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Temecula Celebrates 2024 Rod Run Premiere Car Show

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 9:00 AM

Time to get under the hood and tune up that engine! The City of Temecula proudly welcomes all car enthusiasts (novice to expert) to join us at the annual Temecula Rod Run in historic Old Town on Friday & Saturday, May 3 & 4, 2024. This event draws tens of thousands of visitors and classic hot rods for miles!

The festivities kick off with the Friday Night Cruise With Mayor James 'Stew' Stewart on Friday, May 3, 2024, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, up and down Old Town Front Street. The excitement continues the next day on Saturday, May 4, 2024, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, with the Show & Shine in Old Town. Visitors will see over 500 pristine classics and under-construction projects, including Model A’s, T-Buckets, T-Birds, and Roadsters displayed from arch to arch.

Remember to visit our Vendors on Main Street to enjoy hot eats and cool treats, and do not forget to purchase your official Temecula Rod Run merchandise! Sponsors include: Rightway Site Services, Rancho Water, Meza Automotive Paint, Us Versus Them, Frontwave Credit Union, Big B’s Plumbing, The Nifty Gift, Coin-Op Temecula and Raising Canes. This free, annual, signature event is one of the longest-running car shows in the West!

City of Temecula Mayor James ‘Stew’ Stewart commented, “As an avid classic car collector, the Temecula Rod Run is always one of my personal favorite annual events. The community is going to be so excited to see these amazing and unique vehicles drive up and down the Old Town Temecula strip! So, come on out and join me as I lead the ‘Friday Night Cruise with Stew’ and be sure to come back the next day for Saturday’s ‘Show & Shine’!”

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