2024 Event Details

Information coming soon for the 2024 event!

A collage of cars and a performer at UZRC's Rockin Car Cruise

Thank You to our 2023 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.

Event Sponsor

Paul Risk Construction

Show Case Sponsor

Bomberger's store in Lititz.
Bomberger’s store in Lititz.

Musician Sponsor

Weaver Energy

Rocking Chair Sponsors

RGS Associates
RGS Associates
Rohrer's Service Center
Rohrer’s Service Center

Culinary Sponsor

Frontfront Healthcare
Forefront Culinary Support

Rock-A-Thon Sponsors

Riptide Car Wash
Riptide Car Wash
Good's Auto Service
Good’s Auto Service

Car Cruise Sponsors

S & A Paint & Repair
S & A Paint & Repair
Weaver Associates
Weaver Associates
Brunnerville Garage auto repair in Lititz, PA.
Brunnerville Garage
North Group Consultants
Thomas H. Erb and Sons
JBT Bank

Become a Sponsor for 2023

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 September 23, 2023 rain or shine. In the event of rain, the entertainment and rockers will be moved indoors. Food will be undercover.

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 $8 for Children 12 & Under & Include:

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Choice of 2 sides (Cole Slaw, Mac & Cheese, Baked Beans, Chips)


Kreider’s Ice Cream will be available for purchase @ $2/scoop

When should I arrive if I am entering a vehicle?

For Pre-Registered: Between 2PM and 3PM

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

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, please contact Esther Keyser, Director of Development, via email at ekeyser@uzrc.org or by phone at 717-627-8437.

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

There is not a spectator entrance fee.

There is a parking charge of $10 per vehicle for non show cars.

Meals can be purchased for $15 Adults; $8 Children 10 & Under

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Choice of 2 sides (Cole Slaw, Mac & Cheese, Baked Beans, Chips)

Ice Cream @ $2/scoop

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