Big SOCAL EURO is one of the largest all European car events on the West Coast. We are excited to be one of the longest running car events of it’s kind, since 2002. Bring your family to meet other European car enthusiasts. Where what you bring is part of the show! People are greater than cars! #BigSOCALEURO #SOCALEURO #iLOVEEUROS #BIGSCE

Saturday, October 5th, 2024

Irwindale Speedway, CA

Vendor/Sponsorship info -

Presenting Sponsors



10am - Euro Showdown roll-in starts

11am - Big SOCAL EURO starts

11am - General parking open (General area)

12pm - Drag Racing starts (Drag)

1pm - General parking in (Showdown area)

1pm - Exhaust contest / Drift exhibition (Arena)

3pm - Burnout contest / Drift exhibition (Arena)

4pm - Awards & Raffles (DJ Stage)


  • Frank Martin Award (Top 1)
  • Best of Show (Top 2)
  • Best VW (Top 2)
  • Best Audi (Top 2)
  • Best BMW (Top 2)
  • Best Other (Top 2)
  • Modern (Top 3)
  • Classic (Top 3)
  • Vendor (Top 3)
  • Wagon (Top 3)
  • Fastest (Top 3)
  • Best Exhaust
  • Best Burnout

Showcase the communities nice European cars. Since 2002, we have provided Southern California car enthusiasts a place to meet and gathering with other likeminded car owners. No matter what age, what condition your car is. 

Audi Fest

Audi Fest is exclusive area within the Euro Showdown for the Audi Clubs of the region. Audi Club North America supports all the regional Audi Club members.

Coverage 2019 on ACNA Quattro magazine
Coverage 2022 by ACNA Quattro


The Featured Car area is an invitational area that the event organizers have curated. These are vehicles that are not necessarily exotic. They are unique vehicles that highlight the European car culture. Email with vehicle model info & couple photos to be considered. 


DoubleTree by Hilton - Monrovia/Pasadena

($159 + tax per room per night)

Please use Corp Code '0560026693' by booking online at or calling the Front Desk at (626)357-1900 and request 'Irwindale Speedway' rate. Hotel rate is not guaranteed closer to event date or room threshold is met. How to use code

Drag Racing

Full day of racing. Are you the Fastest car of Big SOCAL EURO? Bring what you got and show the community some the power.

Drift & Exhaust competition

We give the community a place to make some noise. Show off your exhaust.

Must be present to win! 4:00pm

** Must be present to win! **



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What items are prohibited?

*Security has final say on allowed and prohibited items.

Are pets allowed?

Only service animals are allowed within guildelines.

Do children require entry ticket?

All children under 12 years & under are free with accompanying adult.

Are food & drinks available?

Yes, food concessions & food vendors will be on-site.

Are canopies allowed?

Yes. Weight is required for all canopies / EZ-ups. We want to make sure everyone has somewhere to stay shaded.

Rain or Shine?

Yes, event is rain or shine! It's SoCal, we can handle a little rain!

Alfa Romeo | Audi | Bentley | BMW | Bugatti | Ferrari | Fiat | Jaguar | Lotus | Mercedes | Mini | Lamborghini | Porsche | Land Rover | Saab | Volkswagen | Volvo 

Volkswagen | HRE Wheels | Toyo Tires | Kormodiv | Mothers Polish | Rotiform | RW Carbon | KW Suspension | Universal Technical Institute | Eibach Suspension | Neuspeed | Solo Werks | WRTeknica | Bilstein Suspension | Eurocode Tuning | Pacific German | 034 Motorsport | Optima Battery