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Annual St. Ignace Car Show Weekend

September 3 - September 6

St Ignace Cup 2020

We are proud to announce the return of the St. Ignace Cup for 2020. This prestigious award will recognize exceptional automobiles showcased at the 2020 St. Ignace Car Show Weekend. The Pfaff Designs St. Ignace Cup, will be presented by AMSOIL during the Sunday Winners Circle Awards ceremony. The St. Ignace Cup is the ONLY car show peer judged competition in the country and  the country's largest cash prize for an outdoor show.

St. Ignace Cup Details


Muscle on the Mac

Muscle on the Mac is back for 2020. This show of horsepower made its debut at the 44th Annual Car Show. On Saturday evening, more than 140 cars with a combined 71,920 horsepower paraded across the Mackinac Bridge. The sun setting over the majestic Straits of Mackinac created a spectacular backdrop for the hot rods and classics. Join Muscle on the Mac and help us break the 2019 record! Here are the details:

Muscle on the Mac Registration Open

  • Staging Saturday 6-7:30 PM
  • Safety meeting at 7:30 PM
  • Bridge crossing at 8 PM
  • No charge for passengers!

Car Show Weekend Update

Press Release PDF: May 21, 2020

The St. Ignace Visitors Bureau and Car Show Committee made the decision Wednesday, May 20th to postpone the 45th Annual St. Ignace Car Show Weekend from its usual date in late June to September 3-6, 2020 (Labor Day Weekend). This decision came after much deliberation and consultation of local business owners and operators, law enforcement, LMAS health department, and others.

Join us for the 45th Annual St. Ignace Car Show Weekend, September 3rd through 6th, 2020! This all makes, all models show has taken over downtown St. Ignace the last weekend of June for 45 years!

Car Show Registration is Now Open-Register Here!


Schedule of Events:

Thursday September 3rd - Cruise Night

Friday September 4th -  Drive-In movie at Kewadin Casino! Time TBD.  We will be showing 'Grease'!

Saturday September 5th - Saturday: Big Show! All of downtown from Church Street to Marquette Street is closed for the show. Check out live music, featured vehicle lot with special guests and ALL the cars! Muscle on the Mac is scheduled to return this year as well.

Sunday September 5th - Award Ceremony at 10AM in the Featured Vehicle Lot

Guest of Honor - Tom Peters, Corvette Hall of Fame Designer
Master Builder - Brian Moat, All Speed Customs

Watch For More Exciting 2020 Event Details Coming Soon!

While you're in town for the car show, stop by the St. Ignace Marina for Arts Dockside!  This is an annual event held over Labor Day Weekend and will be Saturday, September 5, from 9am-6pm, and Sunday, September 6, from 9am-5pm.  Over 100 exhibitors will be displaying their crafts for sale.  You will see everything from clothing, woodworking, jewelry, and much more!


My Classic Car's Dennis Gage visits the 44th annual St. Ignace Car Show Weekend 2019. Watch Now !

The 2019 St. Ignace Car Show Weekend was a great success. Hundreds of all make, all model cars and trucks registered and a record number of automobile enthusiasts enjoyed perfect car show weather. Judges had their work cut out for them. These are the final winners of St. Ignace Cup, Specialty Awards and Top 40 Pick. Congratulations to this years winners!

2019 St. Ignace Car Show Winner List PDF


2019 St. Ignace Car Show Winners


1st Annual St. Ignace Cup Winner/Best of Show

Dave Jolly

1938 Lincoln Zephyr

Norval, ON

Arthur Wadsworth
1971 Plymouth Duster
St. Clair Shores, MI

St. Ignace 6

Kevin Anderson
1947 "Crystal" Cadillac
Indianapolis, IN

Steve Demeter
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air
Livonia, MI

Nick Perry
1971 Plymouth Barracuda "Medusa"
Muskegon, MI

Dan Bouchard
1958 Ford F100
Groton, CT

St. Ignace Specialty Awards

Kress Reavie Memorial Award

Sponsored by Ed Reavie
Jake Quinton & Janice White
1955 Buick Century
Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Swope Family Choice

In Memory of Jack Swope
Sponsored by the Swope Family
Steve Demeter
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air
Livonia, MI

Throttle Gals Pick

Sponsored by Throttle Gals
Nancy Phend
1967 Chevrolet Chevelle
Clarkston, MI

Guest of Honor Pick
Dennis Gage

Sponsored by National Parts Depot
Steve Golick
1961 Ford Falcon
Chelsea, MI

Designers Pick
Murray Pfaff

Sponsored by Pfaff Designs
Greg O'Connell
1965 Dodge Coronet
Clinton Twp, MI

Top Truck

Sponsored by Extang
Dwight Polzin
1969 Chevrolet C10 Pickup
Fenton, MI

Creative Classic

Sponsored by Classic Instruments
Jim & Collette Conway
Custom 1934 Chevy Roadster
Kalamazoo, MI

Sweet Seats

Sponsored by Katzkin
Mike Bogos
1965 Oldsmobile Chrysler 442 Convertible
Howell, MI

Engineered Excellence

Sponsored by Ididit
Joe Holyfield
1974 MGB “Double Agent”
Wixom, MI

Chief of Police Pick:
Chief Tony Brown

Sponsored by Painless Product
Rick Smith
1957 Ford Fairlane 500
Madison Heights, MI

Ready To Race

Sponsored by Rosebush Racing
Dominic & Megan Palazzolo
1964 Mercury Comet 2 Door Sedan
Warren, MI

Potent Power Plant

Sponsored by Roush
Ron & Barb Prunty
1969 Mustang Mach I
Kent City, MI

Save The Stick

Sponsored by Tremec
Tom Wright
1959 Chevrolet Corvette
Baroda, MI

Wicked Wheels

Sponsored by Vanguard
Dan Leach
1978 Ford F150 4x4
Allendale, MI


St. Ignace Top 40


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