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Noosa Long Weekend Festival


Noosa Long Weekend Festival is 13 days of arts, literature, forums, food & fun in the idyllic surrounds of the Noosa region. This unique festival delivers a diverse range of arts and cultural experiences from local, national and international artists to the Noosa stage. This year’s line up is set to be fun, thought provoking and entertaining as ever. Here’s our pick of the festival programme:


Opera Australia presents The Magic Flute complete with fabulous 1930’s costumes, chamber orchestra and a vibrant cast of singers.

Tuesday 14 July, 7.30pm

Venue: Noosa Leisure Centre

Tickets from $27.50-$197.50



A specially designed program featuring Queensland Ballet dancers and young artists, this special performance will give audiences a unique insight into the ballet company together with a fascinating conversation with Artistic Director Li Cunxin.

Friday 24 July, 7.30pm

Venue: The J Theatre

Tickets from $72.50


In what will be a lively forum, four eminent Australians Prof John Hewson AM, Prof Bob Carter, Geoffrey Cousins and Des Moore will grapple the big issue of Climate Change. Deciphering the science and managing the politics will be a crucial test for the Abbott government  and one thing you can count on is lively debate. Moderator will be former Federal Minister in the Hawke Government Gary Johns.

Saturday 25 July, 10.30am

The J Theatre

Tickets from $37.50


Sydney based author Liane Moriarty of the No. 1 New York Times best seller ‘The Husband’s Secret’ will be discussing her latest book Big Little Lies in conversation with Kristin Williamson. We LOVED ‘The Husband’s Secret’ even making an appearance on our Top 5 Beach Reads list this year, so we’re excited to sink our teeth into Moriarty’s latest book.

Saturday 25 July, 2.00pm

The J Theatre

Tickets from $22.50



David Rayner, chef and owner of one our favourite Noosa restaurants, Thomas Corner Eatery will be presenting ‘The Best of Regional Queensland’ a tantalising two course menu showcasing the best of local produce. There will also be an opportunity to learn about new Queensland producers and new products.

Thursday 16 July, 12.00 noon

Thomas Corner Eatery

Tickets $87.50

The Noosa Long Weekend Festival program features over 75 free and ticketed events at various venues from 14-26 July 2015. More information and ticket sales at Noosa Long Weekend Festival website.  While you’re planning your long weekend of arts & culture, browse our handpicked collection of Sunshine Coast accommodation and book online with no booking fees.

Image credit: Noosa Long Weekend

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