14th Annual – The Little Car Show

August 14, 2024 Noon-5pm

Downtown Pacific Grove, CA


Online entry is now open at $100 per entry, until August 1 or when we reach capacity. If space is available on show day, the in-person registration fee will be $125.

Come Join Us!

Held during the famed Monterey Car Week, which brings tens of thousands of owners, collectors, and enthusiasts of automobiles to the Monterey Peninsula each August for more than a dozen events. The show schedule runs from Noon to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2024, and is free of charge to all spectators. A $100 donation will be accepted from all vehicle entries and donated to our charities.

Following the show, vehicles will gather to cruise around the city’s scenic waterfront and beaches for all to see, launching at the TLCS event site, heading toward Lovers Point, then following Ocean View Blvd. to Asilomar State Beach.

Cars and Judging

The Little Car Show showcases 125 vehicles 25 years and older and features multi-marque mini, micro, steam, electric, and arcane vehicles of 1,800cc displacement or less from around the globe. A “special interest” category offers select limited production, custom, and modified vehicles.

Trophies will be presented during the event for a variety of awards, including The Coveted Big Award.

The Little Car Show is presented by Marina Motorsports, Inc. This 501(c) (03) not-for-profit service organization has donated the better part of $100k to show charities

Show Location

Located on the Monterey Peninsula in Northern California, the show is held in the charming, seaside community of Pacific Grove, along multiple blocks of Lighthouse Avenue between Fountain Avenue and 19th Street.
We encourage you to explore the many shops and eateries that line the streets while visiting the Little Car Show.

Minutes away, visit the world-famous 17-Mile Drive that meanders along one of the most beautiful shorelines in the world.

You may find starfish and mollusks in the tide pools and even catch a glimpse of seals and otters in their natural environment.

If your car does not meet our show criteria, but you think it would be of Special Interest to the show, please email a photo and information about your car to Register@TheLittleCarShow.com