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The Gilmore Car Museum to welcome pickups, 4x4s, wreckers and EMS vehicles September 10-11

The Ultimate Truck Show promises an American celebration of trucks, first responders, bluegrass, and country rock on the grounds of the Gilmore Car Museum September 10-11.
Gilmore Ultimate Truck Show[2]

Hickory Corners, Mich. – The Gilmore Car Museum and Tow Community are pleased to present the Ultimate Truck Show, a celebration of the trucks we all love and rely on, taking place on the Gilmore Car Museum campus:

  • Friday, September 10th from 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET, and
  • Saturday, September 11th from 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM ET

The Ultimate Truck Show will include activities like Touch-A-Truck, a Kids Zone with games, swap meet, bake sale, silent auction, Light Up The Night with the lights from First Responder vehicles, a school bus extrication demonstration, helicopter landing, and more.

Spectators can look forward to seeing a vast range of pickup trucks, 4x4s, Jeeps, big rigs, tow trucks, emergency response vehicles, and military vehicles in the show fields, alongside the historic barns and classic dealership buildings containing the Gilmore Car Museum’s world-class indoor car collection, all surrounded by pristine rural countryside on M-43, just north of Gull Lake.

Pickup Trucks on Gilmore Show Field[2]

The Ultimate Truck Show will also include live concert performances on both Friday and Saturday for attending guests, included in the admission price:

Specific onsite fundraising efforts at the show will directly benefit the Great Lakes Burn Camp for Burn Injured Children (

Participant Vehicle Registration for the Ultimate Truck Show

$20 Vehicle Registration, for eligible show trucks:

· Includes admission for 2 people (driver + guest) for both days

· Participant/Vendor gate opens at 9:00 am on Friday and 8:00 am on Saturday

· Pre-register online at (recommended)

Spectator Admission to Museum for the Ultimate Truck Show

Daily admission includes access to all museum indoor buildings and galleries, as well all activities taking place on the grounds for the Ultimate Truck Show. As always, active military personnel and children age 10 and under are FREE at Gilmore Car Museum:

  • Adults / Seniors: $16
  • Youth (ages 11-17): $11
  • Children (10 and under): FREE
  • Active Military (must present ID): FREE
  • Consecutive two-day passes: $28 Adult, $18 Youth
  • Free parking

For questions about attending Ultimate Truck Show and touring the museum as a spectator, visit, call (269) 671-5089 or email

Gilmore Car Museum

About Gilmore Car Museum

The world-renowned Gilmore Car Museum – North America’s largest auto museum with more than 400 vehicles on display -- is located midway between Chicago and Detroit, just 20 minutes north of Kalamazoo, or 45 minutes south of Grand Rapids. The museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, whose mission is to tell the history of America through the automobile. Learn more at

About Tow Community

Tow Community is an online member community of thousands of towing services professionals and emergency responders, promoting roadway safety and the “Slow Down, Move Over” national industry campaign. Learn more at and @thetowingcommunity on social media.

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