May 2024 trucking shows and events

May is set to showcase the best of the best of the transport industry in a variety of events.

Want to see new developments and technology? Sydney TruckFest is for you.

Itching to take the ol’ rig for a drive? Check out Heyfield Vintage Machinery Rally and the Rocklea Heritage Truck Show.

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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:

Sydney TruckFest

May 3–5, 2024. Clarendon, NSW

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.

For more information visit their website


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

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. 

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

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