Classic Cars Galore at the Bent Axles 37th Annual Car Show and Barbecue

The Santa Maria Valley is an ideal destination for road-trippers and visitors alike. The Central California coast has embraced the California car culture.

The Santa Maria Valley is The New Top 10 Cities for Wine Snobs.”

— The Travel Channel

RENO, NV, UNITED STATES, June 28, 2017 / — (Santa Maria, Calif.) – Car enthusiasts and fans will want to cruise to the Santa Maria Valley for the 37th annual Bent Axles Car Show and Barbecue, July 14-16, 2017.

The Santa Maria Valley is an ideal destination for road-trippers and visitors alike. Tour the welcoming vineyards and swirl your glass ‘til you spill. The Travel Channel named the Santa Maria Valley The New Top 10 Cities for Wine Snobs. Indulge in the 150-year old Santa Maria Style Barbecue tradition that is the area’s best hidden gem. Watch the sunset over the dunes, and let your hair fly around in the ocean breeze. Discover Old Town Orcutt, a town that was founded in 1906 at the height of oil production. Shop, stroll and sip through the quaintness of the area that is evolving into a small town food mecca.

The Central California coast has embraced the California car culture, appealing to gear heads, enthusiasts and admirers. The Los Angeles Times recently put Santa Maria Valley among the top destinations for Your ultimate guide to planning the best summer road trip.

The Bent Axles Car Show schedule is as follows:

Radisson Hotel, Santa Maria Airport
Registration: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Meet & Greet: 10 a.m.-4p.m.
Strawberry Social: 2 p.m.-3p.m.

Old Town Orcutt
Registration: 7 a.m.-10 a.m.
Show & Shine: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Oldies music, vendors, restaurants, poker walk, strawberries 50/50, giveaways

Poker Run: 9 a.m. at the Radisson Hotel
Barbecue at Pioneer Park picnic grounds 11 a.m.-1p.m.
Santa Maria Style Tri-Tip
Giveaways, 50/50, raffles

The annual Bent Axles event is for vehicles 1972 and older. A show registration form is available on the Bent Axels website at Registration is $40 per vehicle by July 7, 2017, or $45 the day of the show.

The Radisson Hotel at the Santa Maria Airport is the host hotel for the event. Please mention “Bent Axles Show & BBQ” when making your reservation. For more information on the Bent Axles event or to register your vehicle, please visit or call Ann McKindley, president, at 805.937.2247.

About Santa Maria Valley:
Serving the greater Santa Maria Valley in the heart of California’s Central Coast, the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau is a nonprofit association that facilitates local tourism and provides information on the region’s many attractions and visitor services. Famed for its fine wines, natural wonders, agricultural heritage and flavorful barbecue, the Santa Maria Valley offers a broad range of cultural, sporting and historical experiences. For details on Santa Maria Valley lodging, wine tasting, travel deals and e-newsletter alerts, visit or call (800) 331-3779.

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Source: EIN Presswire