Organizers have limited the number of event passes to 500

ATASCADERO — The 30th Annual Hot El Camino Cruise Nite, presented by Street Side Ale House & Eatery, Avila Traffic Safety, Fatte’s Pizza, Michael Fredrick Paving Company, and Sprinkler King, is set to rev up the streets of Atascadero on Friday, August 18, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This event is part of the much-anticipated Cruisin’ Weekend, brought to you by the City of Atascadero.

Car enthusiasts and families alike can look forward to a fun-filled evening as the Cruise takes over El Camino Real in Atascadero. From classic favorites to shiny hot rods, this gathering showcases the finest cars from all over the county and beyond, making.

To ensure an enjoyable experience for all participants, the organizers have limited the number of Hot El Camino Cruise Nite passes to 500. Therefore, it is recommended to secure your passes in advance. Pre-registration can be done at the Colony Park Community Center, situated at 5599 Traffic Way. For those opting for mail-in pre-registration, the deadline is Friday, Aug. 4. Walk-in pre-registration will be accepted until Friday, Aug. 18, 4 p.m. sharp. Registering before the deadline costs $30 per car, whereas on-site registration at the intersection of San Luis Avenue and Pueblo Avenue (enter San Luis Ave. from Curbaril) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the day of the Cruise will be $40 per car. 


Please note that on-site registration will be limited to cash and checks only, as credit cards won’t be accepted.

Hot El Camino Cruise Nite serves as the kickoff event for Cruisin’ Weekend, which extends into Saturday, Aug. 19, with the 7th Annual Dancing in the Streets in Downtown Atascadero, running from 5 to 10 p.m.

The entire Cruisin’ Weekend is made possible by the support of sponsors. Street Side Ale House & Eatery leads the pack as the presenting sponsor. The sponsors for Hot El Camino Cruise Nite include Avila Traffic Safety, Fatte’s Pizza, Michael Fredrick Paving Company, Sprinkler King, and Street Side Ale House & Eatery. Friend sponsors include Five Star Rain Gutters and Taco Bell. The city also thanks its in-kind sponsor, Hart Impressions, for their invaluable contribution to the event.

Hot El Camino Cruise Nite offers a closed and controlled cruise experience on El Camino Real, spanning from Curbaril to Traffic Way in Atascadero. To learn more about registration and other details for Cruisin’ Weekend, please visit or call (805) 470-3360.