CRUISIN' ON MAIN STREET
Manchester, Connecticut

 

15th ANNUAL CRUISIN’ ON MAIN STREET A SUCCESS

Manchester, CT Cruisin’ on Main Street 2015 took place on Sunday, August 2 from 11 AM to 4 PM along Main Street in Downtown Manchester. 

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. A one-mile stretch of Main Street in historic Downtown Manchester, CT closes for Cruisin’ creating a plaza-like viewing area where attendees can stroll the street and take-in the art and engineering of our automotive history. Since its inception in 2001 Cruisin’ has showcased approximatley 15,000 vintage vehicles and welcomed over 400,000 spectators. 

Taylor Rental Party Plus of Manchester, a homegrown business with locations in Manchester and West Hartford, returned as the Presenting Sponsor of Cruisin’ 2015. Taylor Rental joined 31 sponsoring businesses that help make Cruisin’ possible. A complete list of sponsors is located on the side of this page.

Event attendees enjoyed food, music, sponsors exhibits and shopping. 

Cruisin’ 2015 offered more music and fun then ever before. DJ's and performers included:

- DJ Dale "Into the Groove" Griffith

- DJ Brian Skibo

- The Over the Hill Club DJ.

- The MASS-CONN-FUSION  Duo

- The Crustaceans

- The Clams 

- 9th Wave

- Dancers from Arthur Murray of Vernon

1029 The Whale will provided classic rock music to go with the classic vehicles on display and a running commentary on Cruisin’ happenings with On Air Personalities, Chaz and AJ.

The Cruisin’ Committee added two new special attractions this year: the Bigfoot Monster Truck and the 28 foot tall Michelin Man, ”Mr. Bib”. They were displayed courtesy of Tires International and BJ’s Whole Sale respectively.

44 handsome etched acrylic Sponsor’s Choice Trophies were awarded to show cars this year. To view the photos go to "Photos" on the tool bar above.

The Cruisin’ Committee appreciates the work of its approximatley 200 volunteers who helped make this event possible. 

Cruisin' on Main Street 2016 will take place on Sunday, Aug. 7th. For more information on Cruisin' 2016 please return to this website or find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/cruisinonmainstreetmanchesterct  

 

Founding Sponsors

Downtown Manchester        

 

Sponsors


Presenting 

Party Plus

Telecommunications 

Cox

 

Golf Cart 

Volunteer Support 

Tires International

Community Support 

 

VIP Hospitality 

 

Wheels - Platinum

 

Wheels - Diamond

Wheels - Gold

 

Diamond

 

Gold

American Eagle Financial Credit Union

Casanova Remodeling, LLC

Hawkes Golf Vehicles, LLC

 

 

Pep Boys Speed Shop

RENEWAL BY ANDERSON

RESCOM EXTERIORS, INC.

 

Silver

Dragon Karate

Dunkin Donuts

Pinewood Furniture

ShopRite of Manchester

Supporting

Music Sponsor

North East Surf Music Alliance

DJ Brian Skibo, Skibo DJ Services

DJ Dale Griffith, Into the Groove

Over the Hill Gang DJ

Mass-Conn-Fusion Duo

Event Photoprapher

John Garaventa

Garaventa Photogrpahy