Fire Up Your Grille Vehicle Show
SAVE-THE-DATE: Sunday, September 16, 2018
About the Vehicle Show
Mid's 2018 Fire Up Your Grille Car, Truck, & Bike Show returns as part of the 26th Annual Fall Festival & BBQ! Guests come back year after year to enjoy the classic vehicles on the lawn and a delicious BBQ meal. Show participants have the chance to win great awards and giveaways too!
Mid Michigan College, Family Fare Supermarkets, and other community members work hard each year to bring this exciting day to our local communities. The Fall Festival & BBQ, Timber Trail Races, and Vehicle Show raise important funds to support student scholarships at Mid.
DIRECTIONS TO Mid
Go east on Mannsiding Road, turn left at Clare Avenue (stop sign) and continue 1/2 mile straight to Mid's Main Entrance on Clare Avenue (first right).
Clare County Convention & Visitors Bureau 800-715-3550
REGISTRATION OPEN: 9AM - Noon
- Registration includes One BBQ Meal Ticket
- The first 100 vehicles receive a Swag Bag
Questions? Feedback? Contact Meghan Keen at firstname.lastname@example.org or (989) 386-6622 x579
- Registration 9AM - Noon
- Show & Shine Noon - 4PM
- Giveaways Noon - 4PM
- Judging Noon - 1:30PM
- Awards 3:30PM
Judging sheets are available for participants and kids starting at Noon and must be turned in by 1:30PM.
Be A Vehicle Show Sponsor
Sponsoring this event allows you to give back while putting your business front and center. There are various sponsorship levels available.
Special Thanks To Our Sponsors!
Thanks for a GREAT 2017 Show!
Mid's Fall Festival raised nearly $20,000 for student scholarships! Whether you participated in the Timber Trail Races, Vehicle Show or simply enjoyed some delicious BBQ you made a difference... You helped the dream of a college degree come true.
98 AWESOME Cars, Trucks & Bikes attended from all over Michigan in 2017!
Special Thanks to our Sponsors, Volunteers, and too all of our Participants!
Check out Fire Up your Grille Event Photos!
- Top 20 Vehicles
- Best Car
- Best Truck
- Best Bike
- Best Engine
- Best Paint
- Best Interior
- Alumni Award
- Veteran's Award
- MMCC's Choice
- Kid's Choice
- Under Construction
- Show Stopper Award: Win the Show Stopper Award by dressing to match a decade or your vehicle! Be a show stopper!
2017 Award Winners
MMCC's Choice: Pat Walton '80 Cleret Cabriolet
Under Construction: Jeff Brokaw '46 Dodge Truck
Kid's Choice: Mike Alistand '47 Pontiac Torpedo
Veteran's Award: Joe Langlois '64 Ford Galaxie
Show Stopper: Jow Howe '48 Ford Taxi
Alumni Award: Bill Whitman '72 GMC Sprint
Best Interior: Jerry Barton '72 Oldsmobile 442
Best Paint: Joe Krynak '69 Chevrolet Camaro
Best Engine: Bill Illig '66 Dodge Charger
Best Truck: Steve Johnson '72 chevrolet Pick-Up
Best Bike: Jim Reinke '46 Indian Chief
Best Car: Joe Krynak '69 Chevrolet Camaro
Top 20 #1: Bill Illig ' 66 Dodge Charger
Top 20 #2: Mike Swetz ' 66 Ford Mustang
Top 20 #3: Clay Maxwell ' 34 Ford Convertible
Top 20 #4: Joe Krynak ' 69 Chevrolet Camaro
Top 20 #5: Bill Little '55 Chevrolet 210 Post
Top 20 #6: Kevin Chmielewski ' 73 Chevrolet Camaro
Top 20 #7: Cliff Shellenbarger '70 Chevrolet Chevelle
Top 20 #8: Gerry Fritch '60 Chevrolet Corvette
Top 20 #9: Bob Bonham '64 Chevrolet Corvette
Top 20 #10: Tom Moreau '69 Chevrolet Camaro
Top 20 #11: Duane Klamer '50 Ford Convertible
Top 20 #12: Tom Cooper '51 Ford Victoria
Top 20 #13: Steve Daly '67 Chevrolet Chevelle
Top 20 #14: Clarence Herman '55 Oldsmobile 98
Top 20 #15: Jerry Barton '72 Oldsmobile 442
Top 20 #16: Gary Bauer '64 Pontiac GTO
Top 20 #17: Jim Legeret '56 Plymouth Fury
Top 20 #18: Joe Howe '48 Ford Super Deluxe Taxi
Top 20 #19: Mike Alistand '47 Pontiac Torpedo
Top 20 #20: Dave Clark '39 Ford Deluxe