Bruce Mines Cruisin’ Car Show kicks off the season

Summer is almost officially here and a sure sign the new season is close at hand is the Bruce Mines Cruisin’ Car Show, which goes this Saturday.

The show typically attracts about 100 classic cars and trucks to the Bruce Mines lakefront and is the first classic vehicle show of 2024.

“It’s the perfect way to start the summer off,” says Bruce Mines’ Mayor Lory Petteri. “We’ve got a wonderful marina here and people have the opportunity to see our waterfront area. It’s close to Sault Ste. Marie and Blind River. It brings the car owners and their families here and it’s good for the tourism aspect of things. Puts us on the map, so to speak.

“In the past, we’ve had cars from the twin Saults, Prince Township, Sudbury, Espanola, Elliot Lake, Manitoulin Island and a lot of the smaller communities in between,” adds Petteri, who has lent a hand to the vendors component of the event for the last 10 years.

What can attendees expect at this year’s show?

“They can expect a day full of antique classic cars, a day of fun,” says Petteri. “A day of eating and drinking. We’ve got a lot of gift vendors on site, lots of things going on.”

Petteri says there will be draws for prizes, adding this year marks the third season of partnering with Smyl’s Highland Ford, who have sponsored a $500 gift card, the grand prize of the event.

There’s also a model contest for kids.

Vendors include the Chamber of Commerce French Fry Stand and Orbits Mini Donuts, and others. Attendees will have a variety of tasty food options, says Petteri.

Registration begins at a.m. The show gets underway at 9 a.m. and runs til 3 p.m.

2 thoughts on “Bruce Mines Cruisin’ Car Show kicks off the season

  1. Smyl’s Highland Ford, the gouging-est outfit in town. Nothing at all like it used to be when the previous owner(s) had a heart and a conscience and where just there to make a fair, honest buck, not want your firstborn.
    Now it’s badly overpriced subpar vehicles made of way too much plastic and unreliable problem plagued engines with turbos that burn oil, carbon up valves in no time, and ultimately blow up.
    If you have bought a late model Ford, make sure you part with it before the warranty runs out!

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