Classic & Muscle Car Events - what's coming up

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Looking for something to do on the weekend. Here is a whole bunch of ideas! And look out for our big Rolling 30 event on June 2!

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

APRIL 

NSW

25-28 April

Capriciation
Celebrating 50 years of Ford Capri and organised by the Capri Car Club at Lavington in southern NSW. Lots of activities including cruises plus a show n shine.

Contact: capricarclub@yahoo.com.au 

VIC

13 April

Echuca Swap Meet
In Rotary Park, Rose St,
with 200 sites. Cars, parts etc.

Contact: echucaswap@outlook.com 

19 April

Make them Shine

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf. A classic car display hosted by the Thunderbird Owners Club of Australia For the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal

The Kids Day Out is open to the public 10am-5pm with free admission. Donations welcome in support of the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact: Facebook

21 April

Mustang Nationals
Pony cars are big and this promises to be a huge gathering right in the centre of the city. At Birrarung Marr, Melbourne.

Contact: Facebook 

28 April

Maffra Swap Meet
The Ford Coupe Club of Australia is having its annual display day at the Caribbean Gardens market, 1280 Ferntree Gully Road Scoresby. All 72-78 XA, XB, XC Ford Hardtops and Landau welcome. The club is celebrating its 25th anniversary and should attract a record number of vehicles.

Contact: Jamie 0400 624 620 

SA

14 April

Rowley Speedway Reunion
Gilman Speedway on Wilkins Rd, Gilman. Relive the glory days with live and static shows covering pretty much every class imaginable, including cars and bikes. Run by the South Australian Vintage Speedcar Assn.

Contact: SAVSA.com.au

 

20-21 April (Easter)

18th Falcon GT Nationals
Adelaide. Around 300 of the best Falcon GTs from the 1967 XR to the 2014 FG GTF, with special guest Fred Gibson.

Contact: nafgtc.asn.au/gtnationals/

MAY

SA

19 May
Copper Coast Cavalcade

Largest regional rally in SA for cars up to and Including 1985. Following breakfast assembly, the cavalcade tours Wallaroo, Moonta and Kadina, watched by thousands along the roads and finishes at the Kadina Oval. Over 500 cars attend this major event of the Copper Coast Cornish Festival.

Contact: kernewek.org 

NSW

5 May
Central Coast Auto Feast

Gosford Showgrounds. Trophies, giveaways with all proceeds to Kara Women’s and Children’s Refuge so come along and be part of the show. Gates open at 6.30am, all entries must be in by 8.30am, trophies presented at 2.30pm. $10 per car includes show entry.

Contact: Dave 0434 257 717 

18 May
Wheels of Womboin

A show and shine for all things automotive. Located at the Wamboin Community Hall Bingley Way Wamboin from 9.00 am till 1.00 pm. BBQ and coffee available on the day. Last year over 175 automotive dreams made the day.

Contact: president@wamboincommunity.asn.au

25-26 May
Volkswagen Nationals

A full weekend of Volkswagen fun and events.  Saturday is the Supersprint at Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek. Sunday is Show Day at Fairfield City Showground’s, Smithfield Road, Prairiewood. Fun events for all the family, 50 car show categories, enter on the day 8.00am to 4.00pm

Contact: david@clubvw.org.au 

VIC

5 May
Bumpers by the Bay

At Seaworks, Williamstown. Once again the "Bumpers By The Bay" car show n shine event will be jam packed with classic cars of all makes and models pre 1985. Contact:

Facebook 

11 May
Bay City Swap

At the Geelong Showgrounds, Breakwater Rd. Camping on site.

Contact: 0417 546 089 

11-12 May
Motorex

Sponsored by Meguiar’s at the Melbourne SHowgrounds. Huge modified and custom show.

Contact: motorex.com.au 

17-19 May
Historic Winton

Huge annual classic meet that always brings out a host of interesting gear.

Contact: historicwinton.org

19 May
Sakura Picnic

All-Japanese car & bike show in Bundoora Park (Melb), Starts at 10am.

Contact: Facebook 

QLD

4-5 May
Gold Coast Autorama

Big annual get-together at venues TBA. Run by the Gold Coast Anrique Auto Club.

Contact: gcaac.com.au 

19 May
National Motoring Heritage Day

Cameron Park, Ipswich. Run by the Qld Historic Motoring Council – a massive event for pretty much any historic vehicle. Clubs are very welcome.

Contact: qhmc.org.au

26 May
Mac’s Bridge

Macleans Bridge annual festival is a big show covering all makes of classic at the Belmont rifle range, run by the Triumph Sports Owners Association.Well worth a look.

Contact: macleansbridge.com 

26 May
Classics by the Coast

All Classic Motor Club CQ is holding "Classics By The Coast" at Bell Park, Emu Park, Queensland on Sunday 26th May 2019. Nominations accepted on the day - $10. Cars must be parked on display by 9.00am. Food and drinks available on the grounds. Fashions By The Coast is once again being held so dress up and enter on the day. Public admission from 9.30am – Gold Coin Donation.

Contact: info@allclassicmotorclubcq.com

JUN 

WA

1 June
Albany Classic

Celebrating the first "around the houses" style racing in Australia, held in Albany in 1936, the modern day re-enactment includes vintage and classic cars competing in the streets of the Albany CBD. Included on the day is a festival featuring bands, entertainment for the whole family, games, car displays, arts and crafts stalls, a Great Southern Wine, Beer and Spirits area and food vans. Supporting this main event is the Mt Clarence Hill Climb held on the Saturday, itself an historic event.

Contact: albanyclassic.com

NSW

2 June
Rolling 30

Take your favourite historic toy for a cruise at Sydney Motorsport Park (Eastern Creek) and join the Unique Cars mag crew for a big day out. Cars and coffee on steriods is the theme, so come and join us. More details to come, but pencil it into the diary!

Contact: rolling30.com.au

9 June
Henry Lawson Festival

Beautiful downtown Grenfell is running its 17th Henry Lawson Festival on this weekend and the local car club runs a show as part of the festivities. That does beg the question of what sort of car would Henry have driven? Look for it on the main street.

Contact: Bill Wheatley (02) 6343 2207

9 June
Border Swap Meet

On the last day of Cooly Rocks. 30th Annual Border Swap Meet - Recreation St Park, Florence St Tweed Heads.

Contact:  Gary 0404 423 317

JUL

QLD

21 Jul
Gold Coast Swap

This one covers cars from vintage to classic, plus memorabilia and lots more. Look for it at the Meudgeeraba Showgounds.

Contact: gcaac.com.au

VIC

14 Jul
Bygone Bitish Marques

Special show at the Gippsland Vehicle Collection, from 9.00am. 1a Sale Rd, Maffra. Bring your classic along.

Contact: gvc.net.au

AUG

NSW

24-25 Aug
Grafton Motorfest

This event is to be held at Jabour Park, Minden  Street South Grafton. Saturday the feature marque is Chevrolet, Sunday the feature marque is MG. All Marques are welcome on both days. Free camping available for entrants, stall holders and volunteers.

Contact: graftonvintagecars.com

SEP 

QLD

14 Sep
Gympie Historic Swap & Show

Swap meet at the Gympie Showgrounds, with the show to be run by the Cooloola Classic Car Club.

Contact: gympiehistoricautoclub.com.au

1 Sep
Chrysler Expo

The Chrysler Owners Club of Qld (together with Rootes Group, Simca, AMC & Jeep Clubs vehicles) invite you to the 2019 Chrysler Expo Show & Shine & Swap Meet at the Rocklea Showgrounds.  This year will also feature presentations of stationary steam engines, historic motorcycles, vintage speed cars, historic ambulances, vintage caravans, Penny Farthing & other historic bicycles and a model train display.

Contact: doug@realres.com.au 

OCT 

VIC

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

NSW

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 6. According to the locals, here are some stunning drives in the area, including crossing the Abercrombie River from Oberon,

Contact: drandrewjmoore@gmail.com 

NOV 

QLD

24 November
Moving 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 459 050 

NSW

23-24 November
Machines & Machiatto

At the St Ives Showgrounds, Sydney. Two-day celebration of machines, entertainment and gourmet food. Raising money for Bear Cottage & Cure Brain Cancer. 

Contact: sam@sydneymachinasocialclub.org

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