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PACIFIC COAST DREAM MACHINES SHOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION - MEGA SHOW CELEBRATES 21ST ANNIVERSARY
HALF MOON BAY, CALIFORNIA -- Registration is open for the 21st annual Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, one of the west coast's biggest, baddest, most fascinating gathering of the world's coolest cars, trucks, motorcycles, aircraft and assorted contraptions representing every era and style. This year's 21st annual show show will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Half Moon Bay Airport.
The airport, located on Highway 1, 5 miles north of Highway 92 and 20 miles south of San Francisco, will be packed with a mesmerizing array of 2,000 antique, vintage, classic, custom, and exotic cars along with a remarkable, curious and absolutely unique array of motorized mechanical wonders celebrating ingenuity, power and style from the 20th and 21st centuries. All vehicles are welcome to be shown.
Proud owners show up in cars that come in all shapes, colors and sizes. 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.
Displays include exceptional vintage warbirds, classics from the 40's and 50's and homebuilt aircraft, tricked out trucks and motorcycles, model-T fire engines, vintage busses, one-of-a-kind antique engines and tractors, helicopter and bi-plane rides, kinetic art, rolling sculptures.
Show registration fee is $30 ($40 after April 15), and includes a dash plaque and entitles the driver and one passenger admission to the event. Spectator admission is $20 for adults, $10 for age 11-17 and 65+, and free for kids age 10 and under. The show is the major annual benefit for the Coastside Adult Day Health Center.