Finish Festival Information & Tickets

Join the citizen-collectors participating in the Bay to Birdwood as all 1500 historic vehicles finish the run at the National Motor Museum in Birdwood.

Soak up the wonderful atmosphere and be entertained with music played on vinyl! Admire hundreds of rarely seen historic vehicles and talk to the owners. Enjoy quality regional produce, Adelaide Hills craft beer, wines and spirits plus delicious gourmet street food served by local food trucks.

Attendees are encouraged to wear vintage clothing and enter the Fashions on the Field competition for best period-dress (more information coming soon).

Winners of the Concours d’Elegance, Preservation and the inaugural EV Conversion awards will be presented at approximately 2:00pm.

Gates for the finish festivities open at 10:00am, just as the first historic vehicles start to arrive.

Vehicles will begin to leave after the awards conclude at 2:30pm, however the National Motor Museum will be open until 5:00pm for visitors to explore.

Pre-purchase your tickets to one of the world’s great historic motoring events NOW to avoid queues on the day!

Vehicle Entrants: please note that entry to the Finish Festival for you and your passengers is included in your registration fee. No additional ticket purchase is required.

Date: 16 October 2022
Time: 10:00am–3:00pm
Location: National Motor Museum, Birdwood.
Visitor entrance located at Shannon Street.
Public parking and accessible parking will be available throughout Birdwood.

Finish Festival Program

9am: First vehicles arrive
10am: Gate open to general public
All day: Retro music by vinyl DJ
1pm: Fashions on the Field competition
2pm: Vehicle award winners announced
2:30pm: Departure of vehicles begins
5pm: Museum and grounds close

Tickets (includes entry to the National Motor Museum)

Adult: $31.50
Adult concession: $24.50
Child aged 5–15: $8.50
Child under 5: No charge, but please select ticket when booking as requirement for entry
Family (2 adults, 3 children): $71.00
Family concession (2 adults, 3 children): $52.50

Terms & Conditions

The History Trust of South Australia will only offer a refund or exchange of a ticket if an event is cancelled or rescheduled (and you cannot or do not wish to attend the rescheduled event), or to the extent otherwise required by law (including the Australian Consumer Law). You must apply for a refund within a reasonable time. The History Trust of South Australia does not offer refunds or exchanges as a result of a change in your personal circumstances.

These conditions may be subject to change.


For any attendance requirements due to COVID-19 restrictions please refer to SA Health.

The History Trust of South Australia may update COVID-safe requirements for any event as directed by SA Health. All ticket buyers will be notified of updates relating to COVID-19.