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Monster Machinery Day

Check out everything that digs, scoops, cleans and beeps at the 17th annual City of Gold Coast Monster Machinery Day on Sunday 30 May from 9am to 3pm at the Southern Lawn, Broadwater Parklands.

Dust off your hard hats and explore more than 50 City vehicles on display, including excavators, graders, loaders, tip trucks, road sweepers, beach tractors, quad bikes, emergency vehicles and so much more!

Bring the whole family along and imagine yourself as a landscaper, lifeguard, beach cleaner, fence builder, dune protector or construction worker for the day.

There'll be some fantastic free activities on offer including rides, live machinery demonstrations, face painting, a jumping castle and an assortment of food trucks to fill hungry tummies.

This free annual community event is hugely popular and brings out the big kid in all of us!

When: 30 May 2021, 9am to 3pm
Where: Southern Lawn, Broadwater Parklands, Marine Parade, Southport
Getting there: Catch the G:Link to the 'Broadwater Parklands' station, or if you're a local, why not walk, ride, scoot or skate to the event!

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2019 event

The 16th annual City of Gold Coast Monster Machinery Day was held on Sunday 26 May 2019 at the Southern Lawn, Broadwater Parklands.

More than 50 City vehicles were on display, including excavators, graders, loaders, tip trucks, road sweepers, beach tractors, quad bikes, emergency vehicles and so much more! This year there were also three expert stunt motorcyclists risking their lives riding in the Globe of Death and two Army vehicles on display.

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Monster Machinery day - Riding in the Globe of Death
Monster Machinery Day - A City excavator
Monster Machinery day - A young boy sitting in the cabin of a City excavator
Monster Machinery day - Two boys sitting on an Army tank
Monster Machinery day - Crowds milling around City vehicles at the Monster Machinery day
Monster Machinery day - A young boy standing on the outside of a City excavator

2018 event

View the video of our 2018 event.

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