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Head south and froth out at Stone & Wood’s Murbah Open Day
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Head south and froth out at Stone & Wood’s Murbah Open Day

Wet your whistle beer buffs – Murbah Open Day is back, bigger and better than ever! Beloved craft brewery Stone & Wood has a cracker celebration planned at its Murwillumbah Brewery on Saturday August 3. Expect an afternoon brimming with delicious food, live music, family-friendly fun and, of course, beer. Plenty of beer. more

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Flock to Pink Flamingo Gold Coast for Pink Perk Thursdays
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Flock to Pink Flamingo Gold Coast for Pink Perk Thursdays

Thursdays just got a whole lot spicier at The Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub on the Gold Coast. Introducing Pink Perk Thursdays, the new weekly deal that offers an unforgettable evening of sips, snacks and a dazzling performance of The Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub's iconic resident production Zirque La La. If you’re looking to add a little bit of magic to your midweek, the answer is to think pink. more

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Don your cowboy hats and sashay away for a rhinestone-studded line-up of entertainment at The Star
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Don your cowboy hats and sashay away for a rhinestone-studded line-up of entertainment at The Star

In case you haven’t heard, country music is having a moment, and The Star Gold Coast is embracing this celebration by hosting two of Australia’s most in-demand country stars to perform Live on the Lawn this May. That's just the beginning of the excitement as we head into the colder months – from disco dancing to dazzling drag, there’s plenty of entertainment to heat things up this season. more

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Miami Block Party is back dishing up a delightful trifecta of food, drinks and family-friendly fun
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Miami Block Party is back dishing up a delightful trifecta of food, drinks and family-friendly fun

Following the overwhelming success for its first iteration, Miami Block Party is back, baby! Sip your way through Miami's booziest block (aka the pocket bordered by Hibiscus Haven, Christine Avenue and Lemana Lane) this Sunday April 7 for a mini street festival filled with food, drinks and fun times. Precinct, Hard FIZZ Taproom, Black Hops, Granddad Jack’s and Pretty Handsome are throwing up their doors from midday, here's what you need to know ... more

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Revel in the flavours of the Rainbow Region at Caper Byron Bay Food & Culture Festival
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Revel in the flavours of the Rainbow Region at Caper Byron Bay Food & Culture Festival

From May 17 to 26, the heroed home of produce, eateries and arts is hosting Caper Byron Bay Food & Culture Festival for another year. Curated by legendary chef Louis Tikaram (Stanley, Longrain), the ten-day event is toasting to Byron’s colourful community, creatives and cuisine with a delicious lineup full of foodie affairs, plus plenty more. Here’s what you need to know … more


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Keep summer sizzling this month at the Garden Kitchen & Bar
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Keep summer sizzling this month at the Garden Kitchen & Bar

Summer may be on the way out but we haven’t felt a cool change just yet, so we’ll be spending these next few weeks soaking up all the balmy nights that we can. The Star Gold Coast has all of your sun-kissed afternoons sorted throughout February, with margaritas flowing and gifts to take home. Whether you choose to recline on the Deck or sprawl out on the Lawn, there’s a sunny spot for everyone to stretch out the summer vibes. more

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day the French way at Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day the French way at Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

France is well-known for romance and it’s easy for us to see why when it's home to the most decadent delights on the planet. Champagne and creme brulee – even the language is sexy. Paris in particular has been the backdrop of some of the greatest love stories, so why not yours? Be transported to the city of love when you check in to Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach this Valentine’s Day for a French feast and a sumptuous staycation. more

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Sip spritzes, dance to disco and chuckle with Jimeoin at The Star this January long weekend
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Sip spritzes, dance to disco and chuckle with Jimeoin at The Star this January long weekend

The holidays may be over, but don't fret – there's a long weekend just around the corner, and it's time to get planning! The summer vibes will be high over at The Star Gold Coast for the entire three days (January 26–28) so you can fill your long weekend with everything from Italian-style sunset sipping sessions to dance-worthy Motown parties and knee-slapping fun with Jimeon. more

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Saddle up and party off track at The Star for the annual Magic Millions carnival
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Saddle up and party off track at The Star for the annual Magic Millions carnival

This summer is jam-packed with hot-to-trot happenings – and you could say we are more than just a little bit excited. One event that is guaranteed to kick 2024 off with a bang is The Star Gold Coast’s Magic Millions Carnival and Raceday, which is returning to Broadbeach on Saturday January 13 with a sizzling showcase of heart-pumping action and killer entertainment. Saddle up for a good time and read on for a sneak peek of what's in store ... more

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Ring in the new year with a vintage carnival celebration, retro anthems and island vibes, all in the heart of Southport
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Ring in the new year with a vintage carnival celebration, retro anthems and island vibes, all in the heart of Southport

While Christmas has the spotlight right now, New Year's Eve is hot on its heels – so it's time to start firming up your party plans. Southport Sharks will once again be a buzzing hub for New Year's Eve revellers of all ages, and this year there's a little bit of everything on the cards. Think a carnival-themed cocktail party, boogie-worthy retro tunes, a laid-back Hawaiian soiree and not one but two fireworks extravaganzas.  more

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A secret Japanese garden is set to bloom in Surfers Paradise
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A secret Japanese garden is set to bloom in Surfers Paradise

As much as we would love to clock out for the rest of the year and get on the next flight to Japan, it's looking likely that we're going to have to ride it out until Christmas. We can still get there in spirit (or rather, spirits) at Yamagen’s Secret Garden, a cherry blossom-filled sipping and snacking spot that is set to bloom this November at QT Gold Coast. more