Michigan’s Biggest Winter Car Shows
The winter season brings more than cold air and cloudy skies. It sets the stage for some of the biggest spectacles of the year—car shows. Over the next few months, fans will be inundated with events showcasing the best the auto industry has to offer. Attendees can get a first look at upcoming products or peruse fully-restored classic vehicles.
On the market for a new ride? Save the date for the following events:
North American International Auto Show, Detroit – Jan. 14-18 (Preview), Jan 19 – 27 (Public Show): NAIAS is one of the largest and most popular events of its kind. Each year, auto executives, creatives, and fans flock to the Motor City to get a sneak peek at the industry’s latest designs. Representatives from every major company will be in attendance, including “The Big Three” of Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors. Click here for tickets.
Michigan International Auto Show, Grand Rapids – Jan. 31 – Feb. 3: Presented by the Grand Rapids New Car Dealers Association, the Michigan International Auto Show brings glitz, glamour, and cars to the west side of the state. Visitors can view special collections that include everything from sedans and SUVs to hybrids and sports cars. Click here for tickets.
KAARC Winter Auto Swap Meet, Kalamazoo – Feb. 2-3: With 200 auto vendors, in four rooms across 52,000 feet, this isn’t your average swap meet. Its goal is to inspire and promote the preservation of vintage vehicles, including rare collectibles. Every year, the Kalamazoo Antique Auto Restorers Club hosts this event, which takes place at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center. Click here for more information.
Annual Chrome and Ice Indoor Winter Car Show, Flint – Feb. 8 – 10: This three-day experience features 50-plus automotive displays including hot rods, muscle cars, trucks, and an array of classic vehicles. Attendees can expect special guests, demonstrations, food, and live entertainment with two daily performances. Click here for more information.
Autorama, Detroit – March 1-3: This traveling auto show is closing out the winter with a stop in Detroit. What started as a celebration of hot rods, has expanded to highlight competition, specialty and even concept cars. It’s a visual feast for spectators and is open to fans of all ages. The best part? Free admission for children five and under. Click here for more information.
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Photo credit: Joe Ross