June 22 & 23, 2018
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.
Janis Joplin’s original band,
Big Brother &
The Holding Co
The 2018 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 ($70.00 after June 14, 2018)
(Additional cars are $35)
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.
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.
Free public admission!
Car Participants $70 per Car
Includes 2 passes to the Sock Hop
($70.00 after June 14, 2018)
Special rate offer from Portola Hotel & Spa.
Reserve your room for only $229 a night.
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Offer ends May 23, 2018
Parking not included.
Special rate offer from Hotel Abrego.
Reserve your room starting at $239 a night for a Deluxe King.
Deluxe Double Queen starting at $249.
Add a fireplace for $30. Free parking is included.
Call 1 (800) 982-1986 or 1 (831) 372-7551 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your room.
Offer ends May 22, 2018
2 night minimum
Special rate offer from Colton Inn.
Reserve your room for only $199 a night.
Includes continental breakfast, WiFi and parking.
Call 1 (800) 848-7007 or 1 (831) 649-6500 or email email@example.com to book your room. (Must make reservations through Ellen)
Offer ends May 22, 2018
No cancellations after May 22, 2018
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)