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6-7 August All Holden Day Swap Meet

Holden Day Swap Meet runs over two days in conjunction with All Holden Day and in 2016 will be held on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August at the Clarendon Showground, Racecourse Rd Clarendon. It is NSW’s largest Holden Swap Meet with all those hard to find parts and spares in the one place. Get in early for the bargains. All sites are outdoors. The AHD Swap Meet will be on regardless of the weather and only a flood will cause this day to be changed to a later date.

Contact: allholdenday.

7 August Fords in the Park

Fords in the Park is being held on Sunday 7 August 2016 at the M Centre in Minchinbury from 9am.

Show & shine, category trophies, kids entertainment, trade stalls, auctions, prizes and refreshments.

Entrants setup 7.30-9am, public from 9am-3pm. Show car entry $25, spectators gold coin donation.


12-20 August Kidney Kar Rally

Our 28th annual Kidney Kar Rally will have teams travelling a memorable 4,000-kilometre route, passing through beautiful and extraordinary Australian countryside. It will be an eight-day adventure never forgotten.

Entrants are coming from across Australia and will be rallying in all types of vehicles, not just rally class. Any registered road vehicle can take part. The rally caters to everyone, regardless of age or driving experience.

While there’s camaraderie between participants, the Rally is competitive and organised by individuals who have rallied competitively for most of their lives.

Contact: arkida@hotkey.

21 August Berkshire Park Motor Show

The Berkshire Park Rural Fire Brigade will again be hosting the Berkshire Park Motor Show on Sunday, 21st August 2016. The event, which is the major fundraiser for the volunteer brigade, will be held on the Berkshire Park Oval, Sixth Rd, Berkshire Park.

Open to any and all vehicles - street machines, hot rods, custom cars and bikes, drag cars, race cars and trucks.

All are welcome. The show features a show’n’shine car show, stalls, children’s rides and sausage sizzle.

Contact: Berkshire Park Rural Fire Brigade on Facebook

21 August Motormania

Sapphire City Motorsports Club proudly presents Motormania 2016 on Sunday 21st August at The Pioneer Village, Inverell.

BBQ all day, breakfast and coffee, kids entertainment, music so bring the whole family. Gates open 6am. $2 vehicle and gate entry.

Proceeds go to Inverell Pioneer Village and Graman Sports Ground.

Contact: 0408 688 426.

21-27 August Buick Nationals

We hope you look forward to catching up with old Buick friends and making some new ones as much as we all do. Planning is well underway for the next Nationals to be held from 21st to 27th August in the Illawarra Region.

The committee have shelved the Pre Tour in favour of holding a week long National event followed by a week long Post Tour. Our Post Tour will take us to the ACT where the weather might be a little crisper. Again, so much to see in our Nation’s Capital that we hardly know where to begin but our plans to WOW you there are well underway too.



6-7 August Winton Festival of Speed

The Festival of Speed features retro touring car racing, celebrating classic eras of Australian motorsport.

One of the highlights of the program will be the Group S

Rose City Sports Car Trophy which will be conducted on the Sunday of this two day event and will feature Austin Healey, Porsche, De Tomaso, MG, Alfa Romeo etc. Group S has been a major participant in the Winton Festival of Speed since its inception and we are looking forward to another exciting display of these fabulous sports cars.

There will also be collector and automotive trade stands.


12-14 August GreazeFest

The GreazeFest Kustom Kulture Festival is the ‘must-do’ event for kustom kulture devotees in the Southern Hemisphere. Held in Melbourne the GreazeFest is a crankin’ weekend of cool cars, rockabilly music and fashion, vintage bikes, lowrider cycles, low brow art, pinstripers, tattoos, markets and more. Sandown raceway.


28 August German Autofest

597 St Kilda Rd Melbourne.

For pre-1990 German cars.

Includes any current marques Porsche, Mercedes, VW, BMW, Audi, Opel as well as any defunct marques NSU, Auto Union, Borgwards etc.

The aim of the event is to showcase the variety of classic German car models so bring yours along! Contact: GermanAutofest@vwclub.


31 July to 6 August Aussie Muscle Car Run

For the first time, some of Australia’s most iconic cars will hit the open roads of Queensland in an event not to be missed by any Aussie Muscle Car owner.

The Leukaemia Foundation is offering owners of these great vehicles (replicas accepted) the opportunity to enjoy a 7 day Aussie Muscle Car Run from Sunday 31 July to Saturday 6 August 2016.

This run will take entrants on approximately 2125 kilometres of bitumen roads around a sweep of Queensland to enjoy the hospitality, scenery, mixing with like-minded enthusiasts and of course, the sheer pleasure of the drive.

It is not a competition event; it is a week-long cruise.

Entrants will also have the opportunity to participate in various controlled motorsport events, including events at Ironbark Dragway and the Noosa Hill Climb!


21 August Maleny Classics

The Maleny Classics Annual Show n Shine is being held on Sunday 21st August at the Maleny District Sports & Recreation Club and is open to all pre 1980 vehicles.

Poker Run from Mapleton to Witta kicking off at 9am.

Limited spaces so booking essential - $5 per car with entries closing August 15th.

Show n shine entrants $10 per vehicle with nine trophy categories up for grabs.

Open to classic and custom cars and vintage caravans.

Contact: Debs 0417 626 167.

27 August Twin Valleys Show n Shine

Twin Valleys Motorcycles Club and Callide Valley Auto Club present their 2016 Show n Shine at Twin Valleys Motorcycles Club, Valentines Plains Road, Biloela on August 27 2016.

Showcasing street and custom bikes, street cars, hot rods, classics and drag cars.

All day BBQ, Saturday morning cruise and district kicking off at 9am. Judging 1pm, band on Saturday night, $10 to enter your ride.

Peoples Choice prize $500, trophies for all sections.

Contact: Geoff 0409 343 389, Peter 0419 388 055 or Matt 0419 756 752.


14 August Shannons Classics on the Park

Shannons Classics on the Park is a free display of classic cars on Langley Park on Sunday 14th August 2016. All Classic car owners and car clubs are invited to display their cars.

You are invited to be part of this motoring spectacular and display your classic car on Langley Park and then enjoy the action of the Targa City Sprint in the morning along Riverside Drive and the full-on thrills and excitement of City of Perth Special Stage in the afternoon. The registration form is available online now.



20-21 August Big Boys Toys

Big Boys Toys Expo Canberra is a highly interactive event, the ultimate playground for big boys (and girls of course) to see, touch, experience and buy all the toys, tools, gizmos, gadgets, sports and hobbies they’ve always dreamed of.



21 August WIllunga Swap Meet

The Willunga Swap Meet is organised by the Lions Club of Willunga & Districts to be held at the Lions Reserve, Binney Road, Willunga. Car, tractor & motorcycle parts, toys, automobilia and tools.

Traders from 7am, buyers 8am-1pm. Admission $5 per person, under 14 free.

Contact: au

SEPT 2016


1 September Old Car Day

The first day of Spring, September 1st is promoted by the Federation of Historic Motor Vehicles SA as “Drive It Day” in SA. You are encouraged to take your historic vehicles out so that the public can see them.

Take them to work, take them shopping, go for a drive, organise a run.

The Gawler Veteran Vintage and Classic Vehicle Club invites your club or club members to join us at Bethany Reserve, Bethany Road, Bethany at around 12.30pm.


10-11 September Dubs by the River

Dubs by the River for VW owners is on 10th - 11th September 2016 at the Morgan Riverfront starting at 10am. Food available at local takeaways and pub.

Saturday Sept 10 will have a Cruise from the Blanchetown Service Station, through to Waikerie for lunch.

Sunday pack a BBQ or picnic lunch to be enjoyed by the river. Plenty of local accommodation available in Morgan.

Contact: Terry 0413 867 380

17-18 September Victor Harbor Rock n Roll

Attended by nearly 10,000 people in 2015, the festival is jam packed full of activities with Rock n’ Roll literally taking over the town for the weekend, boasting three dance floors, over 500 vehicle displays, memorabilia, market stalls, great people, coastal views and more!

Contact: rocknrollfestival.

3 September Bay to Birdwood Run

National Motor Museum Birdwood. The Bay to Birdwood Run is being held on Sunday 25th September 2016 and is open to vintage, veteran and early classic vehicles of all types built before 31st December 1959.

Contact: baytobirdwood.


2-4 September Childers Rod Run

The Childers Rod Run and Show n Shine is being hosted by the Mild 2 Wild Rod and Custom Qld Inc. and is being held on the 2nd to 4th September at the Childers Showground.

Camping at the showgrounds and meals will be available.

Contact: mild2wildqld@

3 September Outback Classics

Emerald. Entrants are welcome to arrive from Friday afternoon onwards, and again from 5am on Saturday. Lions BBQ operating during set up times. Trade stall sites available. Public entry is $2, going directly to The Neighbourhood centre.

Contact: Leroy 0419 653 929

10 September Cure 4 Cancer Bundaberg

The Cure 4 Cancer Car Show is being held on Saturday 10th September at the Bundaberg Recreational Precinct. Come and support the Australian Cancer Research Foundation. $20 per car to be judged indoors, $15 per car to be judged outside, $10 per car to be displayed indoors.

Public $2 entry fee. Car entrants setup from 7am, public welcome from 9am.

Dyno comp $70 for three turns.

Contact: Brett 0408 643 904

10 September Gympie Swap Meet & Show

The The Gympie Swap and annual Car Show n Shine is on again at the Gympie Showgrounds with gates opening at 3.30pm on Friday for vendors to set up and the Swap Meet running all day Saturday. Car show entrants $10 per car includes driver, $4 per passenger and spectators, kids under 12 free. Show setup from 7.30, show starts 10am, presentation 1pm. All types of vehicles, bikes, hot rods and retro caravans, veteran to modern welcome.

Plenty of parking, food and drink vendors, free Friday night camping with showers and toilets.

Contact: gympiehistoric

11 September Spring Swap Meet

The Spring Swap Meet is being held on Sunday September 11th and was formerly the Beaudesert Swap Meet. The Scenic Rim Motor Sports Association has been lucky enough to be able to take over the Beaudesert Showgrounds on the 11th of September 2016 due to the Beaudesert and District Restored Auto Club (BADRAC) retiring from the event.

We will be combining the Swapmeet with a Hot Rod & Custom Show as well as our regular Motor Sports Show and making it bigger and better with lots of new ideas.

Contact: springswapmeet.

11 September Qld Mini Muster

This is our 17th annual Muster. We would like to see all Mini’s and BMC owners to participate in this year’s Mini Muster n BMC Roundup at Carina State School in South Brisbane on Sunday 11th September 2016. Enter via Cuthred Street. If entering as a group or club, assemble before entry. If you can’t bring a vehicle just arrive on the day and enjoy the display.

On the day there will be traders, auctions, Mini n BMC merchandise, huge Show n Shine, trophies, entertainment, hot food n drinks, raffles, lucky gate prize, commercials, large commercials plus a lot more. available.

Contact: miniownersclub.


2-4 September Red Centre Nats

The Red Centre Nats in Alice Springs is Australia’s newest automotive lifestyle festival - a motor show for those who love all things cars. Showcasing the very best in street machines, elite show cars, hot rods, classics, exotics and supercars.

Drag racing, power skids, grass driving events, dyno cell, precision driving, street cruising, show and shine, judged competitions, and an official Burnout Masters Qualifier.

Contact: au


3 September Malmsbury Classic & Custom

The Malmsbury Classic and Custom Show n Shine is being held on Saturday 3rd September and in the evening at 7.30pm is the Rockabilly Fireball.

All proceeds will go towards our fundraising effort to get a second fire tanker for our community. Cost is $20 per entry and entry on the day is $30 however we recommend entering online now to confirm your entry in advance.

Contact: malmsburycfa.

11 September Shepparton Swap Meet

Run by the Goulburn Valley Motor Vehicle Drivers Club Inc. the Shepparton Swap Meet is on at the Shepparton Showgrounds on Sunday 11th September 2016. This event includes over 600 sites for veteran, vintage, classic car and motorcycle parts and also collectables and bric-a-brac.

Outdoor sites 6 x 6 metres $20. Book early.

Contact: Kris 0438 294 351

25 September Wallan Swap Meet & Show

The Wallan Swap Meet and Classic Car Show is being held on Sunday 25th September 2016 at Wallan, around 45 kilometres north of Melbourne. Meet opens at 6am Sunday. Trophies and prizes for best classic British, Holden, Chrysler, Japanese, Ford, European, vintage and veteran, hotrod, motorcycle and Volkswagen. Car show entry $10 includes two adults. Presentation at 12.30pm. All clubs are invited.

Contact: Wayne 0466 606 680


3 September Trojans Turnout

The 5th Annual Trojans Turnout is being held at Lismore Showgrounds on the 2nd to 4th September 2016. Open to all pre 1976 vehicles.

Show and shine Saturday 3rd September from 9am till 3pm, Car entry $10 and public entry by gold coin donation, children free.

Catering on site, trade stands and give aways.

Contact: Brad 0414 218 810

4 September Fathers Day Swap Meet

The Cootamundra Antique Motor Club proudly presents the best in the South West Fathers Day Swap Meet on the 4th September 2016 at the Cootamundra Showgrounds. Parts for cars, motor bikes, tractors and stationary engines.

Collectibles, plants, garden gear, produce, tools and antiques. Catering on site.

Contact: cootamundraantique

9-11 September Volvo 1800-120 30th

The Volvo 1800-120 Club Australia is celebrating its 30th birthday in 2016. We’re having a weekend in the Hunter Valley. Friday 9th, Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September 2016 at Potters Resort, Nulkaba

(near Cessnock), Sunday’s show ‘n’ shine at Harrigan’s Irish Pub, Pokolbin. All 1800s and 120s welcome.

Contact: secretary@

11 September Corowa Truck & Car Show

RSL Park. The event is open to trucks, cars, rods, customs, restored and motorbikes. There will be a competition section where entrants will be charged $10 per truck, $5 per car and $5 per motor bike. Judging to take place 12.30pm.

Trophies will be awarded to all winners in each category.

A show and shine event will also be conducted which is free to enter.


11 September Blast from the Past Cars, Music & Dance

The Blast from the Past Car, Music and Dance Festival is being held on September 11th on the Toronto Foreshore. All 1978 and older street rods, classics, muscle cars and utes are welcome.

No motorcycles or trucks.

Contact: blastfromthepast

11 September Mercury Edsel Lincoln Gathering

The National Mercury Edsel Lincoln Gathering is being held from the 11th and 17th September in Temora. NSW.

The MEL Gathering will be a one week Hub Rally and is open to all models of Lincoln, Edsel and Mercury.

Over the week we will be visiting Cootamundra, West Wyalong, Junee, Coolamon, Ariah Park and we will have a showcase day at the Temora Aviation Museum.

Contact: Graham 0403 528 331

25 September MacLean Swap Meet

The Grafton Vintage Motor Vehicle Club Incorporated present the Maclean Swap Meet which is being held on Sunday 25th September 2016 at the Maclean Showground in Cameron Street. Buy, swap or sell.

Outdoor sites $8 so wether your a buyer, swapper or seller come along and grab a bargain. Set up Saturday with overnight camping available. Sunday 6am start with catering available on Saturday night and Sunday.

Vintage machinery and car display.

Contact: Bob 0417 190 860


24-25 September Abbany Show n Shine

North Rd soccer grounds.

This year the Great Southern Street Machine Assoc. Inc. is holding the 20th Anniversary Albany Show N Shine on September 24th and 25th.

Bigger and better than ever, with the Supercruise and Go To Whoa on Saturday and burnouts are back with lots more including motorbikes, dyno shootout, sound-off comp, traders alley, family entertainment, food and drinks and bouncy castle.


25 September Yilgarn Car & Bike Show

The Yilgarn Southern Cross Car and Bike Show is being held on Sunday 25th September at Southern Cross Oval. The day features a car and bike show, stalls and swap meet. Entrants from 7am-9.30am, public from 10am. Trophies for car and bike Peoples Choice Awards. Market stalls, swap meet, food outlets, kids entertainment, free camping at rear of oval, Sunday breakfast and evening meal on Sunday night with music.

Contact: yilgarnmotoring


4 September Battle of Waterloo Show

The Battle of Waterloo, a gathering of French and British cars, is rescheduled to Sunday 4 September.

Bottles of wine, courtesy of Shannons, are available as door prizes to the lucky winners. Entry is free. Venue is Weston Park, Yarralumla, in Canberra. Entrance will be signposted. All welcome.

Contact: renaultcanberra.