The car show is open to all makes and models of 1990 and earlier Stock or Modified Classic cars, trucks, Hot Rods, Sports cars, Motorcycles, and Special Interest vehicles

2021-Wheels-n-Windmills-Car-ShowEvent Information

The “Solvang Fall Classic Car Show” is scheduled for Saturday, October 9th and has been approved by the City of Solvang. This event will still be held in down town Solvang and will be put on by the Wheels ‘N’ Windmills Car Show organization. There will be no classes or formal judging at this event. There will be some special awards presented but no class awards. Parking will be as it has been in the past with all spaces being pre-assigned.

Event Host Hotel

Hampton Inn & Suites Buellton CA is happy to offer a block of rooms at discounted rates for the “Solvang Fall Classic Car Show. These rooms will be available for October 8, 2021 – October 10, 2021. Details and hotel contact information are on the “HOTELS” page.

Public Health Mandates

For the safety of our participants, event personnel, and spectators, the Wheels ‘N’ Windmills Organization adheres to all local public health mandates and encourages participants and spectators at our event to be vaccinated or follow all current Solvang City “COVID-19 Mask” requirements.

Local Transit

Due to the large number of spectators and vehicles that are expected the day of the event, the city of Solvang is requesting that local transit systems be used whenever possible. Contact information: Santa Ynez Valley Transit (SYVT.COM), Wine Country Express (CITYOFLOMPOC.COM/TRANSIT), Breeze 200 (BREEZEBUS.COM). 


The following are frequently asked questions and the contact person in charge to get answers:

Will there be accommodations for “trailered” show vehicles?

Yes. for details call Bob at (805) 245-8427

Will there be Vendor spaces available?

Yesfor details call Ed at (805) 588-8439

Will there be Motorcycles at this year’s event?

Yesfor details call Dan at (805) 452-1194

Will parking  and staging of the show vehicles be the same as 2019?

Yesfor details call Bob at (805) 245-8427

Thanks again for your continued support.

The Wheels ‘N’ Windmills Car Show organization is looking forward to seeing all of our participants and supporters at the “Solvang Fall Classic Car Show” event on Saturday, October 9th.

Keep on Cruisin’.

Stay well and safe,
Bob Stokes
President, Wheels ‘N’ Windmills Car Show Organization

2019 Wheels ‘N Windmills Car Show

The Wheels ‘N Windmills Car Show donated more than $375,000 to local and national charities since 2005.

Photo Gallery – Updated for the 2019 Show!

Award Winners – Updated for the 2019 Show!

Charity – Car Show Gives Back to Community
See where the your donations were used – Click here to view.

V-8 Engine Raffle Winner
V-8 Engine Raffle – Click here to view.

Car Show Sponsors

Special thanks to the D’Augustine Foundation for their generous donation to our charities and continued support of our event