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Truck Show evolves into week-long trucking festival

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14 Apr, 2023

Brisbane Truck Show now a week-long celebration of all things trucking, with nearby South Bank Parklands featuring family concerts, truck and trailer displays, and the awesome Mack LEGO truck

The Brisbane Truck Show will continue its evolution into a week-long festival of all things trucking in 2023, with the South Bank Truck Festival extending well beyond the walls of the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) into the nearby South Bank Parklands.

With the support of Tourism and Events Queensland, the Brisbane City Council and South Bank Corporation, the South Bank Truck Festival will see Little Stanley Street and Stanley Street Plaza again closed to traffic to showcase an ever-expanding line up of innovative trucks and trailers, including a new zone dedicated to EV’s.

Little Stanley Street and Stanley Street Plaza again closed to traffic to showcase an ever-expanding line up of innovative trucks and trailers

Following its success in 2019 and 2021, there’s also an abundance of activities and entertainment in the Parklands, supported by the precinct’s retailers waiting to welcome visitors with a plethora of great drinking and dining options.

There’s also a series of Rock on Riverside concerts down by the Brisbane River, including Chris Cheney and Superjesus on the Friday night, and Phil Jamieson and Australian Rock Collective on the Saturday evening.

There’s also an abundance of activities and entertainment in the Parklands, supported by the precinct’s retailers

However, the centrepiece of the South Bank Truck Festival is a full-scale Mack Anthem built entirely from Lego.

Comprising hundreds of thousands bricks, the build has taken seven months in the lead up to the show, with the finishing touches to be added live in front of the public at what’s sure to be among the most popular displays at the show.

The centrepiece of the South Bank Truck Festival will be a full-scale Mack Anthem built entirely from almost one million LEGO bricks

Also at South Bank, the industry Careers Centre and National Apprentice Challenge maintain their new home in the Piazza, where the wider community will be able to see for themselves the high level of skills and diverse range of rewarding career paths on offer in Australia’s heavy vehicle industry.

Start following the new South Bank Truck Festival Facebook page to keep track of all the goings on during Truck Show week!

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