What hotel should I stay at for the show?
We do not have an official hotel for the show but here are a ton of choices in the area including the following

Hilton Garden Inn Fontana
10543 Sierra Avenue
Fontana, CA 92337

Econo Lodge Fontana
17133 Valley Blvd.
Fontana, CA 92335

hyatt place ontario/rancho cucamonga
4760 East Mills Circle
Ontario, CA 91764

Holiday Inn Ontario Airport
2155 E. Convention Center Way
Ontario, CA 91764

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ontario Airport
2280 South Haven Avenue
Ontario, CA 91761

What is the track day and how can I participate?


BMW is the Ultimate Driving Machine and this year you have two chances to do some driving while at Bimmerfest 2016. The course is the Pro Course ROVAL and is being run by the great crew at Speed Ventures. Space is extremely limited and will sell out.

PRICE: $199/day Early Signup Price **

Register for the track day now!

** Registration for the track day does not include entrance to Bimmerfest. The entry fee is additional and required for every vehicle entering the show.
What is the schedule for the show?
Saturday May 28th Sunday May 29th
  • World Record Parade Lap on Track The current World Record for a BMW parade is only 178 BMWs. Bimmerfest already has plenty of BMWs to beat the record and a perfect race track to parade on. Get your tickets at the Bimmerfest merchandise booth on Saturday and Sunday. The parade lap starts at 1:00 PM!
  • BMW Featured Model Car Corral - ALL Z MODELS
    Sunday we invite all BMW Z owners to bring out their Z and show it off with pride in the featured model corral. Send an email to events@bimmerfest.com to get detailed instructions on how to get into this special area on Sunday!
  • Centennial Car Corral
    To celebrate BMW turning 100 years old we will be assembling a corral featuring one BMW from every model generation. We're going to need a lot of help putting this together so stay tuned for more details. Simply send us an email to events@bimmerfest.com with details and a photo of your car to be included in the corral.
  • Dyno Runs
    We have partnered up with a mobile dyno company to bring them out and offer the ability to dyno your BMW. You can purchase tickets on Saturday and Sunday at the Bimmerfest merchandise tent for $80. There are a limited number of spaces available so make sure you stop by and get your ticket to dyno your BMW on Sunday!
  • Go Kart Racing
    Get a group of friends together to see who talks the most trash and who's the fastest. Go kart racing sessions will be run on the hour starting from 10am and are open to all attendees 12 and up. More info
  • Food Truck Festival and Bier Garden
    Food trucks return on Sunday to feed everyone and the beer will be flowing at the beir garden. See the complete Food Truck Festival lineup
  • Full Track Day Put your Ultimate Driving Machine to the Test
    Register for the Bimmerfest track day
  • Vendor Alley with 870+ BMW Related Companies
    Come out and see some amazing cars and find out what you can do to your BMW to make it stand out.
What time should I arrive at Bimmerfest?
Public show hours are from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. Please do not arrive any earlier than 10:00 AM or you will need to leave and come back after the gates have opened.
I'm participating in the track day. Do I have to pay the entry fee?
Yes. Every car that enters the show will have to pay the entry fee. Bring some friends with you as it is a fixed price per car!
What time should I arrive at Bimmerfest?
Public show hours are from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. Please do not arrive any earlier than 10:00 AM or you will need to leave and come back after the gates have opened.
How much does it cost to come to Bimmerfest?
Bimmerfest 2016 California is $30 per car for exhibition parking in the infield OR $20 per car for general admission parking in the outer lots. All passengers are free so bring your family and friends. Trams will be running to and from the outside lots all day long to quickly get you where you want to go.

There are no pre-sale tickets. Simply arrive at the show and pay at the entrance to the show.
Where is Exhibition Parking? Is Space Limited?
Exhibition parking is in the interior of Auto Club Speedway and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in securing a spot in the infield area, we have other options such as group parking if you can get a group of BMW owners together or the option of being a part of the Battle of the Bimmers sponsored by Toyo Tires. Please do not arrive any earlier than 10:00 AM as the gates will not be open until that time.
What is the BMW Centennial Corral? How Do I Join?
BMW is celebrating 100 years and we want to join in on the fun at Bimmerfest on Sunday! This special corral will feature prime examples from each BMW model through the years and we want you to join in. We want to represent as many BMW models as possible to create an amazing display of past and present BMW power.

Simply email us a photo of your car including the year, miles and anything that makes it special to us at events@bimmerfest.com and we will contact you if your car is selected for this special opportunity.
What is the BMW Featured Model Corral? How Do I Join?
We are starting a new tradition of featuring a BMW model or group of cars each year. This year, we are calling on all BMW Z owners to come out on Sunday and represent your BMWs in this special area. You will be parked as a group in a special area for attendees to walk through and see.

All you have to do is email us at events@bimmerfest.com to let us know you are interested and we'll send you the entrance details as we get closer to the show! Help spread the word and make it a huge display of Z cars that you won't forget! Pass the word to other Z owners so this can be an epic display!
How can I Dyno my car at Bimmerfest 2016?
Come out to Bimmerfest on Sunday to get your BMW on the Dyno. Each Dyno participant will receives a color laminated printout showing their BMW's horsepower , torque and RPM. The Dyno is operated by MCE Racing who only uses Dynojet equipment with factory support from Dynojet.

You can purchase tickets on Saturday and Sunday at the Bimmerfest merchandise tent for $80. There are a limited number of spaces available so make sure you stop by and get your ticket to dyno your BMW on Sunday!
What is the Parade Lap and How Do I Participate?
The current World Record for a BMW parade is only 178 BMWs and we are looking to break that record with a parade lap around the road course at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday. You will be able to purchase tickets to take part in the on track experience from the Bimmerfest merchandise tent on both Saturday and Sunday with the actual parade lap schedule for 1:00 PM on Sunday.

This is going to be an incredible opportunity to drive in a parade lap with hundreds of other BMW owners on a famous track. Get over to the Bimmerfest booth this weekend and get your tickets before they sell out!
Is there special parking for Classic BMWs?
Bimmerfest 2016 Group Parking

Early Entry for Classic BMWs in the Heritage Corral sponsored by Pelican Parts
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 Bimmerfest 2016 no later than 8:00 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
We are coming as a group, can we all park together?
Bimmerfest 2015 Group Parking

Early Entry for Classic BMWs in the Heritage Corral sponsored by Pelican Parts
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 Bimmerfest 2016 no later than 8:00 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 8:00 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.
How do I enter my car in the Battle of the Bimmers?

The Battle of the Bimmers sponsored by Toyo Tires is going to be an amazing year as each year there are better cars entering to win the title of Best of Show. Cars registered for the Battle of the Bimmers are parked together in a special concourse area in the main show area and are judged leading up to the awards ceremony on stage. Award categories include:
  • Classic BMW
  • Clean BMW
  • Modified BMW ///M
  • Modified BMW (Non-///M)
  • Modified MINI
  • Best Female (from Modified classes)
  • Best of Show (from Modified classes)
  • Rising Star - 25 Years Old and Younger (from Modified Classes)

Click here to register your BMW for one of the categories listed above!

Can I bring a drone for photography / video?
No. The track explicitly forbids drones from operating at the track. Do not bring your drone and fly it at the show.
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?
Unfortunately the venue does not allow pets on property. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Will there be food and drinks available?
Yes, we will have a food truck festival going on during the show featuring some of the best food trucks around!

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.

Please do not bring any grills or BBQs into the venue.
Can I bring a grill or BBQ?
No, grilling and BBQ'ing is not permitted in the lots at Auto Club Speedway.
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! We will need to provide you with special instructions on how to enter the show. Please email us at events@bimmerfest.com to get added to the list and we will provide directions and instructions closer to the date of the show.
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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