Welcome to The Strand The home of beachside dining, boutique shopping and entertainment for the whole family Explore the stores Win... Are you a local? Find out how you can save and win by joining us! Save... Great offers from our retailers What's On 29 June, all day QCC Alley Classic The QCC Alley Classic is an Open Men's and Women's Shortboard surfing event, held from 29 - 30 June, 2019. 13 July - 13 July The Green Marquee The Green Marquee is an eco-market, ideal for those seeking all things green, fresh, environmentally friendly and sustainable. 18 August, all day SCU Open Day Where could you go with a Southern Cross University degree? Find out by coming along to Open Day 2019 on Sunday 18 August where you can tour the Gold Coast campus, explore your degree options, meet current students, talk with teachers and researchers who are experts in their field. 19 July - 19 July Cooly Goes Country ITS BACK...The Cooly Hotel is Going Country Once again. Australia's biggest Country Rock Band EIGHT SECOND RIDE will headline the event! 08 July - 12 July Peter Rabbit at The Strand Visit the Peter Rabbit activity village these school holidays and plant carrot seeds to take home! While you’re here, snap a pic with Peter Rabbit as he roams the centre. 28 June, all day Level Up Residency Artists Exhibition The Level Up youth arts residency engages emerging young artists transitioning from school, work or tertiary studies to a career in the creative industries sector on the Gold Coast. This initiative now in its third intake provides young artists between the ages of 18 to 25 with a three month residency that includes funding, studio space, professional development and industry experience. Dining A feast fit for the gods Take a culinary journey around the world and experience Coolangatta’s finest establishments for dinner. Explore a world of flavours From The Loop 24 June 2019 Top Tips for Perfect Winter Skin Find everything you need to rejuvenate your skin under the one roof at The Strand and be glowing in time for spring with these top secrets for tip top winter skin from Endota Spa’s owner Anita. 21 June 2019 Training for the Gold Coast Marathon: What You Need to Know Getting ready to run the Gold Coast Marathon? Read our guide to setting goals, following a program & other top training tips to get you over the finish line. 22 May 2019 14 Indulgent Ways to Unwind on the Coast Everybody needs a little indulgence and the Gold Coast is home to many ways you can relax and unwind. Soothe your body, mind and soul with these 14 ideas.