Vendors line the streets of Main Street in Duncan, Ok during the annual car show.

Start those engines — vroom — because a cruise on Main Street Duncan will have engines revving by mid June. 

Cruisin’ the Chisholm Trail in Duncan races into their 13th annual car show.

Preceding Cruisin’ the Chisholm Trail on Saturday, June 12, will be the Car Cruise and Burnout Contest on Friday, June 11.

Main Street Duncan Car Show Co-Chairperson Jeff Bruehl said many people look forward to these events.

“The Friday Night Car Cruise is something people have been looking forward to for a while,” Bruehl said. “The burnout contest continues to grow bigger and bigger every year.”

Registration for the Car Cruise will set up at 6 p.m. on the corner of 12th Street and Main Street on Friday night.

The cost to participate in the cruise is $10 per ride.

According to a release, the cruise will run until 10 p.m. along Main Street and Walnut Avenue which will connect to 7th Street and 12th Street.

The event is free to spectators and lawn chairs are encouraged for additional seating during the event.

The Burnout Contest will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday night and the cost for the contest is $15 for two 20 second runs and as in previous years, the crowd will determine the winner.

The Burnout Contest is sponsored by Bank of Commerce.

Racing onto Saturday’s festivities, registration will begin at 8 a.m. and go through 11 a.m at the corner of 12th Street and Main Street.

The cost for entries are $20 per vehicle.

According to a release, there are 30 categories and awards given to those who come in first and second place.

There will be special awards for: Best Paint, Best Engine, Best Interior, Longest Distance Traveled, Best Club Participation as well as City of Duncan pick.

Judging for the event will begin at 11 a.m. with the Von Hawks Rising band performing thereafter sponsored by Chisholm Corner.

An awards ceremony will wrap up the event at 4 p.m. on 12th Street and Main Street.

Downtown shops will stay open, along with street vendors and food trucks, as patrons enjoy the car cruise in downtown Duncan.

Sponsored by Arvest Bank, the car show will have a Best in Show trophy and with a prize of $500.

Main Street Duncan Executive Director, Destiny Ahlfenger, said there will be several new categories in this year’s event.

“We have added new categories this year for tractors and semi-trucks,” Ahlfenger said. “We look forward to seeing the show expand especially after such a tumultuous year.”

Main Street Duncan merchants will host sidewalk sales and roll out new merchandise and deals of the day for the event, while a few stores will offer a free gift with purchase according to the release.

Downtown restaurants will offer specials as well.

Vendor registration for the event can be found at and will end at noon on Wednesday, June 9.

For more information about the car show, visit Cruisin’ the Chisholm Trail Car Show, Main Street Duncan on Facebook or call Main Street Duncan Office at 580-252-8696 or email

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