Trucking around – What’s on in March

It's time to roll up your sleeves and get to polishing, with March being the busiest month of the year for trucking enthusiasts.
Deniliquin Truck Show back in 2015

Undoubtedly the most packed month for trucking enthusiasts, March is locked and loaded with some of the biggest events of the year.

Got a Mack? We better see you pulling up to the Kyabram Mack Muster then.

Have a vintage Commer instead? See you at the Clunes Historic Vehicle 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:

So take advantage of the good weather while we still have it and try and make it to as many shows as you can, we will sure be attending.

44th Corowa Swim-In & Military Vehicle Gathering

March 11-17, 2024. Corowa, NSW.

With a 2024 theme of Year of the Blitz, the 44th Corowa Swim-In & Military Vehicle Gathering celebrates the iconic wartime Blitz trucks built by Chevrolet and Ford. Other military vehicles are of course, welcome to join in on the fun, from motorcycles to trucks and armour. Held at the Ball Park Caravan Park, the multiple day event includes parades, swap meets, displays and more.

Entry fee: $30 for participants

For more information contact Jan at 0412 078 096 or jan.thompson1@optusnet.com.au or visit the Facebook page here

Trundle Back in Time – Vintage Stationery Engine and Truck Show 

March 16, 2024. Trundle, NSW

For the first time, Trundle Back in Time will be featuring a Truck Show! Held at the Trundle Showground, the fair features vintage cars, bikes, trucks and machinery, a swap meet, market stalls, live music, kids’ entertainment and much more. Prizes will be awarded in many categories. Camping will also be available, with a booking link found on the Facebook page. The much-loved dog jump and sheaf toss will be back again to give guests even more entertainment.

Admission: $5

Kyabram Mack Muster

March 16-17, 2024. Kyabram, VIC.

After years of cancellations due to the pandemic, the Kyabram Mack Muster will finally be held at the Kyabram Showgrounds! Featuring all Mack models and associated brands, but also open to all truck makes, the Mack Muster celebrates all things Mack! With a Friday night barbeque offered at the showgrounds, and a Saturday night meal available at the Kyabram Club, the weekend is full of fun. Free entry for exhibitors.

For further details see the Facebook page here

or phone Dave Willis on 0428 692 753, John Laffan 0427 484 247 or Tim Daws 0458 868 988.

Korumburra Working Horse and Tractor Rally

March 16-17, 2024. Nyora, VIC

Held off the South Gippsland Highway, this vintage machinery show is a whole family event. The rally features an infamous tractor pull, Clydesdale horses, a blacksmith and woodchop, sheep shearing, and all the vintage machinery one could dream of. From trucks, tractors to engines and cars, allow yourself to be transported. Exhibitors in the event receive free entry and onsite camping. A Saturday night meal is also on offer.

Admission: $15 adults, under 16 free.

For more information call Viv Carfrae on 0487 286 250 or visit the Facebook page here

The Train and Hobby Show

March 16-17, 2024. Springvale, VIC.

Held at the Sandown Racecourse and Entertainment Centre, The Train and Hobby Show is a showcase of the best hobbies have to offer. Large and small model railway layouts from around the country and the best radio-controlled vehicles are on show. Model railway displays, radio-controlled car, planes, helicopters, boats, trucks and tanks. There is even live steam engines, ride on train rides, kids activities and Thomas the Tank train rides. Gates open at 10am.

Admission (single day): $22.08 adults, $6.34 aged 4-15.

Visit their website for more information and to buy tickets.

Oaklands Truck Show

March 16-17, 2024. Oakland, NSW

The Oaklands Truck Show promises fun for all the family, with car, ute and bike displays on Saturday and a truck show on Sunday, plus kids’ activities, market stalls, raffles, a bar, and live entertainment. The deadline for truck registration is 9am, March 17 and the registration fee is $20.

Admission: $15 for adults, free for children under 16.

For more info email oaklandsts@hotmail.com or phone Jimmy on 0428 570 325.

Pyrenees Historic and Classic Vehicle Muster

March 17, 2024. Natte Yallock, VIC.

All makes and models of historic and classic vehicles are invited to join the Muster at the Natte Yallock Recreation Reserve! This year’s special vehicle theme is 1960’s vehicles!!
Hosted by the Pyrenees Historic Vehicle Club, display cars will be welcome from 8:00am and the public from 9:00am. Full catering is available, as well as food vans, great coffee, woodfired pizza and kids entertainment.
Admission: free
For more information call 0438 546 532

Mid America Trucking Show

March 21-23, 2024. Louisville, KY, USA.

Arguably the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry event in the world, the show attracts 70,000-plus attendees and 1,000-plus exhibitors from throughout the United States and abroad. The event is held each year at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, KY.  The mainv reason attendees participate in MATS is to see new products in person. With hands on exhibit displays, MATS provides the perfect forum for industry professionals to experience new equipment and technology. Includes the PKY Truck Beauty Championship.

For further info see the website at here

WA Mack Muster and Truck Show

March 24, 2024. Byford, WA

The WA Mack Muster and Truck Show brings Mack and other truck model enthusiasts together at the beautiful Quarry Farm in Byford, WA. The grassroots, family-friendly muster experience promises a fun day out with a truck display, food trucks, a kids’ zone, exhibits, local trucking celebrities and more. The committee raises money for cancer research and encourages everyone to get involved.

Admission: $20 for adults, under 12 free.

Tickets can be purchased here

For more information visit their website

HCVCA Yarra Glen 2023 (Image: Prime Creative Media)

Swansea Car, Bike and Truck Show

March 30, 2024. Swansea, TAS.

Tasmania won’t be miss out on the fun, with the Swansea Car, Bike and Truck Show being held at the Swansea football ground!
Showcasing Tasmania’s unique cars, bikes and trucks on Easter weekend, bring the family for a day of live music, kids entertainment, face painting, food stalls, raffles, Easter Bunny and so much more. A great day of family fun!
All enquires to chamberocswansea@gmail.com.au or 0419 949 371

Bredbo Truck & Machinery Show

March 31, 2024. Bredbo, NSW.

The Bredbo Truck and Machinery Show has vehicles of all ages on display from vintage trucks, engines and tractors to modern day vehicles. Bring down whatever you have and show it off!

There will be a vintage tractor pull, various stalls, jumping castle, live music, and MORE! Free camping is available

Admission: $5 entry with under 12 free

For more information email BredboSMHEAshow@gmail.com

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