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Goodguys 28th Autumn Get-Together

November 11 & 12, 2017
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, November 11 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
  • Sunday, November 12 - 8:00am to 4:00pm



Vehicle Registration & Pricing:

Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates

Pre-Registration (Save $10)

$40.00 Jan. 1 - Oct. 27, 2017
At-Event Registration (for Saturday & Sunday participation) $50.00 Nov. 11, 2017
Sunday Only At-Event Registration $30.00 Nov 12, 2017
*Pre-registration discount is available only to Goodguys Members. Become a Goodguys Member today by calling (925)838-9876 or Join Online here


Non-Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates
At-Event Registration (for Saturday & Sunday participation) $65.00 Nov. 11, 2017
Sunday Only At-Event Registration $40.00 Nov. 12, 2017


Spectator Admission & Pricing:

Spectator Pricing Online Pre-Sale* At The Gate
General Admission - Goodguys Members rate $15.00 | Buy Online $20.00
General Admission (non-Goodguys Member rate) $17.00 | Buy Online $20.00
2-Day Pass $35.00 | Buy Online $35.00
Junior Admission (ages 7-12) $6.00 | Buy Online $6.00
Kids (ages 6 & under) N/A Free
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!

Veterans and Active Military members FREE Saturday & Sunday - see details »

Details: Please note that to obtain free admittance to the show, veterans and active military must present either a current Veterans Identification Card or an Active Duty Military ID Card at the ticket window – unfortunately, tickets are not available online for this promotion.  Additionally, the FREE admission only applies to veterans and active military members – family and friends must pay the full general admission price.
* Online discount ends at 11:59pm on November 10, 2017.



What's On Tap

Show Features
  • Over 2,500 American Made or Powered Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks of all years
  • Veterans Day celebrations all weekend long
  • Special Feature Indoor Exhibit
  • Goodguys AutoCross
  • Burn Out Competition - details
  • Nitro Thunderfest Dragster Exhibition
  • Automotive Art Display
  • Goodgals Gallery
  • Cruiser-Rama Bicycle Display
  • Vendor & Manufacturer Exhibits
  • Swap Meet
  • Cars 4 Sale Corral
  • Model & Pedal Car Show
  • Smash 4 Cash- Hayward firefighters Local 1909 Charity Demolition Derby - More Info & How To Enter
  • Live Music Entertainment
  • Kids Zone - Free Arts and crafts, games, prizes & more!
  • Kids Free Revell Model Car Make-N-Take - Get your kids involved in model building
2017 Weekend Happenin's

Special Awards
Saturday Specialty Parking Areas
  • YoungGuys/Gals by Goolsby Customs
  • Trick Truck Corral
  • Mighty Muscle
  • Camaro Corral
  • Vettes for Vets
Goodguys AutoCross

Participation Information

Show & Shine Pre-Registration


Pre-registration has closed for this event. For “At-Event” registration, please see below.


To display your 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, a chance to win a Goodguys Award and more! And if you register before pre-registration ends on 10/27/17, you'll save $10 OFF the At-Event price!* * 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 10/27/17 (2 weeks prior to the event).



At-Event Vehicle Registration
If you miss the Pre-Registration cut-off date for this event, which is 10/27/17, don’t worry… you can still register your vehicle the weekend of the show at the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton during the following hours:

  • Saturday 11/11 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday 11/12 - 7:00am to 1:00pm

At Event Registration is located in Building R inside the fairgrounds but to enter through Gate 12 off Valley Avenue

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 Cars 4 Sale Corral, you have several options as follows:

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

Swap Meet Registration Times: • Friday 11/10: 2pm - 7pm
• Saturday 11/11: 5am - 9am
• Sunday 11/12: 5am - 9am

Car Corral Registration Times: • Friday 11/10: Noon-5pm
• Saturday 11/11: 7am- 5pm
• Sunday 11/12: 7am-1pm


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 Model & Pedal Car Show Registration Flyer
Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery
If you are interested in selling in the Goodgals Arts & Crafts Gallery please contact:
Karen Kaleiki
(925) 457-8738 Arts & Crafts Registration Flyer
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


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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

Facility Map

Onsite RV camping rates:

  • 30 Amp Back in -$40 per night
  • 30 Amp Pull-Through -$60 per night
  • 50 Amp Back-In -$50 per night
  • 50 Amp Pull-Through - $65 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) 677-2696 or on their website by clicking here
Media Inquiries
For all media inquiries, please contact Betsy Bennett at (503) 246-0237 or e-mail her here.


Media Credential Request Form

Important Reminders

Online Pre-Registration closes at midnight on 10/27/17 (2 weeks prior to the event).

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.


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