The West Coast Kustoms Cruisin’ Nationals returns to Santa Maria this weekend, Might 26-28.
The favored automobile present attracts individuals from everywhere in the West Coast to indicate off their basic and customized American-made automobiles from 1965 and earlier.
Contributors began arriving in Santa Maria on Thursday, however the festivities kick off with a cruise down Broadway on Friday night time.
A whole lot of automobiles will make the 1.6-mile loop by way of the center of Santa Maria beginning at 7 p.m.
Broadway shall be closed in each instructions between Cook dinner St. and Stowell Rd. from 5:30 p.m. till 9 p.m.
On Saturday and Sunday, the automobile present takes place on the Santa Maria Fairpark. Admission is $20 for adults and $15 for seniors.
Gates shall be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and seven a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.
This 12 months, attendees will get an opportunity to satisfy “CHiPs” star Erik Estrada and get a take a look at the George Barris-designed Batmobile from the 1966 “Batman” TV present.
Estrada shall be on the automobile present from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.
Saturday’s festivities additionally embody a Corridor of Fame autograph session from midday to 1 p.m., stay music at 10:30 a.m. and three:15 p.m., and curler skating on the Fairpark’s curler rink from 1:30 p.m. to three p.m.
On Sunday, a Classic Elements Swap Meet will happen from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Each days additionally embody a Mannequin Automobile Present beginning at 9 a.m., plus quite a lot of distributors.
The Santa Maria Fairpark is situated at 937 South Thornburg St. Click on right here for a full schedule of occasions.
That is the forty second 12 months of the West Coast Kustoms Cruisin’ Nationals automobile present.
Native companies are wanting ahead to the increase this annual occasion brings to the realm.
“Automobile present comes into city, it is our busiest weekend of the 12 months and also you get about 50-60,000 individuals coming in from everywhere in the world right here, they usually all converge proper right here in Santa Maria and it simply lights this entire city up,” stated Eric Spies, Shaw’s Steakhouse Basic Supervisor.