This January near our Nambour accommodation, here are the best Sunshine Coast events to catch for the perfect start to 2020!

Coolum Flicks in the Park

Not long into the New Year, Coolum Flicks in the Park is offering the perfect treat for families on the Sunshine Coast with a choice of outdoor movie showings in Tickle Park, just a stone’s throw from Coolum Beach. There are three exciting films to catch across three weekend nights in January – 100% free to attend with the freedom to bring your own snacks, blankets and chairs for a memorable evening with the kids!

The 2020 program includes The Greatest Showman on Saturday January 4, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie on Saturday January 11 and Paddington on Saturday January 18. From our location in Nambour, Coolum is a 20-minute drive away.

Sunshine Coast Bridal Showcase

For one day at Venue 114, don’t miss Sunshine Coast Bridal Showcase if you’re starting to make plans for your special day. This huge expo will feature everything you need to find inspiration and design your perfect wedding, offering a host of regional exhibitors under one roof with plenty to browse from morning to afternoon.

A 25-minute drive from our cheap Sunshine Coast accommodation, head to Venue 114 Bokarina for a spread of exhibitors offering cake design, wedding attire, photography and entertainment, car hire, beauty services and more. To be held from 9 am to 3 pm, treat your fiancé to Sunshine Coast Bridal Expo on Sunday, January 12.

Ginger Flower and Food Festival

Across one whole weekend in January, Sunshine Coast Ginger Factory will come alive with the return of its annual Ginger Flower and Food Festival – a festival celebration for all ages that will feature mouth-watering regional food, colourful flower displays and live entertainment.

Stop for a day or soak up the full three-day festival, where there will be a huge showcase of Sunshine Coast gingers and heliconias, special guest appearances, live chef workshops and informative garden talks. While there, take the opportunity to enjoy The Ginger Factory’s shops, ice creamery, live bee show and scenic train ride.

Ginger Flower and Food Festival 2020 will take place from Friday, January 17 to Sunday, January 19.

Visit the Sunshine Coast for an affordable price this January – find more information today at Sunshine Coast Motor Lodge.


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