GENERAL INFORMATION Event Contact Information:
- Goodguys Office Phone: (925) 838-9876
- Fairgrounds in Pleasanton Phone: (925) 426-7600
- Alameda County Fairgrounds Website
- Click Here For A Facility Map (PDF) (Coming Soon)
- Saturday, March 28 – 8:00am to 5:00pm
- Sunday, March 29 – 8:00am to 4:00pm
Spectator Admission & Pricing:
|Spectator Pricing||Online Pre-Sale*||At The Gate|
|General Admission (ages 13+)||$17.00||$20.00|
|Kids (ages 7-12)||$6.00||$6.00|
|Kids (ages 6 & under)||N/A||Free|
|Parking||$10.00 (Charged by Alameda County Fairgrounds)|
|Military Personnel||Show your active or retired military ID for $5 off your General Admission ticket!|
|* Online discount ends at Midnight on March 27, 2015.|
Half Moon Bay’s Awe-Inspiring Festival of Magnificent Machines
The Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show Returns to Single-Day Mega-Show Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Half Moon Bay Airport
World-Class Cars, Fantastic Flying Machines, Custom Motorcycles, Quirky Contraptions Headline “The Coolest Show On Earth”
There are car shows, air shows, motorcycle shows, tractor shows, county fairs, music festivals, food festivals and living history festivals galore. Mix them all together in one venue on one day and you’ve got Half Moon Bay’s beloved, one and only Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show—a massive celebration of mechanical ingenuity, power and style known as the “Coolest Show on Earth”.
The spectacular 25th annual show will return to a single-day mega-show format, April 26, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Half Moon Bay Airport, located in the picturesque seaside town of Half Moon Bay, CA about 20 miles south of San Francisco. An added bonus: the Tom Lantos Tunnels through Devil’s Slide on Highway 1 make driving to the show easier and more interesting than ever!
This year’s headline attractions include an impressive array of military aircraft including the P-38 Lightning, B-25 Bomber, P-51 Mustang, C-47 Skytrain and F-4 Corsair among others, a parade of dozens of one-of-a-kindvintage police cars, “Dynojet” dynamometer engine performance testing, world land speed record streamliners and hydroplanes, a special display ofantique wooden boats, a multitude of Ford Mustangs to celebrate the iconic muscle cars’ 50th anniversary, and an opening color guard to kick off the festivities.
The Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show is a whimsical, fascinating, amusing, curious and absolutely unique show and tell spectacle featuring 2,000 magnificent driving, flying and working machines from the 20th and 21st centuries. The world’s coolest cars of every era and style, model-T fire engines, vintage busses, custom motorcycles, tricked out trucks, super sleek streamliners, one-of-a-kind antique engines and tractors and historic military aircraft will be among the mesmerizing displays.
It’s one of the west coast’s biggest, baddest gatherings of the world’s coolest cars. Spectators will get a rare up-close look at antique horseless carriages and Ford Model T’s, fanciful touring and luxury cars, powerful sports cars, custom cars and street rods, muscle cars, vintage and modern era high-performance race cars, quirky art and pedal cars, modified street machines with cutting edge styles, exotic high-performance cars, stylish European cars, ultra cool low-riders, sporty compacts, modified imports with flashy graphics, fashionable hip-hop urban show cars, homebuilt kit cars, super-charged turbo cars and trucks, “green” technology/alternative fuel vehicles, streamliners, dragsters, funny cars, gassers, and jet cars.
Hundreds of aviation wonders are expected to be on display—stylish homebuilts, classics from the ‘40s and ‘50s, vintage warbirds, sport and ultralight aircraft. Highlights include jaw-dropping, shock and awe flyovers by historic military aircraft: the P-38 Lightning, B-25 Bomber, C-47 Skytrain and F-4 Corsair. Plus there’s “Mustang Madness”—a spectacular display of America’s premier World War II fighter along with YAK Russian fighters and an impressive array of T-6 and T-28 military fighters and trainers. Thrilling rides will be offered in helicopters, vintage bi-planes, along with Beech 18 and T-6 military trainers.
The attractions for kids are amazing and endless: a super-cool zip line, bungee jump, mechanical bull ride, climbing wall, walk-on-waterballs, henna tattoos, face painting, and a remote-controlled NASCAR race track. There will be plenty of festive food and delicious drink with a special microbrew just for the show—Motorhead Ale from Half Moon Bay Brewing Company.
The all-day music lineup features East Bay Mudd, the Bay Area’s premier rhythm and blues band, Celtic folk band Claddagh and surprise guests.
The Pilots Association Saturday Night Tri-Tip Dinner (April 25). The dinner is at the Andreini family hangar at the airport. Tickets are $30 per person, available at the door. Parking is on the airport field; enter off Capistrano Road.
To show a car or other machine, the registration fee is $40 per machine ($50 for entries postmarked after April 15) and includes a dash plaque and admission for two people. Registration available online and at the event.
Spectator admission is $25 for adults (age 18-69), $15 for ages 11-17 and 70+, and free for kids age 10 and under. Tickets are available at the gate only.
Half Moon Bay Airport, at 9850 N. Cabrillo Highway, is located on Highway 1, about 20 miles south of San Francisco and 5 miles north of Highway 92. Get directions.
The show benefits the Coastside Adult Day Health Center.
For information, call 650-726-2328.
The Contemporary Historical Vehicle Association, Mt Shasta Region, invites you to relax in the shade at the Red Bluff River Park Car Show. (Formerly the Woodson Bridge Car Show.)
- Street legal cars and trucks, original, customs, and even Rat Rods welcome.
- Peoples Choice awards FOR 1979 AND EARLIER, 50-50 drawing, merchandise raffles.
- Food and beverages available on site.
- Bring the kids, neighbors and relatives, because spectators are free.
- $15 entry fee at the gate.
Location: Red Bluff River Park. Enter at Main and Willow Street. Use 100 River Park Way on your GPS.
Contact: Vince at (530) 347-3109, email email@example.com .
Check the website for Flyer and photos of the 2014 show.
June 5th. 2015 Thunder Valley Show & Shine On Friday afternoon & evening June 5th. Thunder Valley Casino-Resort of Lincoln, CA. will host a Show & Shine Car Show in conjunction with the Rods-n-Relics Car Club, & V.F.W. Hall 3010. Downtown Car Show to be held Sat. June 6th. in Old Downtown Lincoln, CA.
For info: Call Ray Geiger at 916-543-0464 or Kent Parsell at 916-434-6648. www.rodsnrelics.net. For Lodging at Thunder Valley call 877-468-8777. www.thundervalleyresort.com, Start Date: 05 June, 2015 02:00 pm End Date: 05 June, 2015 08:00 pm
June 6th. 2015 Downtown Lincoln Car Show The Lincoln Car Show will be held in Old Downtown Lincoln on Saturday June 6Th. from 7:00AM-3:30PM. Show is open to 1975 & older American made or powered vehicles. For info: call Ray Geiger at 916-543-0464 or Kent Parsell at 916-434-6648. For registration forms: Vehicle, or Sponsor, or more information go to our web site. www.rodsnrelics.net Start Date: 06 June, 2015 07:00 am End Date: 06 June, 2015 03:30 pm
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