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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, including fashion, jewellery, accessories, artworks, photographs, beauty products and home wares.
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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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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Surfers Paradise Live 

Friday 6th - Sunday 8th May 

t's the biggest music festival to hit Surfers Paradise, and it returns in May 2016 with another stellar line-up of artists such as Thirsty Merc, The Choirboys, Anthony Callea, Harrison Craig, Little Sea and In Stereo. Held over three days, they're rolling out what they do best; Live music! What's better than good music? Music in paradise that's live and free! 

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Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show 

Thursday 19th - Sunday 22nd May

Attracting over 40,000 visitors every year, the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show is one of the most anticipated events on the Asia-Pacific boat show calendar.
Located at Sanctuary Cove, the world-class waterfront marine village on the famous Gold Coast, the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show mixes serious boating business with high-end glamour and a selection of lifestyle and entertainment events. 

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Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival

Thursday 19th - Sunday 22nd May

Australian and international acts will headline Australia's largest free music festival. Tom Jones, Eric Burdon, Diesel, Cookin' on 3 Burners featuring Tex Perkins and The Bamboos are just a few of the massive artists to headline the Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival. The free event will be staged in the streets and in venues over four huge days throughout the popular Gold Coast hub.

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Cooly Rocks On 

Friday 3rd - Monday 13th June 

For 11 action-packed days the colourful and vibrant beachside towns of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads will be fuelled with party atmosphere.
More than 50 rock'n'roll and rockabilly bands from across Australia will perform and over 1,300 cars will line the streets for one of the biggest car displays ever staged in Australia. Bring the family and enjoy loads of free entertainment and retro markets. 

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Broadbeach Country Music Festival 

Friday 17th - Sunday 19th June 

The Broadbeach Country Music Festival is a free festival featuring local, Australian and International country acts. So get your Stetson out, and dust off those old cowboy boots for three days and nights of incredible, boot scootin' entertainment across outdoor stages and throughout venues in Broadbeach

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Bowls Australian Open 

Saturday 11th - Thursday 23rd June 

Staged annually, the Australian Open is the richest and most prestigious event on the Australian bowls calendar. In June 2016, the event will again be hosted across more than 12 Gold Coast clubs. The event attracts the sport's premier players from across the globe, with more than 2,000 players descending on the region for the 13 day festival of bowls. 

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