June 23 & 24, 2017
Friday at the Monterey Fairgrounds
Saturday in Downtown Monterey
FEATURING HUNDREDS of 1975 and older classic and custom hot rods, street rods, muscle cars, and trucks along with a lineup of great live entertainment, fabulous old-fashioned Sock Hop, and food and merchandise vendors. All proceeds go to Gateway Center of Monterey County, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation providing life skills to adults with intellectual disabilities.
former lead singer of Paul Revere & The Raiders
The 2017 Event is limited to 175 registered cars and is open to 1975 and older American cars, trucks, European classics, and National Car Club Vehicles ONLY. Registered participants must be 18 years or older. Proof of insurance and DMV Registration on the registered car(s) will be required at Event check-in.
Entry fee is $70.00 for first car
(Additional cars are $25).
Online registration has ended but you can still register your car the day of the event.
Stop by the registration table at Custom House Plaza on Saturday, June 24th, between 8:00am and 9:00am to register. Be sure to have all required documents on hand. See you there!
The event starts with a Friday night Sock Hop at the Monterey Fairgrounds with live music, food, live and silent auctions, along with best dance and costume contests. Entertainment will feature the Yard Dogs along with headliner Jeremy “Elvis” Pearce & The Memphis Sons.
Custom House Plaza
On Saturday, the event moves to Custom House Plaza in beautiful downtown Monterey for the fabulous car show featuring over 150 pre-1976 custom & classic cars and trucks along with food, souvenirs, awards and live music all day. Featured bands include headliner Mark Lindsay, former lead singer of Paul Revere & The Raiders; plus Jeremy “Elvis” Pearce & The Memphis Sons; Yard Dogs; Los High Tops; Tom Faia & The Juice; DJ Al B; and more!
Free public admission!
Car Participants $70 per Car
(includes 2 passes to the Sock Hop)
Schedule of Events
- 5:00 PM Gates Open
- 5:30 PM Sock Hop Doors Open, Monterey Room
- 5:30 PM Silent Auction Begins
- 6:00–7:00 PM Yard Dogs
- 7:00–7:30 PM Live Auction
- 7:30–8:30 PM Jeremy “Elvis” Pearce & The Memphis Sons
- 8:30 PM Silent Auction Ends
- 8:30–8:45 PM Best Dressed Award Presentations
- 9:00–10:00 PM Yard Dogs
- 9:00–9:30 PM Best Dance Contest/Awards
- 8:00 AM Car Participant Registration Opens
- 10:00–11:00 AM DJ AL-B
- 11:00 AM–12:00 PM Tom Faia & The Juice
- 12:15–1:15 PM Project TBA
- 1:30–2:30 PM Los High Tops
- 2:45–3:45 PM Jeremy “Elvis” Pearce & The Memphis Sons
- 4:00–5:00 PM MARK LINDSAY
- 5:00–5:30 PM Meet & Greet Mark Lindsay
- 5:00–6:00 PM Awards
- 6:00–6:30 PM DJ AL-B
Special rate offer from Portol Hotel & Spa.
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Vendor Registration Information
To become a merchandise vendor please download the packet below to get started.
If you have any questions please contact Judy Anderson at (831) 649-0102 (M–F, 8am–4pm)