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Five Full Days of Fantastic Fuel-Driven Fun

We're talking car shows, prizes, personalities, meet & greets, scenic cruises, sight-seeing, and an all-day street party like no other, complete with vehicles of all shapes & sizes in the heart of downtown Moncton, and entertainment that you've got to hear to believe!

Wednesday, July 6

6:15 pm – 9:15 pm: Action Car and Truck Accessories Cruise-In and Open House ~ Come on down to the amazing open house and huge show and shine at Action Car and Truck Accessories, located at 200 Horsman Road, Moncton, just off Berry Mills Road. Be sure to pick up your Atlantic Nationals registration documents, armbands and window stickers!

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2022 Atlantic Nationals Show Schedule
 

 Thursday, July 7

9:00 am: Atlantic Nationals Meet, Greet, and Cruise!  Come on down to the Moncton Coliseum Parking Lot, 377 Killam Drive, for this year’s Country Cruise! A whole new program for all to enjoy! Grab your “to go” snack bag sponsored by Sobeys as well as your Show documents, armbands & window stickers! This year, Maurice Leblanc has planned a Cruise with some really cool stops along the way. He even has a stop at his Texaco station in Cocagne where we will draw for a free fill up to $150.00

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm: The Cruise will end at AJM Classics in Dieppe where the fellas will host a meet & greet & BBQ! Don’t miss the hospitality and an opportunity to see at all the AMAZING projects on the go at AJM! Be sure to pick up your Atlantic Nationals registration documents, armbands and window stickers! You will need them for this Event.

 7:30 pm:  The Canadian Tire Drive In to the Neptune Theatre, 691 Main St, Pointe-du-Chêne, Cruise-In and Movie for Participants to enjoy a classic night out at a real Drive-In Theatre!  Be sure to pick up your Atlantic Nationals registration documents, armbands and window stickers! You will need them for this Event.

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 Friday, July 8

8:00 am – Midnight: Mothers Cruise In and Rock n Roll Street Party!

Welcome to the biggest Cruise-In and Street Party in the Car Show World! Always a blast with sponsor displays, vendors, hundreds of cool rides and MORE! Participants are to line up at Sobeys lot on Vaughn Harvey Blvd., where passes for Main Street will be provided. You will need your armband and window sticker to have your car on Main Street.

6:00 pm – Midnight: New this year ... We will be welcoming additional late arrivals at the Tim Hortons Parking lot on Alma Street, near Main, starting at 6:00pm and running until midnight. Don’t Miss it!

6:00 pm: – Midnight: Live music at the Canadian Tire Sound Stage!

This year we will have an amazing entertainment line-up of talent starting at 6 pm with Melissa Marshall, followed by Old School, and capping off the evening … Mothers, the City of Moncton and the Atlantic Nationals proudly present Canada's own ... Chilliwack!

10:00 am – 4:00 pm: NSRA & Atlantic Nationals Safety Lanes, Rod Repair & Safety Lane Judging.

Our teams will be in the Moncton Coliseum Agrena C for your convenience. Stop by and have your vehicle checked by our team who will give your ride a check-up and make suggestions as needed. If you earn the sticker, you will be eligible to win some cool metal art trophies as built by local Hot Rod master, Larry Dutcher! Make sure you stop by!

10:00 am – 7:00 pm: Our registration team will be at the Moncton Coliseum to pass out arm bands and window stickers to those who are registered.

You MUST have these to participate in Atlantic Nationals Events.

Featuring Canada's
Chilliwack!

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And The Main Event
Saturday and Sunday's Centennial Park Show

 Saturday, July 9

8:00 am – 5:00 pm: The Atlantic Nationals Automotive Extravaganza Main Event!

THIS is the BIG ONE! Come out and to see ALL of the cars this year! Stop by our many Sponsor and Vendor displays and check for the prize draws!  A very busy Cool Car College where you can watch as Kent Writtenberry and the Atlantic Nationals Build Team chop the top on a ’40 Ford!  Chat with our Grand Marshal, Gene Winfield, learn the secrets of welding from Tom Harmes and Guy St Amand from Miller Welding, and “East Coast” Artie Schilling will show us some pinstripe styles. Visit the MASA Scale Model Show at Centennial Lodge and Much More! Public admission is $15.00 for adults, Family of 4 for $30.00 and children under 13 free with an adult.

10:00 am – 3:00 pm: Participants can visit our Canadian Tire Prize Trailer near the Vendor Midway to see if they have won one of our amazing instant prizes!

10:00 am – 3:30 pm: NSRA & The Atlantic Nationals Safety Lanes, Rod Repair, and Safety Lane PicksStop by and have your vehicle checked by our Team who will give your ride a look over and make some suggestions as needed. If you earn the sticker, you will be eligible to win some cool metal art trophies as built by local Hot Rod master, Larry Dutcher! Make sure you stop by!

10:00 am – 4:00 pm: The Bernie Melanson Scale Model Show

Bernie was a founding members of the Atlantic Nationals Team and was an amazingly talented builder of full scale and scale models cars. Be sure to make time to stop into Centennial Lodge and view the amazing scale model masterpieces as built by true craftsmen!

Featuring our Grand Marshal,
Gene Winfield!

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And Our Special Guests

Kevin Schiele (Kevdog) from Bitchin' Rides

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East Coast Artie, Art Schilling

8:30 am – 3:00pm: Participant Registration Package Pick Up at the Moncton Coliseum

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Atlantic Nationals Modern Muscle Awards

New this year is the Awards Program for all cars registered that are newer than 1987. This exciting new awards program is intended to provide more visibility to the newer and diversified field of cars that attend the Show

5:30 pm – 9:00 pm: Do the Super Cruise Route! (details to follow)

Come out and Cruise your cherished ride or view the classics from the sidelines! This is a great opportunity to watch the finest collector cars in motion! We ask ALL spectators to PLEASE park your daily drivers and sit back to enjoy watching these automotive masterpieces cruise.

9:00 pm – Midnight: The AtNats Enchantment Under the Stars, Show Participants Only, Dance Party

New this year ~ Dance under the stars to the tunes of The Retronators at the all new outdoor dance at beautiful Centennial Park! Enjoy a slice from our GIGANTIC cake provided by Sobeys!

 Sunday, July 10

8:00 am – 5:00 pm: The Atlantic Nationals Automotive Extravaganza

THIS is the BIG ONE! Come out and to see ALL of the cars this year! Stop by our many Sponsor and Vendor displays and check for the prize draws!  A very busy Cool Car College where you can watch as Kent Writtenberry and the Atlantic Nationals Build Team chop the top on a ’40 Ford!  Chat with our Grand Marshal, Gene Winfield, learn the secrets of welding from Tom Harmes and Guy St Amand from Miller Welding, and “East Coast” Artie Schilling will show us some pinstripe styles. Visit the MASA Scale Model Show at Centennial Lodge and Much More! Public admission is $15.00 for adults, Family of 4 for $30.00 and children under 13 free with an adult.

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10:00 am – 3:00 pm: Participants can visit our Canadian Tire Prize Trailer near the Vendor Midway to see if they have won one of our amazing instant prizes!

9:30 am – 11:00 am: NSRA and The Atlantic Nationals Safety Lanes, Rod Repair, and Safety Lane Picks.  This is the last chance to have your vehicle checked by our team who will give your ride a look over and make some suggestions as needed. If you earn the sticker, you will be eligible to win some cool metal art trophies as built by local Hot Rod master, Larry Dutcher! Make sure you stop by!

10:00 am – 2:00 pm: The Bernie Melanson Scale Model Show

Bernie was a founding members of the Atlantic Nationals Team and was an amazingly talented builder of full scale and scale models cars. Be sure to make time to stop into Centennial Lodge and view the amazing scale model masterpieces as built by true craftsmen!

3:00 – 4:30 pm:  The Atlantic Nationals Show Awards and Grand Prize Draws

Mark your calendar to attend the Atlantic Nationals Classic Awards Ceremony by Canadian Tire and the multiple draws for some Amazing Grand Prizes provided by our fantastic sponsors. The prize draws are open to all car owners who are registered for the entire weekend and are present in the park with their vehicle at the time of the draw. Be sure you don't miss the excitement as we present The largest Car Show Prize Pool in North America!

Show participants will be eligible to win tons (literally!) of Grand Prizes,
including this stunning 1987 Chevrolet R10 rwd Pickup, custom built by AJM Classics

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