Christmas in Cooroy

This is an archived copy of an event that has already passed. It is online for informational purposes only.
  • Date:
  • Location: Apex Park, Cooroy 4563 Queensland

From 2pm to 10pm. A free community event with loads of free entertainment and activities including rides, face painting, competitions, giveaways, magician Ben Wright, afro fusion workshop, local band Rust, the Bendigo Bank Street Parade and fireworks. Market stalls, food vendors and licenced area on site also.

And if you want to start the day early, join the Poets Breakfast with Hagar the poet nurse, Harry Donnelly from ABC FM, Bazza the Bush Balladeer and Ian McKay. $10 entry fee plus your choice of breakfast.

Christmas in Cooroy
06 December 2008
Apex Park, Maple Street, Cooroy
Proudly hosted by Cooroy Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club of Cooroy

For all the details and competitions entry forms email or telephone Danielle Taylor on 0403 023 802.

This year is shaping up to be a very merry time indeed. Being held in Apex Park on Saturday 6th December, this year is going to be the biggest and best yet. Planning is well and truly underway so check back regularly to get updates.
You are going to love the entertainment line up that has been organised this year with loads of free activities. The festivities start at 2.00pm in Apex Park with free rides, free face painting, Magician Ben Wright, food stalls, a licensed venue and loads of activities and entertainment throughout the day.

The Chamber of Commerce are also organising street lights and decorations to ensure the whole town will be in a festive mood. And Ricon Contractors Pty Ltd are decorating the Christmas Tree on the roundabout at Emerald and Maple Streets.

The Bendigo Bank Street Parade at 4.00pm will be followed by some of the coast's best entertainment and a fireworks display to blow your socks off. And don't forget the great competitions (see below).

Anyone interested in participating in the event, wanting more information, interested in being a sponsor or providing a donation can contact the Event Co-ordinator, Danielle Taylor of Firefly Solutions on 0403 023 802 or

Bendigo Bank Street Parade

The Bendigo Bank Street Parade starts at 4.00pm and makes it way up Maple Street and back with local business and community groups competing to take out the Christmas in Cooroy Best Float Award.

Last year's winners of the Best Float, the Cooroy Ragettes have thrown down the challenge to businesses and community groups to try and take the trophy from them this year!

Hinternoosa Decorate Your Bike Competition

The Hinternoosa Decorate Your Bike Competition is on again, so kids start planning your entry to be in the running to win some great prizes. Entry is free and all entries can also participate in the street parade.

Register in Apex Park before 3.30pm for judging at 3.40pm.

Lanhams Cooroy Mitre 10 Christmas Lights Competition

For residents in Cooroy and the surrounding areas, the Lanhams Cooroy Mitre 10 Christmas Lights Competition with free entry gives the opportunity to win some great prizes.

So unpack your tinsel, lights and decorating skills and make sure your decorations are up in the first week of December to be in the running. Entry forms will be available soon at Lanhams Cooroy Mitre 10.

Queensland Media Print Decorate Your Shop Window Competition

The Queensland Media Print Decorate Your Shop Window Competition is on again. Retailers can go in the running to win the Best Window Award (prize - $150 QMP voucher) and the People's Choice Award (prize - $100 QMP voucher) this year. Residents and visitors can vote on their favourite window in the People's Choice Awards and go in the running to win a $100 Lukes Cooroy IGA voucher.

Entry forms and People's Choice Voting Forms will be available shortly.

Cooroy Central Guardian Pharmacy Photographic Competition

For budding photographers, the Cooroy Central Guardian Pharmacy Photographic Competition provides the opportunity to showcase your photographs and go in the running for some fantastic photographic prizes.

The theme this year is "Looking Out Your Back Door" and up to three photographs can be entered for only $5. Your entries are only limited by your imagination!

First prize is a camera, 2nd prize is a $50 voucher and third prize is a $25 voucher - so start clicking!

Cooroy Central Guardian Pharmacy at 26 Maple Street are also offering half price prints to anyone with an entry form.

Entries can be obtained and submitted at Cooroy Guardian Pharmacy.

ISSA Creations Scrapbooking Competition and Cardmaking Competition

The scrapbooking competition and cardmaking competition sponsored by ISSA Creations are an absolute must for all scrapbookers and cardmakers!

There are some great prizes available and details and entry forms will be available in November from ISSA Creations.

Firefly Solutions :
499 Black Mountain Road, Cooroy
07 5447 6250
0403 023 802
07 5472 0819
Firefly Solutions

Map Location ( get directions )

Apex Park, Cooroy

All Sunshine Coast events, gigs, functions etc... onsite are correct as per information provided at time of uploading, please always verify times or dates directly with the venues to avoid disappointment.