Time to Woodward!
2023 CRUISE events

June to September

Here in the Metro Detroit area we have a big cruise just about every other weekend from June through September. And did I mention that this is the home of The Woodward Dream Cruise?
** Dates displayed in light gray are unconfirmed! **


June 4 Centerline / Warren Car Cruise

M-53 Van Dyke from 8 Mile to 14 Mile. The purpose of the cruise is to raise revenue for local community investment in Warren and Center Line.This is a joint effort between the City of Center Line and the City of Warren with the proceeds of the event being distributed equally through the Warren Community Foundation and the Center Line Festival Foundation.

June 11 Jackson Road Cruise

This Cruise is on Jackson Road west of Ann Arbor ,MI which parallels Michigan Ave from Wagner Road to Parker Road

June 18 Cruisin Gratiot

Eastpointe Cruisin' Gratiot embodies the community spirit and celebration of our love affair with the car. The event engulfs the entire week, featuring car shows daily from 4-7pm, leading up to the big event on cruise Saturday, beginning with a Prayer Service and Blessing of the Cars at 11am.

June 25 Downriver Cruise

This cruise covers Fort Street from the Southfield Freeway [M39] to Eureka Road.


July 23 Cruisin the Graph

The Telegraph Cruise Spanning the communities of Taylor, Dearborn Heights, Dearborn and Redford Township, the event draws thousands of fans. It is always held on the fourth weekend of July (which may or may not be the final weekend). Car club members and classic vehicle owners alike are encouraged to display their wares along Telegraph Road. Official event hours are from 9AM to 9PM.


August 7 CT Gratiot Cruise

This Sunday cruise on Gratiot Ave in Clinton Twp. It covers Gratiot Ave from 14 Mile to 17 Mile. Go back in time with vehicles from all eras cruising Gratiot. Gratiot is one of those Michigan roads where everyone has a memory.

August 15-27 Back to the Bricks Cruise

Back to the Bricks Cruise Weekend August 13-17 in Flint, Grand Blanc and Burton MI celebrated its 12th year in 2017. Last year, Back to the Bricks attracted a record-breaking number of vehicles. The weekend gets started early with rolling cruises and tune-up events in the area.


August 14-19 Woodward Dream Cruise Pre-Party

While not an OFFICIAL cruise the week leading up to THE WOODWARD DREAM CRUISE is a week long prelude. Starting on the Sunday before it grows each and every day until the event on Saturday.

August 19-20 Ferndale Dream Cruise

City of Ferndale "where the dream began" in 1995, is an official participating municipality of the Woodward Dream Cruise​. Home of Mustang Alley! Sponsored by Ford Motor Company on Saturday it has over 800 Mustangs on display.

August 20 Woodward Dream Cruise

THE Woodward Dream Cruise is the world's largest one-day celebration of classic car culture, attracting more than 1 million visitors and over 40,000 muscle cars, street rods, custom, collector and special interest vehicles. This world-famous event gets underway with the Official Woodward Dream Cruise Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Ferndale. The City of Ferndale is where the dream began in 1995, when an inspired local resident wanted to raise funds for a children's soccer field.

August 28 Hines Drive

This is a true celebration of classic car culture, congregating in 7.5 miles of beautiful park setting. Cruisin' Hines has grown in only a few years to 40,000 classic cars and hot rods. Cruise the 7.5 miles of Hines Drive enjoying beautiful scenery and the historic Nankin Mills, one of Henry Ford's Village Industry buildings. This is also the only Cruise in SE Michigan that closes the road to only Classics and Hot Rods.

August 31 Harper Cruise

This Wednesday mid-week cruise in St. Claire Shores, MI is a Kiwanis Club Fundraiser. 5-9PM on Harper Ave from 8 Mile to 14 Mile


SEPTEMBER 24 North Gratiot Cruise

Another great Gratiot Cruise this covers the North Gratiot corridor in Chesterfield Twp from Hall Road [M59] all the way north to 23 Mile. The North Gratiot Cruise is a one-day celebration of automobile history that attracts muscle cars, street rods, customs, collector cars, special interest vehicles and the people that love them.