MVVC Calendar of Events


Michigan Buggy Builders Annual Show & Swap Meet

or call (517) 402-1303

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NEW SHOW HOURS: 9 am until 2:30 pm
At the Lansing Center in Lansing, Michigan.

Over 300 Exhibitor Booths
* All the latest VW & Off Road Equipment & Accessories
* Exclusive New & Used Parts Deals
* Opportunity Prizes * Family Fun
* Always something new to see!
* Custom Show Vehicles

If you want to buy or sell, this is the place!
* Anyone can sign-up for a booth *
General Admission $10.00 - Kids 12 & under are FREE!

04/07/2024YA vintage tech day. Chris Braden or Merritt Collins
Munk’s Motors
3080 Huron St. (M-59)
Waterford, Michigan
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Vintage Tech Session

Topics TBD: RSVP here
or call 248.681.8081 Munk’s is located on M-59 (Huron St.) between Telegraph Road & Elizabeth Lake Road. Click to see event info.
05/24/2024NBuses by the Beach Bus Benefit Campout May 24-27 (Memorial Day Weekend)


We are a group of VW van lovers, and while we are based in the West Michigan area, our events draw VW bus owners and their families from all over the USA and Canada. While our premise is VW-style camping, we welcome other VW fans whether you own a VW or not. It’s a good time for a great cause. Wishing you many miles of smiles!

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06/01/2024NUS131 Eurofest featuring the Summer Bug RunUS131 Bug Run Facebook Page US 131 Motorsports Park
Exit 55 on US 131, 1249 12th Street, Martin, MI 49070
Exclusive VW event, open to both water and air-cooled vehicles, featuring car show, swap meet, vendors and VW racing. Vendor gate opens at 7:30 am, gates open to all at 9 am, 11 am time trials, 12 noon race starts, 2:30 pm car show awards. Adult admission is $15 children ages 6-12 are $5. WWW.US131MSP.COM

Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix

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Downtown Detroit, Michigan

Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear will be hosted in Downtown Detroit, May 31 - June 2, 2024. The event will feature the cars of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES racing in the Chevrolet INDYCAR Grand Prix, the INDY NXT by Firestone Series and the return of the IMSA Weathertech Sportscar Series.

06/07/2024YVintage German Car Show & Chicken Dinner at Zehnder’s

Dan Pierce

In front of Zehnder’s, 730 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734, Click for a map.

In conjunction with the Annual Bavarian Festival, they are going to close the main street in Frankenmuth on June 8th (Friday) from 5 to 11 pm. The owner of Zehnder’s wants to line up vintage German cars in front of the restaurant on Main St. In return, they will give us a free Zehnder’s chicken dinner. Space is limited. Stay tuned for details.
06/08/2024Y2024 Annual Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival Three days of events
Dan Pierce
Wayne Burling
Frankenmuth, MIThe 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 we will have one.

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L.A. Cafe, Waterford, MI, 5815 Dixie Highway June 8-9 With over 100 Artists on display, Local LIVE Bands Art - Music - Weirdos & Fun 60s vibes.

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06/08/2024NAll American Wayne Road CruiseQuestions? E-mail for information.

Wayne Road, Westland, MI

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Wings & Wheels Historic Aircraft & Rare Automobiles Show

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Yankee Air Museum’s Roush Aeronautics Center, 48075 Tyler Rd, Belleville, MI 48111.

Join us for an up-close experience with dozens of stunning classic vehicles at our sixth automobile invitational interspersed with historic aircraft located directly on the airport ramp at Willow Run!

Saturday, June 22nd, 2024 2 PM -6 PM There are two different ticket types this year! General Admission ($30 advanced tickets) admits you into the Show to view the aircraft and vehicles. Mustang Club ($95/person) includes your GA ticket and gets you access to a shaded tent with food and complimentary beverages. Everyone has access to food trucks, retail, bar (for those 21+ with ID) and Air Adventures. General Admission $30 Advance Purchase / $40 Day of Event Kids 15 and under are FREE!


Fort Street Cruise

The cruise stretches between Southfield Rd. and Sibley Rd, passing through Lincoln Park, Southgate, Wyandotte, and Riverview.

Saturday June 29th! The Fort Street Cruise is an annual event which takes place through several Downriver communities. People with vintage, classic, custom, modern muscle, exotics, tuners, tricked-out, or otherwise interesting cars cruise through the main thoroughfare of Fort St (M-85). Many cars and crowds will also gather the evening before for an unofficial kickoff.


Deutsche Marques - All German Gathering, Gilmore Museum

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Gilmore Museum, Hickory Corners, MI


Bring your friends and family out to the Gilmore Car Museum as we being a weekend of “foreign invasions,” beginning with our annual Deutsche Marques, and ALL German Auto Event on Saturday, July 13th. The show features all German makes. Website: - Deutsche Marques

07/13/2024NCruisin’ US12

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Cruisin' US12 is an annual Car Cruise that takes place on Michigan Avenue based in downtown Wayne.Details TBA.
07/27/2024YTelegraph Cruise


Telegraph spanning Taylor, Dearborn Heights, Dearborn and Redford

LaFontaine VW - 2200 S. Telegraph Rd. just South of Michigan Ave.

Hot rodders, classic car, vintage, modern muscle, tuners, exotics, and tricked-out car enthusiasts and spectators from throughout Southeast Michigan converge on Telegraph Road between Eureka Rd and Puritan Rd. The annual cruise takes place on the fourth Saturday of July each year. Many cars and crowds will also gather the evening before for an unofficial kickoff. Official event hours are from 9 am to 9 pm, spanning the communities of Taylor, Dearborn Heights, and Redford Township.

08/10/2024NColumbus (OH) Volksfest Ohio History Center
800 E 17th Ave, Columbus, OH 43211
The new location is located in the middle of the city: 800 E 17th Ave, Columbus, OH 43211, directly off 17th Avenue. With numerous hotels, restaurants and other activities located minutes away, you can make your next Volksfest a weekend getaway if so desired. Not to worry though, there will be camping the night before on site just like in years past! With plenty of room for show cars, vendors, and spectators, this promises to be the beginning of the next great Volksfest events!

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08/16/2024NGrandville Vintage Show

E-mail Theresa Meandering, event planner for downtown Grandville.

Grandville, MI (a suburb of Grand Rapids)An overview: each year Grandville hosts a Vintage Fest where they close down Chicago Drive and fill the street with live bands, vendors, food trucks and kid’s activities. Each year they also feature a vintage vehicle. Through the years they've had fire engines, military jeeps, campers, motorcycles, tractors and monster trucks. This year, they want to highlight vintage VW Bugs this year, so they invited the MVVC. Event dates are Friday, August 16 from 4-9 pm and Saturday, August 17 from 10-3 pm.
08/17/2024YWoodward Dream CruiseFor information
43061 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
NW corner of Woodward and Square Lake Road.
All Volkswagens congregate at Kerby’s on Dream Cruise Day!!
We have a section of the lot to ourselves and can come and go as we please.
Join us! Kirby’s is on the NW corner of Woodward and Square Lake Road in Bloomfield Hills.
08/25/2024NCruising Hines Questions? E-mail for information.

Edward Hines Drive, Hines Park, MIThe club will not put up the tent this year. Remember, the entrance for Cruisin’ Hines is Ford Road. All Cars must enter at Ford Road. No turning in at Outer Drive. Outer Drive will only be for local traffic.
08/28/2024NHarper Cruise

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St. Clair Shores, MI5 to 9 pm Join other VW owners as they cruise Harper to benefit the Kiwanis Club. This is a mini-Woodward, but nice and controllable!
09/08/2024NBarnum’s Bug Barn VW & Buggy Show(989) 871-9880Barnum’s Bug Barn, 7693 Vassar Rd., Milllington, MI 48746Open to all VWs & dune buggies. 8:30 AM - 4 PM. Registration starts at 8:30am. Show starts at 10 am.. 30 swap meet spaces available for $10 each; call to reserve. Spectators are FREE (donations are accepted). Call (989) 871-9880 to reserve swap pace or for more info.

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US131 Fall Bug Run

US131 Bug Run Facebook Page

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US 131 Motorsports Park
Exit 55 on US 131, 1249 12th Street, Martin, MI 49070

US 131 Motorsports Park continues its support for VW enthusiasts. The Martin, Michigan facility, known as the “Fastest Track in Michigan,” will once again host VW’s and all German makes.

Gate admission is only $15 for adults.

See their website for more information.


DeutscheMarques Oktoberfest and Color Tour

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Campania Barn Lawn, 6865 Hickory Road, Hickory Corners, MI 49060

It's back again - a fun fall gathering for the entire family! There will be German food, German beer and the ever popular DeutscheMarques Oom-Pah band. And – of course – your beautiful German cars. You're encouraged to dress the part as well! There will be trophies for the best traditional-dressed gentleman and lady. Fun for the entire family!