Saturday, April 14th from 8am until 4pm – FREE to the public
For participants, we will open the roads for parking at 6am. If cruise in participants arrive before 6am, a police officer (overnight security) will direct them to a staging lot until our parking crew arrives to get them placed. Parking is first come first serve. No saved spots.
Yes we will have the Cruise-In rain or shine – no rain date
As of now the rain is not predicted to start until late that evening, we are praying for sunshine, hope you are too!
Yes we will have the Scenic City Swap Meet – Free to the Public this year!
All vendors must set-up on Friday, no exceptions!
Public Parking – Best bet park downtown and ride the Free electric buses, there are several public parking lots nearby, if you park at a meter, bring change!
The Chattanooga Cruise In is one of the premier car events in the South! With more than 2,000 cars, and 20,000 spectators converging on downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, it’s an incredible event that continues to grow. Our next event is Saturday, April 14, 2018, so be sure to mark you calendar and join us! Event hours are 8am until 4pm, and the Chattanooga Cruise In is FREE to the public! If you would like to be kept up to date via email, please enter you name and email address below.
About the event
The Chattanooga Cruise In is a laid-back car show located in the Dynamo of Dixie, Chattanooga, Tennessee. It all started as an open house at Coker Tire and Honest Charley Speed Shop, in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, and has grown into one of the premier Cruise In events in the South! The event is sanctioned by the Coker Tire staff, and each Chattanooga Cruise In features an open house, allowing spectators to view all of the cool stuff inside the 100-year-old Coker headquarters.
Streets surrounding Coker Tire are closed for the event, allowing participants to park on the street and nearby parking lots. We’re expecting more than 2,000 cars, trucks and motorcycles to invade Chattanooga for the one-day event, which has a 8am to 4pm EST schedule. We have food vendors, retail vendors, and a swap meet within the event, but there are plenty of other fun activities in Chattanooga while you’re here!
As for the event overview, it’s fairly simple. Drive to Chattanooga, park your car and have a good time. There is no entry fee, no judging and no pressure. As this event grows, it continues to have a relaxed atmosphere with some of the coolest cars, trucks and motorcycles in the Southeast. Enjoy the special give-aways and promotions (door prize drawings are given away at 2pm EST), but don’t forget to check out the Coker Tire Museum while you’re here!
The Scenic City Swap Meet is back for 2018 with some revisions to make it better for everyone involved. There will no longer be a spectator admission fee, and we will have MUCH more room for vendors. Stay tuned for details.
This event is making Chattanooga a car guy destination, and we hope you will join us for our next Cruise In event! You DO NOT want to miss it! You can find more detailed information on our next Chattanooga Cruise In event on the Directions and Details page.