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Riccardo Sestito is president of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In Society. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Past the hurdles, Cruise-In president looks forward to big car show weekend

Pre-registrations are running high, so plenty of cars are expected this year

 

In-N-Out Burger returns to Langley just for the Langley Good Times Cruise-In. (Langley Advance Times files)

Popular burger chain is literally in and out of Canada just for Langley’s car show

California-based In-N-Out Burger returns for the 2022 charity event in downtown Aldergrove

 

Mark the calendar. Langley Good Times Cruise-In is happening Saturday, Sept. 10 in downtown Aldergrove, confirmed volunteer board president Riccardo Sestito. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Volunteers needed for Langley Good Times Cruise-In

Individuals and organizations sought to help on day of huge charity car show in Aldergrove Sept. 10

 

Dick Hooper, with his son, Greg Hooper, was a longtime Langley volunteer. He died Jan. 16, 2022, in Langley Lodge. (Hooper family)

Friends and family mourn loss of longtime Langley volunteer

Dick Hooper was still helping in the community well into his 70s

Dick Hooper, with his son, Greg Hooper, was a longtime Langley volunteer. He died Jan. 16, 2022, in Langley Lodge. (Hooper family)
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

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)
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

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)
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

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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)
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)
Car fans of all ages attended the Langley Good Times Cruise-In on Saturday (Sept. 7) (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

POLL: Do you want the Cruise-In to move or stay put in Aldergrove?

Or are you happy with its new Aldergrove location?

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Car fans of all ages attended the Langley Good Times Cruise-In on Saturday (Sept. 7) (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
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
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