Vehicle Registration - Goodguys 36th West Coast Nationals

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Vehicle Registration - Goodguys 36th West Coast Nationals

The Crown Jewel turns 36!

By Goodguys Rod & Custom Association

When and where

Date and time

August 25 · 8am - August 27 · 3pm PDT


Alameda County Fairgrounds 4501 Pleasanton Avenue Pleasanton, CA 94566

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

About this event

  • 2 days 7 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Known as the "Crown Jewel" event, the West Coast Nationals is everything great about Goodguys events; warm summer sun, some of the best rides in the West and amazing crowds of families, fans and true classic enthusiasts.

America’s Favorite Car Show returns to its roots for a 40th anniversary celebration of Cool Cars, Cool People and Good Times! Grab your family and friends and head on out to the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton the weekend of August 25th thru 27th for the Goodguys 36th RaceDeck West Coast Nationals featuring over 3,000 of the country’s finest 1998 & older hot rods, trucks, customs, muscle cars and classics! Plus, experience an earth-shaking Nitro Thunderfest, a Pinstriper’s Brush Bash, shop the huge swap meet, Cars 4 Sale Corral and vendor midway, enjoy live music, see which rides take home the top awards of the weekend including Builder’s Choice “Top 10” awards, the crowning of the Goodguys 2023 BASF America’s Most Beautiful award and so much more! And, on Sunday, American made or powered late models of all years are welcome for our Meguiar’s All-American Sunday celebration! For complete details and to register your vehicle or purchase tickets, click here.

* Featured attractions subject to change. Please check our website for the most up-to-date information.

Show hours:

Friday, August 25 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday, August 26 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday, August 27 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

Vehicle Registration hours:

Thursday, August 24 - 8:00am to 6:00pm

Friday, August 25 -7:00am to 6:00pm

Saturday, August 26 -7:00am to 3:00pm

Sunday, August 27 - 7:00am to Noon



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About the organizer

The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association promotes and produces some of the world’s most dynamic automotive events. Why? Because we’re car people, just like you. Founded by lifelong hot rodder Gary Meadors in 1983, Goodguys Rod & Custom Association is the world’s largest hot rodding association with over 70,000 active members worldwide. Goodguys events feature thousands of candy colored hot rods and customs, tricked out trucks, mighty muscle cars and regal classics sprawled throughout venues such as lush fairgrounds, super speedways and large outdoor stadiums.

The cars, the vendor exhibits, the adrenaline-pumping Goodguys AutoCross, the live entertainment and colorful people create a festive atmosphere charged with electricity. Goodguys offers over 14 events annually across the country from the coast to coast and border to border. Our events range from two-day affairs attended by 30,000 to 40,000 people to three day extravaganza's attracting over 100,000 auto enthusiasts.

$45 – $85