Sat, Sep 9, 2017

MotorFest 8

Mint Lake

About this event

Make plans now for Saturday, September 9, to join the BMW Car Club of America Oregon Chapter¹s signature event of the year, MotorFest 8. This year¹s MotorFest will be held on a private grass venue, along the shores of beautiful Mint Lake in Yacolt Washington, a short drive north of Vancouver.

The day begins with another epic MotorFest road tour to the private MotorFest lakeside venue.  Two starting points will be offered for this year’s tours.  Both tours will be self-guided, with accurate and detailed route sheets provided at the morning driver’s meeting.  Please feel free bring a two-way radio, along with your passenger/navigator, to help guide you along the scenic route through southwest Washington.

The Portland groups will depart from Jubitz, located at 10210 N Vancouver Way, Portland, OR 97217.  Suggested arrival time is 9:15am for check in with Tour Organizer, Tom Freedman. Cars will begin departing at 9:45 for the 40 mile twisty and scenic tour to the lake.

The Washougal group start, previously at Starbuck’s, has been moved to Bagley Park, 4607 Plomondon St, Vancouver, WA 98661. (This was changed to avoid any lingering problems from traffic congestion on WA Hwy 14). The entrance to the parking area we’ll use is at the corner of Plomdon St. and Caples Ave.  Arrive by 9:15 for check in with Chapter President Buck Bailey, with departures at 9:45.

For cars not on the tour but coming directly to the lake, check-in will open at 11am.  The address for MotorFest is 16321 NE 379th St. Yacolt, WA.  The address is for a private residential property adjacent to the lake, look for the MotorFest signs for the entry to the park.

Upon arrival and check in, cars will be parked by classification, followed by a people’s choice car show with 7 different car class awards, music and entertainment by Pro DJs, and our world class BMW CCA Oregon Chapter raffle with incredible prizes. A $15.00 per car entry fee will get you into the lakeside venue. This year’s feature car is the incomparable 2002, the car that created the worldwide BMW car club culture.

A no-host lunch will be brought to you by KOI Fusion of Portland. Lunch will be available for purchase, and will include KOI’s highly acclaimed burrito bowl with your choice of beef, chicken or tofu.  Northwest craft beer and local wine will be available for purchase for those over the age of 21 with a valid ID. You can purchase your lunch and drink tickets when you register online or once at the venue.

Please note: bring cash! We will have a Square card reader to process debit and credit card purchases, but weak cellular signal at the Lake may cause slow processing times. Cash will be faster!

MotorFest is our chapter’s annual fund raising event for charity, and this year we will be giving to the Oregon Food Bank, serving the Portland and Southwest Washington region. $5 of your entry will go directly to the Oregon Food Bank, and every $5 we collect provides 15 meals for our neighbors in need.

Registration is via the link below to register for the Drive to the Lake and/or entry to the venue.  The event site will open at 11:00 am for those not participating in the Drive to the Lake, and directions will be emailed to all registrants prior to the event.

MotorFest 8 promises to be our best yet. Don’t miss out on our annual signature BMW CCA Oregon Chapter event!

Event requirements

Only one registration per vehicle.

Don't forget to pre-purchase your lunch and beverage tickets!

Mint Lake

Yacolt, WA
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Watch a video tour/lap


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BMW CCA - Oregon Chapter

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