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!

The list below is up to date as of May 7, 2018. However, dates and locations are subject to change each year. For further information on each event, click on its corresponding link.

Weekly Events 

SUNDAY

Baker’s of Milford Sunday Car Cruise
3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Through September 30th
2025 South Milford Road, Milford, MI

MONDAY

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

TUESDAY

Culvers of Lake Orion
4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Through October 16th
4963 Interpark Drive North, Lake Orion, MI

Port Huron Big Boy
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
3961 24th Avenue, Ft. Gratiot, MI

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

Ram’s Horn
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
31917 Utica Road, Fraser, MI

Limelight Bar & Grill
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
30200 Van Dyke Road, Warren, MI

Mike & E’s
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
43203 Garfield Road, Clinton Township, MI

WEDNESDAY

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

Mavrix Restaurant & Bar
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
43203 Garfield Road, Clinton Township, MI

THURSDAY

Big Boy Restaurant
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
30460 John R Road, Madison Heights, MI

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

Father Solanus K of C Cruise-In
4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
21201 13 Mile Road, St. Clair Shores, MI

FRIDAY

Cruisin’ the Bruce (Begins June 1, 2018)
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
28404 Jefferson Road, St. Clair Shores, MI

SATURDAY

Pete’s Rueben Tavern and Grill
3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
50225 Gratiot Road, Chesterfield Township, MI


Monthly Events 

MAY

Mother’s Day Car Show & Open House
May 12, 2018 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Shelby Township, MI

Michigan Monte Carlo Spring Meet
Belle Isle State Park
May 19, 2018 (9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Detroit, MI

12th Annual Heritage Rod & Custom Car Festival
May 19, 2018 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Rochester Municipal Park
Rochester, MI

The 39th Annual Festival of Cars
May 20, 2018 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Rochester Municipal Park
Rochester, MI

Cars & Coffee
May 26, 2018 (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
Dearborn, MI

JUNE

Mount Clemens Cruise
June 1-2, 2018
June 1: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
June 2: 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Mount Clemens, MI

The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix
June 1-3, 2018
Belle Isle Park
Detroit, MI

30th Annual Michigan Widetrackers Dust-Off Event
June 9, 2018 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Springfield Oaks County Park
Davisburg, MI

Chrysler Employee Motorsport Association (CEMA) Charity Car Show
June 9, 2018 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
FCA Headquarters and Tech Center
Auburn Hills, MI

Motor Muster
June 16-17, 2018 (Open until 9 p.m.)
Greenfield Village
Dearborn, MI

Eyes On Design Automotive Design Exhibition
June 17, 2018 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
The Edsel and Eleanor Ford House
Grosse Pointe Shores, MI

AH Xcelerate and Track Day
June 21, 2018 (5 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
Pontiac, MI

Sloan Museum Auto Fair
June 23-24, 2018
June 23: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
June 24: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Flint, MI

Auburn Hills Summerfest
June 23, 2018
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Auburn Hills, MI

JULY

DPC Motor City Fest
July 8, 2018 (Starts at 9 a.m.)
Canterbury Village
Lake Orion, MI

5th Annual Pontiac Summer Roundup
July 14, 2018 (10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)
Bakers Of Milford
Milford, MI

OPC Classic and Muscle Car Show
July 28, 2018 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Rochester, MI

Park it at the Grove
July 28, 2018 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Pontiac, MI

AUGUST

Chrome, Fins & Style & Woodward Memories
August 4, 2018
Royal Oak Historical Society

11th Annual Troy Traffic Jam
August 5, 2018 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Columbia Center
Troy, MI

Corvettes America All Corvette Show
August 11, 2018  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Bowman Auto Center – Dixie Hwy.
Clarkston, MI

Cruise for a cause
August 11, 2018  noon – 5:00 p.m.
Sharks Club
Waterford, MI

Rockin Rods n’ Rochester
August 12, 2018  9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Downtown Rochester
Rochester, MI

24th Annual Ferndale Dream Cruise
August 16-18, 2018 (1 p.m. to 10 p.m. each day)
Ferndale, MI

Berkley Cruisefest 2018
August 17, 2018 (Opens at 6:30 p.m.)
Berkley, MI

Mustang Alley
August 18, 2018 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
Ferndale, MI

Woodward Dream Cruise
August 18, 2018  (Events on Woodward Avenue take place from August 18-20)
Berkley, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township,
Ferndale, Huntington Woods, Pleasant Ridge,
Pontiac and Royal Oak, MI.

Mustang Memories
August 19, 2018 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Ford World Headquarters
Dearborn, MI

Car and Drivers Cars and Coffee
August 25, 2018 (8 a.m. to 11 a.m.)
Pontiac, MI

8th Annual Michigan Veterans Car Show
August 25, 2018 (12 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
Freedom Hill Park
Sterling Heights, MI

Hines Drive Park Cruise
August 26, 2018 (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
Dearborn, MI

SEPTEMBER

2018 Classic Car show & Labor Day Fair
September 3, 2018
5449 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, MI

Golling Super Cruise
September 15, 2018
1491 S. Lapeer Road, Lake Orion, MI

Old Car Festival
September 8-9, 2018 (Open until 9 p.m.)
Greenfield Village
Dearborn, MI

Milford Car Show
September 16, 2018
Milford, MI

Ortonville Septemberfest
September 22, 2018
Ortonville, MI

OCTOBER

Annual Fall Festival 
October 7, 2018 (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? If so, let us know via Facebook or Twitter, or contact us at socialmedia@oakgov.com.

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