Collector Car Rides
Experience the sensations and ambience of riding in cars from the 1950s and earlier from the Cadillac Museum’s collection, on the roads around the Gilmore campus.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
Midwest Miniatures Museum
A extensive collection of artisan-created miniature houses, furnished rooms, and vignettes all rendered in perfect scale. Simply amazing! For more details click here.
Seminar – Design Presentation
A GM Design Executive will discuss the challenges of automotive design and the general principles guiding the design of future Cadillacs. Check back later for more details.
Gala Reception at the Cadillac Museum
The Gala reception will be held at the Cadillac Museum. Enjoy imaginative hors d’oeuvres including server-passed canapés and a variety of meat, cheese and miniature desserts prepared by an award-winning caterer along with your favorite drink. Many of the Cadillac Museum’s cars will be on display along with one of the 200 Bi-centennial Fleetwood Eldorados on long term loan to the Museum by Robert Duthler, son of the original owner.
It will be an excellent time to meet old friends and make new ones as well as to experience the Museum with its special lighting. Some might even find time to take a photo of their car with the lighted Museum as a backdrop.
Dress is business casual.
The Concours d’Elegance is the highlight of the Cadillac Fall Festival. Cars competing for awards will range from 1903 to 2009. Long revered for its technical excellence Cadillac was the ultimate symbol of success. Here is your opportunity to see some of the best, from the earliest models to pre-war classic V-12s and V-16s to the flashy flamboyant designs of the 1950s and 1960s to those of the modern Art & Science design philosophy. There will also be LaSalles, remarkably well-preserved originals from the decades of models, and modified Cadillacs representing the owners’ unique vision of Cadillac style.
The Concours will conclude with a drive-by ceremony in front of the Cadillac Museum where the Concours winners of Best-In-Class trophies and Fleetwood Awards will be presented. There will also be special awards and trophies for People’s Choice of Display cars.