Corvette Funfest 2017

Celebrate 50 Years of 1967s  |  September 14th - September 17th

2900 North 3rd Street  |  Effingham, IL 62401

Thursday, September 14
Time Event Location
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Show Field Hours Welcome to Corvette Funfest 2017, Celebrating 50 Years of 1967s! Funfest Grounds
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Open at Funfest Headquarters If you have already registered for Corvette Funfest 2017, your first stop is Funfest Headquarters where you will check in and pick up your Event Goodie Bag.

If you have not registered for Corvette Funfest 2017, your first stop is Funfest Headquarters. Registration ensures that your Corvette is eligible for Celebrity Choice Award judging and includes an event Goodie Bag with an event t-shirt, poster, collectors lapel pin and two tickets to the Saturday Night Co
Funfest HeadQuarters
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Install Dome and Fun Dome Open Schedule upgrades for your Corvette with on-site installation at the Install Dome!

Check out the latest Corvette lifestyle trends at the Fun Dome!
Funfest Grounds
8:00 AM - Hot Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Cookies and Candy Fun Dome
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM My Garage Museum Self Guided Tours Check out the current collection of one-off Corvettes and VWs on display in the MY Garage Museum! While you're here, don't miss MY Treasures, a collection of automotive and vintage memorabilia and collectibles available for sale to other collectors. My Garage Museum
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Food Court Opens Fill your tank at the food court! Corvette Funfest features a variety of food vendors to keep your motor running! We have all new food vendors and your favorite go-to's all weekend! Food Court
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM SEMINAR: Drag Racing 101

Mid America Motorworks is excited to add a drag race event to Corvette Funfest 2017!  The 1/8 mile Drag Strip Events will take place at Coles County Dragway USA in Charleston, IL on Thursday, September 14th. Whether you’re a first-timer or a weekend warrior at the drag strip, all Corvette enthusiasts are welcome!To get preregistered please call 1-800-500-1500.

Seminar 1
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM SEMINAR: Making The Most of Your Funfest Experience Get tips from the Funfest experts on how to make the most of your weekend at Corvette Funfest! Whether you're a first-timer or a Funfest Regular, check out this seminar to see what you can learn about the World's Largest Corvette Party! Seminar 1
2:00 PM - Drag Race Participants Depart Funfest Grounds Corvette Drivers participating in the Drag Strip Event depart Funfest Grounds for the Coles County Dragway in Charleston, IL. Funfest Grounds
3:00 PM - Driver's Meeting for Drag Strip Participants Mandatory Driver's Meeting at the Coles County Dragway in Charleston, IL for all Corvette drivers participating in the Drag Strip Event. Coles County Dragway • Charleston, IL
4:00 PM - Fun Run Road Tour Line Up

Line up begins for the Fun Run Road Tour. Join several hundred of your closest Corvette friends on for a scenic drive through Effingham County!

Gate 8
4:30 PM - Thursday Night Fun Run Road Tour With A Twist

Join several hundred of your closest Corvette friends on Thursday, September 14th at 4:30pm, for a scenic drive through Effingham County! The all new route takes you across 24 miles of smoothly paved roads, highlighting the most beautiful landscapes Illinois has to offer. Participation is FREE, but Registration is required.

 The Thursday Night Fun Run Road Tour will depart Funfest Blvd. Strip on a scenic route through Effingham County, with a twist. This y

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5:00 PM - Funfest Grounds Close Funfest Grounds
5:00 PM - All New Drag Strip Event! Don't miss all the action! Spectators are invited to the Coles County Dragway to cheer on their favorite driver's!

Spectators are required to sign a liability waiver upon entry at the track. The track will also charge a $5.00 per person entry fee for all spectators.

Food and beverages will be available at the track.
Coles County Dragway • Charleston, IL
6:00 PM - Celebrity Choice Awards Does your Corvette have what it takes to catch the judge's eye? Winners are invited to park in the Winners Corral before receiving their trophy and a commemorative photo with Mike Yager. Greenup, IL
Friday, September 15
Time Event Location
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Show Field Hours Welcome to Corvette Funfest 2017, Celebrating 50 Years of 1967s! Funfest Grounds
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Open at Funfest Headquarters If you have already registered for Corvette Funfest 2017, your first stop is Funfest Headquarters where you will check in and pick up your Event Goodie Bag.

If you have not registered for Corvette Funfest 2017, your first stop is Funfest Headquarters. Registration ensures that your Corvette is eligible for Celebrity Choice Award judging and includes an event Goodie Bag with an event t-shirt, poster, collectors lapel pin and two tickets to the Saturday Night Co
Funfest HeadQuarters
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Install Dome and Fun Dome Open Schedule upgrades for your Corvette with on-site installation at the Install Dome!

Check out the latest Corvette lifestyle trends at the Fun Dome!
Funfest Grounds
8:00 AM - Hot Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Cookies and Candy Fun Dome
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM My Garage Museum Self Guided Tours Check out the current collection of one-off Corvettes and VWs on display in the MY Garage Museum! While you're here, don't miss MY Treasures, a collection of automotive and vintage memorabilia and collectibles available for sale to other collectors. My Garage Museum
8:00 AM - Food Court Opens Fill your tank at the food court! Corvette Funfest features a variety of food vendors to keep your motor running! We have all new food vendors and your favorite go-to's all weekend! Food Court
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Celebrity Choice Award Judging Begins All registered Corvette Funfest attendees are eligible for Celebrity Choice Awards. These awards are unlike any others, where the judges select a winner based on their preference and the Corvette's looks, style, unique design or die-hard appearance. Funfest Grounds
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Take A Ride On The Trolley Take a load off and hop on the Trolley for a ride to all of the popular destinations on the Funfest Grounds! Funfest Grounds
10:00 AM - Welcome Ceremony, Funfest Pit Wall Join Mike Yager and the whole Yager family as we welcome you to Corvette Funfest 2017, Celebrating 50 Year's of 1967s!
Funfest Pit Wall
10:00 AM - SEMINAR: GM's Hourly Tech Talks GM's Corvette Team will be doing ten-minute tech talks from their tent throughout the weekend. Learn what's new with the technology in the latest Corvette Stingray with these hourly tech talks presented by key staff members from General Motors' Corvette team. GM Tent
11:00 AM - SEMINAR: GM's Hourly Tech Talks GM's Corvette Team will be doing ten-minute tech talks from their tent throughout the weekend. Learn what's new with the technology in the latest Corvette Stingray with these hourly tech talks presented by key staff members from General Motors' Corvette team. GM Tent
1:00 PM - SEMINAR: GM's Hourly Tech Talks GM's Corvette Team will be doing ten-minute tech talks from their tent throughout the weekend. Learn what's new with the technology in the latest Corvette Stingray with these hourly tech talks presented by key staff members from General Motors' Corvette team. GM Tent
2:00 PM - SEMINAR: GM's Hourly Tech Talks GM's Corvette Team will be doing ten-minute tech talks from their tent throughout the weekend. Learn what's new with the technology in the latest Corvette Stingray with these hourly tech talks presented by key staff members from General Motors' Corvette team. GM Tent
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Celebrity Autographs Grab your yearbook, t-shirt, or a unique memento and head over to the Information Booth for Celebrity Autographs! We'll supply the sharpies and the celebrities! Information Booth
3:00 PM - Celebrity Choice Awards Does your Corvette have what it takes to catch the judge's eye? Winners are invited to park in the Winners Corral before receiving their trophy and a commemorative photo with Mike Yager. Winners Corral
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Friday Night Charity Event - Benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Get your tickets for the Friday Night Charity Event!  This year we are having a Las Vegas Casino theme with classic casino table games like Blackjack, Poker, Craps and more. Tickets for this event are $100 per person and include casino chips, drinks and hors d'oeurves. Dress for a casual night on the Las Vegas Strip, rub shoulders with Elvis and join usfor a chance to win incredible prizes, while raising money for the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital! Thelma Keller Convention Center
Saturday, September 16
Time Event Location
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Show Field Hours Welcome to Corvette Funfest 2017, Celebrating 50 Years of 1967s! Funfest Grounds
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Open at Funfest Headquarters If you have already registered for Corvette Funfest 2017, your first stop is Funfest Headquarters where you will check in and pick up your Event Goodie Bag.

If you have not registered for Corvette Funfest 2017, your first stop is Funfest Headquarters. Registration ensures that your Corvette is eligible for Celebrity Choice Award judging and includes an event Goodie Bag with an event t-shirt, poster, collectors lapel pin and two tickets to the Saturday Night Co
Funfest HeadQuarters
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM Install Dome and Fun Dome Open Schedule upgrades for your Corvette with on-site installation at the Install Dome!

Check out the latest Corvette lifestyle trends at the Fun Dome!
Funfest Grounds
8:00 AM - Hot Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Cookies and Candy Fun Dome
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM My Garage Museum Self Guided Tours Check out the current collection of one-off Corvettes and VWs on display in the MY Garage Museum! While you're here, don't miss MY Treasures, a collection of automotive and vintage memorabilia and collectibles available for sale to other collectors. My Garage Museum
8:00 AM - Food Court Opens Fill your tank at the food court! Corvette Funfest features a variety of food vendors to keep your motor running! We have all new food vendors and your favorite go-to's all weekend! Food Court
9:00 AM - SEMINAR: GM's Hourly Tech Talks GM's Corvette Team will be doing ten-minute tech talks from their tent throughout the weekend. Learn what's new with the technology in the latest Corvette Stingray with these hourly tech talks presented by key staff members from General Motors' Corvette team. GM Tent
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Celebrity Choice Award Judging Begins All registered Corvette Funfest attendees are eligible for Celebrity Choice Awards. These awards are unlike any others, where the judges select a winner based on their preference and the Corvette's looks, style, unique design or die-hard appearance. Funfest Grounds
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Take A Ride On The Trolley Take a load off and hop on the Trolley for a ride to all of the popular destinations on the Funfest Grounds! Funfest Grounds
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Celebrity Autographs Grab your yearbook, t-shirt, or a unique memento and head over to the Information Booth for Celebrity Autographs! We'll supply the sharpies and the celebrities! Information Booth
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Official Corvette Funfest Welcome Ceremony Join Mike Yager and the whole Yager family as we welcome you to Corvette Funfest 2017, Celebrating 50 years of 1967's!
Funfest Pit Wall
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Expert Panel Q & A The Corvette hobby is shaped by the people - and more specifically the clubs - that live and breathe Corvette. Over the years, as Corvette Clubs grew in membership and in numbers, a handful of flagship organizations developed to provide others with a guiding body for everything from sanctioning events to restoration specifications, and even insurance.

Join the conversation with NCCC President Dave Heinemann, ICCC President Billy Brooks, UCCC President Armetta Jones, Duff Parso
Small Funfest Stage
11:00 AM - SEMINAR: GM's Hourly Tech Talks GM's Corvette Team will be doing ten-minute tech talks from their tent throughout the weekend. Learn what's new with the technology in the latest Corvette Stingray with these hourly tech talks presented by key staff members from General Motors' Corvette team. GM Tent
1:00 PM - SEMINAR: GM's Hourly Tech Talks GM's Corvette Team will be doing ten-minute tech talks from their tent throughout the weekend. Learn what's new with the technology in the latest Corvette Stingray with these hourly tech talks presented by key staff members from General Motors' Corvette team. GM Tent
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Corvette Funfest Fashion Show Check out the latest in Corvette Lifestyle & Apparel at the Annual Fashion Show! All of the apparel and lifestyle products featured in the show will be available to purchase in the Fun Dome! Small Funfest Stage
3:00 PM - Celebrity Choice Awards Does your Corvette have what it takes to catch the judge's eye? Winners are invited to park in the Winners Corral before receiving their trophy and a commemorative photo with Mike Yager. Winners Corral
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Live Music from Neil Diamond Tribute Band - The Traveling Salvation Show! Come Get Saved at the performance of The Traveling Salvation Show! This lively, rock-oriented tribute to the legendary Neil Diamond is taking the stage at Corvette Funfest 2017. Don't miss "America", "Cracklin' Rosie", "Sweet Caroline" and more of your favorite Neil Diamond Hits! Small Funfest Stage
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Niemerg's Country Style Dinner Once again, Corvette Funfest delivers the crowd favorite Country Style Dinner from Effingham's own Niemerg's Steakhouse. Enjoy a hot, home-style meal after a long day of Corvette FUN! Food Court
6:00 PM - Suppliers and Vendors Close Funfest Grounds
7:30 PM - Fun Dome Closes Fun Dome
7:45 PM - Corvette Funfest Give-Away Drawings Amphitheater
8:30 PM - World Classic Rockers Concert World Classic Rockers consists of former members of rock and roll’s greatest bands: Journey, Santana, Kansas, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Steppenwolf. The band will perform a night of chart-topping classic rock hits including “Don’t Stop Believing,” “Sweet Home Alabama,” and “Carry on Wayward Son.”

World Classic Rockers, the world’s premier rock and roll all-star band, will give Corvette Funfest attendees a chanc

Amphitheater
Sunday, September 17
Time Event Location
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Show Field Hours Welcome to Corvette Funfest 2017, Celebrating 50 Years of 1967s! Funfest Grounds
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration Open at Funfest Headquarters If you have already registered for Corvette Funfest 2017, your first stop is Funfest Headquarters where you will check in and pick up your Event Goodie Bag.

If you have not registered for Corvette Funfest 2017, your first stop is Funfest Headquarters. Registration ensures that your Corvette is eligible for Celebrity Choice Award judging and includes an event Goodie Bag with an event t-shirt, poster, collectors lapel pin and two tickets to the Saturday Night Co
Funfest HeadQuarters
8:00 AM - Install Dome and Fun Dome Open Schedule upgrades for your Corvette with on-site installation at the Install Dome!

Check out the latest Corvette lifestyle trends at the Fun Dome!
Funfest Grounds
8:00 AM - Hot Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Cookies and Candy Fun Dome
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM My Garage Museum Self Guided Tours Check out the current collection of one-off Corvettes and VWs on display in the MY Garage Museum! While you're here, don't miss MY Treasures, a collection of automotive and vintage memorabilia and collectibles available for sale to other collectors. My Garage Museum
8:00 AM - Food Court Opens Fill your tank at the food court! Corvette Funfest features a variety of food vendors to keep your motor running! We have all new food vendors and your favorite go-to's all weekend! Food Court
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Celebrity Choice Award Judging Begins All registered Corvette Funfest attendees are eligible for Celebrity Choice Awards. These awards are unlike any others, where the judges select a winner based on their preference and the Corvette's looks, style, unique design or die-hard appearance. Funfest Grounds
10:30 AM - St. Anthony Corvette Raffle Drawing Winners Wall
11:00 AM - Celebrity Choice Awards Does your Corvette have what it takes to catch the judge's eye? Winners are invited to park in the Winners Corral before receiving their trophy and a commemorative photo with Mike Yager. Winners Corral