Music
The Living End, Daryl Braithwaite and The Screaming Jets hit the beach for Surfers Paradise LIVE
Event News

The Living End, Daryl Braithwaite and The Screaming Jets hit the beach for Surfers Paradise LIVE

The coast is alive with the sound of music and Surfers Paradise is about to welcome some huge names to get Gold Coasters up on their feet. Surfers Paradise LIVE is set to take over the precinct from May 2–5 for four days of non-stop entertainment, featuring Aussie favourites like Daryl Braithwaite, Jebediah and more! Oh, did we mention it’s free? Surfers Paradise LIVE is set to host some of Australia’s best-known bands, capturing the spirit of live music in an energetic, exciting and safe environment which is accessible to all ages. Check out the full program here!  On Friday May 3, catch The Living End, Jebediah and Reece Mastin, followed by Hoodoo Gurus, Daryl Braithwaite and Thirsty Merc on Saturday May 4. Then, on Sunday May 5, it’s The Screaming Jets, Chocolate Starfish, Boom Crash Opera and Bachelor Girl. This year, more visitors than ever before will have the… more

Food News
The round-up: follow your nose to the Gold Coast's best bakeries and patisseries
Food & Drink

The round-up: follow your nose to the Gold Coast’s best bakeries and patisseries

Is there anything better than the aroma of freshly baked bread? Or a straight-from-the-oven croissant? No pals, there is not. That moment when you walk into a bakery or patisserie is like a warm hug – and it's not uncommon to go a little weak at the knees. If, like us, you love nothing more than schmearing salted butter on a piece of fresh sourdough, have a slightly unhealthy obsession with sausage rolls and consider cream-filled choux bombs a breakfast staple (they are), then you'll take great pleasure in working through this list of must-try bakeries and patisseries on the Gold Coast.  more

Community
Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend
Event News

Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend

Whoa mama, there is a lot happening this Easter weekend! From Bleach* Festival's sandy beachfront bar to The Spiegeltent's much-anticipated arrival, this extra-long weekend is bringing the goods, so gather the crew and try and cram in as much as you can! Here's a rundown on what's on across the Gold Coast for Easter 2019. more

Markets
Dog lovers, assemble – Miami Barketta hits the coast for a day of puppy love
Event News

Dog lovers, assemble – Miami Barketta hits the coast for a day of puppy love

It's no secret that many of us treat our fur babies like real babies, and this month Miami Marketta and Paws at the Park will be making our puppy dreams come true. Ever since Paws at the Park held the Gold Coast's first dog markets in 2016, they have been killing the game when it comes to spoiling our doggos. On Sunday April 28, you can check out their very first 'Paws at the Park presents' event, aptly named Miami Barketta. more

Event Highlights

Dance
Limbo Unhinged at The Spiegeltent Gold Coast

Limbo Unhinged at The Spiegeltent Gold Coast

Comedy
Bleach* Festival 2019

Bleach* Festival 2019

Music
Katie Noonan at The Spiegeltent Gold Coast

Katie Noonan at The Spiegeltent Gold Coast

Music
Good Friday at Seagulls

Good Friday at Seagulls

Food
Fridays at Aviary Rooftop Bar

Fridays at Aviary Rooftop Bar

Music
Young Hearts Run Free

Young Hearts Run Free

Events: What's on at the Gold Coast this week. Start planning your weekend

Film
Easter Horror Weekend at Yatala Drive-In

Easter Horror Weekend at Yatala Drive-In

Film
Guess How Much I Love You – An Enchanting Easter at Event Cinemas

Guess How Much I Love You – An Enchanting Easter at Event Cinemas

Food
Good Friday Dinner at The Grange

Good Friday Dinner at The Grange

Comedy
The Spiegeltent Gold Coast

The Spiegeltent Gold Coast

Dance
Tectonic

Tectonic

Dance
Throttle

Throttle

Exhibitions
Seijaku: Tranquility in the Midst of Activity

Seijaku: Tranquility in the Midst of Activity

Exhibitions
Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits at HOTA

Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits at HOTA

Festival
Seafood Freshtival at The Star

Seafood Freshtival at The Star

Exhibitions
Seijaku – Group Exhibition at Level Up

Seijaku – Group Exhibition at Level Up

Art
From transcendent requiems to ARIA Award-winning performers – five unmissable events at Bleach* Festival this year
Event News

From transcendent requiems to ARIA Award-winning performers – five unmissable events at Bleach* Festival this year

Bleach* Festival is back again with a thrilling site-specific contemporary arts and culture program, featuring everything from incredible art installations to breathtaking live productions and goosebump-worthy music performances. From April 17–28, the Gold Coast will be fully immersed in all-things Bleach*, and while the entire festival program is worthy of the spotlight, we’ve picked out our top five events not to miss. From huge choral ensembles through to live theatre performances witnessed from the comfort of your own car, take a look below to see our favourites for this year’s festival. more

Festival
Don't try this at home –  the Australian Street Entertainment Carnival to light up Surfers Paradise
Event News

Don’t try this at home – the Australian Street Entertainment Carnival to light up Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise is pulling out all the stops for the long weekend, with knife jugglers, outrageous acrobatics and energetic dance performances set to fill the precinct from April 19–22 for the Australian Street Entertainment Carnival. Surfers as you know it will be transformed into a festival of performance, laughter and entertainment sure to put a smile on everyone’s dial. more

The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

Peter Helliar
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Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: Words of wisdom

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do ... ~ Steve Jobs