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Bakersfield, Kern County & Antelope Valley Car Shows 2017

Here’s the “always growing” list of 2017 Car Shows, Cruise-Ins, Runs, Swap Meets, Get Togethers and other Car related Events in and around Kern County, as well as in the Antelope Valley. We’ve thrown in a few of the “major” West Coast get-togethers, as well. If we’ve missed any, please drop us a line. Check back often because we are always updating!

First, please be sure to call and check on these Shows, Cruise-Ins and Events. These events are submitted by email with varying confirmation. Additionally, some of the weekly/ monthly events may not take place year round and may be seasonal.

Now, the weekly/ monthly Cruise-Ins…

Palmdale / Lancaster
* Every Other Friday Night. El Paseo Cruise Night, (thru May) 1pm-5pm, Westfield Mall in Palm Desert Bill at 760/772-8393
* “First Friday Night Frazier Park Cruise” 5pm (Falcon’s Nest Parkng Lot) (Begins in May)
* “High Desert Cruisers First Saturday Car Show” at Tom’s #26 (1805 W. Ave J) Lancaster 661/341-1793 (Times vary with season – See Below)
* “Second Saturday Cruise In” Louis Burgers (44328 N 10th St. West) Lancaster 4pm – 8pm. All cars welcome. Call 661/948-7865 for Info
* “Third Saturday Car Show at The Workz” (1748 E. Ave J, Lancaster) Times vary (see below) Through October 661/206-7884
* Third Saturday AV “Cars & Coffee” 8am Butler’s Coffee (40125 10th St. West, Palmdale) 661/272-9530
* “4th Saturday Cruise-In” at Hot Dog Rodz (44835 Beech) Lancaster 661/948-3649 Talked with HDR owner, he said they’ll be hosting a 4th Saturday Cruise-In year round. Loads of fun with food deals, free raffles and music (DJs and Live.) Sometimes they even show classic Hot Rod flix Drive In style with free popcorn!
* “4th Sunday of the Month Cars at the Park” 12 Noon (Sgt Steve Owen Memorial Park)

Bakersfield
* Every Thursday night- Chuy’s Cruise-In 6pm-9pm (Starts Mar 3, 2016)
* Every Friday night, Sonic Drive-In, Olive Drive
* Last Sat. of month, 7am, Coffee & Cars, Kohl’s parking lot on Rosedale Hwy.

Tehachapi
* Third Thursday Hot Rod & Bike Night at P-Dubs Grille (Stallion Springs) 5:00pm – 8pm(ish)
* Friday Nights at The Burger Spot/ Frosty King (Tehachapi Blvd.) 4pm – 8pm (These happen periodically. Watch Tehachapi Car Show’s Facebook Page for dates and times.)

Shows and Events

JANUARY / FEBRUARY – No Local Shows

MARCH
2-5 *“59th March Meet”, KC Racing Assoc., Auto Club Famoso, 661/399-5351
4 *High Desert Cruisers 1st Sat. Car Show, 2pm Tom’s 26 (West Ave J, Lancaster) 661/341-1793
4 *28th Sanger Blossom Fest Car Show (Downtown) 559/875-4575 (Fresno)
11 *21st Annual BCCCSuper Cruise Car Show, KC Fairgrounds, www.Bakersfieldccc.org
12 *Almond Blossom Festival Show (AV) 12 Noon 661/945-5443
12 *Super Import Cruise 17, KC Fairgrounds 661/345-1627
18 *2nd Tulare 1st Assy of God Car/Craft Show 559/736-8986
18-19 *4th Sidewinder Classic, China Lake (Ridgecrest)
25 *4th Sat. Hot Rod Dogz Cruise-In 12Noon (Beech Ave, Lancaster) 661/948-3649

APRIL
1 *High Desert Cruisers 1st Sat. Car Show, 2pm Tom’s 26 (West Ave J, Lancaster) 661/341-1793
1 *RiteAid’s 2nd Children’s Miracle Show, (281 W. Ave H) 661/547-9438
1 *Cars in the Park, Zumwalt Park Tulare, 559/827-3494
2 *7th Aztec Image Show & Super Hop, KC Museum, 661/706-9802
8 *3rd Regulators Show N Shine, Stramler Park (Bakes) 661/303-6373
15 *5th Friends of Seniors Show, 9-3, Bakes Senior Center (4th St) 661/325-1113, 587-0395
15 *3rd Saturday Show, The Workz, 2-6 (1748 E Ave J, Lancaster) 661/206-7844
22 *North High 1st Alliance Car Show, North High Parking Lot (Bakes)
22 *4th Sat. Hot Rod Dogz Cruise-In 12Noon (Beech Ave, Lancaster) 661/948-3649
23 *Poppy Festival Show 9am Lancaster City Park 661/945-5443
28 *41st NSRA Western Street Rod Nats, KC Fairgrounds 574/875-4032
29 *”8th Anaverde Hills Spring Show” 11am (Greenbrier St, Palmdale) 661/208-9328

MAY
6 *High Desert Cruisers 1st Sat. Car Show, 4pm Tom’s 26 (West Ave J, Lancaster) 661/341-1793
6 *6th Classic Car Show Lancaster Elks Lodge (240 E Ave K) 661/270-1142
6 *22nd British Extravaganza, Buttonwillow Raceway 800/280-8272
7 *Show/ Shine, 9-11, AV Fairgrounds 661/945-5443
13 *6th Mopars of Bak “All American Powered Car & Bike Show, 10-3, Bak. RV Resort, 661/301-4395
13 *2nd Saturday Cruise-In Louis Burgers (N. 10th St. W, Lancaster) 4pm 661/948-7865
14 *Mother’s Day (Don’t forget!)
18-20 *1st “Streets of Bakersfield Cruizin Shine” 661/332-8157
18 *3rd Thursday Hot Rod & Bike Night at P-Dubs Grille (Stallion Springs) 5:00pm – 8pm(ish)661/823-7777
18-21 *Annual Pismo Coast Vintage Trailer Rallye, Pismo Coast Village Resort RV
20 *1st “Back to the 50’s” Ladies Show, New Life Church (Ave J, Lancaster) 11am 661/902-1685
20 *4th Hot Dogs, Harleys& Hot Rods, 11am Cornerstone Church (Little Rock) 661/944-3975
20 *3rd Saturday Show, 4pm The Workz (E. Ave J, Lancaster)
27 *9th Frazier Mountain Club Ridge Route Run Car Show, Downtown Frazier Park, 10-3, 661/245-0150
27 *2nd Anniversary Hot Rod Dogz Cruise-In 12Noon (Beech Ave, Lancaster) 661/948-3649
27 *9th Hi Desert Ford/Mustang Classic Car Show 9am Sunland Ford, Victorville 760/240-5281

JUNE
3 *High Desert Cruisers 1st Sat. Car Show, 4pm Tom’s 26 (West Ave J, Lancaster) 661/341-1793
3 *23rd OFCC Bobby Sox Show 9-3 Wasco High School 661/319-4655
3 *Foster Freeze 27th Annual Cruise Night and Bar-B-Que. 6-8pm Rosamond Foster’s Freeze
*22nd OFCC “Bobby Sox & Blue Jeans” Car Show, Wasco High, 9-3, 760/793-3799
9-11 *23rd Thunder on the Lot (Lancaster City Park)
10 *Second Sat. Cadillac Kings “Saturday Night Special Car Meet” 4-8 Salty’s (6801 Wible Ln, Bakersfield)
15 *3rd Thursday Hot Rod & Bike Night at P-Dubs Grille (Stallion Springs) 5:00pm – 8pm(ish)661/823-7777
17 *Goin-So-Low’s “Picnic on the Kern” 10am Kernville
17 *Classic Car Show 12Noon Green Tree Inn (14173 Green Tree Blvd, Victorville) 760/245-3461
18 *Father’s Day
23-24 *9th Taft Car Truck & Bike Show 7am (Center St, Taft) 661/765-2165
24 *4th Sat. Hot Rod Dogz Cruise-In (Beech Ave, Lancaster) 661/948-3649

JULY
1 *High Desert Cruisers 1st Sat. Car Show, 4pm Tom’s 26 (West Ave J, Lancaster) 661/341-1793
2 *Annual Cub Lake 4th July Cruise-In (Bear Valley Springs, Tehachapi) 10AM-2PM. $15
8 *”Second Saturday Cruise In” Louis Burgers (44328 N 10th St. West) Lancaster 4pm – 8pm 661/948-7865
20 *3rd Thursday Hot Rod & Bike Night at P-Dubs Grille (Stallion Springs) 5:00pm – 8pm(ish)661/823-7777
22 *2nd South Street Days Car Show 4pm-7pm (South St. Tehachapi) 661/823-4877
22 *4th Sat. Hot Rod Dogz Cruise-In (Beech Ave, Lancaster) 661/948-3649
29 *Customer Appreciation Car Show 4pm AV Ford (Auto Mall Dr, Lancaster) 661/949-3586

AUGUST
5 *High Desert Cruisers 1st Sat. Car Show, 4pm Tom’s 26 (West Ave J, Lancaster) 661/341-1793
6 *5th “Sun & Fun” KC Fairgrounds (Bakersfield) 11am chavezcelebration.com
11 *Sonic Car Show & Blood Drive 4:30pm-7:30 (1227 Olive Dr, Bakersfield) 661/616-2505
12 *”Second Saturday Cruise In” Louis Burgers (44328 N 10th St. West) Lancaster 4pm – 8pm 661/948-7865
17 *3rd Thursday Hot Rod & Bike Night at P-Dubs Grille (Stallion Springs) 5pm – 8pm(ish)661/823-7777
20 *TCC “20th Annual Thunder on the Mountain” Tehachapi www.thunderonthemountain.net
26 *8th Annual “T-Town Rumble Car & Show w/ Vintage Trailer Round-Up” 9am-2pm
26 *Hot Rod Dogz 4th Sat. Cruise-In 4pm. Lancaster Blvd 661/948-3649

SEPTEMBER
2 *High Desert Cruisers 1st Sat. Car Show, 4pm Tom’s 26 (West Ave J, Lancaster) 661/341-1793
3 *Hot Rods, Burgers & Beer Show 7am (1933 Speakeasy, 7900 Downing Ave, Bakersfield) 661/703-8473
9 *VFW 6742 Car Show, Wasco High (w/ Rose Festival)
15-17*NFC & Chevy Car Show, Famoso (Bakersfield) 661/399-5351
16 *3rd Show n Shine @ Bakersfield Karting Experince 12Noon 661/303-6373
17 *Moparty on The Blvd 3pm (Lancaster Blvd) 661/208-2845
17 *7th True Memories Car Show 11am (47th St Pavillion, Palmdale) 661/965-1256
21 *3rd Thursday Hot Rod & Bike Night at P-Dubs Grille (Stallion Springs) 5:00pm – 8pm(ish)661/823-7777
23 *4th Sat. Hot Rod Dogz Cruise-In (Beech Ave, Lancaster) 661/948-3649
30 *Bakersfield Cars & Coffee 7am Kohl’s Lot (Rosedale Hwy, Bakersfield)
30 *Streets of Lancaster Car Show 5pm (44242 10th St. West) 661/945-5443
30 *SickSide Picnic 10:30am Beach Park (Bakersfield) 661/852-8769

OCTOBER
1 *Show n Shine 12 Noon @ The AV Fairgrounds 661/945-5443
6 *11th KC Senior Games 9am. Rosewood Senior Living (Bakersfield) 661/835-2524
6-8 *Fall Colors Show Tri_Counties Fairgrounds, Bishop 760/937-1449
7 *High Desert Cruisers 1st Sat. Car Show, 2pm Tom’s 26 (West Ave J, Lancaster) 661/341-1793
7 *Wasco/Shafter Elks Show “Blaine Willard” Show 7am 661/747-8831
7 *Pahrump Car Show 9am Top Notch Repairs (3681 W. Bell St, Pahrump)
8 *Apple Festival Car Show (Red, Green, Yellow Car) 10am, Tehachapi 661/771-2423
8 *Car Show in the Park 10am Central Park (10350 Heather Ave, Cal City) 760/373-8176
13-15 *Annual Kernville Rod Run (Kernville) 909/754-5270
14 *Oktoberfest VW Cruise-In 11am Papa’s Pizza (27821 Stallion Sprngs Dr, Tehachapi) 661/972-6944
14 *Pep Boys Speed Shop Show 10am (Planz Rd. Bakersfield)661/834-6858
14 *Ride to End Violence 10am AV Harley 661/945-5443
14 *10th Winfield/Watson Gathering (Mojave) 661/824-4728
14 *2nd Wasco VFW Show, Barker PArk (Wasco) 661/333-2113
14 *Oildale Kiwanis Fall Fling 8am Olive Knolls Church (Bakersfield)
15 *38th Chevy Club Show, 8am Pyles Boys Camp (Lake Ming, Bakersfield)
15 *AV Mopars Cars & Coffee 9am Butler’s Coffee (40125 10th St. West, Palmdale)
19 *Third Thursday Hot Rod & Bike Night at P-Dubs Grille 5pm (Stallion Springs) 661/823-7777
21 *Third Saturday at The Workz” LAST ONE THIS YEAR! 2pm (1748 E Ave J, Lancaster) 661/206-7884
22 *21st Classic Car Show Open House 10am – Route 66 Museum (D St. Victorville) 760/951-0436
20-22 *24th NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion, Auto Club Famoso, 800/884 -6472, nhra.com
28 *4th Sat. Hot Rod Dogz Cruise-In (Beech Ave, Lancaster) 661/948-3649
28 *Halloween Car Show 10am Bakersfield RV Resort (5025 Wible Rd) 661/833-9998
29 *Palmdale Sherriff’s “Trunk or Treat Show” 12Noon AV Boys & Girls Club (815 E Ave Q Palmdale)

NOVEMBER
4 *High Desert Cruisers 1st Sat. Car Show, 2pm Tom’s 26 (West Ave J, Lancaster) 661/341-1793
4 *3rd PAL “Cars & Kids” Car Show, 10am (301 E 4th St, Bakersfield) 661/283-8880
4-5 *”Honor A Veteran” Car Show, 10am LeRoy Jackson Park (Ridgecrest) 559/707-6929
4-5 *”Fun Ford & Mega Mopars” Famoso Raceway 661/399-5351
18 *3rd Saturday Cars & Coffee” 8am Butler’s Coffee (40125 10th St. West, Palmdale) 661/272-9530
19 *AV Mopars “Cars & Coffee” 9am Gasoline & Coffee (706 West Lancaster Blvd Suite 101, Lancaster)661/723-7369

DECEMBER
2 *11th Outlawz Christmas Toy Drive, Crest Bar and Grill 8am (5025 Wible Rd.) 661/477-2055
2 *6th Brown Effects “Ronald McDonald Toy Drive” 10am (420 34th St Bakersfield) 661/493-3124
3 *”House of Hot Rods Show & Toy Drive” 11am All Things Engravable (44242 10th St West, Lancaster 661/945-5443
10 *34th Bakersfield Toy Run/ Canned Food Drive 10am. Beach Park 661/319-3666
16 *Grace Resource “Fight to End Hunger” 10am (45134 Sierra Hwy, Lancaster)

Please Check All Show Info before Driving, as these Shows are Submitted by Contributors from the Car Show Community.