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Northern CA August Car Show Guide

Be sure to get your fill of amazing car shows still in full-swing throughout August. As the summer begins to wind down enjoy classic, hot rods, antique,


Cruise Nights

August 1 – Roseville

Squeeze Burger, 106 N. Sunrise Avenue


Come on out, show off your hot rod, your classic or any other custom vehicle and enjoy some great food with some great people!


All cars are welcome, but please no outside alcohol or BURNOUTS! We want to keep this a family friendly & safe event.  More info

The Mel’s Diner Cruise Night
August 1 – Vacaville

Mel’s Diner, 171 Nut Tree Parkway, Vacaville, CA


Mel’s The Original American Diner surrounds guests with the atmosphere of a simpler time and provides quality, prepared to order, fresh food. Relax, enjoy your meal, spend time with family and friends.  More info

The 41st Annual Jeep Jamboree

August 2-4 – Georgetown:

Rubicon Trail, Georgetown, CA


The Jeep Jamboree is also known as the “little trip” spanning 3 days. Jeep Jamboree caters to more of a “family atmosphere” where the minimum age for this trip starts at 6 year of age.  More info

The Pharaohs Cruise-In

August 2 – Modesto

A&W Restaurant, 1404 G Street, Modesto, CA


We meet every Friday night at A&W Modesto, 1404 G Street from 6pm to 9pm and it’s free. Great food, music, cars and friendly car enthusiasts. Come on down and check us out!  More info

The 23rd Annual Nostalgia Cruise & Car Show

August 2-3 – Novato

Grant Avenue

With 22 successful years behind us, Nostalgia Days — presented by the Downtown Novato Business Association — has become a cornerstone event in Downtown Novato, California. Each year the city closes down 7 blocks of beautifully tree lined Grant Avenue for a full day while summer is still in full swing. More info

The Rollin’ Rosie’s Revved Up Review Car Show

August 3 – Petaluma

Washoe House, 2840 Roblar Road, Petaluma, CA


Our Revved Up Review is one Car Show you won’t want to miss this summer! Come on down to the iconic Washoe House is Petaluma for good food, great entertainment and amazing rides! We look forward to seeing you there!  More info

The Good Sam Safe Ride Hot Tahoe

August 6-11 – Lake Tahoe

Heavenly Village Gondola and Highway 50


If you love classic cars, trucks, and motorcycles, come attend our free show at Heavenly Village in South Lake Tahoe. It’s always a fun event with lots of classic vehicles and friendly people!  More info

The 17th Annual Automobilia Monterey International

August 12-14 – Seaside

Embassy Suites, 1441 Canyon Del Rey, Seaside, CA


The largest automobilia show in America, and the only time during Concours/Race Week to find these 45+/- top international dealers in a single venue! More info

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

August 15-18 – Salinas

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, 1028 Highway 68, Salinas, CA


Where else can you see and hear historic race cars at full speed doing what they were originally intended to do … and that’s a race. The annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is a celebration of motorsport history that brings approximately 550 race cars together in one open paddock for everyone to enjoy. Each accepted car, from more than 1,000 entry applications received, is scrutinized and accepted based on the car’s authenticity, race provenance and period correctness.  More info

The Hot August Niles Car Show

August 17 – Fremont Show

Niles Blvd. and J Street, Fremont, CA


Pre-registration is $25.00 per vehicle, please return your registration by the August 1, 2013 deadline to receive this discounted rate.  All other registrants may enter their vehicles for $30.00 after August 1st until the day of the event.   Participants must have their vehicles registered by 9am.  No early departures, please.   Please note that any vehicle parked at the event location without a registration is subject to immediate tow at the vehicle owner’s expense. More info

The 16th Annual Townsmen Car Show & Poker Walk

August 31 – Loomis

Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Taylor Road, Loomis, CA


It’s that time again, You got it, The 2019 Townsmen Car Show. This year’s event will be held Saturday August 31st, 2019 at the Loomis Train Depot. We will have lots of beautiful classic cars to view, along with some wonderful people to talk cars with. There will be as always a huge raffle and lots of prizes to win.  More info

The 5th Annual Toys for Tots Car Show

August 31 – Modesto

ReMax, 220 Standiford Avenue, Modesto, CA


Open to all classes of vehicles. There will be a DJ, vendors, raffle, and awards.  More info

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