Bendigo Swap Meet 2015 is the 40th Year, and promises to be another great year for everything car lovers and restorers could hope for. This is one of the big events on the Bendigo calendar, with people coming from all corners of the globe to put on one of the biggest and best swap meets going. It is a well know swap meet which attracts traders from all over Australia and draws collectors from around the world, some far as America and New Zealand.
This year the swap meet will be held on 14th & 15th November 2015 at the Bendigo Showgrounds, Holmes Road, Bendigo. Entry is from 6am Saturday and 7am Sunday, into the various gates.
There will be a Model Car and Toy Show which will be on exhibition at the grounds during the same time as the swap meet. so as well as the huge range of cars and parts, there will also be on display die-cast models & toys including Matchbox, Corgi, Coke memorabilia many more to be sure.
This year the swap meet will acknowledge 100 years since the start of World War 1, and will host a display of Military Motor Vehicles. For any military vehicle enthusiasts a chance to see military vehicles, and how they have changed over the years. Also, the involvement these military vehicles have had in Australia’s war involvements in many conflicts.
If you are hungry, The Combined Rotary Clubs of Bendigo will be operating two dining halls during the weekend, also several smaller BBQ sites around the show grounds. Y Service Club volunteers will also be providing pies, cakes, tea & coffee, along with cold drinks, and BBQ sites at various locations around the show grounds.
There will be the 40th Year Official Souvenir Guide available at the 2015 Swap Meet, so you can learn how the swap meet was started and the changes it has seen in the 40 years duration of the great event.
Veteran Vintage and Classic Club Bendigo Inc will also be putting cars on at the swap meet. Below are some photos of the Swap Promotion Car Display at the Bendigo Show 23-24 October. (All Photos property of Veteran Vintage and Classic Club Bendigo Inc)
Contact Details for the swap meet as follows:
Bendigo National Swap Meet
PO Box 1341 Bendigo 3552 Vic Australia
Mobile: 0434 730 822
Fax: 03 5443 4785
The official Bendigo National Swap Meet Website.