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6 Of The Best Upcoming Events On The Gold Coast

By Renée Ardon-Coppinger
26th Jul 2022

Whatever you're into, there's something for everyone on the agenda at The Star Gold Coast over the next action-fueled months. 

The GC's home of entertainment is jam-packed with epic sports events on the super-sized screen, a supersonic live music lineup, super tasty dining deals and other special events. The roster is stellar, so book those tickets and clear the social cal—these are not ones to miss. 

Live On The Lawn | Mansionair (DJ Set)

Music lovers will be spoiled at this free concert at The Lawn Garden Bar and Kitchen. Mansionair  struck fame when their 2014 ambient-synth-pop hit 'Hold Me Down' hit over a million views in just two months. Soon after, these guys went on to tour with some major players in the industry like Alt-J, Florence and the Machine and CHVRCHES before releasing 'Easier' in 2016, which now boasts over 12 million streams worldwide. Huge. This trio is guaranteed to keep you grooving the night away with their cool tunes and funky vibes, head here to find out more.

Super Drag Spectacular

Australia's most beloved drag queen Carla from Bankstown will be turning The Star's Atrium Bar into the 'Slayatrium Bar' for one day only, promising all the cocktails, glitter makeovers and rainbows you need to keep dancing the day away. For just $70pp, you'll be treated to a grazing feast and never-ending bubbles under the shining disco ball—fabulous! Book your spot on the dancefloor here.

Billecart-Salmon Champagne Dinner

On Thursday, 28 July, the gorgeous Nineteen at the Star will convert into a culinary paradise for the Billecart-Salmon Champagne Dinner promising all the world-class champagne and deliciousness you can handle. Think five courses of oysters, tartare and fresh seasonal seafood all set to tantalise the taste buds alongside some fabulous entertainment and hospitality. Tickets are $300pp, and can be purchased here. 

Supercharged Comedy With Joel Creasy

Teaming up with the legendary Joel Creasy, The Star is transforming Atrium Bar for a one-night-only open-mic experience on Wednesday, 3 August. Amateur comedians from across the country will vie for a place on Joel Creasey's Camp Comedy lineup to put local rising LGBTQIA+ stand-up stars in the spotlight. The best part? It's free, but we still recommend booking to secure your seat. 

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Theatre lovers, this one's for you. From 16 July through 7 August, everything that is fabulous will be landing at The Star. Get ready to dance the night away with some of your favourite bangers like It's 'Raining Men', 'I Love the Nightlife' and of course, the classic belter 'I Will Survive'. This three-hundred all-star cast features Australia's pop queen Paulini alongside living legend Carlotta to get you shaking your groove thing big time. Ensure to snap up your tickets here before they all sell out!

Fire Pits on The Lawn

Beat the Winter chill this year and head down to Fire Pits on the Lawn every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night for a combination of a crackling fire, delectable dishes and cheese boards, all snuggled up with your nearest and dearest. Think sipping cocktail creations fire with a mate or date around the warmth, all for $95 after the return of your $100 food and beverage credit. Head here to reserve your cozy spot. 

It's all happening at The Star—fire up the group chat, you don't want to miss this stacked lineup. Head here to discover everything else on at the Gold Coast's home of entertainment. 

Editor’s note: this article was produced in partnership with The Star. Thank you for supporting the partners who make Urban List possible. To read our editorial policy, click here.

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