Raise Your Glass for New Year’s Celebrations

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Before fireworks flare out in the sky, full glasses go up and 2022 tips over into 2023, Georgia Beard illuminates the most luxurious and lively venues celebrating the New Year!

We know you’re all wrapped up in the joyful chaos of Christmas, but there’s another major festive event on your calendar! The fuse has been lit for a cracking New Year, and the best restaurants and bars on the Sunshine Coast have spared no champagne! As you welcome 2023, make it your first resolution to party and partake in a festive feast at these unmissable local celebrations!


Bella Venezia brings all the elegance to your New Year’s Eve celebrations. Experience a sumptuous Italian feast and award-winning wine list overlooking Mooloolaba Beach.

1st Seating – 3 Course Menu

  • Strict seating time limit of 2 hours
  • 3-course set menu
  • Adults: $100 per person including a glass of French Champagne
  • Children under 12 years: $60 per person

2nd Seating – 4 Course Set Menu

  • Unlimited time on table
  • 4-course set menu
  • No children’s menu available
  • Adults: $155 per person including a glass of French Champagne


Say Aloha to 2023 in paradise! At Paradise Rum, dance into the New Year with live music by Hen Peck followed by Kenny Beeper on the discs. Dig out your Hawaiian Shirt and bring a Lei – the Distillery will be giving away prizes for the best dressed Hawaiian! Plus, win cash from Jag the Joker, drawing every hour! Bookings are essential!

WHEN: Saturday 31 December, 5pm – 11.45pm

WHERE: Paradise Rum Distillery, 25 Technology Drive, Warana

COST: Free to attend!


Watch the sun go down on 2022 from the balcony of Acqua Restaurant and Bar, overlooking the waters of Pumicestone Passage. Whether you’re celebrating the New Year with tapas, cocktails or a multi-course feast, this will be a New Year’s Eve to remember. You might even catch some beachside fireworks!


Sublime food, superb service and a scintillating environment. What could be more appropriate for your elevated New Year’s Eve celebrations? As 2023 approaches, book a table at Market Bistro and indulge in mouth-watering European cuisine. Why not pop over next door to Market Wine Store and pick up a bottle of champagne to end the night?


Embrace the traditions of a New Year’s Eve in Italy at Bocca Italian! While you feast on the trattoria’s elegant Italian dishes, make sure you wear lucky red underwear! If takeaway Italian is more your style, bring home Bocca and follow your feast with lentils and grapes for good luck!


If there’s a sole venue where you should celebrate the New Year, it’s Sole Restaurant. Immerse yourself in a casual dining experience in the charming town of Seaside with the seafood restaurant’s ever-fresh ocean-to-plate menu.


When you wake up to the new year, why not celebrate 2023 with a gourmet breakfast? Bask in the glory of Bask Eumundi’s new Breakfast Menu, the latest addition to the restaurant’s slate of lazy long lunches and intimate dinners.

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SAVE THE DATE! 9 December, 9am-3pm @stevensstreetgallery for their Christmas Market!

Discover 20+ makers showcasing unique art, ceramics, jewellery, and more from the region`s finest artisans.

Shop local and creative this Christmas for the perfect gifts. Don`t miss free workshops and entertaining programs.

Every purchase supports local artists and boosts the creative community. A festive day trip awaits, filled with creative spirit!

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When: Monday, December 11th, 2-4pm
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Dive into the wild world of ten artists who flipped the script on contemporary art using prints in the 1970s!

Thanks to the magic of the Japan Foundation, Sydney, and the Consulate-General of Japan, Brisbane, this show is an art extravaganza you won`t want to miss!

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Friday 8 December - Christmas Night Market from 4-8pm! Immerse yourself in the holiday magic with dazzling lights, festive treats, and a FREE climbing wall for the kiddos!

Then, on Saturday 9 December at 9am, join for a Saturday Market day like no other! Join the Christmas Card Workshop – a merry morning of creativity, crafts, and spreading holiday cheer!

Mark your calendars for a weekend of joy and jolly vibes!

Get ready to jingle all the way at the 59th Annual Peregian Beach Carols – the Coast`s OG carolling extravaganza on Wednesday 20 December.

This year, the dynamic trio of @peregianfamilyandfriends , @thevillageperegianbeach and @peregiansurfclub are teaming up to make your holiday season merry and bright in Peregian Park!

What`s on the festive menu?
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To unwrap all this awesomeness, just throw in a jolly $15 per family – covering EVERYTHING, from tunes to the main man himself, Santa!

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Sleigh bells are ringing! Have you booked your spot yet?

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Date: Thursday, 7 December, 2023
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Coolum Beer Co. | Unit 1, 2 Junction Drive, Coolum Beach QLD 4573

Tickets: Members $35.00 | Non-Members $45.00