Off Track Event George Begg Long Lunch

Start your George Begg Festival, VIP style

  • 2:00 pm On Thursday 30 March 2023
    Until 5:00 pm On Thursday 30 March 2023

This is the ultimate George Begg Festival VIP experience. Rub shoulders with competitors and legends of Kiwi motorsport at this exclusive event.


  • Hosted by MC and motorsport icon Donald McDonald
  • A celebration of the man of the hour, held in Classic Motorcycle Mecca's own George Begg Bunker: our 1600m2 exhibit dedicated to Southland's homegrown motorsport hero George Begg
  • Delicious seated lunch featuring Southland cuisine with an elevated twist
  • Drinks on arrival
  • Special guests and speakers
  • Adult$75pp

Attendance at the George Begg Long Lunch is subject to George Begg Festival terms and conditions. Find here

The George Begg Long Lunch is standalone ticket and not included with any other ticket types. 

Learn more about our VIP George Begg Festival event

For the retro motorsport event fan, the George Begg Festival is racing like the good old days. The George Begg Long Lunch is an exclusive, VIP event. Want to know more?

This exclusive, VIP event will bring together competitors, crew, family, and more in the perfect setting: the George Begg Bunker. During your delicious seated lunch together, you'll also hear from guest speakers (including a motorsport legend or two).

The George Begg Long Lunch will be held in the George Begg Bunker at Classic Motorcycle Mecca (25 Tay Street, Invercargill).

A handful of tickets to the George Begg Long Lunch have been set aside, and reserved for All Access Pass ticketholders. All Access Pass tickets are limited too: so if you're dead set on being at the George Begg Long Lunch (amongst the other George Begg Festival festivities), we highly recommend booking yours today. Buy your All Access Pass here.

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