Local Cruises, Car Shows, etc.

Here's some old classics, and some nice cars, too!

Here’s some old classics, and some nice cars, too!

Check here frequently for fun activities, then call your friends if your are headed out. Know of a car show or event in your neighborhood? Let us know, and we’ll get it posted here. You also may want to check out the “Fun on Wheels” section of The Kansas City Star Saturday mornings. But you will find the most complete listing of Cruise Nights and local car shows at the Associated Car Clubs of Kansas City’s web page: http://clubs.hemmings.com/acckc/EventFinder.htm

FYI, KC Cadillac Club Liaison to the Associated Car Clubs of KC, Jerry Taylor, reports the ACC of KC has held its final meeting. The organization will continue to publish information on-line only.

Here is another new site you might find fun and useful: motionu.com

Information for these listings is obtained from various sources, the accuracy of which cannot be guaranteed.  Events with only date and location are pulled from other sites and information is incomplete.  All events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.  Double-check all dates before attempting to participate in any of these events, especially those involving long distance.

Shows & Swap Meets *** Cruise Nights 2019 *** Performance, Driving & Race Events *** Other Events ***

June 23.  Gladstone, MO:  Gladstone Classic Car Exhibition.  Downtown Gladstone.  Exhibition of vehicles of historical or design significance.  Benefit for Oakhill Day School.  More details to follow.


June 23.  Independence, MO:  Jeff Williams Motorcycle Swap Meet.  B&B Twin Drive-In, 1320 NE 291 Highway, 64053.  7:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  General admission $6 per person, to buy or sell.  Snack bar on premises.  Set up for vendors opens at 6:00 AM.  Whole bikes, parts and accessories – new and used.  jwswapmeet@yahoo.com


June 25-30.  Wichita, KS:  2019 Oldsmobile Nationals.  Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, 225 West Douglas, 67202.  www.oldsmobileclub.org


June 28.  Butler, MO:  Cruise Night 2019.  Sonic Drive-In, 1014 W Fort Scott St.  5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Sponsored by Butler Chamber of Commerce.  660-679-3380 for information.


June 29.  Fort Dodge, KS:  4th Annual Vehicles for Veterans Car Show.  Kansas Soldiers’ Home, 714 Sheridan, 67843.  Registration 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  Car Show 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM.  $25 per entry.  Door prizes, 50/50 pot.  Awards.  https://www.facebook.com/events/311651332858158/ti=cl


June 29.  Kansas City, MO:  Block Party on the Blvd.  KC Auto Worx, 505 Southwest Blvd, 64108.  6:00 PM to 12:00 Midnight.  Family friendly event.  Show Flyer


June 29.  Kansas City, MO:  All Corvette Show & Shine.  Ararat Shrine Temple, 5100 Ararat Drive, 64129.  Benefit for Project Ride. $25 donation.  8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.  Contact Audra at 660-525-7414 for more information.  Show Flyer


June 29.  Olathe, KS:  Sun and Shine 2019.  Hy-Vee, 14955 West 151st Street, 66062.  4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (parking opens at 3:00 PM). $20 entry fee.  Free t-shirt, goodie bags, door prizes, coupons and more.  All proceeds benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand.  Food vendors include Hy-Vee Hickory House, Wahlburger’sKona Ice and Zarda BBQ.  Face painting and much more.  Show Flyer


June 29.  Osawatomie, KS:  1st Annual Osawatomie P.I.E. Car Show.  John Brown Park, 1000 Main Street, 66064.  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  Pre-registration $15 (deadline June 22); day of show $20.00.  Rain or shine.  Contact Rachael Giles at 913-731-7180 with questions.  Entry Form


June 29.  Randolph, KS:  20th Annual Car Show (held in conjunction with July 4th festivities).  Randolph City Park, 66554.  9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  Contact Duane Scardina at 785-313-1053 with questions.


June 29.  Shawnee, KS:  2019 KC Fast & Furious Cruise.  Shawnee Mission Theatre in the Park, 7710 Renner Road, 66219.  12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM.  Public event by KCrazy Vinyls.


June 30.  Independence, MO:  3rd Annual Charity Car Show.  Cable Dahmer Collision Center, 11911 East 40 Highway, 64055.  Entry Fee $30 before June 10th; $40 after that date.  Space limited to first 200 cars entered.  Open to all makes, models and years of GM vehicles.  Cars should be in place between 8:00 AM and 9:30 AM.  Show & Shine judging 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  Awards at 2:30 PM.  Net proceeds to Children’s Mercy Hospital.  Trophies for top vehicles in each GM division.  People’s Choice and special display vehicle awards.  Door prizes.  Silent auction.  50/50.  Free GM engine drawing.  Three Pigs BBQ food vendor.  Show Flyer/Entry Form


June 30.  Kansas City, KS:  Car, Truck and Bike Show (and Audio Competition).  Kansas City T-Bones Stadium, 1800 Village West Parkway, 66111.  9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Registration $20; spectators free.  Open to all makes and models.  Rain or shine.  Show Flyer



Shows & Swap Meets ***  Cruise Nights 2019 ***  Performance, Driving & Race Events ***  Other Events ***



JULY 2019



July 4.  Drexel, MO:  July 4th “Not your Ordinary” Car Show.  Downtown, 64742.  10:30 AM to 3:30 PM.  Parade starts at 10:30 AM;  show and shine after parade.  Open tocars, trucks, motorcycles, rat rods, tractors, side by sides.  Contact Chaz Needham at 913-240-0307 with questions.  Show Flyer


July 5.  Atchison, KS:  Retro Revival Night & Car Cruise-In, 8th and Commercial.  5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  Public event by First Friday Downtown Atchison.  No entry fee.  Pre-registration referred; register by calling 913-426-6226 or email Atchison@wallsofbooks.net   Arrival anytime between 4:45 PM and 6:30 PM.  Food, live music, cash bar, kids’ activities.  People’s Choice awards at 8:00 PM.  Show Flyer


July 6.  Baldwin, KS:  Back to Baldwin’s Bricks Car Show.  Historic Downtown.  Sponsorship:  www.RustyMetalProductions.com   Call Scott at 913-558-6781 or Joe at 913-207-1422.


July 6.  Great Bend, KS:  Shine & Show.  Marmie’s, 1815 10th Street, 67530.  10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  2019 Event Schedule


July 6.  Kansas City, MO:  Kansas City Elk’s Lodge #26 6th Annual Car and Bike Show, 515 East 99th Street, 64131.  Gates open at 8:00 AM; Registration closes at 12:00 Noon.  Awards at 3:00 PM.  Entry Fee $20 for cars; $15 for motorcycles.  Pre-register by June 20 for $5 discount.  Door prizes, beer garden, live music, shade trees, 50/50.  Dash plaques to first 100 entries.  Trophies.  Show Flyer/Entry Form


July 6.  Kansas City, MO:  HIN Kansas City.  Arrowhead Stadium, 1 Arrowhead Drive, 64129.  5:00 PM to 11:00 PM.  HIN (Hot Import Nights) Internationally Touring Modified Car, Truck & Bike Show.  Visit www.hotimportnights.com to exhibit or display your vehicle.  Show Flyer


July 12-13. Branson, MO:  Ozark Mountain Run “All Ford Truck & Panel Show”.  Spinning Wheel Inn, 235 Schaefer Drive.  Registration by May 1: $20; $25 after that date.  Contacts for more information:  Jim & Margie Wagner (918-542-6496) or email jwagner@ruralinet.net   Reggi & Leslie Carpenter (417-452—3673) or email kcobparts@yahoo.com  Registration Form


July 12-13.  Warrensburg, MO:  Back from the Dead.  3rd Annual Chill Out Car Show.  Johnson County Fairgrounds, 386 NW 145 Road, 64093.  Friday 5:00 PM to close; starts Saturday at 9:00 Am.  1979 and earlier cars, trucks, mini bikes, mow carts and more.  Valve cover races.  Burnout pit.  Raffle, trophies and prizes (grand prize Odyssey battery).  Presented by Tetnus & Splinters Car Club.  Show Flyer


July 13.  Appleton City, MO:  Annual Car Show, 200 East 4th Street, 64724.  9:00 AM.


July 13.  Maitland, MO:  Mayhem N Maitland.  On A Highway (one mile past Graham), 64466.  10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Public event by Knuckle Draggerz Car Club.  Registration 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  Vehicles $15; vendors $25; BBQ entries $35.  Gates open at 7:00 AM.  Dash plaques, raffles, 50/50.  Music, event t-shirts.  Kids’ area.  BBQ cookoff.  Great food.  Bring cars, bikes and trucks.  Don’t forget your chairs.  Contact Jodi or Tina if you have questions at 816-351-9007 or 816-351-9018.  Show Flyer


July 13.  Overland Park, KS: Classic Car Show / PAWS for the Cause.  FSBC of Overland Park, 8500 W 91st Terrace, 66212. 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM. Our therapy dog program invites you to our 2nd Annual Fundraiser. Raising money to benefit the KC Metro area through programs in schools, nursing homes and hospitals, as well as our food program, PAWS to END Hunger.  816-674-5633.  RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 18.  Show Flyer


July 13.  Westmoreland, KS:  14th Annual Wagon Wheels Car, Truck & Tractor Show (Motorcycles, too!)  1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Registration 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  $15 before July 1st; $20 day of show.  Show N Shine $5.  Awards at 4:00 PM.  Contestant judging.  To pre-register, contact Heath Eisenbarth at 785-408-2530 or email wagonwheelscarshow@gmail.com  Show Flyer


July 13.  Wichita, KS:  25th Automobilia Moonlight Charity Car Show & Street Party. Swap Meet, Model Car Contest and Midnight Cruise. 67201.  Downtown Wichita (streets will be blocked off for event).  4:00 PM to 11:59 PM.  Live bands, food courts. 


July 14.  Gower, MO:  2nd Annual Gower Car Show.  City of Gower, 94 North 4th Street, 64454.  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  Proceeds go toward improvements and new projects at Ivan Herpel Soccer Complex, Heritage Park and Gower City Park.


July 14.  Spearville, KS:  COW Festival Car Show.  67876.  Sponsored by Summit Racing;  10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Show Flyer


July 19-20.  Chillicothe, MO:  Lion’s Club Car Show and Swap Meet.  Simpson Park (Highway 65 to north end of town), 64601.  Cruise Night Friday (7:30 PM, from south side of square).  Car Show registration $25 from 7:00 Am to 11:00 AM.  Awards at 3:00 PM.  Cash give-away drawings for pre-entrants (pre-registered entries also receive free t-shirt).  50/50, adult and youth games.  Lots of door prizes.  Show Flyer (top)  Show Flyer (bottom)  Entry Form   Entry Form bottom


July 19-21.  Lathrop, MO:  Ratrods & Blazing Hot Rods Show.  5th Annual Leather & Lace Rally, 2488 SE Highway 33, 64465.  $35 general admission.  Must be 21 years of age or older to participate.  First 50 rods to enter receive Rally Dash Plaque.  Car Show Flyer (July 20)  Leather & Lace Rally Show Flyer


July 20.  McFall, MO:  Gear Grinders 1st Annual Rat Rod Car Show.  10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Swap Meet spaces $10 to $25, depending on size.  Sponsored by Knuckle Draggerz and Bread of Life.  50/50 raffle.  All cars welcome.  Contact Bryan Weatherwax at 660-868-1597, Verl McDonald at 660-235-0417 or Philip McChesney at 660-726-2949.  Show Flyer


July 20.  Pleasant Hill, MO:  Redneck Reunion.  RatRods – Trucks – Bikes and Anything Cool Car Show.  Pine Dell Horse Farm, 19909 E 175th Street, 64080.  10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. www.pinedellhorsefarm.com  Show Flyer


July 20.  Sedalia, MO:  Sierra Family Care 1st Annual Charity Car Show.  Sierra Bullets, 1400 West Henry.  Pre-registration $10; email c.hatfield@sierrabullets.com  $15 day of show. 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Awards at 1:30 PM.  Rat rods, street rods, muscle cars, motorcycles and trucks.  Door prizes; 50/50; silent auction. 


July 20.  Shawnee, KS:  2nd Annual Synchrony Veterans Network Car Show, 9510 West 67th Street, 66203.  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  Cars, bikes, buggies, food, music.  All proceeds go to Wreaths Across America, an organization that honors our veterans in December by laying wreaths on the graves at over 1400 locations across the U.S.  Exhaust Competition at 12:00 Noon.  Hot dogs, burgers, chips and drinks will be available for purchase.


July 21.  Kansas City, MO:  The Great Car Show.  The National WWI Museum and Memorial, 2 Memorial Drive, 64108.  9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Presented by Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City.  Additional sponsors include Santa Fe Tow, Hagerty Classic Cars, Pete & Jake’s Hot Rod Parts and numerous other businesses. www.thegreatcarshow.com


July 25-28.  Salina, KS:  Kustom Kemps of America 38th Anniversary Leadsled Spectacular.  Oakdale Park, 67401.  To register, visit website:  www.kustomkempsofamerica.com


July 26.  Butler, MO:  Chamber of Commerce Car Show.  Downtown, 64730.  6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  Food vendors, 50/50.  Cars, motorcycles, hot rods and more.  Free Kids’ car show with parade (be sure to bring your Power Wheel, etc.) 


July 27.  Blue Springs, MO:  All Makes and Models Car Show .Target Time Defense, 2410 NW South Outer Road, 64015.  Hosted by Target Time and Mid-America Chapter Buick Club.  9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Registration closes at 11:00 AM. $20 registration fee. Free hospitality room, food truck, firearm raffle, 50/50.  Proceeds go to help local charities.  Top 40 Awards and dash plaques for first 75 cars.  Rain or shine. Show Flyer


July 27.  Bonner Springs, KS:  46th Annual Show N Shine Car & Truck Show.  Agricultural Hall of Fame, 630 N 126th Street, 66012.  Registration $20 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  $3 for spectators.  Dash plaques, door prizes, Top 45 and Best of Show.  Giant Chicken and Small Train rides.  Food from the VFW.  Call 816-560-1229 or 816-795-1230 for information.  Sponsored by the Hall of Fame and Genuine Chevy GMC Truck Club.  Show Entry Form


July 27.  Maryville, MO:  3rd Annual Blood, Sweat and Gears Car & Truck Show.  Beemer Accessories & Glass, 1403 East 1st Street, 64468.  9:00 AM to 2:30 PM.  Registration 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM.  Judging ends at 1:00 PM and awards will begin.  Burnout box opens at 1:50 PM.  Proceeds to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nodaway County.  Cruise following the show.


July 27.  Shawnee, KS:  KC Paul Walker Cruise 2019, 16 North James Street, 66118.  6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  Presented by KCrazy Vinyls.  $5 cash entry per car.  Actual cruise rolls at 9:00 PM sharp.  Details will be released at the event.


July 28.  Independence, MO:  Jeff Williams Motorcycle Swap Meet.  B&B Twin Drive-In, 1320 NE 291 Highway, 64053.  7:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Entry $6 per person, to buy or sell.  Vendors may set up at 6:00 AM.  Whole bikes, parts and accessories – new and used.  jwswapmeet@yahoo.com


1st Sundays

Shawnee, KS: Pegah’s Family Restaurant Cruise, 5354 Roberts (K-7 & Johnson Drive, 66226. 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Hosted by Dick & Judy Rule. Cruisers receive 30% food discount. 913-422-3600. May to October.

2nd and 4th Sunday

Kansas City, MO: Northland Meet. The At Home Store, 600 NE Barry Road, 64155. 1:00 PM to ??. Hosted by Built KC. Poker Run Cruise with prizes on 4th Sunday each month. April through ?? Show Flyer  

3rd Sunday

Kansas City, MO: No. 9 Saloon Bar & Grill, 6609 North Oak Trafficway, 64118 (former home of Harley Davidson). 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Sponsored by KC Mustangers Club. All makes and models welcome. Contact Alex at 816-797-8983 or email aandhkc@gmail.com for more information. April through October

4th Sunday

Lenexa, KS: Gambino’s Pizza Car Cruise, 8725 Bourgade Street (just west of Lackman), 66219. 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Hosted by Dick & Judy Rule. Cruisers receive 30% food discount. 913-888-1011. May to October.

1st and 3rd Tuesday

Lee’s Summit, MO: Fun House Pizza, 405 NW Blue Parkway. 5:00 PM. April to October (weather permitting). Call Bob at 816-985-7642 for information

Every Wednesday

Independence, MO: 40 Hwy Big Boy Cruise Night. 12401 E 40 Hwy (40 Hwy & Crysler Ave), 64055. Info: 816-356-1221. April through October.

2nd Wednesday

Lansing, KS: Sonic, 715 Town Center Drive (4th Street and 4 H Road), 66048. 5:00 PM until Dark. Discount on Food. Leavenworth Cruisers. April through October.


Lee’s Summit, MO: Long-Bell Restaurant Classic Car Show, 3385 SW Fascination Drive. 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Pre ’74 only. $5 off $20 tab if you are in your classic car. Show Flyer


Every Thursday

Independence, MO: McDonald’s Cruise Night. 16235 E 24 Hwy (E of M-291 Hwy on US 24 Hwy), 64056. Information: Jim Dyer 816-985-4317.

Every Friday

Lenexa, KS: Pegah’s, 12122 West 87th Street Parkway (just west of Quivira), 66215. 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Hosted by Dick & Judy Rule. Cruisers receive 30% food discount. 913-258-8766. May to October.


Olathe, KS: Michael Day D.J. Car Show. 10440 S Ridgeview (Family Leisure parking lot, K-10 and Ridgeview). 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.   Weather permitting. Starts April 20.


3rd Friday

Independence, MO: Chux Trux Cruise Night, 13208 E US 40 Highway, 64055. 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Call Jason Martin at 816-373-8789 for questions. In-store specials and music. May to September


Pleasant Hill, MO:   Downtown around the Historic Train Depot. May through October.

4th Friday

Leavenworth, KS: Haymarket Square, 7th and Cherokee, 66048. 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Leavenworth Cruisers. April through October.


Lee’s Summit, MO: Lee’s Summit Cruise In. 805 SE 3rd Street. 5:00 PM. Sponsored by Glory Bound Tattoo, Safelite Autoglass and Hotrod Housecleaning. 816-600-5106. April through October (trunk or treat)


Every Saturday

Independence, MO; South Liberty Street and West Kansas Avenue (parking lot is one block south of the old Jackson County Court House). 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. April 14th through mid-November (except Labor Day weekend due to Santa-Cali-Gon). This cruise has been granted permission by Public Works and the Independence Square Merchants Association. Eating places are available on the square and parking on the street is allowed if the parking lot fills up. This cruise is hoping to recreate the Jackson Drive cruise in a new location. David Madden 816-225-4576.


1st Saturday

Emporia, KS: Emporia, KS: Spangles Cruise Night, 2708 W 18th Avenue, 66801. 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM.   All makes, models and years welcome. Beginning April 2018.


Harrisonville, MO: Car Cruise Nights at Gaslight Plaza, 1921 N Commercial Street, 64701. Hosted by Heartland Road Runners. Fun starts at 5:00 PM. May through October.


Parkville, MO: Cruise Night, Downtown Farmers Market and City parking lots, 122 South Main Street, 64152. 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Shopping district, music and dining all nearby. April – September.

Spring Hill, KS: Sonic Drive-In, 909 N Webster, 66083. Classic Cruisers Cruise Night. Free registration. Music, door prizes, 50/50 pot. Dash plaques for first 50 entries. Food Specials. Starts at 6:00 PM. Call Tim Brewington at 913-256-9568. May through August.

St. Joseph, MO: Cruise Nights at Burger King. Belt Highway and Frederick Avenue (by the big blue water tower).   3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Sponsored by Knuckle Draggerz.   May through October.


Topeka, KS: Spangles, 440 SW 29th Street. 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM. All makes, models and years welcome. Free drawings for participants.

2nd Saturday

Blue Springs, MO: Car Cruise Night (just west of 7 Hwy and Main St) between 10th & 12th Streets. Sponsored by the Blue Springs Downtown Alive! And Mid America Mustangers. 5:00 PM to dark. Information: Pam Buck at 816-645-0287. April through September.

Lee’s Summit, MO: Lee’s Summit Car Wash, 360 NE Colbern Road, 64086. Cruise Night 6:00 PM to ??


Overland Park, KS: Mustang Club of Greater KC Cruise. Villa Capri Restaurant and Fireside BBQ, 10412 Mastin St, 66212. 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. April through October. All makes and models welcome.

Platte Woods, MO: LC’s Hamburgers, 7612 NW Prairie View Road, 64151. Food, music, lots of hot rods. 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. April through October. Info: 816-698-2351 (Moved from 3rd Saturday)

St. Joseph, MO: Cruise-N The Village. East Ridge Village, 3900 Frederick Avenue, 64506 (I-29 Exit 45). 5:00 PM. Free dash plaques to show vehicles. Register for free t-shirt raffle. Music, 50/50. Pop and water available. T-shirt sales. Special raffles. Canned goods are welcome to support local food banks. Sponsored by Northwest Missouri Street Rods, 816-233-0312. April through October. Show Flyer


3rd Saturday

Lee’s Summit, MO: Johnny Ray’s Drive-In, 800 SW Blue Pkwy, 64063. 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM. DJ, prizes, trophies. All makes and models welcome. Info: 816-524-1910. Year-round weather permitting

Overland Park, KS: Mopar Cruise Night. Culver’s of Overland Park, 135th and Antioch. All years of Mopars and AMC vehicles welcome. Hosted by The High Performance Auto Club. 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. April to October. Information: 785-231-0719. www.hpacmopar.com


Platte City, MO: Pizza Shoppe/Mr. Goodcents/Goodyear Parking Lot. 2400 NW Prairie View Road. Hosted by Outta Control HotRods and Cruisers. 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. April through September.


4th Saturday

Belton, MO: Cruise Night, Downtown Main Street. 4:00 PM until dusk. April through October.


Weston, MO. Weston Moonshiners Cruise-In. Main & Market Streets. Hosted by Weston Moonshiner’s Car Club. 3:00 to 9:00 PM. 50/50 drawing and other prizes. Stan Taulbee 816-721-7018. Facebook.com/Weston.Moonshiners.cc. March thru October.


Last Saturday

Kansas City, MO: Sunrise Cruising, 600 NE Barry Road, 64155. 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM. KC Challenger Club will provide free coffee and donuts. Door prizes for adults and kids. $1 raffle item.


Liberty, MO: Cruise Night, Historic Downtown Liberty. 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Lots of shops and eateries.   April through August.


September 2018

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