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Looking for things to do in Mermaid Beach and the Gold Coast this May? We’ve got you covered…
10 May – Miami Marketta
Miami Marketta is more like a pocket sized festival than a market. Fashion, accessories, art, homewares, live music, food and bar. Situated at 23 Hillcrest Parade, Miami in the grounds of Rabbit+Cocoon, a pop up space that is quickly becoming the new arts precinct on the Gold Coast and cultural wave of the area. Miami Marketta will host 55+ exhibitors in market stall format as well as amazing food and live entertainment from 5pm-10pm Friday 10th May.
... For more information please visit www.miamimarketta.com
11 May – Miami Marketta Street Food
It could be the back streets of Thailand, Barcelona or New York City but it is right here in Miami on the Gold Coast. 25 food vendors of all nationalities in the one space, take your entree from spain, your main from Thailand and sweets from France. Soak up and indulge in the tastes of the world whilst listening to blues , jazz or flamenco music at Marketta Street Food or watch the street performers and buskers as they keep you entertained. Marketta Street Food is the new street/laneway dining experience that brings together an eclectic food mix in an open air dining experience. Ideal for the family wanting a little more from your Saturday nights, Marketta Street Food is a family friendly environment in a safe enclosed precinct with seating for over 300 people held at 23 Hillcrest Parade, Miami free to the public between 4pm-10pm every Saturday.
... For more information please visit www.miamimarketta.com/marketta-street-food.html
12 May – Celebrate Gold Coast Festival
Celebrate everything that’s great about the Gold Coast as the GCCC dedicate a day to local talent, attractions, music, food, business and our history. Come on down to Broadwater Parklands on Mother’s Day, Sunday 12 May from 12pm to 5pm to celebrate our city’s birthday at the inaugural Celebrate Gold Coast!
... For more information please visit www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/celebrate-gold-coast-15330.html
12 May – Mothers Day
23-26 May – Blues on Broadbeach
Transcending the barriers of age, gender and culture Blues on Broadbeach is one of Australia’s most iconic Blues festivals. The Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival is unique as it feeds on the unique village like atmosphere and relaxed ambience that is Broadbeach. The Blues on Broadbeach nurtures Australian Blues talent as well as providing a stage for international acts. The festival provides a musical experience like no other in Queensland, whilst still remaining a FREE and non-ticketed event. Blues music is food for the soul and this festival combines the best of blues with the cream of the Gold Coast cuisine in a guaranteed recipe for success.
... For more information please visit www.bluesonbroadbeach.com
26 May – Monster Machinery Day
Come on down to City of Gold Coast’s annual Monster Machinery Day! This is a free family fun day for children of all ages. Check out Council’s machinery used to help build and maintain our city, including everything the digs, scoops, cleans and beeps. Dust off your hard hats and explore more than 30 Council vehicles that will be on display inlcuding excavators, graders, loaders, tip trucks, road sweepers, beach tractors, quad bikes and much more. The massive line up includes stage shows, live machinery demonstrations, boat rides and heaps of prizes and giveaways. Due to take place in Mitchell Park, Southport from 9am – 3pm Sunday 26 May.
... For more information please visit www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/monster-machinery-day-15875.html
31 May – 10 June – Cooly Rocks On
Welcome to Cooly Rocks on 2013, the biggest 50s and 60s nostalgia festival in Australia! Over 2 kilometres of Rock ‘n roll, Rockabilly, Swing and over 1,000 hot rods, custom cars and classic cars lining the stunning beachfront of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads. Browse through 100 retro market stalls and 100 craft market stalls, take your taste buds back to the 50s and 60s with vintage styled food and join in the atmosphere that draws over 70,000 people back year after year. Music fills the venues, more retro cars roll up each day and the festival builds and builds, culminating in a Grand Finale weekend where the streets are closed down, the outdoor stages are moved in and the streets are alive with street parades, shows, displays and over 1,000 cars parading from Kirra to Tweed Heads each evening. Keep your eye on the program as it builds in the months leading up to June and stay tuned to the Cooly Rocks On Facebook page for regular updates on local, national and international acts plus stacks more.
... For more information please visit www.coolyrockson.mybigcommerce.com