Glen Ellyn

Historical Society


The History Center  800 N. Main St. Glen Ellyn, IL 60137


Registrants with Vehicles: Enter the show that day from 9 - 10 a.m. at 557 Geneva Rd. in the driveway next to Stacy's Tavern Museum. This is across the street from Walgreen's, near the intersection of Geneva Rd., St. Charles Rd. and N. Main St. (Glen Ellyn).

Come join us at the 4th Annual Glen Ellyn Vintage Auto Fest!

The event will be held on Saturday, June 3rd from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Admission is free to visitors attending the show. Interested in registering your vehicle? See below.

The show has great vintage automobiles vehicles on display in the space between Stacy's Tavern Museum and the Glen Ellyn History Center. And much, much more!

  • Free talks on automobile history will be happening in the History Center
  • Free mini-tours of Stacy's Tavern Museum
  • Annual bake sale by members/bakers of the Historical Society
  • Annual Sidewalk Sale at Stacy's Corners Store, the gift shop of the Historical Society
  • An activity center for children to color drawings of vintage vehicles

​This year, we are delighted to welcome The Stand from downtown Glen Ellyn as our new food vendor, offering lunch.

Speaker Schedule: 

Auto Fest Lectures – Free – at the History Center

10:30 a.m.
The History of Studebaker
Presenter: Al Krodel

11:30 p.m.
Early Automobiles and Auto Garages of Glen Ellyn
Presenter: Dan Anderson

12:30 p.m.
The History of the Chicago Auto Show 1901-2017
Presenter: Mitch Frumkin

1:30 p.m.
The History of Packard
Presenter: John Maxson

Interested in registering your vintage/antique vehicle for our show? Please submit $10.00 per vehicle with check or money order payable to the Glen Ellyn Historical Society, along with your registration form (or you can call us with your credit card information). The registrant will receive 2 free tickets to Stacy’s Tavern Museum to be used during 2017, a discount coupon for Stacy’s Corners Store, and a dash plaque. (Vehicle registration at the gate will be $15.00 and the dash plaque will not be guaranteed.) Local Packard, Studebaker and Cadillac Club members will be attending and all vintage, antique and classic vehicles and clubs are welcome.

New this year: registrants will vote on Best of Show awards to be given at 2:45 p.m.

For more information about the event, contact Karen Hall, Executive Director, Glen Ellyn Historical Society at 630-469-1867 or or Jim Manak, Secretary, Packards of Chicagoland,, 630-858-6092.

To receive a printable registration form you can mail in or email, email Karen at or call 630-469-1867, or pick one up at the Historical Society at 800 N. Main St. Glen Ellyn. (Open 10 - 5, Tuesday thru Saturday)


4th Annual Glen Ellyn Vintage AutoFest

Saturday, June 3  10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Guests attending the show: come to 800 N. Main St. Glen Ellyn, IL. If that parking lot is full, then there is additional parking by the nearby Forest Glen Elementary School across the street.