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5.6.2021Camp 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 3rd) 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.

5.6.20212021 Air Cooled VW Theme "Funfest Rewind"

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After the year we have all been through, Mid America Motorworks is excited to announce its 2021 Air-Cooled VW Funfest theme, “Funfest Rewind.”

This throwback celebration is planned for June 4-5, 2021 on Mid America Motorworks’ 100-acre campus in Effingham, Ill. You will not want to miss this year’s celebration!

Swappers get ready! The swap meet area returns with all kinds of treasures. Reserve your SWAP Space today by calling 800.500.1500.

Also, a wealth of family and kid-friendly activities will keep you and your family entertained. We will have 3 bounce houses, snow cone and cotton candy machine. Hot Wheels track racing and tie dying sessions. *Some activities require a fee.

This magnificent event is not restricted to the Air-Cooled VW enthusiasts but is also available to the Jetta, Golf, and Water-Cooled VW community as well.

Our Saturday evening entertainment is still to be determined, but never disappoints. Be sure to purchase your meal tickets for the Country Dinner.

Mark your calendars so you do not miss, this weekend of fun. See you June 4-5th!

5.6.2021Spectators Welcome At Funfest for Air Cooled VW 2021


Spectators are invited to attend this year’s Funfest for Air-Cooled VW 2021. Please Enter Gate 2. There is no parking fee this year. Hope to see you all at Funfest for Air-Cooled VW 2021 set for June 4-5, 2021. Visit funfestacvw.com for more information!

5.6.2021Kid's Zone and Other Fun-Filled Events for All Ages

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Highlights for the kiddos this year include a Tie Dying activities; 3 Bounce Houses; Paint the Bus; Hot Wheels Races, Face Painting and Snow Cone and Cotton Candy Machines.

Bring your family and come prepared to have the time of your life! Mid America’s Motorworks has planned this year’s “Funfest Rewind” event for you and your family to enjoy!

6.17.2019Ryan Collins takes home Darryl's Custom Engine

#VW, #VWEngine, #VWFF19 Ryan Collins, of Mansfield, Ill., was the winner of the GRAND PRIZE Engine Give-Away during the 21st Annual Funfest for Air-Cooled VW held June 7-9, 2019 at Mid America Motorworks in Effingham, Ill.  The 1776cc Red-Tin, Dual Carb engines, valued at $5,800 is handmade and sits in an upright style. It is made to replace any Volkswagen Type I (Beetle, Karmann Ghia, Safari/Thing, and more) as well as any pre-1972 VW Type 2 Bus, Camper, or Pickup.  Collins said the engine was going in a Karmann Ghia.

6.17.2019Lyle Kruger wins VW Engine Tune-Up from Midwest Auto Savers

Dr. Darby Milnor gave away a VW Engine Tune Up at this year's Funfest for Air-Cooled VW held June 7-9,2019.  The winner of this $650 prize was Lyle Kruger.  Tickets were sold for this drawing, and all proceeds went to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  Mid America Motorworks was pleased to donate $369 to the heartwarming charity that helps in the fight against childhood cancer.