2017 All Firebird and Trans Am Day


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Come on out and enjoy a wonderful time with us for our 3rd annual All Firebird and Trans Am Day at the Museum in Pontiac Illinois on May 21st.  This event is open to Firebirds and Trans Ams of all years, as we line the streets of downtown Pontiac with beautiful ‘birds.




Cat Carter’s beautiful Lucerne Blue 1970 Trans Am was the “cover-bird” for last year’s flyer.


May 20th – Saturday Night – The town of Pontiac has a cruise night starting at 3pm – $10 per car.  Feel free to go, but it is not part of our event.


Our event is all day Sunday May 21st.  Cost is $11 to pre-register below.

9am – Cars start parking along the Square downtown.

Tour Route 66 Museum.  Pictures at Route 66 Mural.

11 am – Behind the scenes tour of Pontiac Oakland Automobile Museum.

12 Noon – Lunch at Mario’s Pizza.

1 pm – Tour museum shop and Dongbai Art Studio.

2 pm – Tour of Alan Finkenbinder’s automobile collection.

3 pm – Event ends, cars start heading home.


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Our first cruise as a club down to Pontiac in 2014 was the start of the idea that led to this event.

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Club President, Ken Pitcher, with Tim Dye from the POCI Museum and Pontiac Mayor Bob Russell.

All proceeds benefit the Museum, so please consider it as a donation to the POCI Museum, if you can’t make it in person.

The cost is $11.00 to pre-register for the day which includes the $1.00 Paypal fee.


There will be plenty of second generation Firebirds like these two that came last year.


We want to see more third generation Firebirds like this beautiful example.


The high-performance fourth generation ‘birds and Trans Ams will be on display in full force on Sunday.


Last year, several people trailered cars and stayed overnight at these Pontiac hotels. There is plenty of room for parking a trailer and tow vehicle.


Hotel Information:

If you want to stay overnight on Saturday night, here are two nice hotels in Pontiac:

Best Western Pontiac Inn 1821 W. Reynolds Street, Pontiac IL 61764.  (866) 599-6674

Quality Inn Pontiac.  1823 W. Reynolds Street, Pontiac, IL (855) 809-3506.

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We look forward to a wonderful time of viewing some rare and beautiful Firebirds and enjoying the beautiful town of Pontiac!

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