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Corvette Club of Sonoma Co. Swap Meet & Car Show.
Corvette Club of Sonoma Co. Swap Meet & Car Show.

2019 Car Shows
of Sonoma County
Summer Guide

Jun 19, 2019


If you love classics, then you’re going to love everything about these fun car shows coming up in California. With many vendors providing a variety of food, fun, entertainment, as well as amazing classics,  you will find plenty going on to make a perfect day.

Bring the whole family for a day outside of the house and you’ll find a car show a perfect way to get in some bonding time with your spouse or the kids. If you have a classic of your own, be sure to show her off when you enter her into one of the shows happening in and around the Sonoma County area. If you’re ready for a good time, these shows are where it’s at!

Cars & Coffee: 

Novato ~Jun 2, Jul 7, Aug 4, Sept 8. Every 1st Sunday 400-600 cars, 7:30-10a at 132 Vintage Way.

Petaluma ~ Jun 16, Jul 21, Aug 18, Sep 22, Every 3rd Sunday. 8-10a, 389 S. McDowell Blvd, Petaluma

Sonoma ~Jun 9, Jul 14, Aug 11, Sep 8. Every 2nd Sunday. Free. 9a-12p at 19632 8th St E, Sonoma.

Rohnert Park ~Jun 30, Jul 28, Aug 25, Sept 29, Every last Sunday, 8-10a at 459 Rohnert Park Expy, Rohnert Park

Santa Rosa ~ Jun 9, Jul 14, Aug 11, Sep 8. 2nd Sunday monthly. 7-10a at 733 Coddingtown Center, Santa Rosa

Peggy Sue Car Show and Cruise.

Jun 7 ~ Peggy Sue Car Show and Cruise ~ Live music, Pin-Up contest, Raffle and awards. Cruise downtown Santa Rosa at Brookwood and 4th St. Show 8a-4p Cruise 5:30-8:30p. Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa. INFO.

Jun 9 - Nov 10 ~ Cruisin’ Bear Republic~ Every 2nd Sunday. Bring your classic 79 and older and join us for our monthly cruise-in beginning in June. $10 Meal Deal, raffle and a plaque for best of show. 12-3pm at Bear Republic Brewing Co.,5000 Roberts Lake Rd, Rohnert Park.

Jun 16 ~ Father’s Day 25th Annual “Show & Shine” Car Show ~ Trophies, Hot Rods, Trucks, Motorcycles, People’s Choice, Best Rat Rod, Best Engine, Low Rider and Best Flames! Dash plaques to first 400 cars in the park. Drinks, Food Trucks, Music Entertainment, Raffles. INFO.

Jun 23 ~ Cars & Coffee at the Fair ~ 8-10am at Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds & Event Center,  175 Fairgrounds Dr. Petaluma. INFO. 707-283-3247 or

Fourth & Sea Fish & Chip's Sunday Cruise In.

June 29 ~ The Graton Classic Car Show and BBQheld on the grounds of Pacific Christian Academy, June 29th from 9-3 pm. Car show is free! BBQ dinner includes a full 1/2 chicken and served from 11-2 pm.Pacific Christian Academy playing field. 8877 Donald Street in Graton. Show is FREE. Enter a car for $30 and get BBQ for free. JUST BBq $17, includes 1/2 chicken, beans, salad, dessert, beverage, and bread. INFO: 707-829-5799. Benefits Graton Community PreSchool.

Jun 30 - Sept 29 ~ Sunday Cruise In ~ Last Sunday of each month. Classic cars, food, classic oldies/rock music, a free raffle and the presentation of the Sunday Sundae Cup. 11a-2p at Fourth and  Sea,  101 4th  St.,  Petaluma, INFO. 707-623-3219, 

Jul 13 ~ The 7th Salvation Army of Petaluma CARe Show ~ Benefit Back to School Drive, Free Event, $25 car entry fee. Trophy Awards, Raffles, Bounce House, Shaved Ice, Food, Music and lots more! 10a-3p at Casa Grande High School,  333 Casa Grande Rd., Petaluma Ca. Info.707-769-0716 or


Petaluma Elks Lodge Car Show

Jul 20 ~ Petaluma Elks Lodge #901 Classic Car Show ~ Awards: People’s Choice, Exalted Ruler Choice, Overall Winner. 10a-6p at  2105 S McDowell Blvd. Petaluma. INFO.707-333-3385 or

Jul 20 ~  VFW Post 3919 Car Show ~ Vehicles 1976 and older. Food and drinks for purchase. All proceeds benefit local veterans through the VFW. 10a-2p Vets Memorial Bldg.   282 S. High St., Sebastopol. INFO.707-281-7062 or

Jul 20 ~ 11th Annual Gualala Arts Auto Show & Pinewood Derby~ Talk to the owners and appreciate each car, truck or motorcycle for the piece of art it is. 10a-4p at Gualala Arts Center,  46501 Old State Hwy in Gualala.

Jul 21 ~ Devils Darlin’s  Annual Car Show~ American cars 1959 and earlier. Raffle prices, music, food, over 100 trophies. Awards at 2pm. 9a-3p at Sonoma Veterans Memorial Hall,  126 First St West, Sonoma. INFO.707-938-2485

Jul 21 ~ Corvette Club of Sonoma Co. Swap Meet & Car Show~ Cash prizes! 6a-1p at Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building,  1351 Maple Ave. Santa Rosa.  INFO. 707-328 1095 or

Aug 2 ~ Hot Rod Friday Night Cruise~ Hundreds of cars will cruise through the streets to throngs of spectators! FREE to anyone who wants to participate. 6-8p at Downtown Novato. INFO. 415-599-6880


Nostalgia days novato. Photo:

Aug 3 ~ Nostalgia Days Novato~ Hundreds of vehicles of all types, including classic cars, hot rods and kustoms, 10a-5p at  Downtown Novato.

Aug 3 ~ The Rollin’ Rosie’s Revved Up Review ~ Our Revved Up Review is one Car Show at The Washoe House. Food, entertainment and amazing rides! 1970’s and older. 12p at The Washoe House, 2801 Stoney Point Rd., Petaluma.

Aug 17 ~ 2nd Annual Alumni Car Show Fundraiser ~ Cars, Food & Music. Benefit for Montgomery High School student programs. 10:30a-2:30p Montgomery High School 1250 Hahman Dr. Santa Rosa. INFO.   707-546-6764

21st Annual Russian River Car Show. Photo:

Aug 24 ~ 21st Annual Russian River Car Show~ Best in show & class awards, Pancake breakfast, poker walk, raffle prizes and more. 8a-3p at Monte Rio Community Center,20488 HWY 116, Monte Rio. INFO.707-865-1234 or


Cloverdale-car-show. Photo:

Sep 7 ~ 26th annual Cloverdale Motorcycle & Car Show~ Over 250 classic cars and motorcycles will line the boulevard. There will be fun for the whole family: the Bear Republic Pit Stop Beer and Souvenir booth, food booths and vendors of all types. 9a at 750 S. Cloverdale Blvd, Cloverdale. INFO.

Sep 7 ~Annual All American Bad Ass Car Show ~ 1973 and earlier American muscle cars, vintage cars, trucks, hot rods & race cars, PLUS “Bad Ass” American made motorcycles! All proceeds go to the VFW and veterans. 9a-3p at the Veterans Memorial Bldg,  126 1st St West, Sonoma. INFO.  707-938-8441 or or

Sep 8 ~ 17th Annual Fairfax CarShow~ Awards, dash plaques, goody bags, t-shirts for participants. Live D.J. Small car show with the BIG raffle.  All proceeds to benefit Fairfax/San Anselmo Children’s Youth Groups. 10a-3pDowntown Fairfax.  INFO.4154796956

Oct 12 ~ Cruisin’ North Car Show For A Cause To Benefit Alzheimer’s ~ Car Show For A Cause. Food music and vendors. Free. 10a-4p at The Plaza North Shopping Center, 259B N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma. INFO.



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