Events! Looking for something to do this weekend and beyond? Well check out all of this cool stuff!
Australian Open Bowls
1–14 June 2019, Broadbeach Bowls Club
After moving to the sunny Gold Coast in 2015, the Australian Open has become a true festival of bowls, with 14 days of action played across the 15 host clubs on the Gold Coast. Over 2,000 bowlers from across Australia and the world are expected to attend again, with entry being completely open to any registered bowler! Not only is the Australian Open the World’s Biggest Bowls Festival, it is also the richest bowls event in the world with a staggering total of over $250,000 prize money across more than 780 prize money placings in the 13 disciplines.
Gold Coast Titans versus New Zealand Warriors
14 June 2019, Robina
Now this is one of those events worth seeing. Be there Friday 14 June at Cbus super stadium as the Titans take on the New Zealand Warriors for an exciting Friday Night Footy Live.
Queensland Ballet – Dangerous Liaisons
Friday 14th June, 7.30pm, Saturday 15th June, at 1.30pm, HOTA
This is one of those cultural events not to be missed. Queensland Ballet has teamed up with Artistic Associate and world-renowned choreographer, Liam Scarlett, to present Dangerous Liaisons, an evocative performance and classic tale of seduction and betrayal. The scandalous story, which has captivated audiences around the world for over 200 years, is based on Pierre Choderlos de Laclos’ time honoured novel and has been reimagined into a dramatic new ballet for mature audiences. Info: HOTA.com.au
Better Bike Maintenance
11:30am-1:00pm, Saturday, 15 June
One of the great family events! Learn valuable tips and be shown how to clean your bicycle, repair punctures, adjust your brakes and maintain the chain. You will need to bring your own drinking water, helmet, bicycle and sunscreen for this session. To register: email@example.com
Obstacles Gone Mad!
Starts 10:00am-4:00pm, Saturday, 15 June, 7027 Southport Nerang Road
Introducing the biggest kids Ninja and inflatable obstacle course, located at Nerang. Terrain Training, Queensland’s own mobile Ninja obstacle course provider has teamed up with one of Australia’s leading innovative inflatable obstacle companies, “Obstacool.” All Micro Ninjas must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Info: bit.ly/kidsninja
‘Boyd Meets Girl’ Classical Guitar and Cello Recital
15 June 2019, Springbrook Community Hall
This eclectic New York based Australian-US duo ‘Boyd Meets Girl’ consisting Rupert Boyd and Laura Metcalf kick off their 2019 Australian tour with a performance on the mountain at Springbrook, Gold Coast hinterland, sponsored by local foodies and ‘culturists’ The Springbrook Gastronomic Society. Info: boydmeetsgirlduo.com
The Static Monsters World Championships 2019
15-16 June, The Carrara Indoor Stadium
The inaugural running of The Static Monsters World Championships happened in 2018, at HOTA. For 2019 the chance to compete in the World Championships will be tougher as more than 16 countries host over 40 competitions all on the same weekend. Well worth watching! Info: staticmonsters.com
Come See Do – Pro Cycle Gold Coast
17 – 21 June
This is five days of expert training and coaching with former professional cyclist and National Champion Nick Gates. Whether you’re an experienced competitor keen to improve, or new to cycling and want to start right, don’t miss this amazing opportunity to explore a sporting paradise on two wheels with a champion guide. This is five days exploring one of Australia’s most desirable holiday destinations. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dragalicious At The Avenue
Thursday 13th, 20th and 27th Jun, 7:00-10:00pm, 3-15 Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise
Drag queens take over The Avenue for an electric night of glam and glitter! Step into the glamorous world of drag right here in Surfers Paradise with Dragalicious! Starring the ‘Three Legged Beauty’ Natasha St James, Scarlett Fever and the oh so cheeky Sellma Soul, who will be serving up a blend of risque comedy numbers, captivating costumes and high-energy performances that will illuminate and delight their audiences. Info: theavenuesurfers.com/events/dragalicious
Skypoint Sunday Sundowns
Sun 16th Jun, Hamilton Ave, Surfers Paradise
On Sunday after dark, SkyPoint Bistro + Bar transforms itself into the Gold Coast’s highest altitude lounge bar with an electric atmosphere, exquisite cocktails, extensive wine menu and craft beer and ciders, along with live entertainment from locally sourced musicians and entertainers. Experience a relaxing afternoon with 360 degree views of the Gold Coast as you’re mesmerised by SkyPoint’s Sunday Sundowns. Purchase your entry into SkyPoint Observation Deck online or at the door. Info: (07) 5582 2700
Bundall Farmers Markets
Sun 16th Jun, 6:00-11:30am, 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise
Supporting local farmers and fine food producers. Great atmosphere, amazing food, community spirit. Every Sunday at HOTA from 6am to 11.30am. Stalls are brimming with vegetables and fruit straight from growers, fresh meat and fish, specialty foods, olives, cakes and slices, baked goods and bread, smallgoods, dips and biscuits, jams and pickles, and other gourmet delights as well as a few organic beauty products. It is a plastic bag free market so please BYO string/canvas/jute bags.
Pizza Making With a Spin
Wed 19 June 12:00am Mecca Bah Gold Coast, 3 Oracle Boulevard, Broadbeach
Chef-run pizza making classes for any level of cook. Start your night right off with a complimentary champagne, wine or beer and get ready to roll, throw and toss your very own handmade pizza into the oven. Pizza acrobatics are a must and challenges set by your personal chef will award the best cook. Info: 0755047754
Or perhaps you just want to just Netflix and Chill in your penthouse. Both offer fresh winter breezes. Enjoy!