1. Do I have to pay to attend Cars in the Commons?
It is free for the public to be spectators and attend the festival (cars, music, food, vendors, and fun!). Come out and see us and bring all your friends and family!
All the exhibit cars pay an entry fee. Registration begins in February. All ticket sales are final and non-transferable. Drivers will receive a swag bag including a t-shirt, poster, red carpet photo opportunity, and other goodies from our sponsors.
2. Where is Cars in the Commons 2023?
Cars in the Commons is located in the North Village Square of gorgeous Norton Commons. Cars will be surrounding the fountain and streets near Watch Hill Proper and the Lyric apartment building all the way up to the post office.
Approximate address of the North Village Square:
6320 Rosebay Street
Prospect, KY 40059
3. Where should I park?
If your car is in the exhibit, you will receive an email with detailed instructions on arrival time and location.
The public should park throughout the neighborhood and walk to the square. Please be aware that some roads leading to the North Village fountain will not be accessible. (SEE MAP BELOW and on the homepage)
NEW for 2023: Shuttles from Waldo's Chicken in the South Village to the Post Office and Farmer's Market in the North Village.
Google Maps: North Village Town Square. Roads in red below are closed to public traffic. Street parking throughout the neighborhood is encouraged. Shuttle pick up: Waldo's Chicken & Beer. Shuttle Drop Off: North Village Market (pink dot on map)
4. Is this for charity?
YES! We are so excited to be working with TWO fabulous charities. ALL proceeds from the registered car ticket sales will go to Norton Children's Hospital Foundation and L.O.U. Louisville Outreach for the Unsheltered (SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFO about each!!)
L.O.U. Louisville Outreach for the Unsheltered
L.O.U. is a local organization that focuses on bringing resources to some of the most vulnerable populations in Louisville. They not only bring food and water and clothing but they also develop relationships with the unsheltered and help to connect them with the resources they need to find housing or the help they need.
Find out more at https://www.lououtreach.org
Norton Children's Hospital Foundation
The Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation is the philanthropic arm for Norton Children’s pediatric facilities and services. The foundation raises funds exclusively for Norton Children’s Hospital, Kentucky’s only full-service, free-standing hospital created “Just for Kids”; Norton Children’s Medical Center; and pediatric services at Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital to support programs, equipment, new technologies, clinical research, child advocacy and health education for patients, families, medical staff and the community.
Norton Children’s Hospital serves all families regardless of their ability to pay. As part of a not-for-profit organization, Norton Children’s facilities rely on the generosity of the community to help fulfill our mission to provide for the physical and emotional health of children, from birth to adulthood. It takes the generosity of everyone in the community to enable Norton Children’s to be here for all children when they need us.
Stop by their booth and get your raffle ticket for their annual Home and BMW giveaway! Full details about the raffle at https://nortonchildrens.com/foundation/events/home-bmw-raffle/