What's On In Noosa – Upcoming Events:

Noosa Triathlon 2016:

26 October to 30 October 2016

The Noosa Triathlon is Australia's largest, oldest and highest profile triathlon event. Noosa is the third largest Olympic distance triathlon in the world. This is one of the most anticipated events on the Noosa region's calendar. Need we say more....

Website: Noosa Triathlon 2016 Event Calendar

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Noosa Long Weekend Festival 2016

Friday 15 to Sunday 24 July 2016

The Noosa Long Weekend Festival is 10 days and nights of arts, literature, forums, food and fun in intimate venues around Noosa.

Head to Noosa for a winter escape where talented performers from around Australia and overseas will deliver hot entertainment to warm up the nights, celebrating the festival's 15th year.

The program has been released and is packed with music, dance, theatre, cabaret, film, food, burlesque, literature, a festival of thought, events for the kids, workshops and new features including Locale After Dark and an opening Carnivale parade.

The Hastings Street Carnivale parade will see street musicians, performers, stilt walkers, jugglers, dancing girls and an abundance of feathers moving along the famous retail and dining strip, finishing on Noosa Beach with a spectacular twilight skydiving display where Super Heroes land on the beach.

See the website for the full program and to book tickets.

Where: Around Noosa

When: Friday 15 to Sunday 24 July 2016

Website: noosalongweekend.com

Pomona King of the Mountain 2016

Sunday 24 July 2016

The Pomona King of the Mountain Festival held in the Noosa hinterland town of Pomona is a fun-filled event for the whole family, ending with the gruelling Bendigo Bank King of the Mountain Challenge where competitors from around the world run up the steep face of Mount Cooroora.

The festival program includes other family-friendly races, a 3km family fun run, heritage markets, antiques fair, tug o war, amusement rides, local cuisine and live music. Festivities begin early with the arrival of car clubs showing off their classic vehicles.

The 4.2km main race at 2.30pm is a steep, almost vertical climb up the mountain and back. Entrants come from around Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Rim and the UK to compete. Celebrations continue afterwards and into the evening with live music and free entertainment.

There's also the inaugural Prince & Princess race on Saturday 23 July for children aged 9-13, with prizes up for grabs and the opportunity to present the main race winner with their trophy on the Sunday.

Where: Pomona (about 40 minutes drive from Peregian Beach)

When: Sunday 24 July 2016

Website: kingofthemountain.com.au

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Noosa Ultimate Sports Festival 2017

27-28 May 2017

Swim Noosa, run Noosa and cycle Noosa against the backdrop of Noosa's beautiful beach, river and hinterland at the Noosa Ultimate Sports Festival. It's the ultimate mix of swimming, running and cycling events to suit all ages and abilities.

Swim Noosa: Make a splash with ocean swims - 3.8km, 2km, 1km and 500m distances.

Cycle Noosa: Distances of 160km and 100km are designed to impress your legs and your eyes as you tour through the beautiful Noosa hinterland.

Run Noosa: Each course promises beautiful beach scenery, exhilarating entertainment and a field of fun with a half marathon challenge, 10km course or a speedy 5km fun run or leisurely walk with the family.