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SF’s “King of the Streets” Lowrider Show & Car Hopping Contest (Cow Palace)

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Saturday, August 14, 2021 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 admission for spectators. $15 for parking

Cow Palace | 2600 Geneva Ave, Daly City, CA

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Get ready to check out the Bay’s most polished and decked out lowriders at this annual “King of the Streets” car show which includes an epic in a lowrider car hopping contest.  Afterward, the lowriders will cruise the Mission starting around 4pm.

The San Francisco Lowriders Council is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2021 was founded in 1981 to help preserve and promote the art and culture of lowriding in the Bay Area.

While we don’t know how big the contingency will be for 2021, there is space for 700 cars and typically there are over 300 lowriders and bikes participating in the show and the cruise – with the biggest boppers squaring off in the hopping competition, (check out the review and amazing drone footage on stanceworks).

2021 “King of the Streets” Lowrider Car Show
Saturday, August 14, 2021 | 9am to 4pm (cruising ’til late)
Cow Palace (Indoors and Outdoors), San Francisco, CA
$20 for Cow Palace spectators (Parking is $15 in Cow Palace lot)

When is the Lowrider Cruise?

The official event website says 4-8pm, but SFMTA says it will be ongoing from 2-10pm.

Here’s what the SFMTA says: Saturday, Aug. 14:  The San Francisco Low Rider Council will be conducting a 40th Anniversary cruise and celebration from 2 to 10 p.m. Event will take place on Mission Street between 23rd and 26th streets; and on 24th Street from Osage Street to South Van Ness Avenue.

Travelers heading the event area should allow extra travel time, should expect heavy traffic and possible street closures around the event area during the event hours:

  • Mission Street between 22nd Street and Cesar Chavez
  • 24th Street between Valencia Street and South Van Ness Avenue


Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: $20*
*$20 admission for spectators. $15 for parking
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, In Person
Venue: Cow Palace
Address: 2600 Geneva Ave, Daly City, CA