 18, 2019, 10 a.m.-3  p.m.
Free for the public to see, the Car Show is held on Main Street between Willis and Johnson Street

SANTA MARIA: West Coast Kustoms Car Show Cruisin' Nationals May 24-26, 2019
Santa Maria Fairpark
$15 admission,

BURNEY: Rex Club Days Car Show May 25, 2019, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Pit River Casino
20265 Tamarack
Burney, CA 
$30-35 per car,
Presented by Mountain Cruisers this RAIN OR SHINE takes place at Pit River Casino in 2019.

REDLANDS: Redlands Firefighters Car Show May 26, 2019, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Downtown Redlands on State Street
Live music, kids zone | pancake breakfast | beer garden | food vendors

SACRAMENTO: Memorial Day Car Show May 27, 2019, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cal Auto Museum
2200 Front St.
Sacramento, CA
$2 spectator,
Featuring Vettes and Vets

PISMO BEACH: Classic at Pismo Beach Car Show May 31-June 2, 2019
9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday & Saturday
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
Pismo Beach Downtown
Show info:

SANTA ROSA: WGAS Monster Trucks Spring Monster Truck & Extreme May 3-4, 2019
Les Schwab Tires Monster Truck Spring Nationals (Santa Rosa, CA):
May 3 (Friday Night): Monster Trucks, Quad Wars, Tuff Truck Racing, Monster Ride Trucks. Pre-Show Pit Party! Gates open at 6 pm. Show time-7:30 pm.
May 4 (Saturday Matinee): Monster Trucks, Quad Wars, Tuff Truck Racing, Monster Ride Trucks. Pre-Show Pit Party! Gates open at 11:30 am. Show time-1 pm.
May 4 (Saturday Night): Monster Trucks, Quad Wars, Tuff Truck Racing, Monster Ride Trucks. Pre-Show Pit party! Gates open at 6 pm. Show time-7:30 pm.

TURLOCK: WGAS  O'Reilly Auto Parts Monster Truck Spring Nationals May 10-11, 2019
May 10 (Friday Night): Monster Trucks, Quad Wars, Tuff Truck Racing, Monster Ride Trucks. Pre-Show Pit Party! Gates open at 6:30 pm. Show time-8 pm.
May 11 (Saturday Night): Monster Trucks, Quad Wars, Tuff Truck Racing, Monster Ride Trucks. Pre-Show Pit Party! Gates open at 6 pm. Show time-7:30 pm.
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

KING CITY: WGAS Monster Trucks May 16-17, 2019
Salinas Valley Fair
King City, CA
May 16: Farmers 500
May 17: Pulling

Past Events

  • REDLANDS: Optimist Car Show  Sylvan Park
  • OCEANSIDE: Oceanside Hot Rods & Bike Nights
  • SUNNYVALE:  Sunnyvale PAL Show and Shine Car Show 

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

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