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Event Itinerary 2020

Classic Cover Americarna February 2020

Tuesday 18th Feb 2020

Registration day at the TSB Stadium - Rogan Street, New Plymouth

1:00pm - 7:30pm - Vehicles to collect their registration packs



Wednesday 19th Feb 2020

Opunake Beach - Cars on Display 11:30am - 2:30pm

Cars travelling Route: to Opunake. Depart TSB Stadium at 10:30am

  • Exit Racecourse left onto Gover Street
  • Left onto Leach Street one way
  • Follow one way until Morley Street
  • Right onto Morley Street
  • Left at traffic lights onto Devon Street West
  • Follow SH45 through Oakura onto Okato
  • Right turn at Okato Roundabout
  • Continue on SH45 to Opunake
  • Drive through town
  • Turn right onto Havelock Street

Follow onto Beach Road down to camp ground area arriving from 11:30am

Departing Opunake at 2:30pm returning to New Plymouth


Thursday 20th Feb 2020

Waitara - Cars on display 12:30pm - 3:00pm

Vehicle cruise Route to Waitara departing TSB Stadium at 12:00pm

  • Exit NP Racecourse right onto Coronation Ave
  • Head out of New Plymouth
  • Left onto Mangorei Road
  • Right onto Rimu Street
  • Left onto Chilman Street
  • Right onto Waiwaka Terrace
  • Left onto Paynters Ave
  • Right onto Heavy traffic overbridge
  • Merge onto State Highway 3 – heading north
  • Left at Waitara Turn off – Nelson Street
  • Follow onto McLean Street

Depart Waitara at 3:00pm heading back roads to Inglewood


Inglewood Cars on Display from 4:00pm - 8:00pm 

Vehicles cruise Route to Inglewood

  • Leave Waitara CBD heading north on North Street
  • Follow onto Princess Street
  • Right onto SH3 = CAUTION
  • Left onto Waitara Road 
  • Left onto Everett Road 
  • Right onto Bristol Road

Right onto Tarata Road follow through to Inglewood arriving at approx 3:45pm

Inglewood Street party until 8:00pm


Friday 21st Feb 2020

Stratford - Cars on Display 10:20am - 12:15pm

Vehicle Cruise route to Stratford

  • Exit Racecourse onto Rogan Street
  • Right onto Coronation Ave
  • Follow State Highway 3 to Stratford

Depart Stratford at 12:15pm heading to Hawera via Kaponga & Manaia.


Hawera - Cars is display 1:15pm - 5:15pm

 Vehicle cruise route to Hawera from Stratford

  • Depart Stratford on State Highway 3
  • Right Turn at the Southern Dairy, onto Celia Street - Opunake Road
  • Left turn at Manaia roundabout onto South Road – SH45
  • Follow through to Hawera
  • Left onto Collins Street
  • Left onto High Street 

Departing Hawera at 5:15pm heading to New Plymouth

  • Exit High Street Right onto Argyle Street
  • Left at Glover Road
  • Take 3rd exit at roundabout onto SH3 for New Plymouth
  • Continue to the outskirts of New Plymouth


Mangorei Road Street Parade, New Plymouth 6:00pm - 7:25pm

Vehicle Cruise route from Stratford to New Plymouth

  • SHS 3 through Eltham and Midhirst
  • Turn right at SH3 / Mangorei Road intersection


Friday Night Street Cruise, New Plymouth 6:15pm - 9:30pm

Free parking at Centre City Friday

Vehicle cruise Route:

  • Enter cruise route from Devon Street East turning right at Hobson Street traffic lights
  • Follow around to Molesworth Street
  • Continue to Queen Street; Turn Left at Cenotaph
  • Here the Road Closure Begins – official road closure in place
  • From Queen Street turn left onto King
  • Right onto Egmont Street
  • Left onto Devon Street – Once on Egmont Street form TWO WIDE
  • Follow Devon Street to Eliot Street
  • Here the Road Closure Ends
  • Re-enter the Cruise route continuing onto Hobson Street and turning left.

 Cruising ends and road opens at 9:30pm


Saturday 22nd Feb 2020 

New Plymouth CBD Americarnival 10:00am - 3:00pm

Vehicles parked in New Plymouth CBD along Devon Street from Egmont Street to Gover Street.

10:30am & 12:30pm- Line Dancing outside Crowded House

12:00pm Aerobatic display over the foreshore by the Black Falcons

1:35pm Harley Davidson Stunt Riders - KW Stunts perform bike stunts outside the Centre City Complex on Ariki Street.

Interesting Army Vehicles on Egmont Street outside Peggy Gordons.

Free Kids activities and face painting at the Puke Ariki Landing.  Rock climbing wall and Bungee Touchdown plus more.

Vendors on Currie Street and in the Huatoki Plaza.  The Band Playing in the Huatoki Plaza this year is Boom Boom Deluxe. 10:30 - 2:30pm