From automotive paint to the make, model and year, not to mention all the shiny auto trimmings, we are drawn to these car events every year! It’s exciting to see these masters-of-art in automotive restoration, replication, preservation and innovation! “What a show” is usually the final “quote” at the end of the day wishing we owned just one of these auto masterpieces… and maybe it’s not a reachable goal, but we all like to dream, right? If you’re a mechanical buff who loves the mechanics of working auto parts, an auto painter who loves the mastery of a good paint job and its vibrant colors, or just an over-all car lover, these car shows won’t disappoint.
Southern California Region is packed full of family fun car shows & events.
November 22 – December 1, 2019
This event is your one-stop-shop for over 1,000 vehicles and makes it easy to compare cars, trucks, SUV’s and electric cars without sales pressure. The LA Auto Show provides an opportunity for new vehicle shopping, free test drives, experiencing the latest technology, and more. Don’t forget the customized rides and exotics. Sign up for 2019 ticket offers now. This is an event that bonds the entire family! Learn More.
December 1, 2019: 10am – 4pm
Brea Holiday Car Show presented by Flying Deuces and the Brea Downtown Owners Association. Held in Downtown Brea, at Birch Street and Brea Blvd. Hours: 10am – 4pm. Open to all classics, street rods, muscle cars, exotics, sports cars, and antiques. Proceeds benefit the CHiP’s for Kids Toy Drive. Learn More.
December 7, 2019: 10am – 1pm
Don’t miss the Hot Wheels Garage on December 7th. This event will take place at the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo. The day includes life-sized Hot Wheels, raffle prizes, train rides, Zoom Go Karts, and more! Learn More.
December 8, 2018: 5am – 2pm
George Cross & Sons, Inc. presents the West Coast’s Largest Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show at the Fairplex. You’ll find over 2,400 vendor spaces full of hard to find car parts and accessories at low swap meet prices. Thousands of original and restored Corvettes, Porsches, Street Rods, Volkswagens, and pre-1985 Classic Cars will be on display and for sale. Hours: 5am – 2pm. Rain or shine, we swap! Admission is $10.00, with children 12 and under FREE. Info: 714-538-7091. Learn More.
December 21, 2019: 7:30am – 10:30am
Cal-Rods Car Corral sponsored by the Cal-Rods of San Gabriel Valley and O’Reilly Auto Parts. Held at O’Reilly Auto, 501 North Azusa Avenue. Hours: 7:30am – 10:30am. Open to all classics, antiques, customs, hot rods, and special interest vehicles. Free coffee, donuts, and conversation! Learn More.
December 8, 2019
Every 2nd Sunday
LAGUNA HILL, CA
Starts at 8am
Join friends and family for a car show every 2nd Sunday of the month for a fun car show event and enjoy coffee, spend time with family and friends and talk about your favorite thing…cars! Learn more.
SAN DIEGO, CA
December 8, 2019: 8am-10pm
Open to all makes and models. Bring unwrapped toy(s) and or cash donation. All proceeds go to the YMCA youth family services. Enjoy a cake walk, games and more! Learn more.
December 14, 2019
2nd Saturday of every month: 2 pm – 5 pm
SAN BERNADINO, CA
Join family and friends for a car show every 2nd Saturday for raffles, games, music and awards. FREE Entry if you want to enter the car show. Learn More.
December 22, 2019: 12pm – 2pm
Lost Wind Brewing Company is having a fun car show event packed full of exciting fun for family and friends. Learn More.
LONG BEACH, CA
December 29, 2019
Change it up to a motorcycle event and find yourself amazed by unique custom paint designs, custom bike designs and an overall nostalgia of a bike lover’s dream. This huge event is jammed packed with fun, events, shows and great food located in Long Beach, CA. Learn more.
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