2018 Festival

45th Annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Performing Arts – April 9-29, 2018

Highlights Concert
April 29, 2018
Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons


Thank You!

We thank all our wonderful Sponsors and Donors who have partnered with us in 2017 and we are looking forward to working with you again this year to support our local artists. We also would like to thank adjudicators, teachers, parents, supporters and volunteers, whose concerted efforts and dedication keep the Festival alive. They enable us to provide opportunities for creative growth and artistic expression to our local performers and access to music and the arts to our community in general.


Promoting performing arts excellence on the Sunshine Coast for more than forty years…



Awards, certificates, and scholarships are given to encourage and assist performers in the pursuit of excellence in the performing arts. Awards are based on the adjudicators’ decisions. Visit our Awards page for more information on awards and scholarships and to view the list of awardees in past Festivals.

> List of Awardees


Festival venues for 2018 include the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, St. John’s United Church, and Chatelech Secondary School Theatre in Sechelt; and the Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons.


The Festival is made possible through the generous financial support of local businesses, organizations and private individuals. Please click here for sponsorship information.

> Our 2017 Sponsors

Be a Member

Please help support the Festival by being a member of the SCFPA Society. Annual membership fees are only $10 for individuals and $15 for families. You may download our printable membership form using the link below. Become a member today!

> Go to Membership page


We wish to thank our 2017 sponsors and donors for their valuable support!