Welcome to Maleny where you can discover the magic!
The Maleny Visitor Information Centre is open 7 days a week
Hours: Monday – Saturday: 9.30am-4.00pm. Sunday 10.00am-3.30pm.
Closed only on Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Donna Hourigan & The Turnaround: Sunday, 11 April, 2021
Come to the Maleny Hotel to groove along to a mix of great covers and the group’s own award nominated original tunes “Turnaround” style – one foot in the blues while the other flirts with funk, R&B and jazz. 12.30pm-3.30pm.
Witta Market: Saturday 17 April, 2021
A monthly market that showcases fresh fruit and vegetables, hot food, condiments, meat, eggs, cheese, smallgoods, coffee, arts and craft, music and more. Held at the Old Witta School, 316 Witta Road, Witta Rain, rain, hail or shine. 7am – 12pm.
Maleny Eco Village Monthly Work Party and Workshop: Saturday 17 April, 2021
Contribute to the forming Maleny Eco Village and meet friendly people interested in connecting. These events are held on the third Saturday of every month on land which is held in collective stewardship by the non-profit organisation, Eco Villages Australia. 37 Centenary Dr, Maleny. 9.00am-3.00pm.
One Tree Hill Paining Workshop: Saturday 17 April, 2021
Paint the iconic One Tree Hill of Maleny near Mary Caincross Park. Not the arty type? No worries! You will be guided step by step to create a painting you’ll be proud to hang in your home. 2.00pm-5.00pm. Tickets at the link.
7th Annual Australasian Bat Night: Saturday 17 April, 2021
Join #frankietheflyingfox on International Bat Appreciation Day and learn about all the amazing things our Little Aussie BATtlers do to keep our environment healthy. Held at the Maleny Showgrounds, 13 Maleny Stanley River Rd Maleny, 1.00-8.30pm. More information and booking at the link.
Public Star Gazing Night: Saturday 17 April, 2021
Held at the Maleny Golf Club, 15 Porters Lan, North Maleny. Laser guided tours of the night sky, satellite spotting and telescope viewing through the largest public accessible telescopes in South East Queensland. Grab a Moon photo on your phone through one of our scopes.
Maleny Handmade Markets: Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April, 2021
Handmade, unique, quirky. Find something to suit your personality or buy a gift or simply take something home with you that is handmade in Maleny and surrounding areas. Held at the Maleny Community Centre, 23 Maple Street, Maleny. 8.00am-3.00pm daily.
Easter Entertainment at the Ginger Factory: Friday 2 April – Sunday 18 April, 2021
A range of fun filled activities for children are running over the Easter long weekend and through the school holidays at The Ginger Factory at 50 Pioneer Road, Yandina.
What’s on in The Kiosk during April, 2021?
The kiosk is located on Maple Street next to the Maleny Community Centre at No. 23. This small kiosk hosts fund raising activities, local traders and information dissemination. Check it out regularly for a myriad of surprises!
School Holiday Activity Packs: Register from Monday 22 March
Sunshine Coast Council Libraries have created a range of activities for library members to enjoy. Register here to secure your pack. Not a member? Join here. It’s FREE!
Operation Botanica: Friday 2 April – Friday 16 April, 2021
Head to the Rainforest Discovery Centre at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve to become a Junior Ranger Detective for FREE these school holidays.
Art Exhibition – Artistic Licence: Saturday 3-Sunday 25 April, 2021
Held at ‘Art on Cairncross’, 3 Panorama Place, Cairncross Corner, Maleny. Open Wednesday to Sunday 10.30am to 5.00pm.
Pictures of Mars: Selected dates from Sunday 14 March – Sunday 4 July, 2021
An intimate gathering, bringing the community together! Music, Prayer, Meditation, Story Telling, Fun, Laughter and Healing.
Aents of Discovery Program: from 23 November, 2020
School holiday fun brought to you by Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. This free digital game gets kids outdoors, exploring our spectacular conservation areas whilst learning about the creatures who live in them. Download the app from from google play or app store.
Friday Drinks and Dining at ‘The Diggers’: from 4.30pm
At the Maleny RSL Club, 1 Bunya Street, Maleny. Delicious meals and drinks at club prices. A great family venue.
Maleny Lane Twilight Dinner: Friday Nights
Experience the Magic of the Lane every Friday Night for our weekly Twilight Dinner. Live music from Local Musicians. 5.00pm-8.00pm
Maleny Sunday Markets: every Sunday 8.00am-2.00pm
The Maleny Market operates every Sunday from 8am – 2pm in the RSL Hall, Bunya St, Maleny (opposite the Maleny Hotel). The Market is undercover and so opens rain, hail or shine offering a great variety of local stalls.
Maleny Country Music Club: Second Saturday of the month
Maleny Country Music Club is held in the Big Shed at the Maleny Pioneer Village. 9.00am-4.00pm.
Jazz in the Forest: 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month
Listen to the smooth sounds of jazz in the rainforest fringed Maleny oasis of Spicers Tamarind Retreat at 88 Obi Lane South, Maleny. Enjoy award winning Asian cuisine while you listen. Book for lunch on 5420 5420.
Pattemore House Open on Fridays and the last Saturday of the month
15 Porters Lane North Maleny. Visitors are invited to explore the displays of photographs, survey maps and other interesting items, and view oral histories. Pattemore House is open Friday mornings 10.00am-12.00pm and on the last Saturday of each month (except December) from 1.00pm-4.00pm.
Maleny Pioneer Village: Open Tuesdays and Saturdays
The Historical Village, at 7 Bryce Lane, Maleny is open to the public on Tuesdays and Saturdays, from 9.00am to 4.00pm or by appointment. Phone: 07 5499 9030.
Look ahead at this link for upcoming events.
Look ahead at this link for annual events.
Visitor Information Centre News
MVIC Christmas Party, 2020
Unwinding after an unusual year at the MVIC Christmas Party held at theMaleny RSL.
Bringing the Outside In
Step inside the Maleny Visitor Information Centre in Maple Street to hear our bird calls. We thank The Friends of Mary Cairncross for their donation of the CD by David Stewart. We sell singing bird cards, watercolour bird cards by local artist Judy Gravestein and the book Birds of Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, 2nd ed. Call in to enjoy!