Memorial Day air-cooled VW parade to honor those that sacrificed for us.

Depart for the coast from Harbor Freight in Santa Clara at 10 am Monday May 25th 2020.

Please join all your fun friends for the Memorial Day air-cooled VW parade to honor those that sacrificed for us.

Depart for the coast from Harbor Freight in Santa Clara at 10 am sharp on Monday May 25th 2020.

    • Harbor Freight 5241 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95051

We will drive to Saratoga up to Skyline Blvd. over through La Hand to Highway 1 then up the coast towards Half Moon Bay and maybe beyond.

We will not get out of our cars to congregate as we will be making every effort to comply with local ordinances.

You MUST have a full tank of gas and an empty bladder. Bring food and water. The parade will exceed 3 hours in total.

We will stop at the following places for 3 to 5 min. so others can catch up.

· Silicon Valley Vista Point 20001-20039 Skyline Blvd, Redwood City, CA 94062

· United States Postal Service 8865 La Honda Rd, La Honda, CA 94020

· Bob's Vegetable Stand & Pumpkin Farm Cabrillo Hwy S, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

· Peet's Coffee 142 San Mateo Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

· Sea Bowl Entertainment Center 4625 CA-1, Pacifica, CA 94044

Once we get to the Upper Great Hwy at Ocean Beach in SF we will see if traffic allows us to proceed to Lands End lookout before returning home. If the Upper Great Hwy at Ocean Beach in SF in packed or closed, we will turn right and Sloat Blvd. to 19th Ave. then back south to 280 and then parade is over. All cars can join us at any of the above points of this event for as much or as little as you like.

Link to Map


San Jose Christmas Lights VW Cruise 2019

When: Saturday December 14th

Where: Start in San Jose: at 5 pm and End at TBA for dinner at 8 pm.

Please join all your favorite air-cooled VW friends for another annual tour of the most extravagantly adorned Christmas Lights of San Jose. Please decorate your car for this grand event and fill your tank with gas. After the cruise we will gather and do a white elephant gift exchange. We will depart from our start location at 5 pm sharp. Details below…


We will start to gather at 4:30 pm Saturday and depart at 5 pm from a big parking lot TBA. Fill your tank up!!!

(Cruise will start at Home Depot. near Willow Glen)


"Mark your calendars everyone!

This year we will once again have a Christmas light cruise and gift exchange, coming up on December 14, in conjunction with Deutschland Drivers, B.L.T.N. VW Club, and the Golden Gate Chapter of the Vintage Volkswagen Club of America.

This drive is primarily for Vintage Volkswagens. Other vehicles are welcome but we would like the aircooled VWs to be together in the front, and other vehicles in the back.

Start location and time will remain the same as last year:

We will meet at The Home Depot at 635 Capitol Expressway, in San Jose, right off of Hwy 87 near the auto mall.

There is a Starbucks there if anyone wants to grab coffee or a snack before we leave!.


We will depart from the start location and cruise through Willow Glen to check out some of the nicest decorated houses in San Jose! Cruise time will be around 1 hour. The final stop this year is still TBD, but we will enjoy a nice dinner and a gift exchange!

Participation in the gift exchange is of course completely optional, but to participate please bring a wrapped gift of ~$20 value.

Please save the date and stay tuned for more information!

Cruise route and final location for dinner/gift exchange will be posted prior to the event.

This is a family friendly event. Please be respectful of other people and vehicles or you will be asked to leave. "


Complete Cruise Directions here - this map is last years directions and will closely reflect this years possible route.

  • This event information last updated 12/04/2019

Silicon Valley VW Pumpkin run to Half Moon Bay 2019

October 20, 2019 - Depart at 10 am to end 2 pm

Start in Santa Clara at Harbor Freight parking lot and end at Bob's Pumpkin Farm.


Please remember to fill your gas tank before coming, it is a long fun drive.