Oktoberfest

The real Oktoberfest may be cancelled but the famous Surfers Paradise Beergarden sure puts on a great substitute from midday every day. Embrace everything that is Germany with traditional German food like delicious pork knuckle and pretzels, German beers and German music. Get there easily parking conveniently at our Circle on Cavill car park.

Prost at the Beery!

Live & Local Festival Surfers Paradise

Get ready for a stellar weekend of LIVE music, great food and an evening bar (Sat & Sun only from 5-8pm) in a hidden laneway, dotted with arts and culture throughout and right in the centre of paradise! We are excited to showcase some of the Gold Coast finest local talent and your invited!

Friday 2 April
12pm – 2pm Jack Casey
5pm – 8pm Phoebe Sinclair is the latest voice breaking through the Australian pop landscape! Selling out her 2020 OMG release show, Sinclair’s performances are an experience not to be missed.

Saturday 3 April
12pm – 2pm Jack Casey
5 – 8pm – Ryan Munro was part of Triple J’s Unearthed countdown and recently released his debut single By the Water is available on all platforms. Check out his relaxed vibe!

Sunday 4 April
12pm – 2pm Jack Casey
5 – 8pm Chev Wilson – After some big moves in 2019 winning Buskers by the Creek’s “Battle of the Buskers” and playing some cracking sets at festivals across the east coast of Australia, Chev Wilson’s certainly built a buzz behind his massive sound. Sunday sesh is sorted!

Park at Circle on Cavill, Soul Boardwalk, or Piazza on the Boulevard.

Surfers Paradise Kids Week

28 SEPTEMBER – 4 OCTOBER

The DC Comics Justice League superheroes are flying into town to meet our everyday heroes for Surfers Paradise Kids Week as part of an action packed program suited for the whole family.

Presented by The Paradise Resort Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise Kids Week will play host to daily children’s shows and meet and greets with some of our favourite heroes and maybe even a villain or two.
The Gold Coast has many superheroes, but not all of them wear capes – meet local heroes such as law enforcement, surf lifesavers and other officers who save lives and help keep our community safe.

FREE feature shows will take place daily at 2pm and 4pm with our favourite heroes saving the day in their DC Super Heroes in Training show. In this exciting show, you will be led by three of the original Justice League members, Batman, Wonder Woman and The Flash and hosted by Metropolis crime beat reporter, Lois Lane.

Our Heroes in Training will leave better prepared to one day ‘Join the League’ and be their own Super Hero.

Vodafone Gold Coast 600

25 OCTOBER – 27 OCTOBER

The Virgin Australia Supercars Championship returns for Round 13 at the Vodafone Gold Coast 600, 25-27 October 2019.

Get ready to party at our pace on the streets of Surfers Paradise, where the drivers are set to do battle in the second event of the PIRTEK Enduro Cup with three days of intense racing.

This year the entertainment line-up is packed like never before, with seven acts across two huge nights, on two new stages now located inside the race track.

The Club 600 Stage will host a DJ mix including internationally renowned British DJ Carl Cox headlining with global special guest, DJ Eric Powell on Friday. Saturday will feature Australian festival sensation Hot Dub Time Machine and Brisbane-based British hit maker Example.

The Hill Stage will showcase three of Australia’s best rock and alternative acts with KingswoodMental as Anything and The Vanns on Saturday.

The Avenue Comedy Night

EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 7:30 PM

Every Wednesday night The Avenue’s Back Room is bringing you the biggest laughs in Surfers Paradise from 7:30 pm.

The Avenue will be hosting some of the best comedians in the country and from around the world every week – they might not all be names you’ve heard of, but we guarantee they’ll leave you in stitches.

Yamagen Friday Lunch at QT Gold Coast

EVERY FRIDAY BETWEEN 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

QT Gold Coast’s famed izakaya-style restaurant, Yamagen, has launched a truly delicious Friday lunch extravaganza!

From 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm each Friday, join them to feast on your choice of all the delights on the full Yamagen menu. Or, if you would like the yum to just come to you, the set Omakase menu brings an extra special touch and includes a glass of wine or Asahi Dry for $49 per person (min 2 people).

Locals and guests alike have the opportunity to dine on some of Yamagen’s amazing Japanese-inspired signature dishes such as Thinly Sliced Snapper and Teriyaki Chicken.

Yamagen is described as “blending old school Japanese culinary tradition with new invention”, so there’s really nothing not to love about this Friday lunch experience.

Live Music at Melbas

EVERY SUNDAY FROM 3:00 PM

End the weekend with the best tunes and good vibes at Melbas in Surfers Paradise!

Every Sunday, you can listen to the best live bands on the Gold Coast play from 3 PM in our Melbas bar and restaurant.

Melbas has been delivering the best in Gold Coast entertainment since 1981! Located in central Surfers Paradise on Cavill Avenue, Melbas is a dynamic entertainment hub reflecting the personality of the Gold Coast as Australia’s premier entertainment destination.

Melbas is the ideal location for lunch, dinner, drinks and all occasions in between!

Beachfront Markets

EVERY WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY & SUNDAY

Each Wednesday, Friday and Sunday night, treasure hunters, bargain spotters and after-dinner walkers make their way to the Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets to wander along the coastal stretch of more than 120 market stalls, while live entertainers set a casual mood in their performance.

One of the largest markets on the Gold Coast, the Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets feature a variety of premium products, including fashion, jewellery, accessories, artworks, photographs, beauty products and home wares.

If you’re looking for an unusual gift or one-off piece, the Beachfront Markets are your one-stop-shop, with friendly stallholders always on hand to chat about the ‘how’, ‘what’ and ‘why’ of their wares.

Make a night of it and head into Surfers Paradise for a Markets and Dinner Combo! Visit one of our many restaurants and cafes, and have a truly magical markets night.