Escaping to the Gold Coast for a relaxing getaway, an exciting adventure, or to get involved with the breathtaking lineup of events coming up in 2020 has never sounded better. There’s just so much happening near our Gold Coast Broadwater holiday apartments this year that you’ll be hard pressed to decide which one you are most excited for!
With something to tempt everyone, there are plenty of reasons to head to south east Queensland for a Gold Coast stay in the early months of the year. Take advantage of the warm weather and sunshine before winter hits, and get ready for some serious fun with these fantastic Gold Coast events coming up.
OUT LOUD Festival
Over ten spectacular days and nights Home of the Arts (HOTA) hosts the OUT LOUD Festival. With a massive wide ranging program you can learn about the human brain and how it influences our behaviour with neuroscientist Hannah Critchlow, view art installations reflecting climate change, learn how technology is affecting our lives with Dr Elliot Smith, chat sustainability with former U.N. Secretary Christiana Figueres, experience ASMR, or sing as dance to The Greatest Showman.
There’s plenty more in store when you visit HOTA from the 6th to the 15th of March just a short drive south of our Broadwater accommodation. Check out the full program of events here.
Supanova Comic Con & Gaming Expo
Get excited, because Supanova Comic Con & Gaming Expo is back again from the 13th to the 14th of March at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre and is set to impress with a stunning lineup of talent from your favourite film & tv shows. Guests include Ian Somerhalder from the Vampire Diaries, Graham McTavish from Outlander, Tyler Hoechlin from Supergirl, Jon Heder from Napoleon Dynamite and so many more!
If you are a die hard fan of fantasy, comic books, anime, cosplay or gaming you will find something that tickles your fancy without a doubt, with this incredible weekend event offering an impressive program including masterclasses, workshops, Q&A’s, tournaments and competitions, plus of course the expo itself where you can shop to your heart's content.
Supanova runs as part of the Gold Coast Superhero weekend in Broadbeach, with massive days packed full of activities including a life size Star Wars X-Wing, Lego fan experience, intergalactic yoga, pop up movies, lightsaber academy, and let’s not forget the ultimate cosplay experience with the superhero parade where you can meet all your favourite superheroes and villains and get into character yourself!
The Gold Coast Film Festival 2020
From the 15th to the 26th of April we welcome back the 18th annual Gold Coast Film Festival and it’s looking bigger and better than ever before with a phenomenal collection of films lined up to astonish, invigorate, entertain, and astound you at a variety of locations around the coast.
From the 15th to the 26th of April, immerse yourself in the magic of film at over 14 venues around the Gold Coast, with not only screenings including at pop up cinemas, but also live Q&A’s, parties, and panels for the ultimate film buffs among us. There are seminars, workshops, trivia, and of course SIPfest.
If you can’t get enough of movies, you won’t want to miss the Gold Coast Film Festival coming this April at venues near Palmerston Tower.
Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
From the 21st to the 24th of May you won’t want to miss out on the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show if you just can’t get enough of getting outside and out onto the water. This is a fun filled 4 day event and offers up over 300 exhibits as well as more than 500 watercraft including superyachts, fishing boats and more, plus the latest technology that is guaranteed to impress!
It’s not just for grown ups, with so much family fun promised you can really make a day of it with fantastic activities and entertainment that the kids will love. The interactive Kids Zone in the Marine Village includes face painting, a jumping castle, game, and entertainment. Matt Hollywood will dazzle, baffle, and amaze you with his incredible illusionist evening performances.
For true marine enthusiasts you can join the industry trade breakfast, ASMEX conference, or unwind in the VIP lounge where you can choose from a variety of 5 star dining options with first class service and spectacular views of the marina. If you want to see the biggest, best, and most advanced technology in the boating industry, make sure that you plan your Gold Coast stay for May 2020 and take full advantage of all that the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show has to offer.
Ideally Situated Holiday Accommodation
If you can’t wait to experience some of the events coming up on the Gold Coast, you’ll love coming home to our Palmerston Tower self-contained holiday apartments in Southport. Our affordable accommodation is just moments from the sparkling Gold Coast Broadwater so you can truly make the most of the warmer months with your pick from a huge variety of water activities available. Check out our spacious and modern one and two bedroom apartments here.