2019 Adelaide Chrysler Festival

The 2019 Adelaide Chrysler Festival incorporating the Mopar Mega Cruise and All Chrysler Day will be held from Friday February 22nd to Sunday February 24th, 2019.

This year’s show will be held in and around the historic and picturesque Hart’s Mill precinct at the Port Adelaide wharves. Entry for Chrysler vehicles spectators will be FREE thanks to the support of the Port Adelaide Enfield Council and Shannon’s Insurance

Announcement: Entries have now closed for ACD on Sunday. There will be short-term parking (MoParking) for Chrysler vehicles on a first-come basis.

This year’s events will include:

    • Friday lunch cruise to the the Bend Motorsport Park at Tailem Bend. For the 2016 ACF, we visited the just-announced Tailem Bend MotorSport site. Back then, there was only a tin shed, next to the former Mitsubishi test strip, in a lonely paddock. In just 3 years, the Peregrine Corp has built one of the best Motor sport venues in the country.On Friday 22 February we will Cruise to lunch at this multi-use facility, including a motor museum and go-kart track.
      • Meet 9am, at West Adelaide Football Club, Richmond before touring through the scenic Adelaide hills.
      • Note we are NOT permitted to drive on the main track due to a scheduled event.
      • Instead, we are organising to drive on the excellent Go-Kart track that has been built at the bend.
      • Allow $30 for a bistro lunch for each passenger, Vehicle entry is free. (Money will be collected at the WAFC, on the day of the cruise.)
      • Other fast-food lunch options are available nearby.
      • Click Here to view and download the route instructions.


    • Also on Friday 22nd February we will be holding a “meet and greet” from 5:30pm at the Commercial Hotel, historic Port Adelaide.         
      • The street will be closed for secure MoParking so your pride and joy will be safe. 
      • Dinner  with discounted meals will be available at the hotel.
      • Guest speakers from 7:30 on the night will share tales of Chryslers in heavy-duty Police work. Lots of history and great stories, it will be a fun and fascinating night not to be missed !


    • Saturday evening, 23rd February,  we will again be staging the ever-popular Mopar Mega-Cruise.        
      • The cruise commences from the western car park at former Chrysler manufacturing facility at Tonsley.
      • End point will be at Port Adelaide.
      • Gather in the car park west of the Tonsley MAB from 4pm for a 6pm departure.
      • Enter from the east via South Road and Tonsley Blvd and follow MAB Circuit round to the western side OR enter from the west via Marion Road and Alawoona Ave.
      • Toilets and catering facilities will be available at Tonsley
      • Cruise will take in Adelaide seaside suburbs
      • CLICK HERE for Mega-Cruise route instructions


  • The weekend will culminate on Sunday 24th February with the All Chrysler Day show and shine at the Hart’s Mill wharf precinct, Port Adelaide. All Chrysler and Chrysler related products and including vintage, classic and modern, in any condition, are welcome to attend and display on the day.        
    • We have retained the feel of last year’s successful event at Tonsley – it is to be an open day rather than a traditional car show
    • Entry will be free for vehicles and spectators.
    • There will be NO TROPHIES OR JUDGING at this year’s event – that’s one reason why it’s FREE!
    • You will need to register your vehicle or swap site prior to the day using the online registration form at the link below. Space is limited in the main display area to approximately 160 vehicles so registering online is your guarantee of entry.
    • Swap sites will be available. Swap sites will be free for PRE-REGISTERED entrants. Entry on the day swap sites will be $50 each.

Check back here or on our Facebook page for  further details as they are finalised.