The Grampians also hosts a popular hot rod event known as Rod Run (aka the Old Skool Hot Rod Event).
With many custom and hot rod car enthusiasts heading to Halls Gap for this fun day out, Rod Run is a major hit amongst all car lovers in and around the Grampians. The event also features a number of displays from New South Wales and Queensland.
Rod Run 2017 Dates – Old Skool Hot Rod Club, Halls Gap, VIC
Come here to explore the range of amazing cars on display. Also, the club hosts the popular Hotrod Run in Halls Gap in February every year. With hundreds of hot rods every year, the event is a big hit with locals and visitors alike. Visitors interested in participating can visit the event website and check out the criteria for application.
The major highlight of this event are the popular shows on Sunday and the car display at the Halls gap Caravan Park. The show includes a vast amount of car displays including some pre-1948 hot rods and pre-1966 custom-modified vehicles.
A number of participants from all parts of the world come to this amazing event to showcase their unique cars. Sponsored by the Wimmera-based Old Skool Hot Rod club, this charity event is an increasingly popular motoring event in the region. Now, after many successful years, the event is a major tourist drawcard for Halls Gap.
There will be a number of activities scheduled during the 2017 event including:
- Friday: 6pm-8pm, BBQ. 9pm, Movie at Caravan Park.
- Saturday: 8am, free breakfast to entrants. 10.30am, Krooze. 3pm, fashion parade. 7pm, Band in Halls Gap Hall. 8.30pm, Auction in Hall.
- Sunday: 8am, free breakfast to entrants. 9am, Show & Shine. 1.30pm, Presentations & trophies.