Australia’s favourite nostalgic festival returns to the Gold Coast this winter. The annual Cooly Rocks On is a sought-after vintage festival on Coolangatta Beach, celebrating everything to do with the 50s and 60s and now the 70s for the first time this 2018! Music, dancing, cars, parades, pageants, markets, nostalgia, and good old-fashioned family fun is what Cooly Rocks On brings each year, and it’s not to be missed this winter.

The Cooly Rocks On car display is one of the main reasons to make your way to Coolangatta Beach this June. Over 1000 classic, vintage, and custom cars as well as hot rods will pack the streets along Marine Parade for the festival’s main event: the Show ’n’ Shine. For vintage and classic car lovers this is a must-see! Another event not to be missed is the Cooly Rocks On Parade, which will bring live music, stalls, floats, vintage cars, and more up and down the 2-kilometre Coolangatta beachfront. The colourful parade will be a celebration of all things vintage and retro, and a great place to grab some vintage and retro items while you’re at it. Also not to miss at this year’s Cooly Rocks On is the Vintage Picnic, Long Board Surfing Competition, and the Billycart Grand Prix!

As with each Cooly Rocks On festival the popular Miss Cooly Rocks On pageant will also take place this 2018! This isn’t your usual pageant, as the Miss Cooly Rocks On hosts an exciting theme of rock and roll, retro, and vintage! The timeless styles of the 40s and 50s are brought back in this unique pageant, which sees hundreds of women doll up in their best vintage or rock and roll getup in hopes to win the crown. Come along to see who takes home Miss Cooly Rocks On 2018 as well as Miss Rockabilly 2018!

The five-day Cooly Rocks On program will take place from June 6 to June 10. Don’t miss the return of Australia’s biggest nostalgia festival on the Gold Coast!

Dust off your leather jacket and slick your hair back for Cooly Rocks On 2018, taking place just moments from our Palm Beach apartments! For more information on Royal Palm Resort please visit

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