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October Car Shows Near You!

Get up close and personal with the classics, concepts, exotics and more.

California and car culture are one and the same. Head on out this fall and meet some of the most knowledgeable automobile experts alongside some of the best car shows in the country.

Orange County Auto Show
Sept. 28th – Oct. 1st
Thurs. 4-8, Fri. 12-10, Sat. 9-10, Sun. 9-7

Test drive more than 100 different cars at the Orange County Auto Show and get a peek into the future with amazing debuts of concept cars. Held at the Anaheim Convention Center, the Orange County Auto Show is home to an abundance of displays including the DuPont REGISTRY LIVE, an exotic collection of sophisticated automobiles from top manufacturers like Maserati, Ferrari, Lamborghini and more. Kids ages 12 and under get free admission to this event.

Muscles, Mutts & Meows
Oct. 7th
Sat. 10-4

Mercury Stray Cats Central CA presents Muscle Mutts & Meows at the Elks Lodge in Santa Maria CA 10am to 4pm lineup at 8am All Mercury Cougars 1967-1997 welcome in any condition. Benefiting the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society. For more info.

26th Annual Sea Cruise:
Oct. 6th – 8th
Fri. 4-6, Sat. 8-4, Sun. 8-4

Since California’s beautiful north coast is home to gorgeous views of the ocean, why not entertain your fondness for cars while enjoying the sights and sounds of the California seaside? Attend the 26th Annual Sea Cruise in Crescent City, just an hour and a half north of Eureka, the region’s largest city.

Long Beach High Performance Swap Meet
Oct. 8th
Sat. 6-1

Topping Events has promoted the premier monthly automotive swap meet in the United States for over thirty years. Founded in 1983 with just 7 vendors and 40 shoppers, the Long Beach Hi-Performance Swap Meet at Veterans Memorial Stadium has grown to over 600 vendors and thousands of shoppers while maintaining its hardcore automotive flavor. This outdoor event has become world renowned for its content of antique, vintage, classic, and high performance cars and parts for sale at bargain prices. The swap meet is a must visit for hot rod, muscle car, street rod, classic car and truck enthusiasts. The Long Beach Swap Meet has been featured on such television shows as Monster Garage, Popular Hot Rodding TV, and NHRA Drag Racing Today.

Shasta Cascade Region
Oct. 20, 21 & 22
Fri. 10-9, Sat. 10-8, Sun.10-6

Just a few hours outside of Sacramento, visitors can enjoy the beauty of the Cascade Mountains as well as the popular Sacramento International Auto Show. Held at the Cal Expo, this event showcases the latest models of more than 40 vehicles from ten different manufacturers. Visitors can also indulge in the collector exhibits, featuring rare and vintage cars from clubs and organizations including EuroSunday, the California Auto Museum, and the El Dorado Regional Group of the Horseless Carriage Club of America, among others.

West Covina Thunderfest Car & Music Festival
Oct. 21st
Sat. 4-9

Stroll along Citrus Avenue lined with over 200 Hot Rods, Custom and Classic Cars on display.

Mark your calendar NOW for Saturday, October 21 from 4 – 9pm. Citrus Avenue between Badillo Street and San Bernardino Road in the heart of Downtown Covina!

We’re easy to find! Just exit the 10 or 210 freeway at Citrus Avenue and head to the middle of Downtown Covina. Click here for directions.

What other car shows do you plan on going to this fall? Is there a particular one you attend every year? Let us know!

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