Join the 22nd Annual Cool Desert Nights Event on June 25 - 28 at Richland Uptown Shopping Center in Richland, Washington. The event includes All -City Car Cruise, Participant Only Car Cruise, show n' Shine, Kid's Zone, and Vendors.
Cool Desert Nights
Three Day Classic Car Show event Cool Desert Nights now on its 22nd year, is open to all vehicle makes and models. It features Car Cruises, Street Dances, Show N’ Shines, Games & Activities, Pancake Breakfast, Kids Zone, Judging, Awards, Autocross and a lot more!
For more information please call 509-736-0510 or go to http://www.cooldesertnights.com/
Schedule of Events (subject to change)
Thursday, June 19
Hosted by Columbia Basin Corvair Club registration will be from 11 AM – 5 PM at the Richland Red Lion Hotel located at 802 George Washington Way, Richland.
From 6 – 9 PM at the Richland Dairy Queen Grill & Chill located at 1313 Jadwin Avenue, Richland.
Begins at 5 PM at the TRAC in Pasco. Note: Cars may begin lining up at 4 PM
Cruise ends at the Richland Dairy Queen for a mini Show N’ Shine from 6 – 9 PM.
Show N’ Shine at the Dairy Queen on Jadwin
6 – 9 PM
Friday, June 20
Hosted by Columbia Basin Corvair Club, registration is from 11 AM – 5 PM at the Richland Red Lion Hotel located at 802 George Washington Way, Richland
7 – 9 PM at the Uptown Center, registration trailer behind Denny’s.
Les Schwab Poker Run
10 AM – 2 PM
Cool Desert Night participants can begin at any of the six Les Schwab locations. After which they can proceed to all Les Schwab locations. As soon as participants have visited each location, they can submit their poker card to Les Schwab at the Queensgate location. Poker Cards must be submitted by 2 pm! Winners will be announced at the Les Schwab show and shine which takes place at the Queensgate location from 2 – 5 pm.
Les Schwab Show N’ Shine
From 2 – 5 PM at Les Schwab Tire Center located in 2825 Queensgate Dr., Richland.
O’Reilly Auto Parts Participant Only Cruise
Hosted by Desert Rats 4×4 Club from 7 – 8:30 PM. CDN’s most popular event for REGISTERED VEHICLES ONLY on a designated route through Richland.
Outdoor Family Movie Series
Sponsored by Windermere Group One at Dusk. Come to Columbia Point Golf Course, Richland and watch featured movie Despicable Me 2.
Friday Night Street Dance at Jack-sons . From 8 PM – Midnight. Fee is $10 for weekend wristband (includes both days) and $7 at the door.
Saturday, June 21
(Event updates & music throughout the day with 97.5 Cool FM Super-hits of the 60’s & 70’s.)
Hosted by Columbia Basin Corvair Club from 7 AM – Noon at the Uptown Center, registration trailer behind Denny’s.
Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast
From 7 – 11 AM at Jefferson Park Gazebo. Tickets are available for $5 if ordered and purchased ahead of time or $6 at the breakfast.
Show N’ Shine
From 9 AM – 4 PM at the Uptown Center & Jefferson Park, Richland. Music, vendors, concessions, entertainment and family activities is available.
9 AM – 1 PM
11 AM – 2 PM
For everyone playing at the Poker Walk must visit all participating businesses. Poker hands must be returned to the Cool Desert Nights information booth located on the East main entrance of the Uptown Mall on George Washington Way by 2:00 PM or sooner. There will be a total of 22 winners, and winners will be announced by 3:15 pm.
Richland Fire Department hosts the competition on George Washington Way at 12 Noon.
3:30 PM at the Uptown Center near stage area
Note: Winners will receive instructions for awards ceremony.
Saturday Night Street Dance at Jack-sons from 8 PM – Midnight.
$10 for weekend wristband (includes both days) and $10 at the door.
Sunday, June 22
Come Try Autocross
Hosted by Sage and Sand Sports Car Club it will happen in Tri-City Raceway, corner of Keene & Van Giesen from 8 AM – 4 PM.
Come join the fun or give it a try. $10 for 3 Runs , it is open to all types of cars. What's more spectators are Free!