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Fundraisers

2024 Gratiot Cruise Fundraiser

2024 Gratiot Cruise Fundraiser

Cloverleaf Bar & Restaurant

24443 Gratiot Ave, Eastpointe, MI 48021
May 8th, 2024 | 4 – 8 pm

If using carryout and want to support the event please tell them it’s for the Gratiot Cruise Fundraiser!!
There will be 50/50 Raffles, Gift Baskets for raffle

Come check out some of the cars that will be part of the 2024 Gratiot Cruise!!

Prizes

Special Cruiser Raffle

Each day you bring your vintage car to a Classic Car Show, you will get one raffle form to fill out. You must personally drop your filled-out form into the specially marked Raffle Box at Registration.
On Cruise Day at the 4:00pm Awards Presentation, we will hold drawings for gas cards.

YOU MAY ONLY ENTER ONCE PER DAY PER CAR SHOW.  MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.

Plaques

Trophies will be awarded on Wednesday and Thursday at 7:00 pm, and at 4pm on Saturday.

MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.

Events

Car Show at Villa Restaurant

Car Show at Villa Restaurant

Sponsored by WOW Electronics and Villa Restaurant

21311 Gratiot Ave. Eastpointe, MI 48021
June 12th, 2024 | 4 – 8 pm

Dash Plaques will be given to the first 75 drivers
Prizes will be given at 7 pm

Car Show at First State Bank

Car Show at First State Bank

Sponsored by First State Bank

16100 E 9 Mile Road at Gratiot.
June 13, 2024 | 4 – 8 pm

Dash Plaque will be awarded to the first 75 drivers.
Prizes will be awarded at 7 pm

Car Show at Cloverleaf

Car Show at Cloverleaf

Sponsored by Motor City Pawn Brokers

24443 Gratiot Ave, Eastpointe, MI 48021
June 14th, 2024 | 4 – 8 pm

Dash Plaques will be given to the first 75 drivers
Prizes will be given at 7 pm

Cruise Day at Eastpointe High School

Cruise Day at Eastpointe High School

Sponsored by Anderson, Eckstein & Westrick (AEW)

Parking Lot (Gratiot just south of 9 Mile Road)
June 15, 2024 | 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

  • 11:00 am – Prayer Service with Color Guard
  • 1:00  pm – VIP Cruise Parade
    Our 2024 Grand Marshal is DJ Jim “JJ” Johnson. JJ retired last December from WOMC, after a 52-year broadcasting career in Detroit!
  • 1:30  pm – Official Cruise Lane Open
  • 2:00 pm – Concert by the ShamRock Jazz Orchestra.
    The SJO is comprised of mostly East Detroit High School (EDHS) alumni – one from the Class of 1957!
    Have fun with them as they once again perform at their alma mater.

  • 4:00  pm – Prize Drawing
  • 7:00 pm – Dedicated Cruise Lane officially closes.

DID YOU KNOW THE EASTPOINTE CRUISE IS THE ONLY CRUISE SANCTIONED BY THE STATE TO HAVE DEDICATED CRUISE LANES?

Additional Cruise Day Information

Where to park?

In addition to street parking, you may want to check out:

Michigan Military Technical and Historical Society
16600 Stephens (East of Gratiot) accepts at-will donations for parking spaces in their lots. 
They will also be selling light refreshments.
St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church
23000 Gratiot accepts $25 donations for parking spaces in their lots. 
They also have a Moonwalk Bounce House and an Obstacle Course Bounce House.
Kids can obtain a $5 wristband that allows them to play all day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(St. Peter's will also have a raffle for a 28" Blackstone Grill.)

Feeling generous?

 

Dominic Miller, of Dominic's Christmas Wish, will have a collection basket at this year's Cruise, seeking donations of new pajamas for children in need.   
14-year old Dominic has collected THOUSANDS of pajamas over the past 11 years, and wants to change the world, one child at time.   
All sizes, birth through adult (some teens need larger sizes), are accepted.