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2022 Event Details

EVENT HAS MOVED TO THURSDAY AUGUST 11th due to forecast for August 9th.

Location: Lancaster Evangelical Free Church, 419 Pierson Rd, Lititz, PA 17543

Registration: Day of Event show vehicle entry is a suggested donation of $25. First 100 registrants are guaranteed a goodie bag with dashboard plaque.

Music entertainment will be provided by a DJ. Plus, many food trucks including: Bricker’s Famous Fries, Lickity Split Ice Cream and Rad-ish.

Show cars must be parked by 5:45PM as judging starts at 6PM. Vehicles may arrive as early as 4:30PM.

Want to sponsor the event? Download this form or email Megan at

Thank You to our 2022 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.

Platinum Sponsors

RGS Associates
The Good Family

Gold Sponsors

Good's Auto Service

Silver Sponsors

Thomas H Erb & Sons
Riptide Car Wash

Bronze Sponsors

Weaver Garage
Brunnerville Garage auto repair in Lititz, PA.

Become a Sponsor for 2022

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?

If inclement weather, we will make the call by 12 Noon on August 9th and post the change of date on this webpage as well as our social media accounts. We will also send an email to all pre-registered attendees. The rain date is August 11th.

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

Yes, you can donate if you are not attending – either online or by mailing at check to United Zion Retirement Community Attn: Car Cruise 722 Furnace Hills Pk Lititz PA 17543. We will also have a place for donations at the event for those coming to see the vehicles.

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

We will have 3 food trucks: Bricker’s Famous French Fries, Rad-ish and Lickity Split. Bricker’s Famous Fries has been voted the #1 French Fry Truck by York Sunday News for the last 10 years. They have fresh cut French fries, chicken tenders and more. All made with all natural ingredients and using 100% soybean oil. Rad-ish is run by a trained chef who makes food to savor, to nourish, to make life fun again. This menu can include beans & rice, pork sandwich, taco tater tots and more. Just check out the rave reviews on their Facebook. Lickity Split has been scooping hand dipped ice cream since 1994. From milk shakes to sundaes, with flavors like Black Raspberry to Salted Caramel Truffle, there is something for everyone. Please note that all food trucks donate a portion of their proceeds to United Zion’s benevolent care.

When should I arrive if I am entering a vehicle?

We ask that all show cars are parked by 5:45PM so the judges can start at 6PM sharp. We guarantee goodie bags and dashboard plaques to the first 100 entries. However, you can pre-register your entry online. You can arrive as early as 4:30PM.

Do I have to pre-register my vehicle?

You do not need to pre-register the vehicle you want to enter. However, we do such a minimum donation of $25 (cash or check) if you enter the day of the show. The first 100 to register are guaranteed to a dashboard plaque and a goodie bag.

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

The Car Cruise is open to the public for free. So come on down and enjoy some good music, tasty food and amazing vehicles.

I want to pre-register my vehicle but I don’t want to pay online

If you want to pre-register but pay with cash or check, you can stop by our front desk for a form or email for the form that can be mailed in. Please note that we need your entry by August 1st.

When does pre-registration end?

Pre-registration will close on August 2nd.

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