"Cool Cars Under the Stars" Cruise Nights

Cruise Night Street scene on June 28, 2016

Each summer, Main Street Momence hosts six Cruise Nights in Historic Downtown Momence. They are held between 5-8pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, starting on May 22nd this year, alternating one block east and west of Dixie Highway on Washington Street. The rain date, should it become necessary, is September 11th.

The registration fee to enter a car is only $5! Each event includes a DJ, local restaurant specials, raffle prizes, split-the-pot, driver's choice awards, a chance at $100 drawing each event, and a chance at an end-of-the-season $250 cash prize.

There is no charge for the public to browse the "Cool Cars".

View the 2018 Cruise Night Flyer here

Street Scenes from the 2016 Finale

Finale street scene near Napa Auto Parts Finale street scene near Sammy's Pizza

Recent Events

Carolers performing at the Graham House
December 2nd

Christmas Gathering

This annual Holiday event features the downtown brimming with Holiday Cheer - with special guest Santa and his reindeer, camel rides, horse-drawn sleigh rides, craft shows, and lots more activities for young and old alike. Beautifully decorated store windows in the theme "Christmas Blessings" and the community Christmas Tree warmly welcome visitors to this Momence Holiday Tradition.

Bordertown Haunting Hayride
October 28th

Bordertown Hauntings

The annual downtown trick-or-treating event saw hundreds of visitors brave the cold in order to participate in activities such as cookie decorating, pumpkin decorating, and the haunted house.

Cruise Night on Washington Street
May - August

Cruise Nights

Washington Street Downtown once again came alive with antique and unique "Cool Cars under the Stars" throughout the summer. The public came out to browse, listen to the music, eat some great food, and take a chance on the split the pot drawings held at each event.


Auctioneer Bill Phelps

Annual Community Auction

Sunday, April 29th

Next up - Main Street's Annual Community Auction features a wide variety of items, including furniture, household items and decor, plants for your garden, and much more, which will be awarded to the highest bidder. Items for the auction can either be donated or consigned - so it's a great time to clean out your attic and basement. Auctioneers Bill Phelps and Danny Loftus from River Valley Auctions lead a professional auction - your chance to go home with treasures you didn't know you needed. So come on over to St. Pat's Gym for a day of fun!