Monday, August 7, 2017
Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Running Festival is one of the most-loved running festivals in Australia. Since its inception the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon has raised over $1 million for charity and community groups.
Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, Queensland an hour’s drive north of Brisbane this not-for-profit event has been timed to make the most of the ideal Queensland winter running conditions. Blue skies, low humidity and mild temperatures combined with a flat course always enable fast times.
Each road race follows the stunning coastline of Alexandra Headlands with white sandy beaches and spectacular vantage points alongside the ocean. With a distance to suit every ability and age group, this community-focused, world-class athletic event caters to all those wanting to take part, including families and those with both physical and intellectual disabilities.
Monday, July 10, 2017
The Underground Opera Company returns to the Sunshine Coast in July to deliver another concert of musical theatre showstoppers with an exceptional cast of world class performers.
The weekend of three shows from July 28 – 30 will be another exciting season as part of Underground Opera Company’s 10th anniversary year, held in the intimate setting of the Sunshine Castle’s Banquet Hall in Bli Bli.
The performances will mark a highlight of 2017, with repertoire featuring a number of celebrated pieces from productions made famous on London’s West End and New York’s Broadway, with choreography set to dazzle, by Sunshine Coast favourite Dale Pengelly (Hot Shoe Shuffle, West End; Singin’ in the Rain, Hong Kong, Singapore; The Boy From Oz, Australian Tour).
Monday, June 19, 2017
The Mary Valley Art Festival began in 2000 in Imbil, the largest community the Mary Valley. It is an annual event held from 29 June till 2nd July 2017. Thursday Opening night is a fantastic celebration bringing together artists, judges, sponsors and the community over wine, fine food and entertainment.
The festival is known for its friendly and professional approach, attracting quality art work showcasing the diversity of artists from our region and South East Queensland. The festival runs over the weekend on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and is an easy day trip for visitors from the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and Hervey Bay. Workshops and demonstrations are held over the same weekend so be sure to check the program to extend your stay.
The popular People’s Choice Awards are held on the Sunday along with the Bush Haven Youth Art Award presentations with licenced bar and refreshments.
Sunday, June 4, 2017
It’s that time again. Five days of the coolest Retro Car Festival on the planet, celebrating the Hot Rod and Classic Car Lifestyle. The festival that delivers it all. With entry open to Hot Rods, pre-1983 cars, motorcycles and vintage caravans, you’ll be dazzled by the eye-candy, amazed by the craftsmanship, inspired to create.
Dance to the rockin’ sounds of ‘the Dirty Dukes’, ‘Old 45’s’, Billy Guy and others. Five days of cruising the Sunshine Coast and the nearby Hinterland, show ‘n shines, driving events, dining, dancing, street parties, trophy’s, a Mega Car Show in the downtown Caloundra and Esplanade of Queensland’s beautiful City of Caloundra, and finishing with the infamous Sunday Evening Dinner Dance at The Shed, Aussie World.
If you love cars, if you love retro, or if you just love hangin’ with the Kool Kats, this is the “not to be missed” event of the year.
Monday, May 8, 2017
The first regional Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic was held in 2007, and since then more and more dedicated volunteers have staged more than 400 events in every corner of Australia. The Sunshine Coast event offers a four kilometre walk and a four and eight kilometre run around the Brightwater Estate lake. Raise money for Breast Cancer research by the National Breast Cancer Foundation. This is the twentieth anniversary for the Mothers Day Classic and they have raised 30 million dollars to date.
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Easter is so much FUN at Aussie World.
Come and join Jake and Tilly, the Aussie World Easter Bunnies and friends for our annual Easter Bunny Hunt with Easter prizes for the kids.
There’s also the Easter Show with Jake and Tilly, Alice and the Easter Bunnies appearing every day of the Easter long weekend.
When: 14 April to 17 April
Where: Aussie World
Time: 10am - 5pm
Price: Family Fun Passes start from $34 per person
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Looking for a reason to extend your holiday or an excuse for a weekend escape or a family getaway?
Autumn is a great time to visit the Sunshine Coast so why not visit Alexandria Apartments and experience all that it has to offer at this beautiful time of year!
We still have limited availability during the month of March so give us a call today and escape to the Sunshine Coast and if you call us direct and stay 3 nights or more we will give you 10% off* normal tariff.
* Conditions apply. Minimum 3 nights stay. Bookings are subject to availability. This offer cannot be applied to existing bookings. Excludes school and public holidays and event weekends.
CALL US NOW 07 5444 2700