2015 Crowd shot

Bay to Birdwood Run 2016 - vehicle eligibility

This year's Bay to Birdwood Run is for all cars, motorcycles, vans, trucks and commercial vehicles manufactured before 31st December 1959.


2016 Bay to Birdwood Entry forms

Vehicle registration is now open and you are invited to enter if you have a pre 1960 vehicle. There are two ways to enter. Online registration click here.

Or to download an entry form to fax, post, email or bring to the National Motor Museum click here.


2016 Route

Due to the long term major road works in the East Parklands and after consultation with a number of stakeholders an alternative route avoiding Hackney Road has been choosen. For a detailed map click here.

Bay to Birdwood Information Night - Thursday 11 August

We are holding a free information night on Thursday 11 August at 7:30pm at the Arkaba Hotel. Whether you're a new or returning entrant, it is a great way to get all the latest updates on this year's even, meet with the organising team and chat with fellow enthusiasts. You can even come early and enjoy a meal! Thanks to the Arkaba Hotel.

To book click this link.

Preservation Class - new judging category

The Bay to Birdwood Committee is pleased to announce a new judging category and trophy 'Preservation Class'. This is for vehicles that are substantially unaltered from original delivery and have not been restored or modified. Entrants are encouraged to wear suitable attire related to the era of the vehicle, however no judging points will be awarded for your attire. For more information click here.

Motorfest 2016

2016 marks the thirtieth running of Motorfest, the Bay to Birdwood's sister event. Motorfest is a two week celebration of all things motoring and presents a range of events showcasing South Australia and providing entertainment and fellowship for enthusiasts from every corner of Australia and sometimes the world. These events are organised by the Federation of Historic Motoring Clubs of SA Inc, and are open to all makes and types of vehicles. For more information click here.

History of the Bay to Birdwood

The story of the Bay to Birdwood is a compelling tale of interest to motoring enthusiasts everywhere. This book, by Adelaide author Bill Watson is now available. See our History page for more information.