About the Festival

The Sunshine Coast Pride Festival is an LGBTIQ event organised by a dedicated Committee of volunteers and is about providing a safe and fun environment for LGBTIQ people, their family and friends, to come together and celebrate our diversity.


Commencing in 2007, the Festival was an initiative of the Queensland Aids Council (QuAC) to engage with the local LGBTIQ community.


Since our humble beginning, we have grown to become a weekend-long Festival, with a variety of events, activities and entertainment to cater for all ages and interests.


Festival Events

In 2018 we are re building the festival, We will have our Fair Day on the 28th of April at Quota Park Nambour from 10-2pm.


The Festival will Conclude with Pinkies That night held at The Waterfront Hotel, Bli Bli from 8pm




The Festival is run by the community and relies on community support and receives funding from community grants, sponsors, proceeds from events that are re-invested and donations from supporters.


You can make a donation through our website.

The Festival is auspiced by QuAC which maintains the integrity of the financial records for the Festival.


We would like to thank the Sunshine Coast Council for their continued financial support through their Community Grant Scheme. 




The Sunshine Coast Pride Festival Fair day is back!

Join us at Quota Park in Nambour on the 28th of April for a day of family fun celebrating the LGBTIQ+ community.

There will be Drag Queens, live Music, games, kids quidditch, health and wellbeing stores plus more. 

The Pride Paw Parade will also be back with some fantastic prizes to be won.


Then head down to Pinky’s for the official afterparty hosted by Melony Brests and the fabulous Powderpuff Girls.

Doors open at 8pm on Saturday night so make sure you come along and show your support for the Sunshine Coast Pride Festival. 

We have been so lucky to have some wonderful sponsors for our Sunshine Coast Pride Festival Fair day. 

Please get behind and support our sponsors as they support us. Without them this would not have been possible:

Sunshine Coast Council

Unity Water

All in one Fitness Centre


With very special mention to Coastal Rainbow Family Store and our very own Melony Brests and the Powderpuff Girls - Holly Wood and Sall Monalla Ash

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