The Golden Gate Chapter of the Vintage Volkswagen Club of America has been hosting the Kelley Park show in San Jose for (ihavenoidea) of years. It's a show I have always wanted to attend, the best and brightest of the VW scene are there every year.
I had camped out with the Syncros the previous night, so it wasn't that far a drive up to San Jose. I think part of the fun of going to shows like this is meeting the people in line. I was waiting in line behind this guy.
People shine their vehicles to mirrors for this show.
I liked driving through this crowd so I could park Red with the rest of the Bay windows.
There was this couple, observant people will notice the picture of a certain Camper Family bus on the side. It's big and it's blue.
Red was cleaned up, and looking good enough for people to pose with it.
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Also in attendence was Carole of Yes we can camper van.
I met the usual group of fine VW folk, Mark Merrill was there again winning awards, I took home one of my own.
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