2024 truck shows and events for your calendar

We have created a constantly updating list of the best truck shows and events for you to chuck into your calendar

2024 is gearing up to be a massive year for truck shows and events.

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With new events being posted weekly, we are scouring the internet to provide you a full list of shows and events to fill up the calendar.

Sorted by months and continuously updated and amended, this is your one-stop place for all things trucking.

If you were keen to stand out, Deals on Wheels even spoke to a truck show judge to help you prepare as best as you can, and get a sneaky insight into what they may be looking for.

HCVCA Yarra Glen 2023 (Image: Prime Creative Media)

May

TruckShowX

May 13-14, 2024. Cape Shanck, VIC

A spin-off of the Brisbane Truck Show, TruckShowX will deliver expert advice and insights on the steps required to make a move to low- and zero-emissions transport, with keynote presentations from local and global leaders in ZEV adoption, as well as key policy makers.

There will be an expo showcasing the latest low- and zero-emissions vehicles and related technologies, as well as a drive-day opportunity to get behind the wheel of the latest low- and zero-emissions vehicles.

For more information visit their website

Tooradin 2024 (Image: Prime Creative Media)

Heyfield Vintage Machinery Rally

May 18-19, 2024. Heyfield, VIC

The Heyfield Vintage Machinery Rally will become host to steam engines, working horses, vintage trucks, cars and motorbikes, woodworking, blacksmith demonstrations and more. Held at the Gordon Street Reserve, visitors can expect a grand parade, tractor trek and good ole classic tractor pull. On-site catering is available.

Admission: Adults $10, 16-18 $5, Under 16 free.

For more information, contact Barb Cook on 0428 480 534, or email at barbara.cook5@bigpond.com

Heritage Truck Show

May 18-19, 2024. Rocklea, QLD

A static display featuring heritage trucks, tractors and cars, the Rocklea Showgrounds will be overrun with all things historical. There will be various trade stalls and food vans for the public to purchase from. Gates open from 9am to 4pm Saturday and 9am to 2.30pm Sunday.

Admission: $10 per adult with children under 14 free. Exhibitors free.

For further information phone Mark on 0448 111 105, or John on 0477 499 530.

Coasting the Coast

May 25, 2024. Berowra, NSW.

The scenic drive is inviting vehicles 25 years or older; trucks, cars, buses, and even the odd motorcycle to make the drive up from the Cowan Rest Area north of Sydney, along the old Pacific Highway and up to the Worker’s Club in Swansea, just out of Newcastle.

It’s set to be held on May 25th, with trucks leaving from 9am.

For more information, visit here. 

Convoy For The Cure

May 26, 2024. Townsville, QLD

The Convoy For The Cure, expected to attract more than 200 trucks and 100 motorbikes, will commence at 8am from Webb Drive, then Duckworth St, Dalrymple Rd, Thuringowa Drive, Riverway Drive to Ross Dam Park (see map below). Entry $100 per truck, $30 per motorcycle. Sponsored by radio station Power 100 and Brown & Hurley. All funds raised will be donated to The Cure Starts Now, a children’s brain cancer research charity.

For further details email convoyforthecure@bigpond.com or see the Facebook page. For donations see the website www.givenow.com.au/cr/convoyforthecuretownsville

Living the dream conference

May 30-June 1, 2024. Essendon Fields, VIC

The next Keynote Speaker for the 2024 Living the Dream Conference is Cindy Parker, starting her journey in temperature-controlled warehousing, she currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Government Affairs Committee.

For more information, visit here

JUNE

Mullewa Truck Muster 

June 1, 2024. Mullewa, WA.

The inaugural Mullewa Truck Muster is set to rock the Mullewa Recreations Grounds! A part of their Muster and Rodeo, competition and judging are the focus points of the event.

With 11 categories ranging from Best Paint Job to Best Rigid, every truck stands a chance at taking home a top spot.

A Truck Muster Competitor Ticket comes with: 1x Truck entry, 2x Entry tickets to the Mullewa Muster & Rodeo, Camping ticket and Competitor pack

For more information visit here

Tefol Truck Show

June 1, 2024. Rutherford, NSW

This inaugural show is being organised by truck and trailer repair specialists Tefol. Old trucks and new are welcome. Kenworth W models, SARs, old Macks and Custom Chrome’s Peterbilt and display trailer will be among the exhibits on the day. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies for the Best Presented Truck.

For further info email nickl@tefol.com.au or phone Tefol on 02 4015 3600

Long weekend at Gundagai

June 8-9, 2024. Gundagai, NSW.

Needing something to keep you occupied over the June long weekend? Well Gundagai has you covered!

A two day event, Saturday’s festivities will include a three course dinner, auction, raffles and more at Gundagai Showgrounds!

Sunday is where things really pick up, with a recovery breakfast followed by a convoy through Sylvia’s Gap. What could be better?

For more information, email info@arthc.com.au

Alexandra Truck, Ute & Rod Show

June 9, 2024. Alexandra, VIC

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.

Admission: free

For more details email trucks@alexandratruckshow.com.au or phone Gordon Simpson on 0409 577 212.

SA Truck and Ute Show

June 9, 2024. Mannum, SA

The main street of Mannum will be closed just this once for this massive event and converted to a Trucking extravaganza!  Trucks of all sizes, Utes and 4WD’s will be arriving in Mannum to “strut their stuff”.

Many of the entrants come from over the border and numerous entry categories are available.

There are so many other activities on the day: stalls, produce, hot food, live bands, activities and entertainment for the children, a fabulous family day out.

Admission: Adults $10, under 16 free and $5 for Mannum residents with ID on the day

For more information visit here

JULY

Camp Quality’s Convoy Adelaide

July 6, 2024. Adelaide, SA

Being held for the first time in 2024 the Camp Quality Convoy Adelaide will feature a 36km route around Adelaide and Port Adelaide, starting and finishing at Victoria Park.

There will also be a free family festival and a Show and Shine at the end of the convoy. The event is supported by Women in Trucking Australia.

For more information go to www.fundraise.campquality.org.au/event/convoyadelaide/home

AUGUST 

Casino Truck Show

August 3, 2024. Casino, NSW

Casino Truck Show is fabulous fun for the whole family, including live entertainment, amusement rides for the children, and food and beverage vendors. Browse through the exhibitors showcasing industry-related products and services on display.

The free show is held in the main streets of Casino’s central business district, kicking off with the legendary Highway Lights truck parade, followed by a line-up of blinged-up trucks in the heart of Casino.

Entertainment this year includes the Country Mud Band, AirtimeFMX, and the Wildlife Twins.

Admission: free

For more information visit their website

Lowood Truck Show

August 17, 2024. Lowood, Qld

Held at the Lowood Showgrounds in south-east Queensland. Show commences with vehicle parade through Main St, Lowood at 11am. Trucks, bikes, cars on display. Kids’ rides, trade and food stands, bar and live music. Free entry, donations welcome. Raising funds for charity.

For further info email lowoodtruckshow@yahoo.com.au, phone Robert on 0467 530 349, or see the Facebook page

Australian Festival of Transport

August 22 to 25, 2024. Alice Springs, NT

The National Transport Historical Society and The Old Ghan Historical Society present the ‘Festival of Transport’. Along with the regular reunion activities, including Cummins Race Day and Shell Rimula Induction Ceremony on August 24, other events include Welcome Drinks on August 24 at 6pm, Transport Women Breakfast, and a museum open day on August 25 including mini train rides.

For more information and nomination forms see the website at www.roadtransporthall.comFacebook page, email info@roadtransporthall.com or phone 08 8952 7161.

Thallon Truck Pull

August 31, 2024. Thallon, QLD.

The main drawcard for this event is the Team Truck Pull competition, where a team of six people pull a prime mover over 25 metres, the winner being the fastest team. The competition brings the spirited nature of each group of people, their family and friends. The 2024 Thallon Team Truck Pull is a fun-filled family fun day out with the very entertaining kids zone, unique market stalls, great food and fantastic country hospitality.

For more information call 0427142100 or email thallonpandctreasurer@gmail.com

SEPTEMBER

American Iron Echuca Truck Display

September 7-8, 2024. Echuca, VIC.

The American Iron Echuca Truck Display is held at Rotary Park, with all makes and models most welcome. There will be modified tractor/mini tractor pull demonstrations, on-site camping, on-site catering, club merchandise and trade stalls, and live music by Van-yt. Gates open from 9am to 4pm each day.

Admission: $10.00 adults per day or $15 for a weekend pass and children are free.

Contact: Jenny on 0412479084   

Megatrans

September 18-19, 2024. Melbourne, VIC.

Leaders from across the supply chain will gather in Melbourne to discuss the future of the logistics industry at MEGATRANS, an integrated trade exhibition and conference showcasing the full freight and logistics supply chain, spanning warehousing and logistics, through to multimodal freight and final mile delivery.

For further details and tickets, see the website here

Clarendon Classic Rally

September 21-22, 2024. Clarendon, VIC.

The Hawkesbury Showgrounds will come alive when the annual Kenworth Klassic Truck Show and the Model & Hobby Show rolls into town.

The family friendly two day event includes a great display of restored tractors, and stationary engines, vintage cars, trucks, bikes, antique tools.

There will also be a wide range of exhibits for all the family to enjoy including models, collectables, art and craft, historical displays, classic vehicles, implement demonstrations, kid’s amusement rides (free with entry) and a Tractor & Vehicle Trek on Sunday Morning.

A real highlight each year is the Double Decker Bus Rides that will be operating over the 2 days, linking the Richmond Station and the Machinery Show.

Admission: TBA

For further information visit the Sydney Antique Machinery Club website

Lights On The Hill Convoy (2023 Dates)

September 30 – October 1, 2023. Gatton, QLD.

Trucks leave both Brisbane (Mica St Carole Park) and Toowoomba (Brown and Hurley Carrington Road) at 9.30am, and the Toowoomba convoy should start arriving at Gatton from approximately 10.30am. With live music, kids rides, market and trade stalls and of course a truck show, there is something for everyone.

Admission:

Truck convoy registration: $60

Adult: $25

Children (6-15): $15

Family (2 adults + 2 children): $70

For more information visit, their website

OCTOBER

The Wauchope Yesteryear Truck and Machinery Club

October 4-7, 2024. Wauchope, NSW.

Held at the Wauchope Showground, this year’s event has been moved to October with plans for a bigger show. Classic and new trucks, tractors and on show, food and drink available (no Saturday night dinner).

For further info email wytmc.inc@hotmail.com or see the Wauchope Yesteryear Truck & Machinery Club Inc Facebook page.

Boort Truck Show

October 12, 2024. Boort, VIC.

Held in conjunction with the Boort A&P Society Show the 2024 Boort Truck Show will offer plenty of entertainment and a great selection of trucks.

There will be prizes on offer across a range of categories.

To find our more visit the Boort Truck Show Facebook page, phone Heath on 0428 382 725 or email heathsaunders@outlook.com

Camp Quality Convoy Perth

October 13, 2024. Perth, WA.

Save the date for this event from the Camp Quality Convoy Team.

For more information phone 1300 662 2670 or email convoy@campquality.org.au

Deniliquin Truck Show & Industry Expo

October 26, 2024. Denilquin, NSW.

Held at the Deniliquin Race Club each year this event promises a wide range of trucks on show, awards, entertainment and the chance to visit the Deniliquin & District Industry Wall of Fame and Memorial Wall to pay tribute to local industry greats, past and present.

Details are still being finalised. Contact John Creenaune on 0439 790 116, email admin@denitruckshow.com.au or visit www.denitruckshow.com.au

NOVEMBER

Brisbane Convoy for Kids

November 2, 2024. Brisbane, QLD.

The annual fundraiser sees hundreds of trucks travel from Larapinta to Redcliffe and the organisers are planning something “a little different” this year.

Entries are now open for the Truck Show at the end of the convoy, when the trucks gather, the live entertainment rolls out and the fireworks lighten up the skyline.

For more information see www.brisbaneconvoyforkids.com.au/bc4k-truck-show/

Horsham Truck Show

November 2-3, 2024. Horsham, VIC.

The lively town of Horsham is set to be overrun with trucks at the Horsham Showgrounds. With live music, stalls, bar and plenty of food, there is something for everyone. Bring your truck to the judging or join the Sunday Convoy for Kids. Truck entry is $50.

Admission: Adults $10, student 12-16 $5 and children under 12 free.

Mullumbimby Truck Show

November 9, 2024. Mullumbimby Showground, NSW

Held in conjunction with the annual Mullumbimby Agricultural Show. Truck registrations open from 9am at the Mullumbimby Industrial Estate off Manns Rd. Drivers to register their vehicles before the truck parade through town at 11am, travelling through town to the showgrounds. All the attractions of a country show including sideshow alley, rides, food vans, full bar facilities and live music. Other features include horse and cattle events including trotting.

For further truck show info see the registration form at www.mullumbimbyshow.org.au or phone Mark on 0427 634 903 or email wardysmachinerycentre@gmail.com

Goulburn Convoy for Kids

November 9, 2024. Goulburn, NSW.

Convoy for Kids Goulburn will be celebrating its 25th birthday!

Come and enjoy a day packed with delicious food, exciting rides, interactive activities, fantastic entertainment, and so much more!

They will be attempting to break the record for the most trucks in a convoy, ending at Goulburn Showground with an extraordinary carnival for the whole family you won’t want to miss.

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/C4KGoulburn

Dane Ballinger Memorial Truck Show

November 16, 2024. Bathurst, NSW.

Combined with the Bathurst Swap Meet Car and Bike Show the annual truck show at Bathurst Showgrounds will feature more than 200 market stalls, food stalls, entertainment and children’s rides.

For more information see www.bathursttruckshow.com.au or email info@bathursttruckshow.com.au

Illawarra Convoy

November 17, 2024. Illawarra, NSW.

This year marks the 20th year of the i98FM Illawara Convoy. What started as a convoy of trucks and motorbikes in 2004 with the aim of raising $20,000 for kids and their families living with cancer has evolved into one of the biggest fundraisers for the Illawarra and South Coast community each year. Last year’s event saw 633 bikes and 779 trucks roll out, raising $2.85 million in the process.

To donate, enter or find out more, see www.illawarraconvoy.com.aU

36th Castlemaine Rotary Truck Show

November 23-24, 2024. Castlemaine, VIC.

Planning will commence in July for this year’s event with expressions of interest for Sponsors and Trade Exhibitors to go out in August.

To keep in touch with the show news, go to www.rotarycastlemaine.org.au and select Truck Show on the Events tab. From there you are able to sign up for e-news updates

 

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