The Community Hot Rod Project Presents:

The Santa Barbara County Auto Expo

As Santa Barbara's Largest Car Show, Open to all years, makes and models cars, trucks and motorcycles. The Santa Barbara County Auto Expo has featured in the past over 400 vehicles and 7000 spectators. Join us for a wonderful weekend as we raise awareness and funds for our vocational training center.

Schedule of Events

Saturday Aug 10th “CHRP Rally”
(Morning) 7am - 2pm

Bright and early Saturday morning driver’s and their navigator will fire up their engines and explore the backroads of the American Riviera with a couple challenges along the route.

Limited to 65 vehicles, this exclusive rally aims to test the teams both in driving ability and intellectual skill while raising awareness for our goal of opening a vocational training center. Your day will start with a driver’s meeting at 7am, the first group launches at 8am and shall return by 2pm.

Included in the Rally entry fee is 2 tickets to the evening's Gala event and vehicle entry in Sunday's Expo Car Show.

Saturday Aug 10th “CHRP Gala”
(Evening) 6pm-10pm Location TBA

A glamorous formal evening celebrating the design and concept of the automobile and those that have and continue to inspire to push the limits. This elegant fundraising gala will be in a speakeasy style and setting, dress to impress, A full evening entertainment. 6pm -10pm

Sunday Aug 11th “Auto Expo Car Show” at UCSB’s Storke Field

Rounding off the weekend's automotive activities, The Auto Expo Car Show will showcase Cars, Trucks & Motorcycles from the early 1900’s through present.

Seeking to grow the event from more than 400 vehicles, this year's event will also showcase industry leading vendors, top builders / customizers and highline vehicles from private car collections.

The event hours will be 9am to 3pm with roll in time starting at 6:30am.

(Day before staging available with prior arrangements will have overnight security on site.)        

Santa Barbara Auto Expo 2024

Sign up for the Santa Barbara County Auto Expo Weekend coming August 10th - 11th