Are you planning to visit the Gold Coast in August? You’ve picked a fantastic time for it, with a whole range of exciting events coming up in Surfers Paradise as well as the surrounding areas. Whether it’s art, culture, food, or live entertainment, you’ll love your stay in August.
GLOW - Creatures of the Night
Award winning international artists come together in collaboration to present the finest lighting installation exhibits in an interactive and breathtaking visual sensation in the Home of the Arts (HOTA) parklands and surrounds. Family fun with tailor made kids entertainment and installations, food and drink, and live performances. If you love art and culture, the energetic and visually spectacular event GLOW is just perfect for you
The Gold Coast Eisteddfod
The Gold Coast Eisteddfod is the largest competition of dance, drama, and musical talent with competitors coming from all over South East Queensland as well as Australia from primary and secondary schools as well as independent dance studios. Over the coming weeks talented young performers will go head to head to prove they are the best. Grab your tickets here.
The Gold Coast Multicultural Festival
The 12th annual Multicultural Festival on the Gold Coast is set to be bigger and better than ever! Enjoy wide ranging displays of international music and dance, indulge your taste buds with traditional delicacies and cultural classics, and browse over market 65 stalls. Kids will love the family entertainment, rides, and stage performers. It’s the perfect place to become immersed in the many cultures that are welcome on the Gold Coast, and promote understanding and appreciation within the community.
The Colour Run Love Tour
Love will certainly be in the air at the Broadwater Parklands this August! Get your running shoes on, and get ready for head-to-toe rainbows as you complete the 5km ‘Colour Run Love Tour’ through clouds of colourful pigment. As if that’s not enough fun, there’s also a bubble zone, and a foam zone! All ages and fitness levels can participate, and funds raised go to the Starlight Children’s Foundation, so it’s fun for a very good cause.
Eden Music Festival
Country Paradise Parklands is transformed with the Eden Music festival. Boasting 16+ artists from all over Australia, you’ll dig this blend of techno, house music, bass house, psy, and progressive beats. Check out the lineup and get more info here.
Almost the Greatest Gig on Earth
The 80’s. That magical time in life when leggings, giant denim jackets, and fluoro was the height of fashion. It was also a decade that produced some pretty incredible music. Hosted by Dicko, and held at the HOTA outdoor stage area, this is your chance to enjoy the best tribute acts from the 80’s in one of the best live entertainment spots on the coast. Grab your tickets or more info here.
Holiday accommodation on the Gold Coast
Looking for somewhere to stay this August, or in the coming months? Our self-contained 1 and 2 bedroom holiday apartments in Surfers Paradise are the perfect choice for a beach getaway. Close to major attractions, and of course the world famous Surfers Paradise beach, you’ll love every minute of your Gold Coast stay when you stay at Surfers Mayfair.