Celebrate New Year's Eve on the Sunshine Coast

12 Nov 2019

The best places to play and party...

Enjoy fantastic New Year's Eve celebrations right across the Sunshine Coast. 


Woodford Folk Festival
New Year's Eve at Woodford Folk Festival is one of the highlights of this iconic music, art and cultural festival. Spend the day taking in outstanding musical talent from across the globe, join a dance class, grab a massage and devour delicious eats from the street stalls that line Woodfordia. Celebrate into the night with the amazing lantern parade and fire display.


The Esplanade Mooloolaba 
4pm to 12:15am 

Gates open at 4.30pm down on the Mooloolaba Esplanade with free family activities, roving street performers, face painting and food stalls. There will be live music on the main stage, energetic DJ sets on the beach stage and spectacular fireworks displays at 8.30pm and again at midnight. This event is a safe, secure, fully fenced, alcohol and glass-free zone. 

Mooloolaba Surf Club
7:30pm to 12:30am
The  top floor of The Surf Club will play host to Mooloolaba Surf Club's New Year’s Eve cocktail party. Canapés and an arrival sparkling are included along with live music, and views of the firework displays at 8:30pm and midnight. 18+ only. This is a ticketed event.  

Whale One New Year's Eve Cruise
9.30pm to 12:30pm 

Departing from Mooloolaba Wharf. Celebrate New Year’s Eve on board Whale One watching the spectacular midnight fireworks from the water.  ​

Sunshine Coast Afloat
7pm to 9pm

Sunshine Coast Afloat are putting on a cruise for the whole family. Departing Mooloolaba at 7pm and returning at 9pm, this cruise is perfect for the kids to catch the 8.30pm fireworks.

Sunshine Coast Afloat
9.45pm to 12.45am

Set off on a 3-hour cruise to ring in 2020 with Sunshine Coast Afloat. With just 23 passengers on board, this intimate experience will give you the best spot to watch the midnight fireworks.


Kings Beach Amphitheatre and Lions Park
4pm to 9.30pm

Bring the family to New Year’s Eve at Kings Beach Caloundra. A fantastic family affair. Children’s rides, food stalls, fireworks, music, dance, face painting and heaps of fun things to do. A family-friendly movie screens from 7pm.

Dicky Beach Surf Club Beach Club Party
Until late

Ring in the New Year at The Dicky Beach Supporters Club! Enjoy live music, meal and drink specials, gift bags and even a best-dressed competion as you celebrate the year that was and the one ahead with your nearest and dearest.

Coolum Beach

Tickle Park, Coolum Beach 
5pm to 9pm 

New Year’s Eve in Coolum will be huge - rides, sausage sizzle, popcorn, fairy floss and more! Bring the whole family along and enjoy a fantastic fireworks display at 8:30pm. Presented by the Lions Club of Coolum and supported by Sunshine Coast Council.


Celebrate New Years Eve in style at The Long Apron in the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Enjoy an exclusive six course dinner with matched wines and live music from 6pm to 11pm. Dress code is your finest black and white attire.

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