NIGHT LIGHTS: The 14th annual Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade is on December 16 along the Mooloolah River.
NIGHT LIGHTS: The 14th annual Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade is on December 16 along the Mooloolah River.

What's On: Sunshine Coast

EUMUNDI CHRISTMAS CAROLS

DECEMBER 9 - The annual Eumundi Christmas Carols will be held in the Eumundi Amphitheatre, between 6.30-9pm. All invited to join the wonderful festive atmosphere.

CHRISTMAS AT ALEX

DECEMBER 10 - Come along and enjoy the entertainment on the new community staging. Santa arrives at 6pm. Fireworks from 7.45pm. From 4-8pm at Buhk Park Alex Headland.

LIGHTS ON THE LAKE

DECEMBER 10 - There will be supervised arts and crafts for children, music on the main stage, a water parade of decorated and lit kayaks and canoes on the lake at dusk. From 4-8pm at Crummunda Park, Coongarra Esplanade, Wurtulla.

PEREGIAN BEACH CHRISTMAS CAROLS

DECEMBER 12 - The 53rd annual carols will be held at Peregian Beach Park, Kingfisher Drive, Peregian Beach between 5-10pm.

There will be plenty of music, fun, food and a visit from the jolly man in red.

14TH ANNUAL MOOLOOLABA CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE

DECEMBER 16 - Watch as the parade of boats, dressed up in their Christmas-themed best, make their way through Mooloolaba canals. The Wharf Mooloolaba will serve as the hub of the event, and will be a great place to watch the parade, and enjoy the local entertainment. The parade starts at 6.30pm in front of The Wharf Mooloolaba before heading out along the main canals of Mooloolaba, Kawana and Buddina before finishing back in front of The Wharf. www.christmasboat parade.net.

CAROLS ON KINGS

DECEMBER 16 - Bring seating, a singing voice and a Christmas cheer to the annual Carols on Kings Beach event, with carols, food stalls, a visit from Santa and fireworks. Live entertainment kicks off at 4.30pm before the carols spectacular at 6.30pm, fireworks from 8pm. www.carolson kings.com.au.

COOLUM CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK

DECEMBER 16 - The Coolum Christian Family Church will host the Coolum Christmas in the Park event, with a night of carols for the whole family. It will be held at Tickle Park, Coolum, between 7-9pm.

GLASSHOUSE COMMUNITY CAROLS

DECEMBER 16 - The community will gather for a family night out with kids activities, community dance groups, pre-show entertainment and night full of sing-a-long carols with local musicians and a choir. The fireworks show starts from 8.15pm at Turner Park, Beerwah, between 4.30-8pm.

KAWANA CAROLS BY THE BEACH

DECEMBER 17 - Kawana Carols by the Beach promises a family afternoon and evening overflowing with Christmas spirit, hosted by Todd and Sami from MixFM. Kawana Surf Lifesaving Club, 99 Pacific Boulevard, Buddina, 3-7.30pm. The evening will culminate in a spectacular fire and laser show.

AN AFTERNOON AT THE PROMS

MARCH 4 - Australia's most acclaimed international violinist Ian Cooper is joined by opera stars, prima ballerinas, Australia's popular Pipe Band and the Blue Danube Orchestra to evoke the sheer exuberance of An Afternoon at the Proms - A Musical Spectacular. theeventcentre.com.au.


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