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For all of those little Geckos that want to go exploring, our team of experienced Gecko explorers - Captain, Cleo, Dusty and Astro have ventured beyond the resort walls to bring you the lastest happenings on the Gold Coast and beyond. You can rest assured that each of the below activities get the Gecko seal of approval for Family Fun - Check out what's on the Gold Coast over the 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 on hand to chat about the 'how', 'what' and 'why' of their wares.

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presented by Jupiters Hotel & Casino

Opens Thursday 19 June 2014

Get set for the latest spectacular to hit the stage of the Gold Coast's Jupiters Hotel and Casino theatre - SolAria - an intoxicating cirque fusion of exotic rhythms and acrobatic dance.  

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Gold Coast Titans Vs Canberra Raiders

Sunday 13 July 2014

Watch the Titans take on the Raiders in an epic blockbuster at Cbus Super Stadium.

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Broadbeach Jazz Festival

Friday 15 - Sunday 17 August 2014

Groove to the rhythm, feel the beat and jazz up your life at the annual Broadbeach Jazz Festival.

Don't miss out on one of the most anticipated events of the year!

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Gold Coast Show

Gold Coast Show

Friday 29 - Sunday 31 August 2014

A new home, a new generation and a new era!

The Gold Coast Show belongs to all of us that live in and visit this beautiful city.

Gold Coast Show is one the biggest family events in our city and the only event  with it's own public holiday, so get involved and be part of it!

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Swell Currumbin

Swell Sculpture Festival

12 - 23 September 2014

Experience a wondrous display of over 50 sculptures built by local, national and international artists at the 12th annual Swell Sculpture Festival along Currumbin Beach.

You can experience the sculptures, enjoy twilight walks, informative artist talks, discover new perspectives, wander through the Swell Smalls Gallery and participate in artist master classes and childrens' workshops.

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Surfers Paradise Kids Week

presented by Paradise Resort Gold Coast

Saturday 20 - Friday 26 September 2014

Surfers Paradise has this September school holidays sorted, with Kids Week! A FREE family friendly event in Surfers Paradise celebrating all things kids.

Come and join the Paradise Resort team for a week of fun!

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 Pet Expo 14

Gold Coast Pet & Animal Expo

Saturday 4 - Sunday 5 October 2014

Step out of your backyard and into the interactive backyard display or go a little wild with the wildlife. There is something for all animal lovers.

Bring your family, bring your friends and don't forget pets are welcome!

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Gold Coast Rugby 7's

Saturday 11 - Sunday 12 October 2014

Join in the fun of an enormous fancy dress party combined with a fast paced and exciting game!!

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V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600

Friday 24 - Sunday 26 October 2014

Don't miss the Season of Endurance finale! The Gold Coast 600 is a must see on everyone's calendar with heart stopping, action packed racing by day and chart topping performances by night so buy your track side tickets online here!

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