Every year, the Gold Coast holds a variety of events. However, tremendous changes have occurred in the last two years that have impacted the entire world. But travel and events are now possible with the opening of borders and the implementation of laws. If you’ve been missing out on travelling and attending events, here is your chance to do so. The Gold Coast will host a slew of exciting events in 2022.
Golden Shores Festival
29 April – 1 May 2022
Location: Surfers Paradise Beach – 3-minute walk
Golden Shores is a three-day music festival hosted at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast’s beautiful beachfront. Top Australian artists from three different music genres, including hip hop, dance/electronic, and alternative/indie, will perform at the music event.
Youngn Lipz, Masked Wolf, Lisi, Triple One, Wombat, Day1, Jesswar, Barkaa, Skrub, Yng Martyr, and Yung Gwopp will play on the first day. Then there’s Safia, The Presets, Lastlings, Motez, Stace Cadet, Young Franco, Dena Amy, and Dvna are set on the second day. Vera Blue, San Cisco, Winston Surfshirt, Last Dinosaurs, King Stingray, Teenage Joans, and Yorke will heat the stage on the event’s final day.
Good Love Festival
7 May 2022
Location: Doug Jennings Park – 12-minute drive
This February, Australia’s largest reggae festival returns to the Gold Coast. The waterfront site at Doug Jennings Park will host the Good Love Festival, which sold out its Australian debut in only a few weeks in 2020.
Good Love Festival will take place on a quiet beachfront location with sweeping views of the Gold Coast skyline and the ocean, providing partygoers with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to listen to some of the world’s best reggae. Catch Katchafire, Stan Walker, Kora, Sons Of Zion, Nesian Mystik, The Black Seeds, 1814, House Of Shem, Tomorrow People, Krisy Erin & Mikey Mayz, Swiss & Tree and Tikelz, hosted By Josh Te Kani.
Blues on Broadbeach
19-22 May 2022
Location: throughout the Broadbeach precinct – 10-minute drive
Catch the 2022 edition of Blues on Broadbeach if you missed the biggest blues music event. The festival features 20 performance spaces on the beautiful beachfront and across Broadbeach’s bustling streets. The following are the headliners for this year’s event: James Morrison Motown Experience, Robben Ford (USA), RL Boyce (USA) with Karise Eden, Osaka Monaurail (Japan), Blue Empress All-Stars, Matty T Wall, and others. Apart from the blues music, the festival precinct offers fantastic food at local taverns and restaurants and activities for people of all ages.
Gold Coast Marathon
2-3 July 2022
Start Location: Nerang Street – 9-minute drive
You’re invited to celebrate the 42nd edition of the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon, where you can run for the good times.
With a 41-year history, the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon is one of the most well-known marathons in the world. The international marathon is open to people of all ages and abilities from all around the world. The Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon, CPL Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Southern Cross University 10km Run, CPL Wheelchair 10km, Gold Coast Airport 5km Fun Run, Health and Wellbeing Queensland 4km Junior Dash, and Health and Wellbeing Queensland 2km Junior Dash are among the eight races on the schedule.
Groundwater Country Music Festival
28-30 Oct 2022
Location: located throughout the Broadbeach precinct – 10-minute drive
The annual Groundwater Country Music Festival will bring a whole slew of Australia’s most prominent country music singers to the Gold Coast. The beachside festival, which combines ‘Country with the Coast,’ is free to attend. Have fun at the festival and enjoy the outstanding Country Music performers on several outdoor stages and venues across the Broadbeach region.
Supercars Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500
28-30 Oct 2022
Location: Surfers Paradise Street Circuit – 7-minute drive
The Supercars Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500 is one of Australia’s top motorsport racing events, and the Gold Coast welcomes visitors back year after year. The Supercars will return to the iconic Surfers Paradise Street Circuit for Round 12 of the 2022 Repco Supercars Championship, which will feature three days of racing and entertainment. Yes, there is lots of live entertainment, concerts, and fun activities for the kids aside from the screaming V8 race vehicles.
Prepare to take part in these activities! Now is the time to start planning your Gold Coast holiday by reserving your accommodation. Check out St Tropez, which is only a few minutes walk from the beach and close to the greatest Surfers Paradise restaurants, tourist sites, and Gold Coast events.
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