Birmingham Cruise


Event Information 

The Woodward Dream Cruise will roll into town on Saturday, August 17, 2024, 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.

Birmingham's walkable downtown is the ideal place for Cruise enthusiasts to spend the day. The historic downtown features a wide variety of restaurants including sandwich shops, pubs, cafes and other casual dining, as well as upscale eateries. Shopping includes hundreds of local and national retailers. 

Saturday, August 17, 2024, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Event Location:
The event is located along South Old Woodward Avenue, from Maple Rd. to Lincoln Street. South Old Woodward Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic from Maple Rd. to Lincoln Street in preparation for, and during the event. 

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The Birmingham Cruise Event venues are within walking distance of Birmingham's five parking structures, where the first two hours are always free. Additionally, metered parking is available throughout downtown. Parking meters are credit card and Parkmobile-enabled, for easy parking. Visit our parking map for structure locations

Hotel Information:
Downtown Birmingham has a variety of hotels with wonderful accommodations for out of town guests visiting the area for the Woodward Dream Cruise and Birmingham Cruise events. For more information visit our hotel guide

Interested in Volunteering? 

Enjoy a fun behind-the-scenes experience by volunteering for this exciting event! Please complete the volunteer application if you are interested in participating. 

Information for Car Clubs

All car clubs must complete this Car Club Application. Registering as a club requires a minimum of five vehicles and a maximum of 30 vehicles, model year 1988 or older. Only one application for each car club will be considered. Applications must be completed and submitted by July 12, 2024 to be eligible for lottery. The lottery drawing will be conducted in mid-July 2024. All applicants will be notified of their status following the drawing.

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