The Gilmore Car Museum is all about education, about a memorable experience, and about fun.

We host many unique events that for you to take advantage of. Come see why we have been named one of the Nation’s TOP FIVE car museums and recently listed as the #1 Great Historic Auto Site in Michigan by Pure Michigan. Many of our events include admission to our museum campus, so check them out and plan your visit!

Jun 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum is proud to welcome celebrated automotive artist Art Fitzpatrick for an exclusive presentation on Friday, June 5th at 2:30pm in honor of the Museum’s featured special exhibition of 2015, “Mid-Century Performance.” Celebrating seven[...]
Jun 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Classic Car Club of America Museum “Grand Experience” Sunday, June 7, 2015 9am – 3pm The Classic Car Club of America Museum will host their 2015 Grand Experience at the Gilmore Car Museum on Sunday,[...]
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am Gilmore Car Museum
Pre-Show Vintage Motorcycle Ride Saturday,  June  13, 2015 Registration starts at 9am, Ride begins at 10amFREE OF CHARGE! The 8th annual “Ride ’em, Don’t Hide ’em” Vintage Motorcycle Ride, sponsored by the Gilmore Car Museum,[...]
Jun 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
20th Annual Vintage Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet Sunday, June 14, 2015 8am – 4pm The 20th annual Vintage Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet is West Michigan’s largest and fastest growing cycle show, featuring thousands[...]
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Air-Cooled Car Gathering Saturday, June 20, 2015 9am – 3pm The 5th Annual ALL Air-Cooled Car Show will feature rare air-cooled cars including early examples of 1900s Frayer-Miller and Franklins, all the way through modern[...]
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
36th Annual Antique Tractor, Truck, Engine & Machinery Show Friday, June 26 Saturday, June 27 Sunday, June 28 The Gilmore Car Museum’s 90-acre Historic Campus will be covered with a sea of vintage tractors and[...]
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Deutsche Marques – German Auto Event Saturday, July 11, 2015 9am – 3pm Bring your friends and family out to the Gilmore Car Museum as we being a weekend of “foreign invasions,” beginning with the[...]
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mad Dogs & Englishmen British Car Faire Sunday, July 12, 2015 9am – 3pm ‘Ello, Chaps! Come on out and enjoy the 25th annual British Car Faire at the Gilmore Car Museum on Sunday, July[...]
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday,  July  18th 9:00am – 4:00pm Each year, the National DeSoto Club holds their annual convention at different locations throughout the United States. This year, the Gilmore Car Museum is proud to welcome club members[...]
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mopars at the Red Barns Saturday, July 25, 2015 9am – 4pm The 27th annual Mopars at the Red Barns is the West Michigan’s largest all-Chrysler products car shows and swap meet, featuring hundreds of[...]
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Red Barns Spectacular Car Show & Swap Meet Saturday, August 1, 2015 8am – 4pm Brought to you by the Gilmore Car Museum and the Kalamazoo Antique Auto Restorers Club, the RED BARNS SPECTACULAR turns[...]
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday,  August  8, 2015 10:00am – 3:00pm As a proud partner of the Gilmore Car Museum, the Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum and Lincoln Motor Car Foundation will hold their first ever Lincoln National Meet[...]
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Relix Riot: Traditional Hot Rods, Customs & Motorcycles Saturday, August 15, 2015 9am – 6pm Drive on out to the Gilmore Car Museum for a show you won’t forget — the 7th annual Traditional Hot[...]
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pierce-Arrow Gathering At Gilmore Sunday, August 23, 2015 10am – 3pm Did you know the very first car in the Gilmore Car Museum’s collection was a 1921 Pierce-Arrow, given to Donald Gilmore by his wife[...]
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday,  August  30th 9:00am – 5:00pm Come spend the day enjoying antique & modern emergency vehicles on display on the Gilmore Car Museum’s beautiful 90-acre Historic Campus, including fire engines, ambulances, police cars, specialized units,[...]
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
West Michigan Muscle Cars PLUS Show & Swap Meet Sunday, September 13, 2015 9am – 6pm The 20th annual Muscle Cars PLUS Show & Swap Meet at the Gilmore Car Museum is West Michigan’s largest[...]
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ford Model A Day Saturday, September 19, 2015 9am – 4pm Gilmore Car Museum is the proud home of the Model A Ford Museum, the world’s largest museum dedicated solely to the Model A Ford![...]
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cadillac-LaSalle Club Museum’s Fall Festival As a recent addition to the Gilmore Car Museum in Fall 2014, the Cadillac-LaSalle Club Museum will host their first ever National Meet in Hickory Corners, Michigan, drawing hundreds of[...]