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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. in addition to the events listed below, there are several Active & Healthy events for you to take part in on a weekly basis.

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Monster truck rides

Fundraising for Child’s Vision.

  • Date: Saturday 15 and
    Sunday 16 October
  • Time: 10am – 4pm
  • Location: The Southern Lawn
  • Contact: 07 5660 6205
  • Cost: $10

Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge

Queensland’s biggest and best bike ride is on again!

  • Date: Sunday 15 October
  • Time: 5am – 2.30pm
  • Location: The Great Lawn
  • Cost: $45 - $110
  • Contact: 07 3844 1144

Gold Coast 600 Sounds

Featuring Peking Duk, The Living End, The Rubens and
L R D U.

  • Date: Friday 21 and Saturday 22 October
  • Time: Gates open at 5pm
  • Location: The Southern Lawn
  • Cost: See website
  • Contact:

Walk Together*

This event will be a huge celebration of diversity and a loud declaration that thousands of Australians believe we can become a nation known for our compassion, generosity and welcome.

  • Date: Saturday 22 October
  • Time: 10am – 1pm
  • Location: The Great Lawn
  • Contact: 07 5527 8011

Magic pony rides*

Why? Because what kids don’t like free pony rides?

  • Date: Sunday 23 October
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Location: The Great Lawn

Outdoor movie night – Hotel Transylvania 2*

With Halloween right around the corner, get in the mood with this spooky family favourite. Come down, bring a blanket and a picnic or enjoy some of the food available on the night.

  • Date: Saturday 29 October
  • Time: 7pm
  • Location: The Great Lawn
  • Contact: Wet weather hotline: 07 5581 7016

Tango in the Park*

If you love tango, vals, or milonga, chances are you will love this free workshop. No partners or bookings required, just turn up on the day.

  • Date: Sunday 30 October
  • Time: 3pm – 6pm
  • Location: The Porch Stage
  • Contact: 0413 595 275

Aquasplash inflatable water park

These classes are a great way to bounce back into shape and bond with your bub while getting your mind and body active and making friends with other new parents.

  • Date: Everyday
  • Time: 7am – 6pm
  • Location: By the swimming enclosure
  • Cost: $7 - $15
  • Contact: 07 5606 6866

Share, talk and read with City Libraries*

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

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

Stand up paddling for beginners

  • Date: Mondays
  • Time: 1pm – 4pm
  • Location: Meet in front of the Chapel
  • Contact: 0413 420 599
  • Cost: $10 – Bookings required

Heart Foundation Group Walk*

This all-over body workout helps transform the way you look, feel and perform by building strength, teaching body awareness, good posture and helps relieve back pain.

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


This all-over body workout is suitable for all skill levels.

  • Date: Wednesdays
  • Time: 7.30am
  • Location: Meet at the Porch
  • Cost: By donation
  • Contact: 0404 798 007

Starting Strong

Early outdoor learning with structured theme-based programs.

  • Date: Wednesdays
  • Time: 9.30am – 10.30am
  • Location: Sculpture Walk / next to The Great Lawn
  • Contact: 0449 029 393
  • Cost: $10

Walk and Chill*

Enjoy a relaxed walk maybe make some new like-minded friends.

  • Date: Wednesdays
  • Time: 2pm
  • Location: Meet at the Porch
  • Contact: 0422 220 468

Active and Healthy mums and bubs

Tai Chi is a series of slow, gentle and tranquil movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility, suppleness and mental alertness. Best of all it is free to attend with no bookings required.

  • Date: Fridays
  • Time: 9.15am
  • Location: Meet outside the Café Rockpool
  • Contact: 07 5525 1110
  • Cost: $3

Tai Chi*

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

  • Date: Saturdays
  • Time: 8am
  • Location: Sculpture Walk / next to The Great Lawn
  • Contact: 0468 485 097


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

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

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

Rockpools Opening Hours
1 – 31 October : 8am – 6pm
Closed Tuesdays until 12pm

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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