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

Tour to area assisted living & Nursing Homes. First 50 cars registered for $5, (use the button below) will receive a Kearney Police escort to lead an abbreviated tour.  The remaining cars (after first 50) will leave 15 minutes later without the police escort for the traditional tour at no cost. Meet at the old high school parking lot. Tour concludes at the Petersen Senior Center parking lot with cold treats and music by Bill Troy. Click HERE to download Map and Directions.


Thursday, July 18

5:00 – 7:30 PM

Show and Shine, Midway Chevrolet, 515 Second Avenue. Oldies music and food Available.

8:00 – 10:00 PM

CRUISE NITE CONCERT! Joseph Hall, – Elvis Tribute. Merryman Performing Arts Center, 225 W. 22nd St. For tickets go to, or call 308-698-8297.

Friday, July 19

5:00 – 7:30 PM

Show and shine at Buffalo County Fairgrounds, 3807 Avenue N. Oldies music and food 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.  Click Here to Register.

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 at (308) 236-9798.

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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

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

NHRA Drag Races at Kearney Raceway Park. Featuring 10 Funny cars, Vintage Drag Racing and Rocky Mountain Shifters. 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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