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2021 Michigan Car Cruises & Shows

michigan car cruises and shows



Here’s the schedule for car cruises & car shows going on in Michigan in 2021!

** The listings in RED are events happening EVERY WEEK, same bat time, same bat channel! Be there or be square! C’mon, all the cool kids are doin’ it!

** Items in orange are NATIONAL EVENTS!

*** items in PURPLE have been CANCELLED due to covid19   🙁

We try to list only free shows to attend, but since we gather information from a wide variety of sources, there may be some car shows that have entrance fees / donations to participate (usually meaning to show your car, spectating is generally always free)




Lane Automotive Car Show (Watervleit)
read more info:



Every day! You never know who/what will show up!
Eddies Drive In
36111 Jefferson Avenue
Harrison Twp, MI – 586-469-2345

Sundays starting May:
car show in the parking lot! 2-8PM
Dooley’s Tavern
32500 Gratiot Avenue
Roseville, MI
(see PICS here from one of the shows)

Baker’s Restaurant
Milford, MI
(see PICS here from one of the shows)

Sundays starting June 27
(last Sunday of every month)
American Veterans
19730 Harper
Harper Woods, MI

(we drove by 1 time and there were only about a dozen cars in attendance)

Sundays starting June 6
Classic Car Night
Hamlin Pub
55076 Van Dyke, Shelby Twp

Shark Club car show
Highland Rd, Waterford
(see PICS here from one of the shows)

Mondays in 2021:
Funtime Cruzers Car Show, 3-8 PM – Starting May 3
lakeside Mall (food court area parking lot, near Steak n Shake, on Schoenherr Rd)
Sterling Heights, MI
(see PICS here from one of the shows)

Monday Cruise nights at the Canton Car Cave:
starts in May (& EVERY Monday thereafter), 5-9 pm
41839 Michigan Ave. just west of I-275
Canton, MI

Mondays (EVERY Monday until Sept):
Monday Night Car Cruises
Downtown Lapeer, MI
(see PICS here from one of the shows)

Cruise In at the Big Boy
3900 W Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI
info: 989-366-5568

Monday Cruise Night starting May 3
Rams Horn
432 Clair St, Garden City

Village Commons parking lot / Sidecar Slider Bar
32720 Grand River, Farmington, MI
(see PICS here from one of the shows)

Tuesdays, May – October 2021, 5-9 PM:
Classic Car Cruise Night
Washington Grill
64400 Van Dyke Avenue (1/2 mile N of 29 Mile Rd)
Washington Twp, MI

Classic Car Cruise Night, 5 PM – 8 PM
Big Boy at 23 Mile & l-94
29300 23 Mile Rd, Chesterfield Township 48047

Culver’s Restaurant – Starting April 27
4963 Interpark Drive N
Lake Orion, Lapeer Road
(see PICS here from one of the shows)

Rams Horn
Utica Rd at Masonic
Roseville, MI

Tuesday Cruise Night starting May 4 – LAST SHOW OCT 19!
Ukrainian Cultural Center
26601 Ryan Rd
Warren, MI

Tuesdays starting April 27
Toys for Tots 2021 Car Show, 4-8PM
Emerald Square
22611 Northline, Taylor

Car and Bike Show
Downtown Imlay City (3rd Street)

Wednesdays – May thru August:
T’s Classic Car Night, 5 PM – 9 PM
T’s Rockin Roadhouse
8826 Gratiot Ave, Columbus, Michigan 48063

Wednesdays – May thru ?:
Downtown Metamora
Metamora, Michigan

Wednesdays May 5 – Sep 29, 2021:
Cruise In at The Gilmore Car Museum
6865 Hickory Road, Hickory Corners, MI
more info:   269-671-5089

Wednesdays 4-8PM starting May 12
Classic Car Nite
Sand Baggers
25615 Van Dyke
Centerline, Mich
(see PICS here from one of the shows)

Wednesdays 4-8PM:
Weekly Cruise In at The Packard Proving Grounds
499965 Van Dyke, Shelby Township, MI
more info:   586-739-4800

Thursdays starting May 8:
Strikers Lounge
30971 Armada Ridge Rd.
Richmond, MI

Thursdays starting May 27
Culvers Restaurant 5-9PM
4280 24th Ave.
Fort Gratiot, Mich.

Thursday Cruise Night starting April 29
Big Boy
200 W Maple Troy, MI

Thursdays starting June 3
Thursday Night Cruise In, 4 – 7:30PM
Stahls Automotive Foundation
56516 N Bay Dr, New Baltimore, MI 48051
(26 mile & Gratiot)

Thursdays June 3 – August 26, 4pm-dusk
Cruise’n Classic Car Show
K of C, St Margaret’s
21201 E 13 Mile Rd
St. Clair Shores, Mich.

A&W Restaurant

Friday Cruise Night starting June 4
Bruce Post VFW 1146
28404 Jefferson Ave (on the lake at 11 1/2 Mile Rd)
St Clair Shores, MI
(see PICS here from one of the shows)

Saturday Cruise Night Starts May 15
Leons Restaurant
8787 Telegraph, Taylor, MI
(see PICS here from one of the shows)

US12 Car Show Saturdays 5-9PM
34824 W Michigan Ave.
Wayne, MI 48184



Sunday February 7, 2021
Grooms Restos / USMA Bench Racing Open House
43555 Utica Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48314

Friday – Sunday April 30 – May 2   CANCELLED, another COVID victim
69th Detroit Autorama
TCF Center (Cobo Hall)
Detroit, MI   586-771-7110

MAY 7 & 8
Cruising grand river. (Howell/Brighton)
Howell Township, Michigan

Wednesday – Saturday, May 12-15, 2021:
Buick GS Nats
Beech Bend Raceway
Bowling Green KY

Friday May 14
Builds and Burgers 6-9PM
City Burger
39151 Van Dyke (S of 17 Mile)
Sterling Heights, MI

Sunday, May 16, 2021 9 AM – 4 PM
BBAC (Bearing Burners Auto Club)
42nd Annual Swap Meet, Car Show & Used Car Corral
K of C Picnic Grounds
11541 21 Mile Rd
Shelby Twp, MI 48317

Thursday May 20
Golling Buick GMC Cruise Night
1491 S Lapeer Rd., Lake Orion MI 48360   866-806-7397

Friday May 21
USMA / K of C Hall Memorial Free Cruise
14 -/2 (Elmwood) & Main St. Clawson, MI

Sunday May 23
Metro Cruisers Car Show
Diamond Back Saloon
48345 I-94 service Dr. Belleville, MI 313-506-0105

Saturday May 29
Neighborhood Superstars
Memorial Day Showdown, 12-8PM
Eastland Center (Mall)
18000 Vernier Rd
Harper Woods, Mich.
(see PICS here)

June 3
American Legion Post 32
9318 Newburgh, Livonia, MI

Friday – Tuesday June 4-8
Back To The Bricks Promo Tour
Flint, MI   810-877-8383

Friday, June 4, 2021 4 PM – 10 PM
Mount Clemens Cruise Pre-Registration & Free Cruise
Downtown Mount Clemens
(see PICS here)

Saturday, June 5, 2021 7 AM – 10 PM
29th Annual Mount Clemens Cruise
Downtown Mount Clemens
(see PICS here)

Saturday June 5
Cruisin’ 53 Car Show and Parade
City Center Plaza, HQ
Ten Mile Rd. & Van Dyke, Center Line, MI
(see PICS here)

Saturday June 5
CARS Inc. Open House and Car Show
2600 Bond Street
Rochester, MI

Friday June 11 – (Rain Date June 18)
St. Jane Church Charity Cruise In
Ryan Rd S. OF 17 Mile, Sterling Heights

June 11
Michigan Military Tech & Historical Society Car Show
Eastpointe, MI

Saturday June 12
13th Annual Jackson Road Cruise
Jackson Road, Ann Arbor, MI

Sunday, June 13, 2021 9 AM – 5 PM
The Barn Show – Wilson Barn
The Wilson Barn is a barn located at the northeast corner of Middlebelt and W. Chicago Roads in Livonia, Michigan.
Hundreds of beautiful and restored cars will be on display.
(apparently there was a huge turnout for this show! something to keep in mind for next time!)

Tuesday June 15, Rain Date June 16
Charlie’s Classic car Cruise-In
12 Mile & Campbell, Madison Hts. MI

Thursday June 17th
Sanders car show 5-8PM
Hall Rd (near Gratiot Avenue)
Clinton Twp
(see PICS here)

Saturday June 19
Eastpointe Gratiot Cruise
8-10 Mile Road
there’s 2 mini car shows at assorted spots on Gratiot Avenue the prior 2 days:
17th: First State Bank (corner Gratiot / 9 Mile)
18th: Eastpointe High School (corner Gratiot / Couzens; 1 block S of 9 Mile)
(see PICS here from Friday High School Show)
(see PICS here from Saturday Gratiot Cruise Day)

Saturday June 19
Wayne Road. All American Cruise
Wayne Rd, from Joy Rd. to Glenwood
Westland, MI

Thursday June 24
Golling Buick GMC Dealership Cruise In
Lapeer Rd., Lake Orion

Thursday – Sunday June 24-27
St Ignace Annual Car Show
St Ignace, MI
more info:

Friday June 25
(* RESCHEDULED DUE TO RAIN – Friday July 16th *)
K Of C Hall Free Memorial Cruise For Peggy Sieffert / Frank Bianco
14 1/2 (Elmwood) & Main St., Clawson

Saturday June 26
21st Annual Cruisin’ Downriver, 8 AM – 10 PM
Fort Street, between Southfield Rd. and Sibley Rd.
Southgate, Michigan 48195
(see 2020 PICS here)

Saturday June 26, 12 – 4 PM
9th Annual Summer Car Show
GR Auto Gallery
3175 Martin Rd, Commerce Twp, MI 48390

Sunday June 27
Ocean Breeze Restaurant Car Show
925 Gratiot
Marysville, MI

Sunday June 27
Center Line Lions Car Show
ABC Warehouse, 10 Mile & Van Dyke
Centerline, MI

Saturday July 10
Cruisin US 12
Michigan Avenue, based in downtown Wayne
Visitors can park anywhere downtown and walk along Michigan Avenue and Wayne Roads
(see PICS here)

Sunday July 11 3-8PM
Farewell Rock Bottom Bob Car Show
Limelight Sports Grill and Bar
30200 Van Dyke Ave
Warren, MI
(across from the GM tech center)

Friday July 16
K Of C Hall Free Memorial Cruise For Peggy Sieffert / Frank Bianco
14 1/2 (Elmwood) & Main St., Clawson

Saturday, July 17 – 8AM open – 4PM ceremony – 5PM car parade
St. Johns High School Auto Show
St. Johns Auto Program 50th Anniversary Celebration
Downtown St. Johns, Mich.

Saturday July 24, 2021
Telegraph Cruise
(see PICS here)

Saturday July 24
4th Annual G-Body Classic
Classic G Body Garage
at Pull A Part (location may change)
4433 W 130th St
Cleveland, OH
*** We are planning on attending this show! Hope to see you there! ***

SEE all the PICS from the show:
BuicksOldsmobilesChevroletsPontiacsMisc Cars / trophies / giveaways

Saturday July 31
Mainstreet Memories Car Show
Port Huron
see pics here

Sunday August 1 (rescheduled from June 27)
Center Line Lions Car Show
ABC Warehouse, 10 Mile & Van Dyke
Centerline, MI

Sunday August 1
Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise
14-16 Mile Road
Local Buick peeps who are Aggressive Auto’s customers usually meet at the Autozone just south of 16 Mile Rd.
(sponsored by Aggressive Auto – go see them if you need work done on your Buick!)
see pics here

Saturday, Aug 7, 10 AM –3 PM
Cruise To Goodrich Car & Truck Show
8038 Clarence St, Goodrich, MI

Saturday August 14 8AM-4PM
2021 Utica’s Gasoline Alley
Car Show, Gas Show, and Swap Meet
7551 Auburn Rd, Utica, MI
(see PICS here)

Saturday August 14 8AM-3PM
Down On Main Street – Clawson Car Show
Main Street
Downtown Clawson, Mich
(see PICS here)

Sunday Aug 15, 2021
Rockin Rods n Rochester
Walnut Blvd, (Rochester Rd / University Dr)
downtown Rochester
(see PICS here)

Wednesday Aug 18
Woodward Wednesday Buick Meet up
(Staples parking lot, North of Square Lake Rd.)
Bloomfield Hills
Local Turbo Buick peeps start arriving 3pm or later
(see PICS here)

Thursday, August 19, 2021, 5 PM to 8 PM
Sweet Treats and Sweet Rides Cruise In
Sanders Chocolate Factory
23770 Hall Rd, Clinton Township, MI
(see PICS here)

Friday/Saturday Aug 20-21
28th Street Metro Cruise

Saturday Aug 21
Woodward Dream cruise 26th Annual
8 mile to 20 Mile (Hall Road)
runs thru multiple cities
(see PICS here)

Wednesday Aug 25
Harper Avenue Cruise
St Clair Shores
8-13 Mile Road
(see PICS here)

Thursday, August 26, 2021 4 PM – 8 PM
Madison Heights Big Boy Car Show
30460 John R Rd, Madison Heights, MI
(we went to this, waste of time, nothing exciting, 8 cars showed up, lol)

Sunday Aug 29
Hines Drive Park Cruise
Dearborn / Westland

Saturday Sept 4, 12 PM – 7 PM
Neighborhood SuperStars CAR TRUCK & BIKE SHOW
25333 W 12 Mile Rd (near Telegraph)
(see PICS here)

Saturday Sept 4, 9am – ?
313 Big Rim Racing
Lapeer Dragway
2961 Roods Lake Rd

Friday-Sunday Sept 10-12
Frankenmuth Auto Fest
Frankenmuth, Mich.
(see PICS here)

Saturday Sept 11 2021:
East Coast Buick Regionals
Cecil County Dragway in Rising Sun, Maryland

Thursday, September 16, 2021, 5 PM to 8 PM
Sweet Treats and Sweet Rides Cruise In
Sanders Chocolate Factory
23770 Hall Rd, Clinton Township, MI
(see PICS here)

Sunday, Sept 19, 2021, 9 AM – 4 PM
BBAC (Bearing Burners Auto Club)
42nd Annual Swap Meet, Car Show & Used Car Corral
11541 21 Mile Rd (near M53)
Shelby Twp, MI

Saturday Sept 25, 2021, 10AM – 2PM
2021 AAA Auto Expo
collector cars on display from Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and MRT
1 Auto Club Dr, Dearborn, MI
more info:

Saturday Sept 25
6th Annual Jammin’ at the Junction Car Show, 8-4PM
Utica Rd (between Gratiot & 12 Mile)
(see PICS here)

Saturday Sept 25
Chesterfield Gratiot Cruise
21-23 Mile Road
[Buick peeps meet in O’Reilly’s parking lot, South of 23 Mile]
(see PICS here)

Saturday Oct 16 2021
Leo’s Coney Island
sponsored by the Knights of St Johns
on 13 Mile at Hayes from 1-6
Warren, MI
(this is a newer show held the last couple weeks)
(todays event was a trunk or treat Halloween show)
(we went to this, about 20 cars showed up, mostly older Chrysler & Chevy cars, no photo coverage of this event)
(we heard last weeks show was a decent turnout)

Sunday Oct 17, 11:30AM
Hines Drive Fall Cruise
Dearborn / Westland

Sunday Oct 17, 2021, 9-3PM
Paddy Whacks
14 Mile (E of Groesbeck)
Fraser, Michigan
(see PICS here)

Sunday, Oct 17, 2021, 1-5 PM
PPG Fall Open House
Packard Proving Grounds
Van Dyke (S of 23 Mile)
(see PICS here)

Sunday Oct 24, 2 PM
Trunk or Treat
Dooleys (across from Macomb Mall)
more info:

Thursday, Nov 11, 2021m 6–9 PM
Detroit NovemberFest
Event by GR Auto Gallery
3175 Martin Rd
Commerce Twp, MI 48390
more info:


Did we miss an event? Got an automotive event you want listed?
CONTACT US with the pertinent info!


SEE ALL of the 2021 car cruise & show events, pics from events, as well as other years (scroll the pages) HERE:
Michigan car cruises and auto shows