Sponsored by the
Downtown Business Association
Cruise-Ins are located in the historic Athens
downtown square from 4 p.m. until around 10 p.m. rain or shine
on the Saturdays listed below for 2012:
October 20 (Toys for Kids Car Show)
Two hundred cars arrived during the July 2003
show from areas such as Dalton, GA, Newport, TN, Crossville,
TN, and surrounding counties. Spectators will view cars from
pre-’49 street rods and originals, ’50 era cars
that include ’55-’57 Chevy’s, ’60-’70
muscle cars and late model to modified present-day cars.
Food booths include Athens’ famous Burkett’s
BBQ, hotdogs, funnel cakes and lemonade. Visitors can also enjoy
dinner at several of our downtown restaurants.
The event is free and open to the public.
Downtown streets will be blocked beginning at 4 p.m. Parking
lots will be available.
Take I-75 exit 49, Highway 30 East to Red Light D7 (Jackson
St.) then turn right to downtown or take Highway 411 to Highway
30 West to College St., then turn left or go to Red Light D7
and then turn left to downtown.