Gold Coast Events May
Prime Ministers Cup
First Saturday in May
Gold Coast Racecourse, Bundall
The Prime Ministers Cup is a great excuse to dress up and go to the races!
Bundall is located just behind Surfers Paradise a little south of Chevron Island bridge, which makes Surfers Paradise probably the closest place to stay.
Alternatives include Broadbeach
accommodation options and resorts such as RACV Royal Pines Resort
or Radisson Palm Meadows
Gold Coast Cup Outrigger Canoe Race
Saturday & Sunday early in May
Muriel Henchman Drive, Main Beach
Gold Coast Cup racing usually takes place along the coast and within the Broadwater, depending on the class of racing. If the weather is bad, it can be cancelled.
More information on the official website at www.goldcoastcup.com.au
Australian International Seniors Golf Tournament
May - dates change
Gold Coast - usually Royal Pines or Sanctuary Cove.
Australian International Seniors Golf Championships (AISGC) comes to the Gold Coast each year in May.
Both main venues have accommodation right on the course. What a great excuse to stay around the Golf Course and enjoy 5 days of top notch competition in either Sanctuary Cove or at Royal Pines Resort.
You probably cannot think of a better spot for golf with a range of fantastic facilities.
Mothers Day Australia
Second Sunday in May
Mothers Day in Australia is a different date to other countries. If you are visiting, be aware that restaurants are particularly busy for breakfast, lunch and dinner on this Sunday! Bookings are essential!
A big family day with many extended family outings to celebrate wonderful mums in Australia!
Why not head to Canungra Valley Winery on Saturday or Sunday and treat Mum to a fantastic picnic by the creek or a lunch on the verandah in their restaurant.
Blues on Broadbeach Festival
Thursday to Sunday around 3rd week of May (same as Boat Show)
Blues on Broadbeach has been running for over 15 years on the Gold Coast. The line up of acts is always impressive. It has aligned dates with Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, so is a great evening alternative for those visiting the Boat Show.
This annual festival is very popular with locals and visitors alike. The best place to stay is undoubtedly Broadbeach!
You will be able to find more details about the program as it comes to hand. If you like blues this is the place to be the last weekend in May on the Gold Coast!
Cooly Rocks On
Late May to Early June for about 10 days
Coolangatta and Tweed Heads
For more information about Cooly Rocks On see June events.
Disclaimer: Whilst every care is taken to provide correct information, the information about Gold Coast events, festivals, shows and other activities shown on this and other pages within this website is a guide only.
Dates are subject to change without notice.
Please check with individual event organisers before planning your trip around these dates.