Bristol Cares Halloween Car Show

The last Saturday in October we host the Annual Bristol Cares Halloween Car Show presented by Greenlawn Funeral Homes at the KOA RV Resort. The event is open to the public and FREE to attend. There is food from the Crest Bar & Grill, vendor booths, prize drawings, music, trunk or treating, and a costume contest for kids. Awards are presented for Best of Show, Best Upholstery, Best Engine, Best Paint as well as multiple Sponsor picks. The event is open to all vehicles and motorcycles – registration fee to show is $40. For information on event awards, sponsorship, entry forms, and vendor participation contact the Foundation office at 661-716-8000 or via email at

Don’t be scared……it’s for a good cause!!


2023 Car Show – Save the Date

Our 2023 Bristol Cares Halloween Car Show will be held on Saturday, October 28th at the KOA Journey RV Resort/Crest Bar & Grill (formerly Bakersfield RV Resort). Registration for all vehicles (including motorcyles) and vendors  opened June 1st. Sponsorship opportunities are available as well. For more information contact the Foundation office at 661-716-8000 or via email,

2022 Car Show

Our 2022 Bristol Cares Halloween Car Show held on Saturday, October 29th at the KOA RV Resort/Crest Bar & Grill (formerly Bakersfield RV Resort) was a huge success. For the first time in our 6 years history we had 100 entries. Thank you to everyone who participated in the show and supported the Mission of the Foundation.

Award Winners

Best in Show presented by American Fabrication – Mark Doty, 1968 Red Chevy Camaro

Best Engine presented by Bakersfield KOA Journey – Mark Hargis, 1969 Blue Chevy Camaro

Best Upholstry presented by Crest Bar & Grill – Tony Chavez, 1965 Yellow Ford Mustang

Best Paint presented by Greenlawn Funeral Homes – Joe Kovacich, 1966 Titanuim Metalic Chevy C-10

People’s Choice Award presented by Raymond’s Trophy and Awards – Tim & Suzanne Beard, 1960 Atomic Orange VW Dune Buggy

Most Represented Car Club presented by Bristol Hospice Foundatin of CA – Street Dreams

Sponsor Pick Winners – Griz Bear, Tim & Suzanne Beard, Robert & Shirly Brewer, Linda & Ed Combs, Mark Doty, Mark Hargis, Jim & Susan Hart, Devo Heath, Jeffry Hill, Steve Jensen, Bud Kaldenberg, Tim Miller, Matthew Moncur, Ernie Obert, Chuck Perone, Kyle Robinson, Juanita White

2022 Event Sponsors and Donors



Bristol Cares Halloween Car Show – Online Registration Form

Entry Details

Vendor Details (for vendors only)

Liability Release: In consideration of the acceptance to participate. Entrants, participants, spectators and/or riders release and discharge Bristol Hospice Foundation of CA (BHF), its officers, agents, representatives, directors, servants, sponsors, Crest Bar & Grill at the Bakersfield RV Resort and all owners and management of CB&G and any and all clubs and organizations affiliated with BHF or CB&G from any and all known or unknown causes whatsoever that may be suffered by anyone participating in this event to his/her person or property. Event Management reserves the right to restrict entrants and/or their guests to behavior deemed acceptable during all activities of this event, including eviction should it become the opinion of event management that it is in the interest of safety, and/or proper behavior. The undersigned entrants acknowledges by his/her signature as having read and understood the above release of liability and waives all claims as outlined within. Any and all unsigned forms will be returned w/entry and release. Liability release to include passengers.
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After submitting this form you will be directed to our secure donation site for entry, vendor and sponsorship payment.