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Classic Japan 2023
Dec 03

Classic Japan 2023

by Toyota Car Club of Australia Victoria
Registrations Closed
Date & Time
3 December 2023 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
(UTC+11:00) Australia/Sydney

Registrations Are Closed
Classic Japan is an annual car & bike show, open to vehicles from all Japanese manufacturers that are at least 25 years old. What began as a small idea in 2011 has grown into one of the largest gatherings of nostalgic j-tin in the Southern Hemisphere, with over 500 cars & bikes displaying the proud design and engineering heritage that Japan has offered the world. You won't find any egos or trophies here, just enthusiasts sharing their passion with respect.
Vendors, food trucks and merchandise will be available at the event.
Vehicle & Bike Entry Cost: $25.00
Toyota Car Club members - login to receive a 25% discount.
Spectator Entry & Parking: FREE

You must pre-enter the show to display your vehicle. Entries are now open.
No entries are available at the gate. However, you can enter online before entering on the day.
Your entry email confirmation is your ticket to enter on the day, please have it loaded on your mobile or printed out to show to the volunteers at the gate. No pass = no entry.

Your entry fee includes a Classic Japan 2023 Sticker and a donation to this year's event charity, Orange Sky.
Orange Sky positively connect people experiencing homelessness through free laundry, showers and conversation via their mobile wash vans. For more information about Orange Sky visit

Classic Japan is a family-friendly, drug & alcohol-free event.
Dogs may attend but must always be kept under control and on a leash. There is an off-leash dog park next to the event grounds.

Vehicle Eligibility Criteria:

- Any vehicle from a Japanese Manufacturer that is 25 years or older can enter Classic Japan.
- In 2023 the vehicle entered must have a build date before December 31st, 1998. (Continuation models are not allowed)
- Aussie re-branded versions are accepted (Eg: Isuzu/Holden Gemini & Chrysler/Mitsubishi Galant or Colt etc)
- Cars must be in a roadworthy state.
- Defected or unregistered vehicles may only enter if they are trailered to the event, and any defect notice must be covered.
Spectator entry is free, with free parking also available at the venue.

Event Schedule:

  • 8:00 AM: Vendor set up
  • 8:30 AM:     Trailered vehicle arrival
  • 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM:     Gates Open for entrant arrival
  • 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM:     Gates Closed (Strictly NO exit during this time)
  • 2:00 PM:  Gates Open for entrant roll-out
  • 2:30 PM:     Event Closed



Please note: Once your vehicle is parked on the grounds, it cannot be moved or leave until the 2:00 PM roll-out time. There are no exceptions to this. It is a condition of entering your car and a condition of our permit with the council to be able to hold the event. If you have an emergency during the event, see an event volunteer who will organise transport for you to wherever you need to go. Your vehicle will be kept safe and secure until you can return or arrange for someone to collect it from the event grounds. Engines may not be started during the event.

If you can not adhere to these entry conditions, please park your vehicle in the spectator parking area and enjoy the show as a spectator, our team will refund your event entry ticket, or you can elect to have it donated to our event charity.



Don't forget to use the hashtag #ClassicJapan in your posts on Facebook and Instagram and invite your friends along, after all, spectator entry is FREE.


Classic Japan 2023 is proudly sponsored by Shannons Insurance, Bursons Auto Parts and Autobarn.

We can't wait for the show.

See you there.

Event Type
Classic Japan
Accreditation Available
Motorsport Australia Social Event Permit & Bundoora Council Event Permits
Event Location
Bundoora Park
1069 Plenty Rd
Bundoora VIC 3083
Contact Details
Classic Japan

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