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All types and ages of cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome for San Gabriel Mission’s Second Annual “Blessing of the Cars” Car Show scheduled for Saturday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the mission’s school grounds.
“Starting Summer with Fun in the Sun” is a nickname for the show with DJ entertainment, food booths, a shave ice truck, some prize drawings, a few awards in the car show competition, vendor booths and more.
The donation is $25 for a car, truck, or RV; $20 for a motorcycle; $10 for a bike, model car, or pedal car. Entries mailed no later than June 2 are guaranteed a car show shirt at no extra cost. After June 2, it will based upon availability of shirts at the show.
There are a limited number of vendor spaces available for $30 and all requests are subject to approval by the church.
Car show t-shirts at $10 each will be available while supply lasts.
Car show categories are: pre-1950, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990 to current, mini truck, muscle car, VWs, motorcycle, under construction, bicycle, pedal car, and model cars. Entries can arrive after 6:30 a.m. and must be in place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
There will be free spectator parking in the mission church lot at 427 S. Junipero Serra Dr., San Gabriel, and on nearby streets. There will be free admission to the show for spectators.
More information and a preregistration entry form is available at San Gabriel Mission, 428 S. Mission Dr., San Gabriel, CA 91776, and the parish web site www.sangabrielmission.org.