Gold Coast Christmas Activities for Families with Kids

Christmas Lights Gold Coast Christmas activities
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If you are looking for Gold Coast Christmas activities to keep everyone in the family in the Christmas spirit, look no further than this page jam-packed full of ideas for this year’s festive season. Living locally means we can round up all the very best events and activities on a day-to-day basis to ensure everything you need for your kids this Christmas is right at your finger-tips, right here.

Movie World White Christmas


There is so much to see as you walk through the transformed theme park. The main street of Movie World will be lit up one million Christmas lights. In the centre of Main Street family Christmas movies are played on a big screen for everyone to enjoy. There will also be street performers and carollers to put everyone in the Christmas spirit. Get everything you need to know here.

Gold Coast Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets Gold Coast to Byron Bay 2016 Christmas market stand with baubles

We’ve contacted all our friends and rounded up a comprehensive list of Christmas Markets from the Gold Coast, through Tweed and down to Byron Bay for you and your family in 2020. Christmas Markets are one of the ‘must do’ Gold Coast Christmas activities to get you in the spirit! Click here.

Christmas Carols Gold Coast to Byron Bay

Stars on stage at Christmas Carols Gold Coast

It’s that time of year, Carols by Candlelight. There’s no better way to shake off the bah humbugs than a good dose of Christmas carols with flameless candles lighting up angelic little faces. In this round up of the best Gold Coast Christmas activities, we’ve included a list of the very best places to enjoy Christmas Carols, Gold Coast to Byron Bay in 2020 – see them all here.

The Best Christmas Lights Gold Coast

Christmas Lights Gold Coast Christmas activities

Enjoy the festive atmosphere and twinkling kaleidoscope of light and colour this Christmas. Here’s all you need to know about where you can start your search for the best Christmas lights on the Gold Coast this year! Click here.

Christmas in Surfers Paradise

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Update for 2020: Surfers Paradise Christmas celebrations will be very different in 2020. Read more here.

Sensory Santa

sensory santa caring santa photos

If your child has special sensory needs this sensory overload can be very distressing, but a visit to a Sensory Santa (also known as Sensitive Santa and Caring Santa) means you can get that special family Santa photo after all. Find the best sensory santas here.

Palm Beach Christmas by the Sea

Update for 2020: This event will not be going ahead in 2020 due to COVID-19.

Looking for more awesome Gold Coast Christmas activities? Look no further! 

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