What's On at The Strand during the Quiksilver and Boost Mobile Pro
Photo credit: Surfing Queensland
Spectators from the region and world will come to town to see the biggest names in surfing battle it out on the waves at the first stop on the World Surf League Championship Tour.
If you find yourself in our seaside suburb during the competition, there’s so much more to see and do at The Strand – and it’s all just a stone’s throw from the action.
Dust Film Night
Ring in the Quiksilver and Boost Mobile Pro at Boardriders Coolangatta
with a screening of Dust, a short film on Mikey Wright. Join the fun from 6pm on Saturday 30 March and make a night of it with free live tunes after the film.
Athlete Meet and Greet
Meet your favourite athletes on Saturday 5 April at Boardriders Coolangatta. Chat to Quiksilver's Mikey Wright, Kanoa Igarashi and Roxy's Steph Gilmore, Bronte Macaulay, Caroline Marks, Ellie Brooks, and Alyssa Lock from 5pm to 6:30pm. Listen to a talk story with Quiksilver legends like Jeff Hakman, Tom Carroll, Matt Hoy, and Mark Richards throughout the evening before kicking back with a cold drink and some live music in the café from 8pm.
Celebrate the iconic surf event with a free Brazilian Party from 8pm on Thursday 11 April at The Coolangatta Hotel. Dance the night away with DJ's Joana Castro and Maxx R as well as live music Samuca Grand.
‘Seijaku’ Group Exhibition
Check out Level Up’s
new group exhibition which kicks off at The Strand on Thursday 4 April. Through the use of ocean photography, monochromatic illustration and painting, the artists invoke a sense of Seijaku, a Japanese aesthetic principle that describes tranquility found in the midst of activity. Check it out from Monday to Friday from 9am - 4pm.