Annual community celebration in the heartland of Nebraska. Come enjoy the classic car show, carnival, competition BBQ, parade & truck show, sand volleyball, street dance, color run, and so much more!
FREE + ALL NEW KID-FRIENDLY CRUISE NITE EVENT:
Hilltop Mall has partnered with Kearney Cruise Nite to introduce an all new, FREE KID-FRIENDLY, Cruise Nite Event.
From 9am – 11am July 17th, in the Hilltop Mall Parking Lot, your families can explore the coolest vehicles in town – up close and personal!
Children can climb in the back of police cars, honk the horns of fire trucks, experience the inside of an ambulance and SO much more! Candy will be given out at some participating vehicles, so bring a little baggie and a CAMERA for those picture-perfect moments!
Parents can enjoy a fresh cup of coffee from our friends at The Cup, with their all new coffee truck parked at the event! Even enjoy some trending tunes as you walk the carnival, from our friends at 5 Star entertainment.
View our Facebook event discussion page (https://fb.me/e/5faTYRqFu) for pictures of a very similar event (and where we actually got the inspo for our event) that our good friend Christina put on at Sunset Plaza Mall in Norfolk Nebraska, called the “Big Truck Event”!!
6th Annual Cars-N-Carroll Show & Shine – Carroll, NE – Sunday September 22nd – Noon to 4:00 p.m. – No Entry Fee and Free to Public – Dash plaques & goodie bags to 1st 150 entries! Over 200 entries in 2018! People’s Choice trophies awarded for 1st & 2nd place. Also back CNC 5’ Colossal Sponsor Trophies. Specialty Trophies for Largest Car Club, Oldest Entry & Traveled the Farthest. Registration starts 9:30 a.m. Open to any make/model!
Door prizes, split the pot, food, vendors and live music by Dave Merkel One Man Band.
Back this year is Kids Show & Shine at the park, for youth age 2 to 10 years old. Kids polish up your favorite bike, pedal car, pedal tractor or battery operated car. Goodie bags for 1st 30 entries. Free face painting and balloons for the kids too.
Visit our website for details https://carsncarroll.wixsite.com/cars-n-carroll
Cruise on over to Carroll, NE “You’ll get the BEST parking spot in town!!”
Car show in Broken Bow to benefit a new Indian Hills playground for children. All proceeds will be donated.
The OP-Original Patina Rat Rod caravan of built vehicles will be stopping in Kearney on Thursday evening, August 15th. They will be heading up to the Hilltop Mall for dinner with 3 local food trucks and then hitting the road again on Friday morning heading out for Scottsbluff.
The ‘OP’ Original Patina Rat Rod Build Off. Drive to The High Plains Riot in Mitchell, NE in 2019. Participants will meet in Mitchell at the Scottsbluff County Fair Grounds on August 16, 2019. Rules will include 1) Build must be Original Patina — no new paint 2) Must drive the build to the High Plains Riot. A mileage minimum will be set for those coming from far away. 3) Build must be a 1964 or older vehicle (no Mustangs allowed).
Cars, coffee, and conversation! Let’s discuss the classics we love, those that shaped our modern automotive landscape.
Cruise on into our lot in a show car or project car 1980 or older and receive FREE admission to the Collection (free deal valid only for driver of the classic vehicle). All other passengers and attendees will receive $5 admission for the duration of the event.
** Special Event**
KRP’s first NO PREP race will be held on Saturday July 27th
Follow us on Facebook for more information as the event gets closer
Saturday Night! CRUISE NIGHT
KRP will be hosting multiple races for the evening; including regular Test and Tune, Foote Gamblers and Trophy Race and to top it all off our NAPA -Quick Race.
Also, as advertiesed on KRP Facebook page. Butch Patrick AKA “Eddie Munster” will be on sight with two of the original vehicles from the hit television show “The Munsters”
Bring the family out for a great show; and pictures with Eddie Munster and the famous vehicles!
Show & Shine–
The Bricks (Downtown Kearney). Online registration payable by credit card. Large Food Court & Vendors.
Show & Shine Noon-4pm
at Eagles Club parking lot (17 W 24th St.) & street in front of Eagles.
60’s Fashion Show-11:00am-2:00pm
Food & FUNdraiser. Inside Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) 2401 Central Ave. Benefits ARC of Buffalo County.
Engine Building Contest-12:30-2:30pm
Back by popular demand – Engine Building Contest, Downtown Centre on the Bricks, Southeast Community College Students.
Parade on the Bricks – 5:00-6:30pm
Annual Cruise Nite Parade, beginning from Railroad Street and proceeding north through Downtown Kearney on Central Avenue to CHI Good Samaritan Hospital.
Burnout Contest- 7:00-9:30pm
at Graham Tire, 5708 2nd Ave
Quick Races – 4:00-11:00pm
NAPA “Quick Race” & “Street Grudge Racing.” Featuring Munster Koach & Drag-U-La cars with Butch Patrick (Little Eddie from the Munsters)
at Kearney Raceway Park, 4860 Imperial Ave.
Show & Shine
At Midway Chevrolet Buick Cadillac GMC 515 2nd Ave E. Oldies Music. Food & Drink Available.