2020 Upcoming Events


You don't need to be a member to check out our meetings and events.
NJ Z Car Club hosted events have YELLOW titles
Check our facebook page for Local events, meet-ups, Cars &Parts for sale, and Technical help.
e-mail NJZClub@Yahoo.com to contact us and get e-mails of upcoming events.
March Season Opening NJ Z Club Meeting at the 22 West Tap & Grill

March NJ Z Car Club Meet

Sunday, March, 15th, 2020, Noon - 2pm
22 West Tap And Grill -- NOTE NEW LOCATION
1601 US-22
Bound Brook , NJ 08805

  • Meet in the lot, talk Z's, grab lunch &talk what we did (or at least planned to do) over the winter....
April Meet up of the New Jersey Z Car Club at the Green Knoll Grille

April NJ Z Car Club Meet

Sunday, April 5th, 2020, Noon - 2pm
Green Knoll Grill
645 Rte 202/206
Bridgewater , NJ 08807

  • Meet in the lot, Make new FriendZ, Grab Lunch &Talk about challenges we have or overcame with our Datsun 204Z, 260Z, 280Z, 280ZX or Nissan 300ZX, 350Z or 370Z....
Photo of cars from past Hot Rods and Harleys event

Hot Rods &Harleys

Saturday, May tba, 2020 , 11am - 6pm

Downtown Rahway
1414 Irving St
Rahway , NJ 07065

Meet up beforehand to drive in as a club for expedited entry and parking together (you must have pre-registered AND respond to Paul Junior's NJ Z Car Club facebook post ):
  • We will depart at 7:45am from  
  • Apple Tire &Auto Service
    260 W Scott Ave, Rahway, NJ 07065
Join 10,000+ of your closest friends this year at Hot Rods and Harleys!
  • Hundreds of antique &classic cars, hot rods, custom motorcycles
  • Street vendors, CRAZY tasty food
  • Great people and great times all day long right in Downtown Rahway!
  • Bring the family &check out all the local restaurants and taverns Rahway has to offer!
Register at HRAndH.com
  • -- Free before April 6th ($20 afterward)
Photo of cars parked in front of Fontana Village Resort

ZDayZ

Thursday, May tba - May tba, 2020


300 Woods Road
Fontana Dam , NC 28733

  • Tail of the Dragon (318 curves in 11 miles)
  • Car Show
  • Concerts
  • Disc Golf Tournament
  • 5K / 10K Run
  • 600+ Z's, G's, GT-R's &Roadsters
Photo of Z cars at the East Coast Z Nationals

East Coast Z Nationals

Saturday, May 16th, 2020, 7am - 6pm
Carlisle Import &Performance Nationals
1000 Bryn Mawr Rd , Carlisle , PA 17013

  • Hosted by the East Coast Z Association
  • People's Choice Car Show (Saturday, May 18th)
  • Autocross and Racing Exhibitions
  • Burnout Contest &Exhaust Competition
  • Scenic Cruise
  • Vendors, Kit Cars, Music and more...
  • Register by April 13th to save 10% (please note club as "East Coast Z Nationals")
  • The Import &Performance Nationals are the full weekend (Friday, May 15th - Sunday, May 17th, 2020)
  • Check out photos from past Nationals at NJ Z Club Past Event Photos
May NJ Z Car Club Meetup at the Green Knoll Grille

May NJ Z Car Club Meet

Sunday, May 3rd, 2020, Noon - 2pm
Green Knoll Grill
645 Rte 202/206 , Bridgewater , NJ 08807

  • Meet in the lot, Discuss what we like about our S30, S130, Z31, Z32, Z33 and Z34 Nissan / Datsun sports cars, Grab Lunch &Talk Events and Ideas....
Photo of Z Cars driving on scenic back road

Fun Run before the June Meet

Sunday, June 7th, 2020, 10:45am - Noon
Green Knoll Grill
645 Rte 202/206 , Bridgewater , NJ 08807

  • Join us for a liesurely, scenic back roads tour before the Meet!
  • Meet up in the Green Knoll lot, and head out @ 10:45am.
  • Cruise through winding roads to Califon, NJ, and back, in time for the Club Meet.
June monthly meet of NJ Z Car Club members at the Green Knoll Grille

June NJ Z Car Club Meet

Sunday, June 7th, 2020, Noon - 2pm
Green Knoll Grill
645 Rte 202/206 , Bridgewater , NJ 08807

  • Meet in the lot, Talk Z's, Grab Lunch &discuss "What inspired you to get your first Datsun / Nissan Z Car?"
White Rose Z car show

White Rose Z Car Show

Saturday, June tba, 2020, 10am - 3pm
Mount Carmel Town Park
3 S Chestnut St
Mount Carmel , PA 17851

For updates, check out the

  • 8th Annual People's Choice Z Car Show
  • Free to enter
  • 50/50 drawing
  • Food truck on site plus Pepe's Famous Italian Ice down the street!
  • Come out, bond with friends and show off the Z.
Photo of the view and horizon from the peak at Highpoint State Park

NJ Z Club Highpoint Fun Run

Saturday, June tba, 2020, 9:30am - 3:30pm
9:30am: Meet up at the Green Knoll Grill
  • 645 Rte 202/206 Bridgewater, NJ
  • Head out towards Hackettstown, NJ meet up point:
  • Board of Education parking lot, 20 Johnsonburg Rd, Allamuchy (Hackettstown), NJ. (right off Route 80, there is a Shell station as you get off with restrooms &coffee).
10:30am meet up, and depart Board of Education parking lot, heading to High Point State Park
Photo of cars parked on the streets of Summit for the Cars & Croissants event

Cars &Croissants

Sunday, June 21st, 2020, 8am - 11am (Fathers' Day)

Springfield Ave, Beechwood Rd, Bank St &Union Place
356 Springfield Ave
Summit , NJ

  • Show runs 8am - 11am (get there by 7:30 if showing your car)
Meet up beforehand, and drive in as a group:
  • We will depart 7:15am from Friday's in the Route 22 Blue Star Shopping Center (1701 US-22, Watchung, NJ)
  • Join the fun on Father's Day and enjoy a morning in Downtown Summit
  • Hundreds of cars and car enthusiasts from all over the region
  • Bring the family and also visit the Summit Farmers Market at DeForest Ave and Maple St
  • All parking is free on Sundays
  • Event is canceled in the event of inclement weather
Photo of Z Cars parked in front of the court house for the Cruise Night

NJ Z Car Club Somerville Cruise Night

Friday, June tba, 2020, 5pm - 9pm

Downtown Somerville ,
13 E Main St , Somerville NJ

  • The NJ Z Car Club will be the featured club for the night!
  • Join us in our reserved Z parking spots in front of the old courthouse
  • Over 100 classic cars regularly line Main Street
  • Great music, great cars, great restaurants...
  • Get there when you can - those arriving early will help hold the spots.
  • Check out photos from past cruise nights at NJ Z Club Past Event Photos
July Nissan / Datsun Z Car Meet at the Green Knoll Grille hosted by the New Jersey Z Car Club

July NJ Z Car Club Meet

Sunday, July 12th, 2020, Noon - 2pm
Green Knoll Grill
645 Rte 202/206 , Bridgewater , NJ 08807

  • Meet in the lot, Talk about the Z cars we have brung, Grab Lunch &Talk about our favorite events we have gone to so far this year...
Image promoting Motorfest car show

Z Car Club of Rochester Motorfest

July tba, 2020

Damascus Center ,
979 Bay Rd , Webster NY

  • Saturday 8am: Hagerty Road Tour - a morning romp from Damascus Center through the NY Finger Lakes region
  • Saturday Noon: Laps at Watkins Glen International Road Course
  • Sunday 9am-3pm: Jonathan Krenzer Memorial Motor Show at the Damascus Center
Please take a look and consider joining this great summer event!
Photo of cars showing in the parking lot from past Car, Truck and Bike show

The Car, Truck & Bike Show

Saturday, July tba, 2020, 8am - 5:30pm
Southfield Center
1 Cragwood Rd
South Plainfield , NJ

  • Registration: 8am - Noon
  • Car Show: Noon - 5:30
  • A portion of proceeds to benefit local U.S. Veterans and Scholarships for graduating high school seniors
  • Over $5000.00 in CASH PRIZES
  • Over 400 of the finest vehicles the tri-state has to offer
  • Muscle Cars, Exotics, Street Rods, Pro-Street, Classics, Low-Riders, Imports, Trucks, Antiques, Sport Bikes, Cruisers, Choppers
  • Professionally Judged
  • Food, music, vendors, trophies
  • Check out photos from last year's event at NJ Z Club Past Event Photos

For info and to pre-register check out:

Photo of cars on display from a past New Hope Auto Show

New Hope Automobile Show

Saturday, August 8th - Sunday, August 9th, 2020, 9am - 4pm
New Hope Solebury High School
180 West Bridge Street , New Hope , PA 08807

  • This is the eighth year they are accepting Japanese vehicles (and the Z is the only one invited!!!)
  • To enter your stock 1971 - 1990 Z Car (exhibiting Sat, Aug 8th), visit their website.
  • The show features a splendid display of rare classic cars.

For info, check out: New Hope Auto Show

August Z Car Club Meet Up at the Green Knoll Grille in Bridgewater, NJ

August NJ Z Car Club Meet

Sunday, August 9th, 2020, Noon - 2pm
Green Knoll Grill
645 Rte 202/206 , Bridgewater , NJ 08807

  • Gather in the parking lot to admire the inginuity and creativity members put into their Z cars, Grab Lunch &Talk about your greatest detailing or tuning tips....
Image promoting the Year End Nissan meet at Raceway Park

13th Annual Nissan Meet @ Raceway Park

Sunday, August tba, 2020, 8:30am - 5pm
Raceway Park
230 Pension Rd
Englishtown , NJ 07726

  • All Nissan, All Infiniti Meet
  • Gates Open at 8:30am, Registration closes at 1pm
  • Car Show with tons of classes and awards!
Early Bird Pricing
  • Spectator $15
  • Car show $30 (car and driver only)
  • Autocross & show $80
  • Road Race School & show $95
  • For info, and to reserve tickets check out:
  • Check out photos from last year's event at NJ Z Club Past Event Photos
August Fun Run at Valley Forge State Park

Fun Run to Valley Forge State Park, then Victory Brewery

Saturday August tba, 2020, 8am -5pm
Check the NJ Z Club facebook Events page for details, meet up points &times, etc.

  • Meet up at a Northeastern NJ spot (to be announced)
  • Drive mostly highways to the United Artists IMAX theater (300 Goddard Blvd, King of Prussia, PA 19406) at the King of Prussia mall (second possible meet up point).
  • Travel via back roads through Valley Forge Natonal Historic Park Click for park map and some local towns. The park speed limit is 25 mph. The roads are narrow and fun even at low speed.
  • The final stretch offers two back to back tunnels with enough space to downshift and run the engine for those noises we all like to hear!
  • Arrive at Victory Brewery Downingtown , 420 Acorn Lane, Downingtown, PA 19335 (Good food, good beer, growlers available to take some home).
  • The ride home has two options, north of the brewery there are a lot of fun twisty roads that will eventually take us back into NJ or we can just go separate ways via highway.
September NJ Z Car Club Meeting at 22 West Tap and Grill

(Almost) September NJ Z Car Club Meet

Sunday, August 30th, 2020, Noon - 2pm
22 West Tap And Grill -- NOTE NEW LOCATION
1601 US-22 , Bound Brook , NJ 08805

  • Park together and give tips on what to do to prepare for car shows, Grab Lunch &Review preparations for the upcoming NJ Z Car Club Show....
Image promoting upcoming International Z Car Convention

ZCon 2020
International Z Car Club Convention

Tues, September 14th - Sun, September 19th, 2020
Hosted by Middle TN Z Club & ZCCA

Hotel: Embassy Suites Nashville South – Cool Springs
820 Crescent Centre Dr Franklin , TN 37067

  • Click to reserve a room or call 1-800-EMBASSY and use group code ZCC.>
  • $139/night from Sept 12th - Sept 20th, with free parking, breakfast, WiFi and nightly Managers's Reception
  • The group discount is valid a couple days before and after for those wanting to enjoy the area.
Register for the event at ZCon.org
  • Car Shows: ZCCA Judged show plus a People's Choice show
  • High Performance Driving Event at NCM Motorsports Park, Autocross, and Karting
  • Lane Motor Museum plus tours of Nissan facilities.
  • Enjoy the downtown Nashville, distilleries and wineries.
  • Texas Chili party, and the fantastic Awards & Closing Ceremony Banquet.
  • Special guest speakers from Nissan, past and present.
  • Check out photos from last year's ZCon at NJ Z Club Past Event Photos
Picture Z cars being shown from past NJ Z Car Club Annual Show

NJ Z Car Club Annual Show

Saturday, September tba, 2020, 9am - 2:30pm (rain date tba)
Hosted and Sponsored by Bridgewater Nissan
Bridgewater Nissan Logo
1400 US-22 , Bridgewater Township , NJ 08807

Registration: 9:00am - 11:00am

Save time at the show and PRE-REGISTER your car at:
NJ Z Show Registration Portal

  • Everyone is invited – you don't need to be a Member!
  • Get there early, we expect a big turn out.
  • First 75 Z cars will receive a free tee shirt, dash plaque, plus a goody bag with lots of car stuff.
  • Over 50 trophies to be awarded! 1st, 2nd & 3rd place Peoples' Choice trophies in Stock and Street Mod, plus Best of Show, Ultra Mod, Roadster / GT-R / Other Datsun/Nissan trophies.
  • Lots of great raffle items, and a 50/50!
  • Food Truck for refreshments and food.
  • A family friendly event: no alcohol, please be respectful & polite to our generous hosts.
  • Flyers are available at: NJ Z Club Show Flyer
  • Registration Fee (payable at the show) is $15 ($10 for NJZCC members)
Looking forward to a great day shared with Z enthusiasts. Your participation is what makes this show so rewarding!
October meeting of Datsun & Nissan Z Cars at 22 West Tap & Grill, hosted by the New Jersey Z Car Club

October NJ Z Car Club Meet

Sunday, October 4th, 2020, Noon - 2pm
22 West Tap And Grill -- NOTE NEW LOCATION
1601 US-22 , Bound Brook , NJ 08805

  • Let's recap recap the plusses and potential improvements gleaned from our show, and how we can make it even better and more valuable for members next year!
Photo of over 100 Z cars parked on the lawn from past Connecticut Z Car Club Fall outing

Connecticut Z Car Club 14th Annual Fall Outing

Saturday, October tba, 2020, 10am - 3pm
Ross and Brenda Williams' Home 97 Christie Hill Road
Darien , CT 06820

The Connecticut club has a great tradition to wrap up the year!
  • The Fall Outing is a casual and fun event where you can catch up with friends, share project updates, unload unused Z parts and have your Z hang out with dozens of others before the winter!
  • No need to wash, polish, wipe or wax - just show up hungry and preferably (although certainly not required) in your Z!
  • Off-street parking (on level grass) for approximately 70 cars – overflow space for additional cars if necessary.
  • Rear enclosed yard for young children.
  • Spouses, friends and children all welcome!
  • The club will provide food and beverages.
  • You can bring: folding lawn chairs, desserts!, unneeded parts for our free swap area.
  • Please no pets, drugs, alcohol, engine revving, burn-outs, etc.
Hope to see you there!
November season wrap up meeting for the NJ Z Car Club at 22 West Tap & Grill

November NJ Z Car Club Meet

Sunday, November 1st, 2020, Noon - 2pm
22 West Tap And Grill -- NOTE NEW LOCATION
1601 US-22 , Bound Brook , NJ 08805

  • As we close this year's season, Let's plan for improvements we can make to the Club, the website, social media, etc. to enhance awareness and engagement for Nissan and Datsun Z sports car enthusiasts.