The Tweed

Events

Alice in Wonderland

This the first show of the 2019 Season commencing with a Children's Pantomime. Usually three shows per year sometimes four ending with a Youth Variety Showcase in late October. They also produce Comedy and Musicals.

Start Date:
27/04/2019 View more details

Apia Good Times Tour Tweed Heads

The highly-acclaimed Apia Good Times Tour returns for its seventh anniversary with seven of Oz music's all-time favourite stars in tow. In what will the biggest Apia Good Times Tour edition yet, Vika and Linda Bull, Brian Cadd, Joe Camilleri, Kate Ceberano, Russell Morris, Ross Wilson and John Paul Young will all join forces for this unique, once-in-a-lifetime concert experience. See Eventfinda for more information.

Start Date:
01/06/2019 View more details

Australian Longboard Surfing Open

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 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:
30/05/2019 View more details

Battle Recharge

*** 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 Festival 2019 at Kirra Beach

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, now Australia to get on board for its second year and where better place to host Australia’s annual international Beach Rugby tournament than on Kirra Beach - beautiful Gold Coast, known for its spectacular beaches, picture perfect natural surrounds and some of the best visitor experiences in the world.

Start Date:
06/09/2019 View more details

BeachCare Activity Day - Rainbow Bay

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:
27/04/2019 View more details

Chinderah Chilli Festival

Sample and shop everything hot and spicy on Saturday, March 2. The Best Chilli Companies from around Australia are here. Gold coin entry per person to support local charities and Buy a Bale. International food trucks will keep you nourished for lunch. The club’s Hornets cafe serving non-chilli food inside the club. There will be cheeky chilli goodies in all forms. Sample and Shop chilli chocolate, chilli sauces, fresh chilli, chilli condiments, jerky and jams. Chilli plants, seeds, jewellery and novelties, all chilli themed. Lots of non-chilli foods and items, don't be scared! Fully licensed Beer garden on the field! Kids entertainment includes pony rides, face painting and free games. Free Kids Fruit competition is on again. Big kids entertainment including live music and the Seatonfire Chilli Chocolate Challenge, The Chile Bandito’s Chilli Con Carne Competition, The Brat Haus Hot Dog Dash for Cash - Sign up at the event. Only 10 spots for each challenge. Death waivers to be signed! Pet-friendly, family-friendly​ event and ATM on site

Start Date:
02/03/2019 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!

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

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:
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

Melanoma March Coolangatta

Melanoma March will return to Coolangatta for the fifth year in 2019. Locals are encouraged to sign up as an individual or team and join the annual campaign to raise funds and awareness for a cure for melanoma. Participating in Melanoma March is a great way to show your support for melanoma research, raise funds to find a cure and have a fun day out with your community. All funds raised will go towards crucial research dedicated to finding a cure for melanoma.

Start Date:
03/03/2019 View more details

Quiksilver Men's Pro and Boost Mobile Women's Pro

Join the world’s best male and female surfers as they battle it out in the 2019 Quiksilver Men's Pro and Boost Mobile Women's Pro at Snapper Rocks on the Gold Coast. As the season opener for the WSL Championship Tour, it sets the tone for the year. The event is based at Coolangatta’s iconic Snapper Rocks. The waiting period stretches from April 3 to 13 and is sure to showcase some of the best surfing you’ll see all year. The event only runs in the best possible surf conditions, to avoid disappointment check World Surf League website each morning to check if the event is on.

Start Date:
03/04/2019 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 Drop Festival | Coolangatta

Back for its second year running, bigger and better than before and this time The Drop Festival is dropping back in on the Quicksilver Pro. Saturday 6 April, Coolangatta. The Drop takes place alongside the three Australian World Surf LeagueChampionship Tour events at Snapper Rocks on the Gold Coast, Bells Beach in Torquay and Margaret River in WA – with two exciting additional stops WSL Qualifying Series events at Surfest Newcastle and the Vissla Sydney Surf Pro in Manly. The Drop Festival is a proudly local, environmentally sustainable event. Encouraging a lifestyle of good food, art, family fun and community culture to be enjoyed with your favourite people. The Drop Festival 2019 in Coolangatta will be an all ages event. All attendees under 12 must be accompanied by a legal guardian over 18 years of age. 2019 Line-up Angus and Julia Stone The Jungle Giants Client Liaison Hockey Dad Alex The Astronaut

Start Date:
06/04/2019 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

Tweed Foodie Fest

Tweed Foodie Fest is a celebration of local food and the vibrant culture that has grown around it. You’ll find them popping up in all kinds of events showcasing local Tweed producers and restaurants at their popular market-stall street events. Taste the many flavours of the Tweed and be inspired by local chefs, whose creative interpretation of seasonal ingredients will excite your senses. Their events reflect their pride in the Tweed’s impressive food culture: 98 per cent of stallholders are based right here in the Tweed. You’ll be surprised how much of the delicious food you sample at events is grown here in their own backyard. From the rich volcanic soils of the caldera to the depths of the Pacific Ocean, the Tweed region produces a diverse and generous bounty!

Start Date:
01/12/2018 View more details

Wintersun 2.0

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

Start Date:
31/05/2019 View more details