4 Annual Events in Surfers Paradise You Shouldn’t Miss

Sand Safari Arts Festival 2020

Posted in Local Events @ Dec 31st 2019 5:00pm - By Administrator

Are you planning your next trip but not quite sure where? How about visiting the Gold Coast in Queensland next year? This lovely coastal city is known for its beaches, rainforest hinterland, skyline and subtropical climate; not to mention, world-class theme parks and nightlife hotspots.

But that is not all! The region has several annual events lined-up for the whole year. Below are four events you can catch in the first few months of 2020.

Sand Safari Arts Festival 2020

This inspiring and captivating festival showcases various sand sculptures that are larger than life. With this year's fairy tale classic theme, the free event will showcase over 270 tonnes of sand sculptures from various artists.

Besides this, there will also be demonstrations, interactive workshops, live entertainment, and of course, the Australian Sand Sculpting Championships. The largest sand sculpting competition will be featuring 15 world-renowned sculptors who will be presenting their 10-tonne sand masterpiece.

The Sand Safari Arts Festival 2020 starts on February 14 and ends on March 1 in Surfers Paradise.

Sand Talk – Art of Conversation 2020

Would you like to be involved in a very meaningful event which addresses mental health and well-being? The Sand Talk is set on February 23, on the first nine days, there will be a large container art installation on the Surfers Paradise Beach. You are encouraged to write your story and spark hope and inspiration to the readers.

On the day of the festival, the art of conversation happens. This also includes the formation of a giant human speech bubble. Sand Talk – Art of Conversation is a free event, and everyone is welcome to take part.

Australian Street Entertainment Carnival 2020

Are you ready for a fun Easter weekend? Bring the whole family to Surfers Paradise and enjoy the Australian Street Entertainment Carnival. Watch professional street performers as they share their talents daily around Surfers Paradise.

Their performances range from acrobatics, comedy, dance, magic, music and many more. The Australian Street Entertainment Carnival 2020 is a free event which happens from April 10 to 13.

Festival of Film, Music and Dance 2020

The Festival of Film, Music and Dance is not just an event but a celebration of the region's film industry. With that, the festival is once again bringing in their annual short film festival called SIPFest.

Surfers Paradise Beach will transform into a unique cinema where attendees watch 14 short films outdoors. Yes, sand on your toes and stars up above. The Festival of Film, Music and Dance runs for two days from April 18 to 19.

Are you excited to catch one or all these events? Then you must make the necessary arrangements, so you don’t miss it and avoid any hassles. Start by booking your Surfers Paradise beachfront accommodation.

Pacific Plaza Apartments is in the right location and offers accommodation. With fully self-contained and fully equipped one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments; not to mention, facilities making your stay peaceful and relaxing, there is no doubt Pacific Plaza Apartments is the best choice. Check out their Gold Coast holiday deals and book your stay right away.


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