Automobile Heritage Show

Posted September 6th, 2010 by AKBSolutions
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Kimball Park, CA

(E. 12th Street & “D” Ave. National City)

Sunday, August 4th, 2013


(Sample of the 2013 Dash Plaque)

Important Forms and Applications:

Save The Date Flyer!

Car Registration Application – DUE July 15, 2013

National City Chamber of Commerce
901 National City Boulevard
National City, CA 91950
(619) 477-9339

Auto Heritage Sponsorship Opportunities – DUE July 15, 2013

Selling Items? Then you will need an active National City Business License (click here for application) and fill out either the Food Vendor or Non-Food Vendor Application below.

Auto Heritage FOOD Booth Form 2013 plus County Health RequirementsDUE July 8, 2013

Auto Heritage NON FOOD VENDOR Booth Form 2013 - DUE July 8, 2013

Take Advantage of Advertising Opportunities in the Special Auto Heritage Day Edition of the STAR NEWS. (click here for reduced Ad Rates)

Videos from 2011:

2011 Auto Heritage Day Recap 

CW Segment on the 20th Annual Automobile Heritage Day (for Windows)

Event Information:

The 22nd Annual National City Automobile Heritage Days will feature the Corvette with a dazzling display of those cars from the very early models to the latest Super Cars now being produced.  The August 4th show will draw well over 200 entrants competing for awards in categories that range from turn of the century production cars to Classics & Muscle Cars. Motorcycles will be shown in 6 separate classes. 

The annual 1st Sunday in August event will be held on the grass at Kimball Park, the 18 acre public facility located just off the National City Mile of Cars Boulevard. There is no charge for spectators to view the collector car vehicles that will be staged in selected groupings through out the expansive area. The entry fee for those displaying their cars and motorcycles will be $30 prior to July 15th, $40 after that date.

The days activities also include great food from some of National Cities popular eateries, a wide variety of  live music performers and Specialty Business booths that add another element of entertaining for the attendees. The events conclude with a 3 PM drive by awards ceremony for the 1st place winners in the 22 classes, 2nd & 3rd place awards will also be presented.

For more information, call 619-477-9339

Details Below

The show takes place at 9:30am in Kimball Park on East 12th Street and “D” Ave., behind City Hall. There will be a variety of music to listen and dance to.

An impressive display of classics makes this event unique.  Car show winners will be selected through a competitive ranking system by experienced car judges. Trophies will be awarded for each vehicle class.  Awards include “Best of Show,” “People’s Choice,” “Mitch Guarano Memorial Award,” “Class Trophies,” “Best Unrestored”, and “Winner’s Circle.”

Parade Information

ATTENTION PARADE PARTICIPANTS: The Parade route has been canceled for the 2013 show.

2012 Entertainment:

  • Bobby Sanchez Combo
  • Dance Arts Center
  • BM3 Productions-Disk Jockey

 2012 Food Booths:

Applebee’s Pasta, Salad, Brownies
Churros MexicoFreshly Made Cinnamon Churros
Doggos Gus Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs
El JalapenoTortas, Nachos, Quesadillas, Burritos
El Patio de Old TownFruit Salads & Smoothies
Hunter SteakhouseBarbecue tri-tip
Niederfrank’s Ice CreamIce Cream, Sorbet, Rootbeer floats
Rodeo’s TaquizasTacos (Carne Asada/Chicken/Pork) & Aguas Frescas
Yammis Cotton Candy


Committee Members: Ramon Arballo, Chair; Bill & Irene Wells; Gary Finelli, Jacqueline Reynoso, Leslie Deese, Martha Bolanos, Mayra Nunez,  Michelle Reynoso, Robert Gunthorp, Sgt. Graham Young.

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2013 Sponsors




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NAPA Auto Parts

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Official Beverage  Sponsor