Father’s Day Events: Gold Coast, Tweed Coast & Byron Bay

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If you’d like to splash out a little this Father’s Day and leave the lavish lunch for someone else to prepare, you’re in luck. We’ve put together a list of Father’s Day breakfast, lunch, and dinner options across the Gold Coast, Tweed Heads area, and Byron Bay.

Father’s Day Events on the Gold Coast to make him smile

The only problem you’ll have is deciding which one to choose!

The Star in Broadbeach

The Star is the perfect place to treat your Dad with so many delicious restaurant options to choose from all under one roof. From cool and casual to first-class and fancy, you’ll make it a day to remember when you share it at The Star. 


Spend Father’s Day at Garden Kitchen & Bar and treat Dad to a delicious lunch special. Rotisserie Borrowdale porchetta, with duck fat, roasted kipfler potatoes, red onion jam, salted crackling, and port jus with a glass of beer for $29 per person.

When: 12.00pm – 4.00pm
Where: Garden Kitchen & Bar | Casino Level, The Star Gold Coast


Delight Dad with a 500g grass-fed scotch fillet with roast Darling Downs potato, roast Stanthorpe broccoli, and a side of garlic focaccia. Served with an ice-cold Italian lager for $45 per person.

When: Lunch 12.00pm – 3.00pm | Dinner 5.30pm -9.00pm
Where: Cucina Vivo | Lobby Level, The Star Gold Coast

For bookings: Call 5592 8757 or email stargcdining@star.com.au

Seagulls Club in Tweed Heads

If your Dad loves his footy then Seagulls is the perfect choice this Father’s Day. Celebrate Dad at Lot Two on Sunday 6th September by taking him out for a Father’s Day lunch between 12 pm to 2 pm. If the picturesque waterfront location isn’t enough to make you his favourite then the sustainable modern Australian menu which includes fresh seafood straight off the trawler should get you over the line. And let’s not forget the soft smoky aroma of authentic Italian pizza baking in the wood-fired oven. What’s not to love?!

To sweeten the deal, you can go in the draw to win Billabong portable BBQ. How good?! Bookings are recommended on 07 5587 9000. Get more details here.

Burleigh Bears Leagues Club in Miami

Take dad to Bears On Ten bistro at the leagues club for a delicious Father’s Day lunch. Dad can rip into a 300gram rump with a prawn skewer topper and garlic cream sauce or some beer-battered barramundi with salt and pepper squid on the side. Served with chips and salad and vegetables, you can’t go wrong!

Open from 12 pm. Bookings are essential on (07) 5617 6444. Get more details here.

Southport Sharks 

Is dad a pizza lovin’ type of guy? If yes, then we definitely recommend celebrating with lunch or dinner from the a la carte menu at Frenzy’s. Enjoy live entertainment throughout the day with music by talented pianist Alex Fietz from 11.30 am-2.30 pm and relax to the smooth acoustic tunes of Chloe Behrens from 5.30pm-8.30pm.

All fathers dining at Sharks will receive a complimentary schooner of beer or soft drink with every main meal purchased.

  • Lunch | 11.30am-2pm
  • Dinner | 5.30pm-8.30pm

There’s also a purpose-built kids fun zone at Sharks for children from 3 to 12 years featuring a rock climbing wall, mini basketball court, PlayStations, theatrette, home corner play area, and drawing tables. From $4.50 per hour. 

Bookings are essential for both the dining and kids fun zone, so book now by phoning (07) 5532 1155 or book via OpenTable.

*Terms and conditions apply. Bookings essential. Guest surcharge applies. Complimentary beer offer only valid when a main meal is purchased from Frenzy’s. Beer offer is limited to 1 per father (18+ only) and is a schooner of house beer.

RELATED: Find your dad the perfect gift in our Father’s Day gift guide here.

Bearded Dragon Hotel in Tamborine

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Where else would dad want to spend Father’s day than at the pub rocking out with his family, enjoying some great tucker, and telling dad jokes? This is arguably the BEST place in Mt Tamborine and for good reason – it’s brilliant! 

There will also be live music in the garden area in the afternoon which backs onto the kid’s play area. So you can enjoy the all-day dining menu and lots of drinks promotions while the kids entertain themselves. Pure Fathers Day bliss right there! 

Get more details on 5543 6888 or visit here.

Seaworld Father’s Day Cruise

A day on the water could be just what Dad / Pa / the Old Man needs aboard Sea World Cruises! With 3 great cruises on offer, you are sure to find a Father’s Day cruise to suit your needs. With some of the best views of the Gold Coast’s extensive system of waterways available all aboard the newly-refurbished, hugely spacious and air-conditioned sightseeing vessel, you’ll have everything you need to make sure that Dad gets a day worthy of his efforts over the years! Gift vouchers are also available, giving you the choice to give it as a present or simply book online today.

  • Morning cruise – Adult price | $33.00
  • Lunch cruise – Adult price | $59.00
  • Afternoon cruise – Adult price | $33.00

Head here for more information on Seaworld’s Father’s Day Cruises. 

Father’s Day Markets at Burleigh Heads State School

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The Village Markets are a great place to spoil Dad. On Fathers Day they’ll be running from 8.30am to 1pm at Burleigh Heads State School. Dad can enjoy free live music from local artists, lots of delicious food options, and the opportunity to pick himself a last-minute gift if needed. This is a great, low key choice for families to celebrate Dad on his special day. 

Father’s Day Events – Gold Coast style! 

We’d like to take this opportunity to wish all dads a wonderful day with their families. Wherever you choose to celebrate Father’s Day on the Gold Coast, we hope you have a great time! 

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