Things To Do

7 Things To Do On The Sunshine Coast This Weekend

By Bronte Holding
15th Mar 2019

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If you find yourself waking up on a Saturday morning, hopping out of bed, showering and brewing your coffee, only to realise you have nothing to do, then we’re here to help.

We’ve rounded up some of the best things to do on the Sunshine Coast this weekend, to get you off the couch and into real life.  

Friday 15 March

Currimundi Lake Twilight Market 

There’s no better way to wrap up the week and kick off the weekend than with a good old-fashioned twilight market. Held on the Currimundi Lake foreshore, the markets are the perfect way to take in the sunset while enjoying delicious eats from local food vendors. Your Mates Brewing Co will be providing the goods with $5 beer and wine all night, and nothing says sayonara to the week like Friday afternoon drinks. 
When: 4pm to 8pm
Where: Currimundi Lake, Westaway Parade, Currimundi
Cost: Free entry
For more information, click here.

Saturday 16 March

Boss Babes Garage Sale 

All about recycling and re-using, this girl-powered event is the ideal place to pick up a bargain or two. With a lineup of local ladies ready to sell their pre-loved clothing, shoes, accessories and furniture, you’re sure to find something you love. There’ll also be a coffee van where you can pick up some sweet treats or a toastie, before going back for another rummage. 
When: 8am to 1pm
Where: 40 Wilson Avenue, Woombye
Cost: Free entry
For more information, click here

Paint And Sip

This fun social event gives locals the opportunity to mingle while having a few drinks and creating some art. All materials are supplied and there’s no experience necessary, so whether you’re a modern day Picasso or you’ve just mastered the humble stick figure, you’ll be welcome here. It’s BYO too, so just bring a bottle of your fave drop and an open mind. 
When: 7pm to 9.30pm
Where: The Art Hub Sunshine Coast, 19b-11 Bulcock Street, Caloundra 
Cost: $45 
For more information, click here

Camel Farm Tour

If you feel like doing something a little, well, different this weekend, then this might be it. Get up close and personal with the camels at QCamel and take an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the camel dairy. You’ll get to cuddle, feed and take pictures will all the camels, as well as taste all their products and enjoy a morning tea of organic local delights and camel milk smoothies, yogurt, cheese and chocolates. You’ll leave with a full belly and a totally Instagrammable camel selfie. Saturday, sorted. 
Time: 10am to 11.30am
Where: QCamel, 165 Sahara Road, Glass House Mountains  
Cost: $15 to $80
For more information, click here.

Sunday 17 March

Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival 

Most people’s ideal Sunday does not consist of waking up at 5am and getting ready to compete in a triathlon, however if that is your cup of tea, then this is the event for you. Head to Mooloolaba Esplanade at 6am to catch the starting action, or wake up slow and show up during the day to see what all the hype is about. If you’re feeling game, it’s not too late to enter. 
When: 6am to 5pm
Where: Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba
Cost: Free to watch, $250 to enter
For more information, click here

St Patrick’s Day At Taps

Taps Mooloolaba is throwing their best party to celebrate the Patron Saint of Ireland this St Patty’s Day. There’ll be live music, Irish bar games, plenty of Guinness and Kilkenney, green hair painting, beer pong tables, green shots and cocktails, as well as best dressed prizes and food specials. Yep, they know how to throw a good party. 
When: 10am until late 
Where: Taps Mooloolaba, Corner Mooloolaba Esplanade and Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba 
Cost: Free entry 
For more information, click here.

Sunset Tap Takeover At Moto

Shake up your regular St. Patrick’s Day antics and head to Moto for their Sunset Tap Takeover. Showcasing the goods from Brisbane’s Range Brewing, there will be frothies poured from four taps, cold cans, acoustic tunes by local muso Shannon Sol Carroll and it’ll all be topped off with a smorgasbord of Moto’s tastiest street food. You know where you’ll find us.
When: 4pm to 8pm
Where: Moto, 66 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads
Cost: Free entry
For more information, click here

Hunting for even more things to do on the Sunshine Coast? Check out our Mooloolaba and Noosa hitlists. 

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