Easter on the Gold Coast 2024 – 20 Fun Events!

Hop into the Easter holiday spirit on the Gold Coast! From March 29th to April 1st, 2024, the Gold Coast will be bustling with a vibrant lineup of events and activities to celebrate the long weekend. Prepare for an egg-stra special time filled with family fun, cultural experiences, live entertainment, and delectable culinary delights. Events on the Gold Coast from… Read more →

December & Christmas 2023 – Gold Coast Event Highlights

Here’s a list of some of the major events, Christmas celebrations, and fun things to do on the Gold Coast this December. Also, see the Attractions and Things to do section for year-round activities and also see: 100+ Free & Paid Things to Do on the Gold Coast Mayor’s Christmas Carols  02 DEC – In its twelfth year, City of… Read more →

Gold Coast January 2023 – Events & Things to do

January 2023 is shaping up to be a spectacular time to be on the Gold Coast with an array of major events resuming and everything moving back into full swing. See our 100+ Free & Paid Things to Do on the Gold Coast for the hottest things to do this year and below, let’s list out some of the big… Read more →

100+ Free & Paid Things to Do on the Gold Coast

The mega-list of hot attractions and things to do on the Gold Coast for updated 2024! This year, our list features over 100 things to do focused mostly on family-friendly attractions and adventure activities, both paid and free. Jump to: Attractions & Activities | Water Sports & Activities | Theme Parks | Wildlife Parks | Family Entertainment | Entertainment |… Read more →

Gold Coast Events and Things to do – Dec 2022

Here are some of the pics for events and celebrations taking place across the Gold Coast this December. Also, see the Attractions and Things to do section for year-round activities. Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets Location: The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise DEC 2022 – A free, family-friendly outdoor shopping experience by the beachside, every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 4pm to 9pm. Website… Read more →

Gold Coast Events for January 2021

Here’s a roundup of events and what’s happening on the Gold Coast for the month of January 2021. DC Super Heroes & Super-Villains – Date: Sun 27 Dec – Sat 16 Jan Desc: The countdown is on ‘til the most heroic event of the year returns to Warner Bros. Movie World, DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains! Wet’n’Wild Endless Summer Days… Read more →

New Years Eve Events on the Gold Coast

Where to say an emphatic goodbye to 2020 and welcome a hopeful 2021 on the Gold Coast? Here’s a roundup of current announcements Surfers Paradise NYE Fireworks As yet no details have been announced while it is expected to go ahead.   New Year’s Eve at the Promenade The family-friendly event features live music, fire performances, food, and fireworks at… Read more →

Gold Coast in December – Whats On + Current Guidelines

The Gold Coast has been slowly coming back to life, events are resuming under the QLD Gov’s guidelines, and the weather is absolutely beautiful with highs of 28c and lows of 20c expected. All the theme parks are open as are National Parks (see park alerts and guidelines), restaurants, and bars. For the latest info and updates see Gold Coast… Read more →

10 Amazing Secret Scenic BBQ & Picnic Spots on the Gold Coast

Here are ten scenic and secluded parks and reserves on the Gold Coast away from the crowds you’ll find at many of the larger popular parks on the GC. All have electric facilities including BBQ, tables etc. Links are provided to check on current conditions.     Hinze Dam Picnic Parkland You can enjoy a picnic and BBQ with a… Read more →

10 Amazingly Scenic Trails in the Gold Coast’s National Parks and Reserves

The Gold Coast is blessed with nature escapes and here are ten stunning scenic trails in Springbrook, Lamington, Tamborine, and Burleigh Heads National Parks, plus the Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area. Links to maps and official sites are provided, please check on current conditions at the destination before travel.     Springbrook National Park   Warrie Circuit One of the areas… Read more →

Ten Fun Day Trips from the Gold Coast (under 150km)

Where to go after iso ends for Gold Coasters? Starting with a day trip might be a way to ease back into the outside world and there are several amazing destinations perfect for an easy day trip from the Gold Coast. Here are ten picks under 150km away with map and travel times. Getaway Map   Tamborine Mountain The attraction… Read more →

Grocery and Food Delivery Services on the Gold Coast

Here’s a list that may be handy for those looking for home delivery of groceries, household needs, ready-made meals, and even meals from your favorite restaurants on the Gold Coast. Grocery Delivery and Household Needs Coles online at https://shop.coles.com.au Woolworths Online at https://www.woolworths.com.au  Indian specialties and grocery lines at https://www.indiaathome.com.au Local Vegetables and Fruit deliveries Fresh local produce inc. vegie boxes, fruit, honey,… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead January 2020

Surfers Paradise and Gold Coast events for the month ahead January 2020 Surfers Paradise Events NA – Live Music – Live Music NA – Busking in Surfers Paradise – Busking in Surfers Paradise NA – Beachfront Markets – Beachfront Markets Saturday 30 May 2020 – Swim the Gold Coast – Swim the Gold Coast 15 – 17 May 2020 –… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead December

Events for December 2019/January 2020 on the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise. Merry Christmas, happy holidays, and a safe happy new year to all. Surfers Paradise Events Every Wednesday – The Avenue Comedy Night – The Avenue Comedy Night NA – Tequila & Taco Tuesdays at White Rhino – Tequila & Taco Tuesdays at White Rhino NA – The Commissioner’s… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead September

What’s happening at Surfers Paradise and across the Gold Coast this September? Lots! Here’s a big list of events for the month ahead. Gold Coast Events 31/08/2019 – 13/09/2019 – Australian Masters Squash Championships – Australia’s premier squash event of the year, held over two weeks. Entry is open for players 35 years and over. 13/09/2019 – 15/09/2019 – OutdoorX… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead August

Events for the month ahead August 2019 Gold Coast Events 30/03/2019 – 28/03/2020 – Creative Life – A Tugun Community Event – They’re pleased to partner with the Cr Gail O’Neill Division 14 and the Tugun Community Bank Branch – Bendigo Bank for a second year. The day will be a family friendly event that will combine involvement from local… Read more →

Gold Coast events for the month ahead July

Gold Coast events for the month ahead July 2019 Gold Coast Events 30/03/2019 – 28/03/2020 – Creative Life – A Tugun Community Event – They’re pleased to partner with the Cr Gail O’Neill Division 14 and the Tugun Community Bank Branch – Bendigo Bank for a second year. The day will be a family friendly event that will combine involvement… Read more →

Coldest May morning on the Gold Coast since 2000

The Gold Coast has woken to the coldest start of the year, and the coldest May morning in 19 years. Temperatures got down to just 3.6 degrees in Coolangatta, while residents in Canungra woke to just one degree. Cool overnight temperatures have been on the cards for the Coast all week, with minimum temps predicted around eight degrees each night… Read more →