The British Are Coming!

The British Are Coming!

British Motorcar Festival – Bristol, Rhode Island

June 8th - June 9th, 2018

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 Fourth 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 8th we will present the “Bristol Hidden Highway Road Tour."  For 2018, the Hidden Highway Road Tour will will take in Tiverton and Portsmouth, RI and Westport, MA.  The tour will include lunch for two with wine service at a local vineyard, in route, with a display of the participating motorcars.  Tour completion ribbons will be issued. 

Friday night will feature a FREE Street Party in downtown Bristol, RI at Independence Park from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM on Narragansett Bay with British Invasion 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); New British Motorcar Display (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; the Tailgate Picnic Competition for British Classic Entrants; 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 6:30 to 9:30 PM, and field activities at Colt State Park on Saturday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For details visit our website at