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Kiama Auto Expo – Sunday 11 November 2018

The Gerringong and Kiama Rotary Clubs are holding their annual Kiama Auto Expo on Sunday 11 November 2018 at the very scenic and centrally located Kiama Showground. This is an exciting opportunity for all the family to enjoy with an emphasis on fun and entertainment for all ages. Jumping castles, face painting, musical entertainment and refreshments will all be on hand.

For the motor enthusiast there will be a smorgasbord of vehicles on display. The focus is on classic, vintage and veteran cars and bikes but anyone interested in showing a vehicle can take advantage of this opportunity. Last year’s event was a huge success with 230 cars on display and many stall sites resulting in a stimulating day out.

This year our fund raising will go towards skin cancer and melanoma screening and research and supporting a PhD Student whose research is related to finding a cure for melanoma.

Rotary will once again be offering free skin checks on the day carried out by local general practitioners who volunteer their time for skin cancer prevention. This program initiated by the Gerringong and Kiama Rotary Clubs has already resulted in 270 people being screened and two melanomas being detected earlier enough for lifesaving intervention.

We are again expecting a large display of vintage, classic and veteran cars and motorbikes together with vendors stalls. This year we will be including demonstrations by SES on the jaws of life and RFS will demonstrate their capabilities There will also be a number of automotive related presentations being held on site in the Showground Pavilion. 

A special attraction at this year’s event will be the exhibition of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The replica Chiity was built by retired limousine builder, Mile Ellard in Berry NSW. Based on the Ian Fleming classic and 1968 movie. It has taken over 2 years to complete the construction.  Mike spent many hours perfecting the wings. They now work beautifully and appear magically at the turn of a key and Chitty looks ready to fly. Chitty will be a highlight of the day.

The Monster Raffle will be drawn on the day. Tickets will be available at the Rotary stalls at the event. The prizes include:

  • 1st prize: Travel to the value of $2000 (Cruise World Holidays, Gerringong)
  • 2nd prize: 2 nights accommodation for 2 people (including breakfast) Park Ridge Retreat, Gerringong
  • 3rd prize: 2 adult passes, Jamberoo Action Park (value $140)
  • 4th prize: Family pass C1 Speed Indoor Karting at Albion Park Rail (value $100)

We appreciate the support of our sponsors making this raffle possible.

It is not too late to enter an exhibit. Exhibiting your vehicle is free. There is a small charge for stallholders. Address enquires to Bob on 02 42341336 or email kiamaautoexpo@gmail.com. Individual entries will be accepted on the day and auto clubs are encouraged to book in advance.

If you belong to a car club or are a private car enthusiast please put this event on your calendar and take time out to enjoy a fun filled day in beautiful Kiama. Bring the whole family. They are bound to enjoy Kiama.

On the day an entry donation of $5 per person is requested. Children 12 years of age and under are free. Gates are open to the public from 9:00am to 2:30pm. Kiama Showground is centrally located and an easy walk from the train station and to all of the major tourist attractions.