August wouldn’t be complete without the Annual Vista Rod Run. Going 25 years strong the Vista Rod Run features over 300 classic cars, hot rods, and specialty vehicles throughout the Historic Downtown Vista area. Car enthusiasts will be delighted with the pristine paint jobs, perfect upholstery, and what’s under the hood. Coming from garages near and far, car owners are encouraged to participate to see if their baby stands out from the crowd. The Vista Rod Run awards trophies for thirty categories..
Bring the family down for this classic car day and enjoy a vendors, live entertainment, kid’s activities, family fun, downtown shopping on Main Street..
CAR REGISTRATION - Click on the link above (pdf) to pre-register or car application to register on-line. If you do not want to pre-register, you may register day of event $25 . Each registered vehicle will receive an event T-shirt and a dash plaque.
Cars registering day of will have to fill out a registration form onsite have payment of $25. Checks can be made out to VVBA. Cars will not be let into the event until 6:15 am.
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Award Winning Motion Picture “Deuce of Spades” by critically acclaimed filmmaker Faith Granger will be shown on Saturday night, the day before the 25th Annual Vista Rod Run. Faith Granger will be a featured exhibitor at the Vista Rod Run on Sunday August 3rd.
The award winning motion picture will show at the Avo Playhouse 303 Main Street, Vista on Saturday, August 2, at 6 p.m. Be the first to see it on the big screen in San Diego County!
“A masterpiece!” “Stunning!”“Unforgettable!” “A timeless cult classic!”
Meet the film maker in person and see the star car of the film special guest appearances by members of the cast!
Limited seating – grab a ticket while you can – only $10 ! We recommend pre-purchasing your tickets here: Get your Tickets online
A synopsis of “Deuce of Spades” : When a modern day hotrod girl finds a mysterious letter dating back to the fifties hidden in her roadster, she is left with nothing but questions… Who is Johnny Callaway? She sets out to find the answers and retrace her deuce’s troubled past. Fast hot rods, cool cats, gravity defying swing dancing and rockin’ retro music all serve as a colorful backdrop to this heartfelt, inspiring story. Discover an underground scene where counter culture is in, old school is cool and nostalgia forever reigns.