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Bleach* Festival Gold Coast

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From 29 March – 15 April hundreds of local and international artists will flock to the southern end of Gold Coast transforming the coastline into a lively space showcasing a range of creative works. You can expect everything from live music, street parties and pop up art installations all spread across the Goldie for 16 days straight.

There's over 30 events during Bleach* Festival so the question what will you check out? Well, we've made it easy for you and picked our faves. Oh, and they’re free!

Southport Live at the CBD Street Party | 5-15 April

Expect a daily line up of over 50 local live music artists from around the Gold Coast showcasing everything from pop, funk, folk and acoustic.

String Symphony at Paradise Point | 31 March – 4 April

This epic art installation is a must see. Watch as a giant illuminated puppet, made from more than a kilometre of rope and 600 LED lights, is brought to life high in the sky accompanied by a group of talented string players.

Queensland Music Stage | 4 – 15 April

New for 2018 this live music venue will be pumping with the best tunes of the festival including emerging local and global music talents. Catch headliners Kate Miller-Heidke, Amy Shark and Troy Casser Daley, plus many more artists, all for free!

Bleach Electrified | 7 April

Theatre, art and music will come together for one big magical performance. You’ll be blown away as some of the country’s finest new acts take over the stage with an explosion of colour, light and pop music.


Stay in the heart of all the action at Coolangatta YHA.

    Coolangatta YHA - Kirra Beach, Gold Coast
    Coolangatta YHA - Kirra Beach, Gold Coast
    Coolangatta YHA hostel is located just 500 meters from the Gold Coast Airport. You can check in & be on the beach within 30 minutes of landing.
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