CRUISIN' ON MAIN STREET IS BACK FOR ITS 21st Year!
Join us for a fun-filled day of beautiful vintage vehicles, special activities, displays, music and delicious food arrayed along Downtown Manchester's historic Main Street. Show Car registration opens at 8am and the show opens to the public at 10 AM and continues until 3 PM. All cars, trucks, sports cars and street rods 1987 and prior are welcome.
Directions to the Show Entrances and Registration
Car Show FAQ
Cruisin' welcomes vintage cars, trucks, sports cars and street rods 1987 and prior.
Cancellation information will be posted on the Home page of our web site, and on the Cruisin' Facebook page.
Yes, a current and valid DMV registration is required.
Yes, it is $10.00.
There is no pre-registration.
Registration begins at 8 A.M. on the day of the event.
You will be directed to your parking place after you have registered. Members of the Gear Head Mafia Car Club will assist you with parking. Look for their bright green t-shirts.
You should plan to leave at the close of the show at 3 P.M.
The first 700 vintage vehicles to register will receive a commemorative Cruisin' on Main Street dash plaque.
Yes, Sponsor Choice Trophies will be awarded. Your Show Car Registration Card must be displayed in order to be considered for an award.
A Trophy Winner's card will be placed on the windshield of winning vehicles. Be sure to check your vehicle throughout the day as trophies will be awarded on a rolling basis. If you entered your cell phone on your registration card, we will also notify you by calling your cell phone.
The Trophy Award Ceremony takes place in front of St. James Church, 896 Main Street. Trophies will be awarded on a rolling basis beginning at 2:00 P.M. and ending at 3:00 P.M. The exact time you should report to the Trophy Award Ceremony will be shown on your Trophy Winner's Card.
All proceeds, after expenses, will be donated to local charities through our Cruisin' on Main Mini Grant Program.
Friends donations are given to MARC Inc. after expenses are met.
Downtown Manchester, Main Street, Manchester, CT 06040 View Map
Main Street ,
Manchester, CT 06040
Free to All Members of the Public, $10 Fee for Show Cars
Directions to Show
Car Show Etiquette
The regulations are for the safety of our guests, Cruisin' on Main Street personnel, volunteers and for the protection of the show vehicles.
Prohibited in the view area: