Games events on the Sunshine Coast

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

Games events on the Sunshine Coast

Olympic competition events

  • Athletics - marathon
  • Athletics - race walk
  • Cycling - road
  • Cycling - mountain bike
  • Sailing - kiteboarding
  • Football
  • Basketball

Paralympic competition events

  • Marathon
  • Cycling


The four proposed Sunshine Coast venues for these events include:

  • Kawana Sports Precinct will host football preliminaries at an upgraded Sunshine Coast Stadium, and basketball preliminaries at a new indoor sports centre. Further information on the stadium upgrade and new indoor sports centre can be found via the news release: New world class sporting centre to see region soar
  • Alexandra Headland will be the staging area for Olympic road based events (cycling, marathon and race walking), and Paralympic marathon and cycling and Olympic kiteboarding
  • 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.
Sunshine Coast Council acknowledges the Sunshine Coast Country, home of the Kabi Kabi peoples and the Jinibara peoples, the Traditional Custodians, whose lands and waters we all now share.
We commit to working in partnership with the Traditional Custodians and the broader First Nations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) community to support self-determination through economic and community development.
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