Annual cruise night on main returns to Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, CT – The 25th annual Middletown Cruise Party on Main Street, powered by NAPA, will return to Main Street on Wednesday, June 15, announced Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce President Maureen Westbrook and President of the Joe Santaniello event in a press release.

Cruise Night on Main Street brings hundreds of classic vehicles that line both sides of scenic Main Street, from Washington Street to the South Green from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The event is “filled with American spirit, classic pre-1997 vehicles, vendors and live music from the band Nightshift!” according to the press release.

“The Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce and Motor Cruise Committee are extremely pleased to celebrate our 25th anniversary car show on Main Street, Middletown,” Santaniello said. “I personally believe Cruise Night on Main Street is about the people. Walking down Main Street and talking with someone you’ve never met while listening to their car’s ‘story’. The feeling you get when you’re part of it one person’s experience is unlike any other and that’s what makes this event so special.”

Read more from the press release below:

This year’s sponsors include: Title Sponsor: NAPA; Top Gear Sponsors: Downtown Business District, Eli Cannon’s Tap Room and Key Chevrolet; High Performance Sponsors: Liberty Bank and Victory Church; Supercharged Sponsors: Apple Rehab Middletown, Alchemi Wealth, Ch’i Lash the School, Dunkin, Landmark Architects, Purple Elephant Car Wash, Root Center for Advanced Recovery, The Flood Law Firm and The Powerwashing Kings; Twin Turbo Sponsors: Absolute Air Services, LLC, Firestone Complete Auto Care, Middlesex Educational Services and Wings Over Middletown; Motorized Sponsors: Community Foundation of Middlesex County, Middlesex County NAACP #2018, Middlesex Music Academy, Mirabito, Multi-Focus Media, Overhead Door of Middlesex County- Cromwell, Season Federal Credit Union and William Raveis Real Estate. Other supporters of the event include: Garage Guys Car Club, Eastern Chapter Over the Hill Gang Car Club, and Connecticut Military Car Club. A big thank you to the City of Middletown for its exceptional commitment and partnership for this great event.

This event brings fun to all ages and will benefit Middletown youth programs, including the Hal Kaplan Middletown Mentorship Program, Middletown Recreation Programs and the Middletown Youth Summer Employment Program. There is a suggested donation of $10 for attendees. Visit www.cruisenightonmain.com for more information.

For registration, directions and more information, go to www.cruisenightonmain.com. In case of bad weather and the event has to be postponed, the rain date has been set for Wednesday, June 22. The announcement of the delay will be posted on the website and will be distributed to local and statewide media.

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