Activities the whole community can participate in
showcasing their talents and creativity through art, music and science.
Festival events will run over four days from 28th June to 1 July with the main celebration held in the park
from 9am - 4pm on Saturday 30th June.
(See here for all events)
Groups or individuals working with the natural environment, particularly wildlife will be sharing knowledge about the work they do.
Market stalls will showcase products and produce from the region
The focus is on;
ecologically sustainable tourism
homegrown/handmade and sustainable products
The fun colourful event will be held at a beach location with a marquee and stage hosting
Music all day
The whole community, young and old, is encouraged to join in a host of activities including;
The spectacular 'Drumming of Cassowaries' parade featuring life size cassowary and wildlife sculptures.
Sand modeling and weaving workshops
Live native animals
Craft activities at the 'Stripey's Tent
The event is expected to attract a big audience including politicians and national media.
WEAR CASSOWARY COLOURS
Festival events begin
An evening at Castaways
with a presentation of
Book online here
tickets available at
Castaways Resort 40687444
- see full FESTIVAL program -
Featuring special guest
back 'home' at Mission beach especially for the festival
Art projects for the festival
A huge heartfelt thanks to our sponsors