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"The Coolest Show on Earth"
April 30, 2017 10am to 4pm
Half Moon Bay (CA) Airport
quick facts about the Pacific Coast Dream Machines event

Quick Facts

PACIFIC COAST DREAM MACHINES SHOW
Half Moon Bay's Festival of Magnificent Machines
"The Coolest Show On Earth"
Sunday April 30, 2017 – 10am to 4pm – Half Moon Bay Airport

WHAT:

WHAT:

bright red Chevy front end closeup at 2015 Dream Machines show

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 coming up on Sunday, April 30 from 10am to 4pm at Half Moon Bay Airport. “The Coolest Show On Earth” celebrates its 27th year with 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, expert skydiving performances, monster truck rides, unimotorcycle drag races, dynojet dynamometer performance testing, a super-thrilling zip-line, bungee jump and tons of kid’s amusements, fabulous food and drink, and stellar live music featuring Eagles tribute band The Lyin’ I’s, Grammy-nominated zydeco and accordion legend Andre Thierry, and Wavelength: a Tribute to Van Morrison –– to benefit the Coastside Adult Day Health Center.

Headline attractions scheduled to appear include:

  • The west coast's biggest, baddest gathering of the world's coolest cars, trucks, motorcycles and aircraft.
  • Spectacular skydiving performances from the C-47 Skytrain with military style jumps by the experts at Precision Skydiving.
  • Three (3) 20-minute electrifying, high-flying 4-rider freestyle motocross stunt shows.
  • Shane Skull Krusher, the world’s youngest mini monster truck driver.
  • 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 B-25 Bomber, C-47 Skytrain, P-51 Mustangs, YAK Russian fighters and an impressive array of T-6 and T-28 military fighters and trainers.
  • 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 and bi-planes and heart-pounding monster truck rides.
  • Refurbished fly-wheel engines from the Early Days Gas Engine & Tractor Association.
  • Uniquely wild and crazy, side-by-side, single-wheel unimotorcycle drag racing.
  • Half Moon Bay Pilots Association Saturday Hangar Dinner at the Andreini Family Hangar (April 29, 5:30 pm) at Half Moon Bay Airport. Tickets are $30 per person, available at the door.
  • Returning this year are spectacular skydiving performances from the C-47 with military style jumps by the experts at Precision Skydiving and a special appearance by Shane Skull Krusher, the world’s youngest mini monster truck driver. For electrifying showstoppers, the show's extreme attractions return – freestyle motocross shows, unimotorcycle drag racing and monster truck rides plus helicopter and plane rides.
  • The world’s coolest cars and motoring vehicles. 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 aviation wonders will be on display –– headlined by legendary vintage warbirds like the B-25 Bomber and C-47 Skytrain 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 T-6 and T-28 military fighters and trainers. Thrilling rides will be offered in helicopters and vintage bi-planes.
  • Super Duper Kidz Funzone with a ultra-thrilling zip line, Zorbs – the Human Hamster Ball race track, bungee jump, rock climbing wall, wild and wacky waterballerz, Rocky the Mechanical Bull ride, giant inflatable rock slide and obstacle course, face painting, and a remote-controlled NASCAR race track.
  • Stellar lineup of all-day live music featuring exceptional Eagles tribute band The Lyin’ I’s, Grammy-nominated zydeco and accordion soul legend Andre Thierry, and Irish troubador Kevin Brennan-fronted Wavelength: a Tribute to Van Morrison.
  • Fabulous food and delicious drink with a custom cocktail and beer just for the show – The Aviator, a refreshing gin cocktail and Bloody Mary’s from Half Moon Bay Distillery and Classic Motorhead Ale – from Half Moon Bay Brewing Company plus tasty varietals from Barterra Winery.

WHEN:

WHEN:

The show is open to the public on Sunday, April 30 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 online.

SPECTATOR ADMISSION:

SPECTATOR ADMISSION:

Spectator admission is $25 for adults (age 18-69), $15 for ages 11-17 and 70+, Free for kids age 10 and under. Tickets are available at the gate only. There is a separate $10 per vehicle spectator parking fee.

PARKING:

PARKING:

There is a separate $10 fee per vehicle for spectator parking. There is a designated area at the south end of the airport/Mezza Luna gate for bicycle parking. 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 the fabulous new facility shared with Senior Coastsiders 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.

LOCATION & DATES

Half Moon Bay Airport
Half Moon Bay, California

April 30, 2017
10am – 4pm

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