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Southern California Car Shows

October brings about cooler temperatures, but that is no reason to cool down on the amazing car shows, and events throughout your area. Check out a local event near you!

VARA K&N All German Octoberfest
October 5
Buttonwillow

Going Vintage racing is easier than you think. Vara promotes a safe, friendly atmosphere and it’s easy to connect with fellow racers of your favorite marque. Check out our full event schedule online.

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Orange County International Auto Show
Anaheim Convention Center
800 West Katella Avenue

Orange County Auto Show-Anaheim is an excellent platform for automotive industry executives and manufacturers to generate good business fortunes through unparalleled exposure to automobile fraternity, cross-fertilization of ideas and an opportunity to present their proposition to consumers.

When:
October 3th, 4PM–10PM
October 4th, 12PM–10PM
October 5th, 9AM–10PM
October 6th, 9AM–7PM

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Long Beach Hi-Performance Swap Meet & Car Coral
October 5
Veteran’s Stadium
5000 Lew Davis Street

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 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. More info

BBQ @Mendenhall Museum of Gas Pumps
October 11
Buellton 

The biennial Gas Up is our largest event. It is open to the public and held at the end of April. This is the ceremony to induct the latest Hall of Fame members into the Dry Lakes Hall of Fame. The honorees are all involved in Land Speed Racing on the dry lake beds of the Bonneville Salt Flats and El Mirage. They include land speed record holders, car owners, officials, historians and more. We have a BBQ, raffles, shirts & souvenir sales and the ring and plaque presentation. There are land speed cars and motorcycles parked inside the compound and out front.

Car and Motorcycle Clubs also enjoy coming here for their special functions.

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Hemet Four Seasons Car-toberfest
October 15
Hemet

Sports Cars, Classic Cars, Muscle Cars, Cruise In, Tuner and Sport Compact, Exotics, Low Rider, and Motorcycles.

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Virtual Museums to Visit this June

Are you starting to feel trapped inside, forced to miss most of your favorite events and attractions? Most of the summer’s most famous car events and attractions you and every car enthusiast love to visit each year are canceled or closed until further notice. But there is hope. Via the [...] Read More..

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Three Virtual Car Shows to check out

So many car shows and events have been canceled or postponed until September here in Southern California that your car enthusiast world is coming to an end, right? Nope – the enthusiast community is coming together and adapting to the pandemic very well. These three virtual car shows are worth [...] Read More..

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Goodguys Rod & Custom Virtual Car Show

The car enthusiast world continues to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association has started holding virtual car shows, while its regular car show schedule is set to begin June 12-14 in Nashville, Tenn., about a month later than originally scheduled.  The virtual car shows are [...] Read More..