Wintersun Nostalgia Festival

Wintersun Nostalgia Festival

2012 Wintersun Nostalgia Festival Coffs Harbour

In case you haven’t yet heard the Coffs Coast is playing host to “WinterSun” this year!

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At 25 years young, Winter Sun is Australia’s longest running Retro Nostalgia event. It is held over ten days and features cars, music and lifestyle from the 1940’s, 50’s and 60’s.  Each year the venue changes, but it’s an opportunity for everyone to put on their “Glam Rags” and experience something a little different.

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So far events include Rock & Roll dancing, Rockabilly, Swing, Honky Tonk and Tribute shows with local, national and international performers, vintage car shows at the jetty foreshores and a double header roller derby!

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You can also renew your wedding vows with Elvis, enter a 50’s Cake Bake competition, or just enjoy the street parades and 1950’s fashion parade.

Perhaps you fancy yourself as the next “Face of Wintersun”

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Whatever you choose to do the atmosphere will be electric. With only 9 days to go pay a visit to “My Sisters Wardrobe” and pick out a frock, enroll in the Wintersun “Charm School” and prepare for a great festival.

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For me personally, I am planning to be front and centre at the 1950’s Cake Bake so I will be sharing images and maybe a little footage from these talented divas in their pretty aprons.

Wintersun commences on the 1st June and continues through until the 11thJune 2012.

For more information check out the website or facebook page.

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  1. Love the retro posters, wish I could come!

  2. I can’t wait to see your outfit Julie! 😀

  3. Oh dear!! I hadn’t even considered what I would wear :0

  4. oh! interesting and good luck

  5. what a seriously cool event – love everything about that era especially the cakes!

  6. I’ve been having trouble commenting on your blog! Tried three times yesterday. Everything seems good now. Wintersun is a great festival. I’ve been to it before on the Gold Coast. It’s a great event. xx

  7. Can’t believe this festival has been going for so long – I thought retro festivals were a more recent invention.

  8. If you want to see the original and the best travel to Coolangatta Tweed they are celebrating 25 years of classic cars, rockabilly rock n roll…3 times the number of cars 3 times the number of people. The main stage is set up right in front of the beach. Australia’s largest retro festival…complete with retro markets. It has been going for 25 years this year…the name Wintersun has gone but the festival now know as CoolyRocksOn is bigger and better…Many of the cars and attendees left Wintersun to come up to our festival after being dissapointed in the poorly organised relocated event.

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