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2023 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.
2023 CRUISE EVENTS

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

JANUARY

7

Detroit Swap Meet

January 7-8 Detroit tradition now at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi


FEBRUARY

24

Meguires Autorama

February 24-25-26 America's greatest Hot Rod Show at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit


MARCH

12

SAAC/MCR Annual All Ford Swap Meet

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


MARCH

19

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

16

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 years, and this year's event is looking to be the best Auto Swap Meet and Car Show to date.


MAY

6

Michigan Antique Festival

May 6-7Springfield 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

2

Polish League of American Veterans Classic Car Show

Tuesday May 2 at 25222 W Warren St Dearborn Heights, MI United States / 5-8 PM


MAY

21

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

CRUISE-IN AT CLAWSON K OF C HALL FOR Veteran Benefit

Benefit for the VIETNAM VETERANS CHAPTER 154 SUPPORT CENTER 3-7 at K of C Hall 14 1/2 & Main Street


JUNE

21

Allen Park Classic Car Show

5:30 PM -9:00 PM Allen Rd. between Southfield and Roosevelt Rain date June 28 Allen Park Classic Car Show is one of the DDA's most popular events. Every year we line the streets with hundreds of cars. Then we add in music, trophies, food, and door prizes for a great evening of free fun.


JUNE

10

Wings and Wheels at Willow Run

A fantastic automobile and airplane show is returning on Sunday, June 10 from 2-7. Join us for an up-close experience with dozens of stunning classic vehicles at our fifth automobile invitational interspersed with historic aircraft located directly on the airport ramp at Willow Run!

There are two different ticket types this year! General Admission ($30 advanced tickets) admits you into the Show to view the aircraft and vehicles. Admission with Tastings ($45 advanced tickets) admits you into the Show to view aircraft and vehicles


JUNE

23

Knights of Columbus Car Show Veteran Benefit

Presented by USMA 3-7:30 at John M. Lynch - #4188 870 N. Main St. Clawson MI.


JUNE

25

Centerline Lions Car Show

Presented by USMA 8AM – 3PM at ABC Warehouse 10 Mile and Van Dyke. At ABC Warehouse parking lot. Rockin Ronnie, register 8-10:30 for judging. 45 Best, 80 Outstanding, 40 class winners, box raffle, 50/50, awards at 2.


JULY

14

Knights of Columbus Car Show

CLAWSON LIONS CLUB CHRISTMAS "n" KIDS FUNDRAISER Presented by USMA 3-7:30 at John M. Lynch - #4188 870 N. Main St. Clawson MI.


JULY

20

Dearborn Show / Swap

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


JULY

27

Westwood Senior Center Cruise In

23 Mile Road just east of Romeo Plank (4 miles East of Van Dyke)from 3-7:30. USMA loves to support our senior citizens & those who can't get out to play.


AUGUST

12

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 Alley - Woodward Dream Cruise National Event

If you've never attended the Woodward Dream Cruise in suburban Detroit, then you're missing the biggest one-day automotive event on the planet. For Ford fans, the best way to experience Woodward is to take a stroll in “Mustang Alley” where over 700 Stangs of every vintage dominate the  Ford display area along 9 Mile Road in Ferndale every summer.


AUGUST

21

Mustang Memories Show / Swap

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


AUGUST

28

Billy Sohns Memorial Car Show

Presented by USMA at Clawson City Park 1098 N Bywood Ave Clawson, MI 48017. Elmwood is west of Livernois [Main Street] Registration 8–11AM /Judging - 9AM / Rockin Ronnie 2-3:30PM


SEPTEMBER

17

HearseFest

Saturday, September 17 at 10 AM at Fowlerville Fairgrounds 8800 W Grand River Ave. Fowlerville, Michigan 48836. Only $2 for spectators! No fee for participating hearse drivers & passengers. Children 16 and under are FREE.


OCTOBER

7

Michigan Antique Festival

October 7-8 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

27

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.