COMING EVENTS

Send us your event details at thecrew@cruzin.com.au, or fax 07 3287 7725.

NATIONAL EVENTS

Sep 21-24     National Chevrolet Festival, John Wright Park, Forster/Tuncurry, open to all Chevrolet compliance plated vehicles, pre entry up to 3/08/2018, visit www.chevorletclubnsw.com for entry forms and details.

Apr 19-22     24th Australian Street Rod Federation Street Rod Nationals, Maryborough Showgrounds, Maryborough, more details coming soon.

QUEENSLAND

Apr 21     Prenzlau Pride Car & Music Show, Lowood Showgrounds, 10am – 3pm,$10 show car entry, Gold coin entry for spectators, live music, market stalls, kids activities,
food, drinks and cake stalls, car show entry from 8am via Lindeman’s Road, contact Graeme 0419 799 770.

Apr 29     Sunday, Sunday, Sunday! Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Drags, Willowbank Raceway, open to hot rods, classics. muscle cars and historic bikes, front engined dragsters, altereds, HAMBsters, gassers and funny cars, trade alley and huge Shannons car show, a fun and affordable day out for the family. Competitor pre-entry essential, car show enter on the day, www.willowbankraceway.com.au.

May 5     Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars, Willowbank Raceway, Ipswich. www.outlawnitrofunnycars.com.au.

May 6     Lockyer Antique Motor Association presents the 2018 Lockyer Swap Meet, Laidley Showgrounds, gates open for swappers Sat afternoon and Sunday 5.30am, for public 6.30am Sunday, anything pertaining to cars, trucks, bikes and tractors, contact Gordon 0427 004 249 or Tony 0429 643 148, visit www.lama.org.au.

May 12   Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars, Willowbank Raceway, featuring the nitro superstars of Australian drag racing. Full calendar at www.outlawnitrofunnycars.com.au.

May 16-21     Greg’s 6 Day Rod Run, a 1500km drive around S.E Qld, the run will take in plenty of great sights around the South East and will begin with a meet at Nanango for lunch and end at Warwick, contact Greg on 0437 323 133 or email greg@comstar.com.au # SA127-07-2018.

May 26-27     Red Thunder Air Show, a weekend of high octane action, including warbirds, jets and vintage aircraft displays, aerobatic displays and skydiving, hot rod and military vehicle displays, rockabilly, pinups and markets, food trucks and licensed bar, over night camping available, Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield, Cressbrook in the Brisbane Valley, 90 minutes from Brisbane, info www.redthunder.com.au.

May 27     Classic Speedway Ass Of QLD Annual Car, Bike Show and Swap Meet, Rocklea Show ground, open to all types of vintage, classic, hot rods, bikes, speedway cars, food and drinks available, gates open 6am for swap, show entrants in by 8am, judging 10am, public admission $5, under 16s free, contact Tony 0407 125 986 or visit www.classicspeedway.com .

Jun 1-4     Wintersun 2.0, see NSW events listing for more details www.wintersun2.com.au.  

Jun 6-10     Cooly Rocks On™ returns in 2018! Music, dancing, cars, nostalgia and good old-fashioned family fun are all coming back to Coolangatta, one of the best destinations in the world. Live rock and roll and rockabilly on multiple stages all weekend, massive show and shine, street parade, pedal car show and shine, Miss Rockabilly and Miss Cooly Rocks On pageants and more. www.coolyrockson.com.

Jun 6-10     Ryno Insurance presents Downunder Beachfest, Caloundra, car show and activities, bands and traders, more details and entry forms at www.beachfestdownunder.com.

Jun 16     Caboolture Swap Meet, Caboolture Showgrounds, swap sites from $10, overnight camping available, show n shine from 9am, swap enquiries (07) 5495 3312 or 0419 331 213, show enquiries 0431 577 334 or visit www.crcc.com.au

Jun 22-24     Chrome & Clutter Retro Festival, Laidley, Lockyer Valley, drive in movie, live bands, show n shine, vintage vans, markets and garage sales, more information at www.chromeclutterretrofestival.com .

Jul 15     Townsville Combined Motor Clubs presents Swap Meet Townsville Showgrounds , Motor and Machinery only , 6am to 2pm , swap sites $10, more information contact John Weber 0408 181 354 or email Frank Cerutti at cerutfa@ozemail.com.au.

 Jul 15     All Ford Day, Willowbank Raceway, car show, swap meet, drag racing, traders and more, contact Jarrod 0422 259 641, Bob 0419 676 139 or visit www.facebook.com/AllFordDaySouthestQld/.

Jul 28     30th Annual Nambour Swap, set up Friday after midday. Nambour Showgrounds, Coronation Ave, trading from Saturday 6 am, camping available. Open sites $25, undercover sites $35, entry per person $5.00. Catering rights reserved. Site bookings 0498 009 396 or (07) 5445 1315 or by email nambour.swap@gmail.com.

Aug 11     Goin’ Country run to Fernvale, hosted by RODSQUAD. Meet at Queens Park Ipswich at 12:30pm [entry via Griffith Rd] then cruise to Fernvale for an afternoon of old fashioned family fun inc. cross cut saw comp, axe throwing, hot wheels racing and much more. Great food inc tea and damper followed by delicious early evening meal and desserts. For more details, please phone Brian 0402 028 079 or Graeme 0408 816 454. Pre-Entry for meal essential. For Entry forms and details visit www.rodsquad.com.au

Aug 17-19     Rockhampton Highway 66 Rodders Capricorn Coast Campout, Coolwaters Park, Yeppon, contact secretaryhwy66rodders@gmail.com.

Aug 19     Back To 63 Annual Classic Car, Show & Shine, 9am – 2pm, Ebbw Vale Memorial Park, car show, vendors, trophies, live band, dance floor, food and drinks, contact 0410 638 787 or visit www.jri.com.au

Sep 23     Eliminators Hot Rod, Car and Bike Show, Beenleigh Showgrounds, Beenleigh, swap meet from 6am, car show from 8am, trophies around 1pm, open to hot rods, classics, muscle cars and bikes, enter on the day, live music and bar, only $5 p/person, kids U12 free, free off street parking via Milne Street, sponsored by RJ Batteries, www.eliminatorscarclub.com.

Sep 30     Sunday, Sunday, Sunday! Cruzin Magazine Nostalgia Drags, Willowbank Raceway, open to hot rods, classics. muscle cars and historic bikes, front engined dragsters, altereds, HAMBsters, gassers and funny cars, trade alley and huge Shannons car show, a fun and affordable day out for the family. Competitor pre-entry essential, car show enter on the day, www.willowbankraceway.com.au.

Sep 30     Noosa Beach Classic Car Club presents the annual Noosa Beach Classic Car Show, Lions Park, Noosa Heads, 8am – 2.30pm, contact 0407 009 464 or visit www.noosacarclub.com.au.

NEW SOUTH WALES (INC ACT)

Apr 25     Anzac Day Hot Rod Show n Shine, Werrington NSW. Hosted by the Early Ford Street Rod Club Inc. The Colonial Hotel, 156 Victoria Street, Werrington. The Colonial is a modern Hotel with bistro, sports bar, lounges and beer garden. Bring your hot rods and custom classics and enjoy a family day including BBQ, band, jumping castle, face painting and entrants trophies.  Trophies presentation approx 2pm, entrants cars $10, general public by gold coin, ASRF Sanction S18/09. Contact John 0417 248 504 or Michael 0416 139 742, www.ColonialHotel.com.au  (02) 9623 1384.

May 5     All American Mystery Cruise Night, meet at Parramatta Pool car park, O’Connell St, Parramatta at 7pm, presented by the Camaro Firebird Owners Club of Australia, contact 0419 695 301, in the event of wet weather, the cruise will be postponed until the following week.

May 11     Mid North Coast Hot Rod Club presents their 18th Annual Lazy WinteRun, Park Beach Holiday Park , Coffs Harbour. A great run with a friendly atmosphere and a chance to have a leisurely weekend, with the meet and greet on Friday, observation run and car display on Saturday and catered feed, Sunday giveaways. A relaxing weekend is assured, contact Mike on 0418 240 943 or Andy (02) 66 425963 for more info.

May 12     Cars Under The Stars, 5pm – 10pm, Luddenham Showground, family friendly, jumping castles, kiddies karts, giant dartboards, food trucks, live entertainment, pre ‘88 show n shine for rods, classics, muscle, trucks and bikes, ASRF S 18/46, contact 0407 419 393 or visit www.facebook.com/carsUTS/.

May 12-13     Aussie A Model 90th Birthday Bash, Gulgong Showground, for all 1928 – 31 Fords, camping at showground $20 per night, motel and pub accommodation available, call Scotty 0434 085 038.

May 13     Rotary Club Of Leeton’s Annual Swap Meet, Leeton showgrounds, all special interest vehicles welcome, gates open for sellers 6am, outdoor sites $10, public from 7.30am by gold coin donation, contact Lindsay 0437 710 141 or write to 53 Palm Ave, Leeton, NSW, 2705.

May 26-27     Hot Rod and Custom Auto Expo, Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, elite show cars, hot rods, customs, classics and bikes. Large vendor area with artists, pin stripers and International guests from MoonEyes, great food, licensed bars, exclusive parking for hot rods and classics, great accommodation options within walking distance and public transport to the venue, visit www.hotrodandcustom.com.au 

Jun     1-4     Wintersun 2.0, Murwillumbah, car, bands, traders, camping, artists and much more, visit www.wintersun2.com.au.

Jun 9     Cars Under The Stars, 5pm – 10pm, Luddenham Showground, family friendly, jumping castles, kiddies karts, giant dartboards, food trucks, live entertainment, pre ‘88 show n shine for rods, classics, muscle, trucks and bikes, ASRF S 18/46, contact 0407 419 393 or visit www.facebook.com/carsUTS/.

Jul 14     Cars Under The Stars, 5pm – 10pm, Luddenham Showground, family friendly, jumping castles, kiddies karts, giant dartboards, food trucks, live entertainment, pre ‘88 show n shine for rods, classics, muscle, trucks and bikes, ASRF S 18/46, contact 0407 419 393 or visit www.facebook.com/carsUTS/.

Aug 11     Cars Under The Stars, 5pm – 10pm, Luddenham Showground, family friendly, jumping castles, kiddies karts, giant dartboards, food trucks, live entertainment, pre ‘88 show n shine for rods, classics, muscle, trucks and bikes, ASRF S 18/46, contact 0407 419 393 or visit www.facebook.com/carsUTS/.

Sep 8     Cars Under The Stars, 5pm – 10pm, Luddenham Showground, family friendly, jumping castles, kiddies karts, giant dartboards, food trucks, live entertainment, pre ‘88 show n shine for rods, classics, muscle, trucks and bikes, ASRF S 18/46, contact 0407 419 393 or visit www.facebook.com/carsUTS/.

Sep 21-24     National Chevrolet Festival, John Wright Park, Forster/Tuncurry, open to all Chevrolet compliance plated vehicles, pre entry up to 3/08/2018, visit www.chevorletclubnsw.com for entry forms and details.

Oct 13     Cars Under The Stars, 5pm – 10pm, Luddenham Showground, family friendly, jumping castles, kiddies karts, giant dartboards, food trucks, live entertainment, pre ‘88 show n shine for rods, classics, muscle, trucks and bikes, ASRF S 18/46, contact 0407 419 393 or visit www.facebook.com/carsUTS/.

Nov 10     Cars Under The Stars, 5pm – 10pm, Luddenham Showground, family friendly, jumping castles, kiddies karts, giant dartboards, food trucks, live entertainment, pre ‘88 show n shine for rods, classics, muscle, trucks and bikes, ASRF S 18/46, contact 0407 419 393 or visit www.facebook.com/carsUTS/.

Nov 24     Shannon’s South Coast Nationals Car & Bike Show, Moruya High School, Saturday show day, one huge day & night featuring “Arena Of Custom A Custom Car Showdown” Family friendly event, huge venue, show n shine with vehicles of every description. Street cruise, sound off & DB comp, dyno comp, rocker cover racing, RC racing, traders, displays, amusement rides & side shows. Sat night charity auction, dinner & band at Moruya Golf Club. Over 160 custom made Trophies & heaps of prizes to be won, plus an entrants choice judging section. Kids club, entertainment & giveaways. Easy walk into town and the Moruya Markets from venue. Fri entrants registration, Fri night meet and greet, cruise the town with free snags and salad for entrants at Moruya Golf Club. Sunday (Nov 25) is a cruise day. Not For Profit Event Supporting Moruya High School, Blue Mountains Support Group who in turn support cancer west and many other charities & worthy causes. Contact Lee or Debbie (02) 4474 3761 or 0419 845 890 www.southcoastnationals.com.au Email: southcoastnats@bigpond.com.

Dec 8     Cars Under The Stars, 5pm – 10pm, Luddenham Showground, family friendly, jumping castles, kiddies karts, giant dartboards, food trucks, live entertainment, pre ‘88 show n shine for rods, classics, muscle, trucks and bikes, ASRF S 18/46, contact 0407 419 393 or visit www.facebook.com/carsUTS/.

VICTORIA

Apr 21     The Confederates Rod and Custom Club will be celebrating their 50th Birthday the year, all former members are invited to attend. For more details please contact Shane Goodall 0451 746 225 or James Davison 0400 820 473. Alternatively, you can join our Facebook page at Confederates Rod and Custom Club 50 Year Reunion.

May 4-7     Dergholm Campout, hot rods, vintage caravans, chrome bumper and bike camping weekend, Fri Bench Session, Band Jam Session. Sat Cruise to the Naracoorte Swap Meet, Pin Up Comp, band The Ledsleds, campfires. Sun is show day, outdoor movie night . Camping $10 per Adult per Night, kids under 12 are free. Pre enter before April 9th to go in multiple prize draws . Phone Sammy (03) 5571 1146 or 0437 356 507, facebook AUSSIE CAMPOUT or email sammys41@hotmail.com.

May 26-27 .    Swan Hill Nostalgia Drags, hosted by Australian Nostalgia Racers, Swan Hill Dragway, nostalgia racing Saturday, nostalgia and open test and tune Sunday, free camping, live band Saturday night, brackets for Top Eliminator (supercharged outlaws), Top Gas (top sportsman), Vintage Gas ( gassers, subject to criteria), Middle Eliminator (Modified), OZ muscle (Super Sedan/ Street), US muscle (Super Sedan/Street), Hot Rod (pre 48). Online entry at www.swanhilldrc.com.au. Info Australian Nostalgia Racers on FB.

Jun 8-11     Lakes Entrance Country Cruise, Fri night, Central Hotel meet, greet and nibbles. Sat car display Lakes Foreshore. Sat night, Central Hotel tea and band. Sun, observation run and Lunch at Buchan. Sun night, Central Hotel tea, presentations and band. Mon farewell Breakfast, Howitt Park, Bairnsdale. Contact: Rod 0409 820 247 or Bourkey 0427 997 774.

Jun 24 .    The Fridge Swap Meet, presented by Ballarat Road Rodders, last Sunday in June, cnr of Doveton and Dana St, Ballarat, gates open 6am sharp, 2 metre height restriction, Info Damien 0434 330 436, Leigh 0437 314 507, Worm 0448 358 688, www.facebook.com/Ballarat-Road-Rodders

Jul 1     Slingshots Rod & Custom Club Swap Meet, Warragul Showground, traders move in at 6am, public from 7am, sites from $10, pubic entry $5, under 14s free, contact 0402 052 120 or (03) 5623 6363 or email djstewart@dcsi.net.au.

Sep 14-16     Cranksters Cruise Nagambie, celebrating 90 years of the Model A Ford, Saturday night band and dinner, show and shine Sunday, trade sites, all welcome, info Golly 0429 959 185, golly@cranksterscruise.org.au, cranksterscruise.org.au

Aug 26     South West Street Rodders, Hamilton Swap Meet. Hamilton Showgrounds, Shakespeare St., Hamilton. Includes 90 6×4 indoor sites at $15 per site; book early and pay by August 18 to guarantee an indoor site. Saturday 2-6 pm available for setup (security provided, no camping). Public admitted from 7 am Sunday. Entry $5. Contact 0428 289 502.

Nov 9-11     Bright’s Iconic Rod Run, Bright, show n shine, swap meet, live music, poker run, trade shows, more details at www.brightsiconicrodrun.com.au.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Oct 20-21     Road Rats Hot Rod Show, Strathalbyn, presented by Road Rats Rods and Customs, info 0413 443 043 or dodge_1929@hotmail.com.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Jun 9-10     29th Annual FB-EK Nationals, Mandurah, more details on facebook.

Jun 16-17     West Australian Hot Rod And Street Machine Spectacular, Claremont Showground, details at www.wahotrodshow.com.au.

Email your event to thecrew@cruzin.com.au, or fax 07 3287 7725.

TASMANIA

Send us your event details at thecrew@cruzin.com.au, or fax 07 3287 7725.

INTERNATIONAL

Apr 19-22     Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender, The Orleans Hotel, Las Vegas, details at www.vivalasvegas.net.

Jun 2     The 9th annual Ranson Car, Truck and Motorcycle show, Ranson, West Virginia, details at www.ransonwv.us

Dec 2 .    Yokohama Hot Rod Custom Show, Pacifico Yokohama, presented by Mooneyes. yokohamahotrodcustomshow.com.

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