The cultural events worth checking out on the GC today!

If you love free, family fun (who doesn’t?) you can’t beat the Gold Coast this week!

There are so many cultural events to check out all over the city, with Festival 2018 and Bleach* offering up an array of entertainment each day. Plus many Gold Coast venues are also going all out with live music and themed events!

Here’s a selection we think you should check out today:


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Kid/Dub
What: Don’t miss the world’s first time-travelling dance party for kids! Boogie through 60 years of pop music, with plenty of bubbles, balloons and surprises for young and old.
When: Thursday 12 — Saturday 14 April, 12-1pm & 2-3pm
Where: Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach
Cost: Free
More Info: gc2018.com/event/kiddub-hot-dub-time-machine-aus

The Spirit of Churaki
What: An epic music production inspired by the story of Churaki; an Aboriginal man heralded as the Gold Coast’s first surf lifesaver.
When: Thursday 12 April, 7-11pm
Where: Main Stage, Surfers Paradise Esplanade
Cost: Free
More Info: gc2018.com/event/spirit-churaki

Super Souvenir
What: The GC has a glorious tradition of the tacky souvenir. The Super Souvenir project takes a fresh look at these little talismans of memory that generations of people took home with them after their holiday in the sun.
When: Thursday 12 – Saturday 14 April, 1pm
Where: Chinatown, Southport
Cost: Free
More Info: bleachfestival.com.au/events/super-souvenir-southport/

Party Pasifika
What: The party continues on the Celebration Lawn tonight with music by The Koi Boys, DJ sets, roving Pacific Island and Haka performances, games and prizes and of course GC2018 live on the big screen.
When: Thursday 12 April from 5pm
Where: Garden Kitchen & Bar
Cost: Free
More Info: star.com.au/goldcoast/celebration-lawn

Jumping Point
What: Discover the next generation of rising circus stars in this exciting new show bursting at the seams with acrobatics, aerials and awe.
When: Thursday 12 — Sunday 15 April, at various times
Where: Roundabout stage, Broadbeach
Cost: Free
More Info: gc2018.com/event/jumping-point-spaghetti-circus-circus-arts-australia-circa-zoo-aus

Carla is a full time journalist, presenter and announcer for 102.9 Hot Tomato and myGC.com.au, joining the team towards the end of 2011. When she is isn’t busy presenting all of myGC’s videos, bringing you the latest news or chatting live on air, Carla will often be found scoping out the hottest local events. Carla holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Bond University, where she graduated with number of First in Class and Dean’s List of Academic Excellence awards. Carla is also a well-regarded MC, singer and actor. Some of her credits include hosting the Australia’s Next Top Model Queensland Auditions for Foxtel, guest starring on Toybox for Channel Seven, and performing as Mrs Banks in The Arts Centre Gold Coast’s production of Mary Poppins.

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