The 26th Annual

Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival

"First came AIR - then came WATER"

Vintage Air-cooled and Water-cooled Volkswagens 25 yrs old and older!

Sunday, May 19, 2013
Riverside Park, Ypsilanti, MI

Presented by the
Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Club

Welcome to the information pages of the
"26th Annual Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival."

We will be adding information as it comes available, so check back often.

Please download and distribute this years flyer here!

Please Volunteer!

MVVC Members & Supporters:
This Festival would not be what it is today without your help.
Please sign up today for your festival work assignment!
Member Work Sign-up Click Here

For information about volunteering please e-mail:

There will be a Volunteer Thank you dinner after the Festival. This is a paid for by the club so be sure to volunteer for at least one hour then join us for this thank you dinner.

Contact the Festival chair for other opportunities to contribute!

This year's Schedule:

Saturday, May 18, 2013:

We will have a cruise around Dexter and Chelsea with a special stop at theChelsea Teddy Bear Factory where  you will be able to purchase a special Teddy Bear just for the occasion.
Click here for the itinerary and route.
Click here for a map of the route.


This years banquet will be held at the

218 N. Washington St.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Parking is available in area lots like First Congregational UCC and Presbyterian Church look for the signs.

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5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

MVVC Members and guests   $15.00 each
Non- MVVC Members           $20.00 each
Pre-registration Deadline May 15, 2013

Please Pre-register for the banquet so we can let the caterer know how much food.

Click here to see the menu.

Click here to download the pre-registration form.


Sunday, May 19, 2013:

The 26th Annual MVVC Festival

"First came AIR - then came WATER"

Vintage Air-cooled and Water-cooled Volkswagens 25 yrs old and older!

Non-Judged Car Show Celebrating ALL VARIATIONS of VOLKSWAGENS – Originals, restorations, customs, race cars, drag cars, kit cars, dune buggies, trikes, ratrods, daily beaters…

Gates Open 9:00am to 3:00pm

Enter off Cross Street.

Registration Day of Show ONLY !

Spectators Fee:

$5.00 at the Gate

Car Show Registration:

$12.00 at the Gate

MVVC Membership Renewals:

$15.00 pay at club booth

Special MVVC New Memberships day of show:

$8.00 pay at club booth

Things to do during the Festival ( more things as planning continues).

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hot Wheels Race Track(bring your own VW Hot Wheel or use one of ours)

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Silent Auction in Memory of Bob and Ellie Case (under the tent) all proceeds to be donated to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation in their memory.

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

We have organized a non-perishable food drive to benefit
SOS  A Lifeline for Homeless Families.
Their organization will be on hand to collect donated items and give information about their services.  Please plan on packing a couple of items in your VW for the food drive.
Items will be collected under the Tent.

12:00 noon

There will be a Pass and Review, if anyone is interested in showing off their Vehicle and telling the crowd all about it.

Swap Meet Info

Swap Space is $15.00 each pre-registration - or - $20.00 day of the show!

Click here to download the Swap meet Pre-Registration!

Swap registration starts at 7:00 am.

Enter South gate off Michigan Ave.

Each Swap Space Size is 17 ft by 20 ft.

Each Swap Space Admits Two People

Large Swap Meet Vendors, “Must” Contact for Availability

    Host Hotel Information    

For the Campers

Detroit Greenfield Campground

Everyone should call the campground and make their own reservation.
(734) 482 - 7722

Our generous sponsors for the festival:

Ypsilanti Convention & Visitors Bureau

Ralph Thayer Volkswagen

MOFOCO VW Parts and Accessories

State of Mind Customs

Steve's European Automotive, Inc.

Munk's Motors

Car Art by John Jaranson

American Collectors Insurance


The following companies have donated items for the goody bags.