DeutscheMarques Oktoberfest and Color Tour
A fun fall gathering for the entire family! DeutscheMarques is hosting the first-ever Oktoberfest at the Gilmore Car Museum on Saturday, October 9th!
- Gate opens at 9:00 AM
- German car fall color tour departs at 10:00 AM
(German cars only. GCM is hosting a fall tour for all marques October 16th.)
- The German Beer Tent is open from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
There will be German food, German beer and the ever popular DeutscheMarques Oom-Pah band. And – of course – your beautiful German cars. You're encouraged to dress the part as well! There will be trophies for the best traditional-dressed gentleman and lady. Fun for the entire family!
A $20 donation (cash preferred) to the Gilmore Car Museum will be collected at the gate. That admits your German car, driver and first passenger – AND it includes full museum admission! Additional museum admissions are $16 each for adults. This event raises funds for the Gilmore Car Museum with a portion of the proceeds going to Fathers Against Distracted Driving. For more information contact board members of DeutscheMarques at DeutscheMarquesShow@gmail.com.
- Suggested $20 donation at the gate (cash preferred)
- Includes German car, driver and passenger
- Gate opens at 9:00am
- Color Tour leaves at 10:00am
- Beer Tent open from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
- Includes admission to the museum as well as the show
- Adults / Seniors: $16
- Youth (ages 11-17): $11
- Children (10 and under): FREE
- Active Military (must present ID): FREE
- Consecutive two-day passes: $28
- Free parking
Per Michigan's Governor Whitmer, as of June 22nd, 2021 -
- Masks are not required for anyone.
- Indoor capacity limits have been restored to 100%.
Yes, tickets may be purchased at the door. Accepted forms of payment are cash and credit card.
No, much like going to a Detroit Tigers game, you cannot get a refund simply because you can no longer make it. You are in charge of finding a person to purchase that ticket from you or giving it to someone else to use.
Tickets are non-refundable, but are transferable between persons.
Yes, food and/or beverages is available for purchase.
George & Sally's Blue Moon Diner in open daily.
Bringing outside food and/or beverages is prohibited.
Gilmore Car Museum relies on sales from food and beverage to stay in operation.
Smoking is prohibited inside any buildings. The designated smoking area is outside while at least 25 feet away from buildings.
Smoking marijuana is strictly prohibited on museum grounds.
Yes, we accept Visa, Discover, and Mastercard.
No, please leave your pets at home.