What are the dates of the Festival? 
Horizon Festival is held from Friday 25 August – Sunday 3 September, 2023.

Where can I get a printed program?
The only place to access our full print program in 2023 will be through the July edition of Scenestr magazine (which is now off sale). Alternatively, view the digital version of the program here.

Where is the Festival held?
Horizon Festival has events, activities and workshops all across the Sunshine Coast, from Glass House Mountains in the south to Coolum Beach and Eumundi in the north. This year our Festival Hub is at Cotton Tree Park. Our Box Office is located there too so you can book tickets in person there. You can explore our event program by location here.

Can the kids come?
Horizon is a family-friendly Festival; with a dedicated family program designed for kids of all ages. Select the ‘family-friendly’ tab at the top of this page to explore our family and kids program.

I’m an artist/performer – can I be involved in the Festival? 
Horizon Festival is a fully curated event with the program developed by the festival’s programming team. We do invite expressions of interest from artists and creative practitioners for specific elements of our program each year. Our program for 2023 has been finalised and we will start program development for the 2024 festival in the second half of the year. If you wish to put forward a program idea, please email horizon@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au and make sure you are signed up for our e-news and social media channels so you can stay up to date with information.

I’m a vendor – can I be involved in the Festival?
Available vendor opportunities for the 2023 festival can be found on our vendors page. If you wish to be considered, please email horizon@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au for expressions of interest.

Can I volunteer at the Festival? 
Yes you can! Please head over to our volunteer’s page to learn how to get involved. 

How do I keep up to date with Horizon Festival?
The best way is to sign-up to our e-newsletter and follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter to keep up to date with what’s on.

Who do I contact for media enquiries?
For media enquiries and high resolution images of Horizon Festival events, please contact Helen Kelly. You may also find what you are looking for on our Contact Us page:

Helen Kelly
Communications Officer
07 5441 8248

How do I get in contact with the Horizon Festival team?
Please head to our contact page to get in touch.

Where can I find out about accessible events?
We welcome all audiences to Horizon Festival and strive to make every event as accessible as possible. On each of the event pages we have provided as much information as possible for each of our events and festival venues, including companion tickets, access facilities, sensory, aural and visual access.

We are always open to discussing your requirements to assist wherever possible. If you would like to speak to someone about your access requirements, please contact our team during business hours via the details below.

Email: horizon@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Phone: (07) 5475 7272 

We encourage people who use the National Relay Service to contact us on 07 5475 7272 or via their website here.

If attendees have individual needs, how can they let Horizon Festival know?
Bookings for patrons with individual needs can be made directly with Horizon Festival over the phone or via email. Please contact us during business hours via horizon@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au or (07) 5475 7272.

Will events include Auslan Interpretation?
Horizon Festival is offering an interpreting service, where you can book an Auslan interpreter. To book tickets with clear sightlines to Auslan interpreters, please contact us via horizon@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au or (07) 5475 7272.