Ladies & Gentlemen, Boys & Girls, It’s time to get ready for the most wonderful time of the year… And we’ve got it all sorted for you! With complete sunshine forecasted along with perfect beach conditions, there’s no reason not to visit! So come on down to Kirra Palms Holiday Apartments and celebrate this Christmas and New Year! Here’s what’s happening around the Southern Gold Coast this Festive Season:
TUGUN LIGHTS UP
When: 02 Dec – 31 Dec 2017
Where: Tugun Village
Time: 4:30pm – 8:30pm
Tugun Lights Up kicks off this silly season with a free family event on Saturday 2nd December from 4:30pm including face painting and kid’s activities as well as a special visit from Santa and his elves! Then enjoy a free screening of the Christmas movie, Elf, starring Will Ferrell in Tugun Park at 7:00pm. In this month long celebration, businesses “get lit” to create a festive atmosphere and special Christmas displays for the whole family to enjoy.
CHRISTMAS AT CURRUMBIN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
When: Friday 8 Dec 2017
Where: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Time: 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Enjoy Christmas fun and dinner at the Sanctuary Markets from 4:00pm before you jingle all the way into the Sanctuary and board the Santa Express. Have your photo taken with the Australian wildlife and watch Blinky Bill’s Christmas Adventure. There are festive treats for the kids, Christmas decoration making and in-park entertainment for the family.
MOVIE WORLD’S WHITE CHRISTMAS
When: 09 Dec – 23 Dec 2017
Where: Warner Bros. Movie World
Time: 5:30pm – 10:00pm
Experience White Christmas at Movie World Gold Coast this year & join in on the Christmas celebrations as your favourite theme park is transformed into a Winter Wonderland! Don’t miss out on the Christmas Parade, Story Time, Snow & Lights, and who can forget the thrill rides! For Event Dates and Ticket Information, please click here.
COOLANGATTA CHRISTMAS CAROLS
When: Sunday 10 Dec 2017
Where: Queen Elizabeth Park
Time: From 3:00pm – Carols start at 5:30pm (QLD Time)
Coolangatta’s Queen Elizabeth Park will shine bright in the spirit of Christmas on Sunday 10 December, with a free Christmas Carols show presented by The Strand, Coolangatta. From 3:00pm, browse the Coolangatta Christmas Markets and food stalls, and enjoy the free kids activities from 4:00pm to make the most of the afternoon. Come and sing along to your favourite Christmas Carols and watch Santa arrive in skydiving style!
PALM BEACH CHRISTMAS BY THE SEA
When: Wednesday 13 Dec 2017
Where: Palm Beach Parklands (Pirate Park)
Time: From 4:30pm
Experience a magical Christmas by the Sea in Palm Beach this year, with fun for the whole family including free Christmas Carols, food trucks, baby animals, jumping castle, face painting, fireworks and a visit from Santa.
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS COMPETITION 2017
When: 18 Dec – 24 Dec 2017
Where: Upper Coomera Centre (North Route) and The Arts Centre (South Route)
Celebrate the most magical time of year as the Gold Coast shines bright with magnificent Christmas lights adorning homes across the city. Murrays Coaches will be running bus tours to view the 2017 City of Gold Coast Christmas Lights Competition Mayor’s Panel Top 12 homes every evening from 18 to 24 December 2017. For more information, please click here. You can also download a map of the Best Christmas Lights on the Gold Coast here.
CHRISTMAS EVE AT THE COOLANGATTA HOTEL
When: Sunday 24 Dec 2017
Where: Coolangatta Hotel
Time: 2:00pm – 10:00pm
Enjoy a free show from Mason Rack Band LIVE on Christmas Eve at The Cooly.