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Redding Kool April Nites Car Show

April 24-28, 2024

Car Cruise  
Car Show

Location: Redding Convention Center

Redding, Calif.-- Launched in 1989 when a bunch of car lovers wanted to have an event to get together and celebrate their beloved cars, the Kool April Nites isn't just for participant car owners. The public can also come on Saturday for the Show and Shine, or watch the car parade as it passes on its route on Friday night. 

  • April 24, 2024, 8-11 p.m.  HERBIE: THE LOVE BUG at Drive-in Movie Night at Redding Civic Auditorium
  • April 26, 2024, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  THE CRUISE at Hilltop Drive / Churn Creek Road Area
  • April 27, 2024, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. THE BIG SHOW at Redding Civic Auditorium
  • April 28, 2024, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. CAR CORRAL at Redding Civic Auditorium

 The Big Show Saturday

Great cars, music,  food, bobby sox and ponytails are perfectly OK at this event.  You'll find: * Miles of Classic Cars * Show and Shines * Trophies * Food * Music * Dances... and more fun than two people in a rumble seat at the drive-in.

Car show with 68 car prize categories that include Most Bitchin, Kool Deuce, Pro Street Pick, Mighty Mustang, Street Sweeper, Chick's Choice and many more at the Redding Convention Center includes miles of Classic Cars, great food, concerts every night in the Big Tent beginning Wednesday.

Kool April Nites events are subject to change. Kool April Nites is a non-profit organization that is staffed by over 500 volunteers and donates all its proceeds to local organizations dedicated to children's education. They are not associated with any other vehicle shows in Northern California.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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