This is fabulously exciting news! Nights on Ocean is back and just in time for the summer festive season too. For a short while, these dazzling night-time markets appeared to be on the back-burner, but Nights on Ocean are back with a bang and commencing once again this coming Friday, 9 November.
The entertainment hub, that is the Ocean Street Precinct, comes alive with a pedestrian paradise of market stalls, performers and street food, bringing an eclectic new mix to this vibrant cultural hub in the heart of the Sunshine Coast. The Ocean Street Precinct is home to music, arts and culture, restaurants, bars and boutique industries.
At night this energetic precinct bursts at the seams with vibrant entertainment, live music and even hot and sultry (weather related) salsa classes. Over weekends, those looking to 'get their boogie on' can choose anything from reggaetón to hardcore DJ-driven electronica at various venues throughout this dynamic precinct.
The Nights on Ocean market is home to Sunshine Coast designers, artists, performers, producers and providores as well as pop culture, vintage, upcycled clothing and retro collectables … all surrounded by the Sunshine Coast's best bars and restaurants. An exciting, energetic, fun-filled night with the whole family in mind, is the perfect way to spend a summer evening.
The perfect way to spend a sultry summer evening
Stallholder applications are now being considered for Nights on Ocean and feature stalls offering something a little out of the ordinary, are definitely on the 'sought after' list. These could include:
Original artworks and handmade or handcrafted gifts by Sunshine Coast artists
Clothing, jewellery and homewares by Sunshine Coast established or emerging designers
Organic and environmentally friendly products
High quality upcycled/vintage clothing, POP culture and retro collectables
Health and wellbeing services offered by experienced locals (massage, henna, tarot, healing, tattooing, etc)
Gourmet take-home home food and beverage ranges by Sunshine Coast producers and providers
Street food that showcases current food trends, our communities cultural diversity and complements the Ocean Street restaurant offering e.g. dessert offerings, authentic cultural food experiences, locally brewed non-alcoholic drink ranges, etc.
Please Note: Street food vendors must have a point of difference to what is already offered by traders on Ocean Street
Unique items not available through a commercial outlet
If you are a Sunshine Coast designer, artist, performer, producer, providore or an established stallholder and would like to know more and to get involved in Nights on Ocean, head to www.oceanstreet.com.au to find out more information and to apply online.
Nights on Ocean is re-emerging with a whole new offering of exciting artisan produce, music and food, that is sure to appeal to everybody in the family. And, who doesn't love shopping and entertainment under the stars! Nights on Ocean are held on the second Friday of the month as well as every Friday throughout January.