Silverado is a 3-day event opening up to campers and swappers on Friday morning. Located next to Irvine Lake in the Hills above Orange County California, Oak Canyon Park is the perfect backdrop for this family fun camping event. Activities throughout the weekend will include; live music, food trucks, chili cook-off, Coleman workshop, lantern walk,  and fun stuff for the kids. Sunday will host a Car Show, huge raffle and an awards presentation that afternoon. 
This is truly an event for the entire family!


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Friday - March 18, 2022

8:00am - Gates Open
pm - Coleman Workshop
pm - Gates Close, no more entry
pm - Movie Night
pm - Quiet Time

Saturday - March 19, 2022

8:00am - Gates Open
9:00am - Food Trucks Arrive
:00am - Kids Easter Egg Hunt
am - Chili Cook-Off
1:00pm - Kids Arts and Crafts
pm - Coleman Workshop
pm - Live Band s
pm - Fly Fishing Lesson with Hoops
pm - Lantern Walk
pm - Gates Close, no more entry
pm - Quiet Time

Sunday - March 20, 2022

8:00am - Gates Open
am - Car Show Judging Begins
am - Food Trucks Arrive
am - Live Band
am - Car Show Voting Ballots Due
am - Raffle
pm - Car Show Awards


Friday Vehicle Entry = $40

Saturday Vehicle Entry = $30

Sunday Vehicle Entry = $20

**Vehicle Entry Includes**
-Driver admission
-Swap Meet
-Car Show

Passengers & Walk-In Spectators = $10 
Good all weekend
(Kids 12 and under free)

Spectator Parking = FREE 
(Located just outside the park)

Vendor Space $100
(Please call or email our offices to reserve a Vendor Space)

**More information below**


Oak Canyon Park
Blue Diamond Haul Rd.
Silverado, Ca. 92676

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Oak Canyon Park is located right next to Irvine Lake just one mile off Santiago Canyon Road. It's the perfect location for a "Camping and Car Show" event, with huge green grass fields and lots of shady trees.  



 Camping Info 

Camping will open Friday morning to all participants at 8am

Sorry but no motor homes, large trailers or any non-VW vehicles will be allowed to camp this year.

No reservations
Camping and swap spaces are first come first serve.

Pulling a small camping or tent trailer behind 
your VW is not only OK, but encouraged!

We will have a strict curfew in place, along with 24hr security onsite. Quiet time will be between 10pm-6am. During this time please refrain from using any generators or loud stereos. We are not against anyone having a good time, but please be respectful of your fellow campers.

 Also no wood or Charcoal burning fires of any kind. Gas/propane powered heaters, stoves, BBQ's and lanterns are perfectly acceptable. If you plan on bringing your dog, they must be on a leash at all times and please remember to always pick up after them

Check the schedule above for activities we have planned.

 Car Show Info 

We will be having a Car Show on Sunday open to any and all Volkswagens. Cars will be parked on the grass as they enter. If you plan on coming with a group or club, please make sure you all arrive together, and get in line together. We will do the best we can with the room we have to get everyone parked where they need to be.
We will have awards for the "Top 10 Participant picked" as well as awards for the following:

- Best Camper
- Best Advertising Vehicle
- Best Paint
- Best Represented Car Club
- Best Patina
- Best Accessories
- Best Engineered
- Best of Show

If anyone in the camping area wants to park over in the Car Show area Sunday, no problem :) 


 Event Rules 

-Camping is open to ANY Volkswagen
-Please no motorhomes, large trailers or non-VWs
-Gate closed from 8pm-8am, no entry
- No wood or charcoal burning fires allowed
- Gas/Propane heaters, stoves, BBQs and lantern OK
- Dogs on a leash at all times
- Restrooms onsite, no showers
- Quiet time 10pm-6am, no generators or loud music
- No maintenance on vehicles allowed inside the park
- No skateboards or motorized scooters. Bicycles OK
- 5mph speed limit inside the park. 
- No "Cruising" allowed, just park and enjoy.
- Security onsite all weekend
- Respect your fellow Camper :)


 Hot Dog Fred's Chili Cook-Off 

Saturday afternoon will host Hot Dog Fred's Chili Cook-Off. This is open to anyone who wants to participate, and it does not cost anything to enter a chili of your own. 

If you want to be a "judge", there will be a $3 taster fee and each judge will vote for their one favorite chili. There will be one custom award for the Winner

For more info please email:

 Swap / Vendor Info 

Swap Meet Spaces are for Private Parties selling "used" parts only. You can Swap directly from your camping space for no extra charge. Swap Spaces are on a first come first serve basis. A swap spot at Silverado is included with your vehicle entry fee at no additional charge. 

Vendor Spaces are for Companies selling "new or used" merchandise. Each space is $100, aprox 15x20 and will include a pass good for one (1) vehicle and two (2) spectators.. Any additional tickets can be purchased at the front gate for $10 each. Vendor spaces also include camping for the whole weekend!

 VTO Raffle 

Big thanks to the Richie at Wolfsburg West and the Ford Brother's from VTO heading our raffle at Silverado. We will have some great items being donated to the raffle, so please be sure to buy your tickets!

The raffle will be held on Sunday at 11am, located right at our main stage near the food court. 
All the proceeds will be given to charity of VTO's choice.

Thank you to everyone's donations! 


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