Congress of Motorcars - NEW DATE!
6865 W Hickory Rd
Hickory Corners, MI 49060
Contact: Gilmore Car Museum
Phone: (269) 671-5089
Celebrating the First 50 Years of the Automobile!
The Congress of Motorcars Show and Swap Meet features vehicles produced in 1942 and earlier, just like the cars museum founder, Donald Gilmore, was known for collecting. Only original stock vehicles will be eligible to participate, no modified or hot rod style vehicles please. The show weekend will include:
Friday, October 2nd - Driving Tour
Saturday, October 3rd - Show Day (this is the day with all the vintage activities and car show)
On Saturday, October 3rd see early gas, steam and electric autos, take a ride in an antique car, and discover autos normally only seen on static display actually driving around the historic campus! An award ceremony will be held at 3:00pm and will honor the Oldest Vehicle, Best Vintage Attire (best period attire worn by a vehicle's owner), plus two very special awards - a Preservation Award for the best unrestored original car, Best of Show and Gilmore Award.
Activities will also take place throughout the day, including demos including STEAM CARS, and very early cars, a whimsical Gilmore 1 - 2 cylinder Motor Challenge and a Pass in Review parade.
$16.00 per person
$11.00 for children 11-17
FREE for children 10 and under
Exhibitor Admission: $10/vehicle, includes participation in Friday's driving tour as well as admission for 2 people with vehicle for Saturday show. Exhibitor gate opens at 7:30am.
Vendor Admission: $20.00 per space (approx. 20’ x 20’), includes admission for 2 people. Space assignments on first-come, first-serve basis. Early Set-up: Friday afternoon, Saturday 7:30 am. Vendor gate opens at 7:30am.
Mail-In 2020 Show Registration --> HERE
*Please note Museum Memberships are NOT valid for vehicle exhibitor or vendor admission*