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.chevroletclubnsw.com for entry forms and details.

Mar 4-8     DLRA Speedweek, Lake Gairdner, SA, www.dlra.org.au.

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

QUEENSLAND

Aug 12     Cairns Swap Meet, Car, Bike & Truck Show, Cairns Showgrounds, gates open at 6am, live music, car show entries close at 9am on the day, for swap sites contact James 0417 451 676 or Barry 0407 741 442 or visit www.cairnsswapmeet.com.au. 

Aug 17-19     Rockhampton Highway 66 Rodders Capricorn Coast Campout, Coolwaters Park, Yeppon, all rods, classics and and customs welcome, visit www.Highway66rodders.com, email secretaryhwy66rodders@gmail.com. or call Warren 0400 041 934 or George 0407 583 389.

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

Aug 19     Real Steel & Chrome, Yatala Drive In, 8am to 12pm, open to Pre 79 cars, $15 per car, $5 pubic parking, trade stalls, food and drinks, trophies. Contact Ross 0438 327 386.

Aug 25     The Lowood Truck Show, Lowood Showgrounds, show commences with a parade through town at 111am, bikes, cars and trucks on display, kids rides, trade and food stands, bar and entertainment, free entry, donations welcome. All money raised go to Truckies Aid. Contact Rob 0404 614 012 or Kassie 0414 665 396.

Aug 26     Jimboomba Auto Extravaganza, swap meet, vehicle show and gymkhana grass driving events, Hills College, Johanna St, Jimboomba, all makes welcome, gates open 6am, $5 per person, kids under 14 free, vehicle judging extra $5 (must be in place 9am-noon), no additional charge for swap sites, camping Saturday night add $5 per person (limited power, no showers), no dogs, info Graham 0439 314 634, genarlc5@bigpond.com, Peter 0427 992 794, peter.downunderhotrods@gmail.com.

Aug 26     Kustoms Of Australia Swap Meet, Yatala Drive In, No Bric-A-Brac, craft of household goods. Gates open at 5am for both traders and public, $10 per stall, $5 for lookers, onsite parking and car show area, call Craig on 0427 244 880.

Aug 26     Bedrock Chassis & Restorations Grand Opening including the unveiling of the brand new Rodz North ’36 Ford 3 Window Coupe, cold drinks, sausage sizzle, Shed 5. 2 Dennis Street, Boyne Island from 10am, contact Barney on 0475 219 284.

Sep 2   Chrysler Expo of Qld, Rocklea Showgrounds, show n shine, swap meet, traders, music, judging, trophies, food. All Chrysler vehicles welcome to attend from vintage to modern including Humber, Jeep, Rambler, Dodge, Valiant, De Soto, Simca, Hillman’s plus many more. Gates open 6am, entry via Goburra StreetFor more info please call Graham on 0414 809 498 or Email: president@chryslerownersclub.com. www.chryslerownersclubqld.com.

Sep 15-16     Beaudesert Swap Meet and Super Sunday Car Show, Beaudesert Showgrounds, camping and early set up from Friday 12pm, traders from 4am Sat and Sun, public from 6am, visit www.scenicrimmotorsports.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 28 – Oct 1    Rum City Rods & Customs Inc. present the 2018 Bargara Beach Rod Run, Bargara Beach Caravan Park, Bargara, Bundaberg. Visit Jabiru Aircraft factory during the event. Sanction Number SA 109-01-2018. Public car show on Sunday the 30th from 9am to 1pm. Entry forms are available on www.rumcityrods.com or Contact Mal 0409 260 830.

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.

Sep 30      Just 8’s Car Club Annual Show N Shine.Currimundi Hotel, Currimundi. Cars from 8am, public from 9am. $10 per car, gold coin for public. All proceeds to Prostate and Breast Cancer Foundations. Contact Warwick 0406 000 065. Facebook.

Oct 5-7    South East Queensland Tattoo and Arts Exhibition, live tattooing ink-offs, inked lady pin up contest, market stalls, bands, art demos, Acacia Ridge Hotel, 1386 Beaudesert Rd, Acacia Ridge, 10am til late, $30 day pass, $50 weekend pass, info 07 3800 8840.

Oct 14     11th Annual Shannons Rod & Custom Show, Harrigan’s Drift Inn, Calypso Bay Hotel, open to classics, rods, customs, vintage, vetran and modern, $20 entry, judged cars $5, public $5, traders, live music, food and drinks, contact Katrina on 0417 631 092 or visit www.facebook.com/harrigansrodandcustomshow/

Nov 4     Rebels Car Club Swap Meet, Rocklea Showgrounds, set up from 5am, gates open 6am, $10 for swappers, $3 for public, ASRF Permit TC 247-01-2018, contact Barney 0431 601 798.

Nov 9-11     27th Yamba Rod Run, see NSW events.

Nov 11     The 18th Wheels Of The Century Automotive Show, Redcliffe Showgrounds, 9am – 2pm, all vehicles welcome, food and drinks on site, contact Cheryl 0427 313 458 or Brian 0412 744 354.

NEW SOUTH WALES (INC ACT)

Sep 2 .    The Meteors Hot Rod Association Father’s Day show and shine, Gold Creek Village (ACT), contact Andrew Cooper 0451 098 970, andrew_cooper@hotmail.com.

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 16     HVG Spring Cruize-In, open to all vehicles inc veteran, vintage, classics, modern, hot rods, kombis, bikes and trucks. Show n Shine, DJ Vinnie playing 50s and 60s rock and roll music, Mini Putt Putt and Aqua Golf. Vendors and food traders. For further details, visit www.hvg.com.au or phone Garry 0477 772 690 or Michael on 0448 203 025.

Sep 15-16     Clarendon Classic Rally including The Kenworth Klassic Truck Show, cars, trucks, tractors, steam engines, swap meet, steam train rides all weekend, vintage double deckers buses and much, much more. Details at www.sydneyantiquemachineryclub.com.

Sep 23     Ratfinks Hot Rod & Custom Clubs Hot Rod & Bike Show, Bligh Park Tavern, Ham St, Windsor, 6am to 2pm, open to rods, customs, bikes, muscle cars. Fun for the whole family, $20 entry per car, gold coin donation throughout the day, proudly raising for Red Nose Day. S18/31. Contact 0420 981 208.

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.chevroletclubnsw.com for entry forms and details.

Sep 30     Pambula Motorfest and Swap Meet, Pambula Beach Rd, Pambula Beach NSW. Super Cruise Saturday 29th with free entrants and family only BBQ afterwards. Family friendly day, featuring street machines, 4 x 4’s, hot rods, classics, bikes, trucks, boats, tractors, stationary engines, huge swap meet and trade show, rocker cover racing, FlairRiders motorcycle stunt show, food frolic, massive kid’s entertainment zone, reptile show, ladies pampering stalls and so much more. Alcohol free. Not for profit, supporting the local community. Adults $10, kids under 16 free. Gates open 10am. Entry forms and info at www.pambulamotorfest.com
Or email: pambulamotorfest@gmail.com Ph (02) 6495 7758.

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/.

Oct 13-14     Lake Mac Big Weekend, Lake Macquarie, super boat racing and car show at Speers Point Park Saturday only, contact Bill 0428 465 057 or Mick 0448 203 025.

Oct 21     Camden Car Show, Camden Showgrounds, open to all classics, customs and street machines, live music, food stalls, gates open at 8am, entry $20, contact John Fenato 0418 238 919 or visit www.567chevclub.com.au.

Oct 19-21     The Moonshine Rumble, Bendemeer, open to pre 76 rods and chrome bumper cars, driving events, live band, mud run, Saturday is for spectators from 9am to 3pm via gold coin donation, for more info, contact Steve 0408 667 580 or Steven 0434 613 503.

Oct 26-28     Chromefest, The Entrance, bands, Dj’s, car show, vendors and a great place to relax, stay and play, for the full program, visit www.chromefest.org.

Nov 2-4     Eden Whale Festival Rod Run, Hosted by Shoalhaven Street Rodders at Eden, 10th Anniversary Year.  Run in conjunction with Eden Whale Festival. Fri – registration, meet and greet, finger food supplied. Sat – street parade, local cruise, fireworks display, Sat night dance. Sun – show ‘n’ shine, barbeque and trophy presentation, other activities during the weekend include markets, live entertainment, food, whale watching cruises, visit Eden Killer Whale Museum & Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre. For entries and more information contact Garry Dews 0412 486 608. Sanction No. NSW S18/26.

Nov 9-11     27th Yamba Rod Run, based at the Blue Dolphin Holiday Park, Yamba, entry $65 for double/$80 for family, includes breakfast, day runs, cruising the park and more,, entries close September 30, all accomodation at Blue Dolphin booked via Lew Falzon on 02 6685 0107. Look for your entry form in Cruzin #214 or download here… YambaEntryForm2018-2

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.

Nov 25     Memory Lane Festival, Bundeena Bowling and Sports Club, Liverpool St, Bundeena, car show, live bands, food and market stalls, gates open at 9am, $5 car entry, traders contact Sharon 02 9523 7292 or 0422 490 743, car show contact Leanne 0408 165 744.

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/.

Jan 25-28    CRAKK – Canberra Rod and Kustom Kruise, Capital Country Holiday Village, contact Bree O’Connor 0404 568 780, crakkrun@gmail.com.

May 25-26     Hot Rod and Custom Auto Expo Sydney, Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, two day indoor/outdoor show featuring hot rods, customs, classics and street machines, as well as lowrider bikes and cars, Australian Pinstripe Masters competition, tech demos, special guests and more. www.hotrodandcustom.com.au.

VICTORIA

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.

Sep 9     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 Kris Healey on 0438 294 351.

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

Sep 16     Metcalfe Tractor Pull and Woodchop. Take a picturesque, rural recreation reserve and add to it thirty vintage tractors being nursed, cursed and encouraged to their limits and you really do have the beginnings of a great day. Add to it a fiercely competitive wood chop event with axmen from around the state, vintage and classic cars, vintage static engines, children’s entertainment, plus music and plentiful food and drink and you have the recipe for a great, country festival. All proceeds benefit the local community groups of Metcalfe: the CFA, tennis club, Landcare and the hall.

Oct 6 The Myrtleford Rotary Club in conjunction with the Chopped and Changed Kustom Car Club of Myrtleford will be holding their 3rd Annual Show’n’Shine and Swap Meet from 8am at the Myrtleford Showgrounds, Yackandandah Road, Myrtleford. A great day where all cars, trucks, hot rods are welcome. Entry is $5 for adults and children under 12 are free. There will be hot food, great coffee, BBQ’s, beer and live music. Proceeds go to local community projects. Visit www.choppedandchanged.com or www.myrtleford-rotary-club.com.

Oct 14     Marsh Rodders Show, Shine & Swap Meet, Maddingley Par, Station St, Bacchus Marsh, swap from 6am, for all details visit Marsh Rodders on facebook.

Oct 20     Bike and Rod Run 2018, a charity fundraising car and motorbike rally. We will depart from Warrnambool, head to Hall’s Gap for lunch and return to Woolsthorpe Hotel via Dunkeld, vehicle display, a raffle and online auction from goods and services donated. The rally is to raise money for the South West Healthcare Equipment Fund, specifically the prostate cancer detector. Fined them on facebook or contact bikeandrodrun2018@gmail.com.

Oct 20     Studebaker & Packard Show & Shine, Eastern Beach Reserve, Geelong. Entry is free from 9.30am with all Studebaker and Packard owners and car enthusiasts welcome. For more details contact Michael on 0438 116 335.

Oct 27-28     Desert City Rodders present the 2018 Goanna Run in the beautiful town of Mildura, rod run, show n shine, lots of activities, full program and entry forms at www.desertcityrodders.com.

Nov 9-11     Lake Mulwala Rod Run, Yarrawonga, Mulwala, nostalgia drag racing, rock n roll dance, show n shine, info and regsitraion at www.northernsuberbsstreetrods.com.au.

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.

Jan 26-28     Victorian Hot Rod Show, Royal Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, details at www.hotrod.com.au. 

Feb 17     Daylesford Motorfest, Victoria Park, Daylesford, display vehicles from 7am, food and trade stalls, best dressed comp, live music, $5 per person, under 15 free, $10 for display cars, visit www.daylesfordmotorfest.com. 

Apr 7     Sandford Swap Meet and Market, 9am to 1pm, Sandford Football Reserve, Sandford. All things that go vroom vroom and a little something for the ladies, camping available, sellers $10, free entry for the public, contact Kerrie on (03) 5582 0191 or tallengower2@gmail.com.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Sep 30    Bay to Birdwood. Entries are open to all original motorcycles, cars, vans, trucks and commercial vehicles built on or before 31 December 1959. Begins at Barratt Reserve, Adelaide Shores, West Beach, depart 8.30 am travelling towards the city, through the suburbs and foothills to the Adelaide Hills township of Birdwood and the finish festivities, including live music, the Fashions in the Field competition, local food vendors, children’s entertainment, and the judging of the prestigious Concours d’Elegance and other award categories. Entries open June 2018, more info at www.baytobirdwood.com.au.

Oct 20-21     Road Rats Hot Rod Show, Strathalbyn, presented by Road Rats Rods and Customs, Sunday 21st car show includes hot rods, customs and chrome bumper vehicles (no trade plates), wheelbarrow raffle and giveaways, trade stands, catering, music, activities for the kids, held at Football Oval, Coronation Rd, Strathalbyn, entrants from 9am, public 9.30am-3.30pm, $2 per adult, kids free, info 0413 443 043 or dodge_1929@hotmail.com

Mar 4-8     DLRA Speedweek, Lake Gairdner, SA, www.dlra.org.au.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Sep 2    West Coast Street Rod Club Fathers Day Hot Rod Show, St Patricks Primary School, Adelaide St, Fremantle, 10am to 4pm, families $10, adults $5, kids $2, part proceeds to the Senses Foundation. Contact Neil 0417 767 566.

Oct 20-21     Cunderin Hot Rod & Classic Car Show, Cunderin Sports & Recreation Centre, Baxter Rd, all rods & steel bumper classics welcome, Saturday show n shine, free camping, traders, 1/8 mile time trail, live bands, contact Perry 0417 091 847 or Troy 0401 176 167 or Cunderin 100 Mile Club on facebook.

TASMANIA

Sep 2     2018 Nth Spring Swap, Mowbray Race Course, Vermont Rd, Launceston. Gates open to public at 7.30am, entry $2, contact Joe (03) 6396 1144 or Jaclipp@bigpond.com

Jan 26    Wheels Wine and Dine, cars, bikes and boats on show by the bay, fine foods, local beers and wines, live rockabilly bands, kids entertainment, St Georges Esplanade, St Helens. www.facebook.com/StHelensCarShow

INTERNATIONAL

Oct 30- Nov 2     SEMA 2018. The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more, visit www.semashow.com. 

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

 

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