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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

The weekend is so close we can taste it! It's time to start planning your few days of sweet, sweet freedom. Luckily, there's plenty happening across all corners of the city to keep you occupied. From food-truck parties to live music and chilled-out markets, here's what's happening on the Gold Coast this weekend. Enjoy! more

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Get hot and heavy every Friday night with Stingray's all-new Rumba Caliente sessions
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Get hot and heavy every Friday night with Stingray’s all-new Rumba Caliente sessions

How great are Friday nights? There's really no better way to welcome the weekend than with a couple of knock-off cocktails sided with some tasty snacks. Though, sometimes it's good to spice things up and you know, really let your hair down. Enter Stingray Lounge and its new Latin-inspired Friday night session, Rumba Caliente. Prepare to get a little, uh, hot under the collar. more

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Eat, drink and linger a little longer at Cucina Vivo's Italian Long Lunch event
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Eat, drink and linger a little longer at Cucina Vivo’s Italian Long Lunch event

Here at The Weekend Edition, we're all about slowing down and savouring the moment. We also know that weekends are equal parts fun and busy – from trying to see friends and family to doing chores and squeezing in beach time, market trips, dinner dates, fun events, coffee stops, washing cars, walking dogs ... you get the gist. If you fall firmly into that category and are looking for a way to escape the hustle and bustle for just one day, the Italian Long Lunch could be just what you need. more

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Indulge in a starlit feast with Dinner Under the Stars at Garden Kitchen & Bar
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Indulge in a starlit feast with Dinner Under the Stars at Garden Kitchen & Bar

Spring is here, which means that right now we're in the midst of some of the year's most delicious produce. Luckily for all of the food-loving folk among us, the city's top kitchens are going to great lengths to produce some amazing culinary magic with the season's best ingredients. If you're looking for a unique way to indulge in the delights of spring on the Gold Coast, then the Dinner Under the Stars experience will be right up your alley. more

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Nori and knock offs – Yamagen puts a Japanese twist on Friday lunches
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Nori and knock offs – Yamagen puts a Japanese twist on Friday lunches

Let's all take a moment to appreciate how great Fridays are. It's the end of the working week (for most) and two days of sweet, sweet freedom are hot on our heels. There was a time when Friday lunches were all the rage on the Gold Coast – and we're pretty delighted that this end-of-week dining tradition is back in the spotlight with a delicious twist thanks to the talented team at cutting-edge Japanese eatery, Yamagen. more


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The ultimate indulgence – enjoy the finer things in life with Champagne & Caviar Month at The Star
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The ultimate indulgence – enjoy the finer things in life with Champagne & Caviar Month at The Star

Sure, we're all for towering burgers, slurp-worthy ramen and perfectly crisp pizza – but sometimes we like to enjoy the finer things in life. If you too fall into that category and certainly don't want to wait for a special occasion to really treat yo'self, then head into The Star Gold Coast this September for Champagne & Caviar Month. Friends, it's time to indulge. more

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Learn the art of coffee at Elk's spring cupping session
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Learn the art of coffee at Elk’s spring cupping session

Not all of us are experts when it comes to coffee, but a fair chunk of you know the difference between a good coffee and an average one. Whether you're a one-a-day type of person or you're known to live on the edge with multiple coffees each day, it's high time we all learn a little more about our brews. Agree? Well, you should get along to Elk's first community cupping session on Wednesday September 19. more

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Sip away your way into spring at Aviary's new rooftop Sunday sessions
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Sip away your way into spring at Aviary’s new rooftop Sunday sessions

We've been waiting patiently for this moment – spring has (finally) sprung! Sure, the Gold Coast doesn't get much of a winter, but the arrival of spring is the trigger for some of our favourite things – colourful cocktails, fresh produce, new wardrobes, pretty flowers and balmy sunsets. If you're keen to soak up the goodness of the most favourable season, then you'll want to head along to the all-new Sunday Sessions at Aviary Rooftop Bar in Southport. Kombucha cocktails at sunset, anyone? more

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Indulge in sake, ramen and sushi at the Japanese Food Fest
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Indulge in sake, ramen and sushi at the Japanese Food Fest

Some the region's best Japanese chefs will collaborate for a delicious afternoon of gyoza making, sake appreciation, ramen slurping and more at the Japanese Food Fest on Sunday August 19. If you're keen to learn about and indulge in your favourite Japanese eats and drinks, then you won't want to miss this. more