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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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Vegetable Garden Workshop

Saturday 4 March

Join us for a family-friendly day of learning and fun with live music, organic coffee, food and drink, kids' craft and a beginners 'Start your Veggie Garden' workshop.

Our beautiful community garden is a great place for the whole family to discover, learn and enjoy.

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Gold Coast Doll show

Sunday 5 March 

Celebrating the world of Dolls. From Vintage Action Figures to the Brand New Rare and Limited Edition dolls and toys . Beautifully crafted One Of a kind Reborn Dolls in Artists Alley and on show for the Reborn Artist's Awards. There's something here for everyone to enjoy. 

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Clean up Australia Day

Saturday 11 March

Over the last 26 years, our volunteers have donated more than 31 million hours and removed more than 331,000 tonnes of rubbish from their streets, beaches, parks, bushland and local waterways.

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Wild Rangers

Saturday 11 March

Come and check out the interactive display. Get close and personal with native lizards, snakes and even a crocodile. Learn where they live, what they like to eat and how they can protect themselves. 

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Salsas in the Park

Sunday 12 March

Interested in learning how to Salsa? This workshop caters for beginner's right through to advanced dancers.  You don't need to have a partner, just bring your 'dancing shoes'.

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International Boat Show & Marine Expo

Sunday 19 March

The show's massive and incredibly diverse marine showcase features more than 600 boats on display from luxury yachts to lightweight tenders, jet skis and kayaks to engines, boating accessories and a huge array of equipment.

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QPOW on Broadbeach

Friday 21 April - Sunday 23 April

Broadbeach will be celebrating throughout the weekend with plenty of activities for kids of all ages, including the Supanova Superhero Parade, live shows and movies in the park. The Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles free live shows, meet and greets, free movies in Victoria Park, along with the Supanova Superhero Parade for the whole family to enjoy.

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