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2024 Rockin’ Car Cruise Details

Please join us in our annual event full of entertaining music, delicious food, a variety of show vehicles, and fabulous silent auction items! On this annual day of fun, patrons pay to “show their car at the cruise” as residents rock away to raise money for our benevolent care fund. We can’t wait to see you at the show. Your participation is deeply appreciated in assisting those who benefit greatly from your generosity.

Date: August 24, 2024

Time: 3 to 7 PM

Location: Manheim Brethren in Christ Church – 54 N Penryn Road Manheim PA 17545

For more information, please contact Esther Keyser at 717-627-8433 or  ekeyser@uzrc.org.

Click Here To Register Your Car Or Make A Donation
A sleek red sports car with a red truck next to it, both entered into UZRC's 2017

Thank You to our 2024 Sponsors

The Car Cruise raises funds for United Zion’s benevolent care which provides resources enabling United Zion to continue the same quality of care and daily assistance, should a resident’s own resources become inadequate to cover the full cost of care.

Limousine Sponsor

Paul Risk Construction
Paul Risk Construction

Muscle Car Sponsors

Bomberger's
Bomberger’s
Rohrer's Service Center
Rohrer’s Service Center

Easy Rider Sponsor

Riptide Car Wash
Riptide Car Wash
Brubaker Home Services Appliances and Remodeling logo
Brubaker, Inc

Fun & Games Sponsor

Good's Auto Service
Good’s Auto Service

Rocking Chair Sponsor

Brunnerville Garage auto repair in Lititz, PA.
Brunnerville Garage auto repair in Lititz, PA.

Become a Sponsor for 2024

2022 Car Cruise Winners

  • Best Accessory – Jon Williams, G37 Infiniti, 2013
  • Best Use of a Flame – Duane Ober, Howe Fire Engine, Open Cab, 1970
  • Oldest Vehicle – Kent Rebman, Ford A, 1930
  • Best Engine – Don Spade, Ford Victoria, 1931
  • Most Unique Vehicle – John Gephart, Chevrolet Greenbrier, 1964
  • Best Exotic – John & Sandy Crave, Nissan 2007
  • Best Use of a Stripe – Cole Zimmerman, Chevrolet Chevelle, 1970
  • Best Use of a Fin – Peter Poneros, Cadillac Deville Convertible, 1964
  • Family Heirloom – Todd Harpel, Oldsmobile Cutlass S, 1968
  • Best Restoration – Don Spade, Ford Victoria, 1931
  • Best Racing Car – Mark & Melissa Petershelm, Chevrolet Nova, 1964
  • People’s Choice – Kent & Donna Heiser, Chevrolet 3100S, 1954
  • Best Muscle Car (or Hot Rod) – Ken Harnish, Chevy Chevelle SS, 1965
  • Best Modern Performance – Rich Wallin, Chevrolet Z06 Corvette, 2019
  • Best Modified – Don Spade, Ford Victoria, 1931
  • Best Original – Gary & Beverly Henninger, Oldsmobile 442, 1969
  • Best Antique Car (before 1965) – George Swan, REO, 1934
  • Best Classic Car (1965-1975) – Lloyd Hertzog, Pontiac GTO, 1965
  • Best Interior – Linda Dowd, Dodge Royal Lancer, 1955
  • Best Theme / Paint – Don Spade, Ford Victoria, 1931
  • Best Motorcycle – Charles Sammon, Harley Davidson Fat Boy, 2000
  • Best Convertible – Don Grove, Ford AC Cobra, 1967
  • Best Truck – Duane Ober, Howe Fire Engine, Open Cab, 1970
  • Best Car – Bob Richard, Ford T-Bird, 1963
  • Chief Executive Officer’s Choice  – Keith Lehman, Ford Galaxie 500, 1959
  • Mayor’s Choice – Linda Dowd, Dodge Royal Lancer, 1955
  • Best in Show – Mel Hurst, Chevrolet Corvette, 1966




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What happens if it rains on the day of the car show and cruise?

We are having the event on August 24, 2024 rain or shine. In the event of rain, the entertainment and rockers will be moved indoors. Food will be undercover. Food offered will include:

  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
  • Choice of 2 sides (Cole Slaw, Mac & Cheese, Baked Beans, Chips)
  • Drink
  • Kreider’s Ice Cream will be available for purchase @ $2/scoop

 

Pricing will be $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 & under.

 

For more information, please contact Esther Keyser at 717-627-8433 or  ekeyser@uzrc.org.

Can I donate even if I do not plan on attending the event?

Absolutely and it would be very much appreciated! Please see the attached sponsorship form which can be submitted along with your donation to the attention of Esther Keyser, Director of Development, United Zion Retirement Community, 722 Furnace Hills Pike, Lititz PA 17543. Or you can visit our website at uzrc.org/giving.

What kind of food will be featured at the Rockin Car Cruise?

Delicious Forefront Catered Meals can be purchased @ $15 for Adults or $10 for Children 12 & Under & Include:

  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
  • Choice of 2 sides (Cole Slaw, Mac & Cheese, Baked Beans, Chips)
  • Drink
  • Kreider’s Ice Cream will be available for purchase @ $2/scoop

 

For more information, please contact Esther Keyser at 717-627-8433 or  ekeyser@uzrc.org.

When should I arrive if I am entering a vehicle?

For Pre-Registered: Between 2PM and 2:45PM

For On-Site Registration: Between 1:30 PM and 2 PM

 

For more information, please contact Esther Keyser at 717-627-8433 or  ekeyser@uzrc.org.

Do I have to pre-register my vehicle?

Pre-Registration will ensure you have reserved space and will expedite the process. In order to pre-register, click here.

I’m just coming to see the cars and eat, do I need to pay?

There is not a spectator entrance fee. There is a suggested minimum donation for parking of $10 per vehicle for non-show cars

Meals can be purchased for $15 Adults; $10 Children 12 & Under. Options include

  • Pulled Pork Sandwiches
  • Choice of 2 sides (Cole Slaw, Mac & Cheese, Baked Beans, Chips)
  • Ice Cream @ $2/scoop

For more information, please contact Esther Keyser at 717-627-8433 or  ekeyser@uzrc.org.

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