The Grand National Roadster Show


2015 America's Most Beautiful Roadster Winner Larry Olson's 1933 Ford Roadster

Presenting the 2015 America's Most Beautiful Roadster Winner
Larry Olson's 1933 Ford Roadster

The Grand National Roadster Show is now in its 67th year. Once known as the Oakland Roadster Show, it is the longest running indoor car show in the world! Produced at the Fairplex in Pomona for the 13th consecutive year.

Over 500 show vehicles will compete for awards inside the Fairplex buildings. Another 400-800 vehicles will join the event Saturday & Sunday for the 11th Annual Grand Daddy Drive-In.

Here are just some of the special events happening at the Grand National Roadster Show:

2016 General Show Information


67th Annual O’Reilly Grand National Roadster Show 

January 29-31, 2016
Held at:
Fairplex, Pomona
1101 West McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA  91768

Map it on Google Maps

Show Times

  Friday January 29, 2016 12:00 pm until 8:00 pm
  Saturday January 30, 2016 10:00 am until 8:00 pm
  Sunday January 31, 2016 10:00 am until 6:00 pm



Fairplex Buildings  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, Redwood, Sycamore, Pepper, Elm, and Palm Avenues.


General Admission (13 years and up) $25.00
Junior Admission (6-12 years) $10.00
5 & under are free


$10.00  Parking is at Gate 9 off of White Avenue.


Hotels/Lodging Information

Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center
Cutoff date for reserving rooms in the room block is January 11, 2016.
Group reservations under "Grand National Roadster Show"

Embassy Suites - Ontario Airport
Single/Double $129.00
Ask for "Grand National Roadster Show" rate
Reserve online
Rooms must be reserved by January 6, 2016

Double Tree Hotel
Discounted Breakfast vouchers at $10 a person/day.
Cutoff date for reserving rooms in the room block is January 7th, 2016
Group Code: GNR (Grand National Roadster Show).
Visit the special Grand National Roadster Show page to make reservations
Super Shuttle - Discount on shuttle service from your airport to the Double Tree Hotel

Kellogg West
$79/ $89. Includes breakfast.
Cutoff date for reserving rooms in the room block is January 13th, 2016
Group reservations under “Grand National Roadster Show”.

The Fairplex KOA/RV Park
$45.00 weekday -$48.00 weekend (2 people) per night (Price subject to change)
2200 North White Ave. Pomona, CA 91768

Nearest Airports

LA/Ontario International Airport (approximately 12 miles from event)
1923 East Avion Street
Ontario, CA 91761

Los Angeles International Airport (approximately 46 miles from event)
1 World Way
Los Angeles, CA 90045

General Questions and Answers

Q: Will there be a scooter rental at the show?
A: Yes, They will be available at the front gate for rent. To reserve a scooter ahead of time, please contact Gino Garcia with MobilitySource at 619-234-9505 or email at

Q: When is the best day to come?
A: Every day is a great day!
Please grab a program at the show for a printed show schedule.
Friday has less foot traffic and is great for those who want to avoid large crowds. This can be a great day to meet many of the vehicle builders and car owners.
Saturday and Sunday holds the outside drive-in in conjunction with the indoor show. Both days offers more vehicles for the spectator to see.

The trophy queen contest is held on the evening of Saturday night. First, Second and Third place winners will be chosen and will serve as the “Trophy Girl” for the official awards program held on Sunday evening.

Sunday, along with the outdoor drive-in and indoor show holds the Awards Ceremony which starts at 4:00p, America’s Most Beautiful Roadster, America’s Most Beautiful Motorcycle will be crowned, along with many other awards.

Q: Can I leave the event and come back?
A: You must get your hand stamped at the gate to re-enter. However, once you leave the parking lot you will have to purchase a parking pass again.

Q: Can I bring my dog to the show?
A: Only service dogs are allowed at the show. Any questions on Fairplex guidelines, you may contact the Fairplex directly at 909-623-3111.

Q: Can I bring my own food and beverage to the show?
A: Outside food and beverages except for water bottles are not allowed on the Fairplex premises.

2015 Show DVDs

Captured Memories! 2015 DVD are available for sale that includes participating vehicles and awards.
Cost: $30 S&H (included)

Download Order Form
Please indicate show and year on form.

Mail your order form with payment to:
Rod Shows
12223 Highland Ave. #550
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739


We're working towards a spectacular show in 2016. Please check back for further information.


Show Producer

Rod Shows
12223 Highland Ave #550
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739
Phone/Fax 1-877-763-7469
e-mail us at

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