Classic & Muscle Car Events - what's coming up

By: Unique Cars magazine

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Looking for something to do on the weekend? Here is a whole bunch of ideas!

Is your event here? If not, shoot us the info at uniquecars@bauertrader.com.au

SEPTEMBER 2019

QLD

17-23 September
National Veteran Vehicle Rally

The Veteran Car Club of Australia (Queensland) is hosting the 2019 National Veteran Vehicle Rally in the delightful seaside town of Bargara, just a few easy rural miles from Bundaberg. The region is ideal country for the veteran motorist: gentle roads, minimal traffic, plenty to see and do. Glorious weather, too. Contact: vccqaq.com

NSW

21 September
MG Hunter Region Concours

Looking for every generation of MG to get involved and run by the Hunter Region MG Car Club. Look for it at Lambton Park, at Elder St, Lambton. Contact: huntermg.com

VIC

22 September
Mallee Show n Shine

Held at the community leisure centre in sunny Birchip, this one has lots of categories for cars and bikes. Run by the Buloke Collectible Vehicle Club in aid of the Flying Doctor Service. Contact: 0409 725 410

ACT

22 September
Big 3 Car Show Queanbeyan Showground, Glebe Ave.

The event showcases Canberra and the regions’ Holdens. From concourse to modified, barn find to elite – every taste is catered for and with a new venue this year’s ACT Holden Day is set to be huge. Contact: Facebook

WA

28-29 September
Albany Show n Shine

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The Great Southern Street Machine Association, an Albany based car club, will host its Annual Car Show, and entries are open to all who are interested in showing off their vehicles. Promising a great social event for all members of the family, the Show & Shine on Sunday is open to the public and the exhibition of dozens of exciting street vehicles will be accompanied by plenty of other things to see and do. Corner of North and Campbell Rds, Albany. Contact: Facebook

TAS

22-23 September
Baskerville Historics

Baskerville Historics is fast becoming one of Australia’s leading historic events. With amazing spectator views and a challenging layout for competitors, there is something on offer for everyone. The 2019 Event is shaping to be the most epic yet, with competitors from right across Australia expected for the event, combined with off track celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Mini. Contact: baskervillehistorics.com

SA

29 September
Bay to Birdwood

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The Bay to Birdwood is one of the world’s great historic motoring events. First held in 1980 the event has become a fixture on the South Australian events calendar. This year it is for vehicles from 1956 to 1986.It is a mass-participatory, citizen-collector historic motoring event. It draws participants from far and wide and attracts thousands of spectators to line the route and attend the start and finish events. Contact: baytobirdwood.com.au

 

OCTOBER 2019

QLD

4-6 October
Bagara Beach Rod Run

The event centres around Nielsen Park at Bargara and this years theme is: Lifes a Beach. The club is dedicated to the constructing, showing and enjoying street rod and custom vehicles. Contact: rumcityrods.com

4-6 October
VW Warwick

Welcome to VW Warwick, an all VW drag racing weekend. This is the fourteenth year for Warwick, and the event has grown into Australia’s premier VW motorsport weekend. The weekend programme for Warwick starts with a dyno session at the track on Friday evening. Diesel Tune are bringing along their mobile dyno for a number of invited and guest drag cars to run some figures on the rollers. All are welcome to come along and watch the action. Contact: vwma.net.au/warwick

19-20 October
Noosa Classic Car Show Run by the Noosa Classic Car Club at the Lions Park, Noosa Heads. Contact: noosaclassiccarclub.com.au

WA

5 October
Concours de Maryhill Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale.

Receive 2 free Maryhill Museum passes per vehicle entry. Silent auction, trophies, dash plaques, raffle prizes.  Contact: goldendalemotorsports.org SA 5 October Chrysler Restorers Family Run CCCSA will be holding a Club display at the Chrysler Restorers Family Fun Day as part of their National Rally. Serafino Winerey, McLaren Vale. Contact: chrysler-restorers-sa.org.au

SA

5 October
Chrysler Restorers Family Run

CCCSA will be holding a Club display at the Chrysler Restorers Family Fun Day as part of their National Rally. Serafino Winerey, McLaren Vale. Contact: chrysler-restorers-sa.org.au

27 October
Auto Italia St Francis of Assisi School, Newton.

See Maserati, Ducati, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Lamborghini, Vespa, Fiat, Lancia, Moto Guzzi and more all while enjoying Italian food, coffee, gelati and wine. Contact: autoitaliaadelaide.com

 

VIC

6 October National Show and Shine

The car show that takes over sunny Euroa for a day. Hundreds of great cars and entry is cheap. See their website.

11-13 October
Motorclassica

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The country’s premium annual concours is on again, accompanied by a range of tours and runs, plus the real highlight - a live restoration workshop. It’s all on at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne. Contact: Motoclassica.com.au

19-20 October
Maffra Motoring Meander

Open to all vehicles over 15 years of age. It is not a competition, rather a leisurely drive/ride through the countryside over two days, or a one-day section if you choose. Via the Gippsland Vehicle Collection Contact: MMRally@gippslandvehiclecollection.org

19-20 October
Statesman Nationals

Hosted by the Shepparton Motor Museum, last year this one attracted 100 cars, including Statesman, Grange and Magnum. Contact: statesmannats.com

20 October
Chryslers at the Caribbean

Run by the Chrysler Restorer Club in Vic and celebrating the 50th year of the Valiant Pacer. At Caribbean Gardens to the east of Melbourne. Contact: chryslerclubvic.org.au

20 October
Monaro state titles

Victorian 2019 Monaro State Titles. All Monaro Show - HK to VZ and HSV coupes Show ’n’ Shine - Cheltenham Secondary College, 73 Bernard Street, Cheltenham All Monaros welcome pre- entered for judging $25.00 or $10.00 display only on the day. Contact: monaroclubvic.com.au/event-2513999

26 October
Studebaker Show n Shine

Eastern Beach Reserve, Geelong, Victoria Entry is free from 9.00am All Studebaker & Packard owners & car enthusiasts welcome. Contact: Michael 0438 116 335 NSW 4-6 October Jindera Pop the Top Pop the Top is a festival situated in Jindera NSW showcasing convertible and soft top vehicles from different eras. From historical restorations to modern luxury vehicles, it offers convertible car enthusiasts the opportunity to show off their prized possessions and enjoy a weekend of fun with like-minded people.. Contact: popthetopfestival.com.au

NSW

4-6 October
Jindera Pop the Top
Pop the Top is a festival situated in Jindera NSW showcasing convertible and soft top vehicles from different eras. From historical restorations to modern luxury vehicles, it offers convertible car enthusiasts the opportunity to show off their prized possessions and enjoy a weekend of fun with like-minded people..
Contact:
popthetopfestival.com.au

5-6 October
Old Bar Beach Festival

Classic speciality car show n shine on Saturday 5th October 8am to 4pm with the Kombi Parade on Sunday. Classic, vintage, veteran, customs, hot rods, bikes and more. The Kombi/Transporter swap meet Australian record attempt is one of the major highlights of the festival. The number of Kombis has steadily increased over the last ten years due to the support of many Kombi owners who now have made the festival an annual pilgrimage. For Kombi owners this festival is a place to meet and share their passion for their beloved buses with like-minded Kombi enthusiasts in a relaxed and festive atmosphere suited for the whole family. Contact: oldbarbeachfestival.com.au

5 October
Bungendore Car & Bike Show

Frog Hollow Reserve, Bungendore. The day kicks off at 8.00am for car and bike entries. Everyone is welcome! Young and old, bring the kids. we have some great things to see and do apart from all the vehicles on show. Live music all day. Contact: Facebook

5 October
Taralga Classic Car Muster

As part of its 200th birthday celebrations and the Taste of Taralga festival, the small car mad town of Taralga near Goulburn is holding a car muster in its famous poplar-lined main street. You, your classic, sports, historic or veteran/vintage car and your club are warmly invited to attend! Street parade on Sunday the 6th. According to the locals, there are some stunning drives in the area, including crossing the Abercrombie River from Oberon, Contact: drandrewjmoore@gmail.com

13 October
Lismore Show n Shine

The Lismore Men & Community Shed fund raiser Show n Shine is being held at Tullera Hall, just north of Lismore. Cool cars, music, dancing, coffee, stalls. The rockabilly trio, the Linebackers are playing live. Contact: visitlismore.com.au

20 October
All Chrysler Day

Bring your best Mopar to the Museum of Fire in Penrith. Show cars including 2 people  – $20. General entry – $5. Contact: Colin Murphy 0416 290 487

25-27 October
Chromefest

The Entrance town centre in NSW is hosting this tribute to the chrome and rock n roll era, promising lots of music, dancing, cars and all those other good things. Contact: chromefest.org

 

NOVEMBER 2019

QLD

9-10 November
Noosa Hillclimb

One of two hillclimbs run by the Noosa Beach Classic Car Club during the year - the other is in winter. Both events are held at the Tewantin National Park. Contact: noosaclassiccarclub.com.au

24 November
Holden Out for a Cure

All-Holden day in aid of the Cancer Council of Queensland. Judy Holt Park, Old Cleveland Road, East Birkdale. Open to Holdens from 1948 onwards. Promoted by The FX-FJ Holden Club of Queensland. Contact: Les Ross 0448 459 059

NSW

23-24 November
Machines & Macchiato

St Ives Showgrounds, Sydney. Two-day charity celebration of machines, entertainment and gourmet food. Contact: Sam sydneymachinasocialclub.org

VIC

10 November
Cars That Changed The World

A new display starts at the Gippsland Vehicle Collection in Maffra and should run until February. Bring your special car along for the opening day display. Contact: gvc.net.au

22-24 November
Geelong Revival

A big weekend of cruises, sprints, shows and much more, covering cars, bikes and caravans. Come dressed up for the occasion. Contact: geelongrevival.com.au

24 November
Monbulk Car Show

The Monbulk Car Show will be held on Sunday 24 November 2019 from 10am – 3pm in the Main Street of Monbulk.  Over 500 cars on display ranging from Mustangs to Holdens to Chevs and everything in between also featuring Fletch from Classic Restos.  Fun filled day for the whole family with Kidszone, trade stalls, plenty of food and live music.  Vehicle entry $10, Adults $5, Kids U12 Free, Family Pass of 5 $15.  All proceeds go to Monbulk CFA and other community groups. Contact: monbulkcarshow@gmail.com

 

DECEMBER 2019

NSW

4 August
Grafton Swap Meet

Hosted by the Grafton Sporting Car Club. Car show features hot rods, cars, race cars, vintage and motor bikes with all classes judging with trophies. Swap meet sites $15 includes entry for 2 people, car show entrants $5 per car or bike, public entry gold coin with under 15 free. Contact: 0448 150 162

 

JANUARY 2020

QLD

19-21 July
Ingham Autofest Ingham Showground.

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 Motoring Festival.  Contact: autofest.com.au

 

Is your event here? If not, shoot us the info at uniquecars@bauertrader.com.au 

 

 

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