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October Southern California Car Events

October Southern California Car Events

Cooler temps are on their way, and that means it’s perfect weather for a drive. If you are looking for car events in the southern region of California, here are some fun dates to save for an adventurous road trip with friends, family or even by yourself. Enjoy food, drinks and cars. It’s time to check your oil, engine, and tires, and hit the road!

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.

Classic Car Show

Every Friday from 4-10 p.m., Bob’s Big Boy® Burbank hosts Southern California’s best Classic Car Show. You’ll never know who or what you’re going to see. Brian Wilson, the genius behind the Beach Boys, has shown up to take in the little deuce coupes he used to sing about. And Jay Leno, well he’s more than just a regular. Read more.

Time: 4-10 p.m. Every Friday

Location: BOB’S BIG BOY, 4211 W Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA

Garden Grove Friday Night Car ShowGarden Grove Friday Night Car Show

Every Friday 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. is fun for the whole family. Win prizes, play games, meet people, and take a gander at all makes and models at this car show packed with fun. Read more.

Time: 5-8 p.m Every Friday

Location: 12891 Historic Main Street, Garden Grove, CA (Enter on Arcadia St.)

Rubys Cruise, American Street RoddersRubys Cruise, American Street Rodders

Every Friday 5 p.m. -8 p.m., Rubys Cruise hosts a street rod night with drawings, trophies, prizes, and family fun. Enjoy the night with great food, friends and fun. Read more.

Time: 5-8pm Every Friday

Location: 10109 Whittwood Dr., Whittier, CA


Patriots and PawsPatriots and Paws

Come see cars in categories of Independent, Mopar, GM, Ford, Import, Truck, Muscle Car, Street Rod, Military, Chevy, Motorcycle, Vintage Trailer, & Ladies with Wheels. Enjoy Live music, great food, vendors, drawings, and more. See you there! Read more.

Date: October 3, 2020

Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Canyon Park – Gypsum Canyon at the 91 Freeway, 24001 E. Santa Ana Canyon Rd., Anaheim, CA

2nd Annual All-American Car Show & Shine2nd Annual All-American Car Show & Shine

Want to enter the show? Let us know! Proceeds Benefit the American Legion Post 555 and its support to American Veterans! Read more.

Date: October 3, 2020

Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: American Legion Post 555, 14582 Beach Blvd., Midway, CA

Million Dollar Breakfast CruiseMillion Dollar Breakfast Cruise

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and a cruise at the Enderle Center. We promise it will be worth the roadtrip. Read more.

Date: October 4 & 25, 2020

Time: 7 a.m.-11 a.m.

Location: Enderle Center, 55 Fwy & 17th St., Tustin, CA

Long Beach Hi-Performance Swap MeetLong Beach Hi-Performance Swap Meet

Founded in 1983 with just seven 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 hard-core 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. Read more.

Date: October 11, 2020

Time: 7 a.m.-11 a.m.

Location: Meet at Veterans Memorial Stadium, 5000 Lew Davis, Long Beach, CA

Inland Empire Classic Mustang Club at Farmer Boys Inland Empire Classic Mustang Club at Farmer Boys

Wednesday Cruise Nights is on the second Wednesday of every month from 5-8 P.M. The Inland Empire Classic Mustang Club and Farmer Boys invite you to a great night to come out and show off your cars. All types of vehicles are welcome! So, come on out and have a great meal and meet some new friends. Every car entrant receives a 10% discount which is valid that night. This is a free event. Learn more.

Date: October 16, 2020 (2nd Wed. of every month)

Time: 5-8 p.m.

Location: Farmer Boys, 3883 Pierce St Riverside, CA

Annual Champion Cooling Systems - Car & Bike Show3rd Annual Champion Cooling Systems – Car & Bike Show

Bring an unwrapped toy and get a raffle ticket! Take a look at classics, hot rods, street rods, trucks, domestic, imports, muscle cars, and bikes! Want to participate? Let us know. Read more.

Date: October 23, 2020

Time: 9 a.m. – 3 a.m.

Location: Elsinore First Assembly, 19740 Grand Ave., Lake Elsinore, CA

Cars & CoffeeCars & Coffee

Join us for a brunch, cars and fun every last Saturday of the month. Read more.

Date: Last Saturday of Every Month

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 a.m.

Location: Chevy Chase Country Club, 306 E. Chevy Chase Drive, Glendale, CA


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