The spectacular Festival of Speed at Highlands returns – with an amazing selection of historic and classic vehicles battling it out on the world-class Highlands circuit. The Festival of Speed is renowned as one of the most popular racing events in New Zealand for both competitors and spectators.
It’s a weekend packed with some of the best modern classic racing you will see in New Zealand. Featuring the Mainland Muscle, Formula Libre, Highlands Modern Classics & Highlands Nostalgic Classics and the Vintage Car Club. Join us for some true-blue kiwi racing starring some of New Zealand’s most well-known racing legends!
Saturday 4th April – Sunday 5th April: Event tickets are required for each day of racing.
Your Weekend Pass includes access to the pits so you can meet the drivers and see the cars up close as well as access to the Highlands Museum over on the main terrace. Level one at the Pits is also open to the public, so when you are finished checking out the facilities, you can enjoy the track action from Level One with a cool beverage in hand!
Due to popular demand, we are thrilled to offer parking for self-contained motor homes at the Festival of Speed – so you can stay where all the actions at all weekend long at Highlands.
Step 1: Review summary
Step 2: Apply online
Easily apply for your motor home spot for the Festival of Speed
Step 3: Follow the entry times for campervans
All camper vans need to have vacated the site by 10am Monday 8th April. Please note: no animals will be permitted on site or in motor homes over the event weekend.
For any questions, please call Makaila on