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16th Annual Golden State Classics Car Show
Saturday, May 25, 9am - 2pm
Paso Robles Downtown City Park
3rd Annual Pre-Show Party
Friday, May 24, 5:30 - 8:30pm

Estrella Warbirds Museum, Hangar 1

4251 Dry Creek Rd, Paso Robles


Golden State Classics Car Show
Saturday, May 25

Come enjoy a fun car show in the Paso Robles Downtown City Park. It's a great Saturday in a shady park with cool grass! The park is surrounded by boutiques and eateries, or enjoy lunch at one of the food trucks in the show. We also have a great raffle including a Traeger BBQ!


New this year - Poker Walk! Stroll around downtown and collect cards for your winning hand! You can win cash prizes and gift certificates. Each car or truck registration receives a Poker Walk playing form. Extra forms are $5. The public can play, too!

Three new award categories:

  1. Import Performance "Tuners"

  2. Young Builders Award! The Young Builders award is for ages 25 years and under and has a discounted registration of $20. No trailers, the vehicle must be driven into the show. The vehicle must be registered in the Young Builder's name.

  3. Ladies Open Class (Female owned, any make or model)

New this year! - Car trailer parking available!


Golden State Classics Car Show:

Free for the public to attend

We have 29 awards categories and 40+ Merchant Awards

Registration is $55 and receives:

  • Complimentary T-shirt (Must register by April 21 to receive a free shirt!)

  • Goodie bag with a show poster and more

  • Poker Walk playing form 

If you want a registration form mailed to you, please call Robin Smith at 805 712-1224.

Friday Night Pre-Show Party, May 24 

​We have a blast on Friday night before the show! The Pre-Show Party is at Estrella Warbirds Hangar 1 in Paso Robles. For just $25 you'll receive appetizers, dinner, and dessert. We'll dance the night away to a fantastic band Unfinished Business and you can tour Woodland Auto Display. This event SELLS OUT! Get your tickets early!

There's a no-host bar and raffle, too. Park by the planes and meet new friends from all over California (and even further!).

  • Appetizers

  • Dinner buffet

  • Dessert

  • No-host bar

  • Raffle

  • Live music and dancing with Unfinished Business

  • AND your ticket includes a tour of Woodland Auto Display! This is a multi-million dollar auto display that fills 20,000 square feet. NASCAR, Sprint, Modified, Super Modified and Midget race cars, as well as vintage and classic automobiles, along with preserved historical motorcycles. 

Check out the photos below. It's a great deal for a super fun Friday night! 

You can pay online or download the paper form for tickets. If you need a paper form mailed to you, please call Robin Smith at 805 712-1224.


2024 Awards Categories

Best Paint, Best Interior, Best Engine, 

Best Theme, Best Mopar, Best Chevy, Best Ford, Best Under Construction, 

A. Street Rods

B. Fat Fenders

C. Muscle Car

D. Modern Muscle Car

E. Mustang 64 - 73

F. Camaro 67 - 81

G. Chevelle 64 - 72

H. Corvette 53 - 2000

I. TriFive 55 -57

J. Import Performance "Tuners" (New Category!)

K. Kustom Car Any car modified for appearance (i.e. Lead Sled, Low Rider, etc.).

L. Kustom Truck Any truck modified for appearance.

M. Hot Rod Car/truck modified to increase speed and acceleration.

N. Rat Rod: Car/truck deliberating exhibiting rust/patina,  typically lacking interior, reminiscent of early hot rods. 

O. Air-Cooled Engines

P. Foreign Vehicles

Q. Special Interest: A modified or high performance vehicle that does not fit other definitions.

R. Cars Pre-1948

S. Cars 49 - 59

T. Cars 60 - 69

U. Cars 70 - 79

V. Cars 80 - Present

W. Ford Truck Pre-56

X. Ford Truck 57 - Present

Y. Chevy Truck Pre-54

Z. Chevy Truck 55 - 59

Z1. Chevy Truck 60 - 87 (C-10)

Z2. Chevy Truck 88 - Present

Z3. Truck Open - (Any make other than Chevy or Ford, any year)

Z4. Young Builders Award (New Category! Discounted registration is $20)

Z5. Ladies Open Class - (New Category!) Female owned, any make or model

Best of Show Car 

Best of Show Truck 

Click here for photos by "Another Rick Evans Photo."

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