Surfers Paradise Festival
Enjoy one of the premier Gold Coast events at the Surfers Paradise Festival. The 2015 event is slated to be bigger than previous years and will be a sure winner for your holiday activities. Everyone in your group will enjoy the food, art, music, and culture.
This annual festival will happen over the course of four weekends — dates yet to be confirmed — and includes events such as the following:
The Street Parade
The Street Parade and its Lantern Parade is the official Opening Ceremony. You will love seeing the community groups and schools come together as they wind through the streets carrying colourful lanterns.
The Launch It Concerts
Hard Rock Rocks the Beach presents Launch It concert series, where you can enjoy concert performances from national and international performers.
A Street Party Like No Other
The One Way Street Party will offer live bands, cultural expressions, and vintage fashions. The SIPFest Film Festival, an outdoor cinema event is an integral part of this exciting street party.
Australian Street Entertainment Championships
The Australian Street Entertainment Championships will bring a carnival feel to Easter. Held at the Surfers Paradise Foreshore, you will enjoy watching mimes, jugglers, clowns, and dancers on stages scattered throughout Surfers Paradise.
A La Carte in the Park
The festival closes with the tastes of Surfers Paradise at A La Carte in the Park. This one-day festival offers festival-goers jazz, food, and wine. Top-notch restaurateurs will be one of the main attractions that give patrons an opportunity to enjoy a picnic on a blanket in Lionel Perry Park while enjoying local folk and jazz groups. You can sample cuisines from around the world, and you can pair your selections with beer and wine offerings from the area’s best wine makers and brewers.
Enjoy the Area's Attractions and Activities
In addition to the Surfers Paradise Festival, this area offers many other activities and attractions. Enjoy a day at Timezone Funtasia, an exciting arcade where you can play games to score points and win prizes. Take a tour of the waters of Surfers Paradise with a day trip with Aquaduck Safaris.
Reserve Comfortable Accommodation
When you are making your holiday plans, make sure you check into the option of reserving accommodation that provide all the amenities that will make your trip easy, comfortable and memorable. Enjoy holiday rentals in the Gold Coast area that provide amenities such as full kitchens.
When deciding on when to head to Surfers Paradise, check out the events of each weekend. Find the one that you think you will enjoy the most and plan a holiday around it.
Note: All dates & information in the above article were correct as of September 4th 2013.
Photo courtesy of Betsy Weber