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Welcome to the largest one day non-judging Car Shows in Canada.
The 17th annual Merrickville Car Show “Cruise & Shop” on Sunday July 09, 2017.
Marvel at over 1200 classic cars, trucks and street rods. Enjoy live entertainment, special events, exhibits and contests that are sure to please all classic car enthusiasts. Visit over 40 quality car-related vendors, enter draws to win some amazing prizes, and be sure to support our local on-site charity food services.
While in historic Merrickville, take advantage of the exceptional shopping, unique artist galleries, great food, and diverse accommodations.
There’s something for everyone at the
2017 Merrickville Car Show “Cruise & Shop”.
The Merrickville Car Show hours are from
6:00am to 4:00pm.
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The 2017 Merrickville Car Show “Cruise & Shop” was again a huge success. It was estimated that approximately 800 vehicles showed up and the day was enjoyed by over 9,000 visitors to the show grounds and the Village Of Merrickville. Thank you to all participants who braved the downpour at the end of the day.
Registration gate opens at 6:00am. A $10.00 registration fee is payable at the gate. The first 400 registered vehicles receive a “goodie-bag” full of cool stuff.
The Merrickville Car Show “Cruise & Shop” is FREE to all visitors. While in historic Merrickville take time to explore the many shops, galleries and restaurants.
The annual Merrickville Car Show “Cruise & Shop” would not be possible without the support of our many loyal sponsors. Please support our Sponsors.
We hope you plan to show-off your pride and joy at the 2017 Merrickville Car Show “Cruise & Shop”. If so, here are a few important details you should know about this year’s Car Show.
Registration: No pre-registration is required. A $10.00 registration fee for each vehicle is collected at the Main Gate starting at 6:00am. The first 400 registered vehicles through the gate will receive a “goodie-bag” that contains lots of cool stuff. Included in the bag is framed picture of this year's official Merrickville Car Show photograph and a ticket for registered Car Show Participant’s draw prizes. More detailed information about the Car Show is contained in the goodie-bag.
Parking: Car Show participant parking is on a first-come-first-served basis. You will be directed to your location by our Car Show parking volunteers. Once you’ve settled-in to your assigned location it would be greatly appreciated if you could remain in your location until the end of the show. If you must leave early please contact a Car Show volunteer for directions on how to safely exit the show as many roads are one-way only or blocked for safety reasons.
Judging: The Merrickville Car Show “Cruise & Shop” is a non-judging show. You’re proud of your “baby” and rightly so. It’s simply a day to show-off your hard work, mix with other car enthusiasts, and enjoy the many free events and entertainment.
Accommodations: If you plan to stay overnight Merrickville offers some exceptional Bed & Breakfast retreats. For more information go to B&B Canada - Merrickville
Trailer & RV Parking: If you would like to trailer your vehicle to the show - or would like to park your RV - we can pre-arrange a location on the Car Show grounds. All trailers and RVs must pre-arrange your stay with the Merrickville Car Show. RV parking is accommodated but no services are provided. Dry camping only is permitted. Please note that no security is provided for overnight parking of tents, trailers, vehicles and RVs.
Information: If at anytime throughout the show you have questions - or need assistance – please locate any of the Merrickville Car Show volunteers. Volunteers are easily identified by their orange shirts and vests. We also have volunteers working at the Information Tents and Prize Table that can help answer any questions you may have.
Exit Route: To safely exit the show all vehicles must leave in a one-way direction towards Read Street. Once you have left the Car Show you can either head to your next destination or return and spend more time in historic Downtown Merrickville. For a map of the Show Exit Route click here to download.
Safety & Security: With so much happening at the Merrickville Car Show the organizers and volunteers cannot be held responsible for any damage that may occur to your vehicle. It’s your responsibility to ensure that your vehicle and belongings are safeguarded during the Car Show.