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OCT NSW 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/ 13-16 October Bellett (Isuzu) Nationals Annual gathering of Isuzu classic car enthusiasts from 1960s Belletts & Wasps to the rare Isuzu cars of the 70s & 80s. This year in Mudgee, NSW. Owners of Isuzu classics are invited to join in the full weekend of activities; otherwise come and look at the classic Isuzus at the old Mudgee Railway Station on the morning Saturday 14th. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 13-15 October Brocktober Bathurst 2017
Brocktober 2017 - being held at Bathurst signals many milestones for the BCOAA and our cars. This is the biggest and most costly undertaking the BCOAA has ever organised. Probably the most lavish accommodation ever offered at a Brocktober event. And at a place where we will acknowledge the 30th Anniversary of Peter Brocks 9th win at Bathurst, and the 30th Anniversary of the mighty VL SS Group A’s win on the mountain 15 October Wagga Classic Car Show and Shine Riverina Monaros and Holdens will be holding a show and shine on Sunday October 15th 2017 at the Murrumbidgee Turf Club carpark on Travers Street.
Contact: Facebook 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.
Contact: northernbeache smusclecars.com.au 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.
Contact: chromefest.org 29 October - 4 November Aussie Muscle Car Run
The Leukaemia Foundation is offering owners of these great vehicles (replicas accepted) the opportunity to enjoy a week long Aussie Muscle Car Run from Saturday 29th October to Saturday 4th November 2017. Contact:
SA 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 15 October Holden Dream Cruise Starting in Elizabeth City Centre, a giant street parade of Australian-made Holden cars – led by the first and last cars built in Australia by Holden, a 1948 48/215 and a 2017 VF Commodore – will kick off the Holden Dream Cruise. The parade will be followed by a free family fun day filled with spectacular car displays, entertainment, food, and a Show ‘n’ Shine competition at the My Money House Oval (home of the Central District Football Club) from 11am – 4pm.
Contact: holdend-reamcruise. com.au 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: autoitali aadelaide.com VIC 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 motoringen-thusiast 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 28 October Studebaker and Packard Show n Shine The Studebaker and Packard Show n Shine is being held on the Eastern Beach Reserve in Geelong.
Entry is free and gates open from 9.30am. All Studebaker and Packard owners and all car enthusiasts are welcome. Celebrating 50 years of the Studebaker Car Club of Australia.
Contact: 0438 116 335 TAS 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 QLD 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. NOV WA 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 fromfro Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Albany, Bunbury and other country areas just to put their cars on show for the West Aussie public to enjoy.
Contact: afd.asn.au VIC 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 12 November Monbulk Car Show
The Monbulk Car Show is a community event held in the main street of Monbulk at the heart of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges approx 1 hour from Melbourne
Contact: monbulkcarshow@ gmail.com
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:
geelongrevival.com.au NSW 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 77.
Contact: fordcoupe.club/ hardtop-anniversary
25-26 November Soar & Roar Festival On Sunday 26th November, 2017, luxury car brands and motorbikes from around NSW will make their way to Sydney Motorsport Park to celebrate Special Olympic athletes, their families, support networks and importantly to raise much needed funds for the not-for-profit organisation.
Contact: soarandroar.com.au 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 Moruya High School, a huge venue with heaps of level grassed and cement areas.
Contact: fordcoupe.club/ hardtop-anniversary SA 10-11 November Adelaide Auto Expo
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. Contact: adelaideautoexpo.com.au QLD 11-12 November Noosa Hill Climb Summer Challenge The Noosa Hill Climb Summer Challenge is held on Gyndier Drive Tewantin on a track with 14 corners winding through state forest. This event caters for grass roots motor sport and keeps spectators entertained with the 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 win a great prize. Show n shine and super park cruise on Saturday.
Contact: 07 4770 7277 NSW 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 DEC NSW 3 December Terribly British Day 2017 celebrates the 42nd anniversary of Terribly British Day, making it one of the longest running annual motoring events in the ACT region. Terribly British Day is co-organised by the Triumph Car Club and Southern Tablelands Heritage Automotive Restorers Club (STHARC) and the British marque clubs of Canberra and the region. TBD is supported by NRMA Veteran, Vintage and Classic Insurance and Shannons Insurance.
Contact: actmotorclubs. SA 7-10 December Adelaide Motorsport Festival The Adelaide Motorsport Festival is designed to attract local, interstate and international competition cars and motorcycles. Both competitors and spectators are encouraged to dress up in period-costume on the Sunday. This will not only help portray an accurate re-creation of motorsport of the past, you might even win a prize for best dressed on the day. Contact: adelaidemotor sportfestival.com.au VIC 7-10 December Show Us Ya Wheels Car Show and Swap Meet The Show Us Ya Wheels Car Show and Swap Meet is on Sunday 4th December 2016 at Numurkah. Since 2001, Show Us Ya Wheels has been a great family fun day, regularly attracting over 6000 visitors, and has become a permanent and well loved fixture on the Victorian car show circuit.
Contact: showusyawheels. com.au 17 December 40th Traditional Melbourne Motorcycle and Classic Car Toy run 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.
Contact: toyrun.org.au TAS 16 December Forcett Swap Meet 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.
Contact: 0409 976 457 WA 3 December Day of the Volkswagen The Shannons Day of the Volkswagen is open to both members and the public to show their VW’s or to come along and have a look. It is not restricted to VW branded vehicles, as all vehicles belonging to the VW family (Karmann Ghia, Audi, and Skoda to name a few) are welcome! Its also not about show and fully restored quality, we want you to bring your ride along no matter what the condition.
Contact: vwclubwa.com 3 December Celebration of the Motorcar Celebration of the Motor car will be returning to the picturesque grounds of the Cottesloe Civic Centre on Sunday, December 3. This is an exceptional day at a wonderful venue offering a great atmosphere and very impressive cars. Contact: celebration.org.au/ wa-next-show/ 8 December Skidfest Skidfest #5 is happening in 2017, being held on Friday night the 8th December. Our last Skidfest event was a resounding success with all sorts of rigs hitting the pad, and even 2 cars kicking off the expression session in a dual skid.
JAN ACT 4-7 January Summernats The Street Machine Summernats Car Festival, is Australia’s biggest horsepower party. Four days of high octane action including Australia’s top street machine judging competition, the world’s biggest and best burnout battle, two nights of concerts, horsepower heroics, and more. It’s 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. Contact: summernats.com.au VIC 12-14 January Port Fairy Rod Run 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. Evening cruise night along designated route. Band on the Fiddler’s Green with stage for dancing.
Contact: southwest streetrodders.com/ events/port-fairy-rod-run
21 January 3rd Annual Northern Car and Bike Show n Shine The 3rd Northern Car and Bike Show n Shine is being at Cole Reserve on Cumberland Road in Pascoe Vale. Open to all veteran, vintage, classic, modern cars and motorcycles. NSW 14 January 28th North Coast Street Machines Show n Shine More than 200 vehicles - from muscle cars to classic Holdens and Cadillacs to hot rods and street machines will be on display. Full catering onsite. There’s lots more to it than beautiful cars - the event also includes trade displays and entertainment, wheel changing competition and tappet cover racing.
Contact: north-coaststreet machines.com.au/ SA 19-21 January Mount Gambier Autofest
The Mt Gambier Autofest and 40th Show N Shine returns to the Showgrounds with entries now open. It kicks off Friday evening from 5.30pm to 9.30pm and both Saturday and Sunday from 9am each morning.
WA 26 January Motorvation 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.
Contact: Facebook TAS 27 January Wheels, Wine and Dine
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!’
Contact: Facebook FEB SA 3-4 February Autofest Mt Gambier 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 welcome to join in on all the fun and with the theme of a family friendly festival.
Contact: autofest.com.au 11 February Corvettes Rock The Bay
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.
Contact: corvetteclubof southaustralia.com.au
18 February Rotary Club of Murray Bridge Swap Meet Sunday 18th Feb.2018 Murray Bridge Showgrounds $5 Entry per person Buyers and Sellers. Children free Gates open 6am
Contact: 0428132889 WA 10 February Oz Nats Perth 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. Contact: Facebook TAS 25 February Wings and Things 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.
Contact: 0459 039 090 NSW 25 February 4th Macarthur Gardens Retirement Village Annual Classic Car Show 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.