march, 2023

16mar(mar 16)10:00 am19(mar 19)4:00 pmCaroline Bay Rock & Hop 2023

Event Details

A Hospice South Canterbury Fundraiser
16,17,18,19th March 2023

5th Caroline Bay Rock and Hop, featuring Classic, Custom and Vintage cars, Bikes and Caravans from across New Zealand. 4 days of Rock and Roll vibe!

16th March 2023
With different grades of cruising on the track there is something for everyone in our Levels Raceway day. Get to cruise the track with your friends in your car, a fun day out for everyone and every type of vehicle.

17TH MARCH 2023
We leave Caroline Bay to cruise to the picturesque town of Geraldine. There will be plenty happening on the village green, and Geraldine Auto Restorations will have their hall of fame open, the vintage car museum will be running taxi rides to show you around.

17TH MARCH 2023
Friday night we have the Main Street Cruise. A highlight for many this will take you through the main streets of Timaru, Pleasant Point and Temuka. Wave to the crowds, make some noise and take in the awesome atmosphere. Stop in Temuka for the Main Street Party, it’s all about the atmosphere everyone has come out to see you and your amazing vehicles. Make some noise, wave toot and let them know you are here for some fun.

18TH MARCH 2023
Saturday is the big show and shine gala day, with cars on display at Caroline Bay. Stalls, bands, food, competitions, Best Dressed Awards and the funky fashion parade. We finish with the vehicle prizegiving and the Lucky Ticket draw. Saturday opens to the public from 10am to 4pm. With crowds of well over 15,000 it is always a great day out.

17TH & 18TH MARCH 2023
Rock your nights away with us. Friday night we have our Piston’s and Petticoat’e’s Rock and Roll Party in The Caroline Bay Hall. Rock and Roll to New Zealand’s Premier Rock and Roll entertainer Che Orton and his band Four on the Floor. Saturday night party with us again with our very own band Shalow accompanied by Doug Blakie.

19TH MARCH 2023
Join us back down the Bay for breakfast in the Hall from 8am. Then we take a leisurely cruise to Oamaru to enjoy the old victorian precinct. For those who have tour tickets booked you can enjoy your tour of Riverstone castle.

Details and register here




16 (Thursday) 10:00 am - 19 (Sunday) 4:00 pm


Caroline Bay

Caroline bay, Timaru, New Zealand