Grass Valley Car Show postponed until 2021

Photo by Jason Scallin 11:eleven photography

Featured in this photo and our 2020 poster is the winner of Best of Show from 2019

Roy Siegfried: 1936 Ford Cabriolet

Our May 2 Car Show is postponed with a new date to be announced.  Likely it will be the first Saturday of 2021.

We’ll miss having the car show this year.  Due to Covid-19 we must postpone the event.

If you sent in an application, we will shred your check and save your information for next year.

Stay safe everyone.



Mail applications to Grass Valley Downtown Association (GVDA) at P.O. Box 1986, Grass Valley, CA 95945

or drop in the box at our office at 125 Neal St, Grass Valley, CA 95945.

Office hours 10am-5pm M-F

Registration forms $30 pre-registration

Day of Reg and starting 4/18 $35

Call us in the office if you have questions, (530)272-8315

If you wish to register for the Car Show DAY OF EVENT

it is $35 DAY OF REGISTRATION (Per Car)

All vehicles must be registered by 9:30am on May 2nd.

VENDOR applications are here: Vendor Application

Car Corral spots are $20, email if you want to feature your car for sale at the event. You will be placed in the vendor area.

We start parking cars at 6:30 A.M.

Photo by 11: eleven photography

At 9:00 we will then begin assigning wait list participants to fill the spaces available due to no-shows.

All Car Show entries are requested to arrive via S. Auburn Street Follow South Auburn Street north towards downtown where a parking attendant will guide you left or right onto Main Street. Parking attendants will assist you into a space.

Downtown Grass Valley • Grass Valley, California

1975 & older Domestic-Import-Hot Rods-Rat Rods Classic Vehicles

& Vintage Motorcycles


Travel back in time and experience American nostalgia at its best. See the classic American automobiles that defined their generations and shop, dine and stay in a city that honors its historic past and embraces its wonderful future; Historic Downtown Grass Valley.

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A Vintage Car– a Vintage Hotel – in a Vintage Town

Set in historic downtown Grass Valley California amongst gold-rush era buildings, this Sierra Foothills community event is always a hit with young and old alike.

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Looking up Main Street from Mill Street

See approximately 300 of the finest custom, vintage and antique cars and trucks in all of Northern California. Get an opportunity to talk to the men and women whose passion is responsible for the restoration of these beautiful icons of American culture.

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A mix of vendor booths and classic cars on Main Street

Enjoy great rock ‘n roll music as you stroll through the streets of historic downtown Grass Valley. Browse local car related vendor booths, shop in the incredible collection of downtown Grass Valley stores, and relax at one of Grass Valley’s three wine tasting rooms as you sample the best of hand-crafted, mountain grown Sierra Foothill wines.

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Vintage cars in front of the Old Town Cafe on Mill Street

When it’s time for food, dine at one of Grass Valley’s many fine restaurants and cafes but make sure to leave room for the many delectable treats that will be offered by local vendor booths and candy stores.  We will also have face painting.

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A parade of classic, custom and antique cars up Mill Street



So roll the windows or take the top down. Crank up the tunes and cruise to Grass Valley to celebrate the great American automobile. Recall fond old memories and make new ones. Come for the day, stay for the night, and enjoy a great weekend getaway in this quaint Sierra Foothills town.





Thank you to our title sponsor Riebes Auto Parts


Grass Valley Car Show


and our partner