VWCA Calendar of Events
|Start Date||End Date||Event||Contact||Place||Information|
|05/16/2020||05/17/2020||Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival||Riverside Park, Ypsilanti, Michigan||The 32nd Annual Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival Weekend, at Riverside Park in Ypsilanti. Now a 2-day event! On Saturday, May 16 we'll meet (at a location to be determined) 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 pizza party, car show and VW-themed movie night. Sunday, May 17 is the traditional VW car show in Riverside Park. 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 May 1, 2019) 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 in Riverside Park, Ypsilanti. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, prices, registration and accommodations.|
|06/28/2020||06/28/2020||NIVA Bugfest 2020||Pheasant Run Resort, Saint Charles, Illinois|
Bugfest 2019, sponsored by the Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Association (NIVA) at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., 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.
|07/12/2020||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!