What's Happening in 2020

MOOLOOLABA SUNSET MARKETS | Monthly
Stroll alongside the seaside, enjoy the sunset, indulge in gourmet street view and elecectic handcrafted gifts. Every 1st and 3rd Saturday from 4.30pm on the The Esplanade – you can’t miss it!

SUNSHINE COAST COLLECTIVE MARKETS | Monthly
Every 2nd Saturday of the month, near Alex Surf Club from 7am to 12pm, you’ll find a collection of locally made and locally designed products. As well as tasty food, live music and coffee, all while being right by beautiful Alex Beach.
More info: https://sunshinecoastcollectivemarkets.com.au/

MOOLOOLABA SWIM FESTIVAL  | 07 Mar - 08 Mar 2020
Welcome to the Mooloolaba Swim Festival, presented by Sunshine Coast Daily – two days of ocean swims, clinics and festival events for the whole family. On Saturday, the 2.5 kilometre Alexandra Headland to Mooloolaba Ocean Swim. On Sunday, the ever popular Mooloolaba Mile, Mooloolaba 3.0 and short course events.
More info: http://worldseriesswims.com.au/mooloolaba-swim-festival/

MOOLOOLABA TRIATHLON FESTIVAL | 13 Mar - 15 Mar 2020
Mooloolaba Tri returns with more fun and action than ever. Set in the home of Australian triathlon and the ultimate holiday spot, Mooloolaba has the best of everything with six great races in one stunning beachtown. Every race starts and finishes within the sound of the waves… right in the heart of one of Australia’s most stunning coastal destinations.
More info: http://www.mooloolabatri.com/

1ST ANNUAL MOOLOOLBA RAFT REGATTA | 21 Mar 2020
20 Businesses across the Sunny Coast will be competing for the title of Raft Regatta Champion, All rafts are hand built. No rafts are made from boat or boat bits. Leaving from Penny Lane, rafts will paddle past The Wharf finishing up the river at O'Connors Reach with 2 to 10 pirates paddling aboard. Hosted by Hot Fm, MIA Inc. and the Mooloolaba business community. After party at The Dock.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1078528552496074/

MUDJIMBA TO MOOLOOLABA ISLAND CHARITY SWIM | 9 May 2020
The Island Charity Swim is a proud not-for-profit event and a major annual fundraiser for the Currimundi and Nambour Special Schools. The swim is 11km from Mudjimba Beach around Old Woman Island to Mooloolaba Beach.
More info: https://www.islandcharityswim.com.au/

WHALE WATCHING | June - October
Beginning in June, you’ll be able to get up close with the whales migrating along the coastline. Experience your whale watching cruise with Whale One and Sunreef Mooloolaba.
The season runs from June to October, a must do activity!
More info: https://sunreef.com.au/experiences/whales/whale-watching/

MOOLOOLABA SUP Festival | 23 Jul – 26 Jul 2020
The Mooloolaba SUP Fest will have its inaugural year in 2020 and the hub will be on the calm waters of The Spit in Mooloolaba, Queensland. The Fest is a friendly, community-orientated event with an international audience and an environmentally sustainable footprint.
More info: https://www.mooloolabasupfestival.com/

7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON | 14 Aug – 16 Aug 2020
7 Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Running Festival is one of the most-loved running festivals in Australia. It is the host of the Australian Half Marathon Championships. Event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10 kilometre, five kilometre and the tqo kilometre. Each road race follows the stunning coastline of Alexandra Headlands with white sandy beaches and spectacular vantage points alongside the ocean. With a distance to suit every ability and age group, this community-focused, world-class athletic event caters to all those wanting to take part.
More info: https://www.sunshinecoastmarathon.com.au/

SUNSHINE COAST HORIZON FESTIVAL | 28 Aug – 6 Sep 2020
Horizon Festival connects artists, industries, communities and audiences through an award-winning celebration of arts and culture. Over 10 days, local, national and international artists come together bringing visual art, music, performances, film and creative workshops to the Sunshine Coast.
More info: https://www.horizonfestival.com.au

IRONMAN 70.3 SUNSHINE COAST | 13 Sep 2020
If racing on a  world-class course in a spectacular coastal location is what you want, then IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast has the best of everything. Start your swim off beautiful Mooloolaba beach, followed by a fast and furious ride and a picture-perfect two-lap coastal run course - before recovering a few steps for the finish line with the sand in your toes.
More Info: https://www.ironman.com/im703-sunshine-coast

NEW YEARS EVE | 31st Dec 2020
Say goodbye to 2020 and hello 2021 at Mooloolaba Beach, with an array of festivities suitable for the whole family. End the night with the famous and spectacular fireworks display along the Esplanade – a great view from Osprey Apartments.