NEXT SHOW - Easter weekend 2023 8-9 April 2023

if it's got wheels or tracks
it'll be on display

Join us for Wheels at Wanaka

What's on show?

Car & Motorcycle Show

Open to all veteran, vintage, classic and exotic cars as well as motorcycles. If your wheels are unusual or just special, from a Morris Minor to a Maserati, you are welcome to enter!

There will static displays and themed parades throughout the show. Come and see some amazing wheels in their full glory.

Tractor & Farming Heritage

Open to vintage and modern tractors, stationary engines, steam engines, vintage and farming machinery. We are celebrating the history of farming and country life through the years and would love to see your machines.

Tractor parades, working displays and the mighty  tractor and truck pull are highlights - but there's much more!


Open to all big and small rigs, vintage classic or modern. From a Morris to a Mac, if you have a truck that is old school cool or the latest, biggest and best, you are welcome to enter!


Open to all construction and earthmoving machinery, old or new, big or small. If it’s a bulldozer, digger, scraper or loader it will be on display so why not enter your gear?

Selected classic earthmoving machinery will be demonstrated and put through its paces in our giant sand pit. Watch them tear it up over the weekend!

Visitor information 2021

Calling all wheels, stationary engine and machinery enthusiasts.

Terra CAT Mega Earthmoving ONLY Day: 10am - 4pm Good Friday 2 April, 2021

1 Day Adult Pass = $10
1 Day Youth Pass = $5 (13-18 years)
Kids 12 and under go FREE

Wheels General Public Visitor Tickets: 9.00am - 4.30pm for Saturday 3 and Easter Sunday 4 April, 2021

Adult 1 Day Pass = $25 (Saturday or Sunday)
Adult 2 Day Pass = $35
Youth 1 Day Pass = $15 (Saturday or Sunday)
Youth 2 Day Pass = $20
Kids 12 and under go FREE

Online Early Bird Special: Buy Three, Get A Fourth Free!
Purchase four adult general admission tickets online and you’ll only pay for three.  Offer available until March 25th, 2021. Online only.

1 Day Online Group Pass (4 Adults) = $75
2 Day Online Group Pass (4 Adults) = $105

Wheels at Wanaka is not-for-profit trust, surplus funds from the event, will be directed to registered charities within the region. 2021's benefactors are Heart Kids and the West Otago Vintage Club.

Key information for visitors

Visit our Whats On page for more information

Find out how to get to Wheels at Wanaka and how to get about here

Public parking, ticket sales and entry gate is off Sir Tim Wallis Drive

Avoid the ticket queue and buy online gate sales also available on the day

Purchase your show merchandise here

No BYO Food or alcohol

Please leave your dogs at home

enter your wheels

Calling all wheels, stationary engine and machinery enthusiasts.

  • Join like-minded enthusiasts and show off your pride and joy.
  • WIN! Amazing spot prizes, best exhibitor prize and public choice awards - announced Saturday night.
  • Attend our FREE Entry Shakedown in the Shed Awards Night with live live music, auctions, prizes and more.
  • Enthusiast Entry = $20 per person for a 2 Day Pass for Cars, Trucks, Tractors, Earthmovers, Engines or Motorbikes - bring as many as you can transport to Wanaka for one entry fee which covers both Saturday and Sunday.‍

    Enthusiasts can buy REDUCED 2 Day Passes for their supporters, partners and teens within our online shop.   $20 per adult supporter
    $10 per youth supporter (13-18 years)  
    Kids under 12 and under go FREE


(registered Enthusiasts and Exhibitors ONLY)



Click to see the Shakedown program

Key information for Exhibitors

Visit our Exhibitors page for more information

Merchandise can be pre-purchased online from our online shop

Trade stalls

Vintage + Trade Fair, Market + Food Stalls

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