Autopalooza Events

Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix
Date: May 30-June 1
Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix

The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix returns to the Motor City May 30-June 1, 2014. The event will feature the cars of the IZOD IndyCar Series, the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series and the Pirelli World Challenge Championship Series. The weekend collectively is referred to as the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix and in 2014 it will feature IndyCar doubleheader races on Saturday and Sunday - the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans.

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NASCAR Weekend
Date: June 14
Eastpointe Gratiot Cruise

In its 16th year, the Eastpointe Gratiot Cruise embodies the community spirit of celebration of our love affair with the car. The event engulfs the entire week, featuring cruise nights leading up to the big event as well as the Idol contest on cruise Saturday! All efforts go to benefit local charities.

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NASCAR Weekend
Date: June 13-14
Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR Weekend

Nestled in the lush Irish Hills of Southeastern Michigan, Michigan International Speedway is the Great Escape, a venerable NASCAR national park where fans can get away and enjoy the very best in racing and camaraderie. It's the love of racing and the thrill of a great time for race fans and drivers alike.

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EyesOn Design Automotive Design Exhibition
Date: June 15
Eyes On Design Automotive Design Exhibition

Eyes On Design is one of America's premier automotive events. The 2014 theme is "Automotive Design's Influence on Popular Culture" Each year, the event attracts members of the transportation design community, collectors, and the general public to celebrate and reflect on design. Vehicles are chosen based on the year's theme by invitation only, and between 200 and 300 vehicles are at the show on Father's Day.

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Motor Muster
Date: June 14-15
Motor Muster

Join us to celebrate one of the innovative eras of American automotive history - 1933-1976. The streets of Greenfield Village will be filled with hundreds of classic cars, vintage trucks, motorcycles - even a fire engine or two. They're all here, from brawny, muscle cars to the real straight-out-of-the-showroom cars you and your parents grew up with. This year Motor Muster features the American compact car. Stay late for the Saturday evening cruise.

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Sloan Auto Fair
Date: June 28-29
Sloan Museum Auto Fair

This event is a fun-filled two-day show with plenty of music, entertainment, vendors and of course, automobiles! The Flint Cultural Center campus becomes home to more than 600 of the best looking cars, trucks and motorcycles around. Enjoy lectures, feature cars, exhibits, planetarium shows, kids activities, music and much more!

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Cruisin Downriver
Date: June 28
Cruisin' Downriver

Downriver has a love affair with cars! We love the classic '57 Thunderbirds and the '55 Chevys, the '69 Camaro and the '70 Chevelle SS muscle cars, all of the Corvettes and the 40-plus years of the Ford Mustang, to name a few. We love the flamed paint jobs, the chrome side pipes, the low rumbles of the powerful engines and the smell of burning rubber!

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RM Auction's Vintage Motor Cars
Date: July 26
RM Auctions Vintage Motor Cars

One of the nation's most prestigious auction events held in conjunction with the world famous Concours d'Elegance show. One hundred historically significant automobiles will be offered at this important sale held on the grounds of The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan

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Concours d'Elegance at St. John's
Date: July 27
Concours d'Elegance of America

The 2014 Concours d'Elegance of America will be held at The Inn at St. John's on Sunday, July 27th. The site offers its handsome grounds for showcasing the invited world-class vehicles as well as a luxury hotel on the premises; it incorporates charming meeting rooms and fine dining facilities.

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Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise
Date: August 3
Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise

Go back in time with vehicles from all eras cruising Gratiot. Gratiot is one of those Michigan roads where everyone has a memory. Now the communities along M-3 join in remembering and reliving days gone by while have a lot of fun.

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Back to the Bricks Cruise Weekend
Date: August 12-16
Back to the Bricks Cruise Weekend

Back to the Bricks Cruise Weekend is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014. 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.

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NASCAR Weekend
Date: August 15-17
Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Weekend

Nestled in the lush Irish Hills of Southeastern Michigan, Michigan International Speedway is the Great Escape, a venerable NASCAR national park where fans can get away and enjoy the very best in racing and camaraderie. It's the love of racing and the thrill of a great time for race fans and drivers alike.

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The Woodward Dream Cruise
Date: August 16
The 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.

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Cruisin' Hines
Date: August 24
Cruisin' Hines

This is a true celebration of classic car culture, congregating in 7.5 miles of beautiful park setting. Cruisin' Hines has grown in only two 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 Southeast Michigan that closes the road to only Classics and Hot Rods.

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Old Car Festival
Date: September 6-7
Old Car Festival

This Old Car Festival weekend, take in the spectacle as the streets and grounds of Greenfield Village are filled with the sights, sounds, and smells of hundreds of authentic vehicles from the 1890s through 1932. Enjoy a self-guided tour through this fabulous expositions and talk to proud owners about their treasured vehicles.

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Orphan Car Show
Date: September 21
Orphan Car Show

Orphan brands do not die! They live on with this annual reunion of vehicles from DeSoto to Packard to Franklin and Plymouth.

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