Where to Celebrate Christmas and New Year in Burleigh Heads

Posted in Location & Attractions @ Dec 11th 2023 12:37am - By Admin

Are you dreaming of a sun-kissed Christmas and a coastal New Year's celebration? Look no further than Burleigh Heads, where the golden sands meet the festive cheer. Whether you're an Australian seeking new traditions or a foreign visitor eager to soak in the holiday spirit, we've got you covered with a curated list of ideas on where to celebrate Christmas and New Year in this picturesque haven.

Exploring Festive Delights in Burleigh Heads, Queensland

Spend the holidays at Burleigh on the Beach.

What is the best place to spend Christmas and New Year in Burleigh Heads? Where else but Burleigh on the Beach! That's right. Going on a pub crawl all over the Gold Coast with friends or siblings is nice this Christmas or New Year. But if you're with your little ones or your parents, you know it's best to stay in your Burleigh Heads accommodation for some festive or quiet holiday celebration.

What are some great activities you can do at Burleigh on the Beach? Here are some suggestions.

Play fun Christmas games. You can play Christmas-themed Heads Up or hold a trivia night. Or you can play Guess Who or Christmas bingo. Check out this page for more Christmas game suggestions.

Have a movie marathon in your room. Do you have a favourite movie that you can include in your Christmas or New Year movie marathon? Perhaps The Lord of the Rings trilogy or some classic favourites like It's a Wonderful Life or Meet Me in St. Louis? 

Or you and your kids would like something more adventurous like the Mummy series or Indiana Jones. Whether it's Netflix or Disney+, it is easy to find kid-friendly flicks to stream on Christmas Eve and beyond.

Order your favourite foods. Are you celebrating the holidays at Burleigh on the Beach? Feel free to order a feast and enjoy it with your family. Burleigh Heads, Queensland, has many restaurants to satisfy your food cravings this Christmas or New Year's Eve.

Whether you want some Asian fusion cuisine or a seafood feast, our local restaurants can deliver. We advise placing your order a day before or several hours to ensure that your meal arrives in time for dinner.

Microwave some popcorn or chocolate mug cake on Christmas Day or Boxing Day. All our Burleigh Heads apartments come with a microwave. Use it to cook popcorn or microwave chocolate mug cake on Christmas or Boxing Day. Here's a recipe for that.

Spend Christmas and New Year at Burleigh Beach or a park.

Burleigh Beach is another excellent place to celebrate Christmas and New Year. We recommend having a refreshing picnic by the beach in the afternoon and the following day. 

You can also have an early Christmas or New Year feast at one of our parks. But we advise returning to your Burleigh Heads accommodation at midnight so the kids can settle in. You can have a bottle of wine with your spouse or partner at midnight if you stay up late.

Spending the holidays with your friends or siblings? Party the night away at Burleigh Heads pubs

Burleigh Heads is a family-friendly destination. But we cater to everyone, and it's also the place to be if you're single or travelling with your partner, friends, or siblings.

Don't like being cooped up in your apartment on Christmas or New Year's Eve? Join Burleigh Heads' vibrant nightlife! We have plenty of pubs you can visit for a good time. Most of our bars and taverns are along the Gold Coast Highway and James Street. Just drive down or hire a cab to reach whichever bar you've chosen. 

Have a filling Christmas Dinner at any Burleigh Heads restaurant.

Celebrate the holiday with a touch of local flavour by indulging in a Christmas dinner at one of Burleigh Heads' charming restaurants. The diverse culinary scene in the area offers a range of options, from beachfront restaurants to cosy cafes. Enjoy a delectable feast with family and friends while savouring the holiday spirit in a warm and inviting atmosphere. 

Many restaurants in Burleigh Heads craft special Christmas menus featuring a mix of traditional dishes and innovative creations, making it a delightful experience for those looking to dine out during the holiday season.

Watch the sunset and have a Christmas Dinner at the SkyPoint Observation Deck.

Elevate your Christmas celebration by heading to the iconic SkyPoint Observation Deck in neighbouring Surfers Paradise for a unique and breathtaking experience. Start the evening by witnessing a mesmerising sunset over the Gold Coast skyline, creating a picturesque backdrop for your festive celebration. 

After sunset, indulge in a Christmas dinner at SkyPoint's restaurant, where you can enjoy a delicious meal while taking in panoramic views of the coastline and hinterland. This elevated dining experience promises a memorable Christmas celebration with glamour and a stunning vista.

Attend a church service in Burleigh Heads.

For those seeking a more traditional and spiritual way to mark Christmas, attending a church service in Burleigh Heads can be a meaningful experience. The local churches often host special Christmas Eve or Christmas Day services featuring carols, scripture readings, and a warm sense of community. 

Participating in a church service provides an opportunity to reflect on the true meaning of Christmas, share in the joy of the season with fellow worshippers, and embrace the sense of unity and peace that this time of year brings. Whether you are a resident or visitor, attending a church service in Burleigh Heads can add a spiritual and heartfelt dimension to your Christmas celebrations.

You can check out Burleigh Heads Seventh-Day Adventist Church, St John's Anglican Church, or the Infant Saviour Catholic Church if you plan to attend a Christmas service or mass.

Burleigh Beach Australia’s Best Accommodation

Want to relax at your Burleigh Heads accommodation instead of going out to celebrate Christmas or New Year? Head to our barbecue area and grill some juicy sausages, prawns, or steaks. Stay by the poolside and take a dip to cool down any time. 

We look forward to seeing you at Burleigh on the Beach this Christmas and New Year. Book a room today and experience the festive atmosphere here in Burleigh Heads, Australia!

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