Home of the Arts is one of the best reasons to visit Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast, and with our bright and self-contained holiday apartments on the Nerang River, you can enjoy being just minutes away from what’s on this June.

With Waterways Luxury Apartments in Surfers Paradise, you’ll get to take advantage of a superb location near Home of the Arts, Chevron Renaissance Shopping Centre, and the beautiful Surfers Paradise Beach. Our holiday apartments are fully equipped with everything you need, and provide stunning views over Nerang River as well as the surrounding Gold Coast hinterland.

Book now for June and read on to see what you can enjoy during your stay near Home of the Arts.

Foster & Allen

Acclaimed Irish music duo Foster and Allen come to The Star Gold Coast this June to perform all of their timeless songs which have earned them more than 20-million albums sales worldwide.

Mick Foster and Tony Allen began performing together in 1975, and received nationwide fame in Ireland with their song “A Bunch of Thyme”, which reached number-one in the Irish singles chart. By the early 80s, their music had spread throughout the UK, and the duo became a popular live act with the release of such songs as “Old Flames”, “Maggie” and “I Will Love You All My Life”.

Foster and Allen have released over 30 albums over their four-decade career, and have performed worldwide with tours of the US, Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

This 2019, Australia welcomes back Foster and Allen for a nationwide tour, in which you can see the famous duo live and personal at The Star Gold Coast on Saturday, June 1st.

Young Hearts Run Free

Young Hearts Run Free is a live outdoor concert featuring all the songs from Baz Luhrmann’s famous adaptation of Romeo and Juliet.

Released in 1996, Romeo + Juliet, which starred Leonard DiCaprio and Claire Danes as the titular characters, was released to critical acclaim, praised for its fresh take on Shakespeare’s classic love story and grossing more than $140-million worldwide.

In Young Hearts Run Free, the memorable soundtrack from Romeo + Juliet will be performed live at the Home of the Arts Outdoor Stage, offering 90s fans a gritty, nostalgic rock concert with songs from The Cardigans, Radiohead, Everclear, Butthole Surfers, One Inch Punch and more – performed on stage by a roster of world-class Australian performers and special guests.

Come dressed up in 90s-themed masquerade attire for this unmissable outdoor concert featuring all the songs from Baz Luhrmann’s critically acclaimed Romeo + Juliet on Saturday, June 1st.

Demetri Martin – Wandering Mind

Sought-after American comedian Demetri Martin is back with his brand new tour, Wandering Mind, and you can catch one of his in-demand Australian performances at Home of the Arts this June.

Known for his quirky observational jokes, deadpan style and tongue-in-cheek live songs, Demetri Martin’s stand-up comedy shows are as unconventional as they are hilarious. Demetri Martin has been doing stand-up since the late 90s, and is now a household name having racked up countless appearances on Comedy Central and famous talk shows – including The Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Late Late Show with James Corden – as well as a number of sold-out performances around the world.

Wandering Mind is Demetri Martin at his quirkiest yet, complete with brand new jokes and songs that guarantee to have you roaring with laughter from beginning to end. Don’t miss Demetri Martin’s Wandering Mind at Home of the Arts on Thursday, June 6th.


Broadway and West End sensation Wicked is back in Australia in 2019 with an unmissable 12-day run at Home of the Arts.

After its premiere in 2003, Wicked went worldwide, with popular sold-out runs on both Broadway and the West End. Created by acclaimed musical theatre composer Stephen Schwarts and screenwriter Winnie Holzman and based on the Gregory Maguire’s novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West – a retelling of the 1900 classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz – Wicked offers a magical new take on the story following witches Elphaba and Galinda and their encounter with The Wizard of Oz, which spawns a series of events that change their lives forever.

Packed with bewitching songs, eye-catching costumes and unexpected twists, Wicked is a spectacular award-winning musical for all ages that will have you captivated until the curtain drops.

See Wicked during its exclusive run at Home of the Arts from June 25th to July 6th.

Superwog Live

Side-splitting Australian comedy duo Theodore and Nathan Saidden go on tour this 2019, and if you’ve ever found yourself laughing to their sketch comedy series on YouTube as well as their 2018 TV series, this brand new live show is not to be missed.

Known as Superwog, Theodore and Nathan Saidden have sent the nation into hysterics with their outrageous comedy skits, which have accumulated more than 200-million views on YouTube. In 2018, Theodore and Nathan Saidden came to TV with their comedy series Superwog on ABC Comedy, which was met with critical acclaim – and widespread laughter – all over Australia.

Now one of the funniest comedy acts in the country, Superwog will embark on a nationwide tour that will see their hilarious characters and sketches come to life on stage. If you're a fan of Superwog, make sure to see them at Home of the Arts for one night only on Friday, June 21st.

Stay Near HOTA This June with Waterways Surfers Paradise

You can enjoy a prime location in Surfers Paradise – just minutes away from Home of the Arts – with our Surfers Paradise holiday apartments at Surfers Waterways.

Waterways Apartments offers modern Two and Three Bedroom Apartments next to the Nerang River, where you, along with family and friends, can enjoy the best live entertainment, attractions and world-class shopping centres that sit opposite beautiful Surfers Paradise Beach.

Make sure to get ready for these exciting shows at HOTA by booking today at Surfers Waterways Apartments.