Sand Safari Arts Festival transforms Surfers Paradise into a captivating beach side exhibition of life-sized and even larger than life art pieces. An integral part of the festival is the Australian Sand Sculpting Championships. Taking place over several days, you can watch the sculpts take shape and develop character, their finished forms creating a striking centerpiece for the Sand Safari Arts Festival. Sand Safari offers a wonderful place of discovery, where families and friends can connect, share and capture memories. Get ready to be inspired by Sand Safari 2020.
Explore the fascinating world of spiders and let your little ones become an Arachnologist for a day, with a dedicated children’s area for them to explore. Discover these impressive creatures as you come face to face with 12 live spider species and 200 spider specimens
Visit the Children’s Art Centre for a free exploration of fashion and adornment from Australia and the Pacific.Â Enjoy creative hands-on and multimedia activities especially for children and families. Join in paper folding, design your own textile pattern, and create a wearable accessory inspired by the work of Maryann Talia Pau and Ranu James.
Good vibes, sweet beats and the chance to dance – on the first Sunday of every month (starting Sun 2 Feb, 2020). Each month will feature a new flavour of dance taught by a local dance legend who will get your heart racing and feet moving. Whether you’re a dance floor pro or have two left feet – all ages, shapes and experience are welcome. Arrive an hour early to enjoy our free Yoga on the Green program or check out the Sunday Farmers Markets.
After more than half a century on the road and an unparalleled career, superstar icon Sir Elton John will perform his last ever Australian and New Zealand shows as part of the global Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. Beginning in Pennsylvania, USA in September 2018, Elton John’s three-year Farewell Yellow Brick Road global tour has already been hailed as energetic, dazzlingly-original, bombastic, and a musical masterpiece. The milestone itinerary comprises more than 300 shows across five continents, stopping off in Australia 2019/20 for record-breaking shows. Elton’s legendary catalogue, including beloved songs such as “Bennie and the Jets”, “Rocket Man”, “Tiny Dancer”, “Crocodile Rock”, “Philadelphia Freedom” and more, are showcased in this musical masterpiece – a reflection of his great career, and 51 year collaboration with lyricist Bernie Taupin. “I always love coming back to Australia. Ever since my first visit in 1971 it has held a very special place in my heart.” More than a concert; an unforgettable memory. Tickets will sell fast, so don’t miss your chance to say farewell to music’s greatest treasure.
Showcasing the amazing LEGO creations from some of the best builders in the local fan community.Featuring amazingly detailed dioramas, custom LEGO creations and much, much more.You can even join an exclusive behind the scenes tour with a master builder as your guide.Once you’ve seen all the displays, let them inspire your imagination on the build tables, go vertical on the build wall, or even make your own train in the play area.
Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink Series consists of six fun triathlon events in various locations throughout Australia. Our triathlons are for all women, and children aged 7 to 13, plus the whole family can get involved in our Fun Run Pink which is open to all genders, young and old. Also known as ‘Tri Pink’, these events are a great way for family and friends to come together and enjoy an active and fun day out. With events in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, our national series aims to raise funds and awareness for our charity partner the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Presented by Little Match Productions. In a pea green boat, an owl and a pussycat sail across the sea for a year and a day to fair Bong-tree Bay. Adventure calls, new encounters await and love conquers all in a nostalgic musical journey and irresistible blend of romance and nonsense. The Owl and the Pussycat is an enchanting theatrical experience for families, based on Edward Lear’s beloved childhood poem. Created by a national team of award-winning artists for children 4-10 years, be swept away in this all-new opera, featuring stunning vocals, interactive theatre, puppetry and a troupe of musical Puffins. This interactive journey inspires, educates and enthrals by inviting children, alongside their families, carers and teachers, to participate in musical and multi-sensory ways to help our lovable couple reach their destination. Aboard a giant magical pea green boat moored in the Southbank Parklands, meet our pair’s colourful and eccentric new friends, as they are brought to life on deck. Set sail with this charming show and landmark music work for children that explores the universal themes of love, adventure, harmony and acceptance. You might even meet a honey-hooked Sea Bear, an itty bitty Kitty and a punky Piggy Wig.
Enjoy a smashin, fun filled day at the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival. Roll a pumpkin down Policemans Hill in the unique, Great Australian Pumpkin Roll™, enjoy quirky, novelty pumpkin competitions, a street parade, all day live entertainment on stage, huge street markets, demonstrations, displays and much, much, more. Treat yourself to a variety of pumpkin foods, including homemade pumpkin scones, pumpkin pies, pumpkin bread rolls, pumpkin and lamb sausages and the best ever pumpkin soup made from the festival’s secret recipe. Enjoy billy tea, stew and damper. There is a chance to win great prizes just by joining in and having fun – check the website for details. Dress up for the Pumpkin Pageant. It’s a ton of Pumpkin fun for the whole family. Camping is available and there is free entry to the festival. For more information please phone them or visit their website. 0484 629 424 firstname.lastname@example.org www.goomeripumpkinfestival.com.au