Q: Will there be a Car Show this year?
A: Cruising McMinnville is planning our in-person event for Saturday, August 26, 2023. We are working closely with the City of McMinnville to ensure a safe and fun event for all.
Q: Will there be Cruising this year?
A: Yes! There will be Cruising from 5-9pm, directly following the Car Show in Historic Downtown McMinnville. Please see our route & rules to keep it safe & fun!
Q: Can I leave the car show at any time?
A: THE CAR SHOW IS A CLOSED EVENT. We ask that you stay for the entirety of the car show and help us kick off our cruise at 5:00. Please only leave in the case of an emergency, we will help you out of the show if needed.
Q: How do we exit the car show and start the cruise?
A: Our cruise will be started by our local law enforcement! They will lead us off with lights on, you will be directed by volunteers to pull out in order behind them. PLEASE WAIT TO BE RELEASED, THIS WILL ENSURE A SMOOTH EXIT FOR ALL
Q: Is it too late to register for the Cruising McMinnville car show?
A: Cruising 2023 is a pre-registered event only. We have limited space on Historic 3rd Street and spots fill up fast. Please see the registration page for more info.
Q: Can I show my motorcycle/4x4 truck/exotic car at Cruising McMinnville?
A: The answer to all of these questions is yes! A wide variety of classic & unique vehicles are welcome at the Cruising McMinnville car show.
Q: Where is the entrance to the Cruising McMinnville car show?
A: Entry and staging for the car show will be at the Oregon Mutual Insurance parking lot at 400 NE Baker St. (entrance on 5th Street) - show cars will be checked in and then directed to the show for parking. Please arrive at your selected check-in time to ease congestion.
Q: What time will Cruising McMinnville start checking in cars for the car show?
A: Cars will be allowed to check in at 7:30 AM the morning of the car show. Please DO NOT ARRIVE PRIOR TO YOUR SELECTED CHECK IN TIME - our volunteers need time to prepare for you
Q: What time will the awards ceremony start?
A: Cruising McMinnville will start handing out awards at 4:00 PM the day of the car show. The ceremony is held at the main stage on Davis and 3rd St.
Q: Is the cruise route the same as last year?
A: Yes. The cruise route is the same as last year, please refer to the route map.
Q: Is there a charge for cruising?
A: No, cruising is open and free of charge for all.
Q: Can I cruise my motorcycle/4x4 truck/exotic car at Cruising McMinnville?
A: All vehicles are welcome to cruise at Cruising McMinnville, but they must have a current license, registration and insurance. All vehicles are expected to follow the posted rules and verbal directions of staff. Please see the Rules & Route page for more information.
Q: Do I have to stop at the traffic signals on third?
A: All state local and federal traffic laws apply to our Cruising McMinnville event. If the traffic light is active you need to obey it. Please pay attention to our traffic control volunteers - they are there to keep you safe and ensure a smooth flow for the cruise.
Q: Where can I get a t-shirt and other Cruising McMinnville merchandise?
A: Come see us at our merchandise and information booth located at Davis and 3rd Street.