New Milford car show at new site: Community Center

NEW MILFORD — The 2021 Cruzing New Milford Annual Car Show on Sunday, Aug. 1, will be in a new location: John Pettibone Community Center grounds at 2 Pickett District Road (Route 7).

The event, which will benefit local and regional veteran causes, including Remember Our Veterans/Wreaths for Heroes New Milford, runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is described by organizers as western Connecticut’s largest car and motorcycle event and New Milford’s longest running and largest event.

All makes and models are welcome; there is no year cut off. There are special judging classes and parking for trucks and jeeps, for imports and tuners and a special military class has been added. There will be special classes for classics, street rods and customs, muscle cars, Corvettes, compacts, sport imports, Mustangs, Mopars and more.

Besides the cars, trucks and motorcycles on display, there will be DJ music, over 60 trophies, goodie bags for the first 100 registered vehicles, door prizes, giveaways and vendors,

Free parking is available. General admission is free. Show car, trucks, jeeps and show motorcycle registration fee is a $15 donation.

There will be special Fallen Soldier & Wounded Warrior awards sponsored Connecticut Auto Repair Service of New Milford. Other awards in memory of friends of Connecticut Cruise News and members of the CT Cruise News Minuteman Riders will be presented.

The event is sponsored in part by Connecticut Cruise News, Remembering Our Veterans/Wreaths for Heroes, Haymond Law, Danbury Spring and Backyard Beaters. Other sponsorship and vendor opportunities are available. For details, email donclady@ctcruisenews.com or call 860-354-5110.