Get the new year started off with some exciting auto events in the Southern Region of California. You never know what you’re going to find in the auto enthusiast world. Sometimes, you may feel like you’re going back in time, and sometimes it may feel like the future. Regardless of the point of interest at these events, spend time with family and friends gandering at beautiful paint colors mastered by some of the best in auto paint technicians, meticulous auto restorations, and new innovation and technology. It will be a guaranteed good time. Here are some Southern California-Region auto events that may get you jump-started for a road trip!
2020 San Diego International Auto Show
When: January 1-5
Where: San Diego Convention Center – 111 West Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA
The 2020 San Diego International Auto Show will feature more than 400 of the latest new models, a dozen test drives, exotics, automotive products and much more!
Wednesday Cruise Nights
When: January 8
Where: 3883 Pierce St Riverside, Ca 92503
Welcome to our Wednesday Cruise Nights, the second Wednesday of every month from 5-8PM. The Inland Empire Classic Mustang Club, along with the Farmer Boys, want to invite you to a great night to come out and show off your custom cars. All types of vehicles are welcome. So come on out and have a great meal and meet some new friends!
Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show
When: January 19
Where: Fairplex – 1101 W McKinley Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768
Rain or shine, we swap! For the best shopping, swapping and auto viewing, we recommend arriving early. Remember, “the early bird gets the worm.” The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show is a one-day event held at Fairplex in the City of Pomona, California.
JR’s Drive-In Cruise Night
When: January 10
Where: JR’s Drive-In – 603 E. Main St. Santa Maria, CA
Join friends and family for a fun cruise-in evening and enjoy some of the best burgers in the area! Happening every 2nd Friday of the month!
35th Annual Fabulous FORDS Forever Car Show
When: January 12
Where: Knott’s Berry Farm – 8039 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park, CA 90620
Join in on all the fun for one of the West Coast’s largest FORD show. Come celebrate 117 years of the Ford Motor Company and 35 years of Fabulous Fords Forever! We will be having a special display this year, featuring many of the show winning vehicles over the 35-year history of this great show! This will definitely be something to see!
Hi-Performance Swap Meet & Car Show
When: January 12
Where: Long Beach Veteran’s Stadium – 5000 Lew Davis Long Beach, CA 90808
Time: 6am- 1pm
Topping Events has promoted the premier monthly automotive swap meet in the United States for more than 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 Grand National Roadster Show
When: January 24 – 26
Where: Fairplex, Pomona, 1101 West McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768
The Grand National Roadster Show is now in its 71st year. Once known as the Oakland Roadster Show, it is now the longest running indoor car show in the world! Produced at the Fairplex in Pomona for the 16th consecutive year.
20th Annual Show & Shine
When: January 25
Where: Wings Cafe at Fullerton Airport– 4011 W. Commonwealth, Fullerton, CA
Register and show of your auto shine or just visit with friends and family! Either way it’s a guaranteed fun at the 20th Annual Show and Shine in Fullerton, CA.
Cars & Coffee Los Angeles
When: January 26
Where: Cars & Coffee Los Angeles – 3226 Riverside Dr.
Join in on a little coffee and some amazing automobiles last Sunday of every month.
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