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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!


US131 Fall Bug Run

US131 Bug Run Facebook Page

US131 page

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.

Update09/08/2024Barnum’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.

Click to see their flyer.

Update08/28/2024Harper Cruise

For more information, visit:

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!
Update08/25/2024Cruising 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.
Update08/17/2024Woodward 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.
Update08/16/2024Grandville 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.
Update08/10/2024Columbus (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!

For more information, visit: http://
Update07/27/2024Telegraph Cruise


Telegraph spanning Taylor, Dearborn Heights, Dearborn and Redford

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

Stay tuned for more information about meeting at LaFontaine.

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.


Deutsche Marques - All German Gathering, Gilmore Museum

To contact the show organizers

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

Update07/13/2024Cruisin’ US12

For more information, visit:

Cruisin' US12 is an annual Car Cruise that takes place on Michigan Avenue based in downtown Wayne.Details TBA.
Update07/12/2024The Rolling Sculpture Car ShowPhone: (734) 668-7112 | Web site: Ann Arbor, Liberty, Washington, Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 This top-quality show, held in July, features more than 400 exotic, antique, classic, concept, and art cars throughout the streets of downtown Ann Arbor. Free to the public. From sleek muscle cars to elegant vintage models, The Rolling Sculpture Car Show showcases automobiles spanning decades of automotive innovation. Whether you're a seasoned collector or simply appreciate the beauty of a well-preserved classic, our event offers something for everyone. Exhibitor registration deadline: June 17th

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.


Wings & Wheels Historic Aircraft & Rare Automobiles Show

For more information, visit:

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!

Update06/08/20242024 Annual Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival Three days of events

Contact: Dan Pierce

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.

Web site:


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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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Update06/08/2024All American Wayne Road CruiseQuestions? E-mail for information.

Wayne Road, Westland, MI

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Update06/07/2024Vintage German Car Show & Chicken Dinner at Zehnder’s

Contact: 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.

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.

Update06/01/2024US131 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
Update05/31/2024Midwest VW JamboreeDennis, 517-448-7336 or visit their facebook page MidwestVWJamboreeHudsonHudson, MIMay 31st thru June 2nd camp out, car show, swapmeet . all VWs welcome See the flyer
Update05/24/2024Buses 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!

Web site:

Update05/18/2024M-50 Bug-in Air and water cooled gathering

Contact: Jeff Gier

4277 Clinton Rd. Jackson, MI 49201First 25 cars will receive gift bags. 8am - 3pm (weather permitting) Room for 100 non-judged cars. You may bring parts to swap. Buses are welcome to spend the night. Hot dogs, chips, & water available for purchase.
Update05/12/2024Cars & Coffee at Munk's MotorsJosh Munk's Motors, 3080 W. Huron, Waterford, 4832810am - 2 pm. All vehicles are welcome.
Update04/07/2024A 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.

Michigan Buggy Builders Annual Show & Swap Meet

or call (517) 402-1303

For more information, visit:

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!

Update02/16/2024Annual Bus BRRR Presented by Buses by the Beach!
Feb. 16 - 17, 2024
Pedro: www.busesbythebeach.orgDetails TBA

Annual Christmas Party
Annual Membership Meeting

Merritt Collins

Munk's Motors

3080 W. Huron St., Waterford.

Click for a map.

Please bring a dish to pass As always, we welcome new, unwrapped gifts for Starfish Family Services. Details TBA.

Annual Fall Color Tour.

Lynn Anderson

Miller's Orchard Market 14711 Clinton River Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48313

Everyone is invited to the all-new Macomb County Fall Color Tour, on Saturday, October 7th, starting at 11:00a at Miller's Orchards in Sterling Heights. After partaking in cider and donuts, we'll head to our sponsor Cryo Care for a demonstration by Matt Nahass, then on to Stahl's Auto Museum to see their newest VW acquisitions, followed by shopping and dinner in Richmond. Join us

See you there!

Vince & Lynn Anderson, your hosts

Update09/24/2023Vintage VWs on the Hill

E-mail Merritt Scott Collins

Waterford Hills Road Racing. 4770 Waterford Road, Clarkston, MI 48346

Waterford Hills is on the grounds of the Oakland County Sportsmen’s Club. Turn into the parking lot, head towards the back of the grounds, pay $5 at the gate, and ask them to point you towards The Hill.

Click for directions to the track.

See the flyer.

Line up as many vintage VWs as we can on The Hill, hang out, and watch an exciting day of road racing. Then drive your own car in parade laps on the track at lunchtime. We've also invited the local Corvair club.

They race rain or shine.

* $5 for adults (12 & under free w/adult) * Watch an exciting day of racing * Drive parade laps on the track in your own car at lunchtime for $5 * There are bleachers but we recommend bringing a folding chair. * They’ve relaxed on their stand against coolers full of food, but please: no outside alcohol, no glass. * There’s also a concession stand for food, soft drinks, and beer. * Vintage Munk’s will buy the first beer or soft drink for MVVC members. * Dogs are welcome on leashes; bear in mind that it gets LOUD.

Update09/23/2023North Gratiot Cruise or
E-mail for information.
Gratiot in Chesterfield, MIOne of several Gratiot Cruises,

For more information, visit:

Click to see their flyer.

Update09/17/2023Greater Toledo VW Club Bugfest 2023Todd - oldvw@yahoo.comNEW LOCATION: Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd, Oregon, OH 436169 AM - 3 PM, rain or shine. Admission $5 adults or $5 per car, children under 15 free.
Car Show Registration $15.00
Swap space $20 per each 20' x 15' space. Dash plaques to first 100 show car registrants. Concession stand open all day. For more information, contact Todd Swangstu-, 419-705-3366.

For more information, visit:

Update09/17/2023Orphan Car ShowPhone: (734) 482-5200 | Web site:

Flyer/entry form:

Riverside Park, 6 West Cross St., Ypsilanti, MIAdmission: Car entry = $30, Spectator entrance to the event is $7 for adults and kids 12 and under are admitted for free with adult.

The Annual Orphan Car Show makes it return to beautiful Riverside Park on September 17. This year, they're featuring orphans of GM.
Update09/08/2023Frankenmuth Auto Fest - September 8-10th

For more information, visit:

Baseball Diamonds at the festival grounds in Frankenmuth, MI

Over 2500 classic cars, street rods, and muscle cars. Come enjoy a weekend of fun and entertainment for all ages.

See website for schedule and events.


Northern Worthersee European Car Show.

Dan Pierce
Any questions regarding general information, food, overnight stay, sponsorships or booth information please contact us.

Frankenmuth, Michigan

9-11am Registration/Prep
1pm voting deadline
2:30pm Awards Ceremony

Spectating is free, registration for the show will be $35. Pre-registration (by August 1st) gets you a t-shirt

Be sure to like & share our official FB page here.

Register here.
*This event is in no way affiliated with Southern Worthersee (SOWO).


Red Barns Spectacular Car Show & Swap Meet

Jim Holland

KAARC Red Barns Spectacular Chairman



Gilmore Car Museum, Hickory Corners, MI

9 am-5 pm

Big Show. All makes. We VW’s usually have our own space.
From the organizer:

* Held on the grounds of the Gilmore Car Museum - North America's Largest Public Car Museum - 400+ Exhibits
* This year we are planing for 1,000 - 1,500 show cars
* Typically there are 40 Vintage Campers
* While focusing on Pre-1998 vehicles, we've also included a modern sports car area.
* The Vendor area is 5 acres. Over 300 hundred spaces. It is selling out fast. However we will not turn away vendors
* Vendor area is open for spectators on Friday noon 8/4/23
* KAARC "Car Talks" - Has 7 presentations and tours lined up for the day
* There is the "Cars for Sale" lot. Typical is 30-50 cars
* Plus the KAARC's Judged Show - 16 classes and Best of Show
* Did you know that a lot of the proceeds are for the KAARC's "Tools for Automotive Students". In 2022 16 students were surprised at the Christmas dinner with $1,000 worth of tools.

General Admission: $20.00 per adult, $12.00 for children 11-17, and children 10 & under are FREE
Red Barn Spectacular Web Page

Update07/15/2022Rolling Sculpture Car Show

Web site:

Main, Liberty, and Washington streets in downtown Ann ArborTaking place on Main, Liberty and Washington streets in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor, the Rolling Sculpture Car Show is a one of kind experience for the car enthusiast. All cars are welcome to exhibit at the Show. Exhibitors pre-register vehicles (registration forms will be posted soon!). Show cars enter on Washington Street at Fifth. The event itself is free and open to the public. Spectators enjoy the energy of more than 300 exotic, antique, classic, and one of a kind cars. Hot Rod DJ, Surfer Joe, will be “spinning” all of your favorite hot rod songs throughout the show. Stop by and make a request at the corner of Main and Liberty.
Update06/03/2022Midwest VW Jamboree, HudsonCall Dennis Smoke, 517-448-7336Hudson, Michigan, 49247 June 3-5

For information:

Update04/18/2022M-50 Bug-In

Click to see the flyer.

4277 Clinton Rd., Jackson, MI 490219:00 AM - 3:00 pm (weather permitting)

First 25 cars will receive gift bags.
Room for 100 cars, non-judged gathering. Hot dogs, chips, and water available for purchase. Buses are welcome to spend the night.
Update08/28/2021VW Cone Races

Dan Pierce

ArborMotion 669 State Cir Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Click for a map.

Details TBA. Most likely 10 am - 3pm.
Update08/22/2021VW & Foreign Car Show586-727-9292Striker's
30971 Armada Ridge Rd.
Richmond, MI
10 am to 3 pm

For more information: see the flyer or on Facebook at:


CANCELED Eastpointe Cruisin' Gratiot


One of several Gratiot Cruises,

Rescheduled to September 17, 18, & 19. For more information, visit:


POSTPONED Concours d’Lemons Michigan 2020

The Inn at St. John’s, Plymouth, on a corner of the golf course that no one cares about. How fitting.

Concours d'Lemons brings Hoopties, Rust Buckets, Misfits, Mistakes and the worst of the automotive world to the Concours of the America's weekend in Michigan. The Concours d'Lemons Michigan will take place on July 25, 2020 at the Inn at St. John's. But hey at least we are on the property and on the green of a major concours. All of regular Concours d'Lemons hi-jinx will ensue, capricious judging, bribery, awful trophies and even worse cars. If you take yourself or your car very seriously, this isnt the show for you. Hagerty Insurance has has stepped in to add a shred of legitimacy to this farce so be sure to thank them for the laughs. The best part is that the show is free for participants and spectators, so you'll get exactly what you pay for.. Spectator parking is at Northville High School 45700 Six Mile Rd, Northville, MI 48168 and shuttle buses will run all day long to the Inn at St. John’s.

Update02/23/2020Greater Toledo VW Club's Packo's Cabin FeverJay Burton - vw81jetta@yahoo.comthe Original Tony Packos 1902 Front Street Toledo, OH 43605The MVVC is invited to shake the cabin fever away with the GTVWC at the Original Tony Packos on Sunday Feb 23th at 12:30. Come on out and you may just leave with a door prize!
Update01/25/2020Annual Dakota Inn Social Event Rolf Schoeter The Dakota Inn Rathskeller
17324 John R St., 2 blks north of McNichols in Detroit
The MVVC will kick off 2020 with our annual dinner and social evening at the Dakota Inn in Detroit will be Saturday, January 25, 2020 6:30 pm - ?? . German food, beer, and gemutlichkeit gathering with the ritual singing of the Schnitzelbank Song by our host, Rolf....mark your calendars!

Please be there promptly - closer to 6pm -- to ensure a seat with the club and so that your order can be taken in a timely manner.
Update08/15/2019Back to the Bricks Car Cruise/ParkMartha Langdon
810 732-1204
Rollhaven Skate and Fun Center, 5315 S. Saginaw Road, Flint, MIEvent will start at 4 pm.

Click to see the flyer.

Update08/04/2019Clinton Twp Gratiot CruiseGratiot, Clinton TownshipFor more information, visit: or
Update07/27/2019LaFontaine Volkswagen of Dearborn Dearborn

Click for a map to LaFontaine VW.
Food, Prizes, FUN !

Display your VW at LaFontaine Volkswagen July 27, 2019 11am - 3pm, During the Telegraph Rd. Cruise.

FREE FOOD for all who come by Raffle Prizes.

Click to see the event flyer.

Membership meeting to discuss the 2020 Festival
and other up coming events

For information
Wayne Burling

1 - 3 pm
Aubree’s in Depot Town
39 E Cross St,
Ypsilanti, MI

We will meet in the upstairs area where we have met before. We will be discussing Sponsorship updates, Volunteer updates, as well as getting your comments and suggestions to make this the best Festival ever.

We will also be updating everyone on other upcoming events. Looking forward to seeing everyone there.

Click here for directions to Aubree’s.

Update06/15/2019All Air-Cooled Car GatheringPhil Weisenbarger (419) 358-4651

Or visit:

Gilmore Car Museum, 6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners 49060The Annual All Air-Cooled Car Gathering presented by the H.H. Franklin Collection will feature rare air-cooled cars including early examples Franklins, Frayer-Miller and Holmes ... VW, Corvair, Tatra, Porsche, Citroen and more!

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Movie Matinee feat. Herbie: The Love Bug

3-5 PMGilmore Car Museum 6865 W Hickory Rd Hickory Corners 49060

A race car driver becomes a champion with a Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own! Enjoy a family-friendly afternoon on Saturday, March 23rd at the Gilmore Car Museum featuring the 1968 feature film, Herbie: The Love Bug!

Movie Admission (no pre-sale, tickets available at the door) $5/person, children 11 and under free FREE EVENT for Gilmore Car Museum Members

The movie will be shown in the Gilmore Automotive Heritage Center Banquet Room. Run time is 1 hour 48 minutes, rated G. The Gilmore Cafe will be open and serving soda and popcorn for $1 each.

This movie event is licensed by Swank Productions.

Click to see event info.


17th Annual CCVW Volktoberfest VW Audi Porsche Car Show and Swap Meet

Web site:

Indianapolis, IN

Circle City Volkswagen Club and Tom Wood Volkswagen present the 17th Annual car show and swap meet. This is a must attend event! What a great group of folks to hang out with. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport will once again be the home for this great show! It is always a great time. Let's see if we can fill the place up! For more information visit:

Details TBA

Update09/21/2018Kokomo Oktoberfest Volkswagen Cruise-In September 21-23, 2018
The City of Firsts Volkswagen Club

Email Garry McNew

or call 765-860-7139

Foster Park
200 S. Washington St.
Kokomo, Indiana 46901

For more information, visit:


11th Annual Troy Traffic Jam to benefit the Troy Historical Society

10am – 3pm at the Columbia Center, 201 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy MI 48084

Join us at the Troy Traffic Jam Classic Car Show on the beautiful grounds of the Columbia Center for a free, fun, and family-friendly event. See over 200 classic cars, hot rods, muscle cars, and specialty vehicles. Bring the family to enjoy children’s crafts, music, and plenty of great food will be available for purchase.

For more information, visit:

Update08/03/2018Automotive Concept Art Show & Car Show Friday, 7-9Eva the Corvair LadyRoyal Oak Historical Society, 1411 W Webster Rd, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073

This is an exhibition of original automotive concept drawings with a special focus on rear engine vehicles & muscle cars presented by the League of Retired Automotive Designers and dedicated to the memory of Robert Edwards, a fine artist and champion of automotive designers and their art.

*All classic cars are welcome to this opening night reception, but if you have a rear engine vehicle, we would love to see your featured classic car on display at this gala benefit event on August 3rd. Please park your car around 6:30pm.

For more information, visit:

Update06/30/2018Oak Street Health VW ShowAlicia, 734-474-8733

Click to register, and for more details.

1142 East 9 Mile Road Hazel Park, MI 48030June 30th spotlight is Fahrvergnügen! Volkswagen vintage, classic and enthusiasts welcome with newer models will be up front. This car show series is a way to connect and bring the community together.

Coffee, refreshments provided in AM courtesy of Oak Street Health

Bathrooms on site for use

Food vendors, local vendors, kids’ area!

No cost entry raffles all morning!

No cost for guests to come enjoy the car show!

Click for the event flyer, featuring more details.

Update06/16/2018Bangers & Bonnets

Vicki Bade, President WDMGC

Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds.

The organizers of this British car event have graciously invited the MVVC to join them at this free celebration. There will be some food & water, or you can bring something to grill.

Click for the event flyer, featuring more details.


Volktoberfest 2018
Mid America Motorworks Fun Fest for Air Cooled VWs

(June 15, 16, & 17)

For information, e-mail:

Effingham, IL

You don’t have to own a VW to come to Funfest! There are fun things for everyone to do at our events and we invite anyone and everyone to our shows! General Parking is only $2 a day, and you can purchase passes to the Saturday Night Entertainment, includes free pass to the concert and the Funfest Fireworks brought to you by O’Brien Volkswagen of Urbana!
This is one Funfest you don’t want to miss!

For more information, visit:

Update06/09/2018Northern Mitt VDub Club 6th Annual Blessing of the Bugs VW Car Show & Cruise 9am-2pm

Manistee National Golf & Resort 4797 US 31 South Manistee, MIThe Northern Mitt V-Dub Club will celebrate its 6th Annual “Blessing of the Bugs” on Saturday, June 9th, 2018 at a new location - Manistee National Golf & Resort in Manistee, MI. All VWs are welcome! Registration starts at 9am. $5 registration fee per vehicle the day of the show, no pre-registration required. Spectators are free. Awards will be presented to Best Modified, Best Stock, Top 20 Show Favorite Vehicles, and People’s Choice sponsored by Hagerty of Traverse City, MI. Fun for all ages in a family friendly atmosphere including food, games, and a silent auction. The day concludes with a “Blessing” for a safe and enjoyable cruising season followed by a 5 mile cruise to the shores of Lake Michigan for a group photo.
Update06/08/2018Michigan VW Enthusiasts (MIVE), Motorstadt XVI

For more information, visit:

Map to: Austrian Society Park.>

Hosted by the Michigan VW Enthusiasts (MIVE), Motorstadt is a gathering of water-cooleds and modifieds, with a sprinkling of vintage VW’s mixed in. Always a fun afternoon, with enthusiasts from both crowds joining in on all the fun! Held at the beautiful Austrian Society Park in Macomb Township.

10:00am - 4:00pm
Update06/02/2018VW Bus Invasion! (Bring your own Bus!)Tom & Sheila WiseSilver Lake Sand Dunes

Click for a map to 1765 N Lakeview Dr, Mears, Michigan 49436>

Hello fellow bus peeps! We want to try and get as many VW buses to meet up and drive the Silver Lake Sand Dunes! We are wanting to do this the same day as Jeep Invasion. We have a 1973 Westfalia camp bus and ventured out on the dunes twice last summer! The smiles from all the Jeep people were uncountable! Let’s make this an epic display of hippie cool GROOVE!



Slow Speed Slalom Event

Dan Pierce
Wayne Burling

To be Determined;  More to come on locations.

At 12:00 noon we will meet at the Maple St. parking lot across the tracks from the Freight Station in Depot Town (new location) where there will be a Slow Speed Slalom set up. We will have fun on a small timed course of cones that will average around 30mph and will show our driving skills, and will be a lot of fun for all. There will be a food vendor to provide a source for lunch.  This year we are also planning on having a Port-a-Potty on site.

After we have gotten the thrill of driving our fine German machines around the course we will return to the Hotel for a Pizza Party and Movie night

Visit the Festival Page often as we will be updating it as new information becomes available.


Blessing of the Buses, Grand Blanc, MI

Contact and RSVP: Please contact Jim Christopher at 810-217-1280 (mobile) or e-mail.

Assumption Greek Orthodox Church 2245 East Baldwin Road; Grand Blanc, MI 48439

In keeping with the spirit of “The Blessing of the Bikes” typically reserved for our Hell’s Yuppies Friends, please join us for The Blessing of the Buses! Particulars: Open to all VW Bus Owners across all generations and types of Bus, this is a rain or shine event with a covered cookout to immediately follow. A donation to the Church is suggested, but optional. For those of who may wish to camp, group of contiguous campsites will be reserved at Groveland Oaks County, about 15 minutes/nine miles from the Church. Make your reservations directly with the campground but please contact Jim to confirm and review details. Click here for FB event.

Update09/25/2016Bus BOO!!! (23rd to the 25th) Buses By The Beach WebsiteGrand Rogue Campground in Belmont, MI near Grand Rapids

Please join us for our annual Halloween-themed VW Bus event, to be held at the Grand Rogue Campground in Belmont, MI near Grand Rapids. This is a family-friendly event, featuring contests and prizes for best kid's costumes, best adult costume, best decorated campsite, pumpkin carving and our annual chili cook-off!

See the website for details and reservation info!

Update09/18/2016VW-FEST 2016www.nivaclub.orgHosted by Crystal Lake Volkswagen at 5213 W. Northwest Highway (Ill. Rte. 14) in Crystal Lake, ILNortheast Illinois Volkswagen Assn. (NIVA) presents the 21st Annual "VW-FEST 2016" – Northern Illinois' Largest All-VW Car Show and Swap Meet
Food . Music . Dash Plaques . Trophies . T-shirts
Participant Judging -- Spectators Always Admitted Free
VW SWAP MEET! Clean out the Garage! Swap spaces available, setup begins at 7:30am. Swap spaces $25 each

VW-Fest 2016 Facebook Event Page
Update09/10/2016Cruisin' by the Bay - September 9th & 10th - Sandusky, OhioThe streets will be packed with spectators, and local hotels are likely to be full to the brim with eager onlookers.

25th Anniversary of Cruisin' by the Bay.

Cruisin' by the Bay proceeds will help support the Cleveland Clinic Cancer Centers Patient Services Fund. The fund provides local support for cancer patient services, patient financial assistance, programs and education.

Register Now & Receive a Free T-Shirt! Offer ends July 31, 2016. and $5 off!
Update08/27/2016All VW Car, Truck, Bus Show - Highland Volkswagen (Highland, IN) - w/ Aircooled Hooligans (Chicago/Northern Indiana Chapter)Call PJ @ 847-773-7896
Highland Volkswagen
9601 Indianapolis Blvd
Highland, IN 46322
Car Show: 9 - 3 PM
Swap Meet setup: 7-9 am
Show Registration: 9- Noon
Voting: Noon - 1pm
Trophy Awards: 2- 3pm

Registration, Swap, and Spectators all Free!
Update08/27/2016Arbormotion Open You can see the invitation on Facebook:
669 State Circle
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Please join us for an evening of celebrating ArborMotion's grand re-opening! Enjoy an indoor tour of our newly renovated location, beautiful cars, and door prizes. Our ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 5:00 p.m., and BBQ, beer, and wine will be served.
Update08/21/2016Bi State VW Club Car ShowNick Nelson (563) 357-2834 or
Phil Vernon (563) 386-8205
Empire Park, Hampton, IL (on the beautiful Mississippi River, just south of I-80)Registration 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
$15.00 per vehicle, all proceeds go to charity
Registration includes lunch!
Best of the Bunch Awards
Awards presented at 3:00 p.m.
Dash Plaques, Door Prizes, Swap Meet
Camping is available at nearby Illiniwek Park

Bi State VW Club Car Show Facebook Event Page
Update08/20/2016Old Fort Car Show (Fort Wayne, Indiana) Park
6401 Saint Joe Rd.
Ft. Wayne, IN 46835
The 16th Annual Car Show & Swap Meet
THIS YEAR REGISTRATION is FREE for car show Participants !!!!
$15.00 for swap meet space ($10.00 pre-register)
FREE ADMISSION to PUBLIC Great place to spend the day !
Update08/13/201623rd Annual Del Shannon Car Show - August 12 & 13thCall 616.384.3097 for more informationCoopersville, MichiganThe Coopersville Rotary is excited to be sponsoring the 26th Annual Del Shannon Car Show. One of the largest linear car shows in West Michigan. The Car Show is held in Downtown Coopersville, on Main St. Coopersville Michigan.

Car Cruise line up: 4:00pm (Car Cruise Map)
Cruise starts moving: 6:00pm
Cruise ends at Keyser Manufacturing...with an AFTER CRUISE PARTY!

Car Show from 7:00am to 4:00pm
Registration from 7:00am to Noon
Register by July 29 and receive discounted vehicle registration, Dash Plaque to first 600 registrants and one Train Shuttle Wrist band. Also, be entered into the Grand Prize drawing.
please visit
Update08/13/2016Dexter Days - LaFontaine Annual Car ShowTo register: Chevrolet
7120 Dexter Ann Arbor Rd. Dexter, MI 48130
Dexter Daze will be here before you know it which also means our annual car show will be as well. The event will take place on Saturday August 13th from 11am - 2:30pm. Register your classic car to reserve your spot. The first 50 registered vehicles will receive a dash plaque, so register today!
Update07/29/2016Chelsea Car Show @ Sights and Sounds Festival car show is held on Middle St., East St. and Harrison St. near downtown Chelsea on Friday, from 3 til 8 p.m.Don't miss the Chelsea Classic Cruisers car show featuring contests and over 300 classic cars from across the Midwest. The car show is held on Middle St., East St. and Harrison St. near downtown Chelsea on Friday, July 29, from 3 til 8 p.m. Be sure to stay and enjoy live entertainment throughout the show. Presented by the Chelsea Car Club.
Update07/24/2016Kubel Treffen East 2015 - Dayton Ohio
July 22th-24th
Gary Mondshine
30685 Woodgate Drive
Southfield, MI 48076

Ron Domeck
Tipp City, OH 45371"THE" VW Thing Show

We are returning to Tipp City, Ohio (a suburb of Dayton)

See the Flyer for more info!

Click HERE for the flyer!
Update07/23/2016Let's "Rev Up" the Fight Against Cancer Community Field (Formerly known as Webb field)
North First Street & Home Street, Edmore, MI 48829
Car Show! (rain or shine) $5 Minimum donation for registration, gates open at 9 am. Show goes from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Dash plaques to the first 75 cars, door prizes, goody bag for the first 50 cars, trophies, 9 classes, ALL CAR SHOW. Also a vendor and craft show, auction, family activities, 70's costume contest with prize, music&trivia, "Lansing Area Flying Aces" and more!
Update07/17/2016Spark Plugs Car Show & Swap MeetRob Delaney
Phone: (734) 845-7177
James F. Atchinson Park - 58000 Grand River, New Hudson, MICar Show 9-2, Swap Meet 8-2

1 People's Choice Award & Plaque (Excludes Spark Plugs Auto Club Members) Outstanding Pick Award & Jacket
1 Kid's Choice Award & Jacket
Sponsor Pick Award
Dash Plaques for the 1st 100 Cars
Food Vendors, Car Corral, Entertainment
DJ Paul Pete
50/50 Raffle & Door Prizes
Proceeds donated to Operation Injured Soldier & Lyon Community Chest

Update07/16/2016Marlette Car Show and Swap
(989) 635-2236
2620 Lamotte Street, Marlette, MI 48453
Marlette, MII would like to invite you to the Marlette Car Show & Swap cruise in event on July 16th 2016. We really enjoyed our company a few years ago! As you know, our event is held annually at the lush grounds of Kraft Automotive. We welcome any participants for elegant to rusty and the focus is on having a good time. Feel free to bring items to sell and trade. The entire event is free and we even provide lunch!

Hope to see you there!

In the meantime check us out on Facebook or
Update07/10/2016Vintage Picnic #29Stateline Volksfolks VW ClubAlpine Park, Rockford, ILStay tuned:
Update07/09/2016US-12/Michigan Avenue Cruise (Downtown Wayne)Downtown WayneFor more information:
Update06/26/2016The Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Association "BUGFEST 2016" VW Car show and swap meet

Find Us on Facebook at
ALL VW's are Welcome!!!

Elgin Volkswagen
2630 Auto Mall Drive
Elgin, IL 60123
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Car show - Swap Meet - Food - Music - Trophies - Dash Plaques - Particpant Judging
Car Show Registration 9 am until 12:00. $15 per Vehicle - Spectators are Free
Swap Set-Up Begins at 7:00 am. $25 per Space.

Find Us on Facebook at
Update06/25/2016Blue Water CruisePort Huron, MIFor more information:
Update06/25/2016Cruisin' Downriver (Fort Street)Fort Street in the communities of Lincoln Park, Southgate and WyandotteFor more information, visit:
Update06/25/2016Sloan Museum Auto FairFor vehicle registration and Treasures in the Meadow registration, visit Cultural Center Campusexciting two-day car show, featuring...
- Music, Exhibits, Activities for kids, Entertainment, Treasures in the Meadow, Craft vendors, Food vendors, Vehicles for sale, and 700+ automobiles on display!

Vehicle registration gates open at 8:00 am both days.

Visitor/public gates are open Saturday, June 25, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sunday, June 26, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Treasures in the Meadows gate will be open Friday, June 24, 4:00-7:00 pm, and Saturday & Sunday from 6:00 am to day's end.

Admission is $7 per adult and free for children 11 years old and younger.

Facebook event
Update06/22/2016DDA Classic Car ShowContact the DDA for more information:
313.928.0940 or
Downtown Allen ParkJoin over 250 vintage cars for a FREE night of fun.
Dash plaques to the first 250 exhibitors
Trophies, music, refreshments, door prizes, and more
ALL cool cars welcome: New section for cars 1981 and newer
Expanded location: Twice the size, twice the fun
$10 voluntary registration gets a free $5.00 voucher to downtown restaurants that night
5:30-9:00 PM

Drive-in registration starts at 4:00 PM
Allen Rd. between Southfield and Roosevelt
Enter at Roosevelt
Rain Date July 29
Update06/18/2016All Air-Cooled Car Show, Gilmore MuseumPhil Weisenbarger (419) 358-4651 or visit www.franklincar.orgGilmore Museum, Hickory Corners, MI9:00 am to 3:00 pm

The 6th Annual ALL Air-Cooled Car Gathering will feature rare air-cooled cars including early examples Franklins, Frayer-Miller, and Holmes, all the way through modern air-cooled cars including VW, Corvair, Tatra, Porsche, Citroen, and more!

Dont forget to visit the H.H. Franklin Collection displayed in the vintage Franklin Motors dealership on the Gilmore Car Museums Historic Campus for a whole showroom of air-cooled cars. Questions? Please contact Phil Weisenbarger (419) 358-4651 or visit
Update06/12/2016Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival German Car Show

June 10th-12th
Frankenmuth CEC German/European Car Show
c/o Juli Burns, 8989 State Rd
Millington MI, 48746
Only the first 100 entries will be accepted.
Frankenmuth, MichiganCar show dates are June 10th - 12th
Show begins Friday at 5:00pm and ends Sunday at 4:00.

Trophies awarded in the following 10 areas:
*Peoples Choice
*Bavarian Princess Choice
*CEC Presidents Choice
*Farthest Drive
*BEST OF SHOW: Audi, BMW, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche & Opel.
*American Manufactures with a European Plant are NOT Eligible*

Show registration will be Friday, June 12th from 1pm to 4pm in Frankenmuths Heritage Park.
Show begins Friday at 5:00pm and ends Sunday at 4:00.
Full details will be released with Registration Acceptance.

Pre-registration (April 15-June 1, 2016) $15.00
Registrations received after June 2, 2016 will be $20.00
Registration form:
Update06/12/2016The Great Lakes Museum TourThe Greater Toledo Volkswagen Club

Please RSVP to Jay -
National Museum of the Great Lakes

1701 Front St, Toledo, OH
Meet at 12:00 at the Museum. Please RSVP to Jay.
Update06/11/2016Kindred Healthcare's Father's Day Car ShowContact: Jessica (317)462-3311 or jessica.ketcham@kindred.comGreenfield, IN. 46140Father’s Day Car Show. Kindred Healthcare will be having their first Father’s Day Car show this year. This Show Is Held At 200 Green Meadows DR, Greenfield, In. Registration 9am Till 3pm. Registration Fee is $10.00 if you RSVP by June 1st it is 50 % off. Awards at 3pm. Top 20 awards, Dad’s Choice Award. Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Chips, Drinks. Dash Plaques, Food, Music, Door prizes. All proceeds go to Activity Department for the residents.
Update06/11/2016Roseville Gratiot CruiseGratiot Avenue, btw. 11 and 13 MileFor more info, visit:
Update06/11/2016Jim's Buggy Obstacle CourseJim's Buggy Parts llc.
Marion Fairgrounds in Marion, MIDune buggy, trucks, & side-by-sides
offroad obstacle course
Update06/11/2016Jackson Road Cruisewww.jrcriuse.orgJackson Road, Ann Arbor, MIEnjoy a day on Jackson Road and enjoy free festivities at our local business throughout the entire day!

Update06/05/2016Fourth Annual MIDWEST VW JAMBOREE (June 3, 4, & 5)

Rick Cramer
Tom Siligato at Or:
Thompson Memorial Park,
Hudson, MI 49247

Announcing a weekend get-together for VWs of every type -- air- and water-cooled, vintage and new, stock and custom and everything in between! It's an event, a car show, swap meet, campout and social meet-up for VW enthusiasts in the Midwest region.

This is an event not sponsored by any one VW club but rather for any and all VW clubs, organizations, and individuals who'd like to promote and participate in this weekend festival celebrating everything and anything VW. While it is being pitched to VW enthusiasts in the Midwest, VW enthusiasts and their VWs are welcomed from everywhere, far and wide!

The Midwest VW Jamboree will feature a campout for VWs on Friday and Saturday nights. On Friday and Saturday there will be activities and cruises through the beautiful south Michigan countryside, including a lunch gathering and stops at area attractions, plus an evening dinner gathering. The big show and swap meet will be on Sunday.

Midwest Jamboree Facebook Page

Update06/04/2016Mt. Clemens CruiseDowntown Mount ClemensThe 2016 Mount Clemens Cruise/Friends of Mount Clemens will host a two-day weekend event this year. - June 3rd and 4th

Friday, June 3, 2016: Early-Bird Registration and Check-In, 5pm – 9pm, Downtown Mount Clemens & Open Cruise, 5pm – 10pm

Car Show Registration and Check-In, 7am – 9am Downtown Mount Clemens, Registration Fee Includes Dash Plaque and Ticket to Spin the Bud Light Prize Wheel! Judged Car Show, 9am – 2pm (VIP Parking Available, Just $5.00), Awards Ceremony, 2pm – 3pm, Open Cruise, 3pm – 10pm
Update06/03/2016Forever Plaid - 7th Annual Classic Car Nights at Meadow Brook TheatreMake your reservation today! Contact 248-370-3316 or groupsales@mbtheatre.comMBT Parking lot - We are located on the campus of Oakland University, on the corner of Walton Blvd & Squirrel Rd.

(MBT attendants will be in the parking lot to keep an eye on the cars during the performance.)
*Arrive anytime between 6:00 and 7:00 pm. Performance begins at 8:00pm*

nce again we would like to offer a special rate for classic car night participants! One free ticket per vehicle Additional tickets are only $20.00 each! (Regular ticket price is $37.00)

Once upon a time there were four guys who discovered they shared a love for music, then got together to become like their idols- The Four Freshman, The Hi-Los and The Crew Cuts. Rehearsing in the basment of Smudges familys plumbing supply company they became Forever Plaid. On the way to their first big gig, the Plaids are slammed broadside by a school bus and killed instantly. It is at the moment when their careers and lives end, that the story of Forever Plaid begins...This nostalgic and fun revue is chock-full of classic barbershop quartet harmonies, pitch-perfect melodies and some of the best songs of the 1950s!
Update05/30/2016Buses by the Beach Campout - Bus Benefit 2016For more information, visit: Blodgett in West Olive, MI

(Held Memorial Day Weekend)
The annual weekend campout by Buses by the Beach benefiting burn survivors. This is our own mini Woodstock, with lots of live music and fellowship!

Update05/27/20167th Annual Classic Car Nights at Meadow Brook Theatre - Forever PlaidMake your reservation today! Contact 248-370-3316 or groupsales@mbtheatre.comMBT Parking lot - We are located on the campus of Oakland University, on the corner of Walton Blvd & Squirrel Rd.

(MBT attendants will be in the parking lot to keep an eye on the cars during the performance.)
*Arrive anytime between 6:00 and 7:00 pm. Performance begins at 8:00pm*

nce again we would like to offer a special rate for classic car night participants! One free ticket per vehicle Additional tickets are only $20.00 each! (Regular ticket price is $37.00)

Once upon a time there were four guys who discovered they shared a love for music, then got together to become like their idols- The Four Freshman, The Hi-Los and The Crew Cuts. Rehearsing in the basment of Smudges familys plumbing supply company they became Forever Plaid. On the way to their first big gig, the Plaids are slammed broadside by a school bus and killed instantly. It is at the moment when their careers and lives end, that the story of Forever Plaid begins...This nostalgic and fun revue is chock-full of classic barbershop quartet harmonies, pitch-perfect melodies and some of the best songs of the 1950s!

Bring your classic car to Meadow Brook Theatre, socialize with your car club members, and meet fellow car enthusiasts from other car clubs. You are welcome to bring refreshments and have a pre-show picnic (NO ALCOHOL, PLEASE.) Then head inside to enjoy an outstanding live musical theatre performance.
Update05/14/2016Gateway Classic Cars Spring Fling Classic Car Corral313-982-3100 (Detroit Showroom)1500 Commerce Drive N, Dearborn, MI 48120
CALLING ALL CARS! We are looking for car clubs and individuals to cruise in and be a part of our Sweet 16! Annual Spring Fling & Car Corral. The event will span over 10 showrooms nationwide on May 14th from 9am to 5pm. It will be a day filled with music, food, vendors, beautiful vehicles, and of course FUN. All we need now is YOU! onations welcome as ALL proceeds with go on to benefit The Childrens Miracle Network! Have a car club or group and want to park together at the show?
Update05/13/2016Sistas - 7th Annual Classic Car Nights at Meadow Brook TheatreMake your reservation today! Contact 248-370-3316 or groupsales@mbtheatre.comMBT Parking lot - We are located on the campus of Oakland University, on the corner of Walton Blvd & Squirrel Rd.

(MBT attendants will be in the parking lot to keep an eye on the cars during the performance.)
*Arrive anytime between 6:00 and 7:00 pm. Performance begins at 8:00pm*

nce again we would like to offer a special rate for classic car night participants! One free ticket per vehicle Additional tickets are only $20.00 each! (Regular ticket price is $37.00)

After a matriarchs death, the women in the family clean Grandmas attic and find love and old memories packed away, and in the process, hit tunes that trace their family history, from the trials of the 1930s through the Girl Groups of the 60s to the empowerment of the 90s. With songs such as I will survive, We Are Family, Mama Said, Oh Happy Day and many more!

Bring your classic car to Meadow Brook Theatre, socialize with your car club members, and meet fellow car enthusiasts from other car clubs. You are welcome to bring refreshments and have a pre-show picnic (NO ALCOHOL, PLEASE.) Then head inside to enjoy an outstanding live musical theatre performance.
Update05/06/20167th Annual Classic Car Nights at Meadow Brook Theatre - SistasMake your reservation today! Contact 248-370-3316 or groupsales@mbtheatre.comMBT Parking lot - We are located on the campus of Oakland University, on the corner of Walton Blvd & Squirrel Rd.

(MBT attendants will be in the parking lot to keep an eye on the cars during the performance.)
*Arrive anytime between 6:00 and 7:00 pm. Performance begins at 8:00pm*

nce again we would like to offer a special rate for classic car night participants! One free ticket per vehicle Additional tickets are only $20.00 each! (Regular ticket price is $37.00)

After a matriarchs death, the women in the family clean Grandmas attic and find love and old memories packed away, and in the process, hit tunes that trace their family history, from the trials of the 1930s through the Girl Groups of the 60s to the empowerment of the 90s. With songs such as I will survive, We Are Family, Mama Said, Oh Happy Day and many more!

Bring your classic car to Meadow Brook Theatre, socialize with your car club members, and meet fellow car enthusiasts from other car clubs. You are welcome to bring refreshments and have a pre-show picnic (NO ALCOHOL, PLEASE.) Then head inside to enjoy an outstanding live musical theatre performance.

Vintage VW Tech at Munk's Motors - Waking up your car after hibernation

Chris Braden or Merrit Collins
Munk's Motors
3080 Huron St. (M-59)
Waterford, Michigan

We'll talk about the things you should do to wake up your car after hibernation,
especially before you take it on a long trip! Spring and Summer projects and more!.
Bring your questions!
Lunch will be provided a $10 donation is requested to benefit
the Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Club.
This event is limited to the first 30 participants. RSVP is recommended.

Flyer: Vintage VW Tech Flyer

Update04/16/2016The Northeast Illinois Volkswagen Association's 9th Annual Indoor VW Parts & Accessories Swap Meet(630) 533-2528DuPage County Fairgrounds
Building #4
2015 West Manchester Road
Wheaton, IL
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (set-up will begin at 7:30 AM)
Swap spaces will be $25 each.
Spectator admission is $2.00. Plenty of Free Parking.
Registrations must be received by April 9th!!!

Members of the area VW clubs are invited, as well as local VW parts vendors. You do not need to be a NIVA member to swap, shop or sell. ALL VW enthusiasts are welcome. There is plenty of room for participants and there are a few fast-food restaurants nearby. This is our 9th year at the fairgrounds and we are looking forward to another excellent turnout.

Clean out your garages, basements or sheds and find buyers for the VW parts & stuff that you've accumulated over the years. Looking to get an early start on your Spring project? Find the parts you need. Have some cool toys and/or memorabilia that you'd like to sell? This is the place to do it. Are you looking to expand your toy and memorabilia collection? There will be sale items for you as well.

registration form (Due by April 9!)Registration form Please bring tables and chairs if you need them.
Update09/20/2015Milford Car Showwww.milfordcarshow.comMain Street, Milford, MI8am to 3 pm. 30th anniversary!

Car show, restaurants & shops, and take an historic home tour. Visit the website to see the classes and download a pre-registration form: 2015 registration form.
Update09/20/2015VW-FEST 2015

Northern Illinois' Largest All-VW Car Show & Swap Meet
More Information -
Find Us at
Volkswagen of Crystal Lake (New Location!)
5213 Northwest Highway
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Family Fun-All VW's-Trophies-Dash Plaques-Food-Music-Restored Good Humor Truck-50/50 Raffle

Participant Judging - Spectators Always Admitted Free

Sunday, September 20, 2015
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Show Car Registration 9:00 am until Noon>br> $15.00 per Vehicle

Swap Meet Spaces Available!!!
Set-Up Begins at 7:30 am - $25 per space.
Update09/13/2015Old Car FestivalPhone: (313) 982-6001 | Web site: www.thehenryford.org20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48121This Old Car Festival weekend, take in the spectacle as the streets and grounds of Greenfield Village are filled with the sights, sounds, and smells of hundreds of authentic vehicles from the 1890s through 1932. Enjoy a self-guided tour through this fabulous expositions and talk to proud owners about their treasured vehicles. (from
Update08/30/2015MVVC Picnic: A Day At The Lake!

Lynn Anderson

Vince and Lynn Anderson's cottage on beautiful Pleasant Lake, just northwest of Lapeer. Here's a link to a map: Mapquest Link .

The club is supplying the hot dogs, hamburgers, condiments, and paper/plasticware. You bring a side dish to pass, along with your own drinks, beverages, lawn chairs, swimsuits, towels, and water toys (i.e. sculling boat, if you're Rolf Schroeter!). We have a pontoon boat, a jet ski, and lots of noodles to float on. No pets, please! If you want something other than hamburgers or hot dogs, you're welcome to bring whatever you like and cook it yourself on our gas grill.

Plenty of room out front to park your vintage VW's - let's show the neighbors what we got! If you know what dish you're bringing, please email Lynn at, so we won't have a lot of duplicates.

Update08/22/2015Windy City Dub FestJason Axelrod-Director
Find them on Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Tumblr @WindyCityDubs
Lake County Fairgrounds. The Fairgrounds are conveniently located in Grayslake, IL, halfway between Milwaukee and Chicago, with easy access from I-94 and within walking distance of two commuter rail lines to Chicago.Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 from 1PM - 8PM

We anticipate a judging contest, complete with awards, and a car club section for those who want to show their car but not participate in the judging contest. There will be live entertainment, food and beverages for purchase, and vendors on site along with the availability of swap meet space. We are still working further for additional activities.

We have recently developed a unique partnership with Six Flags Great America, KeyLime Cove and Waterpark, and the Chicago Auto Show. These exciting partnership details will be shared in the future on our website,, and our social media.
Update08/22/2015Suburban VW Car ShowSuburban VW (248)471-080037911 Grand River Ave.
Farmington Hills, MI 48335
Come to the model year sales event at Suburban VW in Farmington Hills, 10am - 3pm. Vintage VW Clubs will be on site. Door prizes and refreshments!

Click Here to View the Flyer!
Update08/09/2015Depot Town on Wheels Car and Bike ShowYpsilanti Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Cross Street between River and Rice Streets, YpsilantiThis event kicks off a huge Welcome to The United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters as they begin their week-long training at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, MI. This is a free event and will run from 6:00 - 9:00 pm with street closure on Cross Street between River and Rice Streets.

View/Share the flyer: Depot Town on Wheels Flyer
Update08/09/2015Wings-n-Wheels Fly-in • Cruise-inERNIE HALL AVIATION MUSEUM
4033 N. River Road • Warren, OH 44484
Sloas Airfield
4059 N. River Road
Warren, OH
Come Celebrate 100 years of Ernie Hall Flying School on it's 3rd. Annual Wings -n- Wheels Event Sunday, August 9th. from 9am to 9pm

To order tickets and more information see the link:
Wings-n-Wheels Flyer
Update07/26/2015Concours d'Elegance of AmericaPhone: (248) 643-8645 | Web site: www.concoursusa.orgThe Inn at St. John's, 44045 Five Mile Road, Plymouth, MI 48170The 2015 Concours d'Elegance of America will be held at The Inn at St. John's on Sunday, July 26th. The site offers its handsome grounds for showcasing the invited world-class vehicles as well as a luxury hotel on the premises; it incorporates charming meeting rooms and fine dining facilities. (from
Update06/28/2015Back to The 50's WeekendTamra Marshall
Back to The 50s Weekend
Communications Coordinator
p: 724-333-2913
website: facebook: backtothe50sweekend twitter: back2the50s
New Castle, PA at Cascade ParkOn behalf of the Back to The 50s Weekend, we would like to invite you and your club members to our event, Back to The 50s Weekend, June 26-28, in New Castle, PA at Cascade Park. Back to The 50s Weekend, is one of the Premier Annual Auto events in New Castle, Pennsylvania. The park is spaciously landscaped, and the waterfalls are breathtaking. The success of this event is exciting and has been recognized by the area. In years past, ESPN2 Street Rodder TV covered our event, along with "Our Town" segment on Comcast Cable. The event has also been seen in numerous magazines such as, Hot Rod, Rod and Custom, Street Rodder and Super Rod, just to name a few. Back to The 50's Weekend competition sets the stage for the areas hottest rides. It provides a platform for cars, music and is the most innovative, successful family fun auto event in New Castle. Please visit our website at for more information.

Update06/27/2015VW Display at German ParkDebra Foye events@mvvc.netGerman Park, Ann Arbor Township (Pontiac Trail, 0.7 miles southwest of Dixboro Rd., 1.0 mile southwest of North Territorial Rd.)Specific details to come, but in the past we have had a "display" of our cars from 2pm to 3pm and then got in line to enter the park.

$5 admission to the park, food and drink for purchase

Ann Arbor's German Park is a German Cultural park offering food, beer and soft drinks, music and entertainment in a beautiful wooded, park-like setting. Provides outdoor seating and sheltered/indoor areas
Update06/21/2015Eyes On Design Automotive Design ExhibitionPhone: (313) 824-4710 | Web site: House, 1100 Lakeshore Drive, Grosse Pointe Shores, MichiganEyes On Design is one of America's premier automotive events. Each year, the event attracts members of the transportation design community, collectors, and the general public to celebrate and reflect on design. Vehicles are chosen based on the year's theme by invitation only, and between 200 and 300 vehicles are at the show on Father's Day. (from
Update06/21/2015Motor MusterPhone: (313) 982-6001 | Web site: www.thehenryford.orgThe Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, Michigan 48124-4088Join us to celebrate one of the innovative eras of American automotive history - 1933-1976. The streets of Greenfield Village will be filled with hundreds of classic cars, vintage trucks, motorcycles - even a fire engine or two. They're all here, from brawny, muscle cars to the real straight-out-of-the-showroom cars you and your parents grew up with. This year Motor Muster features the American compact car. Stay late for the Saturday evening cruise. (from
Update06/06/2015Car Show at Suburban VW of FarmingtonRSVP to H. Neil Reichard at hneil@mvvc.net37911 Grand River Ave, Suite C, Farmington Hills, MI 48335There are door prizes and refreshments to participants, and an opportunity for swap space in their service area. All without charge.
Update05/03/2015Sauder VillageThe Greater Toledo Volkswagen Club

Please RSVP to Jay -
Historic Sauder Village
22611 OH-2, Archbold, OH 43502
Meet 10:45 at Meijers in Maumee (1391 Conant St.) Depart at 11:00. Adults $16 each; children 16 and under free. Please RSVP to Jay.
Update04/18/2015Snook's Classic Car Museum - Bowling Green, OHThe Greater Toledo Volkswagen Club

Todd -,
Jay -
Snook's Dream Cars
13920 County Home Rd, Bowling Green, OH 43402
Meet 11:15 at Ft. Meigs in Perrysburg, depart 11:45, arrive at Snook's 12:30.
Update04/18/2015Turbo Fest - Munk's MotorsChris Braden or Merrit Collins
Munk's Motors
3080 Huron St. (M-59)
Waterford, Michigan
10 am to 4 pm.

Nick Moceri of Turbo Concepts will discuss modifications, optimization and all things turbo, how to troubleshoot your own problems before going to a professional and what causes turbo to fail. All information will be presented with illustrations for easy comprehension and reference.

All makes, models, and turbo enthusiasts are welcome, whether you already own one or are thinking about buying one.

Lunch will be provided - this is a free event.

2015 Membership Kickoff Meeting & Festival Planning
2:00 p.m. -- 4:30 p.m.

Email Dan Pierce
Wayne Burling

Aubrees in Depot Town
39 E Cross St,
Ypsilanti, MI

The 2015 Michigan Vintage Volkswagen club Kickoff meeting will be held at Aubree's in Depot Town. This meeting will be to discuss the upcoming events of the year, and present an update on what plans have already been made for this years Festival. The new Executive Board would like your input about events for this year including this years Vintage Festival.
We will meet in the upstairs area where we have met before.
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Update10/18/2014VW Fall Cruise - Toledo ClubJay Burton - vw81jetta@yahoo.comMeijers parking lot on Central around 11:00 am plan on leaving around 11:30 am (7240 W Central Ave Toledo, OH 43617)We will meet up at Meijers parking lot on Central around 11:00 am plan on leaving around 11:30 am (7240 W Central Ave Toledo, OH 43617). The route will take us thru Secor metro park and out to Oak openings metro park , then head south east thru White House into Waterville then across the river to st rt 65. which we will then head out to Grand Rapids Ohio . There's shops to check out as well as the Dam along the river in Grand Rapids. ( Rain or shine )
Update07/12/2014Great Lakes Dragaway Bugfest, formerly known as MOFOCO BugFestUnion Grove, WisconsinThe location for Great Lakes Dragaway Bugfest, formerly known as MOFOCO BugFest, remains the same yet changes to the event and venue have been made. Camping available Friday and Saturday nights There will be 1/4 mile drag racing, car show, swap meet, vendors, entertainment, food and a variety of other activities throughout the day. The excitement and responses are building towards having a "VW fun day, for everyone!" Oh yes, also new this year...for those who "LIKE" the Great Lakes Dragaway Annual Bugfest Facebook page, their name will be included in the monthly giveaway drawings from now until June. January's winner received 2 free admission tickets to GLD Bugfest 2013. Also welcomed is anyone's VW car photo to be part of our 50 state challenge! If anyone has any questions or needs further information, it would be our pleasure to be of assistance. In turn, if you have any materials or news you would like us to share about your Bug festival or group at Great Lakes Dragaway Annual Bugfest, please free to let us know. Thank you very much for your time and we look forward to hearing from you.
Kindest regards,
Debbie Blagg Email:
Phone: 262-878-7898
Facebook: Great Lakes Dragaway Annual Bugfest
Official press release
Update07/06/2014Summer Euro show and swap meetChris Frazee
Event Facebook page: Summer Euro Show FB page
Ohio Autohaus
4242 Coonpath Rd, Carroll, Ohio 43112
Come have a good time looking at OhioVW members cars and buy/sell some parts!! Plus, check out the Ohio Autohaus garage! All about having a good time and having fun! The best part is NO ADMISSION OR VENDOR FEE!!! Starts at 1pm but feel free to show up a little early. INVITE EVERYBODY YOU KNOW THAT OWNS/LOVES VW's!!
Update06/14/2014Volks Folks at the zooDr. Tara Harrison at 517-342-2773 or vwvet@yahoo.comPotter Park Zoo
1301 S. Pennsylvania
Lansing, Michigan
Saturday, June 14, 2013 Volks Folks at the Zoo Volkswagen air cooled, water cooled, and dune buggy car show and swap meet! Charity benefit sponsored by Williams Auto World and Potter Park Zoo Potter Park Zoo 1301 S. Pennsylvania Lansing, Michigan Registration: 11:30 - noon Car Show and swap meet: noon 4:00 pm All models of Volkswagens and spectators are invited to attend! This is a non-judged car show for entertainment and family fun only Contact Dr. Tara Harrison at 517-342-2773 or Car pre-registration is $7, registration at the zoo is $9, swap meet space $10 (bring your swap tables) Registration fees include free parking and two free passes to the zoo All proceeds benefit the Potter Park Zoos Fund for a New Veterinary Hospital. Spectators: Zoo Parking $2 for resident and $4 for nonresidents. Show is free. (Donations would be appreciated). Car Show Pre-Registration Information: Make Checks payable to Potter Park Zoo Society. Mail to: Volks Folks at the Zoo, Potter Park Zoo, Attn: Dr. Tara Harrison, 1301 S. Pennsylvania, Lansing, MI 48912 Download registration here!
Update06/14/2014The 25th Annual Cruise-On-In & Dance PartyFor more information, call Sue at 330 837-9900 ext. 40 or go to our website at and click on the Cruise-In logo. Check website for updates on entertainment schedules and additional information.Massillon, OhioWe would like to cordially invite you and your Cruise group members, friends, and family to "The 25th Annual Cruise-On-In & Dance Party", one of Ohio's and the nation's largest!

Each year over 100,000 car fans come to Massillon, Ohio to view hundreds of cars, trucks, and bikes. Registration begins at 7 AM-3 PM (Come Early!) and is only $15.00. Dash plaques and goody bags go to the first 500 registrants plus a chance to win a Free Family Fun Pack for 6 (six) to Kennywood Park, Waldameer Park and African Safari Wildlife Park with a $100 Gas Card (approximate value $600)! Akron Rubber Duck tickets, Menards gift cards, and lot's of fun freebies! Forty-nine (49) trophies will be awarded. The entertainment, including fireworks, is spectacular with something for everyone.

We'd love to have you as our guests.

Have a great summer cruising! And we hope to see you in Massillon, Ohio on Saturday, June 14, 2014 (Father's Day weekend).

All the Best,
Ray Jeske
Update09/08/2013Sidekick Cafe Diner Cruise-InSidekick Cafe Diner Cruise-In, intersection of M-34 & M-99 in Osseo, MIThe cruise-in at the Sidekick Cafe Diner will begin at 1:00 PM on Sunday, September 8. For those wishing to caravan out to the diner from the Detroit metro area, we will meet at the former Karmann USA in Plymouth (now Webasto Roof Systems) beginning at 10:00 AM in the parking lot where the MVVC 2009 Festival was held (located on Pilot Drive, just south off of 5 Mile Road, between Sheldon and Beck Roads, just north of M-14). The caravan will hit the road no later than 10:40 AM and proceed through Ypsilanti to US 12 (Michigan Ave.). We'll follow US 12 west through the towns of Saline and Clinton, into the Irish Hills to US 127, where we'll head south to Hudson, MI. At Hudson, we'll turn west onto M-34 and make our way to the Sidekick. The caravan will be travelling essentially two-lane highways with scenic, casual driving at moderate speeds. Think of it as a late summer warm-up for the Color Tour! The trip from Plymouth will be approximately 80 miles and will take an estimated 2 hours driving time.

Questions? Need more information? Please contact Tom Siligato at or 248-489-4136 (leave name, message and call back number).
Update05/05/2013Final Festival Planning meeting and Social EventPasquales Restaurant 31555 Woodward Ave Royal Oak, MI 48073Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm This will be our final planning meeting for the 26th annual MVVC Festival. All VW's are more than welcome in their big parking lot as well