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About Our Festival

Invercargill's Classic Car Show in NZ

Dust off your retro threads and transport yourself to a golden age in Kiwi motorsport!

Wondering what’s on in Invercargill? The George Begg Festival will bring the party vibes of the 1960s and 1970s to Invercargill for petrolheads, party people and families alike. Click below to check out our race programme and off-track events.

Expect an experience that will fire up all the senses. With plenty of action-packed racing, and Invercargill entertainment for the whole family, our retro motorsport event right here in Invercargill is racing like the good old days.

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On and off the track

Events For Everyone

Motorsport mad or just out for a good time, our festival is where it’s at.

Let the good times roll: eat, drink and be merry in your grooviest gear, with live music and entertainment for the whole family.



  • Bill Richardson Transport World Bill Richardson Transport World
  • Classic Motorcycle Mecca Classic Motorcycle Mecca
  • Teretonga Park Raceway Teretonga Park Raceway
  • Invercargill Invercargill

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Dressing Up Is The Best Part

Remember when ties and pants were wide, crochet and velvet were the fabrics du jour, and paisley reigned supreme?

Everybody loves a dress-up party, and this is your chance to bring back a blast from the past.


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Start your engines

Want to throw your hat in the ring, and get amongst the action on the track during the George Begg Festival? Our retro racing event here in Invercargill offers a range of classes for competitors. Get ready to start your engines and square off against Kiwi motorsport legends Greg Murphy and Paul Radisich.

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Events in Invercargill

Get ready for an unforgettable, action-packed weekend with our motorsport event in Invercargill!

Southlanders are known for their friendliness and events in Invercargill are renowned for their warm southern hospitality! The George Begg Festival will be no different.

Down here, strangers are just friends you haven’t met yet. Events in Invercargill bring together locals and visitors alike: and with a retro party atmosphere, you won’t want to miss this.

Invercargill Events and Entertainment For Everyone

If you’re looking for things to do in Invercargill you can’t go wrong with the George Begg Festival. From the racing at Teretonga Park and the family-friendly Begg’s Barmy Car Rally, to the disco-inspired Friday night party ‘Studio GB’ at Bill Richardson Transport World, there will be plenty of Invercargill entertainment for everybody.

Classic Car Show in NZ

Classic car show enthusiasts, start your engines. Don't forget to peel your eyes away from the racing, and check out what's on offer off-track. At the George Begg Festival, you’ll find plenty of vintage vehicles to admire. From Porsche to Ferrari, there’ll be displays of vintage vehicles to spin the wheels of any classic car show fan. 


Retro Motorsport Event

It’s racing like the good old days. Classes confirmed for our retro motorsport event include Historic Touring Cars, Pre-1978 Classic Saloons, Post-2000 Touring Cars, Formula Pacific, Historic Formula Ford, Formula Junior, and Pre-2012 GT Cars. Teretonga Park is the world’s southernmost FIA-recognised race circuit, and it’s set to host one heck of a retro motorsport event.

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