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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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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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Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd July 

Join more than 28,000 participants of all ages and abilities from Queensland, interstate and overseas. Enjoy the wonderful Gold Coast conditions on the internationally recognised fast, flat and scenic course and take in the beautiful broadwater and sparkling surf beaches.

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Broadbeach Jazz

Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st August

Jazz up your life to the rhythm and the beat of the Broadbeach Jazz Weekend. The reinvigorated Broadbeach Jazz Weekend will offer to not only mainstream Jazz, but to also include more of a fringe, and family feel. The main stage will be in Broadbeach Mall, and there will be a host of roving street entertainment, eclectic street markets and much more.

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