34th Annual Grass Valley Car Show

The Grass Valley Car Show is in its 34th year in Historic Downtown Grass Valley, 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. Car entries include vintage cars from 1972 and before, and will take place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, along Main and Mill Streets.

Grass Valley Car Show

Photo by Curtis Gruss

Come visit the men and women who love detail, history, and experience.  Approximately 300 cars will attend.  Grass Valley City Hall will house food vendors.  Other vendors include a face painter, photo booth, metal signs, paint art, and a few cars for sale.  Car Show T-shirts and buttons will be for sale at the GVDA booth at the clocktower at Mill and Main, right next the Title Sponsor’s booth, Riebes Auto parts.  Riebes will be bringing their collections of cars for display. The public can vote for the people’s choice award at the GVDA booth: 1 ballot per person.  You can also enter an engine raffle!

Grass Valley Car Show

Photo by Curtis Gruss

Trophy categories include: Best of Show, the People’s Choice, Best Street Rod, Best 50’s, Best Chevy, Best Stock, Best Paint, Born to be Wild, Best 60’s and 70’s, Best Muscle Car, Best Truck, Best fat Fender, Best Import, Best Ford, Best Antique, Best Modified, Best Wheels/Rims, and Best Traditional Custom Cars.  Trophies are sponsored by local Grass Valley businesses and downtown merchants.

Grass Valley Car Show

Photo by Curtis Gruss

Downtown Businesses will be having specials, and the Center For the Arts will be having a Free Family Fun Day.  Tofanelli’s restaurant will have music.  Mel’s Diner of Auburn is proud to present Linda singing Classic songs from the 50’s and 60’s – the music of ‘American Graffiti’.  Photo stands will be next to Three Lilies Photography for fun photo opportunities.  Stroll through the streets, shop in the incredible collection of downtown Grass Valley stores, and dine at one of Grass Valley’s many fine restaurants and cafes and tasting rooms.

Content submitted by Marni Marshall, Grass Valley Downtown Association