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Stockton car meets attract enthusiasts

A car lifting itself up on hydraulics getting the nearby crowd excited. “Friday Night Lights” happens every second week of the month.

California has been experiencing many car related events in recent months. Car enthusiasts from all over the region have been flocking to its cities to show off their vehicles and connect with like-minded individuals to hear the engines roaring of vehicles such as a 1991 Cadillac Fleetwood, a 1971 Monte Carlo, or a 1971 Pontiac Lemans. 

Stockton has a long history of car culture, with car clubs and shows being a regular occurrence. A good example of this would be the Asparagus Festival. For over 30 years, the festival would host a car show as one of its attractions. However, the recent rise in car meets has taken the scene to a whole new level. These meets have become a place where car enthusiasts can come together to admire each other’s cars or share tips and tricks.

One of the most popular car meets in Stockton is called by locals as the “Friday Night Lights” in which every second Friday of the month, in which cars meet outside of In N’ Out by Sherwood mall. Cars of all makes and models can be seen cruising around the mall’s parking lot, with music blasting and engines revving. The event has become so popular that it has even attracted vendors selling food and car accessories. 

These car meets have not only been a source of entertainment for car enthusiasts, but they have also had a positive impact on the local economy. With people traveling from out of town to attend these events, local businesses have seen an increase in sales.

Car meet enthusiasts are also good for restaurants and gas stations, as they’ve been seen patronizing businesses on the days of these car meets. One Stockton native who was at the show, who chose to go by “D”, expressed his enthusiasm toward the event by saying “I think it’s a good thing we have all these car shows going on. I get to eat In-N-Out while talking with cool car people.”

The car meet scene in Stockton has become a hub of excitement and passion for car enthusiasts. These events have brought together a diverse community of people who share a love for cars. With a warm California climate and a growing community of enthusiasts, the future looks bright for car meets in Stockton. 

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    ROSEApr 20, 2023 at 12:42 am

    Sound positive to hear about these events keep them going