Events may be subject to change due to Covid-19 restrications. Please check with the event organisers to find out more.
GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL
19 April – 30 April 2023
The Gold Coast Film Festival’s purpose is to bring film to life in a distinctly Gold Coast way for local and visiting audiences and to help grow and support Queensland’s screen industry. The Gold Coast Film Festival is an annual 12-day film festival in April with more than 100 film, panels, parties, pop-up cinemas and special events right across the Gold Coast.
BLUES ON BROADBEACH
18-21 May 2023
Blues on Broadbeach started in May 2002 and is one of Australia’s largest free music festivals. Showcasing authentic blues music over four full days and nights, Blues on Broadbeach will be celebrating its 22nd annual festival from 18-21 May, 2023. Held in the bustling Broadbeach precinct on the Gold Coast, fans can expect to see a wide range of blues-inspired music. The festival lineup features national and international artists, who will perform on multiple stages and venues across the precinct, that are generally non-ticketed to attend.
MEMORY WALK AND JOG
4 June 2023
Memory Walk & Jog brings communities together around Australia - to get active and beat dementia. Each event is designed to fit with how you prefer to get involved. You can walk, jog, run, volunteer, or even form your own cheer squad! And there’s always a distance to suit you too - guaranteeing you’ll always have a tonne of fun AND help us to create a dementia friendly world.
GOLD COAST MARATHON
1-2 July 2023
Celebrate the 43rd edition of the Gold Coast Marathon and run for the good times on Saturday 1 – Sunday 2 July 2023 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. The world class international marathon will attract participants of all ages and abilities from around the world across eight races including the Gold Coast Marathon, CPL Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Southern Cross University 10km Run, CPL Wheelchair 10km, Gold Coast Airport 5km Fun Run, Health and Wellbeing Queensland 4km Junior Dash and Health and Wellbeing Queensland 2km Junior Dash.
18-20 August 2023
Pacific Airshow Gold Coast will be a three-day weekend event featuring heart-pumping aerobatic demonstrations by the world’s finest aviators, VIP meet and greet events, social parties, and so much more. Featuring the best civilian performers and military aviators from around the globe, Pacific Airshow Gold Coast is set to be the largest Airshow event to ever take place in Australia.
30 September -1 October 2022
Promiseland Festival is a brand new, multi-genre live music experience showcasing the culturally-diverse, invigorating and effervescent sounds of the African continent and the vast triangle of Polynesia. For one weekend, Promiseland will take over Doug Jennings Park, bringing a series of vivacious live performances across Afrobeats, Reggae and R&B, and an unforgettable celebration of the rich cultures that come with them.
GROUNDWATER COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
20-22 October 2023
Groundwater Country Music Festival (CMF) gathers some of the best country artists in the industry for three days of FREE live music on the Gold Coast. Returning in 2023 for our 10th year from 20-22 October, there’s no other country music festival quite like it. Set only steps away from the iconic golden beaches of Broadbeach, Groundwater CMF gives the people what they want and brings the country to the coast!
GOLD COAST 500
27-29 October 2023
The Gold Coast 500 is one of the premier motorsport racing events in Australia and the Gold Coast welcomes visitors back each year for this thrilling event. Aside from the thundering V8 race cars roaring around the track, there is also plenty of live entertainment, concerts and great activities for kids.
PAN PACIFIC MASTERS GAMES 2022
1-10 November 2024
The Gold Coast’s famous celebration of masters sport will showcase competition in more than 40 sports at some of the best sporting facilities on the planet and feature an amazing entertainment program at the Games Village. Events are run across the city.