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Woodward Dream Cruise

Annual World Famous Car Cruise on Woodward Ave just north of Detroit in Michigan, USA. The Woodward Dream Cruise – WDC – is the World's Most Popular Car Cruise and largest one-day automotive event featuring classic cars, custom cars, specialty vehicles. Always the 3rd Saturday of August.

Date: August 15, 2020. Saturday, 9 am to 9 pm. rain or shine. In reality it is a week long event, starting the weekend before.

WDC Official Websites  +  WDC Facebook  +  WDC Twitter

More WDC Info is lower, plus additional Local Cruisin' & Car Info!
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WDC Overview    WDC Events    Car Clubs in Michigan    Car Enthusiasts

Cruise Nights in Southeast Michigan    Popular Car Cruises in Michigan

Popular Car Shows in Michigan    Drag Racing Dragstrips in Michigan

Custom Car Builders and Car Restorations in Michigan (cars & motorcycles)

Drive-In Movie Theatres in Michigan    Car Attractions in Michigan

Bonus: TV Shows About Cars and Famous Cars in Movies TV

WDC Overview

About one million people attend this event each year. It's all about cars, cruisin, showing off, partying, hanging out, entertainment, people watching and being seen, and more cars.

See an amazing amount of classic cars, custom cars, street rods, collector and specialty vehicles, and car shows up the wazoo! Plus there are bands and djs, music entertainment up and down the route, some perform outside, the others at venues on the inside.

The Cruise starts one mile north of Detroit in Ferndale, MI and goes up to Pontiac, MI, and back. About 10 miles each way, it has several high profile cruise areas, most popular at 9 Mile & Woodward.

No fee to drive in the Woodward Dream Cruise, no admission charge to watch it. Anyone can cruise but those not driving a classic car must stay out of the two right lanes (curb side). Woodward Ave is generally eight lanes wide, four lanes in each direction divided by a median or turn lane.

Cool Facts: Woodward Avenue (M-1) was the first concrete roadway in the country. It is listed as an Automotive Heritage Trail (an All-American Road), plus a Michigan Heritage Route.

Woodward Dream Cruise Official Merchandise online store has current and limited edition items.

For lots of Woodward Dream Cruise videos, click → WDC on YouTube

Click event names, website urls, facebook for updates and complete info.

Woodward Dream Cruise Events 2020

WDC Events 2020 List gets updated as events post new info on their websites. In the meantime, you can click links to event sites for more information.

August 9 + 10, 2019 – Roadkill Nights – in Pontiac, MI. Legal drag racing on Woodward Avenue including celebrity showdown race, plus burnout contests, dyno competitions, racing simulators, freestyle motocross stunt shows, food trucks, more.

August 15-17, 2019 – Ferndale Woodward Dream Cruise – in Ferndale, MI, the start/bottom Loop of WDC, Woodward Ave at 9 Mile Rd. 21st Annual Mustang Alley with over 700 Mustangs, Emergency Vehicle Show, Classics & Cruis'n Legends Vehicle Show, Rock'n Live Entertainment Stage, Outdoor Movie Night, Woodward Dream Cruise Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, more.

August 16 + 17, 2019  Pontiac Power Week – in Pontiac, MI. Classic Car Show August 16-17, 2019. Horny Mike from Counts Kustoms from the hit TV series Counting Cars will be in downtown Pontiac for the event.   facebook

August 16, 2019  Berkley CruiseFest – in Berkley, MI. Classic Car Parade on 12 Mile between Woodward and Greenfield roads. Also live entertainment, street dance, kid’s inflatable zone, more.    facebook

August 17, 2019  Bloomfield Township Classic Car Show and Dream Cruise Viewing Area – at Mercedes Benz of Bloomfield. In addition to show cars, annual event has entertainment, food, general parking and portable restrooms.    facebook

August 17, 2019  Birmingham Cruise Event – features 300 classic cars of all makes and models, live entertainment, live broadcasts and more.

TBA 2019  Cruisin' to Drive Out Hunger – in Berkley, MI. Official Woodward Dream Cruise preview party, 16th Annual in 2018 charity event to benefit Forgotten Harvest featured Taste Fest, craft brews, live entertainment, more.

Berkley, MI – general cruise area: Woodward Ave near 12 Mile.

Bloomfield, MI – cruise area: Big Beaver Rd (a.k.a 16 Mile) to Long Lake Rd (a.k.a. 18 Mile).  +

Ferndale, MI –

Pontiac, MI – cruise area: top loop of the WDC, roughly between where 20 Mile and 21 Mile roads would be if they existed.

Birmingham, MI – general cruise area: Maple Rd (a.k.a. 15 Mile).

Royal Oak, MI – general cruise area: from 11 Mile to 13 Mile.

Huntington Woods, MI – general cruise area: just north of 10 Mile (I-696).

Pleasant Ridge, MI – general cruise area: just south 10 Mile (I-696).

Woodward Ave Information

Woodward Avenue is M-1 (Michigan highway) – details and history listed in Wikipedia.

Woodward Avenue Action Association (WA3)

Car Clubs in Michigan

click names and facebook pages to visit their websites

Mustang Owners Club of Southeastern Michigan (MOCSEM) – a family club dedicated to preserving the legend of the Ford Mustang.

Mustang Club of Mid-Michigan (MCMM) – Based in Frankenmuth, the MCMM hosts car shows, cruises, and other auto/social events plus monthly meetings.

Eastern Michigan Camaro Club (EMCC) – was formed to allow Camaro owners and those with an interest in Camaros, to gather, become friends, exchange information and have fun with our Camaros, in a safe and nonprofit environment. based in Canton, MI (west of Detroit).   facebook

Camaros of Michigan – dedicated to the owner's enthusiasts and fans of the 6th generation and earlier GM's Camaro. We are a Non-Profit Organization Car Club serving the West Michigan area.

Just Hearse'N Around – car club based near Ann Arbor, MI, open to all hearse owners and enthusiasts.   facebook

West Michigan Mustang Club – “We are centered in Grand Rapids but have members in Traverse City, in Kalamazoo, and in the Lansing area. We recognize all Mustangs.”

Classic Car Club of Michigan – The Classic Car Club of America Michigan Region. “dedicated to the collection, preservation, esthetic pleasure and driving enjoyment of the classic era automobiles produced from 1925 through 1948.”

America's Corvette Club of Michigan – based in West Bloomfield, north of Detroit. “activities we plan include competitive driving, cruises, car shows, national Corvette events, and social gatherings.”

Corvette Legends Club (Corvettes eighteen years of age or older) – based in Plymouth, west of Detroit. Planned trips, charity functions, events and social activities.

Corvette Nation – nationwide car club based in Metro Detroit.  facebook

Chevelle Club of Michigan – based in southwest area of metro Detroit, MI.   facebook

Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Club – We preserve and enjoy Volkswagens, a group dedicated to vintage air-cooled VWs. The MVVC is a Chapter of the Vintage Volkswagen Club of America (VVWCA).  facebook

The American Road Thunderbird Club (TARTC) – a vintage car group, they preserve and enjoy vintage Thunderbirds and sponsore many events each year.

Motor City Viper Owners (MCVO) – Viper Club of America Motor City Region. Dodge Viper.

Nightmare Cruisers Hearse Club – based in Westland, MI (west of Detroit). “Rising up from the ashes of Hell (Michigan), our members were responsible for creating the largest annual gathering of hearses in the world, earning us a Guinness World Record in the process.”

Motor City Terminators (MCT) – “mission of the Motor City Terminators Car Club is to enhance the Mustang Cobra Terminator experience for our members by providing support, information, and activities.”

Royal Pontiac Club of America – in metro Detroit. “The Royal Pontiac Club of America welcomes all performance car enthusiasts. Although the Clubs primary focus has been Pontiacs of all years, we welcome all brands of Muscle Cars.”  facebook

Roam'n Chariots – car club based in the Lincoln Park area (south of Detroit). No mandatory dues or meetings, members just come out and have fun. Has an annual car show that is a benefit, and supports other benefits. Features Friday cruise nights that start in May. see → cruise nights.

Wanderers Classic Car Club – Downriver Wanderers is based in the Woodhaven area. It does charity shows, Tuesday cruise nights, participates in major cruises.

Fun Time Cruzers car club – in the Shelby Twp / Sterling Heights area of southeast Michigan.

Motor City Chapter of POCI (Pontiac-Oakland Club International) – We strive to pool together as much information as possible to assist Pontiac, Oakland, and GMC owners in the restoration and preservation of their vehicles; promote interest in Pontiac, Oakland, and GMC vehicles, their history, restoration, preservation; and, above all, to make owning a Pontiac, Oakland, or GMC an enjoyable experience.

Motor City Rockets Oldsmobile club of southeastern Michigan – for Oldsmobile enthusiasts with any model Olds 1897 to 2004.

Michigan Region of the Lincoln & Continental Owners Club (LCOC) – “we are dedicated to the preservation, recognition, and appreciation of all Lincoln automobiles by bringing together Lincoln owners and enthusiasts in a friendly and social manner for the purpose of furthering knowledge and awareness of the Lincoln marque of automobiles.”

North Oakland Bowtie's – a family oriented car club that welcomes all current and future vehicle owners with any make, model or year. The Bowtie's assist in several weekly Cruise-Ins, along with hosting an annual show at Waterford Hills Racetrack, a private party at the annual Woodward Dream Cruise, Bowtie's on the Blvd and an annual Christmas Party. Oakland County is located north of Detroit.

Michigan Widetrackers – 16th Chapter of Pontiac Oakland Club International (P.O.C.I.). “We are the oldest and most renown Pontiac, Oakland and GMC club in the state. Our goals include promoting the rich history of Pontiac, Oakland, and GMC vehicles and making their ownership an enjoyable experience. We are a fun-loving group of car enthusiasts who enjoy the classic and collector hobby, making new friends, and cruising. We have and continue to support many community charities and events.”

Michigan Impala SS Legends (MISSL) – “is the largest club for owners of 91-96 Chevrolet Impala SS, Caprice SS, Caprice 9C1, and other B&D body in Michigan. MISSL activities include Meetings, Mod Days, Car Shows, Drag Racing, Picnics, Cruises and Special Tours.”

Great Lakes Cobra Club (GLCC) – dedicated to the preservation, care, history and enjoyment of the Cobra automobile, including original models and replicas.  facebook – The Ford Torino Cobra Site. members, forums, events.

United Street Machine Assoc (USMA) – “USMA, started in 1979, has been recognized for many years as one of the most charitable car clubs in the U.S.A.. We currently do many shows and cruise nites for you to enjoy. Everyone is welcome. All makes, all models. We want people who enjoy the sport and have some fun with cars.”

No Name Car Club – “We're just a group of regular folks that love cars and good company.” During summer, they meet Thursday nights at a restaurant on Gratiot near M59.

Exiled Car Club – a Michigan wide car club.

Model A Restorers Club MARC – to acquire, restore, preserve and exhibit the Model 'A' Ford.

Shelby American Automobile Club (SAAC) – Motor City Region – “we are one of the oldest SAAC regions in the United States”

Rattle Can Rodders – a locally run club dedicated to Hot Rodders & Car Crafters who love working on their own cars.

Flaming Pistons Car Club of Michigan – 50s and 60s cars.

Motown Muscle – Musclecar Club, Detroit.

Michigan Hot Rod Association (MHRA) – events, pictures, clubs, contacts, interviews.

Lambda Car Club - Detroit Region – “LCC Detroit is the Motor City chapter of Lambda Car Club International.”

Westside Rod & Customs Car Club – annually hosts car shows in Livonia/Redford area.  facebook

Detroit Road Devils car club   facebook   instagram   blogspot

There are more car clubs in Michigan, but only those with websites get listed on this page.

AUTOPEDIA has a list of Michigan Automotive Clubs with contact info.

Car Enthusiasts in Michigan, special events, related info

Motor City Showdown - organized Drag Racing – September 23, 2017 at Coleman A. Young Airport in Detroit features 2,000+ horsepower cars.   facebook

Cruisin' Michigan - The Road Rally – May 13, 2017 in Livonia, MI. Annual travel around SE Michigan in a Scavenger Hunt styled rally. Anyone with a license and a legal vehicle can be competitive. 1st Place $500.

Woodward Cruise Club – “a public, social and informational web site used by fans and participants of The Woodward Dream Cruise. We welcome all auto enthusiasts, car clubs, truck lovers, show fans, cruisers, restoration projects, auto techs and friendly faces.” join for free.

The Hot Rods of Dearborn (HRD) – “dedicated to collecting stories and pictures of hand-built hot rods and customs from the 40's, 50's, and 60's in the Dearborn and Southeastern Michigan area. HRD is also very interested in covering current hot rod builds that are true to the spirit of traditional hot traditionalism, we call it.”

Cruisin' Michigan – local car shows and cruise nights information.  facebook

Cruisin' MI – articles, photos, videos, blogs, events.

Michigan Car Shows & Events - The Big List – events listed by month, features all areas of Michigan, includes links to events websites. This impressive list is constantly updated and compiled by Bernie's British Cars (Traverse City area).

Michigan Classics – Classic Car & Muscle Car enthusiast resource. “We are your resource for Michigan car show and swap meet information. Enjoy our image gallery and list of local events, buy and sell your classic car, truck or parts or have us help you sell your vehicle to a global audience.”  facebook

Cruis'news – print and online magazine. “Headquartered in Sterling Heights, MI, Cruis'news prides themselves on bringing the car buff a complete listing of all car shows, cruise nights, swap meets and automotive events planned in Michigan, and the surrounding areas.”  facebook

Michigan Hot Rod Magazine

Autopalooza – website to get information about major car cruises, car races and car shows in Southeast Michigan during the summer months, many in August.

Two Wheel Michigan – motorcycle enthusiasts.

Cruise Nights in Southeast Michigan

Culver's Car Cruise – Tuesdays in Lake Orion, MI (north of Detroit). “Oakland County's largest Tuesday night Car Cruise. We average over 250 cars every Tuesday with DJ Beth spinning 50s & 60s music, 50/50 raffle provided by The Lake Orion Dance team. Over $250 worth of prizes given each week.” Annual.

Fun Time Cruzers Sterling Heights Monday Night Lakeside Circle Cruize-In – in Sterling Heights, MI (north of Detroit). Every Monday Night, May to September, 5pm to 8:30pm. Located north of Detroit, on the south side of Lakeside Mall, just south of M-59/Hall Road & east off Schoenherr. 100 to 175 Cool Cars every week, Prize Drawings every 30 minutes, Photo Shoots, Dash Plaques, Cruizer Award Plaques every week, Best of Show Awards and more. phone 586-260-3459 for info. Annual.

Roam'n Chariots Friday Cruise Nights – in Lincoln Park, MI (south of Detroit), at Sears in the Lincoln Park Shopping Center on Dix and Southfield Roads. Weather permitting, generally from the first Friday in May till first friday in October. Annual.

Wanderers Classic Car Club Tuesday Cruise Nights – in Woodhaven, MI (south of Detroit), 5pm to 8:30pm. Early spring through early fall. Annual.

SRB Wednesday Night Cruise – in Redford, MI area (just west of Detroit), weekly from end of May to October. Annual.  facebook

List of Cruise Nights and Cruise Days in metro Detroit – by

Cruise Nights in Other Areas of Michigan

Cruise Nights and Cruise-Ins in Jackson, MI – lower Michigan.

Car Cruises in Metro Detroit and Michigan

May 31 - June 1, 2019  Mount Clemens Cruise – annual open cruise and car show in Mount Clemens, MI (northeast of Detroit).   facebook

TBA 2019  Cruisin' Gratiot – annual car cruise in Eastpointe, MI (just north of Detroit). A week long celebration has car shows and events beginning on Monday. Cruise day is the Saturday before Father's Day.

June 22, 2019  All American Cruise (Wayne Road Car Cruise) – in Westland, MI (west of Detroit). Cruise that takes place on Wayne Rd from Joy Rd to Glenwood Rd.   facebook

TBA 2019  Cruisin' US12 (Michigan Avenue Car Cruise) – based in Wayne, MI (west of Detroit). Annual cruise on Michigan Avenue includes Wayne and surrounding communities.   facebook

TBA 2019  Telegraph Cruise – on Telegraph Road (US 24) in Taylor, Dearborn Heights, Dearborn and Redford Township (just west of Detroit). Hot rodders, classic cars, car enthusiasts and spectators.

August 4, 2019  Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise – annual car cruise on Gratiot Ave in Clinton Twp, MI (north of Detroit). “Gratiot Cruise expects crowds of 200,000 people and thousands of classics on Gratiot Avenue from 14 Mile to north of Metropolitan Parkway (aka 16 Mile) through Clinton Township.” There are many pre-cruise events.   facebook

August 17, 2019  Woodward Dream Cruise – info at top of this page

August 17, 2019   Back to the Bricks Car Cruise – in Flint, MI. Many events during Main Event Week. Annual, about 400,000 car enthusiasts attend each year. Car shows, swap meets, automotive vendor displays, drive-in movie theater, live entertainment, parties, lots of cruisin' on 13 mile route.   facebook

August 23-24, 2019  28th Street Metro Cruise – West Michigan's Premiere Auto Cruise and Car Show in Grand Rapids, MI. Annual event is free and open to all types of vehicles, and spans an area along 15 miles of the famed 28th Street. Over 15,000 cars and 300,000 spectators! Also has children's rides, Beer Tents with live entertainment, Automotive Swap Meet, more.   facebook

August 25, 2019  Cruisin' Hines – annual car cruise through Hines Park in western Wayne County, MI (west of Detroit). Thousands of Classic Cars and Hot Rods!   facebook

TBA 2019  Shorewood Kiwanis Harper Charity Cruise – annual car cruise on Harper Ave in St. Clair Shores, MI (northeast of Detroit).

TBA  Cruisin' Michigan - The Road Rally – (previously in May) travel around Southeast Michigan in a scavenger hunt styled rally.   facebook

TBA  Cruisin' Downriver – former annual car cruise in June on Fort Street from Lincoln Park to Riverview (south of Detroit). On May 20, 2018, main website still gone and no official facebook page.

Car Shows in Michigan

North American International Auto Show (Detroit Auto Show) – January 14-27, 2019 (in 2020 moves to June) at Cobo Center (Cobo being renamed) in Detroit. One of the premier international auto shows in the world! Annually features new cars and concept cars from major auto manufacturers, plus new mobile technology, interactive exhibits, charity gala, more.   facebook

Michigan International Auto Show – January 31 - February 3, 2019 at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, MI.   facebook

Detroit AutoRama – March 1-3, 2019 at Cobo Center in Detroit. Annual vehicle show features America's Finest Hot Rods, Customs, Trucks and Motorcycles. Includes Charity Auction, Toy-A-Rama, Pinup Girl Contest, live entertainment, celebrity appearances, more.

Roseville Downtown Car Show‏ – Tuesday Nights, May through July in Roseville, MI (north of Detroit).

Cars 'R' Stars – June 9, 2019 at historic Packard Proving Grounds in Shelby Township, MI (north of Detroit), annual car show.

EyesOn Design Car Show Automotive Design Exhibition – June 16, 2019 in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI.

Sloan Museum Auto Fair – June 22-23, 2019 in Flint, MI (north of Detroit). Annual fundraising event, car show includes rare collectable cars, plus awards, vendors, more.   facebook

Camaro Superfest – July 5-7, 2019 at Riverside Park in Ypsilanti, MI. Annual event featuring the nation's largest, longest-running all-Camaro car show.   facebook

Concours d'Elegance of America – July 26-28, 2019 at The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, MI (west of Detroit). Annual Exhibition of Antique & Classic Collector Automobiles. High-end cars and motorcycles vie for coveted trophies and awards. Plus an annual auction of rare vehicles.

Troy Traffic Jam – August 4, 2019 in Troy, MI (north of Detroit). annual classic car show, over 200 classic cars, hot rods, muscle cars, specialty vehicles.

Le Concours de Livingston – August 4, 2019 in Howell, MI (northwest of Detroit). annual car show.

Coopersville Car Show – August 9-19, 2019 in West Michigan. Cars, Motorcycles & Trucks welcome. Event has entertainment, cruise night, trophies, food and more.

Utica's Gasoline Alley – August 10, 2019, Car Show, Swap Meet, Gas Show in Utica, MI (north of Detroit).   facebook

Frankenmuth Auto Fest – September 6-8, 2019. Annual event Heritage Park in Frankenmuth, MI (east/mid lower peninsula). over 2,000 Show Cars on display, Block Party Friday cruise, entertainment, craft show, food.

Annual Grape Escape Classic Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show – September 7, 2019 in Paw Paw, MI (southwest Michigan). Trophies awarded in many categories, show is part of the Wine and Harvest Festival.

Hearse Fest – September 21, 2019. Annual Hearse Show now in Fowlerville, MI (northwest of Detroit), presented by Just Hearse'N Around car club.  facebook   fb event

Drag Racing Dragstrips in Michigan

Click names to visit websites to get full info.

Milan Dragway – in Milan, MI. located near bottom of lower peninsula.

Lapeer Dragway – in Lapeer, MI. located northwest of Detroit.

Mid-Michigan Motorplex – in Stanton, MI. located in middle part of lower peninsula, northwest of Lansing.

US 131 MotorSportsPark – in Martin, MI. located between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids in west side of lower peninsula.  facebook

Ubly Dragway – dragstrip in Ubly, MI. located near top of Michigan's Thumb.

Custom Car Builders and Car Restoration in Michigan

Motor City Solutions - Hot Rods and Restorations – in Taylor, MI, south of Detroit. phone 734-947-7002

Kustom Creations Inc. – Custom Car Builds, Complete Restorations, Metal Fabrication, Custom Paint and Paint Repair, Custom Interiors and Leather Work, Custom Exterior and Interior Design, Modern-day Powertrains for Classic Cars. Plus Picture Cars and Vehicles for Movies and much more. located in Sterling Heights, MI.  facebook

Mobsteel – stars of History channel tv show Detroit Steel. “We build the sickest rides that ooze style. We start with Detroit's finest vintage luxury cars and turn them into modern day menacing street machines with the technology and features only available today.” located in Brighton, MI, added a Detroit location.

Detroit Steel Wheel – a division of Mobsteel, makes affordable custom steel wheels in 18-20-22 inch sizes, one piece steelies that can bolt up to just about any car or truck. They also have accessories to go with them. Located in Brighton, MI.

G-Tech Cars & Engineering – “Vintage American Muscle Cars to Modern Marvels. We specialize in building high quality custom cars, automobile restorations, & parts.” located in Greenville, MI.

Custom Bike Builders, Motorcycle Customization in Michigan

Voodoo Choppers – hand crafted machines, plus hand crafted parts and components created for motorcycles. located in Auburn Hills, MI.

Drive-In Theatres in Michigan - Watch Movies From Your Car!

Click their names and facebook pages for info.

Ford Drive-In Theatre – in Dearborn, which borders Detroit.
location: 10400 Ford Rd, Dearborn, MI 48126. phone 313-846-6910.
A real year-round drive-in theatre that features movies on five different screens. Always a Double Feature, two pictures for the price of one! has in car heaters, all major credit and debit cards accepted.

US 23 Drive-in Theater – in Flint, MI.
location: 5200 Fenton Rd, Flint, MI 48507 (about 45 minutes north of Detroit).  facebook
this drive-in has all digital projection.

The Cherry Bowl Drive-In Theatre – in Honor, MI.
location: 9812 Honor Hwy, Honor, MI 49640 (northwest part of lower peninsula).  facebook

5-Mile Drive In Theatre – in Dowagiac, MI.
location: 28190 M-152, Dowagiac, MI 49047 (southwest Michigan).  facebook

Sunset Drive In Theatre – in Hartford, MI.
location: 69071 Red Arrow Hwy, Hartford, MI 49057 (southwest Michigan).  facebook

Capri Drive In Theatre – in Coldwater, MI.
location: 119 W. Chicago Rd, Coldwater, MI 49036 (lower Michigan).  facebook

The Hi-Way Drive-In Theatre – in Carsonville, MI.
location: 2778 E Sanilac Rd, Carsonville, MI 48419 (in Michigan's Thumb).  facebook

Getty Drive-In Theatre – in Muskegon, MI.
location: 920 East Summit Ave, Muskegon, MI 49444 (western Michigan, Lake Michigan shoreline).  facebook

More drive-in movie theatre info at →

Car Attractions Museums in Michigan

Ford Rouge Factory Tour – in Dearborn, MI. “the only Detroit automotive plant tour available to the public.” Also at The Henry Ford complex are car displays spanning 100 years, the automobile's past, present and future.

Gilmore Car Museum – in southwest Michigan, home to over 300 extraordinary vehicles and seven independent auto museums. Located midway between Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Battle Creek, and Lansing – close to I-94 and US-131.   facebook

Sloan Museum and Buick Gallery – in Flint, MI. Regional history, historic automobiles and hands-on science.   facebook

TV Shows About Cars – click names to visit show websites.

Detroit Steel – tv show on the History channel featuring Adam Genei and his team at Mobsteel in Michigan “who turn worn out, rundown rides into full throttle, high-end masterpieces. '50s and '60s classic restorations to monster-sized, vintage trucks and decked out, '70s lowriding dream machines.”

Fast N' Loud – tv show on Discovery channel featuring Richard Rawling and Aaron fixing up cars, customizing cars, flipping cars at their shop: Gas Monkey Garage in Texas.

Counting Cars – tv show on History channel featuring Danny Count customizing cars at his shop → Count's Kustoms in Las Vegas. Danny is originally from metro Detroit.

Street Outlaws – street drag racing competition tv show on Discovery channel. Street Racers in Oklahoma compete for their top ten standings, plus challenge other racers across the country.

Misfit Garage – “A spin-off of the hit series Fast N' Loud, Misfit Garage features four mechanics who have all done business with Richard Rawling’s Gas Monkey Garage and join forces to create their own hot rod shop to rival Gas Monkey.”

Diesel Brothers – “Heavy D, Diesel Dave and their crew at DieselSellerz in Utah do mega builds and awesome truck giveaways that are the stuff of diesel legend.”

CarSpotting – tv show on Discovery channel, a trio hunt for abandoned relics, then restore and sell them.

Roadkill – web-tv episodes, plus automotive videos and Roadkill events.

The Car Chasers – tv show on CNBC channel. Find It. Fix It. Flip It.

Bitchin' Rides – car show on the Velocity channel about Dave Kindig and his team who build show cars, custom cars and top-end restorations.

My Classic Car (MCC) – long running tv show that focuses on America's love affair with the automobile, hosted by Dennis Gage on MAVTV and Velocity channels.

Pinks + Pinks' All Out – former winner-takes-all drag racing competition tv show. Non-professional drivers with souped up cars competed at drag strips.

Famous Cars in Movies and TV Shows

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Back To The Future – featured the 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 (DeLorean Time Machine)

Dukes of Hazzard – The General Lee – 1969 Dodge Charger

Smokey and The Bandit – featured the 1977 Pontiac Trans Am (Pontiac Firebird Trans Am)

Smokey and The Bandit II – featured the 1980 Pontiac Trans Am

Knight Rider (tv series) – KITT – 1982 Pontiac Trans Am

James Bond Thunderball and Goldfinger – both featured the 1963 Aston Martin DB5

Bullitt – featured the 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390 (driven by Steve McQueen)

The Love Bug – Herbie – 1963 Volkswagen Beetle, a Volkswagen Sedan

American Graffiti – featured the 1932 Ford coupe (bright yellow Deuce hot rod)

The Blues Brothers – the Bluesmobile – 1974 Dodge Monaco

Batman (tv series) – the Batmobile – featured a customized Ford Futura concept car

Starsky & Hutch (tv series) – featured the 1976 Ford Gran Torino

Ferris Bueller's Day Off – featured the 1961 Ferrari 250 GT

Burn Notice (tv series) – featured the 1973 Dodge Charger

The Monkees (tv series) – featured a custom 1966 Pontiac GTO

Ghostbusters – featured the 1959 Cadillac Ambulance

Green Hornet (movie, 2011) – Black Beauty – 1965 Chrysler Imperial

Green Hornet (tv series) – Black Beauty – 1966 Chrysler Imperial Crown

Wayne's World – featured the 1976 AMC Pacer

Christine – featured the 1958 Plymouth Fury

The Munsters (tv series) – the Munsters Koach – a Barris Kustom Industries hot rod

The Rockford Files (tv series) – featured 1974 to 1978 models of the Pontiac Firebird

General Interest - Classic Cars, Muscle Cars, etc.

Car Show Game - 1950s (quiz/trivia game) – Keep score as you “identify cars from the 1950s, back when cars had personality and you didn't have a console between you and your girl.”

Cars We Drove in 50s and 60s – video slideshow with background music. – “Since 1996 we've been the place to go to for all things Classic Car. News, classifieds, events, community and so much more. No clutter. No hassles. Just Classic Cars.”

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