Check out some of the answers to our ‘frequently asked questions’ on the event below so you can enjoy the occasion more.
When is the event?
Saturday 2nd December 2023
4pm to 8.30pm
Where is it located?
At Tugun! If you’re looking for an address to google – try 5 Toolona St, Tugun QLD 4224.
Does this event cost anything to watch/attend?
This is a public event and admission is free. Tickets are not 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 businesses 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 ‘Christmas inspired’ entertainment and activities.
Are any roads closed?
Yes – the event area includes Toolona Street (between Golden Four Dr and OConnor St), and OConnor St (between Toolona St and Wyberba St). There is a road closure in place along these roads from 11am to 11pm for set up and the safety of attendees.
Where can I park?
This is a local event for the local community so we envisage most attendees will walk/scooter/bike to the event area. There is limited car parking around the venue and side streets but would encourage people to use public transport or ride share where possible. 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.
Can I bring food and drink?
We encourage attendees to support the many local food and drink businesses situated in and around the event space.
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.
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.
Might I be photographed/recorded at this event?
Yes, photographers and videographers may be present and by attending this event, you consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded and to the release, publication, or reproduction of the photographs and/or recordings without restriction or compensation. Attendees who do not wish to be photographed or recorded should not enter the event zone.
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 poss.