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Funfest for Air Cooled VW 201820th Annual

2900 North 3rd StreetEffingham, IL62401

4.18.2018Have An Ultimate Funfest

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Experience Funfest for Air-Cooled VW as an Ultimate Guest! Ultimate Registration gives you an all-access pass to Funfest. Enjoy the VIP Hospitality area inside the Fun Dome, special Ultimate Parking just steps from all the action, front stage access at the Saturday night concert, and more! Ultimate Registration is the only way to make the most of your Funfest weekend! Ultimate Guests enjoy:

  • Goodie Bag – Event T-shirt, Buyer Card, Lapel Pin, Event Poster & Special Ultimate Guest Gifts
  • Friday Meals: Light Breakfast and Lunch
  • Saturday Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Weekend Ultimate Parking and Admission for 1 Person
  • Lead the Friday Night Fun Run Road Tour
  • Exclusive Access to VIP Hospitality Area with Free Meals, Beverages & Snacks
  • VIP Access to Saturday Evening Entertainment
  • Limited Number of Hotel Rooms at Our Corporate Rate
  • VIP Preferred Seating at Funfest Seminars
  • VIP Interaction with Mike Yager & other VW industry celebrities throughout the weekend
  • Eligibility for Celebrity Choice Fun Judging

4.6.201850/50 Drawing Benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Funfest, VW, Volkswagen, Air-Cooled, 50/50, Raffle We are bringing back the highly popular 50/50 Raffle benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital! Tickets can be purchased in advance at the MY Garage Museum and Retail Store or on-site during Funfest for Air-Cooled Volkswagen at the Information Booth!

Purchase one Raffle Ticket for $1.00 or six Raffle Tickets for $5.00. Winner will receive half of the total proceeds. Updates on the "pot" will be announced throughout the weekend.

The winning ticket will be drawn and announced on Saturday evening during following the Country Style Dinner. Winner need not be present to win; must be 18 years or older to win.

4.1.2018Annual Fun Run Road Tour, With a Twist!

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Friday afternoon during at Funfest for Air-Cooled VWs means one thing, the Fun Run Road Tour is about to begin. Volkswagen's of every year, model, and color imaginable are lined up as far as you can see, as drivers and passengers anxiously await the start of the Annual Fun Run Road Tour.

The 2018 Fun Run Road Tour will depart campus at 4:30pm on Friday and embark on a 24-mile cruise to Greenup, IL, the Village of Porches. Mike and Laurie Yager will lead participants off the Mid America Motorworks Corporate Campus, out of Effingham and onto the Historic National Road.

Just before reaching our destination in Greenup, IL, the Fun Run Road  Tour will pass through the Jackson Truss Covered Bridge. Upon arriving in Greenup, known as the Village of Porches, participants will be welcomed by live music, food and craft vendors, and more.

Participants will also have the opportunity to explore the Train Depot and Museum, the Military Museum, and many local Shops, boutiques and restaurants, which line the town square.

As has become Funfest tradition, the first Celebrity Choice Award winners of the weekend will be selected on Friday evening. Join in on the fun as hundreds of Volkswagen's kick off the weekend with an all-new Fun Run Road Tour experience!

3.30.2018Camp Out Right Here On Funfest Grounds!

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Don’t miss a minute of the action - stay at Funfest for Air-Cooled VW all weekend with our FREE on-site camping! We are proud to offer Bus and tent camping on our facilities for our guests.

We offer minimal overnight security, lighting at night and Porta Potties for campers. Camping begins the evening before the event (Thursday, June 14th) at 5:00pm.

Fires are prohibited on Mid America Motorworks grounds, showers are not available at this time and we are unable to provide electrical access to campers.

5.2.2017Waterloo German Band

Funfest, VW, Volkswagen, Air-Cooled Help us welcome the Waterloo German Band to the Small Funfest Stage on Saturday evening at 6:30pm. The band plays with a spirit of ability that only comes from loving what they do, adding true "Gemutlichkeit" to any occasion!

Dressed in traditional Bavarian fashion, the skilled musicians play on multiple unique, German instruments including the Alpine Horn, which guests will have the opportunity to try their hand at playing!

The Waterloo German Band will have you up out of your seats and dancing to get the night's festivities started!

5.1.2017Saturday Evening Menu Change!

Funfest, VW, Volkswagen, Air-Cooled Instead of the usual Country Buffet, this year we will be serving an authentic German meal to fit our Volktoberfest theme. This year's Bavarian Buffet menu will feature German Pork Loin, Bratwurst, German style Red Potatoes, Sauerkraut, Glazed carrots, and Corn Bread with Cherry and Apple Strudel for dessert!