What's on the Gold Coast:
7th – 13th Jan 15
Magic Millions Carnival
Australia's Premier Yearling Sale - the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale is held over five main days, commencing Wednesday at 11.00am.The sale will feature the cream of the crop of Australia's yearlings and host a range of racing elite as they vie for a chance to purchase their next winner!
12th – 15th Feb 15
Ladies Masters Golf Royal Pines
The Volvik RACV masters has becomes a key for women’s golf in Queensland and Australia, with several new and aspiring players joining every year, making the Australian Ladies Masters becoming one of the biggest sports events for all golf enthusiasts. The Volvik RACV Ladies Masters is also co-sanctioned by the Australian Ladies Professional Golf and the Ladies European Tour.
While representing up to twenty countries, the Volvik RACV Ladies Masters offers an excellent opportunity for players from all parts of the world; hence, it is one of the best women’s golf tournaments for women not only in Australia, but also around the world.
27th Feb – 11th Mar 15
Quicksilver Pro and Roxy Pro
Join the world's best surfers at Snapper Rocks on the Gold Coast for the opening stop on the 2015 ASP World Championship Tour, the Quicksilver Pro and Roxy Pro.
This event features the world's best male and female surfers battle across high performance waves just meters from the beach for the first time in 2015.
11th – 12th April 15
GOLD COAST TRIATHLON
The International Triathlon Union has confirmed the Gold Coast will host a leg of the series from the 10-12 April 2015, positioning Queensland as Australia's home of triathlon.
This event will run in conjunction with the Gold Coast Triathlon - Luke Harrop Memorial.
There is an event and distance to suit all ages and abilities.
11th – 19th April 15
The Australian Surf Lif Saving Championships
Join 7,000 Surf Lifesavers representing 311 Surf Clubs competing across two kilometres of beach in over 380 events across nine action packed days.
Showcasing Youth, Masters and Open competition, The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships is the largest event of its kind in the world. Come and watch all the action and be part of the excitement as this iconic event returns to the Gold Coast and celebrates 100 years
21st – 25th May 15
Blues on Broadbeach
Andrew Strong and The Commitments Tour, James Morrison plays the Blues, The Black Sorrows and Charlie Parr direct from the USA are just a few of the massive names to headline the free Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival, May 21 to 24, 2015.
The free event staged in the streets and in venues over four huge days throughout the popular Gold Coast hub
will also feature Jeff Lang, Tijuana Cartel, The Backsliders and US favourites Old Gray Mule along with many more.
21st – 24th May 15
Sanctuary Cove Int Boat show
Over 300 exhibitors, 42,000 visitors and 500 boats on display on both land and water... Showcasing the ultimate in marine lifestyle from kayaks to superyachts, the Spirit of Boating lives at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show.
With a rich 26-year history resulting in impressive sales, world-class innovation and first class enjoyment, the most significant Boat Show in the Southern Hemisphere is back again in 2015.
21st May – 8th June 15
Cooly Rocks On
For 11 action-packed days, their colourful, vibrant, beachside towns of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads will be fuelled with party atmosphere.
More than 50 rock'n'roll and rockabilly bands from across Australia will perform alongside special guest international artists from around the world. Over 1,300 cars will line their streets for one of the biggest car displays ever staged in Australia.
Bring the family and enjoy loads of free entertainment and retro markets.
4th – 5th July 15
Gold Coast Airport Marathon
The 37th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon will be staged in one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world in Queensland, Australia. Regarded as one of Australia's premier sporting events, the Gold Coast Airport Marathon is set to attract more than 28,000 participants of all ages and abilities from Queensland, interstate and overseas.
Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets
Each Wednesday, Friday and Sunday night
Treasure hunters, and after-dinner walkers make their way to the Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets
More than 120 market stalls, while live entertainers set a casual mood in their performance.
One of the largest of the Gold Coast Night Markets, the Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets feature a variety of premium products
Make a night of it and head into Surfers Paradise for a Markets and Dinner
Time: 5pm - 10pm
Price: Free Entry