Nitro Night at Cruisin' Grand Escondido

27sep5:00 pm9:00 pmNitro Night at Cruisin' Grand Escondido5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Details

Please join us on Friday, September 27th for the last night in this season of Cruisin’ Grand Escondido… NITRO NIGHT!

Nitro Night activities:
The event expects to have about 24 cars, for the push down, staged at Juniper and Grand Ave, many more on display on Broadway.
First fire is at about 6:00pm. 7pm Race cars will be started, followed by Nitro Cars at 8pm and then the push down to Broadway’ “Nitro Night Rev Zone” at about 8:00pm.

This event will be exceptionally loud, so Cruisin’ Grand Escondido recommends NOT bringing pets or infants. There will be ear plugs at the O’ Reilly booth for any donation.

Music bands and locations:
Broadway – High Energy Sound Machine (DJ)
Juniper Street – Shades of Sound
Maple Street Plaza – Gregory Page
Kalmia & Grand – Backwater Blues Band

NO PARKING on Grand Ave from Ivy to Broadway.
ALL cars who park in the road closures and where permitted on Grand Ave MUST be Period-correct Pre-1974 American cars.
Click through the link and map image below for a downtown map that includes parking lots and restaurants! Cheers!

This is a free event, open to the public.

Cruisin’ Grand™ Escondido’s 2019 season is celebrating its 20th Year as the region’s premier weekly classic car cruise.

Every Friday night starting April 5th through September 27th, join the fun at the “Largest Weekly Car Cruise West of the Mississippi.”

visit escondido downtown map - may2019

Plan ahead for parking and restaurants with this downtown Escondido map PDF.

Vintage Auto Show, Cruisin’ Grand™ Escondido™ runs every Friday night downtown on Grand Avenue from April 5th to September 27th from 5-9pm all along Grand Avenue in historic downtown Escondido.

One of the greatest ongoing traditions in San Diego County, Cruisin’ Grand™ Escondido™ runs for six spectacular months. This FREE EVENT brings more than 5000 visitors and car enthusiasts each Friday Night to check out the 500+ cars lining the streets of historic downtown Escondido.

Not only for classic car enthusiasts… everyone enjoys meeting up with friends, bringing the family out and strolling along Grand Avenue, stopping in for a bite at one of our many restaurants and people-watching on those warm summer nights. Each Friday night, awards are given to the most impressive pre-1973, American-made cars. Theme nights include “Fire Truck Night”, “Nitro Night” and “AFX Night.”

For more information, event schedules, car club themes and much more, go to