2018 CARnivale

Adding overzealous private security guards rarely enhances an event and the 2018 CARnivale was no exception. This event used to be held in the city and was relocated to Parramatta Park a few years ago. It is now much smaller and the cars are squeezed into a small area so unnecessary security barriers can be put up to contain them.

This year we saw the farce of thousands of people wanting to go and see the cars but being held up due to some kind of security ‘all clear’. Spectators were being yelled at and I can’t imagine it was […]

2016 CARNivale

The 2016 CARNivale was moved from the City (Sydney CBD) to Parramatta Park, due to the light rail construction. CARNivale is a car show, held every Australia day since 1986, previously held on Macquarie street and around Hyde Park. It has always been quite limited in terms of the number of cars allowed to be displayed (around 500 this year), which given the size of Parramatta park I am rather perplexed about.

The advantage of Parramatta park is that all the cars can be together instead of spread over multiple streets. I still prefer the City though. For some reason […]