2017-2018 Events Calendar

 

Feb 2 – Feb 5 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. This year the Museum will present “The Next Great Idea” to showcase several cars[...]
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is a highly anticipated event! Every Sunday afternoon at 3pm January-April, guests can enjoy a different guest lecturer each weekend speaking on a variety of intriguing topics. April 30, 2017[...]
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Celebrating the First 50 years of the Automobile! Join us for 2nd Annual Donald Gilmore Pre-1942 Driving Tour that is open to all Pre-1942 Vehicles, just like the cars Museum Founder Donald Gilmore was known for collecting. Only[...]
May 20 @ 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[...]
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The 2017 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure of Southwest Michigan will be held at the Gilmore Car Museum on Sunday, May 21st! Since it started in 1983, the Komen Race for the Cure[...]
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum / Classic Car Club of America Museum
The Classic Car Club of America Museum will host their 31st Anniversary Experience at the Gilmore Car Museum on Sunday, June 4th. The 31st annual event will bring the best of the best to the[...]
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Ride Starts at the Gilmore Car Museum
Kick off the Gilmore Car Museum’s Vintage Motorcycle Weekend by participating in our 10th annual Vintage Motorcycle Ride!  The ride is open to all vintage motorcycles 25 years and older and is led by experienced riders from[...]
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The 22nd annual Vintage Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet (9am-4pm) will feature hundreds of motorcycles and vendors on the Gilmore Car Museum’s Historic Campus! The judged show field is open to all motorcycle 25 years and[...]
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum / H.H. Franklin Club Museum
The 7th Annual ALL Air-Cooled Car Gathering will feature rare air-cooled cars including early examples Franklins, Frayer-Miller, and Holmes, all the way through modern air-cooled cars including VW, Corvair, Tatra, Porsche, Citroen, and more! Visit the H.H.[...]
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
On Saturday, June 24th the Gilmore Car Museum’s 90-acre Historic Campus will be a sea of TRUCKS for the first-ever “Ultimate Truck Show.” For this event, all types of trucks, utility vehicles, military vehicles, and emergency vehicles[...]
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Bring your friends and family out to the Gilmore Car Museum as we being a weekend of “foreign invasions,” beginning with the 6th annual Deutsche Marques, an ALL German Auto Event on Saturday, July 8th![...]
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Come on out and enjoy the Mad Dogs and Englishmen’s 27th annual British Car Faire at the Gilmore Car Museum! The Car Faire is open to all British made vehicles and will also include a[...]
Jul 13 all-day
Go Back To Driver’s Training at the Gilmore Car Museum…Old School! Thursday, July 13th 9:30am – 12:30pm or 1:30pm – 4:30pm Secure a seat behind the wheel of an AUTHENTIC Model T Ford built between 1908[...]
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The 29th annual MOPARS at the Red Barns Show and Swap Meet will be sure to please as West Michigan’s largest all-Chrysler products car show, featuring over 350 muscle cars, plus antiques and special interest[...]
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Brought to you by the Kalamazoo Antique Auto Restorers Club, the RED BARNS SPECTACULAR is the most anticipated show of the season! Hailed as West Michigan’s “Grand Daddy” of all antique, classic and special interest[...]
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum Library
Visit the LARGEST car show and swap meet of the season this Saturday, August 5th — the 37th annual Red Barns Spectacular! During the show, the Gilmore Car Museum Library will be hosting a duplicates[...]
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
As a proud partner of the Gilmore Car Museum, the Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum will host the 3rd annual Lincoln Homecoming Meet in Hickory Corners, Michigan, drawing Lincoln enthusiasts and their beloved automobiles! More information will[...]
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
As a proud partner of the Gilmore Car Museum, the Lincoln Motor Car Heritage Museum and Lincoln Motor Car Foundation will host their 3rd annual Lincoln National Meet in Hickory Corners, Michigan, drawing Lincoln enthusiasts and[...]
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Head out to the Gilmore Car Museum for an event you won’t forget — the 9th annual Traditional Hot Rods, Customs, and Motorcycle Show! You WON’T find neon lights, billet wheels or modern megawatt stereos on[...]
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
Enjoy the company of the Pierce-Arrow Society as they celebrate their 14th annual Club Meet at Gilmore! This special day will draw Pierce-Arrow Society members and and their Pierce-Arrows, America’s Premier Luxury cars built in[...]
Sep 9 all-day Gilmore Car Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum and TownSquare Media are proud to announce … the Insane Inflatable 5K is coming to Kalamazoo! Get ready to experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world.[...]
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum
The 23rd annual Muscle Cars PLUS Show & Swap Meet at the Gilmore Car Museum will be West Michigan’s largest gathering of Muscle Cars, featuring hundreds of special interest vehicles! For more information or to[...]
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Gilmore Car Museum / Model A Ford Museum
The Gilmore Car Museum is the proud home of the Model A Ford Museum, the world’s largest museum dedicated solely to the Model A! On Saturday, September 16th, hop in your Model A and head[...]
Sep 23 all-day Gilmore Car Museum
Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country give entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket, providing FREE ADMISSION FOR[...]
Nov 23 all-day
The Gilmore Car Museum is closed on the following holidays: New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.