Local Events – Events on the Gold Coast
When it comes to events the Gold Coast certainly has a great lineup. When you look at some of the biggest events, Southport, at the northern end of the Gold Coast has a lions share. Consider the following list of major Gold Coast events all of which are either held in Southport or within 5 minutes of Southport.
- The Gold Coast Airport marathon – starts and finishes at the Southport Broadwater Parklands
- The Gold Coast Armor All 600
- The Gold Coast Gatorade Triathlon starts and finishes at the Southport Broadwater Parklands
- The Magic Millions race carnival is held at the Gold Coast Turf Club – 5 minutes from Southport
- The Sanctuary Cove Boat Show is held at the Sanctuary Cove Marina which is 10 minutes from Southport
- The 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast will host a large number of events in Southport or within 5 minutes of Southport. These events include – swimming, diving, triathlon, marathon, walking, hockey, gymnastics, squash and weight lifting