East Texas Vee Dub Club

A Chapter of the Vintage VW Club of America

2022 Blooming Good Show was a great success! Link to photos below.
The next Blooming Good Show will be March 25,2023
Next meeting will be 6:00 PM Feb. 13 at Sombrero's Restaurant in Nacogdoches.


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2022 Blooming Good VW Show March 26 included Porshe cars as well as VWs.

Das Blühende Gute Schau XVI (Blooming Good VW & Porsche Show) March 25, 2023
Festival Park. Nacogdoches, Tx
DATE: March 25, 2023 - we think it's the 16th Annual!
HOSTED BY: East Texas Vee Dub Club
REGISTRATION: $25 Pre-registration available (Link to registration form below), $30 at the gate.
To preregister for the show fill out this registration form (opens in a new window)
$10 for Swap Meet Only. Spectators are Free Entry
AWARDS: Top 20, Best Ofs (several), Best of Show, People's Favorite, 50/50, etc. (three-way judging, Members not judged) Club picks welcomed (bring your own trophies)
LOCATION: 200 S Fredonia St, Nacogdoches, TX - Festival Park
TIME: Gates open at 8am, show runs from 9-2 - (registration ends at 10, no late entries) show entrance on S. Fredonia from downtown only. GRASS PARKING, RAIN OR SHINE. Non-VW/Porsches or vehicles not exhibiting will not be allowed in park. Personal and tow vehicles allowed for unloading/loading but must be parked in designated areas. Trailer parking behind Regions Bank, spectator parking just to the right, before show entry gate.
Air Cooled VW, Water Cooled VW, Classic, New, Custom, PORSCHE included this year as well, you are welcome one and all!! You can display for free, but you won't be judged, only paid entrants will be judged.
Our Charity of Choice - all proceeds after cost go to HOSPICE OF EAST TEXAS!
There will be an Auction, Raffles, Door Prizes, Food Truck(s), Vendors, and activities for the Kiddos.
Dogs allowed in the park, but must be on leash and must be cleaned up after.
There will be VW Bus Camping at Mission Tejas the night before the show (please check discussion area for information and contact).
Please check discussion area for any announcements, changes or suggestions.

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Photos from the show:
VW and Porsche Car Show March 26, 2022 in downtown Nacogdoches.


EAST TEXAS VEE-DUB CLUB
Chapter of the Vintage VW Club of America
Presents the 15th Blooming Good Show for Volkswagens and Porsches

Saturday March 26, 2022 Blooming Good Show a great success!
8:00am-2:00pm
DOWNTOWN NACOGDOCHES, TX
200 South Fredonia Street

In 1716 the Mission Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de los Nacogdoches was opened to serve the local Caddo tribe; and that was the beginning of what is the oldest town in Texas. So come to Nacogdoches and have a great visit to this historic old town.

Registration to enter your car on the date of the show $20. No charge for spectators. Judges awards for top 20 cars + many best of awards & longest distance driven to the show in a classic VW. Games and entertainment for the kids and adults alike. Let your little VW enthusiast come and paint the bug in our traditional paint-a-bug event. Lots of VWs, big swap meet, T-shirts and vendors; so bring your VW and have some fun.

The show is an opportunity to attend a great VW show in a park and see some of the most beautiful azalea and dogwood blooms in the country. Come Friday the day before or plan to stay awhile after the show and tour some great azalea trails or visit some of the unique historical sites.

Note: When you arrive at the show site enter from downtown proceeding south on South Fredonia St. Other gates will be locked and you cannot get in.

Drive a bus? Maybe you want to campout with some of the bus nuts in Mission Tejas State Park the night before the show! There will be a "welcome bus cruise" to Mission Tejas departing at 5:30pm from the Foretravel Parking lot on highway 21 and the west loop for anyone interested in cruising to Mission Tejas to welcome the bus drivers.

Arrival at the show go from downtown south on S. Fredonia St. Other gates will be locked and you cannot get in.

For more information: Text or call Sammie Smith @ 936-569-3542 or James Perryman @ 936-288-2724. Or e-mail to


Motels in Nacogdoches: There is no specific host hotel for this event. However, Nacogdoches has most of the normal chain motels, all within a reasonable distance to the show.

There is a bus campout in Mission Tejas State Park Friday night before the show. Mission Tejas State park is located about 30 miles west of Nacogdoches on State Highway 21. Shirley Clark is reserving camp sites. To reserve a space e-mail Shirley at


Proceeds from this show support  Hospice of East Texas, a non-profit organization. Hospice of East Texas is a non-profit hospice serving people of East Texas who cannot afford a for-profit hospice.


Das Bluhend Gute Schau Xlll (the Blooming Good Show 13 from 2018), Show photos.
The Blooming Good Show 2018 is history and what a great time! Thanks to all that attended and participated.
Blooming Good Show Photos at UpMPG.com


Das Bluhend Gute Schau Xll (the Blooming Good Show), Show results.
The Blooming Good Show 2016 is history and what a great time! Thanks to all that attended and participated. Here is a list of trophy winners:
Trophy results for Das Bluhend Gute Schau Xll

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Photos from DAS BLUHEND GUTE SCHAU X (The Blooming Good Show 10) March 22, 2014
List of trophy winners


Das Bluhend Gute Schau IX (The Blooming Good Show 9) March 23,2013

Photos of the show below:
Volkswagen Pictures from the Mar. 23, 2013 Blooming Good Show taken by Art Nesmith (Opens in a new window)


Photos from the Christmas Party Dec. 9, 2013 7:30 PM at Clear Springs Restaurant
Christmas party was great fun as usual! Here are some pictures:
Pictures taken by Art Nesmith Christmas Party Pictures Dec. 9, 2013 (Opens in a new window)


Das Bluhend Gute Schau IX (The Blooming Good Show 9) March 23,2013

Photos of the show below:
Volkswagen Pictures from the Mar. 23, 2013 Blooming Good Show taken by Art Nesmith (Opens in a new window)


Blooming Good Show VI March 27, 2010

Our annual Blooming Good VW Show was a tremendous success and great fun for all in attendance. Check out the pictures:

Blooming Good VW Show 2010 Pictures by Art Nesmith - Opens in a new window

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