Rensselaer Cruise Night in Rensselaer, Indiana

Rensselaer Cruise Night in Rensselaer, Indiana

Rensselaer Cruise Night in Rensselaer, Indiana is a pretty big deal in Jasper County. This year seemed bigger and (dare I say) noisier than ever! Folks set up drink stands and one guy was even selling T-shirts!

The 2011 Rensselaer Cruise Night began at Brookside Park with a car show–just like every year. People park their cars at the Rensselaer, Indiana park and everyone kind of roams around checking out the assortment. This isn’t just a classic car show. There’s a huge range of cars. This year there was even a semi!

Did you miss it this year? Never fear! little Indiana not only took photos, but there is a video of the cars cruising as well. I admit it started before I was quite ready so I believe we missed four cars or so before I got the thing turned on. Was it just me or were they all going much faster than usual this year?

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Rensselaer Cruise Night in Rensselaer, Indiana

Rensselaer Cruise Night in Rensselaer, Indiana

Rensselaer Cruise Night in Rensselaer, Indiana

Rensselaer Cruise Night in Rensselaer, Indiana

Rensselaer Cruise Night in Rensselaer, Indiana

Rensselaer Cruise Night in Rensselaer, Indiana

Rensselaer Cruise Night in Rensselaer, Indiana

Rensselaer Cruise Night in Rensselaer, Indiana

Rensselaer Cruise Night in Rensselaer, Indiana

Rensselaer Cruise Night in Rensselaer, Indiana

For more cruise night fun, watch my Rensselaer Cruise Night 2011 Video on YouTube.

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