Volkswagen Event Listings
May 15, 2016Volkswagens on the Green
Organization: Volkswagen Enthusiasts of Colorado
Location: 7400 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton Colorado
Description: 22nd Annual VW's on the Green car show put on by VW Enthusiasts Colorado. VWEC.org has been in the CO VW scene since 1987! We put about 600 VWs and AC Porsches on the grass at Clement Park SE of Bowles and Wadsworth every year. About 2/3's of the 600 are classic AC Volkswagens. If you don't want to compete for one of the over 30 trophies, you can still put your VW or classic Porsche on the grass with the show cars for a reduced fee. We call this Preferred Parking. $25 to show a car and $15 for Preferred Parking. Spectators get in free. The website will update as we get closer to the event: www.vwgreenshow.com
Phone: 720 298 8115
May 15, 2016SEVWA's Fast Times at Farmington #25
Organization: South Eastern VW Assoication / K and L Motorsports
Location: 2992 Hwy. 801 North Mocksville, NC
Description: All VW Car Show, Drag Racing and Swap meet at the Farmington Dragway in Mocksville, NC. Gates open at 8am, admission $15 (12 & under free). FREE CAMPING! Vendor and camping setup on Saturday time TBA. Used Swap meet Space $35 for a 10x10 space..includes one admission. Show car entry $10 (Special prizes for just show participants). Pre-registration for show cars is recommended. Farmington is one of the Largest Drag Racing events on the East Coast. This event dates back to the mid '80s with the IVWA. In the late '90s and early 2000s they dropped the event. We started it back in 2002 and still active to this day with events every May and October. The swap meet for this is event is one of the MUST attend events for the east coast with over 75 new and used parts vendors. The largest racers purse on the East Coast with a total of $4,000 to be given out in 3 classes. Will you be the one to take home the money? The show car area has over 25 classes for every model of VW with special awards.
Phone: 1(919) 616-2183
May 21, 2016VolksWeston 2016
Organization: Mo-Kan VW Club
Location: Weston, MO
Description: Mo-Kan (formed in 1985) once again hosts VolksWeston. You might have seen the fantastic coverage of our 2014 show in Hot VWs (page 68 of Oct 2014). Show webpage: http://www.mokanvwclub.org/EVENTS/VolksWeston/2016/VolksWeston2016.html. Online registration opens Feb 1! Questions, ask online at our Facebook Page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/662414833861720/
Friday & Saturday Camping at Weston Bend State Park (make your reservation early!) Show 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Stay tuned for more details! VolksWeston 2016 Camping Update! Change of camping venue this year. The private land we used the last 3 years is not available this year. Good news - Camping will be closer to the show this year! Electrical hook ups and showers are available too. The beautiful Weston Bend State Park is less than 4 miles by car or 2.5 miles by bicycle from downtown Weston. There are only 3 spots reserved so far but I predict it will be full so I recommend everyone make your reservations early. Camping nights are May 20 & 21. https://icampmo1.usedirect.com/MSPWeb/default.aspx
May 27, 2016 to May 29, 2016Buggies on the Beach 2
Organization: Dune Buggy Brothers
Location: Main Beach Park, Amelia Island, FL
Description: Dune Buggy Brothers Of Amelia Island presents: Buggies On The Beach 2. FRIDAY: Pre-party at Townies Pizza at 4 p.m. SATURDAY: Poker Run/Beach Rally leaving main beach park at 9 a.m. Primitive camping will be available for saturday night. SUNDAY: Car show and swap meet at Main Beach Park 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 50/50 raffle, food trucks, live music, kid zone and more. Trophies will be awarded for Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, oldest VW, best camp display, and more. Amelia Island is a beautiful island with old oak tree canopy roads and lots of history. Main Beach Park is a big grassy open field right on the beach that makes for an amazing venue. Find us on Facebook.
Phone: 904 415 3079
June 04, 2016NW Bug Run
Organization: The Rose City Volksters
Location: Woodburn, OR
Description: The 31st Annual Northwest Bug Run will be held Saturday June 4th, 2016 at the Woodburn Dragstrip in Woodburn, OR. The NW Bug Run host the largest VW car show in the Northwest. Along with Drag Racing and a Swap Meet that is outdone only by Sacramento it is an excellent way to begin your summer VW season.
June 04, 20164th Annual Charity Poker Run
Organization: Aircooled Anarchy
Location: Fat Performance 1558 N. Case Street Orange, CA
Description: Aircooled Anarchy is hosting a Charity Poker Run which will be held on Saturday, June 4th, 2016 where all proceeds benefit UC Irvine Health Child Life Program, which helps children and their families cope with the hospitalization experience. ALL MAKES, MODELS, & YEARS OF CARS, TRUCKS & MOTORCYCLES.... Import and domestic. “RAIN OR SHINE” Charity Run/Poker Run driving event, so if you’re not afraid to drive your car on the streets come out and have a great time, join your fellow enthusiasts for a fun day and a poker run. The route with multiple stations (6) doling out cards, which will be on the poker hand the day of the event. Awards and Raffles will start at 1pm, so all poker hands need to be turned in by 1pm sharp. Raffle and awards start at 1:30 pm. Hot Dog Fred will be serving Breakfast and Lunch, so bring your appetite. Location will start & end at Fat Performance 1558 N. Case Street Orange, CA 92867. Register online here: https://2016charitypokerrun.eventbrite.com/Raffle, 50/50, Kids Raffle, Dash Plaques. Trophy Categories: Kids Choice, Club Choice, Best Poker Hand, Worst Poker Hand, Best of Show, People Choice. ENTRY FEE $25.00 ENTRY FEE PER CAR. $5.00 for each Extra Poker Hand for either you or your passengers. INCLUDES a Dash Plaque to the 1st 100 cars. We have opened up the poker run to those who cannot drive their car in the event, but wish to still be part of the event, by allowing them to bring their car to the end location Fat Performance 1558 N. Case Street Orange, CA 92867 by 11 am and place it in one of the parking stalls. So if you have a race car or a car that cannot do the route, not to worry you can still be part of the event. You will just pull all 6 of your cards at the end location or drive your daily driver in the event. You still have to register and pay the entry fee for 1 car, If your passenger (must be 18 or older with a valid ID) can purchase a Poker Hand the day of the Event for $5.00. Make sure they check in with you to get your poker hands. Please contact our club member Michelle Zumstein at CharityPokerRun@socal.rr.com for all the details. All spectators are free to the show and there is plenty of parking. So if you cannot be part of the event you can at least come out and join in some of the fun. Spectators are also welcome to join in the raffle as well. Prices for the raffle tickets are as follows: Raffle: 1 Raffle Ticket for $1.00, 10 Raffle Tickets for $5.00, 25 Raffle Tickets for $10.00, 45 Raffle Tickets for $20.00 50/50 Raffle: 1 Raffle Ticket for $1.00 YES YOU CAN REGISTER THE DAY OF THE EVENT Thanks so much from all your friends at Aircooled Anarchy! SORRY NO REFUNDS AS “This is a Charity Event"
June 04, 2016Straight Up Dubs VW Show #5
Organization: Straight Up Dubs
Location: Elk Grove Volkswagen, Elk Grove, CA
Description: Join Straight Up Dubs at Elk Grove Volkswagen (9776 W. Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove CA) on Saturday June 4th 2016 from 5-8 p.m. Air- and Water-cooled VWs welcomed. Top 30, and special awards given out in participant judged show fashion. Spectators are free; car show entry is $10. Come out and enjoy music, food, and the raffle while checking out some classics in the show room. Follow us on facebook (Straight Up Dubs) for more show details and area events.
June 08, 2016 to June 12, 2016VTO's BlackStar Campout 2016
Organization: Vintage Transporter Owners
Location: Prado Regional Park, Chin, CA
Description: VTO’S BLACKSTAR CAMPOUT AT PRADO REGIONAL PARK, 16700 S. Euclid Ave., Chino, CA. Date's are June 8th – 12th 2016. The admission price this year is as follows, and includes free admission to The El Prado Show on June 12th (Vendors/swappers — sorry the price does not include admission but we will give get you a discounted rate). If you come on Wednesday it will be $45.00 for the weekend; If you come on Thursday it will be $40.00 for the weekend; If you come on Friday it will be $35.00 for the 2 nights; If you come on Saturday it will be $25.00 for the night.
EVENTS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: Friday BBQ and Raffle. Saturday: Early a.m. caravan to the OCTO show, kids events, Dutch Oven cook-off, Pot Luck dinner (please bring a dish to share), and Raffle - among other great prizes will be a 1600cc Turn-Key engine! For more information please contact: Johnny Salazar: email@example.com – 909-556-2963; Stan Ford: firstname.lastname@example.org - 909-709-1269; For Full Hook up RV spots contact: Steve Ford: email@example.com - 909-868-8761.
June 10, 2016 to June 12, 2016Summer DUBS Newport Invaistion
Organization: VW Strasse Club
Location: Newport, TN
Website: vw strasse club face book
June 12, 2016El Prado Show and Shine 2016
Organization: V.T.O. & Just Cruzin
Location: Prado Regional Park, Chino, CA
Description: TO & Just Cruzin VW Clubs are proud to present El Prado VW Show & Shine 2016! If you had the privilege of attending last year then you already know how amazing and successful this event was. If you didn't attend, well here's your chance to redeem yourselves and witness what all the buzz was about. Show is set for Sunday June 12th, 2016 at Prado Regional Park (Same location as last year) with gates opening at 5 a.m. Bring your BBQs, kids, dogs and whole family. Dogs must be friendly and on a leash, if questionable leave the pup at home. Be prepared for car show awards, raffles, swap meet, food, vendors, sunshine and smiles, all around fun times! Grand Prize for the Raffle will be a 1965 (BYOB) Bug... you will be able to build it yourself.. if you have questions ask someone from VTO or Just Cruzin to explain... lol
Swappers cost is $35; Vendors are only $50, donate $50 of items toward the raffle and pay only $25. Donate $100, get in free! We still need sponsors: For info on becoming one contact Stanley Ford firstname.lastname@example.org SoCal Week of Events: Wednesday, June 8th - VTO presents Blackstar Camp-Out at Prado Regional Park (same as show location) Come and camp out and stay for the car show Sunday! Friday, June 10th - Just Cruzin So Cal VW Club Cruise Night at Burger Town USA, 760 N. Archibald Ave., Ontario, CA 91764, starts at 6:30pm, great food, clean VWs and music. Bring the whole family for a relaxed good time! Saturday, June11th - OCTO pre-1967 VW Bus show in Long Beach. Huge caravan leaving the BlackStar camp out. Sunday, June 12th - El Prado VW Show & Shine at 5a.m.
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