28th Annual Florida Bug Jam
Bug Jam 2016 - November 12th & 13th

The 28th Annual Bug Jam 2016 will be held at the Pasco County Fairgrounds - November 12th & 13th - Dade City, Fl

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2016 Florida Bug Jam November 12th & 13th Pasco County Fairgrounds, Dade City, Fl                             

SATURDAY Nov.12th Schedule
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01:00 AM Overnight Camping

Camping at the Fairgrounds opens on Friday at 4pm.

07:00 AM Pre-Registered Packet Pickup

Pre-registered cars and vendors will be able to pick up their registration packets on Saturday. This will allow you to bypass the registration lines on Sunday at a separate entrance. We encourage early packet pickup to expedite the Day of Show lines.

Packet Pickup Between 7am-2pm at the Pasco County Fairgrounds
Packet Pickup Between 2:30pm-6pm at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Downtown Dade City.

08:00 AM Vendors Early Setup

Gates Open for all vendors (new parts, swap and food) at 8am on Saturday.  All vendors are encouraged to setup and sell on both Saturday and Sunday.

10:00 AM Bug Jam Poker Run

The Poker Run will kickoff the weekend with a scenic route through the back roads and rolling hills of Pasco County including stops at some local hot spots along the way.  There will be cash prizes for the best hands, as well as the worst hand.  The Poker Run will leave the Fairgrounds between 10-11am and return by 2pm.

11:00 AM Fairgrounds Opens

Gates Open at 11am on Saturday for Spectators. The entertainment will begin with an open mic from 11am-1pm, so dust off the old six string and come jam with us. Then at 1pm the opening act begin; 4pm the featured bands will hit the stage and rock into the night.

11:30 AM VW Off-Road Track

This year we are bringing back the Off-Road Course for those who dare to venture off the concrete path. Bring your VW to Bug Jam and you will have the opportunity to rally off the road and onto our designated vw course.

The Off-Road Track will be open from 11:30am until 4pm.

02:00 PM Cruise to the Pre-Jam Party

Get in your VW and join the police escorted VW Parade from the Pasco County Fairgrounds to the Pre-Jam Party in Historic Downtown Dade City. The Parade leaves the Fairgrounds, located at 36722 HWY 52 in Dade City, at 2pm. If you miss the Cruise, you can still come find us outside Beef ‘O’ Bradys and The Brass Tap and enjoy the party.  Just follow the music in the air.
A FREE BEER from Beef ‘O’Brady’s for the first 50 VWs in the cruise!

02:30 PM Pre-Jam Party and Early Packet Pickup

2:30 to 7 pm: VW Cruise-In on Pasco Avenue & 8th Street in Historic Downtown Dade City in front of Beef ‘O’ Brady’s and Brass Tap. There will be live music featuring “Mad With Power”, contests and games throughout the night, and craft beers on location. Last minute registration will be available.  Many downtown shops and eateries will be open during the event.

04:00 PM Live Music at the Fairgrounds

At 4pm live music at the Fairgrounds. The Caribbean Chillers will hit the stage at 7pm.

SUNDAY Nov.13th Schedule
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Show Car Parking

Show Car Parking

Gates for show cars open from 6:30am to 10am. (must be in gate by 10am.)
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2016 Bug Jam

Car Show & Swap Meet

SUNDAY NOV. 13th – VW Car Show and Swap Meet Open to Spectators at 9am on Sunday. ...
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Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony

Sunday Nov.13th Opening Ceremony will be held at 11am.  
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