Autorama at Cobo Center in Detroit


Enter a “world of wheels” at Autorama, the touring show of custom cars, at the Cobo Center Feb. 24-26, 2017.

The show will feature more than 800 custom cars, trucks and motorcycles in addition to contests, live performances and celebrity appearances.


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The Ridler Award, with a prize of an engraved trophy, custom-made embroidered jackets and a check for $10,000, will be awarded to the vehicle that shows the most creativity, engineering and quality workmanship on a customized car.

If hot rods aren’t your thing, hang out with celebrities from “Pawn Stars,” “The Dukes of Hazard” and The Disney Channel.

Celebrities like Rick Harrison from “Pawn Stars” and Catherine Bach and Tom Wopat from “The Dukes of Hazard” will be available for meets-and-greets and autograph signings. For young attendees, meet Skai Jackson from The Disney Channel’s “Jessie” and “Bunk’d.”

For fans of WWE, performer AJ Styles will be meeting with fans from 6-9 p.m. on Feb. 24.

If you’re more interested in dancing the weekend away, a live concert by Danny Koker will take place at 5 p.m. Feb. 25, and live rockabilly music will be playing throughout the weekend.

A vintage Batmobile will be onsite as the special display for the 65th anniversary of the Autorama show, too.

The show runs from noon-10 p.m. Feb. 24, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Feb. 25 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 26. Tickets are $20/adults, $7/kids 6-12 and free/under 5. Discount tickets are available at O’Reilly Auto Parts.

See the Metro Parent listing for basic details on the 2017 Autorama at the Cobo Center in Detroit.