San Diego Automotive Museum

THE Party in the Park... Full Throttle


THE Party in the Park ... Full Throttle!



Reena Horowitz, Arlene Esgate, and Jill Berg

Shane Smith and The Saints featured on season five of Yellowstone starring award-winning actor Kevin Costner.

Shane Smith and The Saints

Your ticket includes complementary valet, three-course seated dinner by Ron McMillan's Catering Solutions, signature drinks, hosted bar, fine wines by Danica Patrick's vineyard Somnium in Napa Valley, fun surprises, line dancing, and new exhibits featuring classics and exotic cars!

Get Your Tickets

Attire is Rhinestone Cowboy.

Individual tickets are priced at $600.
Tables (10 seats) start at a $6,000 sponsorship opportunity.

The fair market value is $125 per ticket or $1,250 per table, and the remaining amount is a tax-deductible donation.

To purchase individual tickets,
please contact Sarah Ruby at 619-398-0311.

Purchase Tickets

For sponsorships and any questions,
please contact Sharon Smith at 619-987-8020.

Sponsor A Table


Sponsor Opportunities: $6,000 – Pit Crew (FMV $1,250); $11,000 – Pace Car (FMV $1,250); $16,000 – Driver's Seat (FMV $1,250); $26,000 – Crew Chief (FMV $2,500); $55,000 – Grand Marshal (FMV $2,500); $75,000 – Victory Lap (FMV $4,000)


Jim & Eileen Bartell
Brad & Gigi Benter
Jessie Knight & Joye Blount
Bill & Susan Hoehn
Jeanne Jones
Dr. Tess Mauricio & Dr. James Lee

April Mahoney
Dr. Perry & Judith Mansfield
Kristi Pieper
Don "The Snake" and Lynn Prudhomme
Dr. Myron & Doreen Schonbrun
Dave Stall

Step Family Foundation
Danitza & Esteban Villanueva
Vince Heald & Clinton Walters
Dr. Steve & Lynne Wheeler

As of January 20, 2023


Victory Lap Sponsor

Discount Tire

Pace Car Sponsor

Barnhart Reese

Pit Crew Sponsors

Eakes and Company
HG Trackside
HRE Performance Wheels
Sycuan Casino Resort
Terry Tilton
Dr. Steve Wheeler
Wheelhouse Credit Union
Wilsey Asset Management

In-Kind Gifts

Alamo Flags
Veloce Motors The Vault


Lauren Phinney Paul Rudy

Lauren Phinney

Paul Rudy

Master of Ceremonies: Lauren Phinney and Paul Rudy, Morning Anchors, KUSI TV.

GB Magazine

As of January 20, 2023

View our 2022 event, THE Party in the Park ... Vroom! photos HERE.

Monies raised through this event benefit the Vocational Education Academy for at-risk youth, and the Museum’s preservation, expansion, and conservation of automotive artifacts.

The San Diego Automotive Museum is a classified 501(c)(3); Federal Tax ID number 33-0147359


Can't attend, but still want to help?

We understand if you are not able to join our party. You are still welcome to donate and support the San Diego Automotive Museum and our Vocational Education Program.

Donate Here!


Full Throttle Car