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Mondays

McHenry, IL

Green Street at Route 120, Green Street Cruise Night, 6-8 p.m. May 22-Sept. 25,  For details, call (815) 728-0404 or email FinancialDynamicsInc@gmail.com.

Skokie, IL

Westfield Old Orchard Mall, west lot, 6-9pm, Chicagoland's Largest Weekly Car Show, live music, food, raffles & more. We award scholarships to students pursuing a career in the auto industry.  More info: MondayNightCarShows.com or info@MondayNightCarShows.com

St. Charles, IL

1545 W. Main (2 blocks E. of Randall Rd on Rt.64) @ Rookies, 5-9pm

Tuesdays

Hillside, IL

Hillside Commons Park  ( Hillside Ave @ Washington ) – July 18th, 25th August 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd, 1st Annual Summer Nights Cruise Night, Concert, Food, Craft Beer, Market  sponsored by Village of Hillside and Pauls Pizza. Contact Tony at Village of Hillside 708-202-4357

Plainfield, IL

Downtown. 5-9 pm, June through August 5. Wide array of stores, services, and restaurants that appeal to almost everyone! So, please bring the family and enjoy the hospitality of our business community and allow us to show off some of the finest vintage cars in the area. Thanks to our auto dealer sponsors: Webb Chevy, Rod Baker Ford &  D’Arcy Buick GMC Hyundai.   Click for more info.

South Barrington, IL

67 E. Algonquin Road, @ Willow Creek Community Church, 5 to 8 p.m. May 16, June 13, July 11, Aug 15, Sept 12. Classic car shows with concessions, music, special events and family activities. Free. More info: driventoserve.org or John Gingrich (224) 512-2074.  

Wauconda, IL

Located on Main Street and surrounding area, Wauconda Cruise Night is the third Tuesday of the month,  June 20, July 18, August 15, and September 19. Event can attract over 600 cars. Open to all years and makes of collector vehicles, 5-9PM. Please enter W. Mill St. and Rt. 176. For more info   https://m.facebook.com/waucondacruisenight/ or www.waucondacruisenight.com

West Chicago, IL

North Ave / Rt.64 @ Rt.59 (in front of Menards) @ Augustinos, 5-9 pm

Wednesdays

Bloomingdale, IL

Daily Herald/ Stratford Square Mall Cruise Nights, Wednesdays, June 21, July 19, Aug. 16 and Sept. 20. Food vendors, entertainment. Three best of show awards. Free registration. Sign-ups open soon at events.dailyherald.com.

Carol Stream, IL

246 S Schmale Road, @ Augustinos, 5-9 pm

Cary, IL

Downtown Cary, Cary Cruise Nights, Now Thru Aug 9, 6 pm - 8:30 pm, Aug. 16, 23, 30, 6 pm - 7:30, For a list of themes click here. Longest running Car Show in McHenry Country. For info: 847.639.2800

Lakemoor, IL

134 Rand Road, 1st Wednesday Night Cruise In at Sweet Melissa’s Pizza & Pub, 6-9 pm. Event dates: July 5, Aug 2, and Sept 6. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, pizza slices and beverages outside, endless pasta special inside or on the patio. Dash plaques for the first 25 cruisers and a Top Vehicle Award. Donations accepted for Home of the Sparrow, Inc. More info: Facebook or Event Flier, or BGVMotorsports@yahoo.com.

Orland Park, IL

8800 W. 143rd St., Gatto's Cruise Night, Starting May 10th, 4-9pm  (Weather Permitting) Free Admission, Plenty Of Parking, Daily Food & Drink Specials, Raffles & Music. Great Family Night Out! Afterwards Join Us For Dinner, Inside Or On Our Rooftop Deck For Dinner & Drinks. More info: 312-213-1501

Vernon Hills, IL

2 Hawthorn Center. 4th Wednesday Night Motors on Milwaukee Cruise In at Sears Auto Center, Hawthorn Mall, 6-9 pm. Event dates: July 26, Aug 23, and September 27. Enjoy music by the BGV Motorsports DJ, food by Sbarro, Dash Plaques for the first 25 cruisers, and a Top Vehicle Award. Collecting coats for Midwest Veterans Closet and nonperishable food for the Vernon Area Food Pantry. More info: Facebook or Event Flier or 2 Hawthorn Center. 4th Wednesday Night Motors on Milwaukee Cruise In at Sears Auto Center, Hawthorn Mall, 6-9 pm. Event dates: July 26, Aug 23, and September 27. Enjoy music by the BGV Motorsports DJ, food by Sbarro, Dash Plaques for the first 25 cruisers, and a Top Vehicle Award. Collecting coats for Midwest Veterans Closet and nonperishable food for the Vernon Area Food Pantry. More info: Facebook or Event Flier. BGVMotorsports@yahoo.com

Thursdays

Antioch, IL

27045 Grass Lake Rd., 2nd & 4th Thursday Night Cruise In at Cuda’s Bar & Grill, 6-9 pm. Event dates:  July 13 & 27, Aug 10 & 24, and Sept 14 & 28. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, a burger/French fry food special, dash plaques for the first 25 cruisers, and a Top Vehicle Award. Donations accepted for Lake County Haven. More info: Facebook or www.BGVMotorsports.com, or BGVMotorsports@yahoo.com.

Bedford Park, IL

6526 S. Lavergne Ave. hosted by Speakeasy Custom and Clasics and Automotive Mentoring Group. Show runs from 6-9pm thru September. Free entry and refreshment for sale. Proceeds benefit Automotive Mentoring Group a non-profit helping reduce gang violence throughout Chicago by teaching automotive restoration skills. Bring out your ride and hang out with other fellow car enthusiast. To keep up to date with the event visit Facebook.  

Fox Lake, IL

90 S. US Hwy 12, 1st, 3rd, 5th Thursday Night Cruise In at Kodiak Automotive, 6-9 pm. Event dates:  July 6 & 20, Aug 3, 17 & 31, and Sept 7 & 21. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, food/beverages by Cuda’s Bar & Grill, dash plaques for the first 25 cruisers, and a Top Vehicle Award. Donations accepted for the Lyme Support Network. More info: Facebook or Event Flier, or BGVMotorsports@yahoo.com

Geneva, IL

Fourth & James St., behind the Kane County Courthouse, July & August 2017, 6-8 pm, 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. More info: www.GenevaChamber.com

Huntley, IL

12220 Princeton Dr.on Rt.47, 2 miles North of 90, across the street from Walmart, @ Rookies, 5-9 pm.

Fridays

Rolling Meadows, IL

5 to 8 p.m. Fridays, May 26-Sept. 9. at Meadows Christian Fellowship, 2401 Kirchoff Road, Rolling Meadows. Classic car shows with concessions, music, special events and family activities. Free. For details, visit Facebook.com/meadowscruisenights

Roselle, IL

344 E. Maple Ave. @ Roselle American Legion,  May 19-Sept. 8. For details, visit cruiseroselle.com

Wasco, IL

41W379 Rt. 64, Weekly Friday Night Cruise In at The Lodge on 64, 6-9 pm. Event dates: June 2 – Sept. 29. Enjoy music by BGV Motorsports, cruiser food specials, Lodge gift certificate giveaways, and a Top Vehicle Award. Donations accepted for The Salvation Army – Tri-City Corps. For more information: Facebook or Event Flier or BGVMotorsports@yahoo.com

Wheaton, IL

Main and Front Street, downtown Wheaton, 20th annual Vintage Rides, Friday Night from May 19th through August 25th, 6-9pm, for more info including theme nights, click here or visit: downtownwheaton.com

Saturdays

Hanover Park, IL

Barrington Road & Tower Dr. @ Tap House Grill, 5 to 9 pm, May 6 through October. Music by Jose Ramos. For details, call Don Zierden, coordinator, at (630) 289-8556.

Kenosha, WI

9949 58th Place STE 400, Surprise!! Gateway Classic Cars is now doing Cars & Coffee year round! We get it, you do not want to drive your prized jewel in the winter months, Gateway Classic Cars doesn't want you to either. Bring your daily driver and still enjoy donuts and coffee on us! We want to keep a great relationship with you so come hang out, have breakfast/coffee, and check out all our new arrivals on the last Saturday of every month from 9 am - 12 pm. At both Gateway Classic Cars locations!  Hope to see you there! More info visit our Facebook page.

Mt. Prospect, IL

in the Metra lot, Route 83 and Northwest Highway. Bluesmobile cruise nights, 6-9 p.m. May 20 to Sept. 23  For details, visit mpdma.com.

Tinley Park, IL

8451 W 183rd Place, Surprise!! Gateway Classic Cars is now doing Cars & Coffee year round! We get it, you do not want to drive your prized jewel in the winter months, Gateway Classic Cars doesn't want you to either. Bring your daily driver and still enjoy donuts and coffee on us! We want to keep a great relationship with you so come hang out, have breakfast/coffee, and check out all our new arrivals on the last Saturday of every month from 9 am - 12 pm. At ALL Gateway Classic Cars locations!  Hope to see you there! More info visit our Facebook page.

Wheeling, IL

120 S. Elmhurst Road just one block south of Dundee Rd. @ Skippers Restaurant (originally Dog N Suds), 4-9 p.m. every Saturday from May 6 until the end of October. Cruise-in food specials and every cruiser will receive one free fountain pop.

Sunday

Elgin IL

2486 Bushwood Dr (1 mile N of 90, off Randall Rd) @ Rookies, 5-9 pm

Matteson IL

I-57 and Route 30. The Street Lethal Car Club features a free Cruise Night 5pm to 9pm on fourth Sunday of each month from May until September. Music and food at plenty of nearby restaurants! The Cruise is also sponsored by Bar-Louies and Holiday Inn hotel Matteson.
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Schaumburg IL

@ Culver's on Wise Rd., Old Timers Cruise Night, the only year-round cruise night. When there's inclement weather, we meet inside. Starts at 3 PM. Scoop of custard to every classic car before 6 PM. Door prizes. More info: GreenScout@ATT.net

Villa Park IL

Villa Park Sunday Car Show. Cortesi Ave. & Kenilworth Ave. 4:00 p.m. till dusk. June 18 thru September 17. Free admission. Featuring car of the twentieth century. We will be selecting Car of the Week and Car of the Year. Come kick tires with your fellow car guy and gals.