What are the show hours for Bimmerfest 2013?
Bimmerfest 2013 sponosred by ESS Tuning is on Saturday, May 18th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

The address for the event is:

The Rose Bowl
1001 Rose Bowl Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91103

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What hotel should I stay at for the show?
We do not have an official hotel for the show but here are a few that are close to the Rose Bowl that you may want to look into.

Courtyard by Marriott
180 North Fair Oaks Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 403-7600

168 South Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 584-3148

The Westin
191 North Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 792-2727
What is there to do in Pasadena on Friday or Saturday Night?
We suggest meeting up with other BMW enthusiasts at a location like the Pasadena Yard House to have some fun before and after the big day. Go online to official Event Forums and start getting a group together!

You can find more local restaurants here: http://www.yelp.com/c/pasadena-ca/restaurants

Search for Other Nightlife here: http://www.yelp.com/c/pasadena-ca/nightlife
What time should I arrive at Bimmerfest?
Public show hours are from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Please do not arrive any earlier than 9:00 AM or you will need to leave and come back after the gates have opened.
We are coming as a group, can we all park together?
Bimmerfest 2013 Group Parking

Early Entry Classic BMW Entry
Do you have a classic BMW that you want to show off? If you do and you would like to park your car up front at the show, we want to hear from you. You must be able to arrive at the Rose Bowl no later than 7:30 AM to get into this special area. Email us at events@bimmerfest.com if you are interested in this amazing opportunity!

Classics include:
  • 3 Series E21 and older
  • 5 Series E28 and older
  • 6 Series E24 and older
  • Any BMW produced prior to 1982
Early Entry Group and Team Parking
Do you have a group or team of more than 20 cars that wants to park together for the show and get up front placement? We have a limited number of group parking spots available but it does require that your entire group show up at the same time and before 7:30 AM on Saturday. If your group wants more details, please email us at events@bimmerfest.com with more information about your group or team.

Groups Entering During General Admission
While we cannot promise anything, your best shot is to arrive all at once to the show and you may be able to stay grouped together. There are no specific parking spaces that can be reserved and all parking is handled by a professional parking staff. If you require being parked together, please consider the Early Entry option listed above.
What is the Battle of the Bimmers and how do I enter my BMW?
Battle of the Bimmers sponsored by Nitto Tire

Bimmerfest and TUNER GALLERIA team up for the 2012 Battle of the Bimmers, sponsored by Nitto Tire! In keeping with the tradition of Battle of the Bimmers, registration is limited to the first 75 cars accepted within the Modified, Stock and Classic categories. Trophies will be awarded for the following categories:
  • Best of Show
  • Best Rising Star (Only owners 25 years old or younger are eligible.)
  • Best Shop / Sponsor / Vendor Ride
  • Stock - First, Second, Third
  • Classic - First, Second, Third
  • Modified - First, Second, Third
The entry fee for Battle of the Bimmers is $60 per BMW (including all passengers free). Vehicles registered for Battle of the Bimmers are parked together in a special section and have a separate entrance gate set aside for vehicle roll-in. The vehicles will be professionally judged and the winners will be recognized at the official award ceremony presented by the Bimmerfest staff.

Click to register for the Battle of the Bimmers, sponsored by Nitto Tire!
Will there be food and drinks available?
The Rose Bowl will be providing food and drinks on site for the show this year.

You can also pack a cooler with sandwiches and sodas if you prefer. Just please be kind an throw your trash away in a trash can.
Can I Bring My Pet with Me?
Yes. You can bring your pet as long as they are on a leash and you clean up after them.
Can I Leave the Show and Come Back?
Unfortunately, there is no way to allow this for the current year.
What vendors are coming and where are they located?
A map will be provided on the event programs. Booth numbers for vendors are as follows:

Platinum Booths
A - Nitto Tire
B - Brembo
C - Vossen
D - IND Distribution / AMS Performance
E - Stance wheels / Vertini wheels
F - MORR Wheels
G - Nick Alexander BMW
I - VF-Engineering
K - european auto source (eas)
L - XO Wheels

Gold Booths
2 - H&R Special Springs, LP
3 - H&R Special Springs, LP
4 - Status Gruppe
5 - Impressive Wrap
6 - Sightwaves
7 - Nitto Tire
8 - MRR Wheels Inc
9 - MRR Wheels Inc
10 - MRR Wheels Inc
11 - ModBargains
12 - Center BMW
13 - Center BMW
14 - Forgestar Wheels
15 - aFe Power
16 - aFe Power
17 - Toyo Tires
18 - Rohana Wheels
19 - Rohana Wheels
20 - BBS of America
21 - Akrapovic
22 - New Century BMW
23 - New Century BMW
24 - New Century BMW
25 - Avant Garde Wheels
26 - Avant Garde Wheels
27 - Detail Addict
28 - WheelDude.com
29 - New Century BMW
30 - New Century BMW
31 - New Century BMW
32 - GROM Audio
33 - fantazy motorsports/zenetti wheels
34 - Borla Performance Industries, Inc.
35 - KW Suspensions
37 - Rennen International
38 - Klassen Wheels
39 - Sonic Motorsport
40 - Sonic Motorsport
41 - CustomEuropeanPlates.com
42 - LUX Angel Eyes
43 - Supreme Power
44 - Reus Audio
49 - The Suspension Source
50 - HRE Performance Wheels
52 - Dinan
53 - Vredestein Tyres
54 - Apex Race Parts
55 - Apex Race Parts
56 - Motorsport Hardware
57 - Mackin Industries, Inc.
58 - Nutek & Bavaria Wheels
59 - Nutek & Bavaria Wheels
60 - BMW Car Club of America
61 - Pacific BMW
62 - Pacific BMW
64 - Evolution Racewerks
66 - Platte Forme a.g.
67 - Eibach
68 - Bimmer PhD Motorsports
69 - Concept One Executive Wheels
70 - Concept One Executive Wheels
71 - ESS Tuning
72 - EuroStopUSA
73 - VMR Wheels
74 - VMR Wheels
75 - Ventura Motorsports
76 - Gintani
77 - Shelly BMW
78 - Speed Ventures
79 - Boris Said's BMW of Murrieta
80 - StopTech
81 - DDM Tuning
82 - MOTUL
83 - Arrowstar Insurance
84 - Smartwax

100 - 2Crave
101 - Work Wheels
102 - Sterling BMW
103 - Road Force Wheels
104 - Sognare Motorsports
106 - Decal Spec
107 - Canyon Mile
108 - Cobb Tuning
109 - Maximum Psi
Can I bring a car other than a BMW to the show?
Yes! We would love to have you come and enjoy the show. When arriving at the show, you will be directed to our non-BMW parking area. We look forward to seeing you!
Is there an ATM on site?
Yes but you must have cash for your entry into the show. Once in the show, there will be multiple ATMs available should you need them.
Is there Wifi or Internet Access?
No, there is no official internet access available at the show. Plan on using your smartphone data plan to upload all your awesome photos.
Can I sell items from the trunk of my car?
You may have personal, used items for sale. You MAY NOT sell commercially in the attendee areas. Please contact events@bimmerfest.com if you have any additional questions.

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