VW Fest Conwy '14

Friday 20th » Sunday 22nd June (inc. Camping)
Conwy Showground, Conwy Touring Park, North Wales


What’s On

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VW Fest Conwy North Wales is a fun filled family camping orientated weekend festival.
The festival includes FREE funfair rides, VW show & shine competition with cash prizes for the winners, some trade stalls and an auto jumble, beer tents and food stalls as well as children’s entertainers, and live music from local bands, and of course wonderful camping facilities…
 
We are not a car show, we are a festival and aim to provide a great and wonderful chilled out fun VW Themed camping weekend for all ….. regret VW Fest is not open to day visitors.

Friday

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FRIDAY EVENING
ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME

LIVE MUSIC

BEER TENT

LIVE MUSIC

Saturday

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FREE FUNFAIR

SYNCRO & VW 4×4 TRAIL DRIVE

CHILDRENS ENTERTAINERS

SATURDAY EVENING
ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME

LIVE MUSIC FROM NOON:

2014 line-up to be announced

+ A LOT MORE!

Sunday

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SHOW & SHINE COMPETITION

AWARDS PRESENTATION

Entertainment

The line-up for Conwy VW Festival 2014 is being announced over the coming weeks, you can keep up to date with the latest announcements by joining us on Facebook Twitter

Live Music

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The line-up for Conwy VW Festival 2014 is being announced over the coming weeks, you can keep up to date with the latest announcements by joining us on Facebook Twitter

Kids Entertainment

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Over the weekend we have a great line up of fun for all the family including children’s entertainers PLUS a funfair including dodgems, and even better – ALL THE RIDES ARE FREE!

Show & Shine

Prizes worth in total £600.00 to be won!

The winner of each of the following classes will be awarded a cash prize of £100.00.
Automatic entry for those VW Owners who book VW Fest WEEKEND CAMPING TICKETS at the festival.

CLASSES AS FOLLOWS:

• Best Splitscreen
• Best Bug
• Best Camper
• Best 4×4 (Including Syncro)
• Best Air cooled (Includes Baja/Buggy)
• Best Water cooled

JUDGING

The Show and Shine Competition is held during Saturday with the Prize Giving ceremony on Sunday morning.

It is a self judged contest with every person at the festival on Saturday ( whether camping or day visitor) able to Vote for each class on self judging forms to be issued at the festival. Early return of judging forms to the VW Fest Information Office would be appreciated – but no later than 5pm Saturday.

ENTRY

Entry to the Show & Shine will be automatic for VW Owners with VW Fest Weekend Camping tickets camping at the festival.

There is no pre-registration entry to the Show & Shine and it is FREE but restricted to VW vehicles whose owners have booked VW Fest Weekend Camping Tickets for the Fri and Sat nights of the festival.

A vehicle pass with the Show & Shine Class will be issued to every VW Owner with VW Fest Weekend Camping Tickets upon arrival.

Vehicles will be judged on their camping pitches.

All information required by VW Fest for each Show & Shine entry will be derived from the booking information already provided by entrants who book the VW Fest Weekend Camping Tickets.

All prize winning VW’s will have a rosette pinned to their windscreen and will then park up separately for the Awards Ceremony. Parking for the Show & Shine awards start around 10.00am. The Award ceremony takes place around 11am.

Show and Shine Classes Conditions

• Vehicles may be entered into one class only.
• A Judging form will be given to each person arriving at VW Fest.
• Vehicles must be presented for judging in a road-worthy and road-legal condition as required in their country of current registration.
• Each person may vote for each class.
• The Show and Shine judging form should be completed and returned to the VW Fest Information Centre no later than 5pm Saturday
• Entrants should display a “Show and Shine” vehicle in their vehicle’s windscreen.
• Any vehicle bearing a ‘for sale’ sign must also display a VW Fest “Vehicle Sales” sticker (available from the VW Fest Information Centre).
• Classes with a low number of entries may, at the discretion of the Show and Shine Managers, be combined. There will still be 6 prizes, but one of the classes will have two prizes if combined.
• The decision of the Competition ’ s Managers / Judges / VW Fest organisers is final.

Autojumble

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If you need replacement parts to get your ride back on the road or you’re looking to return it to it’s original state, Autojumble at VW Fest is the place for second hand VW parts.

Weekend Autojumble pitches (including a single weekend pass) of 5m wide x 9m deep are available for £35 in advance or £40 on the gate on a first come first served basis.

Only second hand VW parts are allowed to be sold in Autojumble, anyone found trading new items will be removed.

How do you bag a pitch?
No separate booking form is required just book your weekend advance tickets as normal, either online or by post, and select the Auto jumble options. Tickets are on sale now!

How will I know where to set-up?
You’ll be allocated an Auto jumble pitch number that you will receive when you arrive at the festival. You’ll receive your e-tickets to the festival by email (of course!) shortly after buying your ticket online or by phone.

Buy Tickets

Tickets are per vehicle and NOT per person

BOOK BY PHONE: Call 01492 592 856 with your credit/debit card

BUY VIA OUR ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM

You can also book as a VW Club.

Weekend Festival Ticket

VW FESTIVAL PITCH

Includes Weekend Festival Ticket

Fri 20th June to Sun 22nd June
Weekend Festival Pitch including Festival Ticket £35.00.

These pitches are for owners with
VW (VOLKSWAGEN) CARS & VEHICLES ONLY
Includes entry to Festival (ONE Car with TENT – Maximum of FOUR persons including children). Camping pitch size including Car = 5m x 9m on the FESTIVAL AREA of Conwy Touring Park + automatic entry to the festival. This is a Small pitch non-electric.

 

BOOK ONLINE:

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Weekend Festival Ticket

Conwy Touring Park LARGE Pitch

Includes Weekend Festival Ticket
Fri 20th June to Sun 22nd June
Weekend Pitch including Festival Ticket on Conwy Touring Park £51.34

ANY MAKE OF  CAR
Includes entry to Festival (One Car with TENT,  TOURING CARAVAN OR MOTORHOME - Maximum of SIX persons including children). Camping pitch size including Vehicles and Tent/Awning = 9m x 9m on PARK AREA of Conwy Touring Park  + automatic entry to the festival.

BOOK ONLINE VIA
CONWY TOURING PARK WEBSITE:

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OR

Call 01492 592 856 with your credit/debit card.
PLEASE REMEMBER TO PRINT YOUR E-TICKET CONFIRMATION

Please click here for our terms and conditions of booking.

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OR, BOOK BY PHONE:

Call 01492 592 856 with your credit/debit card.

VW Clubs

Buy 10 tickets get 1 free when ordered in advance.

Clubs can have a reserved club camping. Just let us know what you want, and we’ll sort it for you.

Please make sure you request a club plot and here’s what to do:
If you would like to book your club into VW Fest Conwy then please get in touch with Norman on 01492 592 856 or email tickets@conwy-vw-festival.co.uk  - Please let Norman know your club name and we will add this to our list, making it easier for your club to all book together.

If you want to camp as a Club you MUST pre-book. Clubs or club members unfortunately will NOT be able to camp together if you turn up and pay on the day. We would like to offer the opportunity for an individual member of your club (if you want and this is not compulsory) to arrive prior to the show opening, in order to organise your area for when the rest of your friends arrive. This is NOT compulsory, but something we have noted from other events.

ALL CLUB STANDS and CLUB CAMPING AREAS MUST BE RESERVED BY 10th JUNE. Members can either book online, noting your club on the booking. Alternatively, they can fill in the downloadable booking form to reserve your space. No need to pay for all your members now (they can pay individually in advance – just make sure they mention the club name on the booking form if booking in advance). Car Club offer – Buy TEN VW Fest Weekend Camping tickets and you will get 1 (one) free in advance when booked in advance.

Camping

Visitors from all over enjoy a fabulous couple of days on the park. Why not make a weekend of it and stay on our Showground along with lots other Conwy VW Fest fans? Or if you are a staying already at Conwy Touring Park – you can enter the VW festival for FREE!

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The Site

You won’t find any posh yurts here and we are not in to ‘glamping’, but if you want to bring your tent, caravan or camper van we will welcome you with open arms and a great campground at Conwy Touring Park.

The large festival site is located at Conwy Touring Park so you don’t have to trek for miles to get to the beer and music. There are a number of small local stores in Conwy and range of shops and large supermarkets within a 15 minute drive of the Festival site. We can accommodate tents, touring caravans and camper vans of all shapes and sizes.

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Facilities

Toilet, shower and water facilities can be found in all camping areas.

You’re allowed to park your vehicle alongside by your tent. Well-behaved dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times.

The gates will open for VW Fest Weekend Ticket camping from 13.00 on the Friday, with last arrivals by 22.00 hrs.

Location

Conwy Touring Park, Trefriw Road, Conwy, LL32 8UX

Directions

1) From the A55 exit at Junction 18 and follow signposts for Conwy.
2) From Conwy, turn left at Conwy Castle onto B5106 Trefriw Road.
3) Travel 1.5 miles.
4) You will see our sign on the left.

FAQs

General Questions

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What is the date of VW Fest Conwy?
Friday evening Fri 20th June to Saturday 21st June. Camping on the festival area is available from 13 hrs on Friday 20th June 2014.

Where is the event held?
Conwy Touring Park, Trefriw Road, Conwy,LL32 8UX

VW Themed family camping weekend festival
Follow the signs to VW Fest from Conwy Castle
1) From the A55 exit at Junction 18 and follow signposts for Conwy.
2) From Conwy, turn left at Conwy Castle onto B5106 Trefriw Road.
3) Travel 1.5 miles.
4) You will see our sign on the left.

Can I bring my dog or other pets?
Yes, you may bring your pets., provided they are not dangerous or poisonous and can be housed with your camping unit. ** Dogs allowed if accompanied by a responsible dog owner. Dogs (and cats) are requested to keep their owners on a lead at all times.

Can I camp with my friends?
The only way to 100% guarentee that you will park / camp with your friends is to contact Norman in advance to group you together – please don’t just turn up together and expect group or Club camping available. If you are in a VW club then get them to all book in under your club, therefore guaranteeing you are in the same area. Club Camping MUST be pre-booked.

Can I book an area to be reserved for my VW club to camp in?
Club camping plots are availale. Please contact Norman on 01492 592 856 or email tickets@conwy-vw-festival.co.uk

How much does it cost?
Please see our ‘Tickets‘ section.

Can I buy tickets in advance?
Yes you can. Please see our ‘Tickets‘ section.

When does advance booking close?
Advanced booking will close on 20th June ( by the time we get to 20th June camping will be subject to availability).

I have booked in advance but my tickets have not arrived?
Tickets will be sent out by email – if you have not received within two days of making the booking please call Norman on 014962 592 856. sales@conwytouringpark.co.uk.

Are fireworks permitted at VW Fest?
No! To eliminate the risk of tents and vans being set alight by fireworks they are banned from this site. Anyone found with or using fireworks will be removed from site without refund of entrance fees.

Do I need to bring food to the event?
There will be plenty of food options on site, and there are a variety of cafes and restaurants in Conwy and Llandudno Junction.

Can I use a barbecue?
Yes, provided no hot part of the barbeque touches the ground a e.g. use bricks to place a disposable barbecue on. Also they must not inconvenience other campers (e.g. wind blowing smoke into their camping unit).

How do I enter the Show & Shine competition?
Please see our ‘Show & Shine’ section.

Are open fires permitted?
Only charcoal barbecues are allowed; open fires of any sort are not permitted. Wood will not be allowed on site or to be collected from adjoining private land.

Can I use my independent sound system?
Independent sound systems are not allowed on site. Any music should be played at a reasonable level and all music should be switched off at 11PM.

What’s on?
Keep checking our event pages on here listing bands, kids activities etc… as and when they’re confirmed.

Can I bring some autojumble to sell?
Yes. You may camp behind your autojumble pitch. See our autojumble section.

Are caravans allowed?
Yes we do allow caravans, but NOT onto the festival camping; you need to book a touring caravan or large motor home ( and all non VW camping) onto a standard pitch within Conwy Touring Park. You can book your unit via Conwy Touring Park reception.

What age does a ‘child’ go up to?
Under 16′s need to attend the event with a responsible adult please. No under 18′s allowed to camp without a responsible adult.

Can I get a refund on my ticket if I can’t make it?
No. The tickets are non-refundable.

What happens if the weather’s bad?
The umbrellas come out! There are no refunds due to bad weather and the event will still go on.

Can I park next to my tent?
Yes. We allow one vehicle per tent. Please don’t try and bring more. You will be asked to park any extra vehicles in the day parking.

Do you have a ‘For Sale’ area?
No, but you can attach a “For Sale” sign onto your vehicle.

Do we have to own a VW to come?
No, the VW crowd are a very welcoming bunch! We appreciate that many people love campers and beetles and may have owned one in the past or just admire them from afar.

Contact Us

Checkout our helpful FAQ’s for answers to common and exceptionally unusual questions!

You can also find us on Twitter and Facebook.

Need to get in touch?

By email…
tickets@conwy-vw-festival.co.uk

By telephone…
01492 592 856

Or write to…
Conwy VW Festival
Conwy Show Ground
Conwy Touring Park
Trefriw Road
Conwy
North Wales
LL32 8UX