Film in Surfers Paradise

Gold Coast Film Festival

Mainstream and art-house flicks from all over the world feature over 12 days in mid-April on outdoor screens, including SIPFest, two nights of short films screened right on the beach.

Sports in Surfers Paradise

Gold Coast 600

For three days in late October, the streets of Surfers are transformed into a temporary race circuit for high-speed cars.

Sports in Surfers Paradise

Gold Coast Marathon

Held in July, the Gold Coast Marathon sees runners take to the course alongside the beach and broadwater. There's also a half-marathon, 5.7km fun run, 15km wheelchair race, and 2km and 4km runs for kids.