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Funfest for Air Cooled VW 201921st Annual

2900 North 3rd StreetEffingham, IL62401

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  • VW, Funfest, 2019, Judging, Awards, People

    People’s Choice Awards Bring Judging Contest to Our Customers

    People’s Choice Awards. It’s a growing trend throughout the industry.

    Mid America Motorworks is excited to announce People’s Choice Awards will be replacing our Celebrity Choice Awards during the 2019 Funfest for Air-Cooled VW.

    We have three TOTALLY AWESOME Top Prizes this year including one $500 and two $250 Mid America Motorworks' Gift Cards.

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  • VW, Funfest, 2019, Herbie, Theme

    2019 Air-Cooled VW Theme 'Celebrating 50 Years of Herbie'

    As a proud owner of one of the first “Herbie Fully Loaded” movie Volkswagen Beetles sold by Disney, Mid America Motorworks is excited to announce its 2019 Air-Cooled VW Funfest theme, “Celebrating 50 Years of Herbie.”

    This 50th birthday celebration is planned for June 7-9, 2019 on Mid America Motorworks’ 150-acre campus in Effingham, Ill.  Inventor of the Dune Buggy Bruce Meyers will be on-site. You won’t want to miss this year’s celebration!

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  • VW, Funfest, 2019, Swappers, Swap Meet, Swap Space

    FREE Space, Say What?

    Who said nothing in life is FREE?

    One of the most important aspects during our Funfest for Air-Cooled VW is our Swap Meet area, and this year, we are pleased to offer the first 40 Registered Swappers, Free Swap Space.

    Our Swap Meet area allows Swappers to sell used toys, literature, parts, and other automotive related items. Registered Swappers receive a 20’ x 15’ space to sell, trade or swap their automotive parts, accessories and memorabilia. This event is open to all brands!

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  • volkswagen, funfest, camping

    Camp Out Right Here On Funfest Grounds!

    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. Read More

Highlights

  • VW, Funfest, 2019, Herbie, Theme, Kid

    Kid’s Zone and Other Fun-filled Events for All Ages

    It’s still early, and we are still in the planning stages for our Kids Zone and other Activities/Games designed for adults as well.

    Some of our ideas include the following: a possible Hula Hoop contest with age groups; Treasure Hunt; Bigger and Better Low-Speed Slalom; Face Painting; Magic acts; Tye Dye shirts; Low Car Limbo; Fan Belt Toss (Ring Toss with a fan belt); Best Model car contest; and a Frozen T-shirt Block Breaking contest (a race to be the first to break or de-ice a T-shirt frozen in ice); and Junk Yard Parts ID (For the kids to identify the parts). 

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  • Funfest, Volkswagen, VW, beetle, bug, Award, Passing, Passion, Platinum

    Submit Your Nominations for Passing on the Passion and Platinum Bug Awards

    Many awards are given out at Funfest for Air-Cooled VWs each year, but perhaps the most distinct awards that we give out each year are the Passing on the Passion and Platinum Bug awards. Read More

  • Funfest, VW, Volkswagen, Air-Cooled, Vet Fest, Veterans, Huey, Helicopter

    Take flight in a Huey Helicopter during Funfest for Air-Cooled VW!

    Take flight in a #Huey Helicopter during Funfest for Air-Cooled VW and Vet Fest2018 at the Mid America Motorworks Corporate Campus in Effingham, IL, June 15-17, 2018!

    In addition to celebrating the Volkswagen hobby on the Mid America Motorworks Corporate Campus, we are also welcoming a Veterans Festival - Vet Fest 2018. As part of Vet Fest 2018, Funfest guests will have to opportunity to take flight in a Huey Helicopter!
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  • Funfest, VW, Volkswagen, Air-Cooled, Lawn Mower Races

    Lawn Mower Races Debut at Funfest for Air-Cooled VW

    It’s time to head to the races, the Lawn Mower Races that is! Mid America Motorworks will welcome the Southern Illinois Sod Slingers to Funfest for Air-Cooled VW. The semi-professional Lawn Mower Racers look to mow down their competition, in this bragging rights tournament on Saturday, June 16 2018.

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  • Funfest, Volkswagen, VW, beetle, bug, Slalom

    Funfest for Air-Cooled VW Slalom

    Put your precision driving skills to the test with our “not-so-low-speed” slalom course at Funfest for Air-Cooled VW! Read More

  • Funfest, VW, Volkswagen, Band, Dinner, Niemergs

    Dinner and a Show!

    Enjoy a hot, home-style meal after a long day of Volkswagen fun while listening to the areas best Classic Rock band!




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