Australia Day LONG Weekend on the Sunshine Coast
Event Date: 26-28 January
Australia Day falls on a Friday this year – so make the most of the weekend and book a stay at Coolum at the Beach. Here are just some of the activities happening over the weekend:
Australia Day in Tickle Park
Friday 26 Jan
Enjoy an Australia Day breakfast in Tickle Park Coolum from 7am, followed by market stalls.
Australia Day at Aussie World
Friday 26 January
Head along for true blue events, live music and loads of family fun – there will be Dunny Races, Tug of War, and plenty of activities and entertainment. The fun starts on Aussie World Oval with an Aussie Breakfast at 8am. This event is FREE to attend.
If you want to continue the fun with entry to Aussie World park including rides and an Aussie Day Concert you can get reduced tickets for just $20 – that’s 50% off normal admission. For more details visit Australia Day at Aussie World.
mooloolaBaBQ Festival at The Wharf Precinct
Saturday 27 January
Continue your Australia Day celebrations into the weekend with the mooloolaBaBQ Festival. Enjoy live music, market stalls, face painting, jumping castle, petting zoo, fireworks and more! Watch 14 teams compete for the Sunshine Coast BBQ Championship, and feast on delicious Texas BBQ, Sliders, Chip babs, Germans Sausages and more from food trucks and tents. The event will be raising money for charity – entry is $15 per person and free for kids under 12 years. For more information visit mooloolaBaBQ Festival.
Sunnyboys with The Celibate Rifles
Saturday 27 January
Don’t miss the Sunnyboys when they headline at The Shed (Aussie World) this Australia Day weekend! Featuring all original members of the band, this is sure to be a night to remember as they perform songs from their entire catalogue. Be quick – this show is expected to sell out. Tickets on sale from $62. Find out more at Sunnyboys Aussie World.
Book your accommodation for Australia Day weekend at Located only 50 metres to the beach at Coolum, close to shopping centres, Coolum Beach Hotel, cafes and restaurants, it's the perfect Sunshine Coast location to spend your weekend.