You don't have to break the bank to have fun on the GC!
Strapped for cash but looking for some classic GC action? You've come to the right place. Exploring the city like a local is honestly way more rewarding and cheaper than just hitting up the tourist hot spots, so here's the best places to visit on the cheap!
Look at me, look at me, look at meeeee!
Kath & Kim has the enduring cultural legacy in Australia that only something quite so Aussie can. Soapy romance, heartbreaking betrayal, and even international intrigue full the minutes of this iconic sitcom, so sit back and enjoy a Kath & Kim top 10 list! It’s noice, it’s interesting, very different.
Binge Before Christmas
Christmas is fast approaching. With less than a week until the big man comes down the chimney, it’s time to binge watch these iconic Christmas films. Grab your popcorn and find a comfy seat on the couch to enjoy these classics. Happy holidays!
SUMMER-LOVING, HAPPENED SO FAST…
Endless pineapple purple skies, chilled cheeky bevvy’s and adventurous nights… ahhh everything we love about the summertime! Sadly, it’s nearing the end of Summer but don’t be disheartened… that doesn’t mean it’s also the end of what the vibrant Gold Coast has to offer! This week we’re showing you all things new and fun on the GC, in hopes to help your transition from care-free summer days be a little less gloomy, keeping you looking forward to so much more light and life!
Prepare For A Weekend Of Food, Movies & Good Times
Ever dreamed of taking the weekend off, grabbing your boyfie and your best friends and spending the entire time eating popcorn, drinking your favourite drinks and chilling out watching movies? If you're a film buff, an aspiring film-maker or just a lover of good times, chances are you'll love Sanctuary Cove's annual Film Festival - And there's no shortage of reasons why.
Wine, Dine & Have A Dang Good Time
One of the fantastic things about living on the Gold Coast is that life is never boring. With beautiful beaches, incredible restaurants, quirky bars and plenty of events, we've always got something to do, somewhere to be! With new restaurants opening, Timezone officially returning and the Sanctuary Cove Film Fest coming back for another year running, we have plenty to look forward to!
All Of Your Rainy Day Cures
We know... When it's raining cats and dogs, it's kind of hard to get out of the house. With the rain pouring down and April looming over we're starting to feel a little bit stir-crazy - So what better cure than to grab a raincoat and some friends and enjoy life on the Coast in the rain! Whether it's catching a film at the Gold Coast Film Fest or simply enjoying a cup of coffee with friends, life is always better when you're out and about... So we know exactly where you should go.
PS: Don't forget your umbrella!
Film, Food & Fabulous Times!
Well it's official, Summer is gone. Autumn is here and the warmer days are numbered, so why not take the opportunity to enjoy the last of our Summer days and get out and have some fun? With the return of the GC Film Fest on the way, Victoria's famous Spiegeltent due any minute now and two incredible eatery's ready to serve you, you're never short of options when it comes to hump day cures. So grab your friends and enjoy the last of the warm Summer nights!
Movies, Music & Summer Menu's!
If your schedule isn't already packed with Christmas shopping, family events and work functions, you'll want to make some room for this weeks events. Seriously. With Christmas right around the corner (hello carols and Christmas decorations!), the Coast is turning it up, with plenty of super exciting events coming up to entertain everyone this school holidays! Head down to Marie Anita's and taste test their brand new Summer menu with your gal pals, or dress up and enjoy the finer things in life with the Sanctuary Cove Film Fest or HOTA's latest musical performance! There's plenty to eat and plenty to do... But what will you do first?
Food, Film and Festivals Galore!
Bring your wallet and party pants - The Easter long weekend is here, and we're totally ready to party! With exclusive new rooftop bars set to open up as well as two huge festivals coming to the Coast in the upcoming weeks (film buffs and festival-goers, this one's for you!), there's plenty to do - The only question is, where will you go first?
For The Artists
This week is all about art. From Film Festivals to Photography and with a new art studio popping up right in the centre of Surfers, this week's flavour is creativity. Whether you're a film buff, a photography critic or just wanting to dabble in art, there's something going on for you - But if you're just looking for good food, Steampunk and Hennessy Lounge Bar are the places for you!
One of Five Double Passes | in cinemas August 17
Want to win a double in-season pass (each valued at $44) to see the fabulous new French film (English language) called MADAME, starring Academy Award nominees Toni Collette and Harvey Keitel alongside Spanish fashion icon/actress Rossy De Palma? Read on....
A documentary detailing space travel to Mars, a comedy about a misfit navigating her first day at a new school, and an observation of the subtle intricacies of Surfers Paradise and its laconic residents are among a dozen cinematic masterpieces revealed as finalists in the 2017 Shorts in Paradise Festival (SIPFest).
Presented by the Surfers Paradise Alliance in partnership with the Gold Coast Film Festival, SIPFest is an esteemed event for emerging filmmakers, boasting a total cash prize pool of $8,000 across eight award categories.
Lights, Camera, Action | 31March – 10 April
Strut down a red carpet with some of Australia's top actors, film-makers and producers at the Gold Coast Film Festival of course! Enjoy the cool night breeze as you enjoy internationally acclaimed dramas, locally made independent films and every other genre imaginable. We're shouting lights, camera, action on this film festival!