Ten Days of Packard

Please mark your calendar for The Third Annual “Ten Days of Packard” (TDOP), being held from Friday, August 14 to Sunday, August 23, 2020! As you may recall, the Ten Days of Packard is essentially a do-it-yourself event.  The purpose is to get your car out, whether it is to a local park, a favorite […]

Packard Proving Grounds 95th Birthday Celebration

Packard Proving Grounds 49965 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township, MI, United States

On June 14th, 1928, the Packard Proving Grounds opened with a new World's Closed Course Absolute Speed Record of 148.17 set by race car driver Leon Duray (a record unbroken for 26 years).

Head on out to the Packard Proving Grounds in Shelby Township, MI (49965 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Township, MI, 48317) on Wednesday, June 14th, for a cruise-in car show (gates open at 5 PM for classic cars to line the boulevard), cake and ice cream in the Repair Garage, site tours and more! The event is from 6 - 8 PM.

For more information, please visit: https://packardprovinggrounds.org/event/95th-birthday-celebration

Please RSVP to hello@packardprovinggrounds.org.  

2023 PAC National Meet Hosted by NorCal Packards

The Packard Club's 56th National Meet will be hosted in Rohnert Park, California, in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, from June 25 through June 30. This year, NorCal Packards has taken on hosting duties, and is sure to put on a great gathering.  Be sure to visit the Packard Club website for more information […]

2023 Ice Cream Social

Gather with Motor City Packards club members for an evening of socializing and frozen treats. This is a members-only event; please check the Packard Digest (and your email inbox) for event details and registration information. 

2023 Ten Days of Packard

During the entire month of August, the state of Michigan permits classic cars that are registered on historic and authentic vintage license plates to be driven as everyday transportation. Typically, use is restricted to recreational purposes only.  Motor City Packards encourages members to drive their cars as much as possible for the 10-day period following […]

Berkley CruiseFest and Afterglow

Downtown Berkley, MI Berkley, MI

Start the 2023 Woodward Dream Cruise weekend right with the Berkley CruiseFest car parade. This is a great way to show off your Packard, and the parade format means cars won't overheat in the typical Saturday Dream Cruise traffic.  The parade commences at 5:00 PM, and we will gather afterward for dinner at L. George's […]

Overnight Tour to Port Huron

Port Huron, MI Port Huron, MI, United States

This event is only open to Motor City Packards members. Join now to participate in this and other great events! Save the dates of Friday, September 29, and Saturday, September 30 now for our return to historic Port Huron, located along the picturesque St. Clair River at the southern end of Lake Huron. We are […]

MCP Annual Banquet & Meeting at the Detroit Yacht Club

Detroit Yacht Club Detroit, MI, United States

Save the date for 2023 Motor City Packards Annual Banquet & Meeting, to be held on Saturday, December 2 at the Detroit Yacht Club. We will be wrapping up the year in style at this historic venue, located on Detroit's beautiful Belle Isle.  The cut-off date for making your reservations is Tuesday, November 21, 2023. […]

LaFontaine Automotive Classic Cars Visit and Lunch

Milford, MI

Inside LaFontaine Automotive Classic Cars headquarters in Milford, Michigan. Photo from LaFontaineClassicCars.com. On Saturday, April 20, the Motor City Packards will be visiting LaFontaine Automotive Classic Cars in Milford, Michigan. This will be followed immediately by a stop at the LaFontaine Heritage Collection. Finally, we will conclude our outing with lunch at Sparkie's Kitchen in […]