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Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show 2023

April 30, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm MST

“A DREAM GOES ON FOREVER” … WE’RE BACK WITH A BIG REVIVAL SHOW IN 2023!

HALF MOON BAY CALIFORNIA’S FESTIVAL OF MAGNIFICENT MACHINES MARKS 30TH YEAR IN 2023

After three long lost years on the sidelines, organizers are bringing back Half Moon Bay California’s remarkable, one and only Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show in 2023, marking its 30th aniversary with a massive celebration of mechanical ingenuity, power and style in a Big Revival Show.

“The Coastside community and devoted fans throughout California have told us how much they missed Dream Machines and our show committee is super excited and energized to bring it back to a vibrant new life in 2023 and make it an even better experience for our fans than ever,” said Janie James, Executive Director of event beneficiary, the Coastside Adult Day Health Center.”

This year’s spectacular show will be held on Sunday, April 30, a one-day mega-show, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Half Moon Bay Airport’s Eddie Andreini Field, located in the picturesque seaside town of Half Moon Bay, CA about 20 miles south of San Francisco.

It’s quite simply “The Coolest Show on Earth” – a whimsical, fascinating, amusing, curious and absolutely unique show and tell spectacle featuring some 2,000 magnificent driving, flying and working machines from the 20th and 21st centuries.

The world’s coolest cars of every era and style, model-T fire engines, vintage buses, custom motorcycles, tricked out trucks, sleek streamliners, one-of-a-kind antique engines and tractors and historic military aircraft will be among the mesmerizing displays.
This year’s show will feature a new, improved event layout bringing all the attractions closer together and making it a more walkable, unified show with separate entrances for spectator parking (access from Capistrano Road at the south end of the airport) vs. display vehicles, vendors, sponsors and volunteers (access from the airport main entrance on Highway 1).

New additions to this year’s Big Show include:

•The Erickson Collection’s awe-inspiring military aircraft including their B-17 Bomber “Ye Olde Pub”, The Flying Fortress of the Skies and their classic North American P-51D Mustang Fighter, regarded as one of the great success stories of military aviation history. Get an up-close look at these historical monuments and meet the crew plus a limited # of rides will be available. For ride booking and pricing information, contact the Erickson Museum https://warbirdflights.online/bookaflight

•”Machines of Tomorrow”, a brand-new showcase of the next-generation of technology with headliner Alef. Alef is a California-based sustainable electric transportation company developing a first real flying car, a road-legal passenger car capable of achieving vertical takeoff and forward flight. Alef’s goal is to enable faster, easier, environment-friendly commutes and alleviate the burden of urban congestion thanks to proprietary technology that elevates the vehicle safely, quietly, and environment-friendly above everyday traffic.

•”World-Class Woodies”, a big display by the Antique and Classic Boating Society of Northern California. See antique and classic boats from the polished mahogany runabouts made from the ‘20s through the ‘60s to the classic fiberglass boats that changed the face of pleasure boating.

•”Magnificent Military Vehicles”, a big display by American Armory Museum including a Jeep that was used by General Patton, a replica of a World War II missile Jeep, a replica of General Patton‘s command car, a military M916 trailer and a Half-track that served in both World War II and the Israel Six-Day War. Rides will be available on the Half-track for $15 per person. It seats 8 riders.

•”Hop on Board”, a special display by Niles Railway Museum and Pacific Locomotive Association Museum with antique railway artifacts and machinery including a hand railcar, velocipede and speeder car.

•”Running Wild”, 6-time World Champion Brendan Murry’s AA/Fuel Dragster will be part of the World Record Wonderland and the planned special display of nostalgia dragsters to honor the legendary old Half Moon Bay Dragstrip.

•”Hop on the Bus, Gus”, The Pacific Bus Museum will be displaying one of it’s restored, vintage, one-of-a-kind buses. The museum’s mission is the preservation, restoration, operation and display of buses representing various eras of bus travel.

•Specialized Helicopters will be offering spine-tingling R-44 helicopter rides with breathtaking views of the Bay. Rides and $50 per person for a 12-minute ride. Each helicopter ride seats three passengers.

Additional attractions scheduled to appear include:

•”The Coolest Show on Earth”, a mesmerizing array of mechanical marvels including the west coast’s biggest, baddest gathering of the world’s coolest cars, trucks, motorcycles and aircraft.

•”Fantastic Flying Machines”, exceptional vintage warbirds, stylish classics from the 40’s and 50’s, sport, ultralight and homebuilt aircraft.

•“Mustang Madness”, a spectacular display of America’s Premier World War II Fighter.

•“World Record Wonderland”, super sleek speed machines with dragsters and streamliners.

•“Gearhead Grounds”, antique working machines including beautifully refurbished fly-wheel engines from the Early Days Gas Engine & Tractor Association and meticulously restored logging equipment and artifacts from Willits CA-based Roots of Motive Power.

•“Highway Patrol”, a special display and parade of Dragnet-like vintage police cars from the 60s and 70s plus an array of specialty vehicles and assets from Cal Fire, San Mateo County Sheriffs and CHP.

•An array of nostalgia dragsters to honor the former Half Moon Bay Drag Strip.

•”Rad Robotics”, big robotics display and demo by Bay Area high school robotics teams and manufacturers.

•Baylands Quarter Midget Racing Association’s special exhibit of competition-ready mini race cars.

•Unimotorcycle Drag Racing, uniquely wild and crazy, side-by-side, single-wheel unimotorcycle drag racing.

• Military Vehicle Half-track Rides. Experience the rush and excitement of riding in a Half-track that served in both World War II and the Israel Six-Day War. Rides will be available for $15 per person. It seats 8 riders.

•“Bob Senz’ Big Cacklefest” – a mass synchronized firing-up of the engines (10am,12pm, 2pm).

•Dream Machine Of The Year Award Presented on the Runnin’ Down A Dream Stage by The Car Guy Channel’s Mike Hennessy, organizer of Hot San Jose Nights. Two Best In Show Awards will be given based on Customization, Creativity And Downright Cool from the many acres of magnificent machines on display.

•“Grease Monkey Kids Super Duper Funzone”, thrilling bungee jump, waterballerz, rock climbing wall, extreme inflatables, face painting, body art, glitter tattoos and tons of awesome amusements.

•”Delectably Delicious Drink” with Classic Motor Head Ale and Kolsch from Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, outstanding varietals (Mavericks Sauvignon Blanc and Fisherman’s Red) from Half Moon Bay Winery, custom cocktails from Jettywave, and go-to traditional cocktails from Longboard Margarita Bar. Cool off, replenish and hydrate with a bottle of PathWater, 100% responsibly and locally sourced water in an aluminum reusable bottle.

•”Marvelous Mobile Eats” featuring the Bay’s best food trucks and vendors – Sam’s Chowder Mobile (lobster rolls, clam chowder, seafood), Alebrijes Oaxacan Kitchen (burritos, empanadas, enchiladas), Gourmet Faire (chicken tenders, corn dogs, garlic fries – food booth), Dippin Dots ice cream, Olde Tyme Kettlecorn (Kettlecorn, Boba Tea, Lemonade), Treats By The Bay (BBQ Chicken and Pork Skewer Rice Plates, mini donuts, soft serve ice cream), Nahua Pizza (artisan pizza), Tante’s (chicken strips, sausages, garlic fries), El Trompo Loco Tacos (tacos, quesadillas, burritos), Breakwater BBQ (BBQ plates), Half Moon Bay Pilots Association (tri-tip sandwiches),Unknowns Bike Club (Philly Cheese Steak sandwiches), American Legion (sausages, hot dogs), Coastside Riders (Kebobs).

•Stellar non-stop live music all day on the Runnin’ Down A Dream Stage headlined by Tony Lindsay & Soul Soldiers (2pm), Andrew Duncanson with Kid Andersen and the Greaseland All-Stars (11:30am), and M’sippi Slide (10am).

•Rain or shine event!

NEW EVENT LAYOUT AND POINTS OF ACCESS: This year’s show will feature a new, improved event layout bringing all the attractions closer together and making it a more walkable, unified show. PLEASE NOTE THE NEW POINTS OF ACCESS TO THE EVENT: THERE ARE SEPARATE ENTRANCES FOR SPECTATOR PARKING (ACCESS FROM CAPISTRANO ROAD AT THE SOUTH END OF THE AIRPORT) VS. DISPLAY VEHICLES, VENDORS, SPONSORS, BANDS AND VOLUNTEERS (ACCESS FROM THE AIRPORT MAIN ENTRANCE ON HIGHWAY 1).

REGISTER YOUR MACHINE: To show a car, truck, motorcycle, aircraft or other machine, the registration fee is $40 ($50 for entries postmarked after April 15) and includes a custom dash plaque and admission for the registrant plus one passenger (must be together in the registered vehicle). Register your machine online at https://dreammachines.miramarevents.com/

SPECTATOR ADMISSION: Spectator admission is $25 in advance ($30 at the gate) for adults (age 18-64), $15 in advance ($20 at the gate) for ages 11-17 and 65+, Free for kids age 10 and under (with paying adult). Purchase spectator tickets at https://dreammachines.miramarevents.com/

PARKING: Parking at the event is included in the admission price. There is a designated area for bicycle parking at the south end of the airport field.

ACCESSIBLE PARKING: There will be specially marked handicapped parking on the airport grounds. Attendants will be on-site to direct you.

FIRST AID/LOST & FOUND: First aid and lost and found is located at the Information Booth – please refer to the event site map on the website.

NO PETS, PLEASE: Please be considerate. For the safety, comfort, and courtesy of your pets and festival-goers, please leave your pets at home (with the exception of service animals). Large crowds and noise make it a very stressful and dangerous environment for pets.

PERSONAL CONVEYANCES: No personal golf carts or motorized conveyances are permitted at the event. Exceptions will be made for disabled participants with single-person conveyances only. The use of motorized carts, mini-bikes, bicycles, scooters, skateboards, and roller/inline skates is not permitted within the gates of the event.

NOT ALLOWED AT THE EVENT: For the safety and comfort of all of our customers, weapons of any type, booming sound systems, pets (with the exception of service animals), cans and glass bottles are NOT PERMITTED within the gates of the event. No outside BBQ’s allowed within the gates of the event. No outside alcohol allowed within the gates of the event.

EVENT DATE/HOURS: The show is open to the public on Sunday, April 30 from 10 am to 4 pm. Gates open at 6:30 am for those that have pre-registered their machine or plan to register the day of show.

EVENT LOCATION: Half Moon Bay Airport, 9850 N. Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay CA 94019 – located on Highway 1, about 20 miles south of San Francisco and 5 miles north of Highway 92.

EVENT BENEFICIARY: The show benefits the Coastside Adult Day Health Center. Thanks in part to fund-raising support from Dream Machines, the modernized, beautiful Coastside Adult Community Center opened in 2014. Drop by their beautiful facility at 925 Main Street in Half Moon Bay.

Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show Returns Sunday, April 30, 2023 to Half Moon Bay Airport
New: Flying Car “Machines of Tomorrow”, “World Class Woodies” Antique Boat Display, American Armory Museum Vehicles

Historic Warbirds Include B-17 Bomber and P-51 Mustang from The Erickson Collection (Rides Too!)

World-Class Tricked-Out Cars and Trucks, Fantastic Flying Machines, World Record Dragsters

Custom Motorcycles, Quirky Contraptions, Vintage Buses, Railway Machinery and Artifacts,

Military Vehicle Rides, Helicopter and Plane Rides, Unimotorcycle Drag Racing,

Plus Bob Senz’ Big Cacklefest, a Mass Firing-Up of the Engines

Headline The Coolest Show on Earth

A Benefit for the Coastside Adult Day Health Center

NEW, IMPROVED EVENT LAYOUT TO BRING ALL THE ATTRACTIONS CLOSER TOGETHER

We’re back! After all, like in the classic oldie, “a dream goes on forever”.

For event information and registration forms, visit the website https://dreammachines.miramarevents.com “like” our Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dreammachinesshow/or follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/dreammachines and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dreammachinesshow/

WEBSITE: http://www.miramarevents.com/dreammachines

PACIFIC COAST DREAM MACHINES SHOW
HALF MOON BAY’S FESTIVAL OF MAGNIFICENT MACHINES, “THE COOLEST SHOW ON EARTH”
APRIL 30, 2023 –– 10 AM TO 4 PM –– HALF MOON BAY (CA) AIRPORT

WHAT: We’re back! Get ready for a world of wonder at the big Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, a uniquely spectacular showcase of motorized mechanical marvels from throughout the 20th and 21st centuries celebrating a Big Revival Show on Sunday, April 30 from 10am to 4pm at Half Moon Bay Airport. “The Coolest Show On Earth” celebrates its comeback 30th year anniversary with a mesmerizing array of more than 2,000 ultra cool antique, vintage, classic, custom and exotic machines of all kinds on display for public viewing. Automobiles ranging from hot rods, dragsters, customs, low riders, imports, street machines and muscle cars to fanciful touring, luxury, and sports cars; also exceptional vintage warbirds, stylish classics from the 40’s and 50’s, sport, ultralight and homebuilt aircraft, tricked out trucks, custom motorcycles, military and SWAT vehicles, a special display of vintage police cars, sleek streamliners, model-T fire engines, antique engines and tractors from Roots of Motive Power and Early Days Gas Engine & Tractor Society, antique and classic boats, restored antique railway artifacts and machinery, thrilling helicopter and warbird rides, custom bicycles, kinetic art, rolling sculptures, extreme toys, mega-modified machines, next-generation and advanced “green” technology vehicles, a special display of nostalgia dragsters to honor the former Half Moon Bay Drag Strip, military vehicle rides, wild and crazy uni-motorcycle drag races, and Bob Senz’ Big Cacklefest – a mass synchronized firing-up of the engines (10am, 12pm, 2pm).

In addition to the magnificent machines, the lineup includes super-thrilling bungee jumping, waterballerz, a 24’ climbing wall, extreme obstacle course, and tons of kid’s amusements in the Grease Monkey Kids Super Duper Funzone, fabulous food and drink with craft beer, premium wine and custom cocktails, and stellar live music all day headlined by Tony Lindsay & Soul Soldiers (2pm), Andrew Duncanson with Kid Andersen and the Greaseland All-Stars (11:30am), and M’sippi Slide (10am) –– all to benefit the Coastside Adult Day Health Center.
REGISTER YOUR MACHINE: To show a car, truck, motorcycle, aircraft or other machine, the registration fee is $40 ($50 for entries postmarked after April 15) and includes a custom dash plaque and admission for the registrant plus one passenger (must be together in the registered vehicle). Register your machine online at https://dreammachines.miramarevents.com/

SPECTATOR ADMISSION: Spectator admission is $25 in advance ($30 at the gate) for adults (age 18-64), $15 in advance ($20 at the gate) for ages 11-17 and 65+, Free for kids age 10 and under (with paying adult). Purchase spectator tickets at https://dreammachines.miramarevents.com/
WHEN: Sunday, April 30, 2023. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gates open at 6:30 am for those that have pre-registered their machine or plan to register the day of show.

WHERE: Half Moon Bay Airport, 9850 N. Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay CA 94019 – located on Highway 1, about 20 miles south of San Francisco and 5 miles north of Highway 92.

WEBSITE: http://www.miramarevents.com/dreammachines
DOWNLOAD 300 DPI JPEGS: http://www.miramarevents.com/dreammachines/photo-downloads.html
FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pacific-Coast-Dream-Machines-Show
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/dreammachinesshow
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/dreammachines
SHOW VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND SPECTATOR TICKETS: http://www.miramarevents.com/dreammachines

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