History

Michael Bozzuto, created Dream Ride in the USA in 2001, as a benefit ride to raise awareness and funds for the people with intellectual disabilities. Over the years thousands have joined the mission and helped make an impact on so many lives.

Romeo’s and Balfours, united in 2016 to send people with intellectual disabilities to the USA to participate in this life changing experience, with hope and vision of bringing the event to Adelaide.

This hope has now become a reality, motor enthusiasts from all over Adelaide will convene at Wigley Reserve on Sunday 7th April 2019. Participants with Down Syndrome and other intellectual disabilities will be paired with an exotic, sport, prestigious or luxury car.

Dream Ride began in the USA in 2001 to raise awareness and funds for people with special and intellectual needs. Romeo’s and Balfours united in 2016 to send people with intellectual needs to the USA to participate in this life changing experience, with a vision of one day bringing the event to Adelaide.

The Dream Ride Experience provides kids with Down Syndrome and other intellectual disabilities with their dream day out. The day kicks off with a special VIP breakfast before participants are paired with a ‘Dream Rider’ for the ride of their life in an exotic, sports, prestigious or luxury car. Upon their return, kids are honoured with a special red carpet affair and medal presentation, capping off a remarkable day they’ll never forget.

On April 29, 2018 more than 1000 people attended the first-ever Australian Dream Ride event in Adelaide. With children’s entertainment, food trucks, live music, face painting, amusement rides and 110 prestigious cars on display, Dream Ride Australia is certainly an event for the whole family to enjoy.