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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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Christmas in Surfers Paradise

Wednesday 13 - Sunday 24 December 

Experience the sun-drenched magic of a quintessentially Australian Christmas in Surfers Paradise! Santa dons boardies and arrives in a surfboat sleigh drawn by kangaroos to spread festive cheer to families and visitors throughout the world-famous holiday precinct.

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Carols on the Beach

Saturday 23 December

Christmas in Surfers Paradise culminates with Carols on the Beach on Saturday 23rd December. The event features a stunning line-up of talented local musicians and dancers and finishes in a flurry of fireworks!

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Christmas Day at Paradise Resort

Monday 25 December

Sit back, relax and let us take care of Christmas Day this year. Book your table in The Bistro for a Christmas feast fit for any family. Lunch and Dinner sittings available. Both lunch and dinner includes a very special visit from Santa and a gift for every child (0-17 years) 

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New Year's Carnival

Wednesday 27  - Monday 1 January 2018

Surfers Paradise will go off with a bang this New Year's Eve, as the renowned holiday playground gets set to host a colourful carnival of rides and attractions for all ages across five days in the lead up to 2018.

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Magic Millions Barrier Draw

Tuesday 9 January 2018

The sun will rise over the 2018 Magic Millions Carnival on Tuesday, 9 January when the Magic Millions Barrier Draw takes centre stage on the Surfers Paradise Foreshore from 6am. 

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