All set for return of popular Classic Car Show

Published Monday 31 January 2022

Market Harborough’s Classic Car Show will be back in 2022 – with fun for all the family and more than 250 vintage vehicles set to line the streets.

Harborough District Council is teaming up with local events company Harborough Live Events to host the popular event which attClassic car show 2022racted more than 25,000 people when it was last held in 2019.

This year, the event will take place on Sunday 10 July 2022 between 10am and 4pm – and registrations to display a classic vehicle are now open.

The event is open to all types of vehicles, from lorries to Lambrettas, Ferraris to fire engines, and motorbikes to Mercedes; vintage vehicles of any age or style are welcome.

In previous years, streets have been lined with classic vehicles including High Street, The Square, Abbey Street, and Adam and Eve Street in the town centre. There will also be food stalls, an ‘auto jumble’ [a sale of second-hand car parts for vehicle enthusiasts], plus prizes up for grabs for anyone who enters a vehicle.

Cllr Phil King, Leader of Harborough District Council, said: “It is very exciting to have this event back in the District’s calendar. It’s such a popular event and brings lots of visitors into the district which is great for visitors to the area, and great for our local shops and businesses. I really hope everyone comes along on the day.”

Harborough Live Events

It is free to exhibit a vehicle; please contact Harborough Live Events on or phone 01858 469 903 Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm.

Entrants can also register by post by writing to Harborough Live events, Unit 11 Sutton Court, Bath Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire. LE16 9EQ.

Local businesses, including shops, cafes and restaurants are encouraged to support the event, in any way they can, such as by decorating their premises with bunting or car themed decorations, or in other ways. Any business which would like to sponsor the event, or get involved, can email

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