Past News & Events
2015 VW Family Reunion
Our 10th Annual Volkswagen Family Reunion on June 20th, 2015 at the Dimond Center Mall was a great time for all. We had some incredible cars on display, awards for VW, Audi, Porsche, and best "beater", and door prizes available throughout the day. Click here for photos of last year's event!
2014 VW Family Reunion - June 14th
Everyone had a great time at the 9th Annual Volkswagen Family Reunion at the The Mall at Sears on June 14th 2014. We had some incredible cars on display, awards for VW, Audi, Porsche, and best "beater", and door prizes were available throughout the day. Click here for photos of last year's event!
VDubs at the Pub, Take 2.5
Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 1pm
The movie was canceled at the last minute due to a power outtage, but it's been rescheduled for Sept 21st at 1pm!
Bear Tooth Theatrepub presents along with Arctic Air Cooled VW Club, a special Screening of the movie: Circle The Wagen, a film directed by Ryan Steven Green. Get your tickets now at Bear Tooth Theatrepub (1230 W. 27th Anchorage, AK 99503), only $4 GA/ $5.50 Reserved. More info: This is a feature-length buddy/roadtrip/docu-dramedy that follows Dave, an idealistic adventurer and automotive ne‚€™er-do-well, and his convivial co-pilot Charlie ‚€“ on their journey down Route 66 in a baby blue 1972 VW bus. Through mishaps and murals, gasoline baths and breakdowns, the two discover a teeming underground of vintage VW diehards willing to help save ‚€œThe Croc‚€ from the scrap heap and rally her beleaguered owner on to California.
VDubs at The Pub
Our first movie event was held at the Bear Tooth Theatre Pub, May 31st 2014, with live musical entertainment by AACVW's very own Jared Woods, and featuring the movie "The Bus" by Damon Ristau. Everyone had a great time and enjoyed some great food and drink.
2011 VW Family Reunion
This year's event was again at the Dimond Center Mall parking lot near O'Brady's, between 10 am and 4 pm, and it was a lot of fun as usual with plenty of sweet rides and nice people.
A huge thanks to Dimond center for going way beyond our expectations with awards and providing a great spot to show all of our cars, and Morrison Auto group for awards.
As AACVW President, I’d like to make a special note of thanks and Appreciation to the following members who went the extra mile!
Also a huge thanks goes to those who showed up from AKEURO, and Alaska Chapter Porsche Club of America, and ALL those from Arctic Air-cooled VW’s and of course to all those enthusiast who came just to support the show!
Thanks to all those who made it out for another successful Arctic Air-cooled VW family reunion!
AACVWs twice published in VW magazines!
• Dunebuggies and Hot VWs - January 2006.
• VolksWorld - February 2004
Mike Brown is organizing a new chapter of the AACVW...the AORVWs (Arctic Off-Road VWs) for all you off-road enthusiasts. The AORVWs will be planning off-road and camping trips throughout the summer...so watch for announcements.