Events and Festivals for Car Lovers
If you think cars are just a way of getting from here to there, you’ve missed a great ride! Get in your car and get on the road to one of these towns for a swap meet, an auto show, a dream cruise or car parade and see what all the excitement is about!
Spring Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet & Corral
Held for 5 days in April, Spring Carlisle is a must-attend event for every car enthusiast. For more than 30 years, this car swap meet, corral and auction have been drawing thousands of collectors and classic automotive connoisseurs from all over the world. Come experience more than 2,000 car makes and models, a manufacturer’s midway and more than 8,100 booths selling "every automotive part, accessory and piece of memorabilia imaginable."
North American International Auto Show
This is 9 day show running from the 2nd Saturday through the 3rd Sunday in January each year. Since its inception in 1907, the show has grown from a regional event featuring 17 exhibitors to an internationally-sanctioned show with over 90 exhibitors. It takes place in “The Motor City” need we say more?
Woodward Dream Cruise
Woodward Avenue (Detroit Suburbs) Michigan
The world's largest one-day automotive event runs from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the 3rd Saturday in August annually. Eight host communities along Woodward Avenue, from Ferndale to Pontiac celebrate car culture, attracting more than 1 million visitors and over 40,000 muscle cars, street rods, custom, collector and special interest vehicles.
Houston Art Car Parade
The Houston Art Car Parade, held the first weekend in May is fantastic, fun and FREE ! It is also the Largest Art Car Parade around! The goal of Art Car Weekend is to remind us that art is an integral part of our everyday lives. The weekend's events are part folk art, part fine art, part wholly artistic expression of every kind, entirely monumental and thoroughly spectacular!