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 -
Broadbeach Christmas Carols 2019
When: 14th December, 2019
Time: 3pm – family activities start. 6pm – Carols commence
Where: Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach
Cost: Free entry + free parking at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre from 3pm
Sponsored by Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and hosted by 102.9 Hot Tomato, the Carols kick off at 6pm and include performances by the Gold Coast Youth Orchestra, Gold Coast Youth Choir, the very talented Martin Crewes and Rachel Beck. Don’t miss the fireworks show at the end of the night!
Tugun Lights Up 2018
When: 30th November to 14th December – Christmas light displays
When: 30th November, 2019 from 4:30pm – Celebration night
Where: Tugun Village, Southern Gold Coast
Entering it’s 7th 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 30th of November will include fun for the whole family with entertainment, Christmas market stalls, dining under the stars next to the iconic Fig trees and a visit from Santa.
White Christmas Movie World Gold Coast
When: Select dates from 6th to 22nd December, 2019
Where: Movie World theme park Gold Coast
Cost: from $27.00 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.
Mayor’s Christmas Carols
When: 7th December, 2019
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 including David Campbell with special guest Emma Pask and supported by Brothers 3 and local trio Sirens.
The kids will love the The Grinch Live show, and the whole family will be wowed by the fireworks display to top off the night.
When: Saturday 7th of December, 2019
Time: 7pm to 11:45pm
Where: Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach
Cost: $155 per person, $1,500 for a table of 10 people
This festive night out at the GCCEC includes a four course dinner, a 4.5 hour premium beverage package, and live music by Queen Tribute band 'Killer Queen' as well as Magic Carpet Ride. Great for corporate events or groups of friends looking for a great night out.
Christmas Markets GC
When: 20th to 22nd of December, 2019
Where: Broadwater Parklands, Southport
Cost: Free entry
From 4pm until 10pm on the 20th, 21st and 22nd of December the Broadwater Parklands will host the Christmas Markets GC. Enjoy the atmosphere as christmas lights twinkle amongst the stalls selling unique gifts and Yuletide treats. In addition to the market stalls there will be family friendly entertainment and activities, gold coin donation gift wrapping, carols and a visit from Santa!
Christmas in Surfers Paradise
When: 20th to 24th December, 2019
Where: Surfers Paradise
It’s Christmas Gold Coast style with a life-sized snow globe, photo opportunities with Santa's at his Beach Bungalow and the Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets operating across Christmas in Surfers Paradise from Friday the 20th of December to Monday the 23rd of December from 5pm.
Carols on the Beach Surfers Paradise
When: Sunday 22nd December, 2019
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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