NightQuarter has announced its opening weekend on the Sunshine Coast will be Friday 6 November to Sunday 8 November. The weekend destination will officially be unveiled to the Sunshine Coast community by dynamic duo Michelle Christoe and Ian Van der Woude.
The venue will be open year-round every Friday and Saturday from 4pm to 10pm and every Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. A kaleidoscope of colour and flavour, the precinct will be home to 40 shipping container-based stallholders serving up global eats, desserts, drinks and speciality retailers.
Every Friday and Saturday night, the space will come alive with live music across five stages, immersive performances, street art, bars and vintage amusement rides. The Sunday concept is a new addition to the NightQuarter experience set to make for beautiful Sunshine Coast Sunday afternoons. It will be dedicated to funk, flavours and furry-friend outings with a ‘pup-up bar’ for pooches, undercover vintage and design markets, sustainability workshops and blues tunes.
Featuring regular ticketed live music concerts, special events and cabaret dinner-and-show style events every Thursday, the precinct will help to reinvigorate the Sunshine Coast music scene following a year of Covid-19 restrictions. The venue has been purpose-built with a 12m x 6m stage, three storeys of shipping containers and state-of-the-art production. Michelle says, “We have invested millions alongside Stockland into the precinct to provide immersive entertainment every weekend, a curated selection of global eats and unique experiences.”
Partnering with local brewery Eumundi Brewery, there will be the Eumundi Backyard dedicated to local craft beers, live tunes and games. Queensland winery Sirromet have created a cellar door style experience with a wine bar and wine tastings, and Jack Daniels have created ‘Jack’s Bar’ dedicated to great whiskey and live music with whiskey tasting flights.
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