Please note this information is from the 2018 event although the dates are correct for 2019.
Please return 3-4 weeks prior to the event when we post information for the 2019 event.

Quick Facts

29th PACIFIC COAST DREAM MACHINES SHOW
Half Moon Bay's Festival of Magnificent Machines
"The Coolest Show On Earth"

Sunday April 28, 2019 – 10am to 4pm – Half Moon Bay Airport

WHAT:

WHAT:

Get ready for a world of wonder at the Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, a uniquely spectacular showcase of motorized mechanical marvels from throughout the 20th and 21st centuries at Half Moon Bay Airport. “The Coolest Show On Earth” features a mesmerizing array of more than 2,000 ultra cool antique, vintage, classic, custom and exotic machines of all kinds on display for public viewing. 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, classics from the 40’s and 50’s and homebuilt aircraft, tricked out trucks and motorcycles, military and SWAT vehicles, a special display of vintage police cars, world-record streamliners, model-T fire engines, antique engines and tractors, helicopter and plane rides, custom bicycles, kinetic art, rolling sculptures, extreme toys, mega-modified machines, advanced “green” technology vehicles, jaw-dropping flyovers by historic military aircraft, high-flying freestyle motorcycle stunt shows (11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm), expert skydiving performances, monster truck rides, unimotorcycle drag races, Bob Senz’ Big Cacklefest – a mass synchronized firing-up of the engines (10am, 12pm, 2pm), plus the What’s Up Photo Booth trailer, a super-thrilling bungee jump, waterballerz, climbing wall and tons of kid’s amusements, fabulous food and drink, and stellar live music — to benefit the Coastside Adult Day Health Center.

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Headline attractions scheduled to appear include:

  • The west coast's biggest, baddest gathering of the world's coolest cars, trucks, motorcycles and aircraft.
  • Bob Senz’ Big Cacklefest – a mass synchronized firing-up of the engines (10am,12pm, 2pm).
  • Spectacular skydiving performances with military style jumps from a Russian Antonov bi-plane by the experts at Precision Skydiving.
  • Three (3) 20-minute electrifying, high-flying 4-rider freestyle motocross stunt shows (11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm).
  • Inspiring flyovers by some of our nation’s most storied military aircraft in memory of Eddie Andreini Sr., world-renown aerobatics pilot, founding Dream Machines contributor and pillar in the Half Moon Bay community.
  • Magnificent military aircraft including a DC-3, P-51 Mustangs, YAK Russian fighters and an impressive array of L-39, T-6 and T-28 military fighters and trainers.
  • Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s special vintage Top Fuel dragster exhibit that will cackle on nitromethane.
  • Super sleek speed machines and streamliners in “World Record Wonderland”.
  • A special display and parade of vintage police cars.
  • An array of nostalgia dragsters to honor the former Half Moon Bay Drag Strip.
  • “Mustang Madness”, a spectacular display of America’s Premier World War II Fighter.
  • Ultra thrilling rides in helicopters, vintage biplanes and a DC-3 plus heart-pounding monster truck rides.
  • Refurbished fly-wheel engines from the Early Days Gas Engine & Tractor Association and meticulously restored logging equipment and artifacts from Willits CA-based Roots of Motive Power.
  • Uniquely wild and crazy, side-by-side, single-wheel unimotorcycle drag racing.
  • The world’s coolest cars and motoring vehicles. It's one of the west coast's biggest, baddest gatherings of the world's coolest cars. 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.
  • Hundreds of fantastic flying machines will be on display –– headlined by legendary vintage warbirds like the DC-3 plus stylish homebuilts, classics from the ‘40s and ‘50s, sport and ultralight aircraft. Inspiring flyovers by some of our nation’s most storied military aircraft promise to be a fan favorite – all flown in memory of the late Eddie Andreini Sr., world-renown aerobatics pilot, founding Dream Machines contributor and pillar in the Half Moon Bay community. Plus there's P-51 “Mustang Madness” –– a spectacular display of America’s premier World War II fighter along with YAK Russian fighters and an impressive array of L-39, T-6 and T-28 military fighters and trainers. Thrilling rides will be offered in helicopters, vintage bi-planes and a DC-3.
  • The Dream Machine of the Year Award Presented by the Car Guy Channel and Mike & Susan Hennessy returns with expert judges on hand to select a winner from the thousands of magnificent machines on display. A special trophy will be awarded at a recognition ceremony during the show (3pm at the music stage).
  • Super Duper Kidz Funzone with an ultra-thrilling bungee jump, rock climbing wall, wild and wacky waterballerz the Toxic Rush giant 22’ climb and slide obstacle course, Voltage Dome inflatable arena with inverted floor for added bounce plus super cool face painting, body art, glitter tattoos, and a remote-controlled NASCAR race track. 
  • Stellar lineup of continuous live music all day. The entertainment lineup for 2019 is yet to be announced. Follow us on Facebook to be the first to hear!
  • Fabulous food and delicious coastal-infused drink with custom cocktails and beer just for the show – Bloody Mary’s and Coastal Cosmos from Half Moon Bay Distillery, Classic Motorhead Ale and Kolsch from Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, tasty varietals from Half Moon Bay’s Barterra Winery and craft cocktails from Longboard Margarita Bar.]
  • What’s Up Photo Booth … Inventor/mad scientists and husband/wife team Paul and Debbie Supp spent countless hours of design and collaboration with world-class engineers to bring you the ultimate photo booth experience. “Dolores” is a work of art on wheels; she is a fully automated mobile photo booth that allows you the unique opportunity to take a step back in time while enjoying technological advances of today. Complete with a fully functional smoke stack and custom designed interior, Dolores takes professional quality photos that are printed instantly for you to hold as keepsake for years to come. Digital photos are also available.
  • Half Moon Bay Pilots Association Saturday Hangar Dinner at the Andreini Family Hangar (April 28, 5:30 pm) at Half Moon Bay Airport. Preview some of the historic aircraft and custom cars that will be displayed at the Dream Machines Show and enjoy a festive barbecue tri-tip dinner party. Tickets are $30 per person, available at the door. Parking is on the airport field – enter off Capistrano Road.

WHEN:

WHEN:

The show is open to the public on Sunday, April 28 from 10 am to 4 pm. Gates open at 6:30 for those that have registered their machine or plan to register the day of show.

WHERE:

WHERE:

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. Get directions.

REGISTER YOUR MACHINE:

REGISTER YOUR MACHINE:

To show a car, the registration fee is $40 ($50 for entries postmarked after April 15) and includes a dash plaque and admission for two people.

REGISTER YOUR VEHICLE

SPECTATOR ADMISSION:

SPECTATOR ADMISSION:

Spectator admission is $25 in advance or $30 at the gate for adults (age 18-64), $15 in advance or $20 at the gate for ages 11-17 and 65+, Free for kids age 10 and under with paying adult.

BUY TICKETS

PARKING:

PARKING:

Parking at the event site is included in the admission price. There is a designated bicycle parking area at the south end of the airport/Mezza Luna gate. Click here for the event map.

HANDICAPPED PARKING:

HANDICAPPED PARKING:

There will be specially marked handicapped parking on the airport grounds. Attendants will be on-site to direct you. Click here for the event map.

FIRST AID / LOST & FOUND:

FIRST AID / LOST & FOUND:

First aid and lost and found is located at the Information Booth – please refer to the event site map. Click here for the event map.

SHUTTLE BUS:

SHUTTLE BUS:

A special shuttle bus is available to shuttle visitors from the auto display areas at the central/south end of the airport to the aircraft display area at the north end. Click here for the event map.

NO PETS, PLEASE:

NO PETS, PLEASE:

Please be considerate. For the safety, comfort, and courtesy of your pets and festival-goers, please leave your pets at home. Large crowds and noise make it a very stressful and dangerous environment for pets.

EVENT BENEFICIARY:

EVENT BENEFICIARY:

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

INFO-LINE / WEB / SOCIAL MEDIA:

INFO-LINE / WEB / SOCIAL MEDIA:

For event information and registration forms, call the info-line at 650-726-2328 or visit the website. "Like" our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Pacific Coast Dream Machines

The Coolest Show on Earth
April 28, 2019 10am to 4pm
Half Moon Bay (CA) Airport