Noosa Alive!

Noosa Alive!


Event Date: 20-29 July, 2018

When:  20-29 July, 2018
Where: Various venues in Noosa

Noosa comes alive in Australia's premier regional performing arts and culture festival over ten big days from 20 to 29 July.

Noosa Alive or Noosa Long Weekend Festival celebrates theatre, literature, music, dance, film, visual arts, cuisine and barrier-breaking forums in the beautiful resort town of Noosa on the Sunshine Coast.

Visitors will have the opportunity to see 3 world premiere performances, 6 Australian premiere/preview performances and 5 Queensland premiere performances in up-close and intimate settings around the Noosa region. 

This will include The J Theatre Series, Noosa Arts Theatre Series, food and culture with Noosa Waterfront the venue for food shows and various Noosa restaurants, Festival of Literature & Forum and Arts in Situ.

The National One Act Playwriting Competition will see the stage premiere of the three finalists’ plays from nearly 70 entries from across Australia, New Zealand, USA and PNG. Queensland Ballet will be presenting the world premiere of a new contemporary work choreographed by Rani Luther, and excerpts from their classical ballet repertoire.

In music, Australia’s multi-ARIA award-winning Idea of North present Groove Sessions, and four-time ARIA award-winning singer and songwriter Katie Noonan performs with her trio Elixir, with string quartet and Australia’s ‘poet laureate’ Michael Leunig.

For a full program of events and to book for performances visit Noosa Alive! Parking is available at all of the venues participating in the Noosa Long Weekend Festival. There are also bus stops located near the main venue, The J.

Book your Sunshine Coast Accommodation for this event in nearby Coolum, 28kms from Noosa Heads. Get your group of friends together and stay in the comfort of a one, two or three bedroom apartment or three or four bedroom villa at Coolum At The Beach. BOOK NOW