Classic cars, great food, and awesome fun, await you at the Woodward Dream Cruise. Here’s a guide to make sure your little one enjoys it just as much as you!

We’ve done the research so you don’t have to! Here are some great kid friendly Dream Cruise events sure to make your little one excited!

Friday, August 18th

  • M1 Concourse 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Friday’s celebration will feature a unique Corvette display in Event Center, Mopar in the Arena, and over 20 different show car classes. There will be an expanded kid’s zone pavilion, food trucks, full-service bars, and live entertainment.
    Cost: Adults $29, Ages 6-17 $13.30, Kids under 6 are FREE
  • Ferndale Dream Cruise 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    -1pm-7pm: Ferndale Emergency Vehicle Show, 5pm: Woodward Dream Cruise Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. 5:30pm: Lights & Sirens Cruise Parade. ALL DAY: The Kids Car Club & Play Zone, Food & Merchant Vendors. 1pm-9pm: Rock’n Live Entertainment
    Cost: FREE
  • Berkley Cruisefest 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Kick off the Woodward Dream Cruise in Downtown Berkley at Cruisefest. The Classic Car Parade begins at 6:30 pm. Kids activities and live music will be happening, too!
    Cost: FREE

Saturday, August 19th

  • Birmingham Cruise 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    The Woodward Dream Cruise will roll into town on Saturday, August 19, 2023 bringing thousands of classic cars and more than one million people from all over the world. Adding to the festivities, the Birmingham Cruise Event will feature classic cars of all makes and models, sponsor exhibits, food and more.
    Cost: FREE
  • Ferndale Dream Cruise 10:00 AM -9:00 PM
    10am – 5pm: Mustang Alley. ALL DAY: The Kids Car Club & Play Zone, WDC Merchandise Tent, Food & Merchant Vendors. 11am-9pm: Rock’n Live Entertainment
    Cost: FREE

Looking for more fun car themed activities? Check out Greenfield Village! Ride in a vintage Model T car. Or catch a bite to eat at Ford’s Garage (multiple locations in the Metro Detroit area)

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