Goodguys 36th All American Get-Together

March 24 & 25, 2018
Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566


General Information

Event Contact Information:

  • Goodguys Office Phone: (925) 838-9876
  • Alameda County Fairgrounds: Website | (925) 426-7600
  • Facility Map

Event Hours:

  • Saturday, March 24 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday, March 25 - 8:00am to 4:00pm



Show & Shine and Car Corral Registration & Pricing:

Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates

Pre-Registration (Save $10)
Online Registration
Print Registration

$40.00 Now - March 11, 2018

Pre-Registration (no discount)

$50.00 March 12 - March 16, 2018
At-Event Registration $50.00 March 24, 2018
At-Event Registration Sunday Only $30.00 March 25, 2018
*Pre-registration discount is available only to Goodguys Members. Become a Goodguys Member today by calling (925)838-9876 or clicking here. All Show & Shine Registrations include (2) Weekend Passes to the show.


Non-Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates
At-Event Registration (for Saturday & Sunday participation) $65.00 March 24, 2018
Sunday Only At-Event Registration $40.00 March 25, 2018


Spectator Admission & Pricing:

Spectator Pricing Online Pre-Sale*  At The Gate
Goodguys Member General Admission (ages 13+) $15.00 (before 3/23/18) $15.00
Non-Member General Admission (ages 13+) $17.00 (before 3/23/18) $20.00
Kids (ages 7-12) $6.00 $6.00
Kids (ages 6 & under) N/A Free


Get Tickets


Parking $10.00 charged by Alameda County Fairgrounds
Goodguys Member Discount Show your current membership card and valid ID to receive $5 off your General Admission Ticket when purchased at the gate!
Military Discount Show your active or retired military ID for $5 off your General Admission Ticket when purchased at the gate!
* Advanced Purchase Online General Admission Discount offer ends at 11:59pm on Friday, March 23, 2018.


What's On Tap

Show Features
  • Over 3,000 American Made or Powered Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks of all years
  • Indoor Car Show - Open to Custom Vehicles 1936-1972 Competing for Custom of the Year
  • Goodguys AutoCross - Featuring 16 car "American AutoCross Shootout" presented by MotoRad
  • Nitro Thunderfest Dragster Exhibition presented by
  • Vendor & Manufacturer Exhibits
  • Low Rider Display
  • Custom Motorcycle Display
  • Burn Out Competition
  • Swap Meet
  • Cars 4 Sale Corral
  • Live Music with Public Eye and the Groove Doctors
  • Kids Zone - Free Arts and crafts, games, prizes & more!
  • Kids Free Revell Model Car Make-N-Take - Get your kids involved in model building.
  • Model & Pedal Car Show
  • Featured Car Club: Satan's Angels
2018 Weekend Happenin's
Special Awards
Saturday Specialty Parking Areas

Saturday Specialty Parking Areas are a huge attraction at Goodguys events! Held on Saturday (at all events) from 7am-Noon, these areas offer distinctive parking in high-traffic areas of the shows for specific genres of cars and trucks, dash plaques for all participants and a shot at a Goodguys award!

Goodguys AutoCross

Featuring 16 car "American AutoCross Shootout" presented by MotoRad

Participation Information

Show & Shine Pre-Registration


Pre-Registration (without discount) available until 3/20/18. For "At-Event" registration, please see below.  

Goodguys Members Online Pre-Register Here  Goodguys Members Print Pre-Register Here


To display your or sell a vehicle at a Goodguys Get-Together event, you do not need to be a Goodguys Member. For all years of American made and/or powered vehicles, we offer the opportunity for you to participate in and display your vehicle at the show with a "Show & Shine Registration" good for both days of the event. Your registration comes with space to display your vehicle as well as a Goodguys goodie bag, (2) adult weekend passes, children's passes, the opportunity to participate in Goodguys AutoCross, the chance to win a Goodguys Award, and more! If you pre-register before March 11, 2018, you'll save $10 off the at-event price and will pay just $40! There are no discounts for Members pre-registering their vehicle after March 11, 2018.

* In order to pre-register and save $10 Off the At-Event price, you must be a current Goodguys Gold or Silver Member.

Not a Goodguys member?
No problem, you can sign-up to become a member for as little as $20 (Silver Membership) or $35 (Gold Membership). Your Goodguys membership not only gets you 12 monthly digital or hard-copy issues of the Goodguys Gazette Magazine, it also gets you loads of exclusive Goodguys Members-Only benefits and perks including discounts on car registrations,a personalized ID card and more!

Become A Goodguys Member Today

or call (925) 838-9876.

* Car Corral registration is open to all years and makes
** Please Note: The final day to pre-register online for this event is 3/20/18

At-Event Vehicle Registration

If you miss the pre-registration cut-off date for this event, which is 3/16/18, don't worry. You can still register your vehicle the weekend of the show at the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, inside building R, during the following hours:

  • Friday 3/23 – Noon- 7:00pm (Gate 12 only)
  • Saturday 3/24 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday 3/25 - 7:00am to 1:00pm

Cars 4 Sale Corral Registration times:

  • Friday 3/23 – Noon- 7:00pm
  • Saturday 3/24 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday 3/25 - 7:00am to 1:00pm
Swap Meet & Cars 4 Sale Corral

If you would like to sell automotive parts or memorabilia in the Swap Meet or a vehicle in the AutoTrader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral, you have several options as follows: For The Swap Meet:

Option 1: Print the Swap Meet application
Option 2: Contact Andrew Walker at (925) 218-9114 or or Justin Bower at (925) 218-9129 or  for space assignment

Swap Meet registration hours:

  • Friday 3/23: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Saturday 3/24: 5:00am - 9:00am
  • Sunday 3/25: 5:00am - 9:00am


Click Here For More Information About Goodguys Swap Meets & Cars 4 Sale Corral

Model & Pedal Car Show

If you are interested in participating in the Model & Pedal Car show, please contact Rex Barden at (209) 747-4684 or e-mail him here

Model & Pedal Car Show Flyer (coming soon)
Commercial Vendors

If you are interested in being a Commercial Vendor at this event click here for details.

Additional Information

Book Your Stay

Goodguys has partnered with many quality and convenient local area hotels to provide travelers discounted nightly rates. Space is limited so book your rooms today!

Preferred Hotel List


Be sure to ask for the Goodguys rate or click on the booking link


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Plan Your Weekend

Make a vacation out of your trip to a Goodguys show by exploring and experiencing the many great local attractions, sporting events, museums, gardens and restaurants in the surrounding area.

Details On Local Attractions
Dry Camping
  • 20x50 $25 per night
  • 20x55 $30 per night
  • 20x60 $40 per night
  • 20x70 $50 per night
Full Hook-Up Camping - NORTH
  • 20x40 30 amp $40 per night
  • 20x40 50 amp $50 per night
Full Hook-Up Camping - SOUTH
  • 20x40 30 amp $35 per night
  • 20x40 50 amp $40 per night

Reserve your spot by calling the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton at (925) 426-7600.

Scooter Rentals

Event Scooters will provide the scooter rental service for this event. You can make reservations by calling 262-677-2697 or on their website by clicking here

Facility Map

Media Inquiries

For all media inquiries, please contact Betsy Bennett at (503) 246-0237 or e-mail her here.

Important Reminders

Online Pre-Registration with discount closes at midnight on 3/11/18.
Online Pre-Registration without discount closes at midnight on 3/20/18.

No golf carts or motorized conveyances are allowed! Exceptions will be made for disabled participants with single-person conveyances only.

No pets, cans, bottles, bicycles, scooters or roller/inline skates are allowed on grounds.

Last modified on Monday, 19 March 2018 08:56