2018 NSRA Western Street Nationals Bakersfield April 27th-30th

Hold on to your hats folks, one of the biggest West Coast car shows is just around the corner.  Hopefully, you’ll have some money left over from April 15th to see the sites and buy a corn dog and an elephant ear or two.

NSRA will hold it’s 42nd Annual Western Street Rod Nationals this April 27th through the 30th in Bakersfield, CA..  Like most car show entities, they have bumped up eligibility to cars 1988 and older.  According to the Bakersfield Car Club Council, it’s going to be a big event for little ‘ol Bakersfield.

“Street rods, Hot rods, Vintage vehicles, Rat rods, Trucks, Customs, Muscle Cars and Street Machines both foreign and domestic will be on hand at the Kern County Fairgrounds this spring as the National Street Rod Association® presents its 42st Annual Western Street Rod Nationals.

The dates for the city’s largest vintage car show will be April 27, 28, 30, 2018. This will be the 32nd time the NSRA Western Street Rod Nationals has been held in Bakersfield and an all time high number of participants and spectators are expected this year.

Almost all of the Kern County Fairgrounds will be utilized for the event as well as many of the buildings, which will house a large number of manufacturer and dealer displays and other attractions.”

Like always be sure and check out the vast array of cars feom different eras, “Included in this event are muscle cars, factory produced high horsepower machines from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s along with the classics cars of the 50’s. This is truly unique mix of old and new together again at the Kern County Fairgrounds and a national gathering of fine vintage automobiles of every description.

The NSRA Western Street Rod Nationals is the area’s largest automotive participation event and spectators from around the area will attend the event. The NSRA Western Street Rod Nationals is an excellent event for spectators to attend and those who take time to attend will be treated to the sights and sounds of some of the most beautiful, best constructed vintage vehicles ever assembled in one place.

One of the special attractions for the spectators is that they can walk right up to the vehicles and check each one out close up as they are not roped-off or otherwise confined. All are in the open and can be examined top to bottom, front to back, inside and out.

While the exquisite paint and other features of the car should not be touched, spectators are free to look to their heart’s content. The big automotive show will be at the beautiful Kern County Fairgrounds and is open to the public April 27, 28, 29, 2018. Make your plans now to attend the 42st Annual Western Street Rod Nationals in Bakersfield, California.

It promises to be one of the biggest vintage car shows in the city’s recent history and you can enjoy every exciting part of it. Those of us at NSRA know you won’t soon forget it.”

Go here for more info.

Rod Authority will be on the ground with live video feeds, updates and event coverage.  Stay tuned for more information.

About the author

Dave Cruikshank

Dave Cruikshank is a lifelong car enthusiast and an Editor at Power Automedia. A zealous car geek since birth, he digs lead sleds, curvy fiberglass, kustoms and street rods. He currently owns a '95 Corvette, '76 Cadillac Seville, '99 LS1 Trans Am and big old Ford Van.
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