What’s On

Regular events in Palm Beach, Elanora and Surrounds

Palm Beach Christmas by the Sea

Christmas by the Sea is a regular annual Christmas event for the Palm Beach community and surrounds. A Christmas extravaganza and celebration of the silly season, the free family friendly event showcases Christmas- southern Gold Coast style and features live musical entertainment, face painting, a barnyard animal enclosure, Christmas carols and a special visit from Santa.

Keep an eye out for dates, and bring the whole family to enjoy an evening of Christmas cheer under the stars with the local community.

Christmas balls and seashells on the beach near the sea.

School Holiday Tennis Programs

Looking for a way to occupy the kids in the school holidays? Tennis On 11th have got you covered!

The young ones can participate in school holiday tennis programs that promise plenty of fun, friendship and fitness.

To secure your spot, visit www.tennison11th.com or phone (07) 5535 9615 for more information.

Palm Beach Community Market

One man’s junk is another man’s treasure and the Palm Beach community market is sure to have some hidden gems.

The market is held on the 3rd Saturday of every month at Palm Beach Avenue from 7.30am to 12pm.

With a cake stall and coffee hut, sausage sizzle, handmade crafts, local bananas, plants and seedlings as well as recycled, upcycled and pre loved items amongst the mix, you’re sure to find yourself a bargain.

Stalls are available to book for a gold coin donation with set up starting at 6am. If you’re interested, contact Jill on 0424345971.


Palmy Sunday Funday

What better way to spend your Sunday than at the Palmy Sunday Funday at the Palm Beach Parklands?

These free event features the musical talents of local artists across the summer.

Free music, fresh air, activities for the kids and a range of food stalls make for the perfect afternoon out for all the family.

Akuna Dragon Boat Club ‘Come & Try’

Dragon Boats are a great way to meet new friends, get fit and stay active and healthy while spending time out on the water.

The Akuna Dragon Boat Club have a FREE ‘come & try’ session every Saturday morning starting at 7am and finishing at 9am on the Currumbin Creek. Just bring a hat, water, sunscreen and a smile!

All ages and abilities welcome. Phone President Robyn on 0491106041 to secure your spot.

What: ‘Come & Try’ Dragon Boat Session

When: Every Saturday morning, 7am to 9am

Where: Meet at the creek behind the Palm Beach Currumbin Sports Club


Seniors Week

Each year, Seniors Week is celebrated throughout August, with several activities planned by Southern Gold Coast 60s & Better to celebrate Seniors Week in Palm Beach and surrounds.

Coordinated by the Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland, with funding from the Queensland Government, Seniors Week aims to improve community attitudes towards older people and ageing, facilitate community participation and activity by older people, and enhance community connections and inter-generational relationships.

Palm Beach Avenue Markets

The Palm Beach Avenue Markets are held on every third Saturday of the month from 7am to 12 noon.

They are located at the Anglican Church car park – 69 Palm Beach Ave, Palm Beach. Come and enjoy the local markets for some yummy treats and goodies!


Feast on Bleach*

Palm Beach’s most popular foodie-fest, Feast on Bleach* is an annual event held during the Gold Coast’s biggest celebration of coastal culture and lifestyle, Bleach* Festival. Each year, Fifth Avenue in Palm Beach is transformed into a streetscape of food, music and fun, in a free event for the whole family. What’s on

Swell Sculpture Festival

Swell Sculpture Festival inspires, amuses and uplifts and captures the hearts and minds of all who visit.

Over 10 days in September, visitors can experience the sculptures, enjoy twilight walks, informative artist talks, discover new perspectives, wander through the Swell Smalls Gallery and participate in artist master classes and childrens’ workshops.

Palm Beach Farmers Markets

Eat and buy locally in Palm Beach 


Palm Beach Farmers Market

What could be better than sourcing your food locally at the Palm Beach Farmers market? Beside fresh farm produce, you will also find that this market is a vibrant little community event.

Held every Saturday from 6am – 11am, the Palm Beach Farmers market is known for its friendly community vibe, live music, children’s program, and of course its fresh food. Beside a vast choice of farm produce, you will also find a plethora of delectable goods on offer, ranging from bakery goods to gluten-free cupcakes. Bring your family and enjoy the community.


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