There are car shows, air shows, motorcycle shows, tractor shows, maker fairs, music festivals, food festivals, and living history festivals galore. Mix them all together in one venue on one day and you’ve got Half Moon Bay California’s remarkable, one and only The Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show with a massive celebration of mechanical ingenuity, power and style.
ADMISSION: $25 for adults (age 18-69), $15 for ages 11-17 and 70+, Free for kids age 10 and under.
REGISTRATION FEE: $40 per machine ($50 for entries postmarked after April 15) and includes a dash plaque and admission for two people.
WHEN: Sunday, April 30, 2017. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Half Moon Bay Airport, 9850 N. Cabrillo Highway (on Hwy. 1, 5 miles north of Hwy. 92), Half Moon Bay CA
SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS FOR 2017
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
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.
FANTASTIC FLYING MACHINES
Hundreds of aviation wonders are expected to 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.
DREAM MACHINE OF THE YEAR AWARD
The "DRIVE Magazine Dream Machine of the Year" returns with editors from Beckett Media’s DRIVE Magazine on hand to select a winner from the thousands of magnificent machines on display. A special trophy will be awarded at a recognition ceremony during the show.
SUPER DUPER KIDZ FUNZONE
The attractions for youngsters are awesome and endless in the Super Duper Kidz Funzone: an 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.
FABULOUS FOOD AND DELICIOUS DRINK
There will be plenty of delectable food and delicious coastal-infused 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 Half Moon Bay’s Barterra Winery.
The sensational all-day music lineup features 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. Special thanks to music organizer Grant Walters for his longtime support.
SATURDAY HANGAR DINNER
The Half Moon Bay Pilots Association Saturday Hangar Dinner will be held on Saturday, April 29 at the Andreini family hangar at Half Moon Bay Airport. Preview some of the historic aircraft and custom cars that will be displayed at the Dream Machines Show and enjoy a festive barbecue tri-tip dinner party. Tickets are $30 per person, available at the door which open at 5:30 pm. Parking is on the airport field – enter off Capistrano Road.
The Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show is Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Half Moon Bay Airport. The west coast's biggest, baddest gathering of the world's coolest cars, trucks, motorcycles and aircraft. Connect with them on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.