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The Somernites SuperCruise in Somerset, KY is Aug. 23-24th! This event will see as many as 2000 show cars from 20 States at the Saturday Show & Shine and cruising the local streets all weekend long. Special "Guest" at this Cruise is the BULLITT MUSTANG! Not a replica or a tribute car...this is the only remaining complete and documented '68 GT Fastback Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in the iconic film Bullitt. We have made a special arrangement with the owner to display the car at the Sat. Show & Shine in downtown Somerset.
Don't miss this rare opportunity to see automotive and film history in person!  

We are asking all show car/truck owners to join us for this HUGE show in Somerset. ALL customs, classics and hot rods are invited. Street rod owners, muscle car owners...we want to see your rides at this show!

For Mustang owners, we will have the annual Mustang Alley Show Showcase Corral on the south end of the downtown Show & Shine area! There is no pre-registration necessary. Gates open at 1pm and admission is FREE!
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Don't miss the Somernites 2019 SuperCruise on Saturday, August 24th!

Calling all show car owners! Save the date for the Somernites Super Cruise on Aug. 23-24th in Somerset, KY. 
From vintage to radical customs, mild to wild, it will all be at this event! No pre-registration necessary and admission is FREE! 
Check out some of the highlights of this show! .
  • Special Guest: THE BULLITT MUSTANG as seen in the movie Bullitt!  
  • Fri afternoon "Run the Rattlesnake" scenic backroad tour!
  • Friday Night Block Party at Somerset Mall (light #23 on US 27) at 5pm
  • Saturday Morning Fun Run to London Dragway. $10 fee for unlimited passes with cash awards for Low ET, Highest MPH and Best Reaction Time! (Street Legal Cars only) 
  • Special Mustang Alley Showcase Corral!
  • Ultimate Door Prize- Every show car/truck thru the gates receives a free chance to win a 40th Anniversary Mustang Convertible!
  • National vendors scheduled for this show include Ford Performance, Shelby America and more!
  •  Huge Vendor Alley & Swap Meet! 
  • Kids Kruze Zone with inflatables and Fun Fountain!
  • Biggest 'Cruisin' the Strip' night of the year! 6 lanes packed with hotrods! 

    ***PLEASE BOOK YOUR HOTEL ROOMS NOW! Do not wait. We anticipate all hotel rooms in Somerset will be reserved in advance of this show!
Stop by the Facebook Event Page setup specifically for this show and watch for additional announcements related to this huge event!
See the REAL Bullitt Mustang at Somernites Cruise on Sat. Aug. 24th beginning at 1pm!
Somernites Cruise, through special arrangement with car owner Sean Kiernan, has scheduled THE Real '68 GT Fastback Bullitt Mustang from the iconic Steve McQueen film to appear at our show on Sat. Aug. 24th in downtown Somerset, KY!
This is NOT a replica or tribute car but the only remaining complete, original and documented car used in the classic film.
There will be NO CHARGE to view and take photos of the Bullitt Mustang. So, tell your friends and make plans to take advantage of this rare opportunity to see automotive and film history in person!
Here's a Preview of the Somerites Super Cruise!
Somernites 2019 Super Cruise is coming Sat. Aug. 24th_
Somernites 2019 Super Cruise is coming Sat. Aug. 24th!
The Super Cruise is like a regular Somernites show but...even bigger! From the Downtown Show & Shine to Cruisin' the Strip action afterward. It's awesome! Watch the video to see a small sampling of what to expect at the show on Sat. August 24th. We know you want to get in on the fun so, make plans now to attend! 
"Often imitated, never duplicated. Somernites Cruise is an event unlike any other!"
It's Mustang Alley, get ready for the stampede!  
Mustang owners, the Showcase Corral at this month's Show & Shine is all yours! That includes a special entrance gates for Mustangs only. And when the gate opens, it's going to be a stampede!

The easiest way to get to the Mustang Alley entrance gate is from stoplight #11 on US 27 (the main highway running north/south thru Somerset).

If you are traveling south, turn LEFT at light #11. If you are headed north, turn RIGHT. 
After turning off US 27 you will see a traffic light directly ahead of you. At this light turn LEFT and proceed on to the Mustang Alley gate. Again, only Mustangs will be admitted thru this gate at the Aug. show. 

***ALL Makes and models are welcome at this show and should enter thru one of our other two Entrance Gates.***  
Mustang Alley is sponsored by Alton Blakley Ford of Somerset!

ATTENTION MUSTANG FANS! At this show only...get this special, very limited edition Bullitt Mustang themed event shirt!
Not sold online. Get yours at the Friday Night Thunder event at Somerset Mall or the Downtown Show & Shine on Sat!
Sizes are M-3XL, cost is $20 each (+$2 for larger sizes) and the price includes tax.

When they are gone, they're gone for good!  

It's a Sat. Morning Fun Run to the Drag Strip!

This month's Saturday Morning Fun Run will visit nearby London Dragway for some drag racing action! 
Meet us at Hardee's South (stoplight #22 on US 27) between 8:00-9:00am for a free breakfast before heading out to the track. It's a nice, short 45 minute drive thru scenic countryside and if you would like to meet as the track, we anticipate arriving around 9:45am. 
A $10 fee will get you unlimited passes down the track or a eat to watch the action from the stands.
***Save your time slips and drop them off at the DJ booth during the Show & Shine in downtown Somerset. We will have $50 gift cards for the best performer in each of three categories...Low ET, Highest MPH and Best Reaction Time! Track officials ask that any drivers with cars running 12.99 or faster please wear helmets. Limit of one prize per car and we ask that only street legal cars participate!

Someone will win a 40th Anniv. Mustang at this show!
Every show car and truck thru the gates at the Sat, Aug. 24th Show & Shine in downtown Somerset, KY will receive one (1) FREE ticket on this 40th Anniversary 2004 V8 Mustang!
***Improve your odds of winning! For every $5 of Somernites merchandise you purchase, you will receive an additional ticket. Example: purchase $50 worth of official t-shirts, hats, license plates, etc. and you receive 10 additional chances to win the Mustang! Spectators are eligible to win tool. Just purchase official Somernites merchandise and you will receive tickets as well. Drop tickets in blue barrels next to the car.
Drawing will be held Sat. August 24th on Somerset, KY Town Square at 6:30pm eastern time. Must be present & 18 years of age at the time of the drawing to win.

Don't get bitten...Cruisin' the Rattlesnake!
As part of the big Somernites August SuperCruise Weekend, we invite you to join us Cruisin' The Rattlesnake!

What is The Rattlesnake? It's a special back roads course established to challenge drivers with turns, curves and cutbacks over a scenic 75 mile drive. Car clubs...this would be a great outing for your entire group! Maps will be provided to participants
The Cruise on the Rattlesnake is open to ALL makes and models to join the fun.
Rally at Somerset Mall (stoplight #23 on US 27) on Friday, Aug. 23rd by 2:30pm to head out. Total drive time is approx. 3 hours and it's going to be an amazing trip! You'll see wild and beautiful areas of southern KY including a trip across a dam and a pit stop at Cumberland Falls State Park. 
Pre-registration is NOT necessary and participation is FREE!

Special FREE Friday night outdoor showing of Bullitt!
The Downtown Somerset Development Corp. will be offering a free outdoor showing of "Bullitt" on Friday night beginning at dark in the Judicial  Plaza in downtown Somerset.
Parking is available and free in any of the nearby lots. Please bring a lawnchair to better enjoy the classic Steve McQueen film.
^^^ Click the photo for more info!

Don't wait...reserve your rooms for the show!
Join the custom, classic and muscle car owners from 20 States who are already coming for the Somernites Super Cruise! If you need hotel rooms for the weekend, contact one of our Official Somernites Host Hotels ASAP. All are located right on "the strip" (US 27) here in Somerset. When you call, remember to ask for the special Somernites discounted rate. Or, click the blue highlighted links...

Additional area hotels... 
Best Western Mid-Town & Suites: 606-677-9000
Comfort Inn: 606-677-1500
Super 8: 606-679-9279

Trouble finding rooms? Email us at we may be able to help!

Special Thanks to Holley- Premier Cruise Sponsor!