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Back to the Bricks heating up Mid-Michigan

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File photo from Back to the Bricks 2011 File photo from Back to the Bricks 2011
FLINT, MI (WNEM) -

It’s time to get back to the bricks!

This year marks the 11th annual Back to the Bricks car cruise in the Flint area. The main event takes place on Saginaw Street in downtown Flint and draws car enthusiasts from all over.

When the event first started in 2005 it was a one day event with only a few hundred cars and spectators. Now, it has grown to a five day event with hundreds of thousands of spectators and thousands of cars.

Event schedule

Friday: Back to the Bricks Cruise "N" Concert from 2-8:30 p.m.

Saturday: Unveiling of the Albert Champion Statue at 10 a.m.

Back to the Bricks kicks off Aug. 11 and runs through Aug. 15.

However, the event isn’t just for car enthusiasts. There’s also live music, food, movies and several displays.

Click here to view the schedule of events.

According to Flint police, curfew is in effect for minors under the age of 17 to be unsupervised from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Parents and guardians are encouraged to pay close attention as they are responsible for compliance for the curfew.

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