What are the show hours for Bimmerfest 2014?
Bimmerfest 2014 sponosred by ESS Tuning is on Saturday, May 17th 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 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 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

Hilton
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 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 2014 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.
Can I Leave the Show and Come Back?
Unfortunately, there is no way to allow this for the current year.
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.
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.
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 - 3D Design / IND Distribution
C - european auto source
D - Rohana Wheels
E - ESS Tuning
F - Brembo
G - VORSTEINER
H - MRR Design wheels
I - stancewheels
J - XIX WHEELS
K - Vossen
L - Vibe Motorsports
M - New Century BMW
N - LTMW
O - New Century BMW
P - Irvine BMW
Q - Platte Forme AG
R - 2Crave Mach


Gold Booths
1 - Vivid Racing
2 - Nitto Tire
3 - SOTHIS WHEELS
4 - Akrapovic
5 - Speed District
6 - Achilles Motorsports
7 - Hamann
8 - Advanced Clutch Technology
9 - Sparta Evolution
10 - Sparta Evolution
11 - Sightwaves
12 - Achilles Radial
13 - DINMANN
14 - Avant Garde Wheels
15 - Avant Garde Wheels
16 - FlowForm Wheels
17 - HRE Performance Wheels
18 - Center BMW
19 - Center BMW
20 - Center BMW
21 - Dinan
22 - smart wax
23 - ACE ALLOY WHEEL
24 - VMR Wheels
25 - VMR Wheels
26 - VMR Wheels
27 - Speed Ventures
28 - Custom European Plates
29 - Racewerkz
30 - AccuAir Suspension
31 - ModBargains
32 - ModAuto
33 - Gintani
34 - Gintani
35 - Gintani
36 - GSR Autosport
37 - Gaphix Design Haus
38 - KONI Shock Absorbers
39 - WORK Wheels USA
40 - bmwpedals.com
41 - iForged | Forgestar Wheels
42 - Toyo Tires
43 - Toyo Tires
44 - Concept One Wheels
45 - Concept One Wheels
46 - International Aero Detailing Products
47 - aFe Power
48 - aFe Power
49 - Status Gruppe
50 - Borla Performance Industries
51 - AC Schnitzer USA
52 - Aristo Forged Wheels
53 - Reserved
54 - Boris Said's BMW of Murrieta
55 - Nutek Forged Wheels
56 - Nutek Forged Wheels
57 - Nutek Forged Wheels
58 - Nutek Forged Wheels
59 - H&R Special Springs, LP
60 - H&R Special Springs, LP
61 - VF-Engineering
62 - VF-Engineering
63 - Mode Carbon
64 - Mode Carbon
65 - Vogtland North America
66 - Alekshop
67 - Alekshop
68 - BBS of America, Inc.
69 - Race Precision Motorsport
70 - Race Precision Motorsport
71 - ESM Wheels
72 - BMW Car Club of America
73 - CALCHROME.COM
74 - MagnaFlow
75 - HG Motorsports
76 - RemusUSA
77 - CAtuned
78 - Apex Race Parts
79 - Apex Race Parts
80 - BMW Santa Barbara
81 - Redline Motorsport Apparel
82 - RPi
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 Trailer My Car to the Show?
Of course you can! You will need to unload your car outside of the show and be able to drive your car to a final parking destination in the show area. Your trailer will be parked in a special area. Please let us know ahead of time so we can give you special instructions.
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.