Gilmore Car Museum has a lot in store for 2024

Gilmore Car Museum has a lot in store for 2024

Enjoy Everything From Snowmobiles and Motorcars, to Muscle Cars and Motorcycles

Hickory Corners, Mich. – The Gilmore Car Museum released its annual car show and event season schedule today, providing dates for events throughout the 2024 season to take place on its gorgeous countryside campus just outside Kalamazoo. Ticket and registration information can be found in individual listings under the Events section of the website. Download the full schedule at

Notable events for the 2024 season:

Pint With The Past on Saturday, February 10th; 1920’s themed fundraiser tasting eventVintage Boat & Travel Trailer Rally on Saturday, May 11th; open to all boat & trailer types with a focus on vintage & antique vehiclesCorks & Crafts on Saturday, May 11th; annual spring fundraiser tasting event taking place alongside the Vintage Boat & Travel Trailer RallyDonald’s Dust-Off on Saturday, May 18th; all makes & models show to kick off summerBest of the Bowties on Saturday, July 21st; the 2nd annual Corvette & Camaro showMOPARs at the Red Barns on Saturday, July 27th; this annual showcase of MOPAR power & performance was one of the largest Gilmore Car Museum car shows in 2023Red Barns Spectacular on Saturday, August 3rd; known as the “Grand Daddy” of them all, this show is open to any vehicle 25 years or olderFord Model A Days on Friday, September 20th & Saturday, September 21st; a celebration of the heritage of a trusty American car – the Ford Model ADeutscheMarques Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 12th; German cars, food, & beer with an Oompah band & traditional dress contest for all agesTrunk or Treat on Wednesday, October 23rd; a FREE cruise-in style family Halloween event for the communityWinter Wonderland Holiday Experience begins Friday, November 29th; a fully-immersive event featuring a drive-thru lights show, visits with Santa, and dozens of indoor & outdoor family activities

In addition to our annual car shows and community events, museum guests will enjoy a variety of special programming throughout the winter months:

Winter Lecture Series takes place every Sunday at 2pm from January through April & features several engaging topics ranging from automotive industry insights, to local Michigan historyBehind the Scenes Tours and Daily Docent Tours begin in February & give guests a deeper look into the museum’s collection & historyHoods Up Horsepower Tours will take place from March 4th – March 18th & feature “hoods up” on all of the cars on display, as well as special engine tours with industry professionals on select dates

For more information on upcoming events or to renew your museum membership, visit, call (269) 671-5089 or email

About Gilmore Car Museum  – The world-renowned Gilmore Car Museum – North America’s largest auto museum with more than 400 vehicles on display — is located midway between Chicago and Detroit, just 20 minutes north of Kalamazoo, or 45 minutes south of Grand Rapids. The museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, whose mission is to tell the history of America through the automobile. Learn more at 

6865 Hickory Road | Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060 PH: (269) 671-5089 | FAX: (269) 671-5843 |

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