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Birmingham Cruise Event

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Saturday, August 18

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

It's the time of year when 40,000+ classic cars and more than one million people line Woodward Avenue to attend the world's largest one-day automotive event, the Woodward Dream Cruise. 

The Birmingham Cruise Event is located on South Old Woodward from Merrill to Lincoln. It features 300 classic cars of all makes and models, live entertainment, live broadcasts and more. View the event map below and download it here.

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To receive updates about the Birmingham Cruise Event, register here.

Individual cars can enter after 9:30 a.m. at Brown and Woodward (Jax Car Wash).  1988 and older models only, please. 

If you don't own a classic car but want to participate in the event, there are many volunteer opportunities throughout the day. Access the 2018 Birmingham Cruise Event volunteer form here!

Car Clubs and individual car owners may apply now for the 2018 Birmingham Cruise Event. Access the Birmingham Cruise Event Car application here.

Anyone interested in being a vendor during the Dream Cruise, on Saturday, August 18th, will need to complete a Commercial Vending application for the Birmingham Shopping District (please select the appropriate form if you will be on public or private property) as well as a City of Birmingham Vendor application.

If you will be erecting a tent, you will also need to contact the City of Birmingham Community Development Department at (248)530-1850 to see if your tent will require a permit (based on size).

Event forms:

Birmingham Cruise Event General Guidelines  

Commercial Vendor on Public Property  

Commercial Vendor on Private Property


 Thank you to our Event Sponsors!

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