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Tailgate Party - Celebrating the Pickup Truck Exhibit

Celebrate the beautiful pickup trucks on display at the California Automobile Museum on Sunday, August 28! A themed “tailgate party” is the perfect excuse to visit The Pickup Truck Exhibit before it ends on September 11. Come dressed in your best flannels and other pickup truck-inspired outfits and enjoy food and ice cream for sale and kids’ interactives inside the museum. (Did we mention that the ice cream will be served in awesome paper trucks??) The hood of some of the trucks will be open and special photo ops will be set up so this event is perfect for the whole family! Enjoy talking with owners of some of the pickup trucks on display and more.

A sampling of the pickup trucks on display include a 1925 Dodge (from the California Department of Fish & Wildlife), 1931 Model A (the first mass produced pickup truck that was widely available), a 1951 GMC and a 1956 Ford F100 (two of the most iconic working trucks ever), a 1957 Chevy Cameo (that is considered a “game changer” given its body style design similar to that of a Corvette), a 1974 Hilux (also pivotal but as a small and fuel efficient import), and a Modern Ford F150 (with its modern technology, aluminum body and energy efficient engine).


The event is included with admission. (Which means it is FREE for members!)

Earlier Event: August 27
Classics on the Green
Later Event: August 28
Budweiser Custom Car Show - Portland