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2022 VINfest

Sat, September 17 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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VINfest 2022 is shaping up to be an unforgettable event! It’s being held on Saturday, September 17th from 11am to 3pm at Rookie’s All- American Pub & Grill in St. Charles.

The event (formerly known as VintageFest) is now named VINfest because EVERY BMW is invited, not just the vintage ones! Any car or motorcycle with a BMW Vehicle Identification Number (get it? VINfest?) is welcome! Bring your BMW, Mini, Rolls-Royce, GR Supra, Beemer or any other BMW-related car, truck, or motorcycle out for a day of cars, fun, food, raffles, and PRIZES!!! A few local businesses will be there also to show off what they’re all about, so be sure to stop and say hi to them!

Rookie’s has been a wonderful new partner for Windy City BMW, and they are delighted to have us for VINfest this year. A freshly remodeled Rookie’s will, by September, have an outdoor patio for us to enjoy and view all the cars while eating. The parking lot will also be freshly paved, so need not worry; you can bring your lowered car!

It doesn’t matter if you are a new or longtime member of Windy City BMW, this will be the best opportunity of the year to see an assortment of vehicles throughout BMW’s history. There will be LOTS of enthusiastic owners who love showing off their car and teaching you about what makes their BMW special. So, new members, please attend VINfest and learn about what makes a BMW the ultimate driving machine.

There will be awards for the best in each category. This year they are:

  1. 02 Series (1966-1977)
  2. 1/2 Series (E82, E88, F22, F23, G42, etc.)
  3. 3 Series (E30, E30 M3)
  4. 3/4 Series (E21, E36, E46, E92, F3x, G2x, etc.)
  5. 5/6/7/8 Series (E12, E24, E32, E39, E31, F1x, G30, etc.)
  6. M Cars (1M, M2, M3, M4, M5, M6, X3 M, X5 M, etc.)
  7. Z Roadsters/ Coupes (E36/7, E36/8, E52, E85, E86, E89, G29, etc.)
  8. Beemers (2-wheeled BMWs)
  9. Classic Mini/ MINIs (Austin, Morris, R5x, R6x, F5x F6x, etc.)
  10. Other BMWs (i, X, Isetta, etc.)
  11. BMWs without Roundels (Rolls-Royce, GR Supra, etc.)
  12. Best of Show

This is Windy City BMW’s big, season-ending car show. We expect this event to fill up fast, so please RSVP by September 9th if you are showing a vehicle. Spectators are welcome, but an RSVP is required to enter your car in a category. We need to know who is coming and what vehicle(s) you are bringing so we can organize the show field. You do not need to worry about picking a category, as when we receive your RSVP you will be put into the one that suits your car. It is never too early, so claim your spot at VINfest 2022 today!

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022

Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm (show cars please arrive between 10-11am)

Location: Rookies Pub & Grill – 1545 West Main Street, St. Charles

Cost: Free to spectate or show your car

 Please RSVP to show your car by September 9th

Send VINfest in subject line and your Name, Year, Make, Model, Color to specialevent@windycitybmw.com

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Rookies Pub & Grill
1545 W Main St
St Charles, IL 60174 United States
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