Noosa – it’s the ultimate holiday destination at the best of times and 2015 is shaping up to be one of the most exciting years yet. Whether you are searching for relaxation, fun or just that right amount of sun, we have compiled a list of the Top 5 Festivals gracing the shores of Noosa next year.

Noosa Festival of Surfing

When: 7-14 March 2015

Find your spot on the beach and celebrate the spirit of surfing by attending this event at Noosa’s famous First Point. This week will bring together some of the world best male and female longboarders who will compete in various events to become victorious. It’s not just the professional display of surfing available each day as there will be free out of water entertainment, including live music and a surf expo.

Ultraman Festival

When: 9-11 May 2015

Triathlon fans rejoice! Ultraman Australia is bringing the gruelling competition to Noosa in 2015. Watch the competitors brave the salty waters for a 10km swim, see them ride through 420km of natural landscape and finally back this all up with 84.4km worth of run.

Noosa International Food and Wine Festival

When: 14-17 May 2015

Food and wine – need we say more! Come celebrate some of the finer things in life by joining this 4-day party. Test your taste palette on foods prepared by the some of the finest international and Australian chefs or get your friends together for a night of exotic wines in a place where your glass should always be half filled! With events found on beaches to the Noosa hinterland this festival promises to satisfy all the senses.

Noosa Long Weekend Festival

When: 17-26 July 2015

If you are in the search for the ultimate winter escape make sure your holiday falls in line with the Noosa Long Weekend Festival! 10 full days and nights of events that include music, dance, theatre and comedy. This festival will be a sure fire hit with all ages, budgets and preferences.

Noosa Jazz Festival

When: 3-6 September 2015

Whether you happen to have the talents to be the newest jazz prodigy, a jazz enthusiast or simply looking for something new, the Noosa Jazz Festival is not one to be missed. Bring in the season of spring by letting your eyes experience some of Australia’s best talent. Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Noosa River, your time will be filled with concerts, master classes, tasty food and market stalls.