Kowbaguna Huntington Beach Van Car Show

May 13, 2023

8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

See 110 vintage Volkswagen Buses on the Huntington Beach Pier. Walk the iconic pier while immersing yourself in the Surf City USA culture. This will be a fun day at Huntington City Beach checking out some great vintage rides. The Vintage Volkswagen Bus Show is free to the public. After the show, grab a bite to eat at restaurants like Duke's, Sandy's, Fred's Mexican Cafe which are right by the Huntington Beach Pier

Event Details

Kowabunga VW Bus Car Show 2023


VW Bus Show in Huntington Beach


VW Bus Show will take place at Huntington Beach Pier Plaza. 



Municipal Parking Lot

Location: South of the Huntington Beach Pier, on the side of Pacific Coast Highway adjacent to the beach.
(Enter at First Street, Huntington Street, and Beach Boulevard.)

  • Day rate: $15 - $20

More information on annual beach parking passes here.

Pier Plaza Parking Lot

Location: Lots on both sides of the Huntington Beach Pier.

  • May - Sept.: $1.75 per hour
  • Oct. - April: $1.50 per hour
  • Daily max: $15

Beach Parking


Strand Structure 

155 5th St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

  • Sept. 15 - May 15
    • $2 per hour for first 2 hours, $2 for every 20 min. after
    • $18 daily max
  • May 16 - Sept. 14
    • $2 per hour for first 2 hours, $3 for every 20 min. after
    • $20 daily max

Main Promenade Structure 

200 Main St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

  • FREE first 30 minutes
  • $1 per hour for first 2 hours, $1 for every 20 min. after
  • Memorial Day - Labor Day: $17 daily max
  • Non-peak season: $15 daily max
  • Evening rate (after 9 p.m.): $5

​Metered Parking

Location: 5th Street, Main Street, 1st-3rd Street 

Price: $1.50 per hour (2 hours max)

Downtown Parking