Cruise Event

KCI Cruise Specialty Car Event
Saturday, September 23, 2017
3 pm until Dark
Rain or Shine

Enjoy a car show near Kansas City International Airport!

Hundreds of classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods, rat rods, exotics and imports will be on hand in a casual, un-judged atmosphere. A Bounce House will be on hand for the kids.


At Cruises owners of classic, muscle and other special interest autos gather to show off their prized possessions and share their love of cars with other enthusiasts and anyone who likes cars. The Kansas City Aviation Department plans the events as fund raisers for the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s Combined Charities program, which bundles a variety of local, regional and national charities. Prizes are donated by tenants and area businesses. $1 per chance to score great prizes and a 50/50 drawing! KCI concessionaire HMS Host will donate hot dogs and chips for sale and there will be Pepsi drinks for sale and there will be food vendors on hand. All proceeds go toward charity!

Hundreds of classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods, rat rods, exotics and imports will be on hand in a casual, un-judged atmosphere. An Affordable Inflatables Bounce House will be available for the kids and Dogs by Debin adoptions can be done on site.

Front and center will be a 1969 Camaro funny car once owned by famed KC-based drag racer Dick “Mr. Chevrolet” HarrellDick lost his life in a top-fuel funny car crash in Toronto, Canada on September 12, 1971. His daughter Valerie owns another of his cars, which will be on display at the KCI Cruise. Valerie and drag racer Dale Pulde will be on hand to talk about Dick Harrell’s legacy and sell merchandize.

Other featured cars include a 1964 AJ Foyt Watson Roadster tribute car and an award-winning 1933 Ford Sedan Delivery.

Drawing tickets, food and Pepsi refreshments will be sold to benefit KCMO Combined Charities. $1 for a chance to win prizes from Kansas Speedway, Spirit Airlines, Kansas City Chiefs, Professional Bull Riders, Kansas City Royals, KCI Marriott, Agenda USA, Kansas City Transportation Group VinoPair, JustBats.comSporting KCWestfall GMC, Fairfield Inn & Suites KCI Airport, RJay's Speed Shop, Ripley's Ol-Skool Pinstriping, The Roasterie, Classic PartsMavericks Hockey, Kansas City Steak Co., Hilton KCI, LCC Powersports, Central States Beverage, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, VisitKC, Amsoil/Missouri Synthetics and much more!! $1 per chance huge 50/50 drawing pot! Major sponsor Gardner Construction. scroll down for larger list.

Event photos of your car will be available for sale. Dixie Clicks Photography will be clicking away near the entrance taking beauty shots of all the rides, so smile wide! They can print a variety of sizes on site and provide a digital copy of the photo. Check it out! 

Show Flyer & Map

Ambassador Building at KCI
12200 NW Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64157 
Former WireCo and Farmland Building East of KCI & I-29
Exit to right at Exit 13. Right on Cookingham. Look for 5-story office building on North side of road. Follow "Car Show" signs.



Here is a sampling of the prizes you can win for just $1 per chance! Plus the 50/50 drawing is just $1! And, hot dogs, chips and drinks are just $1 each!


Spirit Airlines tickets and trip vouchers on $200.00 gift card

VIP Suite for 25 to T-bones game

4 Kansas Speedway Hollywood Casino 400 + track passes

4 Chiefs Club Level tickets Tennessee Titans 12/18/16

2 Chiefs Oakland Raiders + parking Dec 8

Autographed Chiefs Alex Smith football

4 Royals tickets w parking

4 PBR bull riding tickets

Missouri Mavericks hockey package

One night's stay KCI Hilton

One night's stay KCI Marriott

One night's stay Fairfield Inn & Suites KCI Airport

One night's stay TownePlace KCI

One night's stay Hampton Inn KCI

LCC Powersports $60 certificates

Autographed Sporting KC soccer ball

Vinopair wine & food pairing

Round Trip Sedan Transfer Agenda USA

Haunted House tickets – The Best, Edge of Hell & Macabre Cinema (8 tickets)

KC Steak Co. steaks and burgers

BBs BBQ $60 certificate

Tito's Vodka Bar Clock

Kraken Rum LED Sign

Giant Sam Adams Beer Stein

Coors mini fridge vending machine (Very Cool)!

Patio Umbrellas – Bud Light, Sierra Nevada, Jose’ Cuervo

$25 Zona Rosa Gift Cards

NAPA 200 Watt Power Dome LT 6 in 1 emergency kit

NAPA Deluxe Creeper

Westfall GMC Oil change/Tire rotation & 27 Point Inspection

Roasterie Dizzy Three Vodka

Hard Core Café Gift Certificates

Amsoil  5-quart oil change and oil filter

And more!!



Check out the great photos from previous cruises!


KC Star Mingle 2016



KC Star Mingle 2015

Google Album




KC Star Mingle Photos

Craig Hover's Photos

KSHB Photo Gallery

KCI Cruise Video

Ambassador Building at KCI
12200 NW Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64157 
Former WireCo and Farmland Building East of KCI & I-29

Directions or Map it

From I-29 north or southbound: Take exit 13 toward I-435 (KCI Airport/St. Louis). At the fork, stay right to exit on Cookingham Drive. Continue 2/10 mile to Ambassador Drive and turn left.

From I-435: Exit toward KCI Airport and merge on Cookingham Drive via exit 36, toward I-29 south. Continue approximately one mile to Ambassador Drive and turn right.

From KCI Airport: Go south on the International Circle Roundabout to Cookingham Drive. Continue northwest 2.2 miles to Ambassador Drive and turn left.

To get on our email distribution list, for more information or to learn about sponsorship and prize donations contact:

Joe McBride Kansas City Aviation Department
(816) 243-3164 - Office
(816) 719-0588 - Cell

Thanks to our sponsors and donors!

Classic Parts of America
Kansas Speedway

Sporting Kansas City
The Kansas City Chiefs
Full Moon Productions
Gardner Construction
The Urgency Room
Embassy Suites KCI
KCI Airport Hilton
Best Western Plus KCI Airport
Affordable Inflatables & Entertainment
Agenda: USA
Mad Science
HMS Host
KCI Rewards
Avis Rent A Car
Four Points by Sheraton
Westfall GMC
Larry's License Plates
KCI Marriott 
Zona Rosa
Tallant's Hot Rod Shop & Parts
Cumulus Radio Kansas City
Kansas City Transporation Group
LCC Powersports