Cruise In - Family Friendly Event
Cars, trucks, motorcycles (soft colors only), rat rods, dragsters, exotics, classics, even boats!
Enter at the intersection of Central Avenue & Main Street
Middletown, OH 45044
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.
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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!
24 Unique prizes for vehicles on display!
Prize for the car club that registers the most vehicles at this show!
Dash Plaques to the first 175 vehicles to register
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
Prizes and games at the Miller Insurance booth
(Many thanks to Miller Insurance, 8-cylinder Sponsor)
Fun and games at the Middletown Area Schools CU booth
(Many thanks to MASCU, 4-cylinder Sponsor)
Patriot Motorcycle Sissy-bar Backpack from Viking Bags. Check out the Viking Bags and other websites, Born Tough, and Elite Sports.
Questions? Contact the Event Coordinator Sylvia McIntosh 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:
Miller Insurance, Inc. * 8-cylinder Sponsor
Design 2 Wear 2 * 4-cylinder Sponsor
Middletown Area Schools CU * 4-cylinder Sponsor