Step into the enchanting world of Main Beach this December, where the golden sands meet the spirit of the holiday season. As the breeze carries the promise of festivity, discover a curated list of must-attend Christmas and New Year events that promise to transform Main Beach, QLD, into a haven of holiday cheer. 

From twinkling city lights to joyous family-friends celebrations, join us as we unwrap the magic of December, revealing the top events that will make your Christmas and New Year sparkle with coastal charm and unforgettable moments.

Main Beach QLD Holiday Events


Carols on the Broadwater

We’re starting our holiday outing in Main Beach with a fun party. Join the Carols on the Broadwater to have rockin’ and rollin’ fun before Christmas. The Southport Yacht Club hosts this event, and it is happening on 18th December.

Hear classic and modern Christmas carols and live music from the Rockin’ the 70s Xmas Band. It is a family-friendly affair, complete with face painting and games for the kids. You won’t go hungry as a Christmas-themed buffet will satisfy your cravings. Stay until the end of the party to watch the Santa’s Elves Jetpack show.

This event will happen at the Southport Yacht Club, Main Beach, QLD. Purchase your tickets to the event here.

Christmas Cruise and Sunset Platters

The suburb of Main Beach is one of the city’s main jump-off points for cruising and sailing. Check out the Sky Road Trail’s Christmas Cruise if you’re up for some relaxing activity before Christmas. This Christmas-themed cruise will happen on the 22nd of December and set sail at 5:30 pm.

This festive cruise will start at The Spit Gold Coast with complimentary drinks to set the mood. There will also be some pre-dinner nibblies, select cold meats, vegetables, and dips.

Cap off the meal with some desserts, such as gingerbread cookies and mini pavlovas. Don’t worry, you won’t go thirsty here. There will be free-flowing soft drinks to quench your thirst. There will also be hot chocolate, eggnog, and more. Feel free to bring alcoholic beverages.

The catamaran will dock at 8:30 pm. Learn more about this Christmas cruise and get your tickets here.

Sky Road Trail will host a Christmas Lights Cruise on the 23rd and 29th of December. Both cruises will run for three hours. Get in touch with Sky Road Trail here to learn more about these cruises.

SummerVybes X Yot Club

Once you’re done opening your gifts on the morning of Boxing Day, join the SummerVybes X Yot Club event this 26th December. This party will happen at the YOT Club on Seaworld Drive, Main Beach, Australia. It is the place to be if you want to dance the night away. Hear and dance to live music by the Gold Coast’s best DJs, including Rudeboi, Djea Kut, Armel, and more.

Learn more about this event and get your tickets here.

Christmas Feasts at Sea World Resort

Visiting Main Beach is incomplete without visiting Sea World Marine Park. Once done riding all the rides and checking out the wildlife at the marine park, head to Sea World Resort to taste a sumptuous Christmas feast.

Satisfy your craving for freshly cooked food at the Boatshed Christmas Feast on Christmas Day at 5:45 pm and 6:30 pm. If you like seafood, check out the Shoreline Festive Dinners. This feast is happening from 25th December until 7th January. It is a fantastic way to spend time with your kids, as live music and face painting will be on site.

Catch the Sea World Resort’s New Year’s Eve Pool Party. Welcome the new year at Sea World Resorts while listening to live music and watching family-friendly shows. Learn more about these events and book your slots here.

Gold Coast Latin White 2023

Ready to dance to some Latin grooves? Get your salsa shoes ready and join the Gold Coast Latin White party. This event is happening on the 28th of December at the YOT Club and Nineteen at The Star. 

This event is for you if you’re a salsa or bachata fan looking for an event to show off your moves. You’ll also hear and shimmy to the best reggaeton beats from the Gold Coast’s top DJs. There will be live performances, special shows, and more. 

There is a dress code, so prepare your best white outfit. And remember to bring your photo ID! Lastly, you can buy your food and drinks at the venues. Learn more about this event and buy your tickets here.

Gold Coast Yacht Party

We’re not done partying yet! Join the Gold Coast Yacht Party this 31st December to send off 2023 and welcome 2024 with a bang. Boarding will start at 8:30 pm at the Marina Mirage, and the cruise will begin at 9 pm. Party the night away, dance to live music and watch the Gold Coast’s dazzling fireworks displays aboard a superyacht.

Munch on some cheese and grazing food while waiting for the New Year countdown and fireworks. The cruise lasts four hours, so wear stylish yet comfortable clothes and shoes for this party.

Learn more about this event and book your tickets to the event here

New Year’s Eve Cruise

Do you want a fun New Year’s Eve party but want to return to your Main Beach accommodation earlier? Check out the New Year’s Eve Cruise by Spirit of Gold Coast. This event will happen on 31st December aboard the Spirit of Gold Coast vessel.

There will be canapes and cocktail-style foods, plus alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Watch the city’s twinkling lights as you listen to live music, munch on delicious food, and wait for the new year to unfold. This cruise will end at midnight. Learn more about this event and buy your tickets here

Book Your Deluxe Accommodation at Pacific Views Resort Today

You’re ready for your holiday in Main Beach, but are you still looking for the best Gold Coast resort accommodation? Your search for the perfect Gold Coast resort stops here. 

Experience the height of luxury and comfort at Pacific Views Resort. Whether staying with your family this Christmas or partying with your friends for New Year, you’ll love your entire visit here.

Our rooms are spacious, comfortable, and designed for families and friends spending time together. We are near the beach and many Gold Coast attractions, including Sea World Marine Park and SkyPoint Observation Deck.

Book your accommodation at Pacific Views Resort in Gold Coast, Australia, to have a memorable holiday.

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