Caloundra Events

Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

When: 10 & 11 January, 2018
Where: The Events Centre, Caloundra

The perfect idea to entertain the kiddies during the summer holidays. Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty is coming to The Events Centre Caloundra for five performances only.

The ballet presented by Australian Ballet Company is an enchanting ballet experience for children aged three and up.

Experience all the dazzling wonder of The Sleeping Beauty in a live, interactive production created especially for children. There will be fairies in glittering tutus, storybook characters, and a prince’s quest – all set to Tchaikovsky’s hum-along score.

Running for under an hour, and packed with favourite characters like Red Riding Hood and Cinderella, this narrated version of The Sleeping Beauty will entertain adults and kids alike. Don’t forget to dress up in your favourite ballet-inspired outfit!

Tickets start from $42 and are available from The Events Centre

Performance Times: Wednesday 10 January 2018 – 11am, 2pm or 4pm
Thursday 11 January 2018 – 11am or 2pm

Caloundra is a wonderful holiday destination for families. There are plenty of fun activities for children of all ages and even some great adult entertainment. For more ideas on what to do in Caloundra check out Portobello’s Blog. Book your Caloundra Accommodation for the Christmas Holidays with us here today. BOOK NOW



Sunshine Coast International Fashion Festival

Sunshine Coast International Fashion Festival

When: 20 & 21 October, 2017
Where: The Events Centre, Caloundra

Putting the spotlight on emerging Sunshine Coast designers, the Sunshine Coast International Fashion Festival will take place over two days on 20 and 21 October at The Events Centre.

In its 10th year, the show presents talented emerging and established local and national labels, and a host of international design talent. Everyone from VIP’s, celebrities, media to the general public will experience a glittering weekend of fashion, encompassing couture, ready to wear, swimwear, and ethical design.

You will see all the latest designs for the upcoming seasons of Spring and Summer with Catwalk Shows and will have the opportunity to purchase the labels at Pop-up Stores. There will also be a presentation for the Sunshine Coast Style Awards/Best Dressed List.

On Friday evening the the Sunshine Coast Design Awards & Hall of Fame will be named for fashion designers based on, or have begun their label while living on the Sunshine Coast. Categories include: Swim, Resort, Accessories, Couture, Indigenous, Ethical//Sustainable, Active, Young Designer & Hall of Fame.

The show, occurring at the end of the global fashion week circuit in Australia, is perfectly placed in the glamorous resort environment of the Sunshine Coast. Get your tickets and come along for a fashion feast!

Tickets start from $65.00 and are available at Sunshine Coast International Fashion Festival.

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What’s On @ The Events Centre Caloundra


The Events Centre performing arts and conference centre is the prime entertainment venue on the Sunshine Coast. You will be entertained by a kaleidoscope of concerts, music, dance, plays and shows for all ages. Here’s what’s on at The Events Centre Caloundra over the next few months:

Thu 2 Nov – Abba-Solutely Fabulous
Sun 5 Nov – Jett Williams
Fri 10 Nov – The Tap Pack
Sat 11 Nov – Acoustic Guitar Spectacular
Sat 11 Nov – The Rhythms of Ireland
Sun 12 Nov – Australian Army Band
Sat 18 Nov – Sunshine Dance Centre
Sun 19 Nov – Beats Per Minute Performing Arts
Wed 22 Nov – Vov Dylan Sunshine Melodies
Thu 23 Nov – A Festival of Russian Ballet
Sat 25 Nov – Gone Bush Merryatric Players
Sun 26 Nov – Amy Beccari Dance Studios
Wed 29 Nov – The Waifs 25th Anniversary Tour
Fri 1 Dec – Kitty Flanagan

For more upcoming events visit The Events Centre What’s On Page

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Horizon Festival of Arts & Culture


When: 25 August to 3 September, 2017
Where: Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast’s multi-arts festival is set to deliver more than 200 events spread across venues on the Sunshine Coast for ten days.

Horizon celebrates all aspects of arts with visual art, film, literature, performance, street art, comedy, music, theatre and new media. It brings together local artists alongside Australian and international guests, building the capacity of local creative talent with unique arts experiences.

Small towns such as Eumundi and Maleny in the Sunshine Coast region will set up Art Streets, plus there will be Art Trails to explore. Caloundra will contribute with the Caloundra CBD Street Art Trail.

Caloundra Arts Centre Association is running three bespoke exhibitions demonstrating how lost arts and crafts including lacemaking, embroidery, spinning and weaving can be revived and reinvigorated in a contemporary context.

Artworks by forty finalists from across the country will be showcased in a stunning exhibition at Caloundra Regional Gallery for the ten days of the festival.

In performing arts there will be A Night with Opera Queensland on Tuesday 29 August at The Events Centre Caloundra. An extraordinarily moving dance theatre piece, Vincent, about the man behind the brush of Vincent Van Gogh will also take place at The Events Centre on Saturday 2 September.

For the children there will be the mini musical production of We’re Going On A Bear Hunt at the Event Centre on Friday 25 August. For more information and tickets see The Events Centre Caloundra.

To download a program of events visit Horizon Festival of Arts & Culture

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Kitty Flanagan @ The Events Centre

Kitty-Flanagan-SmashedWhen:  Saturday 19 August, 2017
Where:  The Events Centre, Caloundra

One of our favourite standup comedy acts in Australia, Kitty Flanagan is coming to The Events Centre for one show only on Saturday 19 August.

Kitty is a writer and performer and can be seen as herself on The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (ABC) and not as herself in the Working Dog series Utopia (ABC). Previously she appeared in her own segment on The Project every Tuesday night. She also shows up regularly on the comedy news quiz programme, Have You Been Paying Attention.

In  her brand new smashing show Kitty will peform love songs, talk about sex, algorithms, chimps, clowns and psychics and everything is getting “smashed”. The show runs for approximately 80 minutes with an interval.

Don’t miss the side splitting satirical comedian, Kitty Flanagan – she is a riot! Tickets are $54.90 and are available from The Events Centre

The Events Centre is located at 20 Minchinton Street, Caloundra.

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