VIVA Surfers Paradise

Experience a rush of nostalgia and be transported back in time as VIVA Surfers Paradise pays homage to the world's greatest music legends. Over ten days of free and ticketed events you can re-live the music and memories that have shaped popular musical history.

VIVA Surfers Paradise is Australasia's largest tribute artist festival and features an array of music and entertainment from some of the world's best tribute artists as well as the ever popular Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. In 2018 crowd favourites will feature again, including the Renewal of Vows Ceremony officiated by Dean Vegas, and the classic car show 'n' shine. Download the VIVA Program below to start planning your VIVA Experience!


From rock ‘n’ roll, pop and rockabilly through to other timeless genres, visitors of all ages will enjoy the classic music on offer across a variety of entertainment acts, in the most iconic destination on the Gold Coast.

Surfers Paradise caters to all your needs during VIVA. The precinct provides a wealth of delicious dining options, accommodation options for all budgets and plenty of activities and experiences to entertain you during your stay! Browse all event information by selecting menu options on the left.

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Click on the video below to see highlights from VIVA Surfers Paradise 2017!

Click the image below to see our Flickr album from 2017!

Viva Surfers Paradise 2016


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  • Date: 13 - 22 July 2018
  • Price: FREE (with ticketed seats available)
  • Address: Surfers Paradise, including the VIVA Marquee


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