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

WHAT'S ON // 28 Oct - 10 Nov

28 Oct: Cyanotype Printing Workshop at Caloundra Regional Gallery
Learn the simple process of cyanotype printing (also known as shadow graphs or blue prints) to create yourself some beautiful cyan blue prints.

31 Oct: Liquid Lyrics Poetry Slam
Liquid Lyrics brings together poets, story tellers, freestyle rappers and singers; this month's theme "laughter is medicine."

31 Oct: Wonder Women Series
Join like-minded women for an evening of inspirational conversation hosted by Abby Vuister of Abby Rose with well known model Bree Warren. Abby and Bree will be talking all things Women in Business and the creative industry, the highlights and the hard times and following your passion to live the life of your dreams. 

1 Nov: Nights on Ocean
Nights on Ocean returns to Ocean Street, bringing with it a smorgasbord of international street food vendors, handcrafted goods and live music.

1 Nov: MANXMACHINE Launch at Various Artists
After close to 10 years of writing code, tinkering with his drawing machine and breaking printers hearts with gigabyte sized files Wayne McFetridge will present his first solo show under the moniker MANxMACHINE. All the works displayed are the result of a collaboration of man and machine.

1 Nov: USC School of Creative Industries Showcase
The inaugural 2019 USC School of Creative Industries Showcase is a celebration of excellent student-produced projects. The Showcase will feature immersive presentations, readings, stage and music performances to podcasts, animations, film screenings, and interactive game designs.

1 - 4 Nov: Travelling Film Festival Nambour
The best of Sydney Film Festival is coming to Majestic Cinemas Nambour this November! Over four days, catch some of the best Australian and international features, documentaries and short films.

2 Nov: The Sundowners EP Launch at Solbar
The coast's best kept secret The Sundowners have been quietly turning heads over the last couple of years with their infectious live shows and fun delicious hooks. They will be launching their debut EP "Harlequin", featuring a tasteful blend of lofi vibes zapped with a hifi energy, and invite all good vibers along to share the love for this very special night. Joining them are two very special guests: Dorah Jacson (with full band) and fresh groove sensations from the coast, The Fins.

2 Nov: Offbeat Music Festival 
The Imperial Hotel Eumundi will again host the inaugural Offbeat Music Festival, bringing together a vibrant community of musicians, artists and performers. The line-up of bands includes The Beautiful Girls, Vaudeville Smash, Oka, Kallidad, Blues Arcadia, Ayla and Dorah Jacson.

3 Nov: QLD Ska & Reggae Festival
The QLD Ska & Reggae Festival is back, with national festival favourites Kimmy (Brazil/Byron Bay), legendary Brisbane 8 piece band Pick It Up, local favourites Mufassa & The Pride + Caribbean food, Samba dancers and drummers.

3 Nov: Food & Lifestyle Market at Mooloolaba
Come check out a range of plant based, cruelty free stalls and enjoy a day of live music, sunshine, delicious eats and handmade treats! 

3 Nov: Alfanant at Solbar
See Horizon's own Live + Local performers, Alfanant, at Solbar for their last Sunny Coast gig in 2019.

7 Nov: Radical Reels Tour 2019
A collection of short action-packed films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival that will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Designed to take you into the wilds and out of your comfort zone, the films feature daring footage of some of the most accomplished climbers, paddlers, skiers, snowboarders and mountain-bike riders alive today. This year’s tour includes 7 films packed with adventure, inspiration and adrenaline.

9 Nov: Paradisco on the Grass
Pineapple Xpress & Entourage Tours presents Paradisco on the Grass! Featuring a stacked line up of International and Australian all-stars like Safia, Motez, Secondcity, Lastlings, Dena Amy + more!

10 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!

10 Nov: Peregian Originals
The Peregian Originals are a community funded music event series that run on the second Sunday of every month at Peregian Beach Park. The Originals are an all ages event, family friendly and promote good vibes, good times and great music!