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5 Major Events Not to Be Missed This September

5 Major Events Not to Be Missed This September

SWELL Sculpture Festival. Ben Carroll Relics From Atlantis Photography Rowly Emmett

The Gold Coast hosts some major events every month of the year and this September is no different. In fact, some of the biggest events to happen on the Gold Coast are set to take place next month.

From expos to sculpting festivals, theatre and sporting events, September on the Gold Coast has a little bit of everything to satisfy all. So, if you’re planning an upcoming Gold Coast holiday, September is the perfect time to visit!

Botanical Bazaar Gardening Expo

This September, nature lovers have a chance to unite on the Gold Coast, thanks to the Botanical Bazaar Gardening Expo. Sponsored by Tropical Fruit World, the Botanical Bazaar Gardening Expo will cover all aspects of urban gardening in this fully-interactive event. Whether you own a garden or not, this expo will definitely be an educational and inspiring experience. So, make sure not to miss out on it!

The Botanical Bazaar Gardening Expo takes place on Sunday, September 3 at the Country Paradise Parklands in Nerang from 9:00am-5:00pm. Tickets are priced between $5-$15.

SWELL Sculpture Festival 2017

The 15th edition of the SWELL Sculpture Festival is taking place on the Gold Coast in September. Come along and see amazing sculptures made by international, national and local artists. Apart from the sculptures, there will also be artist talks, yoga workshops, guided walks, amazing food and live entertainment. This festival definitely promises to be a lot of fun for anyone and everyone.

The SWELL Sculpture Festival runs from Friday, September 8 to Sunday, September 17 at Currumbin Beach and is free to attend.

Bump to Bub Expo

If you’re pregnant, have a new-born or toddler or you’re a young mother, then the Bump to Bub Expo is for you! You’ll find all types of pregnancy and new-born related products being showcased at this expo. There’ll also be a number of pregnancy services and organisations offering helpful advice. Apart from this, there’s a fashion parade, live entertainment and play areas to keep everyone entertained.

The Bump to Bub Expo is on Saturday and Sunday, the 9th and 10th of September at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Tickets are $10 each.

Griffith Opera on the Beach

If you love the theatre, then the Griffith Opera on the Beach is one event not to miss. This fantastic musical production features a huge star cast in glittering costumes, a wonderful orchestra and live fireworks. Definitely an event not to be missed!

Griffith Opera on the Beach runs from Thursday to Saturday, the 21st to 30th of September at Coolangatta Beach, 6:30pm onwards. C Reserve tickets are $35 while premium tickets are $90.

2017 Australian University Games

The 6th edition of the Australian University Games will be held on the Gold Coast this September. As Australia’s largest multisport event, this year’s games is expected to see over 8,000 participants from 42 Australian universities compete against each other to take home gold. There are 31 sporting events in all, including both team and individual events.

The 2017 Australian University Games kicks off on Sunday, September 24 and concludes on Friday, September 29. Events take place across various locations on the Gold Coast.

Ticket prices for participants range from $153-$183 while tickets for team managers and coaches are priced at $35. Tickets for team packages are priced at $425. The prices for tickets to the opening ceremony will soon be announced on the official Australian University Games website.

As you can see, there is no shortage of wonderful events to keep you occupied on your holiday next month. So, make sure to add these events to your itinerary to make your Gold Coast holiday a memorable one!

And, when it comes to finding luxurious, yet affordable holiday accommodation, consider our self-contained apartments here at GCHR. We manage several 2 and 3-bedroom apartments in some of the best hotels and resorts on the Gold Coast. I recommend you to check the availability for our latest listings at Moroccan Resort. Our Apartments 239, 251 and 252 are located just 220 metres from the beach!

Call us at (07) 5539 8553 to book your holiday accommodation with us today!

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