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17th Annual Antique Autos in History Park

September 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Antique Autos in History Park

The 17th Annual Antique Autos in History Park, presented by the Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club and History San José, will take place on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. This event fills History Park with stock antique autos, fire equipment, bicycles and motorcycles of all makes from 1900 to 1945. The featured vehicles this year are “Trucks, the Workhorse of the 20th Century.”

Plan your day around the following:
11:30 Swing Cats Dance Performance
12:00 Music by Toot Sweet Jazz Band
2:00  Presentation on “Trucks, the Workhorse of the 20th Century”
3:00  Costume Recognition
3:30  Drawing for Door Prizes

Other things to see and do:
Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association
Antique crafts demonstrations
Antique collectibles displays
Barbershop Quartet
Blacksmith shop demonstrations
Trolley rides
Kids activities
Open historic buildings
Food by Peggy Sue’s Restaurant
Ice cream by O’Briens


Adults and Children (3+) $ 5.
Free to participants and HSJ members.

For more information, contact Peder Jorgensen via e-mail or 408-358-3398.  Visit:

Participant Information:

  • Vehicles and early day gas exhibitors should arrive between 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM.
  • Craft and collectible exhibitors should arrive between 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM.
  • Vehicles newer than 1945 are not permitted on History Park grounds between 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM.
  • There is no registration nor fee required. Just drive or trailer your pre-1946 original or restored-to-original vehicle to the History Park gate (635 Phelan Ave, San Jose, CA 95112). A gate attendant will direct you from there. Free trailer parking is provided.


September 9, 2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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History Park
635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
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