Australian Longboard Surfing Open
*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed *** Held annually, at Kingscliff on the wave rich Tweed Coast, the Australian Longboard Surfing Open is the premier World Surf League longboard surfing event in Australia. Over 5,000 surfers and spectators alike are attracted to this celebration of longboard surfing. The age demographic is diverse, as the event caters for 10 year old grommets to grandparents in their 70's. They all share a love of the ocean and the surfing lifestyle that promotes a sport powered by the clean raw energy of nature, to active families in a friendly festival atmosphere that is a celebration of the surfing lifestyle.
Start Date:28/02/2019 View more details
*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed *** The spirit of cycling in the Tweed is ready to get recharged at the Battle this July! The purpose of the not-for-profit Battle Recharge is to bring the cycling community together for some great country laneway racing and to support the return of sports tourism in the region. This is a weekend all about the bike, featuring some of the most challenging riding in Australia set amongst an idyllic mountain backdrop. Battle Recharge is Australia's most sought after weekend of cycling; showcasing the best of the Tweed's natural environment, food, accommodation and cycling.
Start Date:27/07/2019 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
Boxing Day Cruise: Watch the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
Boxing Day on Sydney Harbour is the place to be. The harbour comes alive with activity to watch the start of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. With Spirit Fleet you get front row seats to see all the action. Their knowledgeable skippers keep up with the action and you get the best views for your Boxing Day cruise. Spirit Fleet offers private boat charters on Boxing Day for small groups. Choose from Silver Spirit’s spacious comfort for up to 40 guests or Free Spirit’s action packed trip with her off shore license follows the yachts outside the heads being part of the action for longer. Enquire now about packages available for both boats. This is a prime date and books in advance.
Start Date:26/12/2018 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!
Start Date:12/10/2019 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
Katchafire (New Zealand) + EarthKry (Jamaica) - Kingscliffe Beach Hotel
New Zealand’s Katchafire will be joined by Jamaican maestros EarthKry on the ‘Legacy Love Today’ Australia tour! Whilst this will be EarthKry’s first trip down under, earlier this year they joined Katchafire on their USA tour and they guarantee they are going soothe your soul with their wholesome fusion of Roots Reggae and Rock! Katchafire’s new ‘Legacy’ album is exciting and fresh with messages of love, hope, togetherness, and family; with the 12 songs on this album being recorded in numerous studios around the world from New Zealand and Australia to LA and Hawaii to Jamaica, featuring collaborations with some of reggae’s finest. Recent line-up changes have added new fuel to the ‘Fire and the first three singles from the ‘Legacy’ album—‘Addicted’, ‘Way Beyond’ and 'Love Today'—have been picking up airplay on roots reggae radio and added to playlists around the world with 'Love Today' hitting the Top 20 on the Global Reggae Chart and a new video for “100” will be revealed soon! There is no stopping the Fire!
Start Date:27/10/2018 View more details
Kingscliff Markets are held in Jack Bayliss Park on Marine Parade Kingscliff the second and fourth Saturday of every month from 7am to 1pm, with the picturesque backdrop of Kingscliff Beach. There is plentiful parking with public toilets. With a beautiful beachfront location and an array of local produce, Kingscliff Markets in Northern NSW Australia are truly enjoyable for all ages. Spend a relaxing Saturday morning strolling through the vast array of gourmet food, produce, craft, artwork, fashion, jewellery, flowers, gifts and food stalls. Why not pick up some fresh fruit and vegetables and have an afternoon feast or swim after browsing through the stalls?
Start Date:14/10/2017 View more details
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
Makers and Finders Market Murwillumbah
Located in the family friendly Knox Park, take the time to relax time in the park, throw a blanket on the grass and and enjoy the live music while the children play at the newly renovated park and skate facilities and enjoy the creative activities and workshops provided by local arts groups. Murwillumbah Makers and Finders Market is an excellent venue for artists, vintage wares and musicians from the Tweed Region. It showcases what the Tweed Region has to offer, with products ranging from local art, skincare, jewellery, home wares, pottery, vintage, quality second hand, food stalls and entertainment by local musicians. Visitors can meet 40+ hand-selected makers, take part in creative workshops and enjoy lunch or a snack from one of the many street-food vendors. Bring your friends and family to this curated marketplace in Knox Park and shop local artists selling Handcrafted goods such as jewellery, handbags, ceramics, glassware, soaps, succulents, candles and more. Enjoy the beautiful outdoor park and support local small businesses every third Saturday of the month, 9am-2pm.
Start Date:17/03/2018 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
Matt Fraser - Medium with a Message Tweed Heads
Wowza Events Presents Matt Fraser Medium with a Message. Matt Fraser is an internationally-renowned psychic medium and best-selling author of The Secrets to Unlocking Your Psychic Ability. Over his dynamic career, he has conducted thousands of readings for clients around the world, performed at sold-out events across the country, and appeared on numerous televisions shows and media outlets… all with the mission of reconnecting friends and family with the spirits of those who are no longer with us. His vibrant messages of hope, comfort, and healing have touched the lives of all who meet him, making Matt one of the most gifted and genuine psychics living today. Psychic Medium Matthew Fraser is Dynamic. Electric. The Real Deal. At his popular Medium with a Message live group reading events, Matt connects those who have passed with the loved ones they have left behind. The messages he is asked to deliver frequently include names, dates, and locations he couldn’t possibly know, and only add to his long-established credibility as one of the most sincere and unpretentious mediums working to bridge the spiritual gap between the living and the deceased.
Start Date:12/12/2018 View more details
If great value family fun is what you are after, look no further than the Murwillumbah Show. With two days of jam-packed activities, this year’s program really does have something for everyone. With new entertainment, attractions, rides and exhibits you are in for a real surprise! A historical community driven celebration of the agricultural history and diverse modern culture of the Tweed Shire! The Show will open on Friday, November 3 with a Rodeo at night and local music legend Dan Hannaford playing on the Bushman’s Stage. Festivities will continue on Saturday with a variety of entertainment including craft stalls, farm displays, sideshows, wood chopping an animal nursery and all the traditional show competitions in craft, cookery, horticulture, art and photography. All this will culminate in a performance by legendary blues band Devils Kiosk, spectacular fireworks, monster truck displays and a dare devil moto bike stunt show on the Saturday night The Murwillumbah Show is held at the Murwillumbah Showground and is now one of the oldest continually running agricultural shows in Australia, celebrating its 117th Show in 2017.
Start Date:02/11/2018 View more details
SurfAid Cup Gold Coast
The SurfAid Cup Gold Coast is a tag-team surf competition open to long or short boarders who raise funds in order to compete. Each team is made up of four amateurs and one pro or local legend. The team that raises the most money gets the first pick from an impressive line-up of pros and local legends. The SurfAid Cup raises money for SurfAid's lifesaving interventions in remote communities in Indonesia. By improving access to clean water and sanitation, basic healthcare, and nutrition, SurfAid has dramatically reduced maternal and child death near places you all love to surf. The event has been supported by some of surfing’s most recognised names including Tom Carroll, Shane Dorian, Mark “Occy” Occhilupo, Layne Beachley, Rob Machado, Owen Wright, Simon Anderson, Sally Fitzgibbons, Luke Egan, Laura Enever, Lisa Andersen, Joel Tudor, Strider Wasilewski, Nat Young and Taj Burrow.
Start Date:02/11/2018 View more details
The Animals Australian Tour Tweed Heads
The Animals return this November bringing with them more than 50 years of iconic rhythm and blues rock. Founding member and drummer John Steel will be joined by Mick Gallagher, the bands original keyboardist, Danny Handley on guitar and vocals and Roberto Ruiz on bass and vocals, as they perform all the classic hits. ‘We Gotta Get Out Of This Place’, Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood’, ‘Boom Boom’, ‘It’s My Life’, ‘The House Of The Rising Sun’, ‘I Put A Spell On You’, ‘Bring It On Home To Me’ and more.
Start Date:16/11/2019 View more details
The Italian Tenors Tweed Heads
Direct from Italy, the Italian Tenors are three of Europe’s most successful operatic tenors who have become a worldwide pop-opera phenomenon. Fabio La Mattina, Sabino Gaita and Evans Tonon toured Australia in 2016 on their inaugural tour which saw the group play to sell out performances Australia-wide. The Italian Tenors signed to Universal Records, combine their classical roots with Neapolitan songs and their own blend of Italian pop which is not only evident on their self titled album but is sung with the flair and virtuosity that is uniquely the Italian Tenors. Their encore Australian tour promises all the Italian charm and vocal power of their recently sold out European tour. Together with their live band, the evening promises to be an incredible musical montage of vocal passion and entertainment excellence.
Start Date:15/12/2018 View more details
The Murwillumbah Art Trail
Murwillumbah becomes the gallery for art, performance, sculpture, film, projection art, dance and workshops as we celebrate the region's art and artists. Themed 'Moving On', the ten-day event invites artists and the community to examine what this means, particularly in light of the catastrophic flood in early 2017. Moving on to better things, moving on to new lives. Pop-up galleries, street events, a sculpture park, interactive events, awe inspiring performance mingled with a sense of beauty tempered by a bit of humour. Murwillumbah invites you to experience what a small town arts festival should be.
Start Date:17/05/2019 View more details
Uki Buttery Bazaar
Uki Buttery Bazaar runs every third Sunday of the month. Come along and enjoy the wonderful village atmosphere that is Uki. Just a country drive away - 40 minutes from the Gold Coast, less than an hour from Byron Bay. Half the fun is getting there - leave the populace behind, breathe fresh air, and take in the spectacular mountain scenery. The village Bazaar keeps buzzing all morning. Stay for a scrumptious lunch from one of the 'foodies' or just mellow out under the shade trees, river side with a quality beverage from 'coffee oasis'. If you're lucky, you can listen to the hillbilly sounds of the local but famous 'Perch Creek Jug Band'. Cruise the trash and treasure bargains, take home a plant or two, and meet the friendly locals. It's a great morning out, but better still, come for the weekend and enjoy Ukitopia - a weekend experience!
Start Date:17/12/2017 View more details
A weekend of retro rockabilly music and classic custom cars, Dance your socks off in the quaint town of Murwillumbah. Nestled in the spectacular Tweed Valley, Wintersun 2.0 is a revival of all the good things about a driving holiday combined with a passion for classic cars. Camp at the showground and be in the centre of festival action, or stay in town for an easy stroll home after a big night of dancing to rockabilly bands in the local hotels. Be immersed in the culture of the custom car scene, enjoy fashion bargains in the retro couture market, find that long lost vintage part for your classic car, while enjoying a large selection of food and beverages from local vendors. A family friendly event featuring carnival rides and chrome, with opportunities for car enthusiasts to cruise the scenic Tweed Valley and visit local attractions