Pacific Fair launched the next stage of the $670 million redevelopment with the opening of the Gold Coast’s newest Event Cinemas complete with VMax, Gold Class and wine bar on Thursday 5 November, followed by the unveiling of The Patio and a selection of new retailers to the centre on Thursday 12 November.

The Patio houses exciting new food retailers including Mad Mex, Snag Stand, Bin 232, Motto Motto, La Rotisserie, Sushi Natto, Schnitz, Grill’d, Chongo Co Thai, Ben & Jerry’s and more. Complementing The Patio opening is a number of new retailers including Timberland, Bupa Optical, Soul Origin, Wok Me and Luxe Nails.

A selection of Pacific Fair retailers will also open new-look stores in the Arcade between Target and Myer including Suzanne Grae, STA Travel, Lorna Jane, Goldmark, Body Shop and Rodd & Gunn.

This opening takes Pacific Fair one step closer to being transformed into the leading shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Queensland and the fourth largest shopping centre in Australia.

Pacific Fair Centre General Manager, Annabelle Green said: “Our local community and visitors are set to descend on Pacific Fair in the lead up to Christmas and summer holidays, and the upcoming openings of Event Cinemas, The Patio and other new retailers provide the enhanced shopping experience we know the Pacific Fair shopper is looking for.”

Pacific Fair is part of a $2.8 billion program of shopping centre upgrades being implemented by manager AMP Capital Shopping Centres and its investors. On final opening in 2016, Pacific Fair will have premium tourism services, personalised experiences and fine dining options.