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GO BIG OR GO HOME (not literally please guys)! We just want you to bring your best when it comes to massive calendar celebrations we put on for free. Quality shindigs like Christmas carols, Easter shows, New Year’s Eve fireworks, cool kids’ concerts and community fun days. NOTE: we tend to peak in peak season.

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  • 04/12/2022

    Karen’s Diner Gold Coast

    Karen’s of the Gold Coast unite! A pop-up dining experience is opening its doors on July 1 and will be home to more Karens than you can complain too! From the brave minds at Wonderland Bar & Beyond Cinema comes a diner like no other – expect rude service, singing waiters and regular guest appearances from the manager – the most Karen Karen ever – just don’t dare ask to see her! This is dining with a twist – the food is great, the service is ungrateful but your experience will be unforgettable. This is the anti Google review diner, a place where having 100k on Instagram gets you a naughty sticker rather than a free meal. Lear more about Karen’s Diner here.

  • 04/12/2022

    Christmas at Sanctuary Cove

    From 1 December, Gold Coast residents and visitors alike will be delighted with a sparkling line-up of festivities hosted at Sanctuary Cove this Christmas season. The food, entertainment, and joy-filled precinct will transform into a Christmas summer extravaganza featuring must-have Christmas carols, interactive displays, the chance for families and furry friends to meet Santa in his magical igloo, and direct access to Santa’s North Pole mailbox, plus the chance to win over 300 prizes in their AUD12,000 giveaway. Set on a backdrop of blue skies, waterfronts, and glorious white yachts, the must-go destination on the Gold Coast promises to deliver their inaugural Christmas with a summer twist that families have grown to love. With jolly Christmas trees shining bright, live entertainment and carollers roaming the streets spreading festive joy, the lead-up to Christmas at Sanctuary Cove will be one the whole family will cherish and love.

  • 04/12/2022

    Neurographic Art Class

    Get grounded and balanced at this art therapy class in Tamborine Mountain. In this fun and interactive neurographic art class in Brisbane you learn how to ground and balance your body and mind with techniques you can use anytime. This class will begin with your teacher showing you some mindfulness meditation techniques, and from there you'll go into a free-flowing art expression that will unload your mind and bring out your unique creative flair. This wonderful, easy form of art therapy is appropriate for all ages and makes a great activity for team bonding or just something fun to do in your free time with your friends.

  • 04/12/2022

    Children's Soy Candle Making Class: Crystals and Botanicals

    Looking for fun indoor activities? Let your kids learn how to make gorgeous soy candles adorned with crystals and botanicals at this fun experience in Mount Tamborine. We'll provide your child with everything they will need to make 2 x 250ml candles. They will be led through the process of creating their own masterpieces. For double the fun and savings, book them in with a lovely friend and enjoy a coffee with your friend while the kids have some fun. At the end of this hands-on class, your child would have made 2 beautiful candles to enjoy at home, decorated with gorgeous crystals and botanicals. At this time of year, it is advisable to wear very warm clothes and shoes as classes are held on the verandah. Heaters are provided on the verandah.

  • 04/12/2022

    Landscape Painting Class: Cherry Blossoms

    Looking for unique and crafty activities to get into on the Gold Coast? Join at Tamborine Mountain for a hands-on and relaxing day of painting at their new venue. In this class, you will spend two and a half hours learning how to create your very own oriental painted landscape, featuring the beautiful cherry blossom tree. This class only uses black, red and white paint on canvas, so you will learn how to mix with these colours and create different textures to get the depth of colour you want for your landscape. It is a step-by-step class that you will be guided through as you go, so even the most reluctant beginner will enjoy the session. Everything is included, plus access to the tools you will need to create your own masterpiece. For double the fun, bring along a lovely friend to craft and catch up with, or book as a group for a fun day out. You are invited to BYO your own platter and beverages for the class, or let them know if you need catering for a group and they can work with one of the cafes on their end for additional costs. Knowledge required Absolute beginners welcome.

  • 04/12/2022

    Gold Coast Beach Parade

    Gold Coast Beach Parade is a world record attempt for the greatest number of people in koala ear visors in a beach parade. It is a fun event for everyone and it celebrates the Gold Coast’s famous beach lifestyle, shining a spotlight on our safe, healthy holiday destination, highlighting great community spirit, while promoting a cause that’s close to our hearts – saving our endangered Koalas. Gold Coast Beach parade is a 3-kilometre walk along the beach of beautiful Burleigh Heads.

  • 04/12/2022

    High Cheese at Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort

    For many, cheese is the glue that delicately holds our lives together. The team at Pearls Bar understand this lactose infatuation and has teamed up with Queensland’s own Kenilworth Dairies to create a high cheese filled with a slew of sumptuous sweet and savoury delights. From 4:00-8:00 pm every Thursday-Sunday, reserve a spot at Pearls Bar at The Sheraton Grand Resort in Main Beach and prepare to indulge. From $69 per person, soft-cheese lovers can sink their teeth into a truffle triple cream brie and oozing baked camembert with marinated figs and pretzel rolls. From there, hit the harder stuff and add a slice of 12-month-matured vintage cheddar, Kenilworth Blue or Malling red cheese to your artisan crackers and revel in the bold flavours. Sweet tooths will delight in the likes of roasted hazelnut Nutella cheesecake, berry mascarpone tart, port-poached figs with blue cheese crumble and candied walnuts, and a baked white-chocolate yuzu cheesecake. Those looking to elevate their experience further can choose to pair the high cheese with a gin or whiskey-tasting flight from some of your favourite Australian distilleries. Add three gins for an additional $17 per person, or warm-up from the inside out with three whiskeys for $20 per person. This dairy-filled feast is here for a good time, not a long time, so gather any fellow lactose-lovers and reserve yourself a table at this amplified high cheese experience.

  • 04/12/2022

    SHANGHAI HIGH TEA - YUM CHA BRUNCH SESSIONS

    Yum Cha Brunch every Friday, Saturday & SundayRubi Red, A pan asian inspired restaurant and bar by renowned chef Michael Lambie, located at Nobby Beach on the Gold Coast. A beautiful newly renovated restaurant with an upper level bar and a fully retractable open roof, Its the perfect spot for Shanghai high tea while watching the sunset over the hinterland....$49 Five course yum cha set menu with the option to add on a delicious 2 hour roaming cocktail package per person. Ideal for a day with the girls or a large group booking of up to 25! BOOK NOW!! 07 5572 8006 rubiredkitchenandbar.com.au inquires sent to events@rubiredkitchenandbar.com.au

  • 04/12/2022

    White Christmas at Warner Bros. Movie World

    Celebrate Joy to The World at Warner Bros. Movie World's White Christmas this December. Experience an all-new Christmas spectacular including our biggest parade ever, with incredible new floats from around the world. Wonder in a dazzling display of lights and explore enchanting precincts, meet new Christmas characters and some of your favourites, plus enjoy festive food and rides at night for the whole family. Get one free entry with a Village Roadshow One Pass.

  • 04/12/2022

    Colours of Malaysia Festival

    Colours of Malaysia take on Queen Vic Market. This two day celebration will showcase traditional food, music, dance and more! Transport yourself by picking up local lingo, savouring treats, and donning traditional clothing with contemporary twists.

  • 04/12/2022

    Twilight Tour at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

    See Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary like you’ve never seen it before – after dark! Take a very special guided tour through the Sanctuary getting up close with our nocturnal residents, such as the cheeky Tasmanian Devils, who are most active when the sun goes down. Learn more about the history of the Gold Coast’s traditional custodians. Immerse yourself in a spectacular light display, transporting visitors back to the Dreamtime and spirit of the Yugambeh people. Go on a spotlight adventure searching for Crocodiles and Koalas, feed some Kangaroos, and finish off with some traditional bush tea. Due to the popularity of the Twilight Tours, this experience often books out, so make sure you reserve your place now before it’s too late!

  • 05/12/2022

    Gold Coast Beach Parade

    Gold Coast Beach Parade is a world record attempt for the greatest number of people in koala ear visors in a beach parade. It is a fun event for everyone and it celebrates the Gold Coast’s famous beach lifestyle, shining a spotlight on our safe, healthy holiday destination, highlighting great community spirit, while supporting a charity that’s close to our hearts – saving our Koalas. Gold Coast Beach parade is a 3-kilometre walk along the beach of beautiful Burleigh Heads. Participation cost to enter is a donation - $25 per individual, $80 for a family of 4 and $200 for a team or group of up to 10 people, and schools entries up to 200. The registration fee includes a special koala ear visor which needs to be worn by all participants in the parade walk. The registration fee goes directly to Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation, the world’s busiest Wildlife Hospital.

  • 05/12/2022

    Karen’s Diner Gold Coast

    Karen’s of the Gold Coast unite! A pop-up dining experience is opening its doors on July 1 and will be home to more Karens than you can complain too! From the brave minds at Wonderland Bar & Beyond Cinema comes a diner like no other – expect rude service, singing waiters and regular guest appearances from the manager – the most Karen Karen ever – just don’t dare ask to see her! This is dining with a twist – the food is great, the service is ungrateful but your experience will be unforgettable. This is the anti Google review diner, a place where having 100k on Instagram gets you a naughty sticker rather than a free meal. Lear more about Karen’s Diner here.

  • 05/12/2022

    Christmas at Sanctuary Cove

    From 1 December, Gold Coast residents and visitors alike will be delighted with a sparkling line-up of festivities hosted at Sanctuary Cove this Christmas season. The food, entertainment, and joy-filled precinct will transform into a Christmas summer extravaganza featuring must-have Christmas carols, interactive displays, the chance for families and furry friends to meet Santa in his magical igloo, and direct access to Santa’s North Pole mailbox, plus the chance to win over 300 prizes in their AUD12,000 giveaway. Set on a backdrop of blue skies, waterfronts, and glorious white yachts, the must-go destination on the Gold Coast promises to deliver their inaugural Christmas with a summer twist that families have grown to love. With jolly Christmas trees shining bright, live entertainment and carollers roaming the streets spreading festive joy, the lead-up to Christmas at Sanctuary Cove will be one the whole family will cherish and love.

  • 05/12/2022

    Neurographic Art Class

    Get grounded and balanced at this art therapy class in Tamborine Mountain. In this fun and interactive neurographic art class in Brisbane you learn how to ground and balance your body and mind with techniques you can use anytime. This class will begin with your teacher showing you some mindfulness meditation techniques, and from there you'll go into a free-flowing art expression that will unload your mind and bring out your unique creative flair. This wonderful, easy form of art therapy is appropriate for all ages and makes a great activity for team bonding or just something fun to do in your free time with your friends.

  • 05/12/2022

    Landscape Painting Class: Cherry Blossoms

    Looking for unique and crafty activities to get into on the Gold Coast? Join at Tamborine Mountain for a hands-on and relaxing day of painting at their new venue. In this class, you will spend two and a half hours learning how to create your very own oriental painted landscape, featuring the beautiful cherry blossom tree. This class only uses black, red and white paint on canvas, so you will learn how to mix with these colours and create different textures to get the depth of colour you want for your landscape. It is a step-by-step class that you will be guided through as you go, so even the most reluctant beginner will enjoy the session. Everything is included, plus access to the tools you will need to create your own masterpiece. For double the fun, bring along a lovely friend to craft and catch up with, or book as a group for a fun day out. You are invited to BYO your own platter and beverages for the class, or let them know if you need catering for a group and they can work with one of the cafes on their end for additional costs. Knowledge required Absolute beginners welcome.

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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.