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Redding Kool April Nites Car Show

Kool April Nites Car Show April 23-May 1, 2022

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. 

The Big Show Saturday

7 a.m.-4 p.m. at Civic Auditorium

  • Asphalt Cowboys Pancake Breakfast  Civic Auditorium 7-10:30 a.m. $5
  • Kool April Nites Car Show at Redding Civic Auditorium 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission $10 | Free ages 12 and under free, 70 and over 
  • Car Show 
  • Opening Ceremony 9 a.m.
  • Vendors Kool merchandise
  • Concert with The Boys of Summer Civic Auditorium 8:30-10:30 p.m.
  • Redding Drag Strip open 5:30 p.m.

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. We are not associated with any other vehicle shows in Northern California.

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