Cooly Rocks On

Cooly Rocks On

Marine Parade, Coolangatta QLD 4225, Australia

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Wednesday 5th June 2024

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Celebrating the motors, music and lifestyle of yesteryear. Featuring one of Australia’s best Show ‘N’ Shine displays, the festival showcases an impressive collection of hot rods, kustom vehicles, lowbrow art and more, with more than 900 vehicles lining the streets of Coolangatta. As for the music, some of the best rock ‘n’ roll, swing, rockabilly and tribute artists from around the world will take to the stage throughout the festival. The 2023 artist lineup featured the likes of The Go Getters (SWE), Boom! Boom! Deluxe (NZ), Johnny Pandora (JPN), as well as international Elvis Tribute Artists like Shawn Klush (USA) and Jimmy Holmes (USA). Cooly Rocks On is also one of two festivals held in Australia to host an official preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, with the winner heading straight to Elvis Week in Memphis, USA. The annual Cooly Rocks Pin-up Pageant is another festival favourite and if you’re in need of some retro goods and memorabilia, make sure to check out the Nostalgia Markets on the Coolangatta beachfront. With many free and ticketed entertainment options across the action-packed five-day festival, we can’t wait to turn back the clock on Coolangatta!

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Cooly Rocks On

Marine Parade, Coolangatta QLD 4225, Australia



Destination Gold Coast acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are situated, the Kombumerri families of the Yugambeh Language Region. 
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connections to the lands, waters and their extended communities throughout Southeast Queensland.