Festival of Wheels

3rd – 4th August 2019
10am – 5pm

Trinity Park, Felixstowe Rd, Ipswich IP3 8UH

An intoxicating mix of cars, bikes, trucks and all things motoring come together over two superb days for the Festival of Wheels.

The largest event of its kind in the South-East, the Festival gathers together the east coasts rarest and most glamorous cars, bikes and trucks. The festival of wheels is a unique event created for those with a passion for motoring in general. The festival format enables visitors to enjoy a full day or weekend of motoring entertainment.

40 days 10 minutes 22 seconds

NOTE: Motor Show Events does not handle the selling of tickets. All tickets are sold by Eventbrite, full Eventbrite terms and conditions can be found here.

What’s At The Show

Cars, Trucks & Bikes


Muscle Cars

Come and see the biggest, baddest street machines from, hot rods to muscle cars and more.



The worlds most expensive cars and the timeless classics with iconic brands.


Modified Mayhem

Modified Mayhem is the Loudest, Hottest and Fastest, modified display in Suffolk, there’s all types of cars, all ages, makes, models and styles.


Vintage & Classic Cars

Come and see some timeless and rare classics from all over the UK.


East Coast Mods & Rockers

Choppers, Bobbers, Baggers, Trikes, Street Fighters Customs & Scooters.


Bandit Run

The UK’s official tribute to all things Pontiac, Burt Reynolds and ‘Smokey & The Bandit’.



Lowriders showdown,  a gathering of some of the craziest dancing cars you’ll ever see. 



American Car Hire

American Car Hire Limited have a growing collection of quality American muscle cars.


Clive Shaw Trucking

We are pleased to announce an incredible opportunity for you, experience being up close and personal with the BIG rigs from America and Europe.

Show & Shine on Both Days

All types of Cars / Bikes / Trucks / Vehicles are welcome, all ages, makes, models and styles, Don’t miss out go to our Register page to get the best seats in the house, so you’re at the right place at the right time. We’ve got some Amazing Trophies up for grabs. Gates for show vehicles open at 7.30 and will close at 10am so please don’t be late.

Free entry for all show vehicles includes Driver and vehicle, All other passengers ( over 5 ) are £5 per person ( pre-booked online please click here  (Camping Available see bottom of this page)

Little Dubbers Fun Area

Tasty Food Fair

The Festival of Wheels ‘Food Fair will be cooking up a storm. Quality food is very much part of our show, from the vintage tea rooms, to the yummy street food. At the festival of wheels you can sample the flavours of the past and the future; we also have amazing drinks on offer from the bars and stands.

Also At The Show

Trade & Shopping Area

  • Wild & Sons
  • American Car Hire
  • Auto Jumble
  • Many trade stands
  • Over 50 Car Clubs

Live Music

  • The Bombshells
  • DJ Nadge
  • The Foxy Rock Dancers
  • tbc

Friday and Saturday Night Entertainment

  • Fun Fair
  • Ska’d 4 life / Ipswich band
  • DJ Nadge
  • Party Night
  • Food & Drink Area

Clubs that Attended

3 Counties Mini Club
400 Alliance
Abarth Essex
Abarth Owners Club East Coast
American Classics of Norfolk
Bury Retro Car Club
Chrysler 300c uk and Europe (#stancekings)
Clacton Hot Rods
Corvette Appreciation Society

Driveway Built Modified Car Club
East Coast Japanese
East Coast Pirates Car Club
East Coast Retros
Edge of The Blade
Essex e30 Collective
Essex Kit Car Club
Essex Mini Enthusiasts
Essex Mini Owners Club
Essex Mustang Owners
Essex Scooby Crew
Essex Sports & Custom Car Club
Focus RS Owners Club 15

Hi-Tech Characters
Ipswich and Suffolk Mini Owners Club
Ipswich. Abarth Owners Club east coast.
Jap Mad
Kazoku Motorsports
Low Collective
Mjg Racing
Modified Car Collective
Norfolk Street Cruisers
Pistontech Car Club
Rebel Rousers

Rebels Classic Car Club
Retro Dubs
Royal Cruisers
South East Essex Rsoc
Southeast Classics Club
Southern Bootleggers
Subaru Outlaws UK
Suffolk Vehicle Enthusiasts Club
The East Anglian Kit Car club
Tigger & Garfield Experience

Day Entry Prices

Entry Prices (per day)

What’s included in your Entry ticket price FREE to see and do :

Big top circus for the whole family,
Big stunt shows,
2 Bros Stunt team,
Motorbike football,
Bmx stunt display,
Kids stunt team,
Live wrestling,
Massive kids area with all inflatables,
Circus avago skills for the whole family,
Wonder wheelers have a go bikes for the whole family,
Lowriders display,
Off road vehicles demo,
Show vehicles from tot rods to big rigs,
Live music,
Kids Discos,
Kids games in the main arena,
Show and shine,
Clubs Area,

Tickets will also be available for purchase on the gate but at a higher price

  • Adult: £10.99 online before July 1st £14.99 up till August 2nd then £18.00 on gate.
  • Children 6 -16: £8.99 online before July 1st £9.99 before August 2nd £12.00 on gate
  • Under 5’s: FREE
  • Family Ticket: £34.99 online before July 1st £44.99 before August 2nd £55.00 on gate (2 Adults + 2 Children Aged 6-16)
  • (under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult at all times)
  • Carers: Free with a paying ticket (will be required to show proof on the day)
  • Senior Citizens: £8.99 online before July 1st £9.99 before August 2nd £12.00 on gate

*Please be aware that there will be no card facilities on-site
**Dogs are more than welcome and all we ask is they are kept on leads at all times.
***Please give yourself plenty of travelling time to and from the event,

Camping & Glamping

Information & Prices For The Whole Weekend



The Glamping site is set up to accommodate 200 people in 5-meter bell tents. These tents are designed for 4 people and have electric lighting and 6 plug sockets. They are carpeted and have a camp bed for each person. But you can always bring an air bed there is plenty of room. The site offers individual hot showers and toilets. Low-level lighting illuminates the site at night so you can find your way around. We also have a Beauty room with plug sockets and mirrors to help with your morning routine. If you want to chill out and chat there are plenty of picnic benches and covered areas, so you can enjoy the Suffolk countryside. Glamping Tickets click here

Full Weekend Glamping

Facilities Include:
• Early entry to the show site (from 2pm Friday)
• 2 nights stay
• Entry into the show on both days for 4 people
• Friday and Saturday night entertainment
• Glamping is situated in its own private quiet area
• 5 meter bell tent sleeping 4 people
• Electric lighting and 6 plug sockets
• A camp bed for each person
• Individual hot showers and toilets on private site
• Low level lighting for the evening
• A separate Beauty room with plug sockets and mirrors
• Private Picnic benches and covered areas for that early evening rest

Camping Prices Include entry from 2pm Friday and entry into the show for both days.


  • Per Adult: £36.99 online before July 1st £49.99 up till August 2nd
  • Per Child 6 -16: £24.99 online before July 1st £39.99 up till August 2nd (Under 5’s are free to camp (must be accompanied by an adult at all times)
  • Under 5s Free


  • Show Vehicle Camping Adult: £24.99 per person online before July 1st £38.99 up till August 1st (under 5s free)
  • Show Vehicle Camping Child 6 -16: £14.99 per person online before July 1st £28.99 up till August 1st (under 5s free)

Camping Tickets Click Here

Full Weekend Camping

Facilities Include:

  • Entry from 2pm friday
  • Entry into the show on both days
  • Entertainment friday and saturday evening
  • Music
  • Lighting on site
  • Security dedicated to the site
  • Showers & toilet blocks (fixed buildings)
  • On site bar
  • And great social element to any weekend !!

Please read our rules and guidelines on camping at one of our events found here…