Next Pomona Swap Meet: December 08, 2019
  • Event Info

    Rain or shine, we swap! For the best shopping, swapping and auto viewing, we recommend arriving early. Remember, "the early bird gets the worm." The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show is a one-day event held at Fairplex in the City of Pomona, California.

    Event Hours:     5am to 2pm

    Event Location: 1101 W McKinley Avenue,
    Pomona, CA 91768

  • Vendors

    Do you have car parts from a restoration project lying around? Are you cleaning out your garage and need to get rid of spare parts, old tools, or other auto related items? Or do you have a car related business with lots of stuff you want to get rid of and turn into cash? If so, you should become a vendor at the Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show!

  • Car Corral

    Bring your classic car to our next show, park in the middle of the action, and see for yourself why Pomona is the best place to sell your classic car or truck. Since 1975, hundreds of thousands of classic cars & trucks have come and gone through the gates of the Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show.

  • Photos & Blog

    Looking for show news? Want a good read on automotive DIY? Check out our blog and photos to keep up with the latest and greatest from Pomona. You’ll find tips and tricks of the trade!

  • About

    George Cross & Sons, Inc. presents seven giant swap meets every year that have become known as the "West Coast's Largest" antique auto, Corvette, Porsche, street rod, and Volkswagen swap meet and classic car show. The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show is the ultimate classic car event, and gives you the opportunity to turn your classic car, parts, and automobilia into cash!

  • Classifieds

    The Pomona Classifieds brings the Pomona Swap Meet to your living room. Search for automotive parts and services, or hunt for the perfect hot rod, muscle car, or classic collectible to fill the empty space in your garage! You can also create an ad to sell your parts and cars for FREE!


Determining the Value of a Classic Car

Chevy Nomad Wagon For Sale

Look at the Condition and History You love everything about your classic car: driving it around, showing it off, waxing it, and going to shows and talking to other classic car owners. But, occasionally, you wonder if you would like to sell it. You may have had it for 10 or 20 years… what’s it ...

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Bringing Your Car To the Mechanic, Even if You’re a Do-It-Yourselfer

Vintage Mustang Engine

Do-it-yourselfers take pride in the fact that they can fix practically anything around the house, from garden equipment to the family car and everything in between. As a DIYer, you might know how to check and replace your brakes, but the question is: At what point should you take your car to the mechanic?...

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How To Preserve Car Battery Life

Learn about maintenance tester tips and tricks on how to check average indicator age, preserve and extend lifetime car battery life as well as when its time to change batteries.

BY MATTHEW C. KEEGAN / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED MAY 2, 2019 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / Your car battery is weak and you don’t know what is draining it. Likely, a combination of reasons is a factor here, including extreme weather and your driving habits. With care, you can extend battery life beyond the usual few years that it’s ...

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The Nu Minis: LA Style Mini Trucks Are Back!

When it comes to automotive history, every decade adds it’s own chapter to the story. On Sunday, June 2nd, the Pomona Swap Meet is happy to be showcasing an important part of SoCal’s car culture from the 1980s. That’s right… the Nu Minis Truck Club will be posted up on the Main Aisle in our ...

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All-American Muscle Comes to Pomona

list of all american 60s mopar muscle cars for sale including amx 700r4 overdrive transmission

The California Muscle Car Consortium was featured on the Main Aisle at the April 2019 Pomona Swap Meet… and they cruised in with some fierce American muscle. From blue ovals to bowties and some wicked Mopar, all of the Big Three were well-represented! The Consortium is an association of several muscle car groups from Los ...

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Causes of Gasoline Smell in a Car: How to Identify and Address Them

main causes of why a car smells like gas outside when started, driving, or idling with the ac or heat on due to the fuel line, injector, fuel tank leaks or a loose gas cap

BY WARREN CLARKE / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED APRIL 29, 2018 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / Do you smell gas in your vehicle when you’re behind the wheel? There are many causes of gasoline smell in a car, and some of these are minor. However, in some cases, this smell could be triggered by a major issue ...

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Tips & Tricks: Taking Awesome Pics of Your Classic Car

Classic Ford Truck With Color Splash

We all love looking at classic cars, but unless you’re a professional photographer, taking a picture never seems to convey just how cool your car is. Art worthy shots of your classic car should be easy to take! With these quick tips, you can go from boring everyday snaps to awesome posters in the making ...

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The Tools Needed to Change Brakes

how to on tools needed to change rotors and replace front and rear brake pads without bleeding including brake caliber tool, pad spreader, brake bleeder wrench, lug nut wrench, and jack stand

BY NICOLE WAKELIN / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED MARCH 25, 2018 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / Many of the tools needed to change brakes are probably sitting in your toolbox or garage already. If not, purchasing these tools is something of an investment since most can be used for a multitude of other tasks. Here are the ...

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The California Muscle Car Consortium

Line Up of Camaro, El Camino & Chevelle Muscle Cars

There’s nothing like a classic American muscle car to get your blood pumping. Speed, power, and good looking cars… that’s what it’s all about! And that’s why we’re excited to be hosting the California Muscle Car Consortium at our show on Sunday, April 14th! The California Muscle Car Consortium is an association of several muscle ...

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Exhaust Smoke Color Diagnosis: Blue, Black or White?

Car Exhaust Pipe

BY BLAIR LAMPE / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JUNE 1, 2016 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / Like a patient who exhibits certain symptoms when they’re sick, your car has ways of telling you it isn’t well. Although most of the time you need a mechanic’s tool set and know-how to fix the problem, there are a few ...

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Over the Hill? Not Hardly!

The Apple Valley Chapter of the Over the Hill Gang

The Apple Valley Chapter of the Over the Hill Gang was featured on the Main Aisle of our March 3rd event, and the club members brought out an eye-catching assortment of Fords, Chevys, Studebakers, and Peterbilts. This stunning ’56 Ford F100 belongs to Chuck Rhoades. Pool blue paint with custom flames, and an upgraded 302 ...

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How Does the Parking Brake Work?

Parking Brake

BY MATTHEW C. KEEGAN / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED MARCH 18, 2018 / NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ASSOCIATION / When finishing a trip, you place the transmission in park, turn off the ignition and take your keys with you before exiting the vehicle. But there is another step you should include: engage the parking brake. The parking brake supplies an ...

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