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Biggest Car Shows in California for 2021

Here is a list of Biggest Car Shows in California

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Car Show Details:
  • Where: Pebble Beach in Monterey, California
  • When: August 12-15, 2021
  • Details: This is the largest West Coast car show event displaying historic vintage classic cars.  This multi-day show includes a car cruise, auto auction, art gallery, and the show gathering on Pebble Beach golf course for the awards ceremony.
  • Major Sponsors: Rolex, eBay Motors, Hagerty

Ventura Nationals

Car Show Details:
  • Where: Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura, California
  • When: September 4, 2021
  • Details: Over 700+ classic cars, vintage motorcycles, and traditional hot rods attend.
  • Major Sponsors: O’Reillys Auto Parts, 805 Beer, Vintage Ford Parts.

The Classic at Pismo Beach

Car Show Details:
  • Where: Downtown in Pismo Beach, California
  • When: September 10-12, 2021
  • Details: Over 1200 classic cars, motorcycles, and special interest vehicles attend.  Many compete for an award from one of the 97 classes available.
  • Major Sponsors: CarQuest Auto Parts, Mothers Polish, GM Performance, Ford Motor Co., Budweiser, and more.

Goodguys Autumn Get-Together

Car Show Details:
  • Where: Pleasanton Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, California
  • When: November 13-14, 2021
  • Details: This Goodguys show is open to all hot rods and classic cars.  From 1950’s cruisers to more modern mustangs and camaros.  This event allows for an autocross race and burnout competition.
  • Major Sponsors: Earl Performance Plumbing.

San Diego Auto Show

Car Show Details:
  • Where: San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California
  • When: December 30, 2021 thru January 2, 2022
  • Details: This event is primarily displaying the new cars for the upcoming year.  You can test drive cars, trucks, and SUVs by the major manufacturers.  Highlights for this years event is a dedicated area for the history of lowriders.  There will also be an exhibit displaying exotics from Bentley, Lamborghini, and McLaren.

Los Angeles Auto Show

Car Show Details:
  • Where: LA Convention Center in Los Angeles, California
  • When: November 19-28, 2021
  • Details: This mulit-day event is the largest car show in California.  All the major auto manufacturers have booths displaying the latest models they have to offer.

Grand National Roadster Show

Car Show Details:
  • Where: Fairplex in Pomona, California
  • When: Cancelled for 2021.  2022 dates are January 28-30th
  • Details: Over 1200 classic cars, motorcycles, and special interest vehicles attend.  Many compete for an award from one of the 97 classes available.
  • Major Sponsors: O’Reillys Auto Parts, Meguiars, ARP, 805 Beer, Grundy Insurance, Galpin Auto Parts, and more.

Sacramento Autorama

Car Show Details:
  • Where: Cal Expo in Sacramento, California
  • When: Cancelled for 2021.  2022 dates are April 22-24th.
  • Details: Over 1000 classic cars, motorcycles, and special interest vehicles attend.  This event showcase all types of genres in and around the Cal Expo buildings.
  • Major Sponsors: O’Reillys Auto Parts, 805 Beer, Vintage Ford Parts.

San Francisco Auto Show

    • Where: Moscone Center in San Francisco, California
    • When: Cancelled for 2021.  Usually in the Fall of every year.
The San Francisco Auto Show brings the largest car event to Northern California with its annual event.  Though you will not see classics cars or vintage hot rods, it is the largest multi-day event that showcases the up and coming new car models for the the next year.  Spectators can get a glimpse of the exotic supercars and over the top concept vehicles that car manufacturers have been building to fill the need of the future.

Author: Jason Skinner

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