CLINTON TOWNSHIP – This year the Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise will celebrate 14 years of cruising Gratiot. The cruise has grown each year, attracting more and more attendees with estimates this year of more than 225,000 people and thousands of classic cars.
Here is the Cruise Day Itinerary for Main Events.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 2016
8 a.m. Cruise Car Show Registration Opens, Meijer Cruise HQ (16 Mile & Gratiot southeast corner)
10 a.m. Moran Kid Zone opens at Meijer Cruise HQ
10:45 a.m. Opening Ceremony, Meijer Cruise HQ
- Welcome with Bob Cannon, Township Supervisor
- National Anthem, Emma Guzman
- Prayer/ Cruise Blessing
11 a.m. Dorian Ford Midway Opens, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Dorian Ford grounds)
Many vendors, service organizations, live entertainment, Kid carnival rides, and activities
11 a.m. Pedal Car Cruise/ Parade, Meijer Cruise HQ
Noon VIP Parade/ Cruise First Lap
- Leaving from Meijer Cruise HQ
- Dana DeCoster – Grand Marshal
3 p.m. Cruise Car Show Awards/ Passport Prizes, Meijer Cruise HQ
There will be so much to do up and around Gratiot Avenue. A complete listing in the Cruise Special Supplement will be included in the Sunday, July 31, 2016 Macomb Daily. For more visit ctgratiotcruise.com. Come cruise Gratiot with us!