Chicago 2018

"Dopest car show in the nation"

Chicago's leading aftermarket automotive event. May 20th, 2018 at Navy Pier.

When

Sunday, May 20th, 2018.
1pm - 6pm

Where

Navy Pier (Exhibition Hall)
600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Admission & Registration

General Admission

General Admission is open to all guests at $20 each.
Admission is available at the venue's box officer during the day of the event, from 1 PM to 6 PM.
Children under the age of 12 receives free admission, accompanied by paying adult.

VIP Admission

Pre-sale tickets now available.

Early entry (15 minutes prior to public hours) / Dedicated ticket holder line to avoid general admission queues. / Automatic inclusion into product giveaway by event sponsors. / Exclusive Wekfest Chicago souvenir. / 10% off all Wekfest merchandise. / No refunds or exchanges. All sales final

Vehicle Registration

The registration process includes a screening procedure, which is a principal that Wekfest has upheld since its founding year of 2009. This process ensures our event is highlighted by individuals and vendors who promote a general practice of functionality, form, authenticated goods, and a positive ethical contribution to the car community.

Each submission will be reviewed and applicants will be contacted via e-mail once accepted.

Registration is now closed.

Vendors

Our commitment to ensuring the car community receives a commonplace for positive unification is aligned by the vendors who support the same principals and ethical guidelines. Their contribution is one of the Wekfest tour’s main essential feature in curating a specific vision for a sustainable future. Our vendors are chosen carefully by review of their business practices and behavior, to align our philosophies in the overall selective process.

Registration now closed.

Overview & Features

A Decade Worth of Experience in Automotive Showcase.

Since 2008, Wekfest have provided a common ground for automotive enthusiasts to gather and share their experiences in an organized setting. What was originally an event based out of San Francisco, CA, have now expanded to a tour of nine domestic cities across the United States,  and one across the pacific in Japan. Wekfest follows a tradition of making each exhibiting car and vendor its focal point, not to be overshadowed by other theatrics.

This year’s will mark as the 3rd annual event in Chicago, featuring:
300+ pre-screened European, Japanese, and Domestic aftermarket builds.
Vendor’s row consisting automotive and lifestyle brands.
Event coverage from all major automotive publications.
Local + international spectators and invited guests.
Official Wekfest Model: Ashley Vee

We Recognize Quality and Highlight Personal and Collective Achievements.

Exclusive Selection

All exhibitors who wish to display will participate in a screening process conducted by Wekfest USA as the means of quality control. The purpose is to ensure our events feature vehicles which exemplifies a higher standard through authenticity, purpose, functionality, and character.

With over 300 vehicles on display, we offer over 60+ awards for various makes and categories to properly honor the leaders of our community.
Car of The Festival (Best of Show)
Restomod of The Festival (New category for 2018)
GTVIP of The Festival
Craftsmanship Award
Nostalgic Car of The Festival (Pre-90’s)
Euro Car of The Festival
Domestic of The Festival
Import of The Festival
Crew of The Festival
Best Engineered
VIP Car of The Festival
Truck & SUV of The Festival
Exotic of The Festival

Designed for The True Enthusiast, with Diversity in Mind.

Our events feature a minimalistic approach, without unnecessary theatrics. Our exhibitors collectively assemble the center piece of the event. Our mission is to emphasize the vast variety of automotive culture and promote it in a positive light. Register now as a exhibiting vehiclevendor, or media guest, to be a part of our process.

Listed by Super Street Magazine as the best car show in the nation.

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