Guide to Gold Coast’s Christmas Carol Calendar

Get set to jingle all the way through this year’s Christmas Carol Calendar as the City of Gold Coast unveils its dazzling lineup of festive events for yet another joyful season. Discover the heartwarming melodies and merriment across the Coast this year. Ho ho, we hope you can join in the festivities!


Mayor’s Christmas Carols


Indulge in the joy of singing classic festive tunes at the Mayor’s Carols, where you can showcase your vocal talents (or lack thereof)! Experience phenomenal artists delivering outstanding renditions of your favorite Christmas songs. The event includes a kids’ show for the little ones and a special visit from Santa. The grand finale features a breathtaking fireworks display that will undoubtedly illuminate the night.


Join the festive vibes at the Mayor’s Christmas Carols on Saturday, 2 December. It will start from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, held at the HOTA Outdoor Stage, 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise. Get ready to showcase your vocal talents and enjoy outstanding renditions of your favorite Christmas songs. It is along with a kids’ show, a visit from Santa, and a breathtaking fireworks display to illuminate the night.


Christmas in Broadbeach


Broadbeach Mall will once again transform into a festive hub for our merry pleasure on Saturday, 9 – Sunday, 17 December. Treat yourself to daily activities such as bon-bon making, gingerbread decorating, and story time in the spectacular Gingerbread Village next to The Oasis Shopping Centre. An ideal way to infuse festive cheer into your school holiday calendar.



Coolangatta Christmas Carols


The Cooly Carols have earned sleighbrity status as among the most cheerful Christmas carol performance on the Coast. Families gather at Queen Elizabeth Park for legendary festivities.


Experience the joyous Coolangatta Christmas Carols on Sunday, 10 December, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Queen Elizabeth Park, 60 Marine Parade, Coolangatta. Join in the festivities as families come together for this legendary Christmas carol extravaganza, promising a sleighbrity status celebration in a picturesque setting by the coast.


Carols in Coomera


Pause those plans for your 187th Love Actually rewatch because Coomera’s Christmas Carols are a must-attend. Gather your crew for magical memories and enjoy the quintessential sounds of Christmas.


Head to Coomera Sports Park at 53 Beattie Rd, Coomera, on Saturday, 16 December, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm for the magical sounds of Christmas at the Coomera Christmas Carols.


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Carols on the Beach


Carols on the Beach returns to rock the sands of Surfers Paradise with festive fun. This free, family-packed event features a lineup of guest performances singing your favorite classics, and of course, a visit from the big man in red.


Enjoy a festive evening at Carols on the Beach on Sunday, 17 December, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Surfers Paradise Beach in Surfers Paradise.


New Year’s Eve


Bid farewell to the holiday season and welcome the new year with a bang through everyone’s favorite tradition – fireworks! Join the park parties across the GC for a spectacular display. Family-friendly shows are scheduled for Broadbeach and Surfers Paradise at 8 pm. Or Coolangatta at 9 pm, with the grand finale as the clock strikes midnight in 2023.


Fireworks at various locations including Kurrawa Beachfront, Broadbeach, Kirra, Coolangatta, Surfers Paradise Beach. Community Celebration at Coomera Sports Park, Coomera.


Wrapping Up the Gold Coast’s Christmas Carol Extravaganza for 2023


And that concludes another fantastic season of festive fun on the Gold Coast for 2023. After all the excitement, it’s time to channel our inner Dad on Boxing Day and “rest our eyes” in front of the telly for a wee bit. As we bid farewell to the enchanting carol performances, may the joy and warmth of the holiday season linger in our hearts until we gather again next year for more merry celebrations.


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