4WD’S to join truck and utes at Mannum

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Mannum will be overflowing with vehicles and trucks of all shapes and sizes on Sunday of the June long weekend at the South Australian Truck and Ute Show.



Mannum will be overflowing with vehicles and trucks of all shapes and sizes on Sunday of the June long weekend at the South Australian Truck and Ute Show.Over 70 trucks will line Mannum’s main street, a unique collection of utes will be on display riverside at the picturesque Mary Ann Reserve and for the first time, 4 wheel drives will be on show at Arnold Park near the ferry.“We have been overwhelmed by the response to the event over the past few years and including 4WD’s will add a new dimension to the vehicles on show”, said Carol Greening, Chairman of the Mannum Progress Association.

“Over 7000 visitors came to the event last year and we are hoping to see many more this year”.“We saw families and visitors from across the State last year and with the short one hour’s drive from Adelaide and only $2.00 entry, makes Mannum the place to be on the June long weekend”.

Now is the time to shine up your prime mover, ute or 4WD and make your way to Mannum with so many unique categories Best Tradies Ute, Best Feral Ute, Best Business 4WD and many  more , who knows you could be a winner. Mayor Dave Burgess of the Mid Murray Council said the SA Truck & Ute Show now in its 5th year had grown over the past years and certainly was one of the signature events for the region capturing the essence of community spirit through the dedicated passion of the Mannum Progress Association to keep Mannum in the spotlight and on the destination radar.

“The uniqueness and affordability of the event attracts many new visitors to the township and seeing the main street closed and alive with wall to wall trucks and utes, brings an element of intrigue and an opportunity to experience the heart of the event up close”.The PS Marion will be offering short cruises from Mary Ann Reserve, so dig out your picnic rug and enjoy the magnificent Murray and walk amongst the endless chrome and kaleidoscope of colour at one of SA’s unique events at Mannum

.Entry is only $2.00 and there will be free parking and shuttle bus at the Mannum Football Oval to take you to  Mannum’s main street..

For further information contact the Mannum Visitor Information Centre on 85691303 or info@satruckanduteshow.com.au or visit www.satruckanduteshow.com.au.         



For further media information or interviews, please contact Deb Alexander, Tourism Manager at the Mid Murray Council on 0414857738 or 180degrees@internode




Event:                                                SA Truck and Ute Show

Where:                                  Randell Street and Mary Ann Reserve Mannum

Date:                                      Sunday 11th June (June Long Weekend)

Time:                                      10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

Entry cost:                            $2.00 – Children under 12 free

Further info:                        www.satruckanduteshow.com.au or the Mannum Visitor Information Centre on 1300 626 686 or 85691303.

Truck, Ute & 4WD

Registrations:                      Irene  Lovell on 8569 2541, 0407 605 487 or info@satruckanduteshow.com.au


Free Parking

And shuttle bus

To Randell Street                Mannum Football Oval – follow the signs


PS Marion Cruises              Mary Ann Reserve

                                                Sunday 11th June

                                                $15.00 Adults $7.50 (4 to 14) and under 4 free


Proceeds                               Mannum Progress Association and Mannum’s

                                                Community projects.