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6th Annual Petaluma’s Salute to American Graffiti

Crusin The Boulevard

Date: May 20 & 21 2011
What: Petaluma's Salute to American Graffiti
Location: Petaluma, California
Admission: Free Admission
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Petaluma's Salute to American Graffiti is a classic car show and cruise to celebrate the fact that American Graffiti was filmed in Petaluma. Over 350 cars from all over the United States and visitors from all over the world make this the show to attend. From Friday nights Cruise-In to the big event on Saturday, downtown Petaluma will be rockin' and a rolling. Open to all 1972 and older American made vehicles. Registration closes fast so watch our website for more info

Friday, May 20: American Graffiti Cruise-in and Kickoff Social, 4-8pm, Petaluma Plaza Shopping Centers. Free to all vehicle owners and spectators. See website for details. Live entertainment, annual American Graffiti Derby where you can become a car owner and win prizes, American Graffiti merchandise, and raffles for cool prizes, so come on down and hang with your buds and make new friends who share your passion!

Saturday, May 21: Salute Celebration and Cruise, 9am to 8pm, on the streets of downtown Petaluma. A family-oriented, non-alcoholic, community-wide celebration of the "happy days" of the '50s and early '60s and a tribute to George Lucas' timeless, coming-of-age movie, American Graffiti, the most memorable scenes of which were filmed right here in Petaluma in 1972. Free to spectators. Vehicle entry into the show is by advance reservation only. See website for complete details, maps and schedules.

XERB Radio, Wolfman, Mel's Burger City, 350 classic cars and trucks, live entertainment, street dancing, karaoke, vendors, contests, collectible merchandise and souvenirs, hub cap art show and auction, food, American Graffiti Cruise and much more!

Your hosts, Crusin' the Boulevard, Inc is an all-volunteer 50C3 non-profit made up of car people. All of the net proceeds from this event are reinvested back into our community. With your help, we have reinvested over $100,000 in the past 5 years.

American Graffiti Car Show Picture

American Graffiti car show