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All The Best Events To Hit Up This Weekend

By Morgan Reardon - 07 Mar 2019

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While summer might be officially over, that doesn’t spell the end of warm weather and epic events. From pool parties and stand up comedy to meditating with baby goats, we’ve got your itinerary sorted.

Here are the best things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend.

Friday 22 March

Drink, Slay, Repeat With Joel Creasy

Headlining at the Coast’s very first comedy festival, GC Laughs, funny man Joel Creasy is bring the lols this Friday night. You may have seen him hosting Eurovision and Mardi Gras on SBS, Take Me Out on Channel 7 or his worldwide Netflix stand-up special. He’s got it worked out, right? Nope, not even a little bit and he’s ready to tell all. Get there early for a vino at the HOTA bar and then settle in for a night of filthy, dishy, dirty stories from the showbiz darling.

When: 7pm to 8pm
Where: HOTA 
Cost: $39
For more information, click here.

Full Moon Libra Ceremony

Come and be guided in this Full Moon ceremony to achieve peace and harmony. During this intimate event, held at Pilates & Co., you’ll learn about essential oils, what to use to feel like the best you, how to listen to our inner voice and use affirmations to relax and reflect. Come in comfy clothes and bring a journal and pen. 

When: 8pm to 10pm
Where: Pilates & Co., 2017 Gold Coast Highway, Miami
Cost: $25
For more information, click here.

Saturday 23 March

Hide & Seek Children’s Market

If you have a special little person in your life then this market is for you. Expect beautifully crafted clothing and accessories, decor, toys, furnishings and oh so much more at the Hide & Seek Market. Stallholders are handpicked, with an emphasis on those using quality materials and goods that are ethically produced. Adding to the whimsical atmosphere at Hide & Seek, you’ll find yummy food trucks, live music and storytelling. 

When: 9am to 1pm
Where: Miami State High School, 2205 Gold Coast Highway, Miami
Cost: Free
For more information, click here.

YOT Club Endless Summer Series

After much hype, The YOT Club is ready to set sail and welcome you aboard making you feel like a total rock star in the process. Depart the dock as the sun goes down on the Broadwater, whilst enjoying a complimentary tropical spritz on arrival. Then dance the night away to R&B tunes. When the boat returns at 9pm, party on down the road at The Island rooftop. 

When: 5pm 
Where: Departs from Muriel Henchman Road, Main Beach
Cost: $49
For more information, click here.

Sunday 24 March

Meditate With Baby Goats

For an unique experience that’s both relaxing and adorable, look no further. Enjoy a seriously cute morning meditation with sweet rescue goats from Harmony Hearts Healing Hooves. And yes, plenty of cuddles will happen. A yoga mat and cushion is provided, so just bring yourself along.

When: 8am
Where: Banksia Hall Hope Island, Crescent Ave, Hope Island 
Cost: From $39
For more information, click here.

Can Tho Bottomless Brunch

Runaway Bay eatery, Can Tho Kitchen, has garnered a large and loyal following thanks to their mouth-watering modern Vietnamese eats. And now you can stuff yourself silly at their bottomless brunch. There’s six courses featuring dishes like Gochujang wings with sticky garlic soy glaze, pho spring rolls and twice cooked pork belly. Wash it all down with free-flowing beer, sparkling and rosé.

When: 12pm to 2pm
Where: Can Tho Kitchen, 5/465 Oxley Drive, Runaway Bay
Cost: $75
For more information, click here.

QT’s End Of Summer Pool Party

How better to cheers an epic summer than with cocktails around the QT’s epic pool set up. With a cocktail or frosty Corona on arrival, a lifeguard on duty, a DJ on the decks and a swim up pool bar, this will be a Sunday session to remember. Think Palm Springs, inflatables and lawn games (giant Jenga and ping pong for starters) and Belvedere snow cones.

When: 2pm to 10pm
Where: QT Hotel, 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise
Cost: $20
For more information, click here.

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