Festivals & Events on the Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast in Queensland is host to many festivals and events throughout the year.

No matter where you are staying on the Sunshine Coast - Caloundra, Mooloolaba, Maroochydore, Coolum or Noosa - there will be a festival of interest near you.

Noosa Festival of Surfing

2-10 March 2019

The Noosa Festival of Surfing is an annual event featuring both amateur and professional surfing events.

As well as great surfing there is plenty of entertainment for everyone to enjoy - surf movies, live music, fashion parades, dancing.

Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival

15-17 March 2019

Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival has been a feature event on the Australian Triathlon Calendar for over 22 years.

Noosa Food & Wine Festival

16-20 May 2019

Join food and wine personalities, media and entertainment icons in Noosa to celebrate the best of Australia's food and wine.

Enjoy lifestyle lunches, wine tasting, Sunshine Coast food trails, concerts, guest chefs at local restaurants, culinary displays, live entertainment.

Tickets may be booked online.

Noosa Alive!

19-28 July 2019

Recognised as one of Australia's foremost regional cultural events, Noosa Alive! is a festival of theatre, literature, music, dance, film, visual arts, cuisine and barrier-breaking forums - in one of Australia's most enviable destinations: Noosa Heads, Queensland.

Noosa Alive! presents a diverse program of events which, since its inception, has attracted some of the best Australian and international performers, writers, film-makers, musicians, artists, chefs, environmentalists and commentators.

Pomona King of the Mountain

Sunday, 28 July 2019

Get along to Pomona for a family day of fun - highlights are the Bendigo Bank International Mountain Challenge, a 3km Family Fun Run, heritage markets, mountain bike ride, tug-o-war, live music, side show alley, food court and much more.

Noosa Jazz Party

23 Aug - 1 Sep 2019

The Noosa Jazz Party is a 10 day celebration of hot food and cool jazz.

Caloundra Music Festival

4-7 October 2019

The annual Caloundra Music Festival is held in the heart of the Kings Beach Tourist precinct.
The festival features the best of the Australian music industry.

Noosa Beach Classic Car Show 2019

Sunday, 6 October 2019

Come and experience one of the best Classic car shows in Queensland at one of Australia's most famous destinations.

Australian Body Art Festival

6-7 April 2019

The Australian Body Art Festival brings together cutting-edge artists and designers from far and wide.
The Festival is about body art in its many and varied forms – from the more readily seen art form of face painting right through to cutting-edge full body painting in the three categories of airbrush, sponge and brush, and special effects.
The 2019 Festival is themed "Other Worlds" and provides a unique opportunity for Australia’s top body artists and face painters to compete. This festival is a springboard for emerging body artists to develop their skills.

Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival

3 November 2019

The Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival brings together a mix of sport and entertainment coupled with sun, sea and surf in one of Australia's most popular destinations. The five-day festival includes swimming, cycling, running, triathlon events and much more.

Sunshine Coast Venues & Events

J Theatre Noosa

Noosa's premier entertainment and community venue.