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So much Thunder!

Thank you to the many folks who brought their vehicles to show at Thunderfest over the years. Special thanks to all the Thunder!

Shout out to Topwater Tony for this wonderful video of our 2021 event.

Go here for the album of all of the 2023 You Pick Award winners. Congratulations to everyone!

Thunderfest is a cruise-in car show that is free to attend. We welcome all vehicles - dragsters, classic vehicles, trucks, motorcycles (soft colors only), boats, rat rods, exotics - if it has a motor & you can ride it, bring it!

Hourly cackle-fest (ear plugs recommended!)

Flyover from Butler County Warbirds around noon!

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Unique prizes for vehicles on display!

Prize for the car club that registers the most vehicles at this show!

Live DJ

Dash Plaques to the first 175 vehicles to register

50/50 Raffle

Unique Thunderfest Jacket raffle at the registration booth (Jacket courtesy of Design 2 Wear 2)

WWII Aircraft Ride raffle at the Butler County Warbirds booth

Thunderfest T-shirts available at the registration booth

Lots of eateries & shops nearby + food trucks & vendors

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Questions?  Contact the Event Coordinator at

or 513-464-2527 (Downtown Middletown, Inc.)

Thunderfest Cruise In  - a family friendly event is sponsored by

Downtown Middletown, Inc., 1050 Central Avenue, 2nd floor,

Middletown, Ohio 45044 and the Middletown Pacemakers Car Club

with financial support from:

Fricker's * 6-cylinder Sponsor

Design 2 Wear 2 * 4-cylinder Sponsor

Middletown Area Schools CU * 4-cylinder Sponsor

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