Cruise Nite Events Schedule

Thank you to Justin Burch for his beautiful images


Celebrating our 37th Year!

Tuesday, July 16

5:00 – 8:00 PM

Show and Shine at Blueprint Engines. Food truck on site. Plant Tours available. Accepting employment applications.

Wednesday, July 17

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Classic Car Tour to area assisted living & nursing homes including Central Nebraska Veterans Home. Meet at old Kearney High School (3610 6th Ave) parking lot. Tour concludes AT Petersen Senior with ice cream treats and live music by Rascal Martinez from 7:30-9:00 pm.

Thursday, July 18

5:00 – 7:30 PM

Show and Shine, Midway ChevroleT Buick GMC Cadillac, 515 Second Avenue. Oldies music and a food AvailaBle.

8:00 – 10:00 PM

Jimmy Dee and the Fabulous Destinations. When filmmaker George Lucas directed the movie, “American Graffiti,” during the 1970s, he could not have predicted the wave of nostalgia that swept the United States as a result! It was during this time that a group of musicians from Victoria, Kansas formed the group, Jimmy Dee and the Fabulous Destinations. At The Merryman Performing Arts Center, 225 W. 22nd St. For tickets, go or call 308-698-8297.

Friday, July 19

5:00 – 7:30 PM

Show and shine at Buffalo County Fairgrounds parking lot, 3807 Avenue N., oldies music, Food and Drink available.

7:00 – 10:30 PM

Classic & Collectible Car Auction. Expo (big) building, Buffalo County Fairgrounds.  Rusty Rhynalds, Auctioneer (308)-832-7407

Saturday, July 20

8:00 AM – Noon

Registration for Show and Shine, The Bricks, Downtown Kearney. Online registration at Payable by credit card.

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Kid-Friendly Cool Car Carnival. Hilltop Mall Parking Lot. Kids can explore firetrucks,  police cars and more. Visit Hilltop Mall’s Facebook page or contact Steve or Jennifer (308) 236-9798.

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Eagle Riders Bike Show, Eagles Club parking lot & street in front of Eagles Club. Contact Doug Bierman (308)-627-6502.

Noon – 3:30

Engine building demonstration from SCC Milford. Across from MONA Front steps.

Noon – 4:00

Show and Shine, The Bricks. Large Food Court and vendors.

5:00 – 6:00 PM

Cruise Nite Parade, from Railroad Street north on Central Avenue to Good Samaritan Hospital.

4:00 – 11:00 PM

Drag Races at Kearney Raceway Park Featuring Jet car demonstrations. Contact Joe Roach (308) 999-0245.

Sunday, July 21

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

NHRA Drag Races at Kearney Raceway Park. Contact Joe Roach (308) 999-0245.

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Show and Shine at Classic Car Collection. Nominal Entry fee. Trophies awarded. Special rates for Classic Car Collection. Hamburger and Hot Dog meals available. Proceeds Benefit UNK Wrestling Team. Contact Tom McCann (308) 440-8345.

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