Summer is the Time for Cruisin'

Must-Do Classic Car Shows in Algoma

Crusin and classic car shows take place in Algoma Country each year. Whether you're a classic car enthusiast that wants to register to participate or a spectator that loves classic cars, both of these shows are a must. They are family-friendly, you'll get to mingle with our friendly communities and experience the place we call home.

Bruce Mines Cruisin' Car Show – June 10, 2023

Held in June every year, the Bruce Mines Cruisin' Car Show takes place on the town's picturesque waterfront on the shores of Lake Huron. The show features various classes including antique cars and trucks, motorcycles, snow machines and tractors with prizes to be won.
Registered Participants: (705) 785-3493
Spectators Admission: Free, cost of food & accommodations
Where to Stay: Bruce Bay Cottages and Lighthouse
Where to Eat: there are great eateries in Bruce Mines where you can get burgers and wings, an ice cream shop and a chip wagon
Plan Your Stay in Bruce Mines: Check out the antique shops, restaurants, and attractions like the Simpson Mine Shaft, Bruce Mines Museum, heritage sites, or Historic Mine Trail. There are plenty of driving tours in the area: Grand Algoma Drive, Island North Drive, and the Deer Trail Touring Route.

Bruce Mines cruisin car show
Photo credit: Richard O'Hara
BruceMines cruisincarshow
Photo credit: Richard O'Hara

Hilton Beach Classic Car Show – July 22, 2023

Located on St. Joseph Island, the Village of Hilton Beach is also situated on a beautiful waterfront location. The annual Hilton Beach Classic Car Show features approximately 100 original, restored and specialty cars. The event also plays host to local arts and crafts vendors and a food tent.
Spectators Admission: Free for the whole family, cost of food and accommodations
Learn more: phone (705) 246-2242 or email
Where to Stay: Fred's Trailer Park, find accommodations at St. Joseph Island Chamber of Commerce
Plan your Stay in Hilton Beach, St. Joseph Island: local shops that sell souvenirs, restaurants, parks & beaches, and nearby attractions like Fort St. Joseph and St. Joseph Island Museum.

Hilton Beach Classic Car Show
Photo credit: Village of Hilton Beach

Queen Street Cruise - June 16 & 17, 2023

Bring back the happy days and glory days of cruising Queen Street in Sault Ste. Marie. The newest cruising event brings a weekend of fun and the chance to renew old friendships. Other events taking place are a Motorcycle Show and Shine, live music, prizes, bbq and more.
Registration is required to enter your cruiser.
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Car Show & Artisan Market - August 19, 2023

Taking place at Peace Park in Thessalon, this must must-see event includes a car show, artisan market, lawn games, food vendors, and live entertainment.
Registration is required to be a vendor in the artisan market
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Trip Planning Tip: make a list of all our Festivals and Events to take with you. Communities throughout the region host incredible events that celebrate our local food, culture, history, art, entertainment and attractions -- all set against the backdrop of our magnificent landscape. 

About Heather Bot

I'm a staff writer for Algoma Country and I hope my articles entice you to plan your next vacation in Algoma. Our beautiful area has everything you need for a true outdoor adventure: fishing and hunting, epic touring routes and breathtaking outdoors. We are home to many awesome places to eat, cool places to shop, museums and galleries, festivals and events.