Car Enthusiasts, gear up for this weekend in Ocean City! It’s Cruisin’ Weekend! Get goin’!
This popular car show features more than 3,000 hot rods, custom cars, classic vehicles, street rods, muscle cars, and other original creations. This car show has been held in Ocean City for the past 20 years and draws enthusiasts from around the country.
Celebrity guests and other special attractions are scheduled to appear all over OC. Fonzie, the “Fonz” from Happy Days will be appearing at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and at the inlet parking lot from 2:00 to 4:00. Rock and roll band, DNR, will perform on Saturday at the Convention Center, 40th Street and bayside, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Convention center doors open at 7:00 p.m. for a live concert featuring, The Four Tops and other special guests. Tickets are available for $35 in advance at the Convention Center Box Office or on TicketMaster.
The Ocean City Factory Outlets will be hosting their Classic Cruisin’ car show on Friday from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The parking lots at the outlet center will be packed with classic cars. Events are scheduled all day. A 50/50 raffle will be held to benefit our local Special Olympics program. Not into the cars? Still go to the outlets! The stores will be having sidewalk sales and special shopping promotions for the day. Hundreds of cars will compete for awards like Outstanding show and Best in Show.
Check out the inlet parking lot for special deals! Many manufacturers will have booths set up for purchases. Most vendors will be offering special Cruisin’ discounts and deals. The inlet parking lot will be open Thursday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
How about some historic cars in a historic town? Drive your cruiser to Berlin for their Spring Car Show. Your old car will fit right in in Berlin. Over 300 cars will be parked on the streets of the little town. The streets will be closed to traffic so crowds can walk the streets and check out the cruisers. Prizes will be give away to those Best in Show. Head to Berlin on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to see the cars.
Saving the best for last! Head to the Steer Inn Tavern, outside of South Ocean Pines on Route 589, for Rods & Rockers! This vintage car and bike show is open to all 1970’s and older Hot Rods, Café Racers, Antiques, Rat Rods, and Bikes, Deadbeaters, Trucks, and specialty creations. Starting at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Loaded Gun Customs, will be awarding Kustom Classic Trophies to selected winners. Steer Inn gift certificates will also be awarded. Snag some good eats inside the restaurant. A beer wagon will be set up outside if you get need a beverage.
When you have classic cars and hot rods, you can’t expect the girls to be too far away. On Saturday, Loaded Guns Customs and the Steer Inn Tavern will be hosting a Pin-Up fashion show outside of the Steer Inn. Lucky 13 Clothing and Apparel will be modeled by local pin-up girls at 2:30 p.m.. Stop by at 5:00 p.m. for a pin-up contest! Cheer for your favorite pin-up. The winner will be crowned Miss Loaded Guns Customs 2010. DJ BK will be spinning rockabilly and rock and roll music from the 1950’s to the present. Stop by for a good time.
With so many great things to check out, you better get cruising’! Head into Ocean City, Berlin, or Ocean Pines for this years Cruisin’ OC!