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2018 OTHER events
This is the MOTOR CITY! Besides all the big cruises Metro Detroit also has a long list of great car swaps / shows / cruise nights all year long. This is my list of events that I am likely to attend.

** Dates displayed in light gray are unconfirmed! **

JANUARY

6

Detroit Swap Meet

January 6-7 Detroit tradition now at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi


MARCH

2

Meguires Autorama

March 2-3-4 America's greatest Hot Rod Show at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit


MARCH

4

SAAC/MCR Annual All Ford Swap Meet

This Sunday swap is at Gorno Ford22025 Allen Rd in Woodhaven,MI. 8am-2pm


MARCH

18

Eastside A's Swap Meet

This Sunday swap is at Russ Milne Ford 24777 Hall Rd (M59) in Macomb,MI


APRIL

17

National Mustang Day << National Event

One special day a year, the Mustang world unites by taking their Mustangs to the road! All Mustang enthusiasts know April 17th is the birth date of the Mustang and was first shown to the automotive world at the New York World's Fair.


APRIL

22

Monroe’s Spring Auto Swap Meet / Car Show

The Monroe Auto Swap Meet and Car Show held at Monroe County Fairgrounds has been a growing event over the last five years, and this year's event is looking to be the best Auto Swap Meet and Car Show to date.


MAY

5

Michigan Antique Festival

May 5-6 at Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg Mi. Antique Dealers and folks from all over bring their garage sale items to the swap meet/flea market area. On top of that is also one of Michigan's longest running Car Shows!


MAY

5

Fowlerville Great Lakes Region Swap Meet

May 5-6 at Fowlerville Fairgrounds located at 88000 w. Grand River in Fowlerville, MI 48836 . Swap meet, car corral


MAY

7

Bearing Burners Auto Club Swap Meet & Used Car Corral

KofC Picnic Grounds, 11541 21Mile Rd, Shelby Twp. 48315, Open to Public on Sunday from 9am-4pm, Admission & Parking: $10 per car..


MAY

26

USMA Veteran Charity Car Show << Veteran Benefit

Benefit for the Veterans Food Bank 8AM – 3PM at Dixieland Market 2045 Telegraph and Dixie Highway. Registration 8–11AM /Judging - 9AM /Awards at 2:30PM.


JUNE

2

Sins Of Steel

Motor City Mayhem - traditional 64 & older hot rod, custom and bike show. Bike age open to traditional style (no fat tire modern custom theme bikes). Always the first Saturday of June at the Oakland Co. Fairgrounds in Davisburg Mi.


JUNE

2

Mt Clemens Cruise

This event is held right in downtown Mt. Clemens, MI on Main St. *All proceeds help to support the charitable works of The Friends of Mount Clemens and directly benefit the community!


JUNE

10

Billetproof / Detroit Dragway Reunion

This is an awesome hot rod / rat rod show and nostalgia drag racing held at Milan Dragway in Milan Mi.


JUNE

10

SAAC-MCR All Ford Show / Swap

This is an All-Ford show held at The Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, MI


JULY

13

Collector Car Appreciation Day << National Event

The SEMA Action Network (SAN) announced that the next Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD) will be officially celebrated on July 13, 2018. The date is now an annual event to raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.


JULY

15

VVA Chapter 154 Car Show << Veteran Benefit

Benefit for the the Macomb County Veteran Food Pantry. VFW 1146 Bruce Post at 28404 Jefferson Ave south of Martin [11 1/2 Mile Road] 8AM-3PM


JULY

22

Dearborn Show / Swap

One of the oldest swaps is back in Belleville, Mi at the Wayne County Fairgrounds


AUGUST

11

Down On Main Street Car Show

Clawson Lions Club Charity Car Show 8AM-6PM on Main Street between Normandy and 14 Mile Rd.


AUGUST

19

Mustang Memories Show / Swap

A great Mustang Show / Swap held at the Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn,MI


AUGUST

25

Michigan Veterans Car Show << Veteran Benefit

This USA Cares - Michigan veterans benefit show is at Freedom Hill County Park in Sterling Heights MI Noon - 5pm


SEPTEMBER

7

Street Rod Nationals North

Sept 7-8-9 at Kalamazoo County Expo Center & Fairground in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Street rods, street machines, customs, trucks, classics, open to vehicles 30 years old or older.


SEPTEMBER

10

Motor City Rockabilly Rumble

At Cellerman's at 24310 John R in Hazer Park,MI from 2PM to Midnight.


OCTOBER

6

Michigan Antique Festival

October 6-7 at Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg Mi. Antique Dealers and folks from all over bring their garage sale items to the swap meet/flea market area. On top of that is also one of Michigan's longest running Car Shows!


OCTOBER

28

Monroe's Fall Auto Swap Meet / Car Show

The Monroe Auto Swap Meet and Car Show held at Monroe County Fairgrounds has been a growing event over the last five years, and this year's event is looking to be the best Auto Swap Meet and Car Show to date.