"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 28th this year, alternating one block east and west of Dixie Highway on Washington Street. The finale is September 10th.

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 2019 Cruise Night Flyer here

August, 2018 Winners

August 14th $100 winner People's choice winners August 28th Split the Pot winner August 28th

Left: The $100 Cash Prize winner was Tom Stanley of Bourbonnais shown with Kyle Kelson, part of the Cruise Night Crew and Tom's 1969 Chevy Camaro.
Center: People's Choice Awards L to R: First Place: Pat Mc Mahon of Clifton with his 1928 Duran D-55 (shown), Second Place: Tim Kelson of Momence with his 1977 GMC Suburban and Third Place: Walter Williams of Bradley with his 1937 Chevy.
Right: Split the Pot Winner Cindy Mills of Grant Park with her 1969 Ford Mustang Mach I 21 with Carrie Kelson, Cruise Night committee member.

Recent Events

Auctioneer Bill Phelps
April 29th

Community Auction

A great time was had by all with River Valley Auctioneers Bill Phelps and Danny Loftus accepting bids on all sorts of treasures.

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.

Saturday before Halloween

Bordertown Hauntings

Main Street's Annual Bordertown Hauntings features a wide variety of activities, including downtown trick-or-treating, pumpkin and cookie decorating, Children's and pet costume contests, magic show, spooky storytelling at the library, Halloween songs with Farmer Ron at the Farm Museum, and more. In Historic Downtown Momence from noon-4pm for a great, family-friendly day.


tree lighting ceremony

Chrismas Gathering

Saturday, December 7th

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