Commonwealth Games Events not to miss on the Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games Events not to miss on the Gold Coast

The biggest multisport event to hit Australia this decade is just around the corner as the Gold Coast gears up for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games from 4 – 15 April, 2018.

The city is set to come alive with sporting events, festivals and culture as 70 Commonwealth nations and territories visit the iconic seaside city. These are our top picks if you find yourself on the Gold Coast and want to get into the spirit of the Games.

1- If you’re planning a stay at Classic @ Synergy Broadbeach or Jadon Place Holiday Apartments, you’ll find yourself just walking distance from the action in Broadbeach. Take a short stroll to the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre and catch the world class Basketball and Netball events.

2- Regardless of where you base yourself, the cultural and artistic side of the Games, Festival 2018, will bring the action to you. Find events in all corners of the Gold Coast, featuring a range of dance, music, film, circus, arts and theatre from Australia and across the globe, with two main stages at Broadbeach and Surfers Paradise.

Photo Source: Festival 2018

3- As part of the Festival 2018 program, The Cat Empire will be lighting up the Main Stage in Surfers Paradise for free from 10:30pm on Wednesday 4 April. With 5 venues across the Gold Coast’s entertainment capital, you’ll have no trouble finding something to see and do between events at the Games.

Photo Source: The Cat Empire

4- Staying in Coolangatta during the Games? Take a short bus ride to Currumbin’s beachfront to catch the excitement of the Cycling Road Race. Best of all, the event is free (and the view isn’t too bad either!)

5- Farewell the Games in style at the official closing ceremony at Carrara Stadium and celebrate 12 days of remarkable athletes, extraordinary teamwork and various cultures. Don’t miss the opportunity to go down in history and get involved in this iconic event. Tickets are still available via

Want to experience the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games during your stay at a Classic Club Property or holiday apartment? Find more details, including the full program at


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