Gold Coast - What's On

July 2015

JUL 03 Screamworld

Screamworld

Start Date: 03-Jul-2015

End Date: 03-Jul-2015

Location: Coomera, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Experience their biggest party after dark - Screamworld. Back by popular demand, the scare attraction 'Zombie Evilution' will scare the living daylights out of you as you wander through the...

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JUL 04 Go Golfing - Sanctuary Cove 4Ball Challenge

Go Golfing - Sanctuary Cove 4Ball Challenge

Start Date: 04-Jul-2015

End Date: 09-Jul-2015

Location: Sanctuary Cove, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Find your favourite Four Ball partner and join them for a warm winter holiday on Queensland's fabulous Gold Coast for the Sanctuary Cove Four Ball Challenge. Affectionately known as the Golf...

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JUL 04 Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Start Date: 04-Jul-2015

End Date: 05-Jul-2015

Location: Southport, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

The Thirty-seventh Annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon will be staged in one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world in Queensland, Australia. Regarded as one of Australia's premier...

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JUL 04 Gold Coast SUNS versus North Melbourne

Gold Coast SUNS versus North Melbourne

Start Date: 04-Jul-2015

End Date: 04-Jul-2015

Location: Carrara, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Fire up for Gold Coast SUNS Family Day! Bring the whole family to watch the Gold Coast SUNS take on North Melbourne, Metricon Stadium. Enjoy school holiday fun for the whole family plus their...

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JUL 07 Australian Floorball Open

Australian Floorball Open

Start Date: 07-Jul-2015

End Date: 11-Jul-2015

Location: Gold Coast, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

The Australian Floorball Open is Floorball Australia's premier, annual national competition. Gaining full Olympic recognition in 2012, floorball is an innovative new sport that is quickly...

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JUL 10 Viva Surfers Paradise

Viva Surfers Paradise

Start Date: 10-Jul-2015

End Date: 19-Jul-2015

Location: Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Viva Surfers Paradise is back as they pay tribute to the life and music of the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley with 50s and 60s fun all week long! Live performances, vintage stalls, rock 'n'...

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JUL 11 Pacifica

Pacifica

Start Date: 11-Jul-2015

End Date: 11-Jul-2015

Location: Mermaid Waters, QLD

Event Type: Performances

Kia Ora, Talofa lava, Kia Orana, Malo e lelei! The Quality Hotel Mermaid Waters would like to invite you to a night of South Pacific culture and food at the Pacifica Polynesian Cultural Evening. ...

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JUL 12 Barefoot Friday EP Launch

Barefoot Friday EP Launch

Start Date: 12-Jul-2015

End Date: 12-Jul-2015

Location: Currumbin, QLD

Event Type: Performances

Enjoy an afternoon of live, family friendly, free entertainment at Waterside Events, located upstairs at Currumbin RSL. Local trio Barefoot Friday are launching their new EP and will be supported...

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JUL 13 Gold Coast Titans Versus Manly Sea Eagles

Gold Coast Titans Versus Manly Sea Eagles

Start Date: 13-Jul-2015

End Date: 13-Jul-2015

Location: Robina, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

See the Gold Coast Titans clip the wings of the Manly Sea Eagles during this Monday night blockbuster. Bring the family to the game and see all the action live! There will be guaranteed hard...

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JUL 18 Gold Coast SUNS versus GWS Giants

Gold Coast SUNS versus GWS Giants

Start Date: 18-Jul-2015

End Date: 18-Jul-2015

Location: Carrara, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Fire up! Watch the Gold Coast SUNS take on GWS Giants for Round 16 of the 2015 Toyota AFL premiership season at Metricon Stadium. Plus enjoy plenty of entertainment for the whole community...

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JUL 18 Manchester City Football Club versus Melbourne City Football Club

Manchester City Football Club versus Melbourne City Football Club

Start Date: 18-Jul-2015

End Date: 18-Jul-2015

Location: Robina, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

This is your chance to be at the inaugural match between English Premier League's Manchester City Football Club and Hyundai A-League's Melbourne City Footbll Club, on Saturday July 18, 2015. The...

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JUL 18 The Commodore's Gala Ball

The Commodore's Gala Ball

Start Date: 18-Jul-2015

End Date: 18-Jul-2015

Location: Main Beach, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Come along to the Commodore's Gala Ball hosted by the Southport Yacht Club Associates Committee. Enjoy a complimentary welcome drink on arrival in our upstairs Compass room, followed by a...

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JUL 25 Live at Bond - Tijuana Cartel

Live at Bond - Tijuana Cartel

Start Date: 25-Jul-2015

End Date: 25-Jul-2015

Location: Robina, QLD

Event Type: Performances

World music and club beats band Tijuana Cartel headlines the final Live at Bond concert for 2015, presented as part of Bond University's Open Day.

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Recurring Events

Daily Events
Coast Club School Holiday Activities: Gold Coast

Location: Palm Beach, QLD

Recurring: Daily

Event Type: Classes, Lessons and Workshops

Weekly Events
Based Comedy at the Dog and Parrot Tavern

Location: Robina, QLD

Recurring: Weekly

Event Type: Performances

Sanctuary Cove School Holiday Entertainment

Location: Sanctuary Cove, QLD

Recurring: Weekly

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Monthly Events
Chinatown Street Markets

Location: Gold Coast, QLD

Recurring: Monthly

Event Type: Markets

August 2015

AUG 01 Gold Coast SUNS versus West Coast Eagles

Gold Coast SUNS versus West Coast Eagles

Start Date: 01-Aug-2015

End Date: 01-Aug-2015

Location: Carrara, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Fire up! Watch the Gold Coast SUNS take on the West Coast Eagles for Round 18 of the 2015 Toyota AFL premiership season at 7.20pm at Metricon Stadium. Plus enjoy a fun night out with plenty of...

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AUG 08 A la Carte in the Park

A la Carte in the Park

Start Date: 08-Aug-2015

End Date: 09-Aug-2015

Location: Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Foodies and funseekers unite for A la Carte in the Park presented by The Law Shack, an annual indulgence on the banks of the Nerang River featuring dishes from the Gold Coast's finest...

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AUG 14 Stinson Walk

Stinson Walk

Start Date: 14-Aug-2015

End Date: 16-Aug-2015

Location: Lamington National Park, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

During a stormy afternoon on 19 February, 1937, the Stinson airliner on route from Brisbane to Sydney crashed into the Lamington Ranges killing four of the seven passengers on board, sparking a...

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AUG 15 Broadbeach Jazz Weekend

Broadbeach Jazz Weekend

Start Date: 15-Aug-2015

End Date: 16-Aug-2015

Location: Broadbeach, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Jazz up your life to the rhythm and the beat of the Broadbeach Jazz Weekend. This completely free and non-ticketed festival will feature a host of local and Australian jazz greats, performing on...

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AUG 16 David Barry Band at Dux Birthday

David Barry Band at Dux Birthday

Start Date: 16-Aug-2015

End Date: 16-Aug-2015

Location: Main Beach, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Join Southport Yacht Club to celebrate Dux Birthday. Located on South Stradbroke Island, enjoy an on-site bar, barbecue, complimentary birthday cake and champagne toast with your family and...

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AUG 20 Hermans Hermits

Hermans Hermits

Start Date: 20-Aug-2015

End Date: 20-Aug-2015

Location: Main Beach, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Southport Yacht Club presents Hermans Hermits. Enjoy a buffet on the Western Deck from 5pm followed by Hermans Hermits performing upstairs in the Compass Room overlooking their beautiful Marina,...

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AUG 21 XCAT Gold Coast Grand Prix

XCAT Gold Coast Grand Prix

Start Date: 21-Aug-2015

End Date: 23-Aug-2015

Location: Main Beach, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Best described as "Formula One on the water", this will be the sixth international race in the World Professional Powerboating Association XCAT World Series. The race will run on The Broadwater...

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AUG 22 Gold Coast SUNS versus Essendon

Gold Coast SUNS versus Essendon

Start Date: 22-Aug-2015

End Date: 22-Aug-2015

Location: Carrara, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Fire up for back-to-back Sat2Day Showdowns! Watch the Gold Coast SUNS take on the Essendon for Round 21 of the 2015 Toyota AFL premiership season at Metricon Stadium. Plus enjoy a fun night...

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AUG 23 Sixth Annual Inspirations Paint Gold Coast Car Show

Sixth Annual Inspirations Paint Gold Coast Car Show

Start Date: 23-Aug-2015

End Date: 23-Aug-2015

Location: Mudgeeraba, QLD

Event Type: Exhibitions and Shows

The Sixth Annual Inspirations Paint Gold Coast Car Show attracts thousands of car enthusiasts, collectors and families to admire this exciting display of Show Cars, Trucks and Bikes. See the...

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AUG 29 Gold Coast SUNS versus Port Adelaide

Gold Coast SUNS versus Port Adelaide

Start Date: 29-Aug-2015

End Date: 29-Aug-2015

Location: Carrara, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Fire up for the last Gold Coast SUNS home game of the 2015 season! Spend the long weekend watching the GC SUNS take on the Port Adelaide for Round 22 of the 2015 Toyota AFL premiership season at...

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AUG 30 Botanical Bazaar Gold Coast Gardening Expo

Botanical Bazaar Gold Coast Gardening Expo

Start Date: 30-Aug-2015

End Date: 30-Aug-2015

Location: Currumbin, QLD

Event Type: Exhibitions and Shows

Discover the unusual and mysterious world of botanics at the Botanical Bazaar, supported by Tropical Fruit World. The Gold Coast is set to showcase a gardening expo like no other! Botanical...

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Recurring Events

Daily Events
Coast Club School Holiday Activities: Gold Coast

Location: Palm Beach, QLD

Recurring: Daily

Event Type: Classes, Lessons and Workshops

Monthly Events
Chinatown Street Markets

Location: Gold Coast, QLD

Recurring: Monthly

Event Type: Markets

September 2015

SEP 04 Off The Beaten Track

Off The Beaten Track

Start Date: 04-Sep-2015

End Date: 07-Sep-2015

Location: Lamington National Park, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Off the Beaten Track gives experienced bush walkers the opportunity to discover and explore some of the spectacular areas of Lamington National Park and surrounds that can not be accessed by...

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SEP 05 Coastal High 50 - Ultra Trail Marathon

Coastal High 50 - Ultra Trail Marathon

Start Date: 05-Sep-2015

End Date: 05-Sep-2015

Location: Lamington National Park, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

The Coastal High 50 promises to be an iconic event located in the spectacularly picturesque Gold Coast Hinterland. Traversing the entire length of the Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk, the Coastal...

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SEP 06 Beach Bash Gold Coast

Beach Bash Gold Coast

Start Date: 06-Sep-2015

End Date: 06-Sep-2015

Location: Kirra Beach, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Beach Bash is Australia's sandiest obstacle challenge with the aim to promote health, fitness and above all, fun. Staged on one of their most spectacular beaches at North Kirra (Gold Coast),...

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SEP 11 Swell Sculpture Festival

Swell Sculpture Festival

Start Date: 11-Sep-2015

End Date: 20-Sep-2015

Location: Currumbin, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Experience monumental and memorable sculpture at the thirteenth Swell Sculpture Festival. Set amongst the iconic landscape at Currumbin Beach, explore over 60 large and small scale works built by...

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SEP 13 Gold Coast Multicultural Festival

Gold Coast Multicultural Festival

Start Date: 13-Sep-2015

End Date: 13-Sep-2015

Location: Bundall, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

The annual Gold Coast Multicultural Festival is now in its eighth year, and has fast become the largest Cultural Event in South East Queensland, with over 29 per cent of Gold Coast Residents born...

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SEP 19 Gold Coast Folk Festival

Gold Coast Folk Festival

Start Date: 19-Sep-2015

End Date: 20-Sep-2015

Location: Nerang, QLD

Event Type: Performances

Folk Fest, the annual Gold Coast folk music festival is on again at Country Paradise Parklands Nerang. Featuring over 30 local, regional and national bands, Folk Fest brings you 2 days of...

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SEP 26 Gatorade Queensland Tri Series - Round 1 Robina

Gatorade Queensland Tri Series - Round 1 Robina

Start Date: 26-Sep-2015

End Date: 27-Sep-2015

Location: Robina, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Gatorade Queensland Triathlon Series is back and ready for the 2015-2016 season kicking off at Robina! Featuring the Open Water Swims on the Saturday and four options of triathlon events on the...

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SEP 26 Opera in the Park

Opera in the Park

Start Date: 26-Sep-2015

End Date: 26-Sep-2015

Location: Broadbeach, QLD

Event Type: Performances

Opera in the Park - Spread your blanket and kick back to the fabulous music of Opera and Broadway under the stars in Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach. The evening will feature an array of musical talent...

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Recurring Events

Daily Events
Coast Club School Holiday Activities: Gold Coast

Location: Palm Beach, QLD

Recurring: Daily

Event Type: Classes, Lessons and Workshops

Monthly Events
Chinatown Street Markets

Location: Gold Coast, QLD

Recurring: Monthly

Event Type: Markets

October 2015

OCT 02 7th Annual GarterBelts and Gasoline Nostalgia Festival

7th Annual GarterBelts and Gasoline Nostalgia Festival

Start Date: 02-Oct-2015

End Date: 05-Oct-2015

Location: Mt Tamborine, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

The 7th annual GarterBelts and Gasoline Nostalgia Festival, a full blown three day and night celebration of 1950s culture featuring hot rods, custom cars, live rockabilly, jump blues and Alt...

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OCT 08 NetFest

NetFest

Start Date: 08-Oct-2015

End Date: 11-Oct-2015

Location: Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

NetFest is Netball Australia's 18+ mass participation netball event held on the Gold Coast offering a choice of traditional (outdoor) or beach netball tournaments, supported by a range of social...

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OCT 09 Craft Extravaganza Christmas Fair

Craft Extravaganza Christmas Fair

Start Date: 09-Oct-2015

End Date: 11-Oct-2015

Location: Mt Tamborine, QLD

Event Type: Exhibitions and Shows

The fair will showcase the hand made craft of 50 local and South East Queensland craft persons all of which will be available for purchase at reasonable prices. The Fair will have a Christmas...

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OCT 14 Australian SUP Titles

Australian SUP Titles

Start Date: 14-Oct-2015

End Date: 18-Oct-2015

Location: Currumbin, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

The Australian SUP Festival is a unique event designed to provide Australia's elite stand up paddleboarders and surfers the opportunity to compete in a professionally run event which ultimately...

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OCT 16 Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival

Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival

Start Date: 16-Oct-2015

End Date: 18-Oct-2015

Location: Mt Tamborine, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival -- Prizes, live music, weekend family fun, arts, crafts and more; the Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival is held the third week of October every year and...

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OCT 23 V8 Supercars Castrol Gold Coast 600

V8 Supercars Castrol Gold Coast 600

Start Date: 23-Oct-2015

End Date: 25-Oct-2015

Location: Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

The Castrol Gold Coast 600 hits the streets of Surfers Paradise 23-25 October. The party is back with a week of celebrations on and off the track. Don't miss the PIRTEK Enduro Cup final as the...

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OCT 30 Lantern Ghost Tour

Lantern Ghost Tour

Start Date: 30-Oct-2015

End Date: 01-Nov-2015

Location: Lamington National Park, QLD

Event Type: Performances

Discover the secrets, mysteries and magic lost world of O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat. Watch as the Rainforest comes alive with activity of the supernatural kind when the sun fades into darkness....

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Recurring Events

Daily Events
Coast Club School Holiday Activities: Gold Coast

Location: Palm Beach, QLD

Recurring: Daily

Event Type: Classes, Lessons and Workshops

Monthly Events
Chinatown Street Markets

Location: Gold Coast, QLD

Recurring: Monthly

Event Type: Markets

November 2015

OCT 30 Lantern Ghost Tour

Lantern Ghost Tour

Start Date: 30-Oct-2015

End Date: 01-Nov-2015

Location: Lamington National Park, QLD

Event Type: Performances

Discover the secrets, mysteries and magic lost world of O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat. Watch as the Rainforest comes alive with activity of the supernatural kind when the sun fades into darkness....

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NOV 07 Bonjour French Festival

Bonjour French Festival

Start Date: 07-Nov-2015

End Date: 08-Nov-2015

Location: Southport, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

The Sunshine Renault Bonjour French Festival is the first free Gold Coast French event ever and they are excited to host their second edition. It is an opportunity for the whole community,...

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NOV 08 Bird Week

Bird Week

Start Date: 08-Nov-2015

End Date: 15-Nov-2015

Location: Lamington National Park, QLD

Event Type: Classes, Lessons and Workshops

O'Reilly's is excited to announce its 38th Annual Bird Week . This event has become Australia's leading birding event. The event will welcome a number of guest speakers, as well as local guides...

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December 2015

DEC 12 Broadbeach Christmas Carols

Broadbeach Christmas Carols

Start Date: 12-Dec-2015

End Date: 12-Dec-2015

Location: Broadbeach, QLD

Event Type: Performances

Join them under the stars for the annual Broadbeach Christmas Carols in Kurrawa Park. Enjoy an afternoon jam-packed with kid's activities and incredible entertainment filled with Christmas spirit...

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January 2016

JAN 09 Gatorade Queensland Tri Series - Round 5 Robina

Gatorade Queensland Tri Series - Round 5 Robina

Start Date: 09-Jan-2016

End Date: 10-Jan-2016

Location: Robina, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Gatorade Queensland Triathlon Series is kicking off 2016 at Robina! This will be an action packed weekend with events on the Saturday and Sunday. Even if you have never considered a triathlon...

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JAN 31 Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink/Fun Run Pink - Gold Coast

Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink/Fun Run Pink - Gold Coast

Start Date: 31-Jan-2016

End Date: 31-Jan-2016

Location: Runaway Bay, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Get ready for the Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink and Fun Run Pink held at the Sports Super Centre at Runaway Bay. Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink is an all-female triathlon series with a...

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February 2016

FEB 04 Burleigh Pro 2016

Burleigh Pro 2016

Start Date: 04-Feb-2016

End Date: 07-Feb-2016

Location: Burleigh Heads, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

The 2016 Burleigh Pro will take place at the iconic Burleigh Headland on the Gold Coast in February 2016. The three-day 2016 Burleigh Pro will be a World Surf League (WSL) sanctioned event for...

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March 2016

MAR 04 Bleach* Festival

Bleach* Festival

Start Date: 04-Mar-2016

End Date: 20-Mar-2016

Location: Tugun, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Head to the beach and take to the street for Bleach* Festival, the Gold Coast's largest arts and cultural Festival. Expect the unexpected, prepare to be amazed and keep a lookout for eye-popping...

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MAR 24 Easter Long Weekend at Currumbin RSL

Easter Long Weekend at Currumbin RSL

Start Date: 24-Mar-2016

End Date: 28-Mar-2016

Location: Currumbin, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

During the Easter Long Weekend at Currumbin RSL there will be great live entertainment and special visits from the Easter Bunny! There is also an Easter Eggstravaganza Raffle with over AUD2,000...

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April 2016

APR 08 QPoW on Broadbeach

QPoW on Broadbeach

Start Date: 08-Apr-2016

End Date: 10-Apr-2016

Location: Broadbeach, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Broadbeach will be transformed into the ultimate world of fantasy and play with QPoW on Broadbeach in conjunction with the Supanova Pop Culture Expo and the Gold Coast Film Festival. The weekend...

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APR 09 Gold Coast Triathlon - World Triathlon Series Gold Coast

Gold Coast Triathlon - World Triathlon Series Gold Coast

Start Date: 09-Apr-2016

End Date: 10-Apr-2016

Location: Southport, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Gold Coast will host a stage of the World Triathlon Series once again in 2016. This event will run in conjunction with the Gold Coast Triathlon - Luke Harrop Memorial. There is an event and...

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APR 17 Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run and Half Marathon

Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run and Half Marathon

Start Date: 17-Apr-2016

End Date: 17-Apr-2016

Location: Robina, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

The fifth annual Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run & Half Marathon is back! Mark the date in your diary for all your friends and family to join for the distance of their choice from one kilometre, two...

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APR 25 Anzac Day Dawn Service by Currumbin RSL

Anzac Day Dawn Service by Currumbin RSL

Start Date: 25-Apr-2016

End Date: 25-Apr-2016

Location: Currumbin, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

ANZAC Day is an opportunity to remember and revere all those who have served for our freedom from World War I through to current conflicts. The Currumbin RSL Dawn Service is and always has been...

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May 2016

MAY 19 Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival

Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival

Start Date: 19-May-2016

End Date: 22-May-2016

Location: Broadbeach, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Australian and international acts will headline Australia's largest free music fesitval, Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival. The free event staged in the streets and in venues over four huge days...

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