The weather is still hot and so are the events happening across the Gold Coast throughout February, with the focus on Sand, Surf and Stars. We have amazing talent in the water with Ocean6 Surf Sport Series and on land see the sand comes alive with the Sand Safari Arts Festival. The stars don’t get much bigger than the Australian rock stars Jimmy Barnes, Diesel and Richard Clapton. Take a look at our top suggestions of what to see and do on the Gold Coast for February.
Sand Safari Arts Festival
With the backdrop of the sea at the iconic Surfers Paradise, the Sand Safari Arts Festival comes alive with the amazing talents of local and international sculptors. With intricately carved creations from sand, and life-sized sporting and mythical creatures lined along the foreshore lasting from 17 days, this is a festival not to be missed.
WHEN 9 – 25 February 2018
WHERE – Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast
COST – Free
Under The Southern Stars – Gold Coast
If you’re a fan of Aussie rock, the only place you’ll need to be is right here on the Gold Coast for Under the Southern Stars. With seven legends of the industry like Jimmy Barnes, Diesel, Richard Clapton, Ian Moss and Tex Perkins, Ash Grunwald and The Rich and Famous. Playing all their classics it should be the performance of Summer, but with a line up like this, tickets will sell fast so don’t miss out.
WHEN 10 February 2018
WHERE – Broadwater Parklands, Marine Parade, Southport
Chinese New Year Street Party – Hope Island
With this, the Year of the Dog, celebrate Chinese New Year at Links Hope Island’s annual Community Street Festival. With street vendors serving up delicious treats and entertainment from traditional Mask dancers, Dragons, Lions and dancers. There will be Tai Chi, Kung Fu and Chinese massage. Enjoy the atmosphere and celebrate the Year of the Dog
WHEN 16 February 2018
WHERE – Links Hope Island, Springfield Drive, Hope Island
With the sporting elite from near and far coming to Surfers Paradise for the annual Ocean6 Surf Sport Series 2017/2018, which will be broadcast internationally showcasing the amazing athletes and our spectacular beaches located around the Gold Coast.
WHEN 3-4 February 2018
WHERE – Surfers Paradise Beach
If your headed to the Gold Coast to check out any of these amazing events, book your car hire with us. We’re happy to say we’re Australian owned and operated with cars available to take you where you need to go. Give the team here at Economy Car Rentals a call to book a hire car with fixed rates and no sneaky add ons.