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Chamber Co-Hosts Treffen 20 VW Show

Chamber Co-Hosts Treffen 20 VW Show

Chamber Brings Treffen 20 VW Show and Shine

To Downtown Pacific Grove

 

The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce hosted the Treffen 20 VW Show and Shine Wednesday afternoon in downtown Pacific Grove. The event brought over sixty vintage air-cooled Volkswagen vehicles to downtown Pacific Grove as part of a 10-day, border-to-border cruise from the U.S. – Canada Border to the U.S. – Mexico Border, featuring vintage Volkswagen vehicles exclusively. The Chamber coordinated event promotion, timing and logistics for the Pacific Grove stop with Airhead Parts, a VW focused auto parts store in Ventura, CA that caters to enthusiasts and owners of rear-engine Volkswagen vehicles and organizes the cruise every year. The Pacific Grove show and shine taking place Wednesday was the fourth time in the four years the cruise makes a pit stop on the Monterey Peninsula as part of their journey South. The Chamber also coordinated restrooms and entertainment for the event, securing local Americana roots band Hazel Mountain to play at the Monarch Pub and Restaurant in the center of the downtown show to a consistent crowd and a packed pub. Over 500 people showed up for the event, which was at capacity. The Treffen 20 VW Show and Shine in Pacific Grove is the first major car event of the summer tourist season and serves as a kind of preview event for Car Week on the Monterey Peninsula, which occurs a few weeks after the Treffen show every year.