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April 18, 2025 - April 27, 2025

KOOL APRIL NITES 2025

Kool April Nites 2025: Redding’s Premier Classic Car Show

 

Kool April Nites is a 10-day celebration of classic cars that began in 1990, and the largest classic car show in Northern California.

 

Expect to find show and shines, trophies, food, music, and more. You won’t want to miss this annual highlight of the spring season!

 

Kool April Nites 2025 Event Details

 

As the people at Kool April Nites like to say, “Prepare to have more fun than two teenagers in a rumble seat at the drive-in!”

 

RELATED INFO: Plan Your Stay in Redding

 

Kool April Nites Cruise

 

The Kool April Nites Cruise in Redding is an iconic event that brings together car enthusiasts from all over the U.S.

 

The cruise takes place on the final Friday of the week-long event and features a parade of classic cars cruising the streets of downtown Redding.

 

The streets are lined with spectators who come to admire the beautifully restored vehicles and enjoy the festive atmosphere.

 

For official rules and details, visit KoolAprilNites.com.

 

A row of classic cars at Kool April Nites Redding CA

Kool April Nites Car Show

 

2024 Kool April Nites Schedule:

(stay tuned for 2025 updates)

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

Spring Fest Car and Bike Show

4:00 pm – 8:30 pm | 1504 Market Street, Redding

 

MONDAY, APRIL 22

Starship Variety Hour

5:00 pm – 7:30 pm | 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

Puttin’ on the Glitz

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

Club Cougar at Kool April Nites

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm | 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding

Drive-In Movie Night: Herbie “The Love Bug”
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm | 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

19th Annual Redding Chamber Kool April Nites Show ‘n Shine

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm | 555 Cypress Avenue, Redding

2nd Annual Kool April Nites Cornhole Tournament

5:00 pm – 10:00 pm | 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

The Kool April Nites Cruise
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm | Hilltop Drive/Churn Creek Road area

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

Kool April Nites Big Show and Shine 2024
7:00 am – 4:00 pm | 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding

Asphalt Cowboys Pancake Breakfast

8:00 am – 10:30 am | 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

Car Corral

8:00 am – 1:00 pm | 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding

Asphalt Cowboys Pancake Breakfast

8:00 am – 10:30 am | 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding

 

For Show and Shines, see the complete KoolAprilNites.com schedule.

 

Looking for the Kool April Nites Cruise Route?

Get ready to enjoy miles of classic cars cruising around Redding from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Street closures begin at 5:30, so stake out your spot early and don’t forget to bring the snacks!

A map of the Kool April Nites cruise route in Redding, California.

 

Kool April Nites Cost

There is no charge to attend the Friday Nite Cruise, or most Show and Shine events. There is a $10 entrance fee for The Big Show and Shine held at the Civic Auditorium. You can pre-purchase your tickets at all NAPA Auto Parts in Redding, CA to avoid waiting in line.

 

To register as a participant in the events, registration is $50 until April 1st. After this date, the fee is $60 and includes your passes for the Friday Nite Cruise and Saturday Car Show at the Redding Civic Auditorium.

 

Important Links:

Venue

Redding Civic Auditorium
700 Auditorium Drive
Redding, CA 96001
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