The Tweed

Events

Australian Longboard Surfing Open

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed *** The Australian Longboard Surfing Open is a multi day celebration of the surfing lifestyle which attracts the current crop of professional longboard surfing superstars. Together they rub shoulders with other competitive surfers both professional, amateur and their families. The Australian Longboard Surfing Open attracts those that identify with a sport powered by nature, its clean green ocean waves and its lifestyle image of surf history, music, cars, movies .

Start Date:
16/03/2018 View more details

BeachCare Rainbow Bay

Come along to BeachCare and lend a helping hand. Never planted a dune plant before? Well here's your chance! They'll also ask you to keep your eyes peeled for any beach litter and help them remove some weeds. Activities are suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Please be sure to wear enclosed shoes otherwise you won't be able to help out. Equipment and light refreshments will be provided, please bring a water bottle and wear sunsmart clothing.

Start Date:
22/04/2017 View more details

Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold

The Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold is the ultimate ironman challenge held on the Gold Coast. The event is open to the public and consists of a 32.4 kilometre Short Course and a 41.5 kilometre Long Course that can be taken on individually or as a team. This multi-disciplinary course combines swimming, running, board paddling and surf skiing, presented annually by Surf Life Saving Australia.

Start Date:
07/10/2017 View more details

Cooly Classic Ocean Swim - World Series Swims

Join swimmers from all over Australia for the Gold Coast’s premier ocean swim. The Cooly Classic offers competitors a rare opportunity to conquer three of Australia’s most revered surf breaks – Snapper Rocks, Coolangatta and Kirra. If you’re a seasoned swimmer or aspiring triathlete, the new 3.0 kilometre course is a great opportunity to test yourself beyond the typical open water distances. Events: Junior Giants (300 metres and 1,000 metres), 1.0 kilometres, 2.0 kilometres, 3.0 kilometres.

Start Date:
08/04/2017 View more details

Cooly Rocks On 2017 - Miss Rockabilly Pageant

The hunt is on for Miss Rockabilly 2017 at Cooly Rocks On! Fans of rock’n’roll, rockabilly, classic cars, hot rods and the fashions of the 50s and 60s will converge on the Southern Gold Coast and Tweed from 7 June to 11 June for Cooly Rocks On, Australia’s number one nostalgia festival, now in its seventh year. For five action-packed days, the border towns of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads will be fuelled with party atmosphere. Pre-1970 cars, nightly cruises, rock’n’roll and rockabilly music, buskers, dancing and family fun are all trademarks of this annual, much-loved festival. Last year, an amped-up crowd of over 100,000 people attended Cooly Rocks On, held in the colourful, vibrant and beautiful beachside destinations of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads. The iconic rockabilly style has shaped popular culture and without a doubt goes hand in glove with Cooly Rocks On. Dolls who live and breathe the rockabilly lifestyle are invited to enter this years’ competition. Miss Rockabilly finals will take place at the Coolangatta Sands Hotel on Sunday 11 June. Twelve finalists will be judged by a panel on categories including rockabilly fashion, rockabilly performance and rockabilly personality.

Start Date:
11/06/2017 View more details

Cooly Rocks On 2017 - Poodle Parade

For five action-packed days between June 7 to 11, 2017, the border towns of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads will be fuelled with party atmosphere. Pre-1970 cars, nightly cruises, rock’n’roll and rockabilly music, buskers, dancing and family fun are all trademarks of this annual, much-loved festival, and let's not forget the poodles! The Poodle Oodle Parade, one of the best-loved family events on the festival calendar, returns for its seventh year! Poodles, schnoodles, foodles, moodles, labradoodles and cavoodles will hit the dogwalk for the Poodle Oodle Parade as they take the stage to perform tricks for Cooly Rocks on fans. Many of the regular canine contestants have become natural paw-formers, enjoying the attention of the crowd. Now it’s time for the young pups to teach these old dogs some new tricks. Prizes will be awarded in a number of categories including ‘Waggiest Tail’, ‘Owner and Pooch Lookalike’ and ‘Best Rock’n’Roll Dog’.

Start Date:
10/06/2017 View more details

Cooly Rocks On 50s and 60s Nostalgia Festival

Cooly Rocks On is an annual celebration of everything 50s and 60s, bringing the colourful and vibrant beachside towns of Coolangatta, Kirra 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 and join a Rock 'n' roll, Rockabilly or Swing dance workshop. See as many amazing shows as possible, dance every night away and have as much fun as you can possibly squeeze into your stay.

Start Date:
07/06/2017 View more details

Griffith Opera on the Beach - Aida

A royal love triangle, a fight for freedom and the famous 'Triumphal March' will light up the sky when Aida comes to the beach. Fancy a short break on the Gold Coast? Plan it for September and combine days relaxing with a spectacular outdoor production of Aida on Coolangatta Beach in the evening. It’s a night at the theatre, re-imagined for the kind of evening where you couldn’t bear to go inside. A huge cast and orchestra perform Verdi's famous music in a new production featuring fireworks of the vocal and exploding kind, colourful costumes and local surf life savers parading past you on the sand.

Start Date:
21/09/2017 View more details

Kingscliff Markets

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:
09/04/2016 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 nibbles at the restaurant. Check out their blog and subscribe to the newsletter to be first to know who is playing this month.

Start Date:
02/10/2016 View more details

Mt Warning Cycling Spectacular

A weekend all about the bike, featuring some of the most challenging riding in Australia set amongst an idyllic mountain backdrop. The event has grown to become one of the leading cycling festivals on the East Coast of Australia, providing a competitive staged racing tour and social rides to participants from across the nation and South East Asia. For 2017 we are excited to be welcoming the National Road Series for both men and women, the classic Battle on the Border graded tour, a new Challenge on the Border age group program and Legends Tour, and expanded Fondo social rides including the new FamFondo on closed roads. Our new home base at the Murwillumbah Showgrounds brings a number of integrated travel, accommodation (glamping), and dining options and we are excited about the new partnerships we are forming to create an exciting space that celebrates the Tweed Valley's food, drink, and culture.

Start Date:
28/04/2017 View more details

Queensland Grommet Titles - Event 1

This the first event of the 2017 Queensland State Grommet Surfing Titles for the Under 14 and Under 12 Divisions. The Queensland State Grommet Surfing Titles is the exclusive qualification pathway for the State's elite junior competitors aiming for selection in Queensland's State Junior Surfing Team, set to compete at the Australian Junior Surfing Titles later in the year.

Start Date:
24/09/2016 View more details

Taste of Kingscliff and Tweed Coast

The Taste of Kingscliff and Tweed Coast is a 10 day food festival showcasing a series of unique food experiences along the amazing Tweed coast and hinterland. With a fresh approach to destination promotion, the event aims to highlight the stunning locations by providing a journey of wonder through cuisine, fresh produce and industry awareness. Enjoy food tours and talks, local and visiting Chef demonstrations and signature dishes. The fabulous program of foodie events are suited to families, couples or the astute individual. Take time out to enjoy this destination haven all year round.

Start Date:
08/07/2016 View more details

Walk to d'Feet MND Tweed Heads

Please join them for their Walk to d'Feet MND Tweed Heads. The name of this event reflects the hope and inspiration these special days provide for the MND Community. The Walk will commence at 10am from Chris Cunningham Park, Corner of Wharf and Bay Streets, Tweed Heads. The Walk is approximately five kilometres and is wheelchair, stroller and dogs on lead friendly. They encourage you to walk and wheel with your family, friends and pooches.

Start Date:
21/05/2017 View more details