Australia Day celebrations on the Gold Coast 2014

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Oi, Oi Oi!

Australia Day is fast approaching and if you still haven’t made plans – you’ve come to the right place.

We’ve searched up and down the coast to bring you the hottest Australia Day events happening on the Gold Coast this year.


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With Australia day falling on Sunday this year, get ready to don your best green and gold outfits and enjoy a weekend of Aussie fun!

The best Australia Day events happening on the Gold Coast:

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Ashmore Tavern
When: 25th January
Time: From 8pm
Dress up in your favourite Aussie get up and head to the Ashmore Tavern for a night of fun on Australia Day eve. Show off your singing talent and belt out your favourite Aussie tune at Aussieoke, For your chance to take home $200 cash.[/alert]

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Club Southport Inc
When: 25th January
Time: From 8pm
On Australia Day eve, why not check out the brand new Club Southport and enjoy a free live show. Danny Mayers, the former lead singer of the Delltones, will be performing all the hits of Cliff Richard in one big show! Backed by a sizzling 5 piece band, it’s set to be a great night of entertainment.[/alert]

[alert variation=”alert-info”]Currumbin RSL
When: 26th January
Time: From 10am
Enjoy true-blue lamingtons at La Vista, feast on Lamb Pizza from La Bocca Pizza or chow down  Aussie Bush Tucker at Alleys Restaurant for lunch or dinner! If a more casual approach is what you’re after, Currumbin RSL will be throwing an Aussie BBQ lunch for only $15 along the banks of Currumbin Creek. Free live entertainment will get you into the swing of things, with popular local band The Hodads performing from 1:30pm.[/alert]

[alert variation=”alert-info”]Island of Sin Australia Day Boat Party
When: 26th January
Time: From 11am
The weather is hot, so why not spend the day partying away on a boat and island.  Cruise the waterways for three hours on boat and then spend four hours on an amazing tropical island while enjoying DJ’s such as Kaz James, Ray Antonelli, Eddie Thomas, Midnight Raider just to name a few. All boats and the island are equipped with bars, toilets, food, and full security.[/alert]

[alert variation=”alert-info”]Burleigh Bears Leagues Club
When: 26th January
Time: From 12pm
Kick back, relax and take part in some Aussie traditions at the Burleigh Bears Leagues Club on Australia Day. Feast on a delicious Aussie BBQ while enjoying some cold beers. Live Aussie music by the Smokin Crawdads will keep you entertained all afternoon.[/alert]

[alert variation=”alert-info”]East Nightclub
When: 26th January
Time: From 9pm
Get set for some mischief and mayhem on Australia Day as Smokin Joe and his gang of bushrangers, Mister P and Masta K, get the your Sunday session started! The crowd will be pumped and those on the dancefloor won’t stop grooving.[/alert]

[alert variation=”alert-info”]Southport Sharks
When: 26th January
Time: From 1pm
Tuck into some Fair Dinkum Aussie Tucker and enjoy an afternoon of entertainment at Southport Sharks on Australia Day. Feast on a delicious Aussie inspired delights the Frenzy Food Court Buffet and enjoy Dennis Dean, a reptile show and the Lol Crew.[/alert]

[alert variation=”alert-info”]Canungra Hotel
When: January 26th
Time: From 12pm
Why not celebrate Australia Day at a picturesque pub. The Canungra Pub will be offering an Australian themed menu all day long plus a stack of entertainment for the whole family. Get into the Australian spirit with cane toad races, thong throwing, pie-eating competitions and much more.[/alert]

[alert variation=”alert-info”]Club Helensvale
When: 26th January
Time: From 12pm
Nothing is more Aussie than a BBQ and some Barefoot Bowls. You can enjoy both on Australia Day at Club Helenvale’s Aussie Barbie & Bowls Day. For only $15, you’ll get to feast on a BBQ lunch and play barefoot bowls for two hours.[/alert]

[alert variation=”alert-info”]RSL Southport
When: 26th January
Time: From 12pm
RSL Southport has your Australia day entertainment sorted. ‘Bone Lazy Duo’ hit the stage at midday, followed by the ‘Rockhounds’ at 6pm. There will also be prizes, raffles, True Blue trivia, drink specials, Aussie tucker, and a whole lot more fun on the day![/alert]

[alert variation=”alert-info”]Harrigan’s Drift Inn
When: 26th January
Time: From 1pm
Celebrate Australia Day with a touch of Irish at Harrigans Drift Inn. Get the clan together and spend the day in the sun with a jumping castle and entertainment for the kids. Relax in the beer garden, sip on an icy cold drink or two and enjoy great live music from 1pm.[/alert]