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The City of Gold Coast's Events Calendar is your guide to festivals and events taking place across the city.

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The Gold Coast has extensive amenities that can cater to a broad range of events from large, international events to small, intimate occasions. Many of event facilities have been designed with participant and spectator experience in mind and take advantage of the subtropical climate.

Event organisers from across the globe choose the Gold Coast as the destination for their event. The Gold Coast boasts a convention and exhibition centre, two stadiums, world-class sporting facilities, extensive open spaces and a multi-use Arts Centre (HOTA) amongst a range of event specific venues.

Aquatic centres

Choose from eight aquatic centres located across the city, including the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre on the Broadwater at Southport. This world-class facility will host the swimming and diving events at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth GamesTM.

Broadwater Parklands

Overlooking the water at Marine Parade, Southport, Broadwater Parklands offers a wide range of venue spaces and facilities to cater to events of all sizes.

Community centres

The Gold Coast has over 40 venues across the city from Ormeau in the north to Kirra Hill in the south and west to Springbrook.

Kurrawa Terrace

Find out how to book the city's first absolute beachfront-dedicated, fully serviced event space for your unique outdoor function. The official launch of this exciting new venue is to be held in May.

Major sporting event venues

Our major sporting event venues not only cater for a myriad of activities from grassroots to elite, they are also key venues for major events, including the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth GamesTM.


Many of our parks can be found in spectacular locations and can be booked for special events, such as weddings and birthday parties.

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