The Midwest's Largest Subaru Enthusiast Festival

Route 66 Raceway - Joliet, IL
** September 8, 2024 **


Q: What are the event hours of SFMW?
A: 10am to 4pm

Q: Can I leave SFMW and come back in?
A: Yes

Q: So, there's still this thing called covid. How are you handling the pandemic with this event? What should I be prepared to do?
A: We are following all local and state guidelines for our event and will notify attendees if any there are any requirements for vaccinations or masks as soon as we know about them. We encourage everyone to do what they feel comfortable with in terms of social distancing, wearing masks and washing hands. We will not allow any blame, shame or attacking of attendees for any personal decisions made. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the event at key locations such as our information booth. If you aren't feeling well, please stay home and let us know via We will provide a refund for your ticket for you doing the right thing for all.

Q: Are drones allowed?
A: Absolutely not, unfortunately. Please do not attempt to fly a drone at this event. Flying a drone can lead to instant removal.

Q: Can I bring my EVO / Ford F-150 / Mazdaspeed3 / Miata / Other?
A: Yes/Yes/Yes/Yes-all cars & vehicles are welcome

Q: Is alcohol allowed or sold at SFMW?
A: No, SFMW is a dry event. Anyone found in possession of or using alcohol or drugs at SFMW will be asked to leave.

Q: Can I bring my own grill / hibachi / flame thrower?
A: No. Open fires are NOT allowed.

Q: Will food be available?
A: Yes, full lunch concessions will be available.

Q: Can I bring my sweet butterfly knife, nun chucks, 40mm?
A: Weapons are not allowed at SFMW.

Q: Are dogs allowed?
A: Yes. Leashes are absolutely required and failing to clean up after your pet will result in instant removal from the event.

Q: Refunds?
A: No refunds, regardless of circumstance. All ticket sales are final.

Q: Does my GF / BF / wife / husband get in for free if they don’t own a Subaru or are not Subaru enthusiasts?
A: No, tickets are per person and it's up to you to turn him / her / them into a Subaru enthusiast!

Q: Can I bring stuff to sell?
A: No, only paying vendors can sell at SFMW. Anyone vending or marketing products or services at SFMW w/o being an approved vendor will be asked to leave.

Q: Can I bring my kids, parents, grand parents?
A: YES!!! SFMW is, by design, a fun for the whole family event. Under 16 and over 65 get in for free. Please note, free admission does not include t-shirts, goodie bags, or door prize tickets. If you want any of these items, you will need to buy a ticket. Car show entry requires ticket purchase, as well.

Q: ATM on site?
A: Yes!

Q: WIFI/Internet service?
A: Nothing official through SFMW for attendees.

Q: Car Trailer parking?
A: Yes, if you are trailering a car to SFMW there will be plenty of spaces to drop your trailer away from the masses.