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Giant Games & Fun in the Sun

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Giant Games & Fun in the Sun

Struggling to keep to keep the kids entertained and want to enjoy the great outdoors? Let the beach-side giant games begin! Get excited for fun by the sea this school holidays with giant games at Soul Boardwalk on Saturday 21st September from 10am – 3pm.

You can expect uninterrupted fun for hours with the line of of great games:

  • Giant Jenga Wooden Block Game
  • Giant Norts & Crosses Game
  • Giant Woven Ring Toss Game
  • Giant Connect Four Game

And the best part of all? It’s absolutely FREE!

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VIVA Surfers Paradise 2019

Music legends live on at VIVA Surfers Paradise, Australia’s ultimate tribute artist festival. With a program of free live performances and events spanning multiple genres and decades, you can celebrate the music, memories and moments of legendary icons both past and present.

VIVA Surfers Paradise provides 10 days of classic entertainment suitable for all ages. Musical acts and local dance troupes will set the mood in Cavill Mall with back-to-back performances during the day. In the official VIVA marquee you can see a unique Feature Show every night, brought to you by Elvis Tribute Artists and world-class Tribute Acts able to recreate the sound and style of your favourite rock, pop and soul artists.

The VIVA Street Parade returns for its second year. A carnival-style street party featuring performers, classic cars and floats will proceed through the streets of Surfers Paradise. A free outdoor concert by big band Soul Men will follow, paying tribute to the Blues Brothers.

Additional event highlights include the Car Show ‘N’ Shine, with over 70 original classic model cars on display, the Renewal of Vows ceremony, officiated by the Gold Coast's very own Elvis marriage celebrant, and a dazzling gospel performance by Diogo Light and the Brisbane Gospel Choir. Come and see for yourself how legends were made and walk away with your own great musical memories, at VIVA Surfers Paradise!

The sun-drenched and sandy shores of the precinct are the perfect location for your VIVA getaway. Surfers Paradise boasts a range of cocktails bars, restaurants, family attractions and accommodation options all within Soul Boardwalk's lively precinct! Between the hustle and bustle of these amazing events, come relax and unwind at Soul Boardwalk.

For more details, head to the official Surfers Paradise Website or just click here!

WIN the ultimate vacation for your mum!

WIN the ultimate vacation for your mum!

If you’re lucky enough to have a caring, generous and self-sacrificing mother (or mother-figure) who raised you amid your unforgettable teenage antics, you might be wondering what you can do to show her just how grateful you are that she put up with you for all these years.  Fear not - Soul Boardwalk has come to the rescue!

While in previous years a bunch of flowers and a box of chocolates might have done the trick, this year that’s just not going to cut it.  This year, we are giving away the ultimate vacation for your mum for Mother's Day!

WIN a holiday accomodation package + spending money for Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, valued at $1,500!

To enter:

Simply sign up to the Soul Boardwalk database before 10 May.  Click here to enter!

Prize breakdown:

  • $1,000 Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise accomodation voucher
  • $500 Soul Boardwalk gift voucher

T&C's apply.  To view to full terms and conditions, click here.

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for Mother's Day specials and foodie picks that will leave your mouth watering!

Soul Boardwalk Easter

Easter Trading Hours 2020

Celebrate with us this Easter long weekend, 10-13 April + Anzac Day, 25 April.

For those who aren’t planning on kicking back at home, the Easter long weekend is a popular time to pack the bags and visit Surfers Paradise. After all, it’s the last long weekend for a while, so you may as well take advantage of the time off with an exotic mini-break – all without leaving the comfort of being too far from home.

Four-day weekend? Check.  Permission to eat chocolate?  Granted.  Social calendar?  Sorted, once you check out the dining and shopping options below.

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for more specials and foodie picks that will leave your mouth watering!


Easter Trading Hours

Easter & Anzac Day trading hours may vary, please contact specialty retailers for individual trading hours.   

69 Slam

Friday 19 April: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Saturday 20 April: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Sunday 21 April: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Monday 22 April: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Thursday 25 April: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Elston Bar & Restaurant

Friday 19 April: 6:30am - 12:00am

Saturday 20 April: 6:30am - 12:00am

Sunday 21 April: 6:30am - 12:00am

Monday 22 April: 6:30am - 12:00am

Thursday 25 April: 6:30am - 12:00am

Foot Locker

Friday 19 April: 9:00am - 10:00pm

Saturday 20 April: 9:00am - 10:00pm

Sunday 21 April: 9:00am - 9:00pm

Monday 22 April: 9:00am - 9:00pm

Thursday 25 April: 1:00pm - 9:00pm

Hog's Breath

Unwind at Hog's Breath and enjoy on your surcharge-free food and drink on public holidays.

Friday 19 April: 10:30am - 9:30pm

Saturday 20 April: 10:30am - 9:30pm

Sunday 21 April: 10:30am - 9:00pm

Monday 22 April: 10:30am - 9:00pm

Thursday 25 April: 10:30pm - 9:00pm

Pancakes on The Rocks

Friday 19 April: 7:00am - 10:30pm

Saturday 20 April: 7:00am - 10:30pm

Sunday 21 April: 7:00am - 10:30pm

Monday 22 April: 7:00am - 10:30pm

Thursday 25 April: 7:00am - 10:30pm

Rip Curl

Friday 19 April: 9:00am - 9:00pm

Saturday 20 April: 9:00am - 9:00pm

Sunday 21 April: 9:00am - 9:00pm

Monday 22 April: 9:00am - 9:00pm

Thursday 25 April: 1:00pm - 9:00pm

Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Friday 19 April: 9:00am - 10:00pm

Saturday 20 April: 9:00am - 10:00pm

Sunday 21 April: 9:00am - 10:00pm

Monday 22 April: 9:00am - 10:00pm

Thursday 25 April: 1:30pm - 10pm

Seascape Restaurant & Bar

Friday 19 April: Open

Saturday 20 April: Open

Sunday 21 April: Open

Monday 22 April: Open

Thursday 25 April: Open

Surfers Paradise Beach Cafe

Friday 19 April: 6:30am - 9:00pm

Saturday 20 April: 6:30am - 9:00pm

Sunday 21 April: 6:30am - 9:00pm

Monday 22 April: 6:30am - 9:00pm

Thursday 25 April: 6:30am - 9:00pm


Friday 19 April: 11:00am - 12:00am

Saturday 20 April: 11:00am - 12:00am

Sunday 21 April: 11:00am - 11:00pm

Monday 22 April: 11:00am - 111:00pm

Thursday 25 April: 11:00am - 11pm


Tables will book out over the Easter long weekend and Anzac Day public holiday.  Book in advance to secure your spot at Surfers Paradise's best dining & entertainment venue!

Seafire 2019

Seafire on the Gold Coast 2019

Surfers Paradise becomes a playground of light, music and entertainment over two huge nights. Sea to sky will light up over Surfers Paradise beach in dramatic displays as nations compete for the 2019 title at Australia’s only international fireworks competition, SeaFire, from 31 May-1 June. Watch the display from Soul Boardwalk's own Brazilian Flame Bar and Grill, Vapianos, Hurricanes or Seascape Restaurant and Bar,

Setting off world-class pyrotechnic displays from ocean barges, and choreographed to musical soundtracks, teams from the USA, South Korea and New Zealand will compete in the Challenger Final on Friday night. Saturday night will see the successful team contest the 2018 winner, Team Philippines, for the SeaFire championship.  The event will finish with a bang as SkyLighter, Australia’s leading pyrotechnics team, light up the sky with an Australian exhibition piece.

Thrilling aerial spectacles will spark each night’s entertainment – stuntmen and skydivers decked in the brightest and loudest fireworks will fall from the sky, while jet skis will cut through the whitewash below, leaving a trail of light in their wake. Be ignited and excited across two action-packed nights at Australia’s best beachfront fireworks event. With so much to see and do, come in early or stay late and experience the inviting restaurants, bars or attractions at Soul Boardwalk.

Click here for more information.

Surfers Paradise LIVE 2019

Surfers Paradise LIVE

Surfers Paradise LIVE is an award winning four day music event partnered with the Gold Coast Music Awards. LIVE proudly presents a line-up of Australian artists to appeal to young and old music lovers alike. LIVE captures the spirit of great live music and showcases local and Australian bands and musicians across multiple stages and venues throughout Surfers Paradise, creating a family friendly festival experience for both locals and holiday makers.

From Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th May, a packed daily programme of live shows by local musicians will see the precinct come a-LIVE each day. Then as night falls, watch some of Australia’s best and biggest artists take to the outdoor beach stage. Take the opportunity to stroll through the beautiful Soul Boardwalk precinct and find a new place to grab a bite and barista coffee and listen to great live music during the day. Or perhaps indulge in a cheeky cocktail at Seascape Bar and Restaurant as the evening glow settles on the precinct and the buzz of a music festival builds in and around the beachfront stage.

Dates: Thursday 2 May - Gold Coast Music Awards (GCMA) 6-9pm
Location: Throughout the precinct, Main Stage on The Esplanade and side stage in Cavill Mall

Surfers Paradise LIVE Schedule:

FRIDAY 3 MAY - Main Stage

5:15pm - 6:15pm / Reece Mastin

7:00pm - 8:00pm / Jebediah

8:45pm - 10:00pm / The Living End

SATURDAY 4 MAY - Main Stage

5:15pm - 6:00pm / Thirsty Merc

7:00pm - 8:00pm / Daryl Braithwaite

8:45pm - 10:00pm / Hoodoo Guru

SUNDAY 5 MAY - Main Stage

3:30pm - 4:30pm / Bachelor Girl

5:15pm - 6:15pm / Boom Crash Opera

7:00pm - 8:00pm / Chocolate Starfish

8:45pm - 10:00pm / The Screaming Jets

For the full event schedule and more information, please click here.

ANZAC Day Services Gold Coast

ANZAC Day Service

Lest We Forget. Join the Surfers Paradise RSL on the Gold Coast in Australia's national day of remembrance this ANZAC Day.

Date: Thursday 25th April

Location: Cenotaph Memorial on the Esplanade, Cavill Park and Surfers Paradise RSL

Service Details:

  • March from 5:00am at Surfers Paradise RSL
  • Dawn Service from 5:00 am at the Cenotaph Memorial on the Esplanade
  • March from 12:00pm from the Esplanade
  • Noon Service from 12:00pm at Cavill Park

Surfers Paradise RSL Operating Hours:

6:00am - 11:30am

1:00pm - Late

For further details click here, or contact Surfers Paradise RSL directly on 5539 8966.

Street Entertainment Festival

Australian Street Entertainment Carnival

It's Always On in Surfers Paradise and the Easter long weekend is no exception!

The Australian Street Entertainment Carnival (ASEC) is a rumble of the region's best professional street entertainers, taking to the streets daily, 12pm - 10pm around the Surfers Paradise precinct.

ASEC is a unique event that supports home-grown street entertainers and buskers by providing a platform for them to hone their live performance skills. An eclectic mix of talented local street entertainers and industry newcomers will take to the streets and dazzle audiences in a range of performance arts including acrobatics, dance, music, magic, comedy and more.

With the Beachfront Markets on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights from 4pm - 9pm, you'd be crazy to miss this weekend in Surfers Paradise!

Date: 19 - 22 April 2019

Price: FREE

Address: Surfers Paradise



Cavill Mall - Western, Centre and Eastern ends of mall

Cavill Lane, Surfers Paradise Blvd position by fountain and ANZ

Time: Daily 12.30pm - 9pm

To find out more click here




Surfers Paradise Kids Week is an annual family friendly event celebrating all things kids, which takes place each September school holidays… and best of all, it’s FREE!

Kids Week encompasses daily live shows from 1pm, including the highlight of the week, Jurassic Creatures in Paradise! Meet the rangers and their roar-some dinosaur friends and learn about dinosaurs in the Jurassic Period. The show will be live and an Australian first, having run previously with animatronic dinosaurs only.

The stage will also showcase Sea World’s Seal Guardians to the Rescue. An educational and entertaining show, Professor Swells will  enlist the help of the audience to rescue trapped marine life.

There’s plenty more to see and do at Kids Week this school holidays including virtual reality experiences, sporting activities on the beach and foreshore, arts and crafts, cooking classes, daily Mascot Dance Parties, and of course our very own kids fashion parade on the main stage.

While the kids are entertained, take advantage of discounts, deals and giveaways at local venues throughout the precinct.

Bring the whole family along for hours of fun on the Gold Coast!

Don't forget 1 hour FREE parking before 4pm then a flat rate of $8.



Enjoy the most of Father’s Day at Soul Boardwalk this year, with three barbers from Luigi & Sons Barber Shop providing their expertise to get your Dad looking tip top.

Father's Day 2018, Soul Boardwalk in the heart of Surfers Paradise has teamed up yet again with popular barber shop Luigi & Sons Barber Shop to offer Dad’s of the Gold Coast complimentary hair cutting and beard trimming for #dadlove.

No appointments are necessary, but if you register via you'll receive a FREE gift!

So, grab the family, head down to the beautiful beach that is Surfers Paradise, enjoy FREE* parking – grab a bite to eat at one of the many eateries at Soul Boardwalk, head to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! and enjoy the shopping offers from our surf/street fashion venues!

Check out our individual retailers for Father's Day specials.

* 1 hr FREE Parking before 4pm then flat rate of $8 after 4pm