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Gold Coast Events // June 2 to June 9, 2017

Gold Coast Events // June 2 to June 9, 2017

Saturday June 3 at 1.45pm // Metricon Stadium, Nerang-Broadbeach Rd, Carrara

Bring your Little Legends to the footy! For a fun family afternoon out, see your Gold Coast SUNS vs West Coast Eagles this Saturday, with free kids’ activities and face painting from 12 noon plus the free Woolworth’s AFL playground where the kids can test out their AFL skills and Maccas Kick 2 Kick on the field after the game. Your kids can also sign up to be a GC SUNS Little Legend for free, with special access to their fave GC SUNS players, loads of comps, cool prizes and more! Adult reserved seats are just $25 and kids $5 when purchased in the Family Value Pack* (which includes $40 food and drinks credit to spend at the game!) Book now at Ticketek.

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Friday June 2 from 9am – 3pm // Fabic Centre, Suite 34 Worongary Shopping Centre, 1 Mudgeeraba Rd, Worongary (also available online via webinar)

Participants will be offered the opportunity to further develop their skills in assisting people of all ages to advance and practise the individual skills required to contribute to positive social interactions. Equipped with these skills you will be able to support those who are often being excluded and rejected to develop the skills required for positive interactions, leading to acceptance and inclusion.

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Friday June 2 from 5pm – 8pm // The Arts Centre Gold Coast, The Basement, 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise

The STAMP Sessions are a regular event, held on the first Friday of every month at The Arts Centre in the heart of the City’s emerging Cultural Precinct. They’re free and offer a great opportunity to expand your industry knowledge, have fun and meet new people in a thought-provoking and unique setting. So if you’re a young creative on the Gold Coast and want to meet and connect with like-minded individuals, make sure you’re at The STAMP Sessions!

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Friday June 2 thru to Sunday June 4 // Various locations, Gold Coast

From Beenleigh to Coolangatta to Mount Tamborine, the Gold Coast is set to become a foodies’ paradise with a huge line-up of events announced as part of the 2017 Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival. The program features over thirty different food experiences across multiple locations on the Gold Coast. From a long table lunch on Mount Tamborine, to a food tour kicking off in Broadbeach, a food truck and craft beer feast in Burleigh, degustation’s, and a picnic in Surfers Paradise, the festival has something for everyone.

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Saturday June 3 from 10am – 3pm // Broadwater Parklands, The Great Lawn, Marine Pde, Southport

Cruise around The Great Lawn on the coolest pedal cars around. With both kids and adults sizes, the whole family can share the fun. This is a free event for all!

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Saturday June 3 from 2pm – 4pm & 7pm (Fireworks) // Surfers Paradise Beach, Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise celebrates our passion for pyrotechnics with SeaFire, a night of hypnotic performance and thrilling fireworks above Surfers Paradise Beach. SeaFire brings together some of the World’s leading Pyrotechnic designers and producers to create an Australian first, a world class event in one of Australia’s most iconic locations. The night will start with a tribute to the Navy with a sea hawk helicopter, live band and activity on the beach from 2- 4pm. Then internationally acclaimed fireworks show designers will compete in Australia for the first time lighting up Surfers Paradise with cutting-edge fireworks timed to a thumping musical beat starting at 7pm.

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Saturday June 3 from 2pm – 9pm // Chinatown, Davenport & Young St’s, Southport

It’s Queensland’s birthday and time to reflect on how lucky we are to be part of this great state. City of Gold Coast will deliver a free public event recognising the diverse cultures that call the Gold Coast home and showcase our multicultural lifestyle and community. Gold Coast’s CBD will come alive with the very best in cuisine from around the world and an action packed line-up of entertainment plus activities, information stalls and fun for the whole family. Stroll through the market stalls, experience different cultures and taste your way across the globe without leaving the Gold Coast; this is an event not to be missed!

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Sunday June 4 from 10am – 3pm // Nerang Bicentennial Community Centre, 833 Southport-Nerang Rd, Nerang

Wildlife Expo is a family day filled with hands-on knowledge and activities about our wildlife and how you can help protect them. The expo includes interactive presentations, workshops, animal displays, arts and crafts and much more. Everyone who knows or does anything with wildlife on the Gold Coast will be there, make sure you will be too! This is a free event hosted by Gecko Environment Council.

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Sunday June 4 from 12pm – 8pm // Lionel Perry Park, 52 Peninsular Dr, Surfers Paradise

Spread your picnic blanket for a food, wine and music gathering in the park. Head to Lionel Perry Park and dine on local treats from great Surfers Paradise restaurants, hand-delivered by UberEats. Enjoy dishes from the restaurants you love within the stunning setting of the park. Listen to live music, share a bottle of wine and catch up with friends as the sun sets over the Gold Coast.

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Wednesday June 7 thru to Sunday June 11 // Various locations, Coolangatta

Buckle up for the ride of your life at Cooly Rocks On, Australia’s favourite celebration of 50’s & 60’s nostalgia, held at the beachside destinations of Coolangatta & Tweed Heads. Beaches, parklands, shops and cafes provide the perfect backdrop for over 1,000 custom and classic cars and hot rods, outdoor music stages, rock’n’roll and rockabilly bands, buskers, retro markets, and the much-loved Cooly Rocks On Street Parade. This year there are brand new free events added to the Cooly Rocks On mix, with fireworks for the kids, drive-in movies under the stars, pinball competitions, skydiving displays and a giant 20 x 10 metre skating rink, erected right alongside the boat harbour!

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Check out our June 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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