Winter 2021 Gold Coast Here it is - every major Gold Coast event that shouldn’t be missed this winter!
If you needed even more of an excuse to head to the Gold Coast, these upcoming events are it.
Queensland’s border is open and the following events intend to go ahead COVID Safe (under QLD Health guidelines) for all attendees. Save these dates!
Cooly Rocks On 2021
Kicking off winter on the Gold Coast is Cooly Rocks On, the FREE annual Coolangatta festival that celebrates all things the 50s, 60s and 70s.
Where to start? This festival’s got live rock ’n’ roll and rockabilly bands, retro pageants, vintage markets, dance competitions and a shiny beachside display of classic cars and motorcycles - plus more.
It’s back for five whole days - a must-attend for old souls, vintage lovers and baby boomers from June 9 to June 13.
Australian Open Bowls 2021
Lawn bowls fan? Australian Open Bowls has got two weeks of non-stop lawn bowls action in-store with a program that will comprise Singles, Pairs and Fours in a thrilling knockout format.
Events will take place across the best Gold Coast Bowls Clubs, packing a total prize purse of - wait for it - $275,000. Spectate the action from June 12 to June 25.
Gold Coast Marathon 2021
The flat, scenic Gold Coast boasts perfect running conditions, and that’s why the 2021 Gold Coast Marathon isn't to be missed this winter.
For both first-timers and seasoned runners, the weekend-long Gold Coast Marathon has a distance for all: Junior Dashes, 5km Fun Runs, 10km Run, the ASICS Half Marathon and the big Village Roadshow Theme Parks 42km Marathon.
Register before June to take part, or simply come by to cheer and soak up the atmosphere on July 3 and July 4.
Kokoda Challenge 2021
If you’re more of a hiker than a runner, the Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast is a limit-testing 96km trail through Firth Park in Mudgeeraba that’s back for its 16th event.
The 96km trek will take place over two days, but there are also 48km and 17km cross-country trails for beginners and intermediates. And if you need motivation, all raised funds will go to the Kokoda Youth Foundation.
Get prepped for Gold Coast Kokoda Challenge on July 17 and July 18.
BLEACH Festival 2021
11 days of non-stop live performance art and entertainment on beautiful Currumbin Beach - what more could you want this winter?
BLEACH Festival 2021 will once again take over Currumbin with a program packed with live music, dance, theatre, cabaret, circus, public art and more, with both free and ticketed events to catch, including the festival’s famous annual First and Last Night Ceremonies.
It's an inspiring celebration of heritage and expression, all set to return from August 12 to August 22.
Gold Coast Show 2021
Last but not least: Gold Coast Show 2021. Showcasing and celebrating what the Gold Coast is all about, Gold Coast Show is an excitement-filled three-day weekend with something for everyone to enjoy.
We’re talking live regional bands on stage, equestrian competitions and dog shows, farm animal displays, mouth-watering local food, kids’ activities, rides, market stalls, fireworks and more - all held in Southport Broadwater Parklands, next to the sparkling Broadwater Marina.
Yet to experience the Gold Coast Show? Don’t miss its 114th event this year from August 27 to August 29.
Book Directly Now & Save - Southern Cross Burleigh Heads Accommodation
Why Burleigh Heads, you ask? Because it’s right in the heart of the Gold Coast and all the best events it has to offer.
Here at Southern Cross, we offer fully self-contained 2 bedroom Burleigh Esplanade apartments, boasting bright and spacious living areas, full kitchen facilities, private balconies and fantastic guest perks such as FREE WiFi and free onsite parking.
We’re mere footsteps from breath-taking Burleigh Heads Beach (surf and bask in the year-round Gold Coast sun this winter), with onsite guest facilities that include an outdoor swimming pool, outdoor spa, indoor heated spa, sauna, gym, tennis courts and more.
If you’re just as excited as we are for the above winter Gold Coast events, book directly with us today and save.
Find more information now at Southern Cross Burleigh Esplanade Apartments.