The British Are Coming!

The British Are Coming!

British Motorcar Festival – Bristol, Rhode Island

June 7th - June 8th, 2019

Colt State Park - on scenic Narragansett Bay.

Presented with the full support of the Town of Bristol, Parks & Recreation and the State of Rhode Island DEM, the Fifth Annual British Motorcar Festival – Bristol, RI will prove to be “A Most Significant Event” for British Lifestyle Enthusiasts and Anglophiles alike. This event is presented by the event team of the British Invasion of Stowe, VT (the largest All-British Motorcar & British Lifestyle Event in the Eastern United States). 

On Friday, June 7th we will present the “Bristol Hidden Highway Road Tour."  For 2019, the Hidden Highway Road Tour will will take in Island Park, Middletown, Sachuest Point, Adamsville and Tiverton. Lunch will be on your own at the scenic Tiverton Boathouse. Residing on a bluff over the foot of Mt. Hope Bay, the restaurant beckons guests to relax and soak in the panoramic, award-winning bayside views.      

Friday night will feature a FREE Street Party in downtown Bristol, RI at Independence Park from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Narragansett Bay with music and reserved parking for British Motorcars.

Saturday will start with the arrival of our “QUEEN” to a royal canon salute.  Saturday will feature the Concours d’Elegance (Judged Competition); the British Classic Motorcar Show (People’s Choice); The British Race Car Paddock; a British Car Corral (British Motorcars for purchase); The British Marketplace; British Invasion Music; Food & Beverages; a “British Attire Competition” for Car Show Registrants, Guests and the General Public; and the Ladies Hat Competition.

If you have never been to Bristol, RI or if you have, you are in for a special treat and we guarantee that you will enjoy all that the town has to offer, so mark your calendar and come and “Explore Bristol.”

The Public is invited to attend the Friday Street Party from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, and field activities at Colt State Park on Saturday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For details visit our website at