Events CalendarWhat's happening on the Gold Coast?

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 event calendar to suit you. See what's happening on the Gold Coast below!

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14 March

Karen's Diner Drag Night: Gold Coast

Drag Night At The Diner hosted by Natasha St.James and Dixie Wrecked! ... Come and experience Karen's Diner like never before! ... On 14th March, Karen's is heading up a glittering night of drag performances whilst diners can sample some of Karen's best tasty treats! ... Show: 6PM - 9PM (arrival before 6PM!) ... The service? F*cking awful...

16 March

Hope Island Jazz and Cabaret presents The Shannon Marshall Soul-Jazz Trio

Shannon is one of Brisbane city's coolest and captivating performers. A soulful singer and smouldering trumpet player, Shannon leads this soul-jazz trio through many deep musical waters. Whether it is jazz, latin, soul or the sweetest rythms of the bosa nova, this group is always entertaining and pushing the boundaries of what a trio can do. Featur...

7-9 April

Easter in the Laneway

Cavill Lane is all about showcasing entertainment among our great restaurants and services. ... Rivel in some top-notch music within a casual affair designed to uplift your Easter holidays with a wide range of dining options among afternoons & evenings of great live musicians with visits from the Easter Bunny. ... Head down to Cavill Lane for...

13 April

Hope Island Jazz and Cabaret presents Mary Coughlan

Ireland’s Mary Coughlan is arguably the greatest female singer to have emerged from Ireland in recent times, the equivalent of Irish vocal royalty. The word ‘legend’ is not one to be used lightly, but in this case is entirely appropriate. ... “Dubbed as Ireland’s Billie Holiday, Mary is a jazz & blues singer whose...

14-16 April

Female of the Species

Is the Female of the Species more deadly than the male? ... A priest, a secret covenant, a murder, a crime scene set in an insane asylum and a young woman wrongly accused of murder or desperately in need of help? ... Three inmates all with motive and opportunity to commit murder agree to a pact that will allow a group of strangers to pass judgement...

23 April

Restorative Sound Immersion Varsity Lakes

Bathe in the deeply relaxing sounds of crystal singing bowls, gong and other healing instruments in this Sound Immersion with Courtney and Steve from Heart Resonance. Treat yourself to this special moment of self-care, where you will first be guided through setting an intention for the session, and then invited to lie down, get comfortable and...

15 July

Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast

... Join the Kokoda Challenge on July 15, and test your physical and mental limits by walking through the Gold Coast Hinterland over a distance of 30km, 48km, or 96km. This endurance event is Australia’s toughest team challenge and will push you to the brink of your capabilities. With over 4,000 meters of elevation and 39 hours of walking th...

31 December

New Years Eve Festivities & Fireworks on the Gold Coast

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 Viney Park, Dreamworld Park...

Things to do and seeOn the Gold Coast in Queensland

Gold Coast Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attractions

The Gold Coast is a dedicated tourist town so there's plenty of fun stuff to do to keep you occupied! Take a tour of the canals, see the view from Q1, or hand feed some native animals. Check out our list of the best tourist attractions.


Gold Coast Hinterland & Mount Tamborine

Gold Coast Hinterland

Our best-kept secret is the picturesque mountain & rainforest region of the Gold Coast Hinterland. There's plenty of see and do. Take a scenic drive up Mount Tamborine, go on a bushwalk to a waterfall or visit a winery.


Gold Coast Theme Parks - Discount Passes

Theme Parks

Gold Coast theme parks come in all shapes and sizes and whether you like death-defying roller coasters, petting furry animals, or just looking to entertain the kids (and yourself), you've hit the jackpot!


Free Things to Do

Free Things to Do

There's the beach of course, they don't charge you to use that, in fact in most places they don't even charge you to park on the waterfront, but if you're looking for a budget holiday, there's plenty of free stuff to do on the Gold Coast.


Gold Coast Beaches


The Gold Coast has more than 70km of fantastic beaches, and Surfers Paradise is home to the 'best beach in the world'. Getting to a Gold Coast beach is pretty easy - head east and you'll get wet! Read more about the fabulous beaches of the Gold Coast


Gold Coast Sightseeing Cruises

Gold Coast Cruises

Home to over 400km of canals and rivers, the Gold Coast is a boaties paradise! Choose from a wide range of cruise options including dinner cruises, island adventures, whale watching and even jet boating! Book a cruise online and save!


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