British Car Day is hosted annually by the Toronto Triumph Club, on the third Sunday of September. Since its inaugural event in 1984, it has grown in leaps and bounds, and now draws more than 1,000 British cars and over 9,000 spectators, with room to grow even bigger. British Car Day is open to vintage, classic and current British manufactured vehicles, including motorcycles. The event is the largest, one-day, all-British car event in North America, with visitors from Ontario, the northeast United States, the Maritime provinces, Quebec, and Manitoba, representing membership in 100 British car clubs. However, you do not need to be a member of a car club to participate. Over the years, we have even had visitors from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Texas, the UK, and New Zealand.
Access & Times
Show cars gain access to the park via the north maintenance/service entrance, at the bend where Burloak Drive becomes Upper Middle Road, from 8 a.m. onwards. The spectator gates open at 9 a.m. and Participant’s Choice & Best of Show judging begins in earnest. The judging wraps up at 1 p.m. and the awards ceremony begins at 2 p.m. Some cars attend from a long distance away, so they may leave the show early to make it home before dark. Best to plan to be at the show as early as possible so as not to miss any of the amazing vehicles on display.