Pekin Main Street's 9th Annual Super Cruise

The 9th annual Pekin Main Street Super Cruise rolls back into downtown Pekin on Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27. This annual event attracts thousands of motorcycle, car and truck enthusiasts to downtown Pekin to enjoy wheels of all shapes and sizes as well as live entertainment and food.

Friday night (7/27) kicks off the weekend’s festivities at 5:00pm with the Phat Jax Custom Cycle Bike Rally. The event features live music by the Glory Days will rock the night away beginning at 7:00 on the Ray Dennison Chevrolet Stage. All are welcome to participate in the Bike Show – trophies will be awarded in various categories to the best bikes out there! All bikes must enter into downtown from Capitol Street from Margaret Street or from the lower 300 block of Court Street. Maps can be found on the Pekin Main Street website (

The festivities continue on Saturday with our annual Super Cruise, which begins at 1:00.

All cars must enter into the event area from either 6th Street and Margaret Street or 6th Street and Broadway Road. Cars of all shapes and sizes are welcome! There will be a lot of great activities for the kids – Fun on the Run, professional face painting by Wild Style Design Company, balloon creations by The Unique Twist and a possible appearance by a special guest or two! The top 15 in the 2nd annual Pekin’s Got Talent Competition will take to the Ray Dennison Chevrolet Stage at 1:30 in the round 2 competition to determine who moves on to the finals. Lost Creek will take to the stage at 5:00 and play until 8:00 (or later). Dash plaques will be available to the first 300 cars. Food vendors, a beer garden and a variety of merchandise vendors will be set up throughout the duration of the two day event.

Sponsored by Ray Dennison Chevrolet, Phat Jax Custom Cycle, Like New Parts, Big R Store of Pekin, Deverman Advertising, Pinstriping and Air Brush Art by Brad Grimm, HOI APA Pool League, American Motor Trends, Pekin Trophy House, the Pekin Visitor’s Bureau, Illinois American Water, Midland Davis, State Farm Agent Dan Pfiefer, Ace Liquors, Parkside Auto Sales and Service and Concorde Inn & Suites and presented by Pekin Main Street, the proceeds from this event are used to support Pekin Main Street’s mission of preserving, restoring and revitalizing the Downtown area. For more information on this event or Pekin Main Street, please call 353-3100 or visit


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