Classic Car Cruise returns to Monrovia

monroviaclassiccarcruise.jpgAfter an absence of nearly 5 years Classic Car Cruise has returned to Monrovia.  The Cruise nights will be the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month through the summer.

In my house we have missed Cruise night since it departed.  Good old fashioned family fun, for the boys and I in particular, a fun night of bonding showing off the old Buick Centurion we restored.

I talked with Glenn,  one of the organizers and it is bigger than years prior.  The last event had over 100 classics all waxed and polished up and they even anticipate more cars at this Saturdays event.  Currently there is no age limit on the cars as they have ample room.  If the growth continues they will restrict the entries to pre-73 cars only.  (Whew…keeps my beast in the running).

Music is provided courtesy of a DJ and is a good mix of 50/60’s rock.  With this being So Cal a good dose of Beach Boys and the surfer sound is included.  More details after the jump.


Food choices will vary with each weekend and will highlight Monrovia restaurants.  This weekend the new hot dog place “Moondog” will be the featured restaurant.  The next one will feature “Teri & Yaki” an asian style BBQ place we enjoy.

There is no admission charged as the city has given them permission to have the event at the Monrovia Station Park and Ride lot  as a freebie as it is underutilized on the weekends.  To help offset the other costs the group holds a 50/50 raffle.  Kids under 12 get a free raffle ticket.  A variety of prizes are awarded with the biggie being 1/2 the kitty of the raffle sales.

Classic Car Cruise, May 3, 2008 4PM -8PM.  Myrtle Avenue 1 block south of 210 Freeway (SW corner of Myrtle and Pomona Ave).

Photo courtesy of Cyrus Kemp from his Monrovia City Watch site and used with his permission.  The invite does get bigger with a clickaroo.