Cruising Southeastern Michigan

Back your classic car out of the garage, shine it up and show it off at any one of Oakland County’s car shows and cruises, taking place throughout the summer months. Choose from small town shows to large events, like the famous Woodward Dream Cruise. There is an event for every car enthusiast in Oakland County. Find your favorites in the list below.

Dates and locations subject to change each year. Currently adding 2018 dates.

Weekly Events 


Baker’s of Milford Sunday Car Cruise
3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Milford, MI

Buck Shots Bar & Grill
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Clarkston, MI


Fun Time Cruzers – Great Lakes Family Restaurant
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  (Through August)
Sterling Heights, MI


Shark Club
Cruise Night                                                                                                                                         Waterford, MI

Cruise Night
Lake Orion, MI


Campus Corner, Hump Day Eve
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Rochester Hills, MI

The Gathering Place
Starting May 17
Troy, MI

Holly Car Show
Starting June 7
Holly, MI


Big Boy Restaurant
30460 John R Road
Madison Heights, MI

Buffalo Wings and Rings
Starting May 12, 2016
Shelby Township, MI

McDonalds Cruise Night
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
45700 Gratiot Ave.
Macomb, MI



Lingenfelter Cars & Coffee Series
8-10 a.m.  through August 26th
7819 Lochin Drive
Brighton, MI

Monthly Events 


Mother’s Day Car Show & Open House
May 13, 2017
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Shelby Township, MI

Michigan Monte Carlo Spring Meet
Kensington Metropark
May 20, 2017 -10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Milford, MI

Heritage Rod & Custom Car Festival
May 20, 2017
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rochester Municipal Park
Rochester, MI

The 38th Annual Festival of Cars
May 21, 2017
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rochester Municipal Park
Rochester, MI

Cars & Coffee
May 27, 2017
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Dearborn, MI


Mount Clemens Cruise
June 2-3, 2017
June 2: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. – Open Cruise
June 3: 3 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Mount Clemens, MI

The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix
June 2-4, 2017
The Raceway at Belle Isle Park Road Course
Detroit, MI

29th Annual Michigan Widetrackers Dust-Off Event
June 10, 2017 (All Pontiac, GMC & Oakland)
Springfield Oaks County Park
Davisburg, MI

Chrysler Employee Motorsport Association (CEMA) Charity Car Show
June 10, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FCA Headquarters and Tech Center
Auburn Hills, MI

Preacher’s Car Show
June 17, 2017
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Auburn Hills, MI

Motor Muster
June 17-18, 2017
Greenfield Village
Dearborn, MI

Eyes On Design Automotive Design Exhibition
June 18, 2017
The Edsel and Eleanor Ford House
Grosse Pointe Shores, MI

Sloan Museum Auto Fair
June 24-25, 2017
Flint, MI

M1 Concourse Thrill Ride
June 27, 2017
Pontiac, MI


Canterbury Village Car Show
July 9, 2017
Canterbury Village
Lake Orion, MI

4th Annual Pontiac Summer Roundup
July 22, 2017
Bakers Of Milford
Milford, MI

OPC Classic and Muscle Car Show
July 22, 2017
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Rochester, MI


Chrome, Fins & Style & Woodward Memories
August 4-5, 2017
Royal Oak Historical Society
Friday 7-9 p.m. & Saturday 10a.m.-3 p.m.

Golling Cruise In
August 5, 2017
8 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Lake Orion, MI

Annual Troy Traffic Jam
August 6, 2017 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Columbia Center
Troy, MI

Road Kill Night powered by Dodge
August 12, 2017
11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Pontiac, MI

Gino’s Car Show
August 14, 2017
5 p.m.
Keego Harbor, MI

Berkley Cruisefest 2018
August 17, 2018
6:30 p.m.
Berkley, MI

Ferndale Dream Cruise
August 17-19, 2017
1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Ferndale, MI

Mustang Alley
August 19, 2017
10 a.m.
Ferndale, MI

Woodward Dream Cruise
August 19, 2017  (Event on Woodward take place from August 17-19)
Berkley, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township,
Ferndale, Huntington Woods, Pleasant Ridge,
Pontiac and Royal Oak, MI.

Mustang Memories
August 20, 2017
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ford World Headquarters
Dearborn, MI

8th Annual Michigan Veterans Car Show
August 27, 2017
Freedom Hill Park
Sterling Heights, MI

Hines Drive Park Cruise
August 27, 2017
9 a.m.
Dearborn, MI


Old Car Festival
September 9-10, 2017
Open until 9 p.m. Saturday
Greenfield Village
Dearborn, MI


Annual Fall Festival 
October 1, 2017
Cost: $15/Person in advance, $20/Person at the door
Clawson City Park
935 N. Custer Ave.
Clawson, MI 48017

Do you know of any other car shows or cruises in the Oakland County area? Let us know about them, contact us at

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