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The swap meet and car corral have been longtime features of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. Sellers and buyers, such as those at the 2019 event, both help bring in additional funds for Cruise-In charities. (Langley Advance Times files)

CRUISE-IN: Sunday a chance for horse trading at Langley car show

The annual swap meet and car corral offer up a fun, Sunday experience

 

Emily Mowat (far right) and mom Shelley picked up In-And-Out Burgers at the 2018 edition of the Cruise-In. This year, thanks to the pandemic, In-And-Out won’t be back, but a cluster of food trucks will be at the car show. (Langley Advance Times files)

Food trucks gather to provide lunch for Cruise-In visitors

Unfortunately, there will be no In-N-Out Burger stand this year

 

Kids will get their chance to work alongside Jimmy Shine to judge cars at the Langley Good Times Cruise-In this year. (Aldergrove Star files)

Junior judges get their say on Cruise-In’s best vehicles

New component – led by Hagerty Insurance – gives kids a chance to learn about classic cars

  • Sep 11, 2021

 

Lordco will return for the 2021 Langley Good Times Cruise-In, sponsoring the event's 50/50. (Black Press Media files)

Lordco Auto Parts donates $15,000 cash sponsorship to Cruise-In

No Ultimate Garage package this year, but Lordco’s aid will help put on annual 50/50 draw

  • Sep 11, 2021
Lordco will return for the 2021 Langley Good Times Cruise-In, sponsoring the event's 50/50. (Black Press Media files)
The marketplace at the Langley Good Times Cruise-In features food, car parts, and sponsors all set-up down Fraser Highway. (Black Press Media files)

‘I hope we have something for everyone,’ says marketplace organizer

Langley Good Times Cruise-In vendors will be surrounded by participating vehicles

  • Sep 10, 2021
The marketplace at the Langley Good Times Cruise-In features food, car parts, and sponsors all set-up down Fraser Highway. (Black Press Media files)
Attendees will be well fed at Langley Good Times Cruise-In whether they eat from the In & Out Burger truck or concessions. (Aldergrove Star files)

Free hot dogs and live music in the works from Aldergrove Elks

Local volunteer groups offer up meals to raise charitable funds at Langley Good Times Cruise-In

  • Sep 10, 2021
Attendees will be well fed at Langley Good Times Cruise-In whether they eat from the In & Out Burger truck or concessions. (Aldergrove Star files)
Volunteers make Langley Good Times Cruise-In possible. (Special to The Star)

Helping hands keep coming back to drive Langley Good Times Cruise-In

Sports groups and volunteers will sell 50/50 tickets, take out the trash, and guide drivers at show

  • Sep 10, 2021
Volunteers make Langley Good Times Cruise-In possible. (Special to The Star)
Vehicle staging is an important aspect of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In so everyone can get a good look at the vehicles. (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove Community Secondary parking lot to house participants, guests

Langley Good Times Cruise-In has plans in place to ensure a safe and functional staging area

  • Sep 10, 2021
Vehicle staging is an important aspect of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In so everyone can get a good look at the vehicles. (Aldergrove Star files)
Aldergrove Business association president Jodi Steeves was happy with the turnout for the third annual community garage sale held on Saturday, Aug. 22. More than 500 bargain hunters are estimated to have attended, based on map distribution. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove businesses roll out red carpet for guests coming to Cruise-In

With 50,000 people known to attend, thousands of dollars will be spent locally

  • Sep 10, 2021
Aldergrove Business association president Jodi Steeves was happy with the turnout for the third annual community garage sale held on Saturday, Aug. 22. More than 500 bargain hunters are estimated to have attended, based on map distribution. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
2021 Langley Good Times Cruise-In poster designed by Blair Howatt. (Special to Black Press Media)

Cartoonist Blair Howatt excited to cruise-in return where his latest work will be displayed

Howatt has designed the collectible event poster for more than 15 years

  • Sep 9, 2021
2021 Langley Good Times Cruise-In poster designed by Blair Howatt. (Special to Black Press Media)
Cruising downtown Langley City was still a pre-Cruise-In tradition even in 2019, after the show had moved to Aldergrove. Now an Aldergrove Friday drive is planned. (Langley Advance Times files)

Car club organizes Friday night car cruise before big show

The Old Farts Car Club is emphasizing “no burnouts” at the informal event

Cruising downtown Langley City was still a pre-Cruise-In tradition even in 2019, after the show had moved to Aldergrove. Now an Aldergrove Friday drive is planned. (Langley Advance Times files)
The 12th Annual Aldergrove Fair Car Show is happening Friday, July 16. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove Fair Car Show and Shine hits the streets Friday, July 16

Car show started in 2009 as a kick off for the fair, which will occur later at the end of August

The 12th Annual Aldergrove Fair Car Show is happening Friday, July 16. (Special to The Star)
(Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Director gives weather permission to rain on cancelled Good Times Cruise-In day

COVID-19 halted plans for annual car show held in Aldergrove on Sept. 12

(Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Fraser Highway through Aldergrove was packed for the Langley Good Times Cruise-In last year. (Sarah Grochowski/Black Press Media)

Decision on Langley Cruise-In to come in early July

Organizers are waiting to see whether gatherings will be allowed by September

Fraser Highway through Aldergrove was packed for the Langley Good Times Cruise-In last year. (Sarah Grochowski/Black Press Media)
Langley Good Times Cruise-In: Retro hoodie added to mix of show souvenirs

Langley Good Times Cruise-In: Retro hoodie added to mix of show souvenirs

T-shirts, posters, caps, and plates are also up for grabs

Langley Good Times Cruise-In: Retro hoodie added to mix of show souvenirs
Langley Good Times Cruise-In president Wayne Patterson

Langley Good Times Cruise-In: Welcome to Western Canada’s largest charity car show

Things people should know before heading out to Saturday’s event in Aldergrove

  • Sep 7, 2019
Langley Good Times Cruise-In president Wayne Patterson
Classic cars and hot rods headed for downtown Langley City in an informal pre-Cruise-In ritual on Friday evening. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley City alive with classic cars the night before Cruise-In

Drivers brought their cars out for a drive through the City centre

Classic cars and hot rods headed for downtown Langley City in an informal pre-Cruise-In ritual on Friday evening. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
In 2017, the Greater Langley Cruise-In moved to Aldergrove from Langley City. (Langley Advance Times files)

Cruise-In settling in well to new home in Aldergrove

With ‘kinks’ worked out, organizers are just hoping for good weather for this year’s charity car show

In 2017, the Greater Langley Cruise-In moved to Aldergrove from Langley City. (Langley Advance Times files)
Colin and Sharon Reimer take his 1951 Chevy pickup and her 1970 Chevelle to multiple car shows, including Cruise-In in Aldergrove. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Good Times Cruise-In: Couple shares car passion

Colin and Sharon Reimer always look forward to Cruise-In

  • Sep 2, 2019
Colin and Sharon Reimer take his 1951 Chevy pickup and her 1970 Chevelle to multiple car shows, including Cruise-In in Aldergrove. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The very first Cruise-In started in 1997, packing 430 registered vehicles down the Fraser one-way and beyond. (Good Times Cruise-In/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Then and now; a reflection of the ‘ever-evolving’ Langley Good Times Cruise-In

Riccardo Sestito, who has been there since the beginning, recounts the early days of Cruise-In

The very first Cruise-In started in 1997, packing 430 registered vehicles down the Fraser one-way and beyond. (Good Times Cruise-In/Special to the Langley Advance Times)