Midwest Treffen 16 - Weekend Schedule

Below is our outline for our full weekend of events. Make sure to arrive early, so you don't miss your chance to register, you never know when you'll get a flat, run into Chicago traffic, or be taken the long way by your GPS. So don't end up parked in the spectator lot!


Friday, August 10th

Midwest Treffen Lakefront Cruise

Chicagoland, IL


  • 7:00pm – Chicago Lakefront Cruise departs from the northwest suburbs.
  • 10:00pm – Chicago Lakefront Cruise ends.


Saturday, August 11th

Treffen Autocross

Moraine Valley Community College - 9000 W College Pkwy., Palos Hills, IL 60465

For more information on car classes/rule & regulations/etc, please see the Motorsports Registration page.


  • 7:30am-8:30am – Autocross Registration
  • 7:30am-9:00am – Vehicle Technical Inspection
  • 8:30am – Course Open for Walking
  • 9:15am – Drivers Meeting
  • 9:35am – First Car off
  • 3:30pm-4:00pm – Autocross Awards


Midwest Treffen Indoor Go-karts

Melrose Park Grand Prix - 2225 W. North Avenue, Melrose Park, IL 60160

Cap-off an eventful Saturday by turning the wheel of a go-kart on an indoor track.


  • 7:00pm-10:00pm – Go-karts!


Sunday, August 12th

Midwest Treffen Car Show

Moraine Valley Community College - 9000 W College Pkwy., Palos Hills, IL 60465


  • 9:00am-12:00pm – Show Registration Open
  • 9:00am-3:00pm – Swap Meet Open
  • 10:00am-2:00pm – Raffle Awards (Hourly)
  • 11:00am-3:00pm – Food Vendors Open
  • 11:30am-1:30pm – Voting Open
  • 3:00pm–4:00pm - Show Awards
  • 4:30pm – Show Closes


Midwest Treffen is produced yearly by the Chicago Volkswagen Organization, and entirely staffed by volunteers. If you would like more information about CVO, please visit our website at http://www.chicagovw.org