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MINI Takes The Coast To MTTS With Party Send-off

Are you a MINI owner? Are you planning on going to the final weekend of MINI Takes The States in Los Angeles for autocross at the Rose Bowl or the MINI Takes The States Wrap Party at the House of Blues?


If you are going to L.A. from the Bay Area the cost is $30.00/person and you must register for MTTS and for MTTS events HERE.  However, the MINI Takes The Coast Treasure Island party is FREE if you register early.

Here is the MINI Takes The Coast Agenda:

Treasure Island, for those in the know and those who will soon find out, is the perfect spot to have a reception. Add some wine, beer, finger fiddles, a hot local DJ, and voilà! It becomes a party.

Date: Thursday, July 12th, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Place: Pavilion by the Bay
291 Avenue of the Palms
Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA 94130
Even if you can't make it to Los Angeles you can attend this party!  This is a FREE event but space is limitedTo attend for free, without full MTTS registration, you must REGISTER HERE and choose the Treasure Island Party only during registration for MINI Takes The Coast. Use one of the following Promo Codes represents your favorite Bay Area MINI Dealer:
  • East Bay MINI: EBMINI
  • MINI of Concord: MINICONCORD
  • MINI of Marin: MINIMARIN
  • MINI of Steven's Creek: MINIOFSC
  • MINI of San Francisco: MINISF
Are you a morning person? Neither are we. Except on days like this one. This is a rise-n-shine hit the open roads of the California sun kinda morning. There will be coffee, pastries and plenty of sunny dispositions. More importantly, route sheets, some recommended must-see scenery and fab picnic spots, plus a box lunch to boot! Everything you need to take in the sights and thrills of motoring past the 200 foot cliffs of a hang glider hangout on this amazing 8-9 hour jaunt that puts the dream in California Dreaming.

Date: Friday, July 13th, 2012
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Place: Fort Funston
This is a FREE event. No pre-registration is needed.

You can pat yourself on the back. You made it. There is something quite congratulatory once you have motored your way through a rally. You and your fellow motorists can celebrate the day by sharing your stories of the open road and take in the Los Angeles scene at the Hotel Angeleno .

Date: Friday, July 13th, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Place: Hotel Angeleno
170 N. Church Lane
Brentwood, CA 90049
(310) 476-6411
Self Parking: $5.00 cash per car for evening reception
MINIcross has officially become legendary. What will you do when the hairs on your neck raise and your knuckles turn white as you steer through a course designed to challenge everything you know about motoring - and then some. With our seasoned staff of driving professionals, you can learn how to put the go, in our famed go-kart engineering.

Date: Saturday, July 14th, 2012
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM (Reserve your time slot - First come, First served!)
Place: Rose Bowl Stadium
1001 Rose Bowl Drive
Pasadena, CA 91103
Meet, greet and celebrate when MINI TAKES THE STATES 2012 officially comes to an end.

Date: Saturday, July 14th, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Place: House of Blues West Hollywood
8430 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA
(323) 848-5100
Valet: Parking at the House of Blues Valet is $15.00 - Cash Only
Self Parking: Alta Loma and Sunset - $12.00
Saying goodbye is never easy. So let's just say see you soon. Come together for one last hoorah before we all go our separate ways.

Date: Sunday, July 15th, 2012
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Place: Gladstones
17300 PCH
Pacific Palisades CA 90272
(310) 454 - 3474