Spring has SPRUNG here in the Gold Coast. And it’s the perfect time to get out and enjoy everything our beautiful city has to offer.
There’s plenty in store for the kids these Gold Coast school holidays. Here’s the best of what’s in store for kids and their grown-ups. ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓
Daily until 3 October
BOUNCE Gold Coast, Burleigh Waters
BOUNCE is the perfect playground to develop your freestyle tricks these school holidays. And there’s plenty of action in store. Enjoy a 2-hour superpass to have twice the fun. Or bounce as a group of 4 with the Awesome4some pass! Plus, BOUNCE is throwing a massive party to celebrate the end of the school term! … READ MORE
September 17 – October 2
Paradise Centre, Surfers Paradise
The sun is shining, mum says you can have another ice cream and you’re hanging by the beach and chilling at the shops – how good are school holidays?
Here are seven reasons to check out Paradise Centre in the heart of Surfers Paradise these school holidays … READ MORE
September 17 & 24
Australian School of Meditation & Yoga
A school holiday treat for the little ones where they can enjoy age-appropriate yoga asanas, fun and games, storytelling, arts and craft, and more.
Playful, fun and relaxing, it’ a lovely introduction to healthy living and Ayurveda. … READ MORE
September 19 – 25
HOTA, 135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise
Kids Take Over is HOTA’s mini fest taking place during Autumn and Spring school holidays each year. With a program bursting indoors and out, Kids Take Over is designed for kids and by kids, and features a combination of free and ticketed workshops, visual arts experiences, performances, and everything in between. … READ MORE
September 19 – 30
Various locations across Queensland
Nurture your child’s curious mind and need for problem solving with fun and engaging STEM camps this Gold Coast school holidays with Junior Engineers. Classes are taught by expert instructors who educate, entertain and inspire, setting your child up for future success in a world where technology touches every aspect of their lives.
These ever-evolving educational programs are the perfect way for children to make new like-minded friends. explore creativity and learn fundamental 21st-century skills in digital technologies, coding and robotics. Use the code CITYKIDS10 for 10% off … READ MORE
Nerang Mountain Bike Trails
Dirt Groms Mountain Bike School Holiday Skills is on again these school holidays. The session is two hours. They will do one hour skills session then one hour riding the trails you don’t usually ride. Learn new skills, meet new friends and have loads of fun. … READ MORE
September 19 – 30
Pimpama Sports Hub
The Pimpama Youth Holiday Program is run by Gold Coast Youth Hubs. The program is completely free for youth aged 12 – 17, offering a safe space for youth to come hang out and participate in a range of activities, including craft, sports, movies, inflatables. … READ MORE
September 21 – October 2
The Strand, Coolangatta
Superheroes of the Strand unite! The Strand Coolangatta has rounded up a packed FREE school holiday program for you. Join them with superhero-themed craft. It’s time to save the world and spread positive energy. … READ MORE
HOTA, Surfers Paradise
The HOTA Markets are one of the Gold Coast’s most vibrant community markets, held every Sunday morning in the iconic HOTA precinct.
Like the Gold Coast itself, the HOTA Markets is a celebration of independence and lifestyle! They are passionate about local farmers, makers, bakers and growers. They like knowing where our goods come from, and we love supporting new and emerging small businesses. … READ MORE
Inspire Academy, Helensvale
Dance up a storm at the Inspire Academy ‘Mix It Up’ school holiday workshop. Enjoy an action-filled day. Open to all – you don’t need to be an enrolled student of Inspire Academy to attend. For ages 7 – 14 years. … READ MORE
Gold Coast Eagles Rugby Union Club, Southport
Come and try 1st Fives this Spring Gold Coast school holidays! 4 hours of fun for only $29, with giant inflatables, sausage sizzle, drinks and ice blocks. … READ MORE
Wesley Mission Queensland, Arundel
The team from Wesley Kids is holding a free school holiday Artbeat workshop for children to help them navigate and regulate their emotional states through the arts.
The exciting percussion, visual arts, circus skills and yoga workshop is co-led by a mental health clinician and a creative team of expert artists. … READ MORE
The Park Coomera, The Park Coomera
On the first Friday of the month, The Park Coomera and The Magic Castle presents a Youth Dance Party for Under 12s. Everyone has a great time, including the parents!
Head along and enjoy some bar and kitchen specials while your kids are being entertained by the amazing Chadd from The Magic Castle! … READ MORE
Until October 16
HOTA Home of the Arts
HOTA Children’s Gallery presents a delightful, immersive and interactive exhibition – Postcards from the Edge.
The exhibition shares Brisbane-based artist Martin Edge’s joyful view of the world – in particular, his travel adventures documented in his colourful paintings. Postcards from the Edge welcomes families to make their own memories during their visit and reflect on travel and holiday experiences they’ve had (or dream of having), evoking memories and inspiring creative play. … READ MORE
Across the Region
September 17 – October 3
Iceworld, Boondall & Acacia Ridge, Brisbane
The weather is warming up so come and chill at an ICEWORLD public session these school holidays!
Enjoy an Olympic-sized rink with a fully stocked cafe. A fantastic activity for the whole family. Experience the fun now! … READ MORE
We are constantly adding events as they are announced, so make sure you bookmark this page and check back regularly!
Looking to travel across the region these holidays?
Check out what’s happening in Brisbane and Sunshine Coast here:
Or visit our What’s On calendar for more events and activities across the region.