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Online registration ends Thursday for Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion; Ringo discounts & VIP Packages Available

(ONTARIO, California, August 30, 2023) – Participants have until Thursday to take advantage of discounted online registration for the 10th Anniversary Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion, September 15-16 in Downtown Ontario. And as an added bonus, participants who register online are eligible for a $30 discount on tickets to the Sunday, September 17, concert by Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band at the Toyota Arena. Ringo’s performance culminates a weekend of music that includes free concerts in the Ontario Town Square by Latin rock icons Ozomatli (Friday’s headliners) and Motown legend Thelma Houston (Saturday’s headliner).

One of the region’s most popular events, Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion, powered by Greater Ontario California (GOCAL), attracts nearly 1,000 classic cars and draws more than 100,000 attendees annually to historic Downtown Ontario.

“We look forward to welcoming classic car owners, auto enthusiasts and residents, guests and visitors looking to enjoy two days of cruisin’, contests, live entertainment and fabulous food,” said Michael Krouse, President and CEO of GOCAL.

The 10th Anniversary Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion offers two options for classic car owners to participate when registering their vehicles:

  • A $60 vehicle registration. Online registration closes after August 31, but in-person registration will be available on the day of the event for $75.
    • A VIP Hospitality Experience Package ($250), also available online through August 31. The VIP package includes:
    • Vehicle Admission for both days to display and Cruise the Route
    • A reserved parking area near the VIP Club
    • Eligibility for Classic Car awards
    • Two VIP passes that include four bar drinks tickets; complimentary sodas, water and juices; Friday buffet dinner; Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner; snacks between meals; a premium elevated lounge viewing area on the Euclid Avenue Median; goodie bag with souvenir map and more; two official Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion 2023 participant T-Shirts; a Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion commemorative poster; and a commemorate license plate.

Details for both packages and the $30 discount for the Ringo Starr concert are available at:





Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion®, a 501-(c3) organization, created by Greater Ontario California (GOCAL), is a Southern California ultimate weekend celebration of America’s love affair with the automobile and its world-famous highway, Route 66. Two days of cruisin’, contests, live entertainment, fabulous food and revelry make it one of the best events of its kind. Held annually each September along historic, tree-shaded Euclid Avenue in Ontario, California, Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion is where classic cruisers, convertibles, hot rods, and wicked Woodies fuel a jam-packed jamboree.  Visit  GO-CAL.ORG or for details.



Greater Ontario California (GOCAL) is the official destination marketing organization to promote the cities of Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga, California to visitors nationally and internationally.  As destination experts, we provide leisure, meeting groups, and meeting professionals with an unbiased, comprehensive resource when booking a tour, convention, meeting, or event within the cities of Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga, California.  Ideal for leisure and business travel, the region boasts scenic mountains, deserts, vineyards, and metropolitan areas that are both historic and cosmopolitan in character. Under the umbrella of Greater Ontario California is the California Welcome Center and several Signature Events to support the overall mission to drive visitors to the region, stimulating economic growth.  GOCAL provides the necessary destination support tools to execute a successful experience. Visit