Are you selling a car in Brisbane this year and looking for ways to get your car lover’s fix for the rest of the year? Or maybe you’ve been saving up for a new vehicle and your keen to enter it in to win a few prizes and make a few fellow car-enthusiast friends. Whatever your reasons, we’ve got a line up of car events in and around Brisbane for the remaining months of 2019 to keep you involved.
There is one thing that most car enthusiasts love most and that is actually driving cars! Some people love fixing them up, buying cars, selling their cars, but almost everyone loves getting behind the wheel of old passion projects to new flashy vehicles. The only problem with this is finding a place to drive a car the way it’s made to be driven without breaking the law! Well, if you’re a car lover in Brisbane and you have this sentiment, then the PowerCruise will make your day, or your whole year. The PowerCruise was pretty much created solely for the purpose of giving car enthusiasts a chance to drive their cars like they mean it. The event gets a quarter million spectators every year so if you’re selling your car in Brisbane, you can still come along to take part in the fun. There are usually between three and four thousand entrants who bring their beloved vehicles along so there will be no shortage of entertainment. Tickets vary in price and are available for a single day and up to a full four-day weekend of camping and excitement. If you’ve got any mini car lovers in the making, they can come for free if they’re under twelve! Pack the family into the car and get in on the PowerCruise action.
Date: 5th-8th September, 2019
Location: Queensland Raceway, WIllowbank, QLD
Fee: $30-$160 1-4 day passes, Kids under 12 Years free. Buy here.
Shannons-Harrigans Rod and Custom Show
For the past 12 years, the Shannon-Harrigans Rod and Custom show has been providing spectators with automobile entertainment and has awarded entrants with over $170,000 in prizes. If you’re a car lover in Brisbane, put aside this special Sunday in October to drive out to Jacobs Well and see Queensland’s state of the art hot rods and high class customs and classic vehicles. If you’ve got a high-end automobile of your own you can join in on the best one-day car show in QLD and possible go home with a bespoke trophy and some handsome prize money. If you’re just in it to be a spectator, there will be up to 400 beautiful automobiles lined up on display at the Calypso Bay Marina waterfront. There will be some live rock music, hot food and cool drinks, plus entertainment for kids, so bring the family and make a day of it.
Date: Sunday, 20th October, 2019
Time:Entrants 6:30, Spectators 8:30am, Finish at 3:30pm
Location:Harrigans Lane, Jacobs Well, QLD
Fee: $5 entry, $25 for Car entry and two passengers, $5 for judged vehicles.
Kingston Park Raceway Halloween Spectacular
If you’re a car lover in Brisbane who shares your enthusiasm with your kids, then this is the event for you and your family to get on the calendar! The Kingston Park Raceway is having a birthday and they’re celebrating by putting on a spectacular car show aimed at getting the young ones involved. The car and bike show has 20 different categories with an exciting array of prixes on offer, but if you’re selling your car or have recently sold then you can just come along to appreciate the vehicles and enjoy the rest of the celebration. On the track you can watch the drift and burn out cars racing and kids can try out Go Karting for free. If you get dressed up in the Halloween spirit, you might just win some prizes for being best dressed. If you’re a true car lover for life, why not get the kids involved early on and head to this car show spectacular together.
Date: Saturday 2nd November, 2019
Time: Gates open at 5pm until 11pm
Location: Kingston Park Raceway, 20 Mudgee Street, Kingston QLD
Fee: $10 car entry and two people, $20 per person or $50 per family with 3 kids, pay at the door.
Hot Rods for the Homeless Redcliffe
Looking for a car show event near Brisbane? Why not choose one that’s family friendly, has awesome food and coffee, music into the night, and donates procedes to charities for the homeless? Hot Rod’s for the Homeless runs events around the country and in September they will be having a car show party for all the Brisbane and Queensland car lovers to join in on. If you’re thinking of selling a car in Brisbane, this could be a fun way to get a last hoorah out of your long-loved vehicle, or perhaps just come along to see what other car enthusiasts are showcasing. They have creative categories for the show such as best trade vehicle, best chicks ute, best daily car, hot rod hound and many more. There will be entertainment for the whole family so you can get everyone on board with your car loving ways.
Date: Saturday, 7th December, 2019
Time: Car entrants 6:30-8:30 am bump in, 9:00am for spectators. Music until 11pm.
Location: Hercules Road State School, Hercules Road, Kippa-Ring, QLD
Fee: $5 concession, $10 adults, $20 families. $10 to enter a car or bike.