Events

2024 Coming Events

Car shows, drag races, swap meets, cruise-ins and buggy ride schedules for this year. We'll keep you updated on the Air Cooled VW, Dune Buggy, and Off Road scene.

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

March 24 - Michigan Buggy Builders - Lansing, MI

http://www.buggybuilders.com/

Michigan Buggy Builders is an off-road swap meet founded in 1981. For all things off-road, buggy, sand rail, pre-runners, rock crawlers and more.

 

April 12-13 - VW Drag Night - Neeses, SC

http://www.vwdragnight.com/

VW Drag Night is a 2-day race, car show, swap meet, and late night hangout at South Carolina Motorplex in Neeses, South Carolina. Friday night racing late into the night, and return to the track Saturday for the main event. Racing classes include Aircooled Streetcar Association, Super Pro, Pro, and ladies-only Draggin' Booties on track all day and night.

 

April 13-14 - Bug-A-Paluza - East Ridge, TN

https://www.facebook.com/bugapaluza/

Bug-A-Paluza is held in Southeastern TN at Camp Jordan in East Ridge, TN. Gathering hundreds of air-cooled VW enthusiasts for a car show and swap meet benefiting Ronald McDonald charity of Chattanooga.

 

May 4-5 - Circle Yer Wagens - Sevierville, TN

http://www.circleyerwagens.com/

Circle Yer Wagens is a twice-yearly car show, swap meet, and camp out held at Sevier County Fairgrounds, right in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. Breakfast and on-site concessions available all weekend.

 

May 18 - Spring Swap at Larry's Off Road - Dayton, OH

https://www.larrysoffroad.com/copy-of-photo-gallery

Larry's Off Road is hosting a spring swap meet at their Dayton, Ohio shop. The VW-based swap meet features used parts with food concessions and is free to setup and attend.

 

May 17-18 - IOK Spring Fling Race - Cleves, OH

https://gravelrama.com/spring-fling-race

IOK Spring Fling Race is part of the Outlaw Sand Drag Series. Lots of sand drag and off road vehicles tearing down IOK 4 Wheeler's sand drag strip in Cleves, Ohio. Tickets are cheap and plenty of racing for this 2 day event.

 

May 19 - Fast Times at Farmington - Mocksville, NC

https://www.facebook.com/SEVWA1

Fast Times at Farmington is held at Farmington Dragway twice per year. An all VW drag race, car show, and swap meet. More than 25 classes for all models of VW air and water cooled. Camping available.

 

June 1 - US 131 Bug Run - Martin, MI

https://www.facebook.com/us131bugrun/

The US 131 Bug Run is a twice yearly drag race, car show, and swap meet at US 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan. Open to all German makes and all air-cooled and water-cooled vehicles.

 

June 23 - VW Summer Nationals - Xenia, OH

https://vwsummernationals.com/

VW Summer Nationals is a drag race, swap meet, and car show held at Kil-Kare Raceway in Xenia, Ohio. Race your air cooled or water cooled VW, Porsche, or Audi, pick up some parts at the swap meet, and win a trophy at the car show.

  

August 10 - Central Ohio Volksfest - Pataskala, OH

https://www.covvc.org/

Central Ohio Volksfest is a car show hosted by Central Ohio Vintage Volkswagen Club at the Ohio History Center. One of the largest car shows in central Ohio, this show has brought plenty of air cooled and water cooled VW enthusiasts together for over 30 years.

 

August 20-26 - Gravelrama - Cleves, OH

https://gravelrama.com/

Gravelrama is an all-encompassing off road event with Sand Drags, Off Road Racing, Obstacle Courses, the infamous Gravelrama uphill drag race, and youth races. Camping, Campers, and Concessions all available on site for this multi-day off road event.

 

September 7 - BugJam 2024 at Larry's Off Road - Dayton, OH

https://www.larrysoffroad.com/copy-of-photo-gallery

Larry's Off Road Center is hosting BugJam from 9am - 3pm at their warehouse in Dayton Ohio. BugJam is a block party celebrating the VW hobby and is completely free to show, swap, and hang out.

 

September 13-14 - Texas VS the World VW Shootout - Ferris, TX

https://www.xtremeracewaypark.com/

Texas vs The World VW Shootout is an all hands throw down in Texas at Xtreme Raceway Park. Drag Racing classes include Outlaw VW, Extreme VW, Pro Stock, Pro Bracket, Street Bracket, and Lady Bugs Bracket. With over $30,000 in racing prize money, a car show and swap meet this event is sure to be a hit.

 

September 14-17 - Manx on Cape Cod - Cape Cod, MA

https://manxclub.com/eventschedule.php?EventID=14

Manx on the Chesapeake is a gathering of Meyers Manx dune buggies. This event includes a river boat cruise, tours of the local historical district, scenic cruises, and a visit to Cecil County Dragway. Available to Manx Club members

 

September 20-21 - VWs in the Valley - Maggie Valley, NC

https://vwaircooledassociation.com/

VWs in the Valley is a show for all VW fans including aircooled and watercooled. This once per year show brings enthusiasts together at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds in Maggie Valley, NC. Car show, swap meet, trophies, and camping all weekend.

 

September 29 - Cincinnati VW Porsche Audi Reunion - Cincinnati, OH

https://www.facebook.com/cincinnativwclub/

Cincinnati VW Porsche Audi Reunion hosting their annual show on the last Sunday in September each year. Open to all air cooled and water cooled Volkswagen, Porsche, and Audi vehicles. Swap meet, car show, and plenty of food and drinks available at Germania Society.

 

October 5 - Volktoberfest - Danville, IN

https://volktoberfest.ccvw.org/

Volktoberfest is a show of VW and Euro vehicles hosted at Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds in Danville, Indiana. Open to all VW and Euro vehicles new and old. Show is free if you pre-register, or $10 on-site day of the show.

 

October 6 - US 131 Bug Run - Martin, MI

https://www.facebook.com/us131bugrun/

The US 131 Bug Run is a twice yearly drag race, car show, and swap meet at US 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan. Open to all German makes and all air-cooled and water-cooled vehicles.

 

October 20 - Fast Times at Farmington - Mocksville, NC

https://www.facebook.com/SEVWA1

Fast Times at Farmington is held at Farmington Dragway twice per year. An all VW drag race, car show, and swap meet. More than 25 classes for all models of VW air and water cooled. Camping available.

 

DATE TBD - VW Harvest - Leander, TX

https://www.vwharvest.com/

VW Harvest is a big Texas show hosted at Southwest Williamson County Regional Park in Leander Texas. This free to attend show brings many fan favorites including a night before cruise, valve cover races, Twinkie eating contest, raffles, free swap meet, and more.

 

November 15-16 - GermanAire - Neeses, SC

http://www.germanaire.com/

GermanAire Drag Day and Social is a Friday and Saturday night event hosted at South Carolina Motorplex in Neeses, South Carolina. Gate fee is $20 with onsite camping available for both Friday and Saturday nights. Racing starts at 5pm Friday, and 10am Saturday with late night activities, free swap meet, after party.

 

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