New Year's Carnival 2018

If it’s a spectacular start to 2019 you’re after, then Surfers Paradise is the place to be. With a family-friendly Carnival leading up to breathtaking New Year’s Eve fireworks displays, the Gold Coast’s iconic beach destination puts on an event not to be missed.

The annual Surfers Paradise Carnival hits town on 27 December, bringing rides, slides and excitement to the foreshore. Daily fun and attractions from 3-9pm are guaranteed to entertain both little kids and big kids at heart.

Bring your party to Surfers Paradise for a memorable New Year’s Eve celebration, where an awesome 30,000 effects will light up the sky from an offshore barge at 8pm and midnight. Come in early with family and friends to secure a prime position at Queensland’s favourite New Year’s Eve celebrations!


Carnival: 27 Dec - 01 Jan, 3-9pm, Surfers Paradise foreshore

New Year’s Eve Fireworks: 8pm and midnight, Surfers Paradise beach




We would like to extend our many thanks to all of the New Years Eve Carnival 2018 partners!


Presenting Partner

  • Date: 27 December 2018 - 1 January 2019
  • Price: FREE
  • Address: Surfers Paradise Beach

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