Cruising Oakland County

Back your classic car out of the garage, shine it up, and show it off at any one of Oakland County’s many car shows and cruises taking place throughout the summer months. Pull up to small town shows, or drive in to large events, like the famous Woodward Dream Cruise. Don’t worry: There is an event for every car enthusiast across the county. Find your favorites and schedule your summer in the list below!

This page is currently being updated with 2019.

Weekly Events 


Baker’s of Milford Sunday Car Cruise
3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Through September 29th
2025 South Milford Road, Milford, MI


Fun Time Cruzers – Great Lakes Family Restaurant
5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
13830 Lakeside Circle, Sterling Heights, MI


Culvers of Lake Orion
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
4963 Interpark Drive North, Lake Orion, MI

Kims Restaurant & Community Choice Credit Union
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
30 East Long Lake Road, Troy, MI


Holly Car Show
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
105 South Saginaw Street, Holly, MI

Monthly Events 


13th Annual Heritage Rod & Custom Car Festival
May 18 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Rochester Municipal Park
Rochester, MI

The 40th Annual Festival of Cars
May 19 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Rochester Municipal Park
Rochester, MI


30th Annual Michigan Widetrackers Dust-Off Event
June(8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Springfield Oaks County Park
Davisburg, MI

Chrysler Employee Motorsport Association (CEMA) Charity Car Show
June  (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
FCA Headquarters and Tech Center
Auburn Hills, MI

AH Xcelerate and Track Day
June  (5 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
Pontiac, MI

Auburn Hills Summerfest
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Auburn Hills, MI


DPC Motor City Fest
July 7  –  Starts at 9 a.m. – Cancelled
Canterbury Village
Lake Orion, MI

Annual Pontiac Summer Roundup
July 13   –  10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Bakers Of Milford
Milford, MI

Car and Drivers Cars and Coffee
July 13  –   8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Pontiac, MI

OPC Classic and Muscle Car Show
July 27   –   9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Rochester, MI


Chrome, Fins & Style & Woodward Memories
August 3
Royal Oak Historical Society

Annual Troy Traffic Jam
August 4   –   10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Columbia Center
Troy, MI

Corvettes America All Corvette Show
August 10   –   9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Bowman Auto Center – Dixie Hwy.
Clarkston, MI

Cruise for a cause
August 10   –   noon – 5:00 p.m.
Sharks Club
Waterford, MI

Rockin Rods n’ Rochester
August 11   –  9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Downtown Rochester
Rochester, MI

25th Annual Ferndale Dream Cruise
August 15-17   –   1 p.m. to 10 p.m. each day
Ferndale, MI

Berkley Cruisefest 2019
August 16   –  Opens at 6:30 p.m.
Berkley, MI

Mustang Alley
August 17   –   10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Ferndale, MI

Woodward Dream Cruise
August 17   –   Events on Woodward Avenue take place from August 18-20
Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township,
Ferndale, Huntington Woods, Pleasant Ridge,
Pontiac and Royal Oak, MI.

Annual Michigan Veterans Car Show
August – Check website for date 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Freedom Hill Park
Sterling Heights, MI


Classic Car show & Labor Day Fair
September 1 – 2
5449 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI

Golling Super Cruise
September 14
1491 S. Lapeer Road, Lake Orion, MI

Milford Car Show
September 22
Milford, MI

Fall Color Car Classic
September 22
Independence Oaks, Clarkston MI

Ortonville Septemberfest
September 28
Ortonville, MI


Annual Fall Festival 
October   –   10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $15/Person in advance, $20/Person at the door
Clawson City Park
Clawson, MI

Do you know of any other car shows or cruises in the Oakland County area? Let us know by contacting us at or leaving a comment below.

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