2017-2018 Events Calendar


Gilmore’s Halloween Spooktacular
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Admission*: Children 12 and under are FREE; Adults $5.00/person

The Gilmore Car Museum Spooktacular is a FUN and SAFE place to have a ghoulishly great time with the whole family! Specifically geared towards kids 12 and under, the Spooktacular features cool cars exhibited throughout the Museum, trunk-or-treating throughout the galleries, a featured film in the theater (Hocus Pocus, rated PG), and vintage car rides outside on the Historic Campus (weather permitting). Costumes are encouraged! 

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times! This event will be held rain or shine.

Our friends from North End Deli & Spirits (NEDS) will be serving up piping hot slices of pizza in the Gilmore Cafe! ($)

*The Gilmore Spooktacular is an annual museum fundraiser in support of our general operations. Museum memberships are not valid for this event. 

The Gilmore Spooktacular is sponsored in-part by

New Year’s Eve Celebration!
Dec 31 2017 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 1 2018 @ 1:00 am

5, 4, 3, 2, 1…..Happy New Year!

Ring in the New Year at the Gilmore Car Museum! Semi-formal attire required, this classy event will feature an evening of fun and frivolity complete with a wide selection of appetizers, drinks, dancing, live music, a car-themed photo booth complete with costumes and props, a champagne toast at midnight, and a stellar “ball” drop inside the museum you won’t forget!

This event is strictly 21 and up, IDs will be checked at the door. Semi-formal attire is required.


Tickets can be purchased online or through the Museum’s Administration Office (M-F, 8am-5pm). General admission for this event is $45 and includes food and all activities. There will be a cash bar available with beer, wine, and mixed drinks available for purchase along with a selection of non-alcoholic beverages. 

Early bird registration runs through Friday, December 22nd. All tickets purchased prior to that date will be sent to the purchaser via US Mail. Tickets purchased after December 22nd or at the door the night of the event will be $55 and will be held at a Will Call station for pick up beginning at 8:30pm on New Year’s Eve.

Ticket sales will end Friday, December 29th at 12pm EST. Tickets will ONLY be available at the door the evening of the event after this time.

We’ll be rockin’ in the New Year!

We are thrilled to welcome Allegan’s own STRUM, DUMB, and DUMBER to the Gilmore Car Museum for our New Year’s Eve celebration! Their unique improv style of music spans from the 50’s through today and will rock in the New Year!