Car Show

The Sounds & Sights Festival, including the Classic Cruisers Car Show will return in on July 26, 2024.

Don't miss the 2024 Chelsea Classic Cruisers car show featuring contests and over 300 classic cars from across the Midwest.  The car show is held on E. Middle St., East St. and Harrison St. near downtown Chelsea from 3 - 8 p.m. All vehicles will come to the entrance of Middle St off Madison St and will be directed from there.  Oversize and Special Interest vehicles will be directed 1 block south to Harrison St. for parking. See the Trophy Winners from the 2023 Show below.

Live Music

Spark will be playing on E. Middle St & East St. from 4-7 pm.

After the Car Show, be sure to stay and enjoy live entertainment in the Social Tent (6-11pm) featuring Magic Bus and The Square Pegz!


Registration takes place from 3 til 6 p.m. Oversize and Special Interest vehicles must arrive by 4:00 p.m. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 200 registered. No pre-registration is required.  $10 entry fee collected at the gate.  Additional donations will be accepted and greatly appreciated at the Registration Desk. Net profits will be given to local charities including Shop with a Cop, Warm the Children, H.A.R.T, and Faith In Action.

If you would like to park together with another entrant, you must arrive together. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Awards will be presented beginning at 8 p.m.

Awards with Trophies for:

  • City Choice
  • Chief of Police Choice
  • Merchant's Choice
  • DPW's Choice
  • CCC Ladies' Choice
  • CCC Men's Choice
  • Chamber Choice

Classic Car Show Sponsors:


For a complete list of 2023 Winners and to see other summer events by the Chelsea Classic Cruisers open the Car Show Flyer below or click HERE to download a pdf.

See the Winners of the 2023 Sounds & Sights Festival Car Show below.

2023 Sounds & Sights Festival Car Show Winners

City Choice - selected by Council Memeber Tony Iannelli
'55 MG Magnette owned by Tracy Helvey of Grass Lake
Police Chief - selected by Chief Kevin Kazyak
'63 Mercury Metor owned by Johnny Capps of Manchester
Merchant's  Choice -selected by Mark & Cindy Lesser of Parts Peddler
'71 GMC 2500 4x4 owned by Justin Hubert of Stockbridge
DPW Choice
selected by Kyle Winconek
'53 Ford F350 owned by Jeff Brown of Dexter
CCC Ladies Choice - selected by Vickie & Theresa
'71 Chevy Nova owned by Jerry Mauzy of Stockbridge
CCC Men's Choice - selected by Joe & Stan
'49 Jeep Willys owned by Mack Hubert of Stockbridge
Chamber of Commerce Choice -selected by Paul Schissler
'86 VW Transporter Military Vehicle owned by Ken Adams of Tipton
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