Friday nights on the panoramic Bulcock Beach Esplanade with fabulous shopping, eating and entertainment under the stars equates to the Summer Twilight Markets Caloundra. Local entertainers, 'On Her Majesty's Fire', will be kicking things off with a mesmerising fire display and belly dancing performances - ooh, la, la - backed by the drummers of 'The Off Beat' group. The Twilight Markets in Caloundra are hugely popular with locals as well as out-of-towners, make sure you get there early.
Nothing like having Friday night entertainment all sorted - Image: Twilight Markets Caloundra FB
🎅🏼Welcome Santa to Town Saturday 15 December | 8.30am to 10.00am Bulcock Street, Caloundra
Come along to Bulcock Street on Saturday 15 December to celebrate the official opening of Bulcock Street as well as the beginning of Christmas in Caloundra programme. Santa is coming to town at this special Welcome Santa to Town event and will be accompanied by his magical Christmas vehicles. Make sure you are at the official opening of Santa's workshop to be in line for the FREE printed family photo (see below).
Come and meet Santa and have a FREE family photo taken - Image: Downtown Caloundra FB
You never know who will pop up at the Pop-up Markets - Image: The Collective Market>Pop-up Market Caloundra
🎅🏼 Pop-up Market Caloundra - only handmade items
Sunday 16 December, Sunday 23 December, Sunday 30 December | 8.00am to 12.30pm
The Collective Market, Lamkin Lane, Caloundra
Looking for something special and handmade? Look no further … the Pop-up Market Caloundra in the Paisley Project Shed, has all sorts of fabulous and unique handmade items for sale. Eleven of the Sunshine Coast's talented artisans have come together to bring shoppers one-of-a-kind, timeless pieces. Come and browse and support local talents.
🎅🏼 Christmas Card-making Workshop - FREE
Monday 17 December to Friday 21 December | 10.30am to 11.00am
Santa Central, 40 Bulcock Street, Caloundra
A fabulously FREE festive idea! The Christmas Card-making Workshop is perfect for children aged between three and twelve years of age. Children can make their own Christmas Card - all materials are provided.
FREE Workshop - Image: Eventbrite for Organisers>Christmas card making workshop FB
Please note parents are to be present to supervise their children during the Christmas card-making workshop. As these workshops are FREE, they are already proving to be in great demand (Monday 17 December has already 'booked out'), parents are advised to register their interest and obtain their FREE online tickets here.
🎅🏼 Carols on Kings Beach - FREE
Saturday 15 December | 4.30pm to 8.00pm
Kings Beach Amphitheatre, Kings Beach
Entertainment, delicious food and an array of fabulous Christmas celebrations ... and it's all happening at Carols on Kings Beach on Saturday 15 December, late afternoon into the evening.
Bring a blanket, bring some chairs and settle in for a night of Carols on Kings Beach festivities, including another visit from Santa and a spectacular fireworks display, finishing off a Santa-bulous day at about 8.00pm. Fireworks can upset some animals so please ensure they are kept safe during this event.