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West Coast Nationals

Goodguys "Crown Jewel" Returns To Pleasanton, August 23-25!

The "Crown Jewel" of all Goodguys events, the Goodguys 27th West Coast Nationals presented by Flowmaster, will take place at the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA, August 23-25, 2013! This highly prestigious Goodguys event on the blends old school traditions with new school trends and kicks off on Monday with our traditional "Hot Rod Week" featuring daily cruises to speed shops and other destinations of interest throughout the Bay Area region leading up to the official start of the event on Friday.

The 27th West Coast Nationals will feature a huge Show & Shine featuring over 3,500 pre-1972 candy-colored hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars and trucks on display.

Plus, learn about the latest collector car products and trends at hundreds of Vendor and Sponsor Exhibits, shop the huge Swap Meet for those hard-to-find parts and automotive memorabilia, buy or sell a vehicle at the AutoTrader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral, enjoy live nostalgic music entertainment and take in nightly post-event parties, participate in FREE fun stuff for the kids like the Kids Play Area, Revell Model Car Make n' Take, PPG Coloring Contest, Clowns & Magicians and so much more!

Click here to pre-register your vehicle for the show
Or Call (925) 838-9876

Click Here to purchase spectator tickets
Purchase your tickets online and you'll get a coupon good for $5 OFF any Goodguys merchandise purchase of $25 or more at the show!

Pre-Register Your Vehicle Before
August 9th And Save $10
Off The At-Event Price!



Want to save money and speed up the registration check-in process at the event? Then don't forget that if you pre-register your vehicle before August 9th at midnight, you'll Save $10 off the at-event price! Don't hesitate... Register your ride today!

Click Here To Pre-Register Your Vehicle For The Show
Or Call 1-925-838-9876

Don't Miss The 2013 Fred Zimmerman Memorial Hot Rod Week!



The Goodguys 2013 Fred Zimmerman Memorial Hot Rod Week schedule has been confirmed! This year's Hot Rod Week takes place Monday, August 19th through Thursday, August 22nd. Four big days of guided driving tours to shops and places of interest in the San Francisco Bay Area and other close by regions in Northern California is what it's all about! Hot Rod Week serves as a fun activity for locals as well as out of town visitors attending the annual West Coast Nationals in Pleasanton. Everybody is welcome to come along!

No registration is required and there is no fee! Just show up at the Pleasanton Hilton at 8am each morning (Mon 8/19 through Thurs 8/22), get a tour map and head off with the pack to join the Hot Rod Week Fun! All tours leave the back parking lot of the Hilton at 8:30am sharp!

Click Here For Complete Details
Or call (925) 838-9876

Nitro Thunderfest Exhibition On Tap For The West Coast Nationals!



Nitro Thunderfest returns to the Goodguys 27th West Coast Nationals presented by Flowmaster! Thunderfest is a special display of vintage dragsters, altered and funny cars from the 1960's that have been lovingly restored to their original condition. The cars will be cackled Friday and Saturday on heavy loads of nitromethane! Bring your earplugs! These things create serious thunder and excitement!

Check Out The Crowd-Favorite WEME Mini-Engine Nationals!


The Bay Area Model Engine Club is again holding a spectacular national gathering of model engines and other mechanical marvels at this year's West Coast Nationals! See over 50 exhibitors display their miniature engines and works of art! Exhibitors are coming from all over the country and the world to exhibit their model engines and cars for this spectacular exhibit!

Don't Forget To Enjoy The
Nightly Parties!


Don't wait until Friday to start the party! All the action gets started Thursday evening at 5:00pm at the host hotel, the Pleasanton Hilton, with the traditional Thursday Kick-off Party featuring the Hot Rods Band, food & fun! On Friday night, we're back at the Hilton for our ever-popular T.G.I.F. parking lot party. Then on Saturday night, Ronnie & The Classics will keep the Fairgrounds gates open late for registered participants with live music and more starting at 6pm!

Buy Or Sell Hard-To-Find Auto Parts Or A Vehicle At The Goodguys Swap Meet And AutoTrader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral

If you're looking to buy or sell any hard-to-find classic automotive parts, memorabilia or even a vehicle, then the Swap Meet and AutoTrader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral at the Goodguys 27th West Coast Nationals is the selling or shopping experience for you! In the Swap Meet you'll find everything under the automotive sun from gauges to tires & wheels, vehicle frames to fenders, shop signs to vintage automotive toys and so much more! And in the AutoTrader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral you'll find cars and trucks of all styles and years that are ready to cruise and ready to restore.

Click here to register to sell in the Swap Meet

Make Your Trip To The West Coast Nationals A True Vacation!

If you've got the family with ya or if it's just you and your sweetie - plan an extra few hours or days to do some sightseeing! Northern California is a mecca for outdoor activity and fine dining! Head down to San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf for a meal and a peek at the sea lions, walk across the Golden Gate Bridge, ride a cable car or drive down the crooked Lombard Street street!


If you want to stay somewhat local in the east bay - head to Berkeley's Telegraph Ave, or maybe catch an Oakland A's baseball game at the O.CO Coliseum! Or you can drive out to the Livermore Valley Wine Country for some wine tasting, or head down to historic and romantic Carmel-by-the-Sea! Your sightseeing options are endless!

Click Here For More Details On Local Area Attractions

Goodguys 27th West Coast Nationals Event T-Shirt & Metal Sign On Sale Now!


Don't wait until you get to the show to get your official Goodguys gear! Purchase your collectible Goodguys 27th West Coast Nationals official event t-shirt and Metal Sign before you even arrive Pleasanton! And as a special added incentive for 2013 - all event t-shirts will feature the limited issue Goodguys 30th Anniversary Logo on the right sleeve! You'll be the envy of all your friends when you cruise into the Fairgrounds sporting the Goodguys 100% cotton t-shirt.

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