The best car shows and car events 2024
As well as a great opportunity to get up close and personal with the world’s fastest, most expensive and historic cars, British car events bring hundreds of thousands of like-minded motorheads together, and Tangelo is on hand to point you in the right direction of the best car shows and events of 2024.
From classic car shows and gatherings to festivals of speed, Formula One race weekends, and plenty more, here are Tangelo’s favourite upcoming car shows and events of 2024.
Cars and Cuppas
Monthly | Exeter, Devon
Hosted at Greendale Farm Shop, Cars and Cuppas brings petrol heads and caffeine lovers together to enjoy seeing a wide range of cars in Exeter. Hosted on every third Sunday of the month as well as a monthly evening meet, enjoy spectating or bring your own car along to display. Visitors are free to attend and there is a £5 charge per car for those who are looking to showcase. The event is hosted just 1.5 miles down the road from Tangelo's Exeter Customer Hub too.
BHP Fuel Fest
9th June 2024 | Exeter, Devon
Looking for car events in Devon? If so, the annual Devon car show, BHP Fuel Fest at Westpoint Arena in Exeter could be what you’re looking for! From just £20 you can enjoy a whole day’s worth of performance and modified cars, live demonstrations, indoor and outdoor vehicle displays, children’s entertainment, a food village, and plenty of auto trade stands.
With action and family-friendly entertainment on offer all day, BHP Fuel Fest has something for everyone and shouldn't be missed if you love your motors. Adult entry costs £20 if you book in advance, or £25 if you buy at the door, whilst children under thirteen enter for free.
Formula One British Grand Prix
4th - 7th July 2024 | Towcester, Northamptonshire
Silverstone’s Formula 1 British Grand Prix needs no introduction, it’s the ‘home of motor racing’ for a reason, and could very well be the number-one British car event of 2024. Last year over 142,000 racing fans walked through Silverstone’s gates to witness Max Verstappen claim the number one spot, and numbers are set to be even higher this year.
With various ticket types on offer; it's not too late to treat yourself and start planning for the British GP! Ticket options include General Admission, Grandstand Tickets, Exclusive Enclosures, Accessible Tickets, and much more.
The Historic Vehicle Gathering
13th - 14th July 2024 | Exeter, Devon
If you’re looking for car events in Exeter, then look no further than Crash Box and Classic Car Club’s Historic Vehicle Gathering at Powderham Castle in July! Bringing together over one hundred years of classic cars, motorcycles, and commercial vehicles, the Historic Vehicle Gathering is the perfect chance to immerse yourself in vintage motoring, sit behind the wheel, meet other petrol heads and share motor stories.
Exhibitor and Public Tickets are available from February, so make sure to visit their website to keep up to date on the latest news and availability!
Goodwood Festival of Speed
11th - 14th July 2024 | Chichester, West Sussex
Known as 'Motorsport's Ultimate Summer Garden Party', Goodwood's annual Festival of Speed returns in July for three days of motorsport celebration. Hosted on the sacred Hillclimb Track in the grounds surrounding Goodwood House, the Festival of Speed offers the chance to get up close to the latest supercars and bikes, classic cars, modern F1 machinery, and plenty more.
Meet the biggest names in motorsport, enjoy immersive experiences in the First Glance Paddock, and most of all, enjoy a weekend of hillclimbs, sprints, drifting, and much more rubber-burning action.
20th - 21st July 2024 | Shelsley Walsh, Worcestershire
Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb is the oldest motorsport venue in the world, and their annual motoring event Classic Nostalgia, is a celebration of their rich history of all things motor racing and classic cars. For two days in July, take in a wide range of historic racing cars, motorcycles, and rally cars that come together to compete in the famous hill climb and also feature in demo runs, parades, car shows and plenty more.
Beyond the cars, you can also enjoy live music and entertainment, a vintage fashion competition, other games and competitions, and plenty of food and drink! Weekend tickets cost £40, with early bird tickets still available, and camping is available for one or two nights with pitch passes costing £40.
The British Motor Show
15th - 18th August| Farnborough, Hampshire
Returning in 2024 with more cars, bikes, stunts, live displays, and plenty more; The British Motor Show is a fantastic day out for the whole family. Immerse yourselves in hundreds of modern supercars, classic motors, modified cars, superbikes, and everything else that burns rubber.
Treat yourself to driving experiences and test drives suitable for both adults and children, and explore the marketplace of sellers offering the latest car tech, merchandise, and gifts. Four Day Adult Tickets cost £45, with Four Day Family tickets costing £90, whilst single-day tickets cost £23.50. So if you're looking for car events in Hampshire, don't miss out on the annual British Motor Show!
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