Get up close and personal with classic cars, the radical rat rods, vintage beauties and so much more…

California and Car Culture are One. And luckily so ~ with an estimated 13 million automobiles roaming the streets of the Greater Los Angeles Area, you can bet you’ll find knowledgeable automobile experts at some of the best car shows in the country.



While SoCal is home to some of the most well-known car shows in California, we pay attention to several regions around the Golden State to bring you a sampling of the most popular car shows, cruises, cruise-ins and automotive events throughout the state of California.

    Apr
    28
    Sat
    Annual Floral Park Home & Garden Tour and Car Show @ Floral Park Home & Garden Tour
    Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Annual Floral Park Home & Garden Tour and Car Show @ Floral Park Home & Garden Tour | Santa Ana | CA | United States

    The Annual Floral Park Home & Garden Tour features a display of classic, vintage cars held in conjunction with the Tour.
    Open to Pre-1980 Classic/Vintage Automobiles and Motorcycles in very good condition.
    All advance registrants will receive 2 complimentary Home Tour tickets on the day of the Tour. Classic Car entrants eligible for Home Tour tickets will have their name placed on the ticket Will Call List, located at the main ticket booth location, and may pick up their tickets after parking.
    Advance vehicle registration is $10.00, if received by April 18; day of registrations is $15.00, subject to space availability (please call in advance).
    A portion of the registration fee is donated to local charities.
    All registrants can choose to display their auto(s) on Saturday or Sunday or both days at no extra charge.
    For safety reasons all vehicles must arrive between 8:30 AM and 9:30 AM and remain until 4:00 PM.
    THE VINTAGE AUTO DISPLAY IS FREE OF CHARGE FOR SPECTATORS
    CLASSIC CAR CONTACTS
    JOHN RICHMOND RICHARD TERRONES 714-953-5530 714-542-2181 Johnscr53@gmail.com Richarddterrones@gmail.com
    registration at: http://floralparkhometour.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/ClassicCarRegistration2017.pdf
    AS ALWAYS, PICKUPS LIMITED WILL MEET AT THE N/W CORNER OF 17TH & BRISTOL IN FRONT OF SUBWAY. WE WILL DEPART AT 8:30 AND ROLL IN TO THE SHOW TOGETHER.

    Steam Railfest 2018 @ Fillmore & Western Railway
    Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – Apr 29 @ 5:00 pm
    Steam Railfest 2018 @ Fillmore & Western Railway | Fillmore | CA | United States

    On April 28th-29th prepare to be entertained and amazed by what can only be imagined as the “Renaissance of Railroading.” This festival is a celebration of the steam engine, railroading, antique tractors, vehicles & engines, vintage wares & oddities, unique performances, early transportation and culture mixed with a bit of Steampunk fun. There will be live Baldwin Steam Locomotive #14 train rides, a Fillmore Citrus Packing House Caboose Ride Adventure, Dr. Solar’s Gypsy Wagon Medicine Man Show, Gene West – The Toymaker, antique carousel rides, creative vendors & artisans, unique exhibits, movie props, live entertainment, food & more! Mark your calendars for one of the biggest events in the little historic town of Fillmore, CA! Festival admission is FREE! Steam train ride tickets are selling fast! Visit steamrailfestival.com

    Apr
    29
    Sun
    Cadillac Through The Years Car Show @ Town Square Las Vegas
    Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Cadillac Through The Years Car Show @ Town Square Las Vegas | Las Vegas | NV | United States

    Save the date. Check back for more details. Cars parked at least 1 hour prior to start of show.

    AutoCon Los Angeles 2018 @ Los Angeles Convention Center
    Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    AutoCon Los Angeles 2018 @ Los Angeles Convention Center | Los Angeles | CA | United States

    On Sunday, April 29th, 2018, the Los Angeles Convention Center will open its doors and welcome thousands of passionate enthusiasts to AutoCon Los Angeles 2018.

    More than just a car show event, AutoCon is a celebration of life, individuality and community. An automotive experience like no other. The show features the world’s top show vehicles and notable industry brands all under one roof while creating a unique experience allowing attendees the opportunity to connect and share common interests with one another.

    Cruise on over to the AutoCon Avenue ‘Drive-Up’ Stage and experience ‘Automotive Utopia’ which highlights one-of-a-kind vehicle builds, first look debuts, insightful conversations and other fun activities. From classics to concepts, there’s a little something for everyone to see during the event. With its core focus on the automotive industry, AutoCon is a place where exclusive vehicle builds/projects are debuted, product launches happen, news is announced, and the future is introduced. Let the good times roll!

    For tickets, registration & more info:

    AUTOCON LOS ANGELES 2018

    @autoconevents #autoconla #acla2018 #autocon

    May
    3
    Thu
    Future of the Automobile Conference @ Petersen Automotive Museum
    May 3 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
    Future of the Automobile Conference @ Petersen Automotive Museum | Los Angeles | CA | United States

    May 3rd | 8:00am

    The Future of the Automobile Conference is a one day event on May 3, 2018, held at the Petersen Automotive Museum that brings together immersive and inspirational talks, demos, test drives and exhibitions to give a glimpse into the future of our mobility. The conference will explore the brave new world of the personal transportation revolution that is set to transform every city in the world.

    CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
    8:30 – 9:30 am Opening Panel: Perspective on Future of the Automobile
    9:30 – 10:15 am Opening Keynote
    10:30 – 11:30 am Breakout Sessions: 5 Cutting Edge Technologies // Future of Racing
    11:30 – 12:30 pm Breakout Sessions: Future of Trucking // LA Planners Design for AVs
    12:30 – 2:00 pm Lunch and Keynote
    2:00 – 3:00 pm Breakout Sessions: AV Tech and Design // Ethical Considerations
    3:00 – 4:00 pm Breakout Sessions: International Scene // AV Economy
    4:15 – 5:15 pm Plenary Panel: Detroit to Silicon Valley Debate

    May
    4
    Fri
    Fiesta Cinco De Mayo Car Show @ Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
    May 4 @ 4:00 pm – May 5 @ 10:00 pm
    Fiesta Cinco De Mayo Car Show @ Old Town San Diego State Historic Park | San Diego | CA | United States

    I’m looking for up to 30 specialty vehicles for Friday 4pm-8pm.
    And Saturday 11am-6pm.
    To participate in the San Diego Old Town festivities on May 4th. & 5th.
    Hours might slightly differ as details are still being worked out.
    Please RSVP with me ASAP.
    (619) 873-7485

    This is a free event and please check your calendar for conflicting events prior to confirming.

    Thank you and I look forward to seeing you all again this year (rain or shine) 🌞

    I will post entertainment line-ups as soon as they come in.

    May
    5
    Sat
    Cinco de Mayo con Orgullo Festival and Car Show @ Chicano Park
    May 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Cinco de Mayo con Orgullo Festival and Car Show @ Chicano Park | San Diego | CA | United States

    Join us for our 2nd Annual Cinco de Mayo con Orgullo Festival and Car Show. Live Entertainment, Food, Vendors, Prizes, Kids Done and more….
    Entry for Cars $20.00 and $10.00 for Motorcycles and Bikes.

    May
    6
    Sun
    36th Annual Classic Chevys of SoCal Car Show @ Rancho San Antonio Boys Home
    May 6 @ 7:30 am – 3:00 pm
    36th Annual Classic Chevys of SoCal Car Show @ Rancho San Antonio Boys Home | Chatsworth | CA | United States

    The Classic Chevys of Southern California will be hosting its 36th Annual car show on Sunday, May 6th. This classic car show attracts beautiful cars and trucks from all over SoCal to Rancho San Antonio in Chatsworth, Ca. The event is the club’s annual fundraiser for Rancho San Antonio. Proceeds from the event benefit RSA. Full event details can be found here and on the club’s website, classicchevysofsocal.com

    3rd Annual Eye Candy Car show
    May 6 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
    3rd Annual Eye Candy Car show

    Fundraiser for the Braille Institute San Diego.
    $30 registration for cars/trucks, $20 registration for motorcycles
    Open to all years/makes Cars, Trucks, & Motorcycles

    May
    12
    Sat
    2018 Shepherd of the Hills Car Show @ Shepherd of the Hills Church
    May 12 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
    2018 Shepherd of the Hills Car Show @ Shepherd of the Hills Church | Porter Ranch | CA | United States

    Not an Official FB entry for this event. For official information see below:
    https://www.theshepherd.org/page/851?EventOccurrenceId=39

    “Join us for the Shepherd Church 6th Annual Car Show for the tri-valley area, San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Simi Valley on May 12 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Attending the car show is free to all spectators. This is a fun event for the whole family to explore 300+ cars, trucks and nostalgia dragsters. Invite your friends and your neighbors, as you will want to be there to check out the sweet cars rolling on through!

    Porter Ranch Campus
    Contact
    gancheta@theshepherd.org
    (818) 831-9333

    Location
    Parking Structure
    Date / Time Saturday, May 12, 2018 @ 7:00 AM

    ROCKIN BLUES,BBQ Car Show
    May 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 am
    ROCKIN BLUES,BBQ  Car Show

    This will be a fun day of rock ‘n’ roll blues music hot rods and food vendors and so much more details and lineups for bands are being worked on as we speak this is a save the date

    Tacos and Rods Carshow/Photoshoot
    May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Tacos and Rods Carshow/Photoshoot

    Streets and Avenues clothing bringing you Tacos by doms El centro cocina .We have local artist El Spawk , Lalo Cota .Pinups and photographers welcome. All cool Kustoms in for free. Dj chris

    Second Saturday Cruise Night
    May 12 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Second Saturday Cruise Night

    Second Saturday Cruise Night starts April 14th and runs every Second Saturday through December 2018 from 4:00 pm till 8:00 pm. Plenty of Parking, Pizza, Bowling, Live Entertainment, and Full Bar. Show & Shine, Rust & Prime, Muscle, Low, Rod, Kustom, Tuner, Truck, Foreign, Modern Special Interest, 2 wheels or 4, All are welcome. No entry Fees…Just Major Car Fun! Mark it on your Calendars.

    Please drink responsibly. As this is a family oriented event we ask that you make good choices.

    Watch your speed in the parking lot and no burnouts please.

    Sponsored by harley’s Bowl Camarillo and Rock & Roll Pizza.
    Offering family fun, good food and live entertainment.

    Organized by The Ventura Classics Car Club.
    A non-discriminatory club respecting all aspects, budgets and skill levels. Simply sharing the love we feel rolling in a classic. We offer a friendly/family drama free atmosphere.

    May
    18
    Fri
    3rd Annual Historical Route 66 Car Show
    May 18 @ 12:00 pm – May 19 @ 3:00 pm
    3rd Annual Historical Route 66 Car Show

    3rd Annual Historical Route 66 Car Show
    Burger Burn and Cruise the loop will kick off the weekend and then Saturday will be the official Car Show
    Proceeds benefit the local American Legion
    Free to the Public
    For Registration forms go to:
    www.historicalroute66carshow.com

    May
    19
    Sat
    Perfect Poise Cruise to the Pines 2018 Presented by Select Glass @ Watson Lake Recreational Park
    May 19 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Perfect Poise Cruise to the Pines 2018 Presented by Select Glass @ Watson Lake Recreational Park | Prescott | AZ | United States

    New Location!!!! Registration is Up!
    Mark your calendars. May 19th 2018 CTTP18 is back.

    We have been working hard to find a new location that makes your experience at CTTP even better. This year we will be doing our cruise as always but this years destination is Watson Lake Recreational Park. With it’s scenic boulders, cool grass, and the inviting shoreline of the lake. We felt this would be a lot nicer than a crowded parking lot downtown.

    As normal we will be meeting in Phoenix at the Norterra Harkins movie theater off I-17 and Happy Valley early that morning. At 8am the cruise will start so please get there early and be ready to caravan with your club or group.

    More details to follow………

    Registration Is Up
    https://perfectpoise.myshopify.com/

    Vendor Request – email BJ68ON24@GMAIL.COM

    HOST HOTEL INFO
    Best Western Prescottonian
    1317 E Gurley St.
    Prescott 928-445-3096

    You can call or book online.

    Group: Perfect Poise Car Club
    Event: Cruise to the Pines 2018
    Arrival/Depart May 18TH / 20TH
    Rate: $134.99 + $16.30 tax per room / per night

    Notes:
    – each room to pay seperately
    – credit card – no cash
    – full hot buffet breakfast each morning
    – Individual room cancellation policy – 24 hours prior
    – Group rate changes back April 18, 2018
    – Each guest must make their reservation prior to April 18, 2018

    Annual Orange County Chapter Safety Check @ Glenn's Alignment & Brake Service
    May 19 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Annual Orange County Chapter Safety Check @ Glenn's Alignment & Brake Service | Costa Mesa | CA | United States

    ***NEW DATE – MAY 19th***
    MEMBERS ONLY EVENT – Bring your chairs – Lunch is provided – All trucks will go through a 75 point safety check

    Bombs Magazine Car Show @ Automobile Driving Museum
    May 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Bombs Magazine Car Show @ Automobile Driving Museum | El Segundo | CA | United States

    Calling all Bombs!
    Join us for our first ever Bombs Show collaborating with world renowned Bombs Magazine and check out the museum as well!

    We will have many awards, a Pin Up Contest, local breweries serving their best beers, and of course BOMBS in and out of the museum!

    Food trucks wanted! Please inquire at marisolr@theadm.org.

    The show is opened to 1959 and older American cars ONLY. Limit to 200 cars.

    Vendor spaces available. More info on Pin Up Contest registration TBA.
    Printable Registration Forms available soon.

    Save $$$, Register Early!
    $20 Early Bird Registration (Through Feb. 10, 2018)
    $25 Registration (Feb. 11 – May 18, 2018)
    $30 Day-Of Registration
    FREE ADMISSION FOR SPECTATORS!!

    NO ALCOHOL NO FOOD NO ICE CHESTS NO CANOPIES

    Canopies are only allowed if you purchase a $100 vendor space – you will receive a complimentary registration with your 10’x10′ space. If interested call us at 310-909-0950.

    There will be shaded seating space in and out of the museum

    ABOUT BOMBS MAGAZINE
    Classic & Kustom BOMBS Magazine, targets the fastest growing motorsport sweeping the entire world, BOMBS. It seems like everyone is building a classic car these days, and for good reason, they are a great investment!

    Not only in the USA, but in several countries, car enthusiasts are buying vintage cars. Japan, Australia, Sweden, England, France, Belgium, Germany, New Zealand, and many more countries, people are building their dream car.

    Featured cars are 1954 and older. If you like classics of the 50s, traditional bombs from the 40s, or vintage cars from the 30s, Classic & Kustom BOMBS Magazine, has what you are looking for.

    May
    23
    Wed
    Cajon Classic Cruise – Military Tribute @ Prescott Promenade Park
    May 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Cajon Classic Cruise - Military Tribute @ Prescott Promenade Park | El Cajon | CA | United States

    Cajon Classic Cruise – Military Tribute.
    A convoy of military vehicles that served as the symbols of our freedom.

    See beautiful classic vehicles during the 2018 Cajon Classic Cruise car show season. Shows are every Wednesday night 5-8PM, through October 31st.

    This popular car show is held in the area of the Prescott Promenade in Downtown El Cajon and is hosted by Downtown El Cajon Business Partners.

    Visit www.cajonclassiccruise.org for more information.

    May
    26
    Sat
    Woodies Picnic and Car Show @ Automobile Driving Museum
    May 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Woodies Picnic and Car Show @ Automobile Driving Museum | El Segundo | CA | United States

    Join us for our Annual Woodies Picnic and Car Show! Load up your woodie and enjoy live music by the ever popular surf band, Jetpack! More info and tickets coming soon!

    Autos Against Autism
    May 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Autos Against Autism

    Autos Against Autism is a new car show that is raising funds for Autism Speaks, an organization that raises money and awareness for people suffering from all forms of Autism