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Published February 25th 2020
The what's on guide to Gold Coast's March events
This March, there will be free & ticketed events across the Gold Coast for everyone to enjoy. The list below features festivals, markets, family-friendly events, community events, performing arts, and more.
1. Red Hot Summer Tour When: Sunday, 1 March 2020: 10:00am–8:00pm
Where: Harrigans Drift Inn, Harrigans Lane, Jacobs Well, Hope Island Cost: See website
Details: There will be an incredible Australian lineup featuring The Living End, James Reyne, The Angels, Baby Animals, Killing Heidi, Hunters & Collectors, and Boom Crash Opera. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Red Hot Summer Tour Official Facebook
4. Teddy Bear Picnic & Storytime
When: Monday, 2 March 2020: 10am-10:30am
Where: Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach
Details: This child-friendly event will get the little ones to experience the magic of books. There will be an interactive session of stories, songs, rhymes, puppets, and more. Click here for the website.
5. Women's Adventure Film Tour 19/20
When: Wednesday, 4 March 2020: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: HOTA, Home of the Arts, 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise,
Cost: Adults: $25.00pp & Concession: $20.00pp
Details: This film event will include an emcee introduction, guest speaker, prize draw, and a screening of the 19/20 Season of the Women's Adventure Film Tour. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Women's Adventure Film Tour Facebook
6. Pink V Gaga
When: Saturday, 7 March 2020: 8am-11:30pm
Where: CBD Live, Level 1, 36 Scarborough Street, Southport
Cost: Members: $25pp & Non-Members: $30pp
Details: The show will showcase a spectacular like no other, with costume changes, two stunning performers, and songs galore. Click here for the website.
7. Devils Kiosk – Family Friendly Sunday Sesh
When: Sunday, 8 March 2020: 11:00am–6:00pm
Where: Bearded Dragon Hotel, Cnr Tamborine Mtn & Beenleigh-Beaudesert Road, Tamborine
Details: This performance will feature the Blues Masters who will be bringing earthy and soulful vibes to the stage with the 40s & 50s sound of classic blues tunes. Click here for the website.
8. Spanish Souvenirs Recital
When: Sunday, 8 March 2020: 3:00pm–4:00pm
Where: Trinity Lutheran Church, 1 Carey Lane, Southport
Cost: Adults: $45pp, Concession: $35pp, Students: $20pp & Children: $15pp
Details: The enchanting combination of flute and harp unites two of Australia's vibrant young soloists, Jonathan Henderson and Emily Granger, in a recital celebrating the rich heritage of Spain's national dances and folk music. Click here for the website.
9. Golden Moon Festival
When: Tuesday, 10 March 2020: 5:30pm–8:00pm
Where: Justins Park, 1698 Gold Coast Hwy, Burleigh Heads
Details: This festival will be celebrating the appearance in the world of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the father of the Kirtan movement. There will be meditation under the sun, entertainment, and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from The Mantra Room Gold Coast Facebook
When: Friday, 13-15 March 2020: 9:00am–7:00pm
Where: RACV Royal Pines Resort, Ross Street, Benowa
Cost: Tickets range from $449-$1,449pp
Details: This festival is a powerful immersion that shines the light on your blindspots and unlocks the parts of you that you don't know. There will be performances, talks, workshops, and more. Click here for the website.
11. Melanoma March Coolangatta
When: Sunday, 15 March 2020: 6:30am–8:30am
Where: The Strand Coolangatta, 72-80 Marine Parade, Coolangatta
Details: This national fundraiser event, will hit Gold Coast's streets again this March to help raise funds and awareness for a cure for melanoma. There will be walks, march, strolls or event run 4km course from The Strand to Point Danger and back. Click here for the website.
12. St Patrick's Day
When: Tuesday, 17 March 2020: 9:00am–11:55pm
Where: Miami Tavern, 2043 Gold Coast Hwy, Miami
Details: This celebration will include entertainment, all-day dining, live music, "Pot of Gold" giveaway, activities, and more. Click here for the website.
13. Mondo Rock
When: Sunday, 22 Mar 2020: 5:00pm–11:00pm
Where: CBD Live, Level 1, 36 Scarborough Street, Southport
Details: The show will feature timeless classics with songs including "State Of My Heart", "Come Said The Boy", "Baby Wants To Rock", "Summer Of 81", "Cool Wind", and more. Click here for the website.
14. Gold Coast Ramble
When: Sunday, 22 March 2020: 10:00am–1:00pm
Where: McIntosh Island Circuit, McIntosh Island, Surfers Paradise
Cost: Adult Team of up to 6: $70.00, Corporate Team of up to 6: $90.00 & Family Team - 2 Adults plus Kids: $50.00
Details: The Ramble can best be described as a car rally on foot, with teams of costumed participants exploring the parks, malls and streets of the Gold Coast Villages, Surfers Paradise and Main Beach in 2020, following clues to locate 20 to 30 checkpoints over 2 hours. Click here for the website.
15. Cupid's Undie Run
When: Sunday, 22 March 2020: 10:30am–3:00pm
Where: The Envy Hotel, Level 2 Niecon Tower, Victoria Ave, Broadbeach
Details: This fun charity event is a 'brief' run for a good cause, followed by a cheeky Sunday sesh in support of the Children's Tumour Foundation. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Cupid's Undie Run - Australia Facebook
16. The Drop Festival
When: Saturday, 28 March 2020: 1:00pm–10:00pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Park, Marine Parade and McLean Street, Coolangatta
Cost: Adults: $109pp, Youth (16 & 17yrs): $99pp, Junior (11-15yrs): $49pp & Children under 10yrs: Free
Details: This family-friendly festival will be packed with entertainment, fun, live music performances, and more. Click here for the website.
17. Tamborine Mountain State School Markets
When: Sunday, 29 March 2020: 7am-1pm
Where: Tamborine Mountain State School, Corner of Long & Curtis Roads, Tamborine Mountain
Details: This market event will feature up to 130 stalls from local artists and craftsman, there will be fresh produce, clothing, books, fashion, candles, bric-a-brac, jewellery, vintage items, collectables, plants, and much more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Tamborine Mountain State School Markets Facebook