Car Show

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The 28th Annual Hot Nights Cool Rides Car Show will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019 along historic Main Street, Forest City! 


The fun begins on Friday night, August 16, at 6:00 PM with a cruise in at the newly constructed Pavilion on Park Square (POPS) just off Main Street!  The Ocean Boulevard Band, from nearby Cleveland County, will be taking the stage at 6:00 PM!  Cruise In cars are asked to park in the parking areas immediately adjacent to the Rutherford County Farmers Market. All others are asked to park on Main Street and in the public parking lots between Main Street and Trade Street.  Don't forget to bring a chair or blanket! Concessions will be available!


Early registration for the car show will be held on Friday, August 16 from 2:00 PM-8:00 PM at Main Street Meetings, 108 East Main Street.  Registration is just $25 per car and includes a commemorative t-shirt!


Come early, preregister your car, enjoy dinner at one of our Main Street restaurants, and then make your way to the cruise in are and listen to some great music!  Don't forget your chair or blanket!


There is plenty of free, public parking available in the lots between Main Street and Trade Street.


On Saturday, we will close Main Street at Broadway Street and Church Street to everyone except show cars at 7:00 AM!  Registration will be held from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM at Main Street Meetings, 108 East Main Street.  Live music on the entertainment stage from Jack Roper and the Weatherman Band from 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM; Kill Devils from 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM; and Night Move from 5:00 PM-7:00 PM.  Between acts, Sound Connection will be spinning favorite dance songs for the crowd!  Food vendors as well as Main Street restaurants will have lots of delicious food available.


After the trophy ceremony at 7:00 PM, make your way over to POPS for a special showing of the movie, "Smokey and the Bandit".  The movie will begin at dusk (approximately 8:30 PM). Concessions will be available.


The car show is an alcohol free, pet free event.


Follow the event on FB at Hot Nights Cool Rides Forest City Car Show or on FB at Forest City Events.


For more information call:  828-247-4417.