Gold Coast Highlights – January 2017

18 Jan – Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets

The Foreshore
Surfers Paradise, QLD

Event Details:
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 of the Gold Coast Night Markets, the Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets feature a variety of premium products, including fashion, jewellery, accessories, artworks, photographs, beauty products and home wares.

19 Jan – Emerald Lakes Twilight Market

Emerald Lakes
The Boulevard
Carrara, QLD 4211

Event Details:
With delicious cheeses, pizza, crêpes, French patisserie, Thai food, meat and hot and cold seafood as well as fresh produce, Emerald Lakes Gourmet Food and Craft Markets has all bases covered.

26 Jan – Flight Centre Burleigh Pro 

Burleigh Heads Point Break
Goodwin Terrace
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220

Event Details:
Surfing Queensland is excited to announce that the 2017 Flight Centre Burleigh Pro is back and is shaping up to be another massive event.

The event is a World Surf League (WSL) QS 1000-rated men’s and women’s surfing event, attracting a number of the best surfers from Australia and throughout the globe to the iconic Burleigh Point.

The four day Flight Centre Burleigh Pro will see some of the world’s best surfers battle it out against the local talent for the prize purse of AUD15,000 up for grabs and valuable Qualifying Series points. This will be the second QS event on the 2017 World Surf League Australasian calendar.

28 Jan – Chinese New Year Street Festival 

Links Hope Island Golf Club
Springfield Drive

Event Details:
Celebrate Chinese New Year of the Rooster in vibrant colour at Links Hope Island’s inaugural Community Street Festival.

Authentic Chinese entertainers including; string quartet, singers, flutist, Tai Chi Sword Dance, Chinese massage, cultural activities and a delicious array of Chinese street food.

There will be plenty for the kids to do at the “Little Wonderland” with a Chopstick Competition, calligraphy and dumpling making classes.

And… high impact Kung Fu display, Dragons, Lions and colourful dancers will command your attention!

28 -29 Jan – Ozfest 2017

Miami Tavern
2043-2047 Gold Coast Hwy
Miami, QLD 4220

Event Details:
Now in its fourth straight year, Ozfest has established itself as one of the best pop-up festivals in sunny Queensland with some of Australia’s best Aussie artists filling the bill in last year’s lineup including Art vs Science and Birds of Tokyo. Situated in the heart of the Gold Coast and nestled between Broadbeach and Burleigh Heads is where you’ll find this year’s Ozfest.

We all know you’ll want to fill that void from Australia Day so why not top it off at Gold Coast’s best Summer Festival on Saturday 28th January