Beltane Fire Festival
Discover what Beltane is all about at this year’s Beltane Fire Festival. Influenced by the early Gaelic festival, Beltane Fire Festival will be celebrating the return of summer in Australia with a full day of festivities including a fire ceremony, Burning Man effigy, Maypole dancing, live music and entertainment, and a big community feast. People of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to join in, and it’s a fascinating spectacle in the coming of a brand new season. Don’t miss it at the Gympie Showgrounds on November 3.
Noosa Hill Climb Summer Challenge
See hillclimbing for yourself at the Noosa Hill Climb Summer Challenge this November. Hosting its 21st annual event and returning for its Summer Challenge which will bring new marque ‘Historic and Sports Cars’, the Noosa Hill Climb is an exciting uphill race against the clock taking place in Tewantin National Park. Spectators will be lining the winding roads to catch all the action, and there’ll even be the opportunity to see the cars up close. Experience this unique motorsport on November 10 and 11, with an introductory street parade on November 9.
Lighting Up Cooroy’s Christmas Tree
Christmas is just around the corner and the perfect way to get in the spirit is with the lighting of Cooroy’s famous Studio Steel Christmas tree. Famous for being one of the region’s biggest and brightest Christmas trees each year, the lighting of the tree in Cooroy is a brilliant sight to behold, and takes place alongside live music, good food, and a man-made snow machine! Round up your loved ones and head to Cooroy on November 30.