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Cooly Rocks On™ Gives Buskers a Chance to Shine

Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Reckon you’ve got what it takes to shake, rattle and roll alongside the nation’s best rock, rockabilly and swing performers? ..

Pinball Challenge Returns to Cooly Rocks On™

Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Cooly Rocks On™ Pinball Challenge will make a return in 2017 from 9:30am – 3:00pm on Sunday 11 June, as the best in the country test their flipper and combo skills over one massive day. ..

Crowds Enjoy Classic Surf Films at Kirra Hill

Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Gold Coast Film Festival rolled through town in April and the Southern Gold Coast was proud to host back to back nights of outdoor cinema, screening Surf Classics at Kirra Hill Community Centre.  ..

CSGC Welcomes Major Sponsors to Cooly Rocks On™

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Australia’s coolest 50s and 60s Nostalgia Festival, Cooly Rocks On™ is just around the corner, kicking off from 7 - 11 June, 2017, and it wouldn’t be possible without the support of the festival’s major sponsors.   ..

Indigenous Locals Take Lead for WSL Opening

Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Before the pros hit the waves at Snapper Rocks for the opening round of the 2017 WSL World Championship Tour, a welcome to Country and Indigenous/Pro surfer challenge will again form part of an Indigenous opening event on Monday 13 March.   ..

Gold Coast Film Festival Heads South

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has partnered with the annual Gold Coast Film Festival to bring a surf-inspired line-up of flicks to our southern shores in April, including the original 1966 surf cult classic, The Endless Summer, and family favourite, Surfs Up, over two special nights at Kirra Hill. ..

Boost your Business with Sustainability Seminar

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2017

Contribute to the local community, give back to the planet and boost your business by attending a free seminar on The Secrets of Success by Sustainability.  ..

Cooly Gets Set to Shake, Rattle ‘N Roll

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2017

Get ready to rock – Cooly Rocks On 2017 has officially launched with a new look and a new website in the lead up to the annual June festival. This year, Cooly Rocks On will feature everyone’s favourite events jam packed into five days of non-stop, free daytime entertainment from June 7 – 11.  ..

Southern Gold Coast to Provide Stunning Backdrop for GC2018 Road Races

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2017

The Southern Gold Coast has been announced as the start and finish line for three free Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games events. The cycling road race, cycling time trial and race walk will all commence from Currumbin's iconic beachfront when the Games take place in April 2018.  ..

Seaside Sounds Sets Sights on Kirra and Coolangatta

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017

Summer on the Southern Gold Coast just reached a whole new level, with Kirra and Coolangatta gearing up to play host to Seaside Sounds, a series of free summer concerts to be held over February and March. ..

QLD Govt Gives Green Light for Iconic Surf Event

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2017

The Queensland Government has confirmed their support of the WSL Quiksilver and Roxy Pro at Snapper Rocks through to 2018, with the event set to take over the Southern Gold Coast once again this year from 14 – 25 March, 2017. ..

Tugun Lights Up Launch a Success

Posted on Monday, December 05, 2016

Despite dramatic displays of lightning and some rain showers, nothing could dampen the spirit of the Tugun community who came out in force on Saturday for the launch of the annual Tugun Lights Up celebration. The Street Party brought crowds into the heart of Tugun Village, with great support from the traders this year.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Secures U23 Beach Volleyball Nationals

Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2016

Coolangatta’s Beach Volleyball Courts will once again play host to a nationwide event as the U23 Beach Volleyball National Championships hit the Southern Gold Coast from 20 – 22 January, 2017. ..

Coolangatta Sets Stage for Free Christmas Carols

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2016

Queen Elizabeth Park will come alive with the spirit of Christmas on Sunday 11 December as The Strand presents the free Coolangatta Christmas Carols in the park. The whole family will enjoy a night of Christmas-inspired entertainment, with performances by Rudolph and his friends, carols by local community choir, The Voice Weavers, and a final set by folk band, The Bostocks.  ..

Southern Gold Coast to Host Free Events at GC2018

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016

The southern Gold Coast is preparing to play host to several events in the 2018 Commonwealth Games, including the Cycling Time Trial and the Race Walk. ..

Gold Coast Open House Unlocks Currumbin’s Ecovillage

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016

On Saturday November 5, Gold Coast Open House will unlock the city’s most interesting buildings and spaces, giving the public a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes and explore for one day only. This year, the free event is expanding its footprint south and giving locals the chance to wander through the Ecovillage at Currumbin – the multi-award winning sustainable development in the Currumbin Valley.    ..

ABC’s Nicole Dyer to Host Coolangatta Christmas Carols

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016

91.7 ABC Gold Coast’s Nicole Dyer will be hosting the 2016 Coolangatta Christmas Carols from 6:00-8:00pm on 11 December at Queen Elizabeth Park. ..

Tugun Lights Up Again in 2016

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2016

Planning for the 2016 Tugun Lights Up is now in full swing, with a street party planned for Saturday 3 December to kick off a month long celebration of Christmas in Tugun Village. Businesses will again be lit up to create a festive atmosphere and bring the spirit of Christmas into the heart of the village for everyone to enjoy.   ..

Five Events Not to Miss in October

Posted on Friday, September 30, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast is gearing up as the place to be throughout the month of October, as the coastal paradise plays host to some of the biggest and most exciting events on offer. ..

Love to Ride Cycling Challenge Encourages Active Workplaces

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Love to Ride is a free workplace cycling challenge during November which aims to get more Gold Coasters cycling around our beautiful city. There are hundreds of prizes to be won, including movie tickets, bikes, morning tea and more. All you have to do is ride for just 10 minutes and log your ride to win. ..

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