Calendar of Events

This Calendar has the schedules of the local cruises and shows. If you know of a car event in central Kentucky, send me that information to be posted.

Current Upcoming Events

Please Check the Original D.J.'s Schedules. Events can change from time to time and sometimes daily. I have great confidence that this calendar is accurate, it's the one I use. I will do my best to keep up though. Before that long road trip, go to the Links page and find that website to verify the information. Until then, be safe and See you on Cruise Night.

April Fools Day Sunday April 1st, 2018

Watch Out !!!

Easter Sunday Sunday April 1st, 2018

He is Risen.

Dairy Queen,cruise,Richmond,KY,5:30-? (Charlie) Friday April 6th, 2018

Located at the North Keeneland Drive Location just off of Exit 90. There will be Dash Plaques to the first 50 to Register and the Top 10 Cruiser Awards with One Best of Cruise Trophy...No Charge to Register !!!

Hardee's,cruise,winchester road, Lexington,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Friday April 6th, 2018

Dash Plaques, Music and More...

Opening Day at Keeneland Friday April 6th, 2018

Post Time....1:10

31st Street Rod Nationals SouthEast, Tampa, Florida Friday April 6th, 2018 to Sunday April 8th, 2018

Located at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Visit

Layd out at the Park, Morristown,TN Friday April 6th, 2018 to Sunday April 8th, 2018

Located at Cherokee Park in Morristown,TN. This is a Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show. Pre-Registration is $30 and $40 at the Gate.

For Weekend/ Show Details Please visit

Cruiz on Main,cruise,Main St.,Harrodsburg,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Saturday April 7th, 2018

Located in Downtown Harrodsburg on Main Street in the Oldest Settlement in Kentucky. There is No Entry Fee !!! Dash Plaques to the First 75 to Register. Bring Your Favorite Vehicle and Help Line the Streets of Downtown Harrodsburg. Hosted by the Central Kentucky Hot Roddders.... For More Information please contact by email

Larry J Smith Memorial Car Show, Berea,KY, (Charlie) Saturday April 7th, 2018

This is the 1st Annual Larry J Smith Memorial Car Show. Located at Renfro's Collision Center on US 25 North in Berea,KY...The Old Britton Chevrolet.

This is a Top 25 with Specialties to include Best Motorcycle, Tractor,Paint and Longest Distance. There will be Dash Plaques to the First 100 to Register. There will also be Door Prizes, 50/50, Food and More.

For More Information please email

Cars and Coffee,cruise,Lexington,KY,9-11 Saturday April 7th, 2018

Located at the Value City Furniture in Hamburg at 2321 Sir Barton Way,Lexington,KY.

This is a Great Way to Start off your Cruise and Show Day. Stop In, Drink Coffee and Talk Cars. Everyone is Welcome as is Every Make,Model and Year ..Cars,Trucks, Bikes,Sports Cars, Exotics,Classics,Hot Rods, Street Rods, Rat Rods. If You can Drive it, Bring It !!!.

No Entry Fee. ALL Spectators WELCOME.!!! This Cruise is the First Saturday of Every Month from April to December.

38th Annual Ford Swap Meet, Columbus,OH Saturday April 7th, 2018 to Sunday April 8th, 2018

Located at the Ohio Expo Center. Saturday from 9-6 and Sunday from 9-3. Admission is $8 for Adults and Children 12 and Under are Free !!!. For More Information please visit

Hardee's,cruise,Main Street ,Nicholasville,KY,1-4,(IceMan) Sunday April 8th, 2018


Hardee's,cruise,richmond road, Lexington,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Friday April 13th, 2018

Dash Plaques, Music and More....

Blessit's Crossroad Market,cruise,Upton,KY,5:30 CST Friday April 13th, 2018

More to Come...

Wheels of Time, cruise,downtown Lawrenceburg,KY,6:30-9:30 Friday April 13th, 2018

Welcome to the 25th Year of Cruising in Lawrenceburg with the Wheels of Time Car Club. Located in Downtown on Main Street with the Historic Buildings as your Back Drop. Cruisin' like it was done in the 50's. Rain Cancels the Cruise. For more Information please contact Terry (859) 265-0676 or Rick (502) 598-9305

Run for the Hills,Show,Marion,North Carolina,(IceMan) Friday April 13th, 2018 to Saturday April 14th, 2018

More to Come...

6th Annual Kirksville Comm Ctr Show, Kirksville,KY,9-3(Charlie) Saturday April 14th, 2018

Located at 664 Kirksville Rd. Take 595 out of Richmond . Registration is $15 from 9- Noon.with Judging from 11:30 to 1:30 with Awards Presented at 2:30!!!

This is a Top 25 Show with Specialties to Include. Best GM, Ford,MoPar,Street Rod, Import ,1st & 2nd Place Club Participation. There will also be Divisions for Best Corvette,Mustang and Rat Rod.

Best of Show Car 1980 to Present and 1970 and Older with a 2nd place in Both, Best of Show Truck 1980 to Present and 1979 and Older with 2nd Place in Both. Best of Show Tractor and 2nd place, Best of Show Motorcycle and 2nd Place, Veterans Appreciation 1st and 2nd place, and a Ladies Choice.

Dash Plaques to the first 100 to Register. For More Information please email to

Chattanooga Cruise-In, Chattanoga,TN Saturday April 14th, 2018

The Chattanooga Cruise In is gearing up for a HUGE 2018 event. It will be held Saturday, April 14th from 8am until 4pm.

Located on the South side of Chattanooga, at the Finley Stadium and First Tennessee Pavilion property, as well as the surrounding streets and parking lots.

We will have event T-shirts on hand for only $10 each, and once again we will be ordering MORE than last year, due to the high demand.

More information is coming soon, but we wanted to get this out there, so folks could start spreading the word!

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, retail vendor or food vendor, please contact Rachel Keeley at If you're interested in becoming a Scenic City Swap Meet vendor, contact Tommy Lee Byrd at

Ned's Cruise Night, Cynthiana,KY,4-9,(Big T) Thursday April 19th, 2018

Located at Ned's Gas and Deli... 141 Newtown-Leesburg Road, Cynthiana,KY,41031.

Come out for Great Food, Music, Fun and More. Dash Plaques to the First 20 to Register. Music provided by Big Daddy T.

For More Information please contact Ned at (859) 588-1922

Spring Rod Run, LeConte Center, Pigeon Forge,TN Thursday April 19th, 2018 to Saturday April 21st, 2018

Visit and scroll down through the fliers for all the Details.

Hardee's,cruise,winchester road, Lexington,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Friday April 20th, 2018

Dash Plaques, Music and More...

Paintsville Cruiz'n,Downtown Paintsville,KY,4-?(EastKYGearheads) Saturday April 21st, 2018

Todays Showcase is Topless Alley...All Convertibles and T-Top Cars... For more Information please visit of Find them on Facebook.

Southern Knights,cruise, Wal-Mart, Georgetown,KY,5-8,(Johnson) Saturday April 21st, 2018


Backwoods Cruisers,cruise,Hyden,KY,4-7 Saturday April 21st, 2018

Located in Leslie County in Downtown Hyden,Kentucky...more to come

Cruizin' the Barren Car Show,Glasgow,KY,tba Saturday April 21st, 2018

Located at the Barren River Lake Resort and Park in Glasgow,KY. This is a Top 25 Car Show. There will be Music,Door Prizes and More

For more Information please visit

Benefit for Elliot, Show, Mt. Sterling,KY,9-2,(IceMan) Saturday April 21st, 2018

Located at Adena Trails...the Old Railroad Mt. Sterling.

Registration is $15 with the Show Running from 9-2. Dash Plaques to the First 50 to Register. ...Free Admission to Spectators

This is a Top 20 With Specialties....There will be Food, Music, Raffles, 50/50, Etc....

All Proceeds will to go Benefit Elliot Hudson who is fighting HLHS...Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. For More Information please contact Scott Bailey (859) 274-5924

25th Annual Fastiques Swap Meet & Cruise,Owensville,OH Saturday April 21st, 2018

Located at the Clermont County Fairgrounds in Owensville, Ohio.

The same location of the Pumpkin Run. FREE ADMISSION!!!

The Swap Meet Starts at 7:30AM and Goes until 4:00PM. The Cruise Starts at 10AM.

For more Information or to Set up as a Vendor..Please contact Joe (513) 528-0554 or Dallas (513) 528-1058

My Brothers Keeper, Show, Renfro Valley,KY,(Charlie) Saturday April 21st, 2018

Located at the Renfro Valley Barn Dance Area in Renfro VAlley,KY....Exit 62 on I-75 South...then turn Left.

Registration is tba from Times tba. Dash Plaques to the First 50 to Register. This will be a Top 25 with a Best of Show.

Proceeds from this Show are going to Help Open an Addiction Treatment Center.

For More Information please contact Kim Gibson (606) 308-9655 or Ryan Laudermilk (606) 308-9238

All Truck Nationals, Sevierville,TN,(IceMan) Thursday April 26th, 2018 to Saturday April 28th, 2018

Located at the Sevierville County Fairgrounds...For More Information please visit

Danny's Rod Shop,cruise,Hwy 27N,Somerset,KY,10-2,(IceMan) Friday April 27th, 2018

This is for the Early Birds. It is a Meet and Greet Hosted by Danny's Rod Shop just North of Hwy 27 Light #1. It is the First Cruise of the Day leading Up to the Somernites Cruise Friday Night Thunder at the Somerset Mall Light #23.

Somernites Block Party, Somerset,KY,6-? Friday April 27th, 2018

This is the Friday Night Thunder Block Party at the Somerset Mall and Wal-Mart

Closing Day for Keeneland. Friday April 27th, 2018

Post Time is 1:10

Pony Car Round Up Show, Frankfort,KY,10-2,(Johnson) Saturday April 28th, 2018

Located at the Juniper Hills Park in Frankfort,KY. Hosted by the Frankfort Mustang Club.....More to Come.

Somernites Cruise, Downtown Somerset,KY, Gates Open at 1PM Saturday April 28th, 2018

Opening Day for the 18th season of Cruising fun! .1-7pm in downtown Somerset, KY! KY's biggest monthly Classic Car event is Back!!!! NEW for the April show is Somernites ORPHANS SHOWCASE Corral...The Rest of the cruise area is for all custom, classic and antique..

1000+ hot rods, huge Vendor Alley and Food Court plus, a Swap Meet for used auto parts! Special displays, Official Somernites shirts, hats, signs, etc. available at the show.

Come see the 2018 raffle car...a TBA.... and get your Tickets for a chance to Win this or Enter to Win a TBA!

The Cruise Out of Downtown at the end of day is returning this year! 'Cruise the Strip' all night long after the Show & Shine! Admission is FREE! More info at or contact Keith at 606-872-2277.

Whiskey City Cruisers,cruise,Bardstown,KY 2-Dusk Saturday April 28th, 2018

NEW on the 4th Weekend of the Month !!! Located at the Pizza Hut in the Square Shopping Center....26th Year of Cruising !!! Free to ALL Makes and Models of Cars and Trucks.

Cruisin for St. Jude, Show, River View Park, Frankfort,KY,3-6,(Johnson) Saturday April 28th, 2018

This is the Froggy Country's Cruisin' for St. Jude Car Show. Located at 404 Wilkinson Blvd in Frankfort at the River View Park from 3-6.

Registration is $10 to Show your Car , Truck, Tractor, Bike and/or Mower....Free to Spectators !!

Trophies to be Awarded. Proceeds will go to benefit the St. Jude's Children Research Hospital. there will be Food, a Cake Walk, Silent Auction , Door Prizes and More.

Open to the Public and Spectator Admission is FREE !!!. For more Information please call The Tolles and Taulbees (502) 682-9714

Deuce's of the Bluegrass,Show,Lexington,KY,10-3 Saturday April 28th, 2018

NEW LOCATION !!! Located at the other end of Contract street at Fleet Doc....This is a Gathering of Pre-1962 Vehicles with a Special Area Set Aside for the Deuce Gathering. This is Billed as a Fun and Laid Back Afternoon....For more Information and to Register please visit


Shelby's Mustang Corral !!! A Show within a Show Hosted by the Mustang Club !!!

NEW FOR THIS YEAR !!! Shelby's Mustang Corral for 64 1/2 to 2018 Mustangs.

Pre-Registration is Open for this years 2nd Annual Deuce’s of the Bluegrass Gathering and 1st Annual Shelby's Mustang Corral at: it’s easy and with Pre-Registration it guarantees your spot and T-shirt for just $25 ( and we feed ya ).
Plus the “Best Thing” is Shelby’s Way benefits from all the funds raised. Info below:

2nd Annual Deuce’s of the Bluegrass Gathering & Shelby's Mustang Corral

Pre-62 Hot Rods,Kustoms,Street Rods & Pickups (There will be a Special Area for 32’s)
Saturday April 28th

CONTRACT STREET at FLEET DOC ....Lexington, Kentucky

$25 pre-register and day of show MAKE SURE to PRE_REGISTER AND SAY WHICH T-SHIRT YOU NEED AND SIZE !!! (Includes a event T-shirt designed by Jimmy Smith and a “FREE” Cookout Lunch)

**Please Note!** Event runs from 11:00am – 5:00pm (we ask that ya don’t start arriving till 9:30am)

**Awards will start at 3:30pm ** Pre-62 Top Ten Picks (Special made Deuce Awards)

Our Purpose: Deuce’s of the Bluegrass was created to showcase the 1932 Ford and its owners that share the passion for the “Deuce” and the history of this Hot Rod.
With this Gathering of 32’s we also wanted to have a place for only pre-62 cars to celebrate our love of cars and spend time with each other in fellowship.

“New” for 2018 we will have a Shelby’s Mustang Corral added for 64 1/2 - 2018

Registration cost is the same $25

(Shelby’s Mustang Corral Participants will have a Special T-shirt Design by Brad Conwell owner of Expression Designs)

***Awards will be right after the Deuce’s Awards***

(We will have special made Mustang Corral Awards for our Top 10 Picks)

***As we grow both events together, it will help us pay for the venue. Our goal is to separate the two in a few years***

Mountain Mushroom Festival,Irvine,KY,8-?,(Wes) Saturday April 28th, 2018

The Mushroom Festival Car Show is Located at Mack and Main in Downtown Irvine. Registration is $15 from 8-1 with Trophies Awarded After Judging by Out of Town Judges is Complete. There will be The Mayor's Best of Show Trophies for 1984 and Older and 1985 to Present. The Other Awards are a Top 10 for 1984 and Older and a Top 5 for 1985 to Present. Each of the year Categories will have Best GM, Ford, MoPar, Import, and Truck..with Best Rat Rod, Motorcycle, and Specialty of ALL Years. There will be a 50/50 , Raffle items, Food Vendors, Giftcard and Door Prize Give-a-Ways !!! and of Course the Mountain Mushroom Festival and the Ever Present Dancing Mushroom !!! A Rain date has been Scheduled for April 29th For more Information on the Show please contact Tobo (859) 582-9422

Old School Customs,cruise,Sidelines, Richmond,KY,5-9(Wes) Saturday April 28th, 2018

Located at Sidelines Casual Dining...688 University Shopping Center Suite #1 (Next to Ollie's). This is the RETURN of Old School Customs Monthly Cruise-In.

There will Be Dash plaques and a Top 5 Cruiser of the Night. Sidelines has Plenty of Parking and plenty of Patio Space. Come Out for Good Food , Good Music and Fun with Friends..

These Cruises will be Every 4th Saturday of the Month ...March through October