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Gold Coast Event Calendar

With magnificent beaches, a fantastic climate, a huge range of accommodation and a strong business infrastructure the Gold Coast is a helluva place to hold an event. That's why there's so much happening in this town. Whether you like car races, golfing tournaments, tennis, musicals, surfing or lawn bowls there's guaranteed to be something in the Gold Coast event calendar to suit you. To see what's happening on the Gold Coast this month, browse through the calendar below. You can skip ahead to view events that are held later in the year, and can see a monthly calendar view of events by clicking the Events Calendar View.

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2011 Events

April

1 April

Brace yourself for British rock‘n’roll legends Motörhead as they take on the Gold Coast! Motörhead’s The Wörld is Yours Tour celebrates the band’s 35th anniversary and the release of their new studio album.  Australian tour dates have been officially announced and Motörhead will be playing at the Gol...

9-30 April

Can you hear the ROAR? ... This Easter visit Dreamworld’s brand new White Lion Lair, and its first two inhabitants, two rare three year old White Lions, Jake and Mischka, visiting from Canberra’s National Zoo. ... One of Australia’s most interactive exhibits, The Lair enables guests to be able to walk alongside the 200kg big cats,...

16-17 April

The Mummy Tree Markets provide quality, unique products and services which are not mass produced or easily found in shops. We love finding the hard to find, sourcing unique and inspired products and services for pregnancy, babies, children and right through to Mums and Dads.  ... Our stallholders are mostly work at home mums who have crea...

16 April

The Tweed Coast Baby & Children's Expo is a fun and informative day out for the whole family.  Our exhibitors offer information, products and services relating to pregnancy, babies and children.  We have a variety of children's entertainment on the day including jumping castles, face painting and kid's activities.  Admission is $...

30 April

These teams last met in the 2010 national tournament. They both breezed through the early rounds to meet in the grand final. The nail-biting match had lead change after lead change and was decided in the last seconds of the game - Victoria just winning by 2 points. Be there when the two best teams in the Southern Hemisphere do battle again. ... G...

May

8 May

... Start time: 7:45am (rego open from 6am) ... Finish time: approx 11am ... Course: 4km / 8km walk or run ... For more than a decade, the Mother’s Day Classic fun run and walk has provided communities with a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day and raise funds for breast cancer research. The Gold Coast event involves an 8km and 4km wal...

19 May

The Gold Coast Careers Expo is an annual community based event which attracts local and interstate education & training providers, employers, employment agencies and support organisations. ... The event provides a unique opportunity for anyone considering further study, wanting to undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, or to find a rewardi...

19-31 May

  ... The 11th Annual Grant Torrens International Marine Lifestyle & Boat Show at Sovereign Islands is an event not to be missed!!! ... This year we will be showcasing over 65 million dollars worth of luxury Motor Yachts, Cars and Helicopters. ...   ...  Motor yachts on display during the show will incorporate brand names such as...

23 May - 9 June

Gold Coast is the home of the world’s most innovative and successful thoroughbred horse sales company, Magic Millions Sales. Magic Millions has built over the last 25 years an enviable reputation as the place to buy world quality thoroughbreds. ... It hosts one of the world’s greatest international yearling sales carnival on the Go...

26-29 May

The annual Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival has attracted more than 360,000 people since it first began in 2002. Blues music is food for the soul and this festival combines the best of blues with the cream of Gold Coast cuisine in a guaranteed recipe for success. ... This year celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Blues on Broadbeach Music Fest...

June

3-13 June

...   ... Cooly Rocks On is Australia's hottest new Rock n roll Nostalgia Festival that will run from the 3-13 June 2011 in the Coolangatta-Tweed Heads Region. Come along and see Rock n roll and Rockabilly bands, Hot Rods, Classic Cars and Cruisers or just enjoy the dancing in the streets! ...   ... This family oriented festival is expe...

11-12 June

Recognised as a premier event by artists and collectors worldwide, the Gold Coast International Teddy, Doll and Craft Fair will delight visitors with exquisite creations on display, and the rare opportunity to purchase directly from the artist.  The Fair attracts many of the very best Teddy and Doll artists from around the world.

17-19 June

The Gold Coast Health and Fitness Expo will have all the components to tempt you to a trimmer and fitter life!  ... Specialising in all aspects of healthy living from fitness, nutrition, mind and soul to natural healing and lifestyle, the Health and Fitness Expo has something in store for everyone taking an interest in healthy living.  .....

25 June

Bring the blanket and sit back and enjoy incredible world class entertainment under the stars. See Donald Cant, best known as one of Australia’s ‘Phantoms’ in Phantom of the Opera. ... Having sung before the Queen & the Pope, Donald will be performing just for you. Enjoy the incredible talent of Danielle Everett, best known fo...

30 June - 2 July

The 2011 ASICS Sport and Leisure Expo is the major off-track event for the Gold Coast Airport Marathon, located adjacent to the Marathon Registration Centre at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.  ... The Expo is free to all public, showcasing tourist, leisure and adventure activities, sporting apparel, nutrition, equipment, healt...

July

2-3 July

Embrace the next step towards the 2011 Gold Coast Airport Marathon being held in one of the most desirable holiday destinations in the world. Staged annually on the first weekend in July (2 – 3 July), the 33rd Gold Coast Airport Marathon is set to motivate and challenge more than 23,000 people of all ages and abilities. ...   ... The Gol...

9 July

Don’t miss out on the Aussie Gold International Cheer and Dance Championships in July, when hundreds of cheerleaders and dancers from all around the world will come to the Gold Coast for a weekend of fun-filled competition across competitive divisions.  ... Cheerleading combines gymnastics, dance and acrobatics into a fast-paced, spectac...

15-24 July

Have you ever been to a restaurant and known exactly what the bill was going to be before you even sat down? Well you will at Broadbeach Restaurant Week. ... Based on New York Restaurant Week Broadbeach will come alive from the 15th to the 24th of July 2011. You will be able to dine at any of the participating restaurants and experience your choice...

August

7 August

There is no better time than now for Aussies to travel to North America and the surge will continue into 2012 with a combination of factors delivering more affordability and accessibility: ... A strong Australian dollar against the US dollar ... Increased competition from airlines to deliver low prices ... Increased capacity on a number of airlines...

7 August

One of the longest and most widespread bridal expo series in the country, Your Local Wedding Guide Bridal Expo is returning to the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) on Sunday, 7 August 2011.  ... The Expo helps couples plan their weddings by bringing together the most affordable and reputable wedding industry suppliers in Aus...

19-21 August

Jazz up your life in Broadbeach with the Broadbeach Jazz Festival 19-21 August 2011. ... Enjoy a host of Australia’s finest Jazz artists performing on outdoor stages and at venues throughout the precinct. Experience why Broadbeach is known for amazing entertainment.  ... See Katie Noonan, Vince Jones and a plentitude of incredible perfor...

19 August

Mirror Mirror is a cheeky cabaret concoction of doppelgangers, deviates and deliciously devilish dames- a high-impact spectacular and the only one of its kind on the Gold Coast.Straight from the streets of 19th century Montmartre, this Parisian burlesque spectacular will seduce your senses and tantalize your tastebuds. Incorporating traditional cir...

September

2-10 September

BEFORE SCHOOLIES, THERE WAS PYJAMAS IN PARADISE: It’s billed as Australia’s answer to Grease - a home grown musical set by the poolside in Surfers Paradise in the 1950’s and 60’s. The World Premiere of Pyjamas in Paradise will burst onto the stage of the Gold Coast Arts Centre next weekend. Pyjamas in Paradise is written by...

10 September

You are invited to bring your family and friends and join the community for an evening of FREE family entertainment under the stars! Starting at 5pm with free rides for the kids, classic cars and rock 'n' roll dancing. Food will be available for purchase.

17 September

The Gold Coast Branch of Make-A-Wish Foundation is holding their Annual Gala Dinner on the 17th September. ... This Year we have themed our night, "The SS MAke-A-Wish" - Cruise Ship. From the moment you enter the Paradise Room at the Arts Centre, you will believe you have just stepped on board an International Cruise Line. We have a drink on arriva...

24 September

The quality work of David Icke has been progressing in both diversity and popularity at stealth speed. If you are a long time follower of David Icke you would know that he has produced thousands of hours of research in the form of videos, interviews, books, documentaries, right through to the finest details of his on stage live presentations. Pre...

30 September

Temporarily escape pr retire: ... Daily temperatures from 23 degrees on ... Clean and warm tropical ocean with 22 degrees througout the year ... Very low cost of living ( accomodation and meals) and local contacts with representative ... friendly and accepting local communities ... Thousand of islands for live and adventure

October

30 October

Cold Chisel fans will be excited to hear the iconic rock band is back for their biggest tour in nearly 30 years! ... All the action of the Cold Chisel “Light the Nitro Tour” can ...

November

1 November

Celebrate Melbourne Cup at the Boomerang Farm Golf Course & be prepared for a unique experience—come for golf, lunch or both. Hit off for a 9 hole 4 Ball Ambrose medley then enjoy the festivities. Prizes for Best Dressed team, best Hat & lucky door. Participate in the colorful local ‘Farm human horse races. Lunch to be served by...

2 November

Janet Jackson will be bringing her Number Ones: Up Close and Personal Tour to the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on 2 November 2011.  Originally slated as a world tour of 35 cities to match the 35 number one singles from her double disc album, NUMBER ONES, the high demand for extra shows has resulted in an expanded world tour with...

5 November

GC Compound Indoor Ramp Park & Aloud OUT Promotions ... Present ...  COMPOUND SOUNDS ... 3 Live Bands - 3 Hour Rider Session, 2100m2 of Awesome Indoor Ramp Park!! ...  Saturday 5 November 2011 ... 3.00pm to 6.00pm ... $15.00 ...  GC Compound Indoor Ramp Park ... 43 - 55 Days Rd, Upper Coomera, Gold Coast ...   ... BMX - Skat...

5 November

... Presented by Jean Hailes for Women's Health and Women's Health Queensland Wide, 'You Life, Your Health: What Women Should Know' is an exciting health information event and expo for women of all ages happening on Saturday 5th November at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre. ... ...   ... ... Women can learn about prepari...

12 November

Be part of history on the 12th November 2011 with the live announcement of the 2018 Commonwealth Games host city. ... Enjoy free breakfast, sports activities, live entertainment, a fun run and free Justice Crew concert at the Broadwater Parklands in Southport (opposite Australia Fair Shopping Centre). ... The Live announcement will take place at 8a...

19-26 November

High school leavers will celebrate their graduation with a week long party on the Gold Coast! With a stack of activities, parties and fun, 2011 Schoolies celebrations are set to explode! ... If you've left it late to find a place to stay, search for last minute Gold Coast Schoolies accommodation here.

December

3 December

After 277 episodes and more than 150 special guests, Adam, Alan and Myf decided to call it a day and draw the curtain on seven years of Spicks and Specks on ABC-TV. ... Adam, Alan and Myf are back on stage with a brand new show to celebrate. You don’t want to miss this goodbye. ... In homage to Whispering Jack himself, they are heading out on...

3 December

A fun night of entertainment for all the family in Runaway Bay. Santa will be there, as well as a sausage sizzle, cold drinks, ice creams, coffee, glow sticks and candles. ... Stay to the end to see a giant fireworks spectacular! ... 6pm to 8.30pm ... Come down to the Junior Rugby League Field (adjacent to the Runaway Bay Library)

3 December

Come down to Ashmore State School on saturday 3 December for a night of family fun and entertainment - with festivities starting from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

4 December

Celebrate the festive season at the Coomera Community Christmas Carols event. Enjoy live entertainment, food and drink stalls, sharing of the Christmas Story and don't miss the combined schools' choir as they sing our favourite Christmas carols. There's also a puppet show for the kids to enjoy. ... Starting from 6pm until around 7.30pm and Coomera...

4 December

Have an afternoon of family fun in Varsity Lakes! Enjoy a family fair with free children's rides and activities, food and drinks available to purchase and live entertainment with Celebrity MC Stu Campbell. ... Stay to the end and catch the fireworks extravaganza. ... 4pm - Pre Show Entertainment & Fair ... 6pm - 8pm - Christmas Carols

4 December

Enjoy an Aussie sausage sizzle, cold drinks and glow sticks all while watching local schools sing your favourite Christmas Carols. ... 6pm - 8pm

4 December

Watch and listen to Christmas Carols performed by experienced musicians, dancers, Warner Brother Santa Bugs and a range of other costumed characters. ... Food and drinks will be available to purchase, with glow sticks and fireworks display! ... 5.30 - pre show entertainment ... 6pm - 9pm Christmas carols

9-24 December

Celebrate an Australian Christmas by the beach at Surfers Paradise! The beachfront precinct's Christmas festival serving up seasonal fun and great times. ... The family celebration brings Santa's mailbox, a stunning light show, six white boomers and the big man himself to Surfers Paradise, along with Carols by Candlelight, Christmas pantomime and...

17 December

Last season was full of challenges both on and off the court, but that's only made the Meriton Gold Coast Blaze come back stronger and hungrier. Hear the sound of 5,000 screaming fans, witness gravity-defying dunks and walk away with satisfaction that you've received the best value-for-money night of entertainment the coast has to offer. All Gold...

18 December

December 2011 will be the first time Ethno comes to Australia, making its public debut at the Coolangatta Christmas Carols concert.  Drawing participants from around the globe, Ethno is an open space for intercultural learning, friendship, and exchange. Folk musicians meet to teach each other, by ear, traditional folk songs from their cult...

24 December

Scrooge: A Christmas Spectacular. All your favourite carols and a story for the ages. ... METRO Church presents a Christmas carols event for the whole family. Come and celebrate Christmas Eve at the Gold Coast’s premier carols event

31 December

Expect breathtaking displays of fireworks all over the Gold Coast this New Years Eve with celebrations taking place from 8pm. The full list of fireworks extravaganzas on the Coast are below: ... Broadbeach - 8pm & MidnightKurruwa Park, Broadbeach ... Coolangatta - 9pm & MidnightCoolangatta beach ... Coomera - 9pm & MidnightViney Park, D...

2012 Events

January

3 January - 22 April

Frontier Events and Events Queensland, in association with EMS Exhibits, under a license from CBS Consumer Products, are pleased to announce the internationally acclaimed & award winning exhibition CSI: The Experience will open exclusively at Piazza Surfers Paradise on Friday 2nd December 2011. ... The interactive exhibition is based on the mul...

6-7 January

These summer holidays, Mickey Mouse and his band of friends, Minnie, Donald and Goofy, will perform in the musical extravaganza Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival. ... See all your Disney favourites including Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, and Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story, this fun-filled concert experience is sure to entertain the whole fa...

13-15 January

Each year in Australia’s premier vacation spot when the heat is cranked, the worlds best artists among crowds of excited fans, flock to the Gold Coast to enjoy this world class event.  The Gold Coast is no doubt the centre for tattooing in Australia, so it was only natural to host Australia’s unrivaled tattoo event in this...

20 January

Looking for a healthier more inspired lifestyle? Wishing you could find the pathway to inner peace? Or simply just having a thirst for knowledge in the respective fields of Health, Spirituality, Natural Therapies and Wellbeing. ... Come and be inspired by leaders and specialists in the respective fields of Health Wellbeing Spirituality and Holistic...

20 January

With over 100 Exhibitors this event will have all the ingredients to tantalize your taste buds. From Gourmet food to exquisite wines there will be something for everyone to indulge. ... Sit back and enjoy learning from one of our celebrity chefs or cruise the event and discover the latest sensational ideas that will make your next dinner party one...

February

5 February

For a limited time, leading travel specialists will come together under one roof to unveil their latest range of products and destination information sure to inspire you. ... Experienced travel consultants will be available to help you plan your holiday and maximize your savings. Free informative and entertaining presentations will run throughout t...

8-12 February

Oracle Gold Coast Fashion Week re launches as an Awards Festival in 2012. A range of award categories will acknowledge a stellar array of Australian designers. Established, Up and Coming & Up and Coming Swimwear will have the opportunity to showcase their latest collections.The Oracle is the ultimate beachfront location in the heart of Broadbea...

10 February

Enjoy an afternoon of high tea treats for a good cause in the privacy of our Event Room. ... The modern style setting does not compromise on the finer things, like linen table cloths and covered chairs with sashes for that extra touch. The delicacies you’ll savour as you share your plate while the tea adds old world charm. Experience the tran...

11-26 February

The Gold Coast’s premiere and inaugural Surf Culture Festival will celebrate artistic expression and creativity inspired by surf and beach culture via an eclectic mix of pop up art installations, photography exhibitions, film screenings music, food, theatre and fashion events all targeted to represent the surf lifestyle. Bleach* will desc...

17-19 February

See over 30,000 motorcycling and cycling enthusiasts come together at the Gold Coast’s largest consumer exhibition which will occupy over 12,000sqm of space at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.   ... With many interactive displays and numerous live zones the show will suit the novice cyclist to the most professio...

19 February

Tropfest is Australia’s most prestigious short film festival and one of its most iconic cultural events. It is also the largest short film festival in the world.  ... Surfers Paradise is the only place on the Gold Coast where you can live the excitement of Tropfest, the world’s largest short film festival. Each February, the g...

23 February

The revamped ASP World Surfing Awards are back on the Gold Coast on the 23rd February so buy your tickets and see the crowning of the world champions. Held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, the 2012 ASP World Surfing Awards is surfing’s biggest night out, where we celebrate the stars of surfing and see the crowing of...

25 February - 7 March

With some of the greatest waves in the world at the doorstep (albeit a sandy doorstep) the Gold Coast is the natural home to the Quiksilver Pro, the first event on the ASP (Association of Surfing Professionals) World Tour - the most prestigious surfing competition on earth. ... Come to Snapper Rocks this February and catch surfing's greatest athlet...

25 February - 3 March

Get ready to think strategically and pull out your best trump cards as the 51st Gold Coast Bridge Congress arrives on the Gold Coast. Located at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC), the Gold Coast Bridge Congress brings together mixed teams for a week of vigorous competition. ...  

26 February

The Gold Coast Blaze are bringing all the hottest sporting action to the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre this Sunday and there are only 3 scheduled games remaining for the season. ... This Sunday they will be playing the Wollongong Hawks in the ‘Furnace’, the world-class facility that gives Blaze fans access to arguably the...

March

3-30 March

The NRG Eclectic Exhibition is an interactive month long art event designed to involve amateur and established artists with varying levels of ability and experience. All ages are catered for and we encourage visitors to get creative. ...   ... An exhibition needs to excite and entice and what better way to do that than with interactive art. Th...

4 March

Your Local Wedding Guide Bridal Expo has been running for over 25 years and is one of the longest and most widespread bridal expo series in the country. ... Helping couples plan their weddings by bringing together the most affordable and reputable wedding industry suppliers in Australia, there is something for everyone who will say ‘I do&rsqu...

4 March

Last season was full of challenges both on and off the court, but that's only made the Meriton Gold Coast Blaze come back stronger and hungrier. Their focus for this season is a championship, but not only that, they want to create a player-to-member relationship that rivals any sporting club in the world. ... Hear the sound of 5,000 screaming fans,...

10 March

Dreamworld, home of Wiggles World, is excited to announce The Wiggles and their friends will be visiting Australia’s biggest theme park to perform live on Saturday 10 March, 2012. ... Buy Tickets Here! ... Gates will open to the theme park extra early from 9am to ensure that Wiggly fans can get through the gates and into the park to experienc...

12-14 March

With the rising frequency and magnitude of natural disasters in recent times, the 2012 APCO (Association of Public Safety Communication Officials) Conference and Exhibition will focus on topics such as building resilient communities, multi-agency cooperation, preparedness and sustainability of our people, systems and resources. ... The event encour...

15 March

The Australian Institute of Company Directors invites you to the first Gold Coast Business Leaders Lunch of 2012. Join us as we hear from Peter Birtles, Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director, Super Retail Group. ... The Super Retail Group sells products like any other retailer, but its goods are connected to experiences – campin...

24-25 March

This brand new event for the Gold Coast will focus on all things for the home and outdoor living, plus health, fitness and wellbeing.  ... Visitors can expect quality homewares and furniture, giftware, alternative energy, kitchenware, blinds and furnishings, renovation ideas and concepts, home improvements, outdoor living, fitness, f...

25 March

CHEAP FAKES launch the Live at Bond autumn season of free live music at Bond Uni's ADCO Amphitheatre! ... ADCO Amphitheatre @ Bond Uni.  3:00pm-5:00pm.  ... Cheap Fakes are a six piece soul ensemble whose eclectic, genre-bending fusion of funk, pop, reggae and dance music has been captivating audiences since 2009.  ... Their off-bea...

25 March

Last season was full of challenges both on and off the court, but that's only made the Meriton Gold Coast Blaze come back stronger and hungrier. Their focus for this season is a championship, but not only that, they want to create a player-to-member relationship that rivals any sporting club in the world. ... Hear the sound of 5,000 screaming fans,...

April

1 April

On April 1 the QFRS is urging you to change the batteries in your smoke alarms as part of their Don’t Be a Fool Campaign. The campaign is being run in conjunction with brand partner, Duracell. Every year more than 50 families in Australia loose a loved one as a direct result of a house fire. Remember Don’t Be a Fool, mark April 1st in y...

3-5 April

The Queensland Theatre of Puppetry are excited to announce their new show for the Easter School Holidays 2012: ... Three Frogs and an Egg ... A wonderfully colourful and interactive performance aimed for children under 10 but highly enjoyable for all ages! ... When: Tues 3rd, Wed 4th, Thurs 5th & Tues 10th, Wed 11th, Thurs 12th and Fri 13th of...

4 April

You've filled The Furnace all season and now we need you to bring the noise as we push towards the 2011/12 NBL Championship. ... Your Meriton Gold Coast Blaze are hosting Game 2 (of 3) of the 2012 iiNet NBL Finals Series against the Perth Wildcats on Wednesday, April 4. ... And we’re calling you to bring every man and his dog for the most imp...

7 April

After fighting his way around the globe for the past decade, it is now time for 9-time World Champion martial artist Nathan ‘Carnage’ Corbett to return home to the Gold Coast and fight for his fans. Taking on the Heavyweight Kickboxing Champion of the World, Frenchman Stephane Susperregui, Total Carnage is ready to unleash a new age of...

7-8 April

This Easter long weekend, head to the Surfers Paradise foreshore for a range of Easter themed family entertainment. ... The free, beachfront event plays host to family-friendly entertainment & games including face painting, arts & craft, beachfront market stalls as well as plenty of yummy giveaways from the Easter Bunny himself! A highlig...

10-13 April

The Queensland Theatre of Puppetry are excited to announce their new show for the Easter School Holidays 2012: ... Three Frogs and an Egg ... A wonderfully colourful and interactive performance aimed for children under 10 but highly enjoyable for all ages! ... When: Tues 3rd, Wed 4th, Thurs 5th & Tues 10th, Wed 11th, Thurs 12th and Fri 13th of...

14 April

Grandmother Drum Prayerformance - DRUM FOR CHANGEOne Drum...... One Heartbeat...... One Family...... One EarthThe largest drum of its kind in the world, the GrandMother Drum took over a year to construct, and has over 1500 strips of wood, two hundred crystals inlaid in its kettle base and is covered by one giant buffalo hide. All this combined prod...

16 April

ONE ANSWER TO CANCER ... The controversial documentary One Answer to Cancer has already created a lot of attention, as it is exposing multinational corporations and offering a safe and effective alternative to treating cancer, which has been suppressed for many years. A story about two cancer salves.  One makes cancers worse, and can even...

19-21 April

... Over 50 suppliers will be showcasing their latest innovations, products and services for the sign, printing, graphic, display and engraving industries.Thursday 19th April 1-6pm Friday 20th April 10am-5pm Saturday 21st April 10am-4pm ...

19-29 April

The Gold Coast Film Festival is an annual 11-day celebration of screen culture. ... Features include cinema screenings of independent films shot in Queensland, international and Australian pre-release films, Asia Pacific Screen Award winners and Cool Japan - a screen culture program designed to celebrate Japan's creative industries. ... The festiva...

20-22 April

Friday April 20th: 6-10pm (Preview night. Plus pre-purchase of photo/signature tokens)Saturday April 21st: 10am-6pmSunday April 22nd: 10am-6pm ... Supanova Pop Culture Expo is where the adoring public comes face to face with Supa-Star celebrities and the creative talent that inspire their imaginary worlds under one big roof.Gathered from and surrou...

21 April

The Family Fun Day will offer rides for all ages including dodgem cars, a ferris wheel, an animal petting zoo and more. Funto be had by all.  ... Saturday 21st April 2012, 10.00am - 2.00pm. ... RACV Royal Pines Resort, Benowa, Gold Coast. ... Children: $20 on entry for unlimited rides. ... Adults: free to accompany children. ... In addition to...

21 April

RACV Royal Pines Resort ... Friday 20th April ... 12 noon - Shotgun Start ... Texas Ambrose ... Team of four - $880. Includes 18 holes golf,electric cart hire, light lunch and evening canapes. ... Funds raised will go to Guide Dogs, Cancer Council, Surf Live Saving and Youncare. ... For more information visit www.brucelyntoncharityball.comor call (...

21 April

Saturday 21st April 2012RACV Royal Pines Resort, Grand Ballroom6.30pm - 1.00am $230 per person (Table of 10 - $2300) ... Ticket includes 3 course meal, 5 hour beverage package including basic spirits, beer and soft drinks and all night entertainment. ... Headline act: Mark Seymour, from legendary band Hunters & Collectors. ... The 2012 Bruce Ly...

21 April

Movies in the Park - Saturday 21st April ... You are invited to bring your family and friends to join the community for an evening of FREE family entertainment under the stars. ... From 5pm there are free kids amusement rides, a Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary display, and free Zumba Classes for adults and kids. ... At 7pm, the movie "RIO" will be sho...

23 April

A remarkable film by Ben and Dan Stewart exposes major information, which may seem unbelievable to most people.There is an Esoteric Agenda behind every facet of life that was once believed to be disconnected.There is an Elite faction guiding most every Political, Economic, Social, Corporate, some Non-Governmental or even Anti-Establishment Organiza...

27 April

Join us on the Village Green at Sanctuary Cove for a FREE screening of the movie 'RIO' Friday 27 April. ... Round up your family and friends, grab a rug, pack a picnic and enjoy a night out under the stars! ... RIO                      &nbs...

29 April

This is a ride unlike any other in Brisbane. In teams of 4 you will cycle between 60km-130km, depending on your drive on the day.  As a team, your goal is to reach as many Pillars (checkpoints), showcasing Brisbane & surrounds in just 5 hours. You can choose your own adventure, making it a ride for all abilities. Navigation, as well as...

30 April

Fire Water: Australia?s Industrial Fluoridation Disgrace gives a voice to those seldom heard – Australians who know the truth about mandatory water fluoridation and refuse to remain silent.Featuring researchers, politicians, activists, sufferers and health practitioners, Fire Water follows the impacts and issues surrounding the practice of ad...

May

2 May

The Dental Solution Australia presents, 'The Economics of Life in Dentistry'. Sponsored by: Dental Partners. ... In a world first, renowned dental professional Dr. Omer K. Reed will be visiting Australia to deliver his acclaimed seminar 'The Economics of Life in Dentistry', exclusively through The Dental Solution Australia. ... Participation in the...

2-13 May

Kaleidoscope 2012 Art Exhibition by the Ridgeway Artists Group a multi cultural gold coast based painting group is open to the public from 2  to 13 May 2012 at Robina Community Centre Art Gallery, Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina 4230. ... As this is a diverse group you will see a wide variety of styles and subject matter. ... Gallery Hours a...

5 May

Glory MMA returns to the GCCEC in 2012 with what will be one of Australia’s best mixed martial arts events of the year. Glory 2 – The Struggle Within will feature a main card stacked with Australia’s best pro fighters and an undercard full of up and coming pro and amateur fighters who are desperate to move up the ranks. Glory...

6 May

In 2011, the Mission Queensland Firebirds turned up the heat as they stormed home to create netball history winning the ANZ Championship while remaining undefeated. ... But in 2012 the Firebirds will be 'Burning Bright' during seven home matches on their mission to become the first team to win back-to-back premierships.

6 May

... This May the US Navy 7th Fleet Band will be visiting our shores with a special Gold Coast performance in Cavill Mall.  ... The professional Jazz ensemble has wowed thousands all over the world, include the likes of the talented James Morrison. ... In one word the 7th Fleet Band is excitement! The band has a reputation for it's exhilaratin...

6 May

Hardware, Onelove, inthemix.com.au, Nova and Channel [V] proudly present: ... Creamfields Australia is back for its biggest show in 2012! ... David Guetta #1 DJ in the World (Top 100 DJ Magazine 2011) ... Some of the biggest acts in their genre and a mix of new acts ... New Venue and location in Queensland: Parklands Gold Coast ... Totem Onelove i...

7 May

Sharks Die. People get Rich.This movie details the unintentional adventures of a biologist when his nature documentary comes up against big money and corrupt bureaucrats.For filmmaker Rob Stewart, exploring sharks began as an underwater adventure. What it turned into was a beautiful and dangerous life journey into the balance of life on earth. Driv...

10 May

Sit back and enjoy a lovely homemade morning tea while being entertained by the Arundel State Primary School Choir. ... Along with a Devonshire Tea, provided by our Service Users and Volunteers, the Arundel State School Choir will be entertaining us on the day.  Grace Cosmetics will also be producing a display of Cosmetics, Cleansers, Perfumes...

11-12 May

The much anticipated Joe McNally, Through the Lens Tour, with stops in Australia and New Zealand is official and taking place in May. Sydney is the first stop in a month long jam-packed program, which will take Joe to the Gold Coast, Auckland NZ and finally Melbourne. ... As part of the Joe McNally, Through the Lens Tour, Joe will present seminars,...

14 May

GANDHI is a remarkable experience, a sweeping and breathtaking epic.It is the sort of rare epic film that spans the decades, that uses the proverbial cast of thousands, and yet follows a human thread from beginning to end: GANDHI is no more overwhelmed by the scope of its production than was Gandhi overwhelmed by all the glory of the British Empire...

21 May

Our Generation is a documentary feature looking at the complex issue of indigenous rights in Australia. It offers an insight into years of neglect, ignorance and stereotyping, but it also offers the hope that things could change. An informative and affecting film without getting bogged down in emotion, it serves as a conduit through which the argum...

23 May

Gold Coast Economic Forecast Breakfast 2012: The economy and financial markets in the year ahead ... The Australian Institute of Company Directors invites you to our annual Economic Forecast Breakfast with leading Commonwealth Bank Economist John Peters. This year’s economic outlook presentation will focus on what the economic indicators...

24-27 May

The 24th annual Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show is underway with exhibitor entries now being accepted. The 2012 Boat Show is set to be one of the largest ever, with last year's event attracting over 36,500 visitors, from exhibitors, buyers and marine executives from all over the world. ... The annual four-day event is staged at Sanctuary Cov...

24-27 May

The 11th annual Blues on Broadbeach Festival kicks off this May from the 24th to 27th. With over 50 amazing blues artists, four stages and a number of venues in Broadbeach, the Blues on Broadbeach Festival is sure to give you the blues! ... Forget the barriers of age, gender and culture, Blues on Broadbeach is an iconic Australian festival offering...

25 May

Macarthur’s Ballroom Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove ... Friday 25 May – 12noon for 12.30 seating ... The Women on Water program now in its second year at Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, 24– 27 May, is delighted to bring you lunch with Ita Buttrose. ... Twice-voted Australia’s most admired woman, Ita is an accomplished...

26 May

Carl returns with his new show. Get ready for something a little different with Carl's new monologue/stand-up/music show. More Troy stories, worms, ants, acid, and being Carl Barron are explored. Follow Carl as he looks for things that may not actually be there. ... Carl is Australia's highest selling stand-up comedian on DVD. He has sold more DVDs...

26-27 May

Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 May – Boat departs Sanctuary Cove Marina off F Marina 12noon sharp. ... Ladies, leave your blokes at the boat show and enjoy a scenic sojourn with fun, frivolity and plenty of pampering. Gather your gal pals and embark on the “The Lady”, the ravishingly retro little function boat, fabulously fitted out...

27 May

Gold Coast local Mark Boulle is a songwriter, singer, guitarist and recording engineer who combines the best of roots and folk music for a smooth, reflective and enjoyable listening experience.  His songs speak of love, travel, the search for contentment and appreciation for the simple beauty of life. ... Mark will perform with his new band, M...

27 May

2012 Redlands Koala Fun Run ... When: Sunday 27 May 2012 ... Where: Starts at Norm Price Park – Redland Showgrounds, Cleveland. ... Time: 7am – 11am ...   ... With three circuit lengths (3.5km, 5km and 10km), the Fun Run will travel near several scenic bay side koala habitats in Cleveland. ... Get involved in a healthy, fun, fami...

28 May

Travelling Birds is no David Attenborough insight into the behaviour of fauna, it's a visual feast of feathers and locations, from the Arctic to the deserts of Africa, from Mont St. Michel to Monument Valley. This bird's eye view is a mesmerising and totally fascinating experience.Marvellous photography enhances this stirring nature film about the...

June

4 June

KYMATICA is the most profound and insightful piece of art to explore the root cause of all corruption, deceit, evil, and war in our world since the dawn of man. This film exposes the most esoteric and suppressed information about our history, anatomy, and spirituality.  Ben Stewart uncovers the egoistic agenda of political and religious instit...

7 June

You are invited to officially join Team Lowndes in a Suncorp Insurance Safer Qld Roads Initiative. To show your support for safer Qld roads get down to the Queen St Mall, Main Stage, on Thursday 7th May between 11am and 2pm to have your photo taken with Lowndsey and sho...w your commitment to safer Queensland roads. Compete in fun challenges, grab...

7 June

Another level of entertainment will hit WORSHIP ladies night at EAST!Direct from Las Vegas, the JABBAWOCKEEZ, America's #1 dance crew launch RISE! Be amazed as the JABBAWOCKEEZ perform their high energy interactive club show at the exclusive RISE! Dance showcase Media Launch Party! Meet the men behind the masks & size up the comp...

9 June - 7 July
Occurs every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Hola amigos! A Spanish art fiesta is coming to the Gold Coast in the form of The Art of Spain Group Show opening Saturday 9 June 2012 from 6-8pm at 19 KAREN Contemporary Artspace. ... Carrying on from the tradition of the very successful Homage to Frida, The Art of Spain sees 24 of 19 KAREN’s most respected emerging artists making one off pie...

10 June

Enjoy a day of live entertainment overlooking the Sanctuary Cove Marina, celebrating great food & wine with an array of gourmet food, wine & craft beer tastings, restaurant tasting plates, celebrity chef cooking demonstrations with Ben O'Donoghue and Junior Masterchef finalists Isabella & Sofia, and a seafood cook-off between local chef...

11 June

IF A TREE FALLS tells the story of the rise of the Earth Liberation Front in the Pacific Northwest, in the late nineties and early aughts. In particular, it focuses on Daniel McGowan, a young New Yorker who gets introduced to radical politics, travels to Oregon, and becomes a leading figure in the now-infamous ELF--and is eventually tried and convi...

13-20 June
Occurs every week on Wednesday

One of Australia's most controversial speakers, Patrick Mac, will take you on a journey that will change your view forever. In three 4 hours sessions, Patrick is presenting his theory of How, Why, Where and When all things connect - which he calls "The Link" - the harmonic codes that are expressed through signs, symbols, sounds, colours, numbe...

14-17 June

... The Jupiter’s Gold Coast National Finals Rodeo (NFR) is the largest indoor Rodeo and entertainment event in Australia. For the governing rodeo body, the ‘Australian Professional Rodeo Association’ (APRA), it is the pinnacle of rodeo events in Australia.Each year more than 350,000 spectators watch tens of thousands of hopefuls...

16 June

Ever wanted to learn Numerology - here is your chance!What is Gematria?Gematria is a science and art to reveal the deeper meaning in life, a spiritual psychology of the soul, showing your connections to the Universe and other people on multi levels.Numerology is not designed to foretell our future, but is a tool to create awareness of our strengths...

18 June

A great movie, WHAT THE BLEEP DO WE KNOW is reality-shattering, uncategorizable, powerful and mind bending.It is a documentary interviewing 14 of the most thought-provoking scientists, academics and mystics of our time.  It is a narrative feature-film, an animated exploration of the science of our inner beings with giggling, evil, sexy, jiggli...

20 June - 15 July

Centro Surfers Paradise presents Surfers Paradise Festival, an annual community celebration of music, food, fashion, film and art and is a key driver for the Gold Coast's long- term cultural development. ... Major events planned for the Surfers Paradise Festival 2012 include Hard Rock Rocks the Beach Presents Launch It, A La Carte in the...

25 June

THE RAINBOW SERPENT PROJECT is the work of four years and two journeys around the world, documenting Tor Websters journey to each of the Earth Chakras. His pilgrimage takes him from the Base Chakra at Mount Shasta California to the Crown Chakra at Mount Kailash in Tibet, through South America, Australia, Europe and Egypt.Tor discusses spirituality...

25 June - 6 July

The Qld Theatre of Puppetry are hosting accomplished Sydney puppeteer Dennis Murphy for the two weeks of the Qld School Holidays. ... Fresh from touring Europe, Dennis will be performing "The Frog Prince" From 25 June – 29 June and "The Pram Show" 2 July – 6 July. ... WHERE:  Gerda Pinter Pavillion, Macintosh Island Park.  Crn...

25 June - 15 July

A month long celebration of Gold Coast art, culture, music & food. ... The festival draws the Gold Coast community together to experience a unique mix of entertainment and a kaleidoscope of activity. ... Against the backdrop of the citys iconic beachfront, Surfers Paradise Festival showcases the citys most engaging performers and artists. ... W...

28-30 June

The ASICS Sport and Leisure Expo is a must see event at this year’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon. Situated at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre and located right next to the Gold Coast Airport Marathon's Registration Centre – the expo will boast the latest and greatest products and services from the sporting, leisure and he...

29 June - 1 July

Cheer and dance like you never have before at the hottest event to hit the shores of Australia – The AUSSIE GOLD INTERNATIONAL CHEER & DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS! ... Cheerleaders and Dancers from around the world will be making their way to the sunny Gold Coast on June 29, 2012 for a weekend full of fun. ... Every athlete receives a participati...

30 June - 1 July

The 34th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon will be staged on Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July 2012 in one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world in Queensland, Australia. ... Regarded as one of Australia’s premier sporting events, the Gold Coast Airport Marathon is set to attract more than 25,000 participants of all ages and...

July

13-22 July

Presenting a selection of dining experiences to choose from at affordable prices, the Broadbeach Restaurant Week will let you indulge in fine dining and food without breaking the budget! ... Try from an infusion of flavours from all over the world and give your taste buds a truly appetising culinary experience - the Chef inspired menus offer a choi...

16 July

Growing Change is a documentary that looks at one of the most exciting experiments in the world to grow a fair and sustainable food system.In Venezuela, from fishing villages to cacao plantations to urban gardens, a growing social movement is showing what's possible when communities, not corporations, start to take control of food. The documen...

21 July

MEGA Church is a citywide event at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre on Saturday July 21st.  ... An incredible evening is in store with JC Epidemic (Motocross) jumping motorcycles to almost touch the ceiling, Stan Walker (Australian Idol) performing and sharing his amazing life story, plus Michael Franzese, who was the highest...

21 July

Experience Blondie hits such as Atomic, Heart of Glass, Tide is High, Denis, Rapture and Divinyls hits such as Boys in Town, Only lonely, the 1990 mega single I touch Myself and lots more. ... The Spirit of Blondie and the Divinyls lives. This is a journey and a celebration of their music. ...  Where: The Village Theatre ... When: 1:00pm &ndas...

25 July

In Conjunction with the Hope Island Rotary Club, guest speakers Bruce and Denise Morcombe will share their heartfelt story of the loss of their child Daniel and their incredible journey to where they are today. ... Bruce and Denise Morcombe’s efforts through the Daniel Morcombe Foundation are commendable as is their ongoing work in schools ac...

August

6 August

Water is the very essence of life, sustaining every being on the planet. 'Flow' confronts the disturbing reality that our crucial resource is dwindling and greed just may be the cause.    Irena Salinas' documentary is about the global crisis we face as Earth's fresh water supply constantly diminishes. The film presents top experts an...

17-19 August

Join the thousands of Jazz enthusiasts that flock into Broadbeach each year for the annual Broadbeach Jazz Festival! Combine good food from award winning restaurants with scenery from the Gold Coast's beautiful beaches, all infused with the sweet sounds from Australia's finest jazz musicians throughout Broadbeach. ... This free event offers a uniqu...

27 August

The Earth plus 5%The sole purpose of this story is to explain the simple maths of reality and the current Banking System – that is – 100 plus NOTHING does NOT equal 105 – and that charging interest on something that is created out of nothing, makes it impossible to repay, giving great power to those who do create money out of noth...

31 August - 2 September

The largest Community event held on the Gold Coast – the Annual Gold Coast Show celebrating its 106th Show in 2012. From the moment you enter the Gold Coast Show there will be no shortage of Entertainment – and best of all most of it is part of your Show ticket admission. ... The Gold Coast Show is held at Parklands Showgrounds, corner...

September

8 September

SPONSORED BY PROPERTY LOCATOR USA Come in your best Tropical Outfit or Smart Casual. Tickets $95 Ticket Bookings: www.stickytickets.com.au/8175 Drink on Arrival 2 Course Meal Entertainment Raffles & Auctions For further information Call Dale Mansfield Ph: 0407725463 or Email [email protected]

14-23 September

Experience a wondrous display of 50 sculptures built by artists from Australia and abroad in the annual Swell Sculpture Festival at Currumbin Beach. The free exhibition is open all hours with a selection of sculptures revealing a new verve as they are lit up under the southern sky. ... Over 10 days, visitors can experience the sculptures, enjoy twi...

16 September

Designated by Minister Palaszczuk as an "iconic Queensland event", the annual Gold Coast Multicultural Festival is a free family-friendly event. ... The 2011 festival featured; - Over 60 stalls including ethnic foods, arts, crafts and information - 75 performers from 25 different nations on 4 stages - AFL children's activity area&nbs...

21-24 September

In The Bin Short Film Festival is a family friendly festival which brings to life the magic of short film. Films screened are selected carefully and only the best of the best are screened at their festival to ensure audience satisfaction. Set in the beautiful surrounds of Currumbin this is an event not to be missed!

22-23 September

The fourth Gold Coast Acoustic Music festival will bring you some of the best folk and roots music from around Australia. The festival showcases local and interstate bluegrass, Celtic and Cajun music artists plus a range of original material. There will also be workshops on singing, songwriting, guitar, banjo and fiddle. This year will feature...

22 September - 20 October

OPENING NIGHT SATURDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2012 FROM 6-8PM - ALL WELCOME - DRINKS AND NIBBLES PROVIDED - FREE ENTRY ... Abigael Whittaker is a young and emerging Brisbane based artists whose works are rich in colour, decadence and heart. Hilton Owen’s unique and individual style sets him apart from any of his peers and into a class of his own. With...

22 September

Bring the family down to the Village Green, Sanctuary Cove to watch the "sail past" and experience the time honored tradition of the "Blessing of the Fleet" ceremony believed to protect sailors from rough seas and provide bountiful catches.  ... 11.00 am - Watch a fleet of boats sail past the master vessel for the official salute ... 12.15 pm...

24 September

The Revelation Of The Pyramids takes an in depth look into one of the seven wonders of the world, the Great Pyramids of Egypt. Mystery has surrounded these epic structures for centuries with theories varying from the scientific to the bizarre.However with over thirty-seven years of in depth research taking in sites from China, Peru, Mexico and Egyp...

29 September

WHEN: Saturday 29th September ... WHERE: Roma Street Parkland, Celebration Precinct, Brisbane, QLD, 4000 ... TIMES: 10am – 2pm ... PRICE: FREE ... HASHTAG: #BITP2012 ...   ... Overview of Event ... Dogs of all shapes and sizes are invited to bring their owners along to the wonderful PURINA® BARK IN THE PARK® - the doggy social e...

30 September

Regarded as Queensland's premier Celtic group, Súnas is a fiery four-piece band featuring multi-instrumentalists and exquisite vocal harmonies.  Known for their engaging and intense stage presence, Súnas have been delighting audiences around Australia and the world with their fresh, exciting interpretations of traditional Celtic...

October

1-7 October

These school holidays keep the kids busy with FREE activities at The Marine Village, Sanctuary Cove. ... Train rides around The Marine Village ... Interactive Jumping Castle ... Adventure Playground ... A great way for the kids to enjoy the great outdoors these school holidays! ... All activities will run from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm daily on The Villa...

6 October

The Mummy Tree Markets are a must for the hip and stylish family looking for something a little different. ... These ‘family boutique’ markets provide beautiful high quality, unique products and services which are not mass produced or easily found in shops. ...  Come and join us from 3:00pm – 7:00pm in the Marine Village Car...

6-7 October

... Surfers Paradise comes alive for The Kids Weekend, a top-to-bottom takeover of the coastal precinct featuring fun and games, free family activities and performances by smash hit kids entertainer Dorothy the Dinosaur. ... Dorothy the Dinosaur will be performing live with her friends Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog, Fairy Clare and Henry the...

8 October

This uplifting independent documentary film chronicles six Americans, who have diabetes (2 have diabetes type 1 and 4 have diabetes type 2) and have decided to participate in a diabetes reversing challenge. Switching to a diet consisting entirely of vegan, organic, uncooked food in order to reverse disease without pharmaceutical medication, the six...

12 October

Every second and fourth Friday of the month, enjoy free movie screenings on the Village Green at Sanctuary Cove.  Round up your family and friends, grab a rug, pack a picnic and join us from 7pm onwards for a night out under the stars! ... Upcoming Movies: ...   Friday 12 October – Sherlock Holmes 2 “A Game of Shadows” ....

14 October

The Coolangatta Gold Festival of Surf, Sand and Sweat now has something for everyone.This year they have introduced an extended program of events, including the Great Gold Coast Ocean Swim, a five kilometre beach fun run, the Sandstorm - Coolangatta Gold's Beach Volleyball tournament and a family fun day in addition to the iconic Coolangatta Gold i...

14 October

Creative arts and cultural festival celebrating the 1920's ... Enjoy a Sunday afternoon of free live music, The Village Markets at Bond, creative workshops, local and regional cuisine, art and photography exhibits, roving performers, children’s entertainment, antique cars, 1920’s dancing and more on Bond University’s beautiful cam...

14 October

Take Action for Animals ... Animal Action Day is an annual worldwide event to raise awareness, appreciation and respect for all animals and the environment. ... The free, fun, community event was founded on the Gold Coast in 2007 by animal lover and AA Xpose Media Director/ Photojournalist Aldwyn Altuney. It is held each year around World Animal We...

19-21 October

The Gold Coast’s biggest party, the Armor All Gold Coast 600 October 19-21 has become one of the iconic events on the world motorsport event calendar. A fantastic mix of spectacular V8 Supercar racing and some of music’s biggest names. ... 28 leading international drivers team up with home-grown heroes like Lowndes, Tander and Whincup f...

19-21 October

The Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival is a free family oriented event, mid spring in the comfortable climate of Mt Tamborine. Over the weekend, over 200 scarecrows appear - traditional, humorous, scary, celebrity and more, competing for great prize money. It encourages lots of laughter and admiration from the young,old and in-between. But...

20-21 October

... ... The state’s top beach volleyball talent will scorch the sands of Surfers Paradise at the Queensland Beach Volleyball Tour, a traditional proving ground for the sport’s future champions. ... With most rounds held at the Surfers Paradise beach volleyball amphitheater, here on the Gold Coast, spectators will be up tight and close...

22 October

When you snap the tuna tin open, have you ever wondered if the ocean will run out of fish?Filmmaker Rupert Murray offers an in-depth look at the crisis in the world's oceans in the documentary End of the Line, in which experts discuss some of the key factors behind the looming shortage -- increased demand for endangered species, irresponsible metho...

25-28 October

Netballers from all over Australia and New Zealand will be adding 'sand, sun and socialising' to their training regime as they prepare for the second annual NetFest carnival. ...   ... From 25 to 28 October, NetFest will see Surfers Paradise beach transformed into the ultimate netball mecca with over 1,000 participants ready to practice, play...

26 October

Every second and fourth Friday of the month, enjoy free movie screenings on the Village Green at Sanctuary Cove.  Round up your family and friends, grab a rug, pack a picnic and join us from 7pm onwards for a night out under the stars! ... Upcoming Movies: ...   Friday 26 October – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen ...   Friday...

27 October - 24 November

OPENING NIGHT ON SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER 2012 FROM 6-8PM. EVERYONE WELCOME. DRINKS, NIBBLES, LIVE MUSIC, ARTISTS AND A GUEST SPEAKER PROVIDED! ... Please join us and the artists, Ben Sheers, Carmel Debreuil and Clare Toms, and guest speaker Griffith University Associate Professor Donal Fitzpatrick for the opening night of these very four diverse collec...

28 October

Juzzie Smith is a one-man band phenomenon, combining slide guitar, percussion, harmonica and vocals, including throat singing, an evocative vocal style from Tuva, in north-west Mongolia. His unique musical style embraces elements of the blues, folk, groove and roots. Above all, it is feel-good music that soothes the soul and makes the heart sing. ....

November

2-4 November

The Gold Coast International Marine Expo will be held on November 2,3 and 4 and offers FREE entry and FREE car parking. The Expo showcases everything marine including electronics, jet skis, tinnies, clothing and will have hundreds of boats on display from power to sail boats, super yachts to kayaks.  ...   ... The Expo is a not-for profit...

2 November

As part of the specialised service that we offer Employers and HR professionals, Aitken Legal is holding its second Workplace Forum for the Gold Coast. ... This will be held on Friday 2 November 2012 at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre.  ... As an Employer or HR professional it is vital that you are well informed and keep...

3-11 November

Pan Pacific Masters Games, Gold Coast, 3 – 11 November 2012 ... The 8th Pan Pacific Masters Games will be held from 3 to 11 November 2012 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. ... An anticipated 11,000 participants from Queensland, interstate and overseas will converge on the Gold Coast to compete in this major multi-sport eve...

3-4 November

... Each November, Round 1 of the Navy Surf Rowers National Premiership is staged at Surfers Paradise, with elite crews from around Australia delighting the on-shore crowd as they push their boats and themselves to the limit. ... Centrepieced by two dramatic days of surf boat action, the event will also include thrilling Navy helicopter fly overs...

4 November

$100,000.00 GIVE AWAY at the last White Light Expo for 2012. Be in the first 50 registrations of a 3 day event held on the Gold Coast to share in this great offer. Visit this amazing 1 day Expo and gain further insight into a more rewarding healthier you. Experience various healing modalities and treatments or listen to the experts at the ongoing l...

5 November

‘Remember, remember the fifth of November’ is the opening line of the feature film, and yes it will be screened on 5th November 2012.Sure to rile up those who don’t believe films should delve into politics, V for Vendetta is an explosive, timely political thriller that presents an ideology sure to provoke thoughtful conversation f...

9 November

He is the originator of the ultimate Peter Allen portrayal and that’s why one of Australia’s most versatile and critically acclaimed performers, Todd McKenney is returning to the stage with a brand new show “Songs and Stories of Peter Allen”, a live national concert tour from October to December 2012.  Tickets...

9 November

Every second and fourth Friday of the month, enjoy free movie screenings on the Village Green at Sanctuary Cove.  Round up your family and friends, grab a rug, pack a picnic and join us from 7pm onwards for a night out under the stars! ... Upcoming Movies: ...   Friday 9 November – The Help ...   Friday 23 November – The...

10-11 November

... ... The state’s top beach volleyball talent will scorch the sands of Surfers Paradise at the Queensland Beach Volleyball Tour, a traditional proving ground for the sport’s future champions. ... With most rounds held at the Surfers Paradise beach volleyball amphitheater, here on the Gold Coast, spectators will be up tight and close...

12 November

“The Beautiful Truth,” a documentary about contemporary health hazards and alternative treatments, has been made in the hopes of appealing to children.The documentary from filmmaker Steve Kroschel structures this film around a bright-eyed, home-schooled 15-year-old named Garrett, studying a controversial book written by Dr. Max Gerson,...

18 November

Have you ever wanted to try ... Woodchopping and Cross Cut Sawing?  ... The “Come & Try Day is a great opportunity for Adults & Juniors who have never tried Woodchopping or Sawing to come and try in a fully monitored and safe environment. ...  All equipment will be provided ...   ...   ... ... ...   ... ......

23 November

Every second and fourth Friday of the month, enjoy free movie screenings on the Village Green at Sanctuary Cove.  Round up your family and friends, grab a rug, pack a picnic and join us from 7pm onwards for a night out under the stars! ... Upcoming Movies: ...   Friday 23 November – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel ...   Friday 1...

25 November

Australia’s best big band drummer, John Morrison and renowned jazz singer Jacki Cooper bring their humour and swinging sounds to Bond University’s 2012 free music series finale. ... John Morrison opened the Sydney 2000 Olympics with his Swing City band and younger brother, James Morrison.  He is a gifted educator, producer and patr...

26 November

In 2012, a rare and possibly Earth-shattering astrological alignment is due to occur that will precipitate a cataclysmic event. Whatever is in store — a massive cosmic collision, a global environmental disaster, an Armageddon-like religious showdown, or a more subtle transformation — there have been multiple predictions from different t...

December

1 December

... ... The state’s top beach volleyball talent will scorch the sands of Surfers Paradise at the Queensland Beach Volleyball Tour, a traditional proving ground for the sport’s future champions. ... With most rounds held at the Surfers Paradise beach volleyball amphitheater, here on the Gold Coast, spectators will be up tight and close...

1-22 December

Lights, camera, action! Movieworld isn’t the only ‘Hollywood on the Gold Coast’ this summer with 19 KAREN Contemporary Artspace hosting a Homage to Hollywood Group Show opening on Saturday 1 December from 6-8pm. ... Known for their popular themed group shows, 19 KAREN is set to take it up a notch with 19 of their most colourful an...

2 December

Bring your family, friends, chairs and a rug and join us on the Village Green for an evening of Christmas carols, song and celebration.   ... Hosted by Channel 9 personalities, Paul Burt and Libby Stone, and featuring festive performances by the Les Wilson Swing Force Big Band, Australian Girls’ Choir, local young talent and guest a...

10 December

When his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson was devastated, afraid he might never be able to communicate with his child. Experiencing long periods of withdrawal and sudden bursts of rage that no form of therapy seemed to ease and in a desperate search for help, the family takes some very unusual steps to heal their son. They find...

13-24 December

... The perfect place to celebrate Christmas is Surfers Paradise, with the beachfront precinct’s Christmas festival serving up seasonal fun – and great times – for one and all. ... The family celebration brings Santa’s mailbox, a stunning light show, six white boomers and the big man himself to Surfers Paradise, along with...

14 December

Every second and fourth Friday of the month, enjoy free movie screenings on the Village Green at Sanctuary Cove.  Round up your family and friends, grab a rug and a chair and join us from 7pm onwards for a night out under the stars!  Please note: All children must be accompanied by an adult. ... Upcoming Movies: ...   Friday 14 Decem...

15 December

The event is headlined by a five-round showdown between Australian George Sotiropoulos and British star Ross Pearson. ... In addition to Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson, lightweight and welterweight finalists of “The Smashes” will go head-to-head in search of an exclusive contract with the UFC and title of the next Ultimate Fighter™. Wit...

16 December

Gold Coast, Australia, November 2012 ~ Promising to be a night filled with joyous music and celebration, The Coolangatta Christmas Concert will return this holiday season with a free outdoor music event scheduled at beachside Queen Elizabeth Park. Taking place Sunday the 16th of December from 5.30pm – 7.00 pm, The Coolangatta Christmas Conce...

25 December

Celebrate Christmas Day with an exciting lunch at Firefly Grill! The whole family will certainly get their fill as flame grilled meat and seafood is carved right at the table until you say "no more!" ... Christmas Day Lunch Date: Tuesday, 25th December 2012 Includes: Starter, Churrascaria, Dessert & Sides Time: Bookings from 12pm Price: Adult...

28 December

Every second and fourth Friday of the month, enjoy free movie screenings on the Village Green at Sanctuary Cove.  Round up your family and friends, grab a rug and a chair and join us from 7pm onwards for a night out under the stars!  Please note: All children must be accompanied by an adult. ... Upcoming Movies: ...   Friday 28 Decem...

31 December

... New Years Eve is all about friends, family, and finding the best party in town. This year, bring a crowd and count down the New Year beneath the largest fireworks display in Queensland - in Surfers Paradise. ... Bring your sparklers, party hats and picnic blankets and celebrate with family and loved ones as the clock ticks over.  This wil...

31 December

Celebrate the new year at Broadbeach's most exciting restaurant - Firefly Churrascaria Chargrill & Bar. With a sensational menu, delicious cocktail list and fabulous company - you have the perfect recipe for a great night out! ... Our NYE price is all inclusive of an "all you can eat" Churrascaria dinner carved to your table, appetizer plate, s...

2013 Events

January

1 January

In their biggest entertainment coup yet, Jupiters Hotel & Casino will start 2013 on the ultimate high note presenting one of the best-selling female artists of all time, Mariah Carey, in association with UAE at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on Tuesday January 1, 2013. ... The exclusive New Year’s Day event will be the fi...

8 January

I would like to invite you to the January school holiday puppet show. “Goldilocks and 3 Bears” is a traditional fairy tale by a great poet and author Robert Southey in 1837. For the first time QTOP retells the modern version of the story with beautiful and colourful puppets including little bear, mama bear and papa bear. ... Tuesday 8th...

8-11 January

I would like to invite you to the January school holiday puppet show. “Goldilocks and 3 Bears” is a traditional fairy tale by a great poet and author Robert Southey in 1837. For the first time QTOP retells the modern version of the story with beautiful and colourful puppets including little bear, mama bear and papa bear. ... Tuesday 8th...

11-13 January

4th SURF n' Ink Tattoo Festival ... SURF n' Ink's artists have amazed millions of tattoo and art lovers, both young and old. If you have tattoos, have thought about getting one, or are simply interested in the art, you'll LOVE SURF n' Ink. SURF n Ink's new venue, the Radisson Resort Gold Coast will feature outdoor entertainment by the 'oasis' po...

11 January

Every second and fourth Friday of the month, enjoy free movie screenings on the Village Green at Sanctuary Cove.  Round up your family and friends, grab a rug and a chair and join us from 7pm onwards for a night out under the stars!  Please note: All children must be accompanied by an adult. ... Upcoming Movies: ...   Friday 11 Janua...

13 January

To celebrate the release of Reece Mastin’s sophomore album, BEAUTIFUL  NIGHTMARE, Reece will be heading out on the road to share the songs that he has created over the past 12 months with all his Lil Rockers on The Summer Nights Tour. ... “I am so looking forward to getting this music out on the road - I am touring in December and...

14-20 January

These school holidays keep the kids busy with FREE activities at The Marine Village, Sanctuary Cove.   ... Enjoy train rides around The Marine Village, play in an Interactive Jumping Castle and climb on an Adventure Playground!  All activities will run from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm daily on The Village Green from 14 to 20 January inclusive.&nb...

15-18 January

I would like to invite you to the January school holiday puppet show. “Goldilocks and 3 Bears” is a traditional fairy tale by a great poet and author Robert Southey in 1837. For the first time QTOP retells the modern version of the story with beautiful and colourful puppets including little bear, mama bear and papa bear. ... Tuesday 8th...

15 January - 30 March
Occurs every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

The Jamie's Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen will be on the Gold Coast from Friday 11 January 2013. Jamie's Ministry of Food is about getting people cooking again by teaching them the basics: how to cook, how to shop, and how to enjoy food in a way that benefits not only individuals, but also their families. ... Join us for a basic cooking course w...

18-20 January

Three days of gourmet food and wine! The show takes place Friday 18th through to Sunday 20th January at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, and open from 10:00am to 6:00pm daily. ... The Food And Wine Expo is an annual event dedicated to gourmet food and wine, housing more than 100 exhibitors in the Food & Wine Industry. These amazing exhibitors...

18-20 January

Three days of health, wellbeing and spirituality. The show takes place Friday 18th through to Sunday 20th at the GCCEC, and open from 10:00am to 6:00pm daily. ... - Over 150 exhibitions and leaders - Popular psychic reading room - Celebrities on stage daily including: Bobby Runningfox (Native American Cherokee Medicine Man) Jaso...

18-20 January

Three days of gourmet food and wine! The show takes place Friday 18th through to Sunday 20th January at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, and open from 10:00am to 6:00pm daily. ... The Food And Wine Expo is an annual event dedicated to gourmet food and wine, housing more than 100 exhibitors in the Food & Wine Industry. These amazing exhibitors...

25 January

Every second and fourth Friday of the month, enjoy free movie screenings on the Village Green at Sanctuary Cove.  Round up your family and friends, grab a rug and a chair and join us from 7pm onwards for a night out under the stars!  Please note: All children must be accompanied by an adult. ... Upcoming Movies: ...   Friday 25...

26-27 January

... ... The state’s top beach volleyball talent will scorch the sands of Surfers Paradise at the Queensland Beach Volleyball Tour, a traditional proving ground for the sport’s future champions. ... With most rounds held at the Surfers Paradise beach volleyball amphitheater, here on the Gold Coast, spectators will be up tight and close...

26 January

Australia Day - the biggest and best free one day event of the year: ... Join us as the Gold Coast comes out to celebrate Australia's birthday at a jam-packed day full of fun, food and entertainment including: ... JJ Richards Woodchopping Championships - see the chips fly with our Aussie axe men ... Billy Lids Playground - $3 pony rides, carnival r...

27 January

Having sold out venues across the country earlier this year, the world’s most popular Irish band Celtic Thunder have announced they will be returning to Australia in 2013 with a new and even bigger national tour. ...   ... Celtic Thunder will take their Australian fans on a journey through the varying styles of Celtic Music, from Traditi...

February

3-5 February

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9-10 February

... Surfers Paradise Beach this year plays host to Round 1 of the Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IronMan Series, one of the world’s most grueling physical contests. ... Australia's iconic IronMan competition on the iconic shorline of Surfers Paradise adds up to summer's most exciting coastal sports action...expect a sandstorm! ...

9-10 February

All your travel needs under one roof: * airfares * accommodation * cruises * coach tours * travel insurance and much more. ... For a limited time, leading travel specialists will come together under one roof to unveil their latest range of products and destination information sure to inspire you. ... Experienced travel consultants will be available...

11 February

Consider the Earth's electromagnetic field and its place in the universe. How fragile is our existence?The Core looks at the importance of the Earth's magnetic field and the devastating effect an imbalance may have on the planet's existence and all life on it. Presented in a futuristic adventure thriller, a team of top scientific minds from around...

14 February

Soak up the romance on Gold Coast's sparkling waterways and celebrate the most romantic day of the year with Rivers Restaurant Cruises.Spoil your special someone with amazing views, sensational seafood and a complimentary glass of sparkling.Begin your night with an entree sized seafood platter to share, then indulge in our freshly prepared seafood...

16 February

The biggest wildest extreme night of monster truck and mind blowing insane stunt action is about to be unleased on to the Gold Coast Parklands on 16th February. ... For the first time ever four of the worlds greatest monster trucks will line up for the high speed side by side racing, sky wheelie comps and winner takes all metal mangling monster tru...

17 February

... The 2013 Tropfest will be broadcast in Surfers Paradise on Sunday 17 February. Surfers Paradise is the only place on the Gold Coast where you can live the excitement of Tropfest, the world's largest short film festival. ... Each February, the global micro-movie phenomenon is beamed live to the big screen on Surfers Paradise Beach from its home...

22 February - 3 March

Long renowned as the global home of surf culture, the Gold Coast was the logical birthplace for Bleach*. The festival embraces the beach heritage of the Southern Gold Coast, reimagining it in the form of a contemporary arts celebration. ... With a global reach estimated in the millions and showcasing the work of more than 168 visual and performing...

23 February - 23 March

Please join us for the Opening Night of three solo shows by Juan Arata (Berlin), Kate McCarthy and Patricia Mado on Saturday 23 February from 6pm-8pm. Guest speaker for the evening is Virginia Rigney, Curator at Gold Coast City Art Gallery. This is a free event open to the public with drinks and nibbles provided. ... Juan Arata’s Berlin Night...

25 February

Australia's Bimblebox Nature Refuge lies in the path of the earths largest coal mines. One woman decides to resist the "China First" project. The film follows the story of Alpha resident Paola Cassoni and her two-year fight to prevent the 8000ha Bimblebox Nature Refuge - which she co-owns - from being swallowed by Clive Palmer's proposed China Firs...

March

2-13 March

... The Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Gold Coast are the first men's and women's WCT events on the ASP World tour. Both events are held at the famous Snapper Rocks located on the southern end of the Gold coast. Both of these surf events are rated the most popular in the world for surfers and spectators. ... The likes of Kelly Slater, Joel Parkinson, Mic...

3 March

Your Local Wedding Guide Bridal Expo has been running for over 25 years and is one of the longest and most widespread bridal expo series in the country. We want to help you create your perfect wedding day, and we aim to do this by bringing together the best and most competitive wedding industry suppliers in Australia. Our expos give couples the opp...

9 March

The Mummy Tree Markets are a little bit different to what you may expect…our market is not a second hand market or just a baby market, nor is our market 100% handmade, our market is a boutique family market, providing quality, unique products and services which are not mass produced or easily found in shops. ... We love finding the hard to f...

9 March

Visit Go Camping Nerang to watch Ranger Nick blend the simplest of ingredients to create wholesome, mouth-watering dishes at his entertaining camp oven cooking demonstrations.Stimulate your taste buds when sampling his No Fail Ginger Beer Scones for morning tea, Shepherds Pie for lunch and the famous Treacle Bum Pudding for dessert. The cooking dem...

11 March

What In The World Are They Spraying? is an investigation into all aspects of the phenomenon of chemtrails. Over the past decade and more, long white trails emanating from jet planes have been seen lingering in the skies all over the planet, often expanding and merging to form vast swathes of artificial cloud cover. What are these trails, who is spr...

23-24 March

... ... The state’s top beach volleyball talent will scorch the sands of Surfers Paradise at the Queensland Beach Volleyball Tour, a traditional proving ground for the sport’s future champions. ... With most rounds held at the Surfers Paradise beach volleyball amphitheater, here on the Gold Coast, spectators will be up tight and close...

24 March

Lance Ferguson and his nine piece Melbourne outfit The Bamboos have come a long way since forming in 2001.  With their fifth album Medicine Man now out, they have unveiled another revelatory record brimming with fresh ideas. ... The Bamboos energetic live shows draw the links between hip hop, soul, funk, old-school breaks, and increasingly a m...

25 March

Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet, literally vanishing from their hives.Known as Colony Collapse Disorder, this phenomenon has brought beekeepers to crisis. Filming across the US, in Europe, Australia and Asia, this documentary examines the alarming disappearance of honeybees and the greater meaning it holds about the...

26 March - 9 September

In October 2012, the City of Gold Coast endorsed a Vision to establish a landmark cultural precinct. ... The chosen site is 11 hectares of centrally-located land at Evandale, framed by the Nerang River and views to the Surfers Paradise skyline and Gold Coast hinterland. ... Council’s Vision conjures a dynamic, seamless interaction between ind...

27 March - 21 April

Once again, the Surfers Paradise Festival returns bigger and better than before. Celebrating Gold Coast music, art, food and culture, the festival will entertain, intrigue, dazzle and delight locals and visitors alike over four great weekends. ... Enjoy the Street Parade on the opening night for a dazzling Lantern Parade bringing together school an...

29-31 March

... ... Over the Easter Long Weekend Surfers Paradise comes alive with Easter themed events and activities that are perfect for all ages. See the Easter Bunny make his rounds, and maybe score a chocolate egg. ... With activities available for children and adults, this is the perfect location for your Easter getaway or family celebration, so bring...

30 March - 27 April

From humble beginnings in his native Brazil Claudio Ethos began to experiment with art at the age of 15 with spray paint and ballpoint pen, both of which still serve as his primary materials. Today Claudio is synonymous throughout the global street art scene for his fantasy inspired figurative and surreal large-scale outdoor murals. ... Behind Dan...

April

1 April

On Monday 1 April, the Queensland Fire and Rescue Services, together with Duracell, are urging all Australian households to change their smoke alarm batteries - because only working smoke alarms save lives. ... Don’t be a fool, make sure your family changes the smoke alarm batteries in your home this April Fool’s Day (Monday, 1 April)....

8 April

A young boy stumbles upon a simple way to change the world in this drama. Trevor is a bright 11-year-old boy who comes from a troubled home and begins seventh grade in Las Vegas, where his social studies teacher gives the class an assignment to devise and put into action a plan that will change the world for the better. Trevor's plan is a charitabl...

13 April

 The BIGGEST new trend in Personalised Jewellery has landed in Australia! Be one of the first to see the unveiling at the Launch Party of Lily Anne Designs at the Gold Coast! ... Enjoy a night of fun + laughs ... Bring your girlfriends and make a night of it ... We will have multiple jewellery bars set up so you can create your own personalise...

15-21 April

First held in 1915 in heavy seas at Bondi, the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships, now familiarly known as “The Aussies,” has grown into one of the nation’s premier sporting events. Today, almost 100 years on, it remains as a prestigious celebration of lifesaving in all forms of surf competition. ... From the traditional su...

22 April

Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit. A ground breaking documentary that is perhaps one of the most vital movies any human on this planet should watch today. It is a movie that examines the 5 major a...

May

11 May - 8 June

We have four amazing female artists exhibiting at 19 KAREN Contemporary Artspace this coming May, including Gold Coast local Anne Smerdon! ... In conjunction with her solo show Wild Things, Byron Bay artist Jacqui Doran will be hosting an Artist Talk as part of the Sofitel Hotel - Gold Coast’s Art Lovers High Tea on Friday 10 May from 11.30 t...

12 May

The Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic is the largest fun run/walk in Australia held nationally to raise funds for breast cancer research.  In 2012 we hosted our highest ever participation numbers, 125,000 at 53 events across Australia.  We also made our largest ever single donation to breast cancer research, $4 million.  This...

12 May

Mum will love you all the more if you surprise her with a memorable brunch or cruise on Gold Coast's sparkling waterways this Mother's Day - Sunday 12th May 2013. ... Taking inspiration from our popular Yum Cha cruise, the new Mothers Day brunch cruise will feature favourites including prawn spring rolls, sweet and sour pork, salt & pepper cala...

12 May

Treat Mum to a memorable lunch cruise on Gold Coast's sparkling waterways this Mother's Day - Sunday 12th May 2013. If Mum loves her seafood, she is certain to love the Mothers Day Lunch Cruise! Featuring our famous seafood & international buffet, Mum can feast on a selection of cooked prawns, spanner crab and Moreton Bay bugs... just to name...

12 May

Come on down to Broadwater Parklands on Mother's Day, Sunday 12 May from 12pm to 5pm to celebrate our city's birthday at the inaugural Celebrate Gold Coast. ... Celebrate Gold Coast marks the date the State Government approved the name of the local authority as City of Gold Coast on 16 May 1959. However, the Queensland Place Names Board did not off...

13 May

Hungry For Change exposes shocking secrets the diet, weightloss and food industry don’t want you to know about. Deceptive strategies designed to keep you craving more and more. Needless to say, if you are battling weight issues this film is a MUST see.The documentary portrays the message of beauty comes from the inside out, meaning if you tak...

18 May

In April 2012, Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate was elected on a platform of opportunity and economic development. ... While the opportunities presented by the Commonwealth Games, Broadwater Marine Project, Cultural Precinct and Light Rail may be endless, government funding isn’t. ... A year later, and it is time to find out how Mayor Tate plans to...

19 May

Visual artist and blues-mama extraordinaire, Lil’ Fibrings her halogen smile and exhilarating style to Bond University for a special pre-Blues on Broadbeach sideshow experience! ... Lil’ Fi is one of Australia’s most original roots musicblues diva’s – she’s part blues, rockabilly, punk and jazz and has become ren...

23-26 May

The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show is a four-day event held annually at Sanctuary Cove. It is a key event on the Asia-Pacific Boat Show calendar, attracting more than 40,000 visitors (on average) each year. ... The Show displays a wide selection of marine products and services including superyachts, luxury power cruisers, power and sail mul...

23-26 May

The annual Blues on Broadbeach music festival transcends the barriers of age, gender and culture with classic blues music, unique village atmosphere and a ralxing festival that is rivaled by no other. ... With the massive line up you'll hear Australian Blues talents as well as a number of international acts. This festival of music for the soul is s...

26 May

Join us on 26 May 2013 for a walk along the Gold Coast coastline and help give our endangered koalas a home! The walk stretches from Coolangatta to Southport, with participants able to choose the distance they want to walk. Walk the entire course, half or just one section – it is entirely up to you! ... The Walk is along the beaches and fores...

27 May

'Bag it', a multiple award winning film, is a must see for all ages. We are living in the age of plastic and 'Bag it' asks the question, 'Is your life too plastic?'Try going a day without plastic. Plastic is everywhere and infiltrates our lives in unimaginable and frightening ways. In this touching and often flat-out-funny film, we follow "everyman...

June

8 June

The Mummy Tree Markets are a little bit different to what you may expect…our market is not a second hand market or just a baby market, nor is our market 100% handmade, our market is a boutique family market, providing quality, unique products and services which are not mass produced or easily found in shops. ... With over 65 boutique stalls...

22 June

The Arts Centre Gold Coast in association with The Gold Coast Jazz and Blues Club presents Molly Ringwald. ... To celebrate her first solo jazz album Except...Sometimes, Molly will be coming to the Gold Coast for her only Queensland concert. ... An actress of both stage and screen, Molly earned a Golden Globe nomination at the age of thirteen and w...

29 June

Harvey Norman’s MASSIVE Electrical & Computers End of Financial Year Clearance Sale is on this Saturday and Sunday at the Gold Coast Convention Centre!Plasma & LCD TV’s, fridges, washers, computers, printers, cameras, dryers, BBQ’s, telephones, gamesWHY BUY RETAIL WHEN YOU HAVE THE CHANCE TO BUY WHOLESALE OR BETTER??Small...

29-30 June

Win a family pass to the Mudgeeraba Show and connect with Ranger NickCamp Oven Cooking with celebrity Bush Cook Ranger Nick at the 85th Annual Mudgeeraba Agricultural Show. Come along for a fun filled day and some camp oven taste testing. Delicious hearty camp oven meals prepared by Ranger Nick, the "Master of Keeping it Simple".To go into the draw...

July

4-6 July

Situated at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre and located right next to the Gold Coast Airport Marathon's Registration Centre – the expo will boast the latest and greatest products and services from the sporting, leisure and health world. Be sure to leave plenty of time to check out the great range of sports apparel, n...

5-6 July

The Aussie Gold International Cheer & Dance Championships is where hundreds of cheerleaders and dancers from all over the world converge on the Gold Coast for a weekend of fun-filled competition across Cheer, Pom, Jazz and Hip-Hop divisions.  ... Come down on Friday 5th & Saturday 6th July to see an amazing display of dance and Austral...

6-7 July

Regarded as one of Australia's premier sporting events, the Gold Coast Airport Marathon attracts more than 28,000 participants of all ages and abilities from Queensland, interstate and overseas. All competitors will enjoy the beautiful Gold Coast conditions in the full 42.195 kilometre marathon, half marathon, 10 kilometre run, 5.7 kilometre challe...

12-14 July

... Elvis has entered the building! This Elvis Tribute Festival recalls the great days of rock 'n' roll, bringing toe tapping rockers to Surfers Paradise for an Elvis overhaul, complete with jumpsuits, black leather, flared pants and blue suede shoes. ... The event plays host to the ultimate Elvis tribute artist competition, which will bring out t...

20 July

Tedder Avenue brings you an all day street party showcasing the best that Main Beach has to offer.  ... Fast cars, food & fashion will take centre stage and excite your senses. be inspired as you watch pop-up fashion parades, be captivated by a beautiful display of luxury cars, then sit to enjoy fresh local produce cooked to perfection and...

27 July

Christmas cheer comes early with Rivers Xmas in July cruise. Indulge in a hearty Christmas themed buffet whilst cruising the spectacular Gold Coast waterways. Perfect for groups! ... Includes: Christmas themed Buffet, Dessert, Scenic Cruise, Live Entertainment ... Sample Menu ... Appetizer ... Soup served with warm bread ... Honey pumpkin and carro...

30 July - 3 August

Welcome to the world of Short+Sweet - a more creative world ten minutes at a time! ... The Short+Sweet Theatre Festival is back in Brisbane and the Gold Coast from July in 2013 with over 40 new plays, presented between the 2 venues bringing together over 200 local artists working to create an experience for the audience of pure Queensland talent. ....

August

3-4 August

The 2013 Gold Coast Home Show and Lifestyle Expo is the premier home and lifestyle event on the Gold Coast’s Calendar, showcasing a magnificent range of products and services to enhance and improve our homes and our lifestyles. ... There will be over 140 local, regional and national businesses on display showcasing everything you need to fit...

3-4 August

PREPARE FOR BATTLE!!!!! AASCF is Australia’s most progressive All Star Cheer & Dance Event Company and it is acknowledged that our Championships are setting the standard for cheer & dance competitions in Australia. We work very hard to support our hard working coaches and program owners and as our sport grows in popularity w...

4 August

Your Local Wedding Guide Bridal Expo has been running for over 25 years and is one of the longest and most widespread bridal expo series in the country. Our aim is to help couples plan their weddings by bringing together the most affordable and reputable wedding industry suppliers in Australia. ... Our expos give couples the opportunity to meet wit...

8 August - 16 September

The Gold Coast Eisteddfod began in 1982 as part of the first ever Gold Coast Festival. Over several weeks in August and September the festival show cases local talents in the form of bands, orchestras, instrumental groups, string, brass, wind instruments, piano, choral, drama, dance adn aven shows by children and young adults with special needs.

16-18 August

Groove to the rhythm, feel the beat and jazz up your life at the annual Broadbeach Jazz Festival. ... Presented by the award winning team that brings you the Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival and the Broadbeach Country Music Festival, don’t miss out on one of the most anticipated events of the year. ... Broadbeach Jazz Festival features a nu...

30 August - 1 September

Welcome to the Gold Coast Show for 2013! We are busy planning a spectacular event to mark the 24 years Parklands has been home to the Gold Coast Show. Don’t miss what is sure to become an iconic and long remembered event among Gold Coasters. ... Traditional favourites including show rides, sideshow alley and showbags along with the animal nur...

31 August - 28 September

19 KAREN is proud to showcase new works by Carole King, Guim Tió Zarraluki, Rebecca Murphy and Sarah Beetson. From nature inspired collage pieces to cosmetic inspired portraits, gory flesh details and bright, poppy self portraits this eclectic set of solo shows has something for everyone. Please visit our website for more information on our...

September

1 September

Say 'Thank You' to Dad this Father's Day with an unforgettable dining experience on the water. Cruise Gold Coast's waterways this Fathers Day with Rivers. A luxury vessel will depart from Marina Mirage on an adventure for brunch! ... The Brunch cruise features our popular Yum Cha feast. Enjoy traditional favourites with a difference including salt...

1 September

Treat Dad this Father's Day to an unforgettable dining experience on the water. Cruise Gold Coast's waterways this Fathers Day with Rivers. A luxury vessel will depart from Marina Mirage on an adventure for lunch! ... Indulge in a gourmet BBQ buffet. Chef has prepared a scrumptious barbecue feast filled with Aussie classics such as Lamb chops, ham...

7 September

Nothing beats the great outdoors and an old fashioned Aussie BBQ, except an impressive true blue camp oven meal! ... You are in for a special treat when Ranger Nick travels the coast to share his bush cooking skills. ... Do you like the idea of sitting back with a stubby in your hand or a glass of wine, whilst the meal is cooking by itself? ... Can...

7 September

Free open day in our function room. Local wedding specialist onsite and great door prizes. Free onsite parking. Email to register.

Occurs every week on Saturday

Every Saturday night in the Sunken Lounge you can relax to the sounds of a different entertainer. There's room to move and grove, or just kick back in a comfy seat and nod your head to the beat. Check our website for entertainers.

29 September

Acclaimed duo stringmansassy launch the Live at Bond spring program – a free concert program held at Bond University’s fabulous outdoor performance space, the ADCO Amphitheatre. ... Guitarist Aaron Hopper and vocalist Kacey Patrick have become one of the most highly regarded performance duos in Australia. ... Refined and sophisticated p...

October

Occurs every week on Friday

Friday Night from 18:00 we have tickets on sale for the mega raffle, there are 50 massive meat trays, 10 x $20 Hinterland Choice Meats voucher plus 10,000 Nerang Rewards Points to be won. Tickets start at $5 for 60 chances

5 October

Bring the blanket and sit back and enjoy incredible world-class entertainment under the stars. ... See Donald Cant, best known as one of Australia’s ‘Phantoms’ in Phantom of the Opera. Having sung before the Queen, Donald will be performing just for you. ... Enjoy the incredible talent of Danielle Everett best known for performing...

5 October - 2 November

19 KAREN is proud to showcase new works by Australian contemporary artists Clare Toms, Mark Warren, Mellissa Read-Devine and Will Duncan. These artists are widely diverse in their styles and subjects which makes for intriguing and dynamic viewing. ... Clare Toms figurative momento-mori pieces remind us of the brevity of life, Mark Warren draws on h...

17 October

Embracing business online can be a polarising experience with a multitude of choices that often cause businesses to grind to a halt on a simple decision - what do I do next? MeMedia are among many who believe that online business must be embraced whether you’re a C2C, B2C or B2B startup or an existing business. ... In today’s ‘Inf...

20 October

To celebrate Gold Coast 600, Tedder Avenue will put on a Latin-inspired street festival complete with Latin dancing lessons, live music from the Coast's finest Latin musicians, Brazilian dancing displays, stilt walkers, fire blowers, children's entertainment and of course- TAPAS!

25 October

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to the GCCEC, bringing their world famous tradition of ball-handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and one-of-a-kind sports entertainment. ... This is basketball like you've never seen it before!Don't delay and get your tickets to see the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters - this is a show not to be missed! ...

November

1 November - 4 December

Take on the Chilli Chicken Challenge and go in the draw to win a $500 Coles Myer card prize drawn on the 4th of December just in time to grab all those X-Mas extras. ... It's only $25 for members or $27 non members ... Its Hot Hot Hot can you get through the whole dish which is a deboned whole baby chicken marinated in Blair's Kiss of death spicy s...

3 November

Live Kirtan – sacred yoga chanting – come celebrate, meditate and let the music set you free. ... Welcome to The Mantra Room, with beautiful singing of sacred mantras, guided meditation, a fantastic vegetarian dinner and an inspiring talk that explores the spiritual essence of yoga. ... Kirtan is a dynamic call-and-response sacred world...

5 November

Catch all the excitement LIVE onboard Gold Coast's best cruising restaurant! Ladies and gents, it's time to celebrate in style onboard Rivers luxurious "Voyager". Don your best racing attire and enjoy the day's festivities. ... Our Melbourne Cup Day cruise includes a fabulous selection of canapés and sparkling on arrival. Chef has prepared...

5 November

The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre will once again host the Centre of Melbourne Cup this year. To register your interest in attending the 2013 event simply click on the link below and further information will be sent to you as it becomes available closer to the event.

9 November - 14 December

New works by esteemed Australian contemporary artists Esther Erlich, Johnny Romeo, Michaela Kloeckner and Richard Denny open on Saturday 9 November from 6-8pm! ... 19 KAREN is incredibly excited to exhibit Esther Erlich’s first solo show on the Gold Coast, Fahrenheit. This new body of work displays the Esther’s recognised expressive fig...

16-23 November

The Gold Coast is home to the nation’s largest schoolies celebration however there are alternative destinations to choose from including Byron Bay, Sunshine Coast, Airlie Beach and Lorne. Traditionally each of the three weeks of Schoolies in Queensland attracts a different state of year 12’s so that each one parties with their own fello...

17 November

Sit back & chill out to the great sounds of the Zoe Everest Quartet, we have wines on special for the day so why not grab a cheese platter as well and have a relaxing afternoon by the pool.

23 November - 1 December

The Gold Coast is home to the nation’s largest schoolies celebration however there are alternative destinations to choose from including Byron Bay, Sunshine Coast, Airlie Beach and Lorne. Traditionally each of the three weeks of Schoolies in Queensland attracts a different state of year 12’s so that each one parties with their own fello...

30 November - 8 December

The Gold Coast is home to the nation’s largest schoolies celebration however there are alternative destinations to choose from including Byron Bay, Sunshine Coast, Airlie Beach and Lorne. Traditionally each of the three weeks of Schoolies in Queensland attracts a different state of year 12’s so that each one parties with their own fello...

December

6 December

Centre of Christmas – where the Gold Coast celebrates Christmas in style. ... The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre will once again host “Centre of Christmas”, the Gold Coast’s premier Christmas party.   ... In a decadent evening of seasonal festivities, guests will enjoy a spectacular seafood buffet team...

6 December

DALLAS FRASCA headlining with special guests The Lyrical & Transvaal Diamond Syndicate ... As far as accolades for Rock N Roll music go, it doesn’t get much better than legendary Guns & Roses guitarist Slash not only spinning a copy of your album all around the USA in his tour van, but actually taking the time to let you know he digs...

8 December

 A fun filled day for the young ones, with plenty of activities such as jumping castles, super slide, obstacle course, face painting, swimming pool and much more. Plus a special visit from the big man in red and he will have a present bag for each child. ... Registration is a must so Saint Nick will have enough presents for the little ones, g...

13-22 December
Occurs every week on Sunday, Friday & Saturday

Bring your family and friends to The Marine Village Sanctuary Cove and enjoy a program of free family events this festive season. ... Program includes: Nickleby's magic show, village train rides, interactive jumping castle, reindeer (pony) rides, roving entertainment, a petting zoo, Christmas Movies and more. The Mummy Tree Markets are also hosting...

20-22 December

Relax with friends and family at the Christmas Markets GC! Browse our dedicated Christmas stalls offering unique gifts and gourmet Yuletide treats from 4pm until 10pm on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 20th-22nd. The Broadwater Parklands will come alive with festive activities to delight even Scrooge himself including craft activities for t...

22 December

Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy an evening of song with the whole family, spending a summer night under the stars in Surfers Paradise. And if you're lucky, you might just get a peek of the big man himself! ... Get set for a night of Aussie entertainment, as our host Shelley Craft leads an all-Australian line up starring Frankie J Holden, Michelle...

23 December

Bring your family and friends to The Marine Village Sanctuary Cove and enjoy a program of free family events this festive season. ... Program includes: Nickleby's magic show, village train rides, interactive jumping castle, reindeer (pony) rides, roving entertainment, a petting zoo, Christmas Movies and more. The Mummy Tree Markets are also hosting...

24 December

Bring your family and friends to The Marine Village Sanctuary Cove and enjoy a program of free family events this festive season. ... Program includes: Nickleby's magic show, village train rides, interactive jumping castle, reindeer (pony) rides, roving entertainment, a petting zoo, Christmas Movies and more. The Mummy Tree Markets are also hosting...

25 December

Enjoy a stress free Christmas with your family and friends with Rivers Cruise along Gold Coast’s beautiful waterways on a luxurious Rivers' vessel while you dine on a scrumptious Xmas Buffet featuring fresh seafood & Christmas classics. All you have to do is sit back and relax and enjoy! Both the Lunch & Dinner Cruises feature live e...

2014 Events

January

19 January

The annual Big Day out Line up for 2014 is a big one; ... Pearl Jam ... Arcade Fire ... Blur ... Snoop Dogg AKA Snoop Lion ... Major Lazer ... Steve Angello ... Flume ... The Lumineers ... Tame Impala ... Mac Miller ... Flosstradamus ... Ghost ... Grouplove ... The Naked & Famous ... Dillon Francis ... Toro Y Moi ... Portugal. The Man ... Mudho...

20-26 January

Keep the kids busy over the holiday break with FREE activities in The Marine Village, Sanctuary Cove. ... The Cup n' Saucer ride and trackless train rides are just some of the fantastic amusements taking place this school holidays. ... Located on The Village Green, The Marine Village, 11.00am – 2.00pm daily. ... A fun way for the kids to enjo...

24 January

REDSTARS to return to Canungra Hotel. ... For a fun entertained night of high energised entertainment from a professional rock pop indie cover band playing covers from the early 80-'s to today. ... Come on down to Canungra and start your 4 day australia day weekend in style!

26 January

Come celebrate this Australia day at a true blue Aussie pub, bring the family because there is face painting, jumping castles, the pool to swim in and the baloon kings for the kids. ... We also have our world famous annual pig races and at 1pm there is live entertainment on stage with The Accidents performing. 

Occurs every week on Thursday

Pub Trivia is alive and well at the Advancetown Hotel, it's fun, it's free and there is cash to be won. ... If you come down to Nerang RSL you can use the courtesy bus to get to the hotel and back again. ... Call to find out more. 

31 January - 2 February

Over 150 exhibitors and leaders in the food and wine industry On Stage Daily - Celebrities from Masterchef.The Food And Wine Expo is an annual 3-Day event dedicated to Celebrity Chefs, Food & Wine, Cheese, Cocktails and everything Gourmet! The show takes place for consecutive 3 days (Friday-Sunday) and houses more than 100 local and national ex...

31 January - 2 February

Leaders and specialists in these fields come together at Health Harmony Soul to share their knowledge, products and services. ... Enjoy psychic readers, free seminars, performances, workshops and yoga/meditation classes over the three days to inspire yourself to live the life you love. ... - Over 100 exhibitions and leaders in the - Popular P...

31 January - 2 February

Bring your family and friends to The Marine Village Sanctuary Cove and enjoy a program of FREE family events suitable for all ages as we welcome in the Year of the Horse. ... The Marine Village will play host to traditional Chinese entertainment with lion dancing and main performances held each day and evening. Our very own Dragon Cove Chinese Cuis...

Occurs every week on Friday

Trivia is still alive and well at the Nerang RSL Gold Coast, Be here Friday nights at 5:30pm for all the fun and to test out those brain cells on your general knowledge. ... Fame Trivia is free for all to play and there is cash prizes each week to be won plus Jackpots too.

Occurs every week on Friday

Every Friday night we have Karaoke Kath in the pub, jump up and join her in singing your favourite tunes.  ... There’s no shame in having fun and a laugh with your mates plus there is actually some very talented people to keep you entertained too. 

February

1 February

Book signing with celebrity Bush Cook Ranger Nick. ... Ranger Nick will be on the Gold Coast to launch his first camp oven book "You should be walking with me when I am walking by myself", which he dedicated to his parents. ... Get your signed copy between 10.30am and 12.30pm at Go Camping Nerang. ... Containing mouthwatering camp oven recipes and...

7 February

Indulge in gourmet food, enjoy a glass of boutiqe beer or wine, listen to the groovy tunes of "The Twine" as they entertain us while sharing in fun times with your friends and family!   ... Quality stalls to browse and shop from and fun for the kids too!  YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!

9 February

Spend Sunday the 9th of January relaxing to the smooth sounds of the John Coulton Quartet, Kick back by the pool with one of our fabulous wine specials and perhaps grab a cheese platter. ... There are great meals in the Yowies Restaurant and lots of fun and space for the whole family. 

14 February

We're doubling the romance this Valentines Day! Treat your loved one to an enchanting cruise on Gold Coast's sparkling waterways and celebrate the most romantic time of the year - over two sensational nights! ... Spoil your someone special with amazing views, delicious seafood and a complimentary glass of sparkling on Friday, 14th February and Satu...

14-16 February

The Australian Surfing sports Expo will be one of the largest surfing events in Australia’s history…out of the water and right in the heart of the Gold Coast. This expo, which is also open to the public, is designed to bring shapers, retailers, tour operators, designers and all manors of inventors and innovators from the surfing indust...

16 February

Laugh! I laughed till the tears ran down my legs … “Simply Bushed” are one of the most entertaining bands in Australia. the marriage of fine musicianship, well-crafted songs and a selective repertoire with the comedy wit that most comedians would kill for and you have the ultimate entertainment experience. There is nothing like &...

19 February

Two hard hitting Aussies face off for the first time with what is going to be Woods biggest challenge yet when he takes on former world champion Geale

23 February

This months Family Fun Day is featuring Karaoke 4 Kids with Karaoke Kat, We still have face painting, jumping castle and don't forget about the swimming pool.

March

2 March

Brides-to-be...See our fabulous designer fashion parades and perhaps find your special gown by visiting our popular Bridal Gown Sale room which features heavily discounted gowns from quality designers. Take advantage of our NEW informative Seminars for free, helpful advice – Receive a Free copy of Your Local Wedding Guide Magazine which is so...

7 March

Now is the time to experience Christine's soulful performance in REWIND  for your first time, or to return to enjoy her soulful performance and sassy tunes once again. ... Christine has been entertaining audiences for two years with her tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. With sell-out shows and multiple performances at venues acros...

7-23 March

From 7-23 March, 2014, the Bleach* Festival will drench the Gold Coast with a three-week, high-energy, action-packed parade of live music, beach concerts, theatre, performing arts, film and fun.  Bleach* Festival HQ is the Southern Gold Coast but this year satellite events through the Northern Gold Coast will spread the best of Bleach* across...

7-9 March

Some of surf lifesaving’s greatest rivalries will be reignited when the state’s top surf sport athletes contest the 2014 Queensland Senior State Championships across three days from March 7-9. ... As the pinnacle event on Surf Life Saving Queensland’s sporting calendar each year, the Championships will see more than 2,000 lifesave...

9 March

Come relax and listen to the smooth sounds of iNNESSA and the Niven Walton Trio. You can chill by the pool or kick back with some of our wine specials in the fresh air. ... Plentty of fun and room for the whole family plus Yowies Restaurant has amazing meals.

13 March

Come along to TSS (The Southport School) Foundation March Business Breakfast with guest speaker QLD Attorney-General The Honourable Jarrod Bleijie MP. ... QLD Attorney-General The Honourable Jarrod Bleijie MPThe Attorney-General has caused a stir with a series of new laws (such as the Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment legislation). Come...

14-16 March

Bleach* Festival and Queensland Theatre Company present Stradbroke Dreamtime By Oodgeroo of the tribe Noonuccal ... Continuing our theme of stories from the coast, Bleach* Festival brings the sublime children’s production by the state theatre company to the shores of Currumbin for all to enjoy. ... ‘He was a beauty, that ten-foot carpet...

14-16 March

The Queensland Junior Surf Life Saving Championships is the blue-ribbon junior surf sports event in the state and showcases future champions in the making. ... The largest and most prestigious event for young lifesavers, the Queensland Junior State Championships sees the finest talent from around the state go head to head. ... In 2014, the event wi...

21-23 March

Bleach* Festival, Red Chair and acclaimed children’s songwriter and comic actress Nadia Sunde have teamed up to create a brand new musical comedy for 3 - 8 year olds and their families. ... When the treasure chest of Captain Curlylocks washes up on Tugun Beach, Nadia takes a careful peek inside … but what is this! Instead of rubies and...

21 March

REDSTARS to return to Canungra Hotel ... For a fun entertained night of high energized entertainment from a professional rock pop indie  cover band playing covers from the early 80-'s to today. ... Come on down to Canungra and enjoy some highly energetic performanced music. FREE ENTRY ... View our video at: - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RI1...

28 March

‘Show us your boardies’ on Boardies Day, Friday March 28 2014, and help raise vital funds for Surf Life Saving clubs across Australia. ... Each year, Australia’s surf lifesavers work tirelessly to save lives in our local communities. By registering to wear your board shorts to work or school on Boardies Day, you can help raise vit...

28 March

Due to the popularity of Damien Leith’s recent national ‘Without a Fight’ tour - we are pleased to announce that more dates have been added in 2014. This is a strictly limited run, so get in fast. ... The tour which saw Damien play to packed houses, celebrated his all new and critically acclaimed originals album ‘Chapter Sev...

29-30 March

Property Club has been the leader in wealth creation through property for many years.This event will encompass opportunities for delegates to hear, meet and ask questions of millionaire property investors. High caliber speakers including Mark Bouris from The Apprentice will be presenting on the property market in 2014. ... Exhibitors will showcase...

April

1 April

The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Duracell are urging residents to change the batteries in their smoke alarms on April 1 as part of the annual ‘Don’t be a Fool’ campaign. ... The ‘Don’t be a Fool’ campaign on Tuesday, April 1st serves as an important reminder to Queenslanders to ensure they ar...

4-6 April

Come face to face with Supa-Star celebrities & the creative talent that inspire imaginary worlds under one roof! ... Gathered from and surrounded by the wonderful worlds of comic books, animation/cartoons, science-fiction, pulp TV/movies, toys, console gaming, trading cards, fantasy, entertainment technology, books, internet sites and fan-clubs...

6 April

Broadbeach will be transformed into the ultimate world of fantasy and play during the Supanova Cosplay Parade 2014, presented by Broadbeach Alliance. ... As part of the Supanova Pop Culture Expo dress in your best superhero, anime or science fiction character costumes for the parade that will be led by none other than Peter Mayhew also known as Che...

6 April - 27 July
Occurs every week on Sunday

The $10 Meals are - 250g Rump Steak, Chicken Schnitzel, Veal Schnitzel, Grilled Barramundi, Beer Battered Barramundi, Chicken and Mushroom Fettucine, Chicken Parmigiana and Veal Parmigiana ... You do need to be a Member of Nerang RSL but it's only $3 to join, all of our meals including the specials are available for take away purchase.

11-13 April

Lifeline Bookfest - second hand book SALE ... Come along to the GCCEC lose yourself in 10,000 donated books!

12 April

Master planning is underway for our new cultural precinct at Evandale and already new events are being planned – starting this Saturday 12 April!    Don’t miss the inaugural GLOW Festival   Outdoors experience the spectrum of laser and water shows, projections by nationally renowned digital artist Craig Walsh, interactive...

13 April

Another great Jazz day at The Advancetwon Hotel Motel with the Peter Cupples Trio on stage from 1 pm. Come on down and relax by the pool we have great wines on specials and plenty of space for the whole family to have some fun.

16 April

Start the year right, be financially fit!Speaker: Nick Sinclair, Wealthfarm CEO ... The Financialy Fit seminar kicks off Wealthfarm's series of Financial Wellness events for 2014! ... One of the signs of financial wellness is successfully hitting your financial goals. But if you are among those people who keep on setting goals that they cannot achi...

16 April

Explore outsourcing for your business today!Speaker: Nick Sinclair ... Wealthfarm’s Outsourcing seminar for this month sets the stage for maximising the benefits of outsourcing. ... How would you like to eat a sumptuous lunch while listening to the exciting prospects of outsourcing for your business? ... Outsourcing is a buzz word in the bus...

20 April

With a combination a youthful exuberance and hard earned experience, this amazing group of people will rock your socks and show you what a good time is really all about.The Accidents have a huge repertoire and cover all genres of music.. They perform classic songs and today's Top 40 hits.. Songs from Katy Perry, Pink, Potbeleez, Kings Of Leon, Kid...

20 April

Come and meet the Easter Bunny and celebrate the spirit of Easter at The Marine Village Sanctuary Cove. ... Enjoy a fun-filled program of activities for all ages including: ... The Best Dressed Easter Buggy Competition ... Easter Egg Hunt Challenge ... Easter Bunny Appearance ... Matt Hollywood's Magic Easter Show ... Jumping Castles ... Pony Rides...

25 April

... Surfers Paradise RSL Dawn Service 5.30am ... Fall-in outside the Surfers Paradise RSL on ... Beach Road at 5.15am, march to ... The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise Beach ... (opposite Trickett Street) ... for the Dawn Service at 5.30am. ... Following the service a ... Gunfire breakfast will be served ... back at the RSL. ...   ... Surfers Par...

25 April

ANZAC Day – 25 April – is probably Australia's most important national occasion. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.  ... Come on down and pay your respects at the Dawn Service and Commemorative Service. 

26 April

A fun filled Mexican themed night, Come and enjoy the flavours of Mexico with food, drinks and music at everyones favorite pub. 

26-27 April

Selena Hill has been running these events around QLD and northern NSW for over 4 years and for the 1st time they hit the Gold Coast. There is number of well know psychics at this event. Such as Amanda Hall (psychic hall of fame member) Niki Stewart (psychic tv) She' D'montford (the first series of the ONE) Selena Hill, (internationally renowned), E...

27 April

This month's Family Fun Day is featuring Karaoke 4 Kids with Karaoke Kat, We still have face painting, jumping castle and don't forget about the swimming pool.

30 April

Transform your business with Digital Marketing!Speaker: Will Swayne, Marketing Results Marketing Consultant ... Wealthfarm’s Better Business event open doors to more strategic ways of engaging in business this year. ... The success of digital marketing is phenomenal. And that is an understatement. ... Seeing that most of your clients are rel...

30 April

Come along to TSS (The Southport School) Foundation April 2014 Business Breakfast with guest speaker Graham Annesley: Chief Executive Officer Gold Coast Titans, NSW Minister for Sport and Recreation, Chief Operating Officer National Rugby League, National Customer Service Manager McWilliams Wines, National Customer Service Manag...

May

3 May

Dust off those blue suede shoes and Prepare to be Razzle-Dazzled! Shake Rattle n Roll is the only Rock ‘n’ Roll tribute show of its kind. ... Following sell-out seasons at Her Majesty’s Theatre Melbourne, Shake Rattle ‘n’ Roll is now set to Rock the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre with the same exhil...

4 May

Come and see the Mission Queensland Firebirds take on the Easyio Tactix in round 10 of the ANZ Championship. The match kicks off at 2:18pm on Sunday 4th May. Get your tickets now through Ticketek and don't miss a minute of the action.

9-11 May

Sometimes it feels like a crime to go indoors when the skies are clear, even for a night at the opera. That’s why we’re taking the opera out of the theatre and onto the beach. ... Picture a giant sandcastle on the beach at Coolangatta, families enjoying a picnic, children making sandcastles as the sun goes down, and miraculously beauti...

9 May

REDSTARS will return to Canungra for another eventful night of hip shaking, tambourine playing and loads of laughter and good times!! ... Free Entrance, wear red to play the scene!

10 May

Burleigh Underground Drummers is a great venue - BYO/Nibbles ... LIVE MUSIC  - MAY 10th @ BUD ... Mamas New Bag band plus support act ... Doors open 7.30pm ... Cover charge  : $15

11 May

Celebrate this Mother's Day at the Advancetown Hotel and keep her entertained with the John Coulton Quartet on stage from 1pm. Also if you decide to dine for lunch we will treat Mum with a complimentary glass of bubbles. ... Check out John's Biography.

14 May

Doing all the work? It’s time to make your money work for you!Speaker: Nick Sinclair ... This month’s Financially Fit event puts the spotlight on SMSF and property investments. ... By now, you’ve already discovered that although saving is good, investing is even better. But do you know exactly what type of investment is best...

14 May

Calling all Savvy Investors, Home Owners with equity, or Home Owners wanting to reduce debt… ... Chances are… ... You want to keep more of your hard earned money ... You want to pay off your home faster ... You want to break out of the rat race ... You want to live a better lifestyle now, not later ... And you want financial security...

17 May

Bond University takes great pleasure in inviting you to the Bond University 25th Anniversary Gala Ball on Saturday 17th May 2014. ... Enjoy a sumptuous three course dinner, deluxe wine and beer, live entertainment, and the company of Friends, Staff, Bond Alumni and Students. ... Entertainment includes our very own alumnus James Smith, directly from...

18 May

Electrifying nine-piece band, Saskwatch will be appearing at Bond University’s ADCO Amphitheatre for their FIRST EVER Gold Coast performance, in a finale concert wrapping up the University's 25th Anniversary celebrations. ... In just four years, Saskwatch have gone from busking on the streets in Melbourne, to gracing the stage at the world&rs...

Occurs last Sunday of every month

Don’t miss out on the local Family Day, held on the last Sunday each month and features attractions such as a jumping castle, face painting, balloon makers as well as live entertainment. ... Parents can relax by the pool bar while kids have limitless fun.

21 May

Everybody’s joining the Outsourcing bandwagon. Don’t get left behind! ... Speaker: Nick Sinclair, Wealthfarm CEO ... Wealthfarm’s Outsourcing seminar for May 2014 is a thorough discussion about the complex issues of outsourcing. ... Outsourcing is an ideal business strategy that increases efficiency and competitiveness while reduc...

22-25 May

Over 300 exhibitors, 38,000 visitors and 500 boats on display... Showcasing the ultimate in marine lifestyle from kayaks to superyachts, the Spirit of Boating lives right here at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. With a rich 25-year history resulting in impressive sales, world-class innovation and first class enjoyment, the most significa...

24 May

Mission Queensland Firebirds take on the Haier Pulse in the last home game for the 2014 ANZ Championship season. The match starts at 2:18pm on Saturday 24th May so get your tickets through Ticketek and dont miss a minute of the action.

25 May

Custom Car & Bike Show ... Are you into Hot Rods, Bikes, Muscle Cars, Trucks and Tuners then you need to be at The Advancetown Hotel Big Boys Toyz Expo. ... You can bring your own custom car or bike and enter into the show for only $5, it is a great day for the whole family including the kids. ... We also have Live Entertainment with the Round...

28 May

Do Business Planning - The Vern Hamish Way ... Speaker: Nick SIinclair ... Improve your business plan by following the philosophy of well-known business leader and financial guru, Vern Hamish. ... The Wealthfarm team recognises a strategic business plan when we see one. And to date, it is the work of business columnist and successful entrepreneur V...

28-30 May

Serious about your online business? Then you should be at the 8th annual PeSA Internet Conference.It is a chance to meet with hundreds of other online retailers and learn skills, new developments and get insights from major players, like eBay, PayPal, Australia Post and many more. Plus learn from International and local eCommerce stars!The Professi...

30 May

King of The North tour their new album 'Sound The Underground'. ... Supporting King of the North are: ... Red Star Born ... Transvaal Diamond Syndicate ... & Vahallla Lights

June

13-15 June

Sexpo - Sexuality and Adult Lifestyle Exhibition is the world's largest adult show. Sexpo boasts international performers in all aspects of adult entertainment. The aim of the exhibition is to provide a fun vibrant atmosphere for like-minded people to enjoy and find information on ALL THINGS ADULT. ... Sexpo is not just about SEX, it is about sexua...

14 June

'We Can For Corrina' invites you join us for a wonderful night with dinner, drinks, live entertainment and a silent auction to aid Corrina in her fight. ... Corrina was diagnosed with Lung Cancer in May 2012. Lung Cancer is the most common, aggressive and lethal cancer worldwide. She will fight this! The costs for specialized drugs and medical expe...

15 June

Steve Cummins as a singer, showman and song writer has more than just credibility to his name. He wrote and performed the theme song for the Brisbane Warana Festival; he was the pre match entertainment for the world rugby super 12’s semi final at Carisbrook Stadium N.Z with his “Neil Diamond Super Hits Show”, he has headlined some...

20-22 June

Saddle up and round up your posse for the second annual Broadbeach Country Music Festival, June 20-22, 2014 on the Gold Coast. ... Set on the pristine beachfront of Queensland’s Broadbeach, the festival will see a perfect mix of board shorts and banjos, surf boards and steel guitars as country music’s finest assemble for three days and...

21 June

Join us on Saturday 21st June for the DEAN VEGAS Dinner & Show here at Surfers RSL. ... Tickets are $38.50 per person which includes a delicious 2 course Dinner and of course DEAN VEGAS performs the ELVIS fav's we love so much. ... Dinner - 7pm sharp Show - 8.30pm ... Tickets on sale NOW!

22 June

It’s a good time for country music when Seleen McAlister steps up on stage! ... Her star is on the rise with a whirlwind year up her sleeve and her sights firmly set on cementing her name in the country music scene. ... She’s been singing and playing tirelessly for the past 12 months and her song Guilt-Free continues to climb the CMC ch...

29 June

An exciting Family Fun day is planned for the last Sunday in June, we have Sparky and his pop up playground to keep all entertained plus live entertainment with Jeff Camilleri. ... Whether it’s trying to walk on stilts, or a parent introducing a child to totem tennis or coyts, it’s a non-competitive environment where users can explore t...

July

1-31 July

Shop & Win at The Marine Village, Sanctuary Cove ... Win the ultimate family snow holiday at Marritz Alpine, Perisher Valley valued at $7,000. Prize includes five nights’ accommodation for four people (two adults and two children) including breakfast, dinner and over snow transfers. Plus, a $2,000 travelvoucher to help you get there court...

3-5 July

The 2014 ASICS Sport and Leisure Expo is held adjacent to the Gold Coast Airport Marathon registration and kit collection centre. Join 20,000 visitors to check out the latest sports apparel, nutrition and equipment; tourist, leisure and adventure activities, running and sporting events and health products and services. ... Thursday 3rd July 2014 4:...

5 July

Immerse yourself in West African rhythm and culture with the Bassidi Kone World Music Tour.  Proudly presented by Rhythm Culture.  ... African drumming workshops - Burleigh Heads ... Fradgley Hall ... 2.30-4pm ... July 5th

6 July

Contemporary music and party classics. With over 20 years experience Brent is an accomplished musician, Brent brings to life the songs of Van Morrison, The Eagles, Elvis, Keith Urban through to the classic party anthems of Jimmy Barnes, Aussie Crawl and Dire Straits right through to modern day classics from Matchbox 20, The Choirboys, Powder F...

7-13 July

MV KILKIE FERRY ... Cruise the calm waters of the Coomera River aboard theheritage listed MV Kilkie ferry. Observe the local birds and wildlife while admiring some of the Gold Coast's most magnificent waterfront homes. ... TRACKLESS TRAIN ... Jump aboard Sanctuary Cove's trackless train and take ajourney through the streets of The Marine Village. D...

12-13 July

The Aussie Gold International Cheer & Dance Championships is where hundreds of cheerleaders and dancers from all over the world converge on the Gold Coast for a weekend of fun-filled competition. ... Come down to the Gold Coast Convention Centre on Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th July to see an amazing display of cheer, pom, jazz & hip hop...

13 July

Gold Coast local Nicole Parker-Brown will be delighting us with her smooth sounds on Sunday the 13th of July, recently performing at the Blues Feast on Broadbeach and other well-known Gold Coast venues Nicole will be bringing a lot of energy to the Advancetown Hotel. There will also be complimentary wine tasting by Peter Lehmann Wines. ... You've b...

14 July

If you like the idea of a great night's cabaret entertainment accompanied by superb food, then pick up the phone and call Absynthe Restaurant to book for next month's Bastille Day event. ... The modern French restaurant headed by Chef Meyjitte Boughenot is situated at the bottom of the Q1 building at Surfers Paradise with easy client parking undern...

20 July

Introducing Australia’s new talent! From R’n’B, Top 40, Disco and dance – they are a new and exciting group that will keep you entertained no matter what the occasion.Not only are they great visually, but together they blend beautifully with the sweet sound of soul. ... You can find out more by going to their website ht...

August

2-3 August

The All Star Battle – cheer edition, is working out to be the most exciting event AASCF have run to date. How long has Australia been waiting for a competition that is JUST CHEER!!!! ... All teams compete their routine both days, 1st days 40% score plus 2nd days 60% score added together to determine the conquerors. ... There is also group &am...

10 August

Another smooth Sunday is scheduled for August's Jazz Sunday with The Ashley Lewis Quartet on stage plus wine sampling provided by Peter Lehmann Wines.

15-17 August

Jazz up your life to the rhythm and the beat of the Broadbeach Jazz Festival 15-17 August 2014, presented by the Oasis Shopping Centre’s 25th Birthday. ... This completely FREE and non-ticketed festival will feature a host of local and Australian jazz greats, performing on outdoor stages and in venues throughout Broadbeach, including the incr...

15 August

Australian star of stage, screen and sound, Mr Tom Burlinson will perform in concert with the Allstar Jazz Band on Friday evening August 15 as part of the Broadbeach Jazz Festival, presented by Jupiters Hotel & Casino. Joining him is Australia’s first lady of jazz in Ms Ingrid James. ... For more info visit: http:...

16 August

Dust of your bellbottoms and disco suits and come relive the #70's with our #Disco Themed night. There will be 70"s style food, drinks and music plus #Prizes for the best dressed patrons.

17 August

Dave (Cavo) Cavanagh is an award-winning songwriter in New York and Australia, some of his songs being Don’t Lock Me Up and Been to Bourke ’n’ Back. Dave has written his own original music for soundtracks on movies, eg Journey Home, the title track on Mick Fanning’s movie Lightning Strikes and It’s a Surfers Paradise v...

17-19 August

The biggest change in consumer behaviour and information distribution in human history is taking place and there is no holding it back. We are going through a paradigm shift where the force of Social is rapidly transforming the world around us. Digital technologies and media strategies are increasingly a part of our daily interactions, conversation...

21 August

The Living in Strata Trade Show was created as a response to the difficulties faced by today’s busy lot owners, body corporate committee members and building managers.Advances in technology, a growing and changing base of suppliers and legislation, make it difficult and time consuming to keep your strata knowledge updated.By bringing together...

23 August

Would you like to learn all about Crowdfunding and how it can help you to raise funds to publish your book? ... Crowdfunding is an easy way to raise funds for a specific project from a group of people – your family and friends can contribute, as well as strangers (new friends you are yet to meet). ... You can use Crowdfunding to raise the mon...

23-24 August

Calling all reptile enthusiasts! Come on down to the Gold Coast Reptile Expo and not only will you grab great bargains on all your reptile accessories you can also enjoy an awesome day out. ... There will be a free jumping castles, free reptile show, hot food, coffee and more available to keep you going for the day.   ... Come and check out re...

24 August

Greg Bankx has worked extensively throughout Australia, supporting and backing many well known national and international acts such as – Skyhooks, John Paul Young, John Farnham, Sherbet, The Troggs (Aust. tour), John English, ACDC, Billy Thorpe, Daddy Cool, Goanna and many more. ... Greg’s music is best described as retro music which he...

29-31 August

The Gold Coast Show belongs to all of us who live in this beautiful city – Friday 29th to Sunday 31st August 2014. ... Our show is the city’s biggest family event of the year and the only one with its own public holiday, so get involved in all the action at our new home at the Gold Coast Turf Club in Racecourse Drive, Bundall. ... All t...

29 August - 19 September
Occurs every week on Friday

NEW LATE NIGHT MUSIC VENUE – SURFERS PARADISE – OVER 30s TARGET ...  Absynthe French Restaurant and Bar is launching its inaugural River City Supper Club on Fridays. ...  The launch on Friday 29th August will feature the talents of vocalist Sandra Beynon accompanied by Sean Mullen, who make up the Body and Soul Duo.  www...

31 August

Award winning band SIMPLY BUSHED are back along with Sparky's pop up play ground to keep the whole family entertained for a massive fun filled day. ... All of Sparky's playgrounds are unique, Many of the activities are self-directed, so that people can just walk up to something and start their fun. Stilts, Coyts, Totem Tennis, Hula Hoops, Skipping,...

September

5-12 September
Occurs every week on Friday

The River City Supper Club has found a new home at a fine dining restaurant at Surfers Paradise. ... The award-winning Absynthe French Restaurant and Bar now plays host to the supper club each Friday night from 9pm.  ... Currently showcasing Brisbane's premier duo, Body and Soul featuring the velvet vocals of Sandra Beynon and virtuo...

14 September

Peter first came into prominence in 1975 as lead singer and songwriter for the blue-eyed soul band, Stylus. Stylus released four albums, which included such hits as, ‘Summer Breeze’, ‘World of Make Believe’, ‘So Much Love’ and ‘Work Out Fine’ to name a few. Stylus became the first ‘all white ban...

20-21 September

The Gold Coast Brick Event is a fan event, showcasing LEGO creations and sets from LEGO history. All the displays are from QLUG members' own imaginations and their private collections.A play area is open during the event, where will your imagination take you?

22-28 September

The family fun will be flowing at Sanctuary Cove duringthe upcoming school holiday break, with free activities to keep the kids entertained from September 22 to 28.MV Kilkie FerryCruise the calm waters of the Coomera River aboard the heritage listed MV Kilkie ferry. Observe the local birds and wildlife while admiring some of theGold Coast's most ma...

October

4 October

Opera in the Park -‘Just a Touch of Broadway’ ... 4 October 2014 ... FREE EVENT - Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, 6.00pm ... Bring the blanket and sit back and enjoy incredible world-class entertainment under the stars. ... Enjoy a night filled with your favourite Broadway shows including Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera a...

5 October

Sanctuary Cove will become a hub of entertainment for all ages every Sunday throughout October with ‘Sunday Sounds’ presenting a stellar line up of outstanding live music, events for the kids, fabulous food, and much more.  Each Sunday will see a different musical genre presented with a selection of the best acts from the Coast and...

12 October

Sanctuary Cove will become a hub of entertainment for all ages every Sunday throughout October with ‘Sunday Sounds’ presenting a stellar line up of outstanding live music, events for the kids, fabulous food, and much more.  Each Sunday will see a different musical genre presented with a selection of the best acts from the Coast and...

12 October

Another Great Day planned at "The Fountain On The Mountain" with the John Coulton Quartet performing from 1pm plus wine tasting hosted by Peter Lehmann Wines.

17-19 October

The Gold Coast International Marine Expo offers so much more than a boat show. ... Based in Coomera within the Gold Coast Marine Precinct the Expo offers visitors a behind the scene view of the marine industry while being held within Australia’s largest boat manufacturing plants and shipyards. ... The Expo showcases everything from kayaks to...

19 October

Sanctuary Cove will become a hub of entertainment for all ages every Sunday throughout October with ‘Sunday Sounds’ presenting a stellar line up of outstanding live music, events for the kids, fabulous food, and much more.  Each Sunday will see a different musical genre presented with a selection of the best acts from the Coast and...

19 October

Mason Rack is a born enertainer - growing up playing percusion at the age of six with his musicion father Billy Rack. Progressing to drums at age eight, Mason was able to play any style of music. For the next four years Mason developed a natural rhythm that is now part of his soul and way of life. ... Mason picked up a guitar in his early years and...

26 October

Sanctuary Cove will become a hub of entertainment for all ages every Sunday throughout October with ‘Sunday Sounds’ presenting a stellar line up of outstanding live music, events for the kids, fabulous food, and much more.  Each Sunday will see a different musical genre presented with a selection of the best acts from the Coast and...

31 October

A fun treat for all the family! Themed Decor and Finger food, scary movie on the big screen (PG rated), DJ, Trivia Comp, Treasure Hunt for the kids, Prizes for Best outfits, Giveaways! ... 7-10pm$45 adults$10 kids$99 family (2+2)FULL PAYMENT REQUIRED UPON BOOKING.Cancellation Policy: Full refund if cancelled with 48 hours notice. Otherwise, a...

November

1-9 November

The 9th Pan Pacific Masters Games will be held from 1 to 9 November 2014 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. ...   ... More than 12,000 participants from Queensland, interstate and overseas will converge on one of world’s most popular holiday destinations to compete in one of Australia’s premier multi-sport events...

2 November

**TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT** ... Live Nation & Nine Live Present The Madden brothers touring Australia 2014 ... The Madden Brothers have taken Australia by storm with their platinum certified smash single 'We Are Done', from their debut album Greetings From California to be released on September 12. Joel and Benji Madden will bring the...

4 November

Join Galey, Matt and Charli at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on Tuesday 4thNovember, 2014 – the ultimate race event outside of Flemington! ... Enjoy entertainment by Triple Treat, fashion parade presented by Robina Town Centre, race sweeps supporting BMD Northcliffe SLSC and watch the race that stops the nation on the Gold C...

4 November

Catch all the excitement LIVE onboard Gold Coast's best cruising restaurant! Ladies and gents, it's time to celebrate in style onboard the luxurious "Voyager". Don your best racing attire and enjoy the day's festivities. The Melbourne Cup Day cruise includes a fabulous selection of Canapes and sparkling on arrival, the famous seafood & intern...

14 November

The 10th Annual Ultimate Surf Lifesaving Luncheon is being held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday 14th November. ... Rugby Union legend Chris "Buddah" Handy is MC for the event, hosting 2 celebrity panels including; ... Julius Czerny OAM, Author of "Dead one day, laughing the next" ... Dr Andrew Walker ... Cameron McEvoy,...

16 November

With a combination a youthful exuberance and hard earned experience, this amazing group of people will rock your socks and show you what a good time is really all about.The 3 culprits involved in this musical assault consist of a gorgeous singer with the voice of an angel. That would be Sherridan (sometimes known as Blanket). A guitar player with f...

22 November

At the end of 2013 Dave Hughes made the call that this year would be all about stand-up. Soon after he made the call to finish up on TV’s boldest experiment, Network Ten’s The Project, after nearly five years at the desk. Hughesy has said goodbye to over a decade of pre-dawn starts with his final Nova Melbourne breakfast shift last...

23 November

Can you fly faster than a Lorikeet? ... Run like an Emu? ... Out-waddle a Wombat? ... Get ready Gold Coast – The ZOO RUN is coming to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary!!!!! ... Once again, we have teamed up with Jetts Fitness…. ... Once again, we will be running through a totally ... unique environment…. ... Once again, we are donati...

23 November

Bankxy's Back, Greg Bankx has worked extensively throughout Australia, supporting and backing many well known national and international acts such as – Skyhooks, John Paul Young, John Farnham, Sherbet, The Troggs (Aust. tour), John English, ACDC, Billy Thorpe, Daddy Cool, Goanna and many more. ... Greg’s music is best described as retro...

27 November

The 2014 NAB AFL Draft returns to the Gold Coast this November, offering a superb backdrop to the second biggest media event in the AFL’s calendar. ... It’s a massive event where Australia’s best young players are selected by AFL clubs to start their playing careers. ...   ... Be there to witness who your team pick as their l...

28 November

Surf Films, iconic venues, frosty Jägermeister, tonnes of give-aways and the presence of two surf legends will no doubt trigger a small army of patrons screaming "YEW!".With indigenous surf creative Otis Carey & legendary bodyboarder Ben Player on the judging panel, we should see some interesting short films make it to the events, premieri...

28-30 November

PREPARE FOR BATTLE!!!!! AASCF is Australia’s most progressive All Star Cheer & Dance Event Company and it is acknowledged that our Championships are setting the standard for cheer & dance competitions in Australia. The "Crown Jewel" of the all star cheer & dance calendar is the AASCF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP where 7500+ com...

30 November

Dave (Cavo) Cavanagh is an award-winning songwriter in New York and Australia, some of his songs being Don’t Lock Me Up and Been to Bourke ’n’ Back. Dave has written his own original music for soundtracks on movies, eg Journey Home, the title track on Mick Fanning’s movie Lightning Strikes and It’s a Surfers Paradise v...

30 November

Come along and join the 'welcome to summer' party with award the winning Beach Boyz Tribute.  Guarenteed 100% live, this five piece band faithfully recreates the wonderful good times and summer feelings of all the Beach Boys hits and more! ... From the lush five-part vocal harmonies to the authentic vintage instrumentation and...

December

4 December

**TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT** ... Nick Cave will visit Australia and New Zealand in November and December 2014 to perform a series of rare solo concerts. Supported by a small ensemble of musicians Nick will be presenting songs from right across his considerable catalogue, including from the stunning 2013 Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds release ‘Pu...

6-7 December

Lifeline Gold Coast $2 Clothing Sale is back to wrap up your Christmas clothing wish list.Join us and indulge in a guilt-free shopping spree! There's an amazing variety of clothing to dress the whole family from head to toe. There's more variety than current trends with pre-loved clothing including pants, jeans, shirts, tops, jackets, sho...

6-7 December

Harvey Norman’s MASSIVE Electrical & Computers Manufacturers’ Clearance Sale is on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th December at the Gold Coast Convention Centre!LCD, LED TV’s, fridges, washers, dryers, computers, printers, tablets and camerasWHY BUY RETAIL WHEN YOU HAVE THE CHANCE TO BUY WHOLESALE OR BETTER??Small Appliances, Vacuu...

12 December

Celebrate in style at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre with a scrumptious seafood buffet teamed with a mouth watering Christmas menu and a premium selection of sparkling, red and white wine, beer and soft drink. ... Be entertained by “The Accidents” – lucky door prizes to be won – don’t miss out on celeb...

13 December

Join us under the stars for the Broadbeach Christmas Carols on Saturday 13 December from 3pm in Kurrawa Park. ... With kids activities from 3pm in Kurrawa Park including:  ... Vertical Rush Ride ... Bozo the Clown Jumping Castle ... Animal Farm ... Smartie Pants the Clown ... Baloon Twisters ... Face painters  ... The Broadbeach Chri...

13-21 December

The Sanctuary Cove Christmas Carnival will feature nine whimsical days of entertainment and free festivities including pony and village train rides, jumping castles, face painting, animal farms, roving entertainers and open-air movie nights on December 13 and 20, where families can bring their picnic blankets and enjoy a night’s entertainment...

19 December

Lots of interesting stalls with live music and friendly people! ... Facebook - Jimez Cafe & Bar for more details!

19-21 December

Immerse yourself in the magic of Christmas with our very special free community event ... Take a relaxing stroll under falling snow & shimmering lights while you delight in Gourmet yuletide treats or bring the whole family and rejoice seasonal entertainment, family rides Christmas carols and storytelling. Discover hand made crafts, unique stock...

20 December

Come along and enjoy the faithful recreation of The Eagles’ timeless hits by six talented musicians. It’s an exciting showcase of all the chart-toppers such as Hotel California, Desperado, Take It Easy, Fast Lane and many more. ... This show focuses on The Eagles Hell Freezes Over Tour of the early ‘90s, capturing the era when The...

25 December

Enjoy a stress free Christmas with your family and friends with Showboat Cruises. Cruise along Gold Coast's beautiful waterways on a luxurious vessel while you dine on a scrumptious Xmas Buffet featuring fresh seafood & Christmas classics. All you have to do is sit back and relax and enjoy! Both the Lunch & Dinner Cruises feature live ent...

27 December

Currumbin RSL Presents - Side Splitting Comedy featuring Lindsay Webb ... LINDSAY IS TRULY an International act worthy of the title. He has entertained on TV and Radio, including Stand up Australia, radio morning crews, JJJ Raw Comedy, Good News Week and The Footy Show. He has supported the likes of Dave Hughes and Wil Anderson along with cracking...

31 December

Celebrate the New Year in style aboard the magnificent Voyager. Cruising the sparkling waters around the Gold Coast, you will enjoy the best view of the night. Your guests will be greeted with a drink on arrival, before setting sail on a night to remember. Indulge in a spectacular seafood and international buffet dinner and enjoy live entertain...

2015 Events

January

9-11 January

The magic buzz of SURF n' Ink is back to the Gold Coast for the ultimate summertime ink and art bonanza! ... Want a Tattoo? Or just be entertained by world-class tattooists, bands & DJ’s, circus acts, pin up comps & more?Featuring renowned national and international artists tattooing onsite as well as a range of entertainment and from...

17 January

There will be carnage of the monster truck variety at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre this January. ... See the legend that put Australian monster trucks on the map, OUTBACK THUNDA as he goes up against the likes of world favourite SCOOBY DOO. ... An action packed night for the whole family, including; ... • Extreme Monster Sla...

19-25 January

There is fun to be had on the beautiful waters of Coomera River, aboard the heritage listed MV Kilkie ferry, which will be cruising every day. Kids can check out the local birds and wildlife while mum and dad admire some of the Gold Coast's most magnificent waterfront homes. ...   ... Coming back to dry land, why not catch a ride on Sanctuary...

25 January

Grab the togs, towels, sunhat and sunscreen to slip slop slap poolside for the Great Australia Day BBQ at The Ramada Couran Cove Island Resort. ALL DAY ENTERTAINMENT & FAMILY SPORTS, POOLSIDE DJ Darren James will dish out the Top 100 Ozzie Tracks from The Lagoon Deck with local singing-guitar legend Chris Palmer perfor...

30 January - 1 February

2015 Gold Coast Food & Wine Expo Friday 30th January 2015 - 12pm-8pmSaturday 31st January 2015 - 10am-6pmSunday 1st February 2015 - 10am-5pmGold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre3 days of Gourmet Food, Wine and Celebrity Chefs!The Food And Wine Expo is an annual 3-Day event dedicated to Celebrity Chefs, Food & Wine, Cheese, Cock...

30 January - 1 February

Leaders and specialists in these fields come together at Health Harmony Soul to share their knowledge, products and services. Enjoy psychic readers, free seminars, performances, workshops and yoga/meditation classes over the three days to inspire yourself to live the life you love. ... Free entertainment areas including: Main Stage Native...

30 January - 1 February

The Food And Wine Expo is an annual 3-Day event  (Friday-Sunday) and houses more than 150 local and national exhibitors in the Food & Wine Industry. These exhibitors include all areas of the industry, including Wine Makers, Distributors, Gourmet Restaurants, Coffee, Chocolate, and Candy & Tea. ... SMEG Celebrity Main Stage - The C...

31 January

Coomera Clubhouse is turning 4!  ... All proceeds from this event are going directly to The Animal Welfare League of QLD.  ... To celebrate, Coomera Clubhouse is opening its doors to families from both centres and around the community for a family fun day! There will be jumping castles, sausage sizzle, coffee cart, tours of the centr...

February

1 February

If you're planning a holiday anytime in the near or distant future, it pays to do your research.Travel Expo returns in 2015, with hundreds of travel suppliers under one roof you can talk to experts and discuss and compare literally hundreds of options! Not to mention exclusive deals to be had on the day!• Free Entry• Exclusive Expo Deals&...

14 February

Due To Popular Demand, Earth Events is proud to present Learn To Cook - The Paleo Way with Pete Evans + special guests in 26 metro and regional Australia and New Zealand locations.Pete, Luke Hines and other special guests will demonstrate actionable solutions for living the paleo way. You will learn the skills to cook on a budget, make bone broths,...

19-22 February

There will be no better place to welcome in the 2015 Chinese New Year than at Sanctuary Cove with a host of free family fun including traditional lion dancing, fire cracker and kung fu displays, Chinese-inspired craft workshops, entertainment and authentic cuisine. ... From Thursday February 19 to Sunday February 22, The Marine Village at Sanctuary...

March

2 March

Proudly presented by Duet Productions, legendary Comedian, Billy Connolly finally brings his "High Horse Tour" to Australia! ... Hailed as the UK’s most influential comedian of all time, Billy has toured worldwide continuously for the last 50 years, performing to an audience of over 10,000,000.  ... Billy is currently enjoying...

8-10 March

Delta Gymnastics Holiday Clinics are the perfect way to keep kids active these school holidays! Throughout the 3 day clinic, children will have fun in the gym with gymnastics based challenges, games and fitness activities!

14 March

Annual community fundraiser to assist with research and to support patients and their families affect6ed by blood cancers.

14 March

Annual community fundraiser to assist with research and to support patients and their families affected by blood cancers.

14 March

Annual community fundraiser to assist with research and to support patients and their families affected by blood cancers.

21 March

Action, Camping and Outdoors - 360 degrees of Adventure! Your new local camping store in Oxenford is celebrating it's Grand Opening the true blue Aussie style with 25% off store wide. Ranger Nick will be part of the activities for the day, where he will entertain and educate you with his camp oven cooking demonstrations. He will kick off at 10am...

22 March

Sanctuary Cove will be a hub of entertainment for all ages as the refreshed ‘Sunday Sounds’ event kicks off this March, presenting a stellar line-up of outstanding live music and free events for the kids. ...   ... Come and enjoy the laidback live music in a relaxed atmosphere under the marquee in The Marine Village on Sunday March...

29 March

Join Series Ambassador, Michael Klim, and swimmers from all over Australia for Queensland's favourite surf swim. ...   ... The Cooly Classic offers competitors a rare opportunity to conquer three of Australia's most revered surf breaks - Snapper Rocks, Coolangatta and Kirra. ...   ... Your options: ...   ... 2.0km Cooly Classic - swi...

29 March

Discover the Meaning of Easter: ... The Iona Passion Play has performed live in cities and towns around Australia since 1958. ... One Gold Coast Performance! ... Bookings:  (07) 3333 1993 or www.passionplay.org.au ... Early Bird Discounts and Group Bookings Available. ... Doors Open 6:30pmNo Allocated Seating

29 March

It's time to throw on your favourite pair of pyjama's or onesies and put on a pair of walking shoes - the Pyjama Foundation's Long Road Walk is coming to the Gold Coast!  ... A beautiful walk along Main Beach with a pathway available for the entire distance. The walk is 8-10 kilometers however there is the opportunity to turn back and ret...

April

5-12 April

WITH too much fun to fit into one day, this year Sanctuary Cove is hosting Easterfest – a week-long festival of free family fun, kicking off with the Easter Eggstravaganza on Easter Sunday. ... With a visit from the Easter Bunny, the Easter Buggy Parade, Easter egg challenge, jumping castles, pony rides, a baby animal farm and more, the fun c...

5 April

Celebrate Easter with the family on aboard Showboat’s Easter Sunday Lunch Cruise ...   ... Listen to live Jazz as we cruise along the sparkling broadwater. ... Take in the spectacular views of Surfers Paradise over two luxurious decks and experience the best the Gold Coast has to offer from the indoor and outdoor viewing areas. ... To st...

17-19 April

Supanova Pop Culture Expo began in Sydney in 2002 as a completely home-grown Australian production showcasing sci-fi, fantasy, comic books, anime, manga, games, cosplay and much more.The brainchild of Founder & Event Director, Daniel Zachariou, Supanova is run by a diverse and passionate team of independent professionals with backgrounds in pri...

25 April

... Surfers RSL Dawn March & Service ...   ... Marchers are invited to form up at the Surfers Paradise RSL Beach Rd entrance from 5.00am to step off for the march at 5.20am.The march will proceed east along Beach Rd and Hanlan St to the Esplanade and move to the Memorial as ... directed by the Chief Marshal. The Surfers RSL Dawn Mem...

May

10 May

It’s OUR time to bring home the ANZ Championship trophy to Queensland and we want OUR fans with us.This Round 11 match between the Mission Queensland Firebirds and defending champions, the Melbourne Vixens is the 2014 Grand Final rematch and is set to be a battle of two powerhouse teams in the ANZ Championship. You can be part of the act...

15-17 May

The Lifeline Gold Coast Bookfest has over 10,000 books in more than 25 different genres priced from as low as 50 cents! Unlike other Bookfest's the Gold Coast Bookfest's main focus is books. Little to no other products are generally sold at this event.All proceeds from the Lifeline Bookfest go towards Lifeline’s 24 hour 13 11 14 Crisis Suppor...

16 May

In our third tour, kindy ambassador Jay Laga’aia and the Kindy counts! team are bringing all the fun of kindergarten to South East Queensland.The shows will take children and their families on a journey of discovery about the wonders and benefits of kindergarten through music, singing and play.Come along to one of our FREE family concerts, an...

21-24 May

A BOAT SHOW AND SO MUCH MORE  ... Set amongst the largest shipyards and manufacturing plants in Australia at the Gold Coast Marine Precinct, the not-for-profit Expo allows visitors to experience a truly unique behind the scenes view of our marine industry. ... Dubbed as Australia’s only ‘Working Boat Show’ the Expo...

23 May

This year's fete promises fantastic fun for all the family and we welcome everyone from our college community and beyond. ... Get excited – here's what's happening: ... Junior area for under 6's ... Thrill seeking rides ... Side show alley ... Our famous Monster Raffle ... Live Auction ... Stalls (including cent auction, bric-a-brac, cakes, p...

27-29 May

Going into its 9th year, PeSA is the must-attend event for Australia’s ecommerce professional. Securing over 80 top industry speakers from around the globe such as Ruslan Kogan (CEO Kogan.com.au), Bob Schwartz (FounderNordstrom.com), Pinny Gniwisch (CEO Ice.com) and Jooman Park (Australia & New Zealand Country Manager for eBay),...

31 May - 1 June

AREC is bigger, better and more focused than ever before. With the most amazing line up of agents, coaches and inspirational speakers ever seen in Australia, this will truly be a life changing event.DATE & TIME:Sunday 31 May:8:30am - 6:30pmMonday 1 June:7:15am - 5:15pmFURTHER ENQUIRIES:1800 335 336http://visitarec.com/

June

21 June

Sunday Sounds will be happening under the marquee in The Marine Village on Sunday 21st June, maintaining its status as a must-do weekend family event with quality live music all afternoon and free activities for the kids. ... Kicking off the day’s free musical entertainment at 1pm is local favourite performer, singer/songwriter and pianist Al...

24 June

The Harlem Globetrotters are returning to Australia after their massively successful 2013 tour. Bringing their world famous tradition of ball-handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and one-of-a-kind sports entertainment - this is basketball like you've never seen it before!The Harlem Globetrotters combine athleticism, theatre and comedy in a show...

27-28 June

Join us and indulge in a guilt-free shopping experience! ... There's more than 10 tonnes of clothing ranging from mens, womens, childrens, sportswear, summer dresses, accessories and more. ... At the Lifeline $2 clothing sale you can dress all of your family from head to toe. Get in early to see the best range of stock. All tables will be replenish...

27-28 June

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!!Harvey Norman’s MASSIVE Electrical & Computers End of Financial Year Clearance Sale is on Saturday 27th June and Sunday 28th June at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre!LED LCD TV’s, fridges, washers, computers, printers, cameras, dryers, telephones, gamesWHY BUY RETAIL WHEN YOU HAVE THE CHANCE TO...

July

6-12 July

Sanctuary Cove will entertain the whole family these school holidays, with a host of free activities on offer from July 6 to 12 at The Marine Village. ...  There is fun to be had on the beautiful waters of the Coomera River aboard the heritage listed MV Kilkie ferry. Free ferry rides are available daily between 11am and 2pm. Kids can check out...

24-26 July

The 2015 Gold Coast Midyear Caravan and Camping Expo plus Home and Outdoor Living Ideas will take place at the Gold Coast Turf Club. This event will feature over 150 local and regional exhibitors. Visitors to the 2015 event can expect to view a huge range of the very latest caravans, camper trailers, motorhomes, 5th wheelers, motor vehicles, campin...

25 July

World music and club beats band Tijuana Cartel headlines the final Live at Bond concert for 2015, presented as part of Bond University’s Open Day. ... As one of Australia’s favourite party bands and the corner stone of the ‘east meets west’ electronic scene, genre-defying Tijuana Cartel have emerged as one of the country&rsq...

26 July

Sunday Sounds at Sanctuary Cove continues into winter with the July program set to warm up the afternoon with quality live music all afternoon and free activities for the kids. ... Relax and let the music move you in the laidback atmosphere with live entertainment under the marquee from 1pm until 6pm in The Marine Village on Sunday 26 July. ... Kic...

August

9 August

Your Local Wedding Guide Bridal Expo has been established for over 25 years and we are one of the largest and most widespread bridal expo series in the country. Our aim is to help you create your perfect wedding day! By bringing together the best and most competitive wedding industry suppliers in your local area, our expos give you the opportunity...

14-16 August

AASCF is Australia’s most progressive All Star Cheer & Dance Event Company and it is acknowledged that our Championships are setting the standard for cheer & dance competitions in Australia.We are proud to advise we have added 3 brand new dates to our calendar being the ALL STAR BATTLE – CHEER EDITION Championships in the Gold C...

September

5-6 September

The Gold Coast community can enjoy a sensational weekend with guidance from keynote speakers and a specialised selection of health & wellbeing exhibitors showcasing their products and services. Find your pathway to inner peace, health and happiness. Find some gifts, book a massage, psychic reading or simply browse the aisles to chat to our prof...

5 September

Biggest ever INDOOR FREESTYLE FMX & MONSTER TRUCK SPECTACULAR is finally here, including the World’s greatest freestyle monster trucks.There will be carnage of the monster truck variety at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre this September.See the legend that put Australian monster trucks on the map, OUTBACK THUNDA as he goes...

6 September

Beach Bash is an obstacle challenge event with a difference– taking place on beaches all around Australia. It’s the toughestsoft sand obstacle challenge of its kind, with the aim to promotehealth, fitness and fun to all - including families! ... Register at www.beachbash.com.au ... Early Bird Prices Available!

11 September

International music sensation Celtic Woman returns to Australia in 2015 with a concert tour celebrating the group’s 10th Anniversary together. ... It was a decade ago that Celtic Woman first introduced millions of new fans to the group’s fresh fusion of Irish musical tradition, contemporary song craft and state-of-the-art stag...

12 September

Fantastic prizes to be won! ... ATM's avaliable on site ... Classic fair rides ... Pony rides ... Petting Zoo ... Super soaker ... Stalls and Cent Auction ... Main stage entertainment ... Great food and coffee ...   ... FREE EVENT ENTRY ... Pre-purchase unlimited ride passes from Gilston school tuckshop or buy on the day!

13 September

The Great Strides Walk raises awareness and funds for cystic fibrosis organisations around Australia. ... Join us at Hollindale Park, Main Beach for a 3km and 6km walk on Sunday, 13th September 2015.   ... Great Strides will be a fantastic day for the whole family with a sausage sizzle, face painting, coffee cart and raffles. ... Bring a...

19-20 September

The Gold Coast Brick Event is a fan event, showcasing Lego creations and sets from Lego history.All the displays are from the QLUG members’ own imaginations and their private collections.A play area is open during the event, where will your imagination take you?Need to take some LEGO ® home? LEGO ® merchandise will be available to buy...

29 September - 2 October

The Australian Psychological Society is celebrating 50 years of the APS and invite all to celebrate.The program will include highly distinguished psychologists from Australia and overseas delivering Keynote and Invited Addresses.The workshop program will be orientated towards assisting registrants to achieve their generalist and specialist CPD requ...

October

1-31 October
Occurs every week on Wednesday

COME PLAY POKER ... BE A PART OF THE WPT FAMILY ... REGISTRATION TIME:5PM

4 October

The Marine Village Sanctuary Cove will erupt in celebration this weekend as it hosts the inaugural Sanctuary Cove Festival – a full day of free entertainment and attractions featuring classic and luxury cars, world-class boats, fabulous live music and delicious food on Sunday October 4. ... With attractions spread throughout The Marine Villag...

8-9 October

The REIQ Summit 2015 offers an amazing line-up of speakers, who will deliver insights, tips and advice for anyone working in real estate.This event is not to be missed and includes keynote speakers, Mark Bouris, Matthew Ames and the queen of US real estate, Dolly Lenz.EVENT TIMINGS:Doors open 7:45am for an 8:45am startEach amazing day concludes wit...

10 October

... Our successful annual Cocktails and Couture Fashion Parade is back in 2015. ... The event will take place in the Paradise Room of The Arts Centre Gold Coast where fantastic designers will showcase their latest fashion with models from Reeder Management. ... Guests will be treated to a cocktail on arrival and selection of canapé...

11 October

Sea World is about to host their very first ever ZOO RUN on Sunday the 11th of October 2015.  Tegan Lather the 16 year old determined to help make the world a better place is at it again with her next ZOO RUN.  Tegan has now raised over $115K for wildlife conservation but is not stopping.  Why not join her in one of her amazing fun r...

14-16 October

Experts from across the globe will meet on the Gold Coast next week (October 14-16) to share the latest in road safety research with the hope of reducing the road toll at home and abroad. ... More than 600 road and transport safety leaders will attend the 2015 Australasian Road Safety Conference being hosted by QUT’s Centre for Accident Resea...

16 October

... Join Southern Business Women Connect for their inaugural luncheon. Enjoy networking with like-minded women in business on the Southern Gold Coast over a 2-course lunch at Currumbin RSL, and hear from a panel of dynamic local businesswomen sharing their experiences. Presented by Tugun Community Bank Branch Bendigo Bank, the event will be hosted...

18 October

Europe is ever-inspiring and always amazing! Whether you're a first-timer or an old hat, when it comes to travelling through Europe, there's always more to know and more to see.Our Discover Europe Travel Expos offer you the chance to listen to specialised travel operators, destination experts, and secure earlybird discounts for the upcoming Europe...

22 October

PwC's Cool Night Classic is a corporate 5.7km run/3km walk that brings together the Brisbane corporate community to raise much needed funds for Queensland based charities.

22 October

Come mingle with the V8 Supercar drivers and the Miss V8 Supercar finalists at this year's lunch.Get the inside knowledge about this year's race as the drivers are interviewed by our MC and motor racing expert from V8 Supercars.Be entertained by comedian Mick Meredith and our very own Ray White dancers.Help us raise funds for our local Surf Life Sa...

31 October

INFECTIOUS HALLOWEEN ... INFECTIOUS Halloween is an emerging event that holds a mass enhance on decor and entertainment.  ... This year's most errie Halloween party will be taking place at the Clock Hotel on Saturday October 31st 2015. This special event will feature a hosted, cash awarded costume contest, prize-give-aways, Dj, live performers...

31 October

Former My Kitchen Rules finalist, Paul Bullpitt will share his real food philosophy with shoppers at Homeworld Helensvale on Saturday 31 October. ...   ... In true spirit of the warmer weather, Paul will share his tips for perfect barbeque cooking. ...   ... Watch as Paul creates delicious barbequed meals you can easily replicate at home....

31 October

Join former contestants on The Block, Michael and Carlene Duffy as they share their insider tips for Styling Your Living Room Like A Pro. ...   ... With their wealth of renovating and styling experience, Michael and Carlene will provide a number of key styling strategies that will allow you to style your living room to suit the season and your...

November

1 November

There will be plenty of activities to keep the junior household members amused at Homeworld Helensvale on Sunday 1 November. ...   ... Our FREE Creative Kids Corner is the perfect creative space for your children to create their own home décor items. ...   ... From painting their own wall art, to growing grass heads and decorating...

1 November - 1 December

WPT LEAGUE GOLD COAST ... FREE POKER!!!!! ... REGISTRATION:3PM

3 November

Centre of Melbourne Cup returns to the GCCEC in 2015.Your ultimate race day will be filled with fun and laughter, guaranteed.• Moet Champagne on arrival, and premium beverage package• Spring summer fashion parade, proudly presented by Robina Town Centre• Award winning chefs creating a delicious 4 course meal• Live entertainment&...

14 November

Great family day with Stalls, Rides, BBQ, Cake Stall, Art Display, Show Bags, Cent Auction, Performances/Entertainment plus loads more!

28-29 November

Join us and indulge in a guilt-free shopping experience!Absolutely everything is priced at $2! For this year's clothing sale we have over 10 tonnes of pre-loved quality clothing items including some top clothing brands for women, men, children, babies, teens and elders.Get in early to see the best range of stock, all tables will be replenished thro...

December

4 December

The Gold Coast’s premier Christmas event, Centre of Christmas is back for 2015!Celebrate in style at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre with live entertainment, premium beverages, award-winning catering and a visual experience that will take your breath away.Bring your colleagues, friends and loved ones and join us for:• Del...

Occurs every week on Sunday

Enjoy a realxing afternoon, great food and beautiful pool, lake and bushland views, listening to the smooth Jazz sounds of Samuel Clements and weekly guest performers including Willy Qua of Galapogos Duck.

12-20 December

There’s no finer place to be immersed in the magic of the festive season, than the annual Christmas Carnival at Sanctuary Cove, with free, unrivalled family fun across nine merry days. ... From December 12 to 20, The Marine Village will be transformed into a festive wonderland of sparkling fairy lights, stunning decorations, roving entertaine...

31 December

WELCOME to the Love Mansion... ??? Where Fantasies become realities. Leave your inhibitions at the door and get ready for the ULTIMATE New Years Eve Party where you'll experience Lifestyles of the Rich... ? WHO: The sexiest guests only ? WHERE: Love Nightlife Broadbeach (Albert Avenue) ? WEAR: Your most provactive, decadent or barely there outfit...

31 December

There's only 1 NYE Destination in Surfers... ? ? ? Party with the A-List at Surfers Paradise sexiest RnB + Hip Hop New Year's Eve Party - Magic City Gold Coast... You never know who will you meet  ? ? WHO: The hottest guestlist on the coast ? ? WHERE: Club Boutique Surfers Paradise ? ? WEAR: Your best Hollywood glamour get up ?...

2016 Events

January

22-24 January

The Food & Wine Expo is an annual 3-Day event dedicated to Celebrity Chefs, Food & Wine, Cheese, Cocktails and everything Gourmet!SMEG Celebrity Main Stage: The Celebrity Main Stage will have all the latest recipes and cooking ideas for you to try at home! Grab a front row seat, sit back and relax and watch Celebrity Chefs create sensationa...

22-24 January

The Gold Coast community can enjoy a sensational weekend with guidance from keynote speakers and a specialised selection of health & wellbeing exhibitors showcasing their products and services. Find your pathway to inner peace, health and happiness. Find some gifts, book a massage, psychic reading or simply browse the aisles to chat to our prof...

22-24 January

The Food & Wine Expo is an annual 3-Day event dedicated to Celebrity Chefs, Food & Wine, Cheese, Cocktails and everything Gourmet! ... SMEG Celebrity Main Stage: The Celebrity Main Stage will have all the latest recipes and cooking ideas for you to try at home! Grab a front row seat, sit back and relax and watch Celebrity Chefs create...

22-24 January

The Gold Coast community can enjoy a sensational weekend with guidance from keynote speakers and a specialised selection of health & wellbeing exhibitors showcasing their products and services. Find your pathway to inner peace, health and happiness. Find some gifts, book a massage, psychic reading or simply browse the aisles to chat to our prof...

23 January

It's back!! This year OZfest is set to go off with acts like Seth Sentry, San Cisco, Saskwatch and Tired Lion - with more acts to be announced in December - don't miss out! get your tickets now in our early bird release! 

February

5-21 February

 The true rebels of the ballroom BURN THE FLOOR are back with a stunning new production. Crafted over two years by groundbreaking choreographers Jason Gilkison and Peta Roby this show pushes dance boundaries to new and dizzying heights.   ... The tour will showcase their latest work with brand new music, elaborate sets and stunning c...

5 February

The Growth Tour 2016Hailing all the way from the Northern Territory, Tapestry - AU are a captivating five piece progressive melodic hardcore band. Making a huge mark in the scene during 2015 supporting names such as Storm the Sky, Sensaii and Northlane. Their debut five-track EP 'Growth' was released on 9 January 2016, recieving a huge re...

12-14 February

The tranquil waters of Sanctuary Cove are set to take on a crimson glow as the Gold Coast’s premier lifestyle destination erupts with traditional festivities including lion dancing, entertainment and lively drumming to herald the Chinese New Year 2016. ... The Docks will be awash with gold and red – colours signifying fortune and prospe...

21 February

The biggest and most diverse expo is the worldwide Travel Expo, an event not to be missed! Coming up in February this expo is a great way to kick off your travel planning for the year. ... For a limited time, leading travel specialists will come together under the one roof to unveil their latest range of products and destination information sure to...

March

26-27 March

“Experience Life Italian Style” at the Gold Coast Italian Festival in 2016 ... Prepare to savour the tastes, sights and sounds of Italy when the 1st annual Gold Coast Italian Festival descends on Broadbeach on the 26th and 27th of March 2016. ... Over the Easter long-weekend experience a taste of Italy, from fine food and Italian wines...

26 March

Without doubt the best 50s, 60s Rock n Roll Show in Australia today. The show takes the audience on a musical high energy Rock n roll Journey back in time. Performed by 1 of Australia's premier cover bands Atmosphere. Sit back or get up and dance to songs that many grew up with. ...   ... SEE YOU THERE

April

3 April

The Gold Coast’s Strongest Man and Woman event is back for 2016 after a successful event in 2015. The Development of the event came about after the successful running of the Gold Coast Strongman Challenge of 2014 at Coco’s Gym (So successful we ran out of room at the gym). ... One of the guidelines of this event is to help fill the gap...

8-10 April

Supanova Pop Culture Expo, since 2000, is where the adoring public comes face to face with Supa-Star celebrities and the creative talent that inspire their imaginary worlds under one big roof.Gathered from and surrounded by the wonderful worlds of comic books, animation/cartoons, science-fiction, pulp TV/movies, toys, console gaming, trading cards,...

15 April

Join us for a fun day of music, magic and dance for all ages at our Musical Variety Concert! We’ll be serving morning tea and drawing a Lucky Door Prize! Booking is essential as seats are limited! ... Tickets: $10 per person (Prepaid group bookings – pay for 5 tickets get 1 free!)

25 April

ANZAC DAY MARCHES & SERVICES  - MONDAY 25TH APRIL 2016 ...   ... SURFERS RSL ANZAC 2016 DAWN MARCH & SERVICE ...   ... Marchers are invited to form up at the Surfers Paradise RSL Beach Rd entrance from 5.00am to step off for the march at 5.15am.The march will proceed east along Beach Rd and Hanlan St to th...

May

Occurs first Saturday of every month

Come and enjoy a regular authentic Asian food experience with your family and friends at the Chinatown street markets. ... This free event will be held on the first Saturday of every month starting in May 2015. Chinatown will again be transformed into a vibrant street food and entertainment scene as the first Asian inspired food market takes over t...

8 May

Mother's Day Classic is an annual charity fun run/walk raising funds for research for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

19-22 May

This year having the blues is sure to make you smile. The multi-award winning Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival is back! Broadbeach is proving it has rhythm in its veins with a huge line-up of incredible artists assembling for the annual event, May 19-22 2016. ... There is something for everyone whether you are a classic soulful Blues fan, or a lo...

19-22 May

The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show is one of the largest boat and marine lifestyle events in the Asia Pacific region with a spectacular display of more than 500 boats and other marine products across four days from May 19-22, 2016. ... Showcasing the best the marine industry has to offer in one location, the Sanctuary Cove International Boa...

19-22 May

THE BOAT SHOW WITH SO MUCH MORE ... The not-for-profit Gold Coast International Marine Expo held from May 19 – 22 in 2016 is an annual four-day, family-friendly event for boat lovers and enthusiasts attracting exhibitors and visitors from across Australia and around the world.  ... The Expo not only offers over 200 marine related exhibit...

26 May

Enjoy a fun-filled morning of fashion, beauty and prizes to be won at Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, held at the beautiful Sanctuary Cove Country Club. ...   ... For the fourth year running, the Country Club will raise money for the Cancer Council on Thursday 26th May, with all proceeds going towards the funding of cancer research, pre...

31 May

We run social paint nights at your local pub. ... During the 2 hour event a host artist and assistant will offer step-by-step instructions on how to create a 16×20″ reproduction of the night’s chosen artwork. ... All materials are provided, including paint brushes, canvas, paints, easel and apron. ... No experience is necessary! P...

31 May - 1 October
Occurs last Saturday of every month

Free Entry! ... The last Saturday of the month from 8:00pm. ... Some of the best professional comedians from around Australia join you to make you laugh. ... Join us and Based Comedy at Pacific Pines Tavern for a night of comedy with some of the best comedians in the Australia.

June

1 June

Green Drinks (Gold Coast)       ... Green Drinks is a group of forward thinkers with a passion for Conservation, Sustainability and the Environment. Green Drinks is in 60 countries with over 750 Chapters. We meet on the 1st Wednesday of each month, at "Town & Country" Motel and Restaurant, Nerang, Gold Coast @ 7:0...

3-13 June

Welcome to Cooly Rocks On 2016, the biggest 50s and 60s nostalgia festival in Australia! Over 2 kilometres of Rock 'n roll, Rockabilly, Swing and over 1,000 hot rods, custom cars and classic cars lining the stunning beachfront of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads. ... Browse through 100 retro market stalls and 100 craft market stalls, take your tast...

4 June

Watch The Coffee Club Queensland Firebirds take on the Melbourne Vixens in round 10 of the 2016 ANZ Championship. ... http://www.firebirds.net.au ... Doors open - 3:30pmStart time - 5pm ... Premium SeatingAdult - $39Concession - $29Family - $110Purple SeatingAdult - $33Concession $23Family - $95

19 June

Alzheimer's Australia (QLD) is hosting the Memory Walk & Jog 2016 in Gold Coast for the first time. The event aims to spread awareness about dementia, the second largest cause of death in Australia and raise much needed funds for ongoing research to find a cure. ... Help us raise this year's target of more than $100000 to continue vital frontli...

19 June

This year’s first winter edition of Sunday Sounds at Sanctuary Cove will see headliners Aaron West and the Custodians, and supporting act, Mark Divola, set the scene for an afternoon of lively grooves in The Marine Village at the Gold Coast’s premier lifestyle destination of Sanctuary Cove. ...   ... First to take the sta...

26 June

Sunday Sounds at Sanctuary Cove  ... The much-loved free live music event, Sunday Sounds at Sanctuary Cove, has been moved to Sunday 26th June due to wet weather conditions.  ... This year’s first winter edition of the family-friendly event will see headliners Aaron West and the Custodians, and supporting act, Ro...

July

2-3 July

The 38th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon will be staged on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 July 2016 in one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world in Queensland, Australia. ... Regarded as one of Australia’s premier sporting events, the Gold Coast Airport Marathon is set to attract more than 27,000 participants of all ages and abili...

6 July

Green Drinks (Gold Coast)             ... Green Drinks is a group of forward thinkers with a passion for Conservation, Sustainability and the Environment. Green Drinks is in 60 countries with over 750 Chapters. We meet on the 1st Wednesday of each month, at "Town & Country" Motel and...

24 July

Soothe the soul and put the dancing shoes on. Sunday Sounds at Sanctuary Cove is back with the buoyant big band sound of WellSwung Daddies headlining the July 24 event.  ...   ... The much-loved free event will have the crowd up and dancing as the WellSwung Daddies bring a modern interpretation...

29-31 July

A MAJOR GOLD COAST EXPO !A major Gold Coast event combining the highly successful Midyear Caravan and Camping Expo with Home and Outdoor Living Ideas. Two events running together, side by side, will ensure a massive event that always attracts many thousands of  shoppers over three days.This event will feature the very latest Caravans and Campe...

31 July

  ... We will be showcasing local businesses who have a specialty that relates to HUMAN & HORSE health & Wellbeing. There will be information stalls, demonstrations, guest speakers, pony rides, face painting, sausage sizzle and lots more ... It will be a great family fun day so all welcome. Located in the beautiful Flying Fox Valley (...

August

6-7 August

Professional Development Seminar for for integrative and holistic practitioners learn about Ice and more and QLD Mental Health Commissioner is also talking.

7 August

At Your Local Wedding Guide Gold Coast Bridal Expo our aim is to help you create your perfect wedding day! By bringing together the best and most diverse wedding industry suppliers in your local area, our expos give you the opportunity to meet with a variety of leading wedding professionals to ensure you find the right team for your special day.The...

12-14 August

Food and wine lovers are invited to indulge in a rich sensory experience at Sanctuary Cove’s inaugural Winter Wine festival, showcasing premium Australian and international winemakers and producers across three days of wine tasting and appreciation events, live entertainment and fine dining. ... From Friday to Sunday, August 12 - 14, the even...

14 August

Once again we are proud to support Sea World Research & Rescue Foundation for the 2016 ZOO RUN @ Sea World. ... Event: 5km ZOO RUN and a 2km ZOO RUN (or walk) ... Date: Sunday 14 August 2016 ... Time: Registration opens at 6:00am and closes at 6.40am ... First run starts:   6.45am Sharp! ... BOOK NOW – remember your ticket...

19 August

Volunteering Gold Coast will be celebrating Seniors Week 2016 with a Musical Variety Concert. ... Come along and enjoy our talented entertainers, who will captivate you with their musical skills and warm audience rapport. The program includes well-known music you can sing along to. ... A delicious morning tea provided by Campbell’s Wholesale...

21 August

Embark on a diverse and spectacular journey of music across the decades when Sanctuary Cove presents the next instalment of popular Sunday Sounds free live entertainment series on August 21. ... The two acclaimed headline acts Popera Classics Collection and The Lions Den will join forces, and voices, to turn The Docs precinct of the Marine Village...

25-27 August

The 500km Team Endurance Relay is one of the toughest challenges on the Australian running calendar.  Teams can face the ultimate challenge over the Three Day Event, or the more measured One Day Event.  Teams run from dawn to dusk in a relay format, while raising funds for the Endeavour Foundation to support people with a disability.

28 August

Family, friends and fun! ... Kurrawa SLSC Nippers is the junior branch of the Surf Lifesaving Movement. It educates 5-13 year olds about many aspects of surf lifesaving including beach/surf safety, carnivals and helping the community.  ... SIGN ON DAYS ... 28th August & 11th September ... 9am-11am ... Miami Aquatic Centre (80 Pacific Ave,...

September

4 September

FREE EVENT ... You are invited for a fun day out, to join the Hungaro Festival indoor & outdoor programs. ... Where? ... Albert Waterways Community Hall and parkland. Corner Sunshine Blvd and Hooker Blvd. Oposit Pacific Fair Shoping Centre. ... When? ... SUNDAY 4 September 10am-6pm

9-18 September

Experience a wondrous display of over 50 sculptures built by local, national and international artists at the 14th annual Swell Sculpture Festival along Currumbin Beach 9-18th September, 2016. The free exhibition is open all hours with a selection of sculptures revealing a new verve as they are lit up under the southern sky. ... Over 10 days, visit...

11 September

Family, friends and fun! ... Kurrawa SLSC Nippers is the junior branch of the Surf Lifesaving Movement. It educates 5-13 year olds about many aspects of surf lifesaving including beach/surf safety, carnivals and helping the community.  ... SIGN ON DAYS ... 28th August & 11th September ... 9am-11am ... Miami Aquatic Centre (80 Pacific Ave,...

23 September

The Boyd Blue Clearance Outlet is launching this Friday and Saturday. ... For the first time ever the general public will have permanent access to Boyd Blue's exclusive designer furniture, lighting, textiles and home decor collections. ... Don't miss your opportunity to shop end-of-line items and floor stock from a range of Australian and internati...

October

8 October

BANDS, BUSKERS, BLUEGRASS AND BUSHDANCING. Featuring Bobbu Alu, Leopolds Treat, Owl Valley Bluegrass, Stone the Crows plus more with food, coffee and bar availabe.  Discount tickets are available on line through goldcoastfolkfestival.com.au

15-16 October

The Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold is the ultimate Festival of Surf, Sand and Sweat. Now with an extended program of events including the Great Gold Coast Swim, a 5km Beach Fun Run, a Family Fun Day in addition to the Endurance Race, it’s a weekend of fun in the sun not to be missed. Whether you’ve been training to take on one of the most...

21-23 October

The Gold Coast’s biggest event, the Castrol Gold Coast 600, returns to Queensland’s party precinct this October (21-23 October) for three days of high octane on track entertainment. ... This year’s event will reignite the party atmosphere with a play-by-day party-by-night event line up including the world’s best motorsport d...

November

1 November

Following a sell out in 2015, the Centre of Melbourne Cup is back in 2016!  ... Saddle up and enjoy the ultimate race event outside of Flemington at the GCCEC hosted by Galey and Charli from Sea FM! ... Moet and Chandon on arrival ... 4 course lunch complimented by a premium beverage package ... Spring summer fashion parade presented by Robina...

December

5 December

Volunteering Services Australia presents International Volunteer Day - Inspiration in Action. ... Share in a special evening of entertainment and accolades, as we recognise the exceptional contribution of Gold Coast volunteer in 2016.

Occurs every week on Wednesday

We have our weekly open mic night hosted by Karl Peters and would like to extend our welcome to new, upcoming, solo singers or anyone with a singing passion. You will be surrounded by an awesome bunch of people that are supportive and eager to hear other people's talents. It's a great little club on the beach at North Kirra and we would love to hav...

2017 Events

February

3-5 February

Witness the world’s toughest lifesavers battle each other and Mother Nature when the spectacular Summer of Surf Series touches down on Surfers Paradise beach for the epic 2016/17 series final. ...   ... Broadcast globally on Fox Sports from six iconic Australian locations including Newport, Fingal Bay and Surfers Paradise, Summer of Surf...

March

4 March

Time to drag out the flares, tie dyes and platforms and get down to the 70s Music Fest.  Live bands playing your favorite 70s music plus "Folkwit" music quiz.  Bar and food available.  Family friendly covered venue.  

5 March

Celebrating the wold of Dolls. From Vintage action figures to brand new rare and limited edition toys and dolls. Beautifully crafted one of a kind Reborn Doll artists in artists Alley and on show for the reborn artists Awards. There's something here for everyone to enjoy. Our photo friendly exhibits will have the whole family snapping happy with St...

11 March

Get Lean, Fit and Strong with World Surf League professional, Sally Fitzgibbons as she takes you through the perfect mix of strength, functional and cardio training in a 45 minute workout. Reward yourself post workout with a fresh juice and healthy breakfast or relax in our chill out zone with a free massage.A small donation to secure your place wi...

15 March - 27 December
Occurs every week on Wednesday

Surfers RSL now hosts Bingo every Wednesday Night with eyes down at 7pm. From $20 includes complimentary Tea/Coffee & Biscuits. ... A guaranteed 2 x $250 Jackpots up for grabs.

17-19 March

THE BOAT SHOW WITH SO MUCH MORE ... The annual, not-for-profit Gold Coast International Boat Show & Marine Expo, held from 17 - 19 March 2017 is a three day, family-friendly event for boat lovers and enthusiasts attracting hundreds of major marine brands and exhibitors from across Australia and around the world. ... Staged in Coomera at the Gol...

19 March

ROXY invites you to join in the fun and fitness when #ROXYfitness hits the shores of Rainbow Bay Beach, Coolangatta on March 19th. Join like-minded women for the ultimate girls fitness day out - not to be missed! ... Start the day with your best salut to the sun in a yoga session with the beach as your back drop. Next lace up your sneakers for a sc...

April

2 April - 17 December
Occurs every week on Thursday

... Grab your dobbers and your Bingo gear ... and head on down to Surfers RSL every ... Thursday morning with 2 x $500 Jackpots ... up for grabs and 1 x $150 Jackpot plus heaps ... of other games. Your Bingo starter pack will cost ... you $22 and includes all games, FREE Tea or Coffee ... and Biscuits and a lucky door prize ticket ... PLUS there a...

2 April

Are you looking for new ways to grow your business? ... Is a healthy, balanced lifestyle important for you? ... Are you passionate about your personal development? ... With so much information around regarding how to run your business, how to maintain a healthy lifestyle or how to stay connected, it’s hard to know exactly what is best for you...

2-10 April
Occurs every week on Sunday & Monday

Have an adventure holiday in your own backyard!  Circus and Flying trapeze workshops for everyone aged 5 +.   ... MEGA MIX CIRCUS ... The Mega Mix Circus workshop is an action packed morning learning juggling, hula hoops, pyramids, acro-balance, staff twirling & more.  Add flying trapeze to your day if you dare! ...   ... 2...

9 April

For the first time ever Nickelodeon is coming to Queensland for SLIME CUP live tryouts! These will be held adjacent to the car park at Sea World on the Gold Coast. (Does not require Sea World theme park entry.) ... Following a hugely successful first season, Nickelodeon Australia is bringing back the slime with family-favourite adventure series SLI...

23 April

The Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run isn’t just a fun run, it’s a fun run festival that startsand finishes at one of the Gold Coast’s most iconic venues – Cbus Super Stadium. Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run features five distinct race distances, catering to everyone from the serious half marathon runner, to mums a...

25 April

Join us on this day to remember ... The Dawn March leaves Beach Road at 5.00am for the Memorial Service at the Esplanade Memorial. The service will take appox 20mins before returning to the Surfers RSL for a Gun Fire Breakfast $8pp ... Surfers RSL is open until 11.30am before closing and reopening at 1.00pm. There will be entertainment & c...

May

21 May - 17 December
Occurs 21st of every month

Welcome to our post, all ages are invited to our monthly meetings, come along, bring a friend and a poem or two or just come along listen to the poetry and banter. Founded in 2004 P.I.P has been in several venues and has been in our current address for 7 years. Open to all to attend, we recite mosty rhyming poetry and some bush poetry. We have opti...

27 May - 25 December
Occurs every week on Friday

Surfers RSL hosts one of the largest meat tray raffles on the Gold Coast every Friday night with over 50 big prizes. Tickets are on sale from 6pm and the raffle is drawn at 7.10pm. Raffles are always followed by Live Entertainment

28-29 May

Inspired by the high standard of training and actionable ideas he gained when he met and learnt from America’s top agents, John returned to Sydney with an enormous understanding of the value these conferences bring. Frustrated that no similar conference existed in Australia, John invited the US presenters to speak in Australia. They accepted...

June

2 June

Volunteering Services Australia's annual Music Variety Show is on again and you are invited to attend! ... Come and see the best of the best perform on June 2nd 2017. ... Tickets are only $5 and a morning tea is provided. ... Limited seats are available, bookings are essential! ... RSVP: Call (07)5526 0688 or Email [email protected] ... // */...

9-11 June

The Gold Coast Home Expo 2017, will showcase 100+ local exhibitors at the gold coast convention centre this June 9,10,11

17-18 June

Guilt free shopping is just around the corner, Lifeline Gold Coast $2 Clothing Sale. The Lifeline $2 Clothing Sale is a perfect opportunity for bargain hunters, quality clothes seekers and families to find pre-loved clothing items, to stock your wardrobes and give you a fresh new style ready for winter. ... At the Lifeline Gold Coast $2 Clothing Sa...

July

8 July

Dean Vegas returns to Surfers RSL for his last Pub/Club gig. What a show it promises to be over the Viva Surfers Paradise weekend. Tickets will sell fast so book your seat today

25 July - 4 August

This is a charity photographic exhibition featuring "JAPANESE GARDENS" by photographer Hide Ikeda, and all money from sales of the exhibition goes to Guide Dogs QLD.

28-30 July

2017 Gold Coast Midyear Caravan, Camping Expo Plus Home & Outdoor Living Ideas ...   ... GOLD COAST – LETS GET EXCITED ! ... A major Gold Coast event combining the highly successful Midyear Caravan and Camping Expo, plus Home and Outdoor Living Ideas. Two events running together, side by side, will ensure a massive event that will at...

September

30 September - 1 October

Welcome to the amazing spectacle... the Big Boys Toys Expo. ... You will have the unique opportunity to see and purchase the newest, brightest and most exciting big boys toys you could imagine at this special event. Everything from classic one off muscle cars to the top of the range new boats, cars, bikes, motorbikes, diving adventure gear, caravan...

October

4 October

You're invited to our FREE Gold Coast Property Investment Info Night on Wednesday 4th October at 6:00pm.Come along and discover:✔ The one business model you need to master to achieve financial efficiency. âœ” How to free yourself from being a modern day slave and truly achieve and fast track financial security. âœ” What you must always...

6 October

Australian rock icons Regurgitator are back celebrating the 20th anniversary of their triple-platinum album, Unit. ... Winner of five Aria awards including Album Of The Year, relive Unit hits Polyester Girl, I Like Your Old Stuff Better Than Your New Stuff and many more. ... This once in a lifetime show will boast other local Australian a...

6 October

Register for Light the Night today and walk with us through Broadwater Parklands to support the 35 Australians who are told they have blood cancer each day.  There will be entertainment, food and coffee vans available.  On registration you will receive your own special lantern to carry.

8 October

The Queensland Triathlon Series is Queensland’s largest triathlon series with events from September to February at Kawana, Raby Bay, Robina and Caloundra. ... The Queensland Triathlon Series welcomes athletes of all ages and abilities to compete in a fun, friendly environment. From the Kool Kids 7yrs+ races, to the beginners getting a feel fo...

12 October

Join TSS (The Southport School) Foundation's October Business Breakfast with guest speaker Professor Emeritus Mackay-Sim. ... An inspirational scientist and international leader in stem cell research, Professor Mackay-Sim has given hope to thousands of Australians with spinal cord injuries. A global authority on the human sense of smell and the bio...

14 October

... Burleigh Heads is set to gain a new music festival with the arrival of Hey Sunshine. The team behind Hey Sunshine are pleased to announce their inaugural ‘music party’, to take place on Saturday 14 October at Burleigh Brewing Co. Hey Sunshine is set to transform the taphouse and brewery space, with a nostalgia-themed stage con...

14 October

The Hospital Heroes Ball is calling all HEROES! We need your help to raise crucial funds to relieve distress and hardship for patients and their families facing medical challenges and serious injury in Gold Coast Public Hospitals and health facilities. Little Thomas was born premature and diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. He's one of our many spe...

November

Occurs every week on Saturday

Various stalls selling , skincare, gifts, clothes, candles&melts, handbags, clothes, toys,  ... Tupperware, scentsy, Jewellery, cakes & Cupcakes ,herbalife. Face painting, and lots more. ... We are fundraising to raise $65000 to send 13 Allstar Cheerleaders from Inspire Athletics who are representing Australian Cheerleading at the larg...

11 November

The Tap Pack picks up where the Rat Pack left off. With songs from Bublé to Beyonce, Sinatra to Ed Sheeran and mixed with slick humour, high energy entertainment and world class tap dance, these gentlemen have a huge package for you. They are Australia's finest artists who are ready to raise the bar and excite your night. A show of pure ente...

24-26 November

Billabong is hosting the first ever Warehouse Sale. Not to be missed! There will be a selection of Billabong, RVCA, Element, Von Zipper clothing and accessories all reduced to ridiculous prices just in time for Christmas! Bikini Separates from $10Ladies Jeans from $10Dresses from $10Boardshorts from $25Tee's from $20 ... Grab a bargain th...

25-26 November

Enjoy guilt-free shopping at the Lifeline Gold Coast $2 Clothing Sale, with a huge range of men’s, women’s and kids' clothing!Over 10 tonnes of high quality, pre-loved clothing will be yours to discover - priced at just $2 an item.With brand names at bargain prices, and quality clothes in a range of sizes, styles and colours, why not tr...

25-26 November

Harvey Norman's Massive Electrical and Computers End of Year Manufacturers Clearance Sale is on over 2 huge days. ... Why pay retail when you have the chance to buy at Wholesale or BETTER! ... There is a huge selection of computers, electrial appliances and accessories available at unbelieveable prices! Don't miss out on this mega sale just before...

December

5 December

International Volunteer Day - 5 December, is when all volunteers are recognised for their hard work. Volunteers tirelessly give their own time to support community organisations all over the Gold Coast and it's time they were acknowledged. Nominate a volunteer today, there are five categories  to choose from. https://www.vsaustralia.org.au/ivd...

8 December

The Gold Coast's premier event 'The Centre of Christmas' is back at the GCCEC for 2017!  ... Held on Friday 8th December, the bespoke experience includes a decadent seafood and Christmas buffet crafted by our award winning kitchen team. Coupled with premium beverages and a feast for the senses from a visual and audio experience the Centre of C...

2018 Events

January

10 January

Known the world over for his signature brand of feel-good rock and roll and big ballads, Adams is an icon of epic proportions, with his music achieving #1 status in over 40 countries. ... Adams will be touring in celebration of his brand-new best of album Ultimate(out 3 November via Universal Music Australia). Alongside classic anthems like &l...

July

27-29 July

DATES: 27th - 29th July 2018 TIMES: 8:30am - 4:00pm everyday VENUE: Gold Coast Turf Club, Bundall ENTRY: Adults $12, aged seniors $10 and children under the age of 16 are free with an adult. Free return passes available - just ask as you leave! EVENT WEBSITE: www.goldcoastexpo.com.au GOLD COAST’S LARGEST HOME, CARAVAN & CAMPING EXPO! ......