City of Beaches downtown Caloundra

City of Beaches : Making a song and dance about Caloundra for the world

Caloundra’s heart and soul have been captured in a new theme song and video, City of Beaches showcasing our region’s golden beaches, hinterland mountains, shopping and dining districts and other local attractions. The Caloundra song City of Beaches is striking a chord with locals and visitors alike, after Division 2 Councillor Tim Dwyer enlisted the help of Sunshine…

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Shopfront Improvement Program

SHOPFRONT IMPROVEMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM WHAT IS THE SHOPFRONT IMPROVEMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM? The appearance of our town, our businesses and the surrounding streets create a powerful first impression of the southern gateway of the Sunshine Coast. The Downtown Caloundra Taskforce is undertaking a trial to explore whether working in partnership with local business and property owners…

Young people enjoy a swim while holidaying at the King family camp at Coochin Creek near Caloundra, ca 1921

Backward Glance: No time limit on memories

Backward Glance: No time limit on memories It’s really interesting to reflect on our beautiful Sunshine Coast holiday destinations, and how they’ve become wonderful memories for many generations. A recent online promotion described Caloundra as a refreshing journey into serenity, with the timeless appeal of a seaside escape and the perfect base to explore the entire…

Expression of interest pop up space Christmas in Caloundra 2019

Christmas in Caloundra 2019

For the previous 5 years the annual “Christmas in Caloundra” events has successfully run in Downtown Caloundra and has appealed to many people in the community.  This business driven event is managed by the Caloundra Business Alliance (CBA) and supported by the Downtown Caloundra Taskforce. It receives funding from community grants and fundraising throughout the year…

Downunder beachfest 2019 downtown caloundra

Downunder Beachfest 2019

Downunder Beachfest 2019 Attraction to the “chrome bumper” era is universal; it knows no age or gender barriers and has few critics. Ryno Insurance Downunder Beachfest is run for people passionate about ‘Hot Rods, big fins and chrome.  With the first event held at Caloundra on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast in 2015, you wouldn’t think it…


Peter Pan at the Strand

Immerse yourself in an alternate Neverland Imagine the tale of Peter Pan re-told, and set in 2019… Performances: 9 May THUR >>10 May FRI >>11 May SAT >>23 May THUR >>24 May FRI >>25 May SAT Presented by Shiny Tin Productions In a very different world and a very different time, Wendy Darling is visited…