Festival 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) is almost upon us and the Gold Coast will be in party mood with the Festival 2018.

If you are planning to visit the Gold Coast for the GC2018, Surf City Transfers provides professional and reliable Gold Coast airport transfers and Brisbane airport transfers – a professional, affordable and reliable door to door private service.


The Festival 2018 Gold Coast will be a spectacular line-up of more than 1,000 performances that will entertain all on the beaches, waterways and in the streets throughout the GC2018.


Showcasing world-class music, theatre, circus, dance, ideas, visual art and film will surprise and entertain.




VISUAL ARTS | Australian premier

Museum of the Moon | Luke Jerram (UK)





THEATRE | Australian premier

Holoscenes | Lars Jan / Early Morning Opera (USA)







The Spirit of Churaki






360 ALLSTARS | Onyx Productions (AUS)





Arboria | Architects of Air (UK)







FASHION | World premier

Intertwined | Grace Lillian Lee & Fiona Wirrer George (AUS)




THEATRE | FAMILY | Australian premier

The Lost Lending Library | Punchdrunk (UK)






Soweta Skeleton Movers






The Festival runs the length of the Gold Coast’s stretch of stunning coast, from Coomera through to Coolangatta, with two festival sites in Broadbeach and Surfers Paradise operating day and night across the 12-day festival. Take a wander through the Gold Coast and discover something new!


Surfers Paradise Beach

Over 12 nights you’ll experience 12 unique, one-off concert events specially commissioned for Festival 2018.


Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach

A playground for all ages with a grand inflatable maze, family show and the creations of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and First Nations artists and communities.


Surf Parade, Broadbeach
With two massive stages and the best musicians, acrobats and dancers will take over the street. An  international cast of dance, urban circus and physical theatre.  The  hottest bands will be playing all your favourites and much more.


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February On The Gold Coast Will Be Full Of Romance, Entertainment & Art!

Whether you are a Gold Coast resident or a visitor to our beautiful city you can depend on the team at Surf City Transfers for all your transit needs. We offer reliable private Gold Coast airport transfers to and from Byron Bay, Gold Coast & Brisbane.


Love is in the air this February with Valentine’s Day plus Circus Rio, Sand Safari Arts Festival & Under the Southern Stars.  If you are planning to take a romantic getaway or a family holiday don’t forget to book your transfers early as demand at this time of year can be huge!

Circus Rio (2 – 18 Feb)

A new, never before seen International spectacular is about to explode on the Gold Coast. Circus Rio is suitable for families, teenagers singles and couples alike.

Two acts, 50 minutes each, involving 40 to 50 international performers with the highest level of discipline in their field.


Opening with a tribe of Brazilian dancers in full carnival costume you are then greeted with a fusion of capoeira and acrobatics.

The famous wheel of death normally performed with the safety of cables will be ditching the safety gear and upping the stunts to be performed inside, outside and on top of the moving wheel.

The performance will also consist of acts of aerialists, hula hoop and ballet artists, plus more! This performance is unlike any other to hit Australia shores.



Sand Safari Arts Festival (9 – 25 Feb)

The Sand Safari Arts Festival at one of Australia’s most iconic beaches, Surfers Paradise.

The sands and streets of Surfers Paradise will come alive in a celebration of sand, sea and sport inspired art.




Admire some of Australia’s and the world’s most talented sculptors, as they intricately carve life-sized masterpieces. Watch as mermaids and mythical creatures line the foreshore with each sculpture capturing a different sporting theme.

Sea creatures will return again in the form of gigantic inflatable art scattered throughout the precinct, as well as other brand new art forms to the Sand Safari Arts Festival.



Under The Southern Stars (10 Feb)

Under the Southern Stars is a brand new summer festival and is bringing together the best of Aussie Rock to the Broadwater Parklands, Southport.

Joining Barnes are the legendary Ian Moss and Tex Perkins, Diesel, Richard Clapton, Ash Grunwald and The Rich and Famous!


This Australian summer experience will be filled with family, friends, good food and great live music, so don’t miss this rare opportunity!



Valentines Day (14 Feb)

Be romantic and spoil your valentine on the Gold Coast.

If you want to spoil your date then why not book at one of these amazing restaurants!







Rick Shaws – Burleigh Heads
Contact: 07 5630 6611


Glenelg Public House – Mermaid Beach
Contact: 07 5575 2284


The Fish House – Burleigh Heads
Contact: 07 5535 7725


Little Truffle Dining Room & Bar – Mermaid Beach

Contact: 07 5526 5033


Citrique Restaurant – Surfers Paradise

Contact: 07 5592 9772


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Celebrate On The Gold Coast This January With Thoroughbreds, Culture And Surfing

If you are visiting the Gold Coast this January, you don’t have to miss any of the exciting events happening thanks to Surf City Transfers and there professional and affordable Gold Coast Airport transfers.


Magic Millions Summer Carnival (5 – 16 January 2018)

Magic Millions Carnival is the glamour and excitement of the Australian summer racing season on the Gold Coast.
Equine enthusiasts from throughout Australia, New Zealand and around the globe will ascend to our backyard – our extraordinary Gold Coast this January. Where the beauty of the thoroughbred matches the beauty of our Gold Coast coastline.


10 magnificent days of Australia’s number one summer racing carnival so dress in your most fabulous outfit and start the celebrations with the Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo on Sunday 7 January.
Surfers Paradise Foreshore will again be a feature spectacle of the Barrier Draw on Tuesday 9 January, while the yearlings from around Australia will go up for auction from Wednesday 10 January in the Sales area.
Saturday 13 January will see the third running of the $10 million Magic Millions Raceday, with seven of nine races worth $1 million plus in prizemoney.



Shen Yun – 5000 Years of Civilisation Reborn (20 – 21 January 2018)

Shen Yun returns with its breathtaking choreography, spectacular colours, unrivalled athleticism, and dramatic storytelling.



Shen Yun brings to life the glorious culture of ancient China, lost under communist rule, by reaching back across 5,000 years for its artistic inspiration. Discover one of the world’s oldest art forms, classical Chinese dance, and its unbelievable pageantry.

Stunning backdrops unique to Shen Yun transport you to pastoral landscapes and imperial courts, where the art form was first born. Shen Yun has grown to become the world’s premier classical Chinese dance company and loved by millions in over 20 countries



2018 Burleigh Pro (25 – 28 January 2018)

The 2018 Burleigh Pro now has an additional day added to the already world-famous event. The four day event running between will attract some of the best surfers in the world who are battling it out for the valuable World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) points and prize purse.




Australia Day Celebrations (26 January 2018)

Be part of this years celebrations that unite our nation at the Gold Coast Australia Day event at Broadwater Parklands.  Pack your picnic rug and gather your family and friends for a wonderful afternoon of and celebrate Australia Day with fantastic fireworks and an all-nations food truck feast.


This free event kicks off at 4pm and concludes at 8pm with a fireworks display, set to rival New Year’s Eve. Crowds will be wowed by fly boards, jet skis and jetpacks, while the fantastic fireworks light up across the Broadwater.

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