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2018 San Diego Air Cooled Vintage VW Christmas Cruise

San Diego Vintage VW Christmas Cruise 2018

The San Diego Air Cooled VW Group helped to make children’s holidays a bit brighter on Saturday with their annual Vintage VW Christmas Cruise toy drive at Herman Cook.

HCVW Dealership Christmas Cruise 2017

The Air Cooled Group is a San Diego-based Volkswagen Club that loves to share their passion for cruising and customizing their Classic Air Cooled VW’s. Over 200 enthusiasts couldn’t have been more excited to share their passion at this event!

San Diego Vintage VW Christmas Cruise Group

Enthusiasts of all ages helped participate in the Toys for Tots donation box pickup at Herman Cook.

Young VW Enthusiasts

There was a magical holiday cheer in the air filled with some FESTIVE outfits!

2018 SD Vintage VW Christmas Cruise Festive Holiday Cheer
All were classic vehicles, but each one unique, and many of them festively decorated in Christmas cheer.

Festive VW's SD Air Cooled Cruise 2018

Around 65 classic and uniquely decorated VW’s piled into the dealership to take part in the event. This was our biggest turnout yet!

2018 San Diego Christmas Cruise Lot at HCVW

Within each vehicle, there were many opportunities to see the classic VW culture that we all know and love.

Herman Cook VW Vintage VW Christmas Cruise 2018

Members of the San Diego Air Cooled VW Group reminisced about the Vintage VW’s they’ve restored and are proud to have out on the road today.

San Diego Air Cooled Vintage VW Members

The classics were a sight to behold as many of them were extremely decorative and customized vehicles.

Festive San Diego Vintage Volkswagen Christmas Cruise 2018

The group leader Lee Hedges put his heart and soul into organizing the event, capturing a collective VW nostalgia for all those involved.

Lee Hedges, San Diego Air Cooled VW Group

Over 400 toys collected from the Herman Cook VW Toy Drive and The San Diego Air Cooled VW Group were piled into the van to be delivered to Toys for Tots for donation.

Toys for Tots Van HCVW

Once all the VW’s were lined up, they exited past the Herman Cook VW showroom in a stylish procession one by one.

Vintage VW Christmas Cruise Line

The club drove down the coast in their vintage V-dubs starting at Herman Cook Volkswagen and cruised through Del Mar, La Jolla, Pacific Beach, Fiesta Island, Coronado, and Imperial Beach.

SD Vintage VW Christmas Cruise Map 2018

There were many beautiful stops along the way.

SD Vintage VW Christmas Cruise Coast

Volkswagen San Diego Christmas Cruise 2018

San Diego Vintage Volkswagen Christmas Cruise Stop

Vintage Volkswagen Christmas Cruise San Diego Coronado Bridge

Alas, they ended their journey at the Toys for Tots Marine Corps Reserve Center near Miramar and delivered the toys for donation for the children.

VW Christmas Cruise Toys for Tots

The Toys for Tots drive was a huge success thanks to the generosity of San Diego Air Cooled VW, Herman Cook VW customers and employees, and the support of the local community. If you would like to participate in the next annual Vintage VW Cruise, contact the dealership at (760) 753-6256 for more details. Click here to watch the video!

SD Vintage VW Christmas Cruise at Herman Cook VW

Toys for Tots – Drop Off Toys Here!

We are now accepting donations for the annual San Diego Vintage VW Christmas Cruise benefiting Toys for Tots, providing toys for Christmas to children of all ages! Please bring in any new, unwrapped toys to the dealership by Friday, December 8th to help make a difference this holiday season.

Toys for Tots

Then join us at 10:00am on Saturday, December 9th, where dozens of festive vintage VW’s from the San Diego Air Cooled VW Club will pick up the toys we’ve collected and deliver them to Toys for Tots. As always, we at Herman Cook Volkswagen would like to thank you all for your participation in this event!

Toys For Tots

We are now accepting toy donations for the annual San Diego Vintage VW Christmas Cruise benefiting Toys For Tots, providing toys for Christmas to children of all ages! Please bring in any new, unwrapped toys to the dealership by Friday, December 9th to help participate in making a difference this holiday season.

Toys For Tots Herman Cook Volkswagen

Each December, dozens of members of the San Diego Air Cooled VW Club come pick up the toys we’ve collected for the Toys for Tots Drive. The club drives down the coast starting at Herman Cook Volkswagen and cruises through Del Mar, La Jolla, Pacific Beach, Fiesta Island, Coronado, and Imperial Beach. They end their journey at the Toys for Tots Marine Corps Reserve Center near Miramar.

 

Toys for Tots

Image Source: San Diego Air Cooled Club

 

Help make a child’s holiday that much brighter by bringing in a toy for donation by Friday, December 9th. As always, we at Herman Cook Volkswagen would like to thank you all for your participation in this event!

 

Toys for Tots Box in Showroom

Image Source: Herman Cook Volkswagen