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Weekend offers four car shows

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POSTED October 3, 2017 12:56 a.m.

If you’re a car enthusiast this is your weekend.
There are four car shows including three on Sunday that includes the grand-daddy of all San Joaquin County car shows — the Pete Paulsen Hot Rod Party in French Camp.
The other Sunday car shows are the Pumpkin Fair Car Show in the 100-200 blocks of East Yosemite in downtown Manteca that is a half block from the John Cambra Ag/Mechanics Scholarship Fund Car and Motorcycle Show at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St.
The Pumpkin Fair car show is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. that’s limited to 100 vehicles. It has a $25 registration fee. For details call 1-800-592-7419 option 4 or visit
The MRPS car show is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. with pre-registration $20 and day of show registration $25 that starts at 8 a.m. There are doughnuts and coffee for registrants. Beer will be sold after 10 a.m. There also will be a BBQ lunch, raffle, and silent auction. For more information, go to
Both car shows are free.
One of the region’s biggest car shows — Pete Paulsen’s 28th annual Hot Rod party — takes place Sunday at the Paulsen Ranch in French Camp from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission is $6 while kids 10 and under are free.
Appearing are Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips, Johnny “T” & Wolfie as well as the Port City Roller Girls. There will be vendors, tri-tip BBQ, a giant raffle, other food and a live auction at 2 p.m.  Early entry for vehicles is $30 while day of the event registration is $40. For more details go to or call 209.983.0271.
On Saturday, the 27th annual Ripon Police-Menlo Police Emergency vehicle Car Show takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ripon Community Park, 412 West Fourth St., in Ripon. Admission is free to the event featuring police cars, SWAT vehicles, ambulances, hearses, military vehicles, and fire trucks.
 For more information contact event coordinator Darryl Lindsay at 650-743-4486 or visit the official website at

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