Fall Cruisin’ Event Rolling  In Ocean City With Live Music, Celebrities

Boardwalk parades featuring Cruisin’ participants will be held Friday and Saturday morning with staging beginning at the north end of the Boardwalk at 8 a.m. Photo by Chris Parypa

OCEAN CITY — The 18th Annual Endless Summer Cruisin’ Car Show is now underway in Ocean City and continues through Sunday, Oct. 11.

The four-day automotive event, which kicked off yesterday, continues to be one of the eastern region’s largest fall car shows with more than 2,000 hot rods, street machines customs and more. Show hours are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9 through Saturday Oct. 10 and the Grand Finale Car Show and Awards Ceremony 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 11. This event will have various car shows at the Convention Center on 40th Street, the downtown Inlet parking lot and various citywide locations.

Ronnie Milsap

Ronnie Milsap

Special guest this year from the hit television show All Girls Garage will be Rachel De Barros, who will be at the event, Friday at the Inlet, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday, inside the OC Convention Center 11 a.m.-4 p.m. She will be talking about all the fun she has on the show plus share her love of cars.

Also joining in the fun, Joyce DeWitt, made famous for her role as Janet on the hit comedy Three’s Company, will be meeting and greeting fans at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and at the Inlet Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Being held in conjunction with Endless Summer Cruisin is the 35th Annual Hot Rod & Custom Car Show Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., inside the Ocean City Convention Center. See some of the hottest show cars in the mid-Atlantic plus the Ford vs Chevy Showdown. Plenty of live entertainment on stage this year including the Golden Touch performing Friday and Saturday, 12:30-4 p.m. Also check out the vendor showroom for all your automotive needs plus jewelry, arts and crafts and more all inside the Ocean City Convention Center.

Rachel De Barros

Rachel De Barros

New this year visit the Cruisin’ Pit Stop inside the Convention Center where you can take the wheel in Micro Stock Car Racing or be part of the Tire Change Challenge.

Adding to the excitement at this year’s event Ronnie Milsap will be taking the stage of the Ocean City Performing Arts Center, Saturday, Oct. 10, as part of his farewell tour. With over 40 number one hits, including Smoky Mountain Rain, Lost in the Fifties Tonight, I Wouldn’t Have Missed it for the World, Any Day Now, Stranger in My House and many more, plus numerous Grammy Awards, this will be a concert you won’t want to miss. Tickets are on sale now at the Ocean City Box Office (410-723-8601), TicketMaster (1-800-551-SEAT) or online at www.oceancityconcerts.com.

Joyce DeWitt

Joyce DeWitt

Some of the top national names in the country will be on display at Manufacturer’s Midway located at the Inlet including Adam’s Premium Car Care, ACCEL, B&M Performance Parts, Chevy Performance, Flowmaster Exhausts, Kings Creek Plantation, Hurst, Maryland Lottery, Miller Electric, MSD Performance, Optima Batteries, Radley Chevrolet, Slide-Lok, Summit Racing Equipment and Wissel & Walsh Insurance and more.

Another Endless Summer Cruisin Car Show highlight is the special Boardwalk Parades that will take place Friday, Oct. 9 and Saturday, Oct. 10. Staging beginning at 27th Street on the Boardwalk and the parade begins at 8 a.m. from North Division Street on the Boardwalk going south to the Inlet.

Tickets are $10 on Sunday and $15 a day Friday and Saturday, good at both events. Children under 14 are free with an adult.

For more show information, visit www.endlesssummercruisin.com.

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