2019 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.
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Photo of Z Cars driving on scenic back road

June Fun Run before the June Meet

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019, 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.
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June monthly meet of NJ Z Car Club members at the Green Knoll Grille

June NJ Z Car Club Meet

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019, 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?"
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White Rose Z car show

White Rose Z Car Show

Saturday, June 8th, 2019, 10am - 3pm
Xenon Z Car Garage
17 South Willow Street
Mount Carmel, PA 17851

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  • 7th Annual People's Choice Z Car Show
  • Free to enter
  • 50/50 drawing
  • 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 15th, 2019, 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 16th, 2019, 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
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Photo of Z Cars parked in front of the court house for the Cruise Night

NJ Z Car Club Somerville Cruise Night

Friday, June 21st, 2019, 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
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July Nissan / Datsun Z Car Meet at the Green Knoll Grille hosted by the New Jersey Z Car Club

(Almost) July NJ Z Car Club Meet

Sunday, June 30th, 2019, 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.... (July Meeting is in late June to keep your holiday free)
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ZCon 2019
International Z Car Club Convention

Tues, July 16th - Sun, July 21st, 2019
Hosted by Ozarks Z Club

Hotel: Hilton Promenade at Branson Landing
3 Branson Landing Branson, MO 65616

  • Click to reserve a room or call 417-336-5500 and use group code 10166823ZC.>
  • $139/night through May 31st, with free parking and wifi.
  • 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
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Z Car Club of Rochester Motorfest

July 20th-21st, 2019

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 27, 2019, 8am - 5:30pm
Everest Institute
5000 Hadley 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
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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 4th, 2019, 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....
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Photo of cars on display from a past New Hope Auto Show

New Hope Automobile Show

Saturday, August 10th - Sunday, August 11th, 2019, 9am - 4pm
New Hope Solebury High School
180 West Bridge Street, New Hope, PA 08807

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

For info, check out: New Hope Auto Show

Image promoting the Year End Nissan meet at Raceway Park

12th Annual Nissan Meet @ Raceway Park

Sunday, August 25th, 2019, 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
August Fun Run at Valley Forge State Park

Fun Run to Valley Forge State Park, then Victory Brewery

Saturday August tba, 2019, 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

September NJ Z Car Club Meet

Sunday, September 8th, 2019, 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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Picture of stock 240Z displayed at Hemmings Concours d'Elegance

Hemmings Concours d’Elegance

Friday, September 13th - Sunday, September 15th. 2019
The Festival Commons - Charles R. Wood Park
17 W Brook Rd, Lake George, NY 12845

  • Featured marques: 1970-1983 Datsun Z cars, Prewar Rolls, Class of 1949, SUVs through 1978, Chevy W-Engine Cars, Vintage Race Cars, Fresh Restoration
  • Plus Full Classics, American Prewar, American Postwar, American Muscle Cars, European/Import, Preservation, Vintage Trucks
  • Seeking STOCK Z cars for the Sunday Concours, please see link below and send details (such as mods from stock) as well as a few photographs.
  • Friday: Registration & Rally
  • Saturday: Cruise-In Spectacular, Celebratory Banquet & cocktail hour
  • Sunday: Concours d’Elegance, Trophies awarded
  • Winners also will appear in the pages of Hemmings Motor News and Hemmings Classic Car.
  • Newer and modified cars are excluded from Sunday’s Concours, but invited to the Saturday Cruise-In Spectacular, open to all years & models, stock or modified.
  • More info and registration at:  Hemmings Concours
Picture Z cars being shown from past NJ Z Car Club Annual Show

NJ Z Car Club Annual Show

Saturday, September 14th, 2019, 9am - 2:30pm (rain date 9/21)
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.
  • 1st & 2nd place Peoples' Choice trophies in each class, Best of Show and the Dealer's favorite Z car.
  • 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!
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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 6th, 2019, 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!
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Photo of over 100 Z cars parked on the lawn from past Connecticut Z Car Club Fall outing

Connecticut Z Car Club Fall Outing

Saturday, October tba, 2019, 10am - 3pm
Private home in Darien97 Christie Hill Road
Darien, CT 06820

The Connecticut club has a great tradition to wrap up the year!
  • 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 3rd, 2019, 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.
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