The wait is almost over for locals and holidaymakers to be amongst some of the very first to experience the Sunshine Coast's most exciting new beachfront parkland. Mooloolaba's Northern Parkland is opening in time for the Queensland school holidays and to celebrate the opening, everyone is invited to come together to enjoy the huge, free community event, the Mooloolaba Foreshore Festival.
Fabulous new boardwalk with viewing seats - Image: Elaine de Wet, author
Inspired by all things in, on and under the sea, the Mooloolaba Foreshore Festival will feature the latest parkland additions including an epic adventure playground, oceanfront picnic and barbecue areas as well as sensational viewing decks for all those magical photo moments.
At 'Ocean Alley' on the Esplanade, there will be ocean displays and workshops, delicious food, free rides and face painting and heaps of activities for everyone to enjoy. Book a table to dine in at one of the popular esplanade cafes and/or restaurants or 'bring your own' picnic, spread a rug on a new grass patch and enjoy a beautiful winter sunset.
Northern Parkland walk and lawned areas to 'bring your own' picnic and watch the sunset! Image: Sunshine Coast Council FB
Delight in meeting a mermaid, explore spectacularly creative sand sculptures, soak up the live music ambience and take a stroll around the Sunset Markets. The ongoing entertainment and activities has something for everyone …
The Stage One Northern Parkland was developed with the support of the Queensland Government's $50 million Unite and Recover Community Stimulus Package in association with Sunshine Coast Council.
Organised by the Mooloolaba Chamber of Commerce, with the support of Discover Mooloolaba and Sunshine Coast Council, the Mooloolaba Foreshore Festival marks the unveiling of the first new community space as part of the multi-stage Mooloolaba Foreshore Revitalisation project.
Sunny Coast Rude Boys will provide the entertainment from 7.45pm - Image: www.oursc.com.au
The Mooloolaba Foreshore Festival is just another great reason to visit Mooloolaba - diarise Saturday 2 July and be among the first to experience Mooloolaba's exciting new Northern Parkland, it's going to be epic!