Festival and Events

Put your walking shoes on and explore what nature has to offer.

Coconut Festival – Saturday 19th August 2017

Held at the beautiful Sarina Beach which is fringed by an esplanade park with BBQ and picnic facilities overlooking the coastal vista.  Our pristine 1.5 kl coastline will be alive with adventure and activities.  The festival attracts visitors from all over Australia and showcases the food and culture of our area and celebrates local diversity of our #mackaypride.  There’ll be coconut events, palm weaving, de-nutting and de-husking, tropical beach markets, sand art along with a myrid of extraordinary food experiences featuring local produce and of course coconuts.  Other highlights will be camel racing on the beach, kite flying and amazing entertainment.  Visitors may even sight a humpback whale on their annual migration.

Barrels of fun Sugar and Rum festival – Sunday 20th August 2017

Held in the Field of Dreams parkland right in the centre of Sarina.  The festival showcases the award winning Sarina Sugar Shed with an open day event which includes cooking demonstrations, tastings, free childrens activities, entertainment.  The festival highlights the culture and heritage of the Mackay Regions Sugar and Distilling industries.

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