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Top 5 Noosa Events you need to attend

18th JAN - Top 5 Noosa Events you need to attend

There is no place like Noosa…... Glorious year-round weather, stunning natural beauty and, of course, an active events calendar that ensures there’s always a reason to visit Noosa. This year is no exception. Noosa boasts some of the biggest international events on the Sunshine Coast - as well as lesser-known local events that offer something for everyone. Here’s our top five MUST DO Noosa events… all within a short stroll from your front door at Hotel Laguna.

Noosa festival of surfing 5-12 March 2016

2016 will introduce the 25th annual Noosa Festival of Surfing. The festival offers “8 days of pure stoke”, with more than 30 divisions. Spectators and competitors alike are treated to some of the world's best surf talent in; longboarding, short board, finless, stand-up body surfing and the ever popular dog surfing event.

The international line-up puts on an incredible show directly out the front of our world surf heritage listed, Noosa First Point. This event is a grassroots surf event that not only celebrates world class surfing but also the rich surf history of the Noosa region. This is one event that any surf enthusiast should attend at least once in their lifetime.

Hotel Laguna is offering an exclusive special rate for booking a minimum 5 nights over the Noosa Festival of Surfing event period in any room grade. Call us and quote the event to make a booking - +61 7 5447 307.

Noosa Food and Wine 19-22 May 2016

The 2016 Noosa Food and Wine festival celebrates the variety and splendour of some Australia’s greatest food artisans and producers the event also welcomes some of our countries most diverse wine makers. The event promises to offer new flavours, culinary delights and the perfectly balanced wine to compliment… all this awaits you and again Hotel Laguna is perfectly positioned for guests to park their car and walk to almost everything.

Why not grab your family and friends and indulge yourselves. The event managers promise that there will be something for everyone… so come and enjoy produce from boutique food makers, fabulous wines, tapas, craft beer, cooking demonstrations, food stalls, live entertainment and so much more….it’s more than just a three-day foodie’s paradise..

Hotel Laguna is offering an exclusive special rate for booking a minimum 4 nights over the Noosa Food and Wine Festival. Call us and quote the event to make a booking +61 7 5447 307.

Noosa Long weekend 15-24 July

One of Australia’s foremost regional cultural events, the Noosa Long Weekend is another amazing Noosa event that will entice you to visit Noosa and stay at Hotel Laguna. Spread over 13 days the event celebrates, theatre, literature, music, dance, film, visual arts, cuisine and more. This cultural celebration has been a Noosa highlight for 12 years now, attracting some of Australia's best performers, writers, filmmakers, chefs, environmentalists and other prominent Australian icons. If you haven’t escaped to Noosa for the Noosa Long Weekend Festival before, then make it a must do for 2016.

Hotel Laguna is offering an exclusive special rate for booking a minimum 5 nights over the Noosa Long Weekend Festival. Call us and quote the event to make a booking +61 7 5447 307.

If you haven’t escaped to Noosa for the Noosa Long weekend festival, then make it a must do for 2016.

Noosa Jazz Festival 1-4 Sep

As Noosa’s second longest running event the Noosa Jazz Festival knows how to put on a show. Jazz lovers will be delighted by this festival. The event features some of Australia’s top jazz, blues and folk artists and doesn’t stop there - if you’re a music lover of any sort, this festival is not to be missed.

The Noosa Jazz Festival is a diverse event that delivers over three days of action packed entertainment - guests will enjoy concerts, food stalls, the Jazz river cruise, or you can even book a seat and dine right in the middle of Hastings St at the long lunch, aptly named -‘Tastings on Hastings’ or join some of the master classes – you decide…

The festival is held at the beginning of Spring. Guests will enjoy clear blue skies and the warmth of our sun by day and then rug up for our cooler nights.

Hotel Laguna invites you to join in the festivities at the Noosa Lions Park over the three days… it is a truly memorable event.

Noosa Triathlon 26-30 October 2016

The Noosa Triathlon is a celebration that isn’t just limited to the fitness elite. Mixing fun with sport and entertainment the event makes the most of our stunning natural surrounds; Swim in the ocean, run along the Noosa River and cycle the Noosa Hinterland. A mix of sporting fun for all ages and catering for all fitness levels. There are social and family events, charity events and more. Try the run-swim-run, breakfast fun run, Tour de Noosa, Superkidz Triathlon, 5km bolt or the 1000 ocean swim. If you’re only a spectator you’ll enjoy the legends of Tri and all the action hosted at the festival village.

The 4-day event finishes with the internationally renowned Noosa Triathlon – and this particular event is the largest in the southern hemisphere…. and is not to be missed.

There are hundreds of reasons to visit Noosa this year… whether it’s for our crystal clear surfing beaches, white sandy shores, amazing National Park or any one of our iconic events. We’ve only scratched the surface with offering our top five.

There are so many more events throughout the year that certainly warrant a stay at Hotel Laguna Noosa - events that are less significant but no less important such as; the water festival, our local farmers market, the pride festival, Ginger flower and food festival, and not to mention events that are still held on the coast like the King of the Mountain at surrounding regions and more.

We look forward to welcoming you to Noosa and back to Hotel Laguna - and we urge you to make the most of our busy events calendar.


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