2014 Special Events & Guests, 2015 Attractions TBA

Kustom Kulture Hall
Come share in the Kustom Kulture life style with traditional and vintage styled hot rods, kustoms, motorcycles and bicycles. Enjoy the Rose City Brush Bash and the Bob Paeth Portland Classic Model Car Contest. Saturday evening swing with the hep cats & kittens to great Rock-a-billy sounds.

 Meet Legends Of Kustom: George Barris
There simply is no other builder as famous as George Barris, known throughout the world for his legendary television and movie cars,  including the Batmobile, General Lee, Munster Koach, Green Hornet, Beverly Hillbillies truck, Monkee Mobile, Kitt from Nightrider, and many more! Mr. Barris will be at the show sharing Hollywood memories and discussing his latest automotive creations.

Meet Legends Of Kustom: John D'Agostino
The new era of custom cars has been led by John D'Agostino. John's incredible works of automotive art must be seen to believed! His cars have been featured in almost every automotive publication throughout the world and have won many honors including multiple "Best of Show" and "World's Most Beautiful Custom" honors.


Annual Rose City Brush Bash

There's nothing like watching some of the nation's finest pin-stripers performing their artistry on the coolest hot rods and customs. They will be "laying it all on the line" at the Rose City Brush Bash, competing to see who is the best of the best pinstriper in the land.
 Paint Slingers Pin Striping Shootout

Sunset NAPA Display
Sunset NAPA proudly brings the NAPA aftermarket roadshow to the Portland Roadster Show. See the latest from one of the nation's leading auto parts and accessories vendors.

High School Challenge and Scholarship
This fantastic Portland Roadster Show tradition continues! See the best rides from our Portland and Vancouver area High Schools. Each school has an annual contest to choose the hottest ride. You'll see a collection of the winners only at the Portland Roadster Show. Many of these young men and women are the future of the Northwest rodding scene. Be sure to vote for your favorite!


Pride In Performance Awards
Les Schwab and the Multnomah Hot Rod Council are sponsoring two $500.00 "Pride In Performance" awards. These awards are to be presented to Local High School Automotive Programs based on their students' Participation in the High School Challenge. They will be judged on Excellence in Presentation and School Spirit.

Bob Paeth Portland Classic Model Car Contest
One of Saturdays highlights is the "You build it, You take it" event for the kids in Hall C. Yes, that is a 1/24th scale model car to the right! You'd swear you could reach in and turn the key and listen to that HEMI roar. SABA (Scale Auto Builders Assoc) will be hosting The Bob Paeth Portland Classic Model Car Contest. You'll see hundreds of the NW's most mind-blowing model cars, trucks and whatever else the area's best builders can come up with. Bring your models and enter the contest.


Miss America 2002 Katie Harman -

Crowned Miss America 2002 days after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Katie Harman used her voice to communicate messages of hope and healing through both speech and song.

Katie remains an active voice for the cancer community. She is a celebrity ambassador for Providence Cancer Center, a member of the Honorary Board of Volunteers in Medicine, and a member of the Cancer Advisory Committee for Sky Lakes Medical Center. From 2001-2008, she also proudly served on the National Board of Directors for the Breast Cancer Network of Strength. Her
philanthropic endeavors extend to advocacy for Arts in Education where she serves as Chairman of the Youth and Education Committee on the Board of Directors for The Ross Ragland Theater. For the past eight years, she has also been the voice and face of Portland Rescue Mission's annual campaigns to garner aid for homeless men and women.  Currently, Katie and her husband, an F-15 pilot and instructor for the Air National Guard, reside in Southern Oregon with their two young children.  www.katieharman.com



Miss Oregon Allison Cook -

A student at Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Allison hopes to become an MRI technician specializing in brain trauma. After sustaining multiple concussions, Allison was drawn to her platform of
Brain Injury Awareness. Her favorite food is sushi and her favorite vacation spot is Lanikai Beach, Hawaii. Standing 6'1" tall, Allison's definitely one to notice when she is performing her talent of electro-acoustic violin.


Miss Washington Reina Almon - 

A singer from Yakima, Washington, and a student at Eastern Washington University where she is majoring in Government & Women's Studies, Raina is passionate about the environment; her platform is Sustainability: impacting Tomorrow, Today. Raina loves to paint, to thrift shop, and DIY crafts. Her career goal is to attend Gonzaga University Law School and to someday practice as an environmental attorney. Her secret goal is to be a cowboy boot wearing country singer like Carrie Underwood.


Miss California Crystal Lee:
Hailing from San Francisco, California, Crystal is a 2013 Graduate of Stanford University with a B.A. in Human Biology and an M.A. in Communications. A ballerina who is fluent in both Cantonese and Mandarin, Crystal loves sushi, and has a secret dream to someday open a restaurant. Her platform is Girls in S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) and her career goal is to start her own technology company. Crystal placed as first Runner-up to Miss America 2014.


Miss Idaho Sarah Downs:

From Emmet, Idaho, and a student at the University of Pennsylvania, Sarah is a fiddle/violin player. Having struggled with weight and health issues, Sarah is proud to have lost 40 pounds, been a Swimsuit
Award winner at Miss Idaho, and learned to live a healthy lifestyle. Her platform of Promoting Nutrition: Taking Back Our Health, as well as her career goal of becoming a food nutrition researcher, was born out of this challenge, and Sarah says the one thing she can't live without is her water battle.


Miss Montana Sheridan Pope:

Studying education at Minnesota State University, Sheridan is a tap dancer who hails from Sydney, Montana. She is most inspired by her sister who has autism and who led her to her platform of Possibilities for Disabilities-Inclusion Education. Sheridan is a lover of science
fiction and all kinds of pizza. Her career goal is to  earn a Master's Degree in applied behavior analysis therapy and to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Her secret dream is to play a Zombie on the TV show, The Walking Dead.


Miss Nevada Diana Sweeney:

A student of math & education at the University of Nevada-Reno, Diana is a lyrical dancer from Moundhouse, Nevada. Her platform is Special Olympics, and Diana has long been involved in working with special needs students in dance, piano, and sports classes. Her carer goal is
to become a college math professor. A lover of both ice cream and a good comedy movie, Diana believes you can never have enough laughter in your life!










Portland Roadster Show Hall Of Fame Cars
See a wonderful collection of past Portland Roadster Show Hall Of Fame vehicles at this year's show. Experience historical works-of-art, some not seen in years!


Regional and National Auto Vendors
Find out what's the latest and greatest from many of the region's (and Nation's) auto vendors. You'll find treasures throughout the show from aftermarket automotive parts, NW custom car builders, die-cast toys, hot rod clothing and so much more.


Candy Clark
Model-turned-actress Candy Clark first came to the filmgoers' attention with a secondary role in John Huston's Fat City.  The Clark really went to town as gum-chewing dumb-like-a-fox Debbie Dunham in American Graffiti (1974); for her portrayal she was nominated for an Academy Award.  Equally worthwhile roles followed in The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and the 1978 remake of The Big Sleep.


Cindy Williams
Cindy Williams earned critical and popular plaudits for her work as Ron Howard's girlfriend in American Graffiti (1974) and as a highly unlikely murderess in The Conversation (1974).  Her musical comedy prowess was shown off to excellent advantage in The First Nudie Musical (1975).  In 1976, Williams signed to star as the eternally optimistic brewery worker Shirley Feeney in the blue-collar sitcom Laverne and Shirley (1976-83)


Ed "Big Daddy"  Roth's Road Agent
The Road Agent is a unique and downright futuristic custom creation from the fertile mind of one of World-famous Ed “Big Daddy” Roth. Featuring Roth’s distinctive bubble top, Road Agent was the sixth in his line of cars. Restored by Mark Moriarty, it remains one of the most instantly recognizable icons of hot rod history.


 The Best In The West...and Beyond
The craftsmanship and creativity is mind-blowing. The expense is unimaginable. The rarity is awe-inspiring. What you will see at this year's show are over 400 of the Northwest's and Nation's finest examples of custom automotive craftsmanship. All for one weekend only. The best-of-the-best gather in Portland for this Nationally honored show






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