What's On - October
The sun is shining and laughter is in the air, as the beautiful Gold Coast starts progressing into its glorious summer. This month, there are fantastic food and wine festivals, sporting events, car races, horse races and incredible concerts.
As always, our friendly management team are on hand to help you find accommodation, organise transport or help with your booking for any of these events, so go ahead and experience everything the Gold Coast has to offer!
Things to Do
Beer & Cider Festival
Gold Coasts' official Ocktoberfest may be canceled but there's no better substitute than the Gold Coast Beer & Cider Festival, taking place on Saturday October 22.
The Festival will feature craft breweries along with live entertainment, food, and a wide range of kids’ activities.
Looking for a fresh new fit? Or hunting for a bargain?
Skip the crowds at Pac Fair and head down to some of the Gold Coasts' local second hand shops where you can find one of a kind looks at half the price.
Crafted Beer & Cider Festival
Let's raise a glass to Palmoa Wine Bar, which has been unveiled the winners of the Gourmet Traveller 2023 Restaurant Awards 'Wine Bar of the Year'.
Crowned Australia's best wine bar, Paloma has been making waves since it opened in November 2021 with it's impressive minimal-intervention wine list, European-inspired seasonal menu and refined yet laidback vibes.
Find yourself staring across the table, wishing you’d order what they’ve having, our new favourite offers a plethora of food stalls, from thai to mexican.
Did we mention that there's live entertainment, multiple cocktail bars, a dessert hall, fashion stalls and an infectious buzz.
Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500
Get ready to party on the streets of Surfers Paradise when the Repco Supercars Championship returns for the first time since 2019!
The Boost Mobile Gold Coast 500, 28-30 October, will see the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit come alive with colour, action, off-track fun and it’s getting even bigger this year, with three huge nights of entertainment.
Be a part of the Gold Coast’s biggest party and enjoy a weekend like no other. Jam packed with entertainment for all; you don’t want to miss it.
Australia v West Indies
International cricket returns to Gold Coast, kicking off at Metricon Stadium in Gold Coast on October 5, Australia vs West Indies in the first thrilling T20I match of a Men’s Dettol T20I Series.
Pink High Tea at Palazzo Versace
In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Palazzo Versace is putting a lavish pink spin on their famous Palazzo Versace Couture High Tea, creating a memorable Pink High Tea experience from October 1 to 9. Every $5 from Pink High Tea and Couture High Tea sold throughout October will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
You can expect a pink twist on traditional favourites like mouthwatering prosciutto and provolone with pear mostarda, baby spinach and braised leek quiche with goat’s curd, or roasted coconut, yuzu passionfruit baba, coconut black pepper shortbread for the sweet tooths!