MotorCities Invites You to Take Part in the first-ever #ExploreMotorCities Road Tour on Sunday, September 19
DETROIT – The MotorCities National Heritage Area invites all auto history enthusiasts looking for a fun way to explore the amazing automotive attractions the region has to offer to participate in its first-ever #ExploreMotorCities Road Tour on Sunday, September 19 between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
“This event is a great way to have a little fun, while learning about our state’s history as the automotive capital of the world,” saidShawn Pomaville-Size, Executive Director of MotorCities.
Here’s how the #ExploreMotorCities Road Tour works. First, pick up your MotorCities Passport book at any of our 11 participating southeast Michigan attractions. Those attractions include:
- Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn;
- Detroit Historical Museum;
- Ford Piquette Avenue Plant in Detroit;
- The Henry Ford in Dearborn;
- Historic Fort Wayne in Detroit;
- Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester;
- Michigan Firehouse Museum in Ypsilanti;
- Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society in Eastpointe;
- Packard Proving Grounds in Shelby Township;
- Plymouth Historical Museum;
- and Yankee Air Museum in Belleville.
Get your Passport stamped on the day of the event at any of the above attractions. Please note that registration for this event includes access to each attraction for the purpose of getting your stamp but does not necessarily guarantee free admission. Details on attractions offering free admission are on the event webpage.
Then, at 4 p.m., bring your Passport to our final stop, the Automotive Hall of Fame, and get entries in our prize drawing at 5 p.m. for every stamp in your book. Our Grand Prize is four passes to the American Speed Festival coming up September 30-October 3 at theM1 Concourse in Pontiac ($300 value). You will also enjoy music, a car show, and refreshments.
Groups pay $30 per car to participate in the #ExploreMotorCIties Road Tour. MotorCities and Hagerty members are $25. For more information and to register, visit www.motorcities.org/exploremotorcities-road-tour.
Please note that THIS EVENT IS NOT A RACE. Everyone is being given the same amount of time to visit sites and collect stamps in their passport book.