Does the thought of the upcoming school holidays fill you with dread? Rest easy, as there’s plenty of car shows in Brisbane this month to keep everyone amused.
The arrival of September marks the end of winter, and provides a healthy dose of the sunshine that Queensland is famous for. Weekends are often spent with leisurely lunches, sporting events and trips to the beach, and this time of the year ultimately showcases the best parts of calling this part of the country home.
However, there’s a vast hoard of mums and dads that dread September for one reason: school holidays. Chaos and choruses of ‘I’m bored!’ quickly dominate suburban households, and finding things to do is often easier said than done. Thankfully, attending one of the many car shows in Brisbane is one easy way to keep both big kids and little kids amused.
Car Shows In Brisbane Happening In September
While the appeal of cars often varies depending on who you talk to, it’s no secret that auto enthusiasts all speak the same language, and all share the same passion for their specific vehicles and era of choice.
For car lovers, attending one of the many weekend car shows that happen in the Sunshine State is an incredibly popular way to not only pass the time, but to join one of the like minded communities that populate our suburbs. If you’re wondering what your options are for September, the good news is that there’s a wide variety of options to choose from.
What: Powercruise 2022
Where: Queensland Raceway, 133 Champions Way, Willowbank
When: 12:00pm Thursday 8 September to 6:00pm Sunday 11 August
About: Featuring cruise sessions, power skids, off street racing, grudge racing, burnouts, a Show ‘N Shine, Miss Powercruise, trade stalls, business displays and more, Powercruise is Australia’s and New Zealand’s premier modified car event, and known as the place where you can do everything that you’re not allowed to do on the streets in a family friendly environment.
What: All Aussie Father’s Day
Where: Lakeside Park Raceway, Lakeside Road, Kurwongbah
When: 7:00am to 4:00pm Sunday 4 September
About: Open to all Australian built vehicles, celebrate Father’s Day with a range of both new and old Australian made cars with over three hours of cruising, Show ‘N Shine display and prizes, rolling drags competition and lunchtime entertainment at the second annual All Aussie Fathers track day at Lakeside Park Raceway.
What: Chrysler Expo
Where: Rocklea Showgrounds, Ipswich Road, Rocklea
When: 7:00am to 2:30pm Sunday 11 September
About: Open to all makes and models of veteran, vintage, classic and modern Chrysler products and regardless of country, come down to Rocklea Showgrounds and celebrate everything Chrysler on this special one day event. With a wide range of cars on display, business stalls and even a Show ‘N Shine, this event is not to be missed for true Chrysler enthusiasts.
What: 42nd Annual All British Day
Where: St Joseph’s College, 285 Gregory Terrace, Spring Hill
When: 8:30am to 2:00pm Sunday 18 September
About: Now in its 42nd year, the Annual All British Day is on again as a means to celebrate and commemorate all things British classic cars. Whether you’re a Porsche or Aston Martin fan, pop by and spend the day with Brisbane’s British classic car, bike and commercial vehicle community with food and drinks available on site.
What: All American Car Show And Swap Meet
Where: Rocklea Showgrounds, Goburra Street and Ipswich Road, Rocklea
When: 6:00am to 1:00pm, Sunday 18 September
About: Proudly hosted by the Queensland Chevrolet Car Club and the 55-56-57 Shoebox Club, rise and shine and head down to the Rocklea Showgrounds for an entire day devoted to the American classics. From the Show ‘N Shine, Pin Up Girl Parade, the Swap Meet, and of course, the actual racing, this annual family friendly event is not to be missed.
The very best part about many car shows in Brisbane is that the hosts welcome the general public, as opposed to making them exclusive for club members only. The idea is that car enthusiasts generally want to share their passion, especially when it comes to sparking an interest in vintage cars for the next generation.
Your Guide To Everything Classic Cars
Finding a fellow vintage auto enthusiast can feel a bit like finding a needle in a haystack, but rest assured that Classic’s Garage understands the thrill more than most. Having spent forty years collecting anything and everything from matchbox cars to hub caps, he’s successfully followed his passion to source, collect and stock beautiful and low mileage classic automobiles from around the world.
Although his passion is for automobiles built before 1978, with a particular love for Buicks, Cadillacs, Lincolns, Oldsmobiles and even Fords, Wayne is just as passionate about the stories of the owners. If it’s even remotely different, rare or just plain unusual, Wayne will overcome the relevant logistical and geographical challenges of bringing the cars to his showroom in Australia.
Classic’s Garage is a showroom conveniently located at Seventeen Mile Rocks, that specialises in the restoration and sales of vintage automobiles. If you’re on the hunt for Brisbane classic cars – quite simply, Wayne is your man. If you would like to arrange a viewing or inspect any other of our classic vehicles, please get in touch with us today.