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What’s On In The Gold Coast This Weekend And Beyond In 2023

Here are the best events you don't want to miss happening on the Gold Coast this weekend. 

Things To Do

The Gold Coast’s Best Paint And Sip Classes To Channel Your Inner Artist At

Besties, booze and brilliant art—paint and sip nights bring together all of our favourite things.

Local Escapes

The Best Gold Coast Accommodation To Book In 2023

From modern beachside villas to luxe hinterland glamping to sweet Airbnb cottages, here's the ultimate list of the Gold Coast’s…

Food & Drink

23 Of The Best Restaurants On The Gold Coast In 2023

There’s no denying the Gold Coast of 2023 is a foodie’s paradise. But finding the right restaurant to suit that special…

Things To Do

All The Queensland Music Festivals Happening In 2023

Pull up your calendar and block out a weekend (or seven) and tune into some unmissable festivals coming to our corner of the world. 

Things To Do

50 Free (Or Cheap) Things To Do On The Gold Coast

We’ve foraged together 50 awesome things to do on the Gold Coast that are fun, sometimes tasty and maybe even free.

Local Escapes

The Best Mount Tamborine Accomodation For Your Next Trip Up The Mountain

We’re here to get you out-and-about among the Gold Coast’s other natural wonder, with the best Mount Tamborine accomodation.

Health & Beauty

16 Of The Best Gold Coast Day Spas To Treat Yourself Like You Deserve

If you're on the Gold Coast, we think it’s high time you carved out some time to de-stress and rejuvenate with our pick of the…

News

Kirra Point Precinct Opens Two Spectacular Beachfront Dining Destinations This Summer

The highly-anticipated Kirra Point Precinct is poised to unveil two spectacular hospitality destinations this summer, which will…

Local Escapes

11 Of The Best Glamping Spots Around The Gold Coast

Equal parts glam and camping, glamping is the best of both worlds, with proximity to nature minus the sacrifice of your favourite…

What's On

24 Of The Best Gold Coast Markets To Visit In September 2023

If there was ever a time to shop local on the Gold Coast, it's now.

Food & Drink

20 Of The Best Broadbeach Restaurants You Need To Try In 2023

If you haven’t figured out that Broadbeach is one of the Gold Coast’s central destinations for all things scrumptious,…

Local Escapes

18 Of The Best Gold Coast Airbnbs To Book In 2023

Whether you’re aching for a staycation or you’re holidaying from interstate, we’ve found the best Airbnbs on the Gold…

Food & Drink

14 Bottomless Boozy Brunch Spots To Hit On The Gold Coast

Brunch is basically the cheekiest meal of the day. You’ve secretly already had brekky, it’s not quite lunch, yet you’re…

Things To Do

The Best Gold Coast Beaches For Sun-Soaked Days

If there's one thing Gold Coast has no shortage of, it's endless stretches of white sandy shores. Let us guide you to the best…

Style & Design

16 Of The Best Gold Coast Florists To Share The Bloomin’ Love

We don’t want you to fall short in your flower-giving duties, so we’ve hunted down the best florists on the Gold Coast.

Style & Design

The Gold Coast’s Best Flower Delivery Services To Spoil Someone Special

If you’re looking to spoil your special someone or simply want to send some floral happiness to a friend, a blooming bouquet is…

Food & Drink

37 Of The Best New Openings On The Gold Coast

These openings on the Gold Coast are set to shake up a scene that’s already bursting at the seams with wining and dining goodness.

Restaurants

21 Of The Best Gold Coast Cheap Eats For A Frugal Food Fix

Low on funds? Don’t sweat it, because we’ve done you and your back pocket a major solid, penning a list of the best cheap eats…

Things To Do

Lace Up And Hit The Best Ice Skating Rinks On The Gold Coast

In a region where the sunscreen industry is eternally booming, why not shake things up with a day on the ice?

Local Escapes

17 Of The Most Romantic Getaways On The Gold Coast For You And Your Squeeze

Imagine all the smooches you’ll get when you whisk your other half away on a romantic getaway with all the trimmings. 

Food & Drink

15 Of The Gold Coast’s Most Beautiful Long Lunch Restaurants

We are shining a light on all the top spots perfect for a long, lazy, so-good-we-could-cry weekend lunch. 

Food & Drink

Tokoh Is Mermaid’s Playful New Indonesian Restaurant Where Opulence Meets Authenticity

If you haven’t heard of the name Tokoh, get used to it because you’ll soon be hearing it everywhere.

Food & Drink

10 Of The Gold Coast’s Best BYO Restaurants For When You’re Trying To Save

We’ve hunted down the best BYO restaurants on the Gold Coast, because food tastes better when you can get boozy at dinner for a…

Bars & Pubs

Where To Find 30 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Bars In 2023

From raging rooftops to craft beer bars and intimate tequila joints, here's our ultimate round up to the very best bars on the Gold…

Activities & Itineraries

The Gold Coast’s Best Escape Rooms To Break Free From

In order to get you finding clues, deciphering puzzles, decrypting codes and solving mysteries, we’ve investigated some of…

Local Escapes

10 Of The Best Gold Coast Caravan Parks For Your Next Getaway

Pitch a tent, roll out the swag, park up on a concrete slab or get cosy in a cabin. Here are 10 of the best caravan parks Gold Coast has to…

Local Escapes

The Best Airbnbs In Surfers Paradise In 2023

Whether you’re a homegrown local looking for a seaside staycay or you’re visiting this iconic slice of paradise from out of…

Local Escapes

17 Of The Best Hotels On The Gold Coast In 2023

The Gold Coast is the ultimate weekender destination, so whether you're travelling from near or far, we've got the perfect hotels…

Food & Drink

21 Of The Absolute Best Restaurants In Burleigh Heads In 2023

To help get your next weekend or holiday sorted, here are 21 of best restaurants in Burleigh Heasds.

Food & Drink

14 Of The Best Bakeries On The Gold Coast For 2023

We're bringing you the best thing since sliced bread; 13 of the best bakeries on the Gold Coast to get your next fix.

Food & Drink

Where To Find The Best Northern Rivers Restaurants In 2023

Stretching from Tweed through to Kyogle, the Northern Rivers' best restaurants range from family-owned hideaways to hatted…

Cafes

25 Of The Best Breakfasts On The Gold Coast In 2023

We’ve got you covered from north to south, with the best cafes on the Gold Coast to keep you caffeinated and re-fuelled. 

Local Escapes

Australia’s First Margarita-Inspired Hotel Suite Has Opened On The Gold Coast

The Gold Coast has just scored a unique new luxury stay experience that combines entertainment, art, culture, and best of all, top-notch…

Food & Drink

12 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Fine Dining Restaurants You Need To Visit

We’re getting all fancy pants with the best of the best fine dining restaurants on the Gold Coast. The ultimate foodies bucket list.…

Local Escapes

11 Of The Best Luxury Queensland Resorts And Hotels

It's time to put that holiday nest egg (the one you've been slowly building since March 2020) to good use with a Sunshine State…

Bakeries & Delis

The Gold Coast’s Best Hot Cross Buns To Devour This Easter, According To You

In true Urban List fashion, we’ve done the hard work and hunted down the best hot cross buns on the Gold Coast. Thank us later.

Travel

Virgin Launches First-Ever Gold Coast To Bali Flights From $419

Here's all the latest Queensland travel news you need to know. Warning: major wanderlust incoming.

Local Escapes

The Best Cheap Gold Coast Accommodation Under $150 Per Night

We’ve rounded out the cheapest Gold Coast accommodation to check out and check into, with prices varying between $55 and $149 per…

Local Escapes

17 Of The Best Broadbeach Accommodation For A 2023 Getaway

Whether you’re travelling from interstate, overseas or simply craving a staycation, Broadbeach is the perfect spot to set up base for…

Bars & Pubs

Where To Find The Best Margaritas On The Gold Coast

We've hunted down some of the best margaritas on the Gold Coast, perfectly sweet and salty to kick-start your weekend.

Local Escapes

13 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Pet-Friendly Accommodation To Check Into With Your Pooch

It sure is tough leaving your pooch behind when heading out on a vacay or staycay on the Gold Coast. Good news, with so many pet-friendly…

Things To Do

The Best Gold Coast Picnic Spots To Throw A Rug Down At

While we could probably list 100 worthy spots, we’ve honed this down to six of the very best picnic spots on the Gold Coast to get you…

Food & Drink

Get Loved Up At The Gold Coast’s Most Romantic Restaurants This Valentine’s Day

Want to take your hot date to one of the best restaurants on the Gold Coast for Valentine's Day? Here's a helpful list of some of…

Things To Do

Fun Dates Only: Get Into The Valentine’s Vibe At This Epic Paint And Sip

Found: A cringe-free, wholesome and fun Valentine’s Day date idea they'll actually love. 

Food & Drink

10 Of The Best Gold Coast Beer Gardens Worth Frothing Over

Day drinking. It’s the hobby of many locals here on the Gold Coast and for good reason. The moment mates, sunshine and cold beer mix,…

Food & Drink

20 Gold Coast Restaurants Open On Christmas Day So You Don’t Have To Cook

Catering for the clan on Christmas Day can really take the fun out of festive season. So why not hang up your novelty apron and leave it to…

News

Inside The Langham, The Gold Coast’s Five-Star Luxury Hotel With A World-Class Wellness Spa

The Gold Coast has welcomed a shining jewel of luxury, with the much-anticipated opening of Australia’s newest luxury resort hotel,…

Food & Drink

Sip Cocktails In The Sunshine At Gold Coast’s Best Rooftop Bars

With an average of 300 days of sunshine a year—a scorching summer, delightful autumn, mild winter and stunning spring—it’s…

Food & Drink

15 Of The Best Dog-Friendly Cafes On The Gold Coast

To ensure you and your pooch have a ball sampling the Coast's finest fare, we've put together a list of the best dog-friendly cafes…

Travel

10 Of Hamilton Island’s Best Airbnbs For The Ultimate Summer Getaway

If you're keen to live your best island life, you’re going to want somewhere equally as stunning to rest your head. Unwind,…

Bars & Pubs

Get Cosy At 18 Of The Best Wine Bars On The Gold Coast

Calling on all seasoned wine drinkers! You know who you are, you gotta wind down on Wednesday, you love a thirsty Thursday, Fri-yay’s…

Things To Do

Strike It Lucky At The Gold Coast’s Best Bowling Spots

Whether you’re looking for some laidback bowling fun time with the family or you’re ready to jump into the big leagues with…

Gifts

Where To Find The Gold Coast’s Coolest Gift Delivery Services

There are a range of local gift delivery businesses that will deliver right to your door, perfect for every occasion. From flowers…

Local Escapes

This Dreamy Montville Retreat Was Named The Most Romantic Hotel In The World

A cosy, hidden rainforest retreat that’s nestled in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, and is just two hours from the Gold Coast, has…

Bars & Pubs

The Gold Coast’s Best Craft Breweries Worth Frothing Over

Whether you’re a seasoned beer swiller or just love a reason to get out and socialise; we’ve rounded up the best breweries on…

Food & Drink

Sink A Cold One At 10 Of The Best Old-School Pubs Around The Gold Coast

Classic, simple, unpretentious. Check out our round up of ten awesome old-school pubs on and around the Gold Coast.

Local Escapes

Soak It Up At The Best Stays On The Gold Coast With Outdoor Baths

While you could opt for the likes of a day spa, why not kick the relaxation vibes into high gear with a weekend getaway where the bath is…

Food & Drink

An Inside Look At Isoletto, The Star’s New Sky-High Luxury Pool Club

One of the most hotly anticipated venue launches of 2022, Isoletto has finally swung open its doors and we can’t get enough…

Sustainability

Plan A Green Getaway At These Stunning Eco Escapes Around The Gold Coast

A green getaway is more than just a fun alliteration—it’s the way we should all start thinking about how we travel. We’re…

What's On

A Drive-In Cinema Dedicated To Disney Is Coming To The Gold Coast

Disney’s magical collection of flicks is heading to the big screen once again, with Openair Cinemas bringing a drive-in…

Travel

Get Moving With 10 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Outdoor Spring Activities

Spring is the season of rejuvenation, begging you to spring-clean your house, wardrobe and diet, yet we have better ideas to mark the…

Activities & Itineraries

You Can Hire These Inflatable Hot Tubs For An Outdoor Movie Night Under The Stars

You can now sink into your very own hot tub—albeit temporarily—thanks to TubFlix, a rental service providing inflatable hot…

Food & Drink

You Can Eat Pasta From A Massive Flaming Cheese Wheel In Surfers Paradise

May we introduce the most mind-blowing, cheese-worshipping dish we’ve ever laid eyes on. Meet, the Flaming Cheese Wheel.

Local Escapes

This Queensland Retreat Was Just Named The Most Romantic Hotel In The World

A cosy, hidden rainforest retreat that’s less than three hours from the Gold Coast has just been named the most romantic hotel in…

Cafes

8 Of The Best Cafes For Breakfast In Burleigh

It’s no easy feat hunting down the best breakfasts in Burleigh, but we’ve happily knocked back plenty of weekend brekkies all in…

News

Krispy Kreme Is Giving Away 10,000 Original Glazed Doughnuts This Friday

Is it a donut or doughnut? For the sake of this pun, we highly recommend that you donut miss the chance to claim your FREE doughnut this…

Travel

5 Hidden Lookouts We Probably Shouldn’t Tell You About

There are lookouts that errybody knows—and then there are those that we probably shouldn’t tell you about. Here are our fave…

Career & Money

Gold Coast’s Best Workshops To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

The Gold Coast is literally bursting with workshops, events, and crafty learning sessions designed to unleash a brighter, happier and…

Travel

Hop In The Car, Here Are All The Spots You Need To Check Out In The Gold Coast Hinterland

Some call it the green behind the gold or Queensland’s Emerald City, and it’s easy to see why. If you still need…

Things To Do

Soak Up The Sunshine With Your Pup At 5 Of The Gold Coast’s Dog-Friendly Beaches

We don’t wanna leave pupster at home while we have all the fun in the sun, right? Treat them to a sesh at the best dog-friendly…

Things To Do

Grab A Designated Driver, Here Are 8 Stunning Wineries Within Driving Distance Of The Gold Coast

There’s something super intoxicating about visiting a local winery; all you need are some wheels, good mates, and one unlucky…

Fitness

Get Outside With 7 Of The Gold Coast’s Prettiest Walks

We've rounded up seven of the Coast's prettiest walks to get you out and about this season!

Local Escapes

Travel Off The Beaten Path With 8 Of The Best Regional Hotels In Queensland

If you’re looking to get away, why not venture off the beaten track and explore what regional Queensland has to offer? 

Travel

Start Planning Your Next Getaway And Zen Out At This Stunning Byron Hinterland Retreat

Right now, one scroll through Instagram and it seems like everyone is sunning themselves on a beach in Europe. Fortunately, we’ve…

Local Escapes

Start Planning Your Winter Staycation With 9 Cosy Gold Coast Cabins And Cottages

They’re cosy, private, and very romantic—we've rounded up the best Gold Coast cabins and cottages for a fab winter escape.…

Travel

5 Cosy Cabins For A Budget Weekender In The Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Lush rainforests, misty valleys and cute cabins, the Sunshine Coast Hinterland has got everything you could want for a budget weekend…

Restaurants

Take The Night Off With Our Top 10 Gold Coast Takeaway Picks For This Weekend

Many of our fave Gold Coast restaurants and eateries are thinking outside of the box, offering takeaway and delivery options so you can…

Travel

Get Off The Grid, Unyoked’s New Tiny Cabin Is Now Taking Bookings

Unyoked just announced they will be taking books for their first Queensland cabin and it's the off-grid, cabin porn-style mini…

Food & Drink

Loosen Your Belt With 9 Top Banquet Menus And Degustation Restaurants On The Gold Coast

Making decisions is HARD, but why settle on one dish when you can have them all? We're here to help with the best banquets and…

Local Escapes

Devour An Award-Winning Degustation Surrounded By Rainforest At Songbirds

Mount Tamborine and Songbirds Rainforest Retreat are a short drive away but feel like different worlds. Wineries, lush…

What's On

All The Best Gold Coast Events To Hit This February

Summer is almost over, so to help you squeeze the last drops out of our fave season, here's a swag of awesome things to do on the…

What's On

Feel The Aussie Spirit At Gold Coast’s Best Australia Day Long Weekend Events

Dust off your thongs, gather up your mates and sink your teeth into a sausage sanga with this cracker lineup of things to do on the Gold…

What's On

Plan Your Dream Wedding At The Tweed Coast Wedding Trail

Move over Byron Bay, because the Tweed Coast is seriously blossoming with wedding deliciousness.

Food & Drink

Nurse That Christmas Hangover With 8 Spots Open On The Gold Coast This Boxing Day

This year Boxing Day falls on a Thursday. And there’s nothing we love more than a midweek weekend! But because of penalty rates coming…

Local Escapes

Spend An Epic Weekend At This Island Paradise A Short Trip From The Gold Coast

Thought you had to get on a plane to find crystal clear aqua seas, jaw-dropping snorkelling sites or impressive sandy deserts? Nope,…

Local Escapes

Escape To Paradise With The Very Best Hotels And Resorts In Byron Bay

Byron Bay—those sweet sounding words that conjure up images of beachside bliss and stunning headlands. Globally renowned as the hip…

Local Escapes

Look Inside Cabarita’s New Beachside Retreat—The Hideaway Glamping

Does it get any better than spending a few days camping by the sea? It sure does—you could be GLAMPING by the sea. 

Health & Beauty

Stop, Drop And Zen At 5 Top Wellness Retreats Around The Gold Coast

Get your nose out of the self-help books and give your soul the nourishing it deserves with five top wellness retreats on the Gold Coast (or…

Food & Drink

Fall In Love With Burleigh’s Knockout New Cafe And Homewares Concept Store

St Barts—a brand that’s synonymous with flawless interior style and design—has just revealed its third store and new…