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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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Weet-Bix Kids - TRY athlon

Swim, cycle and run around the grounds of the Broadwater Parklands.

  • Date: Sunday 7 May
  • Time: Open 7am for 9am start
  • Location: The Great and Little Lawns
  • Cost: From $39
  • Contact:

Monster Truck Rides

Child’s Vision is bringing their Captain Koala monster truck to the park for charity.

  • Date: Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 May
  • Time: 10am – 4pm
  • Location: The Southern Lawn
  • Cost: $10
  • Contact: 07 5660 6205

Mother’s Day card workshop*

Treat Mum to a handcrafted card made at this workshop.

  • Date: Saturday 13 May
  • Time: 10am – 2pm
  • Location: Beside the bouncy pillow

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

Train Rides*

Choo Choo all aboard. Explore the parklands on one of our free scenic train rides.

  • Date: Sunday 14 May
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Location: The Great Lawn

Tango in the Park*

This tango workshop caters for beginners, right through to advanced dancers.

  • Date: Sunday 14 May
  • Time: 3pm – 6pm
  • Location: The Porch Stage
  • Contact: 0413 595 275

Circus play*

Learn how to be a circus performer, tumbling, hula hoop, juggling and much more.

  • Date: Saturday 20 May
  • Time: 10am – 2pm
  • Location: Beside the bouncy pillow

RSPCA Million Paws Walk

This fundraising walk will be brimming with activities, food, furry friends and more.

  • Date: Sunday 21 May
  • Time: 8.30am – 1pm
  • Location: The Great Lawn
  • Cost: From $15

Monster Machinery Day*

Check out everything that digs, scoops, cleans and beeps at the 14th annual City of Gold Coast Monster Machinery Day.

  • Date: Sunday 28 May
  • Time: 9am - 2pm
  • Location: Southern Precinct
  • Contact: 1300 GOLD COAST

Salsa in the Park*

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

  • Date: Sunday 9 April
  • Time: 3pm – 6pm
  • Location: The Porch Stage
  • Contact: 0413 595 275

Share, Talk and Read with City Libraries*

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

  • Date: 8, 15, 22, 29 May
  • Time: 9.30am – 11am
  • Location: Playground by Rockpools

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


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

  • Date: Wednesdays
  • Time: 7.30am
  • Location: In front of the Porch
  • Cost: By donation
  • Contact: 0404 798 007

Walk and Chill*

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

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

Organic Sound Meditation

This meditation class includes vibrational sound and human voice with sound bath meditation.

  • Date: Thursday 25 May
  • Time: 7pm
  • Location: Northern Pavilion
  • Cost: $15
  • Contact: 0438 596 242

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: Casuarina Grove 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
  • 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 - 31 May : 9am - 5pm
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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