• 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!

Car Corral

FAQ

Explore our most frequently asked questions.

General Information

  • What is Pre-1985?

    Vehicles 1985 and earlier.

  • What is Pre-1959 Street Rod?

    Modified vehicles 1959 and earlier.

  • What is Post 1986?

    Any vehicles 1986 through current year.

  • What is Late Model?

    Any post 1986 vehicle.

  • What time should I get there?

    You may stage your vehicle any time after 9am Saturday morning, the day prior to the event. However, most classic cars & trucks arrive between 5am and 7am on Sunday morning (the day of the show). If you are trying to sell your vehicle, we recommend coming in as early as possible to get the most exposure.

  • Can I come in Saturday?

    Yes, Gate 15 (on Arrow Highway) opens at 9am on Saturday (the day before the show) for our set-up day. Vendors and classic cars are allowed to enter. You may stage your vehicle in the Car Corral anytime after 9am. Keep your Car Corral Pass with you for re-entry.

  • What if I have more than one passenger?

    Admission includes the driver and one passenger. Any additional passengers will be charged general admission, which is $10 per person. Children 12 and under are admitted free.

  • Why is there a $100 entry fee for 1986 and newer vehicles?

    The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show is a classic car event.  We discourage late model vehicles in the event.  However, if you have one and want to bring it out, we won't turn you away.

  • My Car Corral vehicle is on a trailer. Is there an extra charge to park my tow vehicle and trailer?

    No, there is a designated area for tow vehicles and trailers at no additional cost, provided that the tow vehicle is disconnected from the trailer or the show vehicle is unloaded off the trailer.

  • I'm towing my classic car in. Where do I park my tow vehicle & trailer?

    You, as a car corral participant, can park your tow vehicle and trailer in the designated parking lot for tow vehicles and trailers. View Area Map

  • Can I drop off my vehicle Saturday (the day before the event)?

    Yes, Saturday is our set-up day. Bring your classic vehicle through Gate 15, on Arrow Highway. Park it in its designated Car Corral. Keep your car corral pass with you. If you towed your classic car in, you can drive in and out of Gate 15 as much as you need to (e.g. to go home for the night, or to a hotel or campground), and then on Sunday you'll come back in Gate 15 to park your (tow) vehicle in our designated tow/trailer area. Alternatively, if you are driving your classic car into the event on Saturday, when you come back on Sunday you can park your alternate vehicle in the General Admission lot through Gate 17, on Fairplex Drive. Your car corral pass will admit you and one guest through the spectator entrance. Gate 17 opens at 5am. Please Note that Fairplex charges $12 per vehicle for parking in the General Admission lot.

  • Can I bring my own food/beverage?

    Yes, you may bring your own food/beverage for personal consumption. Glass bottles are not allowed on Fairplex grounds. Selling of food/beverage is prohibited.

  • Can I BBQ?

    Yes, however, no briquettes or open wood fires are allowed on Fairplex grounds. Please bring your gas grill for your personal use. Selling of food/beverage is prohibited.

  • Can I bring my pet?

    No, pets are not allowed at the show.

  • Can I bring my service dog?

    Yes, you may bring your service dog with proper disposable waste implements.

Car Corral Areas

Gate 15

For more questions, please don't hesitate to call (714) 538-7091 or use our Contact Us form and a swap crew member will gladly answer your questions.

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