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.

Cruiz on Main,cruise,Main St., Harrodsburg,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Saturday September 1st, 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

Cars and Coffee,cruise,Lexington,KY,9-11 Saturday September 1st, 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.

Hot Rodding for Homeless,Show, Winchester,KY,10-3,(IceMan) Sunday September 2nd, 2018

Located on the By-Pass in Winchester...more to come..

Labor Day Monday September 3rd, 2018


35th Shades of the Past,Pigeon Forge,TN Thursday September 6th, 2018 to Saturday September 8th, 2018

For more Information please visit

Dairy Queen,cruise,Berea,KY,5:30-? (Charlie) Friday September 7th, 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 September 7th, 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 September 7th, 2018

Dash Plaques, Music, and More...

39th Street Rod Nationals North,Kalamazoo,MI Friday September 7th, 2018 to Sunday September 9th, 2018

Located at the Kalamazoo Expo Center. For More Information please Visit

Bourbon Street Cruisers,cruise,Courthouse, Paris,KY.5-9,(KidCruizin) Saturday September 8th, 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

Twin City Kruzerz, cruise,Irvine,KY,5-9,(Wes) Saturday September 8th, 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

Cruise in the Valley,Show,Renfro Valley,KY,9-3,(IceMan) Saturday September 8th, 2018

This is the Big Renfro Valley Show. Entry is $20..unless Pre-Registered. This Show has multiple categories...Top 60 for 1981 and Down..Top 30 for 1982 to Present and a Top 15 to RockCastle County Residents. There will be Top 3 Rat Rods, Top 5 Tractors, Top 15 Mustangs, Top 15 Corvettes, Top 5 Semis,, Longest Distance, County Judge's Choice, Mayor's Awards, Club Participation, Veterans Award, Special Interest, Top Trike-Bike and Custom Awards,...and 3 6ft Trophies for Best of Show Driven-Trailered and Truck...For more Information please contact Gary (606) 308-3801 or Bentley (606) 521-7061

The Rebel Rousers Rumble, Ashland,OH,11-7 Saturday September 8th, 2018

This is the Rebel Rousers Rumble...Pre-1964 Rod & Custom Show

The Armory will be rocking again with 5 bands!

512 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio.

11AM -7PM, Car Registration 8AM till Noon.

Rain or Shine.
Roll to the Rumble!

Hardee's,cruise,Main Street ,Nicholasville,KY,1-4,(IceMan) Sunday September 9th, 2018


McDowell Place,cruise,Danville,KY,10-2,(Charlie) Sunday September 9th, 2018

Located behind the Danville Cinemas. The Judges are the Residents. Bring your car to cruise and display !! There will be Dash Plaques and Awards...

Cruise in on the Square, Lancaster,KY,2-5 Sunday September 9th, 2018

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

Patriots Day Tuesday September 11th, 2018


Rod Run XXXV, LeConte Center,Pigeon Forge,TN Thursday September 13th, 2018 to Saturday September 15th, 2018

For full Event details please visit

Dairy Queen,cruise,Richmond,KY,5:30-? (Charlie) Friday September 14th, 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,richmond road, Lexingon,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Friday September 14th, 2018

Dash Plaques, Music and More...

Wheels of Time, cruise,downtown Lawrenceburg,KY,6:30-9:30 Friday September 14th, 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 September 14th, 2018

This is Central Standard Time...

39th Black Diamond,Show,Hazard,KY,8-?,(Charlie) Saturday September 15th, 2018

Located in the Parking Garage in downtown Hazard. This Year the Show will have 34 Classes with a Top 3 in Each Class. There will be Specialties to include Best Chevrolet,Ford, MoPar,Paint, Engine,Interior, Ladies Choice and the Best of Show Overall. There will also be a Maxx Stereo Competition. There will also be the Traditonal Parade. For More Information please contact Hal Dixon at (606) 436-4820

Paintsville Cruiz;n,Downtown Paintsville,KY,4-?(EastKYGearheads) Saturday September 15th, 2018

Tonights Showcase is the World Famous Primer Alley and Rat Rod Exhibition...There will also be a Free Swap Meet in the Upper Lot of the Cruise. For more Information please visit of Find them on Facebook.

Southern Knights,cruise, WalMart, Georgetown,KY,5-8,(Johnson) Saturday September 15th, 2018


Liberty Ridge Senior Living,Show,Lexington,KY,2-6(IceMan) Saturday September 15th, 2018

More to come...

Backwoods Cruiser,cruise,Hyden,KY,4-7 Saturday September 15th, 2018

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

12th Annual Redneck Rumble, Lebanon,TN Saturday September 15th, 2018 to Sunday September 16th, 2018

Located at 945 East Baddour Parkway, Lebanon, TN 37087 at the James Ward AG Center.

This Show is for Pre-68 Rods, Customs, Rats, and Bikes....and a Swap Meet!!

For Entry Fees.. Set-up Times Etc...please visit

Robertson Co Farm Bureau,Show,Mt, Olivet,KY,9-4,(IceMan) Sunday September 16th, 2018

Formerly the Blue Lick's Battlefield Show....more details as they are available.

Ned's Cruise Night, Cynthiana,KY,4-9,(Big T) Thursday September 20th, 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

25th Corvette FunFest,Mid America Motorworks,Effingham,IL Thursday September 20th, 2018 to Sunday September 23rd, 2018

For full Event details please visit

Hardee's,cruise,winchester road, Lexington,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Friday September 21st, 2018

Dash Plaques, Music, and More.

Stanford Cruisin', Downtown Stanford,KY,(Charlie) Friday September 21st, 2018

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

Danny's Rod Shop,cruise,Hwy 27N,Somerset,KY,10-2,(IceMan) Friday September 21st, 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 September 21st, 2018

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

Somernites 13th POWER-CRUISE, Downtown Somerset,KY Gates open at 1PM Saturday September 22nd, 2018

The September Show is THE POWER CRUISE !!!!

Starting from Points Across the State and other States...Nashville,TN, Bowling Green,KY,Louisville,KY,Cincinnati,OH,Pikeville,KY and Chattanooga,TN...and ALL Points in Between...Hot Rods and Classics Take a Road Trip with All Roads Leading to Somerset , Kentucky!!! Start at the beginning or Join In anywhere Along the Way!!! .

1000+ hot rods, huge Vendor Alley and Food Court plus, a Swap Meet for used auto parts! Special displays, Road Warrior Award for furthest driven participant, door prizes, 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 September 22nd, 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.

Veteran's Car Show, Cherokee,North Carolina,(IceMan) Saturday September 22nd, 2018

More to come...

Old School Customs,cruise,Sidelines, Richmond,KY,5-9(Wes) Saturday September 22nd, 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

Smokin' Joe's Bar & Grill,cruise,Richmond,KY,1-4,(IceMan) Sunday September 23rd, 2018

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

Moonshine Valley F-100's Show,Maggie Valley,NC,(IceMan) Thursday September 27th, 2018 to Saturday September 29th, 2018

This is an All Ford Truck Show, Located at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, Maggie Valley , North Carolina. For More information please visit

McDonald's,cruise,ORS,Wheelersburg,OH,5-9,(DJ KC) Saturday September 29th, 2018

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

Cruisin' for Jesus, Show, Kirksville,KY,9-3,(Charlie) Saturday September 29th, 2018

Located at 762 Kirksville Road at the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church just outside of Richmond,KY.

Registration is $10 from 9-1 with Awards Presented at 3PM.

This is a Top 50 with Specialties to include Chevrolet,Ford, Mopar, Rat Rod, Veteran Owned, Old Clunker..= (Age of Owner plus the Car), Best Motorcycle,Tractor,Kids Choice, Ladies Choice, Pastor's Choice, and a Best of Show.There will also be a Silent Auction, 50/50, Door Prizes,Games and More.

Proceeds will go to Benefit the Christmas Food Basket Ministries, and Children's Church Ministry. For more information please contact Carl (859)227-5040 or Cathy Jo (859) 248-9746