2018 – 2019 Schedule of Events
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Nov 16 @ 8:00 am – Dec 31 @ 4:00 am Gilmore Car Museum
Barry County Festival of Trees at the Gilmore Car Museum Display Open Daily, November 16th – December 31st Presented by the Gilmore Car Museum and the Barry County Chamber of Commerce In partnership with the[...]
Dec 25 all-day
The Gilmore Car Museum is CLOSED on the following holidays: New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Dec 31 2018 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 1:00 am Gilmore Car Museum
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[...]
Jan 1 all-day
The Gilmore Car Museum is CLOSED on the following holidays: New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Regular hours will resume January 2nd.
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 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 beer tasting fundraiser includes over two dozen tasting options from favorite Michigan breweries,[...]
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 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,[...]
Apr 21 all-day
The Gilmore Car Museum is closed on the following holidays: New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
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 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 – 3:00 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[...]
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 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 – 3:00 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[...]
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 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 the regions “Grand Daddy” of antique, classic and special interest car[...]