Are you thinking of coming to the Gold Coast these September school holidays or escaping the city for a coastal getaway during the Spring months? There’s so many reasons to choose the Gold Coast, with its pristine white sandy beaches, breathtaking adventures and theme parks, wildlife attractions and up close experiences.
Nature is the perfect playground when you can spend hours exploring the lush rainforest hinterland regions, snorkelling off the reef, surfing, building sandcastles, and making family holiday memories enjoying quality time with loved ones. It’s your very own paradise on the coast, and Mermaid Beach can be your home base to make the very most of it when you stay at Diamond Cove Resort.
If you’re wondering about some of the upcoming events near our holiday accommodation you’ll be happy to hear that Spring is packed full of family friendly activities to please all ages. Check out these great events coming up nearby!
Kids take over at HOTA
Home of the Arts, otherwise known as HOTA is the perfect spot for families looking to wear out their kids and get creative and wild! Kids Take Over is back again this year and is even bigger and better than ever. With a fantastic program running from the 3rd to the 5th of October in the HOTA Surfers Paradise location, you’re kids will be spoiled for choice in selecting from the list of wild adventures and experiences to be had.
It’s a mini festival that will require some big imaginations. The Magic Garden is the place to hunt down mythical creatures, little ones can get into character with the Wildling Wear Workshop, meet charismatic characters with the Nali & Friends show by Dan Sultan, move to the beat and perfect your percussion skills with the African Drumming sessions, or learn circus skills in the Spaghetti Circus Zone! Believe it or not, this is just a small taste of what’s on at HOTA as part of the Kids Take Over program. You can check out the full lineup here.
Nobby’s Street Fiesta
On the Gold Coast Highway in Mermaid Beach is the local hotspot Nobby Beach. Renowned for its super trendy vibe and local eateries with raving reviews, on Friday the 6th of October from 3pm to 7pm Nobby’s will change things up a bit and be transformed into a Latin Street Festival sensation.
Experience latin culture like never before with an array of street food vendors, live entertainment with talented local musicians, brazillian dance displays, latin dance lessons, a fire show, stilt walkers, plus kids activities! This event is completely free and not far from our Mermaid Beach holiday apartments. Make sure you add this fun evening into your travel itinerary because you’ll love every moment of Nobby’s Latin Street Fiesta!
Need more ideas for planning the ultimate Spring family getaway on the Gold Coast? You can view local attractions here or favourite local spots to explore here.