THE WEEKEND EDITION
WHAT'S ON NOW ON THE GC!
The Weekend Edition Gold Coast showcases the latest cafe and restaurant openings, what's on, fashion, design, events, culture and people.
There is so much to do and explore on the beautiful Gold Coast, what are you waiting for!
1ST & 3RD SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH
Be sure to check out the Broadbeach Arts & Craft Markets happening at Kurrawa Park on the beachfront, opposite Oasis Shopping Centre.
VIVA SURFERS PARADISE
12 - 21 JULY
Experience a rush of nostalgia and be transported back in time as homage is paid to some of the world’s greatest music legends at VIVA Surfers Paradise. Re-live the music, memories and moments that have played a pivotal role in shaping our music history. Over ten days of free and ticketed events experience amazing live performances by the world’s best tribute artists, including the King of rock ‘n’ roll, Elvis Presley. VIVA Surfers Paradise is Australasia’s largest tribute artist festival. It features an array of music and entertainment from some of the world’s best tribute artists as well as the ever popular Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, official Renewal of Vows ceremony and the classic car show ‘n’ shine. From Rock ‘N’ Roll and Blues and Soul Revival to Beatlemania and other timeless genres, visitors of all ages will enjoy the classic music on offer across a variety of entertainment acts, in the most iconic destination on the Gold Coast.
GROUND WATER COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
26 - 28 JULY
We would like to introduce to you all Groundwater Country Music Festival. The name change and new look reflects our festivals status as Australia’s fastest growing country music festival and is indicative of the growing appeal of country music in Australia. Yes it may look different but rest assured the festival will remain the same with the event staying in the heart of Broadbeach and we are definitely ’keeping it country’. Groundwater Country Music Festival will stay true to its Country roots whilst following the current global music landscape which continuously blurs musical genres.
Botanical Bazaar is the Gold Coast Garden Festival where naturally wild, urban gardeners and nature lovers connect. The festival is set to educate and inspire nature enthusiasts of all ages. See a huge variety of green exhibitors plus family activities, workshops and educational talks by celebrity gardeners and horticulture experts. Learn hints and tips about growing your own food, urban and small space gardening, sustainable living concepts, health and medicinal herbs.
GOLD COAST EISTEDDFOD
6 - 20 AUG
Our Gold Coast Eisteddfod provides opportunities and encouragement for young performers who receive critiques of their skills by highly qualified professionals – whilst promoting the performing arts in all genres of music, dance and drama - in the friendly, lively spirit of worthy competition.
CRAFTED BEER AND CIDER FESTIVAL
Mark Saturday 7th September 2019 in your calendar, as Crafted Beer & Cider Festival returns to Broadbeach. Bringing you more brews and more bites, Crafted Festival is paired nicely with a full day of live music to create the perfect beach-side spring sundowner. Head to https://craftedfestival.com.au/ and sign up to the mailing list to get the first access to tickets, and hear how you can nab yourself a free 2019 stubby cooler.
HITLERS DAUGHTER - HOTA
Hitler’s Daughter poses powerful questions and examines moral issues in relation to society’s fears and prejudices in a fresh, compelling light. Presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts and Monkey Baa.
WORLD POKER TOUR AUSTRALIA
27 SEP - 7 OCT
THE STAR GOLD COAST TO HOST THE FIRST EVER WPT EVENT IN AUSTRALIA!
The Star Gold Coast is thrilled to announce a partnership with the World Poker Tour® that will see the first ever WPT Series held in Australia.
The full WPT Australia festival takes place from 27 September to 7 October, 2019, with 10 events in total on the schedule and buy-ins ranging from $330 to $5,000. The WPT Main Event buy-in is $2,500.
GOLD COAST 600
25 - 27 OCT
It's time to Party in Paradise. The Gold Coast's biggest weekend of entertainment is back for the Supercars Vodafone Gold Coast 600.
COMING UP IN 2020
23 MAY 2020 - 7 JUNE 2020
Coming up in 2020, Gold Coast locks in major lawn bowls event!
The games will centre around Broadbeach Bowls Club – one of many venues was upgraded ahead of the Games. A record number of competitors will be on the Gold Coast for the 2020 instalment with more than 2600 entrants from across the world competing – more than 300 from overseas. The competition will take place across the city, at a total of 13 venues, once again shining the spotlight on the Gold Coast for two weeks of competition and spectacular winter weather.
Stay tuned for more details!
Image Source: All images courtesy of Destination Gold Coast & Google