iDo Vol.2 5th July 2024

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Goodwater Ridge Maleny
Cover Photo Angela Cannavo
Goodwater Ridge Maleny
Angela Cannavo
Dress | Moon and Pearl Bridal
Photographer | Mountain Top Films

Welcome to iDo


What a colossal month we have in front of us!

Maleny Wedding Festival is on Sunday, 28th July, and all our HTSC member wedding suppliers are busy preparing to showcase their venues and products.

Maleny Wedding Festival is your open access to 9 of the region's premier wedding venues, so you can instantly tell if you will say "iDo To The Venue."

Venues have also invited wedding suppliers to showcase their diverse skills, so it will be a fantastic opportunity to meet and learn about everything romantic in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.

There's also the fabulous opportunity to be in the running to WIN $10,000 towards your wedding.

Entering is easy! Here's how to get in the running.

An iDo sign with a QR code will be at each participating venue's entrance.

Scan the code to complete your entry.

Here's what the sign will look like, so keep your eyes peeled.

Good luck!

A blog on pages 55/56 offers 9 excellent tips on how to get the most out of the Maleny Wedding Festival.

In this 2nd edition of iDo, advertisers have joined us in promoting their businesses. All the advertisers are at the top of their game; we encourage you to check them out.

The team behind iDo Sunshine Coast, led by Hinterland Tourism Sunshine Coast Maleny Wedding Committee, comprises experienced wedding professionals passionate about showcasing the region's best.

So, when planning your wedding on the Sunshine Coast, be sure to check out iDo Sunshine Coast for all the latest trends and inspiration. Its stunning visuals, helpful tips, giveaways, and interactive features make it the perfect source of inspiration.

On closing, but certainly not as a last-minute thought, the Hinterland Tourism and iDo committees would like to express our sincere thanks to the people who supported us in this issue and donated their experience, products, enthusiasm, or all three & more!

Joy Niekerk from Made with Joy with a $500 giveaway, Angela Cannavo, a Photographer whose images adorn our opening pages, our unique Wedding Venues who support and keep alive countless other vendors and make time to provide their content, and advertisers who were willing to give iDo a go.

Thank you!

Head On Up and experience the romance with iDo Sunshine Coast!

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Laura and Toby | November 2023

If there were ever a wedding day that had it all in spades, this was it! Laura & Toby’s November Wedding at The Old Diary in Maleny was all about family and fun, all the while being chic as ever

Laura's beautiful bridesmaids all stunned in mismatched black which was a strict dress code of the day including the vendors

During cocktail hour, guests were invited to bounce on the jumping castle and with a tattoo artist on site for these two to mark the occasion with matching ink, a few guests got their own for good measure!

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Open House Venue

20 Rifle Range Road, Palmwoods QLD 4555

Sunday 28th July 10AM to 3PM

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207 Narrows



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The Secrets Wedding Vow | Aldy Johnston Proprieter

Secrets on the Lake has joyfully hosted over 1000 weddings over the years They are all different and we are deeply honoured to be part of your 'I do’s'. The Secrets experience involves harnessing the sheer joy and enthusiasm that nurtures your event from proposal to honeymoon, and many anniversaries beyond From planning to end, our focus is on making a unique event Every couple is beautifully unique, and your wedding should be about enabling your choices to honour each other in that union

From a simple elopement, perfect in its pure intention, to the grand elegance of a three course sit down event Whether its a daytime lakeside ceremony, a boutique ceremony in Secrets Garden with its cascading decks and rock pools,or a magical evening of fine dining and entertainment in our Dining on the Deck rainforest venue Whether it's 'let's do this now' or 'let's plan for the future' It is our mission to make this day perfect for you!

Simply connect with us by email or visit and we will arrange a tour of our resort where our experienced staff will show you the Secrets Garden and our wide range of wedding reception options Our world class on-site treehouse accommodation is just waiting for you or your wedding guests to stroll back arm in arm after the event and begin those first few glorious days of your honeymoon and future life together

Ochre Floral Design is a beautiful environmentally minded boutique wedding and events florist on the Sunshine Coast The studio is located in Ninderry only 20 kms from Noosa and the Sunshine Coast Hinterland



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Residing in NSW meant that Annie & Kara were going to need some insider help to plan & arrange their wedding in the QLD Hinterland. They chose Montvale’s GOLD Wedding Package where everything you need is included, and meticulously coordinated by Montvale’s dedicated Wedding Planner. meticulously coordinated by Montvale’s dedicated Wedding Planner

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Our dishes are egardless of the wedding or the crowd We can use your venue kitchen or the mobile food truck pop-up kitchen in your backyard. We cater from stand-up social weddings to the formal sit-down alternate drop and anything in between We will help create an event to remember with locally sourced ingredients that give our dishes a uniquely Australian flavour. Rest assured that you can sit back, relax and enjoy your special day while we go the extra mile to look after you and your guests We love sharing our passion for food with the community of the Sunshine Coast.

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Grace & Jason

“Lisa was incredible to work with; she made all the legalities so easy and told our story beautifully Jason really appreciated her being there with him prior to the ceremony as well.”

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Sunshine Coast Hinterland






Adelaide & Josh | A Winter Wedding

Maleny Orchard provides a venue that allows for a truly personalized DIY experience for your destination wedding We rent the space to you, giving you the freedom to unleash your creativity and design your event just the way you imagine it This approach not only lets you tailor your special day to your vision but also helps you manage the overall expenses You have the liberty to select the food, decorations, schedule, and even bring your own beverages, ensuring that costs remain within your budget.

Adelaide and Josh's winter wedding at Maleny Orchard was a magical affair The couple transformed the venue into a sparkling cascade of fairy lights, with a light tunnel that added an ethereal glow to the evening Dinner was served under the stars, with one long dining table beautifully decorated to match the season The clear night sky and sparkling lights provided a breathtaking backdrop, making the evening unforgettable Adelaide and Josh's attention to detail and creative vision made their special day truly spectacular at Maleny Orchard.

Ben Connolly Photography
Tips to help you make the most of the Maleny Wedding Festival on Sunday, July 28th.

Unlike any other Wedding Expo, the Wedding Festival opens the doors to the best wedding venues the Sunshine Coast Hinterland region has to offer between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Festival day

Hit the road and plan your approach in a relaxed style This will allow you to see every location in your own time.

Begin at Palmwoods or Mapleton and head south along the Blackall Range, or start at Maleny and head north to discover the specialised venues. Beautifully styled wedding spaces are opening their doors so you can dream first-hand about your special day.

The Maleny Wedding Festival is held on the last Sunday in July. You can register now for free, or for $10, you can enter the draw to win 10K towards your hinterland wedding.

Now in its twelfth year, the Wedding Festival Trail is a must-do event for planning a Queensland wedding

The next question is, how does it all work?

Maleny Wedding Festival is your open access to 9 of the region's premier wedding venues, so you can instantly tell if you will say "iDo To The Venue "

You can drive the distance in 30 minutes, but please plan your day to get the most out of it, as there is a lot to see. PTO......


1. Research, research, research. You can never do enough! Get to know if the venues align with your needs regarding location, facilities, budget and style. Venue and supplier information details can be found on the website

2. Check the map in advance for the locations of the registered venues working together on the trail just for you: https://

3. Request the information guides from your selected venues in advance so you know what to expect on inclusions, costs, DIY or catering, etc. You can take advantage of any on-the-day offers to increase your budget.

4. Start following our vendors on Instagram and make time to chat with them at the festival, especially if there is someone you feel you have to meet.

5. Ask for advice; the vendors and venues want to help you make your planning easy.

6. It is the ultimate vendor one-on-one meetup, so have a chat. When you know, you will know who fits your personality best.

7. The event is designed without overwhelm or pressure. Grab a glass of bubbles or a brew, wander the venues, listen to some tunes, and sit and relax to get the feel of a location. If you feel the instinct to stay a while in one location, take time to meet the coordinators and the vendors. That will be your best insight into the feel of your day and the people who will help make it happen.

8. The Hinterland is one big community working together; those who have come together on the trail are there for you and work across the region.

9. If you have entered the 10k prize draw, follow the T&Cs and look for the required sign in the registered venues. We wish you the best of luck.


Maleny Jewellers truly understands their clients’ wedding journeys are as unique as they are. If you’re looking to have a timeless piece of jewellery custom made to match you and your partner, book your FREE Design Consult with the Maleny Jewellers Team.


879 Bald Knob Road, Maleny 0428 934 620

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Tricia & Anjan | Spring 2023

Tricia and Anjan were married on a beautiful Spring day in 2023 Opting for a one day package with our family team- Maple Weddings and Events and Fiesta Flora their day was seamless not to mention truly stunning

Bringing in their own piano with Tricia's brother on keys was a grand gesture by the couple to have family play such a big role in their chapel ceremony

A nice intimate wedding of 50 shared in the magic of the day with one long table lining our glass roofed atrium Sun beaming down, gorgeous florals and succulent delights from Journey Food Co made it a day to remember




























Mood Board


A Venue journey of stunning interactive backdrops

Cake Cutting Station

Champagne Tower

Guest Image Station

Feature Bridal Table

Dining Under The Stars

Escarpment Lawn


Barrel Room


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Content creator: moments bykait | Celebrant: Lauraclaircelebrant

Stationery: Glitzy Prints | Stylist: Sunshine Weddings au | Cake:

Florist: Flair Floral | Hair: Dream Bridal Hair | Car: ltdweddingcarhire



Photo: MountainTop Films | Video: MountainTop Films | Musician: mattryanmusic
Makeup: WildFlower Artistry | Dress: moonandpearlbridal
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