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Goodguys 31st West Coast Nationals presented by Flowmaster

August 25 - 27, 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:

  • 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 & Pricing:

Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates

Pre-Registration with discount (Save $10)

$45.00 Jan. 1 - Aug 11, 2017

Pre-Registration with late fee

$55.00 Aug. 12 - Aug. 23, 2017
At-Event Registration Show & Shine $55.00 Aug 24 - 26, 2017
At-Event Registration Show & Shine - Sunday Only $30.00 Aug 27, 2017

*Pre-registration discount is available only to Goodguys Members. Become a Goodguys Member today by calling (925)838-9876 or Join Online here


To register a car for the Cars for Sale Corral see the link below


Non-Member Registration Prices Cost Registration Dates
At-Event Registration $70.00 Aug 24 - 26, 2017
At-Event Registration Show & Shine - Sunday Only $40.00 Aug 27, 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
3-Day Pass $50.00 $50.00
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
Trailer Parking $20 at Alameda County Fairgrounds (*NO Trailer Parking at Double Tree  by Hilton)
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 August 24, 2017.


What's On Tap

Show Features
  • Over 3,000 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru '72
  • Crowning of America's Most Beautiful Street Rod - More info
  • Nitro Thunderfest Dragster Exhibition
  • Vendor & Manufacturer Exhibits
  • Swap Meet
  • Cars 4 Sale Corral
  • Model & Pedal Car Show
  • Paint & Sip, presented by Pinot’s Palette - details and sign-up
  • Bonneville Display
  • Indoor Cushman Display
  • Blackhawk Museum Concourse d ’Elegance
  • Pinstripers Brush Bash & Auction
  • Goodgals Gallery
  • Live music Entertainment
  • WEME Miniature Engine Display
  • Kids Zone - Free Arts and crafts, games, prizes & more!
  • Kids Free Revell Model Car Make-N-Take - Get your kids involved in model building
  • Feature club “Franklin Syndicate”
2017 Weekend Happenin's

Road Tours & Parties

No registration is required for Hot Rod Week. You simply show up at the Doubletree by 8am, get a map and leave with the tour group at 8:30 each morning! It’s as simple as that! For more information about the Gary Meadors Hot Rod Week 2017 please call (925) 838-9876

  • Hot Rod Week: Meet at the Doubletree by Hilton, 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton, CA daily at 8 am for the tour info and details for the day
    -Mon - North/Central Bay Area
    -Tues - South Bay
    -Weds - Central Valley
    -Thurs - Danville Dukes Poker Run (mystery destination)
  • Thursday Kick-Off Party - 5pm at the Pleasanton Doubletree Hotel
  • Danville Dukes Shade Tree Social - Friday 3pm
Special Awards
Saturday Specialty Parking Areas

Participation Information

Show & Shine Pre-Registration


Pre-registration has ended for this event. Please see At-Event registration information below.

Goodguys Members Pre-Register Here  

Goodguys Members Print Pre-Register Here


For all vehicles 1972 and older, we offer the opportunity for you to participate in and display your vehicle at the show with a "Show & Shine Registration" good for all three 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, win a Goodguys Award and more! As a Goodguys Member, you will save $10 Off the At-Event price and only pay $45 if you Pre-Register to display your vehicle no later than two weeks prior to the start of the event.  After the Pre-Registration deadline has passed, you can still register your vehicle online up until the day before the event begins, but will be charged the At-Event price of $55.   Not a Goodguys member? No problem! You can register your vehicle for our Show & Shine at At-Event Registration the weekend of the event for a cost of $70. Or... Become a Goodguys 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: Pre-registration has ended for this event. Please see At-Event registration information below.

At-Event Vehicle Registration
If you miss the Pre-Registration cut-off date for this event, which is 8/23/17, don't worry... you can still register your vehicle the weekend of the show at the host hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton located at 7050 Johnson Drive in Pleasanton, CA, on the following days and hours:
  • Thursday 8/24 - 8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Friday 8/25 - 7:00am to 7:00pm
  • Saturday 8/26 - 7:00am to 3:00pm
  • Or Sunday 8/27 - 7:00am to Noon (enter at Gate 12 off of Valley Avenue or Rose Avenue off of Hopyard)

*No Trailer Parking at Double Tree by Hilton. Please park Trailers at the Fairgrounds

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:

For The Swap Meet:

Option 1:Print the Swap Meet Application to Fax Or Mail In
Option 2: Contact Justin Bower at (925) 218-9129 or justinb@good-guys.com or Andrew Walker at (925) 218-9114 or andreww@good-guys.com for space assignment
Option 3:

Swap Meet & Cars 4 Sale Corral At-Event Registration Times:
  • Thursday 8/24 - 1pm to 6pm
  • Friday 8/25 - 6am to 9am & 5pm to 7pm
  • Saturday 8/26 - 5am to 8am
  • Sunday 8/27 - 5am to 8am

* Gates close on Saturday at 8am

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 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!

*No Trailer Parking at Double Tree by Hilton. Please park Trailers at the Fairgrounds

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:

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) 677-2696 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

Pre-registration with discount available until 8/11/17. Pre-registration with late fee available 8/12/17 - 8/23/17.

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 Friday, 25 August 2017 11:47