The wine district of McLaren Vale is all set for a spectacular 2019 vintage! On Sunday April 7th, 2019, the township will come alive with classic motor vehicles, vintage fashions, local wines and gourmet food.
The fourteenth McLaren Vale Vintage & Classic is set to attract 15-20 thousand spectators who will line the streets to view the parade of cars and motorcycles of yesteryear. All set against a breathtaking backdrop of wineries and vineyards.
Drivers, passengers and spectators alike will be encouraged to dress in vintage fashion consistent with the era of their motor vehicle. Judging of the participants will take place in the paddock at Serafino and be announced at approximately 10-30am. Public watching the parade will be judged during the parade and businesses/ wineries will be judged prior to the parade.
There will be great prizes for the best dressed! After the parade, selected McLaren Vale wineries will be showcasing classic vehicles and wines, along with music, food and family fun. So, polish up your vintage car, your vintage shoes, your camera and your wine glass and get along to McLaren Vale on Sunday April 7th, 2019.
As a spectator you can join in the fun and have a chance to win a prize!! " Our judges will be on the look-out for great retro fashion, vintage clothing, classic style and fun motor- enthusiast wear among the spectators on the Main drag. There's a great prize for best dressed spectator and a special one for best dressed child. To enter text a photo of yourself, your friend, your child or your group to 0420323732 and make sure you stand out on the day." Spectator competition opens at 8-00am and closes at 12-30pm (Adelaide time)
Winners will be contacted on the day and advised where and when to collect their prize. Photos of the winner and other finalists will be posted on the Facebook page and/or the website.
The parade starts at 11-00am but arrive early to secure a car park, a good viewing position and a great local coffee or two beforehand. All funds raised are used to support the McLaren Vale & Districts community War Memorial Hospital and the local CFS. To join the parade or for any enquiries, please contact John on 0400195593 or go to www.vintageandclassic.com.au.