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George Begg Festival 2025

We’re already fizzing for the George Begg Festival 2025.

Dust off your retro threads and transport yourself to a golden age in Kiwi motorsport!

Wondering what’s on in Invercargill? The George Begg Festival will bring the party vibes of the 1960s and 1970s to Invercargill for petrolheads, party people, and families alike. With an epic retro racing programme and plenty of off-track events, it’s an experience that will fire up all the senses.

Invercargill accommodation booked up quickly last time around, and we anticipate it will be no different for the George Begg Festival 2025.


Retro motorsport event

The George Begg Festival brings an incredible retro motorsport event to the city of Invercargill. The festival is a celebration of homegrown hero George Begg and a golden age in motorsport history: it’s all about celebrating retro motorsport of the 1960s and 1970s, when Begg and his race vehicles exploded onto the scene. With a huge variety of retro motorsport racing classes, the George Begg Festival will turn even the uninitiated into a bona-fide petrolhead.


Fun for everyone

At the George Begg Festival 2025, there will be as much action happening off the track as there is on it. Get ready for live music and entertainment galore, a kids zone, food and beverage vendors, a retail precinct and more.


Suit up for the photo finish

Dressing up is the best part! Everybody loves a dress-up party and the George Begg Festival is your chance to bring back a blast from the past. Dust off your paisley and the bell-bottoms, and get ready for the good times to roll.




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