Music in Mooloolaba & Maroochydore

Big Pineapple Music Festival

The one-day 'Piney Festival' is one of the region's top music events, with four stages showcasing titans of the current Aussie music scene. Past acts have included alternative rockers John Butler Trio and Birds of T…
Music in Caloundra

Caloundra Music Festival

A four-day, family-friendly music festival held at Kings Beach, with 40,000-strong crowds and a diverse line-up of entertainment, featuring prolific current and veteran Australian rock and indie pop acts, as well as…
Music in Mooloolaba & Maroochydore

Maroochy Music & Visual Arts Festival

Headliners at this annual, one-day fest in Maroochydore have included of-the-moment Australian music acts Peking Duk and Matt Corby; alt-indie talent such as Boo Seeka, George Maple and Ngaiire have also taken the s…
Surfing in Noosa

Noosa Festival of Surfing

A week of wave-riding action in March. There's a huge range of competition divisions, from invite-only pros to amateur competitions spanning all age brackets – there's even a dog surfing category! Water action aside…
Cultural in Caloundra

Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival

Each October, Caloundra transforms into Queensland's fashion capital with this one-day festival. Its series of shows present both emerging and established local and national labels, including swimwear designers (nat…
Cultural in Bribie Island

Abbey Medieval Festival

Held on the grounds of the Abbey Museum, this is Australia’s largest medieval festival. Channel your inner knight or damsel over two days of medieval banquets, dancing, archery, jousting and more.
Food & Drink in Noosa

Noosa Food & Wine

A four-day tribute to all manner of gastronomic delights, featuring prolific chefs, masterclasses, special lunches and dinners, as well as themed food and wine tours. Held in May.
Performing Arts in Sunshine Coast


An annual 10-day festival of visual arts, music, dance, performance, talks and more held across the Sunshine Coast.
Cultural in Noosa

Noosa Long Weekend

A 10-day festival of music, dance, theatre, film, visual arts, literature and food in July.