NightQuarter is an entertainment destination that operates every weekend, all year round in Kawana on the Sunshine Coast. Every Friday and Saturday night from 4.00pm to 10.00pm, NightQuarter opens for their NightQuarter experience, with stallholders, family friendly fun, live music across five stages, immersive performances, street art, bars, market shopping and vintage amusement rides.
Sundays, once a month, from 12.00noon to 7.00pm, NightQuarter visitors will be entertained with funk, flavours, undercover vintage and designer markets, sustainability workshops and singing the blues guaranteed to brighten anybody's Sunday arvo. And, don't forget your pooches - there's even a 'pup-up bar'.
Doggies are welcome on Sunday afternoons, with the proviso that they are people-friendly, on a short leash and can be carried when entering congested areas.
Every week NightQuarter have a variety of awesomely entertaining events, so to ensure you don't miss out, here, in date order, are NightQuarter's February events -
NightQuarter is proudly celebrating everything that is Aotearoa (NZ) this Waitangi Day. Celebrate the significance of the signing of New Zealand's founding treaty with a fabulous line up of music, food and cultural performances, inspired by the land of the white cloud.
The Waitangi Day will appeal to all ages, with strong New Zealand and Pacific Island influences, making it a must-do experience for Kiwis and Aussies alike!
Get ready to rock your socks off! A huge Rockabilly Festival is rolling into NightQuarter in February with everything from 1950's rockabilly music, pin-up fashion, vintage American cars and slow-cooked American BBQ.
Rockabilly lovers will enjoy non-stop rockabilly, americana and rock 'n' roll music across two stages, with entertainment provided by -
Friday 19 February | 4.00pm to 10.00pm
All Ages Entry passes are available for purchase online here or may be purchased on arrival at the front gate*
Party like you are in Rio!
Party like you are in Rio! The colour, the fun and the glamour of the Brazilian Carnaval is taking over the NightQuarter streets in February. Immerse yourself in Summer vibes with delectably delicious caipirinhas (Brazil's favourite drink) and Bossa Nova cocktails, flowing from the bars.
Brazzo Boys will be bringing party goers a real taste of Brazil with chefs Ibanez and Tiago, showcasing their, more than twenty years BBQ experience, Brazilian style. Enjoy churrasco BBQ cooked with smoke from burning charcoal. The skewered meat is sealed with heat from the charcoal and the slow roasting cooks the meat from the inside out. The meat is juicy, tender and mouth watering.
Experience the magic and colour of a Brazilian Carnaval with a five piece Brazilian band, samba dancers and Carnaval drummers.
Friday 19 February | 6.00pm to 10.00pm
Highlife and Forrest Run - Rise Summer Concert Series Find your tickets online here - General Admission $24
Tickets include an entry pass ($5) to NightQuarter (4.00pm to 10.00pm)
Highlife and Forrest Run will be at the Rise Summer Concert Series
To celebrate the 'rising again' of NightQuarter, NightQuarter are proudly hosting 'Rise', a concert series with a curated lineup of the most talented local live acts from the region.
Rise Summer Concert Series will showcase the talents of live legends like Tijuana Cartel, Bearfoot, Highlife, Dubarray, Andrea Kirwin, Bullhorn, Fat Picnic, Hanlon Brothers and heaps more. The Rise Summer Concert Series is promising to 'take music to new heights', with a focus on homegrown Sunny Coast acts. This Series is supported by Arts Queensland 'Play Local' funding, which has also contributed to the booking of forty Sunshine Coast based acts, across the five stages of NightQuarter.
Artwork has been created by local Caloundra illustrator, Isabelle Beatrix.
Take a trip down Memory Lane and relive the era of big hair, big hits and big fun when the Never Ending 80's present a show jam-packed with the biggest hits from the biggest artists of all time.
Imagine spending a night with the greatest hits from the 80's with Madonna, Prince, Queen, AC/DC, Lionel Ritchie and Springsteen, to name but a few.
Sunday 21 February | 12.00noon to 7.00pm
Monthly Sunday Sessions, now only once a month Entry passes are available for purchase online here or may be purchased on arrival at the front gate, if not sold out prior*
Bookmark Sunday 21 February for the monthly Sunday ...
Sunday Sessions are all about island vibes, local brews, colourful cocktails, craft workshops and live tunes. Join NightQuarter once a month on a Sunday afternoon from 12.00 noon to 7.00pm for furry friend outings, family-friendly fun and foodie adventures.
Most Sundays will include the best finds of clothing and/or vinyl markets! NightQuarter live tunes on Sundays will be dedicated to all things blues, loose funk, improvisation and toe-tapping rhythms.
Yeehaw! Once a month Dicko's Country Spit Roast promises a carnival of twang, country queens and twelve-hour smoked barbecue, served up with only the very best of Country hits. Think Grand Ole Opry meets Priscilla Queen of the Desert, with a bit of Hey, Hey, it's Saturday mayhem thrown in.
Dicko's Country Spit Roast features the beautiful Queen Cowgirl, Sellma Soul and the Belles of the Rodeo, 'The Reverse Cowgirls', a very naughty troupe of drag queens, who will parade a fabulous ensemble of outrageous outfits and slightly saucy dance routines.
Make sure to check your 'worries' at the door, muster up your mates, go for the big dress-up and prepare yourselves for a barn-storming rooting, tooting and boot scooting good ol' singalong, with heaps of laughter.
Whether it's Jolene, The Gambler, Rhinestone Cowboy or Beer with Duncan, guests can expect to be singing their hearts out by the end of the night.
VIP Dinner & Show packages are available with allocated seating close to the stage and table service. General admission ticket holders can enjoy a beer and street food purchased on the night from Grumpi's BBQ in the Eumundi Backyard Bar, before entering the event space.
Community events at NightQuarter are themed celebrations that take over the NightQuarter precinct in collaboration with the community. Community events are included within the standard entry pass price for NightQuarter.*
NB! Please note that last-minute program changes may occur, due to Covid rules and regulations.