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March 2015

FEB 28 Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro

Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro

Start Date: 28-Feb-2015

End Date: 11-Mar-2015

Location: Coolangatta, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Join the world's best surfers at Snapper Rocks on the Gold Coast for the opening stop on the 2015 WSL Championship Tour, the Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro. This event features the world's best male...

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MAR 06 Bleach* Festival

Bleach* Festival

Start Date: 06-Mar-2015

End Date: 22-Mar-2015

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 06 XXXX Sail Paradise Series

XXXX Sail Paradise Series

Start Date: 06-Mar-2015

End Date: 08-Mar-2015

Location: Main Beach, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Staged over three days from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 March 2015, the Gold Coast's Southport Yacht Club will be host to the Annual Sail Paradise Series, expecting to attract more than 60 Yachts, this...

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MAR 08 Pin Paradise - collectors swap meet

Pin Paradise - collectors swap meet

Start Date: 08-Mar-2015

End Date: 08-Mar-2015

Location: Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Type: Exhibitions and Shows

Pin Paradise! It's the pin collectors event that you have been waiting for! Hard Rock Surfers Paradise are holding a pin collectors/pin traders event on March 8! They have created a limited...

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MAR 15 Christine Anu - Live at Bond

Christine Anu - Live at Bond

Start Date: 15-Mar-2015

End Date: 15-Mar-2015

Location: Robina, QLD

Event Type: Performances

Bond University's free concert program 2015 launches with Christine Anu, one of Australia's most successful and iconic Indigenous artists. Presented as part of Bleach* Festival.

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MAR 18 Somerset Celebration of Literature

Somerset Celebration of Literature

Start Date: 18-Mar-2015

End Date: 20-Mar-2015

Location: Mudgeeraba, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

The Somerset Celebration of Literature Festival is the writers' festival for the Gold Coast and noted as Australia's premier youth literature festival. The Festival hosts over 50 schools from...

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MAR 21 Mardi Gras After Party Feathers Dance

Mardi Gras After Party Feathers Dance

Start Date: 21-Mar-2015

End Date: 21-Mar-2015

Location: Nerang, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

At Feathers Gold Coast Womens Club, March is a busy month, with the Mardigras Parade and Parties all happening in Sydney. And after the Sydney MardiGras, there is the Feathers After Party to keep...

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MAR 29 Cooly Classic Ocean Swim

Cooly Classic Ocean Swim

Start Date: 29-Mar-2015

End Date: 29-Mar-2015

Location: Coolangatta, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Join Olympic Legend, Michael Klim, on the start line for the final event in the Milk and Co Queensland Ocean Swim Series. The Cooly Classic has become one of Queensland's premier ocean swims and...

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Location: Gold Coast, QLD

Recurring: Monthly

Event Type: Sporting Events

April 2015

APR 03 Australian Street Entertainment Championships

Australian Street Entertainment Championships

Start Date: 03-Apr-2015

End Date: 06-Apr-2015

Location: Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Bringing the carnival theme to this year's Surfers Paradise Festival celebration is the Australian Street Entertainment Championships. Held over four days, clowns, mimes, magicians, jugglers,...

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APR 03 Surfers Paradise Festival

Surfers Paradise Festival

Start Date: 03-Apr-2015

End Date: 18-Apr-2015

Location: Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

The Surfers Paradise Festival returns in 2015 with some of your old favourite events, plus some awesome newbies! A three-week celebration of food, art, music and entertainment, the festival...

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APR 09 Gold Coast Film Festival

Gold Coast Film Festival

Start Date: 09-Apr-2015

End Date: 19-Apr-2015

Location: Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

The Gold Coast Film Festival (GCFF) celebrates and promotes all aspects of film and filmmaking from one of Australia's pre-eminent filmmaking locations and holiday destinations - The Gold Coast. ...

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APR 09 Surfers Paradise Festival Pavilion

Surfers Paradise Festival Pavilion

Start Date: 09-Apr-2015

End Date: 18-Apr-2015

Location: Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

The Surfers Paradise Festival's newest addition, Festival Pavilion, is set to a a non-stop entertainment hub! From comedy to dance, to kid's shows and workshops, the Festival Pavilion will be...

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APR 11 Gold Coast Triathlon

Gold Coast Triathlon

Start Date: 11-Apr-2015

End Date: 12-Apr-2015

Location: Southport, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

The International Triathlon Union has confirmed the Gold Coast will host a leg of the series from the 10-12 April 2015, positioning Queensland as Australia's home of triathlon. This event will...

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APR 11 The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships

The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships

Start Date: 11-Apr-2015

End Date: 19-Apr-2015

Location: Gold Coast, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Join 7,000 Surf Lifesavers representing 311 Surf Clubs competing across two kilometres of beach in over 380 events across nine action packed days. Showcasing Youth, Masters and Open competition,...

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APR 12 SIPFest

SIPFest

Start Date: 12-Apr-2015

End Date: 12-Apr-2015

Location: Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Reeling in Australia's top emerging screen talent for all to see is the SIPfest is the Shorts in Surfers Paradise Film Festival, a part of this year's Gold Coast Film Festival (GCFF) and the...

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APR 18 Seafire Fireworks Challenge

Seafire Fireworks Challenge

Start Date: 18-Apr-2015

End Date: 18-Apr-2015

Location: Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Surfers Paradise Festival celebrates a passion for pyrotechnics with Seafire, a night of hypnotic fire performance and thrilling fireworks above Surfers Paradise Beach. Watch three teams of...

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APR 19 Supanova Cosplay Parade

Supanova Cosplay Parade

Start Date: 19-Apr-2015

End Date: 19-Apr-2015

Location: Broadbeach, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Broadbeach will be transformed into the ultimate world of fantasy and play during the Supanova Cosplay Parade. As part of the Supanova Pop Culture Expo dress in your best superhero, anime or...

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APR 26 Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run

Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run

Start Date: 26-Apr-2015

End Date: 26-Apr-2015

Location: Robina, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

They're back for the fourth annual Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run on Sunday April 26, 2015! Mark the date in your diary for all your friends and family to join them for the distance of their choice...

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May 2015

MAY 02 Gold Coast Renaissance Faire

Gold Coast Renaissance Faire

Start Date: 02-May-2015

End Date: 03-May-2015

Location: Broadbeach, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Return to the Golden Age of swashbuckling adventure, Shakespeare, pirates, Musketeers and romance! Enter the world of Rein, The Game of Thrones, Da Vinci, and The Tudors. Let their costumed...

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MAY 07 Mental as Anything

Mental as Anything

Start Date: 07-May-2015

End Date: 07-May-2015

Location: Main Beach, QLD

Event Type: Performances

Southport Yacht Club presents 'Mental as Anything'. Come join them for a buffet dinner and show on Thursday May 7, 2015. Enjoy a buffet dinner overlooking their beautiful Marina on the Western...

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MAY 10 Mothers Day Hot Air Balloon Festival

Mothers Day Hot Air Balloon Festival

Start Date: 10-May-2015

End Date: 10-May-2015

Location: Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Celebrate with Mum on her special day and do something different together for breakfast, with a Gold Coast hot air balloon ride and champagne breakfast at Canungra Valley Vineyard. Tickets are all...

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MAY 15 Women's Health and Wellbeing Expo

Women's Health and Wellbeing Expo

Start Date: 15-May-2015

End Date: 17-May-2015

Location: Robina, QLD

Event Type: Exhibitions and Shows

Gather your girlfriends for a weekend of inspiration, information and fun at the Women's Health and Wellbeing Expo. With an emphasis on recognising and celebrating women's lifestyles in all of...

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MAY 20 Coppelia - Queensland Ballet (Gold Coast)

Coppelia - Queensland Ballet (Gold Coast)

Start Date: 20-May-2015

End Date: 20-May-2015

Location: Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Type: Performances

Two bickering young lovers create comic chaos in Dr Coppélius's mysterious workshop. Franz and Swanilda are both curious about the beautiful girl who they have seen on Dr Coppélius's balcony....

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MAY 21 Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival

Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival

Start Date: 21-May-2015

End Date: 24-May-2015

Location: Broadbeach, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Andrew Strong and The Commitments Tour, James Morrison plays the Blues, The Black Sorrows and Charlie Parr direct from the USA are just a few of the massive names to headline the free Blues on...

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MAY 21 Gold Coast International Marine Expo

Gold Coast International Marine Expo

Start Date: 21-May-2015

End Date: 24-May-2015

Location: Coomera, QLD

Event Type: Exhibitions and Shows

A boat show and so much more. Set amongst the largest shipyards and manufacturing plants in Australia at the Gold Coast Marine Precinct, the not-for-profit Expo allows visitors to experience a...

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MAY 21 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

Start Date: 21-May-2015

End Date: 24-May-2015

Location: Sanctuary Cove, QLD

Event Type: Exhibitions and Shows

Attracting over 40'000 visitors every year, the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show is one of the most anticipated events on the Asia-Pacific boat show calendar. Located at Sanctuary Cove, the...

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MAY 29 Cooly Rocks On

Cooly Rocks On

Start Date: 29-May-2015

End Date: 08-Jun-2015

Location: Coolangatta, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

For 11 action-packed days, their colourful, vibrant, beachside towns of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads will be fuelled with party atmosphere. More than 50 rock'n'roll and rockabilly bands from...

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MAY 30 MayDay MayDay Feathers Dance

MayDay MayDay Feathers Dance

Start Date: 30-May-2015

End Date: 30-May-2015

Location: Kirra Beach, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Feathers Women's Social Club present MayDay MayDay I think I am going to Dance, a dance event with Video DJ Disco Sista, Lights Action Camera, big video screen and effects. This will be an...

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June 2015

MAY 29 Cooly Rocks On

Cooly Rocks On

Start Date: 29-May-2015

End Date: 08-Jun-2015

Location: Coolangatta, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

For 11 action-packed days, their colourful, vibrant, beachside towns of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads will be fuelled with party atmosphere. More than 50 rock'n'roll and rockabilly bands from...

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JUN 13 Australian Open - Bowls Australia

Australian Open - Bowls Australia

Start Date: 13-Jun-2015

End Date: 25-Jun-2015

Location: Broadbeach, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

The world's richest lawn bowls event is headed to the Gold Coast for the next five years, marking the first time the sport's premiere event will be held outside of Victoria in its 10-year...

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JUN 16 Goldies

Goldies

Start Date: 16-Jun-2015

End Date: 23-Jun-2015

Location: Mermaid Waters, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

The Goldies event will be 10 or so days of activity and adventure aimed squarely at the 50+ demographic. The program will include as its key attractions a Golf Tournament, a Bowls Tournament, a...

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JUN 19 Broadbeach Country Music Festival

Broadbeach Country Music Festival

Start Date: 19-Jun-2015

End Date: 21-Jun-2015

Location: Gold Coast, QLD

Event Type: Festivals and Celebrations

Round up your posse for the third annual Broadbeach Country Music Festival, June 19-21, 2015 on the Gold Coast. Set on the pristine beachfront of Queensland's Broadbeach, the festival will see a...

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July 2015

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 37th 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 sporting...

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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 in 2015 as they pay tribute to the life and music of the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley. But they don't stop there, there more 50s and 60s fun running all week...

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August 2015

AUG 14 Broadbeach Jazz Festival

Broadbeach Jazz Festival

Start Date: 14-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 Festival. This completely free and non-ticketed festival will feature a host of local and Australian jazz greats, performing on...

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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 Challenge Gold Coast

Challenge Gold Coast

Start Date: 29-Aug-2015

End Date: 30-Aug-2015

Location: Palm Beach, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

Challenge Gold Coast will be returning for a second year and will become part of the Gold Coast Multisport Festival to be held at Palm Beach Currumbin on the weekend of Saturday 29 and Sunday 30...

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AUG 29 Gold Coast Multisport Festival

Gold Coast Multisport Festival

Start Date: 29-Aug-2015

End Date: 30-Aug-2015

Location: Palm Beach, QLD

Event Type: Sporting Events

The inaugural Gold Coast Multisport Festival will be held at Palm Beach Currumbin on the weekend of Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 August 2015 in conjunction with the existing Challenge Gold Coast...

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September 2015

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 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

Featuring an exciting array of music, food, jam sessions, workshops and an awesome crowd of festival goers, the Gold Coast Folk Music Festival brings together legendary folk artists and emerging...

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October 2015

OCT 02 The GarterBelts and Gasoline Nostalgia Festival

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

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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 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

Get set to party at the V8 Supercars Castrol Gold Coast 600, October 23 - 25. The Gold Coast's biggest party is back in October with a show stopping week of celebrations on and off the...

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November 2015

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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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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