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Gold Coast Events // April 14 to April 21, 2017

Gold Coast Events // April 14 to April 21, 2017

Sunday April 16 from 10am – 3pm // The Marine Village, Sanctuary Cove

The popular Easter Eggstravaganza is back for one very egg-citing day this Easter Sunday! Grab some-bunny special and get set for a happy, hoppy day, with a host of free activities for all ages, and even a special visit from the star of the show himself, the Easter Bunny. The Marine Village will be transformed into a colourful wonderland of Easter-themed fun, with kid-friendly entertainment from 10am to 3pm, including giant inflatables, bungy trampolines, as well as pony rides, a baby animal farm, craft activities, face painting and more.

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Now thru to Monday April 17 from 10am – 12pm // SkyPoint Observation Deck, Level 77, Q1 Resort, 9 Hamilton Ave, Surfers Paradise

These Easter school holidays the Circus is coming to the SkyPoint Observation Deck and is guaranteed to keep your troupe seriously entertained 230 metres above the ground. From Wednesday April 12 to Monday April 17, you can take your school holiday fun to new heights under the big top at SkyPoint with a host of free circus cheer all included in the general admission price.

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Friday April 14 thru to Monday April 17 // Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, 28 Tomewin St, Currumbin

Celebrate Easter at the Sanctuary, Open all long weekend. With Adults at kid’s prices, it’s fun for everyone this Easter long weekend. Celebrate Easter with activities and surprises for the kids! And wish a Happy Easter to our bilbies who may be shy but oh so sweet! For a limited time only enjoy Adults @ Kids prices, so everyone can feel like a kid again!

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Saturday April 15 from 9am – 1pm // Capri on Via Roma, 15-21 Via Roma, Isle of Capri

Meet and greet with the Easter Bunny, face painting, balloon artistry and helium balloons, animal farm, Easter egg give-aways, food tasting, competitions and prizes. Don’t miss this wonderful day of free family fun!

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Saturday April 15 & Sunday April 16 at 10am, 1.30pm & 4.30pm // Kurrawa Pratten Park, Old Burleigh Rd, Broadbeach

Created by acclaimed Australian arts company Legs On The Wall, Highly Sprung is a new, outdoor, trampoline spectacle that will bounce its way into Broadbeach as part of Bleach* Festival 2017. This dynamic new work takes place on a series of Olympic sized trampolines, binding acrobatics, dance, physical theatre and music into an irresistible collision of performance and playground. Choreographic, acrobatic and storytelling skills will wow in this physical theatre piece that explores the everyday challenges of four people finding it difficult to start the day. Following each performance, the stage becomes a public playground, as you the audience – young and old – are invited in to kick off your shoes and become part of the Bleach* Festival cast!

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Monday April 17 thru to Saturday April 22 from 11am – 2pm // Tweed City Shopping Centre, 54 Minjungbal Dr, Tweed Heads

Bring along your family, bring along your friends, and join in the fun and activities at the Kung Fu Panda free workshops at Tweed City Shopping Centre!

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Tuesday April 18 from 9.30am – 1pm // Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach

Little Paccas is a free kids’ club for preschool aged kids and parents. On the third Tuesday of each month, Pacific Fair hosts a number of free events and activities to entertain and delight kids. Join in this month for the Mini Monsters Show from Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary! Come along to discover and explore the world of Mini Monsters in an interactive live show! You will be shown that you don’t need to be afraid of the littlest insects and you’ll even have the chance for an upclose encounter!

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Wednesday April 19 thru to Sunday April 30 // Various locations, Gold Coast

The Gold Coast Film Festival celebrates and promotes all aspects of film and filmmaking from one of Australia’s pre-eminent filmmaking locations and holiday destinations – the Gold Coast! From internationally acclaimed dramas, comedies and genre films, locally made indie gems and family features, the GCFF offers a culturally diverse, interactive and engaging program of film, events and special guests. For filmmakers and students alike the festival runs a series of free seminars and workshops to educate, inspire and embrace the Gold Coast as a filmmaking destination.

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Friday April 21 thru to Sunday April 23 // Surfers Paradise Foreshore, Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise is set to bring the heat with the return of their annual Step Up Surfers Paradise dance competition.  Step Up Surfers Paradise has partnered with the Australian Dance Cup, showcasing national and international dance professionals competing against each other in various dance genres. The Mecca of all things dance, Step Up Surfers Paradise transforms the beachfront into a pulsing dance arena where you have the opportunity to showcase your dance skills and perform in front of internationally renowned hip-hop choreographer Jasmine Meakin. With waves crashing in the background and soft sand a stone throw away, dance-lovers of all ages will battle it to take out the highly acclaimed titled of Step Up Surfers Paradise Champion!

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Now thru to Sunday April 23 // Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Centre-Wide, Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach

For the first time in Australia, Pacific Fair presents the Where’s Wally? Happiness Hunt! Let your imagination go wild as you explore the ‘Where’s Wally? Happiness Hunt’. Pacific Fair will transform into the Land of Wallies with a gigantic Where’s Wally? display. Plus, there are activities to keep the young and the young at heart busy all day! Including craft villages, never seen before memorabilia, and of course, a Where’s Wally? search and find!

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Places to go and fun things to do. Stacks of ideas to entertain the kids these school holidays. Keep the kids busy and happy with activities from roller skating to outdoor adventures!
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Check out our April calendar for all of the coolest food, fashion and art and craft markets in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast!
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