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Start Your Engines for Hot Summer Nights

Have fun, fun, fun ‘til your daddy takes the T-bird away!

Celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Ford Thunderbird, marvel at classic Mustangs and Pontiac GTOs and dance your bobby socks off on at the Hot Summer Nights Hot Rod and Classic Car Show. This year, Hot Summer Nights honors the T-bird, the first personal luxury car ever manufactured. Expect to see more than just a gaggle of Thunderbirds rolling along Hartz Avenue in downtown Danville on  August 13.

Mustangs and Pontiac GTOs were honored in 2014, so owners of these cars – built from 1964 through 2015 – are also invited to show off their babies.

Cool your jets, daddy-o! There’s still plenty to do for non-car enthusiasts. Throughout the night, a DJ will spin tunes from the 1950s and 1960s for your dancing pleasure, a number of retail shops will have special sales during the event, vendor booths will be on display and 20 town choice awards will be given to the hottest cars on the strip.

Showcasing your automobile is easy: register at St. Isidore Church on La Gonda Way on August 13.

Large crowds are expected to gather in downtown Danville, so motorists should drive with caution. For a complete list of road closures, visit Danville Patch.