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Thank You to Our Cool Desert Nights' Premier Sponsor!


Save the Date:

September 30th - October 3rd, 2021

Uptown Shopping Center in Richland, WA

Cool Desert Nights is a Classic Car, Street Rod & Motorcycle event that has entertained our region and attracted tourists from all over the country for 25+ years. This event is open to all makes and models of vehicles and motorcycles. Cool Desert Nights feature Car Cruises, Party in the Park, Show 'N Shine, Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, Kids Zone, Slow Drags, Judging and Awards, Vendors, Food Trucks & more! Save the date and mark your calendars for an event your whole family will enjoy.

September 30th - October 3rd, 2021 for another year of fun, excitement and lots of cruisin'!

Online registration is now closed. You can register during the event by visiting us at the Uptown Plaza. In the parking lot on the south side near Spudnuts.

Traveling from out of town and looking for accommodations?

Want to be a vendor at the event?


CDN 2021 Sponsors

We would like to recognize and thank our sponsors. Thank you for supporting us and helping us make 2021 the best year yet! We couldn’t do it without you! 

Are you interested in being a sponsor? There are still sponsorship opportunities available! Contact us at for more information. 


Cornhole Championships! October 2nd

Cool Desert Nights Cornhole Championships at Jefferson Park in Richland - October 2nd at 9 AM. Come out and have fun, enjoy the Car Show, Food, and Beverages. Limited to the first 64 teams. Get your team entered as this event WILL sell out! All ages welcome. Registration is $50 a team.

Cool Desert Nights 2021 Sponsors


Premier Sponsor - IBEW

Turbo Sponsor - Port of Benton

Thursday Night Show 'n Shine Sponsor - Dairy Queen

Kids Zone Sponsor - Gesa

Information Booth Sponsor - Smart Law

Goodie Bags Sponsor - O'Reilly Auto Parts

Goodie Bags Sponsor - Rancho Storage Center

Banner Sponsor - Mayfield Gathering Space & Youngs Service Master

Accepting "Goodie Bag" items!

Submit your promotional items, gift cards, or coupons to be included in our Cool Desert Nights “goodie bags” handed out to all registered classic car and motorcycle participants. 

Items & Forms must be delivered by September 20th.

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Purchase Motorcycle Raffle Tickets

We are selling tickets for our fundraising raffle. The grand prize is a Vintage 1950 Harley Davidson Model EL Custom! Tickets are $10 each. The raffle will be conducted on November 6th, 2021 at Flat Top Park in West Richland, WA.

Cool Desert Nights and Hogs & Dogs Virtual Cruise 2020

Thank you to everyone who submitted photos of their stunning vehicles for our first-ever virtual cruise. We are excited to see you all for next year's Cool Desert Nights and Hogs & Dogs!

Best in Show

William Gibson #64 

1963 Chevy Nova

Best in Show of Motorcycles

Bob Smith-Anderson #13

1996 Harley Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy

Most Motorcycle Entries Entered

Bruce Hines 

WA Knights on Bikes President

Most Car Entries Entered

Dennis McGillis, Ye Olde Car Club President

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Cool Desert Nights 2019

Thank you to all the 2019 sponsors, participants, volunteers, and the community overall for the support!