Music, dancing, cars, nostalgia and good old-fashioned family fun are all on the program, right here in one of the best destinations in the world.

Ready to rock in 2018? Cooly Rocks On™ will be back from 6-10 June 2018.

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The History of Cooly Rocks On

Established in 2011, Cooly Rocks On™ has evolved to become Australia’s largest rock’n’roll and nostalgia festival and a signature event on Queensland and Australia’s event calendar. Set on a combination of outdoor stages and venues within the beachside streetscape of iconic Coolangatta, the highlight of Cooly Rocks On™ is the destination; the spectacular Southern Gold Coast beaches, the relaxed and friendly hospitality and family-friendly atmosphere for which the Southern Gold Coast is renowned.

In 2018, everyone’s favourite events will be back including the Show ‘n’ Shine, Poodle Parade, Retro Markets, Dance Championships, Miss Cooly Rocks On™ and the signature Street Parade. Car cruises and Show ‘n’ Shines will continue to be the highlight of the weekend’s activities.

Over five action packed days, Coolangatta and Tweed will come to life to celebrate everything we love about the 50s and 60s.

So get your cars, dancing shoes and best outfits ready for Cooly Rocks On™ 2018.

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