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Fifth annual Motor Show at Detroit’s Historic Fort Wayne set for Sunday, August 11th

Posted at 5:22 AM, Aug 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-11 09:12:51-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The Historic Fort Wayne Coalition, teaming together with the Roadents Car Club and SuspectS Motor Club, cordially invite the public to attend the fifth annual Motor Show at Detroit’s Historic Fort Wayne on Sunday, August 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Taking place each year inside the 1840s star fort on the Sunday prior to the annual Woodward Dream Cruise, visitors will have the opportunity to experience collector vehicles of all types from around the region. All proceeds and donations go directly to the Historic Fort Wayne Coalition and are designated for the preservation of the Fort Wayne complex. In addition to all of the collector vehicles, guests will be able to purchase art from various local artists and tour the grounds of Historic Fort Wayne.

All types of collector and show vehicles are welcome with a $20 donation, which includes the vehicle’s passengers. General admission for the Motor Show is only a $5 donation per person. Opportunities for further donations will be provided throughout the event. Additional information is available at the Motor Show’s official Facebook page:www.facebook [facebook].com/pg/Historicfortwaynecarshow.

Admission and parking for the Fort is free on this special day. Guided tours of the Historic Fort Wayne complex will also be offered each day priced at $5 for adults and free for children under 12. The guided tours include the Star Fort and barracks built in the 1840s, as well as the Spanish-American War Guard House. The Fort’s regular hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday each weekend now through Sunday, October 27. Secured parking and admission are free. For more information on special events and activities at Historic Fort Wayne during 2019, visit www.historicfortwaynecoalition.com [historicfortwaynecoalition.com]

There is road construction underway on Junction near Historic Fort Wayne. Take a look at the map we've posted. It may help you get around that area a little easier.