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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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GC 600 Broadwater Sounds

Featuring Delta Goodrem, Daryl Braithwaite, Dean Lewis, Montaigne, Violent Soho and Hilltop Hoods.

  • Date: Friday 20 and Saturday 21 October
  • Location: The Southern Lawn
  • Time: Gates open at 5pm
  • Contact: 07 5630 0364
  • Cost: From $51

Walk Together*

Welcome Australia’s newest citizens and celebrate the cultural diversity of the Gold Coast community.

  • Date: Saturday 21 October
  • Location: The Great Lawn
  • Time: 10am to 1pm
  • Contact: 0409 322 645

Justice in the Park*

A fun community event that supports equality for all and promotes justice in a fun way.

  • Date: Saturday 28 October
  • Location: The Great Lawn
  • Time: 2pm to 8pm
  • Contact: 0410 373 399

Beach Carnivale

A family fun atmosphere with food trucks, amusement rides, outdoor cinema, live music and sports.

  • Date: Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October
  • Location: The Southern Lawn
  • Time: From 10am
  • Contact: 03 5988 4040

Blanc De Blanc

Come back to the place where the champagne sparkles, eyes glimmer, the sensual and salacious combine for an evening of breathless abandon.

  • Date: 5 October to 12 November
  • Location: By the old Bathing Pavilion
  • Time: Various
  • Contact: 07 5641 1538
  • Cost: $55 to $78

Make a Noise Day Motorbike Run and Family Fun Day

A motorbike run is to raise awareness about child abuse and to help raise funds for the At The Ark to continue their good work.

  • Date: Saturday 4 November
  • Location: The Great Lawn
  • Time: 7.30am to 2pm
  • Contact: 1300 504 501
  • Cost: $15 to $20

Outrigger come and try day*

Bring a buddy to come and try outrigger paddling on the Broadwater. Outrigging is a great low impact sport for the whole family.

  • Date: Saturday 4 November
  • Location: Back of the Aquatic Centre
  • Time: 2pm
  • Contact: 0433 227 046

Rock Climbing Wall*

Challenge your friends to see who can make it to the top of the wall first. Perfect for adventurous 5 year olds and older.

  • Date: Sunday 5 November
  • Location: The Great Lawn
  • Time: 10am to 3pm

Pedal Cars*

Cruise around the Great Lawn on the coolest pedal cars around. Both kids and adults sizes available.

  • Date: Saturday 11 November
  • Location: Anzac Park
  • Time: 10am to 3pm

Remembrance Day*

This year 11 November marks the 99th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War.

  • Date: Saturday 11 November
  • Location: Anzac Park
  • Time: 10am to 3pm
  • Contact: 0407 007 063

Salsa in the Park*

This workshop caters for beginners right through to advanced dancers. No partners required.

  • Date: Sunday 12 November
  • Location: The Porch Stage
  • Time: 3pm to 6pm
  • Contact: 0413 595 275

Outdoor Movie Night* - Boss Baby

A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.

  • Date: Saturday 18 November
  • Location: The Great Lawn
  • Time: 7pm
  • Contact: Wet weather hotline - 07 5581 7016

Wild Rangers*

Come and check out the interactive display and get close and personal with lizards, snakes and even a crocodile. Learn where they live, what they like to eat and how they protect themselves.

  • Date: Sunday 19 November
  • Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow
  • Time: 10am to 2pm

DJ Party in the Rockpools*

Come party at the park with all your old favourites, right through to today’s hits including lots of games and fun to be had by all.

  • Date: Saturday 25 November
  • Location: The Rockpools
  • Time: 10am to 2pm

Little Green Thumbs Gardening Experience*

Plant your own seedlings to take home! An educational and interesting way for children to discover the natural world and build an understanding of nature, nutrition and the environment.

  • Date: Sunday 26 November
  • Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow
  • Time: 10am to 3pm

Little Green Thumbs Gardening Experience*

Plant your own seedlings to take home! An educational and interesting way for children to discover the natural world and build an understanding of nature, nutrition and the environment.

  • Date: Sunday 26 November
  • Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow
  • Time: 10am to 3pm

Storytime in the Park*

Storytime sessions are a fun way to help your child develop their language and attention skills. For parents and children 0 to 5 years.

  • Date: Mondays
  • Location: Playground by Rockpools
  • Time: 9.30am
  • Contact: 07 5581 6788

Heart Foundation walk*

Walking is a fun way to stay active and get fit. A volunteer from the Heart Foundation will lead the walk.

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

Belly dancing

Fun belly dance classes to build core strength, improve fitness levels, tone muscle, body image, and posture, reduce stress & build self-confidence.

  • Date: Thursdays
  • Location: Meet at the porch
  • Time: 9.30am
  • Cost: $7
  • Contact: 0400 881 815

Xtend Barre by the water

Join in this Pilates workout with an elegant combination of moves to challenge the core and chisel your body.

  • Date: Fridays
  • Location: The Pier
  • Time: 6am
  • Contact: 0450 499 376
  • Cost: $7

Tai Chi*

Enjoy peaceful exercise and build your strength and health in these easy-to-follow classes suitable for all ages and abilities.

  • Date: Saturdays
  • Location: Casuarina Grove / next to The Great Lawn
  • Time: 8am
  • Contact: 0432 951 228

Aquasplash

Aquasplash is a giant inflatable obstacle course on the Broadwater featuring trampolines, slides, swings, bouncing pillows, log roll spinners, giant icebergs and much more.

  • Date: Everyday
  • Location: By the swimming enclosure
  • Time: 9am to 5pm
  • Contact: 07 5606 6866
  • Cost: from $7 to $16

*Free activity / no bookings required
Limited parking is available onsite, additional parking at Carey Park or catch the G:link.


Rockpools opening hours
1 - 30 November: 8am to 6pm
Closed Tuesdays until 12pm

Gold Coast Aquatic Centre opening hours
Weekdays: 5am to 8pm
Saturdays: 6am to 5pm
Sundays: 7am to 4pm


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