Maleny Wedding Festival Trail 2024 Summer

Sat 13 – Sun 14 January 2024

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Luke Middlemiss Photography

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.

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.

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

We welcome couples, friends and families searching for the perfect wedding location. Take the time to tour the venues dressed in their bridal finery, 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 Sunlit Studios


  • THE CROCODILE HUNTER LODGE by Australia Zoo (By Registered Appointment)

Wedding Venues of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland - Secrets on the Lake
Secrets on the Lake twilight weddings and elopements. Styling by Sunshine Weddings. Hair & Makeup by Sunshine Brides. photography by Sunshine Coast wedding photographer Lou O’Brien.


Prizes to be Won On Opening


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


  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

Flaxton Gardens

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

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

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

Maleny Country Estate

  1. Tipsy Mare- Naomi Schremmer
  2. Tim Roberts Illustrator 
  3. Lovebird Weddings
  4. Kashmiah
  5. Sperry Tents Sunshine Coast and Tipi Luxe

Maleny Orchard

Dream Styling

Tranquil Park

Open House Viewings

Secrets on the Lake Open House Venue Viewing

Stonebridge Gardens

Stone Bridge Gardens Open House Venue Viewing

Petrichor Estate
Petrichor Estate Open House Accommodation Viewings

Rustic Olive 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 -email for your appointment
  • Head up to Maleny on the Landsborough-Maleny Rd. Turn left onto Bald Knob Rd for approx 1km, and arrive at Goodwater Ridge Maleny.
  • 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 Tiffany’s Maleny, Maleny Orchard and Tranquil Maleny, 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 and Tiffany’s Maleny.
  • Continuing 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 Goodwater Ridge Maleny on your right.
  • 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.