Schedule of Events

2018 Schedule of Events


Registration 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce Office

7130 W. Grandridge Blvd. SUITE C

Kennewick, WA 99336

Show ‘n Shine & Registration

6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Richland Dairy Queen

1313 Jadwin Avenue, Richland


Registration 11a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tri-Cities Business & Visitor Center

Bechtel Board Room

7130 W. Grandridge Blvd.

Kennewick, WA 99336

Les Schwab Poker Run 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Les Schwab Show N’ Shine 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Les Schwab Tire Center

2825 Queensgate Drive

Richland, WA 99353

Registration 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The Uptown Shopping Center

(Registration will be located behind Denny’s)

Participant Only Cruise

7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

For REGISTERED VEHICLES ONLY on a designated route through Richland. Cars may start lining up for the cruise in the U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building parking lot at 6 p.m., located at 825 Jadwin Ave, Richland, WA 99352

Outdoor Summer Movie Series showing “Justice League”

Begins At Dusk, Columbia Point Golf Course

Friday Night Party in the Park 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.

John Dam Plaza (21 & over only). Featuring local bands Color Blind and Blue Tattoo.

(Additional tickets not purchased in “package A” sold at the door)


Registration (located behind Denny’s)

7 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Jefferson Park Gazebo

Show N’ Shine

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Poker Walk

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Kids Zone

11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Slow Drags

12 p.m. hosted by the Richland Fire Department on George Washington Way

Awards Ceremony 3:30 p.m.

George Washington Way

Saturday Night Party in the Park

John Dam Plaza (21 & older only). Featuring an Eagles Tribute Band and Eclectic Approach.

9 p.m. – 12 a.m.

(Additional tickets not purchased in “package A” sold at the door)


Try Autocross 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tri-City Raceway

47615 Highway 224 Benton City, WA 99320

Hosted by Sand and Sage Sports Car Club (

Cost: $10 for 3 runs

Non-Competitive timed runs on a precision driving course marked with traffic cones. Vehicle safety check required.  Valid driver license required to drive or ride. Loaner helmets available.

*Autocross event will not take place if raining*


2018 Cool Desert Nights schedule is subject to change.