Entertainment & Events at Mercure Gold Coast Resort

If you’re seeking accommodation near Carrara Stadium, Metricon Stadium or Broadbeach, no hotel offers more convenience to the Gold Coast’s best attractions and activities than Mercure Gold Coast Resort. From holiday celebrations to seasonal festivals, concerts and sporting events, the most popular things to do in Gold Coast are just moments away.

    • national gymanstics near mercure gold coast
    11th - 29th Sep

    NATIONAL CLUBS GYMNASTICS CARNIVAL 2019

    • swell sculpture near mercure
    13th - 22nd Sep

    SWELL SCULPTURE FESTIVAL

    • golfing at mercure gold coast
    13 - 19th Oct

    GOLD COAST WORLD MASTERS 2019

    • GC600 near mercure gold coast
    25 - 27th Oct

    GC600

    • Fest-Evil zombie walk near mercure gold coast
    31st Oct - 3rd Nov

    FESTEVIL

    • muay thai near mercure gold coast
    7th Mar

    ERUPTION MUAY THAI 20

    • world bowls championships near mercure gold coast
    23rd May - 7th Jun 2020

    WORLD BOWLS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020

NATIONAL CLUBS GYMNASTICS CARNIVAL 2019

11th - 29th Sep

National Clubs Gymnastics Carnival is Australia’s largest gymnastics participation event with more than 3500 gymnasts across seven Gymsports expected to compete at the Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre. Along with the athletes there will also be officials, coaches, volunteers and spectators creating a true festival of gymnastics.

SWELL SCULPTURE FESTIVAL

13th - 22nd Sep

Experience monumental and memorable sculpture at the 17th annual SWELL Sculpture Festival. Set amongst the iconic landscape at Currumbin Beach, explore works of art built by distinguished local, national and international artists. 

For 10 days, wander and weave amongst distinctive, thought provoking, intriguing and whimsical sculpted works. This magnificent outdoor gallery presents the occasion to enjoy guided twilight walks and artist talks. Visitors can get in touch with their inner artist and participate in artist master classes and children's workshops. 

This exhibition is free to the public and open all hours with a selection of sculptures revealing a new verve as they light up under the southern sky.

SWELL inspires, amuses and uplifts and captures the hearts and minds of all who visit.

GOLD COAST WORLD MASTERS 2019

13 - 19th Oct

The 23rd celebration of the annual Gold Coast World Masters hosted on Queensland's most famous stretch of coastline – the Gold Coast has earned a reputation as Australia’s best tournament for club golfers. 

The Gold Coast World Masters gives every day golfers the experience of competing in a major professional tournament. Flights, accommodation, airport pick-up, transfers to courses, golf club valet, live scoring and playing for major prizes are among the services and experiences unique to this event.

Beyond the golf, quality social events are hosted at iconic Gold Coast locations to foster fun and friendship among participants. There's also big name entertainment. A variety of day tours and activities are scheduled to encourage participants to experience more of the Gold Coast.

GC600

25 - 27th Oct

Get ready to party in the fast lane when the Virgin Australia Supercars Championships returns to the Gold Coast, 25 to 27 October 2019.

It’s a weekend of sun and fun in Queensland’s party destination with a bumper line up of world-class motorsport and entertainment on and off the track.

Drivers are set to do battle in Round 13 of the championship and PIRTEK Enduro Cup with three days of racing on the streets of Surfers Paradise.

Free public transport is available on select services to and from the event with a pre-purchased ticket. 

Tickets at Ticketek.

FESTEVIL

31st Oct - 3rd Nov

The streets of Surfers Paradise will come alive in October 2019 for the Fest-Evil event, as magicians, makeup artists, flash mobs and costume competitions entertain by day whilst the living dead prepare to creep in after dark. 

An initiative of Surfers Paradise Alliance, the three-day spook-tacular Halloween-inspired event promises to entertain ghosts, ghouls and thrill seekers of all ages, culminating in the official Surfers Paradise Zombie Walk on November 3. 

Families are invited to immerse themselves in the frightening excitement of Fest-Evil as they choose to either participate by dressing up or simply watch on as the freaky fun unfolds. Surfers Paradise Fest-Evil by day will be a safe and friendly opportunity for children to dress up in their favourite Halloween costume and be part of the larger event.

ERUPTION MUAY THAI 20

7th Mar

Eruption Muay Thai 20 will be the biggest Muay Thai event in Australia in recent years, featuring an Eruption Championship fight between Toby Smith and Charlie Bubb to determine the best Muay Thai fighter in Australia.

WORLD BOWLS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020

23rd May - 7th Jun 2020

Queensland’s Gold Coast continues to entrench itself as the home of Bowls in Australia, with the 2020 World Championships to be held at three Gold Coast clubs. Broadbeach Bowls Club, Musgrave Hill Bowls Club and Club Helensvale will host the two-week long tournament, with over 240 bowlers expected to take part in one of the pinnacle international events in the sport. Australia will be hoping to better their haul of five gold medals from eight disciplines from the last time the event was held down under, at the 2012 World Championships in Adelaide.