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Best Summer Car Shows In Los Angeles

June 10, 2016 5:00 AM

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(credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

(credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

(credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)


Los Angeles is renowned for its car culture. In fact, since the 50’s, this city has been obsessed with cars. So, rev up your engines and check out the automotive adventures awaiting at these top summer car shows which celebrate vehicles of all kinds.

(credit: Highway Earth Show)

(credit: Highway Earth Show)


2016 Highway Earth Show
2600 Franklin Canyon Lake
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
www.highwayearth.com
June 26th, 2016 from 9am to 3pm

The 2016 Highway Earth Show returns to Franklin Canyon Park with over 150 participating vehicles, food and drink trucks, raffles and prizes, car portraits, and a free Highway Earth magazine with entry. Make a visit – it’s a great way to travel through classic car culture in a relaxed and open environment.

(credit: Main Street Car Show)

(credit: Main Street Car Show)


Main Street Car Show
100-500 Blocks of Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245
www.eventbrite.com
Date: August 20, 2016 from 10am to 3pm

Classic cars of all kinds take center stage as the El Segundo Chamber of Commerce and the Automobile Driving Museum present their annual Main Street Car Show on Saturday, August 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the 100 to 500 blocks of Main Street. The Main Street Car Show features all pre-1975 custom classic street rods, antique sports cars, race cars and special interest cars. The event, held in this charming and comfortable town just a few blocks from the beach, also includes live music, plus a raffle. This is the show to see everything from impressive engine blocks to custom paint jobs and plush high-end interiors.

(credit: Cops ‘n Cruisers)

(credit: Cops ‘n Cruisers)


Cops n‘Cruisers
Simi Valley Police Department
3901 Alamo St, Simi Valley, CA 93063
(805) 583-6950
www.copsncruisers.com
June 26, 2016 from 9am to 2pm

The Simi Valley Police Explorer Post is holding it’s 7th Annual Cops N’ Cruisers Car Show for owners of hot rods or 4 x 4 custom vehicles, and for the first time, classic motorcycles. Proceeds from this fun show go to the Simi Valley Police Explorer post for training, equipment, and leadership opportunities for young future community leaders. In short, it’s all about good cars on exhibit for a good cause.

(credit: Downtown Burbank Car Classic)

(credit: Downtown Burbank Car Classic)


Downtown Burbank Car Classic
San Fernando Boulevard from
Angeleno to Olive Streets
www.eventbrite.com
Date: July 30, 2016 from 3pm to 9pm

Top automotive design takes over at the 5th annual Downtown Burbank Car Classic. This show includes an exhibition of celebrity vehicles from film and television, along with a display of renowned rides from the Petersen Automotive Museum and The World Famous West Coast Customs collections. Also included in this extensive show: 200 restored and pre-1974 vehicles, exotics, and hot rods. Live music, an awards ceremony, plus chalk art round out the day and make this show a terrific family event.

(credit: Route 66 East Valley car show)

(credit: Route 66 East Valley car show)


2016 Route 66 East Valley Car Show – Participant Registration
3033 North Towne Avenue
Pomona, CA 91767
Date: June 26, 2016 from 9am to 3pm

The Route 66 East Valley Car Show will be held on the grassy 5 acre grounds of Temple Beth Israel in Pomona. Expect a beautiful collection of true classic cars, customs, stocks, and much more. There will also be classic rock, food booths, a kid’s zone, and fun special prize drawings. Automotive related vendors and community service groups will also be exhibiting. Get ready to get your kicks at this version of Route 66 rides.

Genie Davis is a multi-published journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. She lives near the beach in Los Angeles. See more on: CBSLA | eco-exist.com | geniedavis.com | DiversionsLA | Twitter.

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