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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.

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  • From now until 30 Jun 2024

    Scenic Rim Eat Local Month

    Scenic Rim Eat Local Month is your backstage pass to the farms, wineries and food stories of the Scenic Rim. Eat your way around the region through a month-long program of farm-gate events, culinary experiences and mini-festivals to suit foodies of all ages. Just one hour from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, experience this renowned celebration of paddock-to-plate and an incredible line-up of on-farm activities, long table lunches showcasing local produce, flavour-filled dinners, tastings, tours and talks, masterclasses, workshops for all ages, and more! You can see camels, cows and sheep being milked, feed farm animals, pick carrots at Queensland's largest carrot farm and and taste lots of delicious fresh, local food! And don’t miss the Winter Harvest Festival, Eat Local Month’s signature event. Head to the website for all the information.

  • From now until 28 Jul 2024

    Kirra Longboard Klassic

    COST: FreeA fun longboard event designed to bring together like-minded amateur surfers in 2 fun-filled days of surfing. For 2023 the Kirra Longboard Klassic is supported with cultural, entertainment, lifestyle, and environmental activations and high performance surfing with international competitors.

  • From now until 05 Nov 2023

    Women's Fishing Lesson - Paradise Point

    Ever want to go fishing but you're not sure what to do? Want to learn so you can take the kids out fishing and look like a pro? Want to learn how to fish, but feel uncomfortable about it? Come along to this award winning program and let the team at 2 Bent Rods take care of all the tangles, they've had plenty of experience with flying hooks over the past 18 years. Everyone will be eased into fishing with this fun and educational activity. Classes are very hands on, everyone will be shown how to use the equipment and receive help to correct their technique. Get your feet wet and enjoy the sand between your toes as you pump up yabbies. Have a ball learning an awesome life skill, bond and make wonderful memories for the day. Learn to read the beach, catch bait with yabby pumps and a bait net, tie a fishing knot, cast a rod and hopefully land a fish. You will pick up plenty of tips to help make your next fishing adventure more successful. This class is for women to learn in a comfortable, no-pressure environment and to meet other like-minded women while learning a new skill. All bait and fishing equipment provided. Bookings are essential.

  • From now until 08 Sep 2024


    Keen for some live music with the golden sands beneath your feet and the ocean breeze in your hair? SPRINGTIME will be back in 2024. Open to all ages, the three-day non-ticketed festival is held throughout the streets, venues and beach of Surfers Paradise. The 2023 lineup was led by electronic duo Bag Raiders (DJ Set), New Zealand alt-pop artist BENEE, indie-pop icon Matt Corby and heaps more local artists like BOO SEEKA, Babe Rainbow, Eliza & The Delusionals, as well as grentperez, Sycco and more. More than just the music, SPRINGTIME 2023 also featured a massive arts program that included live murals and Quest of Chaos, a brand-new participatory performance installation that’s one part obstacle course, one part live action video game, and one part retro art installation. The Vans Skate Plaza was another festival highlight, where experienced skaters can shred it down the Surfers Paradise Esplanade or witness the talent of skaters from the Vans Skate Team in professional demos. Follow SPRINGTIME on Instagram, TikTok and Facebook to stay up to date on all the latest announcements for 2024!

  • 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 14 Oct 2023

    Palm Springs on the YOT Club Gold Coast

    Join the YOT Club Gold Coast for an unforgettable ‘Palm Springs Party’ on the Gold Coast. Indulge as they bring the charm of Palm Springs to the open water with their latest cruise series. Step into a world of elegance and sophistication and explore the stylings of their new desert oasis as they take you on a journey through the majestic Gold Coast Broadwater. Thanks to their sponsors Aperol, expect an unforgettable sensory experience at the new pop-up bar on the Island Deck and treat yourself to a selection of expertly crafted cocktails. With guest DJ’s, premium food and beverage, there’s no better way to celebrate the change of seasons than with YOT Club. For an even more exclusive experience, book a VIP booth package and elevate your special occasion to new heights. Enjoy special access, private amenities and personalised service that will make your evening truly unforgettable. Tickets will sell out so don’t miss out on this one of a kind event, grab your crew and secure your spot now.

  • From now until 01 Nov 2024 (Annual)

    Burleigh Heads Milky Way Masterclass

    Do you want to learn night photography to capture the beautiful Milky Way? Join multi-award-winning photographer David Magro for a night under the stars! Beginners and enthusiasts are welcome. The Masterclass takes place in a classroom before spending the night photographing the stars. You will leave with beautiful photographs. Most cameras can photograph the Milky Way and galaxies. Borrow one of their cameras on the night. Masterclass details will be provided upon booking . The Masterclass venue is the Burleigh Leagues Club, and the amazing nearby dark sky photography location will be along Hinze Dam, directions will be provided on the night. You will learn how to: Photograph the Milky Way and night sky. Compose your photographs in the dark. Produce noise-free photographs. Easily photograph panoramas. Plan your future photographs. Edit your photographs with the Milky Way Masterclass Suite included. Plus receive access to the Milky Way Masterclass Suite learning tutorials guides and the Facebook support group, David Magro Masterclass. Photographing the stars have never been easier.

  • From now until 15 Oct 2023

    Nauti Sundaze on the YOT Club/ Gold Coast

    Get ready to set sail on the ultimate Sunday session as YOT Club presents ‘Nauti Sundaze’. This limited series event will showcase a selection of Australia’s best DJ’s taking over the YOT decks to deliver a Sunday extravaganza like no other. Kick things off with a complimentary drink on arrival and brace yourself for two and half hours of high energy, superyacht entertainment as our DJ’s drop a mix of contemporary house and feel-good dance anthems. Whether you’re looking to finish the weekend with a bang or keep the party going into the night, there’s no better place to celebrate a Sunday sunset than onboard the YOT Club – Australia’s only superyacht entertainment vessel. Don’t miss out on the perfect way to cap off your weekend! Grab your crew and secure your spot today for an unforgettable Nauti Sundaze experience.

  • From now until 21 Jul 2024

    The Village Markets

    The Village Markets (established in 2008) trades every month, on the first and third Sunday at Burleigh Heads State School 8.30am to 1pm. This creative hub for emerging entrepreneurs (the likes of Peony Swimwear, F+H Jewellery, Grace Bijoux, Olas Supply Co, Sacred Bundle, Mr Consistent, Zulu & Zephyr, Children of the Tribe and Kivari have all traded there) plays host to 100 plus incredible boutique market stalls in fashion, vintage, art and lifestyle, as well as street food, live tunes and a monthly pre-loved designer Rack Sale. Affectionately known as TVM, The Village Markets is the go-to destination for good vibes of a Sunday morning on the Gold Coast. The Village Markets was named the Gold Coast's top 3 site by Lonely Planet in 2019 and has featured in The Collective Hub Magazine, along with Qantas, Scoot, Voyeur and Jetstar Magazines and is a Best of Queensland Experience.

  • Tuesday (Weekly)

    Locals & Hospo Open Mic Night

    Join them for Open Mic every Tuesday with rotating hosts: Strictly Acoustic, Joseph Brown, Alanah Stone & Big Fella Linc . They have $10 pizzas & drink specials ALL night - everyone welcome Broadbeach's only late night kitchen till 10:30pm. Registration is from 6.30pm. DM/Message/Call to book your spot! Performances start at 7.30pm Good times, great vibes. East, drink, enjoy, at the home of live music!

  • Tuesday (Weekly)

    Locals & Hospo Open Mic Night

    Come and join us every Tuesday for Open Mic night, hosted by a rotation of talented individuals including Strictly Acoustic, Joseph Brown, Alanah Stone, and Big Fella Linc. With a variety of hosts, each week brings a unique flavor to the event. Not only will you be treated to amazing performances, but we also have fantastic deals for you. Enjoy AUDpizzas and drink specials throughout the entire night. Our kitchen stays open until 10:30pm, making us the only late-night option in Broadbeach. Registration for performers starts at 6:30pm, so be sure to reserve your spot early. You can reach out to us through direct message, messaging apps, or by giving them a call. The performances kick off at 7pm, so come prepared to be entertained by local talents. They guarantee good times and great vibes for everyone who attends. Whether you're a performer or an audience member, our goal is to provide an enjoyable experience for all. Come and indulge in live music at the home of great performances. Eat, drink, and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere they have created for music lovers like you. You are warmly welcomed to join us and make Tuesday nights unforgettable.

  • From now until 20 Dec 2023

    Stand Up Comedy at The Avenue

    The Avenue’s Comedy Night is your number 1 choice in Surfers Paradise on Wednesday Night. Every week they have a huge line-up of Comedians that take over the back room, so prepare your laughter muscles to see some of the best from around the country and around the world. Please book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets are $20 Includes Entry & a Drink of Beer, Wine, Bubbly, Basic Spirit or soft Drink. Full Menu available at each table via our me&u app with a QR code to order Food & Drinks. View the Menu on the website. No Tickets are issued, but once purchased your name will automatically go onto our VIP guest list. Your confirmation email confirms you have been allocated seats for the show. Comedy Night is a 18+ Event & must provide a valid form of ID. Tickets are Non Refundable. Doors Open from 7pm.

  • From now until 03 Jan 2024

    Wanna Be A Rockstar?

    If your dream is to feel like a rockstar Join them every Wednesday night and sing with professional musicians by your side !! Sign up is at 6.30pm Performances from 7.30pm - 10.30pm Each guest star receives 1 complimentary drink for performing on stage. PLUS every food purchase gives you the chance to win a $50 venue voucher drawn at the end of the night. Register your interest in the comments or DM them PS: This is NOT Karaoke! It’s way better

  • From now until 25 Jan 2024

    Comedy Night At Burleigh Barrels

    Get ready for a night of non-stop laughter at Burleigh Barrels Brewery's Comedy Night every Thursday at 7pm. This uproarious event guarantees endless laughs and good times. For just AUD20, enjoy a hilarious lineup of comedians and a free drink of your choice. Whether you're a comedy connoisseur or new to the scene, this is the perfect opportunity to let loose and have a blast. With the inviting atmosphere of the brewery, you'll be grinning from ear to ear. Bring your friends, colleagues, or that special someone and immerse yourself in a lighthearted evening of amusement. Don't miss out on the highlight of your week - book your tickets now and prepare to laugh your heart out at Burleigh Barrels Brewery's Comedy Night!

  • From now until 26 Oct 2023

    Sip, Create and Clay away...

    Sip, Create and Clay away... Construct a clay masterpiece in their authentic working art studio sipping on your favourite beverage and hanging with your friends or making new ones! Remember to bring your fave bottle of vino (or beer, cider, spritz etc) they are BYO! Plus a selection of your fave nibbles, an open creative mind and a willingness to have fun. Sessions run for 2-2.5 hours. Wine glasses are provided (they’re clean although a little covered in paint) and a fridge to keep the essentials fresh and cool. The studio will have all art supplies needed for your creation, as well as artist grade, premium air-hardening clay along with professional clay tools. Plus the option to paint your clay creation with full use of their artist grade paints available to you in the session. With no experience necessary, their clay host will offer a variety of techniques to take you through the techniques needed for creating your own masterpiece with as little or as much guidance as you like.

  • 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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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.