The annual VW Festival event held at Harewood House a magnificent Georgian property near Leeds is a must attend show for any classic VW enthusiast or owner. With camping available in the country estate designed by capability Brown the beautiful lake provides the perfect backdrop for the VW Festival held during the month of August every year.
VW Festival Volkswagen Vehicles on show
Whether you’re a classic VW owner or enthusiast the Volkswagen vehicle display during the VW Festival at Harewood House is a must-see event to truly appreciate the history of this iconic Germanic automotive manufacturing brand. During the VW Festival event, there will be a large display of T4/T5 Transporters and classic rare coach-built campers. Also, attendees at the VW Festival event will also be treated to unique display show that will present the evolution of the Camper from Splitty up-to-the more recent T6 VW Camper model. If you think the VW Camper Van whether air cooled or water cooled you own is a distinct immaculate restoration, why don’t you enter the vehicle into the Show & Shine event. By sending some photographs of your Volkswagen Camper to the VW Festival organisers you have the chance of being selected for the judging event at the show and you could win the peoples choice award.
VW Festival AutoJumble and Trade Stands
With over 20,000 VW Festival enthusiasts attending the event visitors are divided into ‘Air Cooled’ and ‘Water Cooled’ enthusiasts to ensure camping facilities can be provided to visitors. Who wish to stay overnight with usually 6000 attendees staying on the Friday and Saturday night respectively. Due to a large number of VW Festival visitors attending the Harewood house event, the AutoJumble attracts many sellers from across the country and beyond who share the passion for everything Volkswagen and provide an extensive collection of rare parts and memorabilia available for purchase.
VW Festival Raffle Beetle
During the VW Festival event every year a restored classic VW Beetle is placed into a raffle. It’s well worth purchasing a ticket for any VW enthusiast providing them with the chance of owning, an incredible highly distinguished retro beetle that has been restored to a high standard. Also, the money raised from the VW Beetle raffle is given to a good charitable cause. Previous VW Beetles won by attendees at the VW festival entering the prize draw raffle have included a 1966 Herbie replica and more recently a modern retro Beetle that was built by D4A, Brandz and Tux Auto with the car having a partial vehicle wrap incorporating some funky graphics.
VW Festival Camping
With the opportunity to spend the weekend amongst fellow Volkswagen enthusiasts within the stunning Harewood House country estate we recommend purchasing a 2-night on-site camping ticket and sleeping in your VW Camper to make your attendance truly a memorable experience.
Volkswagen Beetle & VW Camper Van Corrosion Protection
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