It’s coming to that time of year when you need to start planning which Christmas carol events to attend. We are so lucky on the Gold Coast to have such a great selection to choose from. From Gold Coast Christmas carols on the beach, in churches and in parks, there is something to suit all members of your family. You can also find lots of other Gold Coast Christmas events and Santa photos here.
Each event will offer something a bit different so make sure you check ahead to see if you need to take chairs and rugs. You may like to BYO your own food or have a night off and buy something when you get there. Make sure you also pack the insect repellent, this is summer in Australia after all! These Xmas carols Gold Coast are on at family friendly times so you can get the little ones home to bed.
We have put together a list of the best Christmas carols Gold Coast for you. Support your local community event and have fun!
Mayor’s Christmas Carols
Sing along to your favourite Christmas tunes at the annual Mayor’s Christmas Carols Gold Coast at Broadwater Parklands, presented by Mercedes-Benz Gold Coast. With fun for the whole family the kids can be the first to meet and greet Santa and sing along to their favourite Christmas songs with the Allstars Christmas Countdown and see The Grinch Live Show. The night will also boast delicious food trucks. Why not spoil yourself and get some new Christmas earrings.
Where: Broadwater Parklands
You can find the details of the Gold Coast Mayor’s Christmas Carols here.
Carols on the Beach
Head down to Surfers Paradise and get in the Christmas spirit by joining in on Carols on the Beach, family-friendly night of fun! Hosted along the Surfers Paradise Beach, this is a casual setting with plenty of space, perfect for families and children. Finished with fireworks at 8 pm, and maybe even a glimpse of Santa, kids will have a great time. So bring a picnic blanket, your best singing voice and join in on the fun. The Carols will start at 6.30pm and will finish at around 8 pm with fireworks.
Where: Surfers Paradise Beach
There are more details on Carols on the Beach here.
Carols on The Green
Set in two new locations, The Marina Lawn and Docks precincts will come alive as the Sanctuary Cove community gathers for a night under the stars to raise funds for local charities. The Marina Lawn will host the live stage performances and The Docks precinct will screen a live feed of the event to ensure as many locals as possible can join in the celebrations.
The Christmas spirit will continue in the marina-front precinct with interactive displays to be scattered throughout The Marine Village which will provide the perfect backdrop for festive photos including Santa’s Sleigh, Christmas Tree, Gift Box and specially themed Christmas Window.
Where: Sanctuary Cove
You can find more information on Carols on the Green here.
Studio Village Community Carols
Bring along your picnic rug and bring a camp chair so you can enjoy the night. You can take your own food if you wish. Santa will be at the Carols with his friends Frosty, Rudolph and his favourite Elf. Free glowsticks on arrival for the kids. There’s nothing like carols by candlelight Gold Coast 2021.
Where: Studio Village
There are more details about Studio Village Community Carols here.
Tugun Lights Up
Tugun Lights Up returns again for the annual celebration of carols Gold Coast! Dine under the stars at one of the fantastic local cafes or restaurants, check out the local window displays and special offers, or visit the Christmas market stalls. Plenty of children’s entertainment on offer throughout the program with Santa making a special appearance! There will be carols, giggles and just plenty of fun! You might like to find a new Christmas dress to wear.
Where: Toolona Street, Tugun
There is more information on these Xmas carols Gold Coast – Tugun Lights Up here.
Pacific Pines Christmas Carols
Head along and join in the Pacific Pines Christmas Carols at Central Park, where they will have rides for the kids, face painting, market stalls, food vendors, and great live entertainment. The night will finish up with fireworks!
Where: Central Park, Hotham Drive, Pacific Pines
You can find more information about Pacific Pines Christmas Carols here.
Currumbin Christmas Carols
Currumbin Community Christmas Carols is a family-friendly event bringing the joy of Christmas to residents. Children’s activities will commence from 4.30pm including crafts, inflatable slide, plate spinning, and flower sticks. Stage entertainment will commence at 5.30pm and includes a traditional Christmas concert with dancing, children’s stage show and Santa appearance. The evening will conclude with a spectacular laser light show.
Where: Galleon Park, Currumbin Waters
There is more information on Currumbin Christmas Carols here.
North Burleigh Carols by The Sea
North Burleigh Carols by the Sea will provide a festive mixture of children’s activities, food trucks and markets from 4pm to 6pm; followed by Christmas staged entertainment including Carols, Community Groups and Live Music from 6pm to 8pm. This is a free family friendly event.
Where: Ed Hardy Park, North Burleigh
You can find the details of North Burleigh Carols by the Sea here.
Nerang Celebrates Christmas
This is a community event for local families. Free entertainment including Christmas Carols. Food, drinks, rides and other items available for purchase. Unlimited ride bands are available.
Where: Bischoff Park
You can find more information on Nerang Celebrates Christmas here.
Highway Church has been running the Ormeau Carols since it began over 20 years ago. In that time, the event has established itself as an excellent family-friendly event on the Gold Coast. Each year, more than 10,000+ attend the event. You will find free rides, face painting and activities. There will be food and drinks, photos with Santa and a live carol show. Free entry. The night will finish with fireworks.
Where: Brien Harris Oval
There is more information on Ormeau Carols Gold Coast here.
Carols By The Lake
Attendees will enjoy loads of free family fun including live music, kids activities, roving entertainment, Christmas carols, Santa, and so much more at these carols Gold Coast 2021! Nearby restaurants and businesses at Robina Town Centre will also be serving up some festive food and special offers. Why not make the most of it and dress up in a Christmas costume.
Where: The Promenade, Robina Town Centre
You can find more details about Carols By The Lake here.
Coolangatta Christmas Carols
Presented by Division 14 Cr Gail O’Neill, attendees will be able to sing along to their favourite carols, enjoy spectacular festive performances, and settle in for a magical night under the Southern Gold Coast stars. Santa will be making an appearance by plane with plenty of entertainment for everyone to enjoy.
The Coolangatta Christmas Markets and food trucks will be open from 4pm-8pm – QLD time, and the stage show starts at 5.30pm, and the event including a fantastic festive fireworks display, sponsored by Ocean Plaza Resort.
Where: Queen Elizabeth Park, Coolangatta
There are more details about Coolangatta Christmas Carols 2021 here.
Elanora Community Christmas Carols
Join in for a family friendly annual Xmas carols Gold Coast 2021 with the Salvation Army Brass Band, Santa arriving in a police car, raffles, face painting and other fun activities. Santa arrives in a police car and is escorted to the stage where each child is greeted with a complimentary bag of lollies and parents can take a free photo of their child. Carols by the Salvation Army Brass Band from Southport.
Where: Casuarina Drive, Elanora
You can find the details about Elanora Community Christmas Carols here.
Carols on the Broadwater
A family fun evening of live Gold Coast Christmas carols, face painting, games, and carolers overlooking the stunning Broadwater. Make sure you stay around and watch Santa’s Jetpack show! His big departure will make these Gold Coast Christmas Carols 2021 a night to remember for all. You might like to take some special Christmas candles.
Where: Southport Yacht Club
You can find more information about Carols on the Broadwater here.
Broadbeach Christmas Carols
You can join the event from 3 pm to enjoy an afternoon jam-packed with kids activities and incredible live-entertainment. This event is guaranteed to put you in the Christmas spirit! Kids activities include a giant slide, jumping castle, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary animals, face painting, family photos and Gecko Sports obstacle courses.
They will have basketball and soccer shoot outs as well as egg and spoon races set to entertain the whole family. Conclude the Broadbeach Christmas Carols 2021 celebrations with a breathtaking fireworks display.
Where: Old Burleigh Rd, Broadbeach
There is more information about Broadbeach Christmas Carols here.
You can see that there is plenty of choices for Christmas carols Gold Coast 2021. You can put together your list of Christmas carols tonight that you would like to go to. You can also find lots of other Gold Coast Christmas events here.
Enjoy and Merry Christmas!
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