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28th Street Metro Cruise 2012

Now in its 8th year, the event that features 15 miles of cool cars along 28th Street can attract upwards of 15,000 vehicles and 300,000 spectators. Free to participate and attend.

August 24-25, 2012

Planned Events

Friday: 8/24

Sock Hop Dance & Pinup Girl Contest

- Time: 6-9:30pm

- Location:  Rogers Plaza

- more info...

- Hosted by: Relix CC & MC

- Sponsored by: Gun Lake Casino

Details: Hey ladies! Do you have an inner pinup girl crying to get out? Here's her chance! For the second time the 28th Street Metro Cruise will host a Pinup Girl Contest as part of the Sock Hop event, Friday, August 24. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three places, with the winner being named Miss Metro Cruise 2012 for the remainder of the evening. Need more info? Click here to go to the registration form. Please contact Janna at if you're planning on partipating.

Here's the skinny:

- You must be 18 to participate in the contest

- This is a classic, retro, pin up contest.....not a bikini contest, so modern swimwear is not allowed. Think Marilyn Monroe or Betty Grable (or Google Classic Pinup Girl). Retro/Vintage attire is encouraged. Remember, this is a family-friendly event!

- You may also print a registration form and bring it to the event. Arrive no later than 5 pm, August 24, 2012.

- Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three contestants and a sash will be presented to Miss Metro Cruise 2012.

- Votes will be based on crowd favorite during the Sock Hop. Show your personality and your style!

Registration form(pdf)


Saturday: 8/25

Opening Ceremonies

- Time: 9:00am

To include presentation of the color guard, a tribute to former City of Kentwood Mayor Root and a performance by the Wyoming Wolves Marching Band (sponsored by Direct Buy of Grand Rapids)

Dyno Challenge

- Time: 9:30am - 6pm

- Location: Rogers Plaza

- Details to come

- Sponsored by Jet's Pizza

Swap Meet and Car Corral

- Time: 9am - 5pm

- Location: Old Classic Chevrolet lot on Burlingame

- Details: $20 per booth

- Contact: Matt Ambrose 616-710-1952


- Time: TBA

- Location: Rogers Plaza

Prize drawings throughout the day


Friday, August 24, 2012
06:00 PM
09:30 PM


28th Street from Cascade to Grandville
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

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