British Invasion

September 13 - 15, 2019

Celebrate the great British Motorcar and British lifestyle at British Invasion, September 13 – 15, 2019 in Stowe, Vermont. This three-day event will feature “all things British”, with a primary focus on classic British motorcar. This event is the largest all British motorcar show in the United States, attracting more than 600 British motorcars from the U.S. and Canada each year. A British Invasion Block Party on Stowe’s Main Street will kick off the weekend of festivities with live music, food and beverages and plenty of British motorcars to view.

Event Schedule

Below are highlights of events taking place throughout the weekend. Add the event to your calendar and view the specific daily schedules for Friday, September 13, Saturday, September 14, 2019 and Sunday, September 15, 2019.

Registrants Reception
Friday, September 13, 2019 | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
The official kick-off reception for this year’s British Invasion is going to be held under the tent at the Stowe Events Field. This event is open to all pre-registered participants in the British Invasion weekend, car owners and vendors.

British Invasion Block Party
Friday, September 13, 2019 | 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Main Street will be closed to through traffic and reserved for British Motorcar parking on Friday evening. Live music, food, shops and restaurants will be open. Come and join the celebration of all things British, as the street will be lined with British motorcars.

British Classic Motorcar Show
Saturday, September 14, 2019
The main event of the British Invasion weekend, view 550 to 600 classic British cars on display in 66 separate classes throughout the day.

British Marketplace & Auto Jumble
Saturday, September 14, 2019
A collection of British Companies and vendors.

British Car Corral
Saturday, September 14, 2019 
An opportunity to buy or sell a British Motor Car or Motorcycle.

Concours d’Elegance
Saturday, September 14, 2019
This is a “judged” competition, attracting exceptional show cars. Cars must be British, at least 25 years-old and may not be replicas. This event is the only pre-registered event and no registrations will be considered after September 6,  2019.

The Notch Run Driving Tour
Sunday, September 15, 2019 | 8:30 a.m.
A driving tour of the Vermont countryside, which will start from the Stowe High School parking lot and end at the Stowe Events Field. Total driving time will be 75 minutes.

Tailgate Picnic Competition
Sunday, September 15, 2019
A display of creativity, food and all things British. This event has become a “classic” and will feature awards across multiple categories.

The Competition of Colors
Sunday, September 15, 2019 | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
On Sunday, vote for your favorite British Classic by color. Competition includes: red, white, blue, British racing green, black, two-tone and Rainbow.

View event website for event registration and other information. View our guide to local scenic drives.