Past Sobah Events
GOLD COAST TRIATHLON
Date: Saturday, 1st April, Sunday, 2nd April
Venue: Pho3nix Kids Gold Coast Triathlon
The Pho3nix Kids GoldCoast Triathlon on Saturday, 1st April, is a FREE, fun, participation-based, non-competitive event. Bike / Run, Swim / Run and Fun Run.
Venue: Pho3nix Gold Coast Triathlon
Followed by The Pho3nix Gold Coast Triathlon – Luke Harrop Memorial on Sunday, 2nd April, long known as the triathlon for triathletes – if there is one race on the calendar not to miss, this is it.
THE ZERO CLUB
Date: 25 March
Venue: Vend Greenhouse from 12 pm to 2 pm
@thezero.club for Socially Sober - an afternoon of tasting, talks and tempting treats.....Josh and Loz from The Zero Club as they tickle your taste buds with a sensational selection of beers, wines and cocktails (all alcohol-free, of course)!!
Date: Wed Mar 15 2023 at 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Venue: The Events Centre, Caloundra, Australia
The GreenX Talks Conference and Expo is a key Queensland sustainability business event held on the Sunshine Coast on 15th March 2023.Our director Clinton will present a talk about Sobah and sustainability and the positive impact we are continually working towards.
PORT FAIRY FOLK FESTIVAL
Port Fairy Folk Festival with Blak Brews
Date: 10 - 13 March
From humble beginnings in 1977, Port Fairy Folk Festival has become one of Australia’s largest and most loved festivals. Featuring a multi venue main arena, free entertainment within the township, exhibitions, a community market, interactive workshops, forums, themed concerts and showcases, theatre, film, writers program, roving performances, handmade crafts, great food and family friendly entertainment.
Blak Brews has an exciting range of native infused tea and coffee, and is serving cold tinnies of Sobah beer from their van!
PALM BEACH FARMERS MARKET
Date: 11/03/2023 (Attending Fortnightly)
Venue: CURRUMBIN HIGH SCHOOL, Thrower Dr, Palm Beach QLD 4223
The Market Co. GC (formerly Your Local Markets) has been running vibrant farmers’ markets on the Gold Coast for almost 20 years, focusing on fresh local produce, fine food and sustainable products.
THE BIG SHIFT
Date: February 22nd and 23rd - 2023 -
Day 1 : 08:00am to 5:30pm
Day 2: 08:30am to 5:00pm
DAY 1 -The Spot, The University of Melbourne,198 Berkeley St, Carlton VIC 3053
DAY 2 - Level 1, Theatre (Storey Hall), RMIT Building 16, 336/348 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000
The Ethical Enterprise Conference explores The BIG Shift and how purpose-led business, ethical enterprise and social impact organisations can harness this opportunity, fuel their purpose, learn from and amplify each other.
Date: Thurs 16th Feb (Attending Fortnightly)
Venue: The Boulevard Emerald Lakes, Carrara
The Emerald Lakes Twilight Market, renowned for showcasing fine food inspired by tastes from around the World
BEHIND THE ZIP
Date: 16 February 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue: 31A Pidock Street Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia
Behind the Zip is a curated, free, multi-media exhibition of Drag King materials, photographic collections, video art and object installations.
NATIONAL APOLOGY DAY
On 13 February 2008, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd formally apologised to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, particularly to the Stolen Generations, whose lives had been blighted by past government policies of forced child removal and assimilation.
Date: 4-5 Feb 2023 - start: 6pm Saturday
Venue: MACQUARIE STREET EAST – SYDNEY
MOPOKE is a 24-hr arts and culture festival kicking off at dusk and promising to take you on an artistic journey through night & day. Mopoke intends to shake up your imagination, stimulate your curiosity & nourish your mind. FREE ENTRY
Date: Sat 11th Feb 2023, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
Venue: The timber Yard, Port Melbourne
Picølo Drinks Festival is Australia’s first major lo and no alcohol drinks event where flavour and fun is foremost with innovation and quality second to none.
WOODFORD FOLK FESTIVAL
Date: 27th Dec 2022 - 1st Jan 2023
Venue : 87 Woodrow Rd Woodford Queensland 4514
The Woodford festival experience is deep, rich and colourful. It is based on a vision of inclusive and creative community, culture and tradition passed through generations, expressed through story and ceremony.
IMPACT STORY LAB SYDNEY XMAS PARTY
Date: 15th Dec 2022
Venue : Digital Storytellers - Impact Story Lab Sydney
Suite 301/101 William St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia
The Impact Story Lab Sydney is a space for impact storytellers to find, make and share their stories.Enjoy Syrian food catered by social enterprise Racha's Kitchen. Listen to impact storytelling by Word Travels and Digital Storytellers teams. Dance with us - we will have a Dj, and possibly live music. Share your vision for the Lab and how you would like to participate.
Open Wed - Sun 10am - 4pm
Friday until 7pm
Venue : Shop 1, 133 Grey St, South Bank
The Meeanjin Markets plays and important role in giving emerging and established Indigenous businesses the opportunity to sell their products, test new products and be part of creative community.
SWIM SPORT RUNWAY
Date: 05 Nov
Time: 2:30pm - 5:00pm AEST
Venue: Griffith Uni Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, 58 Parklands Dr, Southport QLD 4215, Australia
The GCFP is delighted to present our Swim-Sport Fashion Show. Join us by the pool as we flaunt the aquatic runway with swimwear and sportswear made by incredible local designers!
SMOKEFEST GOLD COAST 2022
Date: Saturday 15th October - Sunday 16th October
Time: 10:00am - 6:30pm
Venue: Mudgeeraba Showgrounds, 115 Mudgeeraba Rd, Worongary QLD
Now in it's 2nd year, SFGC '22 will be a celebration of everything BBQ, food and drink, with a focus on promoting local producers from the GC and surrounding regions.
TOOWOOMBA'S INDEPENDENT CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL
Date: Saturday August 6th
Time: 12:00pm til 9pm
Join Sobah Beverages at the Toowoomba Independent Craft Beer Festival! Come along and grab a Sobah beer while enjoying live entertainment and delicious food. Tickets available at $5 per person (100% of ticket sales donated to Emerge & Tony's Community Kitchen)
BURLEIGH BEARS INDIGENOUS ROUND 2022
Date: Sunday 19th of June
Time: 10:30am - 4:30pm
Venue: Pizzey Park, Miami
Burleigh Bears Indigenous Round 2022 will be rich with culture, performances, food vendors and stalls from the local community. Sobah will be there in a stall with our brews and enjoying some great local footy. The player's jerseys are designed by local Bundjalung artist Zoey Hart. Main game Bears v North Devils kicks off at 1:45pm!
NAOMI HOBSON'S ADOLESCENT WONDERLAND (2019-2022) EXHIBITION OPENING NIGHT
Date: Saturday 11th of June
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Cement Fondu, 36 Gosbell Street, Paddington NSW
- Sobah drinks available at this event -
Created in collaboration with the young people in her home town of Coen, QLD, Hobson's photographs offer a portal into their private moments and community life, enlisting areas of saturated colour to accentuate the unique and vibrant nature of their personalities. Commissioned by Cement Fondu for this exhibition, new images and a video work were shot during Coen's wet season, reflecting how the shifting landscape invites new ways of being, playing and connecting with Country.
NATIONAL NAIDOC WEEK 2022
Date: 3rd July - 10th July
National NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia in the first week of July each year (Sunday to Sunday), to celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC Week is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and participate in celebrations of the oldest, continuous living cultures on earth.
TRADE TOOLS HAPPY HOUR POP-UP
Date: Thursday 2nd June
Time: 2:00pm start
Venue: Trade Tools, Kortum Drive Burleigh Heads QLD
Join us for Sobah Happy Hour at the Trade Tools store, Burleigh Heads. Find us serving up cold tinnies from 2pm in the carpark!
BURLEIGH BEATS STREET FESTIVAL
Date: 28th May
Time: 4pm - 9pm
Venue: Connor St and Memorial Park, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220
Find us in our Sobah bar at Burleigh bEATS Street Festival 2022 that celebrates all things 4220! Rocking the suburbs - Burleigh bEATS is bringing tunes and street eats to the beachside. You'll be immersed in great food and music and there are FREE activities throughout the event!
NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK 2022
Date: 27th May to 3rd of June
The National Reconciliation Week 2022 theme, “Be Brave. Make Change.” is a challenge to all Australians— individuals, families, communities, organisations and government—to Be Brave and tackle the unfinished business of reconciliation so we can Make Change for the benefit of all Australians. It is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
MX STORE HAPPY HOUR POP-UP
Date: Friday 20 May 2022
Time: 2:00pm start
Venue: MX Store, Burleigh Heads
Join us for Sobah Happy Hour at the MX Store, Burleigh Heads. Find us serving up cold tinnies from 2pm in the carpark!
RECONCILIATION IN IPSWICH
Date: Friday 27 May 2022
Time: 10:00am start ꟾ 2:00pm finish
Venue: Cultural Hub, Hardings Paddock
Join us to celebrate Reconciliation Week and launch the new elements of the cultural hub at Hardings Paddock. Enjoy environmental talks, yarning, cultural performers, information stalls, food, and Elder’s area.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
Date: Wednesday 9 March 2022
Time: 5:30pm start ꟾ 9.30pm finish
Venue: Brunswick Picture House
Sourdough Business Women presents its first International Women’s Day event; a collaborative, inspiring and conversational experience. The evening event will begin in the gorgeous gardens, with entertainment by emerging singer songwriter, Bronte Eve. Your ticket includes a nourishing gluten-free, vegan ‘moke’ bowl by Moroccan caterer Danielle Hazan from Zula as well as drinks by Sobah and event sponsor, Brookies.
Date:18 February – 20 March for the 2022 Adelaide Fringe.
Time: Saturday and Sunday – 10am until very late
Mondays – closed for a day of rest (except the March public holiday Monday)!
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 5pm until late
Friday – 4.30pm until very late
Venue: Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka, Adelaide
Gluttony offers an eclectic array of venues, ranging from the large and lively to the intimate and atmospheric, and accommodating a diverse and exciting entertainment program. Gluttony’s got something for all tastes, from weekend shows for the whole family to late night laughs, spanning the genres of theatre, cabaret, circus, magic, comedy, dance, music, spoken word, burlesque, and children’s entertainment.
KITESURF FOR A CAUSE
Date: Saturday 12th February
Venue: The Spit, Gold Coast
Time: 10:30 AM TO 05:00 PM
Month of Feburary
Pause for a cause, they say! Typically it's the month to take time away from a bad habit such as booze, sugar, fast food, smoking, or any other vice... all for a good cause. You can do it for your own good, or do it for something bigger than you, such as disadvantaged youths.
Brisbane City 19th November
Meeanjin 2021 is a unique event showcasing First Nations’ culture, creativity and diversity, providing audiences an opportunity to listen and learn from the oldest living culture in the world.
MORETON BAY FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL
Apex Park, Woody Point July 31st and August 1st
This amazing event is back! A weekend filled with food, drinks and an awesome atmosphere you don't want to miss out on this one. Due to COVID restrictions, this year's event will be ticketed.
FREE SPIRIT DRINK CO. LAUNCH PARTY
Perth, July 30th
DJ, photographers, cocktail makers (alcohol free of course!) and tasting stations set up throughout the venue offering guests the opportunity to taste a variety of non-alc beers, wines and spirits.
ADELAIDE BEER AND BBQ FESTIVAL
Adelaide Showground, SA
July 23rd - July 25th
This is the first time non-alcoholic beers will showcase at a craft beer festival. It is an amazing step in the normalising beers in our category! Keep your eyes peeled on our social media as we will be giving away two tickets for every session on the bill!
DRY JULY EXPERIENCE BY SOBAH, LYRE'S AND WORN GUDIDJ
The Cally Hotel, Warrnambool, VIC
July 15th 6:30 - 8:30pm
"Come and sample local Indigenous flavours prepared by local Worn Gudidj chef Jay, complimented by the latest innovations in the non-alcoholic beverage space from Sobah beer and Lyres Spirits presented by special guest hosts."
SPORTS CLIMBING QLD LEAD ROCK CLIMBING COMPETITION
Urban Xtreme Ski + Adventure Park, QLD
June 26th and 27th 8am - 3pm
In May we were proud sponsors of the 2021 QLD Open and Masters Bouldering Comp and we are happy to announce that we have partnered up with them again and are sponsoring their 2021 QLD lead state titles this month. Sobah will be there too!
GABBER AT THE GABBA
Jurgen's Street Park, QLD
June 12th 12pm - 10pm
"Gabber at the Gabba was started as a way to share my incredible experiences of Brisbane Rave Culture, dispel preconceptions about what raves are and showcase local artists to a wider audience." Eddie, event director. Gabber at the Gabba is being co-hosted by The Brisbane City Council, Gabba Ward Office and we expect it to be even better and bigger than before. We've got a selection of local DJs lined up and various art workshops and exhibitions hosted by local artists."
SPORT CLIMBING QUEENSLAND
Unit 1/5 Cedarbrook Dr, Forest Glen, QLD
Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th May 7am - 5pm
"The first competition of the QLD season is the Open & Masters Bouldering Titles!Teaming up with Flow Climbing at their brand new bouldering facility on the Sunshine Coast, SCQ is excited find out who will be the Bouldering State Champs in Open A, Open B, and Masters!"
BUSH TO BOWL ADVENTURES
4 Bloodwood Rd, Ingleside, NSW
Sunday 16th May 11am - 2pm
"Join us, deep in the bush of unexplored Ingleside; for an innovative, indigeneous experience. Connecting land & people by way of plants & food, we will explore treasures of past & present and reveal ways of inviting native culture and flavours into your everyday."
SOUTH EAST BLOCK PARTY
Coral Sea Park, Maroubra on Bidjigal Land
Friday 16th Apr 3 - 7pm
Find Sobah brews being served up for free at the 18+ VIP area at the event. Gamilaraay brother, Kobie Dee will be performing alongside other special guests. The event celebrates Youth Week and is a smoke, alcohol and drug free event hosted by WEAVE
BEATS FOR BOOTS
Mo's Desert Clubhouse, Burleigh Heads
Friday 16th Apr 6pm - late
Local Gold Coast Indigenous charity is raising funds to help towards sending donations of footy boots, sanitary items and clothing, amongst other donations, to remote Indigenous communities all around Australia.
38 Lander St, Darlington, NSW
Wednesday 14th - 24th Apr 11am - 6pm"
Cycles is an exhibition of process investigating the translation of art when passed between artists engaging in different mediums. Each artist is given a month to develop a work responding to the previous artist’s piece. This method of communal creativity and influence allows us to continue sharing and creating while in lockdown and separated across states."
RAGE WITHOUT ALCOHOL
Victoria Hotel Footscray, VIC
Saturday 6th & 13th Feb 2:30 - 5:30
"Just because the Vic is a pub, doesn't mean there aren't plenty of exciting and interesting non alcoholic options. You can socialise without alcohol and we’re going to showcase some of the amazing drinks on offer."
During the month of February The Victoria Hotel is holding TWO fantastic events, celebrating beer right through to spirits!
Reddacliff Place, Brisbane CBD
Friday 8th & Saturday 9th May
VIRTUAL CONCERT & MARKETS
Due to COVID-19, the bi-annual blak markets featuring SEQ deadly Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander arts, crafts, food, music & culture is going online in May.
March 2020Gold Coast Fashion Project,Albert Waterways, Broadbeach QLDFriday 6th & Sunday 8th March (times vary)
Bloc Fest,Alpine Indoor Climbing, Robina QLDFriday 20th & Saturday 21st March 4pm-7:30pm
February 2020Food Shed Connect First Nations Bushfire Fundraiser,Salisbury QLD
January 2020Beer Tasting atWinona Wine, Pittwater Road, Manly, NSWSaturday 25th January 5:30pm - 7:30pm
December 2019Beer tasting at Craft Wine Store Coorparoo, 260 Old Cleveland Rd, Coorparoo, QLD on Friday 6th December from 4:30 to 7pm
Sobah Bar at Woodford Folk Festival, Woodfordia, QLD from 5pm 26th December to 10pm 1st January, 2020
KARI FOUNDATION’S COMMUNITY UNITY EVENT
When: Wednesday 5th April 2023
Where: Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium, 296 Nerang Broadbeach Road, Carrara QLD, 4211.
Time: 10 am – 4 pmHave you ever wanted to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and community? To explore and immerse yourself in all things Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander? If so, then KARI Foundation’s Community Unity Event is the perfect way to do just that. Held annually in April, Unity Day provides a one-stop shop for community members to explore and experience Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture first-hand. There will be stalls, business consultations, cultural activities, and more – there’s something for everyone at this special event! So come and join us – let’s celebrate our culture and community together! Sobah will be there selling some ice-cold, Non-Alcoholic Beers for you to enjoy. Come say hi to ocks to share your brand's story. You can focus on a particular collection, a product detail, or even embed a video.