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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1-3 March

Caravanning Queensland’s Gold Coast Caravan & Outdoor Expo

The Gold Coast’s largest caravanning event, Caravanning Queensland’s Gold Coast Caravan & Outdoor Expo, is returning to Metricon Stadium this year from Friday, March 1, to Sunday, March, 3. ... Following a year’s hiatus due to the Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast Caravan & Outdoor Expo is back, bigger and better than ev...

9 March

FunRISE Family Event and Official Open Day!

Surfers Paradise will celebrate its official opening of RISE Early Learning Childcare with an event boasting fun for everyone at the FunRISE Family Event and Open Day on Saturday, March 9. ... Guests can enjoy tours of the centre, a crazy scientist show, art and craft stations, plant their own seedlings to take home with a horticulturalist, or try...

14 March - 14 April

American Express Openair Cinemas

An exciting festival program of food, fun and flicks is revealed, with American Express card members receiving a range of exclusive benefits. Tickets start from just $17 for general admission. With 36 events happening at Broadwater Parklands, the festival vibes will be in full swing with an array of alternative entertainment, live music and DJ perf...

23 March

Mama Tribe

Through Mama Tribe, you can find local mums in your area who are interested in catching up for coffee dates, play dates, wine nights or walks. This group is for mums of all ages who may be experiencing loneliness, isolation or lack of connection after having children. We host regular meet-ups where you can connect with other local, like minded mums...

19-22 April

Australian Street Entertainment Carnival

... The Easter Bunny won’t be the only one busy this April long weekend - Surfers Paradise is hosting a free, four-day, family-friendly school holiday event bursting with live performances for the annual Australian Street Entertainment Carnival (ASEC).  ... Proudly presented by Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific in partnership with Surfe...

26 April

Human Nature Little More Love Tour

Fresh from their smash hit Las Vegas headlining residency – where they have performed in excess ofa staggering 1,770 shows – Human Nature’s Toby Allen, Phil Burton, and brothers Andrew and Michael Tierney, will perform a collection of their iconic back catalogue together with instant-hits from th...

27-28 April

Discovery – A weekend of Self Discovery, Guidance and Clarity

“Immerse yourself in a world of metaphysics, spirituality, personal growth, and holistic therapies. Shop for conscious and healthy products and services, learn to meditate and be more mindful, bliss out with sacred sound sessions, indulge in healthy organic food, and seek guidance from some of Australia’s most talented mediums, psychics...

23-26 May

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

The Southern Hemisphere’s premier marine event is set to unleash its distinctive blend of good times on the Gold Coast from May 23-26. ... Promising to be all thrills over four exciting days, the 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show will bring together 45,000 visitors and 300+ exhibitors, all descending on the spectacular waterfront lo...

26-28 July

2019 Gold Coast Expo

The annual Gold Coast Expo combines two massive events, The Midyear Caravan and Camping Expo and the Home and Outdoor Living Ideas Show. The combination of these two events means you’ll have the perfect opportunity to view and compare the latest caravans and camper trailers to motorhomes and vehicles, plus home and outdoor living displays, ho...

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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