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Communities across Queensland will be celebrating the Commonwealth Games (GC2018) between now and April 2018, whether that be through the sport, the opportunity to shine a light on important social issues or through arts and culture.

If you are hosting an event or activation in your local community that has the potential to positively contribute to the ongoing legacy from GC2018 – through sporting, community and/or cultural channels – we would love to hear from you. Contact us at embracing2018@ditid.qld.gov.au with your event or program.

FEBRUARY 2018

 

23-24 FEBRUARY
2018 Rugby League Commonwealth Championship
Ten Commonwealth nations will contest the rugby league nines exhibition competition at Redcliffe’s revamped 10,000-seat Dolphin Stadium on February 23 and 24.

26-27-28 FEBRUARY
Be My Guest Workshops - Cairns
The free workshops offers tourism, hospitality and retail staff a rare opportunity to network, gain knowledge of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and the opportunity for the Games to create a lasting legacy for Cairns. Click here to register and find out more.

 

MARCH 2018

 

3 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Thursday Island
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

3 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Hammond Island
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

4 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Injinoo
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

4 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Seisia
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

5 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Cooktown
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

5-6-7 MARCH
Be My Guest Workshops - Townsville
The free workshops offers tourism, hospitality and retail staff a rare opportunity to network, gain knowledge of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and the opportunity for the Games to create a lasting legacy for Cairns. Click here to register and find out more.

6 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Cloncurry
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

6 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Mount Isa
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

7 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Roma
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

7 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Birdsville
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

8 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Mitchell
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

8 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Charleville
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

8 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Augathella
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

9 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Blackall
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

10 MARCH
Cardwell Parkrun launch
A free, weekly timed 5km walk, jog or run at 7am every Saturday. Open to all ages and abilities. Friendly and fun. Visit their Facebook page for more details.

10 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Barcaldine
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

11 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Hughenden
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

12 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Prairie
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

12 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Charters Towers
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

13 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Winton
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

13 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Atherton
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

15 MARCH
Sports officiating forum - Gold Coast
A free forum will be held for grassroots sports officials (umpires, referees and judges), officiating coaches, competition administrators and sport industry professionals. Forum will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Visit the Sports Officiating Forums page for more details.

17 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Yarrabah
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

18 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Ingham
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

19 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Ayr
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

19 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Airlie Beach
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

19 MARCH
Sports officiating forum - Cairns
A free forum will be held for grassroots sports officials (umpires, referees and judges), officiating coaches, competition administrators and sport industry professionals. Forum will be held at Cazalys social club. Visit the Sports Officiating Forums page for more details.

20 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Mackay
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

21 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Nebo
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

21 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Clermont
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

22 MARCH
Sports officiating forum - Brisbane
A free forum will be held for grassroots sports officials (umpires, referees and judges), officiating coaches, competition administrators and sport industry professionals. Forum will be held at The Pavillion Function and Conference Centre in Albion. Visit the Sports Officiating Forums page for more details.

22 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Capella
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

22 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Emerald
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

23 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Blackwater
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

23 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Yeppoon
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

23 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Rockhampton
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

24 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Gladstone
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

24 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Bundaberg
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

25 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Maryborough
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

25 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Fraser Island
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

26 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Gympie
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

26 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Noosa
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

27 MARCH
Sports officiating forum - Townsville
A free forum will be held for grassroots sports officials (umpires, referees and judges), officiating coaches, competition administrators and sport industry professionals. Forum will be held at 1300 Smiles Stadium in Kirwan. Visit the Sports Officiating Forums page for more details.

27 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Kingaroy
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

27 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Caloundra
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

27 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Kilcoy
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

28 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Dalby
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

28 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Toowoomba
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

29 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Gatton
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

29 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Warwick
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

29 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Ipswich
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

30 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Redcliffe
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

31 MARCH
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Cleveland
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

1 APRIL
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Tamborine Mountain
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

1 APRIL
Queen's Baton Relay celebration - Daisy Hill
The community will come together to celebrate the arrival of the Queen's Baton as it makes its way through Queensland en route to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. The celebration, hosted by the local council, is supported by a Queen's Baton Relay Community Celebrations Grant from the Queensland Government's Embracing 2018 Legacy Program, which realises and promotes the lasting benefits for the Gold Coast, Queensland and Australia as a result of hosting GC2018.

APRIL 2018

 

4 APRIL
Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony
Experience the thrill of this momentous occasion as the Gold Coast launches the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Click here for tickets or to find out more.

5-15 APRIL
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Queensland will welcome more than 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 Commonwealth nations and territories to the Gold Coast and event cities Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville, to share in the celebration of sport, entertainment and culture. The largest sporting event to be staged in Australia this decade, GC2018 will feature the largest integrated sports program in Commonwealth Games history, comprising 18 sports and seven para-sports. Click here for tickets or to find out more.

15 APRIL
Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony
Celebrate the end of the Commonwealth Games at the Closing Ceremony. Click here for tickets or to find out more.

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