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Northern California Car Events in October

Live in the Northern Region of California and want to find some cool car shows with cooler weather coming? Get ready to rev up your engines and take a drive to some of these exciting events showing some of your favorites. Enjoy food and entertainment as well as beautiful weather. Why not? There’s still time to take the car top off and find some high-horsepower freedom.

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.

San Jose Classic Car Meetup

October 1

3 p.m. (Every Thursday)

First Fridays of the month

Mojo Burgers

1401 Foxworthy Avenue

San Jose, CA

Rain or shine, this car show is a hit on every Thursday of the month. Classic cars and all friends and family welcome. If this is in your wheelhouse, you’re headed in the right direction!  Read more.


The Mean Machines Car Show

October 2 (Every First Friday of the Month)

4 – 8 p.m.

Louie’s Cocktail Lounge

3030 Mather Field Rd.

Rancho Cordova, CA

Join for cocktails, music, fun, raffles, karaoke, and live music. Come see all your favorite classics and more! Read more.



The NorthCal Car Swap

October 11


West Wind

6 Drive-In, 9616 Oates Drive

Sacramento, CA

Buy, sell, trade. New, used and one-of-a-kind. Vintage, custom, one-off and antique. British, Japanese, European and American Big Twin. Dirt, drags, track and street. You name it—you’ll probably find it at the NorCal Cycle Swap. Read more.

The 3rd Annual Car Show for a Cause

October 17


Plaza North Shopping Center

259 N. McDowell Blvd.

Petaluma, CA

Rain or Shine join us for this family event with a maximum 150 Cars. There will be food, music, vendors, raffles and more. Read more.


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