FAQ

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Expo Hours

Both days the gates for the village green open at 9am and close at 5.30pm, with the remainder of the precinct and its surrounds free to roam 24 hours a day.

Dress Code

There is no formal dress code, yet for last minute or planned purchasing our recommendations are:

Mens: TBC, TBC, TBC

Women: TBC, TBC, TBC

Pass Outs

There are strictly no pass-outs for the Village Green area so please ensure you enter with everything you need for the day. In an emergency please speak with a DX event staff member.

Children

The Expo is a family friendly event and as such all ages are welcome. Please not that children must be at all times accompanied by an adult. Children under the age of 12 are free to enter the Village Green when accompanied by a ticketed Adult.

Medical

There will be medical facilities available on site via St John’s Ambulance. Their tent will be located next to the Village Green with additional roaming staff. In an emergency please contact DX event staff or security personnel or call 000.

Disabled

The Village Green grounds and all DX marquees will be wheelchair accessible. However, please keep in mind that the Expo is located within a CBD so the terrain and foot paths may be uneven. There will be an accessible bathroom located at each of the toilet blocks.

2 Bring

General public areas and attendees are welcome to bring a fold-out chair or picnic rug if they wish, however, the event does provide some seating (shaded and not-shaded) within the precinct. Any person entering the Village Green are requested not to bring any furniture or bulky items with them.

F&B

If you wish for a catered food and beverage package please head to Hospitality and get in Contact with the DX team. For the general public and surrounding precinct, food and beverages can be purchased from our great range of local Longford businesses, expo partner bars and gourmet food outlets on the weekend. We highly recommend a beverage at the local pubs: Country Club Hotel, Queens Arms and Blenheim Inn Hotel.

Tickets

Tickets must be purchased via (insert link) for access to the premium gated display. Limited tickets will be available for purchase on the day. We encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance. There will be some cars and bikes and OEM displays accessible without a ticket.

Drop Off

If you have a driver dropping you off/picking you up from the event, we recommend a point outside one of the local pubs (Country Club Hotel, Queens Arms and Blenheim Inn Hotel.) for a refreshing drink and then wander into the precinct. If your driver wishes to park their vehicle at the event and use on street parking please be mindful of Longford residencies and their respective driveways.

FOMO

If you are driving a vehicle of note and were unable to register it for the Expo please contact DX and we will do all we can to accomodate you.

Groups

If you are arriving as a club or group, please pre plan your logistics to avoid traffic jams, the Expo will have traffic management staff and systems, please follow their instructions at all times.

Showing

Longford Grand Prix Expo is a curated show Entries open 21st September 2022. Entries close 1st February 2023.. All vehicle owners need to register ahead of time and a $35 fee applies should you be successful. All display vehicles are allowed to bring along one guest at no extra cost. No vehicles will be accepted for display unless registered prior.

Refunds

Please refer to Oztix terms and conditions.

COVID-19

Please maintain appropriate actions in alignment with the current COVID requirements at the date of the event. Please stay home if you are feeling unwell. In the event that Longford Grand Prix Expo is unable to proceed due to COVID-19 lockdowns, it will be postponed.

Wet Weather

The Longford Grand Prix Expo will take place rain, hail or shine. If it rains be sure to bring an umbrella as the majority of exhibitions won’t be under cover.

Parking

Free parking is available around the town of Longford. Everything in Longford is within walking distance. For dedicated parking lots please refer to the latest venue map.

Helicopters

There will be charter services running to and from Launceston and Hobart, in addition to aerial tours of the old race track and surrounding region. If you would like to arrive and depart via your own aircraft please contact us.

ATM

No temporary ATM's onsite, but food venues will accept credit cards, and the Pubs locally will be open.

Capacity Limits

All guests are required to purchase a ticket to enter the Village Green. Limited tickets will be available at the gate - yet a friendly staff member will be there to help at all times.

Pets

Pets are allowed within the Expo precinct, except for the Village Green. Please not that guide dogs, and service dogs are allowed to enter the Village Green but must remain with handler. Owners are responsible for managing pet waste and its removal, especially when it comes to peeing on someone's car or bike!

Security

The entire Expo site will be under a 24hr plain clothes and uniformed security provision.

Terms and Conditions

For ticketing terms and conditions see here, for entrant terms and conditions see here, for event terms and conditions see here.