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Admire some incredible motors including Hot Rods, custom cars, American cars and more

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Make it an unforgettable Father’s Day at the Beaulieu Hot Rod and Custom Drive-In Day on Sunday 16th June.

The South’s biggest Hot Rod and Custom event features hundreds of cool, colourful custom cars, live music and hip entertainment throughout the day!

You can see more photos of last year's event here.

Amazing vehicles

Hot Rods, Customs, American Muscle, Chops & Bobbers will be among the hundreds of vehicles on display.

You can expect a stunning display of American motors from our local club sponsors, Solent Renegades. From classic Camaros to modern Mustangs, can you spot your dream car?

If you own a Hot Rod, Custom, American vehicle, Custom Bike or pre-1980 Classic and want to display it at our Drive-In Day simply click here for more details. Vehicle entry is from 8am.

Vehicle entry is at the discretion of the organisers. Please direct any queries regarding entry requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Once again there will be a fantastic range of prizes up for grabs in the following categories:

  • Best Custom
  • Best American (In association with Solent Renegades)
  • Best Hot Rod
  • Best Bike/Scooter
  • Best in Show

Special Features

Vintage Village

The Bows and Braces Vintage Village will be choc-a-block with a variety of high quality vintage traders celebrating decades of all things vintage. It will be an opportunity to purchase unique items from the 1920s to the 1980s for your wardrobe and decorating your home. Glamorous ladies fashion & menswear, an array of vintage jewellery, upcycled furniture, vibrant homewares and kitchenalia. Look out for Vintage luggage, maps, records and curiosities.

Hot Rod and Custom best dressed

Best Dressed Competition

Get your glad rags on and enter our Best-Dressed competition to show off your style! We've prizes for three exciting categories:

  • Best-dressed Individual
  • Best-dressed Family or Group

Meet our new ambassador

Meet Andy Saunders - one of the best known customised car builders this side of the Atlantic - in his new role as Ambassador for Beaulieu's Hot Rod & Custom Drive-In Day. See his immaculate 1937 Cord 812 Westchester Tetanus up close, chat to Andy and take a look at the parts for his next project.

Andy Saunders with Tetanus - Art of Kustom

Live Entertainment

We have a wide range of entertainment taking place throughout the weekend.

  • The Spitfire Sisters
  • The Bad Detectives
  • Jitterbug Jive
  • Event Roaming Mariachi el Mexicano Band

VISITING OR TAKING PART?

Tickets can be purchased in advance online or on arrival. If you own a Custom, Hot Rod, American Classic, Custom Motorcycles or pre-1980s Classic and would be interested in taking part in the event please see the participant section for more information.

TICKETS & PRICES

Participant prices are only valid if arriving in a qualifying vehicle and taking part in the event. They are not valid for those arriving on foot.

Standard admission fee applies for all other visitors. Visitor entry is from 10am.

Tickets can be purchased upon arrival, however we encourage participants to buy tickets in advance online or by calling the Events team on 01590 614614. A £1 handling charge per order applies when purchased by telephone.

  Adult Child*
Participants - Advance* £9.00 £4.50
Participants - Standard/ On the Day* £12.00 £6.00
Visitors Normal admission applies.

*Advance tickets available until 5pm on Saturday 15th June 2019. Standard tickets will be available to purchase on the day from visitor reception.

*One child goes free with a paying adult participant.

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DON'T FORGET...

As well as being an opportunity to see an array of custom cars and hot rods, there is also the opportunity to enjoy all that Beaulieu has to offer... Your entry will include admission to all the Beaulieu attractions including; The National Motor Museum, World of Top Gear, Palace House, Beaulieu Abbey and more.