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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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. ..
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 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. ..
Buskers by the Creek has announced the first of more than 250 performers who will surprise, delight and entertain audiences along the picturesque shores of Currumbin Creek on 15-16 October. Headlining this year is 12 times Golden Guitar-winner and multi ARIA Award-nominee, Adam Brand, along with contortionist, Ruby Rubberlegs. ..
August 2016 marks the 50 year anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, Vietnam. A commemorative pop up museum will be on display at the Currumbin RSL from Monday 15 August through to Friday 19 August, showcasing unique artefacts, photos and footage shared by Vietnam veterans. ..
Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) and The Strand at Coolangatta have partnered to bring free beach volleyball courts to Coolangatta on the Gold Coast. ..
The joint State Government and City of Gold Coast ‘Be My Guest’ initiative will commence on the Southern Gold Coast next month, with three dates confirmed in July. ..
Buskers by the Creek organisers are calling for talented local musicians and performers to join the entertainment line up at this year's festival. ..
ANZAC Day 2016 was again an important day on the Southern Gold Coast calendar, with Currumbin RSL’s commemorative efforts creating a strong sense of remembrance for our local community and beyond. ..
The joint State Government and City of Gold Coast ‘Be My Guest’ initiative will commence on the Southern Gold Coast shortly, with the aim of building pride in the city in the lead up to, and including, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Local small and medium businesses will be encouraged to attend a free, 7 hour presentation and get into the spirit of the Games. ..