Addison - Uncle Harry's Ice Cream Shoppe on Lake Street. 6-9 PM Homemade Ice Cream!

New Lenox - A J's Hot Dogs & Gyros, 342 W Maple St (Route 30 at Vine Street) 6-9 PM

Oak Brook Terrace - Champs , Roosevelt Rd. west of Rt. 83. South side of Roosevelt next to Dunkin Donuts

Oak Forest - Lindys Gerties Chili/Ice Cream, 15501 S Cicero at 155th St. 6-9pm

Antioch - Big Al's Dog House II Cruise Night - 311 Depot St. 4-8 PM

Aurora - Tia Wanna's/Browns Chicken, 2115 W. Galena Blvd. Behind the large Wal-Mart parking lot.

Barrington - Barrington Square Mall, Higgins Rd east of Barrington Rd. Menard's Parking lot. 6 - 9 PM June to September.

Glenview - Steak & Shake, Willow Rd. and Old Willow Rd.

Joliet - Manhattan Car Club Cruise, Stone City VFW, 2423 S. Chicago St. 2nd Monday's of the month 6 - 9 PM

Lemont - Lemon Tree Casual Dining 1035 State St. 6-9 PM Lemont Il May 5th through September 29th

Lockport - Historic Central Square Building, Rt. 7 & Hamilton St., 6:30 -8:30 pm,

Manhattan/New Lenox - Manhattan Car Club Cruise Nights - Country Lane Bowling Center, 1009 Laraway Rd. New Lenox, IL Second Mondays of the month, June 11, July 13, Aug 15. 6 - 9pm

Orland Park - Champps Americana, 165th and LaGrange Rd. 5-9, Pre 1982 only. 5 Trophies per event.

St. Charles - Rookies Pub & Grill, Rt 64 just east of Randall Rd. May - Aug 5 - 9pm

Westchester - Westbrook Commons Shopping Center, 31st St. and Wolf Rd. 5 - 8 PM, May - Aug

Winfield - Winfield Chamber of Commerce is proud to present "Cruzin Winfield". Event will be held on Jewell Road, immediately north of the railroad tracks, east of Winfield Road. Bring your car down to Town Center and enjoy all that Winfield has to offer you. Three resturants within walking distance, plenty of options for dinner. Don't have a car to show? That's ok!! Bring the entire family down to Town Center and see what cruise night is all about. Events will be held Monday June 4, June 18, July 2, July 16, August 6, August 20, September 17. Special event Friday, September 7th to be held in conjunction with the Winfield Good Old Days.

Addison - Fuddruckers, 1000 N. Rohlwing Rd. 7 - 9:30 PM, sponsored by Summer Knights.

Algonquin - Scooby's Red Hots, 10400 S. Rt. 31, 6-9 PM

Alsip - The Frosted Mug, 11541 S Pulaski Rd. 5-9 PM, Website Tuesday and Saturday Cruise Nights

Bridgeview - Toyota Park, 7100 S. Harlem Ave., 6-9 PM Enter the lot at Gate 2 off of 71st Street,DJ, 50/50 Raffle, Food, Drinks, Ice Cream and indoor restrooms. Admission is always FREE. Trophies are awarded by a lottery to all who register their cars, also FREE. Sponsered by No Name - Just Friends Car Club

Cary/ Port Barrington - The Broken Oar, on the river, off of Rawson Bridge Rd. DJ, specials and paved lot. Website

Hickory Hills - Cravens Pub, 8833 W. 87th St. 6-9 PM

Momence - Downtown Doin' It Right; Cool Cars At Night- 5 PM Second and Fourth Tuesdays of the month May 23 - Sept 12 Finale Ford and Chevy Night

Mt. Prospect - Peeties Gourmet, Kensington Rd. Every two weeks.

Mt. Prospect - Steak and Shake, Randhurst Mall, Euclid and Rt.83, 6:30 - 9:00 PM

Plainfield Downtown on Lockport Street, 7-9p.m. Music, Raffles

Plainfield - Railsplitter/Pioneer Lanes, 150 S. Joliet Rd., Rt. 30 east of Rt. 59, 6:00 PM through September.

Prospect Heights - JK Gyros, 1215 N. Elmhurst Rd. 6-9 PM, May-October.

Steger - Jolt-N-Joe's, Cruz-N-Tuesdays, 3215 Union Ave. 6-10pm.

West Chicago - Augustino's Cruise Night, Rt. 64 at Rt. 59, 6-9 PM, First and Third Tuesdays of the Month, Rt. 64 at Rt. 59 Website -- Flyer Chevy Night July 18

Villa Park - Strats Rock & Roll Diner, North Ave. 2 blocks west of Rt. 83, 5-9 PM

Buffalo Grove - Culver's 450 McHenry Rd. One Wednesday a month.?

Bensenville - Cruise Bensenville - Bensenville Town Center 7 PM, June 28 - Aug 30

Cary - Downtown, Main St. and Hwy 14 5-9 PM Featured car judging. Schedule Chevy Night July 19.

Crete - 6 -10 pm, May 7, 2008 thru Oct. 29, 2008 at McDaniel Speed & Performance, 1016 Steger Rd., Crete, IL 60417. Located 1/2 mile west of I-394 on Steger Rd.. Big parking lot. Subway, Dairy Queen, Pizza & Northwoods Restaurant & Saloon onsite. Contact: Paul McDaniel 708-672-6500 or email:

Elmhurst -Cool Cars Under the Stars - Elmhurst City Centre, 6-9 pm, May thru September

Lemont Legends Cruise - Main St. Downtown Lemont, 6-9 PM June 7 - Aug. 30

Libertyville - Car Fun on 21 - Rt.21, Downtown Libertyville, Church and Civic Center, Third Wed. of the month

McHenry - Classy Car Night, Veterans Memorial Park, Church and Civic Center.

Mundelein - "Park on Park Cruise Nights" Park Street & Seymour Ave. Second Wednesdays of the month 6:30 -9 PM Website More Info

Naperville - Cress Creek Square Shopping Center, Royal St. George and Ogden Ave. 6:30- 9 PM

Palatine - Suburban Harley Davidson, 2200 N. Rand Rd. Harley and Hot Rod Night, 6-9 PM 5/17 6/21 7/19 8/23 9/20

Riverside Cruise Night - First Thursdays of the month through August, Burlington, Ave.

Roselle - Friendly's Place, Nerge and Plumb Grove Rd. 5:30-8:30 thru September

St. Charles - Goody's Drive-In Super Cruise Nights, 2057 Lincoln Way, Rt. 38. 6-9 PM

St. Charles - Rookies All American Pub & Grill, approx 2 blocks East of Randall on Main St (North Ave), 6:30 - 9 PM Website -- Flyer

Addison - Expresso Brewery, 1401 W. Lake Street

Addison - STARTS MAY 1st. Culver's Lombard St.and Lake St., giveaways Sponsered by The Rodfathers. The Loop radio station will alternate with Q101 on the radio. They have sponsorship from Old World Industries and they will provide giveaways.

Barrington Cruise Night - Downtown, South Cook St., Barrington, IL. 6:30-9:00 PM More Info

Bolingbrook - Steak 'n Shake, 135 N Weber Rd, 2nd and 4th Thursday of month

Carol Stream - Ross Ferraro Town Center 7-9 PM, live music

Crete - Cruise Night - Main Street, downtown, 6 - 9 PM, June 1 - Sept 9

Des Plaines - Cruisin' Des Plaines, 3rd Thursday of the month, May to September, CoVest Bank parking lot, 749 Lee Street, 6 - 9 PM

Glencoe - Downtown at Park and Vernon, 7-9 PM, Begins June 15

Frankfort - Cruisin' Frankfort Mainstreet - Kansas St. & Oak St., 5 - 9 PM Website More Info

Geneva - Cruise Geneva - Courthouse, 6:30-9:00 pm,

Joliet Chicago Street Classics - Chicago St. across from the Rialto Theater, 6:30-9:00 PM

Mt. Prospect - Steak 'n Shake at Randhurst Mall. Free Shakes to all registered.

Plainfield - Railsplitter/Pioneer Lanes

Schaumburg - Frato's Eatery Inc, 628 S Roselle Rd (near Weathersfield), 6-9 PM, through October. Sponsered by The Paradise Road Cruisers, 50/50 Raffle.

Westmont - Cass Avenue & Burlington in Downtown Westmont. 6-9pm.

Woodridge - NEW! Cruise Night at Bella Pizzeria & Hot Dogs, 6-8:30pm, Seven Bridges on west side of Lincoln Ave.(Rt. 53) north of Hobson Rd. 15% off food orders to all attendees.

Algonquin - Fradillios on Rte. 62. DJ and food.

Aurora - Cruise Aurora - East Downer Plaza,

Batavia - Downtown every other Friday 6-9 pm May 19 to Sept 9. Prizes Trophies

Bridgeview - Mickeys Gyros, 7101 South Harlem.

Crest Hill - Comet Lanes and The Field House Bar, 905 Theodore St. 6 -10 pm May thru Sept.

Glendale Heights - Donatos 50s Style Deli, 542 North Avenue (at Glen Ellyn Rd), May 5th Thru October

Downers Grove Classic Car Show - Main Street downtown Downers Grove, 6-9 PM May 19 thru Sept. 8 Air Cooled Night June 9

Gurnee - McDonald's at Gurnee Mills Mall - Grand Ave. & Hunt Club Rd. 5-9 PM

Highland, IN - Blue Top Drive In, 8801 Indianapolis Blvd. (US 41 south of I-80-94), 7:00 PM

Libertyville - Culvers E. Park Ave. (Rt. 176) east of Milwaukee Ave., west of I-94

Long Grove - Cruise Long Grove - First and Third Fridays of the Month, Downtown Long Grove.

Macomb - Park and Cruise 6-9 pm 5/5, 6/2, 7/7, 8/5, 9/8

Richmond - Cruisin' Downtown Richmond - Main St. (Hwy. 12) & Broadway, 6:30-8:30 pm 6/2 thru 8/25

Rolling Meadows - Cruise Rolling Meadows - Kirchoff Rd. one mile east of Rout 53. 6 - 9 PM

Romeoville - Mindy's Ribs on Rt. 53 & I-55, sponsored by the Jaycees. 6-9pm.

Roselle Train Station and Shopping Center, GG Cuisine, 610 E. Irving Park Road, 6:00 PM through October

Roselle - McDonalds, Roselle Rd. and Lake St., 6:00 PM, through October.

Rosemont - McDonald's on River & Higgins Roads. 7-11pm, behind the restaurant.

Schaumburg - Frankly Yours, 1180 Algonquin Road, 6:00 PM

South Elgin - McDonalds Cruise Night - 453 Redington Rd. just off Randall Rd.between Silver Glen and McDonald Rd.Website

Villa Park - Strats Rock 'n Roll 50's Diner, 231 E North Ave, 2 blks west of Rt.83, 6 pm until ? Summer Knights Car Club.

Wauconda - Luke's Beef on Rt. 176.

Wheaton - Downtown Wheaton, Front and Main, north of RR tracks, 7-9 pm,

Alsip - The Frosted Mug, 11541 S Pulaski Rd. 5-9 PM, Tuesday and Saturday Cruise Nights

Aurora - Bike Night, McDonalds 1023 N Lake St. 6-8:30 pm every other Saturday 5/20 thru 8/12. Trophies

Bartlett - McDonalds and Flower Palace- 5pm to 9pm, Stearns Rd. and Rt. 59, music and giveaways

Bridgeview - Mickeys Gyros, 7101 South Harlem.

Chicago - Fluky's, 6821 North Western Ave., 4:00 PM

Des Plaines - Beacon Tap on Lee Street.

Des Plaines - McDonald's on Golf & Elmhurst Roads. 8-11PM

Dyer, IN - Finnigan's Wake Irish Pub on Rt. 30. 6pm. (219) 865-9896.

East Dundee - NEW! Fat Boyz Cafe, Route 72 just east of Route 25, East Dundee, IL, 5-??

Elgin - on Hopps Rd. one mile east of Randall Rd. in South Elgin. 6-9:30pm.

Glenview - Steak 'n Shake on Old Willow Rd. 6:30-9pm. Last Saturday of the month. Free shakes to all registered car owners.

Highland, IN - Blue Top Drive In, 8801 Indianapolis Blvd. (US 41 south of I-80-94), 7:00 PM

Highland, IN - Miami Subs on 45th Ave.

Ingleside - Miller's Dog & Suds Drive-in 517 Washington St. 6-10pm. thru October.

Itasca - WoodFire Chicken on Irving Rd. & Rt. 53. 6-10pm. Live music every other Saturday. Sponsered by Voodoo Kings Kustom Car Club and Woodfire Chicken.

Lansing - Cruise Lansing, Ridge Road between Burnham & Wentworth. One Saturday per month.

Lemont - Sears Essentials parking lot 159th adn Bell Rd in Homer Glen Il From May 17th through September 20th. From 6-9 pm.

Lombard - Cruise Lombard, St. Charles Rd. west of Main St. 6-10 PM, 6/3 thru 8/26. Website

Mendota - Cruise Mendota - Downtown Mendota

Morris - Cruise Morris - Second Saturdays of the Month, Downtown Morris, 6-10 PM, 6/9 to 9/8.

Mount Prospect - Metra west parking lot, Rt. 83 & Northwest Hwy. 6-9 pm thru Sept. 30 Website

Mount Prospect - Photos Hot Dogs, Kensington Rd. May thru August

Oak Park - Cruise Night at the train station north lot

Prospect Heights - Heffy's Hot Dogs on Elmhurst Rd. 6-9pm. First & Third Saturday of each month.

Prospect Heights - Rocky Vanders Café on Milwaukee Ave. in Palwaukee Plaza. Second and Fourth Saturdays of each month.

Schaumburg - Culver's of Schaumburg 1800 Wise Road, 5:00 PM

South Elgin - One mile east of Randall Road on Hopps Rd. 6-9:30 pm, sponsored by Kane County Illinois Gear Heads

Wood Dale - Thornwood Open Air Lounge, 1051 N. Wood Dale Rd. 6 - 11 pm, live music or DJ, 6/3 thru 10/7.

The information in this listing is accurate to the best of our knowledge. Corrections or updates are appreciated. This information may be reproduced for use in promoting area cruise nights.

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Links to Cruise Night Listings

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