26th Annual Woodward Dream Cruise Expecting Over 40K Car Enthusiasts In SE Michigan on Aug. 21, 2021
August 21, 2021Free
The Woodward Dream Cruise is the world’s largest traveling car show that takes place over three days and travels over 16 mile through multiple cities. Over 100,000 cars cruise up and down Woodward Ave. at about 5-10 mph while people line up street side to get a glimpse at automotive history in motion.
HISTORY: THE WOODWARD DREAM CRUISE
In August 1995, Nelson House and a group of volunteers looked to relive and recreate the nostalgic heydays of the 50s and 60s, when youth, music and Motor City steel roamed Woodward Avenue, America’s first highway. That year, 250,000 people participated—nearly ten times the number expected. The rest, as they say, is history.
The Woodward Dream Cruise is sort of an all-week event, but on August 21, the one-day automotive event will draw over 1.5 million car enthusiasts and 40,000 classic cars to Woodward Avenue. Each year, from around the world and as far away as New Zealand, Australia, Japan, and the former Soviet Union car enthusiasts be. come to see the cruise.
WHERE IS THE WOODWARD DREAM CRUISE
The Woodward Dream Cruise is one of the world’s largest one-day celebration of classic car culture and attracts over 1 million visitors on one day. More than 40,000 exotic cars, muscle cars, street rods, custom builds will be on the street.
HOW MUCH IS THE CRUISE
The cruise ids FRE and there is no admission to cruise or any of the streetside events. Anyone can participate ij driving a classic car but people not driving a classic car are asked to stay out of the cruising lane of Woodward Ave.
WHEN IS THE WOODWARD DREAM CRUISE
The Woodward Dream Cruise takes place each year on the third Saturday in August, and runs between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.
WHAT IS THE WOODWARD DREAM CRUISE
The Woodward Dream Cruise started as a major fundraiser for a local soccer field in Ferndale in 1995 and in just a few short years, the cruise has evolved into one of the world’s largest one-day vintage automotive event.
The Woodward Dream Cruise drive of the avenue lets classic vehicle owners to cruise through nine cities including (Pontiac, Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills, Birmingham, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak, Berkley, Ferndale, and Huntington Woods) i
car enthusiasts and cruisers come to Metro Detroit, the birthplace of the American automobile, to experience one of the biggest car-themed events to celebrate all things automotive.
Each year, more than 50 local charities benefit from the sale of official Dream Cruise merchandise and refreshments.
THE M1 CONCOURSE, PONTIAC MICHIGAN (August 20, 21, 2021)
Woodward Dream Show at M1 Concourse makes the perfect complement to the Dream Cruise. Here’s a chance to experience all the best hot rods, muscle cars, customs, and cruisers on the planet — past, present, and future. You’ll see many of those iconic machines you’ve been reading about and lusting after your entire lives.
You’ll get a chance to meet your hot rod heroes and muscle car mavens like Bob Larivee of Autorama Fame, Larry Smith, Ken Lingenfelter, and more.
Even better, you’ll get a chance to see the best cars on Woodward Avenue up close and personal, thanks to the dozens of car clubs from around the country that will be coming to the show – over 1,000 cars in all. Yes, the Woodward Dream Cruise is the ultimate cruising event in the world. But now, the Woodward Dream Show is the ultimate cherry on top