30th Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show Open for Registration - Engine Builder Magazine

30th Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show Open for Registration

Registration is open for the one and only Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, one of the west coast’s biggest, baddest, most fascinating gatherings of the world’s coolest cars, trucks, motorcycles, aircraft and assorted contraptions representing every era and style of wheeled wonders in history after three long years on the pandemic sidelines.

The spectacular 30th annual show will be held on Sunday April 30, 2023, a one-day mega-show, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Half Moon Bay Airport, located in the picturesque seaside town of Half Moon Bay, CA about 20 miles south of San Francisco.

There’s nothing quite like this whimsical, fascinating, amusing, curious and absolutely unique show and tell spectacle featuring 2,000 magnificent driving, flying and working machines from the 20th and 21st centuries. The world’s coolest cars of every era and style, model-T fire engines, vintage busses, custom motorcycles, tricked out trucks, sleek streamliners, one-of-a-kind antique engines and tractors and historic military aircraft will be among the mesmerizing displays.

Proud owners show up in cars that come in all shapes, colors and sizes from every era in motoring history. Spectators will get a rare up-close look at antique horseless carriages and Ford Model T’s, fanciful touring and luxury cars, powerful sports cars, custom cars and street rods, muscle cars, vintage and modern era high-performance race cars, quirky art and pedal cars, modified street machines with cutting edge styles, exotic high-performance cars, stylish European cars, ultra cool low-riders, sporty compacts, modified imports with flashy graphics, fashionable hip-hop urban show cars, homebuilt kit cars, super-charged turbo cars and trucks, “green” technology/alternative fuel vehicles, streamliners, dragsters, funny cars, gassers, and jet cars.

The Big Show features a mesmerizing array of ultra cool antique, vintage, classic, custom and exotic machines of all kinds on display. Automobiles ranging from hot rods, dragsters, customs, low riders, imports, street machines and muscle cars to fanciful touring, luxury, and sports cars; also exceptional vintage warbirds, stylish classics from the 40’s and 50’s, sport, ultralight and homebuilt aircraft, tricked out trucks, custom motorcycles, military and SWAT vehicles, a special display of vintage police cars, sleek streamliners, model-T fire engines, antique engines and tractors from Roots of Motive Power and Early Days Gas Engine & Tractor Society, antique and classic boats, restored antique railway artifacts and machinery, thrilling helicopter and warbird rides, custom bicycles, kinetic art, rolling sculptures, extreme toys, mega-modified machines, next-generation and advanced “green” technology vehicles, a special display of nostalgia dragsters to honor the former Half Moon Bay Drag Strip, military vehicle rides, wild and crazy uni-motorcycle drag races, and Bob Senz’ Big Cacklefest – a mass synchronized firing-up of the engines (10am, 12pm, 2pm). 


In addition to the magnificent machines, the lineup includes super-thrilling bungee jumping, waterballerz, a 24’ climbing wall and tons of kid’s amusements in the Super Duper Funzone, fabulous food and drink with craft beer, premium wine and custom cocktails, and stellar live music all day headlined by Tony Lindsay & Soul Soldiers, Andrew Duncanson with Kid Andersen and the Greaseland All-Stars, and M’sippi Slide –– all to benefit the Coastside Adult Day Health Center. 
 

This year’s show will feature a new, improved event layout bringing all the attractions closer together and making it a more walkable, unified show with separate entrances for spectator parking (access from Capistrano Road at the south end of the airport) vs. display vehicles, vendors, sponsors and volunteers (access from the airport main entrance on Highway 1).

REGISTER YOUR MACHINE

To show a car, truck, motorcycle, aircraft or other machine, the pre-registration fee is $40 ($50 for entries postmarked after April 15) and includes a custom dash plaque and admission for the registrant plus one passenger (must be together in the registered vehicle). Register online at https://dreammachines.miramarevents.com/
 

SPECTATOR ADMISSION

Spectator admission is $25 in advance ($30 at the gate) for adults (age 18-64), $15 in advance ($20 at the gate) for ages 11-17 and 65+, Free for kids age 10 and under (with paying adult). Purchase spectator tickets at https://dreammachines.miramarevents.com/

It all takes place at Half Moon Bay Airport, at 9850 N. Cabrillo Highway, is located on Highway 1, about 20 miles south of San Francisco and 5 miles north of Highway 92.

The show benefits the Coastside Adult Day Health Center. Thanks in part to fund-raising support from Dream Machines, the beautiful and newly modernized Coastside Adult Community Center opened in 2014. Drop by their facility at 925 Main Street in Half Moon Bay.  

For information, visit https://dreammachines.miramarevents.com/

Register your vehicle and purchase tickets on-line at https://dreammachines.miramarevents.com/ 

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