Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Parade

The 2019 Australia Day march will be held down Burnett Street in Buderim. There will be a lot of road diversion in front of the yearly motorcade, in addition to a military fly flyover beginning off the procession at 9 am. The motorcade closes at the new Buderim Village Park where you’ll discover amusement and nourishment slows down.

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Multi-Faith thanksgiving service

Make a beeline for St Mark’s Church for a multi-confidence thanksgiving administration at 7:30 am to 8:15 am the place delegates from the Buddhist, Baha’i, Jewish, Islamic, Christian and different religious gatherings meet up to observe theSunshine Coast’s various religious networks.

The banner raising at the Old Post Office at 8 am with delegates of the Gubbi clan and neighborhood government officials, school youngsters and local people in participation.

Australia Day at Aussie World

Australia Day at Down under Drive is the unrivaled place to observe Australia’s most loved day. In 2018 you can appreciate multi day loaded up with good ‘ol fashioned occasions, unrecorded music and a good time for the entire family. The Australia Day merriments incorporates the renowned Dunny Races, pull of war, family fun, kids exercises and excitement – and best of all it’s free! The fun begins on the Aussie World Oval from 8 am toward the beginning of the day. Bring your hunger to appreciate an incredible Aussie breakfast and naturally fermented espresso.


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Dunny races at Aussie World

Marcoola Rocks Australia Day

Marcoola Rocks Australia Day is a FREE family fun day conveyed to you by Marcoola Surf Life Saving Club. Appreciate live tunes on the ridges throughout the day, rides, Australian creatures, a commercial center, a mechanical surf board, dunk tank, Australian exhaust and substantially more. Sections are presently open for the second-yearly Marcoola Rocks FUN RUN! There are 2.5 km, 5km and 10 km courses along our lovely stretch of shoreline, so there are possibilities for each wellness level and age.

Australia Day in Coolum

Make a beeline for Tickle Park this Australia Day for breakfast from 7 am trailed by a variety of market slows down to investigate. In the wake of meandering the business sectors take to the shoreline for multi day of sun, surf and sand.

Noosa Australia Day Events

Appreciate multi day of stimulation at Noosaville Lions Park, from 10:30 am to 6 pm. There will be a lot of family-accommodating exercises and diversion, a universal nourishment court, showcase square and attractions on the Noosa River foreshore. Head along right on time and begin the day with a major Aussie breakfast in the recreation center from 7 am to 10 am.

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Caloundra Twilight Markets

Following multi day of festivities appreciate a casual night at the Caloundra Twilight Markets to round out the ideal Australia Day. The market highlights road stimulation and a lot of slows down that are certain to energize. Try not to miss the dusk along the footpath on Bulcock Beach while you’re there, while tuning in to unrecorded music and getting a charge out of a magnificent begin to the long end of the week.

Australia Day with Australia Zoo

Join Australia Zoo for an Aussie day out and celebrate with a portion of Australia’s local creatures. Appreciate pie eating rivalries, confront painting, horse rides, free billy tea and damper, live diversion thus much


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Zoo – Australia Day

Australia Day Epic Beach Party at The Shore – Twin Waters

The Shore sundowner relax setting is the quintessential Australian play area with kangaroos bouncing through the hotel, waterfront sandy shorelines, BBQ and wood-let go stove cooking Aussie top picks, convoy bar presenting the chilly beverages and unrecorded music serenading to the hints of summer PLUS they’llbe illuminating the night sky with a 8pm firecrackers show over the tidal pond.

Australia Day at the Imperial Hotel Eumundi

Observe Australia Day 2018 with your loved ones at the Imperial Hotel Eumundi – a genuinely famous Australian lodging. The unrecorded music commences from 12noon with Renny Field playing acoustic furrows to get the vibe without flaw. Annie J will assume control over the mic from 6.30pm through to 9.30pm. Their playlists are ensured to include a pile of your most loved Aussie tunes – so don’t hesitate to chime in on the off chance that you feel slanted!


MooloolaBaBQ Festival

The MooloolaBaBQ celebration is a network occasion on Australia Day Weekend, at the Mooloolaba Wharf area from 10am – 8pm, grasping everything that individuals in the Australian people group love about the incomparable Australian grill. To commend this Aussie love of starting up the barbie, they have united a grill occasion for every one of the faculties to consolidate a wide assortment of societies, styles of cooking, flavors and cuts.


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

MooloolaBaBQ Festival

Australia Day Marathon

The AusTRAILia Day Marathon on Saturday, 27 January 2018 will be based at Mt Beerwah National Park day use territory. The long distance race comprises of three occasions of 10 km, a half-long distance race, and a full-long distance race in the Glass House Mountains, Queensland.

Sunnyboys at The Shed

Australian music legends, The Sunnboys, will make that big appearance at Aussie World’s, The Shed this Australia day end of the week. The band will perform material from over their whole index including their three collections for Mushroom, the notorious introduction ep on the Phantom name and even the odd b-side or irregularity.

Coastline BMW Sunshine Coast Cup Day

Appreciate the fun, shading and fervor of live hustling activity at one of Australia’s excellent race tracks. The Coastline BMW Sunshine Coast Cup Day is quick getting to be a standout amongst the most esteemed occasions hung on the Sunshine Coast hustling timetable. The day urges families and companions to get together and appreciate an incredible outing; with free children exercises and free passage for participants under 18.

Prepare to observe Australia in style, with the Daily’s manual for 2018 Australia Day occasions over the Sunshine Coast.


1. Marcoola Rocks Australia Day

At the point when: 10am-6pm

Where: Marcoola Surf Life Saving Club

Cost: Free passage to occasion, fun run section $17-$28

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Marcoola is ready to rock the North Shore on Australia DayContributed

Meet some Australian animals, take a spin on the amusement rides, explore the market stalls and head to the dunes for live music.

The Esplanade will be closed in front of the surf club to make way for the market.

The 10km fun run starts at 7.30am, before the 5km at 8am and 2.5km at 8.30am with the main event starting at 10am on the main stage.

Visit the Marcoola Rocks Australia Day 2019 event page on Facebook for more information.

2. Noosa Australia Day Festival

When: Big Breakfast 7am, main event starts 10.30am

Where: Noosaville Lions Park, Gympie Terrace, Noosaville

Cost: Free entry

Live music acts like Alexander Mills, AZ U.R., Ryan Giles Band, Carl Lynch Band, Sharon Brooks and PocketLove Band, The Cherry Ripes and Phil Emmanuel will keep the crowd entertained.

Let the kids go wild for the rides, jumping castle, balloon artistry, face painting, pony rides, reptile show and Nickleby the Magician.

Hit the park at 7am-10am for the Big Aussie Breakfast, before checking out the Noosa Beach Classic Cars display and market stalls.

3. Australia Day at Coolum Beach

When: 6.30am-4pm

Where: Tickle Park, Coolum Beach

Cost: Free entry


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

At Coolum for Australia Day. Ryley Diamond, Callum and Shea McDougall and Charli Diamond.John McCutcheon

The day will begin at 6.30am with a Lioness breakfast, before entertainment rides and market slows down open at 8am.

Participate in more exercises during that time including thong tossing, kids’ exercises, a frozen yogurt eating challenge, Coolum’s Got Talent rivalry (section to the opposition costs $10), pull of war, unrecorded music and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

The vehicle leave at Tickle Park will be shut for the occasion with the exception of handicapped parking spots.

Visit for more information.

4. Flag Raising Ceremony

When: From 7.30am

Where: Lions Park, Arthur St, Kings Beach

Cost: Free

The 5th Light Horse Regiment will parade Aboriginal and Australian flags along the beach, before cadets from the 106th Australian Cadet Unit raise the flags.

Representatives from the Gubbi Gubbi people will perform a Welcome to Country.

5. Australia Day on Buderim

When: 7.30am-11am

Where: Main St, Burnett St, Buderim Mountain State School oval

Cost: Free


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Count on the Rural Fire Service to cool the crowd down on the Australia Day Parade through Buderim.Jason Dougherty

Australia Day will start in Buderim with a multi-denominational church service at the St Marks Anglican Church on Main St, before the Gubbi Gubbi perform a Welcome to Country display.

The massive street parade down Burnett St will kick off from 9am, with floats and vehicles from local clubs and groups making their way down to the school oval where the fun continues with “old school games” and car displays.


6. Aussie World and Downunder Drive

When: 8am-5pm

Where: Aussie World

Cost: Dunny races and morning activities free, entry to theme park $20


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

The iconic Dunny Race event will run during Australia Day celebrations at Aussie World.Warren Lynam

Where preferable to spend Australia Day over the Sunshine Coast’s Australiana-themed park?

The day will commence with free exercises including the famous Dunny Races, pull of war, family and children exercises and excitement on the Aussie World Oval.

Limited passage tickets will be on offer for those needing to participate in the proceeding with celebrations in the amusement park through the evening and night, including rides, diversion and the Aussie Day Concert.

Visit for more information and to book park tickets.

7. Australia Zoo

When: Activities all day

Where: Australia Zoo

Cost: Adults $59, children $35, concession $47, family passes available

Grab free billy tea and damper from 9am, get the kids’ faces painted and catch the Darren Percival show in the Crocoseum at 11.30am-midday.

Get in quick for pavlova and lamington decorating while stocks last, and book a place in the annual pie eating competition.

Visit for more information.

8. Twilight Markets

When: 5pm-9pm

Where: Bulcock Beach boardwalk, The Esplanade, Caloundra

Cost: Free entry


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Get in the action at the Caloundra Twilight Markets.John McCutcheon

The Caloundra Twilight Markets happen to fall on January 26 this summer, offering the perfect chance to wander through the stalls selling food and wares for a relaxing Australia Day evening.

9. Caloundra Power Boat Club

When: Midday-late

Where: Caloundra Power Boat Club, Golden Beach

Cost: Free entry, or $10 for Aussie Boogaloo Trio show

Celebrate Australia Day on the shores of Golden Beach with a barbecue on the beach at midday, followed by a thong throwing competition at 2pm and free face painting for kids.

Live music kicks off in the club from 4pm, before doors open at 5.30pm for the Aussie Boogaloo Trio show at 7pm.

Call the Caloundra Power Boat Club on 5492 1444 for more information or to book tickets.

10. Pineapples and cars

When: From 8am

Where: Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club

Cost: Gold coin entry

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Preview for the Australia Day Show ‘n’ Shine, Pineapple Festival Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club.Roman De Clara,12, Jade and Zali Fullerton ,7, and Andre De Clara,8,ready for the big dayWarren Lynam

Dive into all things pineapples at the Australia Day Show ‘n’ Shine, as part of the annual Pineapple Festival.

Organisers expect more than 200 cars and motorbikes to be on show, along with the pineapple jumping castle, stalls, prizes and rides.

Classic Australia Day games including cricket, touch football, darts and other activities will keep the crowd entertained.

11. Multicultural lunch

When: Midday

Where: Nambour Community Centre

Cost: Free

Up to 100 people are expected at Nambour’s annual Australia Day Multicultural Lunch, as the community unites to celebrate all things Australia and acknowledge its multicultural roots.

No RSVP is required for the free lunch, but attendees are encouraged to bring a plate of food to share.

Contact the Nambour Community Centre for more information.

12. Hinterland Aussie Day Expo

When: 7.30am-midday

Where: Maleny Showgrounds

Cost: Free

The Hinterland Aussie Day Expo will open with a flag-raising ceremony before festivities begin at 8am. Activities include billy cart races, tug of war, sack races, gumboot throwing and the Aussie thong relay. Food and coffee will be available as families explore the Australia Day displays.

13. Australia Day citizenship ceremony

When: 7.30-10am

Where: Town square, Little Main St, Palmwoods

Cost: Free

Welcome the Sunshine Coast’s newest citizens at the Palmwoods citizenship ceremony. Breakfast will be available from 7.30am before the ceremony begins at 8.20am.

14. Buddina Australia Day Breakfast

When: 7am-10am

Where: Allan Walker Park, Pacific Blvd, Buddina

Cost: Free

ENJOY a free sausage sizzle, tea, coffee and drinks while the kids jump into games and an Aussie songfest. The Kawana Waters Uniting Church will host the event.

15. Maleny’s Australian Film Festival

When: From 2.30pm

Where: Maleny Community Centre

Cost: Film sessions $15 or $10 for members, festival pass $60 or $40 for members

See some of Australia’s latest, most acclaimed film offerings and meet an Aussie cinema great during the Maleny Film Society’s weekend-long annual film festival.


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

The film Australia Day, starring Bryan Brown, will screen at the festival. CONTRIBUTED

Veteran actor Max Cullen will be a festival guest, and will host a Q and A session on Saturday.

The festival continues through to Sunday, with a total of eight sessions over the three days.


16. MooloolaBaBQ Festival

When: 10am-8pm

Where: The Wharf Tavern, Mooloolaba

Cost: $15, children aged under 5 free


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

The Bruton family: Vaughan, Sam, and Donovan, 5, love a barbecue on Australia Day.John McCutcheon

The grill is an Australian symbol well deserving of festivity, and the MooloolaBaBQ Festival expects to do only that.

Give a shout out to the opposition and test some prime grill treats as cooks in 10 groups fight it out for the Australian Barbecue Championships.

Look at the nourishment slows down and unrecorded music, and bring the children along for the bouncy house, petting zoo and face painting.

We’ve truly struck it rich this year my kindred Coasters. Not just have the date-book divine beings offered on us an open occasion exactly when we required it however it’s on a cracking Friday. You ripper! Helllooooo long Australia weekend in heaven.

A considerable lot of your most loved spots are remaining open for the occasion to demonstrate to all of you a damn decent time, so benefit as much as possible from these superb three days off and get out there and appreciate! This is what’s going on the Sunshine Coast this Australia Day (in addition to possibly a couple of saucy things planned for the 27th—to enable you to keep the great vibes rollin’).

CK Coffee Bar And Wholefoods


This tasty little spot in Mooloolaba isn’t modifying anything this Aus Day… which is so fine, on the grounds that there ain’t a thing that requirements to changed. Open 6am ’til 4pm on Friday for your early lunch needs, begin the long end of the week off on the correct foot at CK.


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Little May Espresso


While our shorelines will in general draw swarms on Straya’ Day, the long end of the week is similarly as great a period as any to investigate our mysterious hinterland. One of our faves, Little May, is open from 7:30am to 3:30pm on Aus Day and are so prepared for you to fly in. Fuel up in front of a major day of hinterland strolls, or fulfill your craving after a wonderful swim at Kondalilla. Presently we got you Aus Day dreamin’ haven’t we.



In the event that you went poorly for early lunch on an open occasion, would it say it was extremely an open occasion? Ever-solid Decisions is available to fulfill all your Superfood or Superjunk needs this Australia Day. Flying in for morning tea? Perf – their crude treats will fulfill any sweet tooth. Craving for a noon feed? Will undoubtedly be something. Brekky at 3pm? They have you secured. Did we notice their astounding new menu things?

Kenilworth Bakery


With regards to flavorfully debauched treats, Kenilworth Bakery well and genuinely drives the charge! These folks will hand out Tim Tam-implanted doughnuts for Aus Day weekend and Aus Day weekend as it were! You can peruse increasingly about these awful young men here, yet we’d suggest you get them while they’re hot. In the event that doughnuts or Tim Tams ain’t your flavor, don’t stress, you won’t go hungry… attempt some crisp damper, Anzac bikkies and lamingtons!

Daylight Sunshine


Exactly when you thought Aus Day noms couldn’t get any progressively epic, they have by one way or another figured out how to. Believe it or not, the people at Sunshine Espresso have made an Aussie-as treat this year that will be a rat without a doubt. May we acquaint with you the Lamington Doughnut Delight. (Make sure to relax.)



In evident Aussie style, this super chill bistro/bar/motorbike shop is holding a droolworthy Aussie Day BBQ to kickstart the day. From 6:30am ’til 12 twelve, the neighborly people at Moto will present their astounding espresso nearby bacon and egg rolls, haloumi moves, maple pork wieners, and a unique pulled pork move with seared egg and popping. That’s right, you read it right. We’re actually salivating at the idea. They’re likewise authorized from 10am and we believe it’s never too soon to air out a cool one on Aus Day!


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast



Round up the squad for a lunch or supper date at Locale to commend the way that an) it’s Friyay, b) it’s an open occasion, c) it’s Aus Day and d) it’s a longgggg end of the week. This smooth current Italian eatery is a little pocket of paradise concealed in an ensured corner of clamoring Hastings Street. Region dependably appears to be occupied, however you just need to look at the menu to perceive any reason why… we actually bite the dust over their pizzas and pastas. Appointments suggested. What a bellissimo approach to spend our own special national occasion.

Wharf 33


Envision an evening spent tasting mixed drinks and inspecting crisp fish, sitting under palm trees and watching the sun go down. Sounds divine, isn’t that right? Carry on with the lavish life this Australia Day at Pier 33. Exploit the gooorgeous climate we’ve been having and BYO excursion floor covering to appreciate the celebrations these folks have sorted out. With unrecorded music and an exceptional Aussie Day menu, you’d be insane not to fly in at any rate for a Milo delicate serve. For all the occasion dets check here.

Land and Sea Brewery


Land and Sea Brewery discreetly opened its entryways and nobody was more joyful than us. What an ideal expansion to the Coast, without a moment to spare for Australia Day and the finish of summer. Hurrah! Come in and taste their mark drop, the flavourful art Coastie Common. The burgers go okay as well.

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

The Imperial Hotel


On the off chance that bar grub and great lagers make for your optimal Australia Day, make a beeline for the Imperial Hotel for precisely that! This Eumundi most loved has a bunch of supper bargains for the duration of the day that will fulfill your yearning without using up every last cent – for lunch, chow down on a burger and a pot of lager for $20, or tuck into ribs and a pot for $25 at supper! Free pool and amusements, and unrecorded music will prop those open occasion vibes up throughout the day.

High Tide


High Tide realizes what’s up this Australia Day! They’ll be open as would be expected and keeping things easily cool, not surprisingly. The bites will be cookin’, the beverages (drunkard or not, obviously) will be flowin’, and occupant DJ Jim Fox will do his typical out of control Friday dusk sesh. Pleasant one, folks.


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast



It’s dependably a glad Friday at Bordertown, particularly when it’s an open occasion! Presenting probably the most delish American and Mexican nourishment and drink on the Coast, Bordertown are open as common this Aus Day. Not one to modest far from giving their peeps a decent arrangement, exploit their $20 lunch uncommon or their 3-5 o’clocksies without any second thoughts.



Searching for something to do in Caloundra this Friday? Float have you well and really secured. Open from 6am ’til late, they’ll be facilitating an epic BBQ accomplishment. unrecorded music to praise our national occasion.

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Betty’s Burgers


One of our faves Betty’s Burgers will celebrate everything Australian and are bringing back the scandalous Betty’s Aussie Classic Burger for the long end of the week. It’s delicate, succulent and Aussie-as. Have a dip first and afterward swing by for one of these young doggies. Woot!

Noosa Beach House


Observe Australia Day with a wind. Get a Taco from the Noosa Beach House Bar’s Street Vendor from 12pm – 4pm. Pick an Aussie Lamb or a customary Mexican. The best part is they are just $5 bucks. What a deal.

The Post Office


There ain’t no gathering like a Post Office partay! As there’s no Triple J commencement on the 26th this year (it’s the following day, don’t worry), these folks have pulled together an outstanding lineup of specialists to perform live in an Aus Day spectacle! Featuring are Indian Summer, Midas Gold and Junor, bolstered by a heap of one of a kind, skilled neighborhood craftsmen. Entryways open at 11:30am, so you can even have a rest in. Get your tix here.


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

MV Catalina


It’s the MV Catalina’s second birthday celebration, and we’re altogether welcomed! (Until the point that it moves out, that is.) Wear your gathering jeans and moving shoes on board the Catalina this Friday for a completely rockin’ great time! Crisp off an European summer stretch in Ibiza, UK hotshot DOORLY will be on the decks turning probably the best beats this side of the equator. Upheld by neighborhood DJ fave Tim Fuchs, your tix (which can be obtained riiiiiiiight here) incorporate 3.5 long periods of excitement on the pontoon and a welcome drank. So fun! Yet, hustle, before it moves out.

Nightfall Markets Caloundra

Bulcock Beach

January 26th is the latest night of Caloundra’s Twilight Markets, so there’s no time like the present to get among it! Douse up the remainder of the late spring occasion soul and go to the Bulcock Beach Esplanade somewhere in the range of 5pm and 9pm, where craftsman creates, custom made blessings, sustenance slows down and unrecorded music anticipate you.

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Marcoola Rocks Australia Day


Marcoola Surf Club is facilitating another epic Australia Day slam this year! Commencing at 11am, they’ve raised the stakes this year with their unrecorded music program – 7 craftsmen in 7 hours! There’ll likewise be nourishment slows down by the drove, so it’s turning out to be one hell of multi day – look at the wonderful line-up here.

Aussie Day at Downunder Drive


In the event that you see yourself as a honest to goodness, reasonable dinkum Aussie sheila or guy, you ought to thoroughly make a beeline for Aussie World for Australia Day. With a pile of exercises, extraordinary espresso, an Aussie brekky, and their acclaimed dunny races, Aussie Day at Downunder Drive beyond any doubt is a truckload of good times!


Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

MooloolaBaBQ Festival


OK, so this one happens on the 27th – yet can you really think about a superior method to fix your Aussie Day aftereffect than with a barbie by the shoreline? This infant is occurring at The Wharf region from 10am ’til 8pm, this isn’t only your normal Aussie BBQ, including fish to sheep prepared to be started up, it’s a BBQ for all preferences! Furthermore, it’s in support of a decent purpose – all returns go to the Cancer Council. Ought to be a ripper of multi day! Snatch your tickets here, or at the doors. Did we notice kids under 12 are free?

Furthermore, we will toss in one final recommendation for good measure. In case you’re needing to get away from our wonderful hood on Australia Day this year in an offer to make tracks in an opposite direction from the crowds of visitors you could generally consider a family-accommodating day excursion to Tangalooma Island Resort situated on the astonishing Moreton Island. It’s privilege in our terrace all things considered and what’s superior to swimming inside wrecks?

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

Australia Day Events Sunshine Coast

With such huge numbers of choices this Aus Day on the Sunshine Coast it appears the open doors for you and your faves to celebrate in style are perpetual.

Cherishing all our stunning spots here on the Coast. Look at this new craftsman pastry kitchen that has recently opened it’s entryways in Noosa.

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