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2014

Upcoming Events in the Gold Coast for You and Your Little Ones

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Planning a vacation around kids is always a challenge. It is hard to get their demands and expectations aligned to your parameters of a nice holiday. So, it always comes down to one thing – either you plan it as per their wishes or yours. In case of the later, there are high chances that your little ones will accompany you, only to get bored on the trip. This is not how a vacation should ideally turn out to be. If you agree to this, then you might be looking for an all-comprehensive holiday that takes into account both yours and the kids expectations. Well, look no further as the Gold Coast with its wide selection of events and activities that are lined up in the month of March, offer the perfect blend of holidaying with kids.

Somerset Celebration of Literature

If your children are interested in books and Literature, then Somerset Celebration of Literature Festival is a nice place to be. Celebrating 21 years, this festival is Australia’s leading literature festival for children, which is attended by more than 8, 000 students every year. So, this event happening at Somerset Drive in Mudgeeraba is quite a crowd puller that is expected to keep kids busy. Starting from 19th March 2014 – 21st March 2014, this event features workshops and author sessions with 30 illustrators and authors from Australia and all over the world. Along with purchasing some good reading material for your kids, you can also get them signed by the authors in this event. It is not only your kids who can enjoy at this event but there are workshops and panel discussion sessions organised for adults as well.

International Students Day

Onto its second year yet already quite popular, Gold Coast celebrates International Students Day on 23rd March 2014 to foster engagement between the students belonging to the local community and students from abroad. This is a day when Southport Broadwater Parklands open its gates to welcome local and international students along with their families to enjoy moments of education, fun and entertainment. With variety of food stalls representing various corners of the world being arranged for, this event ensures ample live entertainment options for every visitor.

Kokoda Grunt

If you and your children both take special interest in adventure sports, then Kokoda Grunt of the Kokoda Challenge, Australia’s popular endurance event is one event you should participate in. This activity will put to test your courage, mateship, endurance and sacrifice in checking how you deal with the challenges that are offered to you. This year they are adding a new obstacle called Grommet Grunt that is essentially for the little enthusiasts. Depending on the age and skill, the level of challenge is set. While you can go for the 10 kilometres of gruelling endurance, you can allow your kid to face 5 kilometres of the same. Altogether, a nice, exciting and thrilling experience for you and your kids is assured of.

So, next time you plan a trip with your kids, you know where you need to head to – Gold Coast.

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