The Beaver Dam Cruise-In is one of Western Kentucky's premier car shows, showcasing some of the best custom cars, trucks, motorcycles, and hot rods in the area. If you're a die-hard motor enthusiast, make plans over Memorial Weekend and get ready to rev up those engines.

Well, grind my gears....classic cars, antique cars, hot rods, muscle cars, and bikes are rolling into Beaver Dam! Save the date and make plans to head to the Beaver Dam Park Amphitheater for a day of fun for the entire family. Last year the attendance record was set with close to 300 cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Let's beat the record this year. The Beaver Dam Cruise-In is set for Saturday, May 27th, 2023. This one-day automotive event will be something special.

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Whether you want to show off your classic car, or you just want to check out the best vintage vehicles in town, there will be something for everyone in Beaver Dam. Not only all of those vintage vehicles to admire but also the world-famous Larry Brown Memorial Burnout Contest with a $500 cash prize for the best burnout.

Check out the footage of the Beaver Dam Cruise-In and burnout contest!


The Down Hill Derby is a popular event with a chance to snag money.

I'm newer to the area, where can I find more info about this? - Jason Kodatt II

We're ready and can’t wait! - Mark Stephens


Cash prices will also be awarded during the Ronnie Southard Memorial Hot Wheels Drag Racing contest for the kids. It's for children ages 5 to 15 yrs old. Cash prizes for 1st and 2nd place will be awarded.

Ronnie Southard was my cousin and what a great man he was! I’m planning on bringing my Mustang GT convertible to the cruise inn in honor of him! - Donna Fox

The Bike show is back this year hosted by Ky. Hawg Mafia. There's a $300.00 cash prize for the best in the show.


Get ready to rev up those engines for the Dyno Challenge with a cash payout at stake. Do you have the most horsepower under the hood? Will you walk away with the cash and braggin' rights? I just love the roar of the engines and hanging out with fellow classic car enthusiasts. It's so much fun!

Beaver Dam Cruise-In
Beaver Dam Cruise-In


The Beaver Dam Cruise-In helps the community in a very big way. $1,000 was presented to Hope For Life, Boy Scout Troop 173, and AARP of Ohio County in 2022.

Wow! That's awesome! Congratulations to all of you! - Bonnie Goergen Garcia

The event will feature all years, makes, and models of the hottest classic cars, trucks, and bikes in the tri-state. This is an annual tradition after all. Plan on bringing the entire family for a day of classic cars, bikes, trucks, great food, music, prizes, activities, and more! I'll see you there.

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