History in the Park 2019 Final Announcement


Important Information:  This is a reminder to join us for the largest annual antique auto show in the West and "living history day".  This family event takes place on Sunday, September 22, 2019.  The show starts at 11:00 AM and ends at 4:00 PM and is located at History Park (635 Phelan Ave, San José, CA 95112).  

For those of you who are coming to History Park through downtown San Jose, please check on a few road closures due to the Via Calle event by clicking here.

Antique Vehicles:  Antique Vehicles should arrive between 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM. Vehicles permitted in and during the show must be period-correct pre-1946.  No vehicle newer than 1945 will be allowed on History Park grounds during the show.  

Late Arrivals and Early Departures:   The SCVMTFC and HSJ request that all vehicles be on display for the full 5 hours (11:00 AM to 4:00 PM). The San José Police Department will not allow vehicles to enter the Park after 11:00 AM. They will not allow modern vehicles to re-enter the Park until after 4:00 PM.  The San José Police Department and History San José require an event staff person to escort a vehicle if it must depart before 4:00 PM for pedestrian safety reasons.

Trailer Parking:  Trailer parking is located at the SJ Central Service Yard across from History Park on Phelan Ave and is open at 8:00 AM.  The entrance is the first gate on the right on Phelan Ave after the traffic light on Senter Rd.  Stop at History Park entrance to pick up a parking pass and map to trailer parking.

Crafts & Collectibles: Crafts and Collectibles exhibitors should arrive between 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM to unload.  Pick up a parking pass at the entrance to History Park.  After unloading, drive your auto to the San José city parking lot at the East end of Phelan Ave.  You may return to reload your exhibit after 4:00 PM.    
Admission:   Adults and Children (3 yrs +) $ 5.
                      Free to participants and HSJ members.
To see a map of the area, click on this link.
To view the four-page event Program, click here.  

Please note there is NO alcohol, NO pets, or NO BBQs allowed inside the Park.

For more information, contact Peder Jorgensen  at 408-358-3398 or Allan Greenberg  at 408-997-0879. 

Visit: SCVMTFC and History San José