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.

49th Street Rod Nationals,Louisville,KY Thursday August 2nd, 2018 to Sunday August 5th, 2018

Located at Freedom Hall/ Kentucky Expo Center. For 1988 and Older Vehicles Only. This is THEE Nationals for NSRA.An NSRA Membership and Entry Fee is Required to Enter your Car on the Grounds. Please visit for more Information.

Dairy Queen,cruise,Berea,KY,5:30-? (Charlie) Friday August 3rd, 2018

Located on the Strip..US 25.. There will be Dash Plaques to the First 50. The Top 10 Cruiser Awards and a Best of Cruise. The Bittersweet Cloggers will be Performing Tonight !!! Food,Games, Dancing and Oldies Playing ...Come Out for Hot Eats and Cool Treats. For More Information please call (859) 986-2535

Gateway Custom Cruisers,cruise,Mt.Sterling,KY,5:30-9,(Tuned Up) Friday August 3rd, 2018

"FRIDAY NIGHT MAIN EVENT!!!....Presented by The Gateway Custom Cruisers

Cruise in on Main Street., Downtown Mt. Sterling

5:30 pm to 9:00 pm

No Entry fee and dash plaques to the first 50 who register

Door Prizes and a 50/50

Festival atmosphere and food vendors

Fun for the whole family

For questions, please leave a message at 859-498-4673 for Jason"

Hardee's,cruise,winchester road, Lexington,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Friday August 3rd, 2018

Dash Plaques, Music and More

Cruiz on Main,cruise,Main St., Harrodsburg,KY,6-9,,(IceMan) Saturday August 4th, 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

Wendy's,cruise,Mt. Vernon,KY,5:30-?, (Charlie) Saturday August 4th, 2018

Located just off I-75 in Mt. Vernon. Each Driver will receive a But One/Get One Combo Deal!! There will be Dash Plaques to the First 10 and a Top 3 Cruiser Award...

Berea Masonic Lodge #617,Show, Berea,KY,10-2,(Charlie) Saturday August 4th, 2018

There will be Concessions and Plenty of Awards...more details to come. Registration will be $15. Proceeds will go to Benefit Local High School Scholarships.

For More Information please contact Donnie (859) 358-8665

Cars and Coffee,cruise,Lexington,KY,9-11 Saturday August 4th, 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.

29th Corn Festival Car Show, Stanton,KY,9-?,(Charlie) Sunday August 5th, 2018

Located at the City Park behind the Football Field. Follow the Ears of Corn Painted on the Road..

.Registration is $20 from 9-1. Dash Plaques to the First 100 to Register.

This will be a Top 30 with Specialites to Include Best GM,Ford,MoPar,Rat Rod, Old School, Import Pre-1980 and Import 1981 to Present. Top 5 Motorcycles and Best Motorcycle.

Show Specialties to include Fire Chief's Choice, Chandler's Choice, and the Gaylord Thomas Memorial Award...

There will be Door Prizes, 50/50, Games and More. For More Information please contact Enoch (606) 481-6722 or (606) 663-4815

The Tri Five Nationals, Bowling Green,KY Thursday August 9th, 2018 to Saturday August 11th, 2018

Located at the Beech Bend Raceway Park, Bowling Green, KY. For More Information please visit

Dairy Queen,cruise,Richmond,KY,5:30-? (Charlie) Friday August 10th, 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 ...Just Cruise in and Have Fun!!!

Hardee's,cruise,richmond road, Lexingon,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Friday August 10th, 2018

Dash Plaques, Music and More...

Wheels of Time, cruise,downtown Lawrenceburg,KY,6:30-9:30 Friday August 10th, 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

Blessit's Crossroad Market,cruise,Upton,KY,5:30 CST Friday August 10th, 2018

This is Central Standard Time..

38th Annual MoPar Nationals, Columbus,OH Friday August 10th, 2018 to Sunday August 12th, 2018

Located at the National Trail Raceway in Columbus,Ohio. This is the 38th Annual MoPar Nationals. Tons of Vendors..Lots of Swap Meet and Drag Racing.

For complete information on the Event please visit or

Bourbon Street Cruisers,cruise,Courthouse, Paris,KY.5-9,(KidCruizin) Saturday August 11th, 2018

Located around the Courthouse in Downtown Paris,KY. There will be Dash Plaques to the First 50 to Register. There will be Door Prizes, a 50/50 and More...For More Information please contact Larry at (859) 707-9133

Hoodlums in the Holler Car Show & Extravaganza,Morehead,KY,9-4 Saturday August 11th, 2018

Located at the Haldeman Center, 4399 Open Fork Road, Morehead,KY.and Hosted by The C.C.C.....the Carter County Cruisers !!!

Registration is $10 from 9-1 with Awards Presented at 4PM,

T-Shirts to the First 100 to Register , There will be Awesome Dash Plaques, Custom Made Trophies and Awards, Killer Goody Bags, Live Entertainment. Games , Door Prizes,and Much More.

Also Returning by Popular Demand is the Model Car Contest with Multiple Awards and Different Categories.

This is the Full Information on the Miss Hoodlums in the Holler Contest.....

This Year the Miss Hoodlums Pagent will be Crowning a Tiny Miss 0-4 Years with 2 Runners-Up....A Lil' Miss 5-12 Years with 2 Runners-Up ...A Junior Miss 13-17 Years with 2 Runners-Up and The Miss Hoodlums in the Holler Ages 18 and Up also with 2 Runners-Up.

The Number of Contestants in any Category will be Reveiwed and Adjusted if Needed for Fairness....

RULES !!! This is a Family Show with Children Participating. Please No Provocative Clothing..including Lingerie and Bathing Suits.

Miss Hoodlums is Requesting Cloting that Depicts the 1930's through the 1970's. The First Two Categories are Based on Personality and Outfit...The Older Age Groups will also include a Questions and Answer Segment as Part of the Score....Registration for the Miss Hoodlums will be From 10Am and Closes at Noon. No Fee to Enter the Miss Hoodlums Contest.

The Judges will remain Anonymous until the Contest Begins to Allow your Personality to Shine to Everyone Before the Show Begins and Be that Rock-a-Billy Pin-Up you were Born to Be !!! Division Winners will receive a Crown, Sash and Trophy. The Runners-Up will receive a Sash and Trophy.

The Miss Hoodlums Chair is tba...

Make Pre-Registration Checks Payable to the Carter County Cruisers and Mail to...
Carter County Cruisers C.C.
700 Lost Hills Road,
Olive Hill, KY,

Twin City Kruzerz, cruise,Irvine,KY,5-9,(Wes) Saturday August 11th, 2018

Located by the Courthouse in Downtown Irvine. This is a Rain or Shine Cruise so Come on Out. The Cruise-In is Sponsored by TBA. There will be Dash Plaques to the First 50 to Register. There will be Door Prizes, a 50/50 and More. For More Information please contact Club President Tobo (859) 582-9422

Chrome & Cruise Cruise,Rec Park,Maysville,KY,12-4,(IceMan) Saturday August 11th, 2018

Located in Old Washington at the Rec Park on U.S. 68 in Maysville,KY...They will have a Club Participation and Mayor's Choice Awards.There is a Parade following the Cruise. All Proceeds to Benefit Cancer Fighters United...

Hardee's,cruise,Main Street ,Nicholasville,KY,1-4,(IceMan) Sunday August 12th, 2018


Cruise in on the Square, Lancaster,KY,2-5 Sunday August 12th, 2018

Located in the Center of Lancaster, right on the Square. As Always, Everyone and All Vehicles are Welcome.

Elvis Aaron Presley 1935- 1977 Thursday August 16th, 2018

41 Years

Ned's Cruise Night, Cynthiana,KY,4-9,(Big T) Thursday August 16th, 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

Hardee's,cruise,winchester road, Lexington,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Friday August 17th, 2018

Dash Plaques, Music and More...

Stanford Cruisin', Downtown Stanford,KY,(Charlie) Friday August 17th, 2018

Located on Main Street in Stanford. All Cars and Trucks Welcome. Dash Plaques and More ....

God Bless America, Car Show, Cynthiana,KY Saturday August 18th, 2018

Located at tba...This is the God Bless America Patriotic Car Show. Hosted by the Remember When Car Club.

Pre-Registration is $15 and $20 at the Gate.

This is a Top 50 with No Trophy Smaller than 2ft. Dash plaques to the First 50.
Specialties to Include...Best Chevrolet, Ford, MoPar, GM,Pontiac,Camaro,Corvette,Chevelle,Mustang,Custom,Truck, Rat Rod, Muscle Car, Import, Original,Paint, Engine, 1940 and Older, also to include Pastor's Choice, Pastor's Wife Choice, Brother Mark Lyon's Choice,Kids Choice and
Veterans Award

The Best of Shows will be 1985 to Present and 1984 and Older...

There will be Door Prizes, 50/50, Silent Auctions, Food,and Music.

All Proceeds will go to Benefit the Young Mens Christian Leadership Academy Project Car Fund, The Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Pastor Dewayne Walker. For More Information about the Show Please call (859) 231-0442.

Ft Harrod, Big Jack Pearson Show, Harrodsburg,KY, 10-2,(IceMan) Saturday August 18th, 2018

Located at Fort Harrod Park in Downtown Harrodsburg.KY...More to Come

Paintsville Cruiz'n,Downtown Paintsville,KY,4-?(EastKYGearheads) Saturday August 18th, 2018

Todays Showcase is GM and the SS Alley... For more Information please visit of Find them on Facebook.

Southern Knights,cruise, Wal-Mart, Georgetown,KY,5-8,(Johnson) Saturday August 18th, 2018


Small Town America, Car Show, Mt. Sterling,KY,(Wes) Saturday August 18th, 2018

Located in Downtown Mt. Sterling, KY.

Cruise in for Fun or Register to be Judged for $15.

This is a Top 25 with Two Best of Show Trophies and Dash Plaques. Held in Conjunction with the Small Town America Events...5k Run/Walk, Arts and Crafts,Cornhole Tournament, and a Talent Show.

There will be Food Vendors all Around, Games, Raffles and a 50/50.

Gates Open at 8:30...Free to Spectators...Donations Gladly Accepted. All Proceeds after expenses will go to Benefit the Mt Sterling Angel Tree Program. For More information please contact Jim (Rabbit) Drennen (859) 274-7887

Backwoods Cruisers,cruise,Hyden,KY,4-7 Saturday August 18th, 2018

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

Freaki Tiki Kustom Car Show, Fairfield ,OH,10-5 Saturday August 18th, 2018

This is the 2nd Annual Freaki Tiki...Located at 1300 Hunter Road, Harbin Park, Fairfield, Oh, 45014.

This Show is Specifically for Pre-1970 (No Muscle Cars)..Kustoms, Lead Sleds, Tail-Draggers, Hot Rodz, Traditionals,Rat Rodz & Low Riders.

There will Also be a Kustom Trophy Build Off...Rockabilly Music...a Pin-Up Girl Contest...Pin Striper...Vendors...and More.

For More Information please find...Rollin Jokers on Facebook

Cars for Christ, Cruise, Tollesboro,KY,5-9,(IceMan) Saturday August 18th, 2018

Located at the Tollesboro Christian Church, Tollesboro,KY....more to come..

39th Igniters, Car Show, Chillicothe , Ohio,9-4 Sunday August 19th, 2018

Located at the Yoctangee Park in Chillicothe, Ohio.

This is the 39th Installment of the Rod Run and Car Show...Open to ALL Makes and Models. Pre-Register by August 1st for $15 and a T-Shirt. At the Gate is $15 (No Shirt)..From 9-1 with Awards Presented at 4PM.

This is a Top 50 with Specialty Awards....There will be Games, Door Prizes, Cash Drawings, Raffles and More.

On site NSRA Safety Inspections...Food Services will be Available and 50/60 Music by Mean Gene's Record machine..

For more Information please Find the Igniters on Facebook or Phone (740) 663-2817

Corvettes at Carlisle,PA Thursday August 23rd, 2018 to Sunday August 26th, 2018

For all the Event Details please visit

Danny's Rod Shop,cruise,Hwy 27N,Somerset,KY,10-2,(IceMan) Friday August 24th, 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 August 24th, 2018

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

44rd Annual Frog Follies,Evansville,IN Friday August 24th, 2018 to Sunday August 26th, 2018

One of the Best Pre-48 Shows in the Country. Hosted by the Evansville Iron Street Rod Club. For full Event details please visit

McDonald's,cruise,ORS,Wheelersburg,OH,5-9,(DJ KC) Saturday August 25th, 2018

Located at 8808 Ohio River Road, Wheelerburg,OH,45694. For More Information please visit

Somernites Cruise, Downtown Somerset,KY, Gates Open at 1PM Saturday August 25th, 2018

The August show is the SOMERNITES SUPER CRUISE .AND...the MUSTANG ALLEY SHOWCASE . This is the Largest Show of the Year....Car Corral 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.

The Cynthiana Rod Run, Cynthiana,KY,8-6,(IceMan) Saturday August 25th, 2018

More to come....lots more !!! Special Guest Appearance by Butch Patrick...Known World Over as Eddie Munster !!!...More to Come..

Whiskey City Cruisers,cruise,Bardstown,KY 2-Dusk Saturday August 25th, 2018

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

Old School Customs,cruise,Sidelines, Richmond,KY,5-9(Wes) Saturday August 25th, 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

US 60 Nostalgia Drags, (Racing), Hardinsburg,KY Saturday August 25th, 2018

Located at the Drag Strip in Hardinsburg, KY. This is the Nostalgia Drags and Flag Drags Racing Event...Also on August 25th. There will be Super Stock, Straight Axle, Top/Gas, Muscle Car, Mini Bike Races...a Car Show and a Swap Meet.

For All the Details please visit or phone (502) 439-9814