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The Bay to Birdwood moves online!

The Bay to Birdwood will move online on Sunday 26 September, with activities for entrants, spectators, and the general public to take part in and keep the spirit of historic motoring alive. National Motor Museum Director, Paul Rees said, “Sunday 26 September is a date a lot of people had marked in their calendar as […]

Important COVID update for 2021 Bay to Birdwood

The 2021 Bay to Birdwood – one of the world’s great historic motoring events – will not take place as originally planned this year. The decision not to hold the parade and gatherings on Sunday 26 September was made in consultation with SA Health, with organisers of the Bay to Birdwood announcing the difficult decision […]

Is your space reserved?

Entries to one of the world’s great historic motoring events, the 2021 Bay to Birdwood, are nearly full. There are just a few places remaining for pre-1950 vehicles, while the Reserve List for post-1950 vehicles is getting longer every day. Be one of the hundreds of vehicles admired by thousands of spectators along the route and online […]


Our event office is currently busy planning for a successful 2021 Bay to Birdwood, and we hope to welcome over 7000 entrants and visitors to the National Motor Museum on Sunday 26 September. By using our new online application forms you are able to upload photos of your setup and goods for sale, your COVID safe plan and stall […]

2021 Bay to Birdwood Update

Hello Bay to Birdwood participants, fans, and supporters! Classics full  |  Veteran & Vintage spaces filling fast! Participation in this year’s event is motoring along and the response so far has been fantastic, thank you to all who have already entered. The quota for Classics is full (for now!). The Veteran and Vintage quota (pre-1950) has […]

How the Bay to Birdwood survived and thrived in a global pandemic

By Lainie Anderson When the coronavirus pandemic brought the world to a standstill in early 2020, it also threatened to derail one of South Australia’s biggest and best-loved community events: the Bay to Birdwood. With the event celebrating its 40th anniversary, and uniting vintage/veteran and classic vehicles in a single run for the very first […]

Get your motors running – Entries Now Open!

Registrations for the 2021 Bay to Birdwood, one of the world’s great historic motoring events, are now open. Click on the link below to register your vehicle and be one of the participants on Sunday 26 September. “The Bay to Birdwood’s new shape – celebrating all eras of historic motoring – was successfully ‘road-tested’ last year and this will be […]

Welcome to 2021

We wish all our Bay to Birdwood supporters a Happy New Year. We are already working hard to bring you the 2021 Bay to Birdwood on September 26 and we expect entries to open in early March. All vehicles manufactured up to 31 December 1991 will be welcomed to participate in one of the world’s great historic motoring events this year. We […]

Winners announced for Concours d’Elegance and Preservation Award 2020

Thank you to all the entrants of the Concours d’Elegance and Preservation Awards. For the first time in the Bay to Birdwood’s 40 year history there were four awards to be judged, and competition was fierce with one of the strongest fields of entries we have ever seen. The winners were announced by His Excellency […]

Bay to Birdwood to celebrate 40th anniversary with inaugural live stream

This year, more people than ever before will be able to watch one of the world’s great historic motoring events when the 40th Anniversary of the Bay to Birdwood is presented via a hosted live stream broadcast for the first time in the event’s history on Sunday 27 September. The live stream will be accessible from anywhere […]