VIVA Surfers Paradise 2018

Event Date : 13 July 2018

How to get there

Ride the G: to Cavill Avenue Station.

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Dust off your blue suede shoes because VIVA Surfers Paradise is back, baby! Running from Friday July 13 to Sunday July 22, the annual event will see more than 60,000 music fans from all over the world converge in Surfers Paradise to enjoy a jam-packed 10-day program paying tribute to some of the greatest artists the world has ever seen.

An initiative of Surfers Paradise Alliance, VIVA Surfers Paradise is the ultimate legends tribute festival celebrating the life and music of rock legends including Buddy Holly, Killer Queen, David Bowie and Elton John with a focus on Elvis Presley as the king of rock ‘n’ roll. Featuring a show stopping line-up of entertainment, the festival includes thrilling live tribute shows, classic car displays and the ever popular Elvis Tribute Artist (ETA) contest and Renewal of Vows Ceremony.

Diehard music fans can get their hands on an Official VIVA Legends Pass, which entitles holders to enter the prestigious VIVA Marquee and a reserved seat at all the event’s feature shows, the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest plus exclusive entry to other VIP events including the River Spectacular Cruise with Nic King and Lunch with the Legends. Legend Passes are available for $420. To view the full event program or to purchase your Legends Pass, jump over here.