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. On Saturday, August 12, 2017, there will be two Tune-Up Parties, one in Mt. Morris and another in Beecher.
The Tune-Up Party in Mt. Morris will begin at the Middle School. Gates open at 11:00 am. The first 100 cars will receive a dash plaque. The festivities will feature a DJ, live band, food, bake sale, craft show, and more. T-shirts will be given away at 3:00 pm.
The Beecher Tune-Up Party will held at the old K-Mart site on Saginaw Street just north of Beecher High School with a food giveaway at 9:00 am, followed by the car show from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm with trophies and the T-shirt giveaway at 4:00 pm. From Noon until 6:00 pm, check out the Children's Carnival and video game trailer. At 1:00 pm, join us for a FREE lunch and backpack giveaway. Live music begins at 6:00 pm with "Smooth Operations," and continues from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm with Maurice Davis, The King of Party Blues.