CITY ARTS AND CULTURE FESTIVALS

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We are a city enriched by our festivals and events.

The city’s stunning natural environment, outdoor lifestyle and leading edge artistic practice make the Gold Coast a natural home for our signature arts and culture festivals. They showcase a rich and diverse array of art forms and experiences including the visual arts, writing, film, performing arts, large scale outdoor experiences and more.

BLEACH*FESTIVAL

29 Mar - 15 Apr

The Gold Coast's signature arts and cultural festival...learn more

SWELL SCULPTURE FESTIVAL

14 Sep - 23 Sep

Come face to face with awe-inspiring sculptures by local, national and international artists at SWELL Sculpture festival...learn more

Somerset Celebration of Literature, the writer's festival for the Gold Coast...learn more

GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL

17 Apr - 29 Apr

The Gold Coast Film Festival celebrates and promotes all aspects of film and filmmaking from one of Australia's pre-eminent filmmaking locations and holiday destinations - the Gold Coast...learn more

FESTIVAL 2018

04 Apr - 15 Feb

12 action-packed days of free culture taking over the Gold Coast in celebration of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games...learn more