Now thru to Monday October 2 from 10.30am – 2pm // SkyPoint Observation Deck, Q1 Building, Level 77, Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise

Dine in the sky with 360-degree views of the Gold Coast while the kids are kept entertained these school holidays at SkyPoint Observation Deck. Kids entertainment will be included in your admission from 16 September to 2 October, including face painting, balloon art, and special characters between 10.30am and 2pm daily. Plus, when you purchase a kids’ meal at SkyPoint during the school holidays they will receive a free fidget spinner. There is also plenty for the adults including live music every Friday and Saturday night from 5pm and Sunday sessions from 2pm. Enjoy tasting plates from Friday to Sunday featuring delicious tapas style foods.

For more info visit www.skypoint.com.au

Friday September 22 at 10am // Albert Waterways Community Centre, 61 Sunshine Blvd, Broadbeach Waters

Lah-Lah is coming to QLD September School Holidays you’re invited to join in! Lah-Lah is all about introducing kids to music and music instruments so if you want to join Australia’s best early childhood musicians and educators and see amazing live music for families, grab your tickets and pull up your stripy socks because it’s time to Have Fun! with Lah-Lah’s Big Live Band! And don’t forget you can meet the band and play the musical instruments after every show! This new show is their most interactive fun and educational show ever! From making a musical sandwich to Tom Tom playing the grooviest rhythms on his pots and pans, this show really has something for everyone!

For more info visit www.lah-lah.com

Friday September 22 & Saturday September 23 from 9am – 4pm // Elanora Branch Library, The Pines Shopping Centre, Guineas Creek Rd, Elanora

Bag a bargain at our Elanora book sale! The next City Libraries book sale will be held at the Elanora Library. Choose from a diverse range of fiction, non-fiction, large print, junior and teen pre-loved titles. With all genres represented, including traditional favourites – romances, westerns, mysteries, thrillers and contemporary novels, in addition to a great selection of non-fiction books.

For more info visit www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/library

Saturday September 23 from 10am // Gold Coast Turf Club, Racecourse Dr, Bundall

Now in its tenth year, Pink Ribbon Cup Day unveils an enhanced and contemporary offering in 2017, featuring the Spritzer Soiree in The Dome, a lively cocktail garden party with glitter, glam and good times featuring fun food, live entertainment and prime viewing of all the thrilling action on-track. The program also boasts the sold-out Pink Ribbon Cup Day fundraising luncheon in our Event Centre hosted by local celebrities, former Bachelorette contestant, Jake Ellis, and radio personality, Charli Robinson.

For more info visit www.gctc.com.au

Saturday September 23 thru to Friday September 29 from 10am – 3pm // Cavill Mall & Foreshore, Surfers Paradise

Despicable Me 3 is coming to Surfers Paradise for one of our favourite events of the year, Kids Week! Join Gru and minions Dave and Mel with the Despicable Me 3 Daily Dance Party and Character Meet and Greets, running three times a day in Cavill Mall. Plus, cuddle up with some of our favourite Australian wildlife at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary show, located both in Cavill Mall and on our iconic Surfers Paradise foreshore. But wait, there is so much more! From jumping castles and zorb balls to rock climbing walls and Marriott Vacation Club face painting, Kids Week has your September school holidays well and truly sorted!

For more info visit www.surfersparadise.com

Sunday September 24 from 10am – 7pm // Currumbin RSL, 165 During St, Currumbin

The Creekside Carnival will celebrate the RSL’s 70th Birthday! The free event will have plenty of entertainment for the entire family including music, a chance to meet Commonwealth Games mascot Borobi, face painting, wildlife from Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and a fireworks display at the end of the night! Bring your family and friends!

For more info visit www.currumbinrsl.com.au

Tuesday September 26 from 10am – 2pm // The Craft Parlour, 1059 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach

Too much craft is never enough! Holidays are made for being creative and having FUN! At this fun-packed day of creative play, there’ll be rotation stations with different craft projects including animal necklaces, woven circular wall hangings and paper cacti gardens.

For more info visit www.thecraftparlour.com.au

Wednesday September 27 from 3pm – 4pm // The Collective Palm Beach, 1128 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach

Every school holidays The Collective Palm Beach has a bunch of fun activities for the kids to keep them busy for an hour or so while you sit back and relax, have something to eat and or drink and catch up with family and friends. Today your kids will learn the art of traditional Asian spring roll making held by Umami’s own Vincent Seng for just $15 per child.

For more info visit www.thecollectivepalmbeach.com.au

Thursday September 28 from 12pm – 2pm // Dracula’s, 1 Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach

Celebrate a birthday or just come for fun! Drax 4 Kids is the ultimate kids fun zone with shows happening every Saturday at noon! During the school holidays, kids are in for a special treat with a school holiday performance, this coming Thursday!

For more info visit www.draculas.com.au

Friday September 29 thru to Sunday October 1 // Mullumbimby Showgrounds, Main Arm Rd & Chinbible Ave, Mullumbimby

Don’t miss out! For three magical days, Mullum Circus Festival 2017 turns ‘The Biggest Little Town’ into a wonderland of artists, acts and workshops at the Mullumbimby Showgrounds. Now with two big tops (yes, two!), Mullum Circus Festival welcomes wondrous talent fresh from sell outs at Edinburgh Festival, hit shows on ABC TV and so much more! Mullum Circus Festival showcases the incredible talents of Australian circus artists, profiling established shows and companies as well as supporting emerging artists. Join Australia’s circus community for a three-day celebration of circus arts, ranging from youth circus performances to award-winning, internationally acclaimed acts.

For more info visit www.mullumcircusfest.com

Now thru to Friday September 29 at 11am & 1pm // Dreamworld, Dreamworld Pkwy, Coomera

Dreamworld is the place to be during the September school holidays with a host of fun and entertainment for the whole family. Guests will have the rare opportunity to watch some of their favourite TV stars live on stage at Dreamworld from Channel 11’s popular children’s programs, Toasted TV, Totally Wild, Scope and pre-schoolers’ cooking show, Crocamole. “11 Live” will be in park from Monday to Friday between September 18-29 and guests will also have the chance to meet their favourite characters and personalities.

For more info visit www.dreamworld.com.au

Now thru to Saturday September 30 at 6.30pm // Coolangatta Beach, Marine Parade, Coolangatta

The sands of Coolangatta Beach will transform into the Egyptian shoreline when Opera Australia presents Griffith Opera on the Beach. Renowned the world over as the most spectacular outdoor opera, Aida will be unleashed under the starry night sky, with waves lapping nearby. It’s the perfect setting to experience fireworks of the vocal and the pyrotechnic kind, colourful costumes and even local surf lifesavers getting in on the action.

For more info visit www.opera.org.au

Now thru to Sunday October 8 from 10am – 3pm // Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, The Resort & Centre Court, Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach

It’s game on at Pacific Fair these school holidays! Play your favourite board games like you’ve never played them before… LIFE-SIZED! Challenge friends, family and even other shoppers to a game of Pictionary and Scrabble. Plus, kids will also enjoy a range of game zones around the centre.

For more info visit www.pacificfair.com.au

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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 code camps to mini golf!
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There is a lot on offer from indoor activities at City libraries to outdoor adventures. Your local city council has everything covered for every age range, and all activities are free or low cost.
Find out more here www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au

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Check out our September 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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