Events & festivals
January. A three day fun event for lovers of pre-1965 custom cars and hot rods. See hundreds of vehicles at scheduled beach parties on the foreshore at San Remo and Cowes with live music and entertainment. A rockabilly festival will be held at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit where vehicles will be doing laps. There will also be demonstrations of customising techniques, exhibitions, a model car show and hot rod traders in attendance.
February. The event consists of a swim across the channel from San Remo to Newhaven, then a foot race across the bridge back to San Remo. On the day, San Remo comes alive with a number of activities for visitors and spectators including a market, food stalls, childrens rides, a fashion parade, a hole-in-one golf challenge and live music and entertainment.