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 March 29th to April 1st, 2024:

  1. DinoFest at Country Paradise Parklands (March 29 – April 1)
    Step back in time and witness the age of dinosaurs at this immersive exhibition.
    Website: dinofest.com
  2. Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets (March 29, 30, and 31)
    Enjoy a vibrant outdoor shopping experience by the beach every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 4 pm to 9 pm.
    Website: goldcoast.qld.gov.au
  3. Easter in the Laneway at Cavill Lane Surfers Paradise (March 29 – 31)
    Celebrate the long weekend with live music, food, and festivities in the heart of Surfers Paradise.
    Website: goldcoast.qld.gov.au
  4. Palm Beach Farmers Market (March 30)
    Indulge in fresh produce, artisanal goods, and a lively atmosphere at this weekly farmers’ market.
    Website: goldcoast.qld.gov.au
  5. Easter Crafts at Broadwater Parklands (March 30)
    Keep the little ones entertained with creative craft activities during the school holidays.
    Website: goldcoast.qld.gov.au
  6. Movies Under the Stars – Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse at Brien Harris Oval (March 30)
    Enjoy a free outdoor movie screening under the starry skies.
    Website: goldcoast.qld.gov.au
  7. Italian Renaissance Alive at HOTA (March 30 – April 28)
    Immerse yourself in the beauty and brilliance of Italian Renaissance art through this captivating exhibition.
    Website: hota.com.au
  8. Burleigh Heads Art and Craft Markets (March 31)
    Discover local artisanal creations and enjoy a vibrant market atmosphere by the beach.
    Website: artandcraft.com.au
  9. Easter Long Weekend at The Island Gold Coast (March 28 – 31)
    Indulge in a weekend of entertainment, dining, and festivities at this premier Gold Coast destination.
    Website: theislandgoldcoast.com.au
  10. Easter at Sharks (March 29 – April 1)
    Enjoy a range of Easter-themed activities, entertainment, and dining specials at Southport Sharks.
    Website: southportsharks.com.au
  11. Easter Celebrations at Sanctuary Cove (March 29 – April 1)
    Participate in egg hunts, face painting, and other family-friendly activities at this luxurious resort.
    Website: sanctuarycove.com
  12. Easter Sunday Seafood Buffet at QT Gold Coast (April 1)
    Indulge in a sumptuous seafood buffet and celebrate Easter in style at this chic hotel.
    Website: https://www.destinationgoldcoast.com/events/easter-sunday-seafood-buffet
  13. 2024 Gold Coast Easter Holiday Program by Gardiner Chess (March 29 – April 13)
    Keep the kids engaged and learning during the school holidays with this chess program.
    Website: gardinerchess.com.au
  14. Easter United at Broadwater Parklands Great Lawn (March 31st)
    Celebrate Easter with family, food trucks, kids activation space, a marketplace, and live stage acts, all leading into a Celebration Service.
    Website: easterunited.com.au
  15. Easter Events at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre (March 23-24)
    Enjoy the hiP Hoppin Easter Dance Party and Egg Hunt at this massive wonderland of shopping.
    Website: pacificfair.com.au
  16. Easter Market and Family Fun Day at Mudgeeraba Showgrounds (March 31)
    Browse local artisan stalls, enjoy live music, and participate in fun activities for the whole family.
    Website: goldcoast.qld.gov.au
  17. Easter Celebrations at Dracula’s Cabaret Gold Coast (March 29 – April 1)
    Experience a thrilling and entertaining cabaret show with a spooky Easter twist.
    Website: draculas.com.au
  18. Easter High Tea at QT Gold Coast (March 31 – April 1)
    Indulge in a luxurious high tea experience with an Easter-themed twist at this chic hotel.
    Website: qthotels.com
  19. Easter Brunch at The Imperial GC (March 31)
    Celebrate Easter in style with a lavish brunch at this iconic hotel’s restaurant.
    Website: theimperialgc.com.au
  20. Bluesfest Byron Bay (March 28 – April 2)
    Just across the border in Byron Bay, enjoy this world-renowned blues and roots music festival.
    Website: bluesfest.com.au


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