April 2024 truck shows and events

It's time to roll up your sleeves and get to polishing, with March being the busiest month of the year for trucking enthusiasts.

While March was undoubtedly the biggest month for truck shows and events, don’t hang up the polishing rag just yet.

April is set to showcase the best of the best in a variety of events.

Have a vintage Mack? See you at the Lockington Vintage Rally.

Itching to take the ol’ rig for a drive? Crawlin’ the Hume is for you.

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Now, don’t get too overwhelmed, there is still plenty of time to scrub up the old rig and get her looking her best, we know how important it is.

In fact, 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.

To find out more, read below:

Colac Truck & Ute Show

April 6, 2024. Colac, VIC

Raising money for the Volunteer Emergency Services of the Colac Community, The Colac Truck & Ute Show are back for their second annual event!

The event includes a Show ‘n’ Shine, children’s entertainment, live music, general stalls and food. Lots to do for the whole family!

Pre-registrations for the show are now open and will continue until March 31, or you can register on the day.

Admission: Adults $10, Concession/Pension $5, 12-18 years $5, Children Under 12 Free, Families (2 Adults & 2 Children) $20

Contact colactruckanduteshow@gmail.com for more information.

Crawlin’ The Hume

April 6, 2024. Campbellfield, VIC

Relive the old route from Campbellfield to Albury and see some fantastic vintage trucks as they make their way up the Hume. This event is free for the public to come and watch these magnificent trucks as they travel on their journey up the Hume. Entries close March 22. All vehicles must be over 25 years old.

Admission $50 per vehicle or $60 includes the Saturday night dinner at Albury Race Club.

Public is free is watch.

For more information and entry forms for this historic truck event go to the Crawlin The Hume 2020 Facebook page

South Australia Trucking Forum

April 10, 2024. Adelaide, SA

April 11, 2024, Mount Gambier, SA.

The South Australia Trucking Forum hosted by NatRoad is an opportunity to network with other truck operators, meet with transport regulators, and find out how NatRoad is supporting the industry. Hear directly from experts, receive industry-updates and provide feedback on issues affecting your transport business.

Admission: Free

Trucking Australia 2024

April 17-19, 2024. Canberra, ACT.

Be part of the action as Trucking Australia tackles the industry’s most significant challenges in the productivity, sustainability, workforce and viability space. Held at the National Convention Centre in Canberra, the industry event aims to unite to drive our future forward.

Early registrations kick off in mid-December 2023. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this groundbreaking event!

For all ticket enquiries, contact: ataevents@truck.net.au

Lockington Vintage Rally

April 27-28, 2024. Lockington, VIC.

Enjoy a great day out exploring vintage tractors, engines, trucks, motorcycles, cars, and farm machinery at the Lockington & District Living Heritage Complex. Held at Lockington Community Hall from 9am to 4pm both days. Free entry for rally exhibitors.

Admission: $10 adults, primary aged children free

For more information contact Beryl on 0428 862 353 or visit https://www.facebook.com/lockingtonvintagerally/

If you have an event you would like us to chuck into our calendar, email through the details to tiarna.condren@primecreative.com.au

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