The summer event is presented by Street Side Ale House & Eatery

ATASCADERO — The City of Atascadero will again present the 29th Annual Hot El Camino Cruise Nite on Friday, Aug. 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., as part of their Cruisin’ Weekend. The cruise will take place up and down El Camino Real in Atascadero. From classic favorites to new and flashy hot rods, this event brings out the best cars and thousands of spectators from all over the county and surrounding areas. 

For those who want to “Cruise the Nite Away,” pre-registration is located at the Colony Park Community Center, located at 5599 Traffic Way. Mail-in pre-registration will be accepted through Friday, Aug. 5. Walk-in pre-registration will be accepted through Friday, Aug. 19, at 4 p.m. sharp. The cost is $30 per car if you register by Aug. 19. Registrations after 4 p.m. will be taken at the intersection of San Luis Avenue and Pueblo Avenue (please enter San Luis Avenue from Curbaril) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The fee charged the night of the cruise is $40 per car. Cash and checks only for on-site registration (no credit cards accepted).  

Atascadero’s cruise enthusiasts can come out to watch this fun, entertaining, and family-oriented event. Hot El Camino Cruise Nite on Friday night kicks off Cruisin’ Weekend, which will continue into Saturday, Aug. 20 with the 6th Annual Dancing in the Streets in Downtown Atascadero from 5 to 9 p.m. 


Exclusive Weekend Sponsor for the 2022 Cruisin’ Weekend is Street Side Ale House & Eatery. Presenting Sponsors are H & R Block, Sprinkler King, and Waste Management. Supporting Sponsors include Kirk Consulting and Mechanics Bank, and Friend Sponsors include CCPN, Taco Bell, and Hart Impressions/Annie Wilson Graphic Design. They wouldn’t be able to bring these events to the community without their support, so they sincerely thank all of their terrific sponsors.

Hot El Camino Cruise Nite is a closed, controlled cruise on El Camino Real from Curbaril to Traffic Way in Atascadero. For Cruise Nite registration and more information about Cruisin’ Weekend go to or call (805) 470-3360.