Frequently Asked Questions about Parade

What does the Parade "Entrant" fee cover?

Your entry fee covers the entrant and a co-entrant. It helps to cover costs for our general overhead: site/venue rental fees, audio/visual equipment, name badges, goodie bag (includes a collectible pin and patch), car numbers, printed materials, security, car wash areas, bottled water at venues, and trophies—to name a few.  It also covers the expenses of the Welcome Tent, the Hospitality Center which has beverages/light snacks during the day, the Internet Café which features internet access along with the ability to print, the Ice Cream Social, Seminars (Autocross Chalk Talk, Rally School, Parade 101, Concours, Newsletter, Website, Membership), the Art Show, the Radio Control Cars event, and most of the Kids’ Activities.

Additional fees apply for banquet/meal tickets and selected other events.

I just want to come out for the day to see the cars?  Do I have to enter and pay?

No!  Everyone is welcome to come to the Concours on Monday, June 24th. Take the day off and come downtown. Non registrants can also observe at the Autocross. All other activities are closed to non-Parade entrants.

When will I receive booking information for the hotels?

When you complete (pay for) your online registration, you will automatically receive an email with the hotel information, links, and discount codes.  You may then book your hotel online or by phone.

I don't want to enter the Parade, but I live near Traverse City and would like to volunteer to help. Who should I talk to?

We would love to have additional volunteers! See the contacts page and contact the chair directly.

As we get your questions – we will post them – send questions to Kathleen Behrens at