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Explore the Gold Coast 

 

When it comes to special events, the Gold Coast always delivers with seasons of spectacular events all year-round. The Coast has thumping sounds showcased in theatres, venues and outdoor stadiums to ensure a rocking good time for all while providing a real sense of surfside occasion. You can be rest assured that each of the below get the Paradise Resort seal of approval for family fun - check out what's happening on the Gold Coast in the next coming months!

  

Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets 

Wednesday & Friday Nights

The Gold Coast Night Markets feature a variety of premium handmade or homegrown products.

If you're looking for an unusual gift or one-off piece, the beachfront Night Markets are your one-stop-shop, with friendly stallholders always keen chat about their products.

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Bundall Farmers Markets

Every Sunday Morning

Gold Coast's Farmers' Markets support local farmers and fine food producers. Great atmosphere, amazing food, community spirit.

Attracting thousands of shoppers every week. Find everything you need from organic and conventional fresh fruit and vegetables; gluten-free bakery items; homemade organic juices; organic skin creams, candles and more!

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Carrara Markets

Open every Saturday & Sunday  

Carrara Markets is the biggest permanent weekend marketplace in Australia. With over 400 stalls covering 10 acres it's a treasure trove of the curious and the unusual.

Carrara Markets is a popular family day out, with buskers, pony rides, jumping castle, bungy trampolines, Reptile Kingdom and Mini Golf. 

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Miami Marketta Markets

Friday & Saturday Nights 

It  could be the back streets of Thailand, Barcelona or New York City but it is right here in Miami on the Gold Coast!

Miami comes alive with foods of all nationalities, complete with a dessert hall. This family orientated outdoor dining experience has seating for 450 people all undercover.

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Chinatown Street Markets

First Saturday of every Month 

On the first Saturday of every month Chinatown transforms into a vibrant Asian inspired street food and entertainment scene as one big cultural feast takes over the streets of Southport.

Taste your way through Asia without leaving the Gold Coast.

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Salute to Paradise

8th Day of every Month 

Start your day off the right way with a free yoga class at sunrise beside the beautiful Surfers Paradise beach. All ages welcome, beginners to professionals. Class starts at 6.00am. 

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Broadwater Rockpools

1 September - 30 November

The Rockpools offer an excellent range of aquatic entertainment for children featuring a man-made creek, a variety of fountains and water jets, artificial waterfalls and more.

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Swell Sculpture Festival

Friday 8 - Sunday 17 September 

Set amongst the iconic landscape at Currumbin Beach, explore over 50 large and small scale works built by distinguished local, national and international artists. Visitors can take pleasure viewing small sculptures at the Swell Smalls Gallery or participate in artist master classes and children's workshops

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Opera on the Beach

Thursday 21 - Saturday 30 September

A huge cast and orchestra perform Verdi's famous music in a new production featuring fireworks of the vocal and exploding kind, colourful costumes and local surf life savers parading past you on the sand.

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Surfers Paradise Kids Week

Saturday 23 - Friday 29 September

Join Gru and minions Dave and Mel with the Despicable Me 3 Daily Dance Party and
Character Meet and Greets
. Plus, cuddle up with some of our favourite Australian wildlife at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary show, located on our iconic Surfers Paradise foreshore.

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Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold 

Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 October

The annual family friendly event will feature a breathtaking laser water show, live music with headline act 'Fairchild', a huge line-up of food trucks, illuminate art installations, a silent disco, virtual reality experiences and glow-in-the-dark yoga and tai-chi. In addition, emerging young local artists will have their work on display.

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Buskers in the Park 

Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 October

In a celebration of the old-fashioned art of busking, over 300 performers will showcase their talents along the banks of Currumbin Creek. People of all ages will soak up the atmosphere, vibe and sunshine and immerse themselves in the melting pot of creativity, culture and surprise. 

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Friday 20 - Sunday 22 October

Featuring three days of Surfers Paradise street racing, don't miss a weekend powered by entertainment!  A special Friday night performance by Delta Goodrem and the epic Broadwater Sounds on Saturday night featuring an all star line up of the Hilltop Hoods, Violent Soho, Montaigne and Dean Lewis, as well as destination bars, chill zones and more, all included in your same-day ticket.

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