Free, and no registration fee for cars.

Do I have to pay to park?


Is handicap parking available?

Yes. Handicap parking will be available at the Hardin Co. Justice Center, located at 100 Public Square, Elizabethtown, KY 42701.

What time do gates open?

Gates open at 10:00 a.m. EST on Saturday

How do I register my cruise car?

Once you enter the parking area and park you vehicle, go to the State Theater (main stage, middle of map) and stop by the registration trailer. Fill out one form (only).

Can I register more than one vehicle?

No. No exceptions.

Is there a rain location/date?

No. The event will happen rain or shine.

Are pets allowed?

Dogs on leashes are allowed. HOWEVER, we highly discourage bringing pets as this event is held on pavement in July and is usually very HOT! The large crowds and hot grounds are not a good idea for your 4 legged friend, so please think about their wellbeing before you bring them

If I would like to be a vendor, where can I find the application?

Application is available here

Where is public parking?

You can view the map here

If I win an hourly giveaway, am I qualified to win the trailer?

Yes. You can only win one hourly giveaway, however, your name will be resubmitted for the trailer drawing. You must be present to win all prizes.

Are there awards or trophies for individual vehicles?

There will be a car show on Friday night at Freeman Lake Park. However, this show is not reflective on the cruise that will take place on Saturday. There will be no registration fees, no trophies, or prizes given on Saturday during Cruisin’.

Can I play my music?

There will be event speakers throughout the entire event area. Please refrain from playing your own music. You don’t want to miss the important announcements made throughout the day! You could win one of our many, many giveaways!

Can I burnout?

No. Due to the congestion and safety of others, burnout and hot rodding is not permitted.

Can I bring my own golf cart or bicycle?

No. No golf personal golf carts, bicycles, scooters (this does not include powered wheelchairs or scooters used for disabled persons), or skateboards are allowed in the event area.


***Cruisin’ the Heartland or the City of Elizabethtown is not liable for lost, stolen, or damaged property or accidents.