Long Lunch on Hastings

A magnificent Barra Dish from Bistro C.

NOOSA alive! is thrilled to be presenting a long lunch on Hastings Street to celebrate cultural arts and live performances within the Noosa region for 20 years.

Friday 29 July is the long lunch date as the volunteers of NOOSA alive! roll out the entertainment program, building on life-long community friendships, lots of laughs and inspiring entertainment.

Join the NOOSA alive! team for the celebratory 20th anniversary.

Restaurants such as Locale, Bistro C, Season, Rococo, Aromas & Waterfront Restaurant have curated sensational three course menus.

Choose your seat at the table of your chosen restaurant, be quick, if not already sold out.

Dal Zotto takes over the precinct with Prosecco flowing, a drinks package finely selected including local beer by Boiling Pot Brewing Co and wines from Gathered Wines.

A band holds centre stage in Hastings Street and roving performers entertain longlunch guests throughout the Hastings Street precinct.

Sami & Todd from Mix FM will guide you through the day as emcees, ensuring there will be some surprises.

Set on Kabi Kabi country, Noosa is building on the arts and cultural offering that NOOSA alive! is determined to uphold. This long lunch is proudly sponsored by Morgans.

After lunch and as the sun sets, NOOSA alive! kicks off its two day music festival on Noosa’s Main Beach with Seaside Vibes commencing at 4pm under the Evie Networks Marquee.

Shag Rock, C.C. McKenzie, Dear Doonan and Anna & Jordan will fill you with soulful bliss, proudly sponsored by Blake Machinery Group.

Saturday morning offers two shows for the little movers, The Beanies on Noosa’s Main Beach under the Evie Networks Marquee will shake the sillies out for our young party goers.

Then roll into an afternoon of Seaside Vibes Day Two.

Tijuana Cartel beats will move more than your feet under the sand while being supported by Raw Ordio and DJ Stevie G.

A turn is taken on Sunday 31 July as NOOSA alive! presents Beach Jazz ‘n Blues featuring George Washingmachine, Ingrid James Quintet featuring Martha Baartz, Shenzo Gypsy Jazz Quartet, Anna Q & Plan B and Barry Charles.

This special jazz offering on the beach is sponsored by Williamson & Co Real Estate.

If Opera on Noosa’s Main Beach under the Evie Networks Marquee is more your scene, there are food and beverage packages with this ticket so mark your diaries for Moonlight Serenade on 28 July, sponsored by The Ogilvie Group.

Other events on the 10-day, 20th anniversary program such as Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky’s Leave Your Light On and David Williamson’s gala opening event of Money & Friends have both sold out so you will have to be quick to secure tickets to your chosen event.

President Andrew Stafford is giving a hot tip for the sport and history lovers.

“The Grigoryan Brothers are my pick. I love sport and Australian history. This performance reflects on inspirational iconic objects from the National Museum of Australia through a suite of music and it’s a unique performance curated exclusively for NOOSA alive!

“There could also be more surprises in our program. You will have to keep a close eye on our social media and websites for announcements.

“Thank you to everyone who has supported NOOSA alive! over the past 20 years, live performances are important to our region and we want to keep delivering arts and cultural experiences for another 20 years to come, get your tickets online… and let’s celebrate together.”

To secure tickets or find out more about the program or the other events on the program, visit NOOSA alive! website, noosaalive.com.au