Family friendly classic car show & static airplane show: Saturday, July 8, 2017 10am - 4 at Reid-Hillview Airport 2500 Cunningham Ave., San Jose, CA 95148

Hot San Jose Nights 2017 at Reid-Hillview Airport is a  huge family fun classic car show & airplane show. It's really a huge classic car event bringing together everything at the airport including a static airplane display with car guys & gals showing off an incredible array of classic cars from vintage custom hot rods, muscle cars, sleek sports cars, survivors, new special interest cars, & even new cars from the dealerships for a fun day in the sun!    Bring your chairs & coolers and enjoy the day!  Great live music & food all day!  Cars & Aircraft are invited to be on display inside the airport grounds!   S.T.E.A.M.  (Science, Technology, Engineering, Aviation & Math) Festival is happening for the kids with booths filled with fun hands on things for them to do!! Free Admission!

(check back and scroll down often to see more activities added!)

Second Harvest Food Bank 

canned food drive!

San Jose State Aviation

Our community has people going hungry all year long, not just at Christmas!  Feeding kids during summer months can be a worry to some families.  Please consider bringing a donation of canned food when you attend Hot San Jose Nights this year.  It will make you feel good that you are doing something that might seem so simple for many of us but can make a real difference to a family in need!  Look for our Second Harvest Food Bank barrels at the entry point and lets fill them up!  For anyone who would rather make a cash donation online you may click here for the link.  On behalf of Second Harvest Food Bank we thank you! (click here to find most needed items.)

Aerial Sports League

The Drones are coming!  Caged LIVE combat and freestyle!

Register to show your product or advertise your business.

Awards of Excellence

Awards of Excellence will be handed out at noon during our Opening Ceremony  to our Best of the Bay Honorees.  Assisting Mike Hennessy with the honors will be Chris Wilder, CEO of the VMC Foundation; Dave Cortese, President of the Santa Clara Board of Supervisors; Cindy Chavez, County Supervisor District 2.

Chris Wilder, Mike Hennessy, Dave Cortese, Cindy Chavez

Supported by

the VMC Foundation CEO, Chris Wilder

Dave Cortese, President of Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

Cindy Chavez, Santa Clara County Supervisor District 2

                             The San Jose State  

                              University aviation

                              program is one of the

                              nation's oldest and the only public institution in California offering a BS in Aviation.    With degree emphasis options in Professional Flight, Operations, Aviation Management and Maintenance Management, SJSU is well positioned to assist aspiring aviation professionals in realizing their dreams.

Come and sit in our aircraft, talk with our students and faculty, and learn more about the educational opportunities we provide.

Register your classic car,

vintage, muscle or special

interest car.

Bi-Polar Bears

Antique Autos will be on display

Check out this year's selection of these very old and well cared for antique vehicles.  You can learn a lot about the history of the automobile by talking with their very knowlegeable owners.

Baylands RC Group

They'll be putting on a fantastic air show with all RC planes, and do a flyover during the National Anthem, too! 

Register your non profit 501c3.

Register your Food Truck today!.

Check out the fun we've had at previous years at Hot San Jose Nights!

Big Mike & the HartBeats


Best of the Bay Honorees

Every year Hot San Jose Nights likes to pay tribute and honor individuals or organizations who give back to our community.  We call them "Best of the Bay Honorees".  We list them in no particular order.  (Learn more about our honorees here.)

             Helen Chapman

               Bryan Frazen

              Dana Hooper

             James Gardner


                 Jay Ross


               Ken Palmer

Dave Cortese & Cindy Chavez

Chris Wilder

9th Annual Hot San Jose Nights


Airport Day & S.T.E.A.M.!

Contact Hot San Jose Nights at:

408-615-1454 or

Military Tanks and Vehicles on display...... and rides!

The Eagle Field Foundation will be bringing at least 7 military vehicles including tanks!  Some will be available for rides!  Check out their website at or find them on Facebook at

Bands, Entertainment, Displays & Activites

 Festival of Wings BBQ Cook-Off!

What would you expect to see at an airport?  Wings!  Barbecued wings, that is!  Returning this year will be the BBQ Cook-Off for wings! 

National Anthem will be sung by Take Two!

It is always our pleasure to present the National Anthem during our Opening Ceremony at noon.  Returning once again is the very talented Mike Hugill.  This year we are delighted to welcome and introduce Teri Barnett!  Together they are Take Two!