Motor City Car Crawl

Motor City Car Crawl, an all-new event in downtown Detroit produced by the Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) and the Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP), will showcase new vehicles from metro Detroit area dealers throughout six downtown parks, including Beacon Park, Cadillac Square, Campus Martius, Capitol Park, Grand Circus Park and Spirit Plaza. In addition to seeing a wide assortment of vehicles, attendees can enjoy numerous downtown establishments, all within walking distance, as well as local food trucks, beverage stations and family entertainment in various locations throughout the city during the weekend.

Dates & Hours:

Thursday, August 5, noon-9:00 p.m.
Friday, August 6, noon-10:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 7, noon-10:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 8, noon-5:00 p.m.


Motor City Car Crawl Charity Gala

On Saturday, Aug. 7, a ticketed charity event will take place featuring singer-songwriter and nine-time Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow and an array of food and beverage offerings. The event will raise money for nine Detroit children’s charities including, Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan, Boys Hope Girls Hope Detroit, Children’s Center, The Children’s Foundation, Detroit PAL, Judson Center, March of Dimes Metro Detroit, University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Detroit Auto Dealers Association Charitable Foundation Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.


6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Tickets to the private fundraising event are $250 each. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Dress Code
Summer Chic Dress Code: Summer clothes with a touch of glamour. Replace that little black dress with a soft and airy chiffon frock. Swap the dark suit for seersucker in a light hue.

Food & Beverage
Parc in Campus Martius will be catering strolling appetizers & cocktails.

Reception area located at Campus Martius (Fountain Beach). Woodward/Woodward Esplanade will have a concert stage as well as private viewing areas in front of the stage for Gala guests.