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.

Burning up the Beaches,cruise and Show, Destin/Ft. Walton,Fl Thursday May 4th, 2017 to Saturday May 6th, 2017

Located In the Heart of the Emerald Coast on the White Beaches Between Destin and Fort Walton , Florida. The Central Car Show is located at the Destin Commons. There are Several Tiers of Entry Fees Ranging from $80 to $50 Depending on How many Stops you want to Attend. For Complete Details please visit

Dairy Queen,cruise,Clay City,KY, 5-9,(Wes) Friday May 5th, 2017

Dairy Queen,cruise,Richmond,KY,5:30-? (Charlie) Friday May 5th, 2017

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 !!!

Vintage Torque Fest,Show, Dubuque,Iowa Friday May 5th, 2017 to Saturday May 6th, 2017

Located at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. There is a Discounted Weekend Pass for $25 available until April 25th...Don't Delay !!....For complete information please visit

5th Annual Arm Drop Drags Car Show,Owingsville,KY,(CarTunes) Saturday May 6th, 2017

Located at the I-64 Dragstrip 675 Wells Road, in Owingsville,KY. This is a Top 20 Car Show with Specialties to Include Best Ford, GM,MoPar,Rat Rod,and A Best of Show.....ALL Custom and Hand Made!!!! plus Special Guests ( Brian "Goteebo" Tessneer, Wayne Varley, Tina Pierce, and John Andrade, Jr ) from Discovery Channels Street Outlaws will be on hand to Meet , Greet, Sign Autographs and a Grudge Race, $20 to Race in the Arm Drop Drags (See Website for Rules) which also gets you into the Car Show... and $10 for Spectators. FOR THE SHOW...there will be Goodie Bags, Dash Plaques to those who Register.Hosted by Gravity Falls Motorsports . Proceeds from the Show will go to Benefit the Shiners Hospital and All of their Good Works !!!... For Rules of Race Day please visit for other information please call Danny at (606)356-9622 orPaul (606) 356-1187 or Pedro at (859) 327-7045 or ....**NOTE** There is a Parade of Hot Rods from Morehead to the I-64 Track ....Mee tat the AAC Building Parking Lot on the Campus of Morehead State University. ...the Corner of East Main and the Bypass....There is a Driver Meeting with Instructions for the Parade and Entry into the Track....Starts at 8:30 am..more to come...

Indians Auto Show, Madison Central HS,Richmond,KY,8-3 Saturday May 6th, 2017

Located at the Madison Central High School in the Health Buildng Parking Lot. Sponsored by the Madiosn County Special Education Department. Registration is $15 from 8-10. with Awards Presented at TBA. There will be a Best GM, Ford, MoPar, Rat Rod, Bike, a Student Choice Award, and a Best of Show. 100% of the Proceeds will go to Benefit the Special Education Department...A Rain date has been Set for Sunday May 7th....more to come.

Kentucky Kruizers,cruise,Hometown Pizza,Carrollton,KY, 4-7 Saturday May 6th, 2017

NEW LOCATION !!! Now Located at the Hometown Pizza in Carrollton. Take Exit 44 off I-71 and Approximately One Mile North on Hwy 227. There will be a D.J. and Door Prizes. This is a Bring what you Drive Cruise and Everyone is Welcome !!! For more Information please contact Brent Stucker (502) 773-4147 or email to

Knox Street Thunder,Downtown, Barbourville,KY,5-10 Saturday May 6th, 2017

Located in Downtown Barbourville,KY. For more Information please Find them on Facebook at Knox Street Thunder or visit

Lexington's Cars and Coffee,cruise,Lexington,KY,9-11 Saturday May 6th, 2017

Located at the Value City Furniture in Hamburg at 2321 Sir Barton Way. 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 October.

Madison Southern Band,Show,Berea,KY,9-3,(Charlie) Saturday May 6th, 2017

Located at Madison Southern High School in Berea,KY ...Come out and Enjoy the Show and the D.J. to the Cars. Entry is $20. Dash plaques to the First 50 to Register for the Show.. There will be a Duel Best of Show ...1975 to Present and 1974 and Older....The Judged Classes will be Best GM ,Ford,MoPar,and Truck...Each with 1975 to Present AND 1974 and Older. Best Motorcycle ,Import and Rat Rod.. For More Information please Contact Jeff at (859) 248-4898

Farmer's Deposit Bank,cruise, Liberty,KY1-3,EST,2-4,CST Sunday May 7th, 2017

This is the Family Cruizers Cruise-In Located at the Farmers Deposit Bank in Liberty on 127 next to McDonalds.

Dairy Queen of Paris, cruise,Paris,KY,5-9,(Kid Cruizin) Tuesday May 9th, 2017

Tuesday Cruise....Located on the BY-Pass in Paris,KY.

Backporch Smokehouse,cruise,Renfro Valley,KY, 5-8,(Charlie) Thursday May 11th, 2017

Located on Lake Linville Road, Turn Across from the Barn Dance Center and follow the road about a Mile out by the Lake. The BBQ makes it worth the Trip !!! There will be Dash Plaques to the first 50 and the Top 10 Cruiser Awards.. For More Information please contact Danna (606) 256-8504 or Find Them on Facebook.

Dairy Queen,cruise,Berea,KY,5:30-? (Charlie) Friday May 12th, 2017

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

Capital City Classic,cruise,Walgreens,W Frankfort,6-9,(Johnson) Saturday May 13th, 2017

Cops for Kids,Show, Main Street Versailles,KY,8-? Saturday May 13th, 2017

Located in Downtown on Main Street. Registration is $15....This is Top 40 with Specialties to include People's Choice, Longest Distance,Best Paint and Best of Show..There will be Door Prizes too !!...Vendors please call for Reservations...For more information please call Officer Teddy Melton at (502) 680-0747

Hip Cat Hustle Car Show,Haldeman Center, Morehead,KY,9-4 Saturday May 13th, 2017

Located at 4399 Open Fork Road, Morehead,KY. Registration is $ 10. This is a Top 25 + Specialties. Hosted by the Carter County Cruisers. There will be a Great Economical County Breakfast and Lunch Served. More to Come...

Kentucky Modelers, Swap Meet, Nicholasville,KY,8-3 Saturday May 13th, 2017

Located in the Blue Building in the near the Rear of the City Park. All Modelers and Models Welcome. Displays Welcome. This isand All Day Swap Meet plus the Meet and Greet portion to Exchange Ideas and Techniques in the World of Scale Models. For more Information on Display or Vendor(swap meet space) ..please contact Charlie at (859) 536-5436

Cool Cars Crushing Cancer Car Show,Stanford,KY,10-3,(Charlie) Saturday May 13th, 2017

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 High Noon !!! with Awards presented at 2:30. There will be Dash Plaques to the First 60 Vehicles Registered.and Goody Bags to the First 100 to Enter the Show !!!! This is a Top 20 Show with Specialties to Include Best GM, Ford, MoPar, Foreign,Pick Up,Motorcycle, Best Rat Rod and a Best of Show. These will All be Unique Trophies !!! Door Prizes every Half Hour. There will be a Silent Auction at 2:30 for a Basketball signed By UK Coach Cal and Seveal Players !!! This Item has been Authenticated !!!,50/50, Raffles. 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

Cruise In on the Square, Lancaster,KY, 2-5 Sunday May 14th, 2017

All Makes and Models Welcome...Bring what you have !!!

Hardee's,cruise,winchester road, Lexington,KY,6-9,(IceMan) Friday May 19th, 2017

Maserati Mingle,Courthouse Square,Lexington,KY5-? Friday May 19th, 2017

This is an Exhibition of Juried Cars to be Displayed at the Keeneland Concours d'Elegance....FREE and Open to the Public

Stanford Cruisin', Downtown Stanford,KY,(Charlie) Friday May 19th, 2017

More to Come....

5th Annual Viet Nam Vets Car Show, Richmond,KY,9-3,(Charlie) Saturday May 20th, 2017

This will be the Butch Ramsey Memorial Show as we Lost Butch in April 2016 to Cancer. Located at the Honda Dealership on th By-Pass in Richmond,KY..This is the Biggest Show in 100 Miles Around !!!!. 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. There will be Over $4,000 in Raffles Items, Meals at Columbia Steak House of Lexington,Golden Corral, Cracker Barrel, Hooters, Sidelines, Red Lobster,O'Charley's, and More....Tools from Lowe's and Home DePot, OilChanges , Movie Tickets, 2 Hour Bowling Party, Appetizers from Logan's Steakhouse a 50/50, Silent Auctions and Lots of Prizes...including Free Meals, Automotive Products, Oil Changes, Wheel Alignments and More . 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

Justin Jaggars,Poker Run and Show,Frankfort,KY,9-3 Saturday May 20th, 2017

This is a Motorcycle Poker Run and Antique Car Show....Located at the DaVinci's Pizza at 805 Louisville Road, Frankfort,KY. Registration for the Poker Run Starts at 9 and is $10 with $5 for an Extra Passenger...(driver meeting is at 9:30)...The Car Show begins at 11:00am with Awards Presented at 3PM. There will be Door Prizes and Trophies Awarded for 1st-2nd-3rd Place for Car and Motorcycles !!! Discounts from DaVinci's Pizza for Participants. Proceeds to Benefit Shelby's Way...Bringing Awareness to Suicide Prevention.... For More Information please Contact Kameron (502) 682-4864 ...or Marsha (502) 319-2374...or Brenda (502) 682-1974

Kool Kustoms Kar Klub,cruise,Back Stretch Bar & Grill ,Lexington,KY Saturday May 20th, 2017

Time is 5-9...Located at 1784 Bryan Station Road, Lexington,KY. You can turn on Bryan Station Road by the White Castle on New Circle Road. There will be a Top 5 Cruiser Award , Dash Plaques to the First 50 to Stop in and 50/50 before the Evening Ends. Come Out for Great Music and a Great TIme. For more Infromation please contact Rick (859) 437-0997

Lauren Hill's Cruise for the Cure,Cincinnati,OH,12-4(D.J Hughes) Saturday May 20th, 2017

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. Motorcycle Awards tba. There will be a Main Raffle. 1st place $1,500 - 2nd place is $750 - 3rd Place is $350. There will be Hourly Cash Door Prizes of $100 from 11 to 3. 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.

Remember When Cruiserz,cruise,Winchester,KY,5-9, Saturday May 20th, 2017

Located on Depot Street in Winchester,KY. There will be a Top 3 Cruiser Trophies and Door Prizes. There is No Entry Fee. The Remember When Cruiserz ask that if you can, Please donate Canned Goods, Hygiene or Household Products, Paper Plates,Plastic Forks,Spoons,etc, Toiletries, Soap, Shaving Cream, Etc. These items will be Collected throughout the Cruise Season and Donated to the Beacon of Hope Homeless Shelter. Any Monetary Donations will go to Benefit the No Child Left Hungry Program. For more Information please Contact Remember When Cruiszerz (859) 595-2591

Wilderness Trail Rod Run, Danville,KY,11-5 Saturday May 20th, 2017

Open to all Hot Rods, Customs, Classics, and Muscle Cars. Located on the Grounds of the Wilderness Trail Distillery, 4095 Lebanon Road, Danville , KY. There will be several Cool Awards from the Master Distillers amd few others. There will also be a Food Truck for Conessions and Also Available during the day ...Bourbon Tours and Tasting. More to Come.....

31st Annual Downtown Car Show, Henderson,KY.8-3:30 Sunday May 21st, 2017

Located on Main Street between 1st and 3rd Street in Downtown Henderson, KY. Pre-Register by May 15th for $15 or 18 at the Gate from 8 unitl Noon. This is a Top 100 Show with the Awards Split toTop 75 for 1900-1979 and Top 25 for 1980 to Present. The Specialites will Include Best GM, Ford ,MoPar, Cars and Trucks..With Best Dodge Truck,Best Non-Big 3, Bike,Engine,Paint,Interior,Club Participation and a Best of Show Overall.. There will be a D.J. Door Prizes, 50/50 , Good Food and More...T-Shirts to the First 75 to Register and Dash Plaques to the First 100 , Goody Bags while they Last....This is a Rain or Shine Event....Drive Through Judging .... For More Information please contact Wynn (270) 869-4699 or Don (270) 339-1787.

3rd Annual No-Li Rat In, Minton's Restaurant, Lexington,KY,10-4 Sunday May 21st, 2017 Downtown Lexington, KY at 760 No-rth Li-mestone street at Minton's Restaurant. This is the 3rd Edition of the NO-LI Rat IN.and Art Show. Cruise-in for Rat Rods, Rat Bikes, Rat Campers and Bring Your Goods for a Rat Swap Meet....Stuff that is too good to throw out, but you can't seem to fins a use for right now..BRING IT !! .See RAT Portraits by "T"...... ALL Projects are Welcome at the Rat In !!!! Come to Talk, just look, and Enjoy the day.. The Projects are to be Judged by Local Businessess and Awarded Trophies that have been Designed and Made by the Illustrated Barber....Make Sure and Come Early for a Smokin' Good Time....For More Information on the Rat In or about the available space please email

47th Cincy Street Rods, Rod Run,Hamilton,OH,5-9 Sunday May 21st, 2017

Located at the Butler County Fair Grounds on Route 4, Rain or Shine,Registration is $15 ...Spectators is $5 and Open to All Makes and Models of Cars,Trucks and Motorcycles.Lots of Door Prizes and a$100 Club Participation Award. For More Information please visit

Holy Smoke,Cruise In, Centenary Church,Lexington,KY,4-7 Sunday May 21st, 2017

Located at the Centenary Church at 2800 Tates Creek Road in Lexington,KY,40502. This is a Family Friendly Community Event featuring some awesome BBQ. The Twiggenburys Band ...A British Cover Band..will be playing , There will be a Magic Show,Inflatables and Other Fun and Games....Along with your Great Classics and Hot Rods. Cruisers will Receive a Voucher for a FREE BBQ Sandwhich that inlcudes Chips and a Drink. For more information please contact Scott Heersche (859) 227-3894 or email to

Jerry's ,cruise, Paris, KY, 3-6,(Kid Cruizin) Sunday May 21st, 2017

Sunday Cruise...Dash Plaques, Door Prizes and More...

Katie's Ride, Road Trip and Tour,Lexington,KY,8-3 Sunday May 21st, 2017

This is the 2nd Annual Katie's Ride. This is a Tour of the Country Side Around Fayette County and Beyond. Meet and Register In at the Collins Bowling Lanes on New Circle Road in Lexington,KY at 8:00AM. The Entry Fee is $ 20 with $5 Going into a 50/50 for All Drivers. There will be Dash Plaques to the First 75 to Register. The Rise will include a Police Escort out fo Town...a Relaxing Lunch which will include an Auction for the Katies Ride Stained Glass Piece and the Trophy Presentation. 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

Cruise Night at the Parkette, Lexington,KY, 6-? Friday May 26th, 2017

New Time !!! Starting at 6PM.....More to Come

Hardee's,cruise,Cynthiana,KY, 5-9,(JustforFun) Saturday May 27th, 2017

Every 4th Saturday!!! There will be Door Prizes, Food S

Hayes Market,cruise,9-1, Mt. Vernon, KY Saturday May 27th, 2017

If you are headed to Somerset, plan ahead and Stop in along the way. Watch fro the Road Signs. Hayes Market is just a little past the Traffic light for Mt. Vernon and Brodhead. You can't miss it !!!

Keeneland Thoroughbred Car Show,Lexington,KY,10-4,(Charlie) Saturday May 27th, 2017

Located at the Keeneland Race Track. Pre-Register by May 20th 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.**Raffle** A Snap-On Tool Box with a Retail Value of over $1500 will be Raffled Today. EVERY Car Registered for the Show will Receive a Ticket for this Tool Box...Additional Tickets can be Purchased. The Rates are $5 for One Ticket or $20 for Six Tickets. 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 the American Diabetes Foundation. For More Information on the Show, Grounds, or Registration...please contact Charlie at (859) 699-4513

Memory Days Car Show, Prichard Elementary, Grayson,KY,9-4 Saturday May 27th, 2017

Located at the Prichard Elementary School on East Main Street. Registration is $10 from 9-1 This is a Top 25 + Specialties. Hosted by the Carter County Cruisers...More to Come

Beatersville, Tim Faulkner Gallery,Louisville,KY Sunday May 28th, 2017

This is the Traditional Hot Rod, Rat Rod and Custom Show for 1968 amd Older Vehicles. The Tim Faulkner Gallery is located down near the river in Louisivlle at 1512 Portland Ave, Louisville,KY, 40203. For More Information about the Show, Times and Events ...and Restrictions for Entry...Please visit

Cruzin in the Park, Rawlings-Stinson,Manchester,KY,1-4 Sunday May 28th, 2017

Family Fun for All. No Entry Fee !! Open to All Makes and Models. Their will be Door Prizes, Oldies Music and Conessions...Always the Day after Somernites Cruise...For more Information please contact Jack (606) 599-2413