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Festival of Power

- 10 April - 12 April

An action packed Easter weekend of family Drag Racing entertainment including Top Fuel Dragsters, Nitro Funny Cars, Jet Cars and National Drag Racing. Plus all things powerful off track including Monster Trucks, Stunt Displays and more.

Art in the Park

Abington Park Museum - 9 May - 21 June

The annual open exhibition is in its 59th year in 2020, having started in 1961. The exhibition is open to all artists in Northamptonshire. Most work featured will also be available for sale. Application forms will be available from Monday 27 January. Closing date for submissions is Sunday 26 April. Free admission.

Big Bang

- 15 May - 17 May

Big Bang VW festival is the first and friendliest VW show on the calendar. Despite high-octane racing and two music arenas, the festival remains as laid-back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs welcome! Three days of VW fun with great racing, music and entertainment at the home of European Drag Racing! All Beetles and buses, campers and Caddies, Golfs and Ghias are welcome at the show to enjoy, show & shine, Drag Racing, or simply filling the camp…

The Doorslammers

- 15 May - 17 May

Doorslammers which ran in the 1970’s and 1980’s is back at Santa Pod in a bigger and better format, along with a huge prize fund. The Doorslammers has six heads-up classes along with one huge Bracket class. The prize money up for grabs will be £85k, this will again be the largest prize money ever paid out for this type of event in the UK.

FIA The Main Event

- 22 May - 25 May

FIA European Drag Racing Championships Inc FIM Europe Drag Bikes. Round 1 of the FIA/FIM European Championships is one of Santa Pod's most prestigious Drag Race meetings. This hugely popular, televised extravaganza features over 200 teams and 17 classes of cars and bikes including the sports F1 class – 8000bhp Top Fuel Dragsters accelerating 0-100mph in less than 1 second, making this event unrivalled for both the quality and quantity of racing. As well as the Drag Racing there's fun…

The Vauxhall Show

- 31 May

With Run What Ya Brung on Saturday 30th May 2020. Vauxhalls take over Santa Pod with Vauxhall only RWYB, club displays, Show & Shine, Jet Car and more! The famous Griffin comes to Santa Pod in the form of The Vauxhall Show welcoming everything from performance Vauxhall Astras to custom Viva’s to the drag strip and show ground alike. As well as being renowned for reliability, affordability and even modify-ability(!?), Vauxhalls have become a popular choice for everyone from new…

Japshow

- 7 June

With Saturday Night Special RWYB on Saturday 6th June 2020 A car show where it doesn’t matter whether you drive a Nissan Micra or a race spec Evo, ride a GSXR or a Yamaha R1. All Japanese cars and bikes are welcome at Jap show. No matter what you like about the scene there is something for everyone with the relaxed pace of the Show Paddock, club displays and trade area. For those that like the louder side of life we have…

BMW Show

- 14 June

with Saturday Night Special RWYB Saturday 13th June 2020. The BMW Car Show at Santa Pod Raceway welcomes all BMWs - race cars, show cars, modern, retros, classics, new minis and BMW bikes. BMWs have all the right elements to make great drag and drift cars. Powerful engines, rear-wheel drive and stable handling all add up to unbeatable straight-line and sideways fun. It's no wonder so many BMW owners are hooked on Run What Ya Brung and Drift What Ya…

Retro Show

- 21 June

Car Show With Run What Ya Brung on Saturday 20th June 2020. The Retro Show is a classic car and bike show with a difference: Unlike most car shows where you park up in a field and sip tea, this is an action-packed day where you can take part in the racing and show & shine whatever type of retro machinery you have. Retro Show is open to all retro vehicles including cars, bikes, scooters and lorries from the 1950’s…

The Fast Show Reloaded

- 28 June

Car Show With Saturday Night Special Run What Ya Brung on Saturday 27th June 2020. Fast Show fans can rejoice at the addition of Fast Show Reloaded with a prime summer date! Enjoy RWYB, stunts, club displays, Jet Car, FWD Drag Series, live entertainment, and lots more. A car show for vehicles of all shapes and sizes, the show offers another opportunity to get your car on the famed quarter mile or on display in the Autoglym Show & Shine…

The Ford Show

- 5 July

With Run What Ya Brung on Saturday 4th July 2020. The blue oval takes over Santa Pod at a car show for Fords of all types, classic ford and modern. With RWYB, Ford Drag Demos, club displays, live entertainment, stunts and lots more! Founded in 1903, we’ve seen our fair share of Ford models on the drag strip in our 52 years and they are still popular today in the National championship ranks. Fords of all shapes and sizes can…

Dragstalgia

- 10 July - 12 July

Santa Pod goes back to the way we were with Dragstalgia, a weekend dedicated to drag racing, hot rods and bikes from a bygone era with classic dragsters and funny cars, altereds, hot rods, American muscle and more. There will be Championship Drag Racing and Run What Ya Brung sessions on the track and off track there will be Show & Shine, Live Music, Traders, Cracklefest, Historic Car Display and more.

USC – Ultimate Street Car

- 7 August - 9 August

USC at Santa Pod Raceway is the Largest, Loudest, Hottest and Fastest, modified car festival in Europe featuring Run What Ya Brung public track time, Drag Racing, Music*, Club Camping, Traders, Show Ramp; Shine, Drifting, Stunts Displays, Jet Car and much more, it's the UK's most extreme Car Show.

Das Auto Show

- 16 August

Car Show With Run What Ya Brung on Saturday 15th August 2020. The German car show comes to Santa Pod for Audi, BMW, Mercedes, VW, Porsche and more. With German only RWYB competition – which marque will come out on top? Plus, Show & Shine, club displays, DWYB and more. German engineering takes over for “Das Auto Show”. German car manufacturers are extremely popular on the roads in the UK; whether you’re looking for an efficient hatchback, high performance monster…

UK Monster Truck Nationals

- 23 August

The Top UK Monster Truck Showdown! Monster Truck Freestyle action including caravan crushing & awesome BUS JUMPS!!! Plus, Pit Party, Monster Truck Rides and lots more family fun.

FIA European Finals

- 10 September - 13 September

FIA European Drag Racing Championships Inc FIM Europe Drag Bikes. Santa Pod’s most prestigious Drag Racing event featuring over 250 of Europe’s finest teams. Witness the awesome power of 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and over 20 supporting classes. See the famous Jet Car, Monster Trucks, stunt shows, static displays, air displays, traders and more.

Japshow Finale

- 4 October

With Saturday Night Special RWYB on Saturday 3rd October 2020. As the car show season closer Jap Show Finale is your last chance to get your car out there before winter draws in. We have something for everyone with Show Paddock, public Run What Ya Brung open to everyone including bikes, Trade area, Show & Shine, Club displays, Drifting, Jet Dragster, Stunts and more! So leave those winter wheels off for the weekend and hit the strip at Santa Pod.

Fireworks Frenzy

- 7 November @ 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A spectacular afternoon/evening of Fireworks, Live action including Podzilla the Monster Truck, Stunt Display, Drifting, Bonfire, Fun Fair, catering and bar facilities, plus family entertainment. At Santa Pod we pride ourselves on delivering exciting events which are good value for money and our local visitors are especially important to us. To that end, Fireworks Frenzy is an event in addition to Saturday's Flame & Thunder, 26th October 2019. Fireworks Frenzy is primarily for our local residents and those just wanting to…

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