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Autogeek Detail Fest & Car Show 2017

On March 18th & 19th, 2017, Autogeek will host the 12th annual Detail Fest & Car Show in a BRAND NEW LOCATION! Detail Fest 2017 will be held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center! With over 100,000 square feet reserved for vendor area and several class rooms for the event, this new event will take Detail Fest to the next level and offer 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 2017 Event Hours:

  • Saturday, March 18th - Saturday Car Show. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Sunday, March 19th - Sunday Car Show.10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission to Detail Fest 2017 is $10 for one adult one day, or $15 for one adult for both days. Kids 16 and under are free. Tickets are non-refundable should there be inclement weather.

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Registration for the Saturday Car Show at Detail Fest 2017 IS NOW OPEN!

  Come Meet the TV Celebrities

Barry Meguiar

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!

Dennis Gage

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!

Bruno Massel

2x NHRA World Champion, host of Garage Squad and Co-host of TruckU, will be at Detail Fest along with the 2016 Copo Camaro Dragster, and will have autograph sessions during the event!

Chris Jacobs

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.

Chris Jacobs will be at Detail Fest 2016!

Mike Phillips

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.

Adrienne "AJ" Janic

AJ Janic, the co-host of Velocity's Competition Ready, will be joining the celebrity line-up with meet and greet and autograph sessions throughout the show!

Ray Evernham

The three-time NASCAR Cup champion crew chief and current host of AmeriCarna on Velocity will be here hanging out with Detail Fest attendees and signing autographs!

Von Hot Rod

Von Hot Rod is a famous and iconic pinstriper in the Kustom car hobby. His outgoing and friendly personality has made him popular at many car shows. In fact, he's popular for pinstriping almost anything! Bring your Detail Fest 2017 souvenir by his booth for some custom pinstriping!


Cristy Lee

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. Cristy will be here signing autographs and taking pictures with Detail attendees!


Autogeek's Detail Fest 2017 brings the second annual Detail Fest Custom Car Builders Challenge!
Five 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 at the 12th Annual 2017 Detail Fest!

Here are the builders that will be competing in the first Detail Fest Custom Car Builders Challenge.


Kyle Tucker
(Detroit Speed) - '41 Willy


Phil & Jeremy Gerber
(Roadster Shop) - ’69 Chevrolet Camaro


Jeremy Miranda
(Miranda Built) - ’67 Chevrolet Chevelle


John B. Granger
’66 Monza Corvair


Jesse Greening
(Greening Auto Company) - ’67 Chevy Nova

  Vendors at Detail Fest

303, 3D, Auctions America, BLACKFIRE, Boyd Coddington, Buff and Shine, Covercraft, Dr. Beasley’s, Dr. Colorchip, Duragloss, Ecklers, Elliot Museum, FLEX, Griot’s Garage, Grit Guard, GTechniq, GYEON, Hurricanes Mobile Dustless Blasting, International Detailer’s Association (IDA), Lake Country, Marine 31, McKee’s 37, McKee’s RV, Menzerna/Jescar, Metro Vac, Mothers, Optimum, P21S, Pinnacle, Pinnacle Black Label, Poorboy’s World, Premium Car Care, RaggTopp, RUPES, SCANGRIP, Shop Vac, Solution Finish, SONAX, Stoner, Tornador, Treasure Coast Autism Project, Wolfgang, Wurth

  Title Sponsors of the 2017 Detail Fest

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  Travel and Hotel Information

Hotel: We have reserved a block of rooms for special rate at the following hotels. Please visit the links below or email us for room rate discount information.

Hilton West Palm Beach
600 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 USA
Phone: 1-561-231-6000
Location to venue: Connected to Convention Center via enclosed walkway
Rate per night: $250

Hilton Palm Beach Airport
150 Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, Florida 33406 USA
Phone: 1-561-684-9400
Location to venue: 3 Miles from Convention Center
Rate per night: $204

West Palm Beach Marriott
1001 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 USA
Location to venue: 0.4 Miles from Convention Center
Rate per night: $189.00

Airport: West Palm Airport (PBI) is about 10 minutes away from the Palm Beach County Convention Center, Orlando (MCO) is about 2 hours north and Fort Lauderdale (FLL) is about an hour and south of.

Directions to Palm Beach County Convention Center:
From I-95: Take I-95 to the Okeechobee Boulevard exit (#70) and head east on Okeechobee Blvd, approximately 1 mile. The Palm Beach County Convention Center is located on the south side of Okeechobee Blvd, directly across the street from CityPlace.

From Turnpike: Take Florida's Turnpike to the West Palm Beach/Okeechobee Blvd exit (#99) and head east for approximately 7 miles. The Palm Beach County Convention Center is located on the south side of Okeechobee Blvd, directly across the street from CityPlace.

The Palm Beach County Convention Center offers self-parking at $5.00 per car and valet services at prevailing rates. Some alternative parking options in the surrounding area include but are not limited to the following: CityPlace Parking Garage and the Hibiscus Parking Garage.

Entrance for Detail Fest Car Show Participate: Heading east on Okeechobee Blvd. there is a side road on the west side of the Palm Beach County Convention Center, turn right and follow the signs to the show car entrance to the convention center. Please see the Detail Fest Direction Map Here and look for the red arrows to help with parking.

We will announce more information on events and travel as it becomes available in our newsletter and on 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, and much more! Autogeek's 12th Annual Detail Fest & Car Show is March 18th, & 19th at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Photo Galleries of Previous Detail Fests!
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3rd Annual

4th Annual

5th Annual
6th Annual 7th Annual 8th Annual
9th Annual 10th Annual 11th Annual

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