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2023 Temecula Rod Run is Southern California’s Premier Car Show!

Monday, April 10, 2023 10:00 AM

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TEMECULA, CA – Time to get under the hood, and tune up that engine! The City of Temecula proudly welcomes all car enthusiasts (novice and expert) to join us at the annual Temecula Rod Run in historic Old Town on Friday & Saturday, May 5 & 6, 2023. This event draws tens of thousands of visitors and classic hot rods for miles!

The festivities kick off with the Friday Night Cruise on Friday, May 5, 2023, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm up and down Old Town Front Street. The excitement continues the next day on Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm with the Show & Shine.

Come and see over 500 pristine classics and under-construction projects, including Model A’s, T-Buckets, T-Birds, and Roadsters. Do not forget to visit our Vendors on Main Street to purchase your official Temecula Rod Run merchandise, enjoy hot eats and cool treats. Thanks to our generous sponsors Rightway Site Services, Rancho Water, Townsend Public Affairs, and Coin-Op Game Room Temecula for assisting the City of Temecula in making this free, annual, signature event one of the longest-running car shows in the West!

City of Temecula Mayor Zak Schwank commented, “Temecula’s Rod Run is one of my personal favorite annual events. This impressive public display by dedicated car enthusiasts is enjoyable for all ages whether you come to admire the Hot Rods or come out to gather with community members. So, start your engines and ride over to Historic Old Town Temecula for another memorable signature event!

For information on all upcoming events, activities, and programs from Temecula’s Community Services Department, please visit and follow @TemeculaParksandRec on social media for updates.

Rod Run 2023