Horizon Festival – 10 arts-fuelled days // 28 Aug - 6 Sep 2020

WHAT'S ON // 11 - 24 Nov

15 Nov: Beats + Eats in Maroochydore
The newest foodie event to hit the Sunshine Coast, with food trucks, live entertainment, licensed bar and entertainment for the kids. Held the 3rd Friday over every month, Beats & Eats want to support the amazing local foodie industry, while offering a relaxed alternative for Friday night’s that is family friendly.

15 Nov: Noosa Junction Twilight Markets
If you're looking for amazing street food, you'll love the Noosa Junction Flava Market. Arcadia Street shuts down at 5pm for a night of fun in Junction, with sweet sounds of live music and a line-up delcious food and drink vendors.

15 Nov: Wagons at The Imperial Hotel, Eumundi
Lauded as one of Australia’s great alt-country bands, Wagons are making a long-awaited comeback with the release of their new album 'Songs From The Aftermath' and a tour that will see them take to the stage in The Brewery at The Imperial Hotel Eumundi on Friday 15 November. They'll be supported by the fabulous Ruby Gilbe.

16 Nov: Artisan Markets at Syndicate Creative
Join Syndicate Creative for their November Artisan Market in the new MET Maroochydore! There will be live music, food, coffee, face painting and lots of stalls to shop!

16 Nov: Elizabeth Willing: Pith Official Opening at Caloundra Regional Gallery
Artist Elizabeth Willing’s interdisciplinary practice explores the history, production and consumption of food. The PITH exhibition will feature sculpture, collage, video, wall-paper and a live performance celebrating the produce of the region.

16 Nov: Sunshine Coast Uncorked 
Sunshine Coast’s best wine, beer and spirits tasting experience! Immerse yourself in the Sunshine Coast way of life and unearth the tastes, sights and stories of some of Australia’s finest drops. Sample from hand-picked suppliers and enjoy the live music amongst an exquisite fusion of wine, food and good company. Be surprised, be delighted, be indulged.

16-17 Nov: Biofest
Biofest is a beautiful free family event happening at Kin Kin Showgrounds Saturday Nov 16th. The event features workshops, live music, professional talks, markets and many more. Dubarray will be joining a tasty local lineup including mates Bearfoot, Flaskas, Jess Taylor, Manoa, Soula, Anna & Jordan plus many more. 

17 Nov: Developing Wearable Art Workshop
Explore the endless possibilities for sculpting unexpected materials such as paper, plastics and items from nature to create stunning wearable art entries. You will be under the tutelage of previous Australian Wearable Art finalists Yanni van Zjil and Larissa Salton, and festival curator Wendy Roe. Guest judge, designer Cindy Vogels will give a morning introduction on what the judges are looking for! A free, inspirational hands on workshop and shared lunch to wrap up National Recycling Week.

21 Nov: The Bunker Spoken Word // Words Collide
The Bunker Spoken Word showcases the best local and global spoken word talent, taking the stage to have their say and share stories spanning the personal and political through powerful lyrical flow. Words Collide is an end of year celebration of what has been an incredible year of truth, storytelling and passion – showcasing some of the Sunshine Coast’s best spoken word artists; including Lincoln Lally and Kate Barker. The evening will also include a feature performance from hot new talent Boy Renaissance (NSW), bringing a courage, honesty, electricity and a penny-drop presence to the Sunshine Coast.

22 Nov: The Local Vibe Eumundi Opening Night
Join Kita Lawrence for the opening of #TheLocalVibe Project, showcasing the collective vibe that flows through the community of Eumundi. An intimate display of portraits and heartfelt notions on personal gratitude's and connections to town.

22 Nov: VanderAa at Foxy on Coolum
Australian brothers, VanderAa are producers, multi-instrumentalists, live performers and environmentalists who translate organic sounds of drums, djembe, beatboxing, didgeridoo, guitar, and vocals enhanced by technology that create compositions transcending realms of indie roots, alternative pop rock and world music. Don't miss their acoustic live set at Foxy on Coolum.

22 Nov: Twilight Artisan Market Caloundra
Join the Caloundra Regional Gallery for their end of year celebration and artisan market. This is a great opportunity to do some Christmas shopping whilst supporting our local talented Artisans. Plus there will also be live music, a food truck for delicious dinner options and a cash bar for refreshments, as well as some interactive activities to enjoy. 

24 Nov: Sunshine Coast Collective Markets
Sunshine Coast Collective Markets isn’t just your average market, it is a collective of local Sunshine Coast designers, musicians, artists, foodies, creators, vintage wares and lifestyle lovers. The intention of the market is to create a true ‘local’ market which showcases to the community and visitors the amazing talent we have here on the Sunshine Coast. Those visiting will enjoy the relaxed Sunday vibe, amazing coffee, to die for street food, a carefully edited line up of stalls, live music from local musicians and even a mobile hairdresser in a vintage caravan!

25 Nov: Jesse Taylor live at The Pocket Espresso
Jesse Taylor is an acoustic Australian 'indie folk' artist from the Sunshine Coast. Inspired by coastal travels, surfing, and scenic adventures; Jesse's music is filled with love and positivity, and something to be experienced.