Red Deer Cruise Night

Classic cars are iconic elements of an era. In original condition, or wildly customized, these vehicles are so elegant that their owners are proud to show them off them at regular meetings and expositions. Despite their age, antique automobiles are still inspiring millions of people around the world. The idea of showing appreciation for these collectable machines and the history behind them has certainly become much more than a hobby. Today, there are thousands of clubs and events created with the goal to reunite and connect enthusiastic owners of classic cars. We are proud to serve the area as a near to Red Deer diesel repair shop, and we appreciate groups in the area who are also passionate about vehicles. The Red Deer Cruise Night is one of these special events, where people who love vintage automobiles can enjoy a great time of nostalgia and appreciation.

An Overview of the Red Deer Cruise Night

The Red Deer Cruise Night is a regular event that intends to bring together all the car lovers in the region, along with their families and friends. Every Thursday from 6-9 pm in Red Deer, Alberta from May to October a wide variety of gorgeous vehicles are put on display. It doesn’t matter if you own an old car or not, everyone has a special place at the event that counts on over 300 vehicles every night. Furthermore, they promote a comfortable and family-friendly environment where anyone can learn about antique vehicles, from bikes to cars and even trucks.

What Happens at Cruise Night?

Proud owners of remarkable classic cruisers, trucks and tuner cars, along with low riders, custom rides, bikes and others set up for the enjoyment of those who come. In addition to that, visitors can experience the community’s involvement with vendors, and music and culture from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.
Other attractions for visitors include bouncy castles for children, food vendors, car specialists, exclusive parts and resources for specific vehicles, prizes and more. Enthusiasts can appreciate all of this with a selected playlist of the best music from the past decades played live by local artists.

Exciting Attractions

The Red Deer Cruise Night goes beyond the passion for good-looking antique cars. The organizers of the festival are always trying to incorporate outstanding elements of the vintage culture into the special nights of celebration.

Charity Work

Despite offering people the opportunity to share their experiences about the “golden era” of cars, the event supports local charity institutions. They have raised over $100,000 through donations to support a few causes, including the Ronald McDonald House and the Food Bank of Red Deer.


At the time of this blog post the Red Deer Cruise Night is at the Parkland Mall rear northeast lot! Follow their Facebook page for updates:


Tom Zelinka has been an Alberta Journeyman Automotive Mechanic and Interprovincial Red Seal since 1978. In 1981 he then received his Alberta Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic Certificate and Interprovincial Red Seal. He has received Certificates for:  Cummins engine certification on N855/N14/M11 Engines, Cummins B/C/ ISB Series Engines, Cummins B/C/ISB Series Engine Fuel Systems, and Cummins B/C/ISB Series Electronic Engine Controls.

Interprovincial CFC/HCFC/HFC certification, Alberta Liquid Petroleum Gas Certification, Alberta Certified Advanced Mobile Hydraulics, Alberta Certified Diesel Engine Control Systems.

As the technology and models change, Tom continues to stay on top of the industry to be sure that you are receiving superior service for your Dodge Cummins diesel truck.