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News Release
Cool Desert Nights Cruises into Richland this Weekend (Photo) - 06/18/24

The 30th Annual Cool Desert Nights, a community event celebrating classic cars, music, and family fun, takes place on Friday, June 21st, and Saturday, June 22nd in Richland. 

Start the festivities with an early dinner in a nearby restaurant or check out the food vendors in John Dam Plaza, 815 George Washington Way when they open at 5:30 p.m. Then, find a spot along George Washington Way, between Knight Street and Symons to watch the exciting classic car cruise from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

The Party in the Park starts rocking in John Dam Plaza at 7:00 p.m. when the electrifying energy of Fastlane, a powerhouse of local talent, takes the stage to deliver an unforgettable 2-hour performance of the iconic Eagles' music. Festival goers will enjoy food vendors and a beer garden. 

On Saturday, June 22, beginning at 7:00 a.m., the Richland Kiwanis will be serving fluffy pancakes in Jefferson Park until 11:00 a.m., while the nearby Show N Shine, where colorful vintage, classic, and sports cars and their owners gather begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Uptown Shopping Center, 1317 George Washington Way. There will also be a Kids' Zone, food vendors, music, and merchants. The highly anticipated awards ceremony is at 3:00 p.m. The event ends at 4:00 p.m. 

Whether you are a seasoned collector, a hobbyist, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty of cars, there's something for everyone at this event.

For more information, see the Richland Chamber of Commerce website,, or its Facebook Page. You can also find details of the cruise route and Friday’s Party in the Park on  

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