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Update09/22/2024Ignite the Courage, Bartlett Car Show ~ NEW DATE!! 102 N. Eastern Ave., Bartlett, IL. On North Ave. adjacent to Bartlett Park

Registration from 7:00 am to 12:00 Noon; $20. All cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome.

Pancake breakfast, 8am-11am; Beer & Bloody Marys, 8am-4pm; Craft show 9am-4pm; Live music by Shukin & the Ramblers, 12 noon to 2pm; Food trucks, 11am to 4pm; Awards at 2:30pm.

All proceeds go to Ignite the Courage, a non-profit 501(c)3 charity created and run by Bartlett Firefighters to provide resources and inspiration to individuals & families in need within Bartlett.

Update08/30/2024Buses Nowhere Near the Arch #38 Annual CampoutBill Bowman: bill@bnnta.comHannibal, MO

(Labor Day Weekend): Buses Nowhere Near the Arch #38 Annual Campout near Hannibal, MO Located in the Group Campground at Indian Creek Recreational Area on the North coastline of Mark Twain Lake, about 30 miles west of Hannibal, Missouri. A family-oriented camping event on an 18,000-acre 22 mile long lake featuring an informal VW Bus show with awards on Saturday, informal parts swap meet, "site-to-site" socializing, "Bus-banter," a Saturday morning scenic Bus caravan through Mark Twain country, awards and door prizes on Saturday evening, a fun evening "lantern walk," campfire activities and more. The total event and camping fee for the full four-day weekend is still only $35! No advance registration is needed or available, so just register your VW upon arrival. Note: only VWs of any model or era are allowed inside the campground for the long weekend! For more event details, visit the web site or e-mail Bill Bowman at bill@bnnta.com.

For information in the Greater Chicago area, contact Gary Hanson vwgary@att.net or (630) 325-4671. If you own and drive Bus (or any Volkswagen product at all) and enjoy camping, this is where you must be every long Labor Day weekend!

Update08/25/2024Mooseheart Car Show224-587-6803Rte. 31 & Mooseheart Road, Batavia/North Aurora, IL

3rd Annual Mooseheart Car Show, Sunday, August 25, 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. Car entry fee $20.00; spectators donate what you can. Top 40 awards plus Best Student Favorite. Plenty of parking available, food cooked on the grill, beer tent, 50/50 raffle and entertainment by Cruisin Music Radio. Enter the main gate on Rte. 31 where volunteers will guide you to the show grounds. Presented by Moose Lodge #2655 to benefit the Vocational Automotive Shop. Mooseheart is a home & school for children and teens in need.

Update08/10/2024Volksfest 33 Car Show & Swap Meetwww.covvc.org/volksfest.htmlOhio History Center, Columbus, OH

New location: Ohio History Center, 800 E. 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH. Ohio's biggest single day vintage VW event! The Central Ohio Vintage VW Club will host the 33rd annual Volksfest. All vintage and new Volkswagens are welcome. As well as Porsche, Audi, and any interesting European and air-cooled cars. There will be door prizes, great food provided by four food trucks, raffles, music, and lots of fun throughout the day! Gates open at 8 am for show car and swap area registration. Gates open at 10 am for spectators. Venders/Swappers will be able to set up on Friday the 9th from 2pm to 10pm. Awards will be given for the top 50 cars, plus people???s choice, best of show water- cooled and best of show air -cooled.

Car show entry is $20 for car and driver, $5 for each additional passenger. Swap area is $25 per space. Spectator admission is $5 per person, with kids 2 and under free! Dash plaques for the first 200 show cars registered. There will be NO PRE- REGISTRATION!

For Show Information contact: Ryan Cisco - ryancisco@gmail.com - 740-709-0183 - or - Mark Garrett - garrett48@ameritech.net - 614-262-2881

For Swap information: Stark Hughes - covvc42@earthlink.net - 614-843-0751

Update08/04/202433rd Annual Vintage Transport ExtravaganzaLarry Claypool, (815) 603-8556 or vairshop@gmail.comIllinois Railway Museum in Union, Illinois

8 am to 5 pm at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, Illinois, 7 miles off I-90 via Route 20, Marengo Exit. The past comes alive through the display of antique autos, trucks, fire engines, tractors, motorcycles and buses-hundreds of vehicles assemble throughout the Museum campus. Ride the streetcars to the various display areas. Inter-urbans and diesel coach trains will be running on the mainline!

Download this handy pre-registration form for reduced entry fee of $15.00 for show vehicle and up to three passengers to receive free train tickets (a $18.00 value each). (Entry at the gate is $20.00.) Registration must be received by July 27, 2024 to get this reduced entry fee and insure your ability to park your VW with the rest of our group.

Update07/14/202435th Annual Vintage Picnic - Rockford, ILstatelinevolksfolks@gmail.comAlpine 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. 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.

Update07/06/2024Annual Independence Day ParadeKirk Schulz at (630) 837-7887Bartlett, IL

VW Club participation makes this annual event a real blast! NOTE THAT THE PARADE IS ON SATURDAY THIS YEAR! We'll gather the 'Wagens at Dunkin Donuts, 225 E Lake St. in Bartlett at 11:00 am for a quick snack, then depart at 11:30 to caravan to the parade staging area as a group. Bring your own patriotic decorations. Contact Pam or Kirk Schulz at (630) 837-7887 for exact times, details and to let them know you're coming.

Update06/23/2024NIVA BUGFEST 2024Kirk: info@nivaclub.orgFox Valley Volkswagen, St. Charles, IL.

Sponsored by the Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Association (NIVA) at Fox Valley Volkswagen, 4050 East Main Street (Rt. 64), St. Charles, IL. Participant judging, trophies, dash plaques, food and music. Registration for show cars, 9:00 am-12 noon is $20 (cash only); Swap spaces, $30 (cash only) 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.

Update06/15/2024Funfest For Air-Cooled VolkswagensMidAmerica Motorworks, 2800 North 3rd Street, Effingham, ILMark your calendars for June 15th where we invite you to immerse yourself in the Volkswagen lifestyle at Funfest for Air-Cooled VW 2024!

This year's show is a one-day event, ensuring it remains manageable for our current staffing level and minimal volunteer help that is available.

The event this year will also be completely free for entry! There's no need for registration or any admission fee - simply show up and enjoy the festivities! Plus, don't miss out on the chance to grab one of our exclusive event T-shirts to commemorate the occasion that will be available on-site. While lapel pins won't be available this year, we've got you covered with plenty of other mementos to take home. For Volkswagen aficionados, we're thrilled to announce a dedicated swap area where you can find treasures for your collection. And for families, there will be a kids' area with exciting activities to keep the little ones entertained throughout the day. Dr. Darby Milnor of Midwest Autosavers INC. will always be making an appearance at this year's Funfest! More information will be announced soon. On-site camping will be available as always!

We are still planning and finalizing other aspects and events for this year's show. More announcements will be coming.

Update06/07/20245th Annual VW CampoutKirk at bugstuff98@aol.comLowden State Park, 1411 N. River Rd. Just North of Oregon, IL

Calling All Campers!!! Join us for our 5th Annual VW Campout at Lowden State Park in Oregon, IL. All the RV sites have electric and there are 8 tent sites as well. This has been a popular event in the past so we recommend reserving your site as soon as possible. ALL VW's are welcome! If you don't want to camp, just come out on Saturday afternoon and hang out. This is a rain-or-shine event!

SHADY REST campsites 8-54 are electric with a gravel pad and fire ring. Sites B-31 to B-38 are grass with no electric. Click here for CAMPGROUND MAP and RESERVATION INFO. Check in time is 3pm Friday, check out time is 3pm Monday.

Hope to see you there!!

Update06/07/2024Michigan Vintage Festival Weekend Dan: [dan.pierce@mail.com] or Wayne: [wburling@gmail.com]Frankenmuth, MI

2024 Annual Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival - Three days of events. The festivities will start Friday the 7th of June at 5pm on Main Street in front of Zehnder's Restaurant. We will have a car show right on Main Street for our VW's and Main Street will be shut down to all other traffic. It is a block party and we are at the center of it. Saturday 6/8 we will have our actual show at the River Place right off of Main Street. Details TBA, see Festival page. Sunday 6/9 there is a very large and long parade through town. VWOA will have 3 cars in the show and MVVC will have one.

Update06/02/20242024 BIG ROCK CLASSIC CAR, TRUCK, TRACTOR, AND MOTORCYCLE SHOWJohn Rogerson, 630-330-0081 or www.bigrockcarshow.orgPlowman's Park, 48W508 Hinkley Road (off US Rt. 30), Big Rock, IL

The best car show in Big Rock! In 2023, we had 372 registered vehicles. This year's theme will be orphan cars; those no longer in production. All vehicles must be 25 years or older. Registration 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Free Registration, Free admission, FREE parking. Trophies awarded at 3:30 pm. 5-B's pork chop & chicken lunch served from 11:30 to 1:30. Concession stand, 50/50 Raffles, 3D Sound DJ, trivia. Prairie State Railroad Club will be providing train rides on their small-gauge railroad from 12:00 - 3:00 pm. Free face painting from 12:00 - 3:00 pm. Custom graphic T-Shirts available. All proceeds and donations benefit Big Rock Historical Society. Come out and enjoy the day with us. Rain or shine, we'll have a grand time.

Update06/01/2024Beginning of Summer VW Nightwww.niva_club.orgCulver's Restaurant, 645 N. Rand Road, Lake Zurich, IL

Beginning of Summer VW-Night at the Culver's Restaurant, 645 N. Rand Rd., Lake Zurich, IL., Saturday, 4:00 pm 'til 9:00. All VW's are welcome!! An official event of the Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Assn. (NIVA).

Update06/01/2024Annual VWCA Membership Meeting Shell Tomlin, vwclub@aol.comBatavia, IL

The 2023 VWCA Annual Membership Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 12:00 noon at the WindMill Grille & Pizzeria, 90 North Island Ave., Batavia, IL. This is the opportunity for all VWCA members to present areas of concern to the National Officers. We'll have some pizza and a possible visit to a nearby museum. For more information, e-mail vwclub@aol.com.

Update05/04/2024Circle Yer Wagens(865) 654-8009 or www.circleyerwagens.comSevier County Fairgrounds, Sevierville, TN

Celebrating 29 Years, 58 Shows. Stereo contests, VW engine sound-off contests, Miss Circle Yer Wagens contest and other surprise VW action contests.

Two day all VW show with huge swapmeet & riverbank camping in the show area. Top 75+ show, dash plaques to the first 150 entrants, cash for Best of Show. Early setup & registration available Friday starting at noon before the show. 24-hour security. Event held rain or shine. Free car wash area with supplies. Free secure truck & trailer parking inside show area. Camping is primitive (no hookups) with showers & clean restrooms available. Breakfast available at concessions area Sat. & Sun. More info: call (865) 654-8009 8-5 M-F EST, or visit www.circleyerwagens.com.

Update04/28/2024NIVA Indoor Swap MeetKirk, info@nivaclub.orgDuPage County Fairgrounds 2015 W. Manchester Rd. Wheaton, Illinois Buildings 2 & 3

17th Annual VW Parts & Accessories Swap Meet - Hosted by the Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Association (NIVA). Location is the DuPage County Fairgrounds, Buildings #2 & 3 (indoors!), 2015 W. Manchester Road, Wheaton, Illinois. Swap time is 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, with set-up beginning at 7:30 am. Swap spaces are $35 (space + I swapper). Spaces are approx. 10' x 12' - tables are available but you might want to bring a chair. Spectator admission is $5.00. There is plenty of free parking. Swap Space reservations must be received by April 26th. Use this form to register.

Update03/24/2024Michigan Buggy Builders Indoor Show & Swap Meetwww.buggybuilders.comLansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing MI

"The Midwest's Largest Indoor VW & Off-Road Show & Swap Meet" with 8 classes to enter and cash and trophies to the winners! Show car spots are $50.00 for a 10' x 12' space and include 2 people for each spot. Show car set-up on Saturday, March 25 only. Download this Car Show Registration Form or this Exibitor Registration Form for many more important details regarding registration deadlines and show car set-up requirements. For more information, visit http://www.buggybuilders.com or call (517) 402-1303.

Update02/24/2024Klairmont Kollections Automotive MuseumNortheast Illinois Volkswagen Association (www.NIVAclub.org)3117 N Knox Ave, Chicago, IL

Join us for an afternoon at the Klairmont Kollections. This is a private collection of museum-quality cars housed in a 100,000 square foot building that is adorned from floor to ceiling with vintage and neon signage and other eclectic collectibles. The prized collection has over 300 award winning and unique automobiles from 1909 to present day.

Plenty of FREE Parking. Click here for more info and tickets:

Adult Admission - $21.95; Seniors (63 and Older) - $19.75; Kids (3-11) - $15.00

Update08/26/2023Superdawg InvasionSuperdawg Wheeling 333 S. Milwaukee Ave. Wheeling, Illinois

VW-Night at Superdawg Wheeling, 333 S. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, IL starts at 5:00 pm. We all eat by our cars and stroll through the car show to meet old and new friends. This is a rain-or-shine event. All VWs are welcome!!

Update08/20/2023Bi-State VW Club's 28th Annual Show & Shine PicnicNick Nelson: 563-357-2834 or Phil Vernon: 563-386-8205Hampton, Illinois

Bi-State VW Club's 27th Annual Show & Shine Picnic, Empire Park, Great River Trail (on the Mississippi), Hampton (Quad Cities area) Illinois. Registration from 8:00 am to noon. Entry fee is $15.00 with proceeds going to charity. Dash plaques, swap meet and awards for Best of Bunch presented at 3:00 pm. Camping available at nearby Iliniwek Park. For further information, contact Nick Nelson (563-357-2834) or Phil Vernon (563-386-8205). Visit Bi-State's web site for more details.

CAMPERS: Some show attendees will also enjoy a weekend of camping (Saturday-Monday, August 19-21) at Fisherman's Corner campground, just a mile or so down the road from the show. If you are going to camp with us, make your campsite reservation right away. Hurry, the sites fill up fast.

Update08/19/202322nd Annual Car Show & Swap MeetKyle Shepherd ~ (260) 417-1812 or ksmac1@gmail.comFort Wayne, IN

The 22nd Annual Car Show & Swap Meet presented by the Old Fort VW Club of Fort Wayne, Indiana. The event is held in Shoaff Park, 6401 Saint Joe Road, Fort Wayne Registration from 9:00 am to Noon. Awards at 3:00 pm. Spectator admission is free; $10 per show car (show 2 cars for $15!); $15 per swap space. Souvenir T-Shirts available. Visit www.oldfortvwclub.com for full details. Open to all VW, Audi and Porsche models, and this year International Scouts! Unique trophies for the top 25 cars, dash plaques, door prizes, goodie bags, games for kids, music and food vendors. Registration closes at noon. See you there!

Update08/12/2023Kooler By The LakeJason 'Miles' Axlerod: info@koolerbythelake.org or 847-886-2738Kennedy Park, Kenosha, WI

Kooler By The Lake is a Midwest Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled Volkswagen / Audi Enthusiast Event held on the shores of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The event features a car show, vendors, live entertainment, food, a beer garden, and donates to a charitable organization each year. This year's charity is the Safe Harbor Humane Society, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Kenosha which cares for almost 3000 cats, dogs, and other small domestic animals which are homeless, abused, or abandoned. Kooler By The Lake will be donating a portion of registration fees and beer garden sales to the Safe Harbor Humane Society.

Update08/10/202366th Annual Sycamore Steam Show815-895-9388 or nispc@gmail.com Taylor Marshall Farm, 27707 Lukens Rd., Sycamore, IL

This curious and unique Sycamore Steam Show has become a favorite late-summer gathering spot for all VW enthusiasts. Show is open from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm each day, with steam-based displays and vendors, the Noon Whistle (find out why!) and steam tractor parade at 1:30 pm daily. Spend the day ??? bring a lunch or select from several food vendors on site. Admission is $7.00 per person at the gate; children under 12 are free (Seniors admitted on Thursday for $5.00). Be aware that most vendors can only accept cash. For more details, visit sycamoresteamshow.com.

Update07/21/20233rd Annual V-Dubs at Indiana Beachbdcgarage.com 765-296-7515 info@bdcgarage.comIndiana Beach Amusement & Water Park Resort, 5224 E Indiana Beach Rd., Monticello, IN

Pre-show Cruise-In & ice cream social on Friday, July 21. Saturday, July 22 show registration 8am-12 Noon (ET), awards at 3pm. Day-of-Show entry $15; Show & Shirt $35. Pre-register to save $5. Swap Meet spaces: Indoor $35; Outdoor $25, set-up at 7am.

Update06/10/2023MAVWC VolksfestFacebook.com/MAVWCBavarian Bierhaus, 700 W. Lexington. Glendale, WISaturday, June 10, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Open to all German makes and models. $10 Car entry fee; Free to Spectators, Open to the public.
Update06/09/2023Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival WeekendDan Pierce, www.mvvc.netFrankenmuth, MI

As part of the Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival, the Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival will be held at Riverplace, 925 South Main St., Frankenmuth, MI from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm or . . . ?

Street parking available on Main Street in front of Zehenders Restaurant for the first 30 cars (before 2:00 pm!). A parade with 100 floats (and VWs) will begin on Sunday at 1:00 pm. Download this printable flyer for full details.

Update06/02/2023Midwest JamboreeDennis has details at (517) 448-7336Thompson Memorial Park, South Church Street, Hudson, MI

Hey all you campers and VW enthusiasts - it's time to think about summer! This year the Jamboree kicks off Friday June 2nd with camping by the babbling brook. Sat, the 3rd (more camping) potluck supper, Russ Martin has generously donated his time for a campfire song or two and probably a few more fun things. Sun the 4th swap meet and car show. So mark it on the calendar to come on over and enjoy a laid back weekend here in Hudson. Free Admission for spectators.

Update09/25/2022NIVA's VW-Fest 2022www.nivaclub.orgVolkswagen of Crystal Lake 5213 W. Northwest Hwy. (Ill. Rte. 14) Crystal Lake, IL

Summer doesn't last forever. Have one last hurrah at the Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Association's "VW-FEST" hosted by Volkswagen of Crystal Lake! This is Northern Illinois' largest All-VW Car Show and Swap Meet and is open to any year or model VW. Gates open and show car registration 9:00 am until Noon; $15 per show car. Swap Meet setup begins at 7:15 am; spaces are $25 each. Dash Plaques - Trophies - Participant Voting; Spectator admission is FREE!!! Restored working Good Humor truck. 50/50 Raffle for Charity.
Hope To See You There!!!

Update08/27/2022NIVA SuperDawg Invasionwww.niva_club.orgSuperDawg Drive-In, 333 S. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, ILAll VWs are welcome. Just cruise in, grab some food and enjoy the mild and wild VWs. No entry fee. An official event of the Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Assn. (NIVA).
Update07/02/2022Bartlett (IL) Independence Day ParadeKirk Schulz 630-837-7887 Firebugman@aol.comBartlett, Illinois

NIVA will again be participating in the Bartlett, IL Independence Day Parade on Sunday, July 3, 2021. Kick-off this year is 12:00 noon so we need to be in the staging area by 11:15 am. We'll gather at the Dunkin' Donuts, 225 E. Lake St. (Rt. 20) in Bartlett, IL between 10:00 and 11:00 am. At 11:00 am sharp we'll head as a group to the staging area. It would be good to have at least 3/4 tank of fuel. Contact Kirk at 630-837-7887 or firebugman@aol.com by Friday night so we know how many cars to look out for on Saturday morning. Preliminary plans include a cruise to a nearby Culvers Restaurant afterward.

Update06/26/2022NIVA Bugfest IS BACK!Fox Valley Volkswagen, 4050 E. Main Street Saint Charles, Illinois

BUGFEST 2022 sponsored by the Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Association (NIVA) and hosted by Fox Valley Volkswagen, 4050 East Main Street (Rt. 64), St. Charles, IL, West Chicago, Illinois. Participant judging, trophies, dash plaques, food, music, restored Good Humor truck. 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.

Update06/18/2022Annual VWCA Membership Meeting - NEW LOCATIONE-mail: vwclub@aol.comNEW LOCATION: Mt. Prospect, IL

The 2022 Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Jameson???s Char House, 1702 W. Algonquin Rd., Mt. Prospect, IL This is just a short distance from our original location in Elk Grove Village. You can join us for lunch at 12:00 noon (on your own), then stay for the meeting, which will start around 1:00 pm. To view the moderately-priced menu, visit https://places.singleplatform.com/jamesons-charhouse/menu..

All members are invited to attend, voice their opinions on Club matters discussed and vote on decisions made by the membership.

There is no registration fee for this meeting and attendees are responsible for their own accommodations for lodging is necessary. If additional information is needed, write to VWCA, P. O. Box 154, North Aurora IL 60542, or e-mail vwclub@aol.com.

Be aware that current Pandemic mitigation protocols will be in place at the time of the meeting.

Update06/17/2022Funfest for Air-Cooled Volkswagens - 2022Mid America Motorworks 17082 N. US 45 Effingham, IllinoisJoin us for VW Funfest: Fully Loaded as we celebrate the Volkswagen hobby with two fun-filled days featuring expert seminars, special VW displays, awards, giveaways and more! This year is not to be missed as we celebrate Herbie's 53rd Birthday!! Don't miss out on an unforgettable weekend surrounded by Volkswagen enthusiasts from across the country and around the globe! What's Included: > Weekend Admission for 1 Volkswagen > Eligibility for Celebrity Choice Award Judging Saturday > 1 Goodie Bag with Commemorative Event Lapel Pin & Poster > Discounts on Purchases Made Throughout the Weekend (Some Exclusions May Apply) > Weekend Access to Funfest Seminars > Friday Night Road Tour > Exhaust Wars & Audio Sound Off > Weekend Entertainment > Beer Stein Hoist Competition > Food Court > Kid's Village Featuring Bounce Houses, Car Painting, Tie Dye Making, Hot Wheels Races and tons more!! Mark your calendar and watch here for Registration information.
Update06/11/2022NIVA Fix-It Day - Mundelein, ILChris, Karpenko7178@ProtonMail.comMundelein, IL

NIVA Fix-It Day is back! Chris K will be hosting and opening up his garage in Mundelein. There will be light wrenching only, no major engine overhauls please! Chris has a large assortment of tools, a floor jack, jack stands, etc. but unfortunately no lift. Please bring any specialty tools, parts and supplies that you might need for your project. Hot dogs, buns, condiments, bottled water and individual bags of chips will be provided. BYOB if you'd like something other than water and feel free to bring a dessert item. Please RSVP Chris at Karpenko7178@ProtonMail.com so that he'll have a rough count of who's coming and provide location details.

Update03/26/2022Bring Your VW To LunchRussel's BBQ 1621 N. Thatcher Ave. Elmwood Park, IL"Vintage BBQ with your Vintage VW (or whatever you want to bring)" starting at 1:00 pm. Just lunch - and VW chat.
Update08/21/202120th Anniversary Volkswagen Car Show & Swap MeetKyle Shepherd - (260) 417-1812 or ksmac1@gmail.comShoaff Park 6401 Saint Joe Rd. Ft. Wayne, IN

Presented by the Old Fort Volkswagen Club, a rain-or-shine event. Registration 9:00 am - Noon. $10 Show Car Registration (2 cars - same owner, $15). Swap space $15. Spectator admission FREE. Open to all VWs - Porsches and Audis also welcomed. Dash plaques & goodie bags to first 100 entries. Door Prizes, raffle items, food vendors & T-shirts available. Visit our web site: www.oldfortvwclub.com.

Update06/12/2021The 2021 Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival Weekendwww.mvvc.net/festivalNEW LOCATION: Briarwood Mall, Ann Arbor, MI

On Saturday, June 12 at the Staybridge Suites, we'll test your driving skills with a slow speed slalom course followed by a pizza party and VW-themed movie at the Host Hotel. Sunday, June 13 is the traditional VW car show at a Briarwood Mall, 100 Briarwood Circle, Ann Arbor, MI. Spectators, $5 at the gate; Show Car Registration, $15 at the gate, which will include one year's membership, either renewal or new member. Swap spaces, 17 ft. x 20 ft., are $20 at the gate. Show Car gates open at 9:00 am; Swap set-up at 7:00 am. Visit www.mvvc.net/festival for more information, registration and accommodations, or to download the flier. Host Hotel Information: Staybridge Suites, 3850 Research Park Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, (734) 213-1400 for reservations.

Update07/11/2020Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival EVENT CANCELLED!Arbor Motion, 669 State Circle, Ann Arbor Michigan

The 33nd Annual Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival Weekend, at Arbor Motion, 669 State Circle, Ann Arbor. Sadly, it has been announced that, even with the change of date and venue, the Michigan Vintage VW Festival Weekend must be cancelled.

Update09/20/201915th Annual Oktoberfest Cruise-InGarry McNew 765-860-7139 garsan78@gmail.comKokomo, Indiana

The City of Firsts VW Club and the Kokomo Summer Concert Series presents the 15th Annual Oktoberfest. Event kick-off is Friday, September 20 with a free concert at the Historic Railroad Depot. Saturday morning there is a cruise planned, starting from Foster Park in downtown Kokomo. Saturday afternoon & evening is the FREE car show and FREE swap meet at Foster Park in downtown Kokomo, ending with a FREE concert in the park by ???Hard Days Night??? the premier Beatles tribute band. A private farewell breakfast is on tap for Sunday morning.

??MANY??more details at www.cityoffirstsvw.com including the pre-registration form.

Update05/18/2019Michigan Vintage Festival Weekend - Ypsilanti, MIYpsilanti. 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 party, car show and VW-themed movie night.

Sunday, May 19??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 iincludes 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 festival@mvvc.net??for more information, prices, registration and accommodations, or download the flier.

Host Hotel this year: Staybridge Suites Ann Arbor, 3850 Research Park Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Rates are $92 plus tax If you call (734) 213-1400 and identify that you are with the Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival.

Update08/31/2018Labor Day CampoutLyle: (414) 640-5899 Laura: (414) 640-3679 2kuks@earthlink.netLazy Days Campground 1475 Lakeview Road West Bent, Wisconsin

It's a Mexican Fiesta theme at the annual Labor Day Cmpout at Lazy Days Campground, 1475 Lakeview Road, West Bend, WI. Come for the camping or just for the picnic on Saturday or Sunday - or both. .A Mexican Fiesta follows the 4:00 pm  business meeting on Sunday, September 2. Contact Laura at (414) 640-3679 or 2kuks@earthlink.net to see what you can contribute.

Update06/01/2018Midwest VW JamboreeDennis Smoke (517) 448-7336Hudson, Michigan

All VWs Welcome at the annual Campout, Car Show and Swap meet, based in Thompson Memorial Park, South Church Street in Hudson, Michigan. Campout begins in the Park at 3:30 pm on Friday, June 1. On Sunday, June 2 the campout continues with a cruise and potluck. The Car Show and Swap Meet are scheduled for Sunday, June 3. A non-perishable food drive is featured. For more info call Dennis Smoke, (517) 448-7336 or www.facebook.com/midwestvwjamboreehudson.

Update04/28/2018Stateline Volksfolks Fix-it DayMatt Malmberg speedracer1970@comcast.netRockford, Illinois

Starts at 9:00 am, hosted by Matt Malmberg in Rockford, Illinois. ALL VW enthusiasts are welcome. This is the time to get your VW’s nagging repairs and projects completed for the summer show and cruising season. Plans include coffee and donuts in the morning and a break for lunch. Be sure to e-mail Matt at Speedracer1970@comcast.net in advance for directions and to be sure the materials, space and manpower are available beforehand.