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Silverado    
Spring 2025

presented by Wolfsburg West

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!

CAMPING IS NOW ONLY OPEN TO VOLKSWAGENS (ANY YEAR OR MODEL)

ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION IS Required TO CAMP

EVENT IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 300 VWS REGISTERED

NO REGISTRATION NEEDED TO ATTEND SUNDAY's car show

Pricing

WEEKEND CAMPING PASS

$75 per Vehicle

INCLUDES: Driver Admission, Camping, Swap Meet & Car Show (Limited to 300 VWs Only)

WEEKEND SPECTATOR PASs

$20 per person

INCLUDES: One (1) Adult Admission (Walk-In or Passenger) Kids 12 and Under free

(ONLINE PRE REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
(CASH ONLY, PAY AT THE GATE)

ADMISSION good all weekend

Sunday Car Show Entry

$20 per Vehicle

INCLUDES: One (1) Vehicle, Driver Admission and Car Show Entry

Sunday Spectator Entry

$10 per person

INCLUDES: One (1) Adult Admission (Walk-In or Passenger) Kids 12 and Under free

ADMISSION good SUNDAY ONLY

(CASH ONLY, PAY AT THE GATE)
(CASH ONLY, PAY AT THE GATE)

Schedule

Friday 

  • 8:00am - Gates Open

  • 2:00pm - Coleman Workshop

  • 7:30pm - Movie night

  • 8:00pm - Gates Close, no more entry

  • 10:00pm - Quiet Time

Saturday

 

  • 8:00am - Gates Open

  • 9:30am - Food Trucks Arrive

  • 10:00am - Kids Easter Egg Hunt

  • 12:00pm - Chili Cook-Off

  • 1:00pm - Kids Arts and Crafts

  • 2:00pm - Coleman Workshop

  • 5:00pm - Live Music

  • 7:30pm - Lantern Walk

  • 8:00pm - Gates Close, no more entry

  • 10:00pm - Quiet Time

Sunday

 

  • 8:00am - Gates Open

  • 8:30am - Car Show Judging Begins

  • 9:30am - Food Trucks Arrive

  • 10:00am - Live Band

  • 11:00am - Car Show Voting Ballots Due

  • 11:00am - Raffle

  • 12:00pm - Car Show Awards

Location

oak canyon PArk
Blue Diamond Haul Rd.

Silverado, Ca. 92676

 

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. 

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Swap Meet &  Vendors

Swap Meet

 

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.

Swappers entering Sunday morning will be parked inside the Car Show area.

VENDORS

 

Vendor Spaces are for Companies selling "new or used" merchandise. Each space is $150, aprox 15'x20' 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 $15 each. Vendor spaces also include camping for the whole weekend!

Car Show & Camping

car show

 

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.


NO PRE REGISTRATION NEEDED FOR CAR SHOW
Just Show up Sunday :)

 

We will have awards for the "Top 10 Participant picked" as well as awards for the following:

- Best Camper
- 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 :)

Camping

 

Camping will open Friday morning to all participants at 8am

*CAMPING IS FOR VOLKSWAGENS ONLY*
Camping space must be pre-reserved by registering online.

ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS January 1st
LIMITED TO 300 VOLKSWAGENS

 

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
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EVENT RULES

-Camping is open to ANY Volkswagen
-Please no motorhomes, large trailers
-Gate closed from 8pm-8am, no entry
- No wood or charcoal burning fires allowed
- Gas/Propane heaters, stoves, BBQs and lantern OK

- No Amplified Music (Loud Car Stereos not allowed)
- 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 :)

Activities

Chili Cook-Off

 

Saturday afternoon will host the Hot Dog Fred 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

movie night

 

Friday evening we will have the blow up projector setup and a movie playing around 7:30pm. 

We try to keep is PG-13 so everyone can enjoy. Bring over your blankets and buddy heaters!

Raffle

 

Big thanks to the Richie from Wolfsburg West, OCTO and 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.

 

Thank you to everyone's donations! 

kids activities

 

Susy from Powder Puff is organizing a huge  Easter Egg hunt on Saturday at 10am.

 

And then later that day at 1pm, we will have some art projects for the kids to do near the entrance.  

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