Step into Gold Coast’s newest creative playground, NightQuarter, featuring night markets, micro-restaurants, emerging fashion and a unique live music space. Take an exciting adventure through a shipping container city, showcasing the local talents of over 120 speciality food purveyors, designers, musicians and craftsmen.
Bedazzled by the kaleidoscope of colour, flavour, music, noise and action that makes up a NightQuarter experience.
Where: 1 Town Centre Drive, Helensvale, Gold Coast
When: Every Friday Saturday from 4pm-10pm
Walk into the backend of Burleigh Heads State School and you will catch the first colourful glimpse of stall after stall of creative goodness. From funky threads for little and big market goers, to vintage treasures and tropical homewares, there’s something for everyone at The Village Markets.
Window shopping may seem impossible as it will be hard to walk away from the cutest mini gelato plant hangers you ever did see from Vessel and Vine, canvas prints from the Insta-famous Seagypsy photographer Pip Harwood.
Where: Every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at Burleigh Heads State School, Burleigh Heads; Every fourth Sunday of the month at Paradise Point Park (Corner of The Esplanade and Ephraim Island Parade), Paradise Point.
When: TVM Burleigh Heads from 8.30am-1pm; TVM Paradise Point Park 8am-1pm
Travel on G: Link with go explore card
For only AUD10 a day (AUD5 for children aged 5-14 inclusive), you get G:Link connects you to 16 tram stations from popular Surfer’s Paradise to Broadbeach where you get to hang out with the locals. Maximise the value by taking the bus to the theme parks or simply just take in the city by bus and tram hopping.