BELMAR, NJ — Main Street in Belmar will step back in time when Cruise Night roars into town on Wednesday, July 19.

Hundreds of vintage and classic cars — and even motorcycles — dating back to before 1986 will be on display along the two-block stretch between Eighth and 10th Avenues from 6 to 9 p.m.

A DJ will be spinning tunes from the 1950s and 1960s in the event’s main hub at Pyanoe Plaza, as many downtown merchants and eateries will join in the festivities.

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Presented by the Belmar Business Partnership, Cruise Night has grown to become one of the area’s most-anticipated events of its kind, not only among car enthusiasts, but for visitors who enjoy taking a stroll down Main Street when it turns into a showcase of cars from yesteryear.

For participants, check-in and registration will be held in Belmar Plaza between Eighth and 10th Avenues, in the parking lot behind Pyanoe Plaza. Move-in is from 5 to 6 p.m. Dash plaques will be given to all cars.

Rain date is Thursday, July 20. Registration and admission is free. The summer’s second Cruise Night will be held on Wednesday, August 16..

For more information, call 732-894-9022 or email Additional details can also be found on the event’s Facebook page.

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