Here are some upcoming trucking events near you to mark in your diary.
The Tassie Convoy 4 Kids is back this year and are now accepting applications for their famous “Top 10”. The Christmas-themed charity convoy will take place on November 25, departing the Glen Lea Road in Pontville at 4pm. Truckies are encouraged to decorate their vehicles with tinsel and lights to get in the festive spirit. The Top 10 trucks in the convoy must register in advance by contacting Emma Bygrave on 0448 810 441. A $100 entry fee is required to secure your position and all money raised will go towards the children’s ward at the Royal Hobart Hospital.
Held at Campbells Creek Recreation Reserve and organised by the Castlemaine Rotary Club, this year’s truck show is gearing up to be bigger and better than ever. Attendees can expect plenty of well-presented trucks on display, as well as food, a licenced bar, kids’ rides, free health checks and live music from multi award-winning singer and songwriter, Craig Lloyd, plus crowd favourites Peter Coad & The Coad Sisters and The Jim Hermel Band.
January 13-14, 2024
Geelong Showgrounds, VIC
The Geelong Classic Truck and Machinery Show is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2024, and tickets are now on sale. The weekend will feature everything from trucks to farm machinery to a vintage tractor pull, with a huge variety of model clubs and hobby displays.
January 20, 2024
The Tooradin Tractor Pull & Truck Show has been an annual event since 1998 and has grown into a family fun day with lots to see and do, from helicopter rides to kids’ amusements. The Truck Show runs from 10am to 3pm, with tractors from 3pm to 10pm. It is a non-profit event, with all proceeds going back into the local community. Adults $35, kids $10 (kids under 10 free), pensioners $15, family $65.
January 27-28, 2024
Allora Showgrounds, QLD
The Allora Heritage Weekend promises lots of fun for all the family, with displays of vintage and veteran cars and trucks, antiques, historical machinery, and more. There will be a swap meet from 6am both days, and camping is also available. For more info contact Graeme on 0428717623.
February 23-24, 2024
Wagga Wagga, NSW
The annual LBRCA, held at the Range Clay Target Shooting Range and Function Centre, is a gathering of fellow truck owners and drivers, government, suppliers and industry representatives to focus on the needs of rural and regional heavy vehicle transporters. Issues range from unfair infringements and regulation to unsafe loading and unloading facilities. Attendees can also expect a trade exhibition, the Young Driver of the Year Award presentation, Gala Dinner and Auction Spectacular.
March 16-17, 2024
Kyabram Showgrounds, VIC
The Kyabram Mack Muster is a must-attend for Mack fans, featuring all Mack models and associated brands, but it’s also open to other truck makes. There’s free entry for exhibitors, with a Friday BBQ at the showgrounds and a meal at the Kyabram Club with a guest speaker on the Saturday night. For further details phone Dave Willis on 0428 692 753, John Laffan 0427 484 247 or Tim Daws 0458 868 988.
March 24, 2024
The WA Mack Muster and Truck Show brings Mack and other truck model enthusiasts together at the beautiful Quarry Farm in Byford, WA. The grassroots, family-friendly muster experience promises a fun day out with a truck display, food trucks, a kids’ zone, exhibits, local trucking celebrities and more. The committee raise money for cancer research and encourage everyone to get involved.
May 3–5, 2024
Held at Hawksebury Showground, Sydney TruckFest is a major celebration of the trucking industry, showcasing the latest developments in transport technology, equipment, accessories and much more. There is a dedicated section for older vehicles, but the focus is on highlighting new vehicles and advancements. Attendees can also look forward to lots of entertainment, with performers Baylou and The James Brothers already confirmed.
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