Category: Detroit

When Is The Next Car Show?

When Is The Next Car Show?

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UPDATED 03/29/2022: Spring is coming… Eventually. And when it does, that means the hot rod show calendar will be in full force. We’ll be hitting the road, bringing you metal, and we hope to see you around.

When’s The Next Car Show?

1. Detroit Autorama and Autorama Extreme

When it comes to car shows, especially indoor ones, this is a big one. And what is it you ask? Why it’s the 69th annual Detroit Autorama. Except last year’s was cancelled. So… Well the intentions were good. Housed in the beautiful Cobo/TCF Center in downtown Detroit, Autorama is spread out on the main floor, while Autorama Extreme is in the lower level. Please note, Speedcult’s big display in the lower level with the traditional rods..

When: March 4-6, 2022

Where: Cobo/TCF CENTER :: 1 Washington Boulevard :: Detroit, MI 48226

More Info: https://autorama.com/attend/detroit/

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2. Spring Turkey Run Car Show

Winter is going strong, and even though Spring is coming, it probably won’t get here soon enough. So, that’s enough of an excuse to head to Daytona International Speedway for the Spring Turkey Run Car Show. It’s Florida. You can make plans and have an expectation that you can enjoy the show.

When: March 22-23, 2022

Where: Daytona Int’l Speedway :: 1801 W Int’l Speedway Blvd :: Daytona Beach, FL 32114

More Info: http://turkeyrun.com/

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3. Lonestar Rod and Kustom Round Up

We have a retail spot at the beautiful Rustbelt Artist Market in Ferndale.We have not been here in a couple of years and can’t wait to get back. This will be the 19th annual Roundup, at least in theory it will. This show is great. Austin is bat-crazy great. Let’s do it.

When: April 22-23, 2022

Where: Travis County Expo Center :: 7311 DECKER LANE :: AUSTIN, TEXAS 78724

More Info: https://lonestarroundup.com/

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4. Vintage Torque Fest

We will go back to Iowa to visit our friends at the Vintage Torque Fest. Great, traditionally inspired hot rods, cool bands and events. If you have never been to it, it’s definitely a cool show to check out.

When: April 29-30, 2022

Where: Dubuque County Fairgrounds :: 14569 Old Hwy Rd :: Dubuque, Iowa 52001

More Info: http://vintagetorquefest.com/ & Torque Fest Facebook

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5. Back to the Fifties

This is a great big hot rod and muscle car show in St. Paul, Minnesota. There’s lots of variety in the rides you will find at this show.

When: June 17-19, 2022

Where: Minnesota State Fairgrounds :: 1265 Snelling Ave. N. :: St. Paul, MN 55108

More Info: https://msrabacktothe50s.com/

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6. Iola Car Show

We are making a return visit after vending at it for the first time last year. This year is extra special because they are celebrating their 50th anniversary.

When: July 7-9, 2022

Where: Iola Car Show Grounds :: 130 Jenson Dr :: Iola, WI 54945

More Info: https://www.iolaoldcarshow.com/

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7. Syracuse Nationals

They say that this is the largest car show in the Northeast. Who am I to say otherwise. Great rides, entertainment, and celebrities, make this like Autorama, except it is outdoors.

When: July 15-17, 2022

Where: New York State Fairgrounds :: 581 State Fair Blvd. :: Syracuse, NY 13209

More Info: https://syracusenationals.com/

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8. AMA Mid-Ohio Vintage Motorcycle Days

Got that vintage motorcycle bug? If you do, then check out this cool weekender at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. There will be motorcycle racing all weekend, and you won’t want to miss it.

When: July 22-24, 2022

Where: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course:: 7721 Steam Corners Rd, Lexington, OH 44904

More Info: https://midohio.com/tickets/1/vintage-motorcycle-days-ama

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9. Piston Jammers Panty Raid

It’s the 12th annual this year. As always, there will be cool rides, awesome entertainment, and best of all, it’s got camping. So plan on staying, because it’s a freaking party. And it’s right here in Michigan, near the Ohio border.

When: July 30, 2022

Where: Lambertville Civic Club :: 8243 Monroe Rd :: Lambertville, MI 48144

More Info: Piston-Jammers-CC

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10. Stay Tuned…

We’ll let you know when we know if you know what I mean.

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SPEEDCULT at Rustbelt Market

SPEEDCULT at Rustbelt Market

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UPDATED 01/03/2022: The Rustbelt Artist Market, where we have our retail space in Ferndale, has continued to plug along through these hard times. The Rustbelt Market is located at the corner of Nine Mile and Woodward Avenue in Ferndale. We hope to see you there.

The Rustbelt Market’s hours are:

  • Open Fridays 2pm – 7pm
  • Open Saturdays 11am – 7pm
  • Open Sundays 11am – 6pm
  • Closed Monday thru Thursday

For more info about the Rustbelt Market, please visit: https://www.rustbeltmarket.com/.

Speedcult at the Rustbelt

Speedcult at the Rustbelt

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And for all of the Metro Detroit types and Metro Detroit visitors, don’t forget! Speedcult has retail space at the Rustbelt Market in Ferndale where you can purchase our metal cutouts all up close and personal.

The Rustbelt Market is at the corner of Nine Mile and Woodward in a can’t miss location. As of June 13, 2020, you will find them open on the weekends: Saturday 11am-4pm; and Sunday 11am-4pm.

Visit their site for more info: http://www.rustbeltmarket.com/.

Woodward Dream Cruise 2019

Woodward Dream Cruise 2019

Sorry. I’ve been so busy, I forgot to post about this. It is, of course, the Woodward Dream Cruise weekend. We will not have an outdoor display for it. However, you will be able to find Speedcult in the beautifully air-conditioned Rustbelt Market in Ferndale, at the corner of Woodward and Nine Mile.

Where: Rustbelt Market :: 22801 Woodward Avenue Ferndale, MI, 48220

Did I mention it’s going to be hot and humid on Saturday? Well it is. Get out of the heat and visit Speedcult in the beautifully air-conditioned Rustbelt Market. It is open on Saturday from 11am until 7pm.

They will also have cold, cold beer in the beautifully air-conditioned Rustbelt Market on Saturday.

Visit us for some cool metal cutouts of the cool car logos you see cruising down Woodward. Remember. It will be air-conditioned inside where we are setup.

Speedcult is going to the Panty Raid

Speedcult is going to the Panty Raid

We like to go to the Panty Raid, put on by the Piston Jammers, when we can. This year is one. We first started vending their shows back when they had it in Downtown Toledo. Now it’s held in a park that feels like it has a secret entrance. It’ll be a good time. So see you there.

When: Saturday July 27, 2019 – Rain or Shine

Where: 8243 Monroe Rd :: Lambertville, MI 48144

More Info: http://pistonjammers.com/Panty_Raid_2019___.html

The Woodward Dream Cruise Is Coming

The Woodward Dream Cruise Is Coming

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The Woodward Dream Cruise for 2017 is fast approaching.  The cool thing about this event is that anybody and everybody can be involved… even accidentally so to speak.  And that’s because it’s an open road and you might have something classic like the Edsel pictured above, and then along side of it, Mom driving her mini-van to the grocery store.  Just know there will be lots of cool rides in the mix, no matter what.

Speedcult will be there too.  We’ll be set up at the Rustbelt Market, found at the corner of Woodward and Nine Mile.  So if you get the itch to buy a cool metal logo after seeing all the cool cars, we’ll be there for you.  Plus there’s lots to do in Ferndale as far as eats and drinks go. 

Anyway, now that I have your attention, I’m sure you are wondering when this fine event will be taking place.  So pull out your calendars boys and girls and pencil in August 19th.  See you then!

Sins of Steel 2017

Sins of Steel 2017

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Sins of Steel 2017 is just around the corner. Yep.  You can’t keep Speedcult away from their style of Motor City Mayhem.  It’s the first Saturday of June… Be there.  And you wanna know where?  Why Davisburg, Michigan, that’s where.

Where: 4-H Fairgrounds :: 2451 Andersonville Rd :: Davisburg, MI48350

Link: https://www.facebook.com/sinsofsteel/

 

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2017 Car Show Schedule Update

2017 Car Show Schedule Update

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Here is the list of car shows we are planning to vend at the rest of this year.  Some of the dates are more firm than others.

May 28th: Beatersville
Sorry, but we will not be able to make this one. But you should check it out if you can.
Louisville, KY
Link: http://www.beatersville.com/

June 3rd: Sins of Steel
Davisburg, MI
Link: https://www.facebook.com/sinsofsteel

June 10-17 Hot Rod Power Tour
7 cities in 7 days
Link: http://www.hotrod.com/events/power-tour/

June 22-25: Back to the 50’s
Minnesota
Link: https://msrabacktothe50s.com/

July 7-9:  AMA Vintage Days
Mid-Ohio
Link: https://www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com/

July 14-16: Syracuse Nationals
Syracuse, NY
Link: http://www.rightcoastcars.com/syracuse-nationals.php

July 29th:  Panty Raid 2017
Lambertville, MI
Link: http://pistonjammers.com

August 19th: Woodward Dream Cruise
Ferndale, MI
Link: http://woodwarddreamcruise.com/

Sept 2-3: Greaserama
Kansas City, MO
Link: http://greaserama.com/

Sept 8-10: Frankenmuth Auto Fest
Frankenmuth, MI
Link: http://www.frankenmuthautofest.net/

Sept 15-17:  NSRA Vermont ???
Burlington, VT
Link: http://s3.nsra-usa.com/Events/Nationals/NSRA_Nationals_EventSchedule.pdf

Sept 21-24: Ducktail Run
Gas City, IN
Link: http://www.ducktailrun.com/

Oct. 7th: Iron Invasion
Woodstock, IL
Link: http://www.ironinvasion.com/

Nov. 17-19: Moultrie Swap Meet
Moultrie, GA
Link: http://www.moultrieswapmeet.com/

Nov 23-26: Turkey Run
Daytona, FL
Link: http://www.turkeyrun.com/Turkey_Run_Home.html