Mooloolaba Events Calendar

Mooloolaba has it all from Live Music and Triathlons to Markets and Festivals

You have your Accommodation in Mooloolaba all organised, your packed and ready to go. Now, what are you going to do while holidaying in this beautiful part of the world? Sitting on the balcony taking in the breathtaking Mooloolaba Views, relaxing on the beach, or dining on Mooloolaba Esplanade is a great experience but if you are wanting to make your Mooloolaba Holiday experience a little more amazing, maybe one of the below events is happening while you are here!

New Years Eve Fireworks - Mooloolaba

Dates: 31-December-2018 - 31-December-2018
New Years Eve is one of the most popular festivals celebrated by almost all nations across the world, with the beautiful coastal city of the Sunshine Coast celebrating this amazing event with bright lights, entertainment and of course… fireworks! This family friendly celebration boasts a number of great spots for people to watch the spectacular fireworks displays along Mooloolaba Esplanade.

Under The Southern Stars Rock Festival

Dates: 20-January-2019 - 20-January-2019
Summer rock festival Under The Southern Stars will be rocking the Sunshine Coast Stadium with a line-up of Australian Rock Royalty! The perfect summer festival celebration! Under the Southern Stars is excited to announce this year’s return with a huge line up of the best of Australian rock. Off the back of last year’s inaugural success, the festival is expanding into five new coastal locations as it continues to deliver music lovers the ultimate outdoor live music festival in a quintessential Aussie summer setting. This year’s 2019 concert event will be headlined by Australia’s legendary ARIA Hall Of Fame inductees, Hoodoo Gurus along with Australian rock royalty You Am I. Also on this killer bill are The Superjesus, British India, The Getaway Plan and Scott Darlow. But wait there is more! For Queensland audiences only, stay tuned for an chart topping special guests to be announced on 2nd October – watch this space. Under The Southern Stars will deliver a great day of rock n roll, in superb outdoor locations – it doesn’t get better than this! Visit the website for ticketing offers and up to date festival news.

MooloolaBaBQ Festival - Australia Day

Dates: 26-January-2019 - 26-January-2019
The MooloolaBaBQ celebrates the things that are great in Australia by holding a huge barbecue competition with a variety of food and flavours. Ten teams will battle in various competitions for the Australian Barbecue Championships with over $6000 in cash and prizes. From chicken to seafood, beef to pork, there will be many styles of cooking on display including smoked, grilled, roasted or on a spit, there will be heaps of yummy foods to sample. You will be able to buy food from the many food trucks that will line the streets which will sell sliders, German sausages, ribs, burgers and skewered meats. Wash it all down with a craft beer from a local brewer. Bring your kids as they are free and there will heaps of entertainment for them with a jumping castle, petting zoo, face painting as well as a huge fireworks display to finish off the night at 8pm. There will also be live music throughout the day with acoustic sets and great Australian bands. So bring your friends and come on down to this great Australia Day weekend celebration by joining in to the MooloolaBaBQ Festival!
The Wharf Precinct - Mooloolaba

Qld Triathlon Series - Round 6 Caloundra

Dates: 03-February-2019 - 03-February-2019
Welcome to the 2018 / 2019 triathlon season, our dates are now set, entries are open and details are available on each of our individual event pages. Make sure you subscribe to our newsletters to keep up to date with our events across the season! Did you know that the Queensland Triathlon Series is Queensland’s largest triathlon series with events from September to March at Kawana, Raby Bay, Robina and Caloundra? The Queensland Triathlon Series welcomes athletes of all ages and abilities to compete in a fun, friendly environment. From the Kool Kids 7yrs+ races, to the beginners getting a feel for a triathlon, to challenging yourself to take on the longer Olympic or Sprint distance races, there has never been a better time to tri!

Mooloolaba Beach Festival

Dates: 02-March-2019 - 03-March-2019
The Mooloolaba Beach Festival includes events and activities for the whole family, from paddle races to free public events, like Beach Yoga and an Outdoor Cinema.

Triathlon Pink

Dates: 31-March-2019 - 31-March-2019
Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink Series consists of six fun triathlon events in various locations throughout Australia. Their triathlons are for all women and boys and girls aged 7 to 13. The whole family can get involved in their Fun Run Pink which is open to all genders, young and old. Also known as ‘Tri Pink’, these events are a great way for family and friends to come together and enjoy an active and fun day out. With events in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, our national series aims to raise funds and awareness for their charity partner the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

The Original Eumundi Markets

Dates: 17-July-2018 - 31-December-2019
Renowned for its locally made artisan treasures, there’s no other market quite like it. Mark it in your diary - open rain, hail or shine every Saturday and Wednesday. Step into an ever-evolving collaboration of talented locals seeking to share their gifts with the world. The Original Eumundi Markets is the biggest and the best art and craft market in Australia. Meet the talented hands behind handcrafted furniture, homewares, artworks, ceramics, cutting-edge fashion and jewellery, and chat to the farmers and bakers selling fresh produce and gourmet delights. When you need a shopping break, rejuvenate with a massage, have your palm read or lose yourself in the stellar line-up of musicians and street performers. It’s an experience like no other.
80 Memorial Drive