How you can show off your pride and joy at Cooly Rocks On

It’s time to whip out your swing skirts and boof up your bouffant Gold Coasters, because Cooly Rocks On is back and promises to be bigger and better than ever!

Celebrating cars and culture from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, the annual nostalgia festival has today officially opened entries for the iconic Show’n Shine, which shows off cars manufactured up to 1979, featuring classic cars, hot rods, motorcycles and more.

Car enthusiasts from around the country have been known to flock to the iconic festival each year, so you better be quick if you want to show off your pride and joy… There’s over 700 display spaces available, with event organisers predicting that entries will fill fast.


“Cars underpin the classic culture, and for most owners, the display reflects a labour of love as they bring back these machines to their former glory for everyone to enjoy,” a spokesperson for the festival said.

“There will be so much to savour at Cooly Rocks On in 2020 with a host of premier entertainment delivering Rock’n Roll, Swing and Rockabilly from the 50’s, 60’s and 70s, all set on stages, streets, parks and venues within iconic Coolangatta on the Southern Gold Coast.”

Anyone hoping to secure a spot for the iconic Show’n Shine are encouraged to do so by heading to

Cooly Rocks On will be held at Coolangatta on the southern Gold Coast from June 3 to 7, 2020.