Whether it is our envious beach culture, the luxurious green behind the gold, or the Gold Coast’s distinctive village and cultural lifestyle, Celebrate Gold Coast showcases the unique attributes of the city. This year, Celebrate Gold Coast will be held on October 28 and will turn its focus to the city’s sporting achievements in the lead up to the 2018 Commonwealth Games. It will showcase why the Gold Coast is evolving as a leading sporting and active lifestyle destination. Stop by the Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre at Carrara from 11am4pm for interactive sporting events, an array of active and healthy activities, meet and greets with local sporting identities, a line-up of food trucks and plenty of features to wear the kids out. Before the day is over, the National Basketball League returns to the Gold Coast with an official game of the 2017/18 season.