During the week prior to the main event, the excitement builds as Tune-up Parties rev up on successive days around the county. Attractions and activities vary by location, but include parties with a 50’s, 60’s, or 70’s theme, concessions, vendors, live music, dancing in the streets, and giveaways. Tuesday, August 8, 2017, the festivities begin at Simm's Chevrolet in Clio from Noon to 2:00 pm, followed by pizza specials and a DJ at Twins Pizza from 2 to 3:30 pm. Continue the celebration with special prices on all Blizzards at the Clio Dairy Queen, Xtreme Indoor Kart Racing, and the Roadhouse located in the Clio Square Shopping Center. T-Shirts will be given out at 7 pm.