Mt Gambier Event Info



Mount Gambier Autofest 2018

Event Information

Here Is A Link On Where To STAY

http://www.mountgambier.sa.gov.au/Accommodation

 Entrant forms are available for those wishing to enter Simply and Safely under the Entry Form Tab on the Home Page above.

The Annual Mount Gambier Autofest & 40th Show N Shine makes a welcome return to the Showgrounds from February 2nd to 4th 2018 and Entries are open now under the Entry Form Tab at the top of this page.

The Action will kick off on  both Saturday and Sunday from 9am each morning and for the first time at the Mount we will running the Burnouts under lights on Saturday Night.

Autofest is open to everything automotive from Cars, Trucks, Bikes in fact anything that has wheels is welcomed to join in on all the fun and with the theme of a Family Friendly Festival.

We have great pleasure on announcing that the Autofest Street Cruise and Display will again be a added inclusion of this year’s AUTOFEST Mount Gambier.

This segment of the celebrations will take place between 4.00 pm and 5.00pm Saturday  and it is also to be noted that SAPOL will be onboard to assist where necessary during these times that will allow Autofest Competitors the opportunity to take part of this special addition to the event.

Conditions will be in place for all participants and we ask you to respect this support and also to take NOTE; NO Unruly Behaviour will be tolerated and that at all times unless directed by the Police, ALL participants must follow the road rules. ANY ENTRANT found to be doing the wrong thing will suffer all punishments from both the Authorities as well as that of the event organisers.

All Autofest entrants wishing to partake in this cruise Must either if full registration or an event permit.

Below is the relevant link to this permit

https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/transport-travel-and-motoring/motoring/vehicles-and-registration/vehicle-registration/short-term-unregistered-vehicle-permit

We praise the City of Mount Gambier Council, SAPOL and Relevant Authorities for their support for this inclusion to our event for without their corporation and support quiet simply this segment or our event would not be happening.

The Streetcruise will leave the Mount Gambier Showground at 4.30pm by turning left into Pick Ave then Right into Sturt Street travelling through to a left turn into Bay Road and finishing at Railway Terrace where the vehicles will be on display FREE of Charge to the public until approx 5.30pm before they travel back along the same route to the Showgrounds where the Saturday night Burnout Action will begin.

Local restaurants, cafes and hotels will be encouraged to be open during these times also to cater for participants and visitors alike. Light entertainment is also in the planning as well.

The Mount Gambier Autofest management agreed that this year’s event would focus on involving the community and local business houses into the celebrations of this Mount Gambier milestone.

Visitors to the Railway Terrace precinct on Saturday afternoon will have the opportunity to view these machines at No Charge and we encourage all to make a day out in Mount Gambier to take in a little retail therapy before the fun and excitement the Mount Gambier Autofest and what Action it delivers.

Following the Street cruise participants will head back to the Mount Gambier Showgrounds where the Action will continue on and off the track with the nights highlight being the Burnout Eliminations” until approx 9.00pm, then it’s over to the Official After PARTY Venue, the South Aussie Hotel for MORE PARTY with special guests and giveaways………..

Next up for the AUTOFEST Crew is Mount Panorama Bathurst on March 12th & 13th and if you want to be part of this iconic event just head to www.autofest.com.au where you can enter simply and safely online.

Thanks again and hope to catch ya up real soon…..

 WHERE EXCITEMENT LIVES AND GOOD TIMES ARE HAD!