Film in Surfers Paradise

Gold Coast Film Festival

Mainstream and art-house flicks from all over the world feature in early- to 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 October, the streets of Surfers are transformed into a temporary race circuit for high-speed racing 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.
Music in Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise LIVE

A free four-day music festival with a line-up of Aussie artists, both acclaimed and emerging.