Are you staying with us these September school holidays or during November? You’ve picked a wonderful time to visit the Gold Coast because Surfers Paradise has some seriously exciting local events that you won’t want to miss. Just moments from our self-contained holiday apartments you’ll be guaranteed to make the most of your stay just steps from some of the best Gold Coast attractions, cafes and restaurants, beaches, and of course events!
Surfers Paradise Kids Week
From Saturday the 28th of September to Friday the 4th of October Surfers Paradise will be transformed into the ultimate kids zone, with so much to see and do you’ll need more than just one day to experience it all!
This is an annual family friendly event, and this year is looking to be bigger and better than ever before. Kids of all ages (and those that are young at heart) will love getting involved with all of the free activities along the streets, Esplanade, and Surfers Paradise Beach.
Meet Justice League superheroes, battle villains, enjoy children’s shows, and meet real life heroes. Kids can get their faces painted, dance parties, singing, enjoy live aerial performances and get creative with arts and crafts. Join in the kids burger masterclass, participate in a stand up paddleboard session or a ninja class. You can view the full program here.
Coming back again to Surfers, Jimmy Barnes will be heading to Home of the Arts to perform his headlining tour “Shutting Down Your Town” on the 20th of October. The show includes special guests Jet- known for the hit single “Are You Gonna Be My Girl” - and ARIA nominated performers Thirsty Merc - famous for their ARIA top 20 charting single “20 Good Reasons.”
Jimmy Barnes himself is an iconic Australian artist and “Working Class Man” and will be stepping up a HOTA to deliver an electrifying evening of Oz rock that will have you singing along at the top of your lungs. He will be performing at the Outdoor Stage where you can pull up a spot on the grassy hill to watch, or get up and dance to your hearts content. Grab your tickets for this fantastic event here.
Gold Coast 600
Each year race car and motoring enthusiasts return to the streets of Surfers Paradise and Main Beach for the Supercars Vodafone Gold Coast 600. From the 25th to the 27th of October, you can join in on all the adrenalin filled action of the Supercar races, street festival, entertainment, and party atmosphere!
From Superutes to Porsches, Aussie Racecars and GT’s, there’s more motorsport action than even the biggest motoring enthusiast can handle. Step behind the scenes with a Pitt Lane walk and watch the teams and drivers prep for their 600km endurance race. Families will love the Superkids Zone with an inflatable race track and tyre changing games. Grab a cold one at Coopers Roll Bar or the Hino Sports Deck. Stock up on official Supercar gear at Merchandise Alley. Find out more about the program here.
Grab your Surfers Paradise accommodation for these great upcoming events with a stay at Enderley Gardens.