Events and Festivals in Gold Coast
- Big Day Out This festival is Australia's largest touring contemporary music festival which sees around 40 bands playing for fans on a series of stages positioned around the festival area.
- Gold Coast Australia Day celebrations This is an annual event that highlights Australia's heritage, identity and cultural diversity. This one-day event is free for everyone and includes food, wine and entertainment from around the world
- Summafieldayze The event is renowned as Australia's premier electronic music festival.
- Somerset Celebration of Literature This is a five-day annual writer’s literary festival which brings together writers, publishers and readers of all ages.
- Gold Coast Film Festival This Film festival showcases movies ranging from horror to sci-fi, animation to film noir.
- Blues on Broadbeach Blues on Broadbeach is a five-day festival with pure immersion into blues music. This annual festival is celebrated with nightly live concerts all centered on Broadbeach.
- NAIDOC Week National Aboriginal Islander Day Observation Committee (NAIDOC) celebrates the tenacious survival of Indigenous culture and the Indigenous contribution to modern Australia.
- In the Bin Short Film Festival :Recognized nationally as one of Australia's most prestigious short film festivals, it showcases the talents of Australia's best creators of short films.
- Swell Currumbin Sculpture Festival :This is an outdoor sculpture exhibition that showcases more than 50 national and international leading artists.
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