What’s On in Brisbane for Families

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SWELL Sculpture Festival | Gold Coast

8 September, 2023 - 17 September, 2023

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SWELL Sculpture Festival 2023 is bringing you 10 days of outdoor sculpture, masterclasses, live music and more… from 8-17 September 2023.
Immerse yourself in a captivating journey through Queensland’s premier outdoor art exhibition, nestled within the breathtaking landscape of Currumbin Beach. Come face to face with over 75 awe-inspiring sculptures by local, national and international artists at the 21st SWELL Sculpture Festival. The FREE exhibition is open all hours with a selection of sculptures revealing a new verve as they are lit up under the southern sky.

Stay a little longer and discover a range of unique experiences; guided twilight walks through the artworks, artist talks next to the sculptures and artist led workshops.

This year’s SWELL Kids Elements is bringing you daily fun for the whole family!

  • A Mini Garden Party – Arc Circus | DAILY (excl. Sundays)
  • Gold Coast Film Festival Pop-Up Movie – Puss in Boots, the Last Wish | SAT 16 SEP
  • Fancy Food Workshop with Madi Whyte | SUN 17 SEP

SWELL Sculpture Festival inspires and captures the hearts and minds of all who visit. Find out more HERE.


8 September, 2023
17 September, 2023
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Currumbin Beach
Pacific Parade
Gold Coast, 4223
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07 55250503
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