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Hot 100 Australia Day Ute Run

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UTE BEAUTY! "Rain, Hail or Shine" the iconic Aussie Day Ute Run will be back in 2019 and we are revving up for an awesome display of utes, flags, dogs and fun-lovin' characters as we wind our way from Hidden Valley Raceway to the awesome party spot- Noonamah Tavern & Rodeo

Tickets are now on sale! Join the convoy for just $20 per Ute

First Utes through the gates to start on the raceway and lead the convoy (to be joined by sponsors vehicles and Variety Bash Cars). Gates open at 7am. 

Event Timeline:
7am- Gates open
9.30am- Gather at Hidden Valley
10am- Leave to parade main roads of Casuarina 
11.30am- Arrive at Noonamah Tavern and PARTY! Award presentations and games commence! 

The Ute Beaut Hot100 Darwin Darwin Australia Day Ute Run will be back and ready to rev the day away! 

The annual Australia Day Ute Run is a street parade that entertains spectators as it winds its way through Darwin, culminating in a community celebration. We encourage all to go overboard and deck out your ute, yourselves especially your dogs and join in. 

2019 will see The Australia Day Ute Run in its 18th year. It is one of Darwin’s most anticipated and recognised Australia Day events, providing a fun family day of activity endeared by thousands of proud Territorians.

* Food and drinks will be available for purchase at Hidden Valley Raceway and Noonamah Tavern. 

* Great prizes up for grabs! Dress yourself, your ute and your dog up and go in the draw to win.

* Sign up at Noony to have a crack at the awesome games like the iconic MUFFLER TOSS comp and THONG THROWING! Hot 100 will announce the event category winners while we're there too like Best Ute, Best FeralUte, Best Dressed bloke/sheila/boy/girl/dog and more, grab some lunch and enjoy awesome live music and take a look at all the amazing utes on display! it

We want to beat last years' convoy numbers and get 400 vehicles and over 1000 spectators at both venues! So join the convoy and start prepping to party with us.

Funds raised on the day will be donated to Variety NT to purchase equipment for children with special needs in the Territory. 

If you would like to make a donation to Variety- the Children's Charity NT or have any questions about the Ute Run please visit www.varietynt.org.au, call our office on 08 8981 2544 or email [email protected]

VOLUNTEERS WANTED- If you are keen to lend a hand please contact us on the phone or email above to register your interest. 

* We encourage you all to decorate your Utes in celebration but make sure your beast is fully roadworthy and registered. Don't drink and drive, make sure you arrange a Sober Bob. 

Thanks for supporting this long-running event and local charity Variety NT! 

Stay tuned and follow our Facebook event for more details on the day's events. Tickets are now on sale so book now and expect a day packed of fun!  

Thank you