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Events

The Pan Pacific Masters Games

November 6 -15 2020

The Pan Pacific Masters Games is a massive sporting event that invites many national and international participants to compete. Regarded as one of the most well-renowned sporting festivals in the country, the Pan Pacific Masters Games is a biennial sporting festival that experiences huge participation levels each time it is held.

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Cooly Rocks On

June 3 – 7 2020

Music, dancing, cars, nostalgia and good old-fashioned family fun are all coming back to Cooly from 3-7 June, 2020, right here in one of the best destinations in the world.

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Blues on Broadbeach

May 14 – 17 2020

Enjoy some wonderful blues music at the popular Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival on the Gold Coast. This popular music festival is a must-see for visitors and local residents. This fabulous event offers a wonderful opportunity for all music lovers to enjoy an array of excellent music shows and live performances. The best part of all, this is a FREE event.

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The Cooly Classic

April 26 2020

Join swimmers from all over Australia for the Gold Coast’s premier ocean swim. The Cooly Classic is a rare opportunity to swim a course with some of Australia’s most revered surf breaks as your backdrop – Snapper Rocks, Coolangatta and Kirra. In 2019, the introduction of a new 5 kilometre marathon distance course was a hit. If you’re a seasoned ocean swimmer, the Cooly 5.0 is a great opportunity to test yourself beyond the typical open water distances.

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The Gold Coast Triathlon

April 5 2020

The Gold Coast Tri – Luke Harrop Memorial has long been known as the triathlon for triathletes – if there is one race on the calendar not to miss, this is it. Join all the action on Sunday 5 April. They’d love you to join them for some fast and flat racing at the beautiful Broadwater Parklands at the northern end of the Gold Coast. With Sprint, Enticer and Kool Kids options available, there is something for everyone.

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Supanova Gold Coast

March 27 – March 29 2020

Supanova Gold Coast is a massive pop culture expo, often lauded as Australia’s answer to ‘Comic-Con’. Supanova has grown exponentially since its inception in 2000, with heaps of celebrities, toys, costumes, movies, gaming and books all together under one roof.

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Supanova Gold Coast

March 27 – March 29 2020

Supanova Gold Coast is a massive pop culture expo, often lauded as Australia’s answer to ‘Comic-Con’. Supanova has grown exponentially since its inception in 2000, with heaps of celebrities, toys, costumes, movies, gaming and books all together under one roof.

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SeaFire

12 June – 13 June 2020

Surfers Paradise becomes a playground of light, music and entertainment over two huge nights at SeaFire. SeaFire is a celebration of multi-culturalism in what is still Australia’s only international fireworks competition. Nations compete to take home the 2020 SeaFire Championship title, so expect to see dramatic, pioneering pyrotechnic displays fired off ocean barges and choreographed to musical soundtracks, lighting up ‘sea to sky’ over Surfers Paradise beach.

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The Australian Street Entertainment Carnival

10 April – 13 April 2020

It’s Always On in Surfers Paradise and the Easter long weekend is no exception! The Australian Street Entertainment Carnival (ASEC) is a rumble of the region’s best professional street entertainers, taking to the streets daily, around the Surfers Paradise precinct.

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Sand Safari Arts Festival

14 February – 1 March 2020

Sand Safari Arts Festival transforms Surfers Paradise into a captivating beach side exhibition of life-sized and even larger than life art pieces. See 10 tonne sand sculpts, multicolour tentacles bursting out of the sand, and a sculptural sand crab migration.

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SandTunes Music Festival

November 30 – December 1 2019

The Gold Coast’s newest festival is making its way to Coolangatta Beach on November 30 and December 1. SandTunes Music Festival will feature some of the biggest names, including Travis Scott in his only Australian show, Logic, Carly Rae Jepsen, Chvrches, Juice WRLD and heaps more!

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Surfers Paradise Kids Week

28 September 2019 – 04 October 2019

Surfers Paradise Kids Week is an annual family friendly event celebrating all things kids, which takes place each September school holidays…. and best of all, it’s free! There’s plenty to see and do at Surfers Paradise Kids Week this school holidays!

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Beach Rugby Australia

Beach Rugby Australia is presenting a spectacular, fast paced and exciting game based on modified rules of Rugby Union, Rugby League and Touch Football. It’s the game you know, but not as you know it!

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GLOW: Creatures and Colours of The Night

Inspired by all that shimmers and moves/creeps in the dark, the HOTA parklands will be transformed into a glowing nighttime adventure for the whole family. Epic installations, interactive projection, performance, live music and children’s art spaces, will shine and sparkle across three mid-winter nights this August.

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Supercars 

Get ready to party in the fast lane!
The Vodafone Gold Coast 600, October 2019, is a street festival of world-class motorsport and entertainment. It’s a fun-fuelled weekend, bringing edge-of-your-seat Supercars action to Queensland’s party destination.

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Crafted Festival

Crafted Festival is the Gold Coast’s premier craft beer and cider festival held annually beachside in Broadbeach. Shining a beacon on local brewers from the Gold Coast, South East Queensland as well as interstate, it’s a one afternoon and evening celebration in honour of a top quality drop!

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Gold Coast Wedding Expo

Don’t miss out on the Gold Coast’s largest Bridal Expo. We are bringing the best and most competitive wedding industry suppliers on the Gold Coast together for one amazing day. You will be able to meet and chat one on one with a variety of leading wedding professionals who will be able to help you create the perfect wedding day.

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Gold Coast Marathon

The world class international marathon will attract 28,000 participants of all ages and abilities from over 50 countries across eight races including the Gold Coast Marathon, Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Wheelchair 15km, Southern Cross University 10km Run, Gold Coast Airport Fun Run, Garmin 4km Junior Dash and Garmin 2km Junior Dash.

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VIVA Surfers Paradise

VIVA Surfers Paradise is Australasia’s largest tribute artist festival and features an array of music and entertainment from some of the world’s best tribute artists, as well as well loved features including the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest (Rounds 1 – 3), official Renewal of Vows ceremony and the classic car show ‘n’ shine.

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Groundwater Country Music Festival

Centred around the pristine beachfront of Broadbeach, this free festival sees a perfect mix of board shorts and banjos, surf boards and steel guitars as country music’s finest assemble for three days and nights of classic entertainment. The Groundwater Country Music Festival celebrated its inaugural year in June 2013 with 20,000 attending over the three days with this number jumping to a whopping 65,000 boot scooters in 2018.

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SWELL Sculpture Festival

Currumbin Beach transforms into a vibrant outdoor gallery with Queensland’s largest, free outdoor exhibition SWELL Sculpture Festival. Open all hours, you can enjoy twilight walks, informative artist talks, discover new perspectives, wander through the Swell Smalls Gallery or participate in artist master classes and children’s workshops. The artworks are lit at night for a totally different perspective.

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