Back to the Bricks - Cruise Cadillac
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR June 6-7, 2015
Thank you to our current 2015 Sponsors (see below for details)! If interested in sponsoring this awesome event, call Joy @ 231-775-0657
2014 brought out 200+ cars for Saturday Blessing, 400+ cars for Sunday Car Show, 4-5,000 in attendance and the weather was awesome! Let's do it up in 2015!
*licensed for 2014, 2015. 2016, 2017 by the original Back to the Bricks Flint Classic Car Show
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2015 - First 200 to register receive a FREE t-shirt, 400 goodie bags to give away, trophies, special events, door prizes, and so much more...
Saturday - we are pumping up the Blessing, adding a few more loops to the Fun Run for Vets, additional options for the Lakes Cruise and all day activity at Evergreen (formerly McGuire's) before dinner & the Sock Hop.
NEW - Pere Marquette 1225 Steam Train Rides - Mt Pleasant to Cadillac, and Cadillac to Manton. Details at www.michigansteamtrain.com
NEW - Artomotive Exhibit in the Park - an automotive style art exhibit in the City park, with food vendors and Live Music..
Sunday - we are adding more entertainment, special exhibits and a few more city blocks to accommodate up to 600 cars on Mitchell Street - register today (see link below) and book your room early! Looking for quality food and auto related product vendors (apply below). Car owner details will come as we get closer :)
PRE-REGISTRATION is now OPEN. Please complete the entry form and e-mail the pdf, fax it to 231-779-5933, or mail to CAFE/ BttB, 201 N. MItchell Street, Suite 102, Cadillac, MI 49601.
- You will be able to pick up your Preregistered goodie bag and info on Saturday morning, 10am - 12noon at the Blessing site (Godfrey Chevrolet)
- Please include your e-mail address, we will be sending out updates periodically and if we do not have your e-mail, you may not know what's going on and what has changed.
- You must attend the event to obtain your pre-registered goodies and t-shirt, we will not mail afterwards, sorry.
Thank you for choosing to come to Cadillac for our 2nd official Back to Bricks Cruise Cadillac Weekend.
We hope you have fun! Check back here periodically, or on facebook for updates, otherwise make sure we have your e-mail and we will be blasting out a few updates to keep you informed.
VENDOR FORM (see below) and available now by calling 231-775-0657 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org ($100 vendor fee) - this is for the Sunday downtown event only. NEW this year we are not accepting vendors on Saturday for in the City Park location only.
- We are looking for Product vendors - related to classic cars preferred, others accepted by committee as applications are submitted.
- We are looking for Food vendors (must have annual licensed by Dept of Health, or be prepared to be inspected on-site and pay inspection fee). See vendor form for Dept of Health Contact information.
- Saturday - Vendors MUST be able to set up and tear down within 60 minutes, set-up is 10-11am and tear down is from 6-8pm. We have new expanded events on Saturday, the Train will bring 500-600 passengers from Mt Pleasant, and board an additional 500-600 to ride to Manton and back.
- Sunday- Vendors MUST be able to set up and tear down within 60 minutes, set-up is 7-8am and tear down is from 6-8pm.We have limited power in the area, so being self-contained is preferred.
All vendors, please fill out your vendor application in full, add additional information for description if possible, any photos you can provide digitally may be posted on our page where possible. We would like to announce you on our facebook page, but would need you to Like our page, so we can Tag you in the announcement.
2014 Event Overview
See below to see what it was all about last year, 2015 info coming soon, everything is back with even more fun for the weekend!
Trophy Winners 2014
TV 9 & 10 News/ Fox 32 Sponsors Choice:
1932 - Ford Roadster, owned by Ron & Chris Johnson, Cadillac
1966 - Plymouth Barracuda, owned by Jack & Dianne Lents, Baldwin
City of Cadillac Mayor's Choice:
Year ? - Chevrolet Corvette, owned by Michael Meagan, Manistee
People's Choice Winner:
1964 - Chevrolet Impala SS, owned by Norman Dieter, Marion
Top 25 by year of car:
1929 - Model A Ford, owned by Todd & Michelle Collins, Grand Blanc
1932 - Model B Ford, owned by Carl Hoops, Baldwin
1935 - Ford Coupe, owned by Daniel Hajek, Grand Blanc
1935 - Ford Humpback, owned by Larry Rector, Ludington
1938 - Buick Century, owned by Paul & Claudia Weber*
1939 - Chrysler Coupe, owned by Dennis & Gretchen Brinks, Cadillac
1940 - Mercury Convertible (custom), owned by Jesse & Jessica Wolfsen, Fremont
1941 - Willy's (hot rod), owned by Al Rose, Baldwin
1941 - Willy's Coupe "Grasser" (red hot rod), owned by Dave Ley, Farwell - "I found her in Las Vegas Nevada, June of 2013, It had everything a kid of the 50's era dreamed about including a "Blown" Hemi Engine, 4 Speed manual Trans, and straight axle nose up tilt front end !!! I only needed to pout interior and hours and hours of cleaning , polishing and lettering on her to make her my pride and joy . Loving Her comes easy as your patrons proved with their votes making her loved by a majority of the onlookers attending your fantastic event." (see pic)
**1946 - Ford Station Wagon (Woodie) (street rod), owned by Jack Brower, Cadillac - Total bare frame up rebuild by owner using its 100% original factory wood, 350 fuel injected Chevy engine, 700R4 transmission, A/C, cruise control, ps, pb. Custom trailer by owner. (see pic)
1948 - Chevrolet Fleetmaster Stationwagon (restored), owned by Robert Barnett, Gaylord
1954 - Ford Customline (hot rod), owned by Jeff & Maryann Sigler, Imlay City*
**1955 - Chevy Belair (restored), owned by Art Wilson, Cadillac
1956 - Ford F100 (Truck), owned by Mike Hamberg, Cadillac
1956 - Chevy Belair 2-door (street machine), owned by Dave & Susie Penney, Traverse City*
1957 - Pontiac Starchief, owned by Mike & Marilyn Kamps, Cedar Springs
1957 - Oldsmobile 98 2 DR HT (Original), owned by Jack Tokie, Traverse City
1957 - Ford F100 (hot rod), owned by Ted Stressman, Coral*
1959 - Chevrolet Corvette (restored), owned by Michael Meagher, Manistee*
1961 - Studebaker Hawk (original), owned by Gerald & Leona Adams, Davison
1963 - Chevy Pickup Fleetside (Street rod), owned by Jim Harter, Big Rapids
1965 - Pontiac GTO Convertible (muscle car), owned by Chris & Kathy Warfield, Byron
1968 - Chevy Chevelle (Muscle car), owned by Craig Parker, Flint
1971 - Ford Mach I (Muscle car), owned by Dennis Milosh, Kaleva*
1972 - GMC 4x4 Pick-up (restored), owned by Todd Csernai, Big Rapids*
1981 - Chevy LUV Truck, owned by Bob MacEaheron, Irons*
*indicates winners that are being mailed their trophies
**indicates the top two vehicles (tie)
If your vehicle is listed, please send us a pic and 30-40 word story about it so we can update this page. E-mail to email@example.com or mail to CAVB/BTTB, att: Joy, 201 N. Mitchell St, Cadillac, MI 49601
2014 Cars by year
Back to the Bricks 2013
What Happened in Cadillac in 2013.... WOW - we had FUN!
The Back to the Bricks Classic Car Promotional Tour stopped in Downtown Cadillac, for it's second year, and displayed on Mitchell Street from 3-7pm, on June 9 (Sunday) from Cass Street to Pine Street. This was the second time in 20 years we’ve shut Mitchell Street down for an event and we rolled out the red carpet! Over 240 classic cars arrived, local residents, visitors and local car clubs joined the Back to the Bricks Tour for a great afternoon downtown.Back to Top