Gold Coast | Events

You’ll find more than sand and surfers on the Gold Coast this year. 

Queensland’s playground for young and old plays host to an epic events calendar, and its iconic stretch of coastline is the backdrop for a huge line-up of entertainment, sports and endurance events.

Entertainment

Play among the who’s who at The Star Magic Millions Carnival and TV Week Logie Awards

Surf Events

The surf capital welcomes world-class events to our breaks, including the Gold Coast Open in February, and World Surf League Gold Coast Pro in March.

Find your spot on the sand and watch the pros in action. 

Endurance Events

Beginner or professional, put your personal best to the test at the Gold Coast’s triathlons, marathons, surf life saving and ocean swim events.

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Escape Room Murder Mystery Dinner Gold Coast

Wongawallan, Gold Coast Area
From AU$85 - 85
Weekly from 10 August 2019 – 31 July 2020
At the Fox and Hounds they have a murder mystery that also includes an escape room. You will be sent you your unique character and that becomes you for the evening. Can you solve the crime? This applies to private and group murders only.

Gold Coast Marathon Experience 2020

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Area
From AU$3425 - 3425
2 – 8 July 2020
Combine your joy of running and adventure on Australia's spectacular Gold Coast. The perfect final preparation for Australia's pinnacle running event, the Gold Coast Marathon.

RQAS Broadbeach Art Gallery Re-opening Exhibition

Broadbeach, Gold Coast Area
Free Entry
Monthly from 3 – 4 July 2020
Royal Queensland Art Society Broadbeach Gallery has re-opened with a new Art exhibition entitled "Rebirth-New Beginnings" . Come out and see their uplifting display of vibrant work by local Queensland artists in a welcoming warm environment.

Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon

Southport, Gold Coast Area
4 – 5 July 2020
Run for the good times at the 42nd Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July 2020 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. The world class international marathon will attract 27,000 participants of all ages and abilities from over 50 countries across eight races including the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon, Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Wheelchair 15 kilometre, Southern Cross University 10 kilometre Run, Gold Coast Airport Fun Run, Garmin 4 kilometre Junior Dash and Garmin 2 kilometre Junior Dash.

Premier Invitational Soccer Tournament

Gold Coast,
Free Entry
4 – 11 July 2020
The Premier Invitational is Australia’s fastest growing youth football tournament. The tournament based on the Gold Coast will host over a 1,500 players with teams from Australia, New Zealand and the USA.

Based Comedy at Last Night on Earth

Southport, Gold Coast Area
From AU$20 - 20
Weekly from 4 July 2020
They're heading into the future and also heading to Last Night on Earth, Southport's coolest little dive, for a weekly rooftop comedy show that'll echo out all the way to Officeworks. Every Saturday they're bringing you the coolest comics from around Australia and around the world for drinks, laughs and loves.

Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Area
Free Entry
Weekly from 5 July 2020
Explore your backyard while taking in the ocean breeze, as you stroll along the iconic Surfers Paradise foreshore to discover some of the Gold Coasts' most unique market stalls. All your favourite stallholders will be back in action for you to get hold of all those beloved fashion and accessory pieces and handmade treasures happening on the following dates and times.

SkyPoint Sunday Sundowns

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Area
Weekly from 5 July 2020
On Sunday after dark, SkyPoint Bistro + Bar transforms itself into the Gold Coast’s highest altitude lounge bar with an electric atmosphere, exquisite cocktails, extensive wine menu and craft beer and ciders, along with live entertainment from locally sourced musicians and entertainers.

The Village Markets

Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast Area
Free Entry
5 July 2020
The Village Markets (established in 2008) trades every month, on the first and third Sunday at Burleigh Heads State School 8.30am to 1pm. This creative hub for emerging entrepreneurs (the likes of Peony Swimwear, F+H Jewellery, Grace Bijoux, Children of the Tribe and Kivari have all traded there) plays host to 100 plus incredible boutique market stalls in fashion, vintage, art and lifestyle, as well as street food, live tunes and a monthly pre-loved designer and vintage Rack Sale.

AFL Round 16: Gold Coast SUNS versus Carlton

Carrara, Gold Coast Area
5 July 2020
Enjoy all of the action of live AFL and see the SUNS take on Carlton at Metricon Stadium. Plus free public transport including shuttles from Broadbeach South Station, Nerang Station and Boowaggan Road Park'n'Ride.
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Sport Events

The Gold Coast hosts blockbuster sport events like the PGA Golf Championships, Supercars Gold Coast 600, Rugby League, AFL and Soccer matches and participation events including the Australian Open Lawn Bowls.

Music Festivals

The Goldie (as local’s call it) is also a place where music, good food and good vibes are aplenty. Check out the annual Groundwater Country Music Festival or the Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival to get your hips swaying and feet tapping.

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

In April 2018, punters supported their favourite athletes as they competed in a variety of sports from Athletics and Swimming to Lawn Bowls and Cycling. The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games also included 12 action-packed days of free celebrations called Festival 2018.


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