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Video: View cars at 2018 Street Festival in Hollister

In the video below, see a selection of the classics and other vehicles at the 2018 Street Festival and Car Show in downtown Hollister. The Hollister Downtown Association hosted the 32nd anniversary event and sold out all 250 available spots for vehicles in the show. The event included an array of other entertainment as well such as music, dance, a martial arts performance and more.


The Hollister Downtown Association (HDA) is proud to announce the winners of our 32nd Annual Street Festival and Car Show held on Saturday, July 21, 2018. We had 250 vehicle entries downtown (the most ever) and the winners are listed below.

The Best of Show winner is a gold 1941 Plymouth Coupe owned by John Gimelli of Santa Cruz, CA. This vehicle will be featured on next year’s shirt, poster and flyers.

Best Post War: 1957 Chevy Bel Air owned by Maurene Andrade of Morgan Hill.

Best Pick Up: 1955 Chevy Pick Up owned by Mike Burns of San Jose.

Best Custom-Modified: 1955 Chevy Bel Air owned by Tom D’Amico of Santa Clara.

Best Classic: 1966 Chevy Chevelle owned by Daniel Lemon of Hollister.

Best Modern: 2017 Chevy Camaro COPO owned by Hal Himenes of Hollister.

Best Corvette (Mike Cunningham Memorial): 1963 Corvette owned by Jerry Haugen of Gilroy.

Best Low Rider: 1963 Chevy Impala CO owned by Pete Cavesuela of Hollister.

Best Mustang (John Marfia, Jr. Memorial): 1966 Ford Mustang owned by Jesus Romero of Hollister.

Best Paint: 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air owned Mike Pauline of Clayton.

Best PreWar: 1939 DeSoto SG Coupe owned by Juan Arreola of Prunedale

Best Preservation: 1965 Cadillac Coupe DeVille owned by Del Meyer of Pacific Grove.

Best Hometown: 1968 Chevy Camaro owned by Jim Gillio of Hollister.

Best Interior: 1969 Chevy Camaro owned by Angela Curro of Hollister.

BEST Muscle: 1970 Dodge Road Runner owned by Brit Bigelow of Hollister


Longest Distance Traveled: 1931 Ford Slant Window owned by William Rice of Peyton, CO.

Car Club with the most participation is Central Coast Muscle Cars & Classics of Hollister.

People’s Choice: 1965 Ford AC Cobra owned by Jon Ribera of Hollister.

Thank you to our event sponsors: City of Hollister, PG & E, Union Bank, New SV Media, Before the Movie, Corbin, Recology of SBC,Aroma Cellars, RJR Recycling, Anderson Homes, Swank Farms, Phil Foster Ranches – Pinnacle Organic, The Farm at Bertuccio’s, Edward Jones – Alexis Winder, C&N Tractors, RGN Productions, Central Ag Supply, Tiffany Ford, and Lucky Stores.

Trophy sponsors: Dennis’ Body Shop, The Pivetti Company, Hollister Auto Parts, San Benito Tire Pros, Truck & SUV Parts Warehouse, Bianchi, Kasavan & Pope, LLP, Precision Auto Glass, DeLux Hair Salon, Johnnie’s Girl, Automotive Color, Central Ag Supply, Shaw’s Appliance Repair, Phil and Karen Pospishek and Farmers’ Insurance – Brenda Horder, Harry’s Auto Signs, Syrarium Studios, and Anonymous.

For more information contact Jeana Arnold at HDA at 831-636-8406 or by email at [email protected].