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April 19 - April 28


Get ready for Kool April Nites in Redding, California!


Kool April Nites is a week-long celebration of classic cars and all things automotive. 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 2024 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!”


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Kool April Nites Cruise


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


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:



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



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



The Big Show 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



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


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 Kool April Nites Car Show, Friday Nite Cruise, or Show and Shine events.


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:


Downtown Redding
1504 Market Street
Redding, CA 96001 United States
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