2013 Cruise the D: List of Cruises

Author: Lisa Ray, Managing Editor, ClickOnDetroit.com, @ClickOnLisa, lray@wdiv.com
Published On: May 13 2013 04:49:56 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 25 2013 02:16:50 AM EDT

Here's a look at where the 2013 classic car cruises are scheduled in and around the metro Detroit area. 

June 15: Cruisin’ Gratiot

Location: Eastpointe

June 28-29: Blue Water Cruise Weekend

Location: Ford Gratiot, Port Huron

June 29: Downriver Cruise

Location: Lincoln Park, Wyandotte, Southgate

July 13: All American Cruise

Location:  Westland

July 13: Jackson Road Cruise

Location: Scio Township from Maple Road to past Baker Road on Jackson Road.

July 13: Cruisin' US12

Location: Michigan Avenue in downtown Wayne

July 25-July 27: Telegraph Cruise

Location: Taylor, Dearborn Heights, Dearborn, and Redford

July 28: Roseville Gratiot Car Cruise

Location: Between 10 Mile Road and 14 Mile Road in Roseville

Aug 4: Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise

Location: Gratiot Avenue from 14 Mile Road north of Metropolitan Parkway to Wellington Crescent in Clinton Township

Aug 13-17: Back to the Bricks

Location: Flint

Aug 16-18: Woodward Dream Cruise

Location: Ferndale, Berkley Bloomfield Township, Pontiac, Royal Oak

Aug 24: North Gratiot Cruise

Location: Chesterfield Township.

Aug 25: Cruisin' Hines

Location: Westland, Dearborn

Aug 28: Harper Charity Cruise

Location: St Clair Shores


Here's a look of some other car-related events scheduled in and around the metro Detroit area.

 June 14-16: Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR Weekend

Location: Michigan International Speedway (Brooklyn, MI)

ARCA Race, June 14

Alliance Truck Parts 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, June 15

NASCAR Quicken Loans 400, June 16


June 16: EyesOn Design Automotive Design Exhibition

Location: Ford House, 1100 Lakeshore Dr, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI

Vehicle exhibits for 2013 include classics, hot rods, thunderbirds, Chris-Craft wooden pleasure boats, European exotics, pedal cars and a special Pure Michigan display.


June 15-16: Motor Muster

Location: Dearborn, MI (The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd.)

Greenfield Village will be full of vintage cars, trucks, and motorcycles for this two day event. Stay Saturday night because from 6pm-9pm hundreds of car will be cruisin’ the streets of Greenfield Village


June 21-23: Sloan Museum Auto Fair

Location: Flint Cultural Center

This event has cars, music, entertainment, & food. What more could you ask for? The Cruise to the Hot Dog Stand in Grand Blanc is Friday from 5pm-8pm. Sign up for a car judging competition or just walk around & enjoy the event for $5.

June 28-30: Blue Water Cruise Weekend

Plenty to do for car cruisers and families alike! On June 28, the Parade of Cars & Cruise Night  will be held from 6 pm-10 pm. On Saturday, the Keith Peterson Memorial Car Show 10 am-3:30pm & Moran’s Sock Hop & Drive In Movie from 6 pm-11 pm.

July 13: Corvettes at the Summit

Location: Heritage Park in Canton

An all Corvette show with music, food, prizes, and of course Corvettes.


July 26-27: RM Auctions’ Vintage Motor Cars

Location: Plymouth, Michigan (The Inn at St John’s, 44045 Five Mile Road)

Need a car for cruisin’ this summer? Just want to check out some gorgeous classic rides? Free preview on Friday & an auction with over 100 great cars on Saturday at 11am.


July 28: Concours d’Elegance of America

Location: Plymouth, Michigan (The Inn at St John’s, 44045 Five Mile Road)

Come look at some world-class vehicles. Tickets available the day of the event.


 August 16-18: Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Weekend

Location: Michigan International Speedway (Brooklyn, MI)

Action packed weekend at the track. On the 16th, NASCAR Sprint Cup Qualifying takes place and you can see your favorite stars take some practice laps. On the 17th, the NASCAR Camping Truck Series goes down. Sunday, the NASCAR Sprint Series Pure Michigan 400.


September 7-8: Old Car Festival

Location: Dearborn, MI (The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd.)

Authentic vehicles from the 1890’s through 1932 at Greenfield Village all weekend.


September 22: Orphan Car Show

Location: Ypsilanti, MI (Riverside Park, 6 West Cross St.)

Small and mini orphan cars and trucks are on display.  

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