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The Surfers Paradise Festival transforms the city's iconic foreshore into a vibrant showcase of the Coast's emerging musical and artistic talent

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Surfers Paradise Festival

Presented by Escape Travel

The Surfers Paradise Festival is back with a bang in 2014, bigger and better than ever before. A celebration of Gold Coast music, art, food and culture, the festival is here to entertain, intrigue, dazzle and delight. A vibrant showcase of emerging local talent and a platform for national and international artists, the festival occupies and defines Surfers Paradise across four weekends of community events.  


Street Parade  

Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Presented by Infinity Attractions. See the Gold Coast gather to celebrate the opening of the 2014 Surfers Paradise Festival with an electric themed street parade peopled by community groups, school children, marching bands and much more! 

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Launch It! 

Friday 4 and to Sunday 6 April, 2014

The Launch It beach concert series presented by Bundaberg Rum returns for three days of national and international concert performances on Surfers Paradise Beach. A tradition that grows each year, with three separate gigs and three distinct vibes, Launch It showcases the cutting edge of contemporary Australian music, right on the sands of Surfers Paradise Beach.

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Surf, Seafood and Symphony

Saturday 12 April, 2014

Surf, Seafood and Symphony brings together all elements that make the Surfers Paradise Festival one of the country's iconic events. A new addition in 2014, Surf, Seafood and Symphony is the premier food event of the SPF calendar.

The Foreshore and Cavill Mall will come alive with food stalls showcasing the best that our traders have to offer in their seafood and international menus, topped off by a symphony performance on Surfers Paradise Beach.

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Australian Street Entertainment Championships

Friday 18 April to Monday 21 April, 2014

Bringing the carnival theme to this year's festival celebration is the Australian Street Entertainment Championships. Held over four days, clowns, mimes, jugglers and dancers will take to stages across Surfers Paradise in a carnival of light and laughter.

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Seafire Fireworks Challenge

Friday 25 April, 2014

Witness teams of Queensland's best pyrotechnicians go head to head in the skies above Surfers Paradise Beach. Expect some of the best fireworks displays you've ever seen, in this beachside battle!

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One Way Street Party & SIPFEST 

Saturday 26 April, 2014

Live bands, vintage fashions and cutting edge cultural expression – the One Way Street Party, presented by Helm Bar & Bistro, is back. The laneway-style street event transforms out of-the-way Appel Street into a showcase of the Gold Coast's sharpest musical and artistic tacks. One Way will once again include the SIPFest Film Festival, an outdoor cinema event.

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Date: Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Ends: Saturday 26 April, 2014



Address: Surfers Paradise

Phone: (07) 5584 3700

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