Southern Gold Coast
Live Music at Mountain Ridge Wines
Enjoy lunch and live music in a picturesque setting at Mountain Ridge Wines on the first Sunday of each month 12 noon to 3pm while enjoying lunch, wine or a cheese platter at the restaurant. Bookings for lunch are strongly recommended. Groups of 10 or more must book and pre-order. Check out Mountain Ridge Wines website and subscribe to the newsletter to be first to know who is playing. They invite a variety of South Coast bands, duos and solo artists - featuring a different band or musician each month.
Start Date:02/10/2016 View more details
Market Day Berry Cool Estate
The Berry Cool Estate is having a fabulous fun-filled family day with lots to see and lots to do at 'Berry Cool Markets'. There will be children's entertainment with the 'Mermazing' face painter, a jumping castle and Kaos the balloon bending clown. They will have Live music starting at 9am till 3pm. 'Telephone Mick' guitar/vocals, then 'Shoalvibes Ptsdfx' will take the stage at 11am and then the beautiful 'Yasmin' will delight you from midday playing the electric harp. The market starts at 9am with a wonderful assortment of various stall holders outside as well as inside with a diverse range of goods and services offered. See Eventfinda for more information.
Start Date:08/09/2018 View more details
Coolangatta Gold 2018
The Coolangatta Gold is one of the most challenging endurance races in surf sports. What began as the central theme for a motion picture over 30 years ago, has now commanded a place on Australia’s annual sports calendar. The iconic event returns to the Gold Coast on October 6 and 7, 2018, Coolangatta Beach, Queensland. Take on the ultimate challenge with the 41.8-kilometre long course or the 21-kilometre short course that will see you ski, swim, board and run your way to the finish line. Enter as an individual, or as a team!
Start Date:06/10/2018 View more details
Beach Rugby Australia
Beach Rugby Australia is presenting a spectacular, fast paced and exciting game based on modified rules of Rugby Union, Rugby League and Touch Football. It’s the game you know, but not as you know it! Men and women play with “five” players a side with up to five substitute players per team, each half takes just five minutes and everything you have. The beach arena of play is 30 metres in length and 25 metres in width. Straightforward and easy-to-understand this contact sport is a huge hit for spectators and players alike. Taking off around the world in places like Rio, Brazil, Portugal, Spain, France and even England, it’s time for Australia to get on board and where better place to host Australia’s annual international Beach Rugby tournament than the beautiful Gold Coast, known for it’s spectacular beaches, picture perfect natural surrounds and some of the best visitor experiences in the world.
Start Date:12/10/2018 View more details
Buskers by the Creek
In a celebration of the old-fashioned art of busking, over 300 performers will showcase their talents along the banks of Currumbin Creek. People of all ages will soak up the atmosphere, vibe and sunshine and immerse themselves in the melting pot of creativity, culture and surprise. A variety of singer/songwriters, artistic fire, magicians, bands and dancers will be scheduled into the multi-award winning event program, with a full schedule of acts announced closer to the event date! Throughout the park grounds, international festival fare will be available to tempt all taste buds and artisans will be showcasing their creative wares and talents. The 'Battle of the Buskers' kicks off the festival's activities on the night of Friday October 12. The festival's top emerging talent face it off in the ultimate showdown of busking brilliance and they go guitar to banjo in a battle to take out the "Totally Talented" title. Come and 'Discover the Undiscovered'! It's a weekend of magic and marvel not to be missed!
Start Date:13/10/2018 View more details
Weekend Condensed Aussie Wildlife Course
Love animals? Want to learn more? The Aussie Wildlife Course is an introductory course developed to train enthusiastic members of our community to provide emergency care for sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife. It also provides an opportunity to gain more experience and knowledge to help further employment opportunities e.g. vet nursing, zoo keeping or employment in other wildlife industries. This course is conducted intensively across one weekend. Morning Tea and Lunch is included in the price and provided on-site.
Start Date:13/10/2018 View more details
Aussie Wildlife Course - October/November/December
The Aussie Wildlife Course is an introductory course developed to train enthusiastic members of our community to provide emergency care for sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife. It also provides an opportunity to gain more experience and knowledge to help further employment opportunities e.g. vet nursing, zoo keeping or employment in other wildlife industries. This course runs one evening per week over eight weeks. Please see their website for information sheet and booking form.
Start Date:17/10/2018 View more details
FestEvil at the Fangtuary
Join them for a night of fun this Halloween weekend at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary! Bring the family and enjoy dinner at the markets from 4pm, then enter the Fangtuary to ride the ghost train through the Sanctuary at night. Explore the nocturnal corridor and discover what the bats really get up to after dark. Plus have your photo taken with their snakes and owls. Ticket price includes trick or treats and fun activities for the kids. Come dressed in your spookiest costume! Limited tickets available, exclusively online, buy now to avoid disappointment.
Start Date:26/10/2018 View more details
Advanced Aussie Wildlife Course November Course
Following on from the Aussie Wildlife Course comes the new Advanced Course, presented by Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s veterinarians and hospital staff. Using the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital facilities, the advanced course will explore the unique anatomy and physiology of Australia’s wildlife, and how it relates to caring for wildlife and for re-releasing back into their natural habitat. Must have completed the Aussie Wildlife Course or have Prior experience. The course is completed across four weeks as an evening course.
Start Date:07/11/2018 View more details
2018 Australian SUP Titles
Surfing Australia and Surfing Queensland are pleased to announce the 2018 Australian SUP Titles, which incorporates the disciplines of SUP Surfing, SUP and Prone Marathon Racing, SUP and Prone Technical Racing as well as Community Marathon Racing at Currumbin on the beautiful Gold Coast, Queensland. Opening Ceremony and meetings (all Competitors, Team Managers and Judges to attend) - 4.00pm – 4.20pm: Competitor Welcome & Briefing (outside on the back lawn) - 4.30pm – 5:00pm: Opening Ceremony Function - 5:00pm – 5.30pm: Team Managers Meeting - 5:30pm – 6:00pm: Judges Meeting
Start Date:09/11/2018 View more details
Reptile and Amphibian Course
This course is designed for those with a keen interest in seeking knowledge and understanding in the areas of identification, legislation and relevant government interests, basic taxonomy, captive-husbandry needs and maintenance, health, nutrition and the reproduction of reptiles and amphibians. Program includes full delivery of program, student study guide, hands-on activities, certificate and photo, morning tea and lunch daily.
Start Date:24/11/2018 View more details
BeachCare Activity Day - Currumbin
Come along to your local beach and make a positive impact by participating in some dune regeneration activities. BeachCare is a community group facilitated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management in partnership with the City of Gold Coast. Activities such as planting native dune species, removing invasive weeds and collecting and auditing beach litter work towards stabilising the dunes, providing habitat for native species and protecting the coastline. BeachCare welcomes everyone to participate in the events; no experience necessary. It is compulsory to wear enclosed footwear to be able to participate. Please bring plenty of water, sunscreen and wear sun smart clothing. All equipment and refreshments are supplied. See you on the dunes!
Start Date:24/11/2018 View more details
Bleach* Festival is the Gold Coast Festival, taking place annually across the City in April. The program is one of Australia’s leading and most exciting site-specific contemporary arts programs. Quintessentially Gold Coast, Bleach* Festival celebrates the city’s most dynamic and adventurous artists, welcomes renowned Australian and international collaborators and engages a broad audience through a range of events. Utilising the Gold Coast’s world-famous natural landscape as unconventional venues, Bleach* Festival aims to deliver incredible arts and cultural experiences that challenge expectations, change perceptions and provide a unique and authentic sense of place, inspiring both locals and visitors alike. Bleach* Festival has attracted more than 470,000 people since its inaugural year in 2012. The program features work across all genres including dance, theatre, contemporary music, opera, installations, circus and major public events.
Start Date:17/04/2019 View more details
Cooly Classic Ocean Swim 2019 - World Series Swims
Join swimmers from all over Australia for the Gold Coast’s premier ocean swim. The Cooly Classic is a rare opportunity to swim a course with some of Australia’s most revered surf breaks as your backdrop – Snapper Rocks, Coolangatta and Kirra. In 2019, the Cooly Classic celebrates its 10th birthday with the introduction of a new five kilometre marathon distance course. If you’re a seasoned ocean swimmer, the Cooly 5.0 is a great new opportunity to test yourself beyond the typical open water distances Events: Junior Giants 1000 metres, one kilometre, two kilometres, three kilometres, five kilometres.
Start Date:28/04/2019 View more details
Cooly Rocks On™ Festival
Cooly Rocks On™ is an annual celebration of everything 50s, 60s and 70s bringing the colourful and vibrant beachside towns of Coolangatta and Tweed together for the ultimate party. Music, dancing, cars, nostalgia and good old-fashioned family fun are all on the program, right here in one of the best destinations in the world. Bring the family and enjoy loads of free entertainment and retro markets. Watch the Cooly Rocks On™ Street Parade, check out thousands of classic cars, see as many amazing artists as possible, dance every night away and have as much fun as you can possibly squeeze into your stay.
Start Date:05/06/2019 View more details
Coolangatta Gold 2019
The Coolangatta Gold is one of the most challenging endurance races in surf sports. What began as the central theme for a motion picture over 30 years ago, has now commanded a place on Australia’s annual sports calendar. The iconic event returns to the Gold Coast on October 12 and 13, 2019, Coolangatta Beach, Queensland. Take on the ultimate challenge with the 41.8-kilometre long course or the 21-kilometre short course that will see you ski, swim, board and run your way to the finish line. Enter as an individual, or as a team!