Here are some exciting trucking events happening near you early next year to mark in your diaries.
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. You can even catch a cannon firing, a military enactment and an aircraft engine demonstration.
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. Held at Rutter Park Reserve, 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.
Koroit Truck Show
January 27, 2024
Held at Victoria Park over the Australia Day weekend, the Koroit Truck Show is a family-friendly event with heaps to see and do. The park comes alive with a large truck display, a state wood shopping competition, live music, trade and market stalls. You’ll also get a chance to see extra special entertainment: a motorcycle performance, the popular truckie sprint and Scania tug-of-war.
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.
Heritage Vehicle and Machinery Display
February 3-4, 2024
Lardner Park, VIC
Organised by the Baw Baw Old Engine and Auto Club/ Trafalgar Truck Restorers Club, this show brings together trucks, cars, stationary engines and vintage machinery/vehicles (anything over 25 years old). Camping is available for exhibitors, with Saturday night dinner bookings essential. Admittance: adult $15.00, child $5.00.
Merton Show ‘n’ Shine
February 11, 2024
Join in for a fun-filled day at the Merton Show ’n’ Shine. This once-off event will feature classic trucks, cars, bikes and farm machinery, as well as market stalls, food trucks, kids’ entertainment and more. Entries for judging will close at 12pm, with winners announced at 1pm for vehicle of the show, best modified car, and real restoration. All money raised will go toward funding community projects such as sporting facilities, upkeep/restoration of the Memorial Hall and Recreation Reserve, and helping local families in need.
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.
Feb 25, 2024
Craigieburn Central, VIC
Craigieburn’s ninth annual Car, Truck & Bike Show is coming back, with live music, trophies, door prizes and much more. Running from 10am to 2pm, it promises fun for all the family. Entry is $20 per car and truck, $10 per bike and free for the general public, with funds raised going towards the Isabella and Marcus Paediatric Brainstem Tumour fund.
Trade stands welcome.
Lockhart Showground, NSW
March 2, 2024
The Lockhart Heritage Truck Show is coming back for its 15th year at the Lockhart Showground. Incorporating the National Historic Truck and Commercial Vehicle show, its focus in 2024 will be supporting the health and well-being of truck drivers, in conjunction with OzHelp Foundation. In addition to the display of historic trucks and other vehicles, the fun will continue on into the evening with a Country Concert until dark. Prizes will be awarded on the day and there is no entry fee for exhibitors. For registrations and further information, contact Peter Smith 0458 422 808 or Trevor Slater 0407 513 974.
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.
WA Mack Muster and Truck Show
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.
June 9, 2024
The Alexandra Truck Show is back on the long weekend in June next year, with a Sunday Show ‘n Shine on the town’s main street, as well as live music, a Victorian woodchop tournament, exhibitions, trade displays, kids’ amusements and a raffle. Come down on Saturday for the local markets, a convoy and truck driver’s memorial service at 2pm and sponsors’ dinner at 6pm. For more details email email@example.com or phone Gordon Simpson on 0409 577 212.
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