Maleny Wedding Festival Sunshine Coast Hinterland


Maleny Wedding Festival Trail 2024 Summer

Sat 13 – Sun 14 January 2024

Register and book your getaway now

Hinterland Tourism Sunshine Coast is bringing the 2024 Summer Maleny Wedding Festival Trail to life on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 January 2023 from 10am to 3pm each day. See our map at the bottom of this page.

Research your vendors in advance so you know who you would like to meet along the way, most have specials for booking over the weekend, so be ready to take advantage of any offers available to you.

We have amazing and unique Wedding Venues, ready to welcome you and showcase their stunning venues along with a variety of Hinterland Wedding suppliers and businesses, all coming together as one Hinterland Wedding destination from Maleny to Palmwoods. We suggest you learn about them in advance requesting package information before the Wedding Festival, so you are ready to plan your day.

Lock in the date and register soon to attend this free event, or enter to win amazing prizes!

We welcome couples, friends and families searching for the perfect wedding location. Take the time to tour the venues for easy wedding planning, so you can imagine your personal touches brought to life by the industry suppliers who provide local insights and professional advice designed to make your wedding day everything you’ve ever dreamed of.

Capturing the magic of Australia’s most spectacular wedding venues, floral and style design, fashion, custom transport options, catering, food trucks and entertainment and much, much more. Be inspired by all the wonderfully creative wedding services on display. 

Photo above by Luke Middlemiss Photography


  • THE CROCODILE HUNTER LODGE (By Registered Appointment)
  • FLAXTON GARDENS – Exhibiting Venue
  • GOOD WATER RIDGE MALENY – Exhibiting Venue
  • MALENY COUNTRY ESTATE – Exhibiting Venue
  • MALENY ORCHARD – Exhibiting Venue
  • MONTVALE AT MONTVILLE – Exhibiting Venue
  • TIFFANYS MALENY – Exhibiting Venue
  • THE OLD DAIRY – Exhibiting Venue
  • TRANQUIL MALENY – Exhibiting Venue
  • SECRETS ON THE LAKE – Open House
  • RUSTIC OLIVE ESTATE – Open Accommodation House
  • THE RIDGE MALENY – Open Accommodation House
  • BURGESS COTTAGE MALENY – Open Accommodation House


– Visit By Appointment


Lock in the date and register to attend this free event and you can purchase tickets to WIN…

A $20,000 prize!

$10,000 TOWARDS YOUR HINTERLAND WEDDING & $10,000 worth of jewellery

WIN $10,000 towards wedding services in the Hinterland region using local wedding industry suppliers* and $10,000 worth of jewellery from our friends at Maleny Jewellers*.


  1. Register to attend the FREE Maleny Wedding Festival Trail on 13 & 14 January 2024 –  Click the Book Now button
  2. Purchase a $10 Entry Ticket to enter the Prize Draw (until 3.00pm 14th January 2024) – Click the Book Now button
    (Prize Entry Tickets will cost $10 each)


T&C for January 2024 Summer wedding festival

Prize Value of $20,000 for Your Hinterland Wedding

Participating Suppliers For 2024

The Old Dairy

  1. Todd Hunter McGraw Photography
  2. Penfolds Catering
  3. Kombi Photobooth
  4. Vintage Bar Co
  5. Simply Style Co
  6. Sommer Saunder Celebrant
  7. Maleny Jewellers
  8. Lux Transfers
  9. Ceremonies By Emma
  10. Little memories photo/photobooth
  11. Bluebird Invitations
  12. Bertino Brothers
  13. Shae Estella Photography
  14. Willowbud Flowers
  15. Makeup by Amy Maree
  16. Luke Middlemiss Photography 
  17. Evalyn Parsons Hair
  18. Chocolate 2 Chili
  19. Mears Productions
  20. Created with Joy Art
  21. Official Gian Music
  22. Britt Shoo Art Wedding Painter
  23. Get Lit Events
  24. Cooper Brady Photography


  1. Paul Collier Entertainment
  2. Wylde Folk Studio
  3. Tay and Francis Photography
  4. Sunlit Studios Photography
  5. Event Letters
  6. Bridle Guesthouse
  7. Lisa Breteton Celebrant
  8. Jennifer Oliphant Photographer
  9. My Film
  10. Lulu Beauty
  11. Suzanne Riley Celebrant
  12. Deelish Cakes
  13. Stay Safe Transfers
  14. Coastline Celebrant
  15. Cupcake Elegance
  16. The Famos & Co
  17. Evalyn Parsons Hair
  18. Calibre Workshop
  19. Luke de Gee Celebrant/MC/DJ
  20. Engle End Farm
  21. In the Booth
  22. Classic Wedding Cars
  23. Magnolia Ceremonies Maleny | Debi Latino Celebrant ~ Magnolia Co. | Private Chauffeur Service
  24. Tom Hall Photography
  25. Dave West Music

Flaxton Gardens

  1. Alan Hughes Photography
  2. Say it with Lights
  3. Nicole Lauffer Photography 
  4. Graham Hobson Entertainment
  5. Maple Weddings
  6. Dan Ford Celebrant
  7. Brooke Carlyon
  8. Ben Connolly Photography
  9. Life and Love Photography 
  10. Caity Celebrant
  11. Courtney Lee Photo
  12. The Humble Gift Co
  13. Peninsula Pop Ups
  14. Engle End Farm
  15. Stay Safe Transfers
  16. Maleny Jewellers
  17. Annie Dawson Photo
  18. Table Art
  19. Rolling Scissors
  20. Love Note Music
  21. Just a bite cakes
  22. Melita McDonnell Makeup
  23. Moonstone Photography 

Goodwater Ridge

  1. White Parrot Film & Photography
  2. Maple Weddings
  3. The Famos & Co
  4. Wylde Folk Studios Photography
  5. MMP Events
  6. Stacey Morris celebrant 
  7. ZO&CO cakes
  8. Mountain Top Films and Wildflower
  9. Elk & Fir photography 
  10. Adam Straney Celebrant
  11. Evalyn Parsons Weddings
  12. L&M Events
  13. Good To Eat Catering
  14. Tipple and Bean

Montvale Weddings

  1. Sunshine Weddings
  2. Ochre Floral
  3. Nikki Bowden Celebrant
  4. Loveworx Celebrant
  5. Shellbells Photography
  6. Tawny Photography
  7. Call me Will
  8. Good 2 Eat Catering
  9. The Little Bar Cart

Maleny Country Estate

  1. Tipsy Mare- Naomi Schremmer
  2. Tim Roberts Illustrator 
  3. Lovebird Weddings
  4. Kashmiah Hair and Beauty
  5. Sperry Tents Sunshine Coast and Tipi Luxe
  6. Josh Withers Celebrant
  7. Maleny Food Co

Maleny Orchard

  1. Dream Styling
  2. That Pizza Guy
  3. Esteban Music Entertainment
  4. Miss Mary Bar

Tranquil Park

  1. Get Lit Events
  2. Rockin U Wild

Open House Viewings

Secrets on the Lake Open House Venue Viewing

Crocodile Hunter Lodge Open House Venue Viewing

Stonebridge Gardens

Stone Bridge Gardens Open House Venue Viewing

Rustic Olive Estate Open House Accommodation Viewings

The Ridge Maleny

The Ridge Maleny Open House Accommodation Viewings

Burgess Cottage Accommodation Maleny

Burgess House Open House Accommodation Viewings

Summer Maleny Wedding Festival Trail 2024 Google Maps

Heading North

If you are driving up from Brisbane we suggest you come up the Bruce Hwy, take the Steve Irwin Way to The Crocodile Hunter Lodge (by appointment only) Landsborough – Book Your Appointment

Head up to Maleny on the Landsborough-Maleny Rd. Turn left onto Bald Knob Rd for approx 1km, Burgess Cottage is on the left, and Goodwater Ridge Maleny is on your right by approximately another 1km.

Head back along Bald Knob Rd, turn left onto Landsborough-Maleny Rd to visit The Old Dairy Maleny on your left, 1.5km’s from the Bald Knob Rd turn off.

Then it’s onto Mountain View Rd, Maleny to visit The Rustic Olive open house,Tiffany’s Maleny, Maleny Orchard and Tranquil Maleny, next is The Ridge on Stanley River Rd, look for the signs.Then take a drive out to Maleny Country Estate in Reesville.

Then head back through the Maleny township, take the Maleny-Montville Rd and make your way over to Montville and down Western Avenue to Secrets on the Lake, and back onto Main Street to Montvale at Montville.

Drive onto Flaxton Gardens on Flaxton Drive and finish off your day visiting Stonebridge Gardens in Palmwoods, on your way back to the Bruce Highway. 


Heading South

If you are coming down from the Gympie region or from the Coast we suggest coming in via Palmwoods and making Stonebridge Gardens your first stop on Rifle Range Road. 

Then continue into Montville to visit Montvale at Montville on Main St, and then head to Flaxton Gardens on Flaxton Drive.

Driving back through Montville, head down Western Avenue and The Narrows to Secrets on the Lake

Following Maleny-Montville Rd across to Maleny, continue onto Reesville to view Maleny Country Estate.

Drive back towards Maleny and take Mountain View Rd, Maleny to visit Tranquil Maleny, Maleny Orchard, Tiffany’s Maleny and The Rustic Olive.Next left from Mountain View Rd is The Ridge on Stanley River Rd, look for the signs as you drive into the country.

Return to Maleny and down Landsborough-Maleny Rd you will need to go past The Old Dairy Maleny (on your right)and then perform a U-Turn at the lookout to come back to access the property.  

Then continue down the Landsborough-Maleny Rd and take the Bald Knob Rd turnoff (1.5kms after The Old Dairy) on your right. Travel approx 1km and you will find Burgess Cottage on your left and Goodwater Ridge Maleny on your right by approximately another 1km.

If you have made prior appointment you would then reach The Crocodile Hunter Lodge

– email for your appointment

COVID-19 Safe Event

Note – This is a COVID-19 safe event and each Venue will be operating under their own QLD Health COVID Guidelines. 

Please read the current QLD Heath COVID Restrictions before registering for the 2024 Summer Maleny Wedding Festival Trail – QLD Health COVID Restrictions


  • stay at home if unwell or have a cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath.
  • seek assistance if becoming unwell during the event (locate Venue officials)
  • understand maintaining physical distancing requirements is the individual’s responsibility.