Treehouse Kids Christmas Party

Treehouse Kids Christmas Party

Treehouse Kids Christmas Party

When: Sunday, 17 December 2017
Where: Sunshine Coast Stadium, Bokarina

Come along for a family festive day packed with heaps of fun activities at the Treehouse Kids Christmas party to raise money for The Autism Treehouse.

The day will include a few rides and bouncing castles, plus these fabulous activities:

  • Face painting
  • Balloon animals
  • Slime zone
  • Jumping castles galore
  • Chair swing ride
  • Pony rides

After you’ve had enough activity head on over to the chill zone where you can rest for a while on a squishy bean bag.

Help raise funds that allow The Treehouse to continue to provide support to the local community with access to resources, life skills programs and social events. 

The Christmas party commences at 9am and finishes at 2pm. Tickets are $5 for general entry and $10 for entry and rides and are available from The Autism Treehouse 

Why not have a Sunshine Coast weekend away prior to Christmas with us here at The Mirage Alexandra Headland.  Take advantage of our Stay 3 Nights and Save 15% Special Offer (prior to 17 December). BOOK NOW



Queensland Triathlon Series Round 3

When: 18 & 19 November 2017
Where: Sportsman Parade, Kawana

Two days of bringing together some of the elite tri-athletes and swimmers is taking place over the weekend of 18 and 19 November at Kawana at the Queensland Triathlon Series and Kawana Aquathon.

On Saturday 18 November the Kawana Aquathon will take place with an open water swim consisting of 3 distances: 1500m, 1000m, 500m. The course is a 500m triangle with 3 laps being completed for the 1500m course and 2 laps for the 1000m course.

On Sunday the triathlon will get underway with an array of races that feature different distances to cater for all ages and abilities to compete in a fun, friendly environment. From the Kool Kids to the Elites, there is something for everyone!

The Queensland Triathlon Series Expo will also be operating over the weekend with good quality, interactive displays of products and services. Come along and visit the event sponsors and exhibitors and grab yourself a bargain. 

Expo times: Saturday: 2:30pm – 4:30pm and Sunday: 5:30am – 11am 

For entries and more information visit Queensland Tri Series

Make a weekend of it and book your accommodation at The Mirage Alexandra Headland. The Mirage is located in the heart of Alexandra Headland, known to the locals as ‘Alex’ and is less than 5kms from Kawana. It is a coastal community situated on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast between Mooloolaba and Maroochydore. BOOK NOW


Wanderlust Festival Sunshine Coast

When:  9 to 12 November 2017
Where:  Twin Waters Resort, Maroochydore

A festival experience that will leave you different than when you came, Wanderlust Festival Sunshine Coast is coming to Twin Waters from 9 to 12 November.

Wanderlust will replenish your body and soul with new ideas, new friends, newly-discovered abilities, and greater peace. The festival features lots of yoga with renowned yoga and meditation instructors, musical performers, speakers, artists, and chefs for a transformational retreat amongst nature.

The yoga classes on offer suits all levels, from beginner to expert, as well as a wide variety of practice styles. Try something different like meditation or relaxing yin classes or uplifting vinyasa, or challenge yourself with something completely new like standup paddleboard yoga or aerial yoga.

Chill out to the wide variety of live musical entertainment, from main stage performances to intimate acoustic shows to the many performances accompanying the yoga classes. Participate in drumming, guitar and other music workshops.

Get out into nature and the great outdoors with one of Wanderlust’s many guided adventures. Flow and float on a standup paddleboard, explore the surrounding bays by kayak, go surfing, or roam the shore on horseback.

There will be a wide array of food available. Whether you’re raw vegan or vegetarian, gluten-free or paleo, or simply enjoy good healthy food, taste some delicious festival food.

Check out Wanderlust’s four-day schedule here and select which activities you’d like to participate in, and then purchase your tickets. 

Looking for festival accommodation for this event? The Mirage Alexandra Headland is only 12kms away from Twin Water. Select from a generous size one, two or three bedroom apartment at this 4 star Sunshine Coast Resort. BOOK NOW

Buderim Garden Festival

When: 2018 October DATES t.b.a
Where:  Buderim War Memorial Hall, Buderim

Nothing exemplifies Spring more than beautiful blooming gardens. The Garden town of Buderim celebrates Spring with the annual Buderim Garden Festival in mid October.

The festival features four fabulous events over the weekend with the following:

  • The Spring Flower Show
  • Open Gardens
  • Quality Flower Market
  • St. Marks Church Floral Display

Spring Flower Show entries will fill the Memorial Hall with floral decorations, plants, vegetables, hanging baskets, bonsai, cut flowers and novelty arrangements in a blaze of colour.

The Plant Market presents a wide variety of plants from specialist growers and local enthusiasts that have established a reputation of  quality in their plants in the past years.

The Buderim Garden Show costs $15 for access to all the gardens, the hall and the plant market. A bus will move people between the gardens for a small extra cost. Pre-purchase tickets are available at the Old Buderim Post Office in Burnett Street, Manawee Nursery, Buderim Newsagency or Bendigo Bank.

Don’t miss this special weekend in Buderim. Book your Sunshine Coast Accommodation in Alexandra Headland, less than 7 kilometres from Buderim. The Mirage Alexandra Headland features 4.5 star resort-style accommodation set 50 meters from the main road along the Alexandra Headland strip. BOOK NOW


Sunshine Coast Home Show and Caravan, Camping & Boating Expo

When: 2018 DATES t.b.a
Where: Kawana Sports Precinct, Bokarina

All you ever needed for home, lifestyle, outdoors and adventure at the one expo! The Sunshine Coast Home Show and Caravan, Camping & Boating Expo over 3 huge days!

There will be 180 companies and thousands of products and services exhibiting their products and services for homes, lifestyles, outdoor living and outdoor adventure. Be prepared for a big day of adventure, learning, shopping and entertainment.

Entertainment includes:

  • Free kid’s rides and a jumping castle for the kids
  • Two Old Ducks cooking demonstrations
  • The Berkley Super Fishing Tank will take you on an underwater journey with a massive display

Make sure you grab your free copy of the Event Guide as you enter the event. The Guide contains all the essential information you need to know about the event including, entertainment details, event map, list of exhibitors and products on display, prize information and loads more!

Admission: Adults $12, Aged seniors $10, children under 16 are free with an adult.
Times: Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 9am to 4pm

For more information visit Sunshine Coast Expo

Kawana Sports Precinct is located at 320 Nicklin Way, Bokarina

Book your Sunshine Coast Accommodation for this event at Alexandra Headland’s Mirage Resort. Select from comfortable one, two or three bedroom apartments set 50 meters from the main road at Alexandra Headland. BOOK NOW


Sunshine Coast International Readers & Writers Festival

When: 2018 Dates T.B.C
Where: Coolum Beach Civic Centre

A festival for aspiring writers and bookworms alike! The Sunshine Coast International Readers and Writers Festival features two days and one night of entertainment at beautiful Coolum Beach.

The Festival showcases the amazing talents of a huge variety of local, national and international artists, including renowned writers, performers, musicians, raconteurs, poets and artists. 

In 2017 the festival program featured the launch of the first-ever 2018 SCIRWF Short Story Competition. POn opening day the local Gubbi Gubbi people and Lyndon Davis performed a welcome ceremony. Followed by Yvonne Corstorphin and her Cool Harmonies choir with a rousing and warm-hearted welcome to the 2017 festival.

The program continues throughout the weekend with workshops, book launches, presentations and entertainment. For a full program of events visit SCIRWF

Stay tuned for more information about the 2018 event!

Coolum Civic Centre is located at 2-4 Park Street, Coolum Beach.

Book your Sunshine Coast Accommodation for this event at The Mirage Alexandra Headland. This luxury four and a half star resort is set 50 meters from the main road at Alexandra Headland. BOOK NOW

Maroochy Music & Visual Arts Festival

When: Saturday 25 August, 2018 (tbc)
Where: Old Horton Park Golf Course, Maroochydore

The countdown is on until the Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival with an awesome lineup at Old Horton Park Golf Course on Saturday 25 August.

The festival now in its fourth consecutive year, will feature a diverse range of musical talent with a blend of electro and rock. With one main stage, a cash and PayWave bar, Champagne and Oyster Garden and larger-than-life art installations, the natural amphitheatre comes alive each year with the hottest acts and artists in Australia. 

The lineup for 2017 included:

  • The Presets
  • Bernard Fanning
  • Alison Wonderland
  • Mallrat
  • Anna of the North
  • Horrorshow
  • Skeggs
  • Northeast Party House
  • Billy Davis

Stay tuned for the 2018 line-up!!

Plus many more! So gather together your friends and make sure you grab a ticket for $120 from MMVAF and head along for a wicked day under the Sunshine Coast sun.

Old Horton Park Golf Course is located off Dalton Drive, Maroochydore.

Book your Sunshine Coast Accommodation for this event in a one, two or three bedroom apartment at The Mirage Alexandra Headland. BOOK NOW



Sunshine Coastrek

When: Friday 27 July, 2018
Where: Sunshine Coast

Coastrek is a 30-60km team trekking challenge run by Wild Women On Top, which will journey along the beautiful Sunshine Coast on Friday 27 July.

Teams of four, with at least 50% women, have between 10 to 18 hours to complete the challenge that starts at Caloundra (Dicky Beach) and finishes at Noosa (Woods). The purpose of this trek is getting fit while raising money to transform lives.

Coastrek has seen thousands of people complete the challenge, raising almost $15 million for The Fred Hollows Foundation to date.

This life-changing adventure starts months prior to the event with a 12 week training program that includes loads of expert tips, events and fundraising support to help competitors prepare for the big day.

It is amazing what can happen when a small group of women believe in the impossible. For more information visit Sunshine Coastrek

Get in quick and book your Sunshine Coast accommodation at the half-way point of the trek at The Mirage Alexandra Headland Resort. BOOK NOW



IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast

When: 26 August, 2018
Where: Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland

Love a challenge? Enter IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast and take on a world-class triathlon course beachside at Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast in Australia’s beautiful Queensland.

The event starts at Mooloolaba Beach with a swim off the surf beach, next take on the super-fast bike course followed up by two running laps of Mooloolaba Esplanade to finish up the day. Find out more at IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast!

Whether you are competing in the event or just a spectator you’ll get to enjoy all that the Sunshine Coast offers from top class restaurants, stunning beaches and world famous attractions. 

The Mirage Alexandra Headland offers a choice of fully self-contained 1, 2 or 3 bedroom holiday apartments. Book your  Sunshine Coast accommodation with us today.

Sunshine Coast Marathon Queensland7 Sunshine Coast Marathon 

When: 17-19 August, 2018
Where: Sunshine Coast, Queensland

The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Run Festival draws participants from all over the Sunshine Coast, throughout Queensland, interstate and even internationally.

More than 10,000 runners and walkers attended the 2017 Sunshine Coast Marathon. The event offers several options for varying ages and abilities, including:

*The Channel 7 Marathon (42.195km)
*McDonalds Half Marathon (21.0975km)
*Westpac 10km
*Love & Partners 5km
*QLD Government Family Dash 2km
*Cricks Fun Run 1km

Many of the events are centred locally here around the Alexandra Headland area. For further details and registration information please visit the Sunshine Coast Marathon website.

The Mirage Alexandra Headland offers a choice of fully self-contained 1, 2 or 3 bedroom holiday apartments with excellent onsite facilities including lagoon swimming pool, lap pool, children’s wading pool, heated spa, gymnasium, sauna, full size tennis court, kids playground … and more!  It’s the perfect base for your Sunshine Coast holiday.

Book your  Sunshine Coast accommodation with us today.

Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show

Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show

When: 15th to 17th June, 2018
Where: Nambour Showgrounds, Coronation Avenue, Nambour, Sunshine Coast

There’s something for everyone at the Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show!  Enjoy 3 big days of:
*Side Shows
*Arts, Crafts and Cookery
*Rural Happenings
*Free Entertainment
*Passport Trail

For more information please visit Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show.

The Mirage Alexandra Headland offers a choice of fully self-contained 1, 2 or 3 bedroom holiday apartments with excellent onsite facilities including lagoon swimming pool, lap pool, children’s wading pool, heated spa, gymnasium, sauna, full size tennis court, kids playground … and more!  It’s the perfect base for your Sunshine Coast holiday.

Book your  Sunshine Coast accommodation with us today.