We are a Community of Automotive Professionals dedicated to building a culture of continual skill building, quality, and pride in the auto industry.
Integrity, Community, Education, Excellence
Largest Automotive Charity Festival
The Community of Automotive Professionals presents the 8th annual CarFest March 31-April 2, 2023 at the Freeman Coliseum Expo Hall.
CarFest San Antonio is the largest automotive charity festival in Texas! CAP’s goal is to help raise awareness and educate the motoring public about the automotive industry in a fun, family-friendly environment, as well as support our community.
The free event features events for car enthusiasts and the general public alike, including 10 FREE car giveaways, Friday Night Lights, automotive workshops, shopping, food trucks, chili and barbecue cook-offs, a kids’ car track, and more!
In the spirit of giving back, 25 cars will also be repaired onsite for community people in need nominated by reputable nonprofit organizations. Plus, new this year we added a comedy show, a young entrepreneur's marketplace, and animal adoption area by Petunia's Rescue. Bring the whole family for an event you’ll never forget!
Freeman Coliseum Expo Hall
3201 E. Houston St. SA TX 78219
A Recap of CarFest 2022
Repaired 25 vehicles for individuals selected by a local charity. Our local auto repair shop partners put in their time & effort to repair vehicles for those in need.
(The general public is not able to enter or sign up to have their cars fixed, unless represented.)
Empower Auto Programs in South Texas technical schools with a financial contribution. Funds given support Automotive programs with equipment, scholarship money to students and learning materials. (Consider donating to our cause)
Educate The New Driver on distracted driving, play a game of New Driver Jeopardy, and get hands-on maintenance skills from professional auto technician.
10 Free Car Giveaways To The General Public donated vehicles are repaired and given away to 10 lucky winners!
Car Museum showcases how far vehicles have progresses from the beginning of invention. Featuring a display of cars ranging from 189s - 2000s
There's something for everyone to enjoy!
In seven years, our community...
Repaired vehicles for 168 individuals/families
Worked with 98 nonprofits and area car repair shops
Raised $497,000 in scholarships for Texas automotive technical programs
Worked with 2,100 volunteers to host CarFest and unite the automotive community.
Our purpose is to support local & national automotive industry. From automotive brands, automotive repair shops, automotive programs in vocational technical schools & car clubs who keep the past, present, and future of vehicles alive and well.