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

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

Saturday July 15 at 4.35pm // Metricon Stadium, Nerang-Broadbeach Rd, Carrara

Show your true colours in your red, gold and blue when your SUNS v Collingwood this Saturday at Metricon Stadium. Buy a 3 game blockbuster family pass & bring another family for free*! You’ll not only get access to see your SUNS take on Collingwood but also Richmond and Essendon in the last 3 home games of the season plus you can bring along your friends family of 4 for free to all 3 games! It’s much more than footy with entertainment including free face painting, kids activities, Woolworths AFL playground and live music from 3pm. Plus remember your footy for Macca’s Kick 2 Kick on-field after the game.

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Now thru to Sunday July 16 // Various locations, Surfers Paradise

Take a step back in time and pay tribute to the world’s greatest music legends with ten days of FREE classic entertainment at VIVA Surfers Paradise! VIVA will dazzle and delight fans with the best tribute artists from around the world to bring back the music of yesteryear. Over ten days, enjoy amazing live performances tributing Elvis, Queen, John Lennon and The Blues Brothers, a car show ‘n’ shine, and of course the ever-popular Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist (ETA) Contest!

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Saturday July 15 from 8am – 9pm & Sunday July 16 from 8am – 4pm // Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, 1/57 Burnside Rd, Stapylton

The 2017 Ormeau Fair is one of the highlights of the year on the northern end of the Gold Coast. There’s a wonderful program of competitions and activities, and all monies raised during the Ormeau Fair go straight back into the community to help support schools, hospitals, underprivileged people and many other charity organisations. Join in with supporting the wonderful volunteers from Ormeau Lions who contribute greatly to their community, with a fantastic range of activities over 2 days of fun and entertainment! It is all about turning up and having a great time for all the family.

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Saturday July 15 & Sunday July 16 // Springbrook National Park, Springbrook Rd, Springbrook

The Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast will return in July with 48km and 96km course options through the beautiful Springbrook National Park. The 96km course is definitely a bucket list item to tick off, as it is commonly referred to as the toughest team endurance event in Australia; 96km of winding tracks through the Gold Coast hinterland, 5000m of vertical elevation to climb (and descend!) and 13 checkpoints to get through. It’s time to prove to yourself that you can go above and beyond what you think your limits are and do something truly extraordinary.

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Sunday July 16 from 9am – 12pm // Broadwater Parklands, Marine Pde, Southport

You probably know it as the ‘happiest 5k on the planet’, but this year The Color Run is back and they’re bringing you and your little one’s wildest dreams to life with their all-new Dream World Tour! This is one event that is sure to fill photo albums with stunningly colourful photos and fill hearts with beautiful memories for years to come. The Color Run Dream World Tour is an explosion of colour, music and happiness that is sure to wow runners of all ages. With dreamy clouds of fairy-floss foam, vibrant new colours and a course full of music and giant unicorns (you read that right!), this really is what dreams – and perfect family memories – are made of. Under 5’s get to run for free!

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Sunday July 16 from 2pm // John Laws Park, Goodwin Tce, Burleigh Heads

Come and enjoy free music in the park at Burleigh Point for the whole month of July! Roll out the picnic blanket, bring your kids, and call your friends! There will be food trucks, face painting and free family fun.

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Monday July 17 from 9am – 10am // Billington Park, Billington St, Labrador

Need some adult time to be active? Come and enjoy a rewarding parents’ fitness program followed by a combined parent and preschoolies games and activities session. The class is designed for parents and children aged two to six years. Childcare provided.

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

Little Paccas, join in on Tuesday for the Paw Patrol Live Show and Workshop! Kids will enjoy a live show, meet and greet their favourite Paw Patrol characters, followed by a craft workshop where they can design and decorate their very own Paw Patrol Badge to take home!

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Wednesday July 19 at 12.30pm // Various locations, Event Cinemas

Come, relax and catch a movie at the Bring Your Baby sessions. More movies, more sessions, more choice! Bring Your Baby session times can vary between locations. Please be sure to check your local cinema’s session time. As a guide, the session start times vary between 10am – 12:40pm, depending on your chosen cinema.

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Friday July 21 thru to Sunday July 23 from 10am – 5pm // North Byron Parklands, Tweed Valley Way, Wooyung

Calling all pint-sized punks and sandpit moshers! Splendour’s resident cool kid on the block, Little Splendour, will return to the grassy fields of North Byron Parklands this July, filled to the brim with kids-only adventures. Designed exclusively for parents and their ankle-biters, Little Splendour is a plentiful oasis to relax and play. With special zones designed for both littlies and tweens, Little Splendour has something for the whole fam with loads of fun stuff happening!

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