Get Ready for Christmas and NYE with Raffles Royale
It’s the time of year where lights decorate the streets, carols are sung all over and fireworks prepare to light up the sky as the countdown to both Christmas and New Year provide the perfect excuse to get out, spoil your loved ones and celebrate!
Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast is the ultimate holiday destination to spend the Christmas break and welcome the New Year, which comes alive each December with dazzling street decorations, community carolling on the beach and a number of must-attend festive shows and New Year’s Eve celebrations.
With our cheap Surfers Paradise accommodation at Raffles Royale, you can be in the heart of all the festivity and excitement set to take over Surfers Paradise Queensland. From leading Surfers Paradise attractions to the best Gold Coast events, our central location won’t disappoint if you’re looking for an unforgettable December ahead - all for an affordable price with our self-catering one and two bedroom apartments.
The excitement for Christmas and a brand new decade has already started! Book a stay in our Ferny Avenue Surfers Paradise resort to be ready for these unmissable Christmas and New Year events in Surfers Paradise:
Christmas Festive Feast at Gold Coast Turf Club
Start Christmas early with a day at the races in Bundall. Aquis Park Gold Coast Turf Club on Racecourse Drive, a 10-minute drive from Ferny Avenue Gold Coast, is one of the leading horse racing venues in Queensland, and this year, it’s back to entertain with its annual Christmas Festive Feast.
This full day-out will involve live horse racing action on the track and a sumptuous Christmas dinner in the Turf Club Events Centre. It’s an all-day Christmas party for friend groups, colleagues and punters looking for a unique festive experience at the races. Don’t miss it this year - Christmas Festive Feast 2019 will offer four dates on November 23, November 30, December 7 and December 14.
Christmas in Surfers Paradise 2019
Surfers Paradise will begin the Christmas festivity from the start of December, but the official Christmas in Surfers Paradise event begins on December 13, where the streets, beach and venues transform into a summertime Christmas wonderland with lots to see and do for both kids and adults alike.
Marvel at street decorations on every corner, catch roving performers in the main precincts, such as Cavill Menu, and enjoy an eye-catching spread of festive food and market stalls along Surfers Paradise Esplanade opposite Surfers Paradise Beach. There will also be rides and attractions, Santa’s grottos and an overall cheery atmosphere that’s sure to put you in the mood each day until Christmas Day!
Carlotta’s Christmas Special at HOTA
Australian cabaret and stage star Carlotta is returning to Home of the Arts Surfers Paradise this December, armed with a new festive show that shouldn’t be missed near our central Surfers Paradise apartments if you’re a diehard Carlotta fan.
Celebrating more than 50 years in the limelight, Carlotta will take to HOTA’s stage once more for an unforgettable evening of famous show tunes and well-known Christmas classics. See the cabaret legend live on stage - accompanied by celebrated Australian pianist Michael Griffiths - and sing along to nearly two hours of hits that guaranteed to have you standing up for the encore. Carlotta’s Christmas Special comes to HOTA Gold Coast on December 15.
Carols on the Beach 2019
A few days before Christmas Day, take the festive holidays up a notch with the biggest carolling event on the Gold Coast! Carols on the Beach is an annual community singalong on famous Surfers Paradise Beach, free to attend for all looking to raise the cheer and experience a festive atmosphere like no other.
One big stage, a huge performance lineup and all your favourite Christmastime carols and songs - Carols on the Beach is the ultimate event as Christmas Day approaches with local food vendors, Esplanade market stalls and an explosive fireworks display to top it all off. Make sure to get there early with the kids on December 22.
New Year’s Carnival Surfers Paradise 2019
Not long after Christmas Day, Surfers Paradise will start gearing up for its annual New Year’s Carnival! Not to go ignored if you’re seeking the perfect New Year’s Eve celebration this 2019, New Year’s Eve Carnival Surfers Paradise is five full days of daily attractions, street performances, popup marketplaces and more, providing plenty to take in before non-stop fireworks take over in the countdown to 2020.
Gather all your loved ones and be in Surfers Paradise Gold Coast for this five-day carnival spectacular, which builds up each day as the excitement for the New Year is felt in the streets and on the beach. Surfers Paradise Esplanade will boast lots to see, do and enjoy, with both tourists and locals filling the bars and two phenomenal New Year’s Eve fireworks displays on Surfers Paradise Beach.
Surfers Paradise New Year’s Carnival 2019 starts this year’s big countdown from December 27.
Save with Our Cheap Surfers Paradise Accommodation
For a cheap Surfers Paradise holiday this December, look no further than Raffles Royale, where we offer comfortable one and two bedroom apartments in a fantastic location just walking distance from Paradise Centre and Surfers Paradise Beach.
Whether you’re planning a Christmas family holiday or a romantic New Year’s getaway with a partner, our cheap apartments Surfers Paradise resort will put you near all the above events coming in December, complete with fantastic facilities to use onsite during your stay such as a heated outdoor pool, spa and barbecue area.
All our fully self-contained apartments provide a comfortable living and dining area, full kitchen facilities and a furnished private balcony for alfresco dining and basking in the summer sun. Each comes with Foxtel TV and laundry amenities with affordable Basic and Superior options to suit your holiday budget.
Book in advance for December and save today by booking directly with us! Just visit Raffles Royale Accommodation Surfers Paradise Gold Coast.