Classic cars are coming to Ann Arbor for the Jackson Road Cruise

July 13 will be a busy day for cruisers & classic car fans

Author: Mike McManaman, Cruise the D editor, MMcManaman@wdiv.com
Published On: Jul 11 2013 12:56:39 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 13 2013 04:04:52 AM EDT
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SCIO TWP, MI -

July 13 is shaping up to be a busy day for classic car fans.

The All American Cruise, Cruisin' US12, and add the Jackson Road Cruise in Ann Arbor to car cruises happening this Saturday.

The 5th annual Jackson Road Cruise runs between Maple Road & Baker Road in Scio Township. There’s a lot going on at this event: a classic car parade, Miss Michigan, live music, a bounce house, car shows, face painting, Great Lakes Zoological Society pets, and a pizza eating contest. Besides the classic cars, I bet you that would be my favorite part.

"We also have a prize drive where the participants cruise to each checkpoint then return their completed card to our headquarters to be eligible for nice prizes," adds Todd Bailey, director of the Jackson Road Cruise.

The route itself is located on the old trail between Detroit & Chicago way back when.

"Jackson Road is one of the most cruiser friendly because we do not have many stop lights along the seven mile route,” says Baileys, “We also have easy turnarounds throughout the road."

Registration begins at 9am at Belmark Lanes. It will cost you $5. The parade starts at 10am.

Oh, and that pizza eating contest starts around 3:15pm.

If you’d like more information, make sure to check out jrcruise.org or like them on Facebook at facebook.com/jacksonroadcruise

There's plenty of classic cars to be seen this weekend. We can't all be out to every event so why not help the rest of us out? If you're going to the Jackson Road Cruise, Cruisin’ US12, the All American Cruise, or all three use the hashtag #CruiseTheD on Instagram and Twitter and your pictures will end up on our Cruise The D app.

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