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NOOSA FESTIVE SEASON GUIDE Your 2013/2014 official guide to dining out, events and holiday activities

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RESTAURANT AND CAFE OPENING TIMES

Noosa is famous for its superlative food and wine. It has endless choices for dining; choose from iconic dining rooms staffed by wellknown chefs, country pubs, casual alfresco fare or family-friendly and affordable eateries. Or try some of the fabulous, fresh produce from around the Noosa region. Let your taste buds explore what is on offer this festive season.

Season Restaurant

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25 Hastings Street

Berardo’s Bistro on the Beach P: 07 5447 3747 seasonrestaurant.com.au

NOOSA HEADS

Christmas Eve

49 Hastings Street

P: 07 5448 0888 berardos.com.au

NOOSA HEADS

Open 7:30am to late for breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks and dinner

Christmas Eve

OPEN breakfast, lunch and dinner

Christmas Day

Lunch $135pp, 4-course set menu with sittings at noon and 3pm Dinner $135pp, 4-course set menu, 6pm

Boxing Day

OPEN breakfast, lunch and dinner

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

Open 7:30am to late for breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks and dinner

New Year’s Eve

A la carte menu from 5pm. Bookings essential

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Day

Open 7:30am to late for breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks and dinner

Early dinner, 5-8pm, $75pp, 3 courses Gala dinner, 8.30pm, $130pp, 4 courses and glass of sparkling wine

New Year’s Day

OPEN breakfast, lunch and dinner

Locale Noosa 62 Hastings Street

Thomas Corner P: 07 5447 5111 localenoosa.com.au

NOOSA HEADS

Thomas St & Gympie Tce

P: 07 5470 2224 thomascorner.com.au

NOOSAVILLE

Christmas Eve

OPEN from 11.30am for lunch and dinner – a la carte menu plus Christmas menu items

Christmas Day

CLOSED

OPEN for lunch and dinner

Boxing Day

OPEN from 11.30am for lunch and dinner – a la carte menu

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for lunch and dinner

New Year’s Eve

OPEN from 11.30am for lunch and dinner – a la carte menu

New Year’s Day

OPEN for dinner only

New Year’s Day

OPEN from 11.30am for lunch and dinner – a la carte menu

Christmas Eve

OPEN for lunch and dinner

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

Halse Lodge Guest House Restaurant 2 Halse Lane

P: 07 5447 3377 halselodge.com.au

NOOSA HEADS

Berardo’s Restaurant & Bar 50 Hastings Street

P: 07 5447 5666 berardos.com.au

NOOSA HEADS

OPEN for dinner from 5.30pm

Christmas Eve

Dinner from 6pm. A la carte

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

Boxing Day

OPEN for dinner from 5.30pm

Lunch $175pp, set menu from noon only. Dinner $125pp, set menu from 6pm only

Boxing Day

Dinner from 6pm. A la Carte

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for dinner from 5.30pm

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Day

OPEN for dinner from 5.30pm

Early dinner 5-8pm, $85pp, 3 courses. Gala dinner 8.30pm, $175pp, 4 courses with music and dancing

New Year’s Day

Open

Christmas Eve

!Embassy XO !

1F, cnr Duke & Bryan Sts

Samba Grill P: 07 5455 4460 xosunshinebeach.com.au

SUNSHINE BEACH

P: 07 5449 9577 sambagrill.com.au

NOOSAVILLE

Christmas Eve

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Day

251 Gympie Tce

Christmas Eve

OPEN 6pm til late

Christmas Day

CLOSED

2 special menus – $70 or $90.
 2 sittings: Early sitting from 5pm and late sitting from 8pm

Boxing Day

OPEN 6pm til late

New Year’s Eve

Special menu from 6pm til 1am

OPEN for drinks from 5pm and dinner from 6pm

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

Noosa Beach House Peter Kuruvita

Arcuri @ RACV Noosa Resort

16 Hastings St

94 Noosa Drive

NOOSA HEADS

P: 07 5449 4754 sheratonnoosaresort.com/ festive

Christmas Eve

Normal trading with Noosa Beach House menu

Christmas Day

Christmas breakfast: 6.30-10.30am, full hot buffet, adult $55, child $29, no bookings needed.
 Christmas lunch: Noon-3pm, 4 courses, adult $220, child $150, includes beverage package of selected wine, beer and soft drinks.
 Christmas dinner: 3 courses from Noosa Beach House Menu, adult $120, child $65 (4-12yrs), $45 (0-3yrs). Beverages on consumption.

Boxing Day

Normal trading with Noosa Beach House menu

New Year’s Eve

Early sitting 5.30-7.30pm, 3 courses $100 or 2 courses $80. Children select from the children’s a la carte menu
 Late sitting 8pm for 8.30pm start until late, 3 courses, adult $125, child $55. Beverages on consumption.

New Year’s Day

Normal trading with Noosa Beach House Menu

P: 07 5341 6330

racv.com.au/noosa NOOSA HEADS

Christmas Eve

Indoor or alfresco dining underneath the stars. A la carte menu

Christmas Day

Noon–3pm, Seafood buffet with traditional Christmas carvery. gourmet salads, cold seafood, ham and turkey with hot dishes and accompaniments, dessert table. Santa will visit the little ones with gifts. Adult $129 (beverages not included), child (4-12yrs) $49, child (0-3yrs) free

Boxing Day

Full buffet breakfast, 6.30-11am, adult $27, child 4-12yrs $12.50, children U3 eat for free. Dazza's Bar and Lounge open daily, serving wood-fired pizzas from 5pm.

New Year’s Eve

Glass of sparkling, entree, main and dessert of your choice. Children U12 enjoy a main meal, dessert and softdrink, plus free movies. The Associates provide dynamic music and lighting until midnight.

New Year’s Day

Full buffet breakfast, 6.30-11am, adult $27, child (4-12yrs) $12.50, children U3 eat for free. Dazza's Bar and Lounge open daily, serving wood-fired pizzas from 5pm.

!Relish

View on Little Hastings

Noosa Springs Resort, Links Drive

P: 07 5440 3333 noosasprings.com.au

Outrigger Little Hastings St

P: 07 5455 2209 outrigger.com.au

NOOSA HEADS

NOOSA HEADS

Christmas Eve

OPEN for breakfast 7-10.30am and lunch 1.30-3pm

Christmas Day

Christmas lunch: 11.30am-3pm, selection of gourmet dishes and desserts from the buffet, includes beer, wine, sparkling, softdrinks and juices, adult $150, teen $100, child $55.

Boxing Day

Christmas Eve

OPEN for breakfast 7-11am and dinner 3-10pm

Christmas Day

OPEN for breakfast 7-11am
 Lunch: Noon-3pm, seafood buffet and “White Christmas” from $125pp, children 12yrs and under $65 each. Enjoy canapes on the terrace and a welcome drink on arrival. Dinner 5:30-10pm

OPEN for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 7am – close

Boxing Day

OPEN for breakfast 7-11am and dinner 3-10pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for breakfast and lunch, 7am – 5pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for breakfast 7-11am and dinner 3-10pm

New Year’s Day

OPEN for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 7am – close

New Year’s Day

OPEN for breakfast 7-11am and dinner 3-10pm

Gusto Riverfront Restaurant

Noosa Boathouse 194 Gympie Tce

P: 07 5440 5070 noosaboathouse.com.au

257 Gympie Terrace

P: 07 5449 7144

gustonoosa.com.au NOOSAVILLE

NOOSAVILE

Christmas Eve

OPEN 10am-late for lunch from 11.30am and dinner from 5.30pm

Christmas Day

OPEN for a special Christmas lunch – please see website for details

Christmas Eve

OPEN for lunch from 11.30am
 OPEN for dinner from 5.30pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN for lunch from 11.30am
 OPEN for dinner from 5.30pm

Boxing Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 10am-late for lunch from 11.30am and dinner from 5.30pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for lunch from 11.30am
 OPEN for dinner from 5.30-10.30pm

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

Hastings Street Bakery

Kabanas Beach Burgers

49 Hastings Street

7/49 Hastings Street

P: 07 5447 2606

P: 07 5474 5626 kabanas.com.au

NOOSA HEADS

NOOSA HEADS

Christmas Eve

OPEN 6am-5.30pm

Christmas Eve

OPEN 9am-8pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN 6am-5.30pm

Boxing Day

OPEN from 9am

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 6am-5.30pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 9am-8pm

New Year’s Day

OPEN 6am-5.30pm

New Year’s Day

OPEN from 9am

No 10 Hastings Street Cafe

Bistro C

10 Hastings Street

49 Hastings Street

P: 07 5455 3350 10hastingsstreet.com.au

NOOSA HEADS

P: 07 5447 2855

bistroc.com.au NOOSA HEADS

Christmas Eve

OPEN for breakfast from 7.30am; lunch; dinner til 9pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Eve

A la carte menu

Christmas Day

Fully booked

Boxing Day

Boxing Day

OPEN for breakfast from 7.30am; lunch; dinner

OPEN for lunch and dinner from noon

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for breakfast from 7.30am; lunch; dinner

The Great Gatsby event, 7pm-1am, $200/head

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Day

OPEN for lunch and dinner from noon

Seafood Market Noosa

The Coffee Club - Noosa Cinema Complex

Cooyar St & Lanyana Way

29 Sunshine Beach Road

P: 07 5449 2655 noosajunctionseafood.com.au

P: 07 5447 2086

NOOSA JUNCTION

NOOSA JUNCTION

Christmas Eve

OPEN 9am-5pm

Christmas Eve

OPEN 7am-8pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN 9am-5pm

Boxing Day

OPEN 7am-8pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 9am-5pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 7am-8pm

New Year’s Day

OPEN 9am-5pm

New Year’s Day

OPEN 7am-8pm

Pizza Capers Tewantin

Pizza Capers Noosa Heads

5/10 Memorial Ave

Sunshine Beach Rd

P: 07 5470 2266

P: 07 5447 2166

pizzacapers.com.au

pizzacapers.com.au NOOSA HEADS

TEWANTIN

Christmas Eve

4.30-9pm. Delivery available ($3)

Christmas Eve

4.30-9pm. Delivery available ($3)

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

4.30-8.30pm. Delivery available ($3)

Boxing Day

4.30-8.30pm. Delivery available ($3)

New Year’s Eve

4.30-9pm. Delivery available ($3)

New Year’s Eve

4.30-9pm. Delivery available ($3)

New Year’s Day

4.30-8.30pm. Delivery available ($3)

New Year’s Day

4.30-8.30pm. Delivery available ($3)

Pasta Pronto 25 Sunshine Beach Rd

Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club P: 07 5448 0522 pastaprontonoosa.com

NOOSA JUNCTION

Chaplin Park, Gympie Tce

P: 07 5449 8602

nyrc.com.au NOOSAVILLE

Christmas Eve

CLOSED

Christmas Eve

OPEN 10am to late

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN 10am to late

New Year’s Eve

11.30am-2pm and 5.30-9pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 10am-2am

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Day

OPEN 10am to late

!Beans & Bagels

Mr Fish

3/185 Gympie Terrace

P: 0438 772 534

NOOSAVILLE

Shop 1/2 Quamby Place

P: 07 5455 3741

NOOSA HEADS

Christmas Eve

OPEN 6am-1pm

Christmas Eve

OPEN 11am-8pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN 6-11am - limited menu

Boxing Day

OPEN 4-8pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 6am-2pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 11am-8pm

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Day

OPEN 11am-8pm

Raj Indian

Pitchfork Restaurant

1/14 Thomas Street

P: 07 5474 1411 rajindianrestaurant.com.au

NOOSAVILLE

4 Kingfisher Drive

P: 07 5471 3697 pitchforkrestaurant.com.au

PEREGIAN BEACH

OPEN for lunch 11am 2.30pm, and dinner 5-9pm

Christmas Eve

OPEN for dinner from 5pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

OPEN for lunch 11am 2.30pm, and dinner 5-9pm

Boxing Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN for lunch 11am 2.30pm, and dinner 5-9pm

New Year’s Eve

Circus entertainment for adults and children! 2 sittings. 5-course degustation from 5pm, $70
 6-course degustation from 7.30pm, $90

New Year’s Day

OPEN for lunch from noon and dinner from 5pm

Christmas Eve

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for lunch 11am 2.30pm, and dinner 5-9pm

New Year’s Day

OPEN for lunch 11am 2.30pm, and dinner 5-9pm

Cafe Le Monde

Miss MoneyPenny’s 6 Hastings Street

P: 07 5474 9999 miss-moneypennys.com.au

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN Boogaloo Boxing Day feat. 3 piece Boogaloo Crew from 2pm

New Year’s Day

cafelemonde.com.au

Christmas Eve

OPEN 6.30am to late for breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks and dinner

Christmas Day

OPEN for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Special Christmas lunch $95. Children’s menu and vegetarian menu available

Boxing Day

OPEN 6.30am to late for breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks and dinner

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve dinner including after party featuring Dubbaray, Pipeline Pedro and Jasti, $85 New Year’s Eve party tickets $40

New Year’s Day

OPEN from 6.30am to late for breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks and dinner

OPEN 7:30am-midnight

Christmas Day

New Year’s Eve

P: 07 5449 2366

NOOSA HEADS

NOOSA HEADS

Christmas Eve

52 Hastings Street

OPEN Breakfast from 7.30am, and lunch from 12pm.
 5-course dinner with Champagne and entertainment from 6pm to 12am. $235 Bookings essential.

OPEN from 2pm. Ibiza Recovery Day

!Noosa Heads Surf Club Restaurant ! 69 Hastings Street

P: 07 5447 2355

Belmondos Fresh Food Market 59 Rene Street

noosasurfclub.com.au NOOSA HEADS

P: 07 5474 4404

belmondos.com NOOSAVILLE

Christmas Eve

OPEN from 10am

Christmas Eve

OPEN 8.30am-5pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN from 10am

Boxing Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Eve

OPEN til 2am

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 8.30am-5pm

New Year’s Day

OPEN from 10am

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

Moondoggy’s Cafe Bar-The Islander Resort

Aromas Noosa 7/32 Hastings Street

P: 07 5474 9788 aromasnoosa.com.au

187 Gympie Tce

P: 07 5449 9659

moondoggys.com.au NOOSAVILLE

NOOSA HEADS

Christmas Eve

OPEN 6am-3pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN 6am-late

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 6am-late with a themed night, live music from 5.30pm, Dj Elleyet from 9pm

New Year’s Day

OPEN 6am-late

Christmas Eve

OPEN from 7am til sunset

Christmas Day

OPEN 7-11.30am

Boxing Day

OPEN from 7am til sunset

New Year’s Eve

OPEN from 7am til sunset

New Year’s Day

OPEN from 7am til sunset

Sunshine Beach Surf Lifesaving Club

The River Deck

Duke st & Belmore Tce

Noosa Marina

P: 07 5447 5491

sunshinebeachslsc.com.au

P: 07 5474 1100 riverdeckrestaurant.com.au

TEWANTIN

SUNSHINE BEACH

Christmas Eve

OPEN 10am til late, live music from 5-8pm. $15.90 meal specials for lunch and dinner

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Eve

OPEN for lunch 11.30am-2.30pm and dinner 5.30-8pm

Christmas Day

3-course lunch with visit from Santa, adult $125, child 3-12yrs $45

Boxing Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 10am-2pm, $15.90 dinner and lunch specials. Ash Grunwald plays live – earlybird tickets available now, Must have a ticket after 9pm – $35 non-members, $30 club members.

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for lunch 11.30am-3pm
 OPEN for dinner 7pm– midnight, 2 firework displays at 9pm and midnight, live entertainment, bookings essential.

New Year’s Day

OPEN 10am til late. Live music from 3-6pm. $20 Corona buckets, $15.90 meal specials.

New Year’s Day

OPEN for lunch 11.30am-3pm and dinner 5.30-8.30pm

Boxing Day

OPEN 10am til late – biggest day of the year. $15.90 meal specials. Late for Woodstock and Sexual Chocolate play live, 3-11pm

!Ricky’s River Bar & Restaurant ! Quamby Place

P: 07 5447 2455

Coconut Grove Bar Bistro 8/46 Duke Street

P: 07 5449 2333

rickys.com.au NOOSA SOUND

coconutgrovebistro.com SUNSHINE BEACH

Christmas Eve

OPEN from noon for lunch and dinner

Christmas Eve

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN from noon for lunch and dinner

Boxing Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Eve

OPEN from noon for lunch and dinner

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for dinner from 5pm

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Day

OPEN for dinner from 5.30pm

Wasabi Restaurant and Bar

Marble Bar & Bistro

2 Quamby Place

1/40 Duke Street

P: 07 5449 2443 wasabisb.com

NOOSA SOUND

P: 07 5455 3200 marblebarandbistro.com.au

SUNSHINE BEACH

Christmas Eve

OPEN for normal dinner service from 5pm

Christmas Eve

OPEN noon til late

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN noon til late

New Year’s Eve

CLOSED

New Year’s Eve

OPEN til 2am

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Day

OPEN noon til late

High Tealicious 11B Garnet Street

The Rose Room High Tea Cafe P: 07 5472 0296

COOROY

229-231 Gympie Terrace

P: 07 5455 5579 theroseroom.com.au

NOOSAVILLE

Christmas Eve

OPEN 9.30am-4pm

Christmas Eve

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED. Re-open 31 Dec

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

CLOSED. Re-open 31 Dec

Boxing Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 9.30am-4pm

New Year’s Eve

CLOSED

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

Elegant Eggplant 2/185 Gympie Tce

Noosa Waterfront Restaurant P: 07 5474 2776 eleganteggplant.com.au

NOOSAVILLE

P: 07 5474 4444 noosawaterfrontrestaurant.com.au

NOOSAVILLE

Christmas Eve

OPEN for breakfast and lunch, 7am-2.30pm. BYO

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN for breakfast and lunch, 7am-2.30pm. BYO

New Year’s Eve New Year’s Day

142 Gympie Terrace

Christmas Eve

Takeaway open from 10am
 OPEN for lunch from noon
 OPEN for dinner til late

Christmas Day

CLOSED

OPEN for breakfast and lunch, 7am-2.30pm. BYO

Boxing Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Eve

CLOSED

CLOSED

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

!Red on Thomas ! 4 Thomas Street

Taco Boy P: 07 5474 4399 redonthomas.com.au

3 Sunshine Beach Road

P: 07 5455 3530

tacoboy.com.au NOOSA JUNCTION

NOOSAVILLE

Christmas Eve

OPEN for lunch and dinner

Christmas Eve

OPEN 11am to 10pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN for lunch and dinner

Boxing Day

OPEN 4-10pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for lunch and dinner

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 11am to 10pm

New Year’s Day

OPEN from 5pm for dinner

New Year’s Day

OPEN midday-10pm

Spirit House Restaurant

Bar Sushi Noosa - Ocean Breeze Resort

20 Ninderry Road

Noosa Drive

P: 07 5446 8994 spirithouse.com.au

P: 07 5449 2866

NOOSA HEADS

YANDINA

Christmas Eve

OPEN for lunch and dinner

Christmas Eve

OPEN 11am-8pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN 11am-8pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for lunch only

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 11am-8pm

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Day

OPEN 11am-8pm

Cooroy RSL Bistro

Apollonian Hotel 19 Laguna Street

P: 07 5485 3100 apollonianhotel.com.au

25 Maple Street

P: 07 5447 6131 cooroyrsl.com.au

COOROY

BOREEN POINT

Christmas Eve

OPEN 10am-10pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN 10am-10pm

Christmas Eve

OPEN for lunch from noon-2pm, dinner 6-8pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 10am – midnight with spit roast dinner at 6pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for lunch from noon-2pm, dinner 6-8pm

New Year’s Day

OPEN 10am-10pm

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

Maisie’s Seafood and Steakhouse

Country Life Hotel

247 Gympie Tce

69 Main Street

P: 07 5449 7497 maisies.com.au

P: 07 5485 4103 countrylifehotel.com.au

KIN KIN

NOOSAVILLE

Christmas Eve

OPEN for lunch and dinner

Christmas Day

OPEN til 11.30am for takeaway seafood platters only – must be pre-odered

Boxing Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for lunch and dinner. 2 sittings for dinner, from 5.30pm

New Year’s Day

OPEN for dinner only, from 5.30pm

Christmas Eve

OPEN for lunch and dinner from 10am

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN for lunch and dinner from 10am

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for lunch and dinner from 10am

New Year’s Day

OPEN for lunch and dinner from 10am

!Bohemian Bungalow ! 69 Memorial Ave

Hula Moon Restaurant - South Pacific P: 07 5442 8679 bohemianbungalow.com.au

EUMUNDI

179 Weyba Road

P: 07 5473 1200 southpacificresort.com.au

NOOSAVILLE

Christmas Eve

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 8am til late

New Year’s Eve

CLOSED

New Year’s Day

OPEN for breakfast 8-11am; lunch noon-3pm. Closed for dinner

Christmas Eve

Breakfast 7.30-11am. Lunch noon-2pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

Buffet lunch

New Year’s Eve

Breakfast 7.30-11am. Lunch noon-2pm

New Year’s Day

Buffet lunch

Cafe VinCino

Hog’s Breath Cafe 18 Hastings St, Bay Village

P: 07 5455 3544 hogsbreath.com.au

NOOSA HEADS

Noosa Marina

P: 07 5474 4554 cafevincino.com.au

TEWANTIN

Christmas Eve

OPEN for lunch 11.30am2.30pm. Dinner from 5.30pm

Christmas Eve

OPEN for breakfast from 8am

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN for lunch 11.30am2.30pm. Dinner from 5.30pm

Boxing Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for lunch 11.30am2.30pm. Dinner from 5.30pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for breakfast from 8am

New Year’s Day

OPEN for lunch 11.30am2.30pm. Dinner from 5.30pm

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

Palmer Coolum Resort

Rococo Restaurant

1 Warran Road

42 Hastings Street

P: 07 5449 3369 palmercoolumresort.com.au

COOLUM BEACH

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

P: 07 5474 9600

rococonoosa.com.au NOOSA HEADS

Breakfast at Ned Kelly’s 6.30-10am. Lunch noon-3pm. Dinner 6-9pm

Breakfast at Ned Kelly’s 6.30-10am. Lunch noon-3pm. Dinner 6-9pm

Boxing Day

Breakfast at Ned Kelly’s 6.30-10am. Lunch noon-3pm. Dinner 6-9pm

New Year’s Eve

Breakfast at Ned Kelly’s 6.30-10am. Lunch noon-3pm. Dinner 6-9pm

New Year’s Day

Breakfast at Ned Kelly’s 6.30-10am. Lunch noon-3pm. Dinner 6-9pm

Christmas Eve

OPEN 11am-midnight – regular a la carte menu

Christmas Day

OPEN 11am-midnight. Christmas lunch: set menu festive feast. Dinner – a la carte menu

Boxing Day

OPEN 11am-midnight – regular a la carte menu

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 11am-late, a la carte menu during the day. Evening: New Orleans themed Carnival on Bourbon Street set menu for sit-down dinner or stand-up cocktail/ canapé package) with all food and music New Orleans style.

New Year’s Day

OPEN 11am-midnight – regular a la carte menu

Shades Cafe & Wine Bar 9 Sunshine Beach Road NOOSA HEADS

! !

Sails Beach Cafe P: 07 5448 0055 facebook.com/ ShadesCafeWineBar

75 Hastings Street

P: 07 5447 4235 sailsnoosa.com.au

NOOSA HEADS

Open from 10am.
 $15 Wine & Tapas specials

Christmas Eve

OPEN noon to 9pm

Christmas Day

FULLY BOOKED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN noon to 9pm

Boxing Day

CLOSED New Year’s Eve

OPEN for lunch from noon to 3pm. Dinner FULLY BOOKED

New Year’s Day

OPEN noon to 9pm

Christmas Eve

New Year’s Eve

Open 10am-9pm

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

Tewantin-Noosa Golf Club Restaurant

Rump House Noosa Marina

P: 07 5474 9788 rumphouse.com

46 Cooroy-Noosa Road

P: 07 5447 1407 noosagolf.com.au

TEWANTIN

TEWANTIN

Christmas Eve

OPEN for lunch 11.30am2.30pm. Dinner 5.30pm8:30pm

Christmas Eve

OPEN for lunch from 11.30am. OPEN for dinner from 6pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

CLOSED Boxing Day

OPEN for lunch from 11.30am. OPEN for dinner from 6pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN for lunch from 11.30am. OPEN for dinner from 6pm

New Year’s Day

OPEN for lunch from 11.30am. OPEN for dinner from 6pm

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Day

OPEN from 6:30pm-late. $120 per guest includes: Champagne cocktail on arrival, delicious 3 course meal, 2 fireworks displays, Live music from the Kemistry. Bookings Essential. CLOSED

Sirocco Noosa 2/257 Gympie Terrace

Royal Mail Hotel P: 07 5455 6688 sirocconoosa.com.au

NOOSAVILLE

TEWANTIN

Christmas Eve

OPEN for breakfast 7-11am, lunch 12-2:30pm, and dinner from 5:30pm

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

CLOSED

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Day

120 Poinciana Ave

OPEN for breakfast from 7:30am, lunch 12-2:30pm, and dinner from 5pm. A la carte menu (no BYO) OPEN for breakfast from 8am, lunch 12-2:30pm, and dinner from 5:30pm (no BYO)

P: 07 5447 1644 royalmailhotel@spirit hotels.com.au

Christmas Eve

OPEN 10am til midnight. Bistro open for lunch from 11.30am-2.30pm, dinner from 5.30-8pm

Christmas Day

Buffet lunch in the bistro – 3 courses, adult $90, child U12 $10

Boxing Day

OPEN 10am til midnight. Bistro open for lunch from 11.30am-2.30pm, dinner from 5.30-8pm

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 10am til midnight. Bistro open for lunch from 11.30am-2.30pm, dinner from 5.30-8pm

New Year’s Day

OPEN for buffet lunch – must book

!Kamel Bar & Restaurant - Nomads Noosa 44 Noosa Drive

P: 07 5447 3355

Harbour Wine Bar Noosa Marina

facebook.com/kbsbarnoosa NOOSA HEADS

OPEN 12pm-midnight. Pool party, hosted by DJ Banksy

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

OPEN 5pm-midnight

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Day

Christmas Eve

OPEN 9am-late

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Boxing Day

CLOSED

OPEN 12pm-2am. Live entertainment, party games and prizes.

New Year’s Eve

OPEN 9am-1am

OPEN 2pm-midnight. Industry recovery pool party.

New Year’s Day

OPEN 9am-late

Sheraton Noosa Resort & Spa

Tewantin-Noosa RSL P: 07 5447 1766 noosarsl.com.au

Christmas Day

Coffee shop opens 8.30am, licensing and gaming from 10am. Closes midnight Christmas Day Buffet Luncheon, 11.30am to 2.30pm – bookings essential. Delicious selection of mains including fresh local seafood, baked ham, roast turkey and rare roast beef, salads, sides, desserts and beverages. $105 RSL members, $130 non-members. Special children’s prices for 12 yrs and under

Boxing Day

Coffee shop opens 8.30am, licensing and gaming from 10am. Closes midnight

New Year’s Eve

Coffee shop opens 8.30am, licensing and gaming from 10am. Closes 2am New Year’s Day. Twice the entertainment with Beatlegs performing in the South Bar (free) and Industry of Kool in the Diggers Bar (free for members, $20 for nonmembers). Three courtesy buses available. Special Party Packs just before midnight.

New Year’s Day

16 Hastings Street NOOSA HEADS

TEWANTIN

Christmas Eve

harbourwinebar.com.au TEWANTIN

Christmas Eve

Memorial Ave

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Coffee shop open 8.30-10am. Licensing and gaming from 10am to midnight.

P: 07 5449 4888 sheratonnoosaresort.com/ festive

Christmas Eve

See Noosa Beach House

Christmas Day

A White Christmas Day in the Sheraton Ballroom, 12.30-3.30pm: Festive buffet with seafood and traditional favourites, visit from Santa, gift for each child, entertainment, wine, beer and softdrink, adult $220, child (4-14yrs) $115, child (0-3yrs) free,

Boxing Day

See Noosa Beach House

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve in the Sheraton Ballroom – enjoy classic seafood favourites and a selection of vegetables, salads and desserts. Kids can enjoy New York hot dogs, mini cheeseburgers, macaroni and cheese, penne bolognaise, fish and chips and an ice cream station with all the trimmings. 5.30-10pm. Adult $115 includes glass of sparkling wine on arrival, beverages on consumption. $70 per child (4-14yrs), free for U3yrs

New Year’s Day

See Noosa Beach House

VIEW THE FESTIVE SEASON GUIDE ONLINE visitnoosa.com.au/thisweek

CHRISTMAS, NEW YEAR AND HOLIDAY EVENTS THIS FESTIVE SEASON Noosa hosts a busy calendar of events to celebrate the festive season. Sing along to your favourite carols by candelight, browse festive markets, celebrate the New Year at a fireworks extravaganza or street party, and kids can join in a great range of school holiday activities. We’d love to share this time of the year with you.

!Hastings Street lights up ! !

Swing into Christmas

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P: 07 5485 2330

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themajestictheatre.com.au

When

Friday 29 November, 6pm

When

Saturday 7 December from 6pm

Where

Hastings Street, Noosa Heads

Where

The Majestic Theatre, 3 Factory Street, Pomona

Details

Be there as the Hastings Street Christmas lights are turned on at a special event. For your chance to win great prizes in Tourism Noosa’s Noosa Lights Up competition, see the back page of this Festive Season Guide.

Details

Swing into Christmas Dinner and Dance Ball featuring the Lateshift Big Band from 7:30pm. Tickets $25 for table seats, $15 for balcony seats – meals not included. All profits to local charity The House With No Steps. Bookings essential.

Christmas Tree Trail

December Greenzone Disco

sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

07 5455 4455

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When

From 21 November

Where

Around Sunshine Coast

Details

Sunshine Coast Council’s Christmas Tree Trail is bigger and better than before with 28 community trees featuring festive decorations progressively lighting up.

Coolum Twilight Markets

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Friday 6 December 2013, 6-8pm

Where

The J Theatre, 60 Noosa Drive, Noosa Junction

Details

Greenzone Disco for 8-12yrs. Entry is $6 each or $5 if you’re dressed in Christmas theme. Prizes for best dressed. Children must have a guardian’s mobile contact and guardians must walk children to the entry point. Strictly 6pm drop-off and 8pm pick-up. No pass-outs.

Free holiday buses P: 13 12 30

When

Every Friday from 29 November to 24 January, 4-8pm

Where

Tickle Park, Coolum Beach

Details

The Coolum Twilight Markets, organised by the Coolum Lioness Club, are on the beachfront every Friday with 80 stalls offering a huge range of goods, including craft, clothing, jewellery, produce and much more. Combine a trip to the markets with a swim at the beach, picnic in the park or head to the many cafes and restaurants in Coolum village.

thej.com.au

When

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coolum.com.au

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translink.com.au

When

Thursday 26 December 2013 to Sunday 5 January 2014

Where

Around the Sunshine Coast

Details

All Sunshine Coast buses are FREE over the ChristmasNew Year break so leave the car behind and forget about the parking hassles and jump on a holiday bus. Pick up a timetable at Visitor Information Centres, libraries or council offices, or see the website and phone number above.

!Coolum Christmas in the park !! coolumchristianfamily.org

When

Saturday 14 December 2013, 6pm

Where

Tickle Park, Coolum Esplanade, Coolum Beach

Details

Bring the whole family for a night of traditional Christmas fun and festive celebration. There’s free face painting and animal farm from 6pm. On-stage entertainment starts at 7pm with Christmas carols, a live band, guest singers, dancing, Santa and fireworks at 8.30pm. Presented by Coolum Christian Family Church.

Christmas in Cooroy

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christmasincooroy.com.au

Tewantin Christmas Carnival

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noosarsl.com.au

When

Sunday 15 December, 4-8pm

Where

Memorial Park, Tewantin

Details

The annual Tewantin Christmas Carnival hosted by Tewantin Noosa RSL Club is a fantastic family event with free entry and plenty for everyone including Christmas Carols by Candlelight, fireworks over the Noosa River, rides, live entertainment by Industry of Kool, ice cream, soft drinks, food and raffles.

Summer nights at Eumundi Markets

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eumundimarkets.com.au

When

Saturday 7 December, from 4pm

When

Fridays December 13 to January 3. 5-9pm

Where

Apex Park, Maple Street, Cooroy

Where

Eumundi Markets

Details

Family fun with free rides, face painting, photos booth, visit from Santa, live music and fireworks. Also see the Bendigo Bank Street Parade with 30 floats decorated in Rock and Roll theme, the Great Santa Race with a crowd of runners in Santa suits sprinting up the main street, Poets Breakfast at Cooroy Hotel, Wimmers East versus West Tug of War, Hinterland Christian Centre Choir, Uke Crazy People, market stalls, food stalls and a bar.

Details

Summer Nights returns to Eumundi Markets with free family movies by moonlight, market stalls, music and grooves and fabulous food. Santa makes a special visit on 13 and 20 December, and there’ll be Christmas carollers. Movies will be Disney's A Christmas Carol (13 December), Home Alone (20 December), Monster's Inc (27 December) and Pirates Band of Misfits (3 January).

Light up The Junction Festive Friday

Noosa Carols on the River

noosajunction.org

noosacoc.org.au

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When

Friday 20 December 5:30-7pm

Where

Arcadia Street, Noosa Junction

Details

Enjoy pantomimes and carols in Arcadia Street, Noosa Junction.

!

When

Sunday 22 December, 7pm

Where

Noosaville Lions Park, Gympie Terrace, Noosaville

Details

Invite your family and friends to a wonderful night of Christmas carolling by the Noosa River.

!Free family day at Noosa Regional Gallery Shell & Driftwood art classes at Très Noosa !! ! ! ! P: 07 5449 5340

galleries.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

P: 0422 927 700

shellsbypauline.,com

When

Sunday 15 December, 11am-2pm

When

Saturdays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

Where

Noosa Regional Gallery, Riverside, Pelican Street, Tewantin

Where

Très Noosa, Shop 7, Arcadia Street, Noosa Junction

Details

Christmas Special free family day with creative activities for kids, focused on the current exhibition. Enjoy a sausage sizzle from noon. No bookings required.

Details

Make your own shell and driftwood art piece at Très Noosa – the shop with the sand on the floor. Costs $25 (all inclusive). Kids and adults welcome. Please call to book.

Laugh out Loud at Indee Theatre Eumundi

ArtsCool at Butter Factory Arts Centre

P: 07 5472 8200

P: 07 5454 9050

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eumundilivetheatre.com

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galleries.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

When

29, 30 November; 1, 6, 7, 8 December

When

Friday 10 January

Where

Indee Theatre, cnr. Memorial Drive and Pacey Street, Eumundi

Where

Butter Factory Arts Centre, Mill Place, 10 Maple Street, Cooroy

Details

Laugh Out Loud (Son of Up Eumundi Road) is a fastmoving topical revue, complete with buffet-style dinner. Bookings essential.

Details

Artscool workshops are fun and creative. Booking and pre-payment essential - cost $8 each. 2D Artwork, 11amnoon, 5-8yrs; 12:30-2pm, 9-12yrs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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07 5449 9343

When

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noosaartstheatre.org.au

Saturdays 4, 11, 18 January at 11am and 2pm; Sundays 5, 12, 19 January at 1pm and 4pm

Where

Noosa Art Theatre, Weyba Road, Noosaville

Details

Great holiday entertainment for the children with Noosa Arts Theatre’s pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, a heartwarming traditional panto with a terrific story, funny lines, comedy routines and plenty of villains to boo at. All tickets $12. Book by phone, online or at the theatre, Tuesday to Saturday, 9amnoon. Tickets also on sale at the door.

The Fall and Rise of Mr Scrooge

!

07 5449 9343

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noosaartstheatre.org.au

When

29 November and 6 December at 7.30pm; matinees on 30 November and 1, 7 and 8 December at 2pm

Where

Noosa Arts Theatre, Weyba Road, Noosaville

Details

The Fall and Rise of Mr Scrooge, an adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, is a feelgood pre-Christmas show for the whole family - watch as old Mr Scrooge has a change of heart after visions of Christmases past, present and future. Book by phone, online or at the theatre, Tuesday to Saturday, 9amnoon.

!ArtsCool Workshops !! ! ! !

Ginger Flower & Food Festival

!

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07 5449 5340

galleries.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

P: 07 5446 7100

When

18 and 19 December, 15 and 16 January

When

Friday 17 January to Sunday 19 January, 2014

Where

Noosa Regional Gallery, Riverside, Pelican Street, Tewantin

Where

The Ginger Factory, Pioneer Road, Yandina

Details

The annual Ginger Flower & Food Festival showcases the largest and most exquisite range of ornamental gingers and heliconias under one roof. Complementing the first blooms of the year will be some of the Sunshine Coast’s most popular chefs, gardening celebrities and entertainers. Bestselling author, gardener and former guest radio presenter Isabell Shipard will inspire adults and children on the joys and wonders of natural herbs. Join Tania Hubbard and twohatted executive chef Cameron Matthews of Long Apron Restaurant for a fun Cook and Chef segment using delicious local produce. Spirit House chefs will showcase their contemporary Asian cuisine and there will be tips on ecology, bio-diversity and organic practices, gardening tips and walks through the Ginger Factory’s tropical gardens, floral art and design, entertainment, food and amazing flowers.

Details

ArtsCool workshops are fun and creative. Booking and pre-payment essential – cost $8 each: Flying Feathered Friends, 18 Dec, 10.30amnoon, 5-8yrs; Tropical Christmas Wreaths, 18 Dec, 1.30-3pm, 8-12yrs; Christmas for the Birds, 19 Dec, 10.30am-noon, 5-8yrs; 1.30-3pm, 8-12yrs; What bird are you?, 15 Jan, 10.30amnoon, 5-7yrs; Painted Love Birds, 16 Jan, 10.30am-noon, 5-7yrs; Stencilled Birds, 16 Jan, 1.30-3pm, 8-12yrs

Wokajoowok Live Music Concert

!

07 5455 4455

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thej.com.au

When

Tuesday 21 January 2014

Where

The J Theatre, 60 Noosa Drive, Noosa Junction

Details

Brett Campbell and his band Wokajoowok present their exciting new show, full of interactive fun and live music, Wokajoowok take their audience on a journey through song and dance, introducing the audience to a wide palette of instruments such as keyboards, bass, guitar, mandolin, banjo, piano accordion, percussion, harmonica and kazoo. Learn how everyone can sing and dance, and dance faster than you’ve ever danced before. Throw in a bit of singing, whistling and making loud noises and you’re in for a very fun Wokajoowok experience. All tickets $12

gingerfactory.com.au

Christmas Boating Flotilla

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noosawaters.org

When

Friday 20 December from 6.45pm

Where

Noosa Waters canals, from the eastern end of Saltwater Avenue and Shorehaven Drive.

Details

See the Christmas flotilla with boats decorated for the festive season, led by the Noosa Coast Guard and with the Noosa Waters African Drummers bringing up the rear.

!Sail into Summer - Holiday Sailing Program !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !! !! !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !Friday night at Noosa Ten Pin and Laser Tag !! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 07 5440 7407

When

Where

Details

P: 07 5449 8555

nyrc.com.au

Youth FunSail: 9-13 December 2013 and 6-17 January 2014, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10am-4pm Level 1 Tackers: 6-10 January, 9am-1pm Level 2 Tackers: 13-17 January, 9am-1pm Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club, Gympie Tce, Noosaville

Kids aged 7-18 years can learn to sail with the Youth FunSail holiday program. Everyone welcome, no sailing experience necessary. Sail under instruction with qualified Yachting Australia instructors and assistant instructors on the Noosa River to Noosa Woods. Cost $65 per day, lunch and snack included.
 Kids aged 6-12 years can join Yachting Australia Tackers program, a fun, game-based course on the Noosa River in a friendly, safe environment. No experience required. Kids learn how to operate a small boat (OziOpti dinghy) in pairs or singles. Level 1 builds confidence and skills on the water, includes t-shirt, cap, water bottle. Level 2 develops skills further and includes t-shirt and dry bag. $330 for whole week, with certificate presentation and sausage sizzle.

noosatenpin.com.au

When

Friday nights during school holidays.

Where

Noosa Ten Pin and Laser Tag, 11 Bartlett Street, Noosaville

Details

There’s Friday night fun at Noosa Ten Pin and Laser Tag: Friday 29 November: 80s Flashdance Friday with DJ Chis; Friday 13 December: Fright Night Friday with DJ Chris; Friday 27 December: Dance Club Friday with DJ Chris

Starry nights movies under the stars

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starrynights.com.au.com.au

When

Fridays and Saturdays at 6.30pm

Where

Eumundi, Noosa Library, Cooroy Library, Noosa Springs, Coolum Beach

! ! !

Details

Starry Nights presents family movie nights under the stars this summer at various locations.

!

Eumundi Summer Nights
 Friday 13 December Disney’s A Christmas Carol Friday 20 December – Home Alone Friday 27 December – The Sapphires Friday 3 January – Pirates Band of Misfits Noosa Library Outdoors, Wallace Drive, Noosaville, 1st Friday of month. Entry by gold coin donation: Friday 6 December – Arthur Christmas Friday 3 January – Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Cooroy Library Rooftop, 2nd Friday of month. Entry by gold coin donation: Friday 13 December – Elf Friday 10 January – Tintin Noosa Springs Resort, Noosa Springs Drive, Noosa Heads, 3rd Friday of month. Tickets $5, bean bags available for hire, bar and light refreshments available – no BYO: Friday 20 December – Monty Python’s Life of Brian Friday 17 January – The Castle Eumundi Amphitheatre, 3rd Sat of month. Entry by gold coin donation: Saturday 21 December – The Santa Clause Saturday 18 January - TBA Coolum Beach Flicks, Tickle Park, Coolum Beach, 4th Saturday of month. Free: Saturday 30 November – Home Alone Saturday 28 December – Finding Nemo Saturday 25 January – The Sapphires

!Christmas Cheer (Wassail) concerts !! ! 0424 068 732

noosachorale.org.au

When

Saturday 14 December and Sunday 15 December, 7.30pm

Where

Bicentennial Hall, Sunshine Beach

Details

Noosa Chorale presents Christmas Cheer (Wassail) concerts with plenty of eating, drinking and merry singing. Traditional and modern Christmas carols with guest artist Andrew Pryor, a founding member of the Ten Tenors and member of the Tenorissimos, and Noosa Chorale, led by Adrian King. The hall is transformed into a Christmas wonderland. Tickets $30 include fruit punch, gourmet nibbles, Christmas treats and desserts, complimentary glass of bubbly. Bar available.

Coolum Flicks & Christmas Tree light up

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coolum.com.au

When

Saturday 30 November, 28 December and 25 January

Where

Tickle Park, David Low Way, Coolum Beach

Details

Celebrate the start of the festive season with a special ‘flicking of the switch’ ceremony and FREE movie in the park on Saturday 30 November, from 6.30pm when Coolum’s Christmas Tree, opposite Tickle Park will be lit up. A free screening under the stars of the Christmas-time classic Home Alone will follow so bring a rug. Coolum Beach Flicks free family movies in the park will also screen on Saturday 28 December with Finding Nemo and on Sunday 25 January with The Sapphires.

Kids golf & tennis camps

Kids play golf for free

noosasprings.com.au

07 5440 3333

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noosasprings.com.au

When

December 2013 and January 2014

When

During school holidays

Where

Noosa Springs Golf Resort & Spa, Noosa Springs Drive

Where

Noosa Springs Golf Resort & Spa, Noosa Springs Drive, Noosa Springs

Details

Get energetic with tennis and golf school holiday camps with expert tuition for beginners to intermediate, 5-12yrs are from 16-20 December, 6-10 January, 13-17 January and 20-24 January, 9am-noon, $140 weekly or $35 daily. To book, phone 0414 494 645 or email tennis@noosasprings.com.au Junior golf camps for kids 8-14yrs from 30 December 3 January, 6-10 January, 13-17 January and 20-24 January, Shortees $20 per child per day or $80 per week. For beginners through to seasoned junior golfers wanting to improve all parts of their game. To book, phone 0477 183 654 or email peter@heinigergolf.com.au

Details

Kids under 17yrs play golf for free all day at Noosa Springs Golf Resort & Spa, when accompanied by a paying adult. There are also free guided golf cart tours every day for kids – spot a koala or kangaroo on a supervised golf cart adventure.

!Eumundi Community Carols ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! When

Saturday 14 December, 6.15pm

Where

Eumundi Amphitheatre

Details

Bring your chairs or rugs and sing along with fun Carols from school choirs. Also dancers, LED glowies, food and drinks available. Santa and a surprise guest will also drop in. The event supports Katie Rose Cottage hospice charity.

Peregian Beach Christmas Eve Carols

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peregianslsc.com

When

Tuesday 24 December, 4pm

Where

Peregian Beach Park

Details

The Peregian Beach Christmas Eve Carols in the park are one of the major Christmas events on the Sunshine Coast, with Santa, fireworks, entertainment, Christmas carols by the Peregian Beach Nippers Choir and local entertainers.

An Evening of Carols

Eumundi Live

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eumundilive.com.au

P: 07 5446 1234

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palmercoolumresort.com.au

When

Sunday 29 December and Sunday 26 January, noon-4.30pm

When

Tuesday 24 December at 7pm

Where

Eumundi Amphitheatre, Memorial Drive, Eumundi

Where

Village Square, Palmer Coolum Resort, Warran Road, Coolum Beach

Details

The voices of The Mapleton Choir will launch the festive season at Palmer Coolum Resort with a selection of Christmas favourites.

Details

Eumundi Live is a new Sunday afternoon music festival and family-friendly picnic. There will be 4 acts each afternoon, with The Trouble With Templeton, Red Beard and more on 29 December; and Mitch Davis and the Dawn Chorus and more on 26 January. There’s also a special KidZone. Advance tickets $25.90 for adults, $15.90 concession through redchair.com.au, or $30 at the gate – free admission for primary school children. All profits go to local charities

New Year’s Eve fireworks at Noosa Marina noosamarina.com.au

When

New Year’s Eve, 9:15pm and midnight

Where

Noosa Marina, Parkyn Court, Tewantin

Details

New Year’s Eve celebration by Noosa River with live band Red Liquorice from 8pm and fireworks over the river at 9.15pm and midnight

New Year’s Party by the lake

New Year’s Eve in Tickle Park

lcsc.org.au

visitcoolum.com.au

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When

New Year’s Eve

When

New Year’s Eve, from 6pm

Lake Cootharaba Sailing Club and Boreen Point foreshore

Where

Tickle Park, Coolum Beach

Where

Details

Details

Lake Cootharaba Sailing Club presents family fun along the Boreen Point foreshore including New Year’s Eve flares.

See in the New Year at the Coolum Lions’ NYE fireworks. Sausage sizzle and amusement rides from 6pm. Fireworks show at 8pm. Free entry.

Festive season services - opening days and contacts  

CELEBRATE THIS FESTIVE SEASON IN

NOOSA

ATTRACTIONS Australia Zoo

Noosa Tenpin

1638 Steve Irwin Way, Landsborough

7/11 Bartlett Road, Noosaville

australiazoo.com

noosatenpin.com.au

07 5436 2000

07 5449 8555 Open 9am-late – closed Christmas Day

Open every day 9am-5pm – closed Christmas Day

Big Kart Track

Top Shots Fun Park Corner Maroochydore Road & Allora Drive, Maroochydore

2310 Steve Irwin Way, Landsborough bigkart.com.au

topshotsmaroochydore.com

07 5494 1613

07 5452 7007

Open 7 days a week 9am-10pm during holidays – closed Christmas Day

Open Monday to Saturday 9am-9pm (rides close at 8pm) during school holidays, and Sundays from 9am-6pm (rides close at 5pm). Closed Christmas Day

UnderWater World

Ettamogah Pub

underwaterworld.com

73 Frizzo Road (off Bruce Highway), Palmview

07 5458 6280

aussieworld.com.au

Open 7 days 9am-5pm. Closed Christmas Day

07 5494 5444

The Ginger Factory

Open every day except Christmas Day, 9am-late, for sightseeing, lunch and dinner

50 Pioneer Road, Yandina

Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba

gingerfactory.com.au

Aussie World

07 5447 8431

73 Frizzo Road (off Bruce Highway), Palmview aussieworld.com.au

Open 7 days a week 9am-5pm – closed Christmas Day

07 5494 5444

The Big Pineapple

Open 7 days a week 9am-5pm (rides start at 10am) – closed Christmas Day

76 Nambour Connection Road, Woombye bigpineapple.com.au

Noosa 5 Cinemas

Open 7 days during school holidays, 8am-3pm – closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Ride The Pineapple Express Train, Animal Farm, Rainforest Walk, Parfait Cafe, all-weather markets on Saturdays, 6.30am-1pm

29 Sunshine Beach Road noosacinemas.com.au Open 7 days a week – closed Christmas Day. No late session New Year’s Eve

! CHRISTMAS CHURCH SERVICES

The Big Shell 87 Gympie Street, Tewantin 07 5447 1268 Open Thursday to Monday, 10:30am-5pm with an amazing collection of shells, corals, marine collectables and beach house gear

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See local newspapers for times of Christmas Church services across the Noosa region

F: +61 7 5430 5011 E: info@visitnoosa.com.au

MARKETS Eumundi Markets, Memorial Drive www.eumundimarkets.com.au

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Open every Saturday 7am-2pm and every Wednesday 8am-1.30pm. Closed Christmas Day. Open New Year’s Day. Summer night markets every Friday from 13 December -3 January, 5-9pm, with Santa and carollers on 13 and 20 December.

Tickle Park, Coolum Beach foreshore visitcoolum.com.au Every Friday until January 24, 4-8pm

SHOPPING CENTRES

Check individual stores for operating hours

Weyba Road, Noosaville

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www.noosafarmersmarket.com.au

Hastings St Supermarket

Every Sunday, 7am-midday

Next to Bistro C, Hastings Street Open 7 days

Noosa Marina Markets

Seven Eleven stores

Parkyn Court, Tewantin

24 hours a day, 7 days a week including Christmas Day

noosamarina.com.au

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Trading as usual, every Sunday, 8am-2pm. Also Creative Arts Market on first Saturday of each month, 9am-3pm

Noosa Fair Shopping Centre

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3 Lanyana Way, Noosa Junction noosacfairshopping.com.au

Big Pineapple Markets 76 Nambour Connection Road, Woombye bigpineapple.com.au Every Saturday, 6:30am with food, produce and art

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Coolum Twilight Markets

Most shops closed Christmas Day Noosa Farmers Markets

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07 5447 3788 Coles and specialty stores open every day except Christmas Day. Otherwise open 7 days. Open 8am to midnight on Monday 23 December – specialty retailers may vary. Santa visits 16-24 December, 10am-2pm daily, with reindeer on 20, 21 and 23 December, 10am-2pm.

Pomona Country Markets

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Stan Topper Park, Pomona

Noosa Village Shopping Centre

pomonainc.org

Mary Street, Noosaville

2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month, 6:30am-noon

Woolworths and specialty stores. Closed Christmas Day. Otherwise open 7 days

Peregian Markets Peregian Beach Foreshore

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Noosa Civic Shopping Centre

28 Eenie Creek Road, Noosaville 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month, 7am-noon, followed by Peregian Originals free outdoor concert, noosacivic.com.au 1-5pm on the first Sunday of each month only. 07 5440 7900 Big W, Woolworths and specialty stores. Closed Christmas Day. Otherwise open 7 days - specialty retailers may vary

! POOLS

VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRES

Coolum-Peregian Aquatic Complex

Hastings Street Visitor Information Centre

David Low Way, Coolum Beach

visitnoosa.com.au

07 5473 9042

1 3000 NOOSA (66672)

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Open 7 days a week, 9am-5pm. Closed Christmas Day

Tewantin Spray Park Next to Noosa Marina, Tewantin

Parkyn’s Hut Information Centre

Children’s water spray park on the Tewantin foreshore – fully fenced with shaded picnic tables and amenities onsite. Open every day, 7am-7pm every day. Free

07 5449 7353

Noosa Aquatic Centre

Closed Christmas Day. Otherwise open 7 days

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Discover Eumundi Heritage & Visitor Centre Memorial Drive, Eumundi

Girraween Court, Sunshine Beach 07 5442 7353 07 5448 0288 for opening hours

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Pomona School Pool

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Monday 27 January – otherwise open Monday to Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 9am-3pm and Sunday 10am-2pm

Station Street, Pomona

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Eumundi Aquatic Centre Memorial Drive, Eumundi 07 5442 7186

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Noosa District High School Pool 07 5442 6456 Tulip Street, Cooroy

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Tewantin School Pool Cnr Goodwin and Cullinane Streets, behind Tewantin State School

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! TRANSPORT/AIRPORT TRANSFERS Sunbus Public Buses

Henry’s Airport Shuttle

translink.com.au

henry’s.com.au

13 12 30

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All Sunbus public buses on the Sunshine Coast are free from Boxing Day to January 5. Phone Translink for public holiday bus times and extra services from Noosa to New Year’s Eve celebrations in Mooloolaba

07 5474 0199 Sunshine Coast Airport to and from the Noosa region, 7 days a week. No service Christmas Day

Suncoast Cabs Noosa Ferry noosaferry.com 07 5449 8442 The Noosa Ferry will operate from Noosa Marina, Tewantin to Noosa Heads 7 days a week, weather permitting - closed Christmas Day. Extra late services from December 26 to January 14

suncoastcabs.com.au 131 008 Normal services available every day

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PUBLIC ART GALLERIES Noosa Regional Gallery

Col’s Airport Shuttle - Con-x-ion

Riverside, Pelican Street, Tewantin

airshuttle.com.au

galleries.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

07 5450 5933

07 5449 5340

Brisbane Airport to and from the Sunshine Coast, 7 days a week. please phone for Christmas Day Travel

Open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am-4pm. Closed public holidays.

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Hintercoast Transport

Butter Factory Arts Centre

hinter-coast-transport.com

Mill Place, 10 Maple Street, Cooroy

1300 658 971

galleries.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Private bus charters across the Sunshine Coast. Open all hours

07 5454 9050 Open Tuesday to Friday, 10am-4pm and Saturday, 10am-noon. Closed public holidays.

Sun-air Bus Service sunair.com.au 1800 804 340

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Brisbane Airport to and from Sunshine Coast 7 days a week, and Eumundi Markets shuttle Wednesdays & Saturdays except Christmas Day.
 Seven return shuttle transfers on Christmas Day to/ from Brisbane Airport and the Sunshine Coast. First shuttle arrives Brisbane Airport at 6am. Shuttles depart Brisbane Airport to designated Transit Stops on the Sunshine Coast (no door-to-door service Christmas Day).

Big Kart Track

VIEW THE FESTIVE SEASON GUIDE ONLINE visitnoosa.com.au/thisweek

NOOSA WIN

LIGHTS UP

Noosa prizes including dining, tours, shopping, accommodation and more.

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This festive season, Tourism Noosa is giving you the chance to win great Noosa prizes!   Capture the twinkling tree lights, rise early to meet the first sunrays, catch sparkling ripples on the ocean or snap a stunning Noosa sunset. Share your best holiday snaps that show how Noosa lights up for you.   TO ENTER: Share your best light-filled shots with us via Facebook or #noosalightsup on Instagram or Twitter.

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facebook.com/visitnoosa

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Festive Season Guide 2013