Toy Drive Day 4: Now That’s a Sea of Bikes! 

The bike total hit 1,984 just before 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 2

December 2, 2018
Day Four of Toy Drive

As the sun set on Day 4 of the 20th annual KLUC Toy Drive presented by Venetian Resort and Sands Cares, the NV Energy parking lot began to show signs of overcrowding. 

Sure, there was still plenty of room to park your car and make a donation, but getting close to host Chet Buchanan’s stage meant navigating the ever widening Tropical Smoothie Sea of Bikes.

The bicycle bonanza—a highlight of Buchanan’s annual holiday effort—reached 1,984 just before 6 p.m. on December 2, an incredible milestone with eight days to go.

Among the first weekend’s biggest donors: Calico Corvettes and Cruisers X Viper Club, Panda Clubs Holiday Toy Drive, KR Construction, Henderson Harley Davidson Black Mountain Chapter, and Prime Soccer Club.

Their combined efforts helped the 98.5 KLUC team close the ninth Coca Cola truck, which will haul donated toys to HELP of Southern Nevada, where they will be distributed during the holidays.

Well look what we have here... @cocacola truck number 9 is ready to close! Day number four of the #KLUCToyDrive is off to a great start! #FeelTheTingle

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If a 10th, 11th or even 12th truck can’t be closed on Day 5, it won’t be due to lack of effort from one of Las Vegas’ most popular entertainers. Backstreet Boy Nick Carter is set to participate in the Toy Drive on December 4, where he’ll take a seat in the “St. Nick” Kissing Booth from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

That’s right, a kissing booth. You don’t even have to bring the mistletoe, just a $20 donation and you’ll get your picture taken with Mr. Carter.

That’s what the holidays are all about. 

DAY 12: A Record-Shattering Morning!
DAY 11: Truck No. 32 is Closed
DAY 10: Highlights
CELEBRITIES: Strip headliner Terry Fator visits Toy Drive
DAY 9: Fellow Jocks Arrive to Boost Chet’s Spirits
DAY 8: Momentum Building, Terry Fator Delivers ‘Trifecta’
STORIES OF TOY DRIVE: Toy Drive Gave Him a Christmas, Now He’s Giving One to Others
DAY 7: Why Every Little Thing Counts
DAY 6: Packing More Acts Than a Vegas Variety Show
CELEBRITIES: Pawn Stars' Chumlee Comes to Toy Drive
CELEBRITIES: The St. Nick Carter Kissing Booth
DAY 5: Highlights
DAY 5: Nick Carter shuts down Truck No. 11
DAY 5: "St. Nick" Carter Kissing Booth a Smash Hit at Toy Drive
DAY 4: Now That's a Sea of Bikes!
DAY 3: Donors Make the NV Energy Parking Lot the Place to Be and Be Seen​
DAY 2: Vegas Businesses Go Above and Beyond​
DAY 2: Clothing Optional as Celebs Deliver Donations
KICKOFF: Toy Drive 2018 opens in grand style with Human Nature, Mayor Goodman
DAY 1 GALLERY: Check out some of the highlights
DAY 1: Human Nature lift Chet skyward
DAY 1: Naqvi Injury Law makes a BIG donation
DAY 1: Tropical Smoothie's Sea of Bikes get bigger!
DAY 1: Hirshi Masonry Spur an historic Toy Drive first!
DAY 1: The first toys on the truck
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