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.

Dairy Queen,cruise,Richmond,KY,5:30-? (Charlie) Friday May 4th, 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 May 4th, 2018

Dash Plaques,Music and More...

Kentucky Oaks Day, Churchill Downs, Louisville,KY Friday May 4th, 2018


44th NSRA Street Rod Nationals South,Knoxville,TN Friday May 4th, 2018 to Sunday May 6th, 2018

Located at Chilowee Park. For More Information please visit

Cruise Night's 8th Anniversary !!!! Saturday May 5th, 2018

The Great "8"

144 Kentucky Derby , Churchill Downs Saturday May 5th, 2018

The Run for the Roses...

C.A.R.S.,cruise,Levi Jackson Park, London,KY,12-5,(IceMan) Saturday May 5th, 2018

This is the Annual CARS cruise and Free Pig Roast at the Levi Jackson State Park on Hwy25 in London,KY...more to come....

Cruiz on Main,cruise,Main St.,Harrodsburg,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Saturday May 5th, 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

3rd Annual Hitman Car Show, Corbin, KY Saturday May 5th, 2018

This 3rd annual car show with all benefits go toward the lynn camp football program for equipment an any other things the program.

This will be a top 50 show with speciality awards.

The show will be held at Lynn Camp high school from 9am to 5pm with a $10.00 registration.

We look forward to see all of you there!!

Cinco de Mayo Saturday May 5th, 2018


Madison Central H.S., Car Show, Richmond,KY, (Charlie) Saturday May 5th, 2018

More to Come....

Southeast Gasser Association,DRAG RACING, Clay City, KY Saturday May 5th, 2018

Located at the Mountain Park Dragway...starting at 2pm.

THAT’S RIGHT!!! The ever popular and fastest growing gasser organization in the world is coming back for the third straight year!!!

Expect to see true 1960’s style gas class racing! All 4-speeds, all straight axles with the wheels up, heads-up, first to the finish line, vintage drag racing!!!

IHRA Champion Quain Stott and his Southeast Gassers come to town once a year, so DO NOT MISS this special event!!!

For More Information on this and All Drag Racing Events..please visit

Forever 17 Car Show, Winchester, KY,1-6 Saturday May 5th, 2018

This Show is in Loving Memory of Jacob Riley Fountain.

Located on Depot Street in downtown Winchester,KY

Registration is $20 from 1-4.. Dash Plaques and Goodie Bags to the First 75 Registered. This is Top 20 for 1979 and Older and a Top 10 for 1980 to Present. There will also be Top 3 Rat Rods,,Top 3 Big Kids Toys,

Along with Best Motorcycle,Best Tractor,Best GM, Ford, MoPar,Import,Traditional Hot Rod with a Best of Show for 1979 and Older and 1980 to Present.

There will be a Model Car Contest...Top 3 ($5 Entry), a 50/50, Door Prizes, Raffles,Food, Fun, Auctions and More.

This Year All Proceeds will Go to Grant the Wish of a Child with Cystic Fibrosis. Any and All Donations will be Accepted.

We look forward to this event every year and hope to see you there! If you have any questions contact me, Katie Hunter or Robbie Fountain 859-595-2591

Remember When Cruizers and hosting their first Pin Up Contest. Rules will be posted below. But we will crown a winner and two runner up. Each registered pin up will be assigned a number and collect votes (votes are $1 ea) those will be placed in jars and at the end of the day we will tally the money and the one with the most money will win 1/2 the the money, crown and sash, the two runners up will receive a custom sash and goodie bag.
1.Must be 18 years of age or older.
2. Contestants must wear a 1940’s, 1950’s or 1960’s outfit. This includes Dresses, circle and pencil skirts, wiggle dresses, blouses, capris, high-wasted shorts, and vintage style swimwear. No exposed belly buttons, no nudity, no flashing, no pasties, no lingerie outfits, no bikinis/thongs and no Halloween style costumes. Military style outfits are welcome! If you are unsure what you want to wear fits these rules, just ask or send us a photo. This is a family event. Tattoos are welcome.
If your outfit is not appropriate for the theme, officials will ask you to change or you will be automatically disqualified. Every effort should be made to be classic in style and in good taste.
3. Hairstyles, Makeup and shoes must follow the same Classic Styling.
4 Registration will start at 1 and end at 1:30. Please arrive dressed & ready and come to the tent with Miss Ima Jean Banner. You’ll sign a release and be assigned a number you may also bring a photo that can be placed in-front of your jar. But it is not required.
5. Contest begins promptly at 1:30 after a brief meeting at tent with contestants about the contest. And after being announced numerically and a brief bio. Please have bio ready when you arrive example: pin Up name, where your from, fave car, favorite song and why, and what pin Up is to you.
6. Votes are $1 each and placed in jar at the end of the day we will count each jar and see who has the top amounts. The one with the most wins half and the rest goes to cystic fibrosis.

For more Information about the Show please Contact Remember When Cruiszerz (859) 595-2591

Cars and Coffee,cruise,Lexington,KY,9-11 Saturday May 5th, 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.

Uprising Car Show, Two Day Event,5th & 6th, Maysville,KY Saturday May 5th, 2018 to Sunday May 6th, 2018

Registration is $10 from 9 to High Noon !! Awards will be Presented.. This is Family Friendly Event !!! Located at 2340 Old Main Street in Maysville,Kentucky There will be Vendors and Food Available both Days....Sunday....There will be a Kids Pedal Tractor Pull Today too..and Games All Day . This is a Top 25 with Specialties. ..All Proceeds will go to Benefit the Women's Crisis Center.

Cruisin' to a Cure for ALS, Lawrenceburg,IN,9-4 Sunday May 6th, 2018

Located in Downtown, Lawrenceburg, Indiana. The City of Lawrenceburg Presents this 2nd Annual Show. Pre-Register by April 15th and Registration from 9 until Noon are both $15. First 100 Entries will be Eligible for $300 Drawing. There will be Awards at 4pm to include, a Top 50 for Classics, Top 25 for Modern, 20 Specialties, and a Best of Show Memorial Award which includes $500 in Cash. A Bonus of $200 for Longest Distance.

There will be Door Prizes and Dash Plaques and an Auction. Live Entertainment throughout the day. No contact Information at this time.

Smokin' Joe's Bar & Grill,cruise,Richmond,KY,1-4,(IceMan) Sunday May 6th, 2018

Located at 1430 East Main Street in Richmond....More to come...

Hardee's,cruise,richmond road,Lexington,,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Friday May 11th, 2018

Dash Plaques, Music and More...

Dairy Queen,cruise,Berea,KY,5:30-? (Charlie) Friday May 11th, 2018

Located on the Strip..US 25.. There will be Dash Plaques to the First 50. The Top 10 Cruiser Awards and a 2ft Best of Cruise. Food,Games, Dancing and Oldies Playing ...Come Out for Hot Eats and Cool Treats. For More Information please call (859) 986-2535

Wheels of Time, cruise,downtown Lawrenceburg,KY,6:30-9:30 Friday May 11th, 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 May 11th, 2018

More to come...

13th Annual Good Guys Nashville Nationals, Nashville,TN Friday May 11th, 2018 to Saturday May 12th, 2018

Located at the Nissan Field...Titans Stadium. For more Information please visit

Hip Cat Hustle Car Show,Haldeman Center, Morehead,KY,9-4 Saturday May 12th, 2018

Located at The Haldeman Community Center 4399 Open Fork Road, Morehead,KY.

Registration is $ 10. This is a Top 25 + Specialties.More Details to come

Hosted by the Carter County Cruisers. More to Come...

Cool Cars Crushing Cancer Show,Stanford,KY,10-3,(Charlie) Saturday May 12th, 2018

Located at the First Southern Veteran's Park in Stanford,KY just Off Hwy 150...Sponsored by Sims Survivors Relay for Life Team.

(Rain Cancels - Rain Date TBA if Needed) They will be using the Soccer Field Complex Parking Lots.

Registration is $20 (Make Checks Payable to the American Cancer Society) from 10-11:30AM. Judging Starts at 11:30 with Awards presented at 2:30.

There will be Dash Plaques and Goody Bags to the First 100 to Enter the Show !!!! This is the Trophy Breakdown...Top 15 Pre 1980..Top 10 1980 to Present..Show with Specialties to Include Best GM ,Ford, MoPar, Foreign,Pick Up....All are Split 1980 to Present and 1979 and Older,Motorcycle Best of SHow, Best Rat Rod...1st and 2nd Place and an Over All Best of Show.

Door Prizes,50/50, Raffles,Silent Auction and More. There will be D.J. Charlie Napier on Site !!! There will be Concessions as well as Restrooms.

All Proceeds will go to Benefit the Lincoln County Relay for Life (The American Cancer Society) ... For more information about the Show or The Relay for Life Event please contact Mark by email or phone (606) 669-1143

Twin City Kruzerz, cruise,Irvine,KY,5-9,(Wes) Saturday May 12th, 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

Bourbon Street Cruisers,cruise,Courthouse, Paris,KY.5-9,(KidCruizin) Saturday May 12th, 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

31st Annual Corvette Reunion Car Show,Titusville,FL Saturday May 12th, 2018

More to Come....

Madison Co Home Builders,Show, Richmond,KY,10-3,(IceMan) Saturday May 12th, 2018

Located at the Richmond Mall on the EKU By-Pass in Richmond,KY.

More to Come..

US 60 Nostalgia Drags, (Racing), Hardinsburg,KY Saturday May 12th, 2018

Located at the Drag Strip in Hardinburg, KY. This is the Nostalgia Drags and Flag Drags Racing Event...Also on August 25th. There will be Super Stock, Straight Axel, 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

Hardee's,cruise,Main Street ,Nicholasville,KY,1-4,(IceMan) Sunday May 13th, 2018


Mother's Day Sunday May 13th, 2018

Take your Mother to Lunch !!!!

Cruise in on the Square, Lancaster,KY,2-5 Sunday May 13th, 2018

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

Ned's Cruise Night, Cynthiana,KY,4-9,(Big T) Thursday May 17th, 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

13th Annual American Graffiti Tribute Show,Petaluma,CA Thursday May 17th, 2018 to Saturday May 19th, 2018

Visit for more information about the car show and the Movie.

Grand National Ford F-100 Reunion,Pigeon Forge,TN,(IceMan) Thursday May 17th, 2018 to Saturday May 19th, 2018

This is Joe Carpenter's Grand Natioal F-100 Ford Reunion. Located in Pigeon Forge ,TN at the Music Road Resort.

Large Swap Meet and More.

For More Information please visit

Hardee's,cruise,winchester road, Lexington,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Friday May 18th, 2018

Dash Plaques, Music and More...

Stanford Cruisin', Downtown Stanford,KY,5-?(Charlie) Friday May 18th, 2018

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

Imports at Carlisle, Carlisle,PA Friday May 18th, 2018 to Sunday May 20th, 2018

For More Information please visit

6th Annual Viet Nam Vets Car Show, Richmond,KY,9-3,(Charlie) Saturday May 19th, 2018

This will be the Butch Ramsey Memorial/VVA 1066 Show.

Located at the Honda Dealership on the By-Pass in Richmond,KY. Registration is $15 from 9-3 and Open to All Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles.

This is a Top 20 including Best Veterans Car and Motorcycle. . Hosted by the Chapter 1066 of V V A. All proceeds will go to Benefit Veterans, Military, ROTC, DAV, Wounded Warriors, Hospice,Etc. Come out to Help Support the Veterans, For more information please contact Mac (859) 986-4362 or email to

Investors Heritage Relay for Life Cruise, Frankfort,KY,10-1,(Johnson) Saturday May 19th, 2018

Located on Capitol Avenue in Downtown Frankfort,KY. ...More to Come.

Paintsville Cruiz'n,Downtown Paintsville,KY,4-?(EastKYGearheads) Saturday May 19th, 2018

Todays Showcase is Trucks and the Square Body Showdown... For more Information please visit or Find them on Facebook.

Southern Knights,cruise, Wal-Mart, Georgetown,KY,5-8,(Johnson) Saturday May 19th, 2018


Stuart Powell Ford, cruise,Danville,KY,11-3,(IceMan) Saturday May 19th, 2018

Located at 225 South By-Pass Road in Danville.

The Cruise In is Open to All makes and models. There will be Door Prizes and More. Dash Plaques and Goody bags while they last.

Hill-o-Beans BBQ will be serving Great Food during the Cruise.

For More information about the cruise please contact Janice (859) 236-8917 or visit

Lions Club Car Show, Downtown,Mt.Sterling,KY,9-3,(Tuned Up) Saturday May 19th, 2018

Located in Downtown Mt. Sterling Behind the Athletic Club in the City Lots.

This is a Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show...Registration is $15 starting at 9AM...Dash Plaques to the First 50 to Enter.

This is a Top 25 with 10 Specialties to Include Best Gm, Ford, MoPar, Truck, Rat Rod, Best 1980 to Present , Best 1979 and Older, and a Best of Show.

There will be Door Prizes, Food, 50/50 Games and More....

For more Information about the Show...Please Contact Pam (859) 585-1664

Lauren Hill's Cruise for the Cure,Cincinnati,OH,12-4(D.J Hughes) Sunday May 20th, 2018

Located at Coney Island Amusement Park , 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati , Ohio.

This is a Car and Motorcycle Show. Show Entry is $20 from 9-Noon with Awards Presented at 4 PM. Dash Plaques to the first 200 to Enter.

This Show has Two Classes. For 1994 and Older there is a Top 80 with 11 Specialites. For the 1995 to Present there will be a Top 50 with 8 Specialties. 2 Motorcycle Awards.

There will also be Great Food and Drinks. General Admission to the Park is $5 per Car....Remember, No Coolers Please. For more Information please contact Mark Katenkamp (513) 276-3017 and visit or Find them on Facebook.

3rd Annual Katie's Ride, Tour of KY, Lexington,KY Sunday May 20th, 2018

This is the 3rd Annual Katie's Ride.

This is a Tour of the Country Side Around Fayette County and Beyond. Meet and Register In at the Yates Elementary on New Circle Road in Lexington,KY at 8:00AM to 10Am...and will Depart after a Quick Drivers Meeting at 10.

The Entry Fee is $ 20 with 5 chances Going into a 50/50 for All Drivers. There will be Dash Plaques to the First 75 to Register. The Ride will Tour out of Town...Then to a Relaxing Lunch at Evans Orchard which will include an Auction for TBA and the Trophy Presentation....and a Police Escort through Paris afterwards.

This Will include the Motorheads Car Club Pick and the Highly Coveted Katie's Pick.. All Proceeds and Donations will go to Benefit the 50 legs Foundation. For more Information please contact Ben (859) 492-6027

Danny's Rod Shop,cruise,Hwy 27N,Somerset,KY,10-2,(IceMan) Friday May 25th, 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 May 25th, 2018

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

Southern Rat Rod Reunion,Fairgrounds,Pigeon Forge,TN Friday May 25th, 2018 to Saturday May 26th, 2018

Located at the Sevierville County Fairgrounds,754 Old Knoxville Hwy,Sevierville,TN. Visit for more Information

35th NSRA Street Rod Nationals,Mid America,Springfield,Missouri Friday May 25th, 2018 to Sunday May 27th, 2018

Located at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. For more Information please Visit

Keeneland Thoroughbred Car Show,Lexington,KY,10-4,(Charlie) Saturday May 26th, 2018

Located at the Keeneland Race Track.

Pre-Register by May 12th for $15 for Dash Plaque and Goody Bag or at the Gate for $20.

This is a Top 75 With Specialties to include Best GM, Ford, MoPar, Chevrolet,Mustang,Truck,Import,and Best 1983 and Older and Best 1984 to Present...and the 6ft Best of Show Trophy!!!

There will be Door Prizes, 50/50, Raffles and Concessions..

To Pre-Register Send Your Information ,,,Name, Address, City, State, Zip Code..along with the Year Make Model of Vehicle to Charlie Hobbs at 4110 Polytrack Lane, Lexington,KY, 40510.

Proceeds from the Show will go to Benefit tba. For More Information on the Show, Grounds, or Registration...please contact Charlie at (859) 699-4513

McDonald's,cruise,ORS,Wheelersburg,OH,5-9,(DJ KC) Saturday May 26th, 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 May 26th, 2018

1-7pm in downtown Somerset, KY! KY's biggest monthly Classic Car event is Back!!!! NEW for the May show is the MOPAR MANIA 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...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 May 26th, 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 May 26th, 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

Russellville Kiwanis,Show,Russellville,OH,10-3,(IceMan) Sunday May 27th, 2018

This is the 4th Annual Kiwanis Car,Truck, and Motorcycle Show loacted at 239 West Main Street in Russellville,OH....more to come

Beatersville, Tim Faulkner Gallery, Louisville,KY Sunday May 27th, 2018

Located down near the river. This is 68 and Older Traditional Hot Rod & Motorcycle Show.
As they say, No Trailer Queens and No Billet.

For More details about the Entry Fee's, Requirements and other Events of the Day, Please visit or find them on Facebook.

Memorial Day Monday May 28th, 2018


Truck Show, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington,KY Thursday May 31st, 2018 to Saturday June 2nd, 2018

This is the American Truck Historical Society Truck Show. Located at the Kentucky Horse Park just off I-75.

Billed as the Worlds Largest Vintage Truck Show. All Trucks are Welcome...Old..New..Large..Small..Working..Retired..Tricked Out or ???

There will be Fun for the Family...Live Music.Food..Exhibits..Vendors..a Kid Zone..a Truck Driving Simulator...and A Swap Meet..

For More Information please wisit