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Check out some of the answers to our frequently asked questions on the event so you can enjoy the occasion more.

When is the Event?

Sunday, 28th July 2024

12 noon – 4pm

Where is it located?

Thomas Drive, Chevron Island

Does this event cost anything to attend/watch?

This is a public event and admission is free. No tickets are required.

How can I support this event?

The best way to support the event is to support the local businesses. This is all about ‘local Gold Coasters’ supporting ‘local Gold Coast businesses’. Why not check out several of the restaurants/cafes or bars in the area and book a table with them directly online. Or purchase some products or other services from those within the event area. And at the same time, enjoy the free on-street and in-house entertainment and activities.

Are any roads closed?

Yes, the event area is on Thomas Drive, between the roundabout on Mawarra Street and the roundabout on Burra Street.

There is a road closure in place along this road for setting up and the safety of attendees.

Where can I park?

There will be limited street parking around the event, with some off-street parking on Karloo Street, accessible via Mawarra Street.

Attendees can also park at HOTA and walk across the Green Bridge.

Alternatively, public transport or ride share is encouraged.

Is public transport operating?

Please see translink timetable here – Alternatively, taxi/uber/rideshare or make your journey active and walk, ride, scoot or skate to the event. Please plan accordingly.

What is the weather plan?

This event is an all weather outdoor event. The only reason the event will get postponed or cancelled will be due to dangerous weather or extreme rainfall. If this occurs, this information will be communicated on social media. Prepare for the weather forecasted for the day.

Can I bring alcohol?

No. This is a public event and alcohol is not permitted to be consumed onsite. QPS will be in attendance throughout the event. Local businesses will be operating their normal licensed areas – both inside and out.

Can I bring my dog?

Attendees can bring their pets as it’s an open space but please ensure they’re in your control and on leads at all times. Please note however, there will be a lot of people, stalls, activities and loud noises from audio speakers, so it might be worthwhile re-considering before bringing your furry friend.

Where is lost property?

If you find or lose something – please go to the Event Managers information tent on the day. After the event, any lost property will be kept with CIBRA president, Dale Tompkins – 0409 470 789, for 21 days.

Where can I find out more?

Have any other questions? Please complete the online form here and we’ll do our best to respond as soon as possbile.