At Holiday Holiday, we love helping people plan their holidays. The team have developed a list of fun ideas and free events for those lucky enough to be celebrating Christmas on the Gold Coast. Take a look and may your holiday be filled with all the joy of the season.

Christmas in Surfers Paradise

Date: December 27 – 21, 2017

Location: Cavill Mall precinct

Come and visit Santa and his elf helpers by the beach in Surfers Paradise with his surfboat sleigh pulled by six kangaroos. Free family photos will be available in the kangaroo sleigh daily, from 12pm to 3pm and 4pm to 7pm.

Santa with his surfboat sleigh pulled by kangaroos

Broadbeach Christmas Carols

Date: Saturday, December 9, 2017

Location: Kurrawa Park Broadbeach

Sing along to your favourite Christmas tunes and enjoy an afternoon of free live entertainment and kids’ activities. The action starts at 3pm and includes rock climbing, a jumping castle, face painting and family photos.

Carols at Kurrawa Park Broadbeach

Surfers Paradise Carols on the Beach

Date: Saturday, December 23, 2017

Location: Surfers Paradise Beach

An amazing line-up of top Australian entertainers take to the stage to share a night of Christmas cheer for Surfers Paradise Carols on the Beach, capped off with a spectacular fireworks display.

Carols at Surfers Paradise beach

New Year’s Christmas Carnival

Date: December 27 – 31, 2017

Location: Surfers Paradise Beach

The renowned holiday playground gets set to host a colourful carnival of rides and attractions across five days in the lead up to 2018. Bring your party hats and picnic blankets and enjoy an evening with thrilling rides and fun activities for children of all ages.

Colourful carnival of rides and attractions in Surfers Paradise

New Year’s Eve in Surfers Paradise

Date: Sunday, December 31, 2017

Location: Surfers Paradise Beach

Farewell 2017 and ring in the New Year with two fireworks displays, one at the family-friendly time of 8pm and the second as the clock strikes midnight.

Fireworks display at Surfers Paradise for New Year’s Eve

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