Games events on the Sunshine Coast
  • Last updated:
  • 07 Oct 2022

We are excited to have some amazing events set to be held right here in our beautiful region:

Olympic competition events

  • Marathon – Alexandra Headland (staging area)
  • Race Walking – Alexandra Headland (staging area)
  • Cycle Road Race – Alexandra Headland (staging area)
  • Cycle Time Trial – Alexandra Headland
  • Kiteboarding (Formula Kite) – Alexandra Headland
  • Football – Kawana Sports Precinct, Sunshine Coast Stadium
  • Basketball – Venue options analysis to be undertaken 
  • Mountain Biking – Sunshine Coast Mountain Bike Centre, Parklands.

Paralympic competition events

  • Marathon – Alexandra Headland (staging area)
  • Cycling – Alexandra Headland (staging area)
*Information current as at October 2022 but is subject to change.


The four proposed Sunshine Coast venues for these events include:

  • Kawana Precinct including Sunshine Coast Stadium (football preliminaries). Also the proposed Sunshine Coast Indoor Sports Centre (basketball preliminaries). Note that further investigations into a possible indoor sports centre location for the Maroochydore city centre are to be undertaken.
  • Alexandra Headland which will be the staging area for road based events (Olympic cycling, marathon and race walking, plus Paralympic cycling and marathon). It will also host the kiteboarding (formula kite) competition.
  • Sunshine Coast Mountain Bike Centre at Parklands (Olympic mountain bike competition)
  • Sunshine Coast Olympic Village to be located in the heart of the new Maroochydore city centre.