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Saturday, February 13, 2016 in Chicago, IL

Chicago Car Show

McCormick Place, February 13 thru 21, 2016, The Nation's Largest Auto Show! For more information visit

Car Shows - listed by date             (jump to cruise nights)

Sat, Oct 17 in Chicago,  IL

6143 W. Irving Park Rd., St. Pascal's FREE FALL Car Show, in the parking lots on the N. side of Irving Park Rd. 9 am-3 pm, reg. 8 am, Halloween themed show. Prize for best decorated car!!! Trophies awarded, Dash Plaques for the first 25 cars, Participant/Spectator Judging, all cars/years/models, Door Prizes, Free Coffee & Donuts for participants, and Food Vendor available. More info: Jaime (773) 544-7593 or

Sun, Oct 25 in Batavia,  IL

1335 S.River St., Located at Funway, Halloween Car Show. Pre 91, American Made Vehicles. Charity 50/50! Special Halloween Awards! Participant Costume and Car Decorating Contests! Registration 9am-Noon, Awards 3pm. Info at or 630-567-2753.

Sat, Feb 13 in Chicago,  IL

McCormick Place, February 13 thru 21, 2016, The Nation's Largest Auto Show! For more information visit

Cruise Nights - listed by day of the week


Hoffman Estates, IL

2352 W. Higgins Rd. @ Barrington Square next to Buona Beef. May 4th thru the end of Sept. 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, Trucks, Clubs all welcome. DJ, food discounts, free giveaways. For more info call Ralph @ 847-921-7566.

McHenry, IL

Green Street Cruise Night, downtown McHenry (behind Green Street Cafe). Opening May 18 through September 28th, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Featuring nostalgic music with an assortment of live bands. REGISTRATION IS FREE and when you register you will be added into our raffle with over 30 different prizes given away each and every week! For more information visit or call 815-271-5418.

Melrose Park, IL

8327 W. North Ave. @ McDonalds, Skip's Tribute Cruise Night, 6pm-?, All cruisers welcome. Come by and share the memories of days gone by with friends and fellow car enthusiasts at the former location of Skip's Fiesta Drive Inn. Hope to see you there! More info:

Shorewood, IL

643-645 Brook Forest Ave., @ rQ! BBQ, Shift into Shorewood Car Cruise Starts May 4th 6 pm – 9 pm., (weather permitting) until it's too cold (Nov. 23), 20% off menu to participants. Good Music, Great People, Beautiful Cars, Prizes, 50/50 raffle.  Bring a Ride - A Chair – A Friend. More info: Facebook  or Sandi at 779-435-0321 or


Channahon, IL

@ 25520 S. Pheasant (Rt. 6), Godmother's Chicago Pizza & Catering, May 2015 to October. 5:30-8 pm. Award presented every night, 50/50 for charity, food specials on cruise nights, door prizes, free. More info: 815-467-8500

Downers Grove, IL

S.W. corner of 75th & Lemont Rd., behind White Castle's and adjacent to Advance Auto Parts!!  "Cozzi Corner Cruise Nights"  dust off your ride and plan to join us from 5:30pm - 8:30p, thru October. 

Lake Zurich, IL

645 N. Rand Rd., 4th Tuesday Night Cruise In at Culvers, 6-9 pm. Event dates: May 26, June 23, July 28, Aug 25, and Sept 22. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, food specials, prizes, dash plaques for the first 25 cruisers, charity fundraising, and a Top Vehicle Award. For more info:, or

Palatine, IL

2015 N. Rand Rd., 2nd Tuesday Night Cruise In at City Limits Harley-Davidson, 6-9 pm. Event dates: May 12, June 9, July 14, Aug 11, and Sept 8. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, food specials by Alley 64, dash plaques for the first 25 cruisers, fundraising for Team Tanner, and a Top Vehicle Award. For more info:, or

St. Charles, IL

On Riverside Ave., (Main to Illinois), St. Charles C. of C. Cruise Nites, 5-8 pm, July 7 thru August 25. Free admission.  5 pm car registration, 7:45 awards. All cars must be registered. No charge for participants.

Wauconda, IL

Main Street, between Rt. 176 and Bangs St., 3rd Tuesday Night Cruise In Events Downtown Wauconda. Event dates: June 16, July 21, Aug 18, and Sept 15. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, great restaurants and shops, fun activities for families, charity fundraising, and a Top Vehicle Award for Cruisers. For more info, please visit, or  

Wood Dale , IL

155 E Irving Park Rd., at Wood Dale Bowl, thru June, 6-9 pm, Cars – Food – Music – Beverages –Fun, Check it out bring the whole family!vEnjoy a Night of Fifties Sixties Style Fun!


Cary, IL

W. Main St. & Jandus Rd. off of Route 14, 6-8:30 pm, sponsored by the Gary Grove Chamber. For a list of dates and themes and more info: click here.

Joliet, IL

Cruise nights at the Stone City VFW. 124 Stone City Dr. corner of 53 and Laraway. Every Wednesday 6-9 p.m. May-October. $1.50 draft beers, music, 50/50 raffle, food and more!

Naperville, IL

796 Royal Saint George,, @ Braconi's Rest. & Pizzeria, 5 Classic Car Show, pm - 9 pm, for more info, dates & theme nights click here.

Tinley Park, IL

19110 So. Oak Park Ave., @ Odyssey Sports Bar,  April 1, 4pm  to 8 pm  going thru September, Beer specials, music, awards, games inside. Info - call Rich, 708-429-4837


Antioch, IL

27045 Grass Lake Rd., 2nd & 4th Thursday Night Cruise In at Cuda’s Bar & Grill, 6-9 pm. Event dates: May 14 & 28, June 11 & 25, July 9 & 23, Aug 13 & 27, and Sept 10 & 24. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, food specials, dash plaques for the first 25 cruisers, charity fundraising, and a Top Vehicle Award. For more info:, or

Barrington, IL

South Cook Street, just south of Lake-Cook Road, @ Harris Bank Parking, beginning at 6:30 p.m. from May 31 through August 30. Click here for Cruise Night Schedule . Each week there will be food and ice cream vendors, fantastic prizes and entertainment by Bob Roig of Priceless Parties.

Geneva, IL

Fourth & James St., behind the Kane County Courthouse, July thru August, Geneva Classic Car Shows,  6 - 8pm, free admission. Check out the antique, custom build, muscle, and sport cars. Enjoy delicious treats and a DJ. Downtown shops, pubs and eateries also stay open late—several offer evening entertainment. For more information

Scchiller Park, IL

4664 N. Ruby, @ Hubcaps Pizzeria-Bar & Grill, NOTE: Thursday Sept 10th. & Thursday Sept 24th., Augie & Sharon's Cruise Night, Trophy's, 50/50 Raffle and Giveaways, D.J. Doo Wopp Mike 630-842-7733, More info: Sharon: 708-452-0502

Westmont, IL

Cass & Burlington, Downtown, thru August, 5-9 pm, all classic and unique cars invited, 4 blocks of parking, each week has a special car theme, free raffle drawings, kids activities, live bands, and more. Be sure to check out our special activities including remote-control car demonstrations and special events sponsored by Play It Again Sports.More info:


Downers Grove, IL

On Main Street from Maple to Franklin, featured cars on Curtiss St (must be pre-1985), 23rd Annual Summer Nights Classic Car Show thru Sept 4, 6-9 pm, trophy for best featured car each week, Live entertainment 7-9 pm at the Main St. Train Station. Sponsored by, and for more info visit Downtown Downers Grove

Park Ridge, IL

20 South Prospect Street, Park Ridge Library Lot, 2015 Crusin’ Park Ridge
Presented by the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce 6p.m.-9p.m., June 5, July 17, August 7, September 4.  Enjoy live music, warm weather, and a bounce house for the kids Free Admission. For more info contact: Marko Ratic at 847-647-8717 or

Wasco, IL

41W379 Rt. 64, Friday Night Cruise In at The Lodge on 64, 6-9 pm. Event dates: June 5 – Sept. 25. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, food specials, prizes, charity fundraising, and a Top Vehicle Award. For more info:, or

Wheaton, IL

On Front Street, Wheaton Vintage Rides, thru Aug 28, The Downtown Wheaton Association hosts this annual community event Friday nights each summer, featuring classic cars, music and more


Lombard, IL

 Near St. Charles & Main, 6-10 pm, Thru Aug. 29, always a fun time for visitors and neighbors. Bring the family out to see some cruisin' classics and then rock the night away with some of the area's favorite musical acts. Experience unique classic cars and live musical performances at this Lombard tradition. Celebrate the 17th year of Cruise Nights with Lombard in 2015! For more info click HERE.