Classic Car Events and Car Shows

Classic Car Events and Car Shows provide great entertainment for all the family and give you the opportunity to view some stunning classic cars. The Classic Car Events are Australia wide and to view all events and details SCROLL down the page.

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December

16

Tilligerry Swap Meet, NSW

Tilligerry RSL Sports Club Grounds, Lemon Tree Passage Road, Tanilba Bay

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

December

16

Browns Plains Hotel Car Show, QLD

Browns Plains Hotel, 64 Browns Plains Road, Browns Plains

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Browns Plains Hotel Car Show is not to be missed and is being held on the 16th December 2017.

To book your car in now call 3386 9200 or email brownsplains.operations@spirithotels.com.au. Limited spots available. Plenty of prizes across 4 categories. And if you don't have an entry never fear come down and see the line up.

For more info see this link.

December

16

Forcett Swap Meet, TAS

FORCETT HALL, ARTHUR HIGHWAY, FORCETT

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Forcett Hotrods Inc. presents their Swap Meet on Saturday 16th December 2017 at the Forcett Hall.

Swap meet kicks off at 8am and stalls are $10 per site. Swap meet, trade displays, stalls, barbecue and drinks available on site. Please come along and support us. Info 0409 976 457 or 6265 7668.

December

17

40th Traditional Melbourne Motorcycle and Classic Car Toyrun, VIC

TABCORP PARK, 2 FERRIS ROAD, MELTON

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The 40th Traditional Melbourne Motorcycle and Classic Car Toyrun is being held on Sunday 17th December at Tabcorp Park in Melton.

Continuing the legacy of the Melbourne Toyrun from its humble inception in 1978 the Victorian Motorcycle Council will again be partnering with Classic and Hot Rod car clubs. The event promises to be a huge family friendly spectacle for all motoring enthusiasts and will feature car and bike displays, show and shine competitions, a large variety of trade stalls and of course food and entertainment.

Starting points include Cranbourne, Dandenong, Eltham, Epping, Ferntree Gully, Gembrook, Lilydale, Yarra Valley, Melton, Melbourne Royal Exhibition Buildings, Wallan and Werribee.

For more info see this link.

December

28

Day for Dave, TAS

Leaving from Rumblers Bunker, 99a Main Road, Claremont

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Day for Dave is being held on Thursday 28th December 2017 and kicks off from the Rumblers Bunker in the park opposite Abbotsfield Road, Claremont at 11am.

This is a great day out that includes a poker run, BBQ, and auction all to raise vital funds for cancer research in honour of our past member and great mate "Disco" Dave Tyquin. So bring your classic vehicle, your family and your wallet and have fun. Cost $20 per car.

For more info see this link.

January

4-7

Summernats, ACT

Exhibition Park, Flemington Road and Northbourne Avenue, Mitchell

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The annual Street Machine Summernats Car Festival, proudly supported by Rare Spares, is Australia’s biggest horsepower party.

This year, more than 2500 of Australia's toughest modified cars descended on Exhibition Park in Canberra. Coming from around the country and the world, this diverse tribe gathers to show off their love of the street machine to an enthusiastic crowd of over 100,000 people.

The Summernats delivers four days of high octane extreme auto action including Australia’s top street machine judging competition, the world’s biggest and best burnout battle, two nights of massive concerts, horsepower heroics, and more.

It’s all set against a backdrop of burnt rubber, rock and roll, and one of Australia’s biggest motor retail trade shows, as we search for the Street Machine Summernats Grand Champion.

For more info see this link.

January

5-7

Kustom Nationals, VIC

PHILLIP ISLAND GRAND PRIX CIRCUIT, BACK BEACH ROAD, COWES

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Kustom Nationals is the Holy Grail of the kustom car movement in Australia, when once a year the stage is set for all lovers of modified vehicles to come together to witness the latest offerings of the kustom car kulture, from mildly kustomized cruisers to krazy kustoms!

100’s of Kustoms and Hot Rods will take over the township of San Remo for the duration of the annual Beach Party, and during the day you can cruise over to the Island visiting some of the secluded beaches and townships, or hang around at the San Remo Foreshore. Later in the afternoon the bands will set up on the foreshore with the bay as a backdrop, entertaining enthusiasts till late in the evening. There’s plenty to do during the Beach Party with numerous cafes, hotels, and other interesting establishments along the main street which is being closed to normal traffic for exclusive Kustom & Hot Rod parking.

Saturday you will be treated to the Rockabilly Festival held at the Grand Prix track from 8.00 am till 6.00 pm, with non-stop music featuring the cream of the crop of Rockabilly bands from around Australia, and later in the evening the bands will relocate to the township of San Remo to play in the San Remo Hotel & Westernport Hotel

Sunday the emphasis will be on non-stop cruisin’ of the famous Phillip Island Grand Prix track, while Rockabilly bands continue to provide entertainment. Over the weekend we will be demonstrating to people on the how too of Kustomizing!

For more info see this link.

January

12-14

Port Fairy Rod Run, VIC

In and around Port Fairy

7:00 PM - 5:00 PM

South West Street Rodders are holding the Port Fairy Rod Run on the 12th to 14th January 2018.

Friday 12th early rego from 7pm, bench session, sausage sizzle, happy hour 7–8pm, BYO after 8pm at the Basketball Stadium. Saturday 13th Lucky Ticket Cruise around Port Fairy, lunch and presentation of Lucky Ticket prizes. Remainder of the afternoon for sight seeing. Evening cruise night along designated route. Band on the Fiddler’s Green with stage for dancing.

Sunday 14th Show n Shine and live band at Southcombe Park Oval. BBQ lunch provided. 1pm trophy presentation and thank yous. For further information contact club phone 0428 289 502, Neville Field 0432 777 858, Paul Hutchins 0428 670 867 or Brian Watt 0437 853 590.

For more info see this link.

January

13

Yank Tanks Display, QLD

Masters Coomera, Corner Days Road & Old Coach Road, Upper Coomera

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Display your American classic, muscle car, lowrider or street rod or just check out all the cool rides at Yank Tanks Display, second Saturday night of each month. This is a FREE event, hosted by Cadillac Lasalle Club Qld and everyone is welcome.

Event rules - Please don't touch the cars, 5 kmh speed limit in the carpark, no alcohol, put your rubbish in a bin or take it with you. These rules exist so we can continue to hold this event. It only takes one idiot to spoil it for everyone. Don't be that idiot.

For more info see this link.

January

14

Cooloola Coast Cars n Coffee, QLD

Woolworth's Car Park, Cooloola Cove. 4580

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

A chance for owners of vintage, veteran, classic, muscle cars, modern muscle and specialty vehicles to get together and show them off and swap stories, shoot the breeze and enjoy each others company and meet new friends.

The general public is welcome to come along and checkout the cars. Coffee and breakfast can be purchased on site at the Cooloola Cove Takeaway.

A cruise will take place at 10:15 to somewhere interesting for those who care to participate. Previous runs have been to Helltown Hot Rods, The Imbil Hotel etc.

January

14

Jimmy Shine Classic Hot Rod and Custom Car Show, QLD

Sandstone Point Hotel, 1800 BRIBE ISLAND ROAD, SANDSTONE POINT

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Jimmy Shine Classic Hot Rod and Custom Car Show is being at the Sandstone Point Hotel on Sunday 14th January 2018 from 9am till 1pm.

Entry on the day with gates opening at 8am. Live music, hot rods, bikes, American and Aussie classics, muscle cars, trade stands. 20 trophies on offer picked by Jimmy and Billy. Info Rod 0418 762 576.

January

14

Van Diemens USA and Aussie Muscle Car Show, TAS

York Park, Invermay Road, Launceston

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Van Diemens USA and Aussie Muscle Car Show is going down on Sunday 14th January 2018 at York Park.

This is an all makes car show so drag your American iron and Aussie muscle out of the shed, bikes are cool too, spruce them up and come along and enjoy a day shooting the breeze with like minded enthusiasts.

January

14

28th North Coast Street Machines Show n Shine, NSW

BALLINA RUGBY LEAGUE GROUNDS, BENTINCK STREET, BALLINA

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Car enthusiasts will gather at Ballina for the 28th annual North Coast Street Machine's Show and Shine event at the Ballina Rugby League Grounds in Bentinck Street.

More than 200 vehicles - from muscle cars to classic Holdens and Cadillacs to hot rods and street machines are expected to be on display. Full catering onsite. Yet, there's lots more to it than beautiful cars - the event also includes trade displays and entertainment, wheel changing competition and tappet cover racing.

Gates open to entrants from 7am, entrants $5. Gates open to the public from 9am, adults $5, children $1. For more info contact Steve 0447 287 868 or Noel 0422 065 899.

For more info see this link.

January

19-21

Mount Gambier Autofest, SA

Mount Gambier Showground, 1 Pick Avenue, Mount Gambier

5:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Annual Mount Gambier Autofest and 40th Show N Shine makes a welcome return to the Showgrounds from January 19th to 21st 2018 and entries are open now. The Action will kick off on the Friday evening from 5.30pm to 9.30pm and both Saturday and Sunday from 9am each morning.

Autofest is open to everything automotive from cars, trucks, bikes in fact anything that has wheels is welcomed to join in on all the fun and with the theme of a family friendly festival.

We have great pleasure on announcing that the Autofest Street Cruise and Display will again be an added inclusion of this year’s Autofest Mount Gambier.

For more info see this link.

January

21

3rd Annual Northern Car and Bike Show n Shine, VIC

Cole Reserve, Cumberland Road, Pascoe Vale

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The 3rd Annual Northern Car and Bike Show n Shine is being held on the 21st January 2018 at Cole Reserve on Cumberland Road in Pascoe Vale. Open to all veteran, vintage, classic, modern cars and motorcycles.

Entrants gates open 8am with $15 entry for cars, $10 for bikes. Judging kicks off at 10:30am with presentations around 2:30pm. Over 50 trophies on offer. Public entry from 10am, gold coin donation.

Huge day of family entertainment including live band, catering on site, bar and jumping castle. Event is hosted by St Andrews Cricket Club, Pascoe Vale and the supported charity is Crohn's & Colitis Australia.

January

21

Minis in the Gong Show n Shine, NSW

Australian Motorlife Museum, Darkes Road, Kembla Grange

9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Minis in the Gong Show n Shine is being held on Sunday 21st January 2018 at the Australian Motorlife Museum. Exhibitors to arrive 9:30am – 10:30am with the event being held on the Exhibition Lawn.

All Minis, Mini Mokes, BMW MINI’S and Mini Variants including Elf, Hornet, Buckle Monaco, Marcos, Sports Racing welcome.

Don’t be fussy about the condition of your car, if it’s drivable we want to see it there! Free entry for public and exhibitors, no registration required. Bacon and egg sandwiches and sausage sandwiches and drinks available for purchase as well as Minis in the Gong calendars, stickers and plaster Minis.

Awards for “Car of the Year” (voted by exhibitors only) and “Peoples Choice” (public and exhibitors). Award presentation 12.30pm-1:00pm.

For more info see this link.

January

21

Centre State Swap Meet, VIC

LORDS RACEWAY TROTTING TRACK, MCIVOR HIGHWAY, BENDIGO

6:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Centre State Swap Meet began in 1992 and continues to improve and evolve. Each year more sites are sold and more vehicles of all makes and models turn up to be part of our show and shine.

It is a one day event with over 300 sites and a show and shine that normally features over 200 vehicles. Site holders from across the country converge on Bendigo trotting track selling anything and everything associated with cars. There is food and drink available as well as a licensed bar operating.

Outdoor sites $25, indoor sites $30 (limited sites available). General Admission $6 per adult, children under 14 free. Cars for sale $10, on trailer $20 pay on the day. Show and shine entry $6 per car includes driver, passengers $6 each.

Pre bookings close 13th January 2018. More information contact Barry 0457 469 389. ASRF sanctioned.

For more info see this link.

January

21

All Holden Day, SA

WIGLEY RESERVE, GLENELG

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The All Holden Day is proudly presented by the FB-EK Holden Car Club of South Australia Inc. This is a display only, non trophy event.

All Holden models welcome. $15 vehicle entrant fee includes 3 raffle tickets, spectators free. Non trophy event and Wigley Reserve is a dry zone with no private BBQ's. For more information contact Paul 0447 508 466 or Roger 0419 730 177.

January

26-28

Victorian Hot Rod and Cool Rides Show, VIC

ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDINGS, MELBOURNE

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Victorian Hot Rod Association will launch its 53rd Victorian Hot Rod & Cool Rides Show at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton on Friday 26th January 2018.

The Victorian Hot Rod & Cool Rides Show showcases hundreds of hot rods, custom vehicles, street machine and motorcycles from around Australia. The show is the largest and most celebrated hot rod show in Australia running over three days. It is a fun filled family event that has something for everyone with over 300 vehicles, 40+ trade stands, cafes and kids entertainment.

There will be an array of live bands, hot rods, killer kustoms, choppers, life-style vendors and demo’s, and a photo shoot pin up competition. Opening times are Friday 26th January 10am - 9pm, Saturday 27th January 10am - 9pm and Sunday 28th January 10am - 6pm.

For more info see this link.

January

26

Motorvation 32, WA

Perth Motorplex, Anketell Road, Kwinana Beach

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Motorvation 32 brings back everything you love about the car show with go. Drive your car, your way. Cruising with the family or spirited tyre spinning with a mate. The Elite Pavilion returns and there will be two nights of camping - don't forget it's the Australia Day long weekend so what better place to spend three awesome days? Online entries will open soon.

For more info see this link.

January

26

Aussie Classic Car Show, VIC

Yarra Glen Racecourse, Armstrong Avenue, Yarra Glen

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Aussie Classic Car Show Cruise to Yarra Glen is being held on Friday 26th January 2018 at the Yarra Glen Racecourse.

This is the show for all the great Aussie makes Holden, Falcon, Valiant, BMC and those lesser known vehicles. Trophies on offer, club displays encouraged, catering on site, kids entertainment and trade stalls. Info (03) 9890 0524.

January

27

Wheels, Wine and Dine, TAS

Georges Bay Esplande, St Helens

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wheels, Wine & Dine will be held at Georges Bay Esplande in St Helens and will be on Saturday 27th January 2018 (from 10am) as part of the 'St Helens Regatta Rocks On!'

Wheels, Wine & Dine will feature cars, bikes, and custom boats by the bay, with live Rockabilly bands, huge outdoor dance floor, fine foods and is a licensed event. There is also kid's entertainment.

The 'St Helens Regatta Rocks On' incorporates water based sports, carnival show rides, wood chopping,and 'Wheels, Wine & Dine': plenty of fun for the whole family. So get your cars, bikes, and custom boats ready for January's event - it should be a cracker. Looking forward to seeing everyone there. Don't forget your dancing shoes!

For more info see this link.

January

28

All American Car Show and Swap Meet, QLD

RoCKLEA SHOW GROUNDS, 1430 IPSWICH ROAD SERVICE ROAD, ROCKLEA

6:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The All American Car Show and Swap Meet is being held on Sunday 28th January 2018 at the Rocklea Showground.

Swap meet kicks off at 6am, sites $10, show n shine starts at 8am with vehicle and driver $15. Public admission $5. Day also includes trade stands, catering on site and the Miss All American pinup pageant. ASRF Sanction # TC 238-01-2018.

For more info see this link.

February

2-4

Queenscliff Rod Run, VIC

Queenscliff Recreation Reserve, 134 Hesse Street, Queenscliff

5:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Geelong Street Rodders invite you to our annual Queenscliff Rod Run which will be based at the Queenscliff Recreation Reserve on 2nd, 3rd and 4th February 2018.

Entrant vehicle eligibility is restricted to all hot rods and customs through to and including 1977 chrome bumper vehicles. Main show ‘n’ shine parking area on Sunday 4th February 2018 is restricted to entrant vehicles up to and including 1965 vehicles only. Post 1965 entrant vehicles to be parked in adjoining display area.

Cruising on Saturday night will be restricted to entrants only at QRR 2018. The main street will be closed, and only entrants vehicles with their entrant sticker on the windscreen will be permitted to access the main street of Queenscliff to participate in the cruising Saturday night.

Spectators are very welcome to join in the festivities of the night, with a live band playing in the street and many local shops and cafes open to grab something to eat. Please keep in mind that you will be unable to access the main street and closed area with your vehicle unless you are an entrant of Queenscliff Rod Run 2018.

For more info see this link.

February

3

Berwick Swap Meet, VIC

Akoonah Park, Princes Highway, Berwick

6:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Berwick Swap Meet is on Saturday February 3rd 2018 at Akoonah Park, Princes Highway, Berwick. Gates open from 1.30pm Friday 2nd, closed from 11.00pm. Seller set up only, NO trading.

Admission Saturday 3rd 5am for sellers, Buyers 6am. Seller site only $20, entry not included. Site size 6m x 6m. Admission for sellers and buyers $5 per person, under 14 free.

Free offstreet parking, Melway map 111, H10. Enquiries: Roger 0407568488 , Ian 0419312304, Indoor sites: Michael 0474835334.

For more info see this link.

February

3

Challengers Hot Rod Show and Swap Meet, TAS

Heybridge Football Ground, River Road, Heybridge

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Challengers Hot Rod Show and Swap Meet is being held on Saturday 3rd February 2018 at the Heybridge Football Ground in River Road.

Open to all customs, chrome bumpers, street machines and motorcycles. If it has an engine and you think its different, wicked, stock, original to just crazy - we want to see it.

Car show 10am till 3pm with prizes and trophies on offer with presentations around 2.30pm. Swap Meet 8am till 2pm offering car, bikes, parts, projects, antiques and collectables. Great food, music, kids entertainment, bar and trade stands. Info Paul 0417 594 307.

February

3-4

Autofest Mt Gambier, SA

Mount Gambier Showgrounds

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Annual Mount Gambier Autofest & 40th Show N Shine makes a welcome return to the Showgrounds from February 2nd to 4th 2018.

The action will kick off on both Saturday and Sunday from 9am each morning and for the first time at the Mount we will be running the Burnouts under lights on Saturday Night.

Autofest is open to everything automotive from cars, trucks, bikes in fact anything that has wheels is welcomed to join in on all the fun and with the theme of a family friendly festival.

For more info see this link.

February

4

Latrobe Valley Street Machine Show, VIC

Traralgon Showgrounds, Whittakers Road, Traralgon

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Latrobe Valley Street Machiners present the Latrobe Valley Street Machine Show 2018 on Sunday 4th February at the Traralgon Showgrounds.

Trade displays, kids activities, club displays, show 'n shine, trophies. Entrants $15, all entries on the day. Entries welcome from 8am, show judging will start from 10am.

Spectators entry gold coin donation with all proceeds to be donated to REH Cork Club
Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

For more info see this link.

February

4

Super Chev Sunday, SA

Wigley Reserve, Anzac Highway, Glenelg North

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Chevrolet Performance Association of SA proudly presents Super Chevy Sunday #25 on Sunday 4th February 2018 at Wigley Reserve in Glenelg. Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Super Chevy Sunday.

Show kicks off at 10am for public with free admission and entrants can start cruising in from 8am. Chevrolet merchandise, kids entertainment, catering on site, trade stands, trophies on offer. Info 0402 855 129.

February

4

Brisbane Car Show, QLD

Rocklea Showgrounds, Goburra Street, Rocklea

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

QLD Cruising's Brisbane Car Show is being held on Sunday February 4th 2018 at the Rocklea Showgrounds. Open to all automotive motoring enthusiasts, all makes and models welcomed, new or old, custom or stock - hot rod, vintage, customs, muscle, classic, JDM, Euro, American or Aussie.

Food vendors, sausage sizzle, coffee, automotive trade vendor stands. Live DJ, photographers and videographers. Admire a nice variety of cars, catch up with friends and chat to like minded motoring enthusiasts.

13 Show N Shine Trophies to be won and we ask entrants for the show n shine to arrive at 8am. $10 to register for the show n shine and must be pre booked. 8 Dyno comp trophies to be won. Starts at 9am, street registerd cars only, RWD or FWD only. $60 for 3 power runs with a print out of HP made, payment to be made on the day.

$5 per person for spectators, $15 per car to enter Show N Shine which includes driver and car, kids under 12 are free. ASRF Sanction# TC-177-01-2018.

For more info see this link.

February

9-11

Moonshine Run, QLD

Petes Hot Rod and Resto Shop, Cottonvale

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Pete’s Hot Rod Shop Annual Moonshine Run is being held from the 9th till the 11th February 2018 at his shop in Cottonvale. Special guest Jo Coddington.

Friday night meet and greet, bon fire and roast. Saturday breakfast and driving events at Pete’s, lunch time cruise, Saturday night fashion show, cooked dinner and live band. Sunday swap meet, show n shine at Applethorpe School. ASRF sanctioned event# SA 267-01-2018. Info Pete (07) 4685 2832.

February

10

Morisset Ute and Car Show, NSW

Morisset Showground, 40 Ourimbah Street, Morisset

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Morisset Ue and Car Show is being held in conjunction with the Morisset Agricultural Show on the 10th February 2018 at the Morisset Showground.

Open to utes, panel vans, hearses, bikes and anything with a chrome bumper. Trophies on offer for a range of categories and all the entertainment of the agricultural show to amuse the whole family.

February

10

Oz Nats Perth, WA

Barbagallo Raceway, 610 Wattle Avenue E, Perth

8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

The Australian Performance Nationals (OZ NATS) is coming your way Perth! We will be coming to the famous Barbagallo Raceway on the 10th February 2018.

Burnouts, street drags, super skids, show n shine, go to whoa, track cruising and drift demos. Action from 8am to 10pm. Spectators tickets att he gate $25 concession and $30 adults, kids 13 and under free.

A family fun day with kids entertainment. Entrants spots, pit lane garages and carports are limited and are getting snapped up quickly so get your entries in now.

For more info see this link.

February

11

Torquay Rotary Motor Show, VIC

The Esplanade, (Opposite Gilbert St) Torquay 3228

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

At our 2018 Show we again expect more than 300 Vintage, Veteran, Classic and Contemporary Cars and Motor Cycles to compete for trophies in 26 Classes including a new class for Best Volkswagen.

Spectators will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with these stunning automotive gems. You will be in awe of the craftsmanship that has gone into both the original design & the manufacture of these much-loved vehicles and the restoration skills of the passionate owners who have lovingly cared for them.

You are invited to join in the carnival atmosphere of this popular event held at the spectacular beach side setting of the Torquay foreshore. This is a “Show for the whole family” with, the Beach for the kids, the Shops for the Ladies and the Cars for the Boys!

Entry Fees remain the same for 2018 at $20 for car & driver, with Adults $5 & Children free. Many attractions will be available to entertain, plus food, good coffee, refreshments & memorabilia on sale.

This event is provided by the Rotary Club of Torquay, proudly supported by the RACV & other local traders with proceeds from the event to be used for Local, National and International Rotary projects.

Phone:- 0423 620 009, Email:- contactus@torquaymotorshow.com.au or check the website for entry forms and further details. Elephant Walk – Torquay Foreshore 11th Feb 2018 10am-2pm.

For more info see this link.

February

11

Corvettes Rock The Bay 2018

Wigley Reserve, Anzac Highway, Glenelg, South Australia

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Corvette Club of South Australia, is proud to host Corvettes Rock the Bay 2018 to be held at Wigley Reserve, Anzac Hwy, Glenelg on the 11th February 2018.

Bring along your Corvette, all Corvettes welcome - you do not need to be a member of this club to display, registered entrants eligible for trophies. Pre-register online at www.corvetteclubofsouthaustralia.com.au.

Entry fee to display vehicle: Pre-register by 31st January 2018 $5.00 or on the day $10.00 - Public Free, live Rock 'n Roll Band. We support local businesses in the area, who provide a variety of food, so there are no food vendors on site.

For more info see this link.

February

17

Classics by the Bay, VIC

Portland Foreshore

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Classics by the Bay Show n Shine is being held on Saturday 17th February 2018 on Portland Foreshore.

Classic cars, utes, vans and bikes. Featuring Fletch from Classic Restos. Great day out for the whole family, BBQ and drinks. Gold coin donation and visiting cars welcome.

February

18

Northam Vintage Swap Meet, WA

JUBILEE OVAL (SHOWGROUND) NORTHAM

7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Northam Vintage Swap Meet is presented by the Avon Valley Vintage Vehicle Association of WA Inc and is being held on Sunday February 18th 2018 at Jubilee Oval. Follow the signs to the entry gate.

Selling vintage cars, trucks, tractors, motorcycles, machinery, engines, used spare parts, collectables, household items. Vintage trade displays welcome. Vintage vehicles for sale one only per site.

Gates open for sellers at 6.30am, public entry from 7am. All over by midday. Sites $15 each and admits one, buyers $5 per person with kids free. Parking available on oval. Fully catered. Enquiries Sylvia 0417 976 699. Bookings not necessary. No dogs permitted on oval. Part proceeds to Northam Hospice.

February

18

All American Car Display, VIC

GEMBROOK SPORTS GROUND, BELGRAVE-GEMBROOK ROAD, GEMBROOK

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Over the past 24 years, The All American Car Display & Man Cave Alley has become established as one of the best All American Car Displays on the Car Show calendar. With up to 500 hot rods, custom cars, classic, vintage and veteran American cars and trucks on display – there is something to see for everyone.

For the 25th Anniversary All American Car Display, to be held on Sunday, February 18th 2018, we are continuing with the successful Man Cave Alley featuring Market Stalls selling and displaying all of those special things that you need for your Man Cave – to make this a great family day, we are including rides for the kids.

Still held at the Gembrook Sports Ground in Gembrook, just 1 hour drive from Melbourne, you can enjoy the drive up the hill to Gembrook for a great day out.

The All American Car Display & Man Cave Alley is a major fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Emerald & District Inc., held in conjunction with the Thunderbirds Rod & Custom Club Inc. All money raised will be directed to Local and International Rotary Projects.

For more info see this link.

February

18

Deloraine Car Show, TAS

Main street of Deloraine

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Deloraine Street Car Show is presented by the Van Diemens Street Rod Club and is being held on Sunday 18th February 2018 in Deloraine.

Come down to the main street of Deloraine and enjoy hundreds of pre 1988 classic and custom cars, dance along to the 4 live bands and DJ throughout the day. Make the most of our fabulous local shops, hotels and eateries.

Bring your family along for an amazing day out, this is one you won't want to miss. Keep your eyes peeled for more details in the coming weeks. Feel free to share and tag your mates, lets make this the biggest and best year yet.

For more info see this link.

February

18

All American Day Car Show, SA

Tilley Reserve, Hancock Road, Surrey Downs

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The All American Day Car Show is being hosted by The American GM Drivers Club Of Australia and is being held on Sunday February 18th 2018 at Tilley Reserve in Hancock Road, Surrey Downs.

All American cars and occupants welcome and the event offers free entry to car entrants and occupants. Public welcome from 10am with admission adults $7 and kids under 14 free.

For more info see this link.

February

23-25

Gazza Nats, WA

Collie Motorplex, 643 Powerhouse Road, Collie

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Two days of full on fun and extreme horsepower featuring burnout pad, super skids, dyno, go to whoa, show n shine, cruise the track and trade stands.

Bands and bar, camping available. For entry forms and entrants information see the website.

For more info see this link.

February

25

Small Ford Show, SA

National Motor Museum, Birdwood

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Small Ford Show is hosted by the RS Owners Club of SA and is being held on the 25th February 2017 at the National Motor Museum in Birdwood.

All small Fords are welcome regardless of age. Anglia, Prefect, Cortina, Escort, Laser, Zodiac, Zephyr, Capri, Focus, commercial, special interest, daily driver. Judging by SMASA. Spectators from 10am, family friendly event. Part proceeds go the the Birdwood CFS.

February

25

Wings and Things, TAS

Georgetown Airfield, Soldiers Settlement Road, George Town

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Rotary Club of George Town will be holding its annual Wings and Things Family Fun Day on 25th February 2018.

Displays of veteran and vintage cars, street cars, hot rods, veteran and vintage, motorbikes, aircraft with flights available, machinery and tractors along with fun activities for children, live music, food, drinks, icecreams and tasty treats. 2018 features Kombi's so if you own a classic VW Kombi please bring it along. Event info Rick 0459 039 090.

For more info see this link.

February

25

4th Macarthur Gardens Retirement Village Annual Classic Car Show, NSW

Macarthur Gardens Retirement Village, 100 Gilchrist Drive, Campbelltown

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The 4th Macarthur Gardens Retirement Village Annual Classic Car Show is being held on Sunday 25th February 2018 at the village in Campbelltown directly behind Macarthur Square.

You are invited to bring along your classic motoring beauty. Gates open at 8am, all cars to be in position by 9.30am. No entry fee. Driver only of each vehicle will receive a sausage on a roll and drink voucher on arrival.

Workshed BBQ from early till 2pm. Morning tea from 10am at cafe, clubhouse bar open from noon. Please contact Derrick Halliday on 4625 0310 before the end of January to secure your spot in this show. Rain day will be Sunday 11th March 2018.

March

3

2018 N.C.C. at Epping RSL, VIC

Epping RSL, 195 Harvest Home Road, Epping

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Northern Classic Cruisers are organising their 2nd Annual ' N.C.C. at Epping RSL' Charity Car Show at Epping RSL, 195 Harvest Home Rd, Epping on Saturday 3rd March 2018 at 4pm.

Pre 1985 classic cars, bikes, customs and hot rods invited. Trophies, raffle prizes and music on the day. Supporting Victoria Police Legacy.

March

10-11

Bathurst Autofest, NSW

Mount Panorama, Bathurst

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

The venue for the Bathurst Autofest is Mount Panorama, the Australian home of Motorsport and it offers an ideal central location with its unique, ready-made paved areas suited to driving events and indoor/outdoor display areas.

This is your chance to be part of an event that includes side by side action in events such as Go To Whoa, Autorkana, Show N Shine, Dyno Challenge, Cruise Track and the fiercely competitive Burnout Title.

All our events promote a true family atmosphere where spectators are able to enjoy the enthusiasm and excitement of a motor vehicle event in a friendly environment. All categories of vehicles are welcomed whether restored, classic or modified.

For more info see this link.

March

10-11

Motorfest, VIC

LARDNER PARK, 155 BURNT STORE ROAD, LARDNER

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

The Rotary Club of Drouin Motorfest is being held on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th March 2018 at Lardner Park. Two days of high horsepower action including burn outs, Go to Whoa and Stampede.

There will be a show ‘n’ shine competition and the popular Banger Blow Up. A larger field and a bigger range of top name entrants, full catering, food, drinks, coffee and licensed to serve alcohol. Plus, a chance to win a ride in a burn out car. Info Ian Haughton 0409 802 138.

For more info see this link.

March

11

41st Annual Campbelltown Swap Meet, SA

Kilburn Oval, Lionel Avenue, Kilburn

6:00 AM - 1:00 PM

SA Rod and Custom Club Inc. presents the 41st Annual Campbelltown Auto Parts Swap Meet on the 11th March 2018 at Kilburn Oval in Lionel Avenue.

Swap meet for auto parts only, sites $20, lookers $5 with kids free. Info Scott 0412 555 723.

March

18

Classic Car Show 2018, WA

Ascot Racecourse, 71 Grandstand Road, Ascot,

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

After the success of the 2017 show, the Council of Motoring Clubs Classic Car Show will be returning to Ascot in 2018 on the 18th March.

The Classic Car Show is probably the biggest collection of historic vehicles you will find on any given day in Western Australia. With close to 1,000 vehicles on display you will find cars, trucks, buses and motor-cycles from the early 1900s through to the latest offerings and just about every marque is represented.

For more info see this link.

March

18

10th Annual All Holden Show, VIC

Dandenong Showgrounds, Bennet Street, Dandenong

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The 10th Annual All Holden Show is being held on the 18th March 2018 at the Dandenong Showgrounds in Bennet Street. All Holdens are welcome.

This is a fund raiser for the Rotary Club of Endeavour Hills so come along and enjoy a great day out and help some local charities whilst checking out an amazing array of Holdens.

For more info see this link.

March

18

Swanpool Swap Meet and Village Market, VIC

Albert Heaney Oval, 2426 Midland Hwy (B300), Swanpool

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

The annual Swanpool Village Market with local produce, live music and food stalls. Incorporating a Swap Meet, along with a Show and Shine for cars, trucks, motor cycles and tractors.

Entry to the site by gold coin donation, which goes to our local volunteer fire brigades. Entry for the Show & Shine, $10. Stall holder access from 6.30am, public access from 8.30am.

Contacts: Market and Swap Meet sites – 5768 2219. Show & Shine enquiries 0425 746 447, or email any enquiries to swanpoolswapmeet@gmail.com Application form for Market or Swap Meet sites can be downloaded from website, under the Swap Meet & Village Market tab.

This is a ‘Community Spirit Event’ run by volunteers, with all nett proceeds going to local not-for-profit community groups and projects. Estimated vehicles attending the Show & Shine 70 to 80. This is an estimate based on previous events, however due to circumstances beyond our control we have had to move this event from the third Sunday in November, to the third Sunday in March. The change of date may see an increase in numbers for the Show & Shine.

For more info see this link.

March

23-25

Blue Lake Nationals, SA

Mount Gambier Showgrounds, corner of Pick Avenue and Jubilee Highway East, Mount Gambier

5:00 PM - 10:00 AM

The 2018 Blue Lake Nationals is to be held in Mount Gambier between 23rd and 25th March 2018. The event is under the control of the ASRF South Australian Divisional Council.

There is a committee of dedicated rodders who are working hard to ensure the event is a success for rodders, spectators, exhibitors, sponsors – and the great town of Mount Gambier and local regions that have committed to fully support the event.

The event will be held one week prior to Easter and will be held at the Mount Gambier Showgrounds, corner of Pick Avenue and Jubilee Highway East Mount Gambier. Local accommodation includes plenty of on-site camping, a wide range of motels, hotels, B&B’s and apartments. This event will provide an excellent opportunity for entrants to participate and then stay on in the region and take in this unique part of South Australia.

For more info see this link.

March

24

Brookton Old Time Motor Show, WA

Brookton Town Oval, Brookton Highway, Brookton

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Interested in displaying your old jalopy? Keen to see how they did things in the good old days? How about coming along to the next Brookton Old Time Motor Show on Saturday, the 24th March, 2018.

Cars, trucks, tractors, machinery, military vehicles, motor bikes, up and running for you to see-and-smell. Theme for the show is Best of British, Pistons & Polish, but you don’t have to be a Pom to come along. It’s a great, family-friendly day for people of all ages and all persuasions, so save the date & don’t be late. With the Family Interest section filling fast, exhibitors need to book soon in order to secure a bay.

For more info see this link.

March

25

Devenport Motor Show, TAS

ROUNDHOUSE PARK, VICTORIA PARADE, DEVENPORT

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Rotary Club of Devenport North are holding the Devenport Motor Show on the 25th March 2018. Established in 2007, this event has grown significantly in size each year since inception. The Show is held at Devonport's Roundhouse Park, Victoria Parade, a wonderful location, on the foreshore of the Mersey River.

The event is open to presenters of all appropriate vehicles, including hot rods, vintage, classic, modern, modified, and motor bikes, we welcome all. Exhibits are judged by a panel and awards are given for various categories, top ten and overall.

Fun competitions are held on the day and prizes will also be won in lucky draws for the public. A good range of food and refreshments is available. Motor industry and related trade displays will be at the show.

There are activities for the children, including a vehicle poster colouring in competitions. This great motor enthusiast, club and family day has gained recognition throughout Tasmania as one of the major auto shows. The automotive industry and business is a great financial supporter of this event and money raised is used for Rotary projects.

For more info see this link.

March

30-

April

2

Hot Rods at the Q, NSW

Queanbeyan Showground, Glebe Avenue, Queanbeyan

3:00 PM - 11:00 AM

Hot Rods at the Q is an ACT State Hot Rod Run organised by the Canberra Hot Rod Association and being held at the Queanbeyan Showground on 30th March to 2nd April 2018.

All pre 1966 ASRF vehicles only. Entry forms available on the CHRA website from 1st May 2017.

For more info see this link.

March

30

Kruze 4 Kids Car Show, VIC

Langama Park, 109 Mitchells Lane, Sunbury

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The 7th annual Kruze 4 Kids Car Showis being held on Good Friday 30th March 2018 at Langama Park in Sunbury. All vehicles welcome.

Gates open 10am to public, gold coin donation admission, 8am to entrants $10 per vehicle. Lots of trophies on offer, kids entertainment, trade stalls, bar/bistro, live entertainment and plenty of fun for the whole family. Enquiries Brad 0419 327 500.

For more info see this link.

April

15

Sandford Swap Meet, VIC

SANDFORD FOOTBALL RESERVE, SANDFORD RESERVE ROAD, SANDFORD

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

The Friends of the Community Victoria Inc. would like to invite you all to our Sanford Swap Meet. Usually we run a market but for April we have decided to do something a little different.

Our Swap Meet will be for motorcycles and cars. So, if you’re into looking and buying all things related to motorcycles and cars, this is the place to be. You may even see an old paddock bomb, that you might love to own and do up!

Swap Meet runs from 8am to 2:30pm. Entry is free. So, come on over, down or up to Sandford and be part of our Friends of the Community Swap Meet. If you would like more details on our Swap Meet or want to join us as a Stall Holder, please contact Kerrie on (03) 5582 0191 or email Tallangower2@gmail.com or message me on our Facebook page.

For more info see this link.

April

27-30

2018 National Rove, VIC

In and around Shepparton

4:00 PM - 10:00 AM

The Rover Car Club of Australia Inc. is proud to announce that the 2018 National Rove will be held in Shepparton.

Friday Meet and Greet in the Club Rooms of the Goulburn Valley Motor Vehicle Drivers Club, 40 Grahamvale Road, Grahamvale (North-Eastern outskirts of Shepparton). Saturday morning tea and winery visit, Dookie Hotel lunch, run from Dookie back into Shepparton via SPC Factory. Evening dinner The Vault, 168 Rear Maude Street. Sunday drive around Shepparton area arriving at the Emerald Bank Leisure Land area where our cars will be put on display.

Inspect the Shepparton Motor Museum. Then spend the afternoon socialising, viewing the cars as well as checking out the other venues at Emerald Bank and the Rocker Cover Race. Evening 2018 National Rove Dinner at the Quality Parklake Hotel, 481 Wyndham Street. Monday farewell breakfast will be held at the Club Rooms of the Goulburn Valley Motor Vehicle Drivers Club, Shepparton.

For more info see this link.

May

26-27

42nd Historic Winton, VIC

Winton Motor Raceway, 41 Fox Streety, Winton

7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Historic Winton – Australia’s longest running, all-historic motor race meeting presents two big days of non-stop racing on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May. Once again, the event will feature over 400 historic racing cars and motorbikes from the 1920s to the 1980s plus a huge heritage display of veteran and vintage vehicles.

The long weekend of historic motoring will commence on Friday 25 May with the Benalla & District Classic Car & Motorbike Tour, which is always great fun for all who participate, as well as spectators.

Call for Display Vehicles – Sound your sirens. Ring your bells. Organisers are currently seeking heritage emergency vehicles for a display as well cars and motorbikes with significant anniversaries. Clubs or individuals with below listed vehicles who wish to participate can receive complimentary tickets by contacting organizer Noel Wilcox on noelwilcox@rocketmail.com or 03 54 282 689.

The 2018 Anniversary and Special Feature List includes 110 Years Ford Model T including Speedsters, 90 Years Morris Minor 1928 – 1934, First Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island. 80 Years Ford Prefect, Humber Super Snipe, AJS Matchless Silver Streak, Peugeot 202, Standard Eight, Volkswagen Beetle, Wolseley 14/60, 1938 Australian Grand Prix at Mt Panorama. 70 Years Austin A70 Hampshire and Hereford, Austin A90 Atlantic, Citroen 2CV, Jaguar XK120, Morris Minor 1948-1971, Porsche 356, Singer SM 1500, Sunbeam Talbot 90, Vauxhall Velox, Vauxhall Wyvern, Wolseley 6/80, Aston Martin DB1, Holden 48-215 (FX), Land Rover. 60 Years Austin A40 Farina, Austin Healey Sprite, Chevrolet Impala, Morris Major, Austin Lancer, Rover P5, Wolseley 15/60, Formula Junior. 50 Years Holden HK, Holden Kingswood, Holden Monaro, Ford Falcon XT, AMC Javelin, Renault 6, Peugeot 504, Volvo 164, Sydney to London Marathon. Special Feature Emergency Vehicle display – veteran, vintage and classic police cars, fire engines, ambulances and any other emergency vehicles are welcome.

Raceway entry fees Sat $30, Sun $35, weekend $60, children 16 and under n/c, competition paddock $5. Camping at the track $25/head per night. Camping enquiries (03) 5760 7100.

For more info see this link.

June

2-4

Wintersun, NSW

Murwillumbah

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wintersun 2.0 saw 4500 people through our public gates, 400 cars, 30 vintage caravans and a handful of specially picked retro markets. Now Aces and Eights Event Management aims to continue an unforgettable event in Northern NSW Country town of Murwillumbah in June 2018.

With hundreds of enthusiasts ecstatic about the resurgence of a long lost festival, the creation of Wintersun 2.0 will see many happy punters gather on a weekend where they can see the best cars and bikes, eat the finest gourmet street food, see nothing but hand selected genuine retro stalls, auto memorabilia, car related items, fantastic music and dancing. Make sure you come down to Murwillumbah Showground to join in on the fun.

For more info see this link.

June

8-10

17th HR HR Holden Nationals, VIC

The All Seasons Hotel, Bendigo

6:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The HD HR Holden Nationals are being held in Bendigo from the 8th June through to the 10th June and the All Seasons Hotel is the host venue.

Friday Meet and greet at the All Seasons Hotel from 6pm. Saturday Show and Shine from 9am till 3pm and the Bendigo CBD is a block walk away as is access to toilets, cafés and shop’s. Presentation dinner at the All Seasons Hotel and during the evening trophies will be presented for the judged vehicles. Sunday run with lunch provided.

It will be a great weekend and we look forward to seeing you all there, with your pride and joy. Info Troy 0418 148 591.

July

1

Muscle On The Mountain Show n Shine, QLD

Maleny Showgrounds, 13 Maleny-Stanley River Road, Maleny

9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Muscle On The Mountain Show and Shine Day Maleny is being held on Sunday 2nd July 2018 from 9am to 1:30pm. Gates will be open from 7am for setup. Holden, HSV, Ford, FPV, muscle cars, street machines, hotrods, vintage, classic cars and motorcycles. All clubs welcome.

Gold coin entry, fun day for all the family, APEX BBQ breakfast from 7am and lunch available. Raising awareness of Men's Health with proceeds to Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.

Camping available $15 a night for a powered site. General enquiries 0409 489 777 or contact Lynda. lynda.burgess@icloud.com email: muscle.on.the.mountain@gmail.com

For more info see this link.

July

13-15

Back to Brunswick, NSW

MAIN STREET, BRUNSWICK HEADS

4:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The tenth anniversary of the Back to Brunswick hot rod run is being held on the 13th to the 15th July 2018 in Brunswick Heads on the NSW north coast.

On Friday meet in the park at 11.30am opposite Hotel Brunswick and cruise to lunch. Registration open from 4pm - 6pm at the Hotel Brunswick, 4 Mullumbimbi St, Brunswick Heads.

Saturday kicks off with an observation run at Hotel Brunswick at 10am with registration. After the observation run it will be back to the pub for wining, dining and an auction from 7pm with live music.

The Sunday Show n Shine will commence from 9am with the trophy presentation at 1pm at the Hotel Brunswick. For more info call Rod 0418 762 576 or Pete 0437 844 786.

July

20-22

Ingham Autofest, QLD

Ingham Showground, Corner Cooper Street and Miles Street, Ingham

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Autofest Performance Car Festivals are pleased to announce the addition of an All New Autofest event that will taking place in Far North Queensland from July 20 to 22nd 2018.

To be known as the Ingham Autofest and to be held at the Ingham Showground each year from mid 2018 the Autofest crew look forward in working together with local clubs as well as other events already running in FNQ and we are sure that this exciting new event for their region will also compliment their events as well.

Autofest is open to everything automotive from cars, trucks, bikes in fact anything that has wheels is welcomed to join in on all the fun and with the theme of a family friendly festival.

AUTOFEST Events include, Go To Whoa, Spear A Spud, Dyno Shootout, Show N Shine, Autokana and everyone’s favorite, the Mighty Burnout Comp.

For more info see this link.

April

19-22

Australian Street Rod Nationals, QLD

Maryborough Showgrounds, Bruce Highway, Maryborough West

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Australian Street Rod Nationals will be held in Maryborough, Queensland over Easter on the 19th to the 22nd April 2019.

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