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Major venues, facilities and permits

The Sunshine Coast is home to many great venues that can be used for events

Major venues, facilities and permits

Our region has plenty of beaches, parklands, venues and facilities that can cater all styles of events ranging from mass participation events to business conferences.

The region has multiple venues available for major events including, but not limited to:

See the full list of council venuesparks and beaches that are available for hosting events.

We are also lucky to have facilities for over 80 different sports many of which have accommodated national and international competitions including:

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To discuss what venues could be appropriate for your event, contact the Tourism and Major Events Unit on Email: [email protected]


EventsConnect is virtual one-stop shop for event planners to find Sunshine Coast goods, services and venues for weddings, fundraisers, business events, community events, major sporting events, high-performance sports and more.


Temporary event permits are required for holding events in public spaces. For major events, you are encouraged to submit your application at least six months before your proposed event date. You should submit your application before advertising your event. The Major Events team are available for support to complete the application form and planning your event. You can also refer to the information pack.

All fees for holding an event are in accordance with council's fees and charges. Fees are listed in the information pack.

If you are seeking a venue for a business event or conference, explore the Business Events Sunshine Coast site.