Goodguys 25th Summer Get-Together

June 2 & 3, 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

Event Hours:

  • Saturday, June 2 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday, June 3 - 8:00am to 4:00pm



Vehicle Registration & Pricing:

Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates

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

$40.00 Now - May 20, 2018

Pre-Registration (no discount)

$50.00 May 21 - 29, 2018
At-Event Registration $50.00 June 2, 2018
Sunday Only At-Event Registration $30.00 June 3, 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 June 2, 2018
Sunday Only At-Event Registration $40.00 June 3, 2018


Spectator Admission & Pricing:

Spectator Pricing Online Pre-Sale* At The Gate
Goodguys Members General Admission (ages 13+) $15.00 (before 6/2/18) $15.00
Non-Members General Admission (ages 13+) $17.00 (before 6/2/18) $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!
* Online discount ends at 11:59pm on June 1, 2018.


What's On Tap

Show Features
  • Over 2,500 American Made or Powered Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks of all years
  • Indoor Muscle Car Show
  • Cruiser Rama – Special Indoor Custom Bicycle Exhibit
  • Goodguys AutoCross
  • Nitro Thunderfest Dragster Exhibition presented by
  • Burn Out Competition - details
  • Vendor & Manufacturer Exhibits
  • Model & Pedal Car Show
  • Swap Meet
  • Cars 4 Sale Corral
  • 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.
  • Tri-Valley Qaurter Midgets Exhibition
2018 Weekend Happenin's

Special Awards
  • 2018 Goodguys / Muscle Car of the Year Finalist presented by MSD
  • 2018 Goodguys / Muscle Machine of the Year Finalist presented by Griots Garage
  • All American Ford, Chevy & Mopar Picks
  • Best Ride on BFG presented by BFGoodrich Tires
  • Best Ride on Billet Specialties Wheels presented by Billet Specialties
  • Chevy Truck Pick presented by LMC Truck
  • Ford Truck Pick presented by LMC Truck
  • Gazette Pick
  • Goodguys Pick
  • Homebuilt Heaven presented by Speedway Motors
  • Innovation Award presented by Snap-On
  • Magnificent Masterpiece presented by Meguiar's
  • Modern Muscle
  • Specialty Sales Classics Pick
  • Style & Engineering presented by Roadster Shop
  • Traditional Homebuilt Heaven presented by Speedway Motors
  • Young Guys/Gals presented by Goolsby Customs 
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

Participation Information

Show & Shine Pre-Registration


Pre-registration without discount available until 5/29/18. For "At-Event" registration, please see below.

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


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, the chance to win a Goodguys Award, and more! If you pre-register before May 20, 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 May 20, 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.

** Please Note: The final day to pre-register online for this event is 5/29/18.

At-Event Vehicle Registration
If you miss the pre-registration cut-off date for this event, which is 5/29/18, don't worry. You can still register your vehicle the weekend of the show at the fairgrounds in Pleasanton during the following hours:

Show & Shine Registration Times:

  • Friday 6/1 - Noon to 7:00pm (Gate 12 only)
  • Saturday 6/2 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday 6/3 - 7:00am to 1:00pm

Cars 4 Sale Registration Times:

  • Friday 6/1 - Noon to 7:00pm
  • Saturday 6/2 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday 6/3 - 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, you have several options as follows: Option 1: Click here to print Swap Meet application (coming soon)
Option 2: Contact Andrew Walker at (925) 218-9114, or Justin Bower at (925) 218-9129, for space assignment.
Option 3: Click here to register online. (coming soon)

Swap Meet Registration times:

  • Friday 6/1: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Saturday 6/2: 5:00am - 9:00am
  • Sunday 6/3: 5:00am - 9:00am
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
Facility Map

Onsite RV camping rates:

Dry Camping

  • 20x50: $25 per night
  • 20x55: $30 per night
  • 20x60: $40 per night
  • 20x65: $45 per night
  • 20x70: $50 per night

Full Hook-Up Camping

  • 20x40 30 amp: $45 per night
  • 20x40 50 amp: $50 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
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 with discount closes at midnight on 5/20/18.
Online Pre-Registration without discount closes at midnight on 5/29/18.

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 Sunday, 21 January 2018 10:13