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Broadwater Parklands

The Gold Coast's world class Broadwater Parklands offers a range of diverse locations and facilities for hire, designed for everything from large events to small picnics.

Broadwater Parklands events

There is always something happening at the Broadwater Parklands. Events below marked with an asterisk (*) are free. In addition to the events listed here, there are several Active & Healthy events for you to take part in on a weekly basis.

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Pedal in the Park*

Cruise around the Great Lawn on the coolest pedal cars around.

  • Date: Saturday 3 June
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Location: The Great Lawn

Memory Walk and Jog – Alzheimer’s Australia

Help to raise vital funds and awareness about dementia whilst improving your fitness.

  • Date: Sunday 4 June
  • Time: 7.30am – 10.30am
  • Location: Northern Pavilion
  • Cost: From $15
  • Contact: 07 3014 6672

Teuila Samoa Family Fun Day*

Immerse yourself in the Samoan culture which is family, faith and music.

  • Date: Saturday 10 June
  • Time: 10am – 4pm
  • Location: The Great Lawn
  • Contact: 0434 719 838

Mother’s Day Multicultural Festival*

Mums from all cultural backgrounds deserve to be spoilt. Join us for fun, food, music and dancing.

  • Date: Saturday 13 May
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Location: The Great Lawn
  • Contact: 0410 507 035

Datsun Sports Owners Show and Shine*

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Datsun Sports 2000, an iconic Japanese sports car.

  • Date: Sunday 11 June
  • Time: 9am – 1.30pm
  • Location: The Great Lawn
  • Contact: 0423 598 108

Salsa in the Park*

This workshop caters for beginner’s right through to advanced dancers.

  • Date: Sunday 11 June
  • Time: 3pm – 6pm
  • Location: The Porch Stage
  • Contact: 0413 595 275

Challenge Masters Workshop*

Set your very own personal best times in a variety of challenges which test hand-eye coordination and physical abilities.

  • Date: Saturday 17 June
  • Time: 11am – 3pm
  • Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow

Mad Hatters Tea Party*

Join Alice and the Mad Hatter for a magical tea party with a wonderland of fun activities for the littlies.

  • Date: Sunday 18 June
  • Time: 10am – 1pm
  • Location: Beside the bouncy pillow

Balloon Art Workshop*

Learn all about balloons – shapes, sizes, uses and where they came from.

  • Date: Saturday 24 June
  • Time: 9am – 1pm
  • Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow

Circus Play*

Roll up and learn how to be a circus performer.

  • Date: Sunday 25 June
  • Time: 10am – 2pm
  • Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow

Share, Talk and Read with City Libraries*

Open to parents and carers with children 0 – 5 years.

  • Date: Mondays
  • Time: 9.30am – 11am
  • Location: Playground by Rockpools

Active and Healthy Activities – Winter shut down

The Active and Healthy program will break for 5 weeks during winter from 5 June to 10 July 2017.

The new program will kick off after this date. Please note that the Heart Foundation Group Walk will continue to run all throughout winter.

Heart Foundation Group Walk*

A social, fun and easy way for people to walk and be active.

  • Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Time: Tuesdays – 5.15pm,
    Thursdays – 6.30am and 5.15pm
  • Location: Meet outside the Rockpools
  • Contact: 0419 980 514

Tai Chi*

Tai Chi is a series of slow, gentle and tranquil movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and awareness.

  • Date: Saturday 3 June
  • Time: 8am
  • Location: Casuarina Grove next to The Great Lawn
  • Contact: 0468 485 097


This class is to cater for all skill levels and ages.

  • Date: Saturday 3 June
  • Time: 8am
  • Location: Meet at the Porch
  • Cost: By donation
  • Contact: 0404 798 007

*Free activity
Limited parking is available onsite, additional parking at Carey Park or catch the G:link.

Rockpools Opening Hours
1 - 30 June: 9am - 3pm
Closed Tuesdays until 12pm
19 to 21 June: Closed for annual maintenance

Gold Coast Aquatic Centre Opening Hours
Weekdays: 5am – 8pm
Saturdays: 6am – 5pm
Sundays: 7am – 4pm

Hours may change due to weather conditions.

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