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Cooly Rocks On™ is back in 2018

Posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Celebrating cars and culture from the 50s, 60s and now the 70s, Cooly Rocks On™ is returning to our seaside suburb from 6 – 10 June.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Welcomes Commonwealth Games

Posted on Wednesday, April 04, 2018

As the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games comes to town from 4 - 15 April, the Southern Gold Coast will play host to numerous events in some of the Gold Coast’s most picturesque settings; Coolangatta and Currumbin. ..

Gold Coast Film Festival Brings Dance Classics to Kirra

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2018

From toe tapping to twirling and tango, Dance Classics at Kirra will bring two free dance filled films to Giltrap Park on 20 and 21 April. ..

Bleach* Returns Bigger and Better in 2018

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018

The Gold Coast’s premier arts and culture festival, Bleach* is returning from 29 March to 15 April, bigger and better than ever.  ..

Festival 2018 Comes to Town

Posted on Friday, February 02, 2018

Festival 2018 is coming to the Southern Gold Coast, bringing two events to Currumbin during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.  ..

Balter Voted Australia's Best Beer

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Balter Brewing Company’s XPA has taken home first place in the GABS Festival's Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers in January. ..

Kites Light Up Kirra’s Sky

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2017

Despite the rain, the Gold Coast Festival of Kites saw a range of kites of all shapes, sizes and colours take to the skies on Saturday 21 October at Kirra Beach.  ..

Swell Sculpture Festival Program is Live!

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017

SWELL Sculpture Festival have released their immersive program of free and ticketed events that will be held throughout the Festival from 8 – 17 September. ..

Volunteers Needed for Gold Coast Festival of Kites

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017

Are you interested in being involved with the Gold Coast Festival of Kites which will be held at Kirra on Saturday 21 October? ..

CSGC Presents SCU Scholarship Recipients

Posted on Monday, August 14, 2017

Last month, CSGC CEO Peter Doggett proudly presented the annual Connecting Southern Gold Coast Tourism Management Scholarship to two rising stars from Southern Cross University. ..

SGC Profile: 15 Years of SWELL

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2017

A shared moment between two creative minds in 2002 has seen the birth of not just one of the Southern Gold Coast’s leading festivals, but an internationally renowned exhibition that captures the hearts and minds of all who visit.  ..

Kites and Bikes to Converge on Kirra in October

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2017

Kirra will be flying high on Saturday 21 October, with the return of two iconic events on the same day – the Kirra Criterium and the Gold Coast Festival of Kites. Kicking off with a kids cycling challenge, families can come down for a whole day of exciting action on the road and in the sky. ..

Buskers by the Creek Announces First Artist Lineup

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Buskers by the Creek has announced the first 100 artists that will inspire and entertain at the 2017 Festival from 14 – 15 October. ..

Swell 2017 Artists Announced

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017

SWELL Sculpture Festival has announced the diverse group of local, national and international creatives that will inspire and entertain the masses from 8 – 17 September, 2017. ..

Cooly Rocks On™ Gives Buskers a Chance to Shine

Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Reckon you’ve got what it takes to shake, rattle and roll alongside the nation’s best rock, rockabilly and swing performers? ..

Pinball Challenge Returns to Cooly Rocks On™

Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Cooly Rocks On™ Pinball Challenge will make a return in 2017 from 9:30am – 3:00pm on Sunday 11 June, as the best in the country test their flipper and combo skills over one massive day. ..

Crowds Enjoy Classic Surf Films at Kirra Hill

Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Gold Coast Film Festival rolled through town in April and the Southern Gold Coast was proud to host back to back nights of outdoor cinema, screening Surf Classics at Kirra Hill Community Centre.  ..

CSGC Welcomes Major Sponsors to Cooly Rocks On™

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Australia’s coolest 50s and 60s Nostalgia Festival, Cooly Rocks On™ is just around the corner, kicking off from 7 - 11 June, 2017, and it wouldn’t be possible without the support of the festival’s major sponsors.   ..

Flashback to Win a Trip to Cooly Rocks On™ 2017

Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Remember the good old days of the 50s and 60s? Feros Care are providing the opportunity for two people to win a trip to Cooly Rocks On™ 2017 by sharing their memories of the golden era on Facebook. Local businesses can get behind the competition by joining the fun.  ..

Cooly Gets Set to Shake, Rattle ‘N Roll

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2017

Get ready to rock – Cooly Rocks On 2017 has officially launched with a new look and a new website in the lead up to the annual June festival. This year, Cooly Rocks On will feature everyone’s favourite events jam packed into five days of non-stop, free daytime entertainment from June 7 – 11.  ..

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