Events may be subject to change due to Covid-19 restrications. Please check with the event organisers to find out more.
Blues on Broadbeach
19 – 22 May 2022
Showcasing over 4 full days and nights of Authentic Blues acts and featuring multiple stages and venues across the precinct, you can expect to see a range of Blues inspired music, whilst wondering through restaurants, cafes and bars to satisfy any food lovers cravings.
4 June 2022
The iconic SeaFire is returning with a BANG! Two of the world’s best pyrotechnics, will compete on the shores of Surfers Paradise Beach for the coveted title in the City’s very own international fireworks competition. With an acrobatic comedic street show, local DJs, traditional Brazilian drummers, Capoeira displays and Samba dancers!
Three breathtaking firework and music displays will light up the sky at 7pm and 8pm, with the grand finale at 8.45pm by the hosting fireworks provider, Skylighter, Australia’s leading pyrotechnics team. SeaFire is a FREE family-friendly event that kicks off at 6pm.
Lunar Electric Music Festival
11 June 2022
Located at Doug Jennings Park, Lunar Electric is back in 2022 with an awesome line up of national and international acts. Featuring Carnage, Havana Brown, The Veronicas, William Singe and many more, you’re not going to want to miss out on this one!
Gold Coast Marathon
2-3 July 2022
Celebrate the 42nd edition of the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon and run for the good times on the beautiful Gold Coast. With a 41-year history this is one of the most prestigious marathons in the world. Its famous flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and stunning broadwater plus ideal winter running conditions you won’t want to miss this one!
BIG CITY LIGHTS
7-10 July 2022
Be dazzled by an immersive visual spectacle of light and AV. The visual artist, Colourblind, use cutting-edge technology and optical witchery to transform our city, illuminating the night. Be spellbound by hypnotic projections and technicolour magic, as building facades morph, pulse and shine. Electrify your neurons and feel your pulse race as the orchestrated phantasmagoria of light play creates a spectacular wonderland on the Coast.
1-2 October 2022
Promiseland Festival is a brand new, multi-genre live music experience showcasing the culturally-diverse, invigorating and effervescent sounds of the African continent and the vast triangle of Polynesia. For one weekend, Promiseland will take over Doug Jennings Park, bringing a series of vivacious live performances across Afrobeats, Reggae and R&B, and an unforgettable celebration of the rich cultures that come with them.
GOLD COAST BEER & CIDER FESTIVAL
23 October 2022
The first annual Gold Coast Beer and Cider Festival will be held within the grounds of the picturesque Broadwater Parklands, Southport. This community event will be one to remember, with an extensive array of beer, cider and gourmet food on offer, festival goers will be spoilt for choice. With family friendly activities, light entertainment throughout the day and so many taste sensations to choose from everyone is well catered for.
GROUNDWATER COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
28-30 October 2022
Plenty of Australia’s best Country Music stars will hit the Gold Coast for the annual Groundwater Country Music Festival. Uniquely combining ‘Country with the Coast’ the beachside event is free to attend, showcasing premier Country Music performers on a number of outdoor stages and in venues throughout the entire Broadbeach precinct.
GOLD COAST 500
28-30 October 2022
The Gold Coast 500 is one of the premier motorsport racing events in Australia and the Gold Coast welcomes visitors back each year for this thrilling event.
Aside from the thundering V8 race cars roaring around the track, there is also plenty of live entertainment, concerts and great activities for kids.