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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12 May - 19 June

Maho Magic Bar

Direct from Japan, Maho Magic Bar heads to the Gold Coast! ... Welcome to your own exclusive magic show with the all-stars of Japanese close-up magic. ... Cocooned within a riot of neon and with a delicious drink in hand, charismatic master magicians perform just for you. Direct from Japan, these tricksters will conjure a glittering Tokyo night ful...

1 June

Gold Coast Cotton Club presents Jake Meywes

Jake Meywes Soul-Jazz crooner Jake Meywes (May-Wes) is an internationally known singer and has sung in the US, South Pacific and throughout his own country Australia. From TV appearances to performing on international stages, Jake has sung in front of thousands of people being compared to the likes of Michael Buble and Harry Connick Jnr, even recei...

10-12 June

Taste Festival Southport Yacht Club

The TASTE festival is coming back to The Southport Yacht Club Main Beach Queensland! ... 10 -12 JUNE 2022 ... *TICKETS MUST BE PRE-PURCHASED FOR ENTRY* No tickets sales at the door. ... Four magnificent tasting sessions will be held over 3 days - numbers to be strictly limited per session so book in early to avoid disappointment! ... TASTE will bri...

17-18 June


LEAP is an explosive new, multi-faceted dance show created by Amy Campbell, one of Australia’s most exciting creatives. ... LEAP breaks the rules of traditional dance shows!  It is muscular, bold and daring - combining multiple dance styles fused together into an athletic celebration of movement and music. ... Featuring ten of...

18 June

"What a Wonderful World" by Vocal Waves

Let Vocal Waves Choir take you around the world on 18 June, 2022 with our next exciting choral concert – ‘What a Wonderful World’, conducted by our founding music director Antony Zambolt.

24-26 June

Arts in the Alley

Cavill Lane Surfers Pardise is proud to present Arts in the Alley from June 24th - 26th. ...   ...   ... A collective of artists from a variety of styles are coming together to showcase their talents LIVE in the middle of the laneway. ... This collaboration of artists all have painting backgrounds and features from emerging to establishe...

25 June

Scream Out

An all-ages live music gig organised by 'Young Gig Makers'

9 July

Singing Workshop with Vocal Waves and Jonathon Welch

Do you love to sing? Join Vocal Waves Choir for a fun singing workshop with Jonathon Welch and Antony Zambolt. ... Vocal Waves is one of the most exciting non-auditioned community choirs on the Gold Coast for adults over 18yo, led by their founding music director, Antony Zambolt. ...  

21 July

Hope Island Jazz and Cabaret presents The Jazz Kings

The Jazz Kings are one of the most sought after jazz bands in South East Queensland.The show promises a repertoire of standard jazz and blues classics combined with some originals and unique arrangements and delivered with light hearted humour and extraordinary talent. A highly entertaining band with amazing talented musicians and vocalists.

23 July

The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever

Join the global phenomenon that is THE MOST WUTHERING HEIGHTS DAY EVER! ...   ... After a two-year hiatus, it’s time to dust off your red dress and warm up our backward pterodactyl as The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever will return to the Gold Coast’s outdoor stage at HOTA, Home of the Arts, at 9am on Saturday the 23rd July 2022. ....

17 September

Take the A Train Swing Ball

ALL ABOARD.. Take the A Train to the biggest Swing Ball of the Year…“Take the A Train Swing Ball” is a fabulous and unique event that will take place on the sensational Gold Coast on the night of Saturday 17th September 2022. The sights and sounds of last century's “Grand Balls” awaits you. Combining lifestyle, musi...

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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