Autorama at the TCF Center in Detroit

Spend your weekend marveling at classic hot rods and custom cars and motorcycles at the Autorama at the TCF Center Feb. 28-March 1, 2020.

Enter a “world of wheels” at Autorama, the touring show of custom cars, at the TCF Center (formerly the Cobo Center) Feb. 28-March 1, 2020.

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

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 like Discovery Channel’s Aaron Kaufman, WWE Legend Ric Flair, Cody Walker from The Fast and the Furious and for the kids, Spider-Man, among others.

If you’re more interested in dancing the weekend away, catch a variety of rockabilly musical performances throughout the weekend.

This event also hosts the 28th annual Toy-A-Rama vintage toy show, a pinup girl contest, chop shop demonstrations throughout the weekend and displays of the cars featured in some of your favorite flicks.

Sound like a fun time? Then bring the whole family to the TCF Center in Detroit, Feb. 28-March 1, 2020. Showtimes are as follows:

  • noon-10 p.m. Friday
  • 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday
  • 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday

Tickets are $21 for adults and $8 for kids 6-12 at the gate. Discounted tickets are available at O’Reilly Auto Parts. Kids under five are free.

For more information on Autorama, and other family fun things to do this weekend in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor, check out the Metro Parent calendar.

This post was originally published in 2017 and is updated regularly. 

Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn
Amanda Rahn is a freelance journalist, copy editor and proud Detroiter. She is a graduate of Wayne State University’s journalism school and of the Columbia Publishing Course at Oxford University. Amanda is a lover of translated contemporary fiction, wines from Jura and her dog, Lottie.

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