2018-2019 Events Calendar
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Jan 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Jan 31 – Feb 3 all-day DeVos Place
The Gilmore Car Museum has presented a stunning array of automobiles at the Michigan International Auto Show in Grand Rapids since 2004. See a selection of autos from the Gilmore Car Museum at the 2019 Michigan International[...]
Feb 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Join us for our most anticipated special event of the year PINT WITH THE PAST! Saturday, February 16th from 7:00-10:00pm Our annual craft beer tasting fundraiser includes over two dozen tasting options from favorite Michigan[...]
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Feb 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Mar 1 – Mar 3 all-day Gilmore Car Museum
Check out the engines that made history during a special weekend where you can take a sneak peak under the hood of dozens of cars on display at the Gilmore Car Museum! The opportunity to check out[...]
Mar 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Mar 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Mar 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Mar 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
A race car driver becomes a champion with a Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own! Enjoy a family-friendly afternoon on Saturday, March 23rd at the Gilmore Car Museum featuring the 1968 feature film,[...]
Mar 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Apr 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Apr 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
Apr 21 all-day
The Gilmore Car Museum is closed on the following holidays: New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Apr 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year! Every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm January through April visitors can enjoy a different guest presenter speaking on a variety of intriguing[...]
May 4 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us on Saturday, May 4, 2019 for the 7th Annual Julep Gala!   A relaxing, fun-filled Kentucky Derby style evening fundraiser with ALL proceeds supporting the Spectrum Health CenteringPregnancy® at Pennock. Derby or cocktail[...]
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Tour will depart from the Gilmore Car Museum
A Driving Tour Celebrating the First 50 Years of the Automobile! Join us for the 4th Annual Donald Gilmore Pre-1942 Driving Tour open to all pre-1942 vehicles, just like the cars Museum Founder Donald Gilmore was known[...]
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Celebrating the First 50 Years of the Automobile! The Donald Gilmore Showcase is a special show featuring Pre-War 1942 vehicles, just like the cars Museum Founder Donald Gilmore was known for collecting. Only original stock vehicles will[...]
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum / Classic Car Club of America Museum
The Classic Car Club of America will host a GRAND CLASSIC at the Gilmore Car Museum, bringing the best of the best Full Classics® to the Southwest Michigan, including some of the nation’s most stunningly restored Classic[...]
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum / Classic Car Club of America Museum
The Classic Car Club of America Museum will host The Experience at the Gilmore Car Museum, bringing the best of the best Full Classics® to the Southwest Michigan, including some of the nation’s most stunningly restored[...]
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Ride Starts at the Gilmore Car Museum
SWAP MEET: 9am-4pm General Admission applies to access swap meet area on museum’s campus $14/person, children 11 and under and museum members free The Vintage Motorcycle Weekend SWAP MEET FIELD will be open on Saturday[...]
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The 24th Annual Vintage Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet will feature hundreds of motorcycles and vendors on the Gilmore Car Museum’s Historic Campus! The judged show field is open to all motorcycles 25 years and older, plus[...]
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum / H.H. Franklin Club Museum
The  Annual All Air-Cooled Car Gathering presented by the H.H. Franklin Collection will feature rare air-cooled cars including early examples Franklins, Frayer-Miller and Holmes … VW, Corvair, Tatra, Porsche, Citroen and more! Visit the H.H. Franklin Collection display in[...]
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Join us for our 3rd Annual ULTIMATE All-Year Truck Show and Swap Meet! This show is open to Every type and ALL YEARS of Trucks –  Antique, Vintage, Military, Emergency, Commercial, Pickup trucks, Utility vehicles,[...]
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Bring your friends and family out for a weekend of “foreign invasions,” beginning with the 8th Annual Deutsche Marques, an ALL German Auto Event! This car show will feature all of you favorite German marques and[...]
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Come on out and enjoy the Mad Dogs and Englishmen’s 29th Annual British Car Faire! The Car Faire is open to all British made vehicles and will also include a swap meet area! Enjoy people’s[...]
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Join us for the 2nd Annual Corvette Show & Swap Meet on Sunday, July 21st from 9:00am-4:00pm. Dash plaques to all pre-registered cars and to the first 100 after! Car themed lawn games behind the Shell Station[...]
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The 31st Annual MOPARS at the Red Barns Show and Swap Meet , sponsored by the Western Michigan Mopar Club, will be sure to please as West Michigan’s largest all-Chrysler products car show, featuring over 350 muscle[...]