Barryfornia 2023 Spring & Summer Editions

We’re back for 2023 with two dates: 21st May 2023 & 10th September

More information will be added shortly, but you can apply now!

Rothfink Industries presents ‘BarryFornia’ – An old school cool, aircooled+ day set in the heart of Gavin & Stacey’s very own Barry Island, South Wales (just 5 miles from Cardiff)!

A day out at the beach:

Cal-look inspired Old School Cool, pre-90s vehicles and rides including: Aircooled+, hotrod, scooters, low rider bikes, early water-cooled cool best-in show awards, food traders, independent makers, DJ, official merchandise, refreshments and not forgetting Barry Island beach and amusements – all welcome! California vibe with cal look clothes vibe.

Entry times / cost (general public / non-exhibitors)

Date / time: 21st May 2023 / from 10am
Cost: FREE entry

Key info for vehicles & bikes wanting to display

Cars, buses, rides with 4 wheels
(advance ticket purchase required)

This is a pre-90s, vintage aircooled+ early water-cooled event – hit the link to email us with a photo and bio of your vehicle. If you’re accepted, you will be sent a link to purchase a ticket. Also if your on instagram, give us your page name we will give you a follow & take a look.
Advance tickets only! (no ticket = no entry).

£12 per vehicle

Motorbikes, scooters & lowriders
(pay on the day)

Arrive from 8.00am (no entrance for your vehicle after 9.15am / you will only be able to leave from 4pm)

£3 per bike

As this is a public space (on the prom), there will be no vehicle movement during the day and you will only be able to move your vehicle after 4pm. This is a ticket only event for vehicles wanting to display on the prom, no ticket = no entry. Purchased tickets are non refundable Management reserves the right to refuse entry to vehicles who don’t meet the criteria, please contact us before to avoid disappointment.

A video from our Open Day event last year at our HQ!


We’ll be running several awards that will be drawn at 3.30pm approx, with categories including: best Split Screen, Best Baywindow, scooter / lowrider / motorbike / bus / car, most Cal-look dude & dudette plus others to be announced.

Trader info

We welcome traders and auto-jumble to the event which will be held around the gardens area – we will have a dedicated area for traders. Payment from traders will be taken on the day.

  • Food traders welcome (with a minimum ‘3’ food hygiene rating only)
  • No ice cream vendors (sorry, but there’s lots on the prom)
  • A basic risk assessment would be required from traders
  • Deadline: 3rd May 2022
  • Arrival time: from 8am


  • Food & drink traders – £50
  • Small, artisan traders – £25
  • Autojumble / swap – £5 per stand (1 x width of vehicle)
  • Ltd Spaces

Please get in touch with us to book your space and find out more email


Apply your vehicle entry pass to Barryfornia

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