HOTA (Home of the Arts)

HOTA (Home of the Arts) is the Gold Coast’s vibrant cultural precinct, offering a collection of unique indoor and outdoor event spaces and facilities, perfect for accommodating major events such as full-scale concerts to quality black box theatre performances, bespoke cocktail parties.

Located on 16.9 acres, and within walking distance of Surfers Paradise, HOTA features amazing views over the Nerang River and the Surfers Paradise Skyline, setting a picturesque backdrop for any event.

Venue and spaces include the HOTA Outdoor Stage and concert lawn, HOTA Parklands (offering a combination of land uses and access to the lake), Gallery at HOTA, Lakeside Terrace, Paradise Showroom, Terrace Stage, Panorama Suite and the Basement.


Venue Details

  • Theatre 1

    A traditional theatre space, featuring an orchestra pit, a balcony and an auditorium of 1139 seats with uninterrupted views of the stage.


  • Panorama Room

    An airy room filled with natural lighting, opening onto a large elevated balcony with a 180-degree view of the river and Surfers Paradise. Capacity – 100


  • HOTA Outdoor StageWith a stage opening onto an amphitheatre with seating and lawn space which can cater for audiences up to 5,000, this space is perfect for holding live music, open-air gigs and community events.


  • Lakeside RoomA versatile space that spills out into a large covered terrace with views of the lake, river and Surfers Paradise skyline. Capacity – 550
  • 5000+ pax in the Outdoor Amphitheatre Space
  • 1139 pax in Theatre 1
  • 550 pax in the Lakeside Room
  • 550 pax on the Outdoor Stage
  • 100 pax in the Panorama Suite
  • On-site car parking is available


135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217