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Cooly Rocks On Accommodation 2022

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 Apr 20th 2022 12:14pm

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Are you a fan of classic cars, music, and yesteryear? On June 8, head to the southern Gold Coast for Cooly Rocks On, Australia's largest nostalgia festival.

Thousands of tourists from near and far gather in Coolangatta, Queensland's coastal paradise, to celebrate that era's vehicles, music, and lifestyle. The jam-packed roster will feature the best rock 'n' roll, swing, rockabilly, and tribute performers from Australia worldwide.

Majority of the Cooly Rocks On events are within a short distance from Kirra Surf Apartments.

Here's what you can expect from Cooly Rocks On in 2022.


Show 'N' Shine

Cooly Rocks On Show' N' Shine is a must-attend for car enthusiasts. Is it possible that you're one of them? Then get ready to stroll around over 900 vehicles, including antiques, customs, hot rods, muscle cars, and motorcycles, in a beautiful coastal setting.

Goodwin Park

Guests can stroll through the park and view the curated collection of vehicles, including Bicycles, Hammond Craft Boats, Scooters, Vintage Emergency Service vehicles, Show' N' Shine, Markets, and more.


Kustomville is a Kustom cultural experience. You can stroll through the area and see the best lowbrow art, kustom bombs, sleds, hot rods, and coupes from all across Australia and the world. The precinct also features low-brow live performers, the Kustomville Art Gallery, and you can watch as Deathwish Hotrods and the Beatniks Koolsville Car Club put together a traditional styled Hot Rod Rolling Chassis and undertake a roof chop of a 1951 Mercury Coupe.

Car Runs

Join fellow auto enthusiasts and the SCARAB Car Club on June 8 as they journey from Cooly Rocks On to the Gold Coast Motor Museum to see one of Australia's top private vehicle collections, followed by a meal at Stanley's Barn Restaurant & Bar.

On June 9, join fellow automobile enthusiasts on a cruise from the southern Gold Coast beaches to the Yatala Drive-In, one of the most iconic and nostalgia-driven sites on the Gold Coast, to see the new blockbuster Top Gun: Maverick.


Live Music

Cooly on Rocks presents a rockin' lineup of Australia's favourite rockabilly, swing, and rock 'n' roll acts throughout the country, including A Band Called Twang, Brody Finlay, Dezzie D and the Stingrayz, Jake and the Cadillacs, and more. Elvis Precinct

If you want to shake, rattle, and roll at the Elvis Precinct, you'll need to get your tickets early because passes are in high demand. Elvis Precinct features events celebrating the legends of the past, such as Elvis Presley and Johnny O'Keefe.


Cooly on the Rocks' lifestyle section is jam-packed with events. Watch the finalists participate in the Cooly Rocks On Pin-up Pageant and show their skills. Then swing into history at the Cooly Rocks On Festival's 1940s-themed Swing Ball.

Wander through the Cooly Rocks On markets and pick up a delight, from retro clothes to vintage memorabilia products and cuisine. Come in and learn a thing or two at one of the festival's Dance Workshops. Enjoy balboa, rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, swing, and line dance lessons to warm up the dance floor.

There are so many activities and fantastic shows to see! Stay at Kirra Surf Apartments if you don't want to miss the 2022 edition of Cooly Rocks On. Our Coolangatta accommodation is only steps from the magnificent white sands of Kirra Beach, a short drive or long stroll from most of the Cooly Rocks On events and we offer spacious, self-contained apartments convenient to the region's top sites, attractions, and events.

For easier access and relaxing accommodation during the 2022 Cooly Rocks On festival, make a reservation at Kirra Beach Apartments.

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