Biggest Hot Rod Show in Puyallup

Cars, Cars, and More Cars

A big hot rod extravaganza is happening at the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup. From July 27 through 29, Friday through Sunday at the Mattress Firm ShowPlex and throughout the grounds, feast on close to 3,000 hot rods, customs, trick trucks and muscle cars through 1972 on display. It’s the 31st Pacific Northwest Nationals by Goodguys.

The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association promotes and produces some of the world’s most dynamic auto events. Goodguys is the world’s largest hot rodding association with over 70,000 active members globally. Goodguys events (20 annually) feature thousands of candy colored hot rods and customs, tricked out trucks, mighty muscle cars and regal classics sprawled throughout venues such as lush fairgrounds, super speedways and large outdoor stadiums. The cars, the vendor exhibits, the adrenaline-pumping Goodguys AutoCross, the live entertainment and colorful people create a festive atmosphere charged with electricity.

What to expect at the shows? There’s an Indoor Car Show for those who like to show off their rides under the lights and be eligible for most event awards including Goodguys Builder’s Choice and other high profile honors such as Top 12 awards. There’s Friday Nite Vintage Drags at Pacific Raceways, a full-throttle opportunity to share with thousands of loyal fans and future customers. The Spectre Performance All American Sunday offers car owners to hang with their fellow car club members and show off their rides to thousands of automotive enthusiasts. They’re also eligible for awards and competitions. The Swap Meet & Cars 4 Sale Corral is the selling or shopping experience for enthusiasts.

There are lots more to this show – vendor and manufacturer exhibits, live music entertainment, award shows, a kids’ zone for arts, crafts and games, and a model car-making also for kids. See also the Pinstriper’s Brush Bash where over 50 of the best pinstripes from the West Coast are on show and the Model & Pedal Car Show and Saturday Night Twilight Cruising.
If you’re a car enthusiast, vintage or otherwise, a seller or a buyer, or just plain curious, get your tickets soon and come over to Puyallup.

A Car Show to Beat All Car Shows

This is an annual event you just can’t afford to miss. If you’re staying with us at our motel in Puyallup, you’re never too far from the best car show this side of the Pacific Northwest.