Please note this information is from the 2019 event although the dates are correct for 2022.
Please return 3-4 weeks prior to the event when we post information for the 2022 event.

Quick Facts

30th PACIFIC COAST DREAM MACHINES SHOW, THE REVIVAL!
Half Moon Bay's Festival of Magnificent Machines
"The Coolest Show On Earth"

Sunday, April 24, 2022 – 10am to 4pm – Half Moon Bay Airport

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 coming up on Sunday, April 24 from 10am to 4pm at Half Moon Bay Airport. “The Coolest Show On Earth” celebrates its 30th year anniversary 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,stylish classics from the 40’s and 50’s, sport, ultralight and homebuilt aircraft, tricked out trucks and custom motorcycles, military and SWAT vehicles, a special display of vintage police cars, world-record streamliners, model-T fire engines, antique engines and tractors, thrilling helicopter and bi-plane rides. There’s more – custom bicycles, kinetic art, rolling sculptures, extreme toys, mega-modified machines, advanced “green” technology vehicles, a special display of nostalgia dragsters to honor the former Half Moon Bay Drag Strip, historic military aircraft, monster truck rides, wild and crazy uni-motorcycle drag races, Bob Senz’ Big Cacklefest – a mass synchronized firing-up of the engines (10am, 12pm, 2pm), super-thrilling bungee jumping, waterballerz, climbing wall, Birdman Bats Batters Box Mobile Batting Cage, and tons of kid’s amusements in the Super Duper Funzone, fabulous food and drink with craft beer, premium and custom cocktails, and stellar live music all day — to benefit the  Coastside Adult Day Health Center and honoring show founder and Chairman Emeritus Bob Senz 

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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).
  • Magnificent military aircraft including P-51 Mustangs, YAK Russian fighters and an impressive array of war time fighters and trainers.
  • Super sleek speed machines and streamliners in “World Record Wonderland”.
  • A special display and parade of Dragnet-like vintage police cars from the 60s and 70s.
  • 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 helicopter and vintage biplane 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.
  • Experience the rush and excitement of Monster Truck Madness riding high in a super-charged, super-gnarly monster truck.
  • Thrilling bungee jump, waterballerz, rock climbing wall, a giant climb and slide obstacle course and inflatable arena, Birdman Bats Batters Box mobile batting cage, face painting, body art, glitter tattoos and tons of awesome amusements in the Super Duper Funzone.
  • Fabulous food and drink with Classic Motorhead IPA and Kolsch from Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, outstanding varietals from Half Moon Bay Winery and go-to traditional cocktails from Longboard Margarita Bar.
  • Stellar non-stop live music all day.

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.

A stunning array of fantastic flying machines will be on display –– exceptional vintage warbirds, stylish classics from the 40’s and 50’s, sport, ultralight and homebuilt aircraft. Plus there's P-51 “Mustang Madness” –– a spectacular display of America’s premier World War II fighter along with YAK Russian fighters, an impressive array U.S. C-54, T-6, T-28 and British Hawker Seafury military fighters and trainers. Ultra thrilling helicopter and vintage biplane rides will also be offered.

Super Duper Kidz Funzone with an ultra-thrilling bungee jump, rock climbing wall, wild and wacky waterballerz, a giant climb and slide obstacle course, Birdman Bats Batters Box mobile batting cage, plus super cool face painting, body art and glitter tattoos.

Fabulous food with some of the Bay’s best food trucks and food vendors serving up delicious lobster rolls, clam chowder, fried shrimp po’ boys, fries, fish and chips, fried calamari, fish tacos, crab cakes, key lime pie, burritos, nachos, wa ha ka bowls, hamburgers, corn dogs, sausages, cheesesteaks, beef and chicken kabobs, hot dogs, hot links, tri-tip sandwiches, tacos, pizza, salads, kettlecorn, shave ice, coffee drinks, smoothies, pastries, Dippin’ Dots ice cream, fresh fruit pops, and frozen lemonade.

Delicious coastal-infused drink with custom cocktails, wine and beer just for the show – Classic Motorhead IPA and Kolsch from Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, outstanding varietals from Half Moon Bay Winery and go-to cocktail classics like Irish Coffees, Moscow Mules, Jack and Cokes, and fresh fruit Margaritas from Longboard Bar. Plus PathWater, 100% responsibly and locally sourced water in an aluminum reusable bottle.

NEW EVENT LAYOUT AND POINTS OF ACCESS: This year’s show will feature a new, improved event layout bringing all the attractions closer together and making it a more walkable, unified show. PLEASE NOTE THE NEW POINTS OF ACCESS TO THE EVENT: THERE ARE SEPARATE ENTRANCES FOR SPECTATOR PARKING (ACCESS FROM CAPISTRANO ROAD AT THE SOUTH END OF THE AIRPORT) VS. DISPLAY VEHICLES, VENDORS, SPONSORS AND VOLUNTEERS (ACCESS FROM THE AIRPORT MAIN ENTRANCE ON HIGHWAY 1).

NO PETS, PLEASE:

NO PETS, PLEASE:

Pets are not allowed at the event. Please be considerate. For the safety, comfort, and courtesy of your pets and festival-goers, please leave your pets at home (with the exception of service animals). Large crowds and noise make it a very stressful and dangerous environment for pets.

HEALTH & SAFETY GUIDELINES:

HEALTH & SAFETY GUIDELINES:

The festival will be held in accordance with current State, County and City Health and Safety guidelines for outdoor events.

  • Health guidelines strongly recommend that attendees be fully vaccinated.
  • If not fully vaccinated, guidelines strongly recommend that attendees obtain a negative COVID-19 test prior to attending the event and wear a face covering at the event.
  • Festival organizers recommend the use of face coverings by all when not actively eating or drinking.
  • The festival will have enhanced handwashing and hand sanitizing stations throughout the event site.

WHEN:

WHEN:

The show is open to the public on Sunday, April 24 from 10 am to 4 pm. Gates open at 6:30 am for those that have registered their machine or plan to register the day of show.

WHERE:

WHERE:

Half Moon Bay Airport, 9850 N. Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay CA 94019 – 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, truck, motorcycle, aircraft or other machine, the registration fee is $40 ($50 for entries postmarked after April 15) and includes a dash plaque and admission for the registrant plus one passenger (must be together in the registered vehicle). The use of booming sound systems is not permitted.

REGISTER YOUR VEHICLE

SPECTATOR ADMISSION:

SPECTATOR ADMISSION:

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

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PARKING:

PARKING:

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

ACCESSIBLE PARKING:

ACCESSIBLE PARKING:

There will be specially marked accessible 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.

NO PERSONAL CONVEYANCES:

No personal golf carts or motorized conveyances are permitted at the event. Exceptions will be made for disabled participants with single-person conveyances only. The use of motorized carts, mini-bikes, bicycles, scooters, skateboards, and roller/inline skates is not permitted within the gates of the event.

NOT ALLOWED AT THE EVENT:

For the safety and comfort of all of our customers, weapons of any type, booming sound systems, pets (with the exception of service animals), cans and glass bottles are NOT PERMITTED within the gates of the event. No BBQ's allowed within the gates of the event. No outside alcohol allowed within the gates of the event.

EVENT BENEFICIARY:

EVENT BENEFICIARY:

The show benefits the Coastside Adult Day Health Center. Thanks in part to fund-raising support from Dream Machines, the modernized, beautiful 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, call the info-line at 650-726-2328, "like" our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and visit our Eventbrite page for tickets and registration.

Pacific Coast Dream Machines

The Coolest Show on Earth
APRIL 24, 2022 - 10am TO 4PM
Half Moon Bay (CA) Airport