Come Out and Join Us
for the 14th Annual
Monterey Rock & Rod Festival
June 18 & 19, 2021

Sock Hop and Vehicle Registration SOLD OUT!

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, plus 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.

Brian Hyland


Brian Hyland

Sealed With A Kiss; I’m Afraid to Go Home; Poor Little Fool; The Joker Went Wild; Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini; Gypsy Woman; Save Your Heart For Me

PLUS Jeremy “Elvis” Pearce and the Memphis Sons
Yard Dogs | Los High Tops | Tommy C & The Black Widow Grease Band | The Lost & Found Band | The Katherine Lavin Band | DJ AL-B! | and more

Register Your Vehicle

The 2021 Event is limited to 150 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 $60.00 for first car ($70.00 after June 11, 2021)
(Additional cars are $25)

NOTICE: The 20 spaces that are available on the Alvarado Mall are all sold out. There are still many great spots in the Custom House Plaza for your car.



Monterey County Fairgrounds
Monterey, CA

Sock Hop

The event starts with a larger venue, Friday night Sock Hop at the Monterey County Fairgrounds with live music, food, live and silent auctions, along with best dance and costume contests.



Custom House Plaza
Monterey State Historic Park

Rock & Rod Show

On Saturday, the event moves to Custom House Plaza-Monterey State Historic Park in beautiful downtown Monterey for the fabulous car show featuring over 150 pre-1975 custom & classic cars and trucks along with food, souvenirs, awards and live music all day.

Free Public Admission!

Car Participants $60 per Car
Includes 2 passes to the Sock Hop
($70.00 after June 11, 2021)

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