California Festivals


Petaluma American Graffiti Fest

May 19-21, 2022

Features American made cars and truck 1972 and older

Past event info:

Jump Start Dinner at Cattlemen's Restaurant by registration only

American Graffiti Cruise-In and Kickoff Social 4-8 p.m. All are invited

Petaluma Plaza and Plaza North Shopping Centers
McDowell Blvd.
Come visit with the movie stars Candy Clark (Debbie), Bo Hopkins (Joe), and Lynne Stewart (Bobbie), 4-7 p.m. Dress in your best 50s attire. Cruise-in parking reserved for 1975 and older cars and trucks at this twistin' sock hop. Dance, eat 50s diner food, win raffles, bid on silent auctions, and visit with old friends. Shine up your classic cruiser and swing on over.

Downtown Classic Car Show & Celebration 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Come visit with the movie stars Candy Clark (Debbie), Bo Hopkins (Joe), and Lynne Stewart (Bobbie)

 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Stop by and check out vendors. You just may
find something very interesting

Petaluma's Salute to American Graffiti is a classic car show and cruise that is held on the same streets that Mr. George Lucas used in 1972 to film what many believe is this best movie, American Graffiti. Cruisin' the Boulevard, Inc, the host group, will be celebrating their 10th anniversary show.

Visit with some of the original movie stars, listen to the sound of the oldies, and do a little shopping. This is free to everyone. On Saturday, the roar of over 400 classic cars will be heard on the streets of downtown Petaluma as they park their classics on the streets from the movie.  At 4 p.m. don't be alarmed at the roar of those 400 plus classic cars as they start to cruise Petaluma streets, just like they did in high school.

Cruisin' the Boulevard, inc is an all volunteer 501c3 non-profit. The net proceeds from these events is reinvested back into our community.

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

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