MainStreet Cruise-In Is June 23

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Mainstreet Cruise-In rolls into downtown on Saturday, June 23 from 1 p.m.-6 p.m. and fills the streets surrounding the Courthouse Square.  Car enthusiasts show off their vehicles as all types of cars are displayed from classics to special interest and current models.  

Downtown streets will be filled with vehicles and spectators are invited to view the cars, shop, have dinner in one of the locally owned restaurants and enjoy specialty foods such as funnel cakes, kettle corn and fried apple pies from the vendors.  Music from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s fills the air adding to nostalgic atmosphere.  

The swap meet is in the parking lot on Broad Street south of Inman Street.  Spaces are free and are available on a first come bases. 

The Cruise-In is free to enter a vehicle and free to spectators.  It continues the fourth Saturday of each month through October.  Anyone interested in joining the MainStreet Cruisers Car Club should contact Randy Howard at 595-2912.  For general information, call the MainStreet office at 479-1000.



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