Classic Car Nights

2013 Encinitas Classic Car Nights Features WaveCrest Woodies September 19

  May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15 & September 19 Presented by:      The streets of Downtown Encinitas will be rockin’ and rollin’ when Encinitas Classic Car Nights comes to Downtown Encinitas May through September. The third Thursday of each summer month from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, hot rods, Woodies and other classic and vintage cars will line S. Coast Highway 101 from D Street to J Street. These beauties will be parked in dedicated lots, along the Hwy 101 and on side streets. This year’s series will have numerous dedicated lots for car clubs! We will have live music...

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The Bus Movie Makes Socal Debut at Encinitas Classic Car Nights

July 13, 2012 – 50+ VW Buses Roll into Downtown Encinitas  On Thursday, July 19th, at 8pm, The Downtown Encinitas MainStreet Association (DEMA, www.encinitas101.com) is delighted to present the Southern California premier of The Bus (www.busmovie.com).  This fun and engaging documentary explores how the VW bus became an international cultural icon, a symbol of freedom, independence and the open road.  Once a humble utility vehicle, the bus achieved fame as the top-selling US import during the 1960s and the ubiquitous “hippie van” of the countercultural movement.  Filmmaker Damon Ristau...

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Rev ‘em Up!

        2012 ENCINITAS CLASSIC CAR NIGHTS   The streets of Downtown Encinitas will be rockin’ and rollin’ when Encinitas Classic Car Nights comes to Downtown Encinitas June through September.   The third Thursday of each summer month from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, hot rods, Woodies and other classic and vintage cars will line S. Coast Highway 101 from D Street to J Street. These beauties will be parked in dedicated lots, along the Hwy 101 and on side streets.   This year’s series will have 6 dedicated lots for car clubs! We will have live music at two venues:  SMOG...

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Volunteer Helps Make Signature Downtown Event Unique

September 2011 – The final Encinitas Classic Car Cruise Nights signals the end of summer for many locals. The season’s last event, held on September 15, served as a reminder of the tremendous effort that DEMA and its volunteers put into organizing the crowd pleasing nights.  DEMA volunteer and event coordinator Doug Jones serves as the “face” of the series. His humility is commendable as he is hesitant to take the credit for the event’s growing success. “All of the work that the staff at DEMA does makes downtown thrives,” he said.  “I’m the one who gets the cars and the clubs and the...

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Tasty Culinary Experience Delights Sell Out Crowd

September 2011 – The Taste of MainStreet went off without a hitch after the event was rescheduled one week later due to the county-wide blackout on September 8. The Downtown Encinitas Mainstreet Association and participating restaurants staged an omnivore’s paradise that rivaled previous 21 years.  Hundreds of participants were treated to the culinary creations of 33 different eateries. From Ogata’s sushi to the laid back offerings at Java Hut, the night’s samplings were a welcome surprise to many. “I’m impressed with all of this amazingly creative food in little sample sizes,” said...

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Classic Cars Return to Downtown Encinitas Press Release

                                            ———– PRESS RELEASE ———–  June 26, 2011 Contact: Rick Moore Phone: 760.943.1950 Email: RMoore@Encinitas101.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   What: Encinitas Classic Car Nights When: The third Thursday of the month from June to September from 5:30pm-7:30pm Where: Downtown Encinitas from D Street to K Street with live music at Cardiff Classics at 1049 S. Coast Hwy 101 and SMOG Test Only Center at 682 S. Coast Hwy 101. Who: Everyone is welcome to bring down their classic car(s) of all decades and genres or just...

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