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Oceans of family fun at Mooloolaba Foreshore Festival!

Mooloolaba Esplanade & Northern Parkland is set to transform with oceans of free family friendly fun on Saturday, November 4 from 12pm - 8pm.

Mooloolaba Foreshore Festival 2022 - Northern Parkland

Dive into the action on Saturday, November 4

Mooloolaba Esplanade & Northern Parkland is set to transform with oceans of free family friendly fun on Saturday, November 4 from 12pm - 8pm.

Stunning sand sculptures, mermaids & pirates, live music and sea-inspired displays feature among the many highlights for the upcoming Mooloolaba Foreshore Festival.

The Mooloolaba Foreshore Festival is proudly presented by AVANI Mooloolaba Beach Hotel and supported by Sunshine Coast Council.

Mooloolaba Chamber of Commerce President Graeme Juniper said the festival was a great way to celebrate everything that Mooloolaba has to offer. “We’re inviting the whole community to come and join us for a free, family fun day at Mooloolaba Esplanade and Beach,” Mr. Juniper said.

“Visitors can sample delicious food and drinks along the Esplanade, enjoy free rides and face painting for the kids, discover incredible sand sculptures, artisan markets and live entertainment.”

“There’s even the Mermaid Connection where you can meet a mermaid, and the Paradise Beach Bar to enjoy a beer or cocktail overlooking the stunning Mooloolaba Beach.”

Sunshine Coast Council Division 4 Councillor Joe Natoli said the event was an incredible success in 2022.

“It was one of the best family-friendly events in Mooloolaba of 2022 and Sunshine Coast Council looks forward to supporting the event again this year.”

Entertainment will feature plenty of local favourites including The Sandflys, roving street performers, and an incredible Symphony By the Sea from Buderim Concert Band.

The event program also includes:

● Black Daffy Pirate Adventures with Captain Silv

● Sunshine Coast Council’s Coastal Discovery Van

● Outdoor film screening of ‘Nim’s Island’ (PG)

● Ocean Inspired Paint & Sip

● Sustainable swimwear parade

Sandcastle Competition, Meet a Mermaid & beach activities thanks to media partners 91.1 HOT FM & Hello Sunshine Magazine.

For full program details, visit Discover Mooloolaba on Facebook or Instagram.

Mooloolaba Foreshore Festival 2022 pics

Sandcastle Competition - MFF2022

Event Director and Mooloolaba Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee member Lea Bye said it was an exciting opportunity to showcase the best of Mooloolaba alongside promoting ocean sustainability through markets, workshops and displays.

“All of the market stalls along Ocean Alley will showcase ocean-themed and sustainable products crafted right here on the Sunshine Coast. This is a great opportunity for local microbusinesses to showcase their products and incredible talent,” Ms. Bye said.

“The best part of last year’s event was bringing together all of the accommodation providers, local retailers, and hospitality venues to create an iconic Mooloolaba event that is free for the whole family to come and enjoy, and we invite the community to join us.”

Festival attendees are encouraged to catch public transport, cycle, scoot or walk to the event or conveniently park at the Mooloolaba Central ParknGo which is accessible via Brisbane Road or Smith Street.

Stay up to date by following Discover Mooloolaba on Facebook or Instagram.

Event details:
Mooloolaba Foreshore Festival
Saturday 4 November, 12pm–8pm, Free entry

Road and Car Park Closures:
Saturday November 4, 2023, 5am to midnight

Southbound lane of Mooloolaba Esplanade, opposite the Venning Street intersection.
Mooloolaba Esplanade (lower) including Beach Terrace Carpark
Mooloolaba Esplanade both directions between Venning street intersection and Brisbane Road roundabout.

Alternative parking at Mooloolaba Central ParknGo



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