The American Heritage Car Show will bring more than 200 classic cars to green sward in downtown Escondido’s Grape Day Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday May 28.
The American Heritage Car Show is now in its 19th year. This year Jordan Quintal will be honored for his contributions to local car culture. Quintal of Super Rides in Escondido, has been featured in Hot Rod Magazine a number of times for his innovation and workmanship as well as on the digital magazine, Street Legal TV.
In addition to the hot rod pioneer telling tales and showing off his car, a DJ spinning “Golden Oldies” and tours of the Escondido History Center will bring the heritage to this all- American car show.
The History Center’s museum includes a barn with vintage vehicles, working blacksmith shop where classes are taught, 1888 train depot filled with photographs and exhibits, and a railroad car with an H-O scale model train inside.
Local new car dealers, including Toyota of Escondido, sponsor this annual event. The sponsoring dealers will bring their new cars to the site too. So whether you love old cars, or want to check out the latest innovations, or just want to spend the day in a beautiful park, the American Heritage Car Show is for you.
The American Heritage Car Show kicks off the morning with a delicious pancake breakfast cooked up by local Kiwanians. Vendors, a raffle, and an award ceremony are part of the fun. Organized by and benefiting the Escondido History Center, spectators are admitted free at this family friendly event. Vehicle entry fee is $25. See: www.escondidohistory.org/car-show. html