On March 19th & 20th, 2016, Autogeek will host the 11th annual Detail Fest & Car Show, offering a unique opportunity for car enthusiasts from around the globe to gather and celebrate their shared passion for cars! Detail Fest is open to the public and will feature car shows, product demonstrations, mini-detailing classes, food vendors and live entertainment. Detail Fest provides a chance for fans and professionals alike to meet industry insiders and celebrities in a fun and casual setting. Each year, awareness of Detail Fest grows and AutoGeek anticipates a record number of participants and spectators this year.
Detail Fest 2016 Event Hours:
Friday, March 18th - "Behind the Scenes". Come join us and see how Detail Fest is set up right before the big day! Requires purchase of a Detail Fest 2016 admission. Friday is also "Meatball Fest" hosted by Robert DiTerlizzi. For more information please contact Robert at (772) 260-6636. For general inquires on Detail Fest, please call 1-800-869-3011
Saturday, March 19th - Saturday Car Show. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, March 20th - Sunday Car Show.10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission to Detail Fest 2016 is $10 for one adult, kids 16 and under are free. The $10 covers all three days. Tickets are non-refundable should there be inclement weather.
We are located at: 7744 SW Jack James Drive, Stuart, FL 34997. Exit 101 off of I-95. Look for the Autogeek sign along the Florida Turnpike!
Saturday's car show winners will receive a trophy! Limited space available, register today! Scroll to bottom for more details.
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Events at Detail Fest
Mini detailing classes taught by Mike Phillips
Mike Phillips will be signing his books and talking with vendors
Meet the manufacturers and learn about their products firsthand. You'll see live demonstrations and you can ask questions
Car show on Saturday ($35) (includes Sunday show for FREE!)*PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED* Enter for a chance to win one of 25 awards we'll be giving away!
New Velocity TV show Competition Ready hosted by Mike Phillips and Adrienne "AJ" Janic
will be filming the season finale at Detail Fest!
Detail Fest Custom Car Builders Challenge Detailer's Cup - One winner will receive the traveling (think Stanley Cup!) Custom Car Build Award!
Car show on Sunday - will include local car clubs! Enter for a chance to win one of 25 awards we'll be giving away!
8 am service on Sunday, administered by Donovan & Nicole Meguiar Northcote in the Autogeek Showcar Garage. All denominations welcome. A light meal of breakfast sandwiches and coffee will precede the service.
Come Meet the TV Celebrities
A lot of you know him from Meguiars Car Care and from Car Crazy on Velocity. Barry will be walking the show and meeting the attendees!
Host of My Classic Car will be at Detail Fest both days! Get a chance to meet car-guy legend Dennis Gage and to get his autograph!
2x NHRA World Champion, host of Garage Squad and Co-host of TruckU, will be at Detail Fest along with the Autogeek.net 2016 Copo Camaro Dragster, and will have autograph sessions during the event!
Co-host of TruckU, will be on hand to hang out with customers, and will have autograph sessions during the event!
Host of Chasing Classic Cars on Velocity, will have autograph sessions during the event!
Host of Overhaulin' on Discovery Channel. He now also works for NFL Network, and recently hosted the interactive portion of Chopper Live and Gold Rush Live both on Discovery Channel.
Autogeek's very own Director of Training and host of Velocity's Competition Readywill be teaching classes and have autograph sessions on Saturday and Sunday.
New Celebrities Attending the 11th Annual Detail Fest!
Adrienne "AJ" Janic formerly of Velocity's TV show Overhaulin' and new co-host of Velocity's Competition Ready with Mike Phillips.
Three-time NASCAR Cup champion crew chief and current host of AmeriCarna on Velocity.
March 19: Indy Car Owner and Driver Ed Carpenter. Ed finished in the top five of half of the races he competed in in 2014, including a win at Texas Motor Speedway. Ed is sponsored by Fuzzy's Vodka and he'll be brining the Fuzzy Vodka Hummer to Detail Fest this year!
Von Hot Rod, famous and iconic pinstriper in the Kustom car hobby. His outgoing and friendly personality has made him popular at many car shows.
Cristy Lee currently co-hosts All Girls Garage and Barrett-Jackson Live both on Velocity Channel. She has also been seen as a pit-reporter, covering everything in Motorsports Racing from Superbikes to Off-Road Trucks, even the X-Games on ESPN
A custom built car from Moal Coach Builders will be on display at Detail Fest 2016. This car was built for Wayne Carini by Steve Moal!
The 1949 Buick from the Oscar-winning movie "Rain Man" will be accompanying Wayne Carini to Detail Fest. Stop by the Treasure Coast Autism Project booth and check it out!
The "Munster Mobile" and the "Dragula", along with Butch Patrick (Eddie Munster!) will be on display at Detail Fest!
At this year's Detail Fest we're excited to announce the first Detail Fest Custom Car Builders Challenge!
Six top builders from across America will be bringing their cars to Detail Fest to compete for the Detail Fest Custom Car Builders Challenge Detailer's Cup and the winner will be featured on our TV show, Competition Ready.
This is just another reason you need to clear your schedule and make your travel arrangements to be a the 11th Annual 2016 Detail Fest!
Here are the builders that will be competing in the first Detail Fest Custom Car Builders Challenge.
Kyle Tucker (Detroit Speed) - ’69 Charger
Brian Finch (Finch Performance) - ’63 Split Window Corvette
Jason & Lonny Childress (Gateway Classic Mustang) - ’71 Mustang
Kevin King (Ghostworks Garage) - ’73 Trans Am
Bobby Alloway (Alloway Hot Rod Shop) - ’37 Chevy
Andy Leach (Cal Automotive Creations) - ’40 Ford RIDLER
Vendors at Detail Fest
3D, 3M, 303, Blackfire, Black Wow, (P21S), Buff & Shine, BumperSkinz, Covercraft, Detailer’s Helper, Dodo Juice, Dr. Colorchip, Duragloss, 1Z Einszett, Ecklers, Flex, Griots Garage, Grit Guard, IDA, Lake Country, Marine 31, McKee’s RV, Meguiars, Menzerna, Metropolitan Vacuum, Mobile Tech, Mothers Wax, Optimum, Pinnacle Care Care, Pitstop Furniture, Poorboy’s World, Premium Finish Care, RaggTopp, Rupes, Shop Vac, Solution Finish, Sonax, Wolfgang.
Title Sponsors of the 2016 Detail Fest
Detail Fest and Car Show Information
The Two Detail Fest Car Shows will be held on:
Saturday, March, 19, the Detail Fest Car Show will take place, handing out a total of 25 trophies to winning participants! Car Show trophies will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in 5 different categories! All registered participants must have a car to show. The price of entering your vehicle also includes admission to Detail Fest for two people riding in the same vehicle - save $24! If you register for Saturday you can also enter your vehicle for Sunday as well.
Best of Trophies
Sunday, March 20th will host another car show, with local car clubs in attendance. Car clubs from all over Florida gather to put on the best car show possible. Past Car Club attendees include the Corvette Club, the Miata Club, the Mustang Club, the Porsche club and so many more!
Detail Fest 2016 Attending car clubs will be announced at a later day. If registering for the Car Club Show on Sunday, registration is $20 per vehicle. Please put the name of your car club at checkout, in the menu below.
Throughout both days, everyone is encouraged to visit vendor booths to ask questions, watch product demonstrations and meet celebrities. This year, expect to see Dennis Gage, Bruno Massel, Matt Steele, Barry Meguiar, Wayne Carini, Chris Jacobs , Ed Carpenter, Von Hot Rod, Ray Evernham, Cristy Lee, Adrienne "AJ" Janic, and Autogeek’s own, Mike Phillips! Mike Phillips & AJ Janic will be filming an episode of their new Velocity TV Show, Competition Ready. AJ will also be signing autographs and interacting with vendors. Dennis Gage, the host of My Classic Car, will be signing autographs will interact with vendors. Bruno Massel is the cohost of TruckU and driver of Autogeek’s National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) car. Bruno will be celebrating at Detail Fest after winning multiple NHRA Championship titles. Matt Steele, cohost of TruckU will be on hand to sign autographs and interact with vendors. Barry Meguiar of Meguiars Car Care fame and Car Crazy Central, will also be signing autographs. Throughout the weekend Autogeek’s own Mike Phillips will be signing copies of his book, interacting with vendors and hosting mini-detailing classes.
We are located at: 7744 SW Jack James Drive, Stuart, FL 34997.
Look for the Autogeek sign along the Florida Turnpike!
Tickets are non-refundable should there be inclement weather.
Travel and Hotel Information
Hotel: We have reserved a block of rooms for special rate at a new Courtyard by Marriott less than a mile from us. Please call 1-800-869-3011 ext. 246 or email us for room rate discount information.
Courtyard by Marriott
7615 SW Lost River Road
Stuart, Florida 34997 USA
Holiday Inn Express
7900 SW Lost River Road
Stuart, Florida 34997 USA
Hampton Inn - Stuart
1150 NW Federal Highway
Stuart, Florida 34994 USA
Hampton Inn - Port St.Lucie
155 SW Peacock Boulevard
Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986 USA
Airport: West Palm Airport (PBI) is 30 minutes south of us, Orlando (MCO) is about 2 hours north and Fort Lauderdale (FLL) is about an hour and a half south.
We will announce more information on events and travel as it becomes available in our newsletter and on AutogeekOnline.net. If you're not already a newsletter subscriber, sign up here .
Please call 1-800-869-3011 if you have any questions.
Detail Fest is open to anyone wanting to walk around and check out the products and demos. Tickets for admission will be available at the door.
Join us for refinishing system demonstrations, polisher demos, facility tours, sanding demos, dent and ding removal demos, hands-on training, food, live music, and much more! Autogeek's 11th Annual Detail Fest & Car Show is March 18th, 19th, & 20th in Stuart, Florida.
Photo Galleries of Previous Detail Fests!
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