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The Ultimate Family Easter Fun Guide

5 Awesome Activities on the Gold Coast

 The Ultimate Family Easter Fun Guide

With Easter around the corner and the holidays in the now, keeping the kids entertained can be a struggle, the little tuckers running around on a sugar high just sounds exhausting. If you need to keep on top of work, or just some alone time, luckily for you we have the inside scoop on what the Gold Coast has to offer these holidays so you can entertain the kids whilst keeping your sanity.

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Painting, Pretzels & Secret Paradise!

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Can you believe it... We're already in April! This year is flying by and we can't wait to see what the Gold Coast has in store for us this week! From boozy art classes to the Coast's hottest new paradise, we've got all the secrets - And we can't wait to share them with you!

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Sip, Celebrate & Shop Your Heart Out!

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We're feeling a little bit restless this week... Maybe it's the rainy weather, or maybe it's that there's some seriously cool stuff happening around the Coast and we're itching to check it out! With the Coast's hottest new entertainment space announced this week and Aviary Rooftop Bar introducing incredible new Friday Nights all of our evening plans are sorted, and with a brand new cafe opening up in Miami all of our brunch plans are sorted too!

Powerhouse Angela Fabian's Tribute to Queen Aretha

R.E.S.P.E.C.T for the Queen of Soul!

Powerhouse Angela Fabian's Tribute to Queen Aretha

Aretha Tribute Show by Angela Fabian at HOTA

We Knew You Were Waiting for Angela Fabian. There Ain’t No Way you haven’t heard about Angela Fabian’s Aretha Franklin tribute, if you haven’t, you’ve been Day Dreamin’ for too long!

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Preen, Pamper & Par-TAY!

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Well, hello again! Looking for something fun to occupy your weekend? Well, you've come to the right place - Because boy, have we got some exciting things happening! With the launch of The YOT Club last weekend and Club Briefs coming to Miami Marketta this weekend we've got all of the booze and burlesque that you could ever desire, and with the launch of some seriously hot new Winter menu's we've got all of your mid-week brunch dates sorted too! Happy days!

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All Of Your Rainy Day Cures

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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!

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Film, Food & Fabulous Times!

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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!

Laugh The Week Away

Laugh Your Pants Off At Gold Coast Laughs Fest

Laugh The Week Away

We all know the old saying 'laughter is the best medicine', and we've got a serious case of the hump day blues - So what better way to spice up your week than with the Coast's ultimate comedy fest, Gold Coast Laughs Festival!

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Beats, Bars & Beauty!

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The weather may be causing havoc with our hair and our social lives this week, but that doesn't mean we can't get out and have fun sometimes! With a brand new beauty space, a brand new restaurant and plenty of entertainment to go around, we've got the solution to all of your mid-week blues - So don't just stand there, come out and let's go!

PS: Pants are optional!

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Good Times & Champagne Vibes!

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Are you a morning person or a night person? Would you rather start your day off with a big cup of coffee, or finish off the night with a glass of champagne? Well, with a brand new coffee space opening in Burleigh this week and only the coolest pool party ever about to go down, now you can do both! We've got plenty to see, plenty to do and plenty to drink... So let's grab the party shoes and get hoppy! Sip, sip, hooray!

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Cafes, Creations & Comedy Fests!

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Can you believe it - We're halfway through February already! The New Year excitement has worn off, Valentine's Day has passed and we've settled into the day-to-day activities of life. Sometimes it can be hard to make it past Wednesday without a cocktail or two (or three), but don't worry - With a little help from a new Coomera cafe, a Comedy Festival and some seriously creative art, your week will be a whole lot more interesting in no time! Grab your gal pals, we're going out!

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Eat, Drink & Party!

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Boy, have we got a week for you! In case Valentine's Day hasn't made your week busy enough we've just discovered a whole bunch of fab new food and fun spaces that are open and ready to be explored! So grab your wallet and put on some pants (preferably the stretchy kind), because we've got some exploring to do!

Meet The Wicked Cast

Meet The Ladies Behind Wicked The Musical!

Meet The Wicked Cast

We've all heard of the musical 'Wicked'. Hitting Broadway theatres in 2003, 'Wicked' tells the story of the two witches from 'The Wizard of Oz' describing how they first meet in the Land of Oz and their unlikely friendship that forms. Since hitting Broadway, 'Wicked' has been performed over 10,000 times, surpassing 'Phantom Of The Opera' and making it one of the most popular musicals the world has ever seen - And it's coming to the Gold Coast! Starring seasoned performer Samantha Dodemaide and Gold Coast local Emily Monsma, this production of 'Wicked' is set to be truly spectacular - So we've caught up with the stars to give you a taste of what's to come!

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Coffee, Cinemas & Kindness!

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We hate to break it to you, but Christmas is officially one week away! If you're anything like us and you haven't started your Christmas shopping yet, take a deep breath, ready your wallet and head out to the shops for some serious retail therapy. This week is sure to be pretty crazy, but if you have finished your Christmas shopping (and you've got a little change left over), why not head out to dinner at Burleigh's hottest new foodie space or grab the kids and relax with an evening of movies under the stars in Surfers Paradise? There's also a brand new coffee space opening in Marina Mirage soon - So don't worry, we've got your caffeine fix covered too! Let's go!

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Sips, Seafood & Shows!

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Well hello there, welcome back! Are you looking for a new place to hang out with mates, a new place to eat, or something to keep you occupied over the Christmas period? We'll we've got just the thing for you! Sip in style at the newly re-opened The Broadbeach, or grab a bib and tuck into some seafood at Marina Mirage's new Pop-Up Restaurant. Looking for an after dinner show? Head to Australian Outback Spectacular or The Star Gold Coast! Between fresh bars, pop-up restaurants and plenty of brand new shows, this week we've got it all!