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If you’re a bit of a revhead and are on the hunt for something to do this October, the good news is that there’s plenty of Brisbane car events to choose from.

While the profile of Brisbane’s food, coffee and nightlife scene is on the rise, there’s another subculture that residents of South East Queensland are equally passionate about: the local car community. 

For auto enthusiasts, attending one of the many Brisbane car events and shows is an incredibly popular way to not only pass the time, but to join one of the like minded groups that populate our suburbs. If you’re wondering what your options are for October, the good news is that there’s a wide variety of options to choose from. 

Brisbane Car Events Happening In October 

While the appeal of classic cars often varies depending on who you talk to, it’s no secret that classic car enthusiasts all speak the same language, and all share the same passion for the vehicles of a bygone era. To get a grasp on just how rewarding being involved in this community can be, all you need to do is stop by one of the many weekend car shows happening all across Brisbane in the next few weeks. 

What: Street Series 2022
Where: Queensland Raceway, 133 Champions Way, Willowbank
When: 3:30pm to 9:00pm, Saturday 15 October
About:  Known as one of Australia’s biggest sport compact, drag racing and car culture events, this time Queensland Raceway has dedicated an entire evening to the 29th Annual Street Series. With seven separate rounds plus the finals, this is a race not to be missed for both spectators and drivers alike.

What: Wheels Through Time Rally
Where: Old Petrie Town, 901 Dayboro Road, Whiteside
When: 10:00am to 4:00pm, Saturday 8 October and Sunday 9 October
About: Showcasing a vast collection of steam engines, farm machinery, classic cars, vintage trucks, and other automotive memorabilia from a bygone era, Wheels Through Time will also be operating alongside a variety of market stalls and food trucks. As a family friendly event, visitors are also encouraged to explore Petrie’s museums and local stores as well. 

What: Classic Land Cruiser Exhibition And Car Show
Where: Caboolture Showgrounds, 140 Beerburrum Road, Caboolture
When: 10:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday 15 October
About: To celebrate the culture and continued preservation of classic Toyota Land Cruisers, this one day celebration will include a competition car show with an awards ceremony at the end of the day, industry celebrities in attendance for ‘meet greets’ and special panels, plus plenty of Land Cruiser specific and 4WD industry vendors with stalls and product demonstrations. 

What: Cars And Coffee At Link Drive
Where: On The Run Cafe, Unit 1, 53-57 Link Drive, Yatala
When: 5:00pm to 8:00pm, Saturday 15 October
About: Brisbane Car Meets And Cruising Inc. has teamed up with On The Run Cafe to bring local revheads the newest, latest and greatest event for enthusiasts to hit South East Queensland. As a regular event held on the third Saturday of each month, it’s a great opportunity for car lovers to get to know kindred spirits in their local community. 

What: Munch Inn Show ‘N Shine
Where: Acacia Ridge Shopping Centre, 28 Elizabeth Street, Acacia Ridge
When: 4:00pm to 9:00pm, Friday 28 October
About: As one of the most well known monthly car meets in the Greater Brisbane region, this well respected gang of revheads is hosted by the Bayside Vehicle Restorers Club. Held in the car park via the Mitchell Street entry, come down and check out the collection of vintage and collectors cars on show. 

The very best part about many of the Brisbane car shows 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.