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12-13 August Gold Coast Car Show The 8th Annual Gold Coast Car Show kicks off Saturday 12 August 3pm-8pm and Sunday 13 August 7am-3pm. Hundreds of cars, motorbikes and trucks will converge on the grounds for a great day to inspire, admire and excite car enthusiasts and spectators of all ages. Public admission Saturday evening $10, kids under 12 free. Show car entry Saturday $10 includes passengers and judging. Special trophies awarded on this night for retro vehicles - kombis, bugs, panel vans and hot rods.
Contact: 0439 170 882
27 August Kustoms of Australia
Its on again! It was Huge for our 1st one, well over 100 stalls, our 2nd Swap Meet will be event bigger. Kustoms of Australia 2nd Annual Swap Meet will be held again at the Yatala Drive-In which is located at 100 Stapylton-Jacobs Well Rd, Stapylton Queensland, only 30 minutes drive south of Brisbane or 30 minutes drive north from Surfers Paradise. Contact:
13 August Shannons Sydney Classic Over 1900 Veteran & Classic vehicles from over 150 clubs on display and on parade, including cars, motorbikes, scooters and military vehicles, police vehicles, ambulances & fire engines. And it’s on rain, hail or shine. There’s plenty to see and do indoors. All at Sydney Motorsport Park. Run by the Council of Motor Clubs (NSW). Contact: sydneymotorsportpark.com. au 12-13 August Killer Rides 2 Killer Rides #2 live show will be held August 12/13 inside the Illawarra Indoor Hockey Centre at Unanderra (south of Wollongong). Previously known as the Hot Car Titles, Killer Rides Live will showcase a selection of show cars, tough street cars and competition cars - all with one common theme, they are all killer rides. As entry into the show is by invitation only, you can rest assured that the cars on display aren’t the cars you’ll see on a regular basis. There will also be a huge array of traders offering show specials along with a fully stocked canteen for when you feel like a bite to eat or a drink - without breaking the budget.
12-13 August Newcastle Swap Meet
Run by the Newcastle District Vintage Cars club – claims 1000-plus sites.
Contact: 0457 083 789 27 August All British Day Come along and enjoy a huge day out with over 1500 British cars in the grounds of the Kings School and run in conjunction with The Kings School Art Show. For participants and car clubs gates open at 7am with entry via Masons Drive and the show runs from 10am till 4pm.
19 August FE FC Holden Car Club Annual Auction, Swap Meet and Pie Night The FE-FC Holden Car Club of Victoria Inc. presents their annual auction, swap meet and pie night on August 19.
Contact: vic.fefcholden.org. au/Auction 20 August Central Victorian All Holden Day Poyser Holden Central Victorian All Holden Day is hosted by Bendigo Sandhurst Holden Club and is being held on Sunday
August 20 at the Bendigo Showgrounds in Holmes Road, North Bendigo.
27 August German Auto Show
VWCV presents the second annual German Auto Show. Calling all pre 1990 German vehicles to display at the beautiful Deaf Children Australia grounds on St Kilda Road. Contact: vwclub.com.au/ german-auto-show-2017.html
19 August Gazzanats Darwin Gazzanats Darwin is being held on the 19th August 2017 at the Hidden Valley Raceway in Darwin and kicks off a day of non stop action. Burnout competitions, super skids, show n shine, go to whoa, cruise the track, dash 4 cash, race your mates drop flag and drift demos. No BYO, no glass at event, bar open on site.
20 August Willunga Swap Meet The Willunga Swap Meet is organised by the Lions Club of Willunga & Districts and will be held at Centenary Park in Willunga on the August 20. Centenary Park is on the corner of Binney and Strout Roads and is an idyllic location situated on 1.6 hectares of land surrounded by vineyards offering views of the hills and sea.
Contact: willungalions.com. au/SWAP-MEET/
19 August All Japanese Car and Bike Show The All Japanese Car and Bike Show is being held on Saturday August 19 at Princes Wharf 1 Forecourt on Castray Esplanade in Hobart.
Contact: 0408 314 309
13 August Shannons Classics on the Park
You are invited to be part of this motoring spectacular and display your classic car on Langley Park at the Shannons Classics on the Park on Sunday August 13. All classic car owners and car clubs are invited to display their cars.
Contact: targawest.com.au/ shannons-classics-park/
19-20 August Big Boys Toys Expo Big Boys Toys Expo Canberra is being held on August 19 and 20. It is an interactive event to see, touch and experience and also gives patrons the chance to buy all the toys, tools, gizmos and gadgets enthusiasts always dream of.
3 September All Aussie Fathers Day
The All Aussie Father’s Day is a family friendly event aimed at celebrating all things Australian, including our love for great cars and what better date then Father’s Day! Contact:
qldraceways.com.au/ 9 September Gympie Swap Meet & Car Show This is their 47th swap meet. Gympie Showgrounds, Exhibition Road, Southside, Gympie, Qld.
Contact: gympiehistoricautoclub.com.au 10 September Mustang Councours and Car Show The Mustang Owners Club of Australia (Qld) will be holding its annual Concours and Car Show at Logan River Parklands.
Contact: Qld.mustang.org.au 17 September HQ Holden Run The 6th Annual HQ Holden Run is being held on Sunday September 17 and we’re calling for all HQ Holden owners to fire up their sedans, coupes, wagons, utes, tonners, SS and GTS and come cruising with like minded enthusiasts.
22-25 September National Chevrolet Festival
The 41st. National Chevrolet Festival will be held in Warwick, the ‘Horsepower Capital’ of SE Queensland from 22nd - 25th September 2017. Proudly brought to you by the Queensland Chevrolet Car Club Inc and the 55-56-57 Shoebox Club of Queensland Inc.
Contact: 0417 791 595
10 September Gawler Swap Meet
Organised by the Gawler Veteran Vintage and Classic Vehicles Club the Gawler Swap Meet is back for our 33rd event at Princes Park, also known as Gawler Sport & Community Centre.
17 September All Ford Day
The 2017 All Ford Day is being held on Sunday September 17 at Bonython Park, Adelaide. Open to owners and enthusiasts of motor vehicles produced by the Ford Motor Company.
Contact: allfordday.net.au 29 September MR2 Nationals The MR2 Nationals is a bi-annual event to brings together MR2s and their owners from all over Australia for one huge weekend of motoring pleasure. The MR2 Nationals 2017 in Adelaide, S.A. follows the first one in Goulburn 2003, Canberra in 2007, Bathurst 2009, Bright 2011, Hobart 2013 and Brisbane in 2015. This year’s event includes cruises, dinners and presentations. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
3-10 September Rockabilly Retro Rally Bring your vintage cars, caravans, kombis, longboards and dancing shoes! a week of great music, food dancing and fun featuring Frankie J Holden and other live bands, show n shine, rock n roll trivia night, movie theme night and more. Contact: Facebook
9-10 September North-West Car & Bike Show
At Gunnedah Showground, Gunnedah NSW. Swap meet Saturday- 7.00am. Swap meet and car show Sunday - 8.00am. Gunnedah Vintage Vehicle Club & Namoi Valley Antique Vehicle Club. Contact:
15-17 September Toranafest
Big celebration of 50 years of Torana at sunny Maitland.
Contact: Toranafest.com.au 24 September Falcon GT Owners Club of NSW Concours Day The Falcon GT Owners Club of NSW are holding their annual Concours Day on Sunday September 24 at the Fiddler in Rouse Hill. Contact:
3 September Fathers Day Car Show
Every year Old Gippstown is the scenic backdrop for the Father’s Day Car Show, featuring an abundance of hot rods, classics and muscle cars.
Contact: Facebook 10 September Shepparton Swap Shepparton Showgrounds, High St (Midland Hwy) Shepparton. Run by the Goulburn Valley Motor Vehicle Drivers Club
Inc. Over 600 sites for veteran, vintage, classic car and motor cycle parts, collectables and bric-a-brac. Gates open 7.30 a.m. for the public.
Contact: 0438 294 351
23 September Wings and Wheels
Maryborough Wings and Wheels is the premier vehicle and aircraft event being held on the September 23 in Maryborough, Victoria. Contact:
wingsandwheels.net.au 23-24 September Melbourne to Maffra Run This run is open to all vehicles over 15 years of age (as of the start of the run.) It is a gathering of a group of like-minded motoring enthusiasts that want to enjoy their toys. It is not a competition, rather a leisurely drive/ride through some of West and Central Gippsland’s most picturesque countryside. It is a 2 day run from Berwick to Maffra and return. Contact: gippslandvehiclecollection.org.au
22-24 September Baskerville Historics
Baskerville Historics is run annually and is a great weekend with both historic cars and bikes and this year it’s being held on the 22 - 24 of September.
24 September ACT Holden Day
The ACT Holden Day will be held on Sunday, Spetember 24 at Hall Showgrounds in Gladstone Street. Hosted by all Canberra-based Holden Car Clubs, it is sure to have a record turnout.
24 September Southern Cross Car and Bike Show The Yilgarn Motoring Enthusiasts are hosting the Southern Cross Car and Bike Show which is being held on Sunday the 23 of September at Southern Cross Oval.
6-8 October The Moonshine Rumble Get ready to get down’ n’ dirty as the Outlaw Hot Rod Club Inc. are psyched to announce that they have added an awesome new event to their calender. They will be hosting their very first mud run - The mOoNsHiNe RuMbLe at the Manilla Showground on the 6th to the 8th Oct 2017. Open to hotrods, customs and pre ‘76 chrome bumper cars. Contact: 0408 667 580 7 October Bay and Beaches Show n Shine The Batemans Bay Rod & Custom Club Inc. are hosting their Bay and Beaches Show n Shine on the 7th October 2017. Hot rods, custom, classic and vintage cars and bikes welcome.
Contact: batemans bayrodclub.com/
13-15 October 12th Chevrolet Convention
Following the successful 11th Chev Convention in the beautiful country town of Echuca we’ve decided to hold the event there again with the fantastic support of the Echuca Shire Council and sponsors. Contact:
567chevclub.org.au/ 22 October Northern Beaches Muscle Cars Annual Show Northern Beaches Muscle Cars annual show for 2017 is shaping up to be an absolute corker thanks to a raft of excellent vintage Aussie and American muscle on display as well as some iconic cars from the silver screen.
27-29 October Chromefest
Join us at The Entrance on the Central Coast NSW for Chromefest which is now in its 10th exciting year. Chromefest is a 3 day event.
1 October Palmer Hot Rod Street Party The Main Street of Palmer is the place to be on Sunday, October 1st, if you love great cars and great music! Palmer is a small town with a population of approximately 80 people, located 16 kilometres west of Mannum on the Adelaide to Mannum Road. Contact: Facebook
15 October Strathalbyn Swap Meet
Hosted by the Historic Motor Vehicles Club is the 34th annual Strathalbyn Swap Meet at the Strathalbyn Harness Racing Club on the 15th October 2017.
Contact: 0488 528 331 22 October Aussie Era Salisbury Car Show Following the closure of Holden’s Elizabeth Operations, we are holding a Family Fun Day in the heart of Salisbury, with John Street and surrounds turning into an outdoor showroom showcasing and celebrating cars produced in Australia over the past 70 years.
Contact: Facebook 29 October Auto Italia Adelaide Show n Shine Auto Italia is the largest gathering and display of Italian motor vehicles held in South Australia and is an annual event that has become one of the major automotive displays held in SA. Last years Auto Italia Adelaide had over 200 vehicles attending. Contact: autoitaliaadelaide.com
1 October Australian National Show and Shine The Australian National Show and Shine is Australia’s premier Show and Shine. All vehicles welcome from veteran to latest model marques.
Contact: australian nationalshowandshine.com. au
7 October Grampians Grease Monkeys Cruise For A Cause The Grampians Grease Monkeys Cruise For A Cause is being held on the 7th October 2017 and kicks off from the Caltex Roadhouse in Ararat. All cars and bikes welcome. Contact: Facebook 13-15 October Australian International Concours D’elegance Undeniably one of the best events on the motoring-enthusiast calendar every year, with a wide variety of some of the best cars ever made. Contact: motorclassica.com.au
22 October Monaro State Titles
The 2017 Victorian Monaro State Titles are being held on the 22nd October at the Cheltenham Secondary College. Gates open to public at 9am. Contact: monaroclubvic.com.au
15 October Britain to Bunna Car Show
The Triabunna Village and Rover Car Club of Australia (Tasmanian Register) would like to invite any owner of British cars to come and display their cars. Contact: Facebook 5 October West Tamar Lions Club Show and Shine The West Tamar Lions Club Show and Shine is being held on Sunday 29th October 2017 at the Exeter Showgrounds. Contact: 0407 094 288
1 October All Holden Day
This year is the 32nd Annual All Holden Day 2017 and it is being held at Valleys Rugby League in Pillar Street Toowoomba on Sunday 1st October.
Contact: 0438 513 364 22 October Falcon End of An Era Car Display The Falcon End of An Era Car Display is being held at the Tropical Auto Group Ford Dealer in North Rockhampton on Saturday 22nd October 2017 from 8am till noon. Contact: 0423 255 660.
5 November All Ford Day
The All Ford Day Show is being held on the 5th November 2017 at Bassendean Oval and entry will be from the east via Old Perth Road only. The show is open to only Ford
Motor vehicles running Ford mechanicals. Entrants drive in from Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Albany, Bunbury and other country areas just to put their cars on show for the West Aussie public to enjoy.
10-12 November Historic Sandown Hundreds of classic cars on display and special on-track parades of racing cars. Historic Sandown is supporting the Wesley Mission and the meeting is presented by the Victorian Historic Racing Register and is assisted by the MG Car Club of Victoria.
Contact: vhrr.com/wp/sandown 24-26 November Geelong Revival Motoring Festival This action packed motoring festival, held on Geelong’s picturesque waterfront, is an event not to be missed! Watch over 400 classic and exotic cars and motorcycles sprint down Ritchie Boulevard at full throttle in the historic quarter-mile sprint. Contact:
10-12 November Hardtop Anniversary
The Hardtop Anniversary 2017 will take place at the spiritual home of the Falcon Coupe in Bathurst N.S.W. It will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the legendary 1–2 at Mount Panorama in 1977. Contact: fordcoupe.club/hardtopanniversary 25-26 November Shannon’s South Coast Nationals Car Bike and Truck Show Shannon’s South Coast National’s Car Bike & Truck Spectacular is being held on November 25 and 26 at the Moruya High School, a huge venue with heaps of level grassed and cement areas.
10-11 November Adelaide Auto Expo Contact: adelaideautoexpo.com.au
The show covers the Extreme Auto Expo, Adelaide Hot Rod Show, Traders Alley, a Dyno Comp, a Bikini Comp, the Zippel Cruise, Show N Shine and the Aussie Muscle Car Cruise on the Friday night.
11-12 November Noosa Hill Climb Summer Challenge The Noosa Hill Climb Summer Challenge is held on Gyndier Drive Tewantin and consists of a track with 14 corners winding through State Forest. This event caters for grass roots motor sport and keeps spectators entertained with thrills and spills of close competition. Contact: noosacarclub.com.au 24-26 November Rollingstone Rocks A weekend full of great music from local bands, food, drink and NQ’S hottest Pool party. Dress up in your best 50’s and 60’s gear to be in the chance to will a great prize. Show n shine and super park cruise on Saturday.
Contact: 07 4770 7277
10-11 November Shannon’s South Coast Nationals Car Bike and Truck Show Shannon’s South Coast National’s Car Bike & Truck Spectacular is being held on the 25th and 26th November 2017 at the Moruya High School, a huge venue with heaps of level grassed and cement areas.
Contact: 0419 845 890