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Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend
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Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend

Keen to get out and about this weekend? From The Green Marquee Twilight Markets to the arrival of SWELL Sculpture Festival, there are plenty of ways to enjoy these glorious spring days. Here’s a handy list of what’s on across the Gold Coast this weekend. Enjoy! more

Exhibitions
Snaps that speak – local photographers unite for mental health with pop-up exhibition Collective Minds
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Snaps that speak – local photographers unite for mental health with pop-up exhibition Collective Minds

This Thursday September 12, a pop-up exhibition called Collective Minds will be revealed to the public with one clear vision in mind – to shine a light on mental health by using photography as the catalyst for conversation. The exhibition is a collaboration between Gold Coast charity LIVIN and Robina Town Centre, and will feature courageous works by some of the Gold Coast's best emerging and celebrated photographers. more

Festival
DJ Carl Cox, Example, Hot Dub Time Machine to headline huge two-night concert at Vodafone Gold Coast 600
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DJ Carl Cox, Example, Hot Dub Time Machine to headline huge two-night concert at Vodafone Gold Coast 600

Some of the world's biggest music makers are set to descend on the coast this October for a massive two-night concert series as part of the Vodafone Gold Coast 600. While the iconic annual motorsport festival is very much about nail-biting racing, burning rubber and fast, loud Supercars, you'll certainly want to ditch the protective ear muffs after sundown when names like British DJ Carl Cox and festival superstars Hot Dub Time Machine hit the trackside stage to send their beats far and wide. more


The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

Anne Edmonds
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Food
Prost to steins and schnitzels at Oktoberfest on the Coast
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Prost to steins and schnitzels at Oktoberfest on the Coast

With beers bigger than your head, salty snacks that err on the side of massive and more swine than you can poke a pork knuckle at, it's no surprise the annual Oktoberfest event is one of Australia’s favourite borrowed traditions. But this year, Gold Coasters needn't venture abroad, we can get a taste of the festivities with our very own Oktoberfest celebration presented by Weihenstephan, the oldest brewery in Germany. Prost to that, friends. more

Festival
The ultimate Easter treat – Bluesfest announces its first crop of 2020 artists
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The ultimate Easter treat – Bluesfest announces its first crop of 2020 artists

For some people, Easter is all about chocolate eggs and hot cross buns. For others, the April long weekend heralds one of our country’s greatest musical gatherings – we’re talking Byron Bay Bluesfest, baby! Good news for those who have been hanging out to see who will be gracing the stage in 2020 – the first announcement for the five-day affair has just dropped, and you’d best believe it’s worth saving the date for. more

Food
Experience the best of Japan at Etsu's Whisky and Wagyu Dinner
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Experience the best of Japan at Etsu’s Whisky and Wagyu Dinner

The team at Japanese dining icon Etsu are saying sayonara to winter (and konichiwa to the Gold Coast Show long weekend) with an unmissable Whisky and Wagyu event on Thursday August 29. Owners Mitch and Nerissa McCluskey have teamed up with one of Japan's most renowned whisky makers Nikka for a multi-course izakaya feast paired with some of the finest whiskies going around. more

Festival
The third annual Crafted Beer & Cider Festival returns to Broadbeach with brews, bites and beats
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The third annual Crafted Beer & Cider Festival returns to Broadbeach with brews, bites and beats

Whether you're a hop head who knows your pale ales from your pilsners, or if you just enjoy blowing the top off a few frothies with your pals, you'd best block out Saturday September 7 in your diary. The Gold Coast's beloved Crafted Beer & Cider Festival is returning to crack the kegs in Kurrawa Park in Broadbeach for its third year, bringing with it more than 200 different beers and ciders from 44 breweries, alongside a healthy dose of street eats, a roof-raising seaside concert, beer yoga, hotdog-eating competitions, live comedy and more. more