Directions & Parking

Woodward Dream Cruise Parking: The official Woodward Avenue Dream Cruise route is a 16-mile radius, running through nine participating municipalities within Oakland County. Due to the number of spectators, parking can be both ample and scarce, depending on when or where you are locating. The following information is provided to better assist you with finding parking accommodations.

The Official Parking App for the Woodward Dream Cruise!

ParkStash is a new parking service to reduce traffic congestion and improve the parking experience! You can find and book guaranteed parking spots in advance.

ParkStash App will connect you to surrounding metro-Detroit parking spaces provided by churches, hotels, restaurants, homeowners and municipal parking lots to plan ahead of time.

If you need help with renting your spots on ParkStash, free installation of our signs or for any other questions, please contact ParkStash at or call (857) 225-4857.

Download the ParkStash app available on App Store Logo and App Store Logo

Park Stash How to rent my parking spots on ParkStash app?

  1. Add your listing – Set your spots schedule & price
  2. Get booking details – Vehicle License Plate #, Booking Start, End times and Assigned spot #
  3. Get paid – Earnings get transferred to your bank account
  4. Watch a video demonstration.

Park Stash How to book a parking spot on ParkStash app?

  1. Search – Enter your destination and search on hourly, daily, weekly or monthly basis
  2. Book – Add your vehicle and payment information, navigate to the address and park in your assigned spot #
  3. Extend – Extend your booking via app in two clicks

Watch a video demonstration.

Park Stash At specific locations, ParkStash also provides:

  • Live occupancy status of parking garages
  • Mobile citation payments
  • Check important announcements from transportation departments
  • Digital parking permits

City of Birmingham: All activities are within walking distance of the city’s five parking decks, where the first two hours of parking are free. For details:

Bloomfield Township: Spectator parking near the car show is at 36700 Woodward for $5.

City of Ferndale: The municipal parking lots are metered, surrounding downtown Ferndale at Woodward and Nine Mile Rd. For details:

Huntington Woods: Parking areas on Woodward have been leased by car clubs or reserved for city residents’ activities. There are no public parking areas near Woodward.

Pleasant Ridge: Parking is allowed on side streets adjoining Woodward but get there early to find a space. Overnight parking is not permitted. There are no public parking areas near Woodward.

City of Pontiac: Municipal parking is located in the downtown area and surrounding areas. For details:

City of Royal Oak: Guest parking is available at municipal parking lots in the downtown area and walking distance from Woodward. For details:

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Royal Oak Golf Center: Corner of Coolidge and 13 Mile for $10

Gunn Dyer park south of Normandy between Coolidge and Woodward for $10

Upton Park south of 14 mile west of Coolidge FREE parking with FREE shuttle to Memorial park.

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Cruise In Shoes: Parking will be start at 6AM, Memorial Park 13 Mile and Coolidge $5, ShrineElementary Shuttle from 12 Mile and Woodward $5, Upton Park (west of Coolidge on Massoit) FREE shuttle starting at 6AM, Starting at 7AM parking at Memorial park is $10