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What’s On in Gold Coast This Autumn

Autumn 2017/2018

VIVA Surfers Paradise
 Surfers Paradise
July 13-22
Viva Surfers Paradise is a 10 day spectacle of free classic entertainment. Look out for shows featuring live tributes to some of the world's greatest music legends such as Elvis, Queen, John Lennon and The Blues Brothers. Not only this, but there is the classic car "show 'n' shine" and the opportunity to sign up for a Renewal of Vows Ceremony.
 1 Town Centre Drive, Helensvale
Open every Friday and Saturday from 4pm-10pm
Friday and Saturday nights host some of the Gold Coast's best markets. From 4-10pm you can wander among the 120 food and drink stalls as well as visiting the designers, musicians and craftspeople. Taste some of the Gold Coast's best local cuisine and head to The Paddock for live music and a vibrant atmosphere.
Brisbane Festival
September 3-24
For three weeks, Brisbane is transformed for the Brisbane Festival. Throughout the city centre there will be numerous concerts, plays, dance performances and other festivities. This is one of Australia's leading arts festivals and every year it draws over a million people to experience shows such as "Riverfire," the splendid fireworks display over the river which marks the beginning of the festival.
Color Run
Great Lawn, Broadwater Parklands
July 16th
The Color Run is coming to Gold Coast on July 16th! If you are looking for a morning and afternoon full of burning calories and fun, the Color Run is for you! The Color Run is a five kilometre, fun run that will ensure you to have a great time while running. Run with thousands of other Color Runners while being covered in colored powder at every kilometre! Once you have crossed the finish line, you will join everyone in a celebration while dancing and adding more colours to your white outfit. The Color Run is an experience that you do not want to miss!
Winter Wine Festival at Sanctuary Cove
Sanctuary Cove, Marine Village
July 22nd to July 23rd
After the success of the first festival, the Winter Wine Festival is coming back to Sanctuary Cove, Gold Coast. This festival will bring all food and wine lovers a like, to enjoy this unique festival. You are able to test Australian wine and a selection of international wines from all over, to ensure a unique wine tasting experiencing. Walk down the tasting trail and explore the beautiful Marine Village of Sanctuary Cove. The Winter Wine Festival is a unique experience and one that you will not want to miss out on!
Miami Tavern Precinct
August 19th
This winter, Shakafest will be making it’s second annual appearance in Gold Coast. Completely immerse yourself in the street culture of Gold Coast including music of Australian Hip-Hop, Surf Rock, DJ’s, and Grunge. The festival also displays Gold Coast’s grafitti art and skate culture. At Shakafest, you will find a massive half pipe where RedBull and Fiik, will be producing an ultimate skate demo. This music festival is headlined by Australian legends Grinspoon, DZ Deathrays, and Butterfingers. This is the place to be if you are looking to experience the uniqueness of Gold Coast’s street culture!