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Entertainment Lines Up for Cooly Rocks On

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast’s biggest festival is just around the corner, hitting Coolangatta, Kirra and Tweed from June 3 – 13. Whether it is music, cars or family fun, there is no shortage of events and entertainment to suit all ages.  ..

Bleach* Festival Wraps for Another Year

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2016

The annual Bleach* Festival has swept across the Southern Gold Coast, and the city, for another year, leaving in its wake a trail of art, culture, tastes and sounds to savour until its return in March, 2017. This year's Toolona Street Festival was another great success, along with new events for the Southern Gold Coast, including Shifting Sands, Luminaries, The Strand to the Sand and the Opera Salvaggio at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. ..

Beach Handball Champs kicks up Cooly sand

Posted on Wednesday, March 02, 2016

The Australian Beach Handball Championships and Oceania Beach Handball Championships were held at Coolangatta Beach over the last weekend in February, providing a great spectacle for locals and visitors.  ..

Opportunities for Business Promotion at Beach Handball Championships

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The 2016 Australian and Oceanic Beach Handball Championships will be hosted at Coolangatta Beach from 25 – 28 February. The event organisers are looking for local businesses to get behind the event by supplying any equipment they have to gain exposure for their business in return for providing a great event atmosphere down on the beach.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Lines Up for Big Year of Events

Posted on Thursday, January 07, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast is set for a big year of events in 2016 according to tourism and economic development body, Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC).  ..

Kirra Hill Gallery Seeking Local Artists to Exhibit

Posted on Monday, January 04, 2016

The Kirra Hill Community Centre in Garrick Street, Coolangatta, is seeking local artists to exhibit their work at the Centre's free Art Gallery space.  ..

CSGC is now on YouTube

Posted on Saturday, November 28, 2015

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has launched a YouTube channel, creating a visual storyboard to promote our beautiful region.  ..

Second Annual Buskers Event Wraps Up

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Buskers by the Creek 2015 was another great success, held on 17 and 18 October at Winders Park, Currumbin. Thousands turned out to be entertained by the unique mix of bands, solo artists, street performers, acrobats, yoga classes, skydivers, fire twirling and more – all happening across the free two-day event.  
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Currumbin Waters Family Day at Alleygators

Posted on Monday, October 12, 2015

Come along and enjoy a fun family day in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere at the Currumbin Waters Family Day at Alleygators Rugby Union Club in Bienvenue Drive. Chill-out with family and friends and meet other local residents. Pack a picnic or grab a bite from the community barbecue. Enjoy free activities and live music, find out about local family activities and celebrate Grandparents Day. ..

Southern Gold Coast Takes Out Music Awards

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015


Two Southern Gold Coast entrants took out major awards at the Gold Coast Music Awards held in July. The inaugural Currumbin music event, Buskers by the Creek, won Live Music Event of the Year, and the Soundlounge at Currumbin RSL took out top spot for Live Music Venue of the Year.

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New Events for Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Several exciting new events are making their way to the Southern Gold Coast later this year. Coming to our Southern shores in late September, the Gold Coast Festival of Kites is a first for the city, and builds on the much-loved event which commenced as the Kirra Kite Festival several years ago.  ..

La Costa Rocks with Retro Street Party

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

In the spirit of Cooly Rocks On, retro-themed La Costa Motel at Bilinga is hosting its own Retro Beachside Street Party on Sunday 31 May to celebrate the opening weekend of the country’s biggest nostalgia festival taking over the Southern Gold Coast.   ..

Tourism Operators Invited to ‘Conversations with Industry’

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015

Tourism Events Queensland (TEQ) are partnering with Gold Coast Tourism to invite local tourism businesses to a special forum ‘Conversations with Industry’ on this Wednesday 29 April at the Gold Coast Turf Club.   ..

Buskers by the Creek to Return in 2015

Posted on Thursday, February 05, 2015

Buskers by the Creek 2015 has received approval and will be back in Winders Park, Currumbin on 17 and 18 October 2015. The outdoor music and entertainment event attracted crowds of over 10,000 people in its inaugural year last year, and organisers will be busy holding various “Side Street” events at various locations throughout the year to promote the festival to new audiences. As such they are anticipating an even greater crowd in 2015.  ..

Martin Grunstein Returns

Posted on Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Back by popular demand, business guru Martin Grunstein is returning to the Southern Gold Coast to host his entertaining customer service seminar at the Currumbin RSL on Wednesday February 18, 2015. ..

Gold Coast Festival of Kites

Posted on Tuesday, December 09, 2014

CSGC is joining forces with Surfers Paradise Alliance and Broadbeach Alliance to create an annual ‘Gold Coast Festival of Kites’ next year. The entire coastline of the Gold Coast will become a kaleidoscope of colour during the festival, planned for September 2015. ..

CSGC & V8 Superfest Beach Walk Party

Posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Rev(d) Head Beach Walk Party, presented by CSGC and V8 Superfest was held on Saturday 18th October along Coolangatta foreshore. Walkers turned out for a relaxing 3km walk to enjoy the outdoors, and later joined in a bit of aerial photo fun!   ..

Buskers by the Creek

Posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Over 10,000 people flocked to Winders Park on the weekend of 18-19 October, to watch more than 140 performers showcase their talents along Currumbin’s creek scape for the inaugural Buskers by the Creek event.   ..

Martin Grunstein Seminar

Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014

Southern Gold Coast businesses packed out the Currumbin RSL to hear from one of Australia’s most sought-after motivational speakers, Martin Grunstein, at a free breakfast seminar in August hosted by CSGC.   ..

CSGC Launches New Website

Posted on Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Our new look website www.southerngoldcoast.com.au has officially launched this week. All Southern Gold Coast businesses are encouraged to view the website and check the details of their free Business listing courtesy of Connecting Southern Gold Coast, or contact us to be added to the database.  ..

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