Nightlife on the Sunshine Coast

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Nightlife on the Sunshine Coast


The Sunshine Coast is renowned for its buzzing nightlife so when you’re feeling the urge to step out into the evening air, go check out the fantastic range of bars and clubs on the Sunshine Coast.

Try a cocktail bar by the beach or if that doesn’t pique your interest, maybe find a wine bars to while away the evening.

For rubbing shoulders with the locals and enjoying a cold brew and some pub fare you are absolutely spoiled for choice on the Sunny Coast. The laid back pubs and bars of the region epitomise the easy going and relaxed vibe of the coast and you’ll find welcoming atmospheres at any of the following venues:

The Wharf Tavern
Surf Club Mooloolaba
The Sands Tavern
The Pub Mooloolaba
Noosa Heads Surf Club
Nambour RSL
Buderim Tavern
Chancellors Tavern
Caloundra RSL
Villa Noosa Hotel

For modern dining in a relaxed atmosphere the Beach House Bar & Grill Maroochydore is a popular choice, as is the Piano Bar on Ocean St.

O’Malley’s Irish Bar may lure you with the prospect of Karaoke on Friday and Saturday nights.

In Maleny the Upfront club will tempt evening goers with its classy mix of drink, food and art.


For an intimate rock music scene The Rolling Rock Nightclub is tucked away upstairs in Bay Village in the heart of Hastings Street in Noosa. You’ll find similar passion for live music at the Solbar on Ocean St in Maroochydore and at CBX Caloundra which hosts live local acts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

For pumping tunes and a fun vibe for all ages you’ll want to check out Riverside Bar & Restaurant which hosts some of the Coast’s big acts, with two massive stages.

Head to Mooloolaba to join the younger crowd with their chic fashion, loud music and carefree nature or head to the Esplanade if you’re after a more mature, elegant, relaxed experience.

There’s something for everyone, whether you’re into some cool live music or want to chill with some eclectic folk rock, relax with a wine and enjoy some fine dining or to cut loose in the clubs.