Sacramento Autorama

The Sacramento Autorama
February 17-19, 2017



2016 Custom D’Elegance Award Winner

Presenting the 2016 Custom D’Elegance Award Winner
Gil Losi's 1956 Plymouth Belvedere.

The Sacramento Autorama is now in its 67th year.  Known as the Kustom Capital of the World and boasts being home to one of the longest running indoor car shows in the world.

Over 500 show vehicles will compete for awards inside Cal Expo buildings and The Clubhouse returns in the Pavillion. Another 400-800 vehicles will join the event Saturday & Sunday for the 11th Annual Sacramento Autorama Drive-In.

Produced at the Cal Expo in Sacramento for the 12th consecutive year.

2017 General Show Information

This year's show theme is "The Magic Happens Here". Cars and vendors are encouraged to decorate with the theme.

Friday, February 17 - Sunday February 19, 2017
Held at:
Cal Expo Fairgrounds - Sacramento
1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, CA  95815 

Map it on Google Maps

Show Times


  Friday February 17, 2017 12:00 pm until 9:00 pm
  Saturday February 18, 2017 10:00 am until 9:00 pm
  Sunday February 19, 2017 10:00 am until 6:00 pm



Fairplex Buildings A, B, C, D,
Expo Center Buildings 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
The Pavilion & Surrounding Areas.


Tickets at the door
General Admission (13 years and up): $20.00 each day
Junior Admission (6-12 years): $10.00 each day
5 and Under: Free


Pre-Sale Tickets:
Adults for $18 each day
Kids $8 each day
Available at participating Sacramento area O’Reilly Auto Parts stores.
Redeemable at Cal Expo Main Gate only.


$10.00  Parking at the Main Gate as well as the East Gate off of Exposition Blvd.


Hotels/Lodging Information

(Host) Courtyard Sacramento Cal Expo
1782 Tribute Road
Sacramento CA. 95815
Rate $114/$124 - Single/Double
Book the group rate (group code RSSS) 

The Cal Expo RV Park (Onsite Cal Expo facility)
916-263-3187 or 877-225-3976
Rate: $40 per night per RV (no tents allowed)
Prices subject to change

General Questions and Answers

Q: When is the best day to come?
A: Every day is a great day!
The 11th annual drive- in is held on Saturday and Sunday. There are bands playing all day long in the Suede Palace. The trophy queen contest is held on Saturday evening.
The award ceremony where the iconic awards such as the Custom d’Elegance, King of Kustoms and the Big “B” Bagdasarian, Barris, Bertolucci and Bailon awards are presented on Sunday starting at 4pm.

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: 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 Cal Expo guidelines, you may contact the Cal Expo directly at 916-263-3000.

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 Cal Expo premises.

2016 Show DVDs

Captured Memories! 2016 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 2017. 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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