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EVENT FAQ'S

FAQ'S

Check out some of the answers to our frequently asked questions on the event so you can enjoy the occasion more.

WHEN IS THE EVENT?

Sunday 1 October 2023

4pm – 8pm

WHERE IS IT LOCATED?

At Nobby’s Beach! If you’re looking for an address to google – try 2221 Gold Coast Highway, Nobby Beach QLD 4218.

DOES THIS EVENT COST ANYTHING TO WATCH/ATTEND?

This is a public event and admission is free. No tickets are required.

HOW CAN I SUPPORT THIS EVENT?

The best way to support the event is to support the local businesses. This is all about ‘local Gold Coasters’ supporting ‘local Gold Coast businesses’. Why not check out several of the restaurants/cafes or bars in the area and book a table with them directly online. Or purchase some products or other services from those within the event area. And at the same time, enjoy the free on-street and in-house ‘latin inspired’ entertainment and activities.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

Feel free to dress according to the theme of the event or just wear something comfortable. It’s also a good idea to check the weather forecast the day before and plan ahead.

WHAT IS THE WEATHER PLAN?

This event is an all weather outdoor event. The only reason the event will get postponed or cancelled will be due to dangerous weather or extreme rainfall. If this occurs, this information will be communicated on social media. Prepare for the weather forecasted for the day.

ARE ANY ROADS CLOSED?

Yes – there is a temporary road closure in place to help encourage attendees to mix with restaurants and retailers in a safe and fun environment. For more information and times, please see the ‘Road Closure’ Notification Letter listed in the downloads section here.

WHERE CAN I PARK?

Surrounding side streets. In the interest of community safety and to avoid parking infringements, please follow the City Parking Guidelines here.

IS PUBLIC TRANSPORT OPERATING?

Please see translink timetable here – https://translink.com.au/. Alternatively, taxi/uber/rideshare or make your journey active and walk, ride, scoot or skate to the event. Please plan accordingly.

ARE THERE MARKET/ACTIVITY STALLS AND HOW MUCH DO THEY COST?

Yes – there are different stalls and activities offering various food, drink, and market options.

CAN I BRING ALCOHOL?

No. This is a public event and alcohol is not permitted to be consumed onsite. QPS will be in attendance throughout the event. There will be a small pop up bar/licensed area within the event zone managed by a couple of the local businesses. In addition, other local businesses will be operating their normal licensed areas – both inside and out.

CAN I BRING MY DOG?

Attendees can bring their pets as it’s an open space but please ensure they’re in your control and on leads at all times. Please note however, there will be a lot of people, stalls, activities and loud noises from audio speakers, so it might be worthwhile re-considering before bringing your furry friend.

WHERE IS LOST PROPERTY?

If you find or lose something – please go to the Event Managers information tent on the day. After the event, any lost property will be kept at The Events Agency HQ for 21 days.

WHAT IF SOMEONE GOES MISSING?

All lost children will be taken to the Event Managers information tent on the day. If you find a lost child, please accompany to the same area and Event management will assist.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE?

Have any other questions? Please complete the online form here and we’ll do our best to respond as soon as possbile.