Gold Coast Superhero Weekend lands in Broadbeach

Superheros, science fiction and fantasy will join together in a pop-culture extravaganza when Gold Coast Superhero Weekend comes to Broadbeach on 21-23 April.

The supercharged weekend will include the hugely popular Supanova Pop Culture Expo, Gold Coast Film Festival, as well as a ton of action packed events for the young and young at heart.

Dust off the cape and pull on the cosplay for Broadbeach’s celebration of everything supernatural and super-fun. There will be a mass of free activities throughout the precinct including movies in the park, the Supanova Superhero Parade, Star Wars Interactive Zone, Meet and Greets and lots more.

CEO of Broadbeach Alliance, Jan McCormick said that everyone, no matter what their age will get a kick out of what’s being planned for the event.

“Our celebration of pop culture keeps growing every year and we are particularly looking forward to rolling out what we think is our best schedule of activities yet. Whether your passion is in film and television, computer games, science fiction, comic books or fantasy there is something for you in Broadbeach during Gold Coast Superhero Weekend,” said Mrs McCormick.

Bring a blanket and the whole family to Victoria Park on Friday 21 April for a special screening of Disney Pixar’s classic, The Incredibles. The event will also include a jumping castle, face painting, balloon artistry and live music from 4pm.

Saturday 22 April will see comic book heroes and Jedi’s combine for an action packed day. The Oasis Shopping Centre will be the place to meet and get pictures with your favourite Marvel superheros from 10.00am. In a galaxy far far away Victoria Park will host a free Star Wars Immersive Zone from 3.00pm, including Jedi Training, Asteroid Field Obstacle Challenge and more. The day will finish in epic style with a special screening of animation, Star Wars: The Clone Wars from 6.00pm.

Whether you’re a masked crusader, or perhaps from another planet, make sure you set the alarm to wake up early on Sunday morning for the must-see Supanova Superhero Parade. The incredible spectacle will literally stop traffic on 23 April from 9.00am, and bring together thousands of people for a celebration like no other.

This is also the perfect morning for families to head into Broadbeach to see ‘Supa-Star’ celebrities and characters from all genres. This year there is plenty to see, including the one and only Optimus Prime from Transformers, Marvel Avengers and many more.

For more information including full details of the Supanova Pop Culture Expo and Gold Coast Film Festival visit www.broadbeachgc.com

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