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Family Friendly Australia Day Events, Gold Coast and Logan City

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by Kerenza Korostovetz (subscribe)
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Published January 3rd 2019
Celebrate all things "Aussie" with the ones you love
Both the Gold Coast and Logan City offer numerous Australia Day events that cater specifically to families.

Gold Coast Australia Day Celebrations

26 January, from 4pm, Broadwater Parklands

Families will love the JJ Richards 'Aussie Activities Zone' and 'Mini-Commonwealth-Games'. Browse through various food and drink vans, listen to live music and enjoy a fireworks display at 8pm.

Gold Coast, fireworks, Australia Day
Photo courtesy of City of Gold Coast website

Australia Day Pool Party
26 January, 11am-2pm, Gold Coast Aquatic Centre

The party will feature novelty races, inflatables, thong throwing and dive bomb competitions. There will also be a barbeque, live music and entertainment. Regular pool entry fees apply.

Australia Day Bash at NightQuarter
26 January, 4-10pm, NightQuarter

Enjoy all your favourite Australia treats and a great line-up of live entertainment. There will be plenty of fun for the children with dance parties, egg and spoon races, sack races and an Aussie treasure hunt.

Various themed activities for adults include cockroach races, thong and toilet paper roll throwing and lamington eating competitions. $3 entry / kids under 12 free

Australia Day - Norfolk Games
26 January, 10am, Norfolk Tavern

The second annual "Norfolk Games" will feature putt-putt golf, jumping castle and pool, dart and eating competitions.

Australia Day Celebrations
26 January, 8am-2pm, Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum

Enjoy some good old fashioned family fun with games, village damper, bush tea and a sausage sizzle. Wander through historical buildings and see what life was like for colonial families.

Australia Day Event 2019
26 January, 11am-midnight, Beenleigh Bowls Club

The Beenleigh Bowls Club will offer a special "Aussie Day" menu along with hermit crab racing, thong throwing competitions and barefoot bowls. Book a table by calling (07) 3287 2208.

Australia Day Party
26 January, from noon, Middle Green

Families will enjoy cane toad racing, thong throwing competitions, Australian BBQ and live music. Visitors encouraged to dress in "Aussie" attire.

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Why? To celebrate Australia Day with the whole family
When: 26 January 2019
Where: Gold Coast and Logan City
Cost: Varies
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