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13-22 December 6.30-9pm

USC's Sunshine Coast campus at Sippy Downs

This free event, featuring a sea of captivating light displays, is a celebration of sustainable energy, creativity, the environment and community.

Solar Nights is an all ages event.

Join the Solar Nights Facebook Event for up-to-date event information.

The Fun

Welcome to a playful light-filled wonderland that gets everybody talking.

Bring your tribe and immerse yourself in the power of light at Solar Nights.


The Food

Delicious options mean you can fully immerse yourself in the power of light, without having to rush away for dinner.


The Facts

You can bring your prams, but not your pets. Here’s what you need to know about coming to the campus, including how to get around and what you should and shouldn’t bring.


Register for updates

We'll keep you in the loop with important information you need to know - including a text to let you know if summer storms mean we have to cancel at short notice.

Go in the draw to win

a GoPro Hero7 Black 4K HyperSmooth Action Cam worth more than $500.

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We started Solar Nights in 2018 to celebrate USC's partnership with Veolia to solar power our Sunshine Coast campus. Under the partnership, 6,000 solar panels were installed across the campus to power a giant 'water battery'. MORE