Check Availability:
Arriving
Adults
(13+yrs)
Children
(3-12yrs)
Infants
(0-2yrs)
Check Now »
SurfersParadiseSignChinaTown BeachfrontMarkets

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.

More information...

 

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!

More information...

 

MiamiMarketta

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. 

More information...

 

MiamiMarketta

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.

More information...

 

ChinaTown1

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.

More information...

 

ChinaTown1

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. 

More Information...

Emerald Lakes Twilight Market

Every Thursday August - September

With delicious cheeses, pizza, crêpes, French patisserie, Thai food, meat and hot and cold seafood as well as fresh produce, Emerald Lakes Twilight Markets has all the bases covered.

More Information...

  

The Gruffalo Trail At Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Monday 11th November - Sunday 1st December

A Gruffalo? What’s a Gruffalo? Find out at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary! Take a journey through the deep, dark wood and meet your favourite characters along the way with the new augmented reality app. This brand new interactive trail is included in your entry ticket price, along with daily photo opportunities with The Gruffalo.

More Information...
 

Lime Cordial - Robbery Tour 

Friday 8th November

The band on everyone’s ‘must see’ list this year is Sydney based outfit Lime Cordiale. Brothers Oli and Louis Leimbach who are responsible for delivering hook-laden jams such as ‘Dirt Cheap’ (which landed in triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2018) have been touring non-stop and selling out headline shows throughout Australia, New Zealand and most recently, on a six week tour across Europe and the UK.

More Information...
 

Daste

Friday 8th November

Not long after selling out the Gold Coast leg of their Australian East Coast tour with Billy Fox, opening the stage for the acclaimed duo LASTLINGS, and releasing their debut EP ‘Palette’ to critical acclaim, Gold Coast trio daste are throwing one last hometown party for the year.

More Information...
 

FINA Diving Grand Prix

Friday 8th November

The FINA Diving Grand Prix will be held at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and will showcase some of the worlds best springboard and platform divers. Elite athletes from over 10 Countries are expected to battle it out on the boards. 

More Information...

FULL MOON BEACH KIRTAN

Wednesday 13th November

An iconic conscious music event, our full moon beach kirtans are filled with music, meditation, dance, boho vibes and amazing community! Find the perfect spot under the luminous full moon for a night of sacred sound bathing. 

More Information...
 

ALL STARS RACEDAY

Saturday 16th November

The Ultimate sports lunch and raceday all in one. A huge sports star line-up on stage featuring Gordon Tallis, Kevin Walters, Darren Lehmann, Gretel Tippet and Gabi Simpson. Ticket price includes a premium seafood buffet lunch with four hours of beer and wine, guest speakers and charity raffle prizes - it doesn't get much better than that!

More Information...
 

FREE OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT - A DOG'S WAY HOME

Saturday 16th November

What better way to spend an evening than outdoors watching a movie under the stars! The City of Gold Coast Movies under the stars program is free, family friendly run on offer from September 2019 - April 2020 right across the city. Gather your friends and family, pack a picnic and enjoy your night.

More Information...

HOPE ISLAND STREAT FEAST

Sunday 17th November

On Sunday November 17, enjoy delicious food, sweet treats, live music, cold bevvies and kids fun at the Hope Island StrEAT Feast! Running from 2:00–8:00 pm at the Hope Island Tavern, eat your way into the night as you kick back on a picnic rug with friends – with a cocktail in hand, of course.

More Information...
 

NEVER ENDING 80'S

Friday 29th November

There’s no other decade like the 80’s. It was THE era of BIG HAIR, BIG HITS and BIG FUN. NEVER ENDING 80’s take you back to Party Like Its 1989 with a night packed full of the biggest hits by the biggest artists ever. The Decade that was the 80s was awesome and with that awesome Decade came with THE BEST soundtrack 

More Information...
 

HAVE A VERY DREAMY CHRISTMAS AT DREAMWORLD

Saturday 30th November

Jingle all the way to Dreamworld this year for your work or social Christmas event as Dreamworld is transformed into an unforgettable celebration filled with festive cheer. Make your 2019 Christmas party merry and bright with their sumptuous dinner event featuring mesmerising entertainment, wrapped together with the excitement of Australia’s biggest theme park.

More Information...

UNDER THE STARS CHRISTMAS PARTY

Saturday 30th November

Come dressed in red, white or green and join us for an evening of children's Christmas activities and fun! There will be a range of arts & craft activites, a sausage sizzle and a chlidren's Christmas movie.

More Information...