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End of Summer Pool Party

Sunday, 24th Mar 2019 @ QT Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise Hedonism hits an all-time high as design hotel, QT Gold Coast, farewells Summer with a one-off, Palm Springs inspired pool party on Sunday 3rd March. Tipped as one of the Coast’s hottest parties this season, there will be DJ’s spinning good vibes on the outdoor pool terrace, Belvedere Spritz an…

St Patrick’s Day

Sunday, 17th Mar 2019 @ D’Arcy Arms Irish Pub, Surfers Paradise Over a thousand lovers of the Emerald Isle flocked to the Gold Coast's oldest and most traditional Irish pub to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. The eclectic crowd dressed up in their best green garb and celebrated Ireland's national day with family and friends. Pop-up food stands fed the merry crowd an…

Jewel Raceday

Saturday, 16th Mar 2019 @ Aquis Park Gold Coast Queensland’s finest are hot to trot at the Aquis Park Gold Coast's sparkling $1.5M Jewel Raceday on Saturday 16th March. Doll-up for a day on the track at one of the state’s largest raceday events! Adding an extra dose of glamour to proceedings, punters and partygoers are invited to enjoy an e…

Jewel Race Day

Saturday, 16th Mar 2019 @ Aquis Park, Gold Coast Turf Club, Bundall Despite the ominous weather, good lookers headed to Aquis Park for the highly anticipated Jewel Race Day. Racegoers donned their best threads for a jam-packed day at the races. The Jewel Lawn Party was the most popular spot to park whilst sipping on chilled beverages and dining on delectable deligh…

The Sapphires

Friday, 15th Mar 2019 @ HOTA Home of the Arts The Sapphires is one of the Australia’s best-loved stories. Winning multiple awards as a play, film and soundtrack album there was one challenge left and that was to undertake a national tour of Australia. Bringing the raw energy, fun and emotion of this story directly to stages like (insert your …

Blush Sunday’s Launch

Sunday, 10th Mar 2019 @ The Collective Palm Beach The clever clan at The Collective have whipped up a Sunday session certain to please lovers of the weekend wind down. The rooftop at the popular venue held a launch party to celebrate their new afternoon offering, Blush Sunday’s. Diners can enjoy free flowing rose and a variety of spritzers for th…

Warehouse Party with Mollie Rose

Saturday, 9th Mar 2019 @ Mobile Barber Shop Depot A gaggle of good lookers frocked up and headed out to a Warehouse Party, the ideal way to kick off the weekend! Popular DJ and singer Mollie Rose was the drawcard for the shindig and the lovely petit lass certainly didn’t disappoint. Guests dined on delicious tucker served from a variety of food …

A Night on Bourbon Street - New Orleans Mardi Gras

Wednesday, 6th Mar 2019 @ HOTA Home of the Arts Professor Cunningham and his Old School Get ready for a taste of New Orleans Mardi Gras fever! Professor Cunningham and his Old School is one of the leading bands of the International Swing scene. Since forming 5 years ago, they are constantly in demand both in their hometown New York City, and worl…

La Fiesta Festival, Tastes and Sounds of South America

Sunday, 3rd Mar 2019 @ Broadwater Parklands The La Fiesta Festival beckoned lovers of everything South American once again to Broadwater Parklands. The annual festival has gained a loyal following and thousands flocked to the public space to enjoy a Sunday afternoon by water. Live music, food trucks serving up traditional fare, roving perform…

La Fiesta Festival - Tastes + Sounds of South America

Sunday, 3rd Mar 2019 @ Broadwater Parklands, Southport Luring rhythmic beats, sassy Samba dancers and the mouth-watering smell of traditional Brazilian street foods feature among a sprawling La Fiesta Festival program in 2019. Celebrating the third annual instalment of La Fiesta, Event Manager Isabel Daley has choreographed a stellar line-up of live Br…

The Speigletent unleashes a star-studded festival program

Saturday, 2nd Mar 2019 @ Gold Coast Bulletin Centenary Park Hold onto your hat’s folks because the acclaimed Strut & Fret Production House have announced even more acts to perform live under the Spiegeltent Gold Coast when it’s proudly erected for the first time at Gold Coast Bulletin Centenary Park from 17 April – 12 May 2019. The Spiegeltent Gold Co…

STARSTRUCK: Australian Movie Portraits

Saturday, 2nd Mar 2019 @ HOTA Home of the Arts If you love movies, you’ll love Starstruck! Beautiful portraits, delicate costumes, movie posters and casting books from Australia’s filmmaking history will come to life in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits at HOTA, Home of the Arts - the only venue for the exhibition in Q…

Opening Day | Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits

Saturday, 2nd Mar 2019 @ HOTA Home of the Arts To celebrate the exhibition opening we’ve put together a whole day and evening of free activities and events. Starstruck pop-in space - Take yourself on a self-guided tour with a family trail brochure or get creative and draw yourself into a film strip. ArtLab | Little Faces: Music and Movement - …

The Founder Talks with Emma Isaacs

Thursday, 28th Feb 2019 @ QT Gold Coast, Emma Isaacs has amassed a loyal following of ladies keen to hear about her drive an ambition in the corporate arena.The entrepreneur was on the Gold Coast this week to speak at a special Business Chicks event. Ladies keen to hear about her experiences in the world of business, including her backgrou…

Saint Helens Bar + Kitchen opens at Kirra

Thursday, 28th Feb 2019 @ Kirra Beach There’s a huge resurgence happening at the world-famous shores of Kirra with a swell of new eateries shaking things up. At the forefront of the dining revival is the new Saint Helens Bar + Kitchen which is set to officially unveil its fresh digs at the Opening Weekend from Thursday 21st – Satur…

Belvedere Vodka Saturday's Pop Up Bar

Saturday, 23rd Feb 2019 @ QT Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise If sipping signature Belvedere spritz mixes sounds like your cup of cocktail, then you’ll definitely want to check-out QT Gold Coast's new Belvedere Vodka Summer Soirees. Held each and every Saturday from 5th January between 2pm - 9pm at the design hotels Calypso Terrace - this is a summer sessio…

Feast on the Fairway

Saturday, 23rd Feb 2019 @ Arundel Hills Country Club, Arundel Although the impending weather system placed a huge cloud of doubt over outdoor events last weekend, thankfully the sun shone on Sunday for the Feast on Fairway. The clever crew from The Design Collective Markets and Events were certainly pleased that the event could go ahead despite all the weath…

Gin, Beers and Burgers – Craft Bar Takeover

Saturday, 23rd Feb 2019 @ Main Street Burger Bar, The Oasis, Broadbeach The teams from Granddad Jacks Craft Distillery, Lost Palms Brewing Company, Young Henrys, Sailor Jerry and Stone & Wood teamed up for an epic Sunday Session at Main Street Burger Bar. There wasn’t a spare seat in the house as guest chowed down on delicious burgers. The trendy crowd were as pleas…

Copacabana

Tuesday, 19th Feb 2019 @ HOTA Home of the Arts Domenico Taraborrelli & The Art Deco Dance Orchestra ‘Copacabana Night’ is a celebration of South American infectious rhythms that move the body and stimulates the soul. Domenico Taraborrelli is an outstanding cabaret performer and piano accordion virtuoso who is passionate about moving his audi…

Seaside Sounds Kirra

Sunday, 17th Feb 2019 @ Roughton Park, Kirra Foreshore Once again, the community met at Roughton Park for a chilled Sunday session by the ocean. An initiative by City of Gold Coast and councillor Gail O’Neill, Seaside Sounds has amassed a loyal crew who head to the event each time it is hosted. The fourth event for this year featured artists Tones & …

Brazilian Carnaval

Sunday, 17th Feb 2019 @ Miami Marketta, Miami Miami Marketta has become a local and tourist hotspot featuring delicious cuisines, cocktails, live music, comedy and special events. The eclectic venue hosted a Brazilian Carnaval which paid homage to the country by featuring a range of mouth-watering fare all washed down with chilled beverages. T…

Eurovision Final – Australia Decides

Saturday, 16th Feb 2019 @ Gold Coast Convention Centre Thousands of music lovers headed to the Gold Coast Convention Centre to watch the top 10 acts compete to represent Australia in Eurovision 2019. With over 700 entries, the crowd knew the decision of who would win the coveted spot would be a close call. Fans roared as their favourite artists perfor…

HER SOUND, HER STORY (M)

Friday, 15th Feb 2019 @ HOTA Home of the Arts Essential viewing for anyone who’s into Australian music. An intimate conversation unveiling the personal experiences, histories and significant social impacts of women in the Australian music industry. Featuring Tina Arena, Julia Stone and more than 45 artists spanning six decades, the unique nar…

TALKING ROCK - FUTURE

Friday, 15th Feb 2019 @ HOTA Home of the Arts Where is the Gold Coast music scene going next? Come and be part of the conversation – who will be the next wave of artists, events, venues and characters that you’ll be listening to and working with in the next few years.…

Valentine's Dinner with a Twist

Thursday, 14th Feb 2019 @ Yamagen, Surfers Paradise The language of love is a difficult one to master. This Valentine’s Day, let the extraordinary Japanese food at Yamagen do all the talking for you.  Blending old school kitchen samurai skills with new school chef invention, Yamagen reinvents a traditional Japanese izakaya with a stylish twist. …