December: 8 Fun things to do
December; the month of Christmas fun and frivolity! Here's 8 Fun Events to get you into a Festive Mood on the Gold Coast
1. Tugun Lights Up
Tugun Village, Southern Gold Coast
3rd to 31st of December 2016.
Businesses in the area will be lit up to create a festive atmosphere and bring the spirit of Christmas into the heart of Tugun for everyone to enjoy. Celebrate Tugun Lights Up Street Party: Saturday 3 December
Launching the month long celebration of Christmas in Tugun Village, is the annual street party.
Head along to Tugun from 4pm to 7pm and enjoy family friendly entertainment and a visit from Santa. Then, be entertained by the acts performing from 5pm to 9pm.
There will be face painters, buskers, children's arts and crafts, Ginger Bread icing, led lighting and dance performers. It's the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit.
2. Centre of Christmas
Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre (GCCEC)
Corner of Gold Coast Highway and TE Peters Drive, Broadbeach, Gold Coast
FRIDAY the 9th December 2016.
From 7:30pm to Midnight
Enjoy a bespoke experience with a decadent seafood and Christmas buffet, coupled with premium beverages and a drool-worthy dessert buffet! Then dance the night away with live entertainment by The Accidents!
3. Christmas in the Clouds
SkyPoint Observation Deck, Q1 Building, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast.
FRIDAY the 9th December 2016.
7:00pm until Midnight
Feast on a Christmas buffet, lolly and dessert station accompanied by a four and a half hour beverage package. There's also live music and raffle prizes to be won.
4. Broadbeach Christmas Carols
Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast.
SATURDAY the 10th December 2016.
From 3pm (kids activities) Carols commence at 6pm
Bring the family for an afternoon of FREE kids activities including Rock Climbing Wall, Face Painting, Snow Globe Family Photos and more. Then enjoy a night of carols and entertainment with special guests including Marina Prior. The night wouldn't be complete without a visit from Santa and a spectacular fireworks display to cap off the night.
5. Coolangatta Christmas Carols
Queen Elizabeth Park, Coolangatta, Gold Coast.
SUNDAY the 11th of December 2016.
Coolangatta Christmas Carols is a FREE family event that will feature everyone's favourite carols, with performances from local community choir, The Voice Weavers, a show by Rudolph's special helpers and a special performance by folk band, The Bostocks.
Santa will be making a visit, with a rather spectacular entrance, as he sky-dives onto Coolangatta Beach!
There will be entertainment for all the family, food trucks, market stalls and a fireworks display to conclude the festivities.
6. Christmas by the Sea
945 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach, Gold Coast
Tuesday the 13th December 2016.
Head over to the Parklands opposite Currumbin Sands on the Beach for an evening of entertainment, kids activities, singing and street food!
7. Christmas in Surfers Paradise
Surfers Paradise Foreshore, Gold Coast
13th to 24th of December 2016.
Visit Santa in his surfboat sleigh pulled by kangaroos in the centre of Cavill Mall! Be sure to bring along your camera and snap some free family photos.
By night the sky will dazzle with twinkling Christmas light displays.
8. Surfers Paradise Carols on the Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast
SUNDAY the 18th of December 2016.
Hosted by Charli Robinson from Sea FM, you're invited to come along as Australian entertainers take to the stage to share a night of Seasons Greetings at Surfers Paradise Carols on the Beach. Enjoy entertainment for all the family, concluding with a stunning fireworks display.
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