Where: Surfers Paradise Foreshore at The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise
Cost: Free Details: Held over four days this event is jam-packed with clowns, mimes, magicians, jugglers, dancers and performers that will take to stages across Surfers Paradise. Join in the fun and vote for your favourite act! Click here for website.
2. The Surfers Paradise Festival When: 3-18 April 2015 Where: Throughout the Surfers Paradise Cost: Free Details: This 3 week celebration of food, art, music and entertainment is filled with a jam-packed schedule of free community events for the whole family to enjoy. The festival will include entertainment, performances, kids workshops, night of film, fireworks competition and plenty more.
3. Festival Pavilion When: 9- 18 April 2015
Where: Festival Pavilion, Surfers Paradise Beach
Details: This Festival is a non-stop entertainment event. From unbelievable feats of acrobatics and illusions, workshops in music, photography and dance
4. The Gold Coast Film Festival
When: 9- 19 April 2015
Where: Various venues- see website
Cost: See website for all ticket pricing and details.
Details: The festival celebrates and promotes all aspects of film and filmmaking from one of Australia's pre-eminent filmmaking locations - The Gold Coast. The festival will feature workshops, internationally acclaimed dramas, comedies and genre films, Japanese anime, locally made indie gems and family features. The festival will also showcase culturally diverse, interactive and engaging events and special guests. Click here for website.
When: 12 April 2015
Where: Neal Shannon Park, Surfers Paradise Beach
Details: This festival is part of the Gold Coast Film Festival and it will be held outdoors for a different film experience like no other on the Gold Coast! It will feature a diverse mix of films that include thrillers, dramas, comedies, documentaries, animations and much more.
6. QPOW on Broadbeach
When: 17-19 April 2015: from 5pm
Where: Victoria Park, Broadbeach & the Mall and SurfParade, Surfers Paradise
Details: This is the ultimate event of fantasy and play! The event will feature kids activities, entertainment, free screening of the animated musical 'Frozen', parade, costumes galore, the wonderful worlds of comic books, animations, cartoons, science-fiction, pulp TV/ movies, fantasy and much more weird and wonderful characters.
7. Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run
When: 26 April 2015
Where: Cbus Stadium, Centreline Place, Robina
Cost: Adult tickets start from: $ 29 & Children tickets start from: $ 20 & family tickets: $90 - see website for all ticket pricing and information
Details: It is back on again this year, gather your family and friends and join in for a fun run you will not forget! There will be 1 km, 2 1/2 km, 5 km, 10km and 21.1 km runs. For all information see the website.