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Motor festival returns to Swanpool in February

By Simon Ruppert

The 2020 Swanpool Motor Festival, swap-meet and market is headed to the north east in February.

The event will feature a variety of classic and historic cars, and hot rods, as well as trucks, buses, tractors, utes, motorbikes and high-performance race cars.

More than 180 cars were on show at last year's Swanpool Motor Festival

The 2019 festival attracted more than 180 vehicles to what is fast becoming the "must go to" Motor Festival in country Victoria.

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More than $2000 worth of prizes are on offer for the best vehicles - bring your pride and joy along to see if you will be one of the lucky winners.

A classic SS Holden at this year's festival

Display car entry is just $5.

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Passengers, pedestrians, bikes, and general attendees are asked to give a gold coin donation, which goes to local CFA.

A classic Mustang pictured at thisyear's festival

Market stalls feature a variety of locally produced goods and crafts.

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Enjoy some live music and dancing, or grab a drink from the coffee van.

The horse and cart rides were popular at this year's festival

Take-away food will be available or enjoy lunch in the air-conditioned café.

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● Organisers are keen for expressions of interest from potential stall holders, phone Mary-Anne Hatters on 5768 2219 or email [email protected]

The festival features a market and swap-meet

● If you would like to display your car, phone Ross Coles on 0417 351 304 or email [email protected]

● For more information search for Swanpool Motor Festival on Facebook or visit www.swanpoolanddistrict.com.au