Sunshine Coast Bookfest

Turn over a new leaf, start a new chapter and have your way with words at the Bookfest with the most on the Sunshine Coast!


Sort your reading list for the year as you browse hardcovers and paperbacks of all genres, styles and authors, starting at $2 each – all while raising vital funds for Lifeline. Gather your fellow book lovers and we'll see you there!

Event info

  • When and where

    When: 27th - 30th September, 2019

    Times: 9.00am – 4.00pm

    Where: Venue 114, 114 Sportsman Parade, Bokarina 4575

    Cost: Entry is free!

  • Cost

    Entry is free!

  • What's on and facilities

    • Coffee cart
    • EFTPOS
    • Please bring your own bags, as no bags or trolleys will be available. Or purchase a Lifeline Enviro Bag for $1
  • Parking

    There is free parking onsite.

  • Bookfest categories

    The books are divided into categories for ease of browsing:

    • Animals
    • Art
    • Australiana
    • Bibles
    • Biographies
    • Children’s
    • Cooking
    • Crafts and Hobbies
    • Film and Stage
    • Gardening
    • Hardback Fiction
    • Health
    • History
    • Home Improvement
    • Humour
    • Mills & Boon
    • Motoring
    • Music
    • Paperback Fiction
    • Reference
    • Sports
    • War
    • Western
  • Book donations

    We would be delighted to accept your donation! Thanks so much for thinking of us.


    Donating at the event


    You can donate your books at the Sunshine Coast Bookfest, so please see one of our volunteers at the event for assistance.


    Donating anytime


    We welcome donations all year round through your nearest:

Lifeline Bookfest Sunshine Coast


Venue 114, Bokarina

114 Sportsman Parade

Bokarina, QLD, 4575

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elderly lady browsing books
Bookfest wouldn't happen without our wonderful volunteers!
If you would like to lend a hand, please let us know!

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