Cooly Rocks On 2021

Get your cars, dancing shoes and best outfits ready Australia’s largest Rock ‘n’ Roll and nostalgia festival, Cooly Rocks On.

Taking over the foreshore and streets of Coolangatta, the free to attend festival attracts thousands of Rock ‘n’ Roll and vintage car enthusiasts looking to celebrate the music, memories and moment of the 50s, 60s and 70s.

The award-winning festival is a signature event on Queensland’s event calendar. The 2021 event is expected to have visitors rocking and rolling across the beachfront’s Queen Elizabeth Park as they embrace classic favourites. Festival highlights include the Classic Cars Show ‘n’ Shine, Live Music, Vintage Markets, Miss Cooly Rocks On Pageant, Miss Rockabilly Pageant, Dance Classes and more.

In 2021, the festival will welcome the spirit of VIVA Surfers Paradise with five days of Elvis activity to be added to an already bursting program, bringing ‘The King’ to Cooly.

Witness world-class Elvis Tribute Artists as they take to the stage on the Coolangatta beachfront and enjoy the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. The new addition will also bring the iconic Legends Pass VIP Experience, featuring VIP seating, meet and greets, exclusive events throughout the festival, a themed bar and a series of special ‘king’ style gifts just to name a few.

For further information on the Festival including updates and programming, visit the Cooly Rocks On website.

Cooly Rocks On is proudly produced by Major Events Gold Coast.

“Thank you for a great weekend. I have been to a lot of these festivals and yours is really well run!  Everyone I speak to is suffering post cooly rocks depression!”

Christopher Knight, Artist

Event Details


9-13 June, 2021


Coolangatta, QLD 4225

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