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Picnics under the stars and sunset rooftop parties – celebrate New Year's Eve at The Star
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Picnics under the stars and sunset rooftop parties – celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Star

This very weird year is almost over, folks! If you're ready to usher in 2021 in spectacular fashion (because let’s be honest, if ever there was a year to be a total baller on New Year's Eve, this is it), we know just the place – The Star Gold Coast! To help you celebrate in style, the Broadbeach favourite is dishing up a smorgasbord of things to see, do and devour, from pretty picnics on the lawn through to sophisticated sunset soirees and mouth-watering Italian spreads. Read on for a few ideas on how you can make your countdown to midnight extra special this New Year’s Eve … more

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Get the scoop at HOTA's dreamy ice-cream and entertainment fest
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Get the scoop at HOTA’s dreamy ice-cream and entertainment fest

One might think the pairing of ice-cream and circus make for strange bedfellows, but when you think about it, they make the perfect combo. Gourmet ice-cream and world-class circus acts are both things worth seeking out, while our jaws drop at the sight of inventive displays of performance theatre and inspired culinary creations alike. SCOOP! is a new three-day summertime celebration that is bringing a jam-packed program of cool circus, cabaret and acrobatic performances to HOTA this weekend, serving them up with a sprinkling of decadent desserts, pop-up bars, live music and more. more

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Celebrate Christmas early with festive bites, bubbles and beats at The Star's Not So Silent Night
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Celebrate Christmas early with festive bites, bubbles and beats at The Star’s Not So Silent Night

We are mere weeks away from Christmas and the oodles of festive events that come with it – and boy, are we excited. One jolly soiree that should not be missed is Not So Silent Night, which is set to bring merriment and Santa-approved revelry to The Star Gold Coast on Saturday December 12. This ballroom party will kick off the silly season with sublime sips, a four-course feast and live entertainment, so strap in for one lavish affair! more

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Indulge in tropical cocktails and Jamaican-inspired eats at The Star's Caribbean on The Lawn
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Indulge in tropical cocktails and Jamaican-inspired eats at The Star’s Caribbean on The Lawn

International travel might be off the cards for this year, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy the best parts of our dream holiday destinations right here at home! To help you channel those summer holiday vibes, The Star Gold Coast is throwing a tropical soiree brimming with mouth-watering Caribbean-inspired eats, summer cocktails and roving entertainment. Ready to be transported to an idyllic island escape in your own backyard? Dress to impress and take off to Caribbean on The Lawn, on now until Sunday December 13. more

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Rally the troops for a family friendly outing for the one-off TM Sundays bash at Miami Marketta
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Rally the troops for a family friendly outing for the one-off TM Sundays bash at Miami Marketta

Before kids the world is your oyster. You can go anywhere, anytime with nothing but your phone and wallet. Add one or more little people into the mix and suddenly things change, drastically. You inevitably pack the entire contents of your house and view outings very differently – places you once loved become terrifying cold-sweat inducing experiences and vice versa, places you never even noticed before become havens of solace. If you're in need of an outing that isn't attached to a playground, TM Sundays at Miami Marketta is right up your alley.  more


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Florals, flavours and furry-friend outings – our top five things to check out at Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
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Florals, flavours and furry-friend outings – our top five things to check out at Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

The longest-running floral event of its kind in Australia and the premiere celebration of all things spring – Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers continues to bloom in its 71st year. Picture-perfect flora, plenty of family-friendly fun and local foodie adventures are all on offer over the course of the entertainment-filled festival from September 18–27. So you know what events to make the roadtrip for (there are more than 30 of them!), we have curated our top five picks of (horti)cultural adventures to get around – from dog-friendly activities and street-art walking tours to grand floral parades and Ferris-wheel rides. Read on to discover what to add to your calendar ... more

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Take a virtual trip through our land down under – Tourism Australia presents Live from Aus
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Take a virtual trip through our land down under – Tourism Australia presents Live from Aus

Travelling is a bit of a sore spot right now – overseas trips are currently a no-go and even interstate travel is still banned – but that won't stop us from planning our next holiday. Set to inspire some serious domestic wanderlust, Tourism Australia has curated an entire weekend – aptly named Live from Aus – of exclusive access to some of the most awe-inspiring travel experiences Australia has to offer. So tune in from Saturday May 16 to Sunday May 17 to enjoy some dead-set amazing travel content – think iconic Aussie landmarks, award-winning restaurants, cuddly koalas and workouts with Chris Hemsworth's trainers. more

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Heads up frothy fiends – Australia's first virtual beer festival is happening
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Heads up frothy fiends – Australia’s first virtual beer festival is happening

As the legendary Bob Dylan once mused, the times they are a-changin' and change they have. If you've been missing afternoons down at your local and beer-fuelled festivities, you aren't alone but we have a snippet of good news to help ease some of the pain. Heads up frothy fiends, Australia's first virtual beer festival is happening on Friday June 5 so go ahead and clear your calendar. more

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Let's sip! QT has launched an outdoor summer high tea featuring bottomless jugs of Aperol
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Let’s sip! QT has launched an outdoor summer high tea featuring bottomless jugs of Aperol

Sure, treating yourself to a fancy high tea is a fun activity ... but so is knocking back spritzes in the sun with your pals. If you're sitting there thinking 'how great would it be if the two were combined', then we have news for you. QT Gold Coast has launched a new Summer High Tea – and it involves bottomless (yes, bottomless!) Aperol and plenty of sunshine. Just BYO pals. more

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Live gigs to karma kegs – show your support at these local fundraising events for bushfire relief
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Live gigs to karma kegs – show your support at these local fundraising events for bushfire relief

Our country is hurting and it needs our help, whether it's from direct donations (go you!), supporting some of the amazing businesses that have pledged a percentage of profits (take a peek at our list here) or heading along to a charity event and parting with some pennies. If you're keen for the latter, here are a few local fundraising events for you to hit with the crew. more