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28th Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, "The Coolest Show on Earth"

The Coastside Adult Day Health Center and it's band of hundreds of amazing volunteers.

Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

28th Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, "The Coolest...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Kids Admission (age 10 and under)   more info 2d 2h 16m Free $0.00
Early Bird Junior Admission (age 11-17)   more info 2d 2h 16m $15.00 $1.82
Early Bird Adult Admission (age 18-64)   more info 2d 2h 16m $25.00 $2.37
Early Bird Senior Admission (age 65 and over)   more info 2d 2h 16m $15.00 $1.82
PRE-REGISTRATION for Show Vehicles – Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, Aircraft, Machines   more info 2d 18h 46m $50.00 $3.74
Donation to the Coastside Adult Day Health Center (Event Beneficiary)   more info 2d 18h 46m Enter donation ($)

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Pacific Coast Dream Machines



There are car shows, air shows, motorcycle shows, tractor shows, maker fairs, music festivals, food festivals, and living history festivals galore. Mix them all together in one venue on one day and you’ve got Half Moon Bay California’s remarkable, one and only Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show –– marking its 28th year on Sunday, April 29, 2018 with a massive celebration of mechanical ingenuity, power and style at Half Moon Bay Airport.

It's a whimsical, fascinating, amusing, curious and absolutely unique show and tell spectacle featuring 2,000 magnificent driving, flying and working machines from the 20th and 21st centuries. The world's coolest cars of every era and style, model-T fire engines, vintage busses, custom motorcycles, tricked out trucks, sleek streamliners, one-of-a-kind antique engines and tractors and historic military aircraft will be among the mesmerizing displays.

Vintage Car


World-Class Tricked-Out Cars and TrucksFantastic Flying MachinesCustom MotorcyclesQuirky ContraptionsJaw-Dropping Warbird FlyoversSpectacular SkydivingHigh-Flying Freestyle Motocross Stunt ShowsMonster Truck RidesUnimotorcycle Drag Racing • Helicopter and Plane RidesSupersonic World Record Streamliners • Refurbished Fly-Wheel Engines & Tractors • Fabulous Food & Drink • All-Day Live MusicSuper Duper Kidz Funzone  • Bob Senz Big Cacklefest: A Mass Firing-Up of the Engines

Dream Machine Exhibits


10am,12pm and 2pm — Bob Senz’ Big Cacklefest

A mass synchronized firing-up of the engines of all the magnificent machines on display


11am and 1pm — Warbird Flyover
Spine-tingling vintage warbird flyovers


11am — Spectacular Military Style Skydiving Jumps
Spectacular skydiving performances from the C-47 Skytrain with military style jumps by the experts at Precision Skydiving


11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm — Freestyle Motocross Stunt Show
Electrifying 4-rider freestyle motocross stunt shows 

Dream Machine Exhibits 2



Spectators will get a rare up-close look at a wide range of cars; from Customs, Antique Model T’s, Street Rods, High-Perfomance, Low Riders, Dragsters, Alternative Fuel, Jet Cars and more! Have a cool vehicle you want to show the admiring hordes? Bring your vehicle to the show and choose a registration ticket.


Hundreds of aviation wonders are expected to be on display –– headlined by legendary vintage warbirds like the DC-3 / C-47 Skytrain plus stylish homebuilts, classics from the ‘40s and ‘50s, sport and ultralight aircraft. Thrilling rides will be offered in helicopters, vintage bi-planes and DC-3.

Kids Fun Zone

The attractions for youngsters are awesome and endless in the Super Duper Kidz Funzone:

Monster Inflatables

Toxic Rush

Voltage Dome

Bungee Jump

Rock Climbing Wall

Face Painting

Wild and Wacky Waterballerz

food and drinks

There will be plenty of delectable food and delicious coastal-infused drink with custom cocktails and beer just for the show

 Bloody Mary’s and Coastal Cosmos from Half Moon Bay Distillery

Classic Motorhead Ale and Kolsch from Half Moon Bay Brewing Co

Premium Winefrom Half Moon Bay’s Barterra Winery

Craft Cocktails from Longboard Margarita Bar


Other Information


 Register your own dream machine and show it to the world! Cars, trucks, motorcycles, aircraft and all machines welcome! Chose the registration ticket instead of spectator admission ticket to register and display your machine.



Parking at the event is included in the admission price. There is a designated area for bicycle parking at the south end of the airport – bicycle entry is from the Mezza Luna gate, located at the south end of the airport off Capistrano Road. There will also be specially marked handicapped parking on the airport grounds. Attendants will be on-site to direct you. Click here for the event map



A special shuttle bus is available to shuttle visitors from the auto display areas at the central/south end of the airport to the aircraft display area at the north end.



Please be considerate. For the safety, comfort, and courtesy of your pets and festival-goers, please leave your pets at home. Large crowds and noise make it a very stressful and dangerous environment for pets.



 The Half Moon Bay Pilots Association Saturday Hangar Dinner will be held on Saturday, April 28 at the Andreini family hangar at Half Moon Bay Airport. Preview some of the historic aircraft and custom cars that will be displayed at the Dream Machines Show and enjoy a festive barbecue tri-tip dinner party. Tickets are $30 per person, available at the door which open at 5:30 pm. Parking is on the airport field – enter off Capistrano Road.



The show benefits the Coastside Adult Day Health Center. Thanks in part to fund-raising support from Dream Machines, the brand new Coastside Adult Community Center opened in 2014. Drop by the fabulous new facility at 925 Main Street in Half Moon Bay.










Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

There are no age requirements but kids age 10 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Proper ID will be required to purchase alcoholic beverages.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking at the event is included in the admission price. For public transit information, visit the public transit page on the event website.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Best to first visit the detailed event website. You can contact the show office at 650-726-2328 or email


What's the refund policy?

All ticket sales are final and non-refundable. This is a rain or shine event.


Have questions about 28th Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, "The Coolest Show on Earth"? Contact The Coastside Adult Day Health Center and it's band of hundreds of amazing volunteers.

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When & Where

Half Moon Bay Airport
9850 N. Cabrillo Highway
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

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The Coastside Adult Day Health Center and it's band of hundreds of amazing volunteers.

Since its inception in 1982, the Coastside Adult Day Health Center's mission has been to keep people as healthy, active, and independent as possible when advancing years or physical/mental conditions call for extra care and attention. 


With compassion and professionalism, Coastside Adult Day Health Center offers a comprehensive structured health care program with all inclusive services that are individualized for each participant. Services include:


  • Nursing and personal care / medication monitoring

  • Physical, occupational and speech therapies

  • Social services / case management

  • Memory enhancement program (beginning stage dementia)

  • Alzheimer's program (intermediate and advanced stage dementia)

  • Stimulating group activities

  • Respite and support groups for families and caregivers

  • Nutrition education and counseling

  • Hot, nutritious lunch served daily

  • Door-to-door wheelchair-accessible transportation

  • Information and referrals


CADHC’s goal is to restore and maintain physical and mental health so our participants can remain in their own homes, close to family and friends in the community they helped build.

The Coastside Adult Day Health Center is located at 925 Main Street in Half Moon Bay. For information, contact executive director Janie Bono at 650-726-5067 or visit

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