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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

Well, friends, it seems that winter has well and truly set in but before you retreat into hibernation, there's plenty of action to keep you warm, well hydrated and well nourished this weekend! There's loads for live-music lovers, market goers, foodies, party people, families and everyone in between. Here’s our pick of top things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend. more

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Venture into the Byron Bay hinterland for the Winter in The Orchard pop-up dining event
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Venture into the Byron Bay hinterland for the Winter in The Orchard pop-up dining event

A progressive pop-up lunch in one of the most dreamy hinterland locations imaginable is happening on Saturday June 9, and you're invited. The delicious event is called Winter in The Orchard and it's happening in Clunes – a leafy township inland from Byron Bay. If (like us) your idea of perfection is sipping low-intervention wines in the winter sunshine while grazing on a delectable multi-course feast, then this is for you. more

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Indulge in a dreamy winter feast under the stars at The Twilight Table at The Oracle
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Indulge in a dreamy winter feast under the stars at The Twilight Table at The Oracle

Here at The Weekend Edition, our favourite part of the changing seasons is the food – and the fact that each quarter a new wave of seasonal ingredients sees the city's top kitchens spring into action to make the most of the region's produce while it's at its best. On Sunday July 15, The Oracle in Broadbeach is hosting The Twilight Table, a moon-lit long-table feast designed to welcome winter in the most delicious way possible – with fine food and plenty of wine. more

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Venture south for beers, food and music at Festival of the Stone
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Venture south for beers, food and music at Festival of the Stone

It's that time of year again – Festival of the Stone is back and it's bigger and better than ever! Beloved Byron Bay craft brewery Stone & Wood has announced its popular event will be held on Saturday June 9, with an afternoon and evening full of great food, live music, family-friendly entertainment and, of course, beer. Lots of beer.  more


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Savour delicacies at The Scotch Egg Club pop-up at The Scottish Prince
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Savour delicacies at The Scotch Egg Club pop-up at The Scottish Prince

We've had pop-ups of all kinds on the Gold Coast, from burgers to cheese and even lobster roll pop-ups – but here's one we haven't seen before. A scotch egg pop-up. That's right, scotch eggs as in boiled eggs wrapped in mince and bread crumbs that are deep fried to golden perfection. It's all thanks to Sydney's famed Scotch Egg Club (yes, this exists), which will pop up at The Scottish Prince in Palm Beach until the end of April. Bonus – whisky is involved. more

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Top five things to see and do at Festival 2018 Week One
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Top five things to see and do at Festival 2018 Week One

It's been hailed the most ambitious multi-day festival the Gold Coast has ever seen and it's finally here! Festival 2018 kicks off on Wednesday April 4 and brings with it a culinary and cultural smorgasbord of things to see and do, from wandering maze-like sculptures to marvelling at the physicality and power of contemporary Australian circus. With so much happening around the coast, it's easy to get overwhelmed and miss something so we thought we'd do you a solid and round-up our top five must-see events in week one (from April 4 to 8). more

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Sips with a story – get schooled on Japanese whisky at Yamagen's exclusive whisky dinner
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Sips with a story – get schooled on Japanese whisky at Yamagen’s exclusive whisky dinner

The rise of Japanese whisky has been nothing short of spectacular and there is, in fact, a pretty darn interesting story behind it all. No one tells the story better than renowned whisky master Dan Woolley, who is in town to host the exclusive Whisky Dinner at Yamagen restaurant on Monday March 19. If you're an avid sipper of whisky, then this is one event you do not want to miss. more

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Treat yo' doggo to a puppy-chino at Tails & Ales at seagulls
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Treat yo’ doggo to a puppy-chino at Tails & Ales at seagulls

If you feel incredible pangs of guilt every time you attempt to leave the house without your pupper because he's sitting there with that look on his cute face, we have some excellent news. On Saturday March 3, you don't have to leave him behind! Yes, that's right, seagulls has officially gone to the dogs and you can bring your four-legged friend for a day of fun to raise money for the Animal Welfare League Queensland. more

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The Festival 2018 line-up has been revealed and holy heck, it's BIG
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The Festival 2018 line-up has been revealed and holy heck, it’s BIG

Hold on to your hats folks, things are about to get next-level across our fine city. With the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games just around the corner (April 4–15, in case you've been living under a giant rock), excitement is buzzing, and it just went up a notch with the announcement of the Festival 2018 program, which will feature a spectacular line-up of more than 1000 arts and cultural experiences in more than 28 locations across the city for 12 action-packed days. more

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The Gold Coast Food & Wine Expo rolls into town with bubbles, oysters and all of the cheese
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The Gold Coast Food & Wine Expo rolls into town with bubbles, oysters and all of the cheese

If you love your food, appreciate great wine and have a nose for fancy cheeses, then you'll want block out January 19–21 in your diary – the Gold Coast Food & Wine Expo is back! Now in its tenth year, the popular foodie event will feature more than 100 gourmet exhibitors under one roof for three days of non-stop culinary goodness. Loosen those belt buckles, friends – this is going to be one delicious day out. more

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Savour the tastes of the season at the inaugural Flavours of Summer Festival
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Savour the tastes of the season at the inaugural Flavours of Summer Festival

It's a given that the warmer months generally stimulate a lot of beach trips and fun by the coast. Don't get us wrong, the ocean really is a wonderful place to be. We're just going to put something out there, though – have you ever thought of doing something really different over summer? You know, like ditching the hot sand and beachside hustle for lush greenery, fine food and relaxed vibes? Well, if you're keen to mix things up this year and escape the coast on the ultimate foodie adventure (with a champagne in hand), then round up the crew and head out to the Flavours of Summer Festival at Spicers Hidden Vale this January. more