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.
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, then optionally grab an outdoor lunch on the patio (space permitting).
  • This is a Covid-19 safe event -- everyone must have a mask and respect social distancing.
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Cars showing in the parking lot from past Car, Truck and Bike show

The Car, Truck & Bike Show

Saturday, July 25th, 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:

Antique and classic 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

  • One of the oldest judged antique and classic automobile shows in the nation!
  • 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 and antique cars.

For info, check out: New Hope Auto Show

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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 ingenuity and creativity members put into their Z cars, Grab Lunch & Talk about your greatest detailing or tuning tips...
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Z cars lined up at the East Coast Z Nationals

East Coast Z Nationals

Saturday, August 15th, 2020, 7am - 6pm -NOTE NEW DATE
Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals
1000 Bryn Mawr Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013

  • Hosted by the East Coast Z Association
  • People's Choice Car Show (Saturday, Aug 15th)
  • Autocross and Racing Exhibitions
  • Burnout Contest & Exhaust Competition
  • Scenic Cruise
  • Vendors, Kit Cars, Music and more...
  • Register by July 13th to save 10% (please note club as "East Coast Z Nationals")
  • The Import & Performance Nationals are the full weekend (Friday, August 14th - Sunday, August 16th, 2020)
  • Check out photos from past Nationals at NJ Z Club Past Event Photos
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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...
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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
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Classic cars, trucks and motorcycles displaying in downtown Rahway

Hot Rods & Harleys

Saturday, September 19th, 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
Image promoting the Year End Nissan meet at Raceway Park

Year End Nissan Meet at Raceway Park

Sunday, September 20th, 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
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 pluses and potential improvements gleaned from our show, and how we can make it even better and more valuable for members next year!
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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.
  • Add to your calendar
Cars parked in front of Fontana Village Resort

ZDayZ

Thursday, November 12th - Sunday, November 15th, 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