2015 CRUISE WEEKEND Aug 20th-21st-22nd!
All special events subject to change. Please visit our website for updated information.
Thursday, August 20th:
Tune Up Cruise-in
If you live locally or are planning on getting to town early, join at light 16A on Hwy 27 as we relax and tell some cruisin' tales while enjoying some tasty food! This is a very relaxing way to kick off the cruisin' weekend.
Friday, August 21st:
Early Bird
Meet & Greet/Q97

Friday Meet & Greet!
Friday Meet & Greet! Danny's Rod Shop, approx. 2.5 miles north of Somerset on US 27 will host the Meet & Greet each Friday, Noon-2pm on Cruise weekends! Danny's shop will be open for business during the event and ready to fill your performance and dressup parts needs. Be sure to come by and see us!
Friday Night Thunder
For 2015, Friday Night Thunder has more show car parking, shade and grass, a patio food court, as the event moves to the back of Somerset Mall. Wal-Mart and Somerset Mall team up to open Somernites Cruise weekends April through October with this pre-cruise event, block-party style. It’s an early preview of hot rods, muscle, classic and custom cars as they arrive in town. Go early for funnel cakes, BBQ, shaved ice and stay for live bands, giant inflatables, contests, prizes, giveaways!
The loud pipe contest - a crowd favorite – means ‘dinner for the winner’ each month. Admission is free and the action runs 6 to 10 pm, at stoplight #23 on South Highway 27 at Somerset Mall. More information on each month’s event can be found on the mall’s facebook page.
Saturday, August 22nd:
Fun Run
Saturday Morning 8:00am
Meet at Hardee's South, stoplight #22 on south US 27! Fun Run participants will receive a FREE breakfast before departing. We will depart at 9:00AM promptly for the August destination...London Dragway! Challenge your friends or work on your best John Force burnout. Never been on a dragstrip before? Don't worry, it's easy and fun! Just remember, green means GO!! $50 prizes to cars in each of the following categories...Lowest ET, Best Reaction Time and Highest MPH! Only one prize per car and you must present your time slip at the DJ booth at the Somernites Show & Shine to be eligible to win!
Cruise Entrance Gates Open in Downtown 1PM:
Somerset for the Show & Shine!!! It’s the Big Show!!! Blocks and blocks of show cars and trucks! Stroll thru the downtown area admiring all the chrome and horsepower, talk to car owners and enjoy the family oriented atmosphere!
Don't forget to visit our official merchandise trailer for the brand new 2015 t-shirts for adults and kids. In the Vendor Alley, you can sample great food, check out vendor displays and shop for new performance and restoration parts. There is plenty to see and do at Somernites Cruise and always a few surprises! You will enjoy the great cruisin' tunes all over town too! We offer a Car Corral and a FREE hourly shuttle bus to local shopping centers!
Every show car or truck thru the entrance gates will receive one free chance to win! Improve your odds by purchasing Official Somernites gear like t shirts, hats, signs or even Roadrunner or Gatormade Trailer Raffle Tickets. Every $5 worth of merchandise you purchase will earn you and extra ticket for the drawing! Example: spend $50 at the merchandise trailer and you will receive 10 additional chances to win the Mustang! Spectators can win too! Drawing will be held on Town Square, Sat. Aug. 22nd at 6:30pm. Must be 18 and present to win!
Somernites will welcome special guests Susan Roush and Donnie Bowles, Jr with their propane powered Roush Drag Racing Mustangs to the Aug. 22nd show! Car enthusiasts and race fans across the world know the name Jack Roush. For over 45 years Roush Incorporated, Inc. has been a leader in engineering and manufacturing in the transportation industry on and off the track. When Susan and Donnie teamed up to establish the Roush Drag Team, they brought a whole new aspect to drag racing – propane! Be sure to check out these amazing next generation drag cars at the August show!

Are you ready to get stampeded?
Here it comes! It's the yearly Mustang Alley Showcase at Somernites Cruise! Nearly 700 'Stangs were here for this show last year! Can we break that record this time???
All years and all models are welcome! 6 cylinder & V8 coupes, convertibles, fastbacks, notchbacks, GT's, Cobra's, Shelby's, Roush, Mach I's, Saleen's and everything in between! Ford Racing will have their huge display tent setup showing off plenty of cool blue oval goodies! Admission is free and this stampede is going to be a blast All of this Mustang coolness is sponsored by the good folks at Alton Blakley Ford located on the strip here in Somerset!
Elitestangs Club Annual Meeting at Somernites!
Somernites Cruise welcomes EliteStangs as they hold their Fourth annual EliteStangs National Meet at the August show of Somernites Cruise.
Win big CA$H money at Somernites Cruise on Sat, in the 50/50 Raffle! The more tickets sold, the bigger your half of the prize gets! Tickets are $1 each. Drawing at 5:30pm. Must be present to win. License #ORG0002148
Kids Kruze Zone!!!
Kids gotta have fun too right??? Bring the little ones to the Kids Kruze Zone sponsored by Southeast Kia. The Kids Kruze Zone is packed with fun inflatables sure to put a smile on the faces of the entire family! This area is monitored and safe. Inflatables provided by Jumping Jacks Inflatables. Wristbands for unlimited play time are $6. Individual tickets are $1 each. You will find the Kia Kids Kruze Zone at Judicial Center Courtyard.
Saturday Night
7:00PM- ???
Cruisin' the Strip at Somernites!
It's one of the reasons you bring your hot rod to Somernites...the chance to Cruise the Strip and show off your ride! Imagine a six lane boulevard packed with hot cars and spectators. "The Strip" AKA US Highway 27, is the place to be after the Somernites Show & Shine wraps up in downtown. Cruise your hot rod or park and cheer on all the fun! Look for special activities in several parking lots up and down "the strip". When the sun goes down, the hot rides come out!
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