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April Festivals & Events 2016 - Gold Coast

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Published March 17th 2016
There is something for everyone with these exciting events
This April fill up the month with exciting free & ticketed festivals and events that everyone will ‎enjoy with the list below:‎

‎1.‎ Gold Coast Film Festival
When: 31 March 2016- 10 April 2016‎
Where: Various locations across Gold Coast- see website ‎
Cost: Adults: $15pp, Concesssion / Child: $13pp - for all ticket prices see website.
Details: This exciting festival will be jam-packed full with 80 screenings, events and ‎seminars from internationally acclaimed dramas, comedies, genre films, Japanese anime, ‎locally made indie gems and family features. Click here for website.

‎2.‎ Broadwater Easter Fair
When: 1- 10 April 2016: 6pm-10pm‎
Where: Broadwater Parklands, Gold Coast ‎
Cost: See website. ‎
Details: Celebrate the fun of Easter with this event. There will be carnival rides, fairy floss, ‎entertainment, activities, show bags, games and more. Click here for website.

8206;3.‎ Minefields & Miniskirts ‎

When: 1- 16 April 2016: From 8pm‎
Where: Javeenbah Theatre, Ferry & Stevens Streets, Nerang
Cost: Adults: $25pp & Concession: $22pp
Details: This event is based on Australian women who played an integral part in the Vietnam ‎War as nurses, entertainers, journalists and volunteers. This event shows their stories, ‎interspersed with iconic songs of the era.

4.‎ QPOW on Broadbeach ‎
When: 8- 10 April 2016: ‎
Where: Victoria Park, Queensland Ave & Surf Parade, Broadbeach ‎
Cost: See website.‎
Details: This fun and exciting event is back on these Easter School Holidays and it will be ‎incorporated with Supanova and the Gold Coast Film Festival. It will celebrate all things 'Pop ‎Culture' with live shows, meet and greets, free movies, entertainment, parade and more. ‎Click here for website.



‎5.‎ ITU World Triathlon ‎
When: 9 & 10 April 2016‎
Where: Broadwater Parklands ‎
Cost: See website. ‎
Details: This fun event will include an exciting triathlon weekend. You can join in the fun ‎and participate in this great event. There will be 750m swim, 20km bike & 5km run, 300m ‎swim, 10km bike, 2.5km run and for the kids 100m swim, 2km bike and 400m run. For all ‎information see website.

‎6.‎ Movies under the Stars

When: 1 April 2016: 5pm-9pm‎
Where: Palm Beach Parklands, The Pirate Park, 945 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach ‎
Cost: Free ‎
Details: This event is a fun night that everyone will enjoy by watching a free movie under the ‎stars. Do not forget to bring along the picnic rug and a comfy chair. The movie will be How ‎to Train Your Dragon 2. The night will also include family activities from 5pm, food, and ‎drinks. Click here for website.

‎7.‎ Crafternoon ‎
When: 2 April 2016: 10am-2pm‎
Where: Broadwater Parklands, Gold Coast ‎
Cost: Free ‎
Details: This creative fun community event will include art & craft, workshops, DIY craft ‎projects, activities and more. Click here for website.

‎8.‎ Music in the Park
When: 3 April 2016: 12pm-4pm ‎
Where: Justins Park, Gold Coast ‎
Cost: Free ‎
Details: Have fun with free entertainment in the park with this event. It will include ‎ blues, jazz, acoustic and more from local musicians. Click here for website.

‎9.‎ Autumn Show & Trade Fair
When: 8 & 9 April 2016: 9am-4pm
Where: Albert Waterways Community Hall, Hooker & Sunshine Boulevard, Broadbeach ‎Waters ‎
Cost: $4pp‎
Details: This exciting show and fair will showcase quality orchids and bromeliads by top ‎Queensland interstate nurseries, judging panel, classes and more. Click here for website.

‎10.‎ Gold Coast Antiques & Collectables Fair ‎
When: 15- 17 April 2016: 15th: 5pm-8am, 9am-5pm, 9am-3pm‎
Where: 31A Crombie Ave, Bundall ‎
Cost: Day Pass: $10pp, Weekend Pass: $12pp, under 14yrs: Free ‎
Details: This event will showcase antiques and collectables. Click here for website.

‎11.‎ Salsa in the Park
When: 24 April 2016: 3pm-6pm ‎
Where: Broadwater Parklands, Gold Coast ‎
Cost: Free ‎
Details: Get your dancing shoes ready and prepare for an afternoon of fun with this ‎ free dance workshop. You will learn Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha or Merengue. No ‎ partners or booking required.
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When: 31 March 2016- 24 April 2016
Where: See above for all address details
Cost: Free & Ticketed events- see above
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