Gold Coast | Events

The Gold Coast offers the perfect backdrop for a large variety of sport, endurance and entertainment events. It’s the new home of the TV WEEK Logie Awards and the host of the iconic Magic Millions Carnival.

Surf Events

Known as a surf capital amongst both professional and amateur surfers, the Gold Coast is the best stage for world class surfing events like the World Surfing Reserve, Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro and the Burleigh Pro. Grab a spot on the beach and watch as the world’s best carve up gnarly waves.

Endurance Events

Beginners and professional athletes can achieve their new personal bests and put their endurance to the test at triathlons, marathons and ocean swim events across the Gold Coast. Beginners can head straight for the Gold Coast Marathon; the world’s flattest and fastest marathon and qualifying professionals can be involved in more competitive events like the Gold Coast Triathlon – Luke Harrop Memorial.

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Gold Coast World Masters

Broadbeach, Gold Coast Area
From AU$399 - 899
14 – 20 October 2018
The 23rd celebration of the annual Gold Coast World Masters hosted on Queensland's most famous stretch of coastline – the Gold Coast has earned a reputation as Australia’s best tournament for club golfers.

Bond University Research Week

Robina, Gold Coast Area
Free Entry
15 – 19 October 2018
Big topics for modern society to be explored at Bond University’s Research Week. How do we avoid being tricked by health (mis)information and 'fake news'? Birth control for blokes? What will our work week look like in the future?

Rick Barron Live In The Backyard

Helensvale, Gold Coast Area
From AU$3 - 3
17 – 19 October 2018
Rock n roll soloist Rick Barron is hitting The backyard stage this October! NightQuarter is open every Friday and Saturday from 6.45pm to 9.45pm. Music | Markets | Food | Fashion

Meditation Night – Mantras On Tahiti

Palm Beach, Gold Coast Area
18 October 2018
Yoga Meditation Fans, this is truly a night not to be missed. Let’s get together for a couple hours, meet up, make new friends, eat healthy foods in an uplifting environment and of course learn how to meditate.

Thursday Night Comedy With Based Comedy

Robina, Gold Coast Area
Free Entry
18 October 2018
Stand up comedians from around Australia take the stage to entertain you. Join Based Comedy for a night with some of the best amateur and professional comedians in the Australia. Get in early and reserve your table for a great Thursday Night Show at the Dog and Parrot Tavern.

Based Comedy at the Dog and Parrot Tavern

Robina, Gold Coast Area
Free Entry
Weekly from 18 October 2018
Free entry! Every Thursday night in the public bar from 7.30pm. Stand up comedians from around Australia take the stage to entertain you. Join Based Comedy for a night with some of the best amateur and professional comedians in the Australia.

Weekly Gin and Jazz

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Area
Free Entry
18 October 2018
Free weekly jazz by the Tonic quartet featuring Gary Mulholland on saxes, Ben Gilgen on keys/vocals, Philip Jack on string/electric bass and Cvitan Barac on drum kit. Fantastic food, refreshing drinks and awesome music!

Dragalicious at The Avenue

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Area
From AU$20 - 40
Weekly from 18 October 2018
Drag Queens take over The Avenue for an electric night of glam and glitter! Step into the glamorous world of Drag right here in Surfers Paradise with Dragalicious. Starring the "Three Legged Beauty", Natasha St James and "Scarlett Fever" who will be serving up a blend of cheeky risque comedy numbers, captivating costumes and high energy performances that will illuminate and delight their audiences.

Supercars Vodafone Gold Coast 600

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Area
19 – 21 October 2018
Get ready to party in the fast lane! The Vodafone Gold Coast 600, 19 to 21 October, is a street festival of world-class motorsport and entertainment. It’s a fun-fuelled weekend, bringing edge-of-your-seat Supercars action to Queensland’s party destination.

Emily Brieger Live in Tapas Street

Helensvale, Gold Coast Area
Free Entry
19 October 2018
Emily Brieger is bringing her acoustic covers to Tapas Street this October! Come along and check out her music and enjoy the atmosphere at Night Quarter.
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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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