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Car Events in Santa Maria and Surrounding Areas

Bring on the car fun in Santa Maria, CA and surrounding areas. No one wants to be cooped up inside when they could be checking out class Coupes and other custom cars, street rods, motorcycles, and more! Here are some great events in Santa Maria for all you car enthusiasts looking for something fun to pass the time.

Due to COVID-19, please be sure to check with your destination of choice and make sure the event is still happening. Also, be sure to read any event’s mask regulations. Events are subject to change.

West Coast Kustoms: New and Used Vintage Car Parts Swap Meet & Flea Market

October 3

8 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Santa Maria Fairpark

937 S. Thornburg
Santa Maria, CA

Join in on the fun in Fairpark. General parking is $7 and includes two free tickets to the swap meet. It’s gonna be a fun day for everyone!  Read more.




JR’s Drive-In Cruise Night

October 9 (Every 2nd Friday of the Month)

5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

JR’s Drive-In

603 East Main Street
Santa Maria, CA

Jr’s Drive-In Cruise Night is the second Friday of every month. Every year, make, model of car, truck, and motorcycle is welcome! Fun for the whole family; come out for some good food and awesome cars! Read more.



IMCA Modifieds, Sport Mods, and more

October 17

Santa Maria Raceway
1900 Hutton Road
Nipomo, CA

COVID-19 state regulations meant no spectators for September, so come enjoy the next race available to spectators in October! Read more.

Santa Maria A’s – Model A Ford Club of America

Club Membership
P.O.Box 2983

Santa Maria, CA

October 8 Club Meeting, Potluck Dinner

October 15 Club Breakfast, Pantry on Park

October 17 Model A Ford Roundup, This is our tour

October 22 Santa Maria A’s Board Meeting

The Santa Maria Model A Ford Club is a Chapter of the Model A Ford Club of America (MAFCA). Our Chapter was organized in July 2003 by Chuck Bailey and Van Newkirk. When first organized, there were 23 charter members. Our Chapter has since grown to more than 60 families. If you’re interested in meeting people with the same interests, check out the group’s events here.

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