A fantastic mix of food, wine, music and the arts together with the energy and passion of motoring enthusiasts. It offers the visitor exquisite tastes of the McLaren Vale region’s world-class wines, tantalising gourmet food and classic motor vehicles of a by-gone era.
At 11-00am on Sunday 22nd April the Main Street is closed of to mainstream traffic and the Parade begins. The road will be closed for about one hour. Now in it’s 13th year, the McLaren Vale Vintage & Classic has a Charity Dinner on the Saturday night preceding the Main Parade Day on the weekend of the 21st and 22nd April 2018 and is set in the relaxed atmosphere of McLaren Vale’s wineries and cellar doors.
The unique mix of activities has kept thousands of people coming back year after year. the combination of vintage and classic cars, food, wine and motoring enthusiasts in an outdoor setting gel to make this weekend like no other.
2017 was the biggest year so far with over 500 vehicles and 15-20,000 people lining the Main Road for the Grand Parade. The 2018 event will again support the McLaren Vale & District War Memorial Hospital and the local CFS brigades of McLaren Vale and McLaren Flat.