VWCA Calendar of Events
|Start Date||End Date||Event||Contact||Place||Information|
|06/12/2020||06/14/2020||EVENT CANCELLED ~ 22nd Annual Funfest for Air-Cooled Volkswagens||Mid America Motorworks 17082 N. US 45 Effingham, Illinois||From MidAmerica Motorworks: Due to concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, MidAmerica Motorworks will be cancelling Volkswagen Funfest for 2020 but will be hosting a small get together instead. Anyone who has previously registered will receive a $25 gift card as refund. Staff will be on the grounds on Saturday June 13th as we are any other Saturday for normal operations. We invite you to join us for a VW Cars and Coffee for all Volkswagen models starting at 8am CT and will be free for all who wish to stop in. If you do not feel comfortable attending, it is entirely at your discretion. The event will be held entirely outdoors with adequate space to safely maintain distance between everyone. At this time, the State of Illinois is still under the Shelter-in-Place order until May 30th. Please continue to watch our Facebook page for more information as any changes in the state regulations for June would affect us. For planning purposes, we ask that you RSVP to email@example.com or by phone- 217-540-4294.|
|06/28/2020||06/28/2020||NIVA Bugfest 2020 CHANGE OF LOCATION!||Fox Valley Volkswagen, 4050 E. Main Street Saint Charles, Illinois|
Bugfest 2020, sponsored by the Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Association (NIVA) at Fox Valley Volkswagen, 4050 E. Main Street, St. Charles, IL. Participant judging, trophies, dash plaques, food and music. Registration for show cars, 9:00 am-12 noon is $15; Swap spaces, $25 each with set-up starting at 7:00 am. Spectator admission is always free. This is one of NIVA's largest events. All models of Volkswagen are welcome to the Show-and-Swap Meet. Visit www.nivaclub.org for more information.
|07/05/2020||07/05/2020||Bartlett Independence Day Parade||Kirk Schulz 630-837-7887 Firebugman@aol.com||Bartlett, Illinois|
Meet at Dunkin Donuts, 225 E. Lake St. (US Rte. 20), Bartlett, IL at 11:00 am, then caravan to the parade staging area to decorate your car. Be sure to bring your own patriotic decorations. After the parade, we'll cruise to the Sonic Drive-in for an early lunch.
|07/11/2020||07/12/2020||Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival CHANGE OF DATE!||Arbor Motion, 669 State Circle, Ann Arbor Michigan|
The 33nd Annual Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival Weekend, at Arbor Motion, 669 State Circle, Ann Arbor. Now a 2-day event! On Saturday, July 11, we'll meet at our host hotel for the slow speed slalom course to test your driving skills. A food vendor will be there to provide a source for lunch. Then a party and VW-themed movies at 5:00 pm.
Sunday, July 12 is the traditional VW car show at Arbor Motion, 669 State Circle, Ann Arbor. Spectators, $5 (active MVVC members admitted free at the gate). Car Show Registration is $15 at the gate, which includes 1-year membership or renewal in MVVC. Swap spaces (17 x 20 feet) are $15 pre-registration (by July 1, 2020) or $20 at the gate. Show Car gates open at 9:00 am; Swap entrance only will open at 7:00 am. As usual, the Show & Swap Meet will feature with food, music, an auction, raffles and door prizes at Arbor Motion. See the Festival Information Page or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, prices, registration and accommodations.
|07/12/2020||07/12/2020||33rd Annual Vintage Picnic - Rockford, IL||Alpine Park Rockford, Illinois|
Stateline Vintage Volksfolks Vintage Picnic & Car Show if for all VWs, air- or water-cooled, rusted (sorry, I meant "patina") or restored. Event is held rain or shine - a large pavilion will protect you from rain or sun. Ten bucks enters your car in the show; registration at 9:00 am to noon. Be sure to bring a picnic lunch, blanket and lawn chairs if you like, or even an EZ-up. There's plenty of room in the park.
|09/04/2020||09/07/2020||Buses Nowhere Near the Arch||Bill Bowman: email@example.com||Hannibal, MO|
Labor Day Weekend: Buses Nowhere Near the Arch #35 Annual Campout in Hannibal, MO, Located in the Group Campground at Indian Creek Recreational Area on Mark Twain Lake, about 30 miles west of Hannibal, Missouri. A family-oriented camping event on an 18,000-acre lake featuring an informal VW Bus show with awards, informal parts swap meet, "site-to-site" socializing "Bus-banter," Saturday morning scenic Bus caravan through Mark Twain country, awards and door prizes on Saturday evening, campfire activities and more. Total event and camping fee for the full four day weekend is still only $30! For details and registration, visit the web site http://www.bnnta.com or e-mail Bill Bowman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information in the Greater Chicago area, contact Gary Hanson email@example.com or (630) 325-4671. If you own a Bus, this is where you must go every Labor Day!