Fontana Car Show

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First Friday of the Month*
March 2017 - September 2017
Civic Center Campus
8353 Sierra Ave.
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
*There will be no Car Show in June 2017
Car Show Dates: March 3rd, April 7th, May 5th, July 7th, August 4th, September 1st 

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Participant Information
Do you want to exhibit your car at the Fontana Car Show? Please read the new guidelines below to see if your car has what it takes to be a part of the Fontana Car Show. Due to the limited space, cars wishing to be a part of the event must meet all of the general requirements and the category specific requirements, no exceptions. 

Admission is free, there will be no pre-registration of show cars prior to the event. Qualified vehicles will be in the show on a first come, first serve basis. Staging of the participating vehicles will take place at the Civic Center Campus from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Once a category is full, no other vehicles from that specific category will be allowed into the event, no exceptions. 

New Event Rules

ALL participants and spectators must abide by the following rules:
  • No flying of any colors on any person at any time
  • No walking or riding of bicycles through event
  • No alcohol or drug consumption or possession
  • No weapons of any kind
  • Please help keep Fontana clean by properly disposing of your trash
  • All pets must be on a leash 
  • No hoverboards allowed 
  • No entry before 5:00pm
  • Any person or club who fails to follow the written rules and regulations, or a verbal instruction from the event staff is subject to permanent removal from the event 
  • Event staff reserves the right to alter or modify the rules listed or deem anything inappropriate according to their judgment
  • All cars that come into the event must stay parked until 9:00 pm

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New General Requirements
All vehicles must possess these requirements in addition to the requirements within their designated category:
  • Cars must be in operating condition and be street legal. This includes current tags, license plates, and proof of insurance
  • Vehicles that are "under construction" are not permitted 
  • 4x4 vehicles are not permitted
  • No hopping
  • No saving of parking
  • Music within vehicles should not be heard past three car lengths
  • There will be no cruising at this event

  • Pre-1979
  • Custom paint or restoration of original paint
Hot Rods & Muscle Cars
  • Custom paint or restoration of original paint
  • V8 engine minimum

Imports & Customs
  • Must have at least two of the following modifications:
    • Custom paint (no obscene graphics or solid stock/standard colors), aftermarket rims, audio/video upgrades, body modifications or custom interior

Low Riders
  • Must have at least two of the following modifications:
    • Custom paint (no obscene graphics or solid stock/standard colors), aftermarket rims, audio/video upgrades, air bags/hydraulics, body modifications or custom interior


  • Limited edition cars, super cars, and marquees such as a Farrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Bentley, Lotus, Bugatti, McLaren, Maserati, etc. 
  • Basic, mass produced cars such as Porsche Boxer, BMW M3, basic Porsche 911, Mercedes SLK or Lexus SC, are not permitted

  • Dirt bikes and off-road motorcycles are not permitted



March 3rd

Cauldron Band 

Cauldron Band Group 2

April 7th



 May 5th 



July 7th 

Southland Mega Groove

Southland Mega Groove

 August 4th

Six Hot Live

  September 1st 


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Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor


Vendor Information

This family oriented event offers food vendors, new and used parts vendors, and vehicle focused vendors only. If you are interested in becoming a vendor please call (909) 349-6900 for more information or complete the vendor interest form.

Sponsorship Information

The Fontana Car Show provides a meaningful investment for sponsorship participants and offers many sponsorship opportunities. We would like to invite you to become a sponsor of the Fontana Car Show. Your company and logo will be promoted throughout the community in a variety of ways from print, exhibitor presence, banners, posters, website marketing, press releases and much more. For more information, please contact the Community Services Office at (909) 349-6900 or view the Sponsorship Application.

Contact Information

For additional questions regarding the Fontana Car Show, please do not hesitate to contact us by email or phone, (909) 349-6900.