Monday, January 14, 2013

2013 Car Calendar of San Diego and So Cal events

Jan 19th
Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam
Qualcomm Stadium
San Diego

Jan 26th and 27th
Grand National Roadster Show
Pomona Fairplex,

Feb 14th -17th
NHRA Winternats
Pomona Fairplex

Feb 23rd and 24th
2013 OPTIMA Street Car Invitational
regional qualifying event

Feb 22nd 23rd and 24th
Big 3 parts swap meet
Qualcomm parking lot

Feb 24th
Palm Springs Desert Classic
At the Desert Princess Country Club and Doral Desert Princess Resort
While in Palm Springs, try to get a look at the Palm Springs airplane museum

March 8th - 9th
Temecula Rod Run

March 17th
Trueline's 29th annual
8am to 2 pm
210 West Bradley Ave, off the 67

March 22nd-24th
Mopars at the Strip Las Vegas

And if you are in Vegas for the Mopars, why not stick around for the Monster trucks!

 March 22nd - 23rd
 Monster Jam World Finals,_NV/

March 23rd 24th
Hot Rod Magazine cover car get together
Pomona Fairplex

March 30th - 31st
Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly weekend

March 30th
Bugstock 2013
Orange County Fair and event center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa

April 7th
LaJolla Concours
9am to 3pm

April 7th
Poways Madame Mechanic
car show at Cal Coast, Midland and Poway road

April 20th
San Diego Corvair Club
Rainbow Oaks Restaurant
on the 15 north of Fallbrook, at Rainbow
9am til noon

April 20th
Alpine Community center,
benefit fundraiser, to help the American Wheelchair Mission

The American Wheelchair Mission is a non-profit organization with a goal to deliver brand new, free wheelchairs and mobility aids to physically disabled children, teens and adults throughout the world who are without mobility or the means to acquire a wheelchair. The American Wheelchair Mission will continue to change the lives of entire families with the gifts of hope, dignity, freedom and independence.

April 21st
Knotts Berry Farm,
Fabulous Fords Forever
2100 cars, spectators are free. (though I bet you pay big for parking)

April 24th
Cruising Main street in El Cajon begins

April 28th
Coronado's annual Motor Cars on Main Street
Isabella and Orange Ave
9 to 3pm

May 5th
Air Cooled Fiesta
VW's of all types and years
Southwestern College

May 5th
Greystone Concours of Beverly Hills

May 5th
Edelbrock annual Revved up for Kids
10am to 4pm

May 5th
Perris Antique Truck show and swap meet
Orange Empire Railway Museum

May 5th
Santee Lakes all Ford show
off Fanita parkway and Mast

May 5th
San Diego Air Cooled Syndicate's annual
Bob Baker (Carlsbad) car show

May 10th -12th
Over the Hill Gang
40th Annual Streak at Pacific Beach's Campland on the Bay

May 18th
The Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival

May 18th
Families of Service people
Pepper Park
24th street Marina
619 686 6463
Sophie at the Port District

My 18th and 19th
El Mirage
costs 15 dollars to get onto the lake
due to the damn government park types.
Bet you they aren't manning that gate unless the SCTA draws a crowd

May 18th
Allied Gardens annual parade
5155 Greenbrier drive
9am to 2pm

May 18th
Biggs Harley Davidson
May Ride
1040 Los Vallecitos Ave
San Marcos
Bike and car show

May 18th
Pine Valley Run to the Hills
Annual cruise and car shows
Pine Valley at Hwy 80

May 27th
Qualcomm parking lot
SD Show and Swap meet

June 1st
Friends of Steve McQueen car show
Boys Republic,
Chino Hills
9am to 3pm

June 1st
Huntington beach Hot Rod and Custom Show

June 1st and 2nd
Wings over Gillespie
the PYB Catalina and Northrop N9M Flying Wing

June 2nd
Huntington Beach Concours

June 2nd
Bob Stall Chevrolet 1st car show
10am to 2pm
only 60 pre registered Chevys

June 2nd
Swift Car Club
Palm Ave in Imperial Beach
Across from Montgomery High School

June 7th, 8th, and 9th
Long Beach Motorama

June 8th
Fords and Friends
Felicita Park Escondido
at the intersection of Felicita and Via Rancho Parkway

June 9th
Irvine Bugorama
Verizon Amphitheater

June 9
Lyon Air Museum
2nd Annual Bikes and Bombers

June 9th
San Luis Obispo (about 2 hours north of Los Angeles) Councours

June 9th
San Marino Motor Classic

June 9th
Gathering on the Green
Deer Park Winery and car museum

June 9th
Monte Vista High School
Auto Shop fund raiser

June 15th and 16th
LA Roadsters show and swap meet
Pomona dragstrip and behind the Wally Parks museum
7am to 4 pm

June 16th
Rodeo Drive Concours

June 20th
Encinitas cruise night

June 23rd
Dana Point Concours

June 29th
Gimmic Rally of the SD Miata Club
(a 1990 is a "classic" Miata by the way... )
Greg Garron Scholarship Fund
for soccer kids/leaders

July 4th to Aug 4th
Woodys at the Lyon Air Museum
19300 Ike Jones Rd.
Santa Ana, CA 92707

July 6th
Cops and Rodders 8th annual
now at the Scottish Rites center
9am to 3pm

July 11th
the first of only 8 weekly La Mesa cruises.
The city and the business owners are killing this one off
last one of the season will be August 29th

July 14th
San Diego Jaguar Club concours at Spanish Landing

July 14th
East County Cruisers
Park Center Dr / Mast .. in Santee
Community park East
9am to 2pm

July 18th
Pebble Beach Concours

July 20th
All American Car Show
Mira Costa
off Manchester and the I 5

July 22nd
Clairemont Town Square shopping center

July 27th
MCRD car show 10th year
Toys for tots drive
10am – 2pm 619-524-5240 Email:

August 3rd
Hot Rods for Heroes
9am to 3pm
Lot “I” between Cushing Rd. & Historic Decatur Rd.
 Liberty Station, San Diego, California 92106

August 4th
Vista Rod Run

August 4th
Kimball Park
22nd annual National City Heritage Day car show

August 11th
6th annual Wounded Warrior car show
Wyotech Campus Long Beach

August 17th
13th annual Tiki Oasis
Crown Plaza Hotel
Bali Hai
Hulabilly car show
8am - 3pm

August 18th
Charger Steve's annual Pacific Beach car show
On Garnet, the West end
7am 3pm

August 25th
Surf City Garage
5872 Engineer Drive
Huntington Beach 10 am to 3pm

Sept 7th
Camaro Club annual
Car show at Tidelands park on Coronado Island,
just over the bridge take the first right.
9am to 2pm
all proceeds go to Conners Cause for Children

Sept 7th
Cruise 4 kids / C4K
Cruise from the Coronado Ferry Landing to Carlsbad

Sept 7th
North Park Historical Society Car Show
It's from about 9:00-2:00 in Balboa Park
Tennis Club parking lot just west of the Swimming Pool at Morley Field
intersecting streets - Upas and Texas

Sept 7th
Old Town Kustom Kulture in San Diego Old Town
10am to 6pm

Sept 14th
American Legion Post 434
1st annual Car and Bike show!
proceeds benefit Operation Comfort Warrior
47 5th ave Chula Vista
10am to 3pm

Sept 14th
the BIG So Cal Euro Cars (admission is free)
 at the Q (Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego at the 15 and 8 intersection)
Drag racing by Racelegal
Event RSVP:
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Sept 14th
Monte Vista Auto Shop
3230 Sweetwater Springs Blvd

Sept 15th
Palos Verdes Concours

Sept 15th
Cottonwood Golf Course
3121 Willow Glen Dr, El Cajon

Sept 21st and 22nd
Coronado Speedfest and car show!
entry for the speedfest is $25, and $15 for the car show

Sept 28th
Studebakers at Spanish Landing
North Harbor Drive, San Diego across from the airport

Sept 28th
Japanese Classic Car Show
more than 400 cars,
admission 10 dollars per person
Long Beach... at the Queen Mary... and there is likely no free parking, probably 15 dollars per car

Sept 28th
14th Annual Cruisin for a Cure
Orange County Fair and Event Center

October 5th
South Bay Cruisers
“On The Bay”
21st Annual Classic Car Show
 8 am- 2 pm
“Bayside Park” Chula Vista, CA

October 5th
Ranchita Volunteer Fire Department
Car show and Pit BBQ Fundraiser
37370 Montezuma Valley Rd
11am to 2pm

Oct 12th -14th
The Horseless Carriage club
is having a celebration/memorial car show
to recall the 100th anniversary of San Diego automotive events of 1913

Oct 12th
Santee car show (annual)
9am to 5 pm
Mission Gorge Road, a block east of Cuyamaca on the north side

Oct 13th
11am to 4pm
5th Ave Auto Showcase

Oct 13th
British Car Show

Oct 19th
Kong's 5th Annual
Toilet Seat Panel Jam
Pinstripping fundraiser for Parkinsons sufferers
10AM San Diego Kustom Shop,
6695 Rasha St (off Santa Fe st in Miramar )

October 26th
Fall Fling at Woodley Park
Van Nuys
7am 1pm

October 26th
The documentary Flake & Flames  U.S. movie premier at the Long Beach Art Theatre
2025 East 4th Street
Long Beach Ca 90874
to purchase tickets:
 for detailed updates check out the event’s Facebook page.
 Dirk Behlau and Jesper Bram documented the lifestyle and sub-cultures that comprise Kustom Kulture. From musicians, pinup models, fabricators, and artists ranging from tattooers to pinstripers

October 27th
Art Center College of Design Annual Car Classic 
1700 Lida Street
Pasadena, California 91103

Oct 27th 
Lucas Oil, Challenge Cup
Off Road Racing Series,
Lake Elsinore,

October 27th
Pal Joeys
5147 Waring Rd

Nov 3rd
French and Italian Car Show
Woodley Park Van Nuys

Nov 5 -8th
Las Vegas Convention Center

Nov 9th
Ed Hanson's "Warriors United" car show
9am to 3pm
Hawthorne Machinery Company
16945 Camino San Bernardo

Nov 17-19
Streetcar Super Nationals
Las Vegas

Nov 30th
Bo Huff rockabilly show
Riverside Airport
6951 Flight Rd

Nov 22nd - 24th
Del Mar Goodguys

Dec 7th
Auto Club Speedway,
9300 Cherry Way, Fontana
11am - 4pm

Dec 7th
Mooneyes Xmas car show and drag race
5 dollars entry
But the cost of parking? 10 bucks or more is my guess.
Yeah, and there is no public parking for miles is the way I remember it,
no street parking, nothing but the Irwindale speedway parking lot, and you better be there early it fills up fast
Irwindale Speedway in Irwindale, CA
Cars, bikes, vendor booths, live music, pinup contest, art auction and more.
General Show & Drag event information:
SHOWTIME: DEC. 7, 2013, GATE OPENS at 6:00AM
GENERAL ADMISSION: $5.00 per person over 12 years old.

Dec 8th
Torrey Pines High School
Toy Drive for the so cal concours schedule

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