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California is home to many great things – including a vast area of car shows. Whether you like seeing the latest technology in a brand new sports car or would rather take a trip down memory lane and opt for a classic car show, California is home to an auto festival for you. If you love cars but are not sure what auto event to attend, check out the following list of the best car festivals in California!


The Classic Auto Show

This car festival is a must-see for those who want to take a blast to the past. The Classic Auto Show is the largest three-day indoor classic auto event in the United States and showcases over 1,000 cars. The festival spans over two floors of the LA Convention Center and holds rarely seen, museum quality classics displayed on the prominent Grand Boulevard. If classic cars are your thing, be sure to check out this festival!


Sacramento International Auto Show

The Sacramento International Auto Show is another personal favorite because the festival benefits causes including Shriners Hospitals for Children, Make-a-Wish and Ronald McDonald House. The event also already donated over 2 million dollars! The SAC Auto Show features over 30 different car manufacturers and even offers test driving experiences for visitors.


Los Angeles Auto Show

Another fantastic car show in California is the Los Angeles Auto Show. This car festival is a ten-day event that welcomes over 1,000 new vehicles. This auto show also has virtual reality, simulators, and other gaming attractions.  Whether it’s new car shopping, experiencing the latest technology, test driving or exploring an assortment of customized rides and exotics cars, there is something for everyone at the show.


Grand National Roadster Show

The Grand National Roadster Show is the longest running indoor car show in the world entering its 70th year of production. This car festival welcomes over 500 vehicles for competition as well as another 500+ for display. Over 15 awards are given out each other, including America’s Most Beautiful Roadster.


Whether you want to attend a car show filled with classics or new sports vehicles, California offers a car festival for everyone. Be sure to check out these four car festivals to experience the best auto events in California!

When Hal Abramson is not promoting his most recent food festival, you can catch him at a car or boat festival. Keep up with Abramson’s festivals and travels by following him on Twitter!