CRUISIN' ON MAIN STREET
Historic Downtown Manchester will welcome a dazzling array of vintage vehicles on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 from 11AM to 4PM for the 14th Annual Cruisin' on Main Street . (Rain dates Aug. 10 and Aug. 17).
Cruisin’ On Main Street is a one day cruise and show for antique and classic cars, trucks, sports cars and street rods twenty-five years old and prior. (1989 and prior) A one-mile stretch of Main Street in Downtown Manchester transforms into a plaza-like viewing area where attendees can stroll the street and enjoy 360 degree viewing of the vehicles on display.
One of the largest downtown cruises and shows of its kind in the Northeast, the show is a regional draw, attracting show vehicles from CT and surrounding states. Since its inception in 2001, Cruisin' has showcased over 14,000 vintage vehicles and welcomed over 380,000 spectators.
This year 45 Sponsor's Choice Trophies will be awarded. The Cruisin' Committee has added a special "Butch Gordon" Memorial Trophy to the Sponsor's Choice Trophies. Butch Gordon was one of the original founders of Cruisin' on Main. He was instrumental in establishing Cruisin' as a successful and well respected event in the collector car community.
Cruisin' 2014 will welcome a special guest this year. Cruisin' Sponsor, Manchester Honda, will host an appearance by University of Hartford Head Women's Basketball Coach, Jen Rizzotti. Rizzotti is a three time American East Coach of the Year and a 2013 inductee into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. Coach Rizzotti will be on hand at the Manchester Honda Sponsor Booth to greet show attendees at an as yet to be determined time.
Plan to visit us for Cruisin' 2014 on Sunday, August 3, 2014. We are always the first Sunday in August, weather permitting.