Events

Scroll down to see all of the Planned and Community Events.

Planned Events

 

FRIDAY, AUG 22

 

Fox 17 Morning Show
at the Cruise
Time: 5-9:00 am
Location: W End of Rogers Plaza

 

Cruise Opens
Time: 4:00 pm
Vendors open
 

Musical Entertainment
Time: 4-9:00 pm
Location: Rogers Plaza

 

Jimmy Shine
Time: 4-9:00 pm
Location: Rogers Plaza Vendor Area
Available for free autographs
Presented by Steve’s Antique Auto Repair and Progressive Building Services Sponsored by: Marge’s Donut Den, Vanguard Fire and Security Systems, Inc. and Wade & Jane Jennings

 

Pinup Girl Contest
Time: 6-8:00 pm
Location: Rogers Plaza Stage
Sponsored by: Jets Pizza

 

Metro Cruise Live! w/WKTV
Time: 8-10:00 pm
Old Klingman's Lot

 

Other Attractions
Official Metro Cruise® Apparel
First Aid Station
Food & Merchandise Vendors

 

SATURDAY, AUG 23

 

Opening Ceremonies
Time: 9:00 am
Vendors Open
Saturday cont.

 

Jimmy Shine
Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Rogers Plaza Vendor Area
Available for free autographs

 

Giveaways
Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Rogers Plaza
Prize drawings throughout the day

Sneaky Pete’s
Blues Band
Times: Sets through the day
Location: Rogers Plaza

WLAV Live Remote
Time: 2-4:00 pm
Location: Rogers Plaza

 

Other Attractions

Official Metro Cruise® Apparel
First Aid Station
Food & Merchandise Vendors

 

Community Events

Art Cruise

AUGUST 1-31, 2014

Art Cruise

The West End Business Leaders are hosting an Art Cruise the entire month of August 2014.  Artwork will be featured at local businesses for the community to enjoy and purchase.  Look for Art Cruise Location Signs at the listed businesses.  We hope the community will cruise on in to enjoy a variety of art. 

For locations click here

 

AUGUST 11-20

Grand Rapids New Car Dealers Association (GRNCDA)
The association is holding a fan favorite vehicle competition. Participating GRNCDA dealers will display a special vehicle from August 11-August 20. Community members are invited to visit the dealerships and vote for their favorite vehicle on display. The dealership with the most votes will be acknowledged as the fan favorite winner, and those who place a vote are eligible for prizes such as a free oil change or a voucher towards products or services. (Restrictions apply. Signage with additional details will be posted at participating dealerships.)

 

THU & FRI, AUG 21 & 22

Cascade's Metro Cruise
Warm Up Event
Thursday, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Friday, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Sponsored by: Forest Hills Business Association (www.fhba.org) & Cascade Community Foundation (www.cascadecommunityfoundation.com), Curtis Cleaner Laundry, Culvers, Pennell CPA, Family Friends Veterinary Hospital and Pet Care
D&W Plaza/Pal’s Diner - 6503 28th St SE
Aug 21 - 7:00 pm Firehouse Baby Back Pork Rib Competition

 

FRI & SAT, AUG 22-23

Berger Chevrolet
15th Annual Berger All Chevy Show.
Fri: Meet and Greet - 7:00 to 10:00 pm
Sat: All Chevy Show - 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Entry Fee: $25.00 per car includes on free T-shirt per entry and a dash plaque to the first 200 entrants. Additional details:
www.bergerchevy.com/berger-all-chevy-show.htm

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

Cartoon Car
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Marge’s Donut Den

 

Support Boys & Girls Club of America at Car City

Time: Saturday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Car City - 1515 28th SW

Official Metro Cruise Photo Booth - Have your picture taken with your car for $20, with $10 going to Boys and Girls Club of America. $1 hot dogs and pop with proceeds also being donated to the boys and girls club.

Grand Rapids Street
Racers will be paying to
park at Car City and
those proceeds will also
benefit the Club.

 

Harvey Automotive
Time: Saturday, 9 am - 3 pm
Location: 2600 28th Street SE - 1/2 mile west of Woodland Mall - Rain or Shine

Harvey Automotive will have the Cadillac LaSalle Club including Allante and XLR vehicles, the Olds Club and the Old Speckled Hen MG Club at the dealership. Concessions are available on site, plus a DJ spinning oldies and some awards during the day.

Additional details: www.facebook.com/events/490786877723619