2020 Car Show Logo

First Friday of the Month

Civic Center Campus
8353 Sierra Avenue
  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
*No Car Show June 5th & July 3rd

March 6April 3 (Canceled)May 1 (Canceled)
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August 7September 4
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Car Show Information 

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 pm - 6 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 pm
  • 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 pm

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 and Muscle Cars

  • Custom paint or restoration of original paint
  • V8 engine minimum

Imports and Customs

  • Pre-1979
  • 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, body modifications or custom interior.


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


  • Dirt bikes and off-road motorcycles are not permitted.

Presenting Title Sponsor

Seidner's Collision Center

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 (PDF). 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 (PDF).

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