April 29 - May 1 2023

Maleny Showgrounds
Sunshine Coast, QLD Australia

Ticket sales

Tickets for the 2023 Maleny Wood Expo and workshop program will go on sale in early 2023.

Brought to you by Barung Landcare


to one of Australia's most sustainable Wood Expos

Established in 1996 by Barung Landcare, the Maleny Wood Expo has been bringing wholesome, family-friendly fun to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland for over two decades.

The Maleny Wood Expo hosts a range of fun and immersive activities for all generations. From our prestigious woodworking competition and exhibition, the Sunshine Coast Wootha Prize, to workshops on wood carving, furniture-making, boat-making, and woodworking for youth, to children's activities, live music, delicious world food, fine coffee, interactive displays and more!

The Maleny Wood Expo's biggest attraction is its exhibitors. From furniture makers, woodworkers, and crafts people, to boat makers, millers, native timber, plants and sustainable garden displays, come and discover everything sustainable timber and more!

Expo Dates

April 29 - May 1 2023

Sunshine Coast

Wootha Prize

$10,000 First Prize

Sponsored by Sunshine Coast Council, the Sunshine Coast Wootha Prize is the feature exhibition at the Maleny Wood Expo. Showcasing beautiful and sustainably crafted pieces from all over Australia, woodworkers and crafts people are invited to submit pieces into a range of categories including 'Furniture', 'Sculpture' and 'Tiny Treasures'. This year the competition invites entrants to explore the theme 'Dovetails'.

2023 applications are open until midnight March 17, 2023.

Experience the Maleny Wood Expo

The Maleny Wood Expo offers a diverse program of activities, workshops, exhibits, demonstrations and educational talks. There is something for everyone!

The Wood Expo has everything timber, from native tree seedlings, mobile milling and slabs to furniture and sculpture, hand-crafted products by furniture-makers, toy-makers, musical instrument-makers and box-makers, whittlers and carvers, and demonstrations by chainsaw, woodworking tool and equipment experts. 

Want to be part of the Maleny Wood expo?

Get involved as an exhibitor, presenter, stall holder or volunteer!

Stay, play and explore

The Sunshine Coast offers visitors a range of experiences that can be incorporated into your visit. With accommodation available to suit a any budget and style of travel, be sure to take advantage of your time in the area to explore the magic the Sunshine Coast has to offer. From boutique art galleries, sweeping pristine beaches, and a range of unique culinary and entertainment options, as well as a stunning natural environment to explore, why not stay a little longer after the Expo and soak up more of the region?