The Ocean Street Precinct in Maroochydore is a lively cultural hub in the heart of the Sunshine Coast! An eclectic array of boutiques, cafe's, start-ups and professional services call this energetic area home by day. But … it's the electrifying night energy that attracts the minglers, the socialisers and the party animals. At night the Ocean Street Precinct comes alive with music, arts and culture, restaurants, bars and boutique industries - catapulting it to stardom as the 'west end' of the Sunshine Coast region for its coastal urban atmosphere and spirited nightlife.
Coastal urban atmosphere - Image: Ocean Street Precinct FB
Keen revellers to Ocean Street can participate in hot and sultry salsa classes, enjoy live music or take in the ambience of an outstanding mix of restaurants and bars. And now … the 'back by popular demand'Nights on Ocean Carnivale Twilight Markets.
On the first Friday of every month, commencing on Friday 6 September, Ocean Street will once again be showcasing the Nights on Ocean Carnivale Twilight Markets, leading up to the cultural event of the year, the spectacular Worlds Festival. With a fiesta of culture and colour and in celebration of unique customs and cuisines from all around the world, the iconic Nights on Ocean is promising a feast for the senses.
Nights on Ocean Carnivale Twilight Markets is family entertainment at its best with a smorgasbord of international street food vendors, handcrafted goods and FREE children's entertainment.
I'm not sure if Nights on Ocean Carnivale regulars are aware of this … but, a private marquee with table and seating can be pre-booked for business colleagues and family and friends to sit back and enjoy the festivities in comfort.
An outstanding mix of restaurants and bars - Image: Ocean Street Precinct FB
Enjoy a stroll through Nights on Ocean Carnivale with local bars offering a featured cocktail and/or a dish to correspond with the Country of the Month.
The streets and laneways of the Ocean Street Precinct are awash with sculptures and murals and even a spectacular painted Seawall, contributing to the energy and vibrancy that visitors to Ocean Street Precinct delight in.
Ocean Street Precinct is awash with colourful murals
Lock in the dates, first Friday of every month, and come for the dazzling experience of Nights on Ocean Carnivale Twilight Markets at Maroochydore's little global village - it's the beating heart of the Sunshine Coast.
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