Your Event Line Up
Some say we like to see ourselves as the main event, but really, we do it all for you! High-energy stage show sound good? How about beach cinema or symphony under the stars? If sport's more your thing, why not check out a NRL or AFL game? Or for lovers of low-key, get into one of the many grassroots arts and food festivals. Check out the latest events on Gold Coast below.
From now until 15 Sep 2024
Crafted Beer Festival
Crafted Beer Festival is the Gold Coast's premier craft beer festival, held annually beachside in Broadbeach. Get up close and personal with brewers and try some of the 400 plus new and exciting brews on offer, including festival exclusives that have been batched specifically for the festival and many of the seasonal small-batch releases. Beer won’t be the only thing cracking at Crafted. It'll be Happy Hour all weekend long as some of Australia's most renowned acts hit the stage. Unleash your inner foodie as you chomp your way through the huge selection of gourmet delights from South East Queensland's tastiest food trucks. From low and slow barbeque to gooey arancini, saucy hot wings and charcuterie tasting plates - you'll be drooling from beer to beer with the delectable delights on offer at Crafted! Still in pursuit of hoppy-ness? There'll be a slew of sippin' good activties like beer yoga, a ping pong competition and hot wing eating competition. Stay tuned for the announcement of all of the details, and head to craftedfestival.com.au for more info.
From now until 22 Sep 2024
Kooralbyn Bike Festival
This 2 day event will include: Gravity Enduro Downhill Dual Slalom Australian Slopestyle competition Whip off Comp Schedule: TBA They look forward to seeing you there.
From now until 19 Oct 2024
Gold Coast World Masters Golf Championship
Week-long golf tournament featuring up to 6 rounds plus nightly social and entertainment events. Day tours, non-player programs, and pre & post touring options are promoted and booked for attendees. Play Go Golfing’s exciting Gold Coast Masters Golf Championship Format with 4 rounds at exceptional resort courses. Compete in 1 of 15 divisions based on age and handicap. All golfers play single stableford with A Graders eligible to compete in both single stableford and stroke competition. Welcome to the 29th celebration of the annual Gold Coast Masters Golf Championship hosted on Queensland’s most famous stretch of coastline – the Gold Coast. This event has earned a reputation as Australia’s best tournament for club golfers. Chances are, if you are reading this, you’d know someone or have competed in this event yourself over its 27-year history. Whether you are a returning participant or joining us for the first time, I would like to extend a heartfelt welcome to you. Our team looks forward to bringing you immense enjoyment, great memories, and lasting friendships. Home clubs that register into the Gold Coast Masters Golf Championship with a minimum of 5 players will qualify for the Home Club Competition. This is your chance to win extra prizes, bonus entries into the major prize draw and most importantly bragging rights.
From now until 19 Oct 2024
Gold Coast World Masters
The 29th celebration of the annual Gold Coast World Masters hosted on Queensland's most famous coastline stretch – the Gold Coast has earned a reputation as Australia’s best tournament for club golfers. The Gold Coast World Masters gives everyday golfers the experience of competing in a major professional tournament. Accommodation, airport pick-up, transfers to courses, golf club valet, live scoring and playing for major prizes are among the services and experiences unique to this event. Beyond the golf, quality social events are hosted at iconic Gold Coast locations to foster fun and friendship among participants. There's also big-name entertainment. A variety of day tours and activities are scheduled to encourage participants to experience more of the Gold Coast.
From now until 01 Dec 2024
Queensland State Cup Touch Football Carnival
The Queensland State Cup is the premier affiliate touch football competition in Queensland. The event is held in November on the Gold Coast and provides the platform for senior touch football players to compete to the named the champion affiliate in their age division. The event is open to affiliate teams across Queensland and Australia and allows international teams to also attend and experience the Gold Coast.
From now until 24 Nov 2024
fisiocrem GC50 Run Festival
The fisiocrem GC50 Run Festival returns to Coolangatta 23-24 November 2024 for a weekend festival of running and beach-side vibes! With a course that hugs the jaw dropping Gold Coast Coastline we are delighted to offer a challenge for everyone this November, including 50km, 25km, 12km, 5km and Kids Dash events. The beautiful southern Gold Coast town of Coolangatta awaits you and your run crew!
From now until 01 Dec 2024
Queensland All Nations Touch Football Carnival
The Queensland All Nations Tournament allows participants to represent their heritage and their nation at a fun, social and non-affiliated touch football tournament that celebrates our many and diverse cultures that make up Australia. South Queensland & Border Districts Touch Association in conjunction with Queensland Touch Football delivers an event that allows participants to experience multiple cultures through food, dance and connection. Cultural identity is a focal point of the event with all teams representing their community under their traditional nation, with uniforms adorned with symbols of their nation, supported by a cultural performance on the Saturday afternoon. This provides an opportunity for members of the community to come together, play some touch football and learn about their local culture and foster relationships and understanding between other cultures.
From now until 01 Dec 2024
Festival of Touch
The Festival of Touch is a 10 day celebration of all things Touch Football. The event aims to invigorate, inspire and connect the touch football community in Queensland. The 10-day Festival, to be held 22 November – 1 December 2024, encompasses two flagship touch football events on the Queensland Touch Football (QTF) calendar, including the Queensland State Cup and Queensland All Nations, which are held on consecutive weekends on the Gold Coast. The weeklong festival includes professional development opportunities for administrators through the Queensland Affiliate Conference (27 November), a Sports Performance Conference (25 Nov) for both the touch and sports enthusiast, the Queensland Touch Football Awards Night (25 Nov) and a South East Queensland Schools Gala Day (28 Nov ) to engage and excite local schools in touch football. If that is not enough, based on the picturesque Gold Coast, Touchies can take the opportunity to enjoy a holiday shared with family and friends.
From now until 12 Oct 2024 (Annual)
Murder Mystery Dinner Gold Coast
Ever wanted to be involved in a murder and solve the case yourself, or even be a murderer? At the Fox and Hounds, they have a unique way for you to celebrate any day with your close friends. Murder at the Grand Gatsby - 1920s. They will send you your unique character and that becomes you for the evening. You will find how to dress and how you fitted into society. Then just turn up on the evening in theme and you are given tasks of which to complete. All of a sudden a murder is committed. If it wasn't you that is dead, now is your chance to unravel the clues, challenge and bribe others to get to the bottom of the story. Can you solve the crime? Call directly to book one of these unique events.
From now until 11 Sep 2024
Sovereign Islands & Surrounds Monthly Community Luncheon
Hosted by Mother & Daughter duo, Marilyn West & Joanne Rahn, the Sovereign Islands & Surrounds Monthly Community Luncheon is held on the second Wednesday of each month at a fabulous Northern-end restaurant. All welcome regardless of where you live! The luncheon has been established for guests to connect and engage in a relaxed and non-pretentious environment - so please come along, meet and socialise with new and old friends whilst supporting a worthwhile cause.
From now until 17 Mar 2024
Sunday Soul Session - Live Music
Back by popular demand. Book your table now, for free live music afternoon. Sunday sipper cocktail specials. Prepare for an unforgettable afternoon of toe-tapping rhythms, scintillating improvisation, and soulful melodies as Espresso Bonsai, Chevron Island present the season's most electrifying entertainer, singer, songwriter Jodie-Joy!
From now until 22 Oct 2025
Stand Up Comedy at The Avenue
Every Wednesday night they're taking over The Avenue's Back Room to bring you the biggest laughs in Surfers Paradise from 7:30pm. The Avenue will be hosting some of the best comedians in the country and from around the world every week - they might not all be names you've heard of, but they guarantee they'll leave you in stitches. Get into The Avenue from 7:30pm for a night of laughs every Wednesday. Call ahead and book your table now - they will book out!
From now until 23 May 2024
Drawing for Life
Drawing for LifeEach month we invite leading artists and performers to curate poses, subjects and performances for you to draw, with all materials provided. Relax and unwind with short, guided drawing warm-ups, followed by long and sustained poses or still life subjects, with help from our guest artist and team of artist educators. Whether you are new to drawing or one of the greats, all abilities are welcome to enjoy this unique and artful experience. February and March Join artist Sam Cranstoun as he leads you through a life drawing class that explores classical art techniques with a contemporary coastal twist. With a deep interest in Southeast Queensland history, Cranstoun’s practice looks at the narratives, events and moments that have shaped our subtropical surroundings. Responding to the HOTA Collects: Made in Surfers Paradise exhibition, this drawing class will take the all too familiar beach scene as its inspiration, combining renaissance drawing methods with Gold Coast glamour. *Please note the date change in March. April and May In these Drawing for Life sessions, Queensland artist Deb Mostert will focus on foundational drawing techniques and using some classic drawing materials. Deb says, “Drawing is the underpinning ‘bones’ of my diverse practice and any drawing I can do is helpful with seeing and making something of my world and understanding my place in it.” *Please note date change in April Presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts.
From now until 09 Oct 2025
Rock Pop n' Parmi Night
Rock Pop n' Parmi Night Come along for an unforgettable Rock Pop music event at Broadbeach's prime spot for live music and late-night cravings! Revel in a nostalgic journey with the most iconic Rock and Pop classics event, featuring anthems that have defined decades and continue to move hearts. But the allure doesn't stop there! Indulge in culinary excellence with Den Devine's famous parmi, a mouth-watering sensation that's taking centre stage in their Parmi special night. Whether you're a food enthusiast or a music lover, prepare for an experience that caters to all your senses. And for those night owls seeking a vibrant dining scene, they've got you covered. Their late-night kitchen in Broadbeach stays open until 10:30 pm, ensuring your night of fun and flavours stretches into the late hours. This is more than just a night out; it's a dive into nostalgia, a treat for the taste buds, and a celebration of legendary music. Don't miss out on the best Parmi deals in Broadbeach coupled with an electrifying atmosphere. No need for pre-sales, your presence is your ticket to this immersive experience. Mark your calendars for an evening of rhythmic nostalgia, delectable bites, and live music in Broadbeach's vibrant nightlife scene.
From now until 19 Dec 2024
Dragalicious at The Avenue
Drag Queens take over The Avenue for an electric night of glam and glitter! Step into the glamorous world of Drag right here in Surfers Paradise with Dragalicious. "The ladies are back and ready to have fun." Every Thursday night at The Avenue, step out of your comfort zone and into the glamorous life of Drag! enjoy a cheeky night of fun. Featuring the host with more than most, the three-legged beauty, Bad Gal Tash, the fun bubbly, can't get enough Dixie Wrecked, and a special guest, each week. Come and take a journey into the fun and colourful life of drag.
From now until 28 Mar 2024
Based Comedy at Last Night on Earth
Last Night on Earth is shaking things up, bringing you comedy in Southport on Thursdays. Comedy at Last Night on Earth in Southport every Thursday at 7 pm with a bang! Seating is limited and gas masks are more acceptable to wear than ever – get your tickets via the website.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY
Destination Gold Coast acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are situated, the Kombumerri families of the Yugambeh Language Region.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connections to the lands, waters and their extended communities throughout Southeast Queensland.