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Winter School Holiday Ideas - Sunshine Coast

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by Alice Ribosa (subscribe)
I'm a freelance writer living on the Sunshine Coast.
Published June 20th 2016
Entertaining The Kids
While Summer is the Coast's favourite time of year, July holidays can sometimes seem a bit boring, especially if you are not going away to some exotic, tropical island. These days, kids always appear to be glued to their devices in their free time ... sure, kids can still go bike riding and skating at the park or go to sports camps, but where can you go to find something a little more entertaining? If you are new in town, or stuck for ideas, here's a handy list:

Take the kids to watch live entertainment, theatre, and shows at:

  • Lake Kawana Community Centre
    Address: 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina QLD 4575
    Phone:(07) 5413 1400

  • The Events Centre
    Address: 20 Minchinton Street, Caloundra, QLD 4551
    Phone: (07) 5491 4240


  • sunshine coast school holidays activities, galleries, cinema, theatre, entertainment,
    Lake Kawana community Centre always has a great range of entertaining shows on offer for all ages. (photo courtesy o www.scvenuesandevents.com.au/lake-kawana-community-centre)



Watch the latest movies with the kids at:

  • BBC Cinemas Maroochydore
    Address: Sunshine Plaza, Sunseeker Parade, Maroochydore QLD 4558
    Phone:(07) 5409 7222

  • Big Screen Cinemas Caloundra (Cheapest prices)
    Address: 11 Bulcock Street, Caloundra, QLD, 4551
    Phone: 07 5436 6600

  • 7D Cinema Mooloolaba
    Address: 87 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba QLD 4557
    Phone: (07) 5444 6065

  • Event Cinemas Noosa
    Address: 29 Sunshine Beach Rd, Noosa Heads QLD 4567
    Phone:(07) 5447 5130

  • Majestic Nambour
    Address: Nambour Civic Centre, Centenary Square, Currie Street, Nambour QLD 4560
    Phone: 07 5475 7777


  • sunshine coast school holidays activities, galleries, cinema, theatre, entertainment,
    Movies are always a favourite. (photo courtesy ofhttps://www.facebook.com/maroochycinemas)



Enjoy free entertainment at local shopping centres:

  • Stockland Caloundra
    Address: 47 Bowman Rd, Caloundra QLD 4551
    Phone: (07) 5491 3488

  • Kawana Shoppingworld
    Address: 119 Point Cartwright Dr, Buddina QLD 4575
    Phone: (07) 5444 1944

  • Sunshine Plaza
    Address: 154-164 Horton Parade, Maroochydore QLD 4558
    Phone: (07) 5443 4133

  • Noosa Civic
    Address: 28 Eenie Creek Rd, Noosaville QLD 4566
    Phone: (07) 5440 7900

  • Noosa Fair
    Address: 3 Lanyana Way, Noosa Heads QLD 4567
    Phone: (07) 5447 3788


Artistic kids will love to see the exhibitions, programs and events at:

Crafty kids can always find something to do at their local library. But unfortunately, popular events always book out super quick:

More holiday entertainment can be found at some of the larger markets such as:

Even your local community centre or places like Bunnings often have holiday entertainment for the kids, so keep a look out and don't forget to post a suggestion in the comments below!
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Why? To entertain the kids during school holidays.
When: School holidays.
Where: Various locations.
Cost: Varies.
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Mooloolaba Coastguard at 100 Parkyn Pde has an OPEN day this Sunday 10-2 with boats to board, helicopter to see, flare demo and a sausage sizzle (donation please) and commissioning their new boat st 12:30. So come along for an interesting time and meet the dedicated volunteers who keep our boaties safe 24 hours a day - 7 days a week.
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