Parties, Paintings & Performances!
We're all about the crazy, the wild and the little bit extra. We love our food, we love our shows, and most of all, we love our booze! The brilliant minds behind Blanc de Blanc are gracing our theatres with their newest show, Deluxe Deluxe, and restaurants and bars all over the coast are providing plenty of food and entertainment to keep us going all night long. Stuff your face full of Chinese food at Lupo, wind down with a watercolour class at Burleigh Brewing Co or get your glitter on for an incredible night of shows... The Coast has got it all!
7 Things You Have To Do This Winter
Well, Winter is here. Say goodbye to the long days and short nights, the warm weather and bright, sunny skies. We're lucky enough that we only really experience cold weather for a few weeks out of the whole three months (thanks Gold Coast!), but unless you plan on being a recluse for the entire season it's a good idea to seek out some Winter alternatives to keep you occupied.
The Perfect Gifts For Mum This Mother's Day
So, have you got your present for Mum sorted yet? Oh, you totally forgot it was Mother's Day this Sunday? Instead of stressing and running to the shops to pick up chocolate and bath bombs (which I'm sure she'd love), try getting her something a little bit different this Mother's Day. Not sure what to get? We've got you covered!
Plan Your Perfect Mother's Day Out
We love Mums. They can be cool, crazy, or sometimes a little bit weird, but at the end of the day we don't know what we'd do without them (and we wouldn't exist without them). They're our role models and biggest fans, our rocks and our shoulder to cry on. They're pretty important - And they deserve to be celebrated. So we've planned the perfect Mother's Day out - With brunch dates, pamper sessions and plenty of love all mixed in, your Mum will be feeling the love this Mother's Day. But don't forget, Mum's the word!
Wellness From Within
Now that Summer has kicked the bucket, it’s time to give your skin some much-needed lovin’. The Gold Coast is still heating up, thanks to this range of natural beauty companies. Jojoba, sweet almond and jasmine are just a few of the organic delights.
Drinks, Dining, Dinosaurs!
Christmas is here! For most of us, the next week is going to involve far too much food, far too much alcohol, and far too much festive fun! This week is all about spending time with friends and family, and whether that means staying in or eating out, there's plenty to do and see. For the adults, there's plenty of food and wine ready for the tasting, but if you're still looking for the perfect Christmas gift, why not book tickets to Erth's Dinosaur Zoo?
Cute Paws and Fresh Pours
From cute paws to new pours, the Coast has something for everyone! With Christmas coming up, there's no better place to be than at the Arts Centre Markets (where you can view and make your own adorable puppy statues), but if you're getting sick of all of the festive stuff why not check out Chevron's inaugural Festival? Celebrating the new and improved Chevron Renaissance shopping centre with plenty of food and live music, it's the perfect way to spend your weekend - And once you're full, why not finish off the night at the brand new 4 Birds Tap House in Paradise Point! Weekend sorted.
From Coomera to Cooly
With Christmas right around the corner, it's no surprise that we're spoilt for choice when it comes to Christmas Carols and Markets. With Pop-Up events from Coomera to Cooly we're sure you'll find somewhere to celebrate Christmas. In case you need some help, we've got a few choice picks. With Cronuts, Carols, cheap christmas gifts and plenty of celebrations on offer, you'll be in the Christmas spirit in no time!
Music Festivals, Mayor's Carols, Bob Marley!
We all love our music festivals, and with the silly season right around the corner there's no shortage of carols, culture and celebrations to go around! Kick off Christmas with the Mayor's Carols in the Park, or celebrate culture at the Mandala Music Festival - And once the week is over, head to the NightQuarter and keep partying there!
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!
Christmas, Creations, Chocolate!
From Christmas stalls and creations to Chocolate shops, the Coast is getting ready to celebrate the craziest time of the year, and we're not holding back - Bring on the celebrations! With Christmas kicking off at NightQuarter and a brand new Nutella store opening up in Surfers (chocolate lovers beware!), there's plenty for everyone to do. So get shopping!
Clothing, Cocktails and Crafted Beer
Things are getting spooky here! With monsters due to start roaming the streets mid-next week, the Coast has kicked into full-blown Halloween mode - Complete with spooky festivals for the kids and Halloween cocktails for the adults! For those who don't celebrate Halloween, there's still plenty for you to choose from - Bag a bargain at NightQuarters rack n' rummage sale, or head on down to Broadbeach and delight your tastebuds in their Craft Beer Festival!
Fine Food, Photography, Finess
It's been wet this week. Very wet. And we all know that when it's wet, nobody likes to go out. But despite the rain and generally unpleasant weather, the Coast has powered on, opening up a delicious new range of cafes and bars that are sure to get your out of your PJ's! And once you're dressed, fed and out of the house, why not feed your creative side with one of the Coasts many creative workshops!
The best food and fashion that the Brickworks has to offer
The weather's getting warmer, the days are getting longer and Gold Coast festivals are back in full swing. From food and fashion to health and beauty, the Coast is alive and buzzing with a variety of festivals and events to welcome in Spring. Hosted every year in early September (this year it was on the 10th), the Brickwork's Inside Out event was certainly no exception - Showcasing the best of the Brickworks' food, fashion, health and beauty, it certainly wasn't a day to miss!
Bucket list for alcohol-free fun
We champion anyone who can go a whole weekend without a glass of something bubbly. That's why we have made a bucket list for all those who are strong in will power. We salute you.