Food
Indulge in crackin' crustacean delights at this luxe lobster-roll pop-up coming to Kingscliff
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Indulge in crackin’ crustacean delights at this luxe lobster-roll pop-up coming to Kingscliff

Haven't got plans for the upcoming January 26 public holiday? Well, consider this next piece of news as a sign to pack up the car and head south – to Kingscliff Beach Bowls Club, to be exact. It's here where you'll discover a lunch experience so mouth-watering, so indulgent and so sumptuous that you'll be going back for seconds – Lobster & Co.’s famous lobster rolls! Read on for all of the decadent details on arguably the most lavish pop-up dining experience of the summer ... more

Community
Hottest 100, beer countdowns and paint your pet – things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend
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Hottest 100, beer countdowns and paint your pet – things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend

The weekend is so close we can almost taste it – or perhaps that's just the mid-week cocktails we're tasting. Either way, it's left us with a hankering for something fun to do this weekend. If you're laying low, check out some quality binge-worthy programming here, but for those who are keen to mask up and head out, we've round up a bunch of things that are happening around the Gold Coast this weekend, Friday January 21 to Sunday January 23. more

Community
Save the date – Kalbar Sunflower Festival is returning with blooms, bites and artistic delights
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Save the date – Kalbar Sunflower Festival is returning with blooms, bites and artistic delights

When life deals you a drought, grow sunflowers and they will come. This is what a farming family in Kalbar did in 2021, and the result was a one-day celebration of flowers and family-friendly fun. Now, the annual Kalbar Sunflower Festival is back for another year so gather your gang and get ready to go road-tripping from March 25–27, and make sure to stop and smell the, uh, sunflowers. more

Food
Sundown sessions and sublime sips abound at Good Times HQ this summer
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Sundown sessions and sublime sips abound at Good Times HQ this summer

Whether you're a rosé devotee, have a penchant for picnics, want to sip on a summertime spritz or savour some sake, The Star Gold Coast has you covered with its brand-new line-up that kicks off this week. Say hello to Good Times HQ, The Star's seasonal offering that's packed with some unmissable events to really level up the silly season. more

Music
New year, new events – our pick of unmissable happenings for 2022
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New year, new events – our pick of unmissable happenings for 2022

We're going to wipe the slate clean and start anew in 2022 – and there's no better way to do this than with tickets to some top-notch gigs! A whole bunch of exciting events are on the cards for the new year including the return of international acts, our favourite music festivals and some song-and-dance-filled stage shows to boot. Here's our round-up of the most anticipated events set to hit our shores in 2022 ... more


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Music
Gorillaz, The Strokes and Tyler, The Creator to headline Splendour in the Grass 2022
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Gorillaz, The Strokes and Tyler, The Creator to headline Splendour in the Grass 2022

After two quiet Splendour-less years, we're more than just a little bit excited to say that one of our favourite musical festivals is back with a vengeance – and a killer line-up, to boot! Splendour in the Grass has just announced a ripper roster of international and Aussie artists that will be headlining the country’s biggest celebration of music at North Byron Parklands from Friday July 22 to Sunday July 24, 2022. more

Community
Here's the low-down on Pacific Fair's hot-as-heck Black Friday deals
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Here’s the low-down on Pacific Fair’s hot-as-heck Black Friday deals

The week is upon us, friends – Black Friday is almost here! As we refine our shopping lists and scope out the bargains ahead of time, the fine folk at Pacific Fair have been so kind as to give us a little sneak peek of the very special offers this Black Friday weekend. Here's what you can expect when you roll into the bargain-filled shopping wonderland this Friday November 26. more

Markets
Spread the local love and hit up the Gold Coast's best Christmas markets
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Spread the local love and hit up the Gold Coast’s best Christmas markets

We won't mince words here (only pies) – it's been a tough year (understatement) so now more than ever before, it's important to shop local as much as possible. When you shop small, an actual person does a little happy dance. In fact, buying from local Christmas markets pretty much generates nothing but positives – you get to pick up unique things that your friends and family will love, as well as supporting local makers and creators with your patronage (and not to mention getting to avoid shopping centre carparks as a sweet little bonus). If you’re searching for presents with a little more heart this year, save this round-up of the Gold Coast's best Christmas markets and cross some names off your nice list. more

Music
For The Love announces its chockers 2022 line-up
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For The Love announces its chockers 2022 line-up

In what is truly a feast for our eyes, next year's festival calendar is brimming with some killer events. One sun-soaked gig to look forward to is For The Love, which will be bringing a jam-packed line-up of artists to the Gold Coast on February 19, 2022. With Dom Dolla, Crooked Colours, Mallrat and Allday on the cards, it's safe to say we'll be kicking off 2022 boogying our little butts off. more

Community
Brace your wallets, it's back! Nab a sweet deal at Pacific Fair's cracking Black Friday sales
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Brace your wallets, it’s back! Nab a sweet deal at Pacific Fair’s cracking Black Friday sales

Black Friday is situated right in the sweet spot before Christmas – it's the perfect chance to refresh your threads before the silly season well and truly kicks off, while also offering the chance to get your gift shopping sorted. Plus, there's no feeling quite like bagging a bargain. It's a sense of smugness wrapped in satisfaction – you know what we're talking about. If you too love scoring a saving, go ahead and clear your calendar from Friday November 26 to Monday November 29 because the annual Black Friday sale is happening at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and it's better than ever. Plus, you’ll be rewarded just for shopping with Mr Consistent Espresso Martini mixers up for grabs! more

Party
Save the date! The 2022 Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo is back so start planning your outfit
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Save the date! The 2022 Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo is back so start planning your outfit

This year is absolutely flying by – before long we’ll be raising a glass to say sayonara to this year and hello to a brighter 2022. Before you get too carried away with end-of-year revelry, we'd like to steal your attention momentarily to let you know that the Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo is galloping into town on Sunday January 9 – so go ahead and mark it in your calendar and start the new year in style. more

Art
Dust off your camping gear – the inaugural The Long Sunset festival is here to spotlight the Scenic Rim
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Dust off your camping gear – the inaugural The Long Sunset festival is here to spotlight the Scenic Rim

As Australia transitions towards some kind of post-pandemic normality, one very welcome arrival is the return of live music in the form of festivals and events – hooray! If you've lamented the lack of live music in your life, go ahead and pencil The Long Sunset festival into your calendar. The brand-new boutique event is set to hit the scenic rim on February 12, 2022, so dust off your camping gear because there's more than music for you to devour.  more

Music
Spritzes on The Lawn are kicking off, so get set for springtime sips in the sunshine
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Spritzes on The Lawn are kicking off, so get set for springtime sips in the sunshine

It's starting to feel a lot like summer here on the Gold Coast and we've got to admit, we're not mad about it. The sun lingers a little longer, setting the scene for beautiful balmy afternoons that drift effortlessly into enchanted evenings. One of our favourite ways to make the most of this glorious time of year is to step outside and sip cocktails under the stars. Thankfully for us, Garden Kitchen & Bar has your end of year sorted with a hot-as-heck line-up of entertainment for its Chandon Garden Spritz activation, which runs through to December 12. more

Food
Sizzling soirees and seafood spreads – take your festive feast to the next level at The Star
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Sizzling soirees and seafood spreads – take your festive feast to the next level at The Star

It's that time again – time to cast your mind forward to Christmas Day. December 25 may seem far away, but let's be honest – as soon as October rolls around, Christmas is here before you know it. So that you can celebrate with bubbles, bites and great vibes, The Star Gold Coast has upped the ante to offer plenty of festive fun – from ballroom soirees to fine feasts to celebrate with your nearest and dearest. Whether your dream Christmas involves eating your body weight in fresh prawns or a swanky spread at home (without the hassle of cooking), The Star Gold Coast has your Christmas Day covered across its stellar dining (and drinking) destinations. Events are already beginning to book out so you better be quick – when it comes to your merry day, failing to plan is planning to fail. Read on for all of the Christmas Day offers ... more

Theatre
Tackle life’s big questions in Queensland Theatre’s refreshing new play Return to the Dirt
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Tackle life’s big questions in Queensland Theatre’s refreshing new play Return to the Dirt

It seems that Brisbane is coming alive again – there are live gigs aplenty, our city's dining scene is thriving and stage shows are popping up left, right and centre. One such show that's well worth your time and ticket is Return to the Dirt, a new play coming to Queensland Theatre this spring from October 16 to November 6. Imaginative, honest and uplifting, this play will raise some of those usually awkward conversations we tend to avoid about life and death – and delves into what it means to really live in the moment. more