SATURDAY 15 - SUNDAY 23 MAY | The 30th anniversary of the Noosa Festival of Surfing will be held in the beautiful waters of Noosa’s Laguna Bay, along with plenty of events out of the water too. Presented by the Noosa Malibu Club and World Surfaris, the Noosa Festival of Surfing is the largest longboard gathering in the world, and this year will return to the core roots established 3 decades ago.
There will be more age divisions for male and female competitors, the Family Challenge event makes a return, along with the longboarding Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) surf event and the popular Vetshop Dog Surfing Championships.
There’ll also be a charity event for local kids with disabilities, a surf art show and more.
Some of the non-surfing events include:
A special 30th anniversary birthday party on Friday 14 May in the beach bar on Noosa Main Beach, with tickets including drinks and canapes, live entertainment and a silent auction to raise money for SurfAid.
Sunrise yoga sessions with Noosa Flow on Noosa Main Beach, on weekends during the festival from 6–7am and 7–8am. Sessions are $25 per person and bookings are recommended.
Noosa SolBar Beach Bar, Noosa Main Beach, every day from noon to 8pm, serving Heads of Noosa Brewing Co. beers, Diablo Co, Blackflag Brewing, cocktails, wines and more.
Chiggy's Skate Fest, Noosa Woods, Hastings Street, Noosa Heads, every day with skate lessons, professional demos and free skate sessions, bookings essential. Also food trucks and a bar.
Vetshop Australia Dog Surfing Championship, Saturday 15 May, 2-3pm, First Point.