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2018 Grand National Roadster Show – This Weekend at Fairplex, Pomona Fairgrounds Jan 26-28






2018 Grand National Roadster Show this Weekend!

By: Judy Shields

Pomona, California (The Hollywood Times ) 1/24/2018 – “For all you car buffs out there, don’t miss this great annual Roadster Car Show this weekend in Pomona. Bring your digital camera for those great shots of the beautiful cars we all wished we owned!”  Judy Shields, The Hollywood Times Reporter.

The Hollywood Times has covered this Grand National Roadster Show the pass couple of years and we are looking forward to covering it again this year. Be sure to get your tickets today or at the Gate at Fairplex, Pomona Fairgrounds.


Click below for all the information.





Please save the dates for the 69th Annual Grand National Roadster Show January 26th – 28th, 2018. Please check back for further information

The Grand National Roadster Show is now in its 69th year. Once known as the Oakland Roadster Show, it is the longest running indoor car show in the world! Produced at the Fairplex in Pomona for the 15th consecutive year.

Over 500 show vehicles will compete for awards inside the Fairplex buildings. Another 400-800 vehicles will join the event Saturday & Sunday for the 13th Annual Grand Daddy Drive-In.



2018 General Show Information – January 26-28, 2018

Held at:  Fairplex, Pomona
1101 West McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
Show Times

Friday, January 26, 2018 12:00 pm until 8:00 pm

Saturday, January 27, 2018 10:00 am until 8:00 pm

Sunday, January 28, 2018 10:00 am until 6:00 pm

Locations at Fairplex Buildings 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, Redwood, Sycamore, Pepper, Elm, and Palm Avenues.

Ticket Prices are Cash Only

General Admission (13 years and up) $25.00 each day

Junior Admission (6-12 years) $10.00 each day

5 & under – FREE

Discounts – Pre-Sale Discounted tickets are now available at O’Reilly Auto Parts Stores. Discounted tickets only redeemable at Fairplex Main Blue Gate.

Adults $23.00 each day

Kids $8 each day

Parking is $10.00 – Parking is at Gate 9 off of White Avenue.

No tram service. (subject to change)

Hotels/Lodging Information

Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center
601 West McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768

$174.00 per night single/double occupancy

DoubleTree Hotel
555 West Foothill Boulevard
Claremont, CA 91711

$139.00 per night single/double occupancy

Must book by 12/30/2017 for this rate – Visit the DoubleTree website to book your room

The Fairplex KOA/RV Park
2200 North White Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768

$72.60 (2 people) per night per RV (Price subject to change) with KOA Value Kard

Nearest Airports

LA/Ontario International Airport (approximately 12 miles from event)
1923 East Avion Street
Ontario, CA 91761



Los Angeles International Airport (approximately 46 miles from event)
1 World Way
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Scooter Rentals – Event Mobility – (619) 234-9505

General Questions and Answers

Q: Will there be a scooter rental at the show?

A: Yes, They will be available at the front gate for rent. To reserve a scooter ahead of time, please contact Gino Garcia with MobilitySource at 619-234-9505 or email at

Q: When is the best day to come?

A: Every day is a great day! – Grab a program at the show for show schedule.

Friday has less foot traffic and is great for those who want to avoid large crowds. This is the best day to meet many of the vehicle builders and car owners.

Saturday and Sunday is the outside drive-in in conjunction with the indoor show and offers more vehicles for the spectator to see. The trophy queen contest is on the evening of Saturday night.

Sunday is the award ceremony where the iconic awards such as the America’s Most Beautiful Roadster and America’s Most Beautiful Motorcycle are presented.

Q: Can I leave the event and come back?

A: You must get your hand stamped at the gate to re-enter. However, once you leave the parking lot you will have to purchase a parking pass again.

Q: Can I bring my dog to the show?

A: Only service dogs are allowed at the show. Any questions on Fairplex guidelines, you may contact the Fairplex directly at 909-623-3111.

Q: Can I bring my own food and beverage to the show?

A: Outside food and beverages except for water bottles are not allowed on the Fairplex premises.


From our headquarters located in Southern California we produce the West Coast’s premier indoor hot rod and custom shows.

Our professional show management team sets the highest standards for top quality competition and displays with every show. Our staff personally visits the country’s top automotive coachbuilders and events throughout the year, seeking only the Best of the Best to participate in our events — assuring our audience that the newest and freshest hot rods, customs, motorcycles and classics will be on display.

green3Our mission is to produce the best possible event for you, our valued customers. Whether you are a vehicle entrant, vendor, or simply a hot rod enthusiast who enjoys attending the shows — we strive to serve everyone in the best way possible. We welcome your comments and suggestions to make these events even better in the future