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What’s on July

By admin | May 22, 2017

What’s on July

July is just around the corner and with it brings some great events across South East Queensland.

Gold Coast

Gold Coast Airport Marathon 1st – 2nd July 2017



The annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon is back and is shaping up to be a great event. The main event stats at 7.20am on the 2nd July 2017. The race precinct is located at the Broadbeach Parklands in Southport and there is a hive of activity with the start and finish lines being in this area.   For more information Visit: http://goldcoastmarathon.com.au

Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast – 15th – 16th July 2017

The 96 kilometre Kokoda Challenge is back and will see contestants attempt to complete the 96km trek to the finish line. The course stretches across the hinterland and is truly a test of strength. For more information visit: https://www.kokodachallengeevents.com/kokoda-challenge-96km

Country Music Festival 2017 – 28th– 30th July 2017

Broadbeach Country Music Festival is a FREE event held on the Gold Coast over 3 days in July, with Australian Country talent on outdoor stages and venues throughout Broadbeach. Featuring Kasey Chambers and Troy Cassar-Daley.  For more information visit: http://broadbeachcountry.com/

Gold Coast Caravan and Camping Expo, Home and Outdoor Living Ideas 2017 – 30th July 2017

The 2017 Gold Coast mid-year Caravan and Camping Expo plus Home and Outdoor Living Ideas will take place at the Gold Coast Turf Club. This event will feature over 180 local and regional exhibitors.

Visitors to the 2017 event can expect to browse a huge range of the very latest caravans, camper trailers, motorhomes, fifth wheelers, vehicles, camping gear and accessories. Plus, products and services for our homes, outdoors and for our lifestyles, including pools and spas, new homes, solar power, blinds, awnings, patios, gardening, furniture, bedding and much more. Visit: www.goldcoastexpo.com.au



QPAC: International series: The Royal Ballet, The Winter’s Tale – 5th – 9th July 2017

This full-length story ballet follows the destruction of a marriage through consuming jealousy, the abandonment of a child and a seemingly hopeless love. Yet, through remorse and regret – and after a statue of Hermione appears to come miraculously to life – the ending is one of forgiveness and reconciliation. For tickets and more information visit: https://www.qpac.com.au/event/rnb_the_winters_tale_17/

State of Origin Game 3 – 12th July 2017

Get into the final game of the State of Origin. Will it be the Blues or the maroons that take the win in 2017? For more information and tickets visit: http://tickets.nrl.com/origin

Regional Flavours – 15th – 16th July 2017


Experience the Sunshine State on a plate at Regional Flavours, Queensland’s premier free food and wine festival. Held in Brisbane’s picturesque South Bank Parklands on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July, Regional Flavours features free entertainment from celebrity chefs and industry experts, delicious food, beer and wine, live music, kid’s activities and more. Featuring Matt Presention, Miguel Maestre, George Calombaris, Gary Mehigan and Poh Ling Yeow. For more information visit: http://regionalflavours.com.au/

The Bodyguard – The Musical – starts 19th July 2017

The international smash-hit musical The Bodyguard is coming to Brisbane!

Based on the Warner Bros. movie which starred Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner. Bursting with all your favourite hits including “Run to You”, “I Have Nothing”, “Greatest Love Of All”, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” and one of the greatest songs of all time – “I Will Always Love You”.

Starring Australia’s own Paulini, Kip Gamblin and Prinnie Stevens, The Bodyguard is a worldwide live theatre phenomenon you won’t want to miss!

For tickets and more information visit: https://qpac.com.au/


Sunshine Coast

Queensland Garden Expo – 7th – 9th July 2017


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Queensland Garden Expo is a three day celebration of gardening. The event attracts over 35000 green thumbs and novice gardeners from across Queensland and interstate. Held at Nambour on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, it is ideally situated to showcase all the best of subtropical gardening. An extensive Lecture and Demonstration Program, Landscape Display Gardens, over 360 exhibits including 55 nurseries, a Giant Kitchen Garden Feature and a Gardeners and Gourmets cooking stage are just a few of the things visitors can enjoy at the Expo. Great food, entertainment and a range of free children’s activities all combine to make Queensland Garden Expo a great day out for all the family. For more information visit: https://www.visitsunshinecoast.com/What-to-do/What-s-On/Queensland-Garden-Expo

Velothon  Sunshine Coast – 13th – 16th July 2017

Welcome to the ultimate winter cycling escape, bringing together a stunning riding location, dream riding conditions and a world class rider experience on and off the bike. Velothon Sunshine Coast is a mass participation cycling event in and around the renowned hinterland and coastal roads of the Sunshine Coast. For more information visit: https://www.visitsunshinecoast.com/What-to-do/What-s-On/Velothon-Sunshine-Coast

Noosa Alive – 21st – 30th July 2017

Welcome to Noosa Long Weekend Festival, a 13 day festival of theatre, literature, music, dance, film, visual arts, cuisine and barrier-breaking forums – in one of Australia’s most enviable destinations: Noosa Heads, Queensland. For more information visit: www.noosaalive.com.au

Mitsubishi Motors Rainbow Beach Family Fishing Classic 21st – 29th July 2017

The Mitsubishi Motors Rainbow Beach Family Fishing Classic is on again this year as the biggest family fishing event in Queensland. This competition captures the spirit of adventure with over a week of entertainment, fishing, boating, beach four wheel driving and family fun The Competition encompasses a large fishing area including offshore and inshore waters from Eurong, Fraser Island to the Noosa River. For more information visit: https://www.visitsunshinecoast.com/What-to-do/What-s-On/Mitsubishi-Motors-Rainbow-Beach-Family-Fishing-Cla


Heading to one of these great events don’t forget that ULTIQA Resorts has resorts throughout South East QLD. Including:

  • ULTIQA Air on Broadbeach – Gold Coast
  • ULTIQA Beach Haven on Broadbeach – Gold Coast
  • ULTIQA Freshwater Point Resort – Broadbeach, Gold Coast
  • ULTIQA Shearwater Resort – Caloundra, Sunshine Coast
  • ULTIQA Rothbury Hotel – CBD Brisbane




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