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Discover the Best Ways to Celebrate Australia Day on the Sunshine Coast

By Accounts Pelican Waters

Australia day, celebrated annually on January 26th, marks a significant event in Australian history – the landing of the First Fleet in 1788. While many choose to bask in the sun and surf with family and friends, those on the Sunshine Coast can explore a variety of unique celebrations beyond the beach.

  • Unconventional Fun at Banana Bender Pub

Head to the Banana Bender Pub, located near Aussie World, for a day of Cane Toad Racing, Bickie Biting, Thong Tossing, and Lamington Eating. The event promises live music, delicious food, drinks, and spirited activities. Entry is free, and reservations can be made on their website:

  • Musical Vibes at Kings Beach Tavern

Catch a free live music event by Raw Ordio at Kings Beach Tavern. Reserve a table, enjoy delectable food, refreshing drinks, and live tunes. With Kings Beach just a short walk away, it’s a perfect combination. Details here:

  • Triple J’s Hottest 100 Countdown

Recover the next day by tuning into Triple J’s Hottest 100, a popular annual countdown of the year’s top 100 songs. Curated by public votes, it’s a music extravaganza not to be missed. Find more details here:

  • Family-Friendly Festivities at Buderim Village Park

Join the Rotary Club of Buderim for the Australia Day Picnic in the Park at Buderim Village Park. From 4:30pm to 9:00pm, relish fireworks, live entertainment, delectable street food, displays, face painting, and a licensed bar. Visit more information.

  • Casual Backyard Hangout

For a relaxed, low-key celebration, consider hosting a backyard gathering with friends and family. A potluck-style event with everyone contributing a plate and their drinks, coupled with music and a pool, creates an effortless and cost-effective social gathering. Organise some games for added fun.

Australia Day is a time to revel in Australia pride. Wishing you a safe and enjoyable long weekend this Australia Day 2024!

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