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Noosa Eat & Drink Festival

Lovers of good food and wine will be delighted to attend the Noosa Eat & Drink Festival. The next festival will be held in June 2023 and will...

Noosa Eat & Drink Festival

Sunshine Coast Events

The number of upcoming Sunshine Coast events continues to rapidly grow; with magnificent year-round warm weather making outdoor events, shows, exhibitions and festivals accessible all year.

With a diverse range of activities, entertainment and touring options, the Sunshine Coast offers plenty of choices for every visitor. Each town boasts a number of events, from the beaches to the hinterland.

2022/2023 Sunshine Coast Events, Festivals & Things to See & Do




In Caloundra and Mooloolaba, you will find triathlon and other sporting and water events during the year. In Noosa, you will find the Jazz and Long weekend Festivals and in Maleny, will find the annual Wood Expo.

Gympie has a number of huge events including the Gympie Music Muster, the Gympie Show and the Gympie Gold Rush Festival.

For foodies and wine lovers, check out the Sunshine Coast Real Food Festival in Maleny, the Tin Can Bay Seafood Festival and the Noosa International Food and Wine.

There are art shows, community festivals, golf tournaments, concerts, sporting events and so much more on the Sunshine Coast. Check the links below for a current list of events on the Sunshine Coast.



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Noosa Winter Hill Climb

Gyndier Drive, Tewantin, QLD
03 June 2022 to 05 June 2022

The Noosa Winter Hill Climb is one of two thrilling hill climbs on the picturesque Gyndier Drive of Tewantin. This is a unique opportunity for classic car owners to test the endurance of their motors while in a stunning...

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Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show

Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show

Nambour Showgrounds, Nambour, QLD
10 June 2022 to 12 June 2022

The Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show is a massive three-day event that has been running for over 100 years. To promote the iconic agricultural industries located in southeast Queensland, the Agricultural Show hosts many...

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The Planting Festival

The Planting Festival

Woodfordia, Woodford, QLD
11 June 2022 to 26 June 2022

The Planting Festival is a cultural event held in Woodfordia that focuses on the critical issue of conservation. Over three days, this festival involves a range of workshops, musical performances, talks and...

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Ignite Chilli Festival

Between Minchintion St & Otranto Ave Roundabouts, Caloundra, QLD
TBA - June 2022

The Ignite Chilli Festival is a unique event where all hot-headed folks come together. If you love chilli and the excellent spice and flavour it imparts, this is a festival you won’t want to miss. Ignite Chilli...

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Fibre Arts Festival

Fibre Arts Festival

Maranatha Recreation Camp, Yandina, QLD
16 June 2022 to 19 June 2022

The Fibre Arts Festival is a new festival based in Australia and was created as a meeting place and gathering for fibre art enthusiasts like you. The festival’s philosophy is to create more than an event, but an...

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Super Series Oztag

Super Series

Sunshine Coast Stadium, Bokarina, QLD
TBA - JUN 2022

The Super Series by Oztag Queensland is an exciting oztag event following the Junior and Senior State Cups. Those who participate in the games have been chosen as the winners of the Queensland State Cups. It’s a...

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Noosa Electric Vehicle Expo

Noosa Transit Centre, Noosa Junction, QLD
22 June 2022

The Noosa Electric Vehicle Expo is a one-day annual event designed to educate and promote awareness of sustainable transport. It was founded by Zero Emissions Noosa, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to helping...

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Kenilworth Cheese, Wine And Food Fest

Kenilworth Cheese, Wine and Food Fest

Kenilworth Park and Cheese Factory, Kenilworth, QLD
TBA - June 2022

The Kenilworth Cheese, Wine and Food Fest is back for another year, where the Mary Valley’s finest food and wine will be showcased in one massive event. Come along as you will find a vast range of food stalls with...

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Sunshine Coast Winter Carnival

Multiple Venues, All Around the Sunshine Coast, QLD
01 July 2022 to 15 July 2022

The Sunshine Coast Winter Carnival is a popular two-week long lawn bowling event; held yearly in various destinations around the region. Each year, thousands of seasoned and avid lawn bowlers locally and from abroad...

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Knitfest

Knitfest

Maleny Primary School, Maleny, QLD
TBA - July 2022

Knitfest is an exciting arts festival focusing on yarn and fibre. Every winter, it takes place for two days in Maleny, providing the local community and visitors with the unique opportunity to witness how the town...

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Gympie Garden Expo

Gympie Garden Expo

Gympie Showgrounds, Gympie, QLD
08 July 2022 to 10 July 2022

The Gympie Garden Expo is a great place to come and learn about new plant varieties and purchase some wonderful items for your own home. Held over two days, the Gympie Garden Expo offers many wonderful displays and...

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Queensland Garden Expo

Queensland Garden Expo

Nambour Showgrounds, Nambour, QLD
08 July 2022 to 10 July 2022

The Queensland Garden Expo is one of the largest expos in Australia, which attracts over 34,000 visitors and over 360 exhibitors each year. The expo boasts different varieties of plants and gardening experts who will...

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Open Cockpit Weekend

Open Cockpit Weekend

Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra West, QLD
09 July 2022 to 10 July 2022

Whilst visiting the Sunshine Coast, take a tour to the famous Queensland Air Museum to see its unique collection. If you visit during July, make sure to come to the Open Cockpit weekend, where you can sit inside many of...

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Nutella Festival

NightQuarter, Birtinya, QLD
TBA - July 2022

The Nutella Festival is an exciting one-day annual event for Nutella-loving fanatics. No matter how you like your Nutella: spooned out of a jar or spread on everything, this event is the ultimate way to indulge in your...

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Mary River Festival

Mary River Festival

Kandanga Community Reserve, Kandanga, QLD
16 July 2022

The Mary River Festival aims to increase awareness of the unique Mary River environment through recreation and celebration. With the yearly festival usually held in November each year, the organisers put on a massive...

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Maximum Adventure Race Series

Maximum Adventure Race Series

Wild Horse Mountain, Coochin Creek, QLD
16 July 2022

The Maximum Adventure Race Series events are all about exhilarating adventure races that are short and fast. They are designed to be completed in pairs, with the ultimate objective being for each team to learn how to...

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Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo

Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo

Venue 114, Bokarina, QLD
19 July 2022

The annual Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in further education and training seeking professional career development and employment opportunities. With exhibitors...

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Mary Valley Art Festival

Imbil Public Hall, Imbil, QLD
21 July 2022 to 24 July 2022

The Mary Valley Art Festival is an annual grassroots art show that provides artists with a platform to showcase their work, competing for excellent prize money. With all the incredibly talented people that live in the...

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Noosa Alive!

NOOSA alive!

Various locations, Noosa Heads, QLD
21 July 2022 to 31 July 2022

The NOOSA alive! Festival is a 10-day arts and cultural festival which offers a massive selection of music, theatre, dance, film, food, forms, literature, visual arts, and workshops. Come along to this fabulous event...

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Trail Run Australia

Trail Run Australia

Ewen Maddock Dam, Landsborough, QLD
23 July 2022 to 24 July 2022

Trail Run Australia is an iconic event that takes runners through a journey in some of Australia’s most beautiful destinations. This series has a challenge available for runners of all abilities and ages, and...

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Woolworths Qld Grom Titles

Woolworths QLD Grom Titles

Coolum Beach, Coolum Beach, QLD
TBA - July 2022

The Woolworths QLD Grom Titles is the official qualification event for the Sunshine Coast’s elite junior surfing competition. Winners will be competing in the State Junior Surfing Team of Queensland, and the winners...

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Pomona King Of The Mountain

Pomona King of the Mountain

Stan Topper Park, Pomona, QLD
24 July 2022

Pomona King of the Mountain is a running event held in Pomona, on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, on the 4th Sunday of July each year. This event challenges competitors to run up the face of Mt. Cooroora and provide...

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All Schools Tournament

All Schools Tournament

Sunshine Coast Stadium, Bokarina, QLD
29 July 2022 to 31 July 2022

The All Schools Tournament is Oztag Queensland’s iconic school event. Involving over 55 schools that are sending more than 150 teams to play in the non-tackling game, it’s one of the most exciting school matches in the...

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Noosa Enduro

Noosa District Sports Complex, Tewantin, QLD
30 July 2022 to 31 July 2022

The Noosa Enduro is an exciting off-road cycling festival that features six events over two days. Participants take their two wheels through the most stunning destinations in and around the Sunshine Coast Hinterland...

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Unisport Nationals T20 Cricket And Surfing

UniSport Nationals T20 Cricket and Surfing

Multiple Locations, Maroochydore, QLD
01 August 2022 to 05 August 2022

The UniSport Nationals T20 Cricket and Surfing is a chance for the most talented student-athletes from universities all over Australia to play against one another in Maroochydore. Winners will be proclaimed champions of...

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Noosa Classic

Sir Thomas Riley Park, Tewantin, QLD
14 August 2022

The Noosa Classic is an exciting cycling event that integrates gourmet and visual pleasures for all participants. This one-day event takes place in August each year and attracts riders from all over the country and...

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Battle Of The Buskers

Battle of the Buskers

Eleven Dive Bar, Maroochydore, QLD
19 August 2022 to 21 August 2022

Battle of the Buskers is a renowned music festival that promotes undiscovered local songwriters and artists in Maroochydore. There are hundreds of performing artists each year, so you’ll be in for a lot of music! Battle...

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Buskers By The Lake

Buskers by the Lake

Lake Kawana, Bokarina, QLD
19 August 2022 to 21 August 2022

Buskers by the Lake is the biggest busking festival in Australia and is an energetic weekend of live music featuring undiscovered talents. The traditional art of busking comes alive on the banks of Lake Kawana as more...

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Cooroy Mountain Spring Festival

Cooroy Mountain Spring Festival

Cooroy Mountain Spring Water Factory, Cooroy Mountain, QLD
21 August 2022

The Cooroy Mountain Spring Festival is a popular event that gives you a chance to climb Cooroy Mountain while enjoying a wide range of family-friendly activities, all while helping to raise funds for charity and local...

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Yandina Street Fair

Multiple Street Locations, Yandina, QLD
TBA - August 2022

The Yandina Street Fair is a family-friendly event that’s free for all to attend. There’s no better way to experience this lovely town’s rich culture, beautiful people, and excellent food than by attending this...

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Gympie Music Muster

Gympie Music Muster

Amamoor State Forest, Amamoor Creek, QLD
25 August 2022 to 28 August 2022

The Gympie Music Muster has been entertaining locals and visitors to the Sunshine Coast for over 40 years and hosts some of the best entertainers in Australian country music. The festival runs over four days and is held...

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Horizon Festival Sunshine Coast

Horizon Festival Sunshine Coast

Various Locations, Maroochydore, QLD
26 August 2022 to 04 September 2022

The Horizon Festival on the Sunshine Coast promotes all areas of culture and art in Australia in one huge week-long event. Come and check out the many talks, sculptures, designs, workshops and competitions; there is so...

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Noosa Jazz Party

Noosa Jazz Party

The J, Noosa Heads, QLD
27 August 2022 to 04 September 2022

Apart from its natural scenic attractions, Noosa also boasts an array of festivals and community events, with the popular Noosa Jazz Party considered the premier cultural event in this region. The Noosa Jazz Party will...

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Shimano MTB Grand Prix Race

Sugarbag Mountain Bike Trails, Aroona, QLD
TBA - August 2022

The Shimano MTB Grand Prix Race is a thrilling cross-country racing series in Australia. The trails are exciting primarily because they are designed to be inclusive, covering the best and most scenic mountain bike trail...

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Jungle Love Festival

Gorgeous New Venue, Jimna, QLD
02 September 2022 to 04 September 2022

The Jungle Love Festival is a unique boutique music and arts festival in the stunning environment in Jimna for three whole days. What sets this music festival apart is that the founders and organisers have stayed true...

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Polo By The Sea Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Venue, Diddillibah, QLD
03 September 2022

Polo By The Sea Sunshine Coast is a fun-filled polo event that’s part of the world-famous Urban Polo Circuit, the largest national series globally. Initially founded in 2005, they have positioned themselves as the...

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The Old Woman Ocean Paddle

Mooloolaba Spit, Mooloolaba, QLD
03 September 2022

The Old Woman Ocean Paddle is a fun-filled paddling event that welcomes ski, stand-up paddleboard, prone, and OC1 paddlers. If you love paddling and the ocean, this is an event you’re going to want to try at least once...

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Mary Valley Scarecrow Festival

Imbil Public Hall, Imbil, QLD
05 September 2022 to 03 October 2022

The Mary Valley Scarecrow Festival is an exciting opportunity to celebrate the arrival of spring with the local community. This is the only time of year when you’ll get to see scarecrows fashioned in unique and creative...

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What are the most popular annual events in the Sunshine Coast?
Where are the most popular annual events in the Sunshine Coast held?
The most popular annual events in the Sunshine Coast are held at:
  • Mooloolaba Beach
  • Kenilworth Showgrounds
  • Nambour Showgrounds
  • Caloundra Events Centre
  • Gympie Showgrounds
Check out the whole list of annual events in the Sunshine Coast.
What areas are the most popular annual events in the Sunshine Coast located?
The most popular areas for annual events in the Sunshine Coast are located in:Check out the whole list of annual events in the Sunshine Coast.

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