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Start planning your autumn Gold Coast getaway!

Autumn is the perfect time to visit the Gold Coast and the following months are jam-packed with exciting things to do and events you shouldn’t miss.

In a short read, here are the best upcoming Gold Coast events this autumn.

All the following events and things to do are COVID Safe, ensuring physical distancing and/or enhanced onsite sanitation.

Easter & the Autumn School Holiday

Don’t spend the Easter weekend at home! Easter and the April school holiday is one of the best times to visit the Gold Coast with the kids, promising relaxation and excitement on the beach plus a wide assortment of fun attractions to visit.

Gold Coast attractions such as Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, as well as famous theme parks  Dreamworld, Warner Bros Movie World and Wet’n’Wild Gold Coast, aren’t to be missed for families with kids.

For an outdoor family adventure, take the kids kayaking, picnicking and fishing at Currumbin Creek or Tallebudgera Creek, or nature exploring in Burleigh Head National Park.

School Holiday Events

If you’re planning a holiday for the autumn school break, grab the chance to enjoy one of the following events on the Gold Coast!

GC Film Festival 2021

Gold Coast Film Festival 2021 is an upcoming celebration of the film held annually in various locations across the Gold Coast. This year it’s back with another huge program of family-friendly outdoor cinema, film premieres, competitions, workshops, tours and more from April 14 to April 25.

Supanova Gold Coast

Supanova is the biggest comic con event held on the Gold Coast for fans of superheroes, anime, gaming, cosplay and tech. For one whole weekend, catch this vibrant pop culture expo at the Gold Coast Convention Centre on April 18 and April 19.

Cooly Classic 2021

Join in or watch the action from the beach – WSL Cooly Classic Ocean Swim marks its 12th event in 2021, to comprise four distances: Cooly 1000 (1km), Cooly 3.0 (3km), Cooly 5.0 (5km) and the iconic Cooly Classic 2.0. The event will be held throughout Coolangatta and Kirra on April 18. 

Mother’s Day 2021

Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 9, providing the perfect excuse to book a memorable weekend break!

The Gold Coast offers a handful of ways to give your mum a Mother’s Day she won’t forget. Spend the weekend relaxing on the beach, strolling local parks – such as Burleigh Head National Park – and dining with a view of the ocean.

On Mother’s Day itself, make the day more special at the Carrara Markets Psychic & Holistic Fair, or by catching Enchante The Songs of Tina Arena at the Gold Coast Convention Centre!

Blues on Broadbeach 2021

Last but not least, the biggest event coming this autumn – Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival – is all set to take over Broadbeach once again with four whole days of FREE live music, mouth-watering local food and an incredible family-friendly atmosphere.

Get ready for another epic lineup of blues, rock and folk artists from around the globe performing on multiple stages across Broadbeach. It’s a must-attend, non-ticketed music festival for all ages, so make sure you don’t miss it from May 20 to May 23.

Enjoy the Above While Relaxing on Burleigh Heads Beach

Here at Burleigh Surf, relax on Burleigh Heads Beach with our beachfront Burleigh Heads accommodation, and enjoy all the above just moments away!

Offering an absolute beachfront location in the heart of the Gold Coast, our Burleigh Heads apartments are ideal for families, couples and groups planning an unforgettable Gold Coast holiday this autumn.

Burleigh Surf Apartments are bright, spacious and fully self-contained, featuring 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms, full kitchen facilities and an inviting private balcony boasting beach and ocean views.

Our beachfront complex also features guest facilities that include an outdoor swimming pool, indoor pool, indoor heated spa, steam room, gym, full-size tennis court, games room, barbecue dining area and more.  

WiFi and guest parking is free!

We are a COVID Safe Gold Coast property with exclusive rates to take advantage of by just booking directly.

Find more information at Burleigh Surf Burleigh Heads Accommodation Beachfront.


238 The Esplanade Burleigh Heads
Gold Coast 4220 Australia

Email: [email protected] ▪ Phone: +61 7 5535 8866 ▪ Fax: +61 7 5535 8523



Make the most of a well-deserved, long stay with us at Burleigh Beach!

Enjoy our stunning features such as:

+ Two swimming pools
+ Indoor heated spa
+ Steam room
+ Full-size tennis court