Christmas events on the Gold Coast
Christmas is just around the corner so we've rounded up the best Christmas events happening across the Gold Coast to get you into the festive spirit -
Mayor’s Christmas Carols
When: 1st December, 2018
Time: 2pm – family friendly activities start, 5pm – Carols commence
Where: Broadwater Parklands Southport
Cost: Free entry
Presented by Mercedes-Benz Gold Coast these carols are regarded as the premier Christmas event on the Gold Coast! The evening promises an impressive line-up of musical talent such as Kate Ceberano and Anthony Callea.
The kids will love the PJ Masks Christmas show, and the whole family will be wowed by the the fireworks display to top off the night.
A variety of food trucks will be available on the night.
Tugun Lights Up 2018
When: 1st December to 31th December, 2018 – Christmas light displays
When: 1st December, 2018 from 4pm – Celebration night
Where: Tugun Village, Southern Gold Coast
Entering it’s 6th year this annual Gold Coast event is all about community spirit with the local businesses of the seaside village coming together with Christmas light displays in the shopfront windows.
The opening evening on the first of December will include fun for the whole family with live entertainment, carolling, kids face painting and market stalls.
Centre of Christmas
When: 7th of December, 2018
Time: 7pm to 11:30pm
Where: Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach
Cost: $145 per person, $1,400 for a table of 10 people
This festive night out at the GCCEC includes a seafood and Christmas buffet, a 4.5 hour premium beverage package, and live music by Magic Carpet Ride. Great for corporate events or groups of friends looking for a great night ut.
Broadbeach Christmas Carols 2018
When: 8th December, 2018
Time: 3pm – family activities start 6pm – Carols commence
Where: Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach
Cost: Free entry
Sponsored by Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and hosted by 102.9 Hot Tomato, the Carols kick off at 6pm and includes performances by the Gold Coast Youth Orchestra, Gold Coast Choir, Signature Dance, the very talented Martin Crewes and Danielle Everett. There will also be and more. Don’t miss the 7:30-8pm fireworks show.
White Christmas Movie World Gold Coast
When: Select dates from 9th to 23rd December, 2018
Where: Movie World theme park Gold Coast
Cost: from $25.00 per person
Don't miss the magic of White Christmas at Movie World on the Gold Coast. You'll be forgiven for thinking that you've left the balmy Queensland summer for a northern Christmas with this enchanting event that includes a White Christmas Parade, rides, face painting, a Christmas Village, Christmas Tree, Santa meet and greet and much more.
Christmas in Surfers Paradise
When: 13thto -24th December, 2018
Where: Surfers Paradise
It’s Christmas Gold Coast style with roving carollers, a giant advent calendar, quirky Christmas trees, a Bugs Bunny Meet & Greet, and Santa decked out in his summer boardies at his beach shack! Bring your camera so you can grab a selfie!
Carols on the Beach
When: 23rd December, 2018
Where: Surfers Paradise Beach
Cost: Free entry
Held directly on the beach, yep on the sand, this is always a fun night out. Supported by a great line-up of local talent and a spectacular fireworks display to top off the night.
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