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Holden Dream Cruise & Family Fun Day

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by Teagan Cox (subscribe)
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This October is a monumental month for Holden aficionados in Australia. On Thursday the 20th of October, the last Holden will roll off the Elizabeth Factory Line as the company says goodbye to Australia.

Holden Dream Cruise Logo Image
Dream Cruise Logo @holdendreamcruise

To thank the community and to celebrate Holden's past, present, and future, Holden will be holding an event on the 15th of October.

This historic day will kick off at 9AM with a 10km Dream Cruise of Australian manufactured Holden cars, led by the first and last cars to be built by Holden - a 1948 48/215 and a 2017 VF Commodore.

The huge parade will make its way through the streets of Elizabeth, beginning at the Elizabeth City Centre. Holdens and their owners will cruise past the Vehicle Operations Plant on Philip HIghway and finally end at the My Money House Oval.

Holden Dream Cruise Parade Route Event Details
Holden Dream Cruise Parade Route - @HoldenDreamCruise

Holden fans can get out their deckchairs and enjoy their morning cup of coffee watching along the parade route. Or, for those who fancy a Sunday sleep in, members of the community can attend the Family Fun Day at the parade finish line.

Even more excitingly, pop sensation Samantha Jade has just been announced to perform at the Family Fun Day community concert.

The Dream Cruise is set to end at 11AM at the My Money House Oval, where the Family Fun Day will begin.

Holden Vintage Cars
Holden Vintage Cars - @HoldenDreamCruise

Holden fans young and old can experience the beauty of Holdens of all types at the Show 'n' Shine Display. 100 entrants will park their Holdens at My Money House Oval to be judged at 3:30PM in various categories including:

Best Preserved
Best Modified
Best pre-1968
Best post-1968
and, of course
Peoples' Choice

For those not so in the know about Holden, there will be lots of other things to do at the Family Fun Day. The day will also feature:

Face painting
Kids entertainment
Food, coffee, and bars
All day entertainment
Free Community Concert featuring Samantha Jade

Holden's historical day will end with the judging and awards of the 100 Show 'n' Shine cars at 3:30, with the event closing at 4PM.

Bring your kids and share in the historic celebration of Holden's past, present, and future on October 15th. It will be a fun day not to be missed!

Holden Dream Cruise Banners
Holden Dream Cruise Banners - @HoldenDreamCruise

Fast Facts:
When? Sunday 15th October 9AM Parade, 11AM Family Fun Day
Where? Elizabeth, My Money House Oval
What? Parade, Concert, Show n Shine
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Why? Celebrate Holden's History
When: 15th October 2015
Where: My Money House Oval
Cost: Free
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