If you're visiting the Gold Coast during December and looking for a festive event or two to attend. Check out the following events happening in Broadbeach and surrounding suburbs of the Gold Coast:
Centre of Christmas
When: Friday December 4, 2015
Where: Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre (Broadbeach)
Time: From 7:30pm
What: Join in the Christmas festivities with a Christmas buffet, premium drinks package and live entertainment. This is a ticketed event, visit GCCEC for ticket purchase.
Broadbeach Christmas Carols
When: Saturday December 12, 2015
Where: Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach (in front of Carmel by the Sea)
Time: From 3pm
What: Christmas Carols held in the park on the foreshore of beautiful Broadbeach, enjoy live entertainment, kids activities and more. Bring along a picnic rug, chair or some beach towels to sit on. There is usually food vans onsite, and you can also dine at one of the nearby restaurants and cafes, or pack your own picnic to take with you.
Christmas in Surfers Paradise
When: Sunday December 13 to Thursday December 24, 2015
Where: Cavill Mall, Surfers Paradise
Time: 12pm to 3pm & 4pm to 7pm. (not operating on December 20 due to Carols)
What: Bring you camera along and get a photo with Santa in his surfboat sleigh pulled by six kangaroos! In the evening Christmas lights will dazzle in the night sky.
Carols on the Beach
When: Sunday December 20, 2015
Where: Surfers Paradise Beach
Time: From 6:30pm to 8pm
What: Christmas Carols hosted by Charlie Robinson from Sea FM. Enjoy an all Aussie lineup of entertainment including Blinky Bill and much more. Culminating with a fireworks display. Bring along a picnic blanket, foldable chair or a few beach towels to sit on. Dine at one of the nearby restaurants pre or post Carols, or pack your own picnic to take with you.
It's easy to get into Surfers Paradise from your accommodation at Carmel by the Sea in Broadbeach. Just jump on the Gold Coast Light Rail - and it's just a few short stops!