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School Holiday Activities and Events Gold Coast


The June/July 2022 School Holidays are sure to be jam-packed full of fun on the Gold Coast with ALL the activities, events, programs and entertainment that are available.

To help you find the best toddler adventures, we have compiled this fun filled list of things to do with your toddler (and the rest of the family of course 😃) these school holidays. 


Bricktionary: The Interactive LEGO® brick Exhibition


From life-sized animals to fashion and fantasy discover the biggest and best LEGO® creations at Bricktionary: The Interactive LEGO® brick Exhibition.

Just like Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught’s latest book, The Bricktionary: The Ultimate A-Z of LEGO®, this world premiere exhibition is built to inspire LEGO® builders’ imaginations and challenge visitors with 6 new interactive build zones.

Filled with over 150 models from the book, the exhibition also includes models from TV’s LEGO®, Masters Australia, never-seen-before creations and over 45 new models from the imaginations of the Brickman team! Bricktionary: The Interactive LEGO® brick Exhibition is a 30-90min LEGO® brick experience and is designed as a fun-filled journey for families, kids and adults to show you how to turn your LEGO brick® dreams into amazing creations.

On show daily from 10am to 4pm at HOTA Gallery until the 13th August 2022. Purchase tickets online or at HOTA.

More Info Here.


Skyline Ferris Wheel at Jack Evans Boat Harbour, Tweed Heads


Come and experience breath-taking views aboard Skyline Attractions Giant Ferris Wheel at Jack Evans Boat Harbour daily from 10am to 9pm from Tuesday, 21st June 2022 to  Sunday, 17th July 2022.
Take in 360 degree views of Tweed Heads and surrounds from 35 metre in the air in a comfortable fully wheelchair accessible gondola.

More Info Here.


Canungra Foodie Fest – World street food, live music, bar & markets


Into its 5th year the Canungra Foodie Fest returns for Eat Local Week in the Scenic Rim on Saturday, 25th June from 9am – 3pm.
Mobile chefs from South East QLD and Northern NSW will be connecting with local farmers and producers to create special menu items to showcase delicious food grown in this stunning region.
Join the Canungra Foodie Fest at the field behind the Canungra Bowling Club for a day of yummy food and live music! Gold coin donation entry.

More Info Here.


Oxenford & Coomera Community Youth Centre COMMUNITY SOCIAL


Oxenford & Coomera Community Youth Centre are partnering with 12 Baskets Outreach to put on a Community Social on Saturday, 25th June from 12pm – 3pm.
FREE meals (BBQ STYLE!) 🍲
FREE Live Music! 🎸
FREE Kids Activities (face painter, animal farm, inflatable obstacle course!)
FREE Board Games Room!
This event is for EVERYONE!
> Families looking for a good day out and a free meal
> Uni students who are sick of creating elaborate recipes with just 2 minute noodles…
> Anyone looking to connect with others in their community and share some GOOD VIBES!

More Info Here.


Beenleigh Historical Village & Museum Family Fun Day


Come along with the entire family and enjoy Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum’s Family Fun Day on Saturday, 25th of June 2022 from 9am to 3pm.
There will be lots of things to see and do… Markets, food vans, live music, pony rides, face painting, petting zoo, jumping castle, old fashioned games, 1800’s lifestyle demonstrations, bush poets, raffle, lucky dip, BBQ and much more.
Entry prices $5 per person or $20 for families (includes entry, live demonstrations, games)

More Info Here.


Pop Up Playground at Broadwater Parklands


FREE Pop Up Playground at Casuarina Grove in Broadwater Parklands on Saturday, 25th June 2022 from 10am to 2pm.

Sparky Do Dah’s pop-up playground is a collection of activities and games like sack races, stilt walking, balance beams and more.

Best suited for kids aged 3 to 12 years.

More Info Here.


The Gruffalo – Live in Brisbane!


A mouse took a stroll through the deep, dark wood …

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in this magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there?

Songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3+ and their grown-ups…

The Gruffalo is LIVE on Stage at QUT Gardens Theatre in Brisbane from Saturday, 25th June to Monday, 27th June 2022. Various session times available.

Children 12 months and under are admitted free as long as they are on a parent/carer’s lap.

More Info Here.


Paccas Pirates at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre


Ahoy Matey! Arrr you ready to become a Paccas Pirate these school holidays?

All aboard the Pacific Fair life sized pirate ship where kids can walk the plank, make a pirate hat, hunt for treasure and more in our free workshops open daily from Saturday, 25 June – Monday, 11th July 2022 at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre Ground Floor near Myer.

Use the link below to book your tickets.

More Info Here.


Dreamworld Winterfest


❄️Winterfest is BACK Saturday, 25 June – Sunday, 17 July 2022 at Dreamworld ❄️ It’s the COOLEST place to be these holidays!
🌨️ Dreamworld becomes a Winter Wonderland
⛸️ Ice Skating*
🥨 European Food & Drink*
🛷 Ice Slide Tobogganing
❄️ Snowflake Scavenger Hunt*
🧊 VIP Igloos for rent*
💃🏻 Daily shows & performances
☃️ Belinda’s Arctic Adventure
& so much more!
*Paid experiences, not included in entry.

More Info Here.


Circus Workshop at Broadwater Parklands


FREE Circus Workshop at Broadwater Parklands on Sunday, 26th June 2022 from 10am to 2pm.

The Circus Workshop is a great way to help connect kids to fitness through the fun of Circus.

Learn juggling, hula hooping, balloon twisting magic and more in a non-competitive environment.

More Info Here.


Balloon Twisting Workshop at Broadwater Parklands


FREE Balloon Twisting Workshop near the Bouncy Pillow at Broadwater Parklands on Monday, 27th June 2022 from 10am to 2pm.

Looking to learn a new fun party trick?

Learn to twist your very own balloon animals to take home!

More Info Here.


Tie-Dye and Park Games at Country Paradise Parklands


Aspiral Design and Sparky Do Dah are teaming up to offer a relaxed, fun-filled and creative morning at Country Paradise Parklands from 9am to 12pm on Monday, 27th June 2022.

Capture a rainbow with Shoshana in her vibrant Tie-Dye workshop. You can choose swirls, stripes or spiral patterns to make something completely unique. You can bring something white from home and tie-dye it for $3, or purchase a pillowcase or tote bag and tie-dye it for $4. (One item per child)
More info via

Then enjoy Sparky’s Pop-Up Playground which has a fun range of engaging and developmental activities suitable for all ages. Come and try stilts, juggling sticks, duck fishing, balance games, throwing games and more.
More info via

More Info Here.


Dinosaur Discovery Workshops


Local Palaeontologists are led to believe that there may still be a dinosaur somewhere at Beenleigh Marketplace and they need your help to not only learn about dinosaurs but also locate the missing bones.

Bring the kids along to Beenleigh Marketplace outside Commonwealth Bank, near the Food Court from Monday, 27th June – Friday, 1st July 2022 to brush up on their dinosaur knowledge and become a Palaeontologist these school holidays. You never know what they might discover along the way…

Each participating child will take home their own Palaeontologist ID, hat and special surprise!

FREE Daily sessions at 10am, 11:30am and 1pm. Bookings are essential, and spaces are limited. Please only book tickets for children, adults DON’T need a ticket.

Recommended for children 3 years and older. Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.

More Info Here.


‘Kids Rule’ @ The Pines Elanora these school holidays


‘Kids Rule’ @ The Pines Elanora these school holidays. Head to The Pines these school holidays for plenty of FREE fun activities to get the kids entertained!

Week 1 – ‘Terracotta Pot Decorating Workshops’
Monday 27th June – Friday 1st July 2022
10.00am – 1.00pm daily, outside Kmart.
‘Presented by ‘Little Garden Growers’, get your kids excited about growing herbs this school holiday’s! Bring them along to our Free Terracotta Pot Decorating and Herb Planting Workshop and start a mini herb garden. Different herb everyday! No bookings required.

Week 2 – ‘Footy Fever’ by Gecko Sports Co.
Monday 4th – Friday 8th July 2022
10.00am – 1.00pm daily, outside the GC Library.
Its winter-time and there is nothing like Football season in Australia! Come down in your favourite team colours from AFL, Soccer and NRL from . The team from Gecko Sports Co. will teach you some new skills and tricks with our experienced coaches whilst be challenged in a range of games including penalty shootouts, classic marks and evasion games. No bookings required.

More Info Here.


Sweet Treats Bakery at Westfield Coomera


These school holidays visit the Sweet Treats Bakery Near the Food Court in Westfield Coomera, 10am to 1pm daily from Monday, 27 June – Sunday, 3 July 2022.

Sweet Treats Bakery is filled with giant treats and some made to eat! Each day your little ones can come along and create a different dessert to feast on. No bookings required.

Monday: Sweet Donut Decorating
Tuesday: Sweet Marshmallow Cones
Wednesday: Sweet Gingerbread Making
Thursday: Sweet Waffle Cake
Friday: Sweet Candy Kebabs
Saturday: Sweet Craving Cupcakes
Sunday: Sweet Cookie Decorating

Exclusive to Westfield Plus members, limited to the first 250 participants per day.

More Info Here.


Camp Helensvale


Little Camper’s will live their Summer Camp dreams this Winter at Westfield Helensvale’sCamp Helensvale held 10am to 1pm daily from Monday, 27 June – Sunday, 3 July 2022

There will be a fun line-up of activities that are sure to keep your kids entertained all week.

Forget about hiking, instead, your Little Camper will love our wildlife education shows, s’mores making, friendship bracelet making, reptile and snake experience, barn dancing and much more. Come back each day and try a new activity!


All activities are exclusive to Westfield Plus Members.

More Info Here.


Queensland Theatre of Puppetry (QTOP) presents Cinderella


Puppet lovers, the Queensland Theatre of Puppetry (QTOP) has an amazing presentation of “Cinderella” planned this school holidays.

From next Monday, 27th June until Friday, 8th July 2022, two shows daily, 9-30am and 11am (no Weekends). All tickets at the fantastic price of $6 per head and under 2’s go free.

Queensland Theatre of Puppetry (QTOP) is a non-profit organization which has been entertaining children on the Gold Coast for over 40 years.

Venue: The Gerda Pinter Pavilion on Macintosh Island Park Surfers Paradise.

More Info Here.


Rebuild The World with LEGO at Robina Town Centre


Bring the kids along to Robina Town Centre (Ground Level, Outside Myer & Kookai) this school holidays to help REBUILD THE WORLD with LEGO! 10am – 2pm daily from Monday, 27th June to Sunday, 10th July 2022.

This interactive zone features a huge themed progressive build table with a range of environments, and invites attendees to “Rebuild the world”. The little ones can build and add to the scene over the day and are invited to have photos with their creations.

There are various building themes including, city and buildings, trees and forests, along with a magical pink island filled with unicorns. Your kids will have their hands full at our exciting LEGO experience.

The interactive LEGO zone will also play host to special appearances from popular LEGO friends each weekend (Saturday 2nd, Sunday 3rd, Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July), including meet-and-greets with LEGO Batman and LEGO Batgirl. And don’t forget to BYO camera to snap a pic with these life-size, crime-fighting heroes as they wander throughout the mall.

More Info Here.


BIG FAMILY FUN at Hyperdome


Get ready for some seriously BIG FUN these school holidays at Hyperdome Shopping Centre Loganholme from Monday, 27th June to Sunday, 10th July 2022!

With a tonne of things to do at Hyperdome, make sure you check out our full What’s On Guide to get in on the action.

Looking for free, family friendly activities?

Sports Arcade
Test your skills or verse your friends on retro arcade games!
10am-2pm daily outside the Reject Shop (free)

Glitter Glam Bar
Bring your glitter dreams to life at the glitter face painting beauty bar!
10am-2pm daily near Ally Fashion (free)

Spin 4 Snacks Game
Spin the wheel to beat those cravings with a free surprise snack!
10am-2pm daily outside Coles (free)

Big Fun Zone
Get involved in the big outdoor games!
10am-2pm daily in the Piazza (free)

No bookings required.

More Info Here.


Inflatable Horse Racing at Broadwater Parklands

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FREE Inflatable Horse Racing on The Little Lawn at Broadwater Parklands on Tuesday, 28th June 2022 from 10am to 2pm.

Five horses to the starting line, Ready, Steady….. Go! Come on horsey! Bounce you good thing!

Will you be the first over the line? Race your friends – who will be the winning jockey? (Suitable for 6 years and up or to 90 kilograms).

More Info Here.


Inflatable Maze at Broadwater Parklands


FREE Inflatable Maze at Broadwater Parklands on Thursday, 30th June 2022 from 11am to 3pm.

The challenge is to get out as fast as you can, but don’t be fooled as it’s harder than it appears! Left, Right, go back! Oh no I’m lost, start again! We might need some bread crumbs to drop on the ground to find our way through the maze!

This is so much fun – children can’t get enough of this energetic activity.

Come and get lost with your family and friends, and find your way through to the other side – if you can!

More Info Here.


Bubble Play at Broadwater Parklands


Come along and play with Bubble’licious Creations at Broadwater Parklands on Thursday, 30th June from 11am to 3pm.
FREE fun creating the biggest bubbles you’ve ever seen. Beautiful, amazing, shimmering bubbles in the sunshine!

More Info Here.


FREE School Holiday Animal Fun! at Benowa Village


FREE School Holiday Animal Fun! at Benowa Village (1 Ross Street, Benowa) these School Holidays.

Baby Animal Nursery: Thursday, 30 June to Saturday, 2 July 2022 from 10am – 1pm daily.

Kids Gone Wild – Reptile Show: Thursday 7 July to Saturday 9 July 2022. Showtimes: 11am & 12pm daily.
Located outside Coles. No bookings required.

More Info Here.


Dance, Swing and Climb Extravaganza @ Pimpama Bim’bimba Park


If you like to listen to music, climb, dance and experience something different than gather up your crew. There is a silent disco and a climbing wall waiting for you at Bim’bimba park Pimpama on Friday, 1st July 2022  from 9am to 12pm. 

Silent Disco 9.30am – 11am
Bring the whole family to this all ages Silent Disco Party! There will be three channels of family friendly music playing you favourite hits, this party has something for everyone. Put on your headphones, and get ready for fun!
Your DJ are spinning:
Channel 1 (Green): RnB, Top 40 & Dance Hits
Channel 2 (Red): 80’s, 90’s & 2K Throwbacks
Channel 3 (Blue): Kids Channel
How it works: When you arrive you’ll receive a pair of special wireless headphones. You can adjust the volume and choose between up to 3 music channels with a flip of a switch. Each headset has a color LED that shows what channel you are listening to. It’s super social; you’re in control of the music! There’s no loud music that you have to talk over. Plus, there’s no ringing in your ears when you leave!

Rock wall 9am-12pm
Like the thrill of adventure! Challenge yourself on the mobile rock wall. Fully qualified and friendly instructors give you all the guidance needed to ensure your climbing adventure is enjoyable, exciting and safe. Includes a free family fitness session. Where being brave and challenging yourself is the aim of the game.
The activity is suitable for children (from six years of age), parents and caregivers and enclosed shoes must be worn.

More Info Here.


Youth Disco @ The Park Coomera


The first Friday of the month (next one is 1st July 2022), The Park Coomera and The Magic Castle Presents….. A Youth Dance Party!

They provide a safe place for your kids to come and have a dance under your supervision. Table bookings essential for parents where you can come and sit (and enjoy some bar and kitchen specials) while your kids are being entertained by the amazing Chadd from The Magic Castle!

For Just $10 per child. Kids will receive:
*All they can eat Pizza*
*Bottomless Soft drink*

FREE ENTRY for dance floor only- does not include food and drink.
Pizza 5:30pm-6:30pm only, available Toppings Hawaiian, Hawaiian no pineapple, Margherita
Disco 5:30pm-7:30pm

More Info Here.


Circus in the Clouds


Come one, come all these school holidays to the SkyPoint Observation Deck from Friday, 1st July to Sunday, 10th July 2022 to experience this jam-packed, laugh-filled, clown around of a time!

With two shows daily at 1pm and 3pm, there are more than enough spectacular skills, mini bike rides and musical gags to go around that will be sure to have both kids and parents in stitches! This show is suitable for all ages and guests can experience the show as part of their entry ticket or annual pass.

Don’t miss out, this show is for a limited time only!

More Info Here.


Naturally Gold Coast Festival


Discover everything that’s essentially Naturally Gold Coast with this family-friendly environment festival at the Robina Community Centre on Saturday, 2nd July 2022 from 9.30am to 12.30pm. So much on offer from displays, interactive kids activities, native plant sales, live music and more. 🌱🎵
Activities 🌺
• Create your own badge or fridge magnet with Ocean Connect. Choose your favourite marine animal and use your artistic talent to create a unique design to take home!
• Find environment volunteer opportunities near you.
• Learn how you can help conserve and protect our native wildlife
• Get up close to some of Australia’s most iconic animals
• Come face to face with creepy crawlies
• Kids can become mini citizen scientist with waterbugs under the microscope
• Purchase botanical books
Displays 🐝
• Native bees
• Reptiles
• Wildlife encounters
• Wildcare Australia
• Humpbacks and Hi Rises
• Volunteer opportunities
• Insects
• City of Gold Coast environment departments- invasive species management, koala conservation
• NaturallyGC team
Native plant sales 🍃
• Native Plants Gold Coast will have a selection of plants for your garden from $2.50
Live music by Jerome Williams 🎸
This is a family friendly event suitable for all ages. Supported by Division 11 Councillor Hermann Vorster.

More Info Here.


KIDS Sourdough Pizza Workshop


Are you looking for a great fun educational activity for your kids to do this School Holiday?

This Kids Sourdough Pizza Workshop on Saturday, 2nd July from 10am till 12.30pm at Jacobs Well Community Centre (27 Bay Drive, Jacobs Well QLD 4208) is sure to be a delicious hit for kids aged 5+.

Watch your kids have so much fun and learn how to make Sourdough Pizza 🍕🤩 from scratch in this 2.5 hours hand-on class.

Your kids will ;
– knead the dough
– learn about sourdough
– understand the health benefits
– hand stretch like a Pizza Chef
– top their pizza
– watch while the Chef cooks their pizza
– take home and enjoy their delicious animal 🦒 shaped pizza creation
– Bonus: learn a little Italian

Limited spots available. Click the link below for more information, pricing and to book.

More Info Here.


School Holidays: Under the sea fun!


The Strand at Coolangatta has rounded up a packed FREE school holiday program for you.

Are you ready to join us on an adventure? Let’s get ready to explore the ocean and head under the sea at The Strand! Join us these school holidays for daily FREE craft from Saturday, 2 July to Wednesday, 13 July 2022 on Ground Level, near Just Sunnies.

Week 1: Under the Sea Sand Art
Week 2: Under the Sea Beach Cupcake Decorating

More Info Here.


DJ Party in the Park at Broadwater Parklands


Get your groove on at Broadwater Parklands with their DJ Party in the Park from 11am to 3pm on Monday, 4th July 2022.

Yesterday’s favourites and all of today’s hits. Grab your dancing shoes and meet us beside the bouncy pillow for some extra fun and games, including limbo, hula hoop comps, and dance comps.

Dance along to some of your favourite songs, and learn a few new moves too. Let’s dance!

More Info Here.


School Holidays Winter Wonderland @ The Oasis


Visit The Oasis Shopping Centre in Broadbeach these July school holidays for a winter wonderland and snow globe workshop, 11am – 2pm daily from 4th – 8th July 2022. ❄️☃️

Your kids will step into a small, snowy world, be seated at a long white banquet table and be surrounded by snowy Pine trees and winter-themed props. In the middle of this winter wonder

land, they will create their very own snow globe to take home.

Bookings essential. Cost: 5 tickets for ½ hour

More Info Here.


SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES at Underwood Marketplace!


🎨 🌱 SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES at Underwood Marketplace from Monday, 4th July to Saturday, 9th July 2022!

Keep the kids busy these school holidays with an array of activities available throughout this week and next! Secure your spot for $5 and receive a $5 OFF Foodie Voucher 🤑

Bookings are essential (excluding Balloon Twisting 🎈) and can be made via the event links on our Facebook page
🤩 Monday 4th – Slime Making Workshops
🤩 Monday 4th – Terrarium Workshops
🤩 Thursday 7th – Circus Workshops
🤩 Friday 8th – Craft Party Workshops
🤩 Saturday 9th – Balloon Twisting

More Info Here.


CoComelon World! at Tweed City Shopping Centre


These winter school holidays Tweed City is bringing you CocoMelon!

Join Tweed City Shopping Centre 10am to 1pm daily, from Monday, 4th to Sunday, 17th July 2022 to experience the free CoComelon activity space outside Coles, where your little ones can enjoy mini bowling, a colourful art & craft zone, PLUS they will have the opportunity to meet everyone’s favourite, JJ! Best suited for ages 4 and under.

Mini Bowling Zone
Prepare your lightning strikes and bowling thunder because this one’s right up your alley!

Art & Craft
Kids can decorate their very own CoComelon themed library bag!

Meet & Greet
JJ can’t wait to meet all of his friends at Tweed City and will be saying hello everyday from: 10.30am-11am | 11.30am-12pm | 12.30pm-1pm.

No Bookings Required.

More Info Here.


NAIDOC Week Activities at Australia Fair Shopping Centre


Join local traditional custodian artist, Billie Musk for a journey exploring Aboriginal cultural awareness from Monday, 4th July to Friday, 8th July 2022 at Australia Fair Shopping Centre on Level 1 – outside Mr Toys Toyworld.

Have fun dot painting a boomerang or learn cultural weaving. NAIDOC Week Activity Workshop times are 10am, 11am, or 12 noon daily.

Monday 4 – Wednesday 6 July
Dot painting Boomerang Workshops

Thursday 7 – Friday 8 July
Weaving Workshops

No bookings required. Suitable for ages 5 years +.

More Info Here.


Little Farmer Humpty Day at Summer Land Camels


Come along to Summer Land Camels, camel farm for their School Holidays Little Farmer Humpty Day (and don’t forget to dress like a farmer) on Tuesday, 5th July 2022 from 9am to 2pm.

Your children won’t forget this informative experience at Summer Land Camels as we take them on a farm tour and introduce them to our friendly camels. Make sure you bring your camera to get the perfect shot with your favourite camel! PLEASE WEAR CLOSED-IN SHOES AND A SMILE.

Tickets Includes:

Kids farm tour (30 mins)
Patting and cuddling the camels
Kids’ activities
Extra Activities:
Camel rides $20

Book here

Food Available:
Sausage Sizzle $5
Gelato $6 / $8
Plus our Cafe Menu

While you are there, you can feed the friendly camels, shop around in the Skincare & Souvenir Shop, visit the Homestead Cafe for a delicious breakfast, brunch or lunch and try the famous Camelcino. All dairy products are also available for purchase straight from the farm, so bring an esky or a cooler bag.

More Info Here.


Retro Kids Games at Broadwater Parklands


If you love traditional fun games then this is for you!

Onsite coaches will ensure the children are having some serious fun as they play in some of the most traditional and popular group games and challenges at Broadwater Parklands near the Bouncy Pillow on Tuesday, 5th July 2022 from 10am to 1pm.

More Info Here.


Pop Up Playground at Broadwater Parklands


Sparky Do Dah’s FREE Pop Up Playground will be set up in the shade by the Broadwater near the Great Lawn on Wednesday, 6th July 2022 from 10am to 2pm and offers genuine family fun.

The activities are suitable for all ages and abilities, from toddlers to adults, including stilts, juggling sticks, balance games, throwing games and varied games of skill. The event is free and you can come and go as you like.

More Info Here.


Kids Crazy Challenges at Broadwater Parklands


Kids come to Kids Crazy Challenges at Broadwater Parklands from 10am to 1pm on Thursday, 7th July 2022, dressed in something crazy.

Crazy items include shirts, socks, hats, jackets, jumpers, shoes, sunglasses, hair colours and/or hair styles, beanies, anything really….. be adventurous!

Children will work together in teams as they compete in challenges that earn them tokens at each station. Each team will celebrate their success at the end of the program with the Kids Crazy Cup Trophies.

More Info Here.




A festival of Light, Design, Installation and Live Performance is coming to Southport CBD from Thursday, 7th July to Sunday, 10th July 2022.

BIG CITY LIGHTS* is the Gold Coast’s four-night festival of light, live music, colour and creativity. This festival brings a cutting-edge program that will feature immersive audio-visual experiences, large-scale digital works, 3D-mapping and unexpected projection sites that will transform the Gold Coast’s everyday urban spaces.

Audiences can enjoy this free-for-everyone, public night-time exhibition. Building facades and laneways in the city’s Southport CBD will be transformed into hypnotic and technicolour displays by leading local and national artists working in the fields of light, installation, architecture and digital design.

BIG CITY LIGHTS* will be delivered by Placemakers* Gold Coast (best known for the city’s flagship annual arts festival – BLEACH*), with a program that highlights Queensland and the Gold Coast as a cultural destination to Australia and the world.

More Info Here.


A&H Sport Spectacular with DJ


A&H Sport Spectacular with DJ: Come get ACTIVE & HEALTHY at this Free Family Event at Viney Park, Yaun Street, Coomera on Friday, 8th July 2022 from 9am to 11am.

No need to book just come down on the day!

It doesn’t matter if you’re the sporty type or not, come and try all kinds of sports in a party atmosphere. The whole family will be entertained and you might just learn a new skill or find a new sport you love.

For all abilities and ages.

More Info Here.


Area 51 – Family Entertainment Centre is Opening


Be one of the first to try the largest indoor family entertainment centre in Australia: Area 51 – Family Entertainment Centre in Underwood!

You can now purchase tickets from the 8th of July 2022 onward.

Area51 features a Multi-level Soft Playground, Ninja Course, Toddler Zone, Climbing Arena, High Ropes, Trampoline, Air Coaster, Multi Sports Court and Sensory Room.

Tickets are set by age category to ensure the safety of our littlest explorers. Each piece of our equipment targets a different age group and therefore our tickets are created around that:

Astro Tot’s Adventure Playground, purpose built for little ones aged 0 – 3 years.
Slide and jump in our Junior Gizmo (our Main Playground) and The Launchpad Trampoline Park. Perfect for 4 – 5 year olds.
The Universal Pass is an “out of this world” ticket to try all the standard activities! Suitable for 6 years and older.

More Info Here.


Nature Craft in the Park


Bring the kids down to Broadwater Parklands and get creative this Friday, 8th July 2022 from 10am to 2pm for Craft in the Park.

Make some exciting cards and artwork with impression prints, paint and other materials in this fun and interactive workshop.

More Info Here.


Little Green Thumb Gardening Workshop


The Little Green Thumb Gardening Workshop will be held beside the the Bouncy Pillow at Broadwater Parklands from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, 9th July 2022 and provides children with the opportunity to plant their own seedlings.

This is done with the use of eco-friendly Biopots that can be easily transplanted into the home garden and taken care of for years to come!

More Info Here.


School Holiday Fun at Harrigan’s!


Bring the whole family to Harrigan’s for a fun day by the bay! on Sunday 10th July 2022 from 11am to 4pm and enjoy:

– Kids face painting 🎨
– Petting zoo 🐹
– Jumping castle 🏰
– Lawn games ⚽️
– Dining in waterfront marquee 🍽

Bookings Recommended. Contact us on 07 5546 1997 or click the link below.

More Info Here.


Kids Sundae Sesh Magic Show @ The Park Coomera


The Park Coomera‘s Kids Sundae Sesh Magic Show is on THIS SUNDAY, 10th July 2022 from 2-4PM.
It’s a FREE SHOW suitable for kids of all ages. Mr Magic from The Magic Castle – Gold Coast has been entertaining kids of the GC for over 10 years with his super popular Kids Magic Show.

The family friendly show is packed full of magic, laughter and loads of audience participation. Watch a bird appear from fire and then turn into a bunny rabbit!

At the end of the show all kids get to meet and pat our resident bunny Mr Trix.

Plus! Kids eat free with every regular pizza or salad purchase. 🍕

More Info Here.


Colour Explosion Obstacle Course


Looking for colour and fun? Well, Broadwater Parklands have it!

Come and enjoy an explosion of water and colour as we have some serious fun with a range of water based games and challenges intended to prepare the kids for our obstacle course challenge and colour explosion tag game on the Great Lawn in Broadwater Parklands on Saturday, 16 July 2022 from 10am to 12pm.

The event finishes with an awesome photo opportunity using colour to create a long lasting memory (and just a bit more colour!)

More Info Here.


HOTA’s Dedicated Children’s Gallery


Looking to get out of the rain and chill on your next toddler adventure these school holidays?

Experience a family-friendly travel adventure at HOTA’s dedicated Children’s Gallery.

There’s no need to travel any further than HOTA’s Children’s Gallery where artist Martin Edge’s colourful paintings are brought to life in an inclusive space for fun and adventure.

Your toddler can climb a giant sandcastle, visit Martin’s souvenir shop and create their own holiday mementos to take home.

Entry to the Children’s Gallery is FREE and bookings are not required.  HOTA Gallery is open daily from 10am to 4pm.

More Info Here.



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