Donald Gilmore Pre-1942 Showcase Car Show
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 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 be eligible to participate, no modified or hot rod style vehicles please. The show weekend will also include a Driving Tour on Friday, May 17th.
Special 2019: Welcoming the COLE REGISTRY REUNION and the remarkable 1909- 1925 Cole Motor Cars!
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 - the Genevieve Gilmore Preservation Award and the Donald & Genevieve Gilmore Award (Best of Show).
Activities will also take place throughout the day, including start up demos featuring some of the earliest cars in the Museum's Collection and a "Parade through the Decades," featuring each decade represented on the show field.
Spectator Admission: $14.00/person, children 11 and under free
Exhibitor Admission: $10/vehicle, includes admission for 2 people with vehicle
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
*Please note Museum Memberships are NOT valid for exhibitor or vendor admission*