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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 04 Oct 2023

    Last Film Show

    Last Film ShowWhen the magic of movies conquers nine-year young Samay’s heart; he moves heaven and earth in pursuit of his 35mm dreams unaware of heartbreaking times that await him…Set in the remote Indian countryside of 2010, Last Film Show is an ode to cinema and the wonder movies create for all those who experience it's magic. After watching a movie at the Indian Galaxy Cinema, young, free-spirited SAMAY’s life turns upside down as he passionately falls in love with films. He steals money from his father’s struggling small tea shop, and skips school to watch movies. Samay and his gang passionately begin to create their own 35mm movie of their dreams. Soon Samay’s father discovers his nine-year old son’s ‘immoral’ obsession with the movies and physically punishes him and warns him to stay away from the ‘filthy’ world of films. For Samay it is too late as he is already smitten by the world of movies. Continuing to pursue his obsession with the movie, Samay’s path crosses with FAZAL, the projectionist at the Galaxy Cinema. They strike a deal. Samay will let him eat the delicious food that his mother has lovingly made for him.- in return for Fazal letting him watch movies all day from the projection room. In no time their "food-for-films" deal turns into an endearing long- lasting friendship. Soon however, the unlikely duo will be forced to make heartbreaking choices as an era of change is sweeping through the country -- and ultimately their dreams will be altered forever..

  • From now until 04 Oct 2023

    My Sailor, My Love

    My Sailor, My Love (PG)A retired sea captain and his daughter must reassess their strained relationship after he begins a new romance with a widowed housekeeper.

  • From now until 04 Oct 2023

    A Haunting In Venice

    A Haunting In Venice (M)"A Haunting in Venice" is set in eerie, post-World War II Venice on All Hallows' Eve and is a terrifying mystery featuring the return of the celebrated sleuth, Hercule Poirot. Now retired and living in self-imposed exile in the world's most glamorous city, Poirot reluctantly attends a séance at a decaying, haunted palazzo. When one of the guests is murdered, the detective is thrust into a sinister world of shadows and secrets.

  • From now until 04 Oct 2023


    Sisu (MA15+)During the last desperate days of WWII, a solitary prospector (Jorma Tommila) crosses paths with Nazis on a scorched-earth retreat in northern Finland. When the Nazis steal his gold, they quickly discover that they have just tangled with no ordinary miner. While there is no direct translation for the Finnish word “sisu”, this legendary ex-commando will embody what sisu means: a white-knuckled form of courage and unimaginable determination in the face of overwhelming odds. And no matter what the Nazis throw at him, the one-man death squad will go to outrageous lengths to get his gold back – even if it means killing every last Nazi in his path.

  • From now until 04 Oct 2023

    Past Lives

    Past Lives (M)Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are wrest apart after Nora's family emigrates from South Korea. Two decades later, they are reunited in New York for one fateful week as they confront notions of destiny, love, and the choices that make a life, in this heartrending modern romance."A soaring, decades-spanning romance that will make you catch your breath."Hollywood Reporter "Note-perfect and absolutely gorgeous" Vanity Fair

  • From now until 08 Oct 2023

    Gold Coast Titans All Schools Touch

    Gold Coast Titans All Schools (GCTAS) is an annual touch football event run by Queensland Touch Football. From 2021-2023 the event will be held at the world class Gold Coast Performance Centre at Runaway Bay, Queensland, thanks to the support of Major Events Gold Coast. Held in October, it is the world’s largest touch football tournament & one of Australia largest events for secondary schools, with over 460 teams representing various schools both nationally and internationally. It is a seeded round robin-based competition where teams are placed in Pools of 6-8 teams depending on the size of the division, which provides school teams with a minimum of 7 games.

  • From now until 28 Oct 2023

    Sip, Texture and Paint

    Come along and create your own Texture Canvas. Bring your favourite bottle of wine, friends and nibbles of choice as you sip, texturise and paint your way around a canvas in their authentic art studio! At the end of your session you will take home your Finished Artwork on a 40x50 canvas as well as great memories. 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 provide an entertaining and friendly host, all art supplies needed for your creation, and your choice of texture - Plaster Wrap or Render.

  • From now until 30 Nov 2023

    Pink Ribbon Spring High Tea

    Come along for a very pink high tea this Spring in support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Sip, savour & support a great cause with AUD5 from every high tea booking donated directly to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

  • From now until 08 Oct 2023

    Spring County Fair

    Spring into Dreamworld’s Spring County Fair for the ultimate celebration of all things spring, with the return of the much-loved Belinda’s Barnyard Buddies petting zoo, spring-themed entertainment, American-style eats, showbags and live music from some popular local talent, in addition to everyone’s favourite rides, slides, wildlife and entertainment.

  • From now until 26 Jan 2024

    Live Music

    Welcome to Den Devine Restaurant and Music Hall, the ultimate destination for live music on the Gold Coast, Australia. With a commitment to delivering the best live music experience, Den Devine hosts an incredible lineup of performances every week, spanning six nights from Tuesday to Sunday. Tuesday nights are dedicated to our renowned locals open mic night, where talented musicians from the area take the stage to showcase their skills. To enhance the experience, we offer happy hour all night long, creating a lively and enjoyable atmosphere. On Wednesdays, prepare for a unique and exciting event called "Wanna Be A Rockstar?!" night. This special evening combines karaoke and live music, allowing participants to sing alongside our talented live band. It's an extraordinary fusion that blurs the line between audience and performer, guaranteeing an unforgettable experience. The rest of the week is filled with bands representing a wide range of genres, ensuring there's something for everyone's musical taste. From rock to jazz, blues to pop, our stage comes alive with captivating performances that leave audiences mesmerized. Den Devine Restaurant and Music Hall is the go-to destination for music lovers and those seeking a memorable night out. Join us any night from Tuesday to Sunday and immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance, exceptional live music, and the finest culinary offerings.

  • 04 Oct 2023 (Monthly)

    Life Drawing Tutored Workshop

    Bring a friend or come solo to our tutored life drawing classes for beginners. A beautiful, creative evening ahead awaits you. Their life drawing sessions are about being expressive and allowing your sketches to freely flow. What to remember: Your fave bottle of vino (or beer, cider, spritz etc). A plate of your fave nibbles. An open mind and a willingness to learn and creatively explore. No experience necessary! What they will have for you: Wine glasses (they’re clean although a little covered in paint). Full sized fridge to keep the essentials fresh and cool. All art material such as aprons, drawing boards, easels and charcoal. Guide you in creating various, guided charcoal sketches of our nude, life model. A warm, inviting, professional and friendly artist hosting your session. Get in touch if you’re looking for a private life drawing experience whether it be at the studio or a mobile booking where they come to you. They have been hosting hens parties, team building events, birthdays and more since 2018 so if you’re looking for things to do in the Gold Coast you’ve come to the right place!

  • 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 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.

  • 04 Oct 2023

    Sunroom | Foam Printed Portraits

    Sunroom | Foam Printed PortraitsSUNROOM is about providing a safe creative space for art making, creative play and exploration for adults who identify with disability. We believe in the social model of disability - that is, disability is the result of the interaction between people living with impairments and an environment filled with physical, attitudinal, communication and social barriers. (Sourced from PWD) No prior art making experience is necessary, only a willingness to engage your imagination, curiosity and sense of play.  OctoberDrawing inspiration from current exhibition Archie 100, create a portrait with a difference! Come along with a photograph of either yourself or someone else, and use it as your reference to carve its likeness into a foam block. You will then use your carved foam as a printing tool, adding as many layers of colour as you like to bring out your personality onto the page. This event is for persons aged 18+.

  • 04 Oct 2023

    Gold Coast Jazz & Blues Club : The Kitty Kats - The Roaring Forties to the Naughties

    The Kitty Kats present 'Roaring Forties to the Naughties'The Kitty Kats brings to life music through the decades… from the glamour and mystique of the 1940s to the pop sensations of the 2020s, all delivered with a cheeky Kitty Kat twist! A show for audiences of all ages… from The Andrews Sisters to Beyonce… there is something for everyone! Together with their stellar 5-piece band, The Kitty Kats will have you dancing, crying, singing, laughing out loud, and “loving the skin you’re in”. Three of Queensland’s most loved performers have united to form the all-female powerhouse trio, The Kitty Kats. Vocalists Michelle Brown, Susanne Campbell and Renae Suttie present their show-stopping, pitch-perfect harmonies in a spectacular floorshow which is musically superb and visually enchanting.  Since their debut in 2015, The Kitty Kats have performed count-less sell-out shows and have released a debut CD and DVD. They have been featured at the Lord Mayor’s Christmas Concerts; Caloundra Music Festivals; Broadbeach Blues Festival; Sanctuary Cove Christmas Carols; and many other festivals and corporate events. The Kitty Kats are community focused and have performed at Queensland Ballet and the International Women’s Day in 2015, 2016 & 2018. Presented by Gold Coast Jazz and Blues Club

  • 04 Oct 2023


    SunroomSUNROOM is about providing a safe creative space for art making creative play and exploration for adults who identify with disability.  We believe in the social model of disability - that is, disability is the result of the interaction between people living with impairments and an environment filled with physical, attitudinal, communication and social barriers. (Sourced from PWD)  No prior art making experience is necessary, only a willingness to engage your imagination, curiosity and sense of play. 

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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.