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Dearborn, MI: 150 historic vehicles will cruise the streets of Dearborn to kick off the festivities at the 2016 Dearborn Homecoming Festival for “Cruisin’ Dearborn” on Friday, August 5, 2016. The cruise, presented by Les Stanford Chevrolet Cadillac will begin at 7 pm at the Dearborn Police Department and will run along Michigan Ave. through Downtown West Dearborn, ending at Ford Field Park for a fun classic car show with plenty of food and entertainment! The classic cars will be on show until 10:00 pm at the Dearborn Homecoming Festival at Ford Field Park in Dearborn.
“We are looking forward to welcoming classic car cruisers from all over Metro Detroit again this year to kick off the annual Dearborn Homecoming Festival,” said Jackie Lovejoy, president of the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce.
This year, the cruise is limited to 150 classic cruisers, who will all receive a certificate of participation, a dash plaque, and cruiser gift bag, sponsored by Jack Demmer Lincoln. Also supporting the event this year is Heartland of Allen Park & Dearborn Heights, Blue Diamond Limousine, Staybridge Suites of Dearborn and Big Fish Seafood Bistro of Dearborn.
The parade is scheduled to be led by Dearborn Mayor Jack O’Reilly. A “Best in Show” award will also be presented at this year’s event.
“Cruisin’ Dearborn has become a summertime favorite for our community and classic car enthusiast all across the Metro Detroit region,” commented Ron Hinrichs, Director of Events & Media Relations at the Dearborn Area Chamber. “We are looking forward to another successful event with the support of our wonderful partners!”
Registration for Cruisin’ Dearborn is only $20 per vehicle, and includes a $5 voucher to be used at the nonprofit food vendor tents at the Dearborn Homecoming Festival. Registration can be completed online at www.DearbornAreaChamber.org or by calling 313-584-6100. Cruisin’ Dearborn is open to classic cars ranging in model years from 1933-1991.
The 37th Annual Dearborn Homecoming festival is presented by the City of Dearborn and the nonprofit Dearborn Community Fund and runs Aug. 5-7 with three days of entertainment, family activities, and food sales and informational booths operated by community service groups.
For more information, please contact the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce by phone at 313-584-6100. Be sure to follow the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce on Facebook at facebook.com/DearbornAreaChamber, on Twitter @DbnAreaChamber and online at www.dearbornareachamber.org for all the latest news and events.
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