Get ready for an action-packed 2024 on the Gold Coast, sports fans! Unleash your inner athlete or loudest cheers because we’re gearing up for another year of thrilling sports action. 

From the mighty swells of Snapper Rocks to the best Muay Thai rings to the Gold Coast’s best golf courses, your 2024 calendar is brimming with thrilling sports events that will make this year unforgettable.

Gold Coast Sports Events for 2024

Kirra Longboard Klassic

When: TBA

Where: Kirra Beach, Coolangatta, QLD

It’s time to hit the waves again and show off your best moves on your longboard. Join the Kirra Longboard Klassic and ride the world-class waves of Coolangatta’s famed Kirra Beach. This event is open for amateur surfers who prefer their trusty longboards.

There will be a division for locals only and a separate division for service members. If you’re here just to have a good time on or off the waves, dress up as your favourite celebrity or movie character. 

Other activities will be throughout the day to ensure everyone enjoys the event. Learn more about the Kirra Longboard Klassic here

Usher Cup

When: 18th to 21st January, 2024

Where: Snapper Rocks Rd, Coolangatta QLD

Head to the Gold Coast to watch the world’s best surfers duke it out in one of Australia’s best surf spots. There will be separate competitions for male and female surfers. There will also be a competition for international clubs from teams from New Zealand, Japan, Indonesia, and the United States.

But this event is much more than surfing. The Usher Cup celebrates local arts and skate culture and will feature live music performances.

Are you planning to watch the Usher Cup and seek the best Gold Coast accommodation? Check out Boulevard Towers and book your Broadbeach accommodation here. Our hotel is located right in the centre of the Gold Coast, making it a convenient jump-off point for your adventures all over the city. 

Learn more about the Usher Cup 2024 here.

Gold Coast Open

When: 16th to 18th February, 2024

Where: Burleigh Heads

There’s still time to catch the last waves of summer on the Gold Coast! Check out the Gold Coast Open, which will happen from February 16 to 18. Head to Burleigh Heads and watch the best local and international surfers battle it at one of the Gold Coast’s beaches. The WSL QS Longboard event will also debut here.

There will be different divisions for men and women riding shortboards and longboards. Plus, sunrise yoga sessions and live music will make the event lively. Meet new friends at the beach bar and chill out zone, or feast on the most delicious foods the Gold Coast can offer at different food stalls.

Book your Gold Coast accommodation today so you can attend this fun event. Find out more about the Gold Coast Open here.

Surfing State of Origin

When: 5th May, 2024

Where: Burleigh Heads

Which state has the best surfers? Watch the Surfing State of Origin as New South Wales and Queensland Boardrider Clubs battle it in Burleigh Heads to find which state has the best surfers.

A beach bar will allow you to enjoy refreshing drinks before, during, and after the competition. Sit on the grass or sand and hear the best live music from local performers.

Take advantage of this fun yet competitive surfing competition. Find out more about the Surfing State of Origin here.

Golf Coast Master Golf Championship

When: 21st to 24th July, 2024

Where: Multiple golf courses on the Gold Coast

Beyond the beaches and the thrilling nightlife, the Gold Coast is known for its beautiful and easily accessible golf courses. This year, the city will host the Gold Coast Masters from July 21st to 24th. This event will happen at three of the city’s most gorgeous golf courses: Lakelands Golf Club, Links Golf & Wellbeing Hope Island, and RACV Royal Pines Resort. Drop by these golf courses if you’re planning to watch the game.

Are you planning to compete instead? Check out this page for more information on the competition.

Queensland State Cup Touch Football Carnival

When: 24th to 26th November, 2024

Where: Coomera Sports Park, Gold Coast

Watch 1,500 participants from all over the Sunshine State go head-to-head in one of the year’s most significant touch football events. There will be competitions for male and female groups and mixed teams.

Find out more about this event here.

Gold Coast Marathon

When: 6-7 Jul

Where: Paradise Point to Burleigh Heads

Join the 44th Gold Coast Marathon this July. This prestigious event, part of the World Athletics Label Road Races, offers races for all ages and abilities, including the main marathon, wheelchair events, half marathon, 10km, 5km, and junior dashes. Renowned for its flat, fast course along scenic surf beaches and mild winter conditions, it’s an ideal setting for personal bests, attracting global participants each year.

fisiocrem GC50 Run Festival

When: 23-24 Nov

Where: Coolangatta

The fisiocrem GC50 Run Festival is back in Coolangatta this November, for a weekend full of exhilarating running and beachside fun! Experience a breathtaking course along the stunning Gold Coast Coastline, with distances to suit every runner, including 50km, 25km, 12km, 5km, and Kids Dash events. 

Gold Coast Triathlon

When: 6th to 7th April, 2024

Where: Broadwater Parklands, Marine Parade, Southport, QLD

Have fun at the Gold Coast Triathlon with the entire family. This sporting event is open to kids and adults alike. It features 5km and 10km courses and a 1km dash for kids.

Want to join the triathlon or just want to watch the event? Find out more about the Gold Coast Triathlon here

Triathlon Pink

When: 25th February, 2024

Where: Gold Coast Performance Centre, 1 Sports Dr, Runaway Bay, QLD

Ladies! This event is for you. Ramsay Health Care brings you the Triathlon Pink supporting the National Breast Cancer Foundation. The Ultra and Long triathlons are ideal for experienced triathletes. Meanwhile, Medium and Short triathlons are for teens and novices.

Kids can join the fun with special formats for age groups. Plus, there will be a fun run for kids 12 years old and below. Find out more about this event here.

Your search for the best Broadbeach holiday apartments stops right here. Book your luxury accommodation here at Boulevard Towers today and join us for an action-packed year for sports.

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