RACQ MotorFest 2017 – Sunday, 9 July, 10am-3pm
The fun, atmosphere and excitement of RACQ MotorFest will return to Eagle Farm Racecourse, Ascot on Sunday, 9 July 2017 from 10am-3pm. As always, the event promises to have something for everyone. Last year, thousands of car buffs and families turned out to see the 500+ prestige, vintage, unique and collector vehicles that were showcased in a colourful carnival environment.
In 2017, all the family favourites will return, including roving entertainment, FREE kids’ amusement rides, FREE face painting, petting zoo, and a gourmet selection of food and coffee including some of Brisbane’s favourite food trucks. There’s also RACQ stalls and partners offering discounts, giveaways and competitions.
It’s undoubtedly Brisbane’s most inexpensive day out, at only $2 per person with kids under three free. All entry fees supporting RACQ LifeFlight Rescue, RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue, RACQ CQ Rescue and Heart of Australia.
How to get there
MotorFest is located at Eagle Farm Racecourse, 230 Lancaster Rd, Ascot.
There is ample parking available for customers with over 800 car parks available on the racecourse Infield accessible from Nudgee Rd. Download the MotorFest Parking Map here
There are allocated disabled parking bays within the venue. Access is via McGill Avenue where you will be met by parking attendants who will direct you further.
Public Transport: Click here
to access Translink’s Journey Planner for all bus, train and ferry times. Choose your type of transport and select Sunday/Public Holiday timetable and enter 230 Lancaster Road, Ascot
Snap Share Win competition
Snap a selfie at MotorFest, share it on Instagram using hashtag #RACQMotorFest and you’ll go in the draw for a chance to win 1 of 5 Aussie World Family Passes valued at $175 each. Competition is open to attendees at MotorFest on 9 July 2017 only and drawn on Monday 10 July. Winners will be contacted through Instagram. Terms and Conditions viewable here (PDF 287KB).
Lost & Found register is located at the Event office in the Legends Bar.
St John’s Ambulance First Aid officers will be available to manage minor injuries at MotorFest. They will be located inside the front entry gate. Contact your closest MotorFest Volunteer in the event of an emergency.
There are three ATMs situated throughout the event.
Toilets and parent room facilities are located throughout the venue. View the site map
for detailed locations.
Frequently asked questions
What other attractions are on offer other than the vehicle displays?
There’s something on offer for the whole family at MotorFest, with attractions from Dreamworld, Australia Zoo just to name a few, as well as roving entertainers RACQ and Partner Trade Stalls and free amusement rides and a petting zoo for the kids.
Can I bring alcohol to MotorFest?
No, MotorFest is an alcohol free event. The Brisbane Racing Club reserve the right to confiscate any alcohol brought on site.
Can I bring my pet to MotorFest?
No, companion pets are not permitted at MotorFest. However assistance dogs will be accepted.
Where can I purchase MotorFest merchandise?
Visit the Information Tent located on the central lawn to purchase your MotorFest merchandise including caps, water bottles and vehicle badges.
Do I need to pre-purchase tickets to come to MotorFest?
No, entry is just a $2 coin per person and kids under three are free. The day supports RACQ’s Helicopter Rescue Network, which carries out vital, lifesaving work across Queensland.
Will I be able to make RACQ Membership/ Insurance enquiries/ purchases at MotorFest?
Yes, visit the Mobile Member Centre for all your RACQ enquiries. Come and see us on the day to inquire about all your membership and insurance needs to ensure you’re covered whether at home or on the road - located trackside of the St Ledger Stand.
What is MotorFest in support of?
All gate takings from MotorFest support RACQ LifeFlight Rescue, RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue, RACQ CQ Rescue and Heart of Australia.
Will Motorfest be cancelled in the event of wet weather?
Should MotorFest 2017 be cancelled due to inclement weather or for some other reason, notification will be broadcast on commercial radio stations, will be posted on the RACQ website, the MotorFest Facebook Event Page and on the MotorFest Event Hotline 3872 8696.
2017 vehicle registration
Registrations for MotorFest 2017 have now closed. Please email your details to us at email@example.com
to be added to the “Registration Save the Date” mailout list for 2018.
Contact us by phone or email, or visit the MotorFest Facebook event page.
Phone: 3872 8696