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“American Graffiti” ’50s & ’60s Classic Car Cruise | Petaluma

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch. Car registration is $62.

Historic Downtown Petaluma | 210 Lakeville Street, Petaluma, CA

Salute to “American Graffiti” Festival & Vintage Car Cruise | Petaluma

An annual Salute to American Graffiti honors George Lucas’ timeless, coming-of-age film, American Graffiti, most of which was filmed in Petaluma in the early summer of 1972.

Grab your favorite squeeze, jump into your hot rod, candy-colored screamin’ machine or the family car for that matter, and cruise on back to the “happy days” of the ‘50s and ‘60s.

2017 Salute to American Graffiti
May 18-20, 2017
Downtown Petaluma

Many local downtown merchants will have special events including art shows, demonstrations, special window displays, and of course, sales. Don’t forget to check out over 400 plus classic cars and trucks. Plus, dance and sing to the live bands on the main stage.

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE*

*Free to watch. Car registration is $62.


Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Block Party, Fairs & Festivals, KFOG, North Bay
Address: 210 Lakeville Street, Petaluma, CA

Saturday, May 20, 2017

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